2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 938. Juvenile justice code.
938.223 Contracts with Minnesota counties for juvenile detention facility services.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 938.223 (2017)

938.223 Contracts with Minnesota counties for juvenile detention facility services.

(1)Uses of facilities. The county board of supervisors of any county may contract with one or more counties in Minnesota that operate a juvenile detention facility for the use of one or more Minnesota juvenile detention facilities for the holding of juveniles who meet the criteria under s. 48.208, 938.17 (1), 938.183 (1m) (a), or 938.208 or who are subject to a disposition under s. 938.17 (1) (b) or 938.34 (3) (f), a sanction under s. 938.355 (6) (d) 1., or short-term detention under s. 938.355 (6d) or 938.534 (1).

(2)Contract requirements.

(a) A contract under sub. (1) shall require all of the following:

1. That the Minnesota juvenile detention facility meet or exceed the minimum requirements for the approval and operation of a Wisconsin juvenile detention facility established by the department of corrections by rule under s. 938.22 (2) (a) and that the Minnesota juvenile detention facility be approved by the department under s. 301.36.

2. That the Minnesota juvenile detention facility provide educational programming, health care, and other care that is equivalent to that which a juvenile would receive in a Wisconsin juvenile detention facility.

(b) In addition to the requirements under par. (a), a contract under sub. (1) shall include all of the following:

1. The rates to be paid by the Wisconsin county for holding a juvenile in the Minnesota juvenile detention facility and the charges to be paid by the Wisconsin county for any extraordinary medical and dental expenses and any programming provided for a juvenile who is held in the Minnesota juvenile detention facility.

2. An agreement that the Wisconsin county retains jurisdiction over a juvenile who is held in the Minnesota juvenile detention facility.

3. An agreement that the Minnesota juvenile detention facility is subject to investigation and inspection by the department of corrections under s. 301.36.

4. Any other matters that are necessary and appropriate concerning the obligations, responsibilities, and rights of the contracting counties and the department of corrections.

(3)Minnesota juveniles in Wisconsin facilities. The county board of supervisors of a county that operates a juvenile detention facility may contract with one or more counties in Minnesota for the use of the juvenile detention facility operated by the Wisconsin county for the holding of juveniles transferred to that juvenile detention facility by the Minnesota county.

History: 1995 a. 352; 1997 a. 27; 2005 a. 344; 2007 a. 97; 2015 a. 55.

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