2009 - 2010 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 1,
TO 2009 SENATE BILL 383
January 13, 2010 - Offered by
Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance,
Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing.
32. Page 10, line 13
: delete that line and substitute "administrative district. 4A
court shall become operative and function after the effective date of this subsection
5.... [LRB inserts date],
when the city".
63. Page 10, line 23
: after "
" insert "The municipal governing body shall
7determine the amount budgeted for court maintenance and operations.
95. Page 12, line 17
: delete that line and substitute "a longer different
term, not 10
exceeding 4 years nor less than 2 years
, is provided by charter
ordinance or bylaw 11enacted under s. 66.0101
. The term".
755.10 of the statutes is renumbered 755.10 (1) and amended 2
755.10 (1) The Except as provided in sub. (2), the
judge shall in writing appoint 4such clerks and deputy clerks as the personnel that
are authorized by the council or 5
board. The council or board shall authorize at least one clerk for each court. Except
6as provided in sub. (2), the hiring, termination, hours of employment, and work
7responsibilities of the court personnel, when working during hours assigned to the
8court, shall be under the judge's authority.
Their salaries shall be fixed by the council 9
or board. The clerks shall, before entering upon the duties of their offices, take the 10
oath provided by s. 19.01 and give a bond if required by the council or board. The cost 11
of the bond shall be paid by the municipality. Oaths and bonds of the clerks shall be 12
filed with the municipal clerk.".
755.10 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
(a) In the municipal court located in the city of Milwaukee the court 16
administrator shall in writing appoint the personnel that are authorized by the 17
council or board. In the municipal court located in the city of Milwaukee the hiring, 18
termination, hours of employment, and work responsibilities of the court personnel, 19
when working during hours assigned to the court, shall be under the court 20
"4. Inform the defendant that if he or she is unable to pay the forfeiture, costs, 2
fees, or surcharges due to poverty, he or she may request an installment payment, 3
community service, or a stay of the judgment.".
411. Page 23, line 24
: after "800.09" insert ", and then determine if the 5
defendant is unable to pay the judgment because of poverty, as that term is used in 6
s. 814.29 (1) (d)".
712. Page 25, line 4
: delete the material beginning with "charged
" and ending 8
" on line 5 and substitute "charged with a violation of an ordinance which 9that
is in conformity with s. 346.63 (1) or (5)".
1013. Page 31, line 12
: delete the material beginning with "within
" and ending 11
" on line 15 and substitute "for pretrial discovery
within 30 days after the 12
initial appearance in person or by and attorney and shows cause therefor
1314. Page 31, line 18
: after "committed." insert "The defendant may move for
14pretrial discovery at any other time upon a showing of cause for that discovery.
1515. Page 34, line 2
: after "814.29 (1) (d)" insert ", and that he or she may
16request community service in lieu of payment of the judgment
"3m. If the court terminates the defendant's suspension as the result of the 21
defendant's agreement to a payment plan or community service and the defendant 22
is later suspended because he or she defaults on that plan or service, the new 23
suspension shall be reduced by the amount of time that the suspension was served
before being terminated by the court. This subdivision does not apply to a municipal 2
court located in the city of Milwaukee.".
519. Page 37, line 15
: delete "The court may" and substitute "If the court 6
determines that the inability to pay the judgment is because of poverty, the court 7
1122. Page 48, line 7
: delete that line and substitute "bond or the transcript fee
12may petition the municipal court for a waiver. A defendant claiming an inability to
13pay with regard to the appeal fee or jury fee may petition the circuit court for a