2017 WISCONSIN ACT 199
An Act to amend 303.08 (1) (intro.); and to create 302.335 (2j) of the statutes; relating to: Huber release for probationers confined in a county jail, tribal jail, or county house of correction for a probation violation.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
302.335 (2j) of the statutes is created to read:
302.335 (2j) The department shall allow a probationer detained in a county jail, tribal jail, or county house of correction under this section to be considered for participation in a program under s. 303.08 (1) (a), (b), (bn), or (e) if the person was placed on probation for a misdemeanor and the probation violation for which he or she is confined is not a crime. The sheriff, tribal chief of police, or superintendent of the house of correction, in conjunction with the department, shall determine the probationer's eligibility to participate in such programs and may terminate participation at any time.
303.08 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
303.08 (1) (intro.) Any person sentenced to a county jail for crime, nonpayment of a fine or forfeiture, or contempt of court or subject to a confinement sanction under s. 302.113 (8m) or 302.114 (8m) or a probationer detained in a county jail, tribal jail, or other county facility for a probation violation who meets the criteria under s. 302.335 (2j) may be granted the privilege of leaving the jail during necessary and reasonable hours for any of the following purposes: