(8p)Council on recycling. The governor shall specify which 7 of the individuals who are members of the council on recycling immediately prior to the effective date of this subsection shall continue to serve on the council on recycling.
(9g)Debt service for program for local aids for dams. Notwithstanding any project enumeration in an authorized state building program, for the 1995-97 fiscal biennium any payments for principal and interest incurred in financing the aid program for dams under section 20.866 (2) (tx) of the statutes shall be paid from the appropriation under section 20.370 (7) (ar) of the statutes, as renumbered and amended by this act.
(9m)Public intervenor board. Notwithstanding the length of the terms specified in section 15.345 (4) (b) of the statutes, as created by this act, the initial members of the public intervenor board appointed under section 15.345 (4) (b) of the statutes, as created by this act, shall be appointed for the following terms:
(a) The members appointed under section 15.345 (4) (b) 2. of the statutes for terms expiring on July 1, 1997.
(b) The members appointed under section 15.345 (4) (b) 1. of the statutes and the members appointed under section 15.345 (4) (b) 3. of the statutes for terms expiring on July 1, 1999.
(9p)Funding for licensing automation. During fiscal year 1995-96, the department of natural resources may not encumber or expend moneys from the appropriation under section 20.370 (1) (mu) of the statutes for the purpose of automating the department's system for issuing approvals under chapter 29 of the statutes unless the department first notifies the joint committee on finance in writing of the proposed encumbrance or expenditure. If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the department of natural resources within 14 working days after the date of the department's notification that the committee has scheduled a meeting to review the proposed encumbrance or expenditure, the moneys may be encumbered or expended as proposed by the department. If, within 14 working days after the date of the department's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting to review the proposed encumbrance or expenditure, the moneys may be encumbered or expended only upon approval of the committee. This subsection does not apply after the department has encumbered or expended a total of $100,000 from this appropriation for this purpose or June 30, 1996, whichever occurs first.
(9x)Snowmobile supplemental trail aids. Of the moneys appropriated under section 20.370 (5) (cs) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the department of natural resources shall make available in fiscal year 1995-96 $259,300 to make payments for supplemental trail aid payments to the department of natural resources or to a county for trail maintenance costs that were incurred in the winter season of 1992-93 and that exceed the maximum specified under section 350.12 (4) (b) 1. of the statutes.
(9z) Permits for drainage work in navigable waters. Any drainage board that has an application pending on the effective date of this subsection with the department of natural resources for a permit under section 30.20 of the statutes or chapter 31 of the statutes as provided under section 88.62 (3) of the statutes may continue with the applicable procedures for obtaining that permit or may withdraw the application and subsequently apply for a permit under section 88.31 of the statutes. This subsection does not apply after June 30, 1998.
(10g)Aid program for dams. Notwithstanding section 31.385 (2) of the statutes and any rules promulgated by the department of natural resources under section 31.385 (1) of the statutes:
(a)  The department of natural resources shall provide financial assistance in the amount of $200,000 in fiscal year 1995-96 from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (tL) of the statutes, as affected by this act, to the town of Spider Lake for a dam in Sawyer County.
(b)  The department of natural resources shall provide financial assistance in the amount of $55,400 in fiscal year 1995-96 from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (tL) of the statutes, as affected by this act, to the town of Douglas for a dam in Marquette County.
(10h)Fish and wildlife expenditures. Before September 1, 1995, the department of natural resources shall submit to the joint committee on finance a plan that will reduce expenditures from the conservation fund that relate to fish and wildlife management so that the expenditures will not have exceeded during the 1995-97 biennium the revenues deposited in the conservation fund during the biennium that relate to fish and wildlife management. If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the department of natural resources that the committee has scheduled a meeting to review the plan within 14 working days after the date of the department's submittal of the plan, the plan may be implemented as proposed by the department. If, within 14 working days after the date of the submittal of the plan, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting to review the proposed plan, the plan may be implemented only upon approval of the committee.
(10j)Recreational boating projects; dam renovation and repair. Of the amounts appropriated under section 20.370 (5) (cq) of the statutes, as affected by this act, and before applying the percentages under section 30.92 (4) (b) 6. of the statutes, the department of natural resources shall expend in fiscal year 1995-96 the amount that is necessary for the renovation and repair of the Chair Factory Dam in Grafton, but the amount shall not exceed $264,000. Notwithstanding section 30.92 (1) (c) of the statutes, the dam project specified under this subsection is a recreational boating facility for the purpose of expending moneys under this subsection. The dam project specified under this subsection is exempt from being placed on the priority list under section 30.92 (3) (a) of the statutes.
(11g)Recreational boating project aids. In the information that the department of natural resources submits under section 16.42 of the statutes for purposes of the 1997-99 biennial budget bill, the amount in the schedule under the appropriation account under section 20.370 (5) (cq) of the statutes, as affected by this act, for fiscal year 1996-97 shall be considered to be $200,000 more than the total amount appropriated under that appropriation account for that fiscal year.
(11z)Stewardship funding.
(a) In this subsection, "qualifying local unit of government" means a local unit of government that has submitted an application before May 1, 1995, for funding from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (tz) of the statutes, as affected by this act, for the acquisition of land for a golf course.
(b) Notwithstanding any deadline promulgated by rule by the department of natural resources, a qualifying local unit of government may submit an application for funding for land acquisition from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (tz) of the statutes, as affected by this act, and the application shall be considered to have been submitted before May 1, 1995, if the application is submitted within 30 days of the effective date of this paragraph.
(13p)Transfer and status of certain foresters. On the effective date of this subsection, 3 incumbent employes holding the position of forester in the department of natural resources who provide services for the division of trust lands and investments, as determined by the secretary of natural resources, are transferred to the office of the state treasurer. Employes transferred under this subsection have all rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes that they enjoyed in the department of natural resources. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class may be required to serve a probationary period.
27,9143 Section 9143. Nonstatutory provisions; personnel commission.
(1)  Adjudication of claims arising before termination of coverage. Notwithstanding the repeal of section 230.44 (1) (g) of the statutes by this act and Section 9459 (2) (c) of this act, any employe of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority who held a position with the authority during the period beginning on the effective date of this subsection and ending on June 30, 1997, may commence or continue to pursue under section 230.44 (1) (g) of the statutes, as created by this act, any appeal arising from a personnel decision made prior to July 1, 1997, until the appeal is appropriately adjudicated and any appropriate relief is granted.
(1m)Efficiency study. The personnel commission shall study its current procedures in all areas of its responsibility, identify areas that could become more efficient, develop recommendations to streamline its procedures and improve its operations and identify any positions that could be eliminated as a result of the efficiencies and improved procedures identified in the study. The personnel commission shall submit its findings and recommendations to the secretary of administration and the joint committee on finance by October 31, 1996.
(2)  Appeals filing fee schedule. The personnel commission shall submit in proposed form the rules required under section 230.45 (3) of the statutes, as created by this act, to the legislative council staff under section 227.15 (1) of the statutes no later than the first day of the 6th month beginning after the effective date of this subsection.
27,9144 Section 9144. Nonstatutory provisions; public defender board.
(1)  Transfer of positions and employes. On the effective date of this subsection, 4.5 FTE GPR positions having duties primarily related to the information technology implementation, support and management of the public defender board, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred from the public defender board to the department of administration. Employes transferred under this subsection have all the rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of administration that they enjoyed in the public defender board immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(2)  Verification and collection system. Before October 1, 1995, the state public defender shall report to the department of administration on the plan of the state public defender in exercising the public defender's duties under section 977.06 (1) of the statutes, as created by this act.
(2m)Prepayment for counsel. Using the procedure under section 227.24 of the statutes, the state public defender board may promulgate rules under section 977.075 of the statutes, as created by this act, for the period before the effective date of the permanent rules promulgated under section 977.075 of the statutes, as created by this act, but not to exceed the period authorized under section 227.24 (1) (c) and (2) of the statutes. Notwithstanding section 227.24 (1) and (3) of the statutes, the board is not required to make a finding of emergency.
(2md)Private local attorneys; case assignment. Using the procedure under section 227.24 of the statutes, the state public defender board may promulgate rules under section 977.03 (3) of the statutes, as created by this act, for the period before the effective date of the permanent rules promulgated under section 977.03 (3) of the statutes, as created by this act, but not to exceed the period authorized under section 227.24 (1) (c) and (2) of the statutes. Notwithstanding section 227.24 (1) and (3) of the statutes, the board is not required to make a finding of emergency.
(4)  Cost-effectiveness of paralegal positions. By October 1, 1996, the state public defender shall submit a report to the legislature in the manner provided in section 13.172 (2) of the statutes and to the governor evaluating the cost-effectiveness of the use of the paralegal project positions for the state public defender that are authorized in this act.
(4zt)Project for contracting representation by the state public defender. The state public defender may enter into one or more annual contracts with private local attorneys or law firms for the provision of legal services for appellate representation. The requirements for contracts under section 977.08 (3) (f) and (fm) of the statutes, as affected by this act, shall apply to contracts under this subsection.
27,9145 Section 9145. Nonstatutory provisions; public instruction.
(1)  Agency name change.
(a)  Wherever the term "department of public instruction" appears in the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, the term "department of education" is substituted.
(b)  Wherever the term "state superintendent" appears in chapters 115 to 121 of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995 , except section 118.40 (1) of the statutes, as affected by this act, and except section 118.43 (5) (b) of the statutes, as created by this act, the term "department" is substituted.
(c)  Wherever the term "state superintendent of public instruction" or "superintendent of public instruction" appears in the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, other than in chapters 14, 15, 20, 39 and 230 of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, the term "secretary of education" is substituted.
(2)  Pupil assessment. Except as provided in section 118.30 (2) of the statutes, as affected by this act, in the 1995-96 school year a school board may administer the 4th grade examination adopted or approved by the state superintendent of public instruction under section 118.30 (1) of the statutes, as affected by this act, to all pupils enrolled in the school district, including pupils enrolled in charter schools located in the school district, in the 4th grade.
(3)  School district revenue limits.
(a)  For the purpose of calculating a school district's revenue limit for the 1995-96 school year under section 121.91 (2m) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the school district's revenue limit for the 1994-95 school year shall be recalculated using the definition of state aid in section 121.90 (2) of the statutes, as affected by this act, in section 121.91 (2) (a) 1. and (b) 1. of the statutes.
(b) For the purpose of calculating the revenue limit for the 1995-96 school year under section 121.91 (2m) of the statutes, as affected by this act, for the school district operating under chapter 119 of the statutes, the number of pupils used to calculate the school district's revenue limit for the 1994-95 school year shall be recomputed using the definition of "number of pupils" in section 121.90 (1) of the statutes, as affected by this act.
(7)  Efficiency measures. By September 1, 1995, the department of public instruction shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance recommending how savings in fiscal year 1995-96 of $904,800 and in fiscal year 1996-97 of $3,524,000 resulting from budgetary efficiency measures should be allocated among the department's general purpose revenue appropriations, excluding local assistance appropriations and the appropriation under section 20.255 (3) (ea) of the statutes, as created by this act. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the report within 14 working days after the date of the submittal, the recommendation may be implemented as proposed by the department. If, within 14 working days after the date of the submittal, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the report, the recommendation may be implemented only upon approval of the committee.
(8g)Initial terms of education commission members. Notwithstanding section 15.37 (1) (b) to (f) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the initial terms of the members of the education commission appointed under that section expire on January 20, 1997.
(8h)Office of the state superintendent of public instruction. The state superintendent of public instruction shall submit to the joint committee on finance a plan for the expenditure of the moneys appropriated under section 20.265 (1) of the statutes, as created by this act, during the 1995-97 biennium. The state superintendent may not encumber any of the moneys appropriated under that section of the statutes in the 1995-97 biennium without the approval of the plan by the committee.
(12v)Cooperative educational service agency bylaws. The department of public instruction shall draft sample bylaws for the use of cooperative educational service agencies and by January 1, 1996, distribute a copy of the sample bylaws to the board of control of each cooperative educational service agency.
(12w)Cooperative educational service agency annual convention. Notwithstanding section 116.02 of the statutes, as affected by this act, the board of control of each cooperative educational service agency shall hold its 1996 annual convention on June 12, 1996.
(12x)Milwaukee parental choice program. Notwithstanding section 119.23 (2) (a) 3. of the statutes, as affected by this act, a private school shall notify the department of public instruction of the school's intent to participate in the program under that section of the statutes in the 1995-96 school year by July 15, 1995.
(13q)Achievement guarantee contracts. Notwithstanding section 20.255 (2) (cu) of the statues, as created by this act, the department of public instruction and, beginning on January 1, 1996, the department of education, shall allocate $196,000 from that appropriation in the 1995-96 school year to design the evaluation required under section 118.43 (7) of the statues, as created by this act.
(15e) Vocational education consultants. Of the amount appropriated under section 20.255 (1) (a) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, in the 1996-97 fiscal year, $741,100 is allocated to fund the positions specified in section 115.28 (30) of the statutes.
27,9147 Section 9147. Nonstatutory provisions; regulation and licensing.
(1)   Charitable organization certificate of registration expiration dates. Notwithstanding section 440.08 (2) (a) 23m. of the statutes, as created by this act, and section 440.42 (1) (c) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the expiration date of a certificate of registration that was issued to a charitable organization under section 440.42 (1) (c), 1993 stats., before the effective date of this subsection and that expires after August 1, 1995, shall be extended to August 1, 1996.
(2)  Renewal of professional fund-raiser and fund-raising counsel credentials.
(a)  Credentials renewed on September 1, 1994. Notwithstanding section 440.43 (1) (c), 1993 stats., and section 440.44 (1) (c), 1993 stats., a certificate of registration for a professional fund-raiser or for a fund-raising counsel that was renewed on September 1, 1994, shall be valid until and renewable on September 1, 1996.
(b)  Credentials issued on or after September 1, 1994. Notwithstanding section 440.43 (1) (c), 1993 stats., and section 440.44 (1) (c), 1993 stats., an initial certificate of registration for a professional fund-raiser or for a fund-raising counsel that was issued on or after September 1, 1994, and before the effective date of this paragraph shall be valid until and renewable on September 1, 1996.
(3)   Mortgage banking transfer.
(a)  On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of regulation and licensing primarily related to mortgage bankers, loan originators and loan solicitors, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the department of financial institutions.
(b)  One FTE PR position in the department of regulation and licensing performing duties primarily related to mortgage bankers, loan originators and loan solicitors, as determined by the secretary of administration, and the incumbent employe holding that position are transferred on the effective date of this paragraph to the department of financial institutions.
(c)  The employe transferred under paragraph (b) has all the rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of financial institutions that the employe enjoyed in the department of regulation and licensing immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(d)  On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of regulation and licensing that is primarily related to mortgage bankers, loan originators and loan solicitors, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of financial institutions.
(e)  All contracts entered into by the department of regulation and licensing in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to mortgage bankers, loan originators and loan solicitors, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of financial institutions. The department of financial institutions shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the department of financial institutions to the extent allowed under the contract.
(f)  All rules promulgated by the department of regulation and licensing that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph and that are primarily related to mortgage bankers, loan originators and loan solicitors, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until amended or repealed by the department of financial institutions. All orders issued by the department of regulation and licensing that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph and that are primarily related to mortgage bankers, loan originators and loan solicitors, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until modified or rescinded by the secretary of financial institutions.
(g)  All matters pending with the department of regulation and licensing on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to mortgage bankers, loan originators and loan solicitors, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred to the department of financial institutions and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the department of regulation and licensing with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the department of financial institutions.
27,9148 Section 9148. Nonstatutory provisions; revenue.
(1)  Audit report. On or before November 15, 1996, the department of revenue shall report to the department of administration on the net gain to the general fund and to counties due to the audit program under section 73.03 (28m) of the statutes, as created by this act, compared to previous auditing of occasional sales of motor vehicles.
(1x)Rules. On or before May 1, 1996, the department of revenue shall submit to the legislative council staff under section 227.15 (1) of the statutes proposed rules to implement use-value assessment of agricultural land. The rules shall define "agricultural use" and shall designate categories of agricultural land based upon agricultural use, soil productivity and location. The rules shall also include guidelines to be used by property tax assessors in classifying land as agricultural land, including guidelines on ways to distinguish, particularly with respect to small acreage parcels, land devoted primarily to agricultural use from land devoted primarily to residential, recreational or commercial use. The rules shall provide a capitalization rate based on the federal land bank's 5-year average capitalization rate for, and the per-acre values based on the income that is or could be generated from renting for agricultural use of, each category of land. The rules shall provide a method for calculating capitalization rates for each municipality by adding to the 5-year average of federal land bank short-term adjustable rate mortgages for this state's agricultural marketplace the municipality's net property tax rate for the previous year. After they are promulgated, the rules shall be incorporated into the assessment manual under section 73.03 (2a) of the statutes.
(2)  Delinquent accounts. Notwithstanding section 73.03 (33m) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the fee on accounts that are delinquent on December 31, 1995, is the fee as calculated under section 73.03 (33m), 1993 stats., plus 2% of the taxes, fees, other than the fee under that subsection, interest and penalties owed on December 31, 1995, or plus $10, whichever is greater.
(3x)Property tax bill. The department of revenue shall form a committee composed of employes of that department and local officials and shall hire an expert in the design of billing forms. The committee and the expert shall design a property tax bill that will fulfill the requirements under section 74.09 of the statutes, as affected by this act, and that is at least 8.5 inches by 11 inches. On or before January 15, 1996, the department of revenue shall submit to the joint committee on finance the department's proposal for a new property tax bill and its recommendations for statutory changes that are needed to assist implementation of the proposed property tax bill. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the secretary of revenue within 14 working days after the date of the department's submittal that the committee intends to schedule a meeting to review the proposed tax bill, the department may require taxation districts to use the bill. If, within 14 working days after the date of the department's submittal, the cochairpersons notify the secretary that the committee intends to schedule a meeting to review the proposed tax bill, the department may not require its use without the committee's approval.
(3z)Business tax registration.
(a) The department of revenue shall submit to the joint committee on finance, at the committee's first meeting under section 13.10 of the statutes during the 1995-96 fiscal year, a proposal for the fees under section 73.03 (50) of the statutes, as created by this act. The department shall propose a fee for original registration of at least $20, and a fee for renewal of at least $10. The department shall propose a registration fee schedule that reflects traditional differentials between fees and costs for the business. At that time the department shall also estimate the date when the revenue that those fees generate will exceed the cost of administering the certificate. The fee for original registration that the committee approves first applies on January 1, 1996. The fee for renewal that the committee approves first applies on January 1, 1998.
(b) Any person who holds a permit, license or certificate issued by the department of revenue that expires on or after December 31, 1995, for an activity for which a business tax registration certificate is required on or after January 1, 1996, shall, upon application, be issued at no charge a business tax registration certificate under section 73.03 (50) of the statutes, as created by this act, that expires on January 1, 1998.
27,9149 Section 9149. Nonstatutory provisions; savings and loan.
(1)   Transfer of functions to division of savings and loan.
(a)  On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the office of the commissioner of savings and loan shall become the assets and liabilities of the division of savings and loan.
(b)  On the effective date of this paragraph, 10.0 FTE PR positions in the office of the commissioner of savings and loan and the incumbent employes holding those positions are transferred to the division of savings and loan.
(c)  Employes transferred under paragraph (b) have all the rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes in the division of savings and loan that they enjoyed in the office of commissioner of savings and loan immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(d)  On the effective date of this paragraph, 6.0 FTE PR positions in the office of the commissioner of savings and loan are deauthorized.
(e)  On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the office of the commissioner of savings and loan is transferred to the division of savings and loan.
(f)  All contracts entered into by the office of the commissioner of savings and loan in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect and are transferred to the division of savings and loan. The division of savings and loan shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the division of savings and loan to the extent allowed under the contract.
(g)  All rules promulgated by the office of the commissioner of savings and loan that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until amended or repealed by the division of savings and loan. All orders issued by the office of the commissioner of savings and loan that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until modified or rescinded by the administrator of the division of savings and loan.
(h)  All matters pending with the office of the commissioner of savings and loan on the effective date of this paragraph are transferred to the division of savings and loan and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the office of the commissioner of savings and loan with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the division of savings and loan.
27,9150 Section 9150. Nonstatutory provisions; secretary of state.
(1bt)Transfer of functions to department of financial institutions.
(a) On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the office of the secretary of state primarily related to business organization record-keeping and filing functions, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the department of financial institutions.
(am) On the effective date of this paragraph, 17.0 FTE PR positions in the office of the secretary of state performing duties primarily related to business organization record-keeping and filing functions, as determined by the secretary of administration, and the incumbent employes holding those positions are transferred to the department of financial institutions.
(as) Employes transferred under paragraph (am) have all the rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of financial institutions that they enjoyed in the office of the secretary of state immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(b) On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the office of the secretary of state that is primarily related to business organization record-keeping and filing functions, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of financial institutions.
(c) All contracts entered into by the office of the secretary of state in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to business organization record-keeping and filing functions, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of financial institutions. The department of financial institutions shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the department of financial institutions to the extent allowed under the contract.
(d) All rules promulgated by the office of the secretary of state that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph and that are primarily related to business organization record-keeping and filing functions, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until amended or repealed by the department of financial institutions. All orders issued by the office of the secretary of state that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph and that are primarily related to business organization record-keeping and filing functions, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until modified or rescinded by the secretary of financial institutions.
(e) All matters pending with the office of the secretary of state on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to business organization record-keeping and filing functions, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred to the department of financial institutions and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the office of the secretary of state with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the department of financial institutions.
(2bt)   Transfer of uniform commercial code filing functions to department of financial institutions.
(a) On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the office of the secretary of state primarily related to uniform commercial code filings and federal lien filings, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the department of financial institutions.
(b) On the effective date of this paragraph, 14.0 FTE PR positions in the office of the secretary of state performing duties primarily related to uniform commercial code filings and federal lien filings, as determined by the secretary of administration, and the incumbent employes holding those positions are transferred to the department of financial institutions.
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