Chapter 43: Libraries
Chapter 43 outlines the law governing Wisconsin public libraries and systems.
Chapter 19: Public Records and Open Meetings
Includes Sub-Chapter II - Public Records & Property and Sub-Chapter V - Open Meetings of Governmental Bodies.
S.B. 269 - Act 150
Senate bill outlining the requirement that county library plans must provide reimbursement to public libraries for non-resident service within the system area. Counties are required to pay each public library in the county at least 70 percent of the cost of library services provided to residents of the county that do not maintain a public library.
S.B. 272 - Act 420
Libraries in adjacent counties - both within and across system borders (but excluding Milwaukee County) - may be reimbursed for library use by residents of each of those counties who do not maintain a public library.
A.B. 288 - Act 157
Assembly bill which states that libraries in adjacent counties are allowed reimbursement for library use by residents of each those counties who do not maintain a public library regardless of consolidated library status.
A.B. 169 - Act 207
Amends WI State Statute 43.30 to require that a library that is whole or part supported by public funds must disclose to a custodial parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 any records relating to that child's use of the library's documents, materials, resources or services.