Wis. Admin. Code Department of Corrections § DOC 314.01 - Authority, applicability and purpose

Current through November 29, 2021

(1) This chapter is promulgated pursuant to the authority vested in the department by ss. 301.02, 301.03(2), 301.03(6) and 227.11(2), Stats., and applies to the department and to all adult inmates in its legal custody in correctional institutions. This chapter interprets s. 51.20, Stats.
(2) The department has authority to provide specialized treatment for inmates and shall assess and direct inmates into treatment programs.
(3) The department may consider involuntary mental health treatment when the inmate otherwise cannot be treated adequately and when ordered by a court. Whenever feasible and appropriate, the department intends to use other forms of treatment for mental illness, including voluntary treatment in the correctional institution or state treatment facility or transfer to another more appropriate correctional institution. This chapter provides guidance to correctional institution staff concerning the times when it will become necessary to provide an inmate involuntary treatment.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Corrections § DOC 314.01
Cr. Register, November, 2000, No. 539, eff. 12-1-00.

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