(c) Legislative action required. Within 120 days after the bill is introduced the appropriate committees in each house of the legislature shall authorize an extraordinary session of the legislature to commence within the 120 days and to extend until the legislature passes the bill or passes a joint resolution which disapproves of the agreement or modification and returns the agreement or modification to the board commission for renegotiation. If the 120-day period extends beyond the date specified in s. 13.02 (1), the 120-day period is deemed to commence on the first day the succeeding legislature convenes, unless a bill or joint resolution is passed prior to that time.
27,1797 Section 1797. 36.50 (11) of the statutes is renumbered 196.497 (11), and 196.497 (11) (a), as renumbered, is amended to read:
196.497 (11) (a) Submission. The board commission shall submit any technical revision to a written agreement negotiated under sub. (8) (g), approved by the board commission and approved by the federal department of energy or other federal agency, to the presiding officer of each house of the legislature and to the governor.
27,1798 Section 1798. 36.50 (11m) of the statutes is renumbered 196.497 (11m), and 196.497 (11m) (a) to (c) and (f), as renumbered, are amended to read:
196.497 (11m) (a) (title) Review by the board commission. If the federal department of energy selects a site in the state for construction of a repository for the long-term disposal of high-level radioactive or transuranic waste, the board commission shall review the adequacy of the selected site and of the site plan prepared by the federal department of energy under sub. (9) (b) 12. The review shall include a full scientific review of the adequacy of the selected site and of the site plan. The board shall solicit written comments on the selected site and the site plan from the radioactive waste policy council and the radioactive waste technical council. The board commission shall utilize recognized experts in conducting its scientific review. The board commission shall conduct more than one public hearing on the site plan and shall make available to the public arguments and evidence for and against the site plan. The board commission shall provide 30 days' notice of the date and location of the public hearings. The board commission shall solicit comments from appropriate state agencies, local units of government, regional planning commissions, American Indian tribal governing bodies, the general public and interested citizen groups on the adequacy of the selected site and the site plan. The board commission shall make these comments available to the public.
(b) Recommendation to the legislature and the governor. After completing this review, the board commission shall submit a recommendation to the speaker of the assembly, the president of the senate and the governor on whether the state should accept the site selected by the federal department of energy and the site plan. The reasons for which the board commission may recommend that the legislature and the governor object to the site selection or the site plan, or both, include those specified in sub. (9) (c). The recommendation to the speaker of the assembly and the president of the senate shall be accompanied by a request for the introduction of a bill to approve the site selected and the site plan or by a request for the introduction of a bill to disapprove the site or the site plan or both.
(c) Introduction of legislation. Upon request of the board commission, the speaker of the assembly or the president of the senate shall introduce a bill reflecting the recommendation of the board commission on whether to approve or disapprove the site selected by the federal department of energy and the site plan. The bill is not subject to s. 16.47 (2).
(f) Transmittal of action by the legislature and the governor. After the legislature takes action under par. (d) and after the governor takes any action under par. (e), the chief clerk of the house of origin shall notify the board commission of the action taken and the board commission shall send a report to the president of the United States, the members of the U.S. senate, the members of the U.S. house of representatives, the federal department of energy and other appropriate federal agencies. The report shall contain a summary of the review undertaken by the board commission in accordance with par. (a), the recommendation made by the board commission under par. (b), the action of the legislature under par. (d) and any action of the governor under par. (e).
27,1799 Section 1799. 36.50 (12) to (14) of the statutes are renumbered 196.497 (12) to (14) and amended to read:
196.497 (12) Implementation. The board commission shall implement agreements, modifications and technical revisions approved under subs. (10) and (11). In implementing these agreements, modifications and revisions, the board commission may solicit the views of appropriate state agencies, local units of government, regional planning commissions, American Indian tribal governing bodies, the general public and interested citizen groups.
(13) Funding. The board commission shall attempt to finance all of its expenses under this section from moneys received from the federal department of energy and other federal agencies and from gifts and grants received from other persons.
(14) State agencies to cooperate. The geological and natural history survey shall provide staff and other administrative services to assist the board in its duties. Other state agencies shall assist the board commission in fulfilling its duties under this section to the fullest extent possible.
27,1800 Section 1800. 36.51 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.51 (7) All meals served must meet the approval of the board, which shall establish minimum nutritional standards and reasonable expenditure limits consistent with the standards and limits established by the state superintendent department of public instruction education under s. 115.345 (6). The board shall give special consideration to the dietary problems of elderly persons in formulating a nutritional plan. However, no center or institution may be required to provide special foods for individual persons with allergies or medical disorders.
27,1800n Section 1800n. 38.04 (7m) of the statutes is created to read:
38.04 (7m) Financial aids. By April 10, 1996, and annually thereafter, the board shall develop and submit to the education commission for its review under s. 39.285 (1) a proposed formula for the awarding of grants under s. 39.435, except for grants awarded under s. 39.435 (2) or (5), for the upcoming academic year to students enrolled in the technical colleges.
27,1801 Section 1801. 38.04 (11) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
38.04 (11) (a) 2. In consultation with the state superintendent department of public instruction, the board shall establish, by rule, a uniform format for district boards to use in reporting the number of pupils attending district schools under ss. 118.15 (1) (b), (cm) and (d) and 118.37 and in reporting pupil participation in technical preparation programs under s. 118.34, including the number of courses taken for advanced standing in the district's associate degree program and for vocational, technical and adult education college credit. The format shall be identical to the format established by the state superintendent department of public instruction under s. 115.28 (38).
27,1802 Section 1802. 38.04 (18) of the statutes is repealed.
27,1803 Section 1803. 38.04 (26) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.04 (26) Technical preparation programs. In consultation with the state superintendent department of public instruction education, the board shall approve courses for technical preparation programs under s. 118.34. By July 1, 1994, and annually thereafter by July 1, the board shall publish a list of the approved courses that indicates the schools in which each course is taught and the credit equivalency available in each district for each course.
27,1803m Section 1803m. 38.04 (27) of the statutes is created to read:
38.04 (27) Agricultural land reimbursement. Until December 31, 2002, the board shall grant to each district board that applies and that in its most recent levy levied a tax under s. 38.16 at a rate of 1.5 mills an amount calculated as follows:
(a) Subtract the equalized value of agricultural land, as defined in s. 70.32 (2) (c) 1., in the district as determined for the year to which the levy applies from the equalized value of agricultural land in the district as determined for 1996.
(b) If the amount under par. (a) is a positive number, multiply that amount by the district's most recent levy rate for operations.
27,1810g Section 1810g. 38.27 (1) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.27 (1) (e) Educational programs, courses or services that would not otherwise be established or maintained because of declines limitations in district fiscal capacity.
27,1810m Section 1810m. 38.272 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.272 (1) A student enrolled in a district's farm business and production management program may apply to the board for a grant for the purpose of paying 50% of the tuition for the first 4 up to 6 years of the program.
27,1812 Section 1812 . 38.28 (1m) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
38.28 (1m) (a) 1. "District aidable cost" means the annual cost of operating a technical college district, including debt service charges for district bonds and promissory notes for building programs or capital equipment, but excluding all expenditures relating to auxiliary enterprises and community service programs, all expenditures funded by or reimbursed with federal revenues, all receipts under subs. (6) and (7) and ss. 38.12 (9), 38.14 (3) and (9), 46.32, 118.15 (2) (a), 118.37 and 146.55 (5), all receipts from grants awarded under ss. 38.04 (8) and (20), 38.14 (11), 38.26, 38.27 and 38.38, all fees collected under s. 38.24 and driver education and chauffeur training aids.
27,1813 Section 1813. 38.30 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.30 (1) (b) District boards may receive payments from the department of health and social services industry, labor and human relations under s. 47.02 to cover the cost of training for resident and nonresident students who are enrolled in district schools and are veterans ineligible for benefits under par. (a).
27,1814 Section 1814. 38.36 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.36 (7) All meals served must meet the approval of the board, which shall establish minimum nutritional standards and reasonable expenditure limits consistent with the standards and limits established by the state superintendent department of public instruction education under s. 115.345 (6). The board shall give special consideration to the dietary problems of elderly persons in formulating a nutritional plan. However, no district board may be required to provide special foods for individual persons with allergies or medical disorders.
27,1815 Section 1815. 38.51 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (title) Educational approval board Proprietary schools.
27,1816 Section 1816. 38.51 (1) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
27,1817 Section 1817. 38.51 (1) (cm) of the statutes is created to read:
38.51 (1) (cm) "Department" means the department of education.
27,1818 Section 1818. 38.51 (1) (g) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (1) (g) "Teaching location" means the area and facilities designated for use by a school required to be approved by the board department under this section.
27,1819 Section 1819. 38.51 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (2) Purpose. The purpose of the board this section is to approve schools and courses of instruction for the training of veterans of the armed forces and war orphans receiving assistance from the federal government, protect the general public by inspecting and approving private trade, correspondence, business and technical schools doing business within this state whether located within or outside this state, changes of ownership or control of these schools, teaching locations used by these schools and courses of instruction offered by these schools and to regulate the soliciting of students for correspondence or classroom courses and courses of instruction offered by these schools.
27,1820 Section 1820. 38.51 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (3) Rule-making power. The board department shall promulgate rules and establish standards necessary to carry out its the purpose of this section.
27,1821 Section 1821. 38.51 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
27,1822 Section 1822. 38.51 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (6) (a) Except as provided in par. (b) the board department shall be the state approval agency for the education and training of veterans and war orphans. It shall approve and supervise schools and courses of instruction for their training under Title 38, USC, and may enter into and receive money under contracts with the U.S. department of veterans affairs or other appropriate federal agencies.
27,1823 Section 1823. 38.51 (7) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (7) Approval of schools generally. (intro.) In order to protect students, prevent fraud and misrepresentation in the sale and advertising of courses and courses of instruction and encourage schools to maintain courses and courses of instruction consistent in quality, content and length with generally accepted educational standards, the board department shall:
27,1824 Section 1824. 38.51 (7) (g) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (7) (g) Approve courses of instruction, schools, changes of ownership or control of schools and teaching locations meeting the requirements and standards established by the board department and complying with rules promulgated by the board department and publish a list of the schools and courses of instruction approved.
27,1825 Section 1825. 38.51 (7) (h) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (7) (h) Issue permits to solicitors when all board department requirements have been met.
27,1826 Section 1826. 38.51 (7) (i) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (7) (i) Require schools to furnish a surety bond in an amount as provided by rule of the board department.
27,1827 Section 1827. 38.51 (8) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (a) In general. No solicitor representing any school offering any course or course of instruction shall sell any course or course of instruction or solicit students therefor in this state for a consideration or remuneration, except upon the actual business premises of the school, unless the solicitor first secures a solicitor's permit from the board department. If the solicitor represents more than one school, a separate permit shall be obtained for each school represented by the solicitor.
27,1828 Section 1828. 38.51 (8) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (b) Solicitor's permit. The application for a solicitor's permit shall be made on a form furnished by the board department and shall be accompanied by a fee and a surety bond acceptable to the board department in the sum of $2,000. The board department shall, by rule, specify the amount of the fee for a solicitor's permit. Such bond may be continuous and shall be conditioned to provide indemnification to any student suffering loss as the result of any fraud or misrepresentation used in procuring his or her enrollment or as a result of the failure of the school to faithfully perform the agreement made with the student by the solicitor, and may be supplied by the solicitor or by the school itself either as a blanket bond covering each of its solicitors in the amount of $2,000 or the surety bond under sub. (7) (i). Upon approval of a permit the board department shall issue an identification card to the solicitor giving his or her name and address, the name and address of the employing school, and certifying that the person whose name appears on the card is authorized to solicit students for the school. A permit shall be valid for one year from the date issued. Liability under this paragraph of the surety on the bond for each solicitor covered thereby shall not exceed the sum of $2,000 as an aggregate for any and all students for all breaches of the conditions of the bond. The surety of a bond may cancel the same upon giving 30 days' notice in writing to the board department and thereafter shall be relieved of liability under this paragraph for any breach of condition occurring after the effective date of the cancellation. An application for renewal shall be accompanied by a fee, a surety bond acceptable to the board department in the sum of $2,000 if a continuous bond has not been furnished, and such information as the board department requests of the applicant. The board department shall, by rule, specify the amount of the fee for renewal of a solicitor's permit.
27,1829 Section 1829. 38.51 (8) (c) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (c) Refusal or revocation of permit. (intro.) The board department may refuse to issue or renew, or may revoke, any solicitor's permit upon one or any combination of the following grounds:
27,1830 Section 1830. 38.51 (8) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (c) 1. Wilful violation of this subsection or any rule promulgated by the board department under this section;
27,1831 Section 1831. 38.51 (8) (c) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (c) 2. Furnishing false, misleading or incomplete information to the board department;
27,1832 Section 1832. 38.51 (8) (c) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (c) 4. Refusal by the school to be represented to allow reasonable inspection or to supply information after written request therefor by the board department;
27,1833 Section 1833. 38.51 (8) (c) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (c) 5. Failure of the school which the solicitor represents to meet requirements and standards established by and to comply with rules promulgated by the board department pursuant to sub. (7);
27,1834 Section 1834. 38.51 (8) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (d) Notice of refusal to issue or renew permit. Notice of refusal to issue or renew a permit or of the revocation of a permit shall be sent by registered mail to the last address of the applicant or permit holder shown in the records of the board department. Revocation of a permit shall be effective 10 days after the notice of revocation has been mailed to the permit holder.
27,1835 Section 1835. 38.51 (8) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (8) (e) Request for appearance. Within 20 days of the receipt of notice of the board's department's refusal to issue or renew a permit or of the revocation of a permit, the applicant or holder of the permit may request permission to appear before the board department in person, with or without counsel, to present reasons why the permit should be issued or reinstated. Upon receipt of such request the board department shall grant a hearing to the applicant or holder of the permit within 30 days giving that person at least 10 days' notice of the date, time and place.
27,1836 Section 1836. 38.51 (9) (h) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (9) (h) Schools accredited by accrediting agencies recognized by the board department.
27,1837 Section 1837. 38.51 (10) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (10) (a) Authority. All proprietary schools shall be examined and approved by the board department before operating in this state. Approval shall be granted to schools meeting the criteria established by the board department for a period not to exceed one year. No school may advertise in this state unless approved by the board department. All approved schools shall submit quarterly reports, including information on enrollment, number of teachers and their qualifications, course offerings, number of graduates, number of graduates successfully employed and such other information as the board department deems necessary.
27,1838 Section 1838. 38.51 (10) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (10) (b) Application. Application for initial approval of a school or a course of instruction, approval of a teaching location, change of ownership or control of a school, renewal of approval of a school or reinstatement of approval of a school or course of instruction which has been revoked shall be made on a form furnished by the board department and shall be accompanied by a fee set by the board department under par. (c), and such other information as the board department deems necessary to evaluate the school in carrying out the purpose of this section.
27,1839 Section 1839. 38.51 (10) (c) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (10) (c) Fees; rule making. (intro.) The board department shall promulgate rules to establish fees. In promulgating rules to establish fees, the board department shall:
27,1840 Section 1840. 38.51 (10) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
38.51 (10) (c) 1. Require that the amount of fees collected under this paragraph be sufficient to cover all costs that the board department incurs in examining and approving proprietary schools under this subsection.
27,1845 Section 1845. 39.115 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
39.115 (3) Enter into a contract with any state agency, county, cooperative educational service agency, technical college district, municipality or school district for the educational communications board to furnish engineering and other services related to the construction or operation of telecommunications facilities.
27,1851j Section 1851j. 39.155 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
39.155 (1) All Subject to sub. (3), all funds appropriated to the medical college of Wisconsin, inc., under s. 20.250 (1) (a) shall be based on a per capita formula for an amount for each Wisconsin resident enrolled at the college who is paying full tuition. A student's qualification as a resident of this state shall be determined by the higher educational aids board in accordance with s. 36.27, so far as applicable.
Loading...
Loading...