[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Grant County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-20-1982 (Ch. 25 of the Grant County Ordinances)]
This article is enacted under the authority of § 303.08(4), Wis. Stats., relating to Huber Law prisoners held by the Sheriff of Grant County in the Grant County Jail.
Every prisoner gainfully employed or who is receiving unemployment compensation or employment training benefits while in the custody of the jail shall be liable for charges not to exceed the full per capita maintenance and cost of his board in the jail as fixed by the County Board.
If necessarily absent from jail at mealtime, the prisoner shall, at the prisoner's request, be furnished with an adequate nourishing lunch to carry to work, and the Sheriff shall charge the prisoner's account, if the prisoner has one, for such board.
If the prisoner is gainfully self-employed, the prisoner shall pay the Sheriff for such board, in default of which his privilege under § 303.08(4), Wis. Stats., is automatically forfeited.
If the jail food is furnished directly by the County, the Sheriff shall account for and pay over such board payments to the County Treasurer.
[Adopted 2-18-1997 by Ord. No. 34]
No one shall possess, distribute or use lit smoking materials while in the jail located in the Grant County Sheriff's Department. The term "smoking materials" includes but is not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, tobacco, matches or lighters. Said lit smoking materials shall be considered prohibited contraband in the Grant County Jail.
Any person who willfully violates this article by carrying, possessing or distributing a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe or any other lighted smoking equipment in the Grant County Jail after being advised by an employee of the Grant County Jail/Sheriff's Department that smoking is prohibited in the jail shall forfeit not more than $10 for each violation upon conviction of a violation of this article. Failure to pay said forfeiture within 60 days of conviction of said violation of this article can result in contempt proceedings being brought against the violator.
Any inmate of the Grant County Jail who is found possessing, using or distributing an unlit lighter, unlit matches, unlit cigarette, unlit cigar, unlit pipe or other unlit smoking materials in the Grant County Jail in violation of jail rules can be subject to discipline set forth in § DOC 350.15, Wis. Adm. Code, said discipline to be carried out by the individuals authorized in § DOC 350.15.
Legal action for possessing lit smoking materials shall be initiated against a violator by the issuance of a citation by an employee of the Grant County Sheriff's Department for possessing a lit cigarette, cigar, pipe or other smoking materials. Any citation issued shall contain all of the information required by § 66.0113, Wis. Stats. The cash deposit which can be posted for a violation of this article is the sum of $10. The cash deposit shall be paid to the Clerk of Circuit Court for Grant County, and the Clerk of Circuit Court shall issue receipts for said cash deposits.
The Grant County Corporation Counsel is also authorized to commence an action in any court with jurisdiction to enjoin repeated violations of this article. The Corporation Counsel shall prosecute the above violations of this article when the same involve possession of lit smoking materials in the Grant County Jail.