2015 WISCONSIN ACT 238
An Act to amend 968.255 (3); and
to create 895.535 of the statutes;
relating to: providing immunity from civil and criminal liability to certain health care providers for performing a body cavity search.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
895.535 of the statutes is created to read:
895.535 Civil and criminal liability exemption; body cavity search. (1) Any physician, physician assistant, or registered nurse licensed to practice in this state conducting a body cavity search pursuant to s. 968.255 is immune from any civil or criminal liability for the act, except for civil liability for negligence in the performance of the act.
(2) Any employer of the person under sub. (1) or any health care facility where the search is conducted by that person has the same immunity from liability under sub. (1).
968.255 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
968.255 (3) No person other than a physician, physician assistant or registered nurse licensed to practice in this state may conduct a body cavity search. A physician, physician assistant, or registered nurse acting under this section, the employer of any such person, and any health care facility where the search is conducted have immunity from civil or criminal liability under s. 895.535.