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949.28 Limitations on awards. (1) No order for the payment of an award under this subchapter may be made unless the application was made within one year after the date of the examination. The department may waive the one-year requirement under this subsection in the interest of justice.
(2) The department may not make an award under this subchapter that exceeds the examination costs of the victim.
(3) The department may not make an award under this subchapter for any part of the examination costs of the victim for which the health care provider seeking the award has received compensation from any other source.
949.31 Hearings. (1) The procedure of ch. 227 for contested cases applies to hearings under this subchapter except as otherwise provided in this section and s. 949.32.
(2) The division of hearings and appeals in the department of administration shall appoint hearing examiners to make findings and orders under s. 227.46 and this subchapter.
(3) All hearings shall be open to the public unless in a particular case the examiner determines that the hearing, or a portion of the hearing, shall be held in private having regard to the fact that the offender has not been convicted or to the interest of the victim.
949.315 Subpoenas. The department or any of its authorized agents may issue subpoenas for persons or records for any investigation or hearing conducted under this subchapter and may enforce compliance with such subpoenas as provided in s. 885.12.
949.32 Condition of victim. There is no privilege, except privileges arising from the attorney-client relationship, as to communications or records relevant to an issue of the physical condition of the victim in a proceeding under this subchapter in which that condition is an element.
949.33 Agency cooperation. Upon request by the department, any state or local agency, including a district attorney or law enforcement agency, shall make available all reports, files, and other appropriate information which the department requests in order to make a determination that a health care provider is eligible for an award under this subchapter.
949.36 Confidentiality. If a health care provider seeks an award under this subchapter, any personally identifiable information, as defined in s. 19.62 (5), of the victim who received the examination shall remain confidential unless written consent for the release of any personally identifiable information is provided by one of the following:
(1) Except as provided under sub. (2), the victim.
(2) If there is a guardian of the victim, the guardian of the victim.
949.37 Offenses. (1) Prohibition. In connection with an award under this subchapter, no person may do any of the following:
(a) Submit a fraudulent application or claim for an award.
(b) Intentionally make or cause to be made any false statement or representation of a material fact.
(c) Intentionally conceal or fail to disclose information affecting the amount of or the initial or continued right to any such award when reasonably requested to provide such information by the department.
(2) Penalties. Any person who violates this section shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than 6 months or both. The person shall forfeit any benefit received and shall reimburse the state for payments received.
(3) Damages. The state has a civil cause of action for relief against any person who violates this section for the amount of damages that the state sustained by reason of the violation and, in addition, for punitive damages not more than double the amount of damages that the state may have sustained, together with interest, and the cost of the suit.
(4) Action. The attorney general may bring any action and has such powers as may be necessary to enforce this section.
949.38 Report by the department. The department's biennial report under s. 15.04 (1) (d) shall include a report of its activities under this subchapter including all of the following:
(1) An explanation of the procedures for filing and processing claims under this subchapter.
(2) A description of the programs and policies instituted to promote awareness about the awards under this subchapter.
(3) An analysis of future needs and suggested program improvements.
(4) A copy of the forms used under this subchapter.
(5) A complete statistical analysis of the cases handled under this subchapter, including all of the following:
(a) The number of claims filed.
(b) The number of claims approved and the amount of each award.
(c) The number of claims denied and the reasons for rejection.
(d) A breakdown of claims by geographic area and month.
20,3863 Section 3863. 950.04 (1v) (rm) of the statutes is amended to read:
950.04 (1v) (rm) To compensation, as provided under subch. I of ch. 949.
20,3864 Section 3864. 950.08 (2g) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
950.08 (2g) (b) The availability of compensation under subch. I of ch. 949 and the address and telephone number at which to contact the department for information concerning compensation under subch. I of ch. 949.
20,3865 Section 3865. 950.08 (2r) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
950.08 (2r) (d) The availability of compensation under subch. I of ch. 949, including information concerning eligibility for compensation and the procedure for applying for compensation.
20,3866 Section 3866. 961.41 (5) (c) of the statutes, as affected by 2005 Wisconsin Act 25, is amended to read:
961.41 (5) (c) 1. Two-thirds The first $850,000 plus two-thirds of all moneys in excess of $1,275,000 collected in each fiscal year from drug surcharges under this subsection shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (6) (gb).
2. One-third of all All moneys in excess of $850,000 and up to $1,275,000 plus one-third of moneys in excess of $1,275,000 collected in each fiscal year from drug surcharges under this subsection shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (6) (ku).
20,3869 Section 3869. 967.06 of the statutes is renumbered 967.06 (1) and amended to read:
967.06 (1) As soon as practicable after a person has been detained or arrested in connection with any offense which that is punishable by incarceration, or in connection with any civil commitment proceeding, or in any other situation in which a person is entitled to counsel regardless of ability to pay under the constitution or laws of the United States or this state, the person shall be informed of his or her right to counsel. Persons
(2) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), a person entitled to counsel under sub. (1) who indicate indicates at any time that they wish he or she wants to be represented by a lawyer, and who claim that they are claims that he or she is not able to pay in full for a lawyer's services, shall immediately be permitted to contact the authority for indigency determinations specified under s. 977.07 (1). The authority for indigency determination in each county shall have daily telephone access to the county jail in order to identify all persons who are being held in the jail. The jail personnel shall provide by phone information requested by the authority.
(3) In any case in which the state public defender provides representation to an indigent person, the public defender may request that the applicable court reporter or clerk of circuit court prepare and transmit any transcript or court record. The request shall be complied with. The state public defender shall, from the appropriation under s. 20.550 (1) (f), compensate the court reporter or clerk of circuit court for the cost of preparing, handling, duplicating, and mailing the documents.
20,3870 Section 3870. 967.06 (2) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
967.06 (2) (b) If the person indicating that he or she wants to be represented by a lawyer is detained under ch. 48, 51, 55, or 938, the person shall be referred for appointment of counsel as provided under s. 48.23 (4), 51.60, 55.105, or 938.23 (4), whichever is applicable.
20,3871 Section 3871. 971.14 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
971.14 (3) (d) If the examiner reports that the defendant lacks competency, the examiner's opinion regarding the likelihood that the defendant, if provided treatment, may be restored to competency within the time period permitted under sub. (5) (a). The examiner shall provide an opinion as to whether the individual's treatment should occur in an inpatient facility designated by the department of health and family services, or should be conducted in a jail or a locked unit of a facility that has entered into a voluntary agreement with the state to serve as a location for treatment, or as a condition of bail or bond.
20,3872 Section 3872. 971.14 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
971.14 (5) (a) If the court determines that the defendant is not competent but is likely to become competent within the period specified in this paragraph if provided with appropriate treatment, the court shall suspend the proceedings and commit the defendant to the custody of the department of health and family services for placement in an appropriate institution for the department to determine whether treatment shall occur in an appropriate institution designated by the department, or in a community-based treatment conducted in a jail or a locked unit of a facility that has entered into a voluntary agreement with the state to serve as a location for treatment, or as a condition of bail or bond, for a period of time not to exceed 12 months, or the maximum sentence specified for the most serious offense with which the defendant is charged, whichever is less. Under this subsection, the department of health and family services may commence services to a person in jail but shall, as soon as possible, transfer that person to an institution or provide services to the person in a nonjail setting consistent with this subsection. Days spent in commitment under this paragraph are considered days spent in custody under s. 973.155.
20,3873 Section 3873. 971.14 (5) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
971.14 (5) (b) The defendant shall be periodically reexamined by the treatment facility department of health and family services examiners. Written reports of examination shall be furnished to the court 3 months after commitment, 6 months after commitment, 9 months after commitment and within 30 days prior to the expiration of commitment. Each report shall indicate either that the defendant has become competent, that the defendant remains incompetent but that attainment of competency is likely within the remaining commitment period, or that the defendant has not made such progress that attainment of competency is likely within the remaining commitment period. Any report indicating such a lack of sufficient progress shall include the examiner's opinion regarding whether the defendant is mentally ill, alcoholic, drug dependent, developmentally disabled or infirm because of aging or other like incapacities.
20,3874 Section 3874. 971.14 (5) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
971.14 (5) (c) Upon receiving a report under par. (b), indicating the defendant has regained competency or is not competent and unlikely to become competent in the remaining commitment period, the court shall hold a hearing within 14 days of receipt of the report and the court shall proceed under sub. (4). If the court determines that the defendant has become competent, the defendant shall be discharged from commitment and the criminal proceeding shall be resumed. If the court determines that the defendant is making sufficient progress toward becoming competent, the commitment shall continue.
20,3875 Section 3875. 971.17 (3) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
971.17 (3) (e) An order for conditional release places the person in the custody and control of the department of health and family services. A conditionally released person is subject to the conditions set by the court and to the rules of the department of health and family services. Before a person is conditionally released by the court under this subsection, the court shall so notify the municipal police department and county sheriff for the area where the person will be residing. The notification requirement under this paragraph does not apply if a municipal department or county sheriff submits to the court a written statement waiving the right to be notified. If the department of health and family services alleges that a released person has violated any condition or rule, or that the safety of the person or others requires that conditional release be revoked, he or she may be taken into custody under the rules of the department. The department of health and family services shall submit a statement showing probable cause of the detention and a petition to revoke the order for conditional release to the committing court and the regional office of the state public defender responsible for handling cases in the county where the committing court is located within 48 72 hours after the detention, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays. The court shall hear the petition within 30 days, unless the hearing or time deadline is waived by the detained person. Pending the revocation hearing, the department of health and family services may detain the person in a jail or in a hospital, center or facility specified by s. 51.15 (2). The state has the burden of proving by clear and convincing evidence that any rule or condition of release has been violated, or that the safety of the person or others requires that conditional release be revoked. If the court determines after hearing that any rule or condition of release has been violated, or that the safety of the person or others requires that conditional release be revoked, it may revoke the order for conditional release and order that the released person be placed in an appropriate institution under s. 51.37 (3) until the expiration of the commitment or until again conditionally released under this section.
20,3876 Section 3876. 971.23 (10) of the statutes is amended to read:
971.23 (10) Payment of photocopy copying costs in cases involving indigent defendants. When the state public defender or a private attorney appointed under s. 977.08 requests photocopies copies, in any format, of any item that is discoverable under this section, the state public defender shall pay any fee charged for the photocopies copies from the appropriation under s. 20.550 (1) (f). If the person providing photocopies copies under this section charges the state public defender a fee for the photocopies copies, the fee may not exceed the actual, necessary, and direct cost of photocopying providing the copies.
20,3879d Section 3879d. 973.017 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.017 (2) (a) If the offense is a felony, the sentencing guidelines adopted by the sentencing commission under s. 973.30 created under 2001 Wisconsin Act 109, or, if the sentencing commission has not adopted a guideline for the offense, any applicable temporary sentencing guideline adopted by the criminal penalties study committee created under 1997 Wisconsin Act 283.
20,3880 Section 3880. 973.045 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.045 (1) (intro.) Except as provided in sub. (1m), if If a court imposes a sentence or places a person on probation, the court shall impose a crime victim and witness assistance surcharge calculated as follows:
20,3881 Section 3881. 973.045 (1m) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
973.045 (1m) (a) In this subsection, "civil offense" means an offense punishable by a forfeiture.
(b) If all of the following apply, the court shall impose a crime victim and witness assistance surcharge in addition to any forfeiture that it imposes:
1. The person is charged with one or more crimes in a complaint.
2. As a result of the complaint being amended, the person is charged with a civil offense in lieu of one of those crimes.
3. The court finds that the person committed that civil offense on or after the effective date of this subdivision .... [revisor inserts date].
(c) The amount of the surcharge imposed under par. (b) shall be the amount specified in sub. (1) (a) or (b), depending on whether the crime that was the subject of the amendment under par. (b) 2. was a misdemeanor or a felony.
20,3882 Section 3882. 973.045 (1r) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
973.045 (1r) (b) The entire amount of any surcharge imposed under sub. (1m) shall be allocated to part A.
20,3883 Section 3883. 973.045 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
973.045 (2m) The secretary of administration shall credit part A of the crime victim and witness surcharge to the appropriation account under s. 20.455 (5) (g) and part B to the appropriation account under s. 20.455 (5) (gc).
20,3884 Section 3884. 973.045 (3) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 973.045 (1r) (a), and 973.045 (1r) (a) (intro.), as renumbered, is amended to read:
973.045 (1r) (a) (intro.) The clerk shall record the any crime victim and witness surcharge imposed under sub. (1) in 2 parts. Part A is the portion that the secretary of administration shall credit to the appropriation account under s. 20.455 (5) (g) and part B is the portion that the secretary of administration shall credit to the appropriation account under s. 20.455 (5) (gc), as follows:
20,3885 Section 3885. 973.05 (2m) (r) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.05 (2m) (r) To payment of the enforcement surcharge under s. 253.06 49.17 (4) (c) until paid in full.
20,3885m Section 3885m. 973.055 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.055 (1) (intro.) If a court imposes a sentence on an adult person or places an adult person on probation, regardless of whether any fine is imposed, the court shall impose a domestic abuse surcharge under ch. 814 of $75 $100 for each offense if:
20,3886 Section 3886. 973.055 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.055 (3) All moneys collected from domestic abuse surcharges shall be deposited by the secretary of administration in s. 20.435 (3) 20.437 (1) (hh) and utilized in accordance with s. 46.95 49.165.
20,3887 Section 3887. 973.09 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.09 (1) (b) If the court places the person on probation, the court shall order the person to pay restitution under s. 973.20, unless the court finds there is substantial reason not to order restitution as a condition of probation. If the court does not require restitution to be paid to a victim, the court shall state its reason on the record. If the court does require restitution, it shall notify the department of justice of its decision if the victim may be eligible for compensation under subch. I of ch. 949.
20,3891 Section 3891. 973.20 (9) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.20 (9) (a) If a crime victim is paid an award under subch. I of ch. 949 for any loss arising out of a criminal act, the state is subrogated to the rights of the victim to any restitution required by the court. The rights of the state are subordinate to the claims of victims who have suffered a loss arising out of the offenses or any transaction which is part of the same continuous scheme of criminal activity.
20,3892 Section 3892. 973.20 (9) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
973.20 (9) (b) When restitution is ordered, the court shall inquire to see if an award has been made under subch. I of ch. 949 and if the department of justice is subrogated to the cause of action under s. 949.15. If the restitution ordered is less than or equal to the award under subch. I of ch. 949, the restitution shall be paid only to the general fund credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.455 (5) (hh). If the restitution ordered is greater than the award under subch. I of ch. 949, the general fund shall receive an amount equal to the award under subch. I of ch. 949 shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.455 (5) (hh) and the balance shall be paid to the victim.
20,3893 Section 3893. 973.30 of the statutes is repealed.
20,3909 Section 3909. 977.02 (2m) of the statutes is amended to read:
977.02 (2m) Promulgate rules regarding eligibility for legal services under this chapter, including legal services for children persons who are entitled to be represented by counsel without a determination of indigency, as provided in s. 48.23 (4), 51.60, 55.105, or 938.23 (4).
20,3910 Section 3910. 977.02 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
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