2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 227. Administrative procedure and review.
227.48 Service of decision.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 227.48 (2017)

227.48 Service of decision.

(1) Except as provided in s. 196.40, every decision when made, signed and filed, shall be served forthwith by personal delivery or mailing of a copy to each party to the proceedings or to the party's attorney of record.

(2) Each decision shall include notice of any right of the parties to petition for rehearing and administrative or judicial review of adverse decisions, the time allowed for filing each petition and identification of the party to be named as respondent. No time period specified under s. 227.49 (1) for filing a petition for rehearing, under s. 227.53 (1) (a) for filing a petition for judicial review or under any other section permitting administrative review of an agency decision begins to run until the agency has complied with this subsection.

History: 1975 c. 94 s. 3; 1975 c. 414 ss. 13, 17; Stats. 1975 s. 227.11; 1981 c. 378; 1985 a. 182 ss. 33rm, 57; Stats. 1985 s. 227.48; 2011 a. 155.

Service of a decision is complete on the date of its mailing regardless of its receipt by the addressee. In re Proposed Incorporation of Pewaukee, 72 Wis. 2d 593, 241 N.W.2d 603 (1976).

Formal notice under sub. (2) of the right to judicial review need be given only with a decision arising out of a contested case proceeding. Collins v. Policano, 231 Wis. 2d 420, 605 N.W.2d 260 (Ct. App. 1999), 99-0255.

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