2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 938. Juvenile justice code.
938.224 Contracts with department for juvenile detention facility services.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 938.224 (2017)

938.224 Contracts with department for juvenile detention facility services.

(1)Uses of facilities. The county board of supervisors of a county may contract with the department of corrections for the use of a juvenile correctional facility operated by that department 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 contract under sub. (1) shall require all of the following:

(a) That the county may use a juvenile correctional facility for holding a juvenile under sub. (1) only if any of the following criteria are met:

1. There is no county-operated juvenile detention facility approved by the department of corrections within 40 miles of the county seat of the county.

2. There is no bed space available in a county-operated juvenile detention facility approved by the department of corrections within 40 miles of the county seat of the county.

(b) That the county may use a juvenile correctional facility for holding a juvenile under sub. (1) only if the department of corrections approves that use based on the availability of beds in the juvenile correctional facility and on the programming needs of the juvenile.

(3)Additional requirements. In addition to the requirements under sub. (2), a contract under sub. (1) shall include all of the following:

(a) The per person daily rate to be paid by the county for holding a juvenile under sub. (1) and the charges to be paid by the county for any extraordinary medical and dental expenses and any programming provided for the juvenile by the department of corrections.

(b) Any other matters that are necessary and appropriate concerning the obligations, responsibilities, and rights of the contracting county and the department of corrections.

(4)Supervision and control of juveniles. A juvenile held in custody under sub. (1) is under the supervision and control of the department of corrections and is subject to the rules and discipline of that department.

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

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