2023 - 2024 LEGISLATURE
January 16, 2024 - Introduced by Representatives Tusler and Ortiz-Velez,
cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard and Taylor. Referred to Committee on
Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
AB967,1,2 1An Act to create 19.36 (14) of the statutes; relating to: withholding judicial
2security profiles from public access.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill exempts a judicial security profile form from disclosure under the
public records law. Under the bill, a judicial security profile form is a form completed
by or on behalf of a current or former judicial officer, such as a judge or court
commissioner, and used to develop an emergency response plan.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB967,1 3Section 1. 19.36 (14) of the statutes is created to read:
AB967,1,44 19.36 (14) Judicial security profiles. (a) In this subsection:
AB967,1,55 1. “Judicial officer" means any of the following, whether living or deceased:
AB967,1,66 a. A justice or former justice of the supreme court.
AB967,1,77 b. A judge or former judge of the court of appeals.
AB967,1,88 c. A judge or former judge of any circuit court.
1d. A municipal judge or former municipal judge in this state.
AB967,2,32 e. A circuit court commissioner or former circuit court commissioner in this
AB967,2,54 2. “Judicial security profile form” means a form prescribed by the director of
5state courts.
AB967,2,86 (b) An authority shall not provide access under s. 19.35 (1) to a judicial security
7profile form that is completed by or on behalf of a judicial officer and used to develop
8an emergency response plan.
AB967,2,99 (End)