2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
January 22, 2016 - Introduced by Senators Erpenbach, Hansen,
L. Taylor, Miller,
Harris Dodd, Lassa, Wirch and Ringhand, cosponsored by Representatives
Hintz, Barnes, Considine, Brostoff, Billings, Goyke, Berceau, Danou,
Johnson, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Mason, Kahl, Genrich, Pope, Jorgensen,
Spreitzer and Subeck. Referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
1An Act to renumber
301.287; to repeal and recreate
301.287 (title); and to
301.287 (2) of the statutes;
relating to: limiting overtime at the
3Department of Corrections.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill prohibits an employee of the Department of Corrections from working
overtime for more than two consecutive shifts.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
301.287 (title) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
301.287 of the statutes is renumbered 301.287 (1).
301.287 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
No employee of the department may work overtime for more than 9
2 consecutive shifts. If this prohibition is violated by an employee who works at a
prison, the warden of that prison shall submit a report to the joint committee on 2
finance, and, if this prohibition is violated by an employee who does not work at a 3
prison, the secretary shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance.
This act takes effect on the first day of the 7th month beginning after 6