2018 Legislative Council Study Committee on Bail and Conditions of Pretrial Release


Legislative Council Staff

Katie Bender-Olson

David Moore

Tracey Young

Members

Senator Wanggaard (Chair)

Senator Risser (Vice-Chair)

Jennifer Dorow

Representative Duchow

Adam Gerol

Representative Goyke

Scott Horne

Gary King

Jane Klekamp

Joseph McCleer

Paul Susienka

Kelli Thompson

Representative Tusler

Maxine White

Hearing Notices

Travel Voucher

Membership List

Scope

  • The Study Committee is directed to review Wisconsin’s pretrial release system, including considerations for courts in imposing monetary bail and for denying pretrial release. The committee shall review relevant Wisconsin constitutional and statutory provisions and best practices implemented by Wisconsin counties and other states, including use of risk assessment tools for informing pretrial detention decisions. The committee is directed to recommend legislation regarding bail and pretrial release that enhances public safety, respects constitutional rights of the accused, considers costs to local governments, and incorporates evidence-based strategies.

August 16, 2018 Meeting 10:00 a.m. LC Conference Room [ Agenda | Minutes ]

September 17, 2018 Meeting 10:00 a.m. LC Conference Room [ Agenda | Minutes ]

October 16, 2018 Meeting 12:30 p.m. LC Conference Room [ Agenda | Minutes ]

November 13, 2018 Meeting 10:00 a.m. LC Large Conference Room [ Agenda | Minutes ]

December 11, 2018 Meeting 10:00 a.m. LC Conference Room [ Agenda ]