2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
February 23, 2022 - Introduced by Senators Testin, Stroebel and Nass,
cosponsored by Representatives
Sanfelippo, Krug, Gundrum and Moses.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
1An Act to create
758.20 (4) 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, the charging recommendation from the referring
law enforcement agency, if applicable, 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 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
For every crime, as defined in s. 939.12, the director of state courts 5
shall ensure that the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access Internet site provides all of the
following categories of information in a format that is searchable by each each 2
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) The charging recommendation from the referring law enforcement agency, 8
(f) Whether the case resulted in a conviction.
(g) The penalty that was imposed, if any, in the case.
(1) The treatment of s. 758.20 (4) first applies to case management information 13
entered before the effective date of this subsection if information regarding the case 14
is available on the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access Internet site, as defined in s. 15
758.20 (1), on the effective date of this subsection.
This act takes effect on the first day of the 7th month beginning after 18