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344,19 Section 19. 48.366 (1) (a) and (b) of the statutes are amended to read:
48.366 (1) (a) Subject to par. (c), if the person committed any crime specified under s. 940.01, 940.02, 940.05, 940.21, 940.225 (1) (a) to (c), 948.03, or 948.04, is adjudged delinquent on that basis, and is placed in a secured juvenile correctional facility under s. 48.34 (4m), 1993 stats., the court shall enter an order extending its jurisdiction as follows:
(b) Subject to par. (c), if the person committed a crime specified in s. 940.20 (1) or 946.43 while placed in a secured juvenile correctional facility and is adjudged delinquent on that basis following transfer of jurisdiction under s. 970.032, the court shall enter an order extending its jurisdiction until the person reaches 21 years of age or until termination of the order under sub. (6), whichever occurs earlier.
344,20 Section 20. 48.366 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.366 (8) Transfer to or between facilities. The department of corrections may transfer a person subject to an order between secured juvenile correctional facilities. After the person attains the age of 17 years, the department of corrections may place the person in a state prison named in s. 302.01, except that the department of corrections may not place any person under the age of 18 years in the correctional institution authorized in s. 301.16 (1n). If the person is 15 years of age or over, the department of corrections may transfer the person to the Racine youthful offender correctional facility named in s. 302.01 as provided in s. 938.357 (4) (d). If the department of corrections places a person subject to an order under this section in a state prison, that department shall provide services for that person from the appropriate appropriation under s. 20.410 (1). The department of corrections may transfer a person placed in a state prison under this subsection to or between state prisons named in s. 302.01 without petitioning for revision of the order under sub. (5) (a), except that the department of corrections may not transfer any person under the age of 18 years to the correctional institution authorized in s. 301.16 (1n).
Note: See the Note to s. 938.357 (4) (d), stats., as affected by this bill.
344,21 Section 21. 48.38 (2) (intro.) and (g) and (3) of the statutes are amended to read:
48.38 (2) Permanency plan required. (intro.) Except as provided in sub. (3), for each child living in a foster home, treatment foster home, group home, residential care center for children and youth, secure juvenile detention facility, or shelter care facility, the agency that placed the child or arranged the placement or the agency assigned primary responsibility for providing services to the child under s. 48.355 shall prepare a written permanency plan, if any of the following conditions exists, and, for each child living in the home of a relative other than a parent, that agency shall prepare a written permanency plan, if any of the conditions specified in pars. (a) to (e) exists:
(g) The child's parent is placed in a foster home, treatment foster home, group home, residential care center for children and youth, secure juvenile detention facility, or shelter care facility and the child is residing with that parent.
(3) Time. Subject to s. 48.355 (2d) (c) 1., the agency shall file the permanency plan with the court within 60 days after the date on which the child was first removed from his or her home, except that if the child is held for less than 60 days in a secure juvenile detention facility, juvenile portion of a county jail, or a shelter care facility, no permanency plan is required if the child is returned to his or her home within that period.
344,22 Section 22. 48.396 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.396 (1) Law enforcement officers' records of children shall be kept separate from records of adults. Law enforcement officers' records of the adult expectant mothers of unborn children shall be kept separate from records of other adults. Law enforcement officers' records of children and the adult expectant mothers of unborn children shall not be open to inspection or their contents disclosed except under sub. (1b), (1d), or (5) or s. 48.293 or by order of the court. This subsection does not apply to the representatives of newspapers or other reporters of news who wish to obtain information for the purpose of reporting news without revealing the identity of the child or adult expectant mother involved, to the confidential exchange of information between the police and officials of the school attended by the child or other law enforcement or social welfare agencies, or to children 10 years of age or older who are subject to the jurisdiction of the court of criminal jurisdiction. A public school official who obtains information under this subsection shall keep the information confidential as required under s. 118.125 and a private school official who obtains information under this subsection shall keep the information confidential in the same manner as is required of a public school official under s. 118.125. A law enforcement agency that obtains information under this subsection shall keep the information confidential as required under this subsection and s. 938.396 (1) (a). A social welfare agency that obtains information under this subsection shall keep the information confidential as required under ss. 48.78 and 938.78.
344,23 Section 23. 48.396 (2) (f) of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Repeals s. 48.396 (2) (f), stats., and places the substance of that provision into s. 938.396 (2) (em), stats., because s. 48.396 (2) (f), stats., is outmoded with the advent of ch. 938 in that ch. 938 covers juveniles who are in need of protection or services based on a delinquent act.
344,24 Section 24. 48.66 (1) (b) and (c) of the statutes are 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 child caring institution 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. The department of corrections may also license not more than 5 county departments, as defined in s. 938.02 (2g), or not more than 5 consortia of county departments to operate not more than 5 group homes that have been licensed under par. (a) as secured group homes, as defined in s. 938.02 (15p), for holding in secure custody juveniles who have been convicted under s. 938.183 or adjudicated delinquent under s. 938.183 or 938.34 (4m) and referred to the county department by the court and to provide supervision, care and maintenance for those juveniles.
(c) A license issued under par. (a) or (b), other than a license to operate a foster home, treatment foster home, or secured child caring institution or secured group home residential care center for children and youth, is valid until revoked or suspended. A license issued under this subsection to operate a foster home, treatment foster home, or secured child caring institution or secured group home residential care center for children and youth may be for any term not to exceed 2 years from the date of issuance. No license issued under par. (a) or (b) is transferable.
Note: Repeals the last sentence in s. 48.66 (1) (b), stats., to reflect the deletion of references to secure group homes. See the Note to s. 938.02 (15p), stats., as affected by this bill.
344,25 Section 25. 48.66 (2m) (am) 1. and (bm) of the statutes are amended to read:
48.66 (2m) (am) 1. Except as provided in subd. 2., the department of corrections shall require each applicant for a license under sub. (1) (b) to operate a secured child caring institution residential care center for children and youth who is an individual to provide that department with the applicant's social security number when initially applying for or applying to renew the license.
(bm) If an applicant who is an individual fails to provide the applicant's social security number to the department of corrections, that department may not issue or renew a license under sub. (1) (b) to operate a secured child caring institution residential care center for children and youth to or for the applicant unless the applicant does not have a social security number and the applicant submits a statement made or subscribed under oath or affirmation as required under par. (am) 2.
344,26 Section 26. 48.715 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.715 (6) The department of health and family services shall deny, suspend, restrict, refuse to renew, or otherwise withhold a license under s. 48.66 (1) (a) or a probationary license under s. 48.69 to operate a child welfare agency, group home, shelter care facility, or day care center, and the department of corrections shall deny, suspend, restrict, refuse to renew, or otherwise withhold a license under s. 48.66 (1) (b) to operate a secured child caring institution residential care center for children and youth, for failure of the applicant or licensee to pay court-ordered payments of child or family support, maintenance, birth expenses, medical expenses, or other expenses related to the support of a child or former spouse or for failure of the applicant or licensee to comply, after appropriate notice, with a subpoena or warrant issued by the department of workforce development or a county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5) and related to paternity or child support proceedings, as provided in a memorandum of understanding entered into under s. 49.857. Notwithstanding s. 48.72, an action taken under this subsection is subject to review only as provided in the memorandum of understanding entered into under s. 49.857 and not as provided in s. 48.72.
344,27 Section 27. 48.78 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.78 (2) (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to the confidential exchange of information between an agency and another social welfare agency, a law enforcement agency, a public school, or a private school regarding an individual in the care or legal custody of the agency. A social welfare agency that obtains information under this paragraph shall keep the information confidential as required under this section and s. 938.78. A law enforcement agency that obtains information under this paragraph shall keep the information confidential as required under ss. 48.396 (1) and 938.396 (1) (a). A public school that obtains information under this paragraph shall keep the information confidential as required under s. 118.125, and a private school that obtains information under this paragraph shall keep the information confidential in the same manner as is required of a public school under s. 118.125.
344,28 Section 28. 48.981 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
48.981 (1) (b) "Community placement" means probation; extended supervision; parole; aftercare; conditional transfer into the community under s. 51.35 (1); conditional transfer or discharge under s. 51.37 (9); placement in a Type 2 child caring institution residential care center for children and youth or a Type 2 secured juvenile correctional facility authorized under s. 938.539 (5); conditional release under s. 971.17; supervised release under s. 980.06 or 980.08; participation in the community residential confinement program under s. 301.046, the halfway house program under s. 301.0465, the intensive sanctions program under s. 301.048, the corrective sanctions program under s. 938.533, the intensive supervision program under s. 938.534, or the serious juvenile offender program under s. 938.538; or any other placement of an adult or juvenile offender in the community under the custody or supervision of the department of corrections, the department of health and family services, a county department under s. 46.215, 46.22, 46.23, 51.42, or 51.437 or any other person under contract with the department of corrections, the department of health and family services, or a county department under s. 46.215, 46.22, 46.23, 51.42, or 51.437 to exercise custody or supervision over the offender.
344,29 Section 29. 49.35 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.35 (1) (b) All records of the department and all county records relating to programs under this subchapter and aid under s. 49.18, 1971 stats., s. 49.20, 1971 stats., and s. 49.61, 1971 stats., as affected by chapter 90, laws of 1973, shall be open to inspection at all reasonable hours by authorized representatives of the federal government. Notwithstanding s. ss. 48.396 (2) and 938.396 (2), all county records relating to the administration of the services and public assistance specified in this paragraph shall be open to inspection at all reasonable hours by authorized representatives of the department.
344,30 Section 30. 50.39 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
50.39 (3) Facilities governed by ss. 45.365, 48.62, 49.70, 49.72, 50.02, 51.09, and 252.10, secured juvenile correctional facilities as defined in s. 938.02 (15m) (10p), correctional institutions governed by the department of corrections under s. 301.02, and the offices and clinics of persons licensed to treat the sick under chs. 446, 447, and 448 are exempt from ss. 50.32 to 50.39. Sections 50.32 to 50.39 do not abridge the rights of the medical examining board, physical therapists affiliated credentialing board, podiatrists affiliated credentialing board, dentistry examining board, pharmacy examining board, chiropractic examining board, and board of nursing in carrying out their statutory duties and responsibilities.
344,31 Section 31. 51.01 (14k) of the statutes is amended to read:
51.01 (14k) "Secured child caring institution residential care center for children and youth" has the meaning given in s. 938.02 (15g).
344,32 Section 32. 51.01 (14m) of the statutes is renumbered 51.01 (10m) and amended to read:
51.01 (10m) "Secured Juvenile correctional facility" has the meaning given in s. 938.02 (15m) (10p).
344,33 Section 33. 51.01 (14p) of the statutes is repealed.
Note: Deletes the definition of "secured group home" in s. 51.01 (14p), stats. See the Note to s. 938.02 (15p), stats., as affected by this bill.
344,34 Section 34. 51.05 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
51.05 (2) Admissions authorized by counties. The department may not accept for admission to a mental health institute any resident person, except in an emergency, unless the county department under s. 51.42 in the county where the person has legal residency authorizes the care, as provided in under s. 51.42 (3) (as). Patients who are committed to the department under s. 975.01, 1977 stats., or s. 975.02, 1977 stats., or s. 971.14, 971.17, 975.06, or 980.06, admitted by the department under s. 975.17, 1977 stats., or are transferred from a secured juvenile correctional facility, or a secured child caring institution or a secured group home residential care center for children and youth to a state treatment facility under s. 51.35 (3) or from a jail or prison to a state treatment facility under s. 51.37 (5) are not subject to this section.
344,35 Section 35. 51.30 (4) (b) 9. of the statutes is amended to read:
51.30 (4) (b) 9. To a facility which is to receive an individual who is involuntarily committed under this chapter, ch. 48, 938, 971, or 975 upon transfer of the individual from one treatment facility to another. Release of records under this subdivision shall be limited to such treatment records as are required by law, a record or summary of all somatic treatments, and a discharge summary. The discharge summary may include a statement of the patient's problem, the treatment goals, the type of treatment which has been provided, and recommendation for future treatment, but it may not include the patient's complete treatment record. The department shall promulgate rules to implement this subdivision.
344,36 Section 36. 51.30 (5) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
51.30 (5) (d) Other juvenile records. Section 48.78 does Sections 48.78 and 938.78 do not apply to records covered by this section.
344,37 Section 37. 51.35 (3) (a) and (c) of the statutes are amended to read:
51.35 (3) (a) A licensed psychologist of a secured juvenile correctional facility, or a secured child caring institution, or a secured group home residential care center for children and youth, or a licensed physician of the department of corrections, who has reason to believe that any individual confined in the secured juvenile correctional facility, or secured child caring institution, or secured group home residential care center for children and youth is, in his or her opinion, in need of services for developmental disability, alcoholism, or drug dependency or in need of psychiatric services, and who has obtained voluntary consent to make a transfer for treatment, shall make a report, in writing, to the superintendent of the secured juvenile correctional facility, or secured child caring institution, or secured group home residential care center for children and youth, stating the nature and basis of the belief and verifying the consent. In the case of a minor age 14 or older who is in need of services for developmental disability or who is in need of psychiatric services, the minor and the minor's parent or guardian shall consent unless the minor is admitted under s. 51.13 (1) (c) 1. In the case of a minor age 14 or older who is in need of services for alcoholism or drug dependency or a minor under the age of 14 who is in need of services for developmental disability, alcoholism, or drug dependency or in need of psychiatric services, only the minor's parent or guardian need consent unless the minor is admitted under s. 51.13 (1) (c). The superintendent shall inform, orally and in writing, the minor and the minor's parent or guardian, that transfer is being considered and shall inform them of the basis for the request and their rights as provided in s. 51.13 (3). If the department of corrections, upon review of a request for transfer, determines that transfer is appropriate, that department shall immediately notify the department of health and family services and, if the department of health and family services consents, the department of corrections may immediately transfer the individual. The department of health and family services shall file a petition under s. 51.13 (4) (a) in the court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under chs. 48 and 938 of the county where the treatment facility is located.
(c) A licensed psychologist of a secured juvenile correctional facility, or a secured child caring institution, or a secured group home, residential care center for children and youth or a licensed physician of the department of corrections, who has reason to believe that any individual confined in the secured juvenile correctional facility, or secured child caring institution, or secured group home residential care center for children and youth, in his or her opinion, is mentally ill, drug dependent, or developmentally disabled has a mental illness, drug dependency, or developmental disability and is dangerous as described in s. 51.20 (1) (a) 2., or is an alcoholic and is dangerous as described in s. 51.45 (13) (a) 1. and 2., shall file a written report with the superintendent of the secured juvenile correctional facility , or secured child caring institution, or secured group home residential care center for children and youth, stating the nature and basis of the belief. If the superintendent, upon review of the allegations in the report, determines that transfer is appropriate, he or she shall file a petition according to s. 51.20 or 51.45 in the court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under ch. 48 chs. 48 and 938 of the county where the secured juvenile correctional facility , or secured child caring institution, or secured group home residential care center for children and youth is located. The court shall hold a hearing according to procedures provided in s. 51.20 or 51.45 (13).
344,38 Section 38. 51.35 (3) (e) and (g) of the statutes are amended to read:
51.35 (3) (e) The department of corrections may authorize emergency transfer of an individual from a secured juvenile correctional facility , or a secured child caring institution, or a secured group home residential care center for children and youth to a state treatment facility if there is cause to believe that the individual is mentally ill, drug dependent or developmentally disabled has a mental illness, drug dependency, or developmental disability and exhibits conduct which that constitutes a danger as described under s. 51.20 (1) (a) 2. a., b., c., or d. to the individual or to others, is mentally ill has a mental illness, is dangerous, and satisfies the standard under s. 51.20 (1) (a) 2. e., or is an alcoholic and is dangerous as provided in s. 51.45 (13) (a) 1. and 2. The custodian of the sending secured juvenile correctional facility, or secured child caring institution or secured group home residential care center for children and youth shall execute a statement of emergency detention or petition for emergency commitment for the individual and deliver it to the receiving state treatment facility. The department of health and family services shall file the statement or petition with the court within 24 hours after the subject individual is received for detention or commitment. The statement or petition shall conform to s. 51.15 (4) or (5) or 51.45 (12) (b). After an emergency transfer is made, the director of the receiving facility may file a petition for continued commitment under s. 51.20 (1) or 51.45 (13) or may return the individual to the secured juvenile correctional facility, or secured child caring institution or secured group home residential care center for children and youth from which the transfer was made. As an alternative to this procedure, the procedure provided in s. 51.15 or 51.45 (12) may be used, except that no individual may be released without the approval of the court which that directed confinement in the secured juvenile correctional facility, or secured child caring institution or secured group home residential care center for children and youth.
(g) A minor 14 years of age or older who is transferred to a treatment facility under par. (a) for the purpose of receiving services for developmental disability or psychiatric services may request in writing a return to the secured juvenile correctional facility , or secured child caring institution, or secured group home residential care center for children and youth. In the case of a minor 14 years of age or older who is transferred to a treatment facility under par. (a) for the purpose of receiving services for alcoholism or drug dependency or a minor under 14 years of age, who is transferred to a treatment facility under par. (a) for the purpose of receiving services for developmental disability, alcoholism, or drug dependency, or psychiatric services, the parent or guardian may make the request. Upon receipt of a request for return from a minor 14 years of age or older, the director shall immediately notify the minor's parent or guardian. The minor shall be returned to the secured juvenile correctional facility, or secured child caring institution, or secured group home residential care center for children and youth within 48 hours after submission of the request unless a petition or statement is filed for emergency detention, emergency commitment, involuntary commitment, or protective placement.
344,39 Section 39. 59.24 of the statutes is amended to read:
59.24 Clerks of counties containing state institutions to make claims in certain cases. The clerk of any county which that is entitled to reimbursement under s. 16.51 (7) shall make a certified claim against the state, without direction from the board, in all cases where in which the reimbursement is directed in s. 16.51 (7), upon forms prescribed by the department of administration. The forms shall contain information required by the clerk and shall be filed annually with the department of corrections on or before June 1. If the claims are approved by the department of corrections, they shall be certified to the department of administration and paid from the appropriation made by s. 20.410 (1) (c), if the claim is for reimbursement of expenses involving a prisoner in a state prison named in s. 302.01, or from the appropriation under s. 20.410 (3) (c), if the claim is for reimbursement of expenses involving a juvenile in a secured juvenile correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (15m) (10p).
344,40 Section 40. 77.52 (2) (a) 10. of the statutes is amended to read:
77.52 (2) (a) 10. Except for installing or applying tangible personal property which that, when installed or applied, will constitute an addition or capital improvement of real property, the repair, service, alteration, fitting, cleaning, painting, coating, towing, inspection, and maintenance of all items of tangible personal property unless, at the time of such that repair, service, alteration, fitting, cleaning, painting, coating, towing, inspection, or maintenance, a sale in this state of the type of property repaired, serviced, altered, fitted, cleaned, painted, coated, towed, inspected, or maintained would have been exempt to the customer from sales taxation under this subchapter, other than the exempt sale of a motor vehicle or truck body to a nonresident under s. 77.54 (5) (a) and other than nontaxable sales under s. 77.51 (14r). For purposes of this paragraph, the following items shall be considered to have retained their character as tangible personal property, regardless of the extent to which any such item is fastened to, connected with, or built into real property: furnaces, boilers, stoves, ovens, including associated hoods and exhaust systems, heaters, air conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, coolers, freezers, water pumps, water heaters, water conditioners and softeners, clothes washers, clothes dryers, dishwashers, garbage disposal units, radios and radio antennas, incinerators, television receivers and antennas, record players, tape players, jukeboxes, vacuum cleaners, furniture and furnishings, carpeting and rugs, bathroom fixtures, sinks, awnings, blinds, gas and electric logs, heat lamps, electronic dust collectors, grills and rotisseries, bar equipment, intercoms, recreational, sporting, gymnasium and athletic goods and equipment including by way of illustration but not of limitation bowling alleys, golf practice equipment, pool tables, punching bags, ski tows, and swimming pools; equipment in offices, business facilities, schools, and hospitals but not in residential facilities including personal residences, apartments, long-term care facilities, as defined under s. 16.009 (1) (em), state institutions, as defined under s. 101.123 (1) (i), Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facilities, as defined in s. 938.02 (19), or similar facilities including, by way of illustration but not of limitation, lamps, chandeliers, and fans, venetian blinds, canvas awnings, office and business machines, ice and milk dispensers, beverage-making equipment, vending machines, soda fountains, steam warmers and tables, compressors, condensing units and evaporative condensers, pneumatic conveying systems; laundry, dry cleaning, and pressing machines, power tools, burglar alarm and fire alarm fixtures, electric clocks and electric signs. "Service" does not include services performed by veterinarians. The tax imposed under this subsection applies to the repair, service, alteration, fitting, cleaning, painting, coating, towing, inspection, or maintenance of items listed in this subdivision, regardless of whether the installation or application of tangible personal property related to the items is an addition to or a capital improvement of real property, except that the tax imposed under this subsection does not apply to the original installation or the complete replacement of an item listed in this subdivision, if such that installation or replacement is a real property construction activity under s. 77.51 (2).
344,41 Section 41. 101.123 (1) (bg) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.123 (1) (bg) "Jail" means a county jail, rehabilitation facility established by s. 59.53 (8), county house of correction under s. 303.16, or secure juvenile detention facility, as defined in s. 48.02 (16) (10r).
344,42 Section 42. 101.123 (1) (j), (2) (br), (3) (gg) and (4) (a) 2. of the statutes are amended to read:
101.123 (1) (j) "Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facility" has the meaning given in s. 938.02 (19).
(2) (br) Notwithstanding par. (a) and sub. (3), no person may smoke in any enclosed, indoor area of a Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facility or on the grounds of a Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facility.
(3) (gg) A Type 2 secured juvenile correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (20).
(4) (a) 2. A person in charge or his or her agent may not designate an entire building as a smoking area or designate any smoking areas in the state capitol building, in the immediate vicinity of the state capitol, in a Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facility, on the grounds of a Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facility, in a motor bus, hospital, or physician's office or on the premises, indoors or outdoors, of a day care center when children who are receiving day care services are present, in a residence hall or dormitory that is owned or operated by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, or in any location that is 25 feet or less from such a residence hall or dormitory, except that in a hospital or a unit of a hospital that has as its primary purpose the care and treatment of mental illness, alcoholism, or drug abuse a person in charge or his or her agent may designate one or more enclosed rooms with outside ventilation as smoking areas for the use of adult patients who have the written permission of a physician. Subject to this subdivision and sub. (3) (b), a person in charge or his or her agent may not designate an entire room as a smoking area.
344,43 Section 43. 115.31 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.31 (1) (b) "Educational agency" means a school district, cooperative educational service agency, state correctional institution under s. 302.01, secured juvenile correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (15m) (10p), secured child caring institution residential care center for children and youth, as defined in s. 938.02 (15g), the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the Mendota Mental Health Institute, the Winnebago Mental Health Institute, a state center for the developmentally disabled, a private school, or a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian agency under contract with a school board under s. 118.153 (3) (c).
344,44 Section 44. 115.76 (10) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.76 (10) "Local educational agency", except as otherwise provided, means the school district in which the child with a disability resides, the department of health and family services if the child with a disability resides in an institution or facility operated by the department of health and family services, or the department of corrections if the child with a disability resides in a Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (19), or a Type 1 prison, as defined in s. 301.01 (5).
344,45 Section 45. 115.81 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.81 (1) (b) "Responsible local educational agency" means the local educational agency that was responsible for providing a free, appropriate public education to the child before the placement of the child in a residential care center for children and youth except that if the child resided in an institution or facility operated by the department of health and family services, a Type 1 secured juvenile correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (19), or a Type 1 prison, as defined in s. 301.01 (5), before the placement of the child in a residential care center for children and youth, "responsible local educational agency" means the school district in which the residential care center for children and youth is located.
344,46 Section 46. 118.125 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (1) (a) "Behavioral records" means those pupil records which that include psychological tests, personality evaluations, records of conversations, any written statement relating specifically to an individual pupil's behavior, tests relating specifically to achievement or measurement of ability, the pupil's physical health records other than his or her immunization records or any lead screening records required under s. 254.162, law enforcement officers' records obtained under s. 48.396 (1) or 938.396 (1) or (1m) (b) 2. or (c) 3., and any other pupil records that are not progress records.
344,47 Section 47. 118.125 (2) (cg) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (2) (cg) The school district clerk or his or her designee shall provide a law enforcement agency with a copy of a pupil's attendance record if the law enforcement agency certifies in writing that the pupil is under investigation for truancy or for allegedly committing a criminal or delinquent act and that the law enforcement agency will not further disclose the pupil's attendance record except as permitted under s. 938.396 (1) to (1x) (a). A school district clerk or designee who discloses a copy of a pupil's attendance record to a law enforcement agency for purposes of a truancy investigation shall notify the pupil's parent or guardian of that disclosure as soon as practicable after that disclosure.
344,48 Section 48. 118.125 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (2) (d) Pupil records shall be made available to persons employed by the school district which the pupil attends who are required by the department under s. 115.28 (7) to hold a license and other school district officials who have been determined by the school board to have legitimate educational interests, including safety interests, in the pupil records. Law enforcement officers' records obtained under s. 938.396 (1m) (1) (c) 3. shall be made available as provided in s. 118.127 (2). A school board member or an employee of a school district may not be held personally liable for any damages caused by the nondisclosure of any information specified in this paragraph unless the member or employee acted with actual malice in failing to disclose the information. A school district may not be held liable for any damages caused by the nondisclosure of any information specified in this paragraph unless the school district or its agent acted with gross negligence or with reckless, wanton, or intentional misconduct in failing to disclose the information.
344,49 Section 49. 118.125 (2) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (2) (e) Upon the written permission of an adult pupil, or the parent or guardian of a minor pupil, the school shall make available to the person named in the permission the pupil's progress records or such portions of the pupil's behavioral records as determined by the person authorizing the release. Law enforcement officers' records obtained under s. 48.396 (1) or 938.396 (1) or (1m) (b) 2. or (c) 3. may not be made available under this paragraph unless specifically identified by the adult pupil or by the parent or guardian of a minor pupil in the written permission.
344,50 Section 50. 118.125 (2) (L) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (2) (L) A school board shall disclose the pupil records of a pupil in compliance with a court order under s. 48.236 (4) (a), 48.345 (12) (b), 938.34 (7d) (b), 938.396 (1m) (c) or (1) (d), or 938.78 (2) (b) 2. after making a reasonable effort to notify the pupil's parent or legal guardian.
344,51 Section 51. 118.125 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (3) Maintenance of records. Each school board shall adopt rules in writing specifying the content of pupil records and the time during which pupil records shall be maintained. No behavioral records may be maintained for more than one year after the pupil ceases to be enrolled in the school, unless the pupil specifies in writing that his or her behavioral records may be maintained for a longer period. A pupil's progress records shall be maintained for at least 5 years after the pupil ceases to be enrolled in the school. A school board may maintain the records on microfilm, on an optical disk, or in electronic format if authorized under s. 19.21 (4) (c), or in such other form as the school board deems appropriate. A school board shall maintain law enforcement officers' records obtained under s. 48.396 (1) or 938.396 (1) or (1m) (b) 2. or (c) 3. separately from a pupil's other pupil records. Rules adopted under this subsection shall be published by the school board as a class 1 notice under ch. 985.
344,52 Section 52. 118.125 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (4) Transfer of records. Within 5 working days, a school district shall transfer to another school or school district all pupil records relating to a specific pupil if the transferring school district has received written notice from the pupil if he or she is an adult or his or her parent or guardian if the pupil is a minor that the pupil intends to enroll in the other school or school district or written notice from the other school or school district that the pupil has enrolled or from a court that the pupil has been placed in a secured juvenile correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (15m), (10p), or a secured child caring institution residential care center for children and youth, as defined in s. 938.02 (15g), or a secured group home, as defined in s. 938.02 (15p). In this subsection, "school" and "school district" include any secured juvenile correctional facility, secured child caring institution, secured group home residential care center for children and youth, adult correctional institution, mental health institute, or center for the developmentally disabled, that provides an educational program for its residents instead of or in addition to that which is provided by public and private schools.
344,53 Section 53. 118.125 (5) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (5) (b) Law enforcement officers' records obtained under s. 48.396 (1) or 938.396 (1) or (1m), (b) 2. or (c) 3. and records of the court assigned to exercise jurisdiction under chs. 48 and 938 obtained under s. 938.396 (7) (a), (am), (ar), (b), or (bm), and records or of a municipal court obtained under s. 938.396 (7) (ar) (2g) (m) may not be used by a school district as the sole basis for expelling or suspending a pupil or as the sole basis for taking any other disciplinary action, including action under the school district's athletic code, against a pupil.
344,54 Section 54. 118.125 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.125 (7) Disclosure of law enforcement unit records. A school board shall treat law enforcement unit records of juveniles in the same manner as a law enforcement agency is required to treat law enforcement officers' records of juveniles under s. 938.396 (1) to (1x) and (5) (a).
344,55 Section 55. 118.127 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.127 (1) Upon receipt of information from a law enforcement agency under s. 48.396 (1) or 938.396 (1) or (1m) (b) 2. or (c) 3., the school district administrator or private school administrator who receives the information shall notify any pupil named in the information, and the parent or guardian of any minor pupil named in the information, of the information.
344,56 Section 56. 118.127 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
118.127 (2) A school district or private school may disclose information from law enforcement officers' records obtained under s. 938.396 (1m) (1) (c) 3. only to persons employed by the school district who are required by the department under s. 115.28 (7) to hold a license, to persons employed by the private school as teachers, and to other school district or private school officials who have been determined by the school board or governing body of the private school to have legitimate educational interests, including safety interests, in that information. In addition, if that information relates to a pupil of the school district or private school, the school district or private school may also disclose that information to those employees of the school district or private school who have been designated by the school board or governing body of the private school to receive that information for the purpose of providing treatment programs for pupils enrolled in the school district or private school. A school district may not use law enforcement officers' records obtained under s. 938.396 (1m) (1) (c) 3. as the sole basis for expelling or suspending a pupil or as the sole basis for taking any other disciplinary action, including action under the school district's athletic code, against a pupil.
344,57 Section 57. 118.15 (1) (cm) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
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