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  Date of enactment: August 2, 2017
2017 Senate Bill 35   Date of publication*: August 3, 2017
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
2017 WISCONSIN ACT 47
An Act to amend 48.66 (1) (b); and to create 48.02 (10m), 48.02 (16m), 48.981 (1) (cu) and 48.981 (2) (a) 30. of the statutes; relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
47,1 Section 1. 48.02 (10m) of the statutes is created to read:
48.02 (10m) “Juvenile correctional facility" has the meaning given in s. 938.02 (10p).
47,2 Section 2. 48.02 (16m) of the statutes is created to read:
48.02 (16m) “Secured residential care center for children and youth" has the meaning given in s. 938.02 (15g).
47,3 Section 3. 48.66 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.66 (1) (b) Except as provided in s. 48.715 (6), the department of corrections may license a child welfare agency to operate a secured residential care center for children and youth, as defined in s. 938.02 (15g), for holding in secure custody juveniles who have been convicted under s. 938.183 or adjudicated delinquent under s. 938.183 or 938.34 (4d), (4h), or (4m) and referred to the child welfare agency by the court or the department of corrections and to provide supervision, care and maintenance for those juveniles.
47,4 Section 4. 48.981 (1) (cu) of the statutes is created to read:
48.981 (1) (cu) “Juvenile correctional officer" means a person employed by the state, a political subdivision of the state, a child welfare agency that is licensed under s. 48.66 (1) (b), or a private entity contracting under s. 938.222 whose principal duty is the supervision of juveniles held in a juvenile detention facility, a juvenile correctional facility, or a secured residential care center for children and youth.
47,5 Section 5. 48.981 (2) (a) 30. of the statutes is created to read:
48.981 (2) (a) 30. A juvenile correctional officer.
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