Bifurcated sentence of imprisonment and extended supervision.
Indeterminate sentence; Wisconsin state prisons.
Sentence for certain serious felonies; parole eligibility determination.
Sentence of life imprisonment; parole eligibility determination; extended supervision eligibility determination.
Misdemeanors, special disposition.
Place of imprisonment when none expressed.
Sentence to intensive sanctions program.
Sentencing; restriction on firearm possession.
Sentencing; restriction on child sex offender working with children.
Transfer to state-local shared correctional facilities.
Credit for imprisonment under earlier sentence for the same crime.
Crime victim and witness assistance surcharge.
Deoxyribonucleic acid analysis surcharge.
Deoxyribonucleic acid analysis requirements.
Sex offender reporting requirements.
Domestic abuse assessments.
Failure to pay fine or costs or to comply with certain community service work.
Forfeiture of property derived from crime and certain vehicles.
Burden of proof; liabilities.
Records accompanying prisoner.
Control and supervision of probationers.
Placements with volunteers in probation program.
Sentence of a repeater or persistent repeater.
Notice of lifetime supervision for serious sex offenders.
Excessive sentence, errors cured.
Courts to report convictions to the state superintendent of public instruction.
Sentence to house of correction.
Sentence, terms, escapes.
Judgment against a corporation or limited liability company.
Notice of rights to appeal and representation.
Motion to modify sentence.
Ch. 973 Cross-reference
See definitions in s. 967.02
Bifurcated sentence of imprisonment and extended supervision. 973.01(1)
Bifurcated sentence required.
Except as provided in sub. (3)
, whenever a court sentences a person to imprisonment in the Wisconsin state prisons for a felony committed on or after December 31, 1999, the court shall impose a bifurcated sentence that consists of a term of confinement in prison followed by a term of extended supervision under s. 302.113
(2) Structure of bifurcated sentences.
The court shall ensure that a bifurcated sentence imposed under sub. (1)
complies with all of the following:
Total length of bifurcated sentence.
Except as provided in par. (c)
, the total length of the bifurcated sentence may not exceed the maximum period of imprisonment for the felony.
Imprisonment portion of bifurcated sentence.
The portion of the bifurcated sentence that imposes a term of confinement in prison may not be less than one year, subject to any minimum sentence prescribed for the felony, and, except as provided in par. (c)
, may not exceed whichever of the following is applicable:
For a Class B felony, the term of confinement in prison may not exceed 40 years.
For a Class BC felony, the term of confinement in prison may not exceed 20 years.
For a Class C felony, the term of confinement in prison may not exceed 10 years.
For a Class D felony, the term of confinement in prison may not exceed 5 years.
For a Class E felony, the term of confinement in prison may not exceed 2 years.
For any felony other than a felony specified in subds. 1.
, the term of confinement in prison may not exceed 75% of the total length of the bifurcated sentence.
The maximum term of confinement in prison specified in par. (b)
may be increased by any applicable penalty enhancement. If the maximum term of confinement in prison specified in par. (b)
is increased under this paragraph, the total length of the bifurcated sentence that may be imposed is increased by the same amount.
Minimum term of extended supervision.
The term of extended supervision that follows the term of confinement in prison may not be less than 25% of the length of the term of confinement in prison imposed under par. (b)
(3) Not applicable to life sentences.
If a person is being sentenced for a felony that is punishable by life imprisonment, he or she is not subject to this section but shall be sentenced under s. 973.014 (1g)
(3m) Challenge incarceration program eligibility.
When imposing a bifurcated sentence under this section on a person convicted of a crime other than a crime specified in ch. 940
or s. 948.02
, the court shall, as part of the exercise of its sentencing discretion, decide whether the person being sentenced is eligible or ineligible for the challenge incarceration program under s. 302.045
during the term of confinement in prison portion of the bifurcated sentence.
(4) No good time; extension or reduction of term of imprisonment.
A person sentenced to a bifurcated sentence under sub. (1)
shall serve the term of confinement in prison portion of the sentence without reduction for good behavior. The term of confinement in prison portion is subject to extension under s. 302.113 (3)
and, if applicable, to reduction under s. 302.045 (3m)