2015 WISCONSIN ACT 354
An Act to create 302.107 and 950.04 (1v) (vg) of the statutes; relating to: providing to a victim notification when an offender's extended supervision or parole is revoked.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
302.107 of the statutes is created to read:
302.107 Notification upon revocation. (1) In this section:
(a) "Inmate" means the person who was convicted of an offense against the victim.
(b) "Victim" has the meaning given in s. 950.02 (4).
(2) Upon revocation of parole or extended supervision under s. 302.11 (7), 302.113 (9), 302.114 (9), or 304.06 (3) or (3g), the department shall make a reasonable effort to send a notice of the revocation to a victim of an offense committed by the inmate, if the victim can be found, in accordance with sub. (3) and after receiving a completed card under sub. (4).
(3) The department shall make a reasonable effort to send the notice, postmarked not more than 10 days after the revocation, to the last-known address of the victim.
(4) The department shall design and prepare cards for a victim of any crime for which the inmate is sentenced to confinement in prison to send to the department. The cards shall have space for any such person to provide his or her name and address, the name of the applicable inmate, and any other information the department determines is necessary. The department shall provide the cards, without charge, to district attorneys. District attorneys shall provide the cards, without charge, to the victims, who may send completed cards to the department. All department records or portions of records that relate to mailing addresses of these persons are not subject to inspection or copying under s. 19.35 (1).
950.04 (1v) (vg) of the statutes is created to read:
950.04 (1v) (vg) To have the department of corrections make a reasonable attempt to notify the victim, pursuant to s. 302.107, of a revocation of parole or of release to extended supervision under s. 302.11 (7), 302.113 (9), 302.114 (9), or 304.06 (3) or (3g).
(1) This act first applies to revocations occurring on the effective date of this subsection.