2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 938. Juvenile justice code.
938.59 Examination and records.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 938.59 (2017)

938.59 Examination and records.

(1)Investigation and examination. The county department shall investigate the personal and family history and environment of any juvenile transferred to its legal custody or placed under its supervision under s. 938.34 (4d) or (4n) and make any physical or mental examinations of the juvenile considered necessary to determine the type of care necessary for the juvenile. The county department shall screen a juvenile who is examined to determine whether the juvenile is in need of special treatment or care because of alcohol or other drug abuse, mental illness, or severe emotional disturbance. The county department shall keep a complete record of the information received from the court, the date of reception, all available data on the personal and family history of the juvenile, the results of all tests and examinations given the juvenile, and a complete history of all placements of the juvenile while in the legal custody or under the supervision of the county department.

(2)Report to the department. At the department's request, the county department shall report to the department regarding juveniles in the legal custody or under the supervision of the county department.

History: 1995 a. 77, 352; 2005 a. 344.

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