Date of enactment: June 6, 1996
1995 Senate Bill 675 Date of publication*: June 20, 1996
1995 WISCONSIN ACT 417
An Act relating to: repealing, consolidating, renumbering, amending and revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of correcting errors, supplying omissions, correcting and clarifying references, eliminating defects, anachronisms, conflicts, ambiguities and obsolete provisions, deleting, replacing or otherwise modifying language which discriminates on the basis of sex, reconciling conflicts and repelling unintended repeals (Revisor's Correction Bill).
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
417, s. 1
13.83 (1) (f) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.83 (1) (f) 2. If the joint legislative council approves a project under par. (e) 1. or 2., it may contract for a consultant or project staff director having expertise in the subject matter of the project and it shall specify the date for the final report of the project to the joint legislative council.
13.90 (6) The joint committee on legislative organization shall adopt, revise biennially and submit to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on information policy, the governor and the secretary of administration, no later than September 15 of each even-numbered year, a strategic plan for the utilization of information technology to carry out the functions of the legislature and legislative service agencies, as defined in section s. 16.70 (6) of the statutes. The plan shall address the business needs of the legislature and legislative service agencies and shall identify all resources relating to information technology which the legislature and legislative service agencies desire to acquire, contingent upon funding availability, the priority for such acquisitions and the justification for such acquisitions. The plan shall also identify any changes in the functioning of the legislature and legislative service agencies under the plan.
Note: Replaces superfluous language pursuant to s. 13.93 (1) (d).
15.405 (17) (b) There is created a barbering and cosmetology examining board in the department of regulation and licensing. The barbering and cosmetology examining board shall consist of 9 members appointed for 4-year terms. Four members shall be licensed barbers or cosmetologists, 2 members shall be public members, one member shall be a representative of a private school of barbering or cosmetology, one member shall be a representative of a public school of barbering or cosmetology and one member shall be a licensed electrologist. Except for the 2 members representing schools, no member may be connected with or have any financial interest in a barbering or cosmetologist cosmetology school. This paragraph applies after June 30, 1994.
16.385 (4) (a) A household may apply after September 30 and before May 16 of any year for heating assistance from the county department under s. 46.215 (1) (n) or 46.22 (1) (b) 4. 4m. a. to e. or from another local governmental agency or a private nonprofit organization with which the department contracts to administer the heating assistance program, and shall have the opportunity to do so on a form prescribed by the department for that purpose.
Note: Inserts correct cross-reference. There is no s. 46.22 (1) (b) 4. a. to e.
16.971 (4) (a) The department may license or authorize executive branch agencies to license computer programs developed by executive branch agencies to the federal government, other states, and municipalities. Any agency other than an executive branch agency may license a computer program developed by that agency to the federal government, other states and municipalities.
Note: Deletes comma consistent with current style.
Note: There is no conflict of substance.
20.435 (7) (kd) Rehabilitation teaching aids. All moneys transferred from the appropriation under s. 20.445 (5) (hd) to provide assistance under the rehabilitation teaching program for blind and visually impaired persons under s. 46.293 (1) (a).
Note: Corrects cross-reference. There is no s. 46.293 (1) (a).
20.835 (4) (g) County taxes. All moneys received from the taxes imposed under s. 77.70 for distribution to the counties that enact an ordinance imposing taxes under that section and for interest payments on refunds under s. 77.76 (3), except that 1.5% of those tax revenues collected under that section shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.566 (1) (g).
NOTE: The underscored language was inserted by 1995 Wis. Act 56
without being shown as underscored. The change was intended.
417, s. 9
21.19 (12) of the statutes is amended to read:
21.19 (12) The adjutant general shall provide from the appropriation under s. 20.465 (1) (c) a United States flag to the next of kin of each deceased member of the national guards guard who dies as a result of state service under s. 21.11.
23.09 (17m) (h) (intro.) If the amount of the unencumbered balance in a county's wildlife management fund account exceeds either of the following, the department may demand that the county repay to the department the excess amount to the department:
23.196 (2) (b) For the purpose of establishing the Willow flowage project, the department may expend up to an amount equal to the total amount available for the purchase of land. For purposes of ss. 23.09 (2r) (a) 1. and 23.0915 (1), moneys expended under this paragraph shall be treated as moneys expended for the lower Wisconsin state riverway acquisition.
An early version of 1995 Wis. Act 27
renumbered s. 23.09 (2r) (a) to be s. 23.09 (2r) (a) 1. As enacted, 1995 Wisconsin Act 27
did not include this renumbering, but s. 23.196 (2) (b) was not changed accordingly.
24.66 (5) (a) Every application for a loan under this section by a municipality shall be accompanied by a certified copy under the hand of the proper clerk of a recorded resolution adopted by the municipality applying for or approving the loan, levying, except as provided in par. (b), upon all the taxable property of the municipality a direct annual tax for the purpose of paying and sufficient to pay the principal and interest on the proposed loan as they become due. In a 1st class city school district, the application shall be accompanied by a certified copy of a resolution, adopted by the board of school directors, stating that it is the intention of the board of school directors to include in its budget transmitted to the common council under s. 119.16 (8) (b) a written notice specifying the amount of money necessary to pay the principal and interest on the loan as they become due. Every application for a loan under this subsection by a cooperative educational service agency shall be accompanied by a copy of a recorded resolution adopted by the school board of each school district for which the loan is sought, certified by the school district clerk of that school district, levying upon all taxable property of the school district a direct annual tax for the purpose of paying and sufficient to pay the school district's share of the principal and interest on the proposed loan as they become due. Every application for a loan under this subsection by a cooperative educational service agency shall be accompanied by a copy of a recorded resolution adopted by the school board of each school district for which the loan is sought, certified by the school district clerk of that school district, levying upon all taxable property of the school district a direct annual tax for the purpose of paying and sufficient to pay the school district's share of the principal and interest on the proposed loan as they become due. The levy imposed by the municipality shall be void if the board declines to make the loan; otherwise it shall remain valid and irrepealable until the loan and all interest on the loan are fully paid.
417, s. 13
27.065 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
27.065 (3) Parkways and streets, improve. The county board may improve all or any portion of the county's system of streets and parkways by causing the same to be leveled, graded, paved or improved in any other manner, and sidewalks, curbs or gutters or either installed, cause water and sewer mains and laterals, and lighting mains and fixtures, fences, bridges, culverts, viaducts and flood control dams erected and constructed therein, and cause the parkway portions thereof to be planted, seeded or sodded. The county board may establish the grade of all streets and parkways in areas not already established and change and reestablish the same as it deems expedient. Whenever it shall change or alter the permanently established grade of any street or parkway, any person thereby sustaining damages to property owned on the affected street shall have a right to recover such the damages in the manner set forth in this section. The grade of all streets and parkways shall be established and described and the adoption of such grades and all alterations thereof shall be recorded by the county clerk. No street or parkway shall be worked until the grade thereof is established and recorded in the office of the county clerk.
29.05 (2) Additional arrest powers. In addition to the arrest powers under sub. (1), a conservation warden who has completed a program of law enforcement training approved by the law enforcement standards board, has been certified as qualified to be a law enforcement officer under s. 165.85 (4) (b) 1. and has complied with any applicable requirements under s. 165.85 (4) (bn) 1. while on duty and in uniform or on duty and upon display of proper credentials may assist another law enforcement agency as defined under s. 165.83 (1) (b) including making an arrest at the request of the agency, may arrest a person pursuant to an arrest warrant concerning the commission of a felony or may arrest a person who has committed a crime in the presence of the warden. If the conservation warden makes an arrest without the presence of another law enforcement agency, the conservation warden shall cause the person arrested to be delivered to the chief of police or sheriff in the jurisdiction where the arrest is made, along with the documents and reports pertaining to the arrest. The conservation warden shall be available as a witness for the state. A conservation warden may not conduct investigations for violations of state law except as authorized in sub. (3) and ss. 23.11 (4) and 41.41 (12) and 23.11 (4). A conservation warden acting under the authority of this subsection is considered an employe of the department and is subject to its direction, benefits and legal protection. The authority granted in this section does not apply to county conservation wardens or special conservation wardens.
Note: Reverses order of cross-references consistent with current style.
417, s. 15
29.52 (4) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
29.52 (4) (d) "Private fish hatchery, Class D" means any Class A or Class B licensee who transfers fish produced, reared or possessed by the licensee under such
a Class A or Class B license to the licensee's holding or rearing ponds situated on lands owned or leased by the licensee but not included in the licensee's Class A or Class B license.
417, s. 16
32.05 (9) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
32.05 (9) (a) 2. In cases where the amount of the award appealed from is increased on appeal, such amount shall be paid by the condemnor making tender of the amount to one of the appellant owners or appellant parties of interest in the same manner governing the tender of a basic award. In the event that a determination on appeal reduces the amount of the appealed award, those parties who joined in the appeal shall be liable, jointly and severally, to the condemning authority.
Note: Inserts missing words and a comma.
Note: There is no conflict of substance.
46.215 (1m) Exchange of information. Notwithstanding ss. 48.78 (2) (a), 49.45 (4), 49.53 (1m)
49.83, 51.30, 51.45 (14) (a), 55.06 (17) (c), 146.82, 252.11 (7) and 253.07 (3) (c), any subunit of the county department of social services acting under this section may exchange confidential information about a client, without the informed consent of the client, with any other subunit of the same county department of social services or with any person providing services to the client under a purchase of services contract with the county department of social services, if necessary to enable an employe or service provider to perform his or her duties, or to enable the county department of social services to coordinate the delivery of services to the client.
Section 49.53 was renumbered to be s. 49.83 by 1995 Wis. Act 27
. The amendment of the cross-reference in this provision is made consistent with the treatment of all cross-references to s. 49.53 (1m) by 1995 Wis. Act 27
46.22 (1) (dm) Exchange of information. Notwithstanding ss. 48.78 (2) (a), 49.45 (4), 49.53 (1m)
49.83, 51.30, 51.45 (14) (a), 55.06 (17) (c), 146.82, 252.11 (7) and 253.07 (3) (c), any subunit of the county department of social services acting under this subsection may exchange confidential information about a client, without the informed consent of the client, with any other subunit of the same county department of social services or with any person providing services to the client under a purchase of services contract with the county department of social services, if necessary to enable an employe or service provider to perform his or her duties, or to enable the county department of social services to coordinate the delivery of services to the client.