Tony Evers signs Ethan’s law named after slain Manitowoc foster child

Katie R. Ochoa
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signs a bill dubbed Ethan's Law prohibiting people with child abuse convictions from serving as foster parents. Evers was accompanied at the signing Thursday, July 15, in Madison by Andrea Everett, left, whose son Ethan Hauschultz was killed under foster care in Manitowoc County. Bill sponsors Sen. Andre Jacque, R-De Pere, second from left, and Rep. Paul Tittl, R-Manitowoc, right, also attended.

MADISON – Practically nothing could help you save her 7-yr-old son, but she hopes a regulation named in his honor can enable keep other susceptible little ones alive.

“This are not able to carry Ethan back,” Andrea Everett mentioned Thursday soon after Gov. Tony Evers signed “Ethan’s Regulation,” a bill influenced by Everett’s son Ethan Hauschultz. “But it can support conserve some other children, and which is a good point.”

Ethan was fatally hurt in 2018 in a foster household in rural Manitowoc County. He was getting punished due to the fact he experienced talked back again to a schoolteacher. Prosecutors allege in courtroom papers that the punishment — lugging a 44-pound log about a snowy yard for extra than an hour — was requested by the boy’s foster father, Timothy Hauschultz, and carried out by Damian Hauschultz, a teenager Timothy experienced adopted.

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