2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
January 12, 2017 - Introduced by Representative Ott, by request of State Public
Defender. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
AB22,1,3 1An Act to amend 938.32 (5) (title) of the statutes; relating to: recusal from
2juvenile justice proceedings (suggested as remedial legislation by the State
3Public Defender).
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill amends the title of a statutory section that addresses when a judge
must recuse himself or herself from further juvenile justice proceedings from
“refusal” to “recusal,” which is a more accurate legal description of the process.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB22,1 4Section 1. 938.32 (5) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB22,1,55 938.32 (5) (title) Refusal Recusal from subsequent proceedings.
AB22,1,66 (End)