2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 938. Juvenile justice code.
938.539 Type 2 status.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 938.539 (2017)

938.539 Type 2 status.

(1)Type 2 residential care center; county department control. A juvenile who is placed in a Type 2 residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.34 (4d) or who, having been so placed, is replaced in a less restrictive placement under s. 938.357 (4) (c) is under the supervision and control of the county department, is subject to the rules and discipline of the county department, and is considered to be in custody, as defined in s. 946.42 (1) (a).

(2)Type 2 juvenile correctional facility; department of corrections control. A juvenile who is placed in a Type 2 juvenile correctional facility under s. 938.357 (4) (a) or who, having been so placed, is replaced in a less restrictive placement under s. 938.357 (4) (c) is under the supervision and control of the department of corrections, is subject to the rules and discipline of that department, and is considered to be in custody, as defined in s. 946.42 (1) (a).

(3)Violation of condition of placement. Notwithstanding ss. 938.19 to 938.21, if a juvenile placed in a Type 2 residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.34 (4d) or 938.357 (4) (c) or in a Type 2 juvenile correctional facility under s. 938.357 (4) (a) or (c) violates a condition of his or her placement in the center or facility, the juvenile may be placed in a Type 1 juvenile correctional facility as provided in s. 938.357 (4) (b). This subsection does not preclude a juvenile who has violated a condition of the juvenile's placement in a Type 2 juvenile correctional facility or a Type 2 residential care center for children and youth from being taken into and held in custody under ss. 938.19 to 938.21.

(4)Escape or absence. A juvenile placed in a Type 2 residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.34 (4d) or 938.357 (4) (c) or in a Type 2 juvenile correctional facility under s. 938.357 (4) (a) or (c) who intentionally fails to remain within the extended limits of his or her placement or to return within the time prescribed by the administrator of the center or facility is considered an escape under s. 946.42 (3) (c).

(5)Operation as Type 2 placement. With respect to a juvenile who is placed in a secured residential care center for children and youth under s. 938.34 (4d) or 938.357 (4) (a) or in a less restrictive placement under s. 938.357 (4) (c), the child welfare agency operating the center in which the juvenile is placed, and the person operating any less restrictive placement in which the juvenile is placed, shall operate that center or less restrictive placement as a Type 2 residential care center for children and youth or a Type 2 juvenile correctional facility. This subsection does not preclude a child welfare agency or other person from placing in a residential care center for children and youth or less restrictive placement in which a juvenile is placed under s. 938.34 (4d) or 938.357 (4) (a) or (c) a juvenile who is not placed under s. 938.34 (4d) or 938.357 (4) (a) or (c).

(6)Rule-making. The department of corrections shall promulgate rules to implement this section.

History: 1995 a. 352; 2001 a. 16, 59; 2005 a. 344; 2015 a. 55.

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