The Special Committee is directed to review the following provisions in ch. 51, Stats.: (a) the appropriateness of, and inconsistencies in, the utilization of emergency detention procedures under s. 51.15, Stats., across this state, and the availability and cost of emergency detention facilities; (b) the inconsistent statutory approaches to emergency detention between Milwaukee County and other counties in the state; and (c) the inconsistent application of procedures relating to admission of minors under s. 51.13, Stats., as modified by 2005 Wisconsin Act 444.
January19, 2012 (Working Group on Circumstances That Warrant Postponement of an Emergency Detention hearing of the Special Committee on Review of Emergency Detention and Admission of Minors Under Chapter 51)
January 19, 2012 (Working Group on the Federal Emergency Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) and Emergency Detention of the Special Committee on Review of Emergency Detention and Admission of Minors Under Chapter 51)