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101.123 (1) (ad) "Day care center" has the meaning given in s. 46.986 49.136 (1) (d).
404,199 Section 199. 103.005 (18) of the statutes is created to read:
103.005 (18) The department shall administer the child support and paternity establishment programs under subch. III of ch. 49, as well as perform other functions related to child support that are specified in ch. 49.
404,200 Section 200. 108.13 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.13 (4) (b) A claimant filing a new claim for unemployment compensation shall, at the time of filing the claim, disclose whether or not he or she owes child support obligations. If any such claimant discloses that he or she owes child support obligations and is determined to be eligible for unemployment compensation, the department of industry, labor and human relations shall, upon request of the department of health and social services, notify the state or local child support enforcement agency enforcing the obligations that the claimant has been determined to be eligible for unemployment compensation.
404,201 Section 201. 108.13 (4) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.13 (4) (f) This subsection applies only if appropriate arrangements are made for the state or local child support enforcement agency to reimburse the department for administrative costs incurred by the department that are attributable to the interception of unemployment compensation for child support obligations.
404,202 Section 202. 119.72 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
119.72 (2) (a) Children with a parent eligible for day care funds under s. 46.98 49.132 (4) (a) 1. to 3.
404,203 Section 203. 119.72 (2) (b) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
119.72 (2) (b) Children with a parent in need of child care services funded under s. 46.40 (2) 49.132.
404,204 Section 204. 144.25 (8) (L) of the statutes is amended to read:
144.25 (8) (L) A grant may not be made to an individual if the department receives a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that the individual is delinquent in child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses.
404,205 Section 205. 145.245 (5m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
145.245 (5m) (b) The department shall notify a governmental unit if it receives a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that an individual is delinquent in child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses. The department or a governmental unit shall deny an application under this section if the department receives a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that the applicant or an individual who would be directly benefited by the grant is delinquent in child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses.
404,206 Section 206. 234.04 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
234.04 (2) The authority may make or participate in the making and enter into commitments for the making of long-term mortgage loans to eligible sponsors of housing projects for occupancy by persons and families of low and moderate income, or for the making of homeownership mortgage loans or housing rehabilitation loans to persons and families of low and moderate income, an applicant under s. 234.59 or other eligible beneficiaries as defined in s. 234.49. The loans may be made only upon the determination by the authority that they are not otherwise available from private lenders upon reasonably equivalent terms and conditions. The authority may not make a loan to a person if it receives a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that the person is delinquent in child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses. The authority may employ, for such compensation as it determines, the services of any financial institution in connection with any loan.
404,207 Section 207. 234.49 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
234.49 (1) (c) "Eligible beneficiary" means a person for whom the authority has not received a certification from the department of health and social services industry, labor and job development under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) or a family who or which falls within the income limits specified in par. (f).
404,208 Section 208. 234.59 (3) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
234.59 (3) (c) The authority shall notify an eligible lender if it receives a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that a person is delinquent in child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses. An eligible lender may not make a loan to an applicant if it receives notification under this paragraph concerning the applicant.
404,209 Section 209. 234.65 (3) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
234.65 (3) (f) The authority has not received a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that the person receiving the loan is delinquent in child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses.
404,210 Section 210. 234.90 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
234.90 (3) (d) The authority has not received a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that the farmer is delinquent in making child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses.
404,211 Section 211. 234.90 (3g) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
234.90 (3g) (c) The authority has not received a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that the farmer is delinquent in making child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses.
404,212 Section 212. 234.905 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
234.905 (3) (d) The authority has not received a certification under s. 46.255 49.855 (7) that the farmer is delinquent in making child support or maintenance payments or owes past support, medical expenses or birth expenses.
404,213 Section 213. 565.30 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
565.30 (5) Withholding of delinquent state taxes, child support or debts owed the state. The administrator shall report the name, address and social security number of each winner of a lottery prize equal to or greater than $1,000 to the department of revenue to determine whether the payee of the prize is delinquent in the payment of state taxes under ch. 71, 72, 76, 77, 78 or 139 or in court-ordered payment of child support or has a debt owing to the state. Upon receipt of a report under this subsection, the department of revenue shall first ascertain based on certifications by the department of health and social services industry, labor and job development under s. 46.255 49.855 (2) whether any person named in the report is currently delinquent in court-ordered payment of child support and shall next certify to the administrator whether any person named in the report is delinquent in court-ordered payment of child support or payment of state taxes under ch. 71, 72, 76, 77, 78 or 139. Upon this certification by the department of revenue or upon court order the administrator shall withhold the certified amount and send it to the department of revenue for remittance to the appropriate agency or person. At the time of remittance, the department of revenue shall charge its administrative expenses to the state agency that has received the remittance. The administrative expenses received by the department of revenue shall be credited to the appropriation under s. 20.566 (1) (h). In instances in which the payee of the prize is delinquent both in payments for state taxes and in court-ordered payments of child support, or is delinquent in one or both of these payments and has a debt owing to the state, the amount remitted to the appropriate agency or person shall be in proportion to the prize amount as is the delinquency or debt owed by the payee.
404,214 Section 214. 565.30 (5m) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 225, is amended to read:
565.30 (5m) Withholding of child support, spousal support, maintenance or family support. The administrator shall report to the department of health and social services industry, labor and job development the name, address and social security number of each winner of a lottery prize that is payable in instalments. Upon receipt of the report, the department of health and social services industry, labor and job development shall certify to the administrator whether any payee named in the report is obligated to provide child support, spousal support, maintenance or family support under s. 767.02 (1) (f) or (g), 767.10, 767.23, 767.25, 767.26, 767.261, 767.465 (2m), 767.51 (3) or 948.22 (7) or ch. 769 and the amount required to be withheld from the lottery prize under s. 767.265. The administrator shall withhold the certified amount from each payment made to the winner and remit the certified amount to the department of health and social services industry, labor and job development.
404,215 Section 215. 767.001 (1d) of the statutes is created to read:
767.001 (1d) "Department" means the department of industry, labor and job development.
404,216 Section 216. 767.02 (3) of the statutes is repealed.
404,217 Section 217. 767.045 (1) (c) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 289, is amended to read:
767.045 (1) (c) 1. Aid is provided under s. 46.261, 48.57 (3m), 49.19 or 49.45 on behalf of the child, or benefits are provided to the child's custodial parent under ss. 49.141 to 49.161, but the state and its delegate under s. 46.25 49.22 (7) are barred by a statute of limitations from commencing an action under s. 767.45 on behalf of the child.
404,218 Section 218. 767.045 (1) (c) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
767.045 (1) (c) 2. An application for legal services has been filed with the child support program under s. 46.25 49.22 on behalf of the child, but the state and its delegate under s. 46.25 49.22 (7) are barred by a statute of limitations from commencing an action under s. 767.45 on behalf of the child.
404,219 Section 219. 767.075 (1) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 275, is amended to read:
767.075 (1) (a) An action to establish paternity whenever there is a completed application for legal services filed with the child support program under s. 46.25 49.22 or whenever s. 767.45 (6m) or (6r) applies.
404,220 Section 220. 767.075 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.075 (1) (b) An action to establish or enforce a child support or maintenance obligation whenever there is a completed application for legal services filed with the child support program under s. 46.25 49.22.
404,221 Section 221. 767.075 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.075 (2) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), in any action affecting the family under a child support enforcement program, an attorney acting under s. 46.25 49.22 or 59.07 (97), including any district attorney or corporation counsel, represents only the state. Child support services provided by an attorney as specified in sub. (1) do not create an attorney-client relationship with any other party.
404,222 Section 222. 767.075 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.075 (2) (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to an attorney who is employed by the department of health and social services under s. 46.25 49.22 or a county under s. 59.07 (97) or 59.458 (1) to act as the guardian ad litem of the minor child for the purpose of establishing paternity.
404,223 Section 223. 767.077 (intro.) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 289, is amended to read:
767.077Support for dependent child. (intro.) The state or its delegate under s. 46.25 49.22 (7) shall bring an action for support of a minor child under s. 767.02 (1) (f) or, if appropriate, for paternity determination and child support under s. 767.45 whenever the child's right to support is assigned to the state under s. 46.261, 48.57 (3m) (b) 2. or 49.19 (4) (h) 1. b. if all of the following apply:
404,224 Section 224. 767.078 (1) (d) 1. c. of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
767.078 (1) (d) 1. c. The parent who is absent from the home works, on average, less than 32 hours per week and is not participating in an employment training program that meets criteria established by the department of industry, labor and human relations.
404,225 Section 225. 767.078 (1) (d) 3. of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
767.078 (1) (d) 3. Subdivisions 1. and 2. only apply while the department of industry, labor and human relations conducts the program under s. 49.25.
404,226 Section 226. 767.08 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.08 (3) If the state or any subdivision thereof furnishes public aid to a spouse or dependent child for support and maintenance and the spouse, person with legal custody or nonlegally responsible relative fails or refuses to institute an appropriate court action under this chapter to provide for the same, the person in charge of county welfare activities, the county child support program designee under s. 59.07 (97) or the state department of health and social services is a real party in interest under s. 767.075 and shall initiate an action under this section, for the purpose of obtaining support and maintenance. Any attorney employed by the state or any subdivision thereof may initiate an action under this section. The title of the action shall be "In re the support or maintenance of A.B. (Child)".
404,227 Section 227. 767.085 (1) (g) of the statutes is repealed.
404,228 Section 228. 767.085 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.085 (2) (b) The clerk of court shall provide without charge, to each person filing a petition requesting child support, a document setting forth the percentage standard established by the department of health and social services under s. 46.25 49.22 (9) and listing the factors which a court may consider under s. 767.25 (1m).
404,229 Section 229. 767.085 (2m) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
767.085 (2m) (a) 2. Shall be accompanied by a document, provided without charge by the clerk of court, setting forth the percentage standard established by the department of health and social services under s. 46.25 49.22 (9) and listing the factors which a court may consider under s. 767.25 (1m).
404,230 Section 230. 767.085 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
404,231 Section 231. 767.13 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.13 (7) Cooperation. Each family court commissioner shall cooperate with the county and the department of health and social services to ensure that all dependent children receive reasonable and necessary child support.
404,232 Section 232. 767.15 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.15 (2) In any appeal of any action affecting the family in which support or maintenance of a child of any party is at issue, the person who initiates the appeal shall notify the department of health and social services of the appeal by sending a copy of the notice of appeal to the department.
404,233 Section 233. 767.23 (1n) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.23 (1n) Before making any temporary order under sub. (1), the court or family court commissioner shall consider those factors which the court is required by this chapter to consider before entering a final judgment on the same subject matter. If the court or family court commissioner makes a temporary child support order that deviates from the amount of support that would be required by using the percentage standard established by the department of health and social services under s. 46.25 49.22 (9), the court or family court commissioner shall comply with the requirements of s. 767.25 (1n). A temporary order under sub. (1) may be based upon the written stipulation of the parties, subject to the approval of the court or the family court commissioner. Temporary orders made by the family court commissioner may be reviewed by the court as provided in s. 767.13 (6).
404,234 Section 234. 767.25 (1g) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.25 (1g) In determining child support payments, the court may consider all relevant financial information or other information relevant to the parent's earning capacity, including information reported to the department of health and social services, or the county child and spousal support agency, under s. 46.25 49.22 (2m).
404,235 Section 235. 767.25 (1j) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.25 (1j) Except as provided in sub. (1m), the court shall determine child support payments by using the percentage standard established by the department of health and social services under s. 46.25 49.22 (9).
404,236 Section 236. 767.25 (4m) (d) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
767.25 (4m) (d) 2. Provide family coverage of health care expenses for the child, if eligible for coverage, upon application by the parent, the child's other parent, the department of health and social services or the county designee under s. 59.07 (97).
404,237 Section 237. 767.25 (4m) (e) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
767.25 (4m) (e) 1. If a parent who has been ordered by a court to provide coverage of the health care expenses of a child who is eligible for medical assistance under subch. IV of ch. 49 receives payment from a 3rd party for the cost of services provided to the child but does not pay the health care provider for the services or reimburse the department of health and social services or any other person who paid for the services on behalf of the child, the department of health and social services may obtain a judgment against the parent for the amount of the 3rd party payment.
404,238 Section 238. 767.262 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.262 (1) (b) If one party receives services under s. 46.25 49.22 or services provided by the state or county as a result of an assignment of income under s. 49.19, order the other party to pay any fee chargeable under s. 46.25 49.22 (6) or the cost of services rendered by the state or county under s. 49.19.
404,239 Section 239. 767.262 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.262 (3) The court may order that the amount be paid directly to the attorney or to the state or the county providing services under s. 46.25 49.22 or 49.19, who may enforce the order in its name.
404,240 Section 240. 767.265 (6) (c) of the statutes, as affected by 1993 Wisconsin Act 481, is amended to read:
767.265 (6) (c) No employer may use an assignment under this section or s. 767.23 (1) (L), 767.25 (4m) (c) or 767.51 (3m) (c) as a basis for the denial of employment to a person, the discharge of an employe or any disciplinary action against an employe. An employer who denies employment or discharges or disciplines an employe in violation of this paragraph may be fined not more than $500 and may be required to make full restitution to the aggrieved person, including reinstatement and back pay. Except as provided in this paragraph, restitution shall be in accordance with s. 973.20. An aggrieved person may apply to the district attorney or to the department of industry, labor and human relations for enforcement of this paragraph.
404,241 Section 241. 767.27 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.27 (3) (b) The clerk of circuit court shall provide information from court records to the department of health and social services under s. 59.395 (7).
404,242 Section 242. 767.27 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
767.27 (4) Failure by either party timely to file a complete disclosure statement as required by this section shall authorize the court to accept as accurate any information provided in the statement of the other party or obtained under s. 46.25 49.22 (2m) by the department of health and social services or the county child and spousal support agency.
404,243 Section 243. 767.29 (1) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 279, is amended to read:
767.29 (1) All orders or judgments providing for temporary or permanent maintenance, child support or family support payments shall direct the payment of all such sums to the clerk of the court, or support collection designee in a county that has designated a support collection designee under s. 59.07 (97m), for the use of the person for whom the same has been awarded. A party securing an order for temporary maintenance, child support or family support payments shall forthwith file the order, together with all pleadings in the action, with the clerk of the court or support collection designee. Except as provided in sub. (1m), the clerk or support collection designee shall disburse the money so received under the judgment or order within 15 days and take receipts therefor, unless the clerk or support collection designee is unable to disburse the moneys because they were paid by check or other draft drawn upon an account containing insufficient funds. All moneys received or disbursed under this section shall be entered in a record kept by the clerk or support collection designee, whichever is appropriate, which shall be open to inspection by the department of health and social services for the administration of the child and spousal support and establishment of paternity program under s. 46.25 49.22, the parties to the action and their attorneys, and the family court commissioner. If the maintenance, child support or family support payments adjudged or ordered to be paid shall not be paid to the clerk or support collection designee at the time provided in the judgment or order, the clerk or support collection designee or the family court commissioner of the county shall take such proceedings as he or she considers advisable to secure the payment of the sum including enforcement by contempt proceedings under ch. 785 or by other means. Copies of any order issued to compel the payment shall be mailed to counsel who represented each party when the maintenance, child support or family support payments were awarded. In case any fees of officers in any of the proceedings, including the compensation of the family court commissioner at the rate of $50 per day unless the commissioner is on a salaried basis, is not collected from the person proceeded against, the fees shall be paid out of the county treasury upon the order of the presiding judge and the certificate of the clerk of the court or support collection designee.
404,244 Section 244. 767.29 (2) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Acts 279 and 289, is amended to read:
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