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938.22(2)(b) (b) If the department approves, a secure detention facility or a holdover room may be a part of a public building in which there is a jail or other facility for the detention of adults if the secure detention facility or holdover room is so physically segregated from the jail or other facility that the secure detention facility or holdover room may be entered without passing through areas where adults are confined and that juveniles detained in the secure detention facility or holdover room cannot communicate with or view adults confined therein.
938.22(2)(c) (c) A shelter care facility shall be used for the temporary care of juveniles. A shelter care facility, other than a holdover room, may not be in the same building as a facility for the detention of adults.
938.22(3) (3)
938.22(3)(a)(a) In counties having a population of less than 500,000, public secured group homes, secure detention facilities and public shelter care facilities shall be in the charge of a superintendent. The county board of supervisors or, where 2 or more counties operate joint public secured group homes, secure detention facilities or shelter care facilities, the county boards of supervisors for the 2 or more counties jointly shall appoint the superintendent and other necessary personnel for the care and education of the juveniles placed in those facilities, subject to par. (am) and to civil service regulations in counties having civil service.
938.22(3)(am) (am) If a secure detention facility or holdover room is part of a public building in which there is a jail or other facility for the detention of adults, the sheriff or other keeper of the jail or other facility for the detention of adults may nominate persons to be considered under par. (a) for the position of superintendent of the secure detention facility or holdover room. Nominees under this paragraph shall have demonstrated administrative abilities and a demonstrated interest in the problems of juvenile justice and the welfare of juveniles.
938.22(3)(ar) (ar) Notwithstanding sub. (1) (b), if a secure detention facility or holdover room is part of a public building in which there is a jail or other facility for the detention of adults, the sheriff or other keeper of the jail or other facility for the detention of adults shall determine the policies of that secure detention facility or holdover room relating to security and emergency response and shall determine the procedures for implementing those policies.
938.22(3)(b) (b) In counties having a population of 500,000 or more, the director of the children's court center shall be in charge of and responsible for public secured group homes, secure detention facilities, the secure detention section of the center and the personnel assigned to this section, including a detention supervisor or superintendent. The director of the children's court center may also serve as superintendent of detention if the county board of supervisors so determines.
938.22(3)(bm) (bm) A private secure detention facility shall be in the charge of a superintendent appointed by the private entity operating the secure detention facility.
938.22(3)(c) (c) All superintendents appointed under par. (a), (b) or (bm) after May 1, 1992, shall, within one year after that appointment, successfully complete an administrative training program approved or provided by the department of justice.
938.22(5) (5) A county board of supervisors, or 2 or more county boards of supervisors jointly, may contract with privately operated secure detention facilities, shelter care facilities or home detention programs for purchase of services. A county board of supervisors may delegate this authority to its county department.
938.22(7) (7)
938.22(7)(a)(a) No person may establish a shelter care facility without first obtaining a license under s. 48.66 (1) (a). To obtain a license under s. 48.66 (1) (a) to operate a shelter care facility, a person must meet the minimum requirements for a license established by the department of health and family services under s. 48.67, meet the requirements specified in s. 48.685 and pay the license fee under par. (b). A license issued under s. 48.66 (1) (a) to operate a shelter care facility is valid until revoked or suspended, but shall be reviewed every 2 years as provided in s. 48.66 (5).
938.22(7)(b) (b) Before the department of health and family services may issue a license under s. 48.66 (1) (a) to operate a shelter care facility, the shelter care facility must pay to that department a biennial fee of $60.50, plus a biennial fee of $18.15 per juvenile, based on the number of juveniles that the shelter care facility is licensed to serve. A shelter care facility that wishes to continue a license issued under s. 48.66 (1) (a) shall pay the fee under this paragraph by the continuation date of the license. A new shelter care facility shall pay the fee under this paragraph by no later than 30 days before the opening of the shelter care facility.
938.22(7)(c) (c) A shelter care facility that wishes to continue a license issued under s. 48.66 (1) (a) and that fails to pay the fee under par. (b) by the continuation date of the license or a new shelter care facility that fails to pay the fee under par. (b) by 30 days before the opening of the shelter care facility shall pay an additional fee of $5 per day for every day after the deadline that the facility fails to pay the fee.
938.22 History History: 1995 a. 27 s. 9126 (19); 1995 a. 77, 352; 1997 a. 27, 35, 252; 1999 a. 9.
938.222 938.222 Contracts with private entities for secure detention facility services.
938.222(1) (1) The county board of supervisors of any county may contract with a private entity that operates a secure detention facility for the use of the secure detention facility 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).
938.222(2) (2)
938.222(2)(a)(a) A contract under sub. (1) shall require all of the following:
938.222(2)(a)1. 1. That the private secure detention facility meet or exceed the minimum requirements for the approval and operation of a secure detention facility established by the department by rules promulgated under s. 938.22 (2) (a) and that the private secure detention facility be approved by the department under s. 301.36.
938.222(2)(a)2. 2. That the private secure detention facility provide educational programming, health care and other care that is equivalent to that which a juvenile would receive if held in a public secure detention facility.
938.222(2)(b) (b) In addition to the requirements under par. (a), a contract under sub. (1) shall include all of the following:
938.222(2)(b)1. 1. The rates to be paid by the county for holding a juvenile in the private secure detention facility and the charges to be paid by the county for any extraordinary medical and dental expenses and any programming provided for a juvenile who is held in the private secure detention facility.
938.222(2)(b)2. 2. An agreement that the county retains jurisdiction over a juvenile who is held in the private secure detention facility.
938.222(2)(b)3. 3. An agreement that the private secure detention facility is subject to investigation and inspection by the department under s. 301.36.
938.222(2)(b)4. 4. Any other matters that are necessary and appropriate concerning the obligations, responsibilities and rights of the contracting counties and the department.
938.222 History History: 1997 a. 27.
938.223 938.223 Contracts with Minnesota counties for secure detention facility services.
938.223(1) (1) The county board of supervisors of any county may contract with one or more counties in Minnesota that operate a secure detention facility for the use of one or more Minnesota secure detention facilities 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).
938.223(2) (2)
938.223(2)(a)(a) A contract under sub. (1) shall require all of the following:
938.223(2)(a)1. 1. That the Minnesota secure detention facility meet or exceed the minimum requirements for the approval and operation of a Wisconsin secure detention facility established by the department by rules promulgated under s. 938.22 (2) (a) and that the Minnesota secure detention facility be approved by the department under s. 301.36.
938.223(2)(a)2. 2. That the Minnesota secure detention facility provide educational programming, health care and other care that is equivalent to that which a juvenile would receive if held in a Wisconsin secure detention facility.
938.223(2)(b) (b) In addition to the requirements under par. (a), a contract under sub. (1) shall include all of the following:
938.223(2)(b)1. 1. The rates to be paid by the Wisconsin county for holding a juvenile in the Minnesota secure detention facility and the charges to be paid by the Wisconsin county for any extraordinary medical and dental expenses and any programming provided for a juvenile who is held in the Minnesota secure detention facility.
938.223(2)(b)2. 2. An agreement that the Wisconsin county retains jurisdiction over a juvenile who is held in the Minnesota secure detention facility.
938.223(2)(b)3. 3. An agreement that the Minnesota secure detention facility is subject to investigation and inspection by the department under s. 301.36.
938.223(2)(b)4. 4. Any other matters that are necessary and appropriate concerning the obligations, responsibilities and rights of the contracting counties and the department.
938.223(3) (3) The county board of supervisors of any county that operates a secure detention facility may contract with one or more counties in Minnesota for the use of the secure detention facility operated by the Wisconsin county for the holding of juveniles transferred to that secure detention facility by the Minnesota county.
938.223 History History: 1995 a. 352; 1997 a. 27.
938.224 938.224 Contracts with department for secure detention facility services.
938.224(1) (1) The county board of supervisors of any county may contract with the department for the use of a secured correctional facility operated by the 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).
938.224(2) (2) A contract under sub. (1) shall require all of the following:
938.224(2)(a) (a) That the county may use a secured correctional facility for holding a juvenile under sub. (1) only if any of the following criteria are met:
938.224(2)(a)1. 1. There is no county-operated secure detention facility approved by the department within 40 miles of the county seat of the county.
938.224(2)(a)2. 2. There is no bed space available in a county-operated secure detention facility approved by the department within 40 miles of the county seat of the county.
938.224(2)(b) (b) That the county may use a secured correctional facility for holding a juvenile under sub. (1) only if the department approves that use based on the availability of beds in the secured correctional facility and on the programming needs of the juvenile.
938.224(3) (3) In addition to the requirements under sub. (2), a contract under sub. (1) shall include all of the following:
938.224(3)(a) (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.
938.224(3)(b) (b) Any other matters that are necessary and appropriate concerning the obligations, responsibilities and rights of the contracting county and the department.
938.224(4) (4) A juvenile held in custody under sub. (1) is under the supervision and control of the department and is subject to the rules and discipline of the department.
938.224 History History: 1997 a. 27.
938.225 938.225 Statewide plan for secure detention facilities. The department shall assist counties in establishing secure detention facilities under s. 938.22 by developing and promulgating a statewide plan for the establishment and maintenance of suitable secure detention facilities reasonably accessible to each court.
938.225 History History: 1995 a. 77.
938.23 938.23 Right to counsel.
938.23(1)(1)Right of juveniles to legal representation. Juveniles subject to proceedings under this chapter shall be afforded legal representation as follows:
938.23(1)(a) (a) Any juvenile alleged to be delinquent under s. 938.12 or held in a secure detention facility shall be represented by counsel at all stages of the proceedings, but a juvenile 15 years of age or older may waive counsel if the court is satisfied that the waiver is knowingly and voluntarily made and the court accepts the waiver. If the waiver is accepted, the court may not place the juvenile in a secured correctional facility, a secured child caring institution or a secured group home, transfer supervision of the juvenile to the department for participation in the serious juvenile offender program or transfer jurisdiction over the juvenile to adult court.
938.23(1)(am) (am) A juvenile subject to a sanction under s. 938.355 (6) (a) shall be entitled to representation by counsel at the hearing under s. 938.355 (6) (c).
938.23(1)(ar) (ar) A juvenile subject to proceedings under s. 938.357 (3) or (5) shall be afforded legal representation as provided in those subsections.
938.23(1)(b)1.1. If a juvenile is alleged to be in need of protection or services under s. 938.13, the juvenile may be represented by counsel at the discretion of the court. Except as provided in subd. 2., a juvenile 15 years of age or older may waive counsel if the court is satisfied such waiver is knowingly and voluntarily made and the court accepts the waiver.
938.23(1)(b)2. 2. If the petition is contested, the court may not place the juvenile outside his or her home unless the juvenile is represented by counsel at the fact-finding hearing and subsequent proceedings. If the petition is not contested, the court may not place the juvenile outside his or her home unless the juvenile is represented by counsel at the hearing at which the placement is made. For a juvenile under 12 years of age, the judge may appoint a guardian ad litem instead of counsel.
938.23(3) (3)Power of the court to appoint counsel. Except in proceedings under s. 938.13, at any time, upon request or on its own motion, the court may appoint counsel for the juvenile or any party, unless the juvenile or the party has or wishes to retain counsel of his or her own choosing. The court may not appoint counsel for any party other than the juvenile in a proceeding under s. 938.13.
938.23(4) (4)Providing counsel. In any situation under this section in which a juvenile has a right to be represented by counsel or is provided counsel at the discretion of the court and counsel is not knowingly and voluntarily waived, the court shall refer the juvenile to the state public defender and counsel shall be appointed by the state public defender under s. 977.08 without a determination of indigency. In any other situation under this section in which a person has a right to be represented by counsel or is provided counsel at the discretion of the court, competent and independent counsel shall be provided and reimbursed in any manner suitable to the court regardless of the person's ability to pay, except that the court may not order a person who files a petition under s. 813.122 or 813.125 to reimburse counsel for the juvenile who is named as the respondent in that petition.
938.23(5) (5)Counsel of own choosing. Regardless of any provision of this section, any party is entitled to retain counsel of his or her own choosing at his or her own expense in any proceeding under this chapter.
938.23(6) (6)Definition. For the purposes of this section, "counsel" means an attorney acting as adversary counsel who shall advance and protect the legal rights of the party represented, and who may not act as guardian ad litem for any party in the same proceeding.
938.23 History History: 1995 a. 77; 1999 a. 9.
938.23 Annotation The right to be represented by counsel includes the right to effective counsel. In Interest of M.D.(S), 168 Wis. 2d 996, 485 N.W.2d 52 (1992).
938.235 938.235 Guardian ad litem.
938.235(1)(1)Appointment.
938.235(1)(a)(a) The court may appoint a guardian ad litem in any appropriate matter under this chapter.
938.235(1)(e) (e) The court shall appoint a guardian ad litem, or extend the appointment of a guardian ad litem previously appointed under par. (a), for any juvenile alleged or found to be in need of protection or services, if the court has ordered, or if a request or recommendation has been made that the court order, the juvenile to be placed out of his or her home under s. 938.345 or 938.357.
938.235(2) (2)Qualifications. The guardian ad litem shall be an attorney admitted to practice in this state. No person who is an interested party in a proceeding, who appears as counsel in a proceeding on behalf of any party or who is a relative or representative of an interested party may be appointed guardian ad litem in that proceeding.
938.235(3) (3)Duties and responsibilities.
938.235(3)(a)(a) The guardian ad litem shall be an advocate for the best interests of the person for whom the appointment is made. The guardian ad litem shall function independently, in the same manner as an attorney for a party to the action, and shall consider, but shall not be bound by, the wishes of such person or the positions of others as to the best interests of such person. If the guardian ad litem determines that the best interests of the person are substantially inconsistent with the wishes of such person, the guardian ad litem shall so inform the court and the court may appoint counsel to represent that person. The guardian ad litem has none of the rights or duties of a general guardian.
938.235(3)(b) (b) In addition to any other duties and responsibilities required of a guardian ad litem, a guardian ad litem appointed for a juvenile who is the subject of a proceeding under s. 938.13 shall do all of the following:
938.235(3)(b)1. 1. Unless granted leave by the court not to do so, personally, or through a trained designee, meet with the juvenile, assess the appropriateness and safety of the juvenile's environment and, if the juvenile is old enough to communicate, interview the juvenile and determine the juvenile's goals and concerns regarding his or her placement.
938.235(3)(b)2. 2. Make clear and specific recommendations to the court concerning the best interest of the juvenile at every stage of the proceeding.
938.235(4) (4)Matters involving juvenile in need of protection or services.
938.235(4)(a)(a) In any matter involving a juvenile found to be in need of protection or services, the guardian ad litem may, if reappointed or if the appointment is continued under sub. (7), do any of the following:
938.235(4)(a)1. 1. Participate in permanency planning under ss. 48.43 (5) and 938.38.
938.235(4)(a)2. 2. Petition for a change in placement under s. 938.357.
938.235(4)(a)3. 3. Petition for termination of parental rights or any other matter specified under s. 48.14 or 938.14.
938.235(4)(a)4. 4. Petition for revision of dispositional orders under s. 938.363.
938.235(4)(a)5. 5. Petition for extension of dispositional orders under s. 938.365.
938.235(4)(a)6. 6. Petition for a temporary restraining order and injunction under s. 813.122 or 813.125.
938.235(4)(a)7. 7. Petition for relief from a judgment terminating parental rights under s. 48.46.
938.235(4)(a)7g. 7g. Petition for the appointment of a guardian under s. 48.977 (2), the revision of a guardianship order under s. 48.977 (6) or the removal of a guardian under s. 48.977 (7).
938.235(4)(a)7m. 7m. Bring an action or motion for the determination of the juvenile's paternity under s. 767.45.
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