In this chapter and chs. 302 to 304:

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 301.01

  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
   (1)   “Department” means the department of corrections.
   (1m)   “Juvenile correctional facility” has the meaning given in s. 938.02 (10p).
   (1n)   “Juvenile correctional services” means services provided for a juvenile who is under the supervision of the department of corrections under s. 938.183, 938.34 (2), (4h), (4m), (4n), or (7g), or 938.357 (3) or (4).
301.01 Note NOTE: Sub. (1n) is amended by 2019 Wis. Act 8 effective on the date specified in the department of corrections notice published in the Wisconsin Administrative Register under 2017 Wis. Act 185, section 110 (2) (b), or 7-1-21, whichever is earlier, to read:
Effective date text (1n) “Juvenile correctional services” means services provided for a juvenile who is under the supervision of the department of corrections under s. 938.183, 938.34 (4h) or (7g), or 938.357 (3) or (4).
   (2)   “Prisoner” means any person who is either arrested, incarcerated, imprisoned, or otherwise detained in excess of 12 hours by any law enforcement agency of this state, except when detention is pursuant to s. 55.06 (11) (a), 2003 stats., or s. 51.15, 51.20, 51.45 (11) (b), or 55.135 or ch. 980. “Prisoner” does not include any of the following:
      (a)    Any person who is serving a sentence of detention under s. 973.03 (4) unless the person is in the county jail under s. 973.03 (4) (c).
      (b)    Any resident of a juvenile correctional facility or a secured residential care center for children and youth.
      (c)    Any child held in custody under ss. 48.19 to 48.21.
      (cm)    Any expectant mother held in custody under ss. 48.193 to 48.213.
      (d)    Any child participating in the mother-young child care program under s. 301.049.
   (3)   “Secretary” means the secretary of corrections.
   (3k)   “Secured residential care center for children and youth” has the meaning given in s. 938.02 (15g).
   (4)   “State correctional institution” means a state prison under s. 302.01 or a juvenile correctional facility operated by the department.
   (5)   “Type 1 prison” means a state prison under s. 302.01, but excludes any institution that meets the criteria under s. 302.01 solely because of its status under s. 301.048 (4) (b).
   (6)   “Type 2 prison” means a state prison under s. 302.01 that meets the criteria under s. 302.01 solely because of its status under s. 301.048 (4) (b).