Is the lab subject to the open records law in its state? No
Is the lab subject to federal FOIA? No
Name: Wisconsin Anti-Cruelty Laws
Citation: W S A 95101 - 18,WSA 94417
Open Records Law
Name: Wisconsin Open Records Act
Citation: W.S.A. 19.31 et seq.
Anyone can file a request. Initial response time isn’t specified by the law, other than “as soon as practicable and without delay.” There are no appeals. You can ask the Wisconsin Attorney General for a nonbinding opinion about your dispute. Fees can be charged for search/retrieval and duplication. Universities can waive fees if doing so is “in the public interest.”