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Date of enactment: August 20, 2003
2003 Assembly Bill 51 Date of publication*: September 4, 2003
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2001-02 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
2003 WISCONSIN ACT 51
An Act to amend 940.225 (4) (intro.); and to create 940.225 (2) (h), 940.225 (2) (i), 940.225 (5) (ab) and 940.225 (5) (ad) of the statutes; relating to: sexual activity involving a person working at a jail or prison or a community corrections staff member and an inmate or a person otherwise in the custody or under the supervision of the Department of Corrections and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
51,1 Section 1. 940.225 (2) (h) of the statutes is created to read:
940.225 (2) (h) Has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with an individual who is confined in a correctional institution if the actor is a correctional staff member. This paragraph does not apply if the individual with whom the actor has sexual contact or sexual intercourse is subject to prosecution for the sexual contact or sexual intercourse under this section.
51,2 Section 2. 940.225 (2) (i) of the statutes is created to read:
940.225 (2) (i) Has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with an individual who is on probation, parole, or extended supervision if the actor is a probation, parole, or extended supervision agent who supervises the individual, either directly or through a subordinate, in his or her capacity as a probation, parole, or extended supervision agent or who has influenced or has attempted to influence another probation, parole, or extended supervision agent's supervision of the individual. This paragraph does not apply if the individual with whom the actor has sexual contact or sexual intercourse is subject to prosecution for the sexual contact or sexual intercourse under this section.
51,3 Section 3. 940.225 (4) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
940.225 (4) Consent. (intro.) "Consent", as used in this section, means words or overt actions by a person who is competent to give informed consent indicating a freely given agreement to have sexual intercourse or sexual contact. Consent is not an issue in alleged violations of sub. (2) (c), (cm), (d) and, (g), (h), and (i). The following persons are presumed incapable of consent but the presumption may be rebutted by competent evidence, subject to the provisions of s. 972.11 (2):
51,4 Section 4. 940.225 (5) (ab) of the statutes is created to read:
940.225 (5) (ab) "Correctional institution" means a jail or correctional facility, as defined in s. 961.01 (12m), a secured correctional facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (15m), or a secure detention facility, as defined in s. 938.02 (16).
51,5 Section 5. 940.225 (5) (ad) of the statutes is created to read:
940.225 (5) (ad) "Correctional staff member" means an individual who works at a correctional institution, including a volunteer.
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