Register December 2021 No. 792
Chapter DHS 98
Subchapter I — General
DHS 98.01   Authority and purpose.
DHS 98.02   Applicability.
DHS 98.03   Definitions.
Subchapter II — Client under Supervision
DHS 98.04   Field supervision.
DHS 98.05   Prerelease planning.
DHS 98.06   Notice to law enforcement of client release to supervision.
DHS 98.07   Funds, property and loans.
DHS 98.08   Intrastate transfer.
DHS 98.09   Cooperation with other jurisdictions.
DHS 98.10   Client complaint process.
DHS 98.11   Purchase of services.
DHS 98.12   Absconding.
DHS 98.13   Fraternization.
DHS 98.14   Contraband.
DHS 98.15   Discharge.
DHS 98.16   Revocation.
Subchapter III — Use of Force and Related Matters
DHS 98.17   Definitions.
DHS 98.18   Use of force.
DHS 98.19   Mechanical restraints.
DHS 98.20   Chemical agents and firearms.
DHS 98.21   Search and seizure.
DHS 98.22   Custody and detention.
DHS 98.23   Transporting clients in custody.
Subchapter IV — Records and Reports
DHS 98.24   Predispositional investigation report.
DHS 98.25   Modified predispositional investigation report.
DHS 98.26   Sources of information for a predispositional report.
DHS 98.27   Recordkeeping.
Subchapter V — Lie Detector Testing
DHS 98.28   Purpose, authority and applicability.
DHS 98.29   Lie detector requirement.
DHS 98.30   Purpose of lie detector program.
DHS 98.31   Operation of lie detector program.
DHS 98.32   Lie detector fee.
Ch. DHS 98 Note Note: Chapter HSS 98 was created as an emergency rule effective December 15, 1991. Chapter HSS 98 was renumbered chapter HFS 98 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 6. and 7., Stats., Register, May, 1999, No. 521. Chapter HFS 98 was renumbered chapter DHS 98 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2008 No. 635.
subch. I of ch. DHS 98 Subchapter I — General
DHS 98.01 DHS 98.01 Authority and purpose. This chapter is promulgated under the authority of ss. 51.37 (9), 51.375 (3), 971.17 (3) (e), and 980.08 (6m), Stats., to provide rules for supervision in communities of persons who are committed to the department and placed under its control after being found not guilty by reason of mental illness or defect of having committed a crime or after being found to be sexually violent persons or who are otherwise sex offenders. Supervision is intended to provide for the public's safety, promote social reintegration, reduce repetition of crime and carry out the statutory directives under s. 46.03 (1) and (5), Stats. The following goals and objectives are relevant for fulfillment of these purposes:
DHS 98.01(1) (1)To supervise and control offenders to the extent necessary to protect the public, staff and clients;
DHS 98.01(2) (2)To provide clients with opportunities for obtaining education, training, work experience, coping skills and other programs and services to enable them to live constructive lives;
DHS 98.01(3) (3)To provide access to community-based programs for persons on supervision for whom those programs are desirable and necessary;
DHS 98.01(4) (4)To establish necessary guidelines, procedures, and controls to maintain program, staff and fiscal accountability and to promote program efficiency and effectiveness;
DHS 98.01(5) (5)To cooperate with other public and private agencies in activities directed at preventing crime and mental illness and providing alternatives to institutionalization; and
DHS 98.01(6) (6)To protect the health and rights of all persons involved in the department's programs and activities.
DHS 98.01 History History: Cr. Register, July, 1992, No. 439, eff. 8-1-92; emerg. am. (intro.) eff. 10-1-94; am. (intro.), Register, April, 1995, No. 472, eff. 5-1-95; am. (1) (intro.), Register, May, 1999, No. 521, eff. 6-1-99; correction in (intro.) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2004 No. 588.
DHS 98.02 DHS 98.02 Applicability. This chapter applies to the department and to all persons under its custody and supervision who were committed to the department after being found:
DHS 98.02(1) (1)Not guilty by reason of mental disease or mental defect of a crime and for whom the commitment order specifies conditional release or who were conditionally transferred or discharged by the department to field supervision; or
DHS 98.02(2) (2)To be sexually violent and for whom the commitment order specifies supervised release or who were found by the court to be appropriate for supervised release.
DHS 98.02 History History: Cr. Register, July, 1992, No. 439, eff. 8-1-92; emerg. r. and recr. eff. 10-1-94; r. and recr. Register, April, 1995, No. 472, eff. 5-1-95.
DHS 98.03 DHS 98.03 Definitions. In this chapter:
DHS 98.03(1) (1)“Absconding" means the failure of a client to make himself or herself available as directed by the agent.
DHS 98.03(2) (2)“Administrator" means the administrator of the department's division of care and treatment facilities or designee.
DHS 98.03(3) (3)“Agent" means the employee of the division or a person under contract to the division who may be assigned the responsibilities of an agent under this chapter.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.