2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 302. Prisons; state, county and municipal.
302.41 Care of prisoners.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 302.41 (2017)

302.41 Care of prisoners. Whenever there is a prisoner in any jail there shall be at least one person of the same sex on duty who is wholly responsible to the sheriff or keeper for the custody, cleanliness, food and care of such prisoner.

History: 1975 c. 94; 1989 a. 31 s. 1665; Stats. 1989 s. 302.41.

This section does not conflict with the Wisconsin fair employment act. A “bona fide occupational qualification" under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act is discussed. Counties must comply with this section when they can do so without conflict with Title VII. 70 Atty. Gen. 202.

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