2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
December 7, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch, Allen,
Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Hutton, Skowronski and Wichgers, cosponsored by
Senators Craig and Vukmir. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
1An Act to create
758.20 of the statutes; relating to: the availability of
2information on crimes through the consolidated court automation programs.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, the director of state courts maintains the consolidated court
automation programs website, which is an Internet site that is the statewide
electronic circuit court case management system. The director of state courts has
discretion regarding what information is available through the CCAP website.
Under the bill, the director of state courts must ensure that the CCAP website
provides the following information in a searchable format for all crimes: the county
in which charges were filed, the judge assigned to the case, all cases adjudicated by
the judge, the criminal charge filed, whether the case resulted in a conviction, and
the penalty that was imposed, if any, in the case.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
758.20 of the statutes is created to read:
4758.20 Consolidated court automation programs. (1)
In this section, 5
“Wisconsin Circuit Court Access Internet site" means the Internet site of the 6
consolidated court automation programs, which is the statewide electronic circuit
court case management system established under s. 758.19 (4) and maintained by 2
the director of state courts.
For every crime, as defined in s. 939.12, the director of state courts shall 4
ensure that the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access Internet site provides all of the 5
following categories of information in a format that is searchable by each each 6
category of information:
(a) The county in which charges were filed.
(b) The judge assigned to the case.
(c) All cases adjudicated by the judge.
(d) The criminal charge filed.
(e) Whether the case resulted in a conviction.
(f) The penalty that was imposed, if any, in the case.
(1) The treatment of section 758.20 (2) of the statutes first applies to case 15
management information entered before the effective date of this subsection if 16
information regarding the case is available on the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access 17
Internet site, as defined in section 758.20 (1) of the statutes, on the effective date of 18
This act takes effect on the first day of the 7th month beginning after 21