2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 153. Health care information.
153.78 Penalties.


153.78 Penalties.


(1) Whoever intentionally violates s. 153.45 (5) or 153.50 or rules promulgated under s. 153.75 (1) (a) may be fined not more than $15,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail or both.


(2) Any person who violates this subchapter or any rule promulgated under the authority of this subchapter, except ss. 153.45 (5), 153.50 and 153.75 (1) (a), as provided in s. 153.76 and sub. (1), shall forfeit not more than $100 for each violation. Each day of violation constitutes a separate offense, except that no day in the period between the date on which a request for a hearing is filed under s. 227.44 and the date of the conclusion of all administrative and judicial proceedings arising out of a decision under this section constitutes a violation.


(3) The department may directly assess forfeitures under sub. (2). If the department determines that a forfeiture should be assessed for a particular violation or for failure to correct the violation, the department shall send a notice of assessment to the alleged violator. The notice shall specify the alleged violation of the statute or rule and the amount of the forfeiture assessed and shall inform the alleged violator of the right to contest the assessment under s. 227.44.

153.78 - ANNOT.

History: 1987 a. 399; 1989 a. 18; 1993 a. 16; 1997 a. 27, 231; 1999 a. 9; 2009 a. 274 s. 39; Stats. 2009 s. 153.78.

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