165.65(3)(a) (a) The political subdivision or the authorized person operates the drug disposal program only within the boundaries of the political subdivision, except as provided under sub. (4).
165.65(3)(b) (b) The applicable requirements under sub. (5) are satisfied.
165.65(3)(c) (c) The drug disposal program receives household pharmaceutical items only by means of delivery in person by a person that lawfully possesses the household pharmaceutical item, unless the drug disposal program is authorized under federal law to receive household pharmaceutical items by other means.
165.65(4) (4)Multijurisdictional drug disposal program. A drug disposal program may operate within more than one political subdivision if the department of justice authorizes that program under sub. (2), all political subdivisions within which the drug disposal program operates authorize that program under sub. (3), or the program is authorized under federal law.
165.65(5) (5)Operation of a drug disposal program.
165.65(5)(a)(a) A person that operates a drug disposal program, except a drug disposal program that is authorized under federal law, shall establish and promptly update as appropriate written policies and procedures that do all of the following:
165.65(5)(a)1. 1. Describe in detail the manner in which the program operates, including an identification of the kinds of household pharmaceutical items that may be received under the program, whether the program may receive controlled substances and controlled substance analogs, whether household pharmaceutical items will be transferred by mail under the program, and the locations at which household pharmaceutical items may be transferred in person under the program.
165.65(5)(a)2. 2. List the name, address, telephone number, and 24-hour contact information for one or more persons in this state who are responsible for the operation of the program.
165.65(5)(a)3. 3. Ensure compliance with chs. 450 and 961; with any applicable provision under chs. 287, 289, and 291 and s. 299.51 relating to medical waste, solid waste, or hazardous waste; and with any other applicable federal or state law.
165.65(5)(b)1.1. The policies and procedures for a drug disposal program authorized under sub. (2) and any changes to those policies and procedures are subject to review and approval under sub. (2) (b) 1.
165.65(5)(b)2. 2. Legal counsel for the political subdivision, or, at the discretion of the political subdivision, the department of justice if the political subdivision's legal counsel is not an employee of the political subdivision, shall review and either approve or disapprove the policies and procedures for a drug disposal program implemented or authorized under sub. (3) and any changes to those policies and procedures. Legal counsel, or the department of justice if appropriate, shall approve the policies and procedures or changes if it determines that the policies and procedures or changes do not violate the requirements of this section or any other applicable federal or state law, and shall disapprove them otherwise. Any approval under this subdivision shall be in writing. The political subdivision shall provide a copy of the approval and a copy of the policies and procedures or changes to the policies and procedures to the department of justice.
165.65(5)(c) (c) The operation of a drug disposal program, including a drug disposal program that is authorized under federal law, shall immediately cease if a law enforcement officer, as defined in s. 165.85 (2) (c), a federal law enforcement officer, as defined in s. 175.40 (7) (a) 1., the department of justice, or another federal or state agency notifies a designated contact person for the program that the program is in violation of any federal or state law enforceable by the officer, department of justice, or other agency. That notification is not subject to judicial review. The program may resume operation only upon the program's receipt of written notice from the officer, department of justice, or other agency that the program is no longer in violation of the federal or state law.
165.65(5)(d) (d) Each person that operates a drug disposal program in this state shall, within 30 days after the drug disposal program begins operation, notify and provide all of the following information to the department of natural resources:
165.65(5)(d)1. 1. The location and hours of operation of the drug disposal program.
165.65(5)(d)2. 2. The name, address, telephone number, and 24-hour contact information for one or more persons in this state who are responsible for the operation of the program.
165.65(5)(d)3. 3. A description of the household pharmaceutical items the drug disposal program may receive.
165.65(6) (6)Transfer and receipt of household pharmaceutical items.
165.65(6)(a)(a) Notwithstanding ss. 450.03 (1) and 450.11 (7) (g) and (h) and (9) (b), a person that lawfully possesses a household pharmaceutical item may transfer, and it is not a crime for such a person to transfer, the household pharmaceutical item to a drug disposal program if the program is authorized under sub. (2) or (3) or is authorized under federal law.
165.65(6)(b) (b) Notwithstanding s. 450.11 (7) (g) and (h) and (9) (b), a person may receive, and it is not a crime for a person to possess, a household pharmaceutical item pursuant to a drug disposal program if the receipt or possession is within the scope of the program and the program is authorized under sub. (2) or (3) or is authorized under federal law or, if the receipt or possession is not within the scope of the program, the receipt or possession is inadvertent and the program promptly notifies an appropriate law enforcement officer of the receipt or possession and complies with any instructions the law enforcement officer provides.
165.65 History History: 2013 a. 198.
165.68 165.68 Address confidentiality program.
165.68(1) (1)Definitions. In this section:
165.68(1)(a) (a) “Abuse" means an act or threat of any of the following:
165.68(1)(a)1. 1. Child abuse under ss. 813.122 (1) (a) or 948.02 to 948.11.
165.68(1)(a)2. 2. Domestic abuse, as defined in s. 813.12 (1) (am).
165.68(1)(a)3. 3. Sexual abuse, as defined in s. 103.10 (1m) (b) 6.
165.68(1)(a)4. 4. Stalking under s. 940.32.
165.68(1)(a)5. 5. Trafficking under s. 940.302.
165.68(1)(b) (b) “Actual address" means the residential street address, school address, or work address of a program participant.
165.68(1)(c) (c) “Assigned address" means an address designated by the department and assigned to a program participant.
165.68(1)(d) (d) “Department" means the department of justice.
165.68(1)(e) (e) “Mail" means first class letters and flats delivered by the United States Postal Service, including priority, express, and certified mail. “Mail" does not include a package, parcel, periodical, or catalogue unless it is clearly identifiable as being sent by a state or local agency or unit of government or is clearly identifiable as containing a pharmaceutical or medical item.
165.68(1)(f) (f) “Program assistant" means an individual designated by the department to assist a program participant. The department may designate as a program assistant an employee of the department or of a state or local agency that provides counseling, assistance, or support services to victims, or an employee of or a volunteer for an organization that provides counseling, assistance, or support services free of charge to victims.
165.68(1)(g) (g) “Program participant" means a person who is certified by the department to participate in the confidentiality program established in this section.
165.68(2) (2)Eligibility.
165.68(2)(a)(a) A person is eligible for participation in the confidentiality program established in this section if he or she attests all of the following:
165.68(2)(a)1. 1. That he or she is a resident of this state.
165.68(2)(a)2. 2. That at least one of the following applies:
165.68(2)(a)2.a. a. He or she is a victim of abuse, a parent or guardian of a person who is a victim of abuse, or a resident of a household in which a victim of abuse also resides.
165.68(2)(a)2.b. b. He or she fears for his or her physical safety or for the physical safety of his or her child or ward.
165.68(2)(a)3. 3. That he or she resides or will reside at a location in this state that is not known by the person who committed the abuse against, or who threatens, the applicant or his or her child or ward.
165.68(2)(a)4. 4. That he or she will not disclose his or her actual address to the person who committed the abuse against, or who threatens, the applicant or his or her child or ward.
165.68(2)(b) (b) A person is eligible under par. (a) regardless of whether any criminal charges have been brought relating to any act or threat against the person, whether the person has sought any restraining order or injunction relating to any act or threat against the person, or whether the person has reported any act or threat against him or her to a law enforcement officer or agency.
165.68(3) (3)Administration; application.
165.68(3)(a)(a) The department shall provide an application form for participation in the confidentiality program established in this section. The department may not charge a fee for applying to, or participating in, the program.
165.68(3)(b) (b) The application form shall include all of the following:
165.68(3)(b)1. 1. The applicant's name.
165.68(3)(b)2. 2. The applicant's actual address.
165.68(3)(b)3. 3. A place for the applicant to identify any state or local government agency that employs a person who committed an act of abuse against the applicant.
165.68(3)(b)4. 4. A statement certifying that the applicant understands and consents to all of the following program requirements:
165.68(3)(b)4.a. a. A program participant remains enrolled in the program for 5 years, unless he or she cancels his or her participation under subd. 4. f. or is disenrolled under subd. 4. b.
165.68(3)(b)4.b. b. A program participant is required to notify the department when he or she changes his or her actual address or legal name, and failure to update the information may result in the department disenrolling the applicant as a program participant.
165.68(3)(b)4.c. c. A program participant is required to develop a safety plan with a program assistant.
165.68(3)(b)4.d. d. A program participant authorizes the department to notify state or local agencies and units of government that the applicant is a program participant.
165.68(3)(b)4.e. e. The department will notify a program participant if his or her participation will expire or if the department will disenroll the participant under subd. 4. b. A program participant who receives a notification under this subd. 4. e. may update his or her information or may reenroll in the program within 6 months from the date the department issues the notification.
165.68(3)(b)4.f. f. A program participant may cancel his or her participation in the program at any time by submitting a written notice to the department.
165.68(3)(b)4.g. g. A program participant certifies the department to be the program participant's designated agent for service of process.
165.68(4) (4)Use of assigned address; release of information.
165.68(4)(a)(a) The department shall provide to each person it approves as a program participant an assigned address and shall provide each program participant a notification form for use under sub. (5).
165.68(4)(b) (b) The department shall forward all mail it receives at the assigned address for each program participant to the program participant's actual address.
165.68(4)(c) (c) The department shall provide, at the request of a program participant or at the request of a state or local agency or unit of government, confirmation of the person's status as a program participant.
165.68(4)(d)1.1. Except as provided under subd. 2., the department may not disclose a program participant's actual address to any person except pursuant to a court order. If a court order is requested for disclosure, the department shall request the court to keep any record containing the program participant's actual address sealed and confidential.
165.68(4)(d)2. 2. The department may disclose a program participant's actual address to a law enforcement officer for official purposes.
165.68(5) (5)Use of assigned address; confidentiality.
165.68(5)(a)(a) A program participant may use the assigned address provided to him or her under sub. (4) for all purposes.
165.68(5)(b) (b) No state or local agency or unit of government may refuse to use a program participant's assigned address for any official business, unless a specific statutory duty requires the agency or unit of government to use the participant's actual address. A state or local agency or unit of government may confirm with the department a person's status as a program participant.
165.68(5)(c) (c) No person who has received a notification form from a program participant may refuse to use the assigned address for the program participant, may require a program participant to disclose his or her actual address, or may intentionally disclose to another person the actual address of a program participant.
165.68(5)(d) (d) Notwithstanding pars. (a), (b), and (c), a municipal clerk may require a program participant to provide his or her actual address for voter registration and voter verification purposes. A municipal clerk shall also require a program participant to disclose his or her actual address to enroll a program participant in the confidential voter program provided under s. 6.47. If a voter is enrolled in the confidential voter program under s. 6.47 the municipal clerk shall keep the program participant's actual address confidential as provided under s. 6.47.
165.68(6) (6)Rules. The department shall promulgate rules regarding administration of the program established under this section and regarding the retention and destruction of applications, records, and other documents received or generated under this section. The department may use the emergency rule procedures under s. 227.24 to promulgate the rules required under this subsection. Notwithstanding s. 227.24 (1) (a) and (3), the department may promulgate those rules as emergency rules without providing evidence that promulgating those rules as emergency rules is necessary to preserve the public peace, health, safety, or welfare and without a finding of emergency. Notwithstanding s. 227.24 (1) (e) 1d. and 1g., the department is not required to prepare a statement of the scope of those rules or to submit those rules in final draft form to the governor for approval.
165.68 History History: 2015 a. 356; s. 35.17 correction in (3) (a).
165.70 165.70 Investigation of statewide crime.
165.70(1) (1) The department of justice shall do all of the following:
165.70(1)(a) (a) Investigate crime that is statewide in nature, importance or influence.
165.70(1)(b) (b) Except as provided in sub. (1m), enforce chs. 945 and 961 and ss. 940.20 (3), 940.201, 941.25, 941.26, 943.01 (2) (c), 943.011, 943.27, 943.28, 943.30, 944.30 (1m), 944.31, 944.32, 944.33, 944.34, 946.65, 947.02 (3) and (4), 948.075, and 948.08.
165.70(1)(d) (d) Enforce and administer s. 165.55.
165.70(1)(e) (e) Investigate violations of ch. 563 that are statewide in nature, importance or influence.
165.70(1m) (1m) The department may not investigate violations of or otherwise enforce s. 945.03 (2m) or 945.04 (2m).
165.70(2) (2) The attorney general shall appoint, under the classified service, investigative personnel to achieve the purposes set out in sub. (1) who shall have the powers of a peace officer. As many as are deemed necessary of the investigators so appointed shall be trained in drugs and narcotics law enforcement, or shall receive such training within one year of their appointment, and they shall assist, when appropriate, local law enforcement agencies to help them meet their responsibilities in this area.
165.70(3) (3) It is the intention of this section to give the attorney general responsibility for devising programs to control crime statewide in nature, importance or influence, drugs and narcotics abuse, commercial gambling other than what is described in s. 945.03 (2m) or 945.04 (2m), prostitution, and arson. Nothing herein shall deprive or relieve local peace officers of the power and duty to enforce those provisions enumerated in sub. (1).
165.70(4) (4) District attorneys, sheriffs and chiefs of police shall cooperate and assist the personnel of the department in the performance of their duties.
165.71 165.71 Human trafficking resource center hotline poster.
165.71(1)(1) The department of justice shall design a poster, or obtain a predesigned poster, that provides information regarding a human trafficking resource center hotline. The department shall ensure that the size of poster makes it legible and that the poster informs individuals what human trafficking is and provides a phone number that a victim or someone who knows a victim can call or text for help and services. The poster shall be in English and Spanish, and, for each county, in any other language required for voting materials in that county under federal law.
165.71(2) (2) The department of justice shall make the poster under sub. (1) available to others to print from its Internet site and shall encourage its display at each of the following places:
165.71(2)(a) (a) Gas stations with signs visible from an interstate or state highway that offer amenities to commercial vehicles.
165.71(2)(b) (b) Hotels.
165.71(2)(c) (c) Adult entertainment establishments.
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 7 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before May 26, 2017. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after May 26, 2017 are designated by NOTES. (Published 5-26-17)