Governor Signs Two of WRA's High Priority Bills
The WRA's Third Party Delivery Consent bill (Act 75), and the Omnibus Alcohol Bill (Act 73) were signed by Governor Evers on Wednesday, December 6. Both of these bills have been a high priority for WRA in 2023.
Third Party Delivery Consent
Wisconsin is the 14th state to enact measures relating to how Third Party Delivery Companies interact with restaurants. At the request of the WRA, Senator Pat Testin and Representative Alex Dallman introduced this new law to curb third party delivery company business practices that emerged during the pandemic that are harmful and costly to restaurants.
This law ensures:
This law goes into effect on July 1, 2024. WRA will work with the Consumer Protection Division at DATCP as it enacts the law and creates resources on its website.
Alcohol Laws Reform
Act 73 (the Omnibus Alcohol Bill) brings many needed updates to Wisconsin's alcohol statutes. It clarifies what is now considered policy interpretations, makes some common industry practices legal and provides a more prominent place for alcohol law interpretation and enforcement at the state agency level.
Here are the main provisions of the bill that triggered WRA support: