CHAPTER 323
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
SUBCHAPTER I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
323.01   Declaration of policy.
323.02   Definitions.
SUBCHAPTER II
POWERS AND DUTIES RELATED TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
323.10   Declaration by governor.
323.11   Declaration by local government.
323.12   Governor; duties and powers; out-of-state assistance.
323.13   Adjutant general; duties and powers.
323.14   Local government; duties and powers.
323.15   Heads of emergency management; duties and powers.
323.16   Powers of law enforcement officers.
323.17   State traffic patrol officers and conservation wardens.
323.18   State agency volunteers.
323.19   State official authority to grant variances to statutes and rules for a disaster.
323.20   Emergency use of vehicles.
323.24   Prohibition against restricting firearms or ammunition during emergency.
323.25   Personnel restrictions.
323.26   Electronic communications.
323.265   Suspension of certain deadlines and training requirements during a public health emergency.
323.27   Electronic payments.
323.28   Penalties.
323.29   Statewide public safety interoperable communication system.
323.2911   Public employee health insurance coverage.
323.2912   Suspension of limited term appointment hours.
323.2913   Use of annual leave during probationary period by state employee.
323.2915   State civil service grievance procedures.
SUBCHAPTER III
DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
323.30   Federal disaster assistance.
323.31   State disaster assistance.
SUBCHAPTER IV
LIABILITY AND EXEMPTIONS
323.40   Responsibility for worker's compensation.
323.41   Liability of state or local unit of government.
323.42   Reimbursement of local units of government.
323.43   Bearing of losses.
323.44   Public shelters.
323.45   Providers of equipment and other items.
SUBCHAPTER V
EMERGENCY LOCATION AND
CONTINUITY OF GOVERNMENT
323.50   Definitions.
323.51   Emergency seat of state government.
323.52   Temporary locations of government for local units of government.
323.53   Succession to office; state officers.
323.54   Succession to office; local officers.
323.55   Interim successors.
SUBCHAPTER VI
EMERGENCY PLANNING
323.60   Hazardous substances information and emergency planning.
323.61   Emergency planning grants.
323.62   Mobile field force grants.
SUBCHAPTER VII
EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS
323.70   Hazardous substance emergency response.
323.71   Local agency response and reimbursement.
323.72   Structural collapse emergency response.
SUBCHAPTER VIII
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACTS
323.80   Emergency management assistance compact.
323.81   State and province emergency management assistance compact.
Ch. 323 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also WEM, Wis. adm. code.
subch. I of ch. 323 SUBCHAPTER I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
323.01 323.01 Declaration of policy.
323.01(1)(1)To prepare the state and its subdivisions to cope with emergencies resulting from a disaster, or the imminent threat of a disaster, it is declared to be necessary to establish an organization for emergency management, conferring upon the governor and others specified the powers and duties provided by this chapter.
323.01(2) (2)Unless otherwise specified by law, the role of any state agency, including the department of military affairs and the division, in an emergency declared under this chapter, is to assist local units of government and local law enforcement agencies in responding to a disaster or the imminent threat of a disaster.
323.01(3) (3)This chapter may not limit or in any way affect the responsibility of the American National Red Cross as authorized by the congress of the United States.
323.01 History History: 1979 c. 361 s. 52; 1995 a. 247; 2009 a. 42 ss. 49, 50, 108, 119; Stats. 2009 s. 323.01.
323.02 323.02 Definitions. In this chapter, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
323.02(1) (1)“Adjutant general" means the adjutant general of the department of military affairs.
323.02(2) (2)“Administrator" means the administrator of the division.
323.02(3) (3)“Biological agent" means any of the following:
323.02(3)(a) (a) A select agent that is a virus, bacterium, rickettsia, fungus, or toxin that is specified under 42 CFR 72, Appendix A.
323.02(3)(b) (b) A genetically modified microorganism or genetic element from an organism under par. (a) that is shown to produce or encode for a factor associated with a disease.
323.02(3)(c) (c) A genetically modified microorganism or genetic element that contains nucleic acid sequences coding for a toxin under par. (a) or its toxic subunit.
323.02(3)(d) (d) An agent specified by the department of health services by rule.
323.02(4) (4)“Bioterrorism" means the intentional use of any biological, chemical, or radiological agent to cause death, disease or biological malfunction in a human, animal, plant, or other living organism in order to influence the policy of a governmental unit or to intimidate or coerce the civilian population.
323.02(5) (5)“Chemical agent" means a substance that has chemical properties that produce lethal or serious effects in humans, plants, animals, or other living organisms.
323.02(6) (6)“Disaster" means a severe or prolonged, natural or human-caused, occurrence that threatens or negatively impacts life, health, property, infrastructure, the environment, the security of this state or a portion of this state, or critical systems, including computer, telecommunications, or agricultural systems.
323.02(7) (7)“Division" means the division of emergency management.
323.02(8) (8)“Emergency management" means all measures undertaken by or on behalf of the state and its subdivisions to do any of the following:
323.02(8)(a) (a) Prepare for and minimize the effect of a disaster or the imminent threat of a disaster.
323.02(8)(b) (b) Make repairs to or restore infrastructure or critical systems that are destroyed or damaged by a disaster.
323.02(9) (9)“Incident command system" means a functional management system established to control, direct, and manage the roles, responsibilities, and operations of all of the agencies involved in a multi-jurisdictional or multi-agency emergency response.
Loading...
Loading...
2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 186 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on November 3, 2020. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 3, 2020, are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-3-20)