2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 85. Department of transportation.
85.103 Disclosure of personal identifiers.

85.103

85.103 Disclosure of personal identifiers.

85.103(1)

(1) In this section, "personal identifier" means a name, social security number, telephone number, street address, post-office box number or 9-digit extended zip code.

85.103(2)

(2) The department shall include on any form for application for original registration under s. 341.08, for application for renewal of registration under s. 341.08, for application for a certificate of title under s. 342.06, for application for a license or identification card or renewal of a license or identification card under s. 343.14 and for application for a special identification card under s. 343.51, a place for the individual to designate that the individual's personal identifiers may not be disclosed in information compiled or maintained by the department that contains the personal identifiers of 10 or more individuals, a statement indicating the effect of making such a designation and a place for an applicant or registrant who has made a designation under this subsection or sub. (3) to reverse the designation.

85.103(3)

(3) The department shall provide to an individual upon request a form that includes a place for the individual to designate that the individual's personal identifiers may not be disclosed in information compiled or maintained by the department that contains the personal identifiers of 10 or more individuals, a statement indicating the effect of making such a designation and a place for an applicant or registrant who has made a designation under this subsection or sub. (2) to reverse the designation.

85.103(4)

(4) The department shall treat a designation made under s. 341.08 (1m), 1997 stats., s. 342.06 (1) (i), 1997 stats., s. 343.14 (2m), 1997 stats., or s. 343.51 (1m), 1997 stats., as if the designation were made under sub. (2) or (3).

85.103(5)

(5) In providing a person with any information that is collected or prepared by the department and that consists in whole or in part of the personal identifiers of 10 or more persons, the department may not disclose the personal identifier of any person who has made a designation under sub. (2) or (3), except as provided in sub. (6).

85.103(6)

(6) The department may disclose the personal identifier of any person who has made a designation under sub. (2) or (3) if the department discloses the personal identifier under s. 341.17 (9), 342.06, 343.027, 343.14, 343.234, 343.235, 343.24 (3) and (4), or 343.247.

85.103 - ANNOT.

NOTE: Sub. (6) is shown as amended eff. 8-1-10 by 2009 Wis. Act 326. Prior to 8-1-10 it reads:

85.103 - ANNOT.

(6) The department may disclose the personal identifier of any person who has made a designation under sub. (2) or (3) if the department discloses the personal identifier under s. 341.17 (9), 342.06, 343.027, 343.14, 343.234, 343.235, 343.24 (3) and (4), or 343.245 (3m).

85.103(7)

(7)

85.103(7)(a)

(a) The department shall establish by rule a reasonable period for complying with designations made under subs. (2) and (3).

85.103(7)(b)

(b) If an unanticipated number of designations result in the department not being able to comply with a reasonable effort with designations made under subs. (2) and (3) within the period established by the department under par. (a), the department may establish the temporary extension by rule, using the procedure under s. 227.24.

85.103 - ANNOT.

History: 1999 a. 88; 2001 a. 93; 2005 a. 25, 59; 2009 a. 326.

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