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Variance expiration date: municipality or county may pass an ordinance specifying -  Act 135
county _ roadCounty — Road, see Road — County
county _ supervisorCounty — Supervisor, see County — Board
county _ taxationCounty — Taxation, see also Shared revenue
Local levy limits: property tax levy limits extended and modified, maximum base amount, reduction under certain conditions, and temporary suspension of county tax rate levy limit [Sec. 1680m, 1721u-1725c] [1722b — partial veto; 1722d — vetoed] -  Act 32
Attorney fees: factors a court must consider in determining reasonableness -  Act 92
OAR, OWS, and OWL provisions of 2005 WisAct 412 repealed, new penalties created; court required to revoke and DOT may revoke operating privilege if violation caused great bodily harm or death, out of state conviction provision; penalties for driving around or through a railroad crossing gate or barrier or failure to stop for a traffic officer or railroad employee at a crossing revised; JRCCP report -  Act 113
Self-defense resulting in death or great bodily harm: court presumption criteria created, civil liability immunity provisions, and criminal activity by the actor and public safety worker exceptions -  Act 94
court _ appellateCourt — Appellate, see also Supreme Court
Actions in which sole defendant is the state, a state board or commission, or certain state officers, employees, or agents: plaintiff may designate county in which to bring the action; appellant may select court of appeals district in which to appeal the judgment or order of a circuit court; certain actions commenced by a prisoners shall be venued in Dane County  -  Act 61
Lapses from circuit court, court of appeals, and Supreme Court appropriations [Sec. 9245 (2f)] -  Act 32
court _ appellate _ judgeCourt — Appellate — Judge, see Judge — Appellate court
court _ clerkCourt — Clerk
Town incorporated as a city or village: organizing the first election of officers changed from circuit court clerk to county clerk requirement -  Act 130
court _ feeCourt — Fee
Blood test fee: person in court on an OWI-related offense assessed costs associated with certain tests, alternative test exception [Sec. 3490g, r, 3552m, 9309 (1d)]  -  Act 32
Crime victim and witness surcharge allocation [Sec. 3547-3552] -  Act 32
Justice information surcharge revenue structure revised; OJA funding re statistics on civil legal services to indigent persons eliminated; child advocacy center grants, justice information sharing program appropriation, drug offender surcharge fund deficit plan and Milwaukee County grant provisions [for section numbers and vetoes, see entry under ``Justice Assistance, Office of"] -  Act 32
court _ municipalCourt — Municipal
Electronic juvenile court records re Children's Code or Juvenile Justice Code proceedings made available to law enforcement, juvenile court, municipal court, court of criminal jurisdiction, and certain prosecutors, attorneys, and guardians ad litem; restrictions on information re physical and mental health and sensitive personal matters; Director of State Courts, CCAP, confidentiality, and forfeiture provisions  -  Act 270
Absconding without paying for gasoline or diesel fuel: additional option for civil redress for the fuel retailer; DOT and affidavit provisions -  Act 186
Actions affecting the family and paternity actions: form for SSN of minor children [Sec. 3478-3481, 9308 (2), (3)]  -  Act 32
Actions in which sole defendant is the state, a state board or commission, or certain state officers, employees, or agents: plaintiff may designate county in which to bring the action; appellant may select court of appeals district in which to appeal the judgment or order of a circuit court; certain actions commenced by a prisoners shall be venued in Dane County  -  Act 61
Administrative rule revisions re state agency authority to promulgate and implement standards, gubernatorial approval, economic impact analysis, legislative review of proposed rules, JCRAR duties, and venue in judicial review actions and in actions against the state -  Act 21
Alternatives to prosecuting and incarcerating offenders who abuse alcohol or other drugs: counties required to match portion of OJA grants [Sec. 330] -  Act 32
Annexation by city or village: county board approval of cross-county annexation no longer needed; town may ask DOA to review proposed annexation and if a requirement is violated, the town may challenge in circuit court  -  Act 128
Bail bond surety corporation and agent licensing provisions created [Sec. 496m, 3205p, r, 3212m, 3541g, r, 9140 (5c)] [vetoed] -  AB-40
Child sex offenses: court may impose lesser sentence than required or place person on probation if person is no more than 48 months older than the victim -  Act 272
Chiropractic service fees paid from attorney contingency fees re motor vehicle accident [Sec. 3503g, 9309 (1f)]  -  Act 32
Discovery of electronically stored information: amendments (Wis.Stats, s.802.10, 804.01, 804.08, 804.09, 804.12, 805.07) 11/10/10 [SCO no.09-01A] -  SCO
Domestic abuse committed in the presence of a child: sentencing court must consider as aggravating factor  -  Act 273
Electronic juvenile court records re Children's Code or Juvenile Justice Code proceedings made available to law enforcement, juvenile court, municipal court, court of criminal jurisdiction, and certain prosecutors, attorneys, and guardians ad litem; restrictions on information re physical and mental health and sensitive personal matters; Director of State Courts, CCAP, confidentiality, and forfeiture provisions  -  Act 270
Foreclosure on abandoned properties: redemption period, court procedures, and notice of sale printed in a newspaper modified -  Act 136
GPS tracking by Corr.Dept for restraining order or injunction violation conviction: court may order; surcharge, costs, notification, and penalty provisions; JRCCP report  -  Act 266
Hearsay evidence is admissible at a preliminary examination -  Act 285
Inadvertent disclosure of protected or privileged information (Wis.Stats, s.804.01, 805.07, 905.03) 11/1/12 [SCO no.12-03] -  SCO
Interest rate on judgments in civil actions revised -  Act 69
Name changes: confidentiality provisions and exemption from newspaper publication requirement; confidential information may not be disclosed except by court order  -  Act 274
No-contact orders by the court: penalties increased for violations re domestic abuse incidents; convicted individual prohibited from contacting witness to the crime and penalty for violations revised; JRCCP report -  Act 267
Prosecution may be commenced at any time for first-degree sexual assault of an adult and attempts to commit first- and second-degree intentional homicide and first-degree sexual assault -  Act 282
Race-based team names, nicknames, logos, and mascots used by schools: school district may delay compliance with order to terminate use of [Sec. 2476p, r] -  Act 32
Sexually explicit conduct by a person under age 18: evidentiary recordings remain in possession of court or law enforcement agency, defense inspection provisions; attempt at specified sex crimes against children made a felony; victim in certain sex crimes against children can be an individual the perpetrator believed to be under 18; JRCCP report  -  Act 284
Tort reform: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of a product; strict liability; noneconomic damages limited; punitive damages; frivolous claims; health care service reviews confidentiality; use of health care reports or employee statements; hospital quality indicators reporting; expert and lay witness testimony; crimes of abuse, homicide, or negligence re health care providers and treatment or residential care facilities in specified cases  -  Act 2
Videoconferencing technology: objections to use of in a courtroom modified; revisions to when a defendant is entitled to be in a courtroom in a criminal case [Sec. 3492r, w]  -  Act 32
Videotape procedure re evidence and depositions (Wis.Stat., s.885.42), 11/5/10 [SCO no.10-06] -  SCO
court _ trafficCourt — Traffic
Failure-to-yield violations resulting in bodily harm, great bodily harm, or death: operating privilege suspension and vehicle right-of-way course requirement; driver education instruction provision -  Act 173
court_appointed special advocate _casa_Court-appointed special advocate (CASA), see Juvenile court
creditCredit, see also Agricultural credit
Payday loan revisions re interest, database, and consumer reports to verify income; title loan provisions re certificate of authorization, interest, rescission, and other requirements; certain exemptions for affiliates of financial institutions; Division of Banking duties [Sec. 2637d-kk, 9317 (1u)-(3u)]  -  Act 32
credit unionCredit union, see also Financial institution
Conversion of credit union to savings bank or state bank provisions created; method of calculating interest; notice and protections for tenants in foreclosure of rental residential property provisions repealed [Sec. 2637b, 2707d-g, 2718m, 2719d-g, 2724m, 3194m, 3474m, 3492m, 9317 (1f), 9355 (1f), (2f)]  -  Act 32
Credit unions: limitation on donations or grants revised -  Act 205
credit unions, office ofCredit Unions, Office of
Credit Unions, Office of, PR appropriation consolidated with PR appropriation for program operations [Sec. 489-492, 2707] -  Act 32
Absconding without paying for gasoline or diesel fuel: additional option for civil redress for the fuel retailer; DOT and affidavit provisions -  Act 186
Alternatives to prosecuting and incarcerating offenders who abuse alcohol or other drugs: counties required to match portion of OJA grants [Sec. 330] -  Act 32
Carrying a concealed weapon licensing provisions created, background check and training required; other provisions re electric weapons, transporting unloaded firearms and unstrung bow or crossbow, disorderly conduct, photo ID cards for former law enforcement officers, prohibited places and sign specifications, and out-of-state licensees and reciprocity; exemption from emergency rules and penalty provisions; DOJ duties and report required -  Act 35
Failure to report a missing child or the death of a child and hiding or moving the corpse of a child: prohibition and penalties created; JRCCP report -  Act 268
GPS tracking by Corr.Dept for restraining order or injunction violation conviction: court may order; surcharge, costs, notification, and penalty provisions; JRCCP report  -  Act 266
Obstructing a law enforcement officer by providing false information or evidence: convicted person may be assessed costs of the investigation; exceptions for recanting reports of or being a victim of abusive conduct or the report did not lead to criminal charges or a conviction -  Act 269
Retail theft felony penalties modified and racketeering provision created; proof of ownership required for certain merchandise at a flea market, penalty provisions; JRCCP report  -  Act 174
Self-defense resulting in death or great bodily harm: court presumption criteria created, civil liability immunity provisions, and criminal activity by the actor and public safety worker exceptions -  Act 94
Soft tissue injury or great bodily harm to an officer while resisting or obstructing an officer made a felony; battery by prisoners expanded to include soft tissue injury; definition provision -  Act 74
Stolen firearm: penalty for intentionally receiving -  Act 99
Theft of services: ``merchandise" definition re retail theft expanded to include a service provided by a service provider; penalties and JRCCP report -  Act 110
Tort reform: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of a product; strict liability; noneconomic damages limited; punitive damages; frivolous claims; health care service reviews confidentiality; use of health care reports or employee statements; hospital quality indicators reporting; expert and lay witness testimony; crimes of abuse, homicide, or negligence re health care providers and treatment or residential care facilities in specified cases  -  Act 2
Trafficking of a child prosecution time limit revised and TPR provision; knowingly accessing certain child pornography materials made a felony; restricting evidence about complaining witnesses expanded re specified sex crimes; crimes expanded re interception of communications by law enforcement with judicial approval; crime victim compensation re sex crimes against children; JRCCP report  -  Act 271
crime and criminals _ batteryCrime and criminals — Battery
Bodily substance thrown or expelled at a public safety officer: intent to cause bodily harm removed as an element to qualify as a felony; JRCCP report -  Act 72
Soft tissue injury or great bodily harm to an officer while resisting or obstructing an officer made a felony; battery by prisoners expanded to include soft tissue injury; definition provision -  Act 74
crime and criminals _ felonyCrime and criminals — Felony
Bodily substance thrown or expelled at a public safety officer: intent to cause bodily harm removed as an element to qualify as a felony; JRCCP report -  Act 72
Employment discrimination based on conviction record: educational agency exempt re unpardoned felony conviction  -  Act 83
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