2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 807. Civil procedure--miscellaneous provisions.
807.15 Penalty for certain actions by prisoners.

807.15

807.15 Penalty for certain actions by prisoners.

807.15(1)

(1) In this section, "prisoner" has the meaning given in s. 801.02 (7) (a) 2.

807.15(2)

(2) In any action or special proceeding, including a petition for a common law writ of certiorari, brought by a prisoner, the court may, on its own motion or on the motion of any party, order the department of corrections to extend the prisoner's mandatory release date calculated under s. 302.11 (1) or the prisoner's eligibility for release to extended supervision under s. 302.113 (3) (bm) or 302.114 (3) (c) or order the sheriff to deprive the prisoner of good time under s. 302.43 if the court finds that any of the following applies:

807.15(2)(a)

(a) The action or special proceeding was filed for a malicious purpose.

807.15(2)(b)

(b) The action or special proceeding was filed solely to harass the party against which it was filed.

807.15(2)(c)

(c) The prisoner testifies falsely or otherwise knowingly offers false evidence or provides false information to the court.

807.15(3)

(3)

807.15(3)(a)

(a) Subject to pars. (b) and (c), if a court orders the department of corrections to extend a prisoner's mandatory release date or eligibility for release to extended supervision or orders the sheriff to deprive the prisoner of good time under sub. (2), the order shall specify the number of days by which the mandatory release date or eligibility for release to extended supervision is to be extended or the good time deprived.

807.15(3)(b)

(b) An order under sub. (2) to extend a prisoner's mandatory release date or deprive a prisoner of good time may not require the prisoner to serve more days than provided for under the prisoner's sentence.

807.15(3)(c)

(c) An order under sub. (2) to extend the eligibility for release to extended supervision of a prisoner subject to s. 302.113 may not require the prisoner to serve more days in prison than the total length of the prisoner's bifurcated sentence.

807.15(4)

(4) This section applies to prisoners who committed an offense on or after September 1, 1998.

807.15 - ANNOT.

History: 1997 a. 133, 283.

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