1997 WISCONSIN ACT 235
An Act to amend 20.445 (1) (nb) of the statutes; relating to: solvency contribution rates applicable to certain employers for unemployment insurance purposes in 1998, unemployment insurance information technology systems and making an appropriation.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
20.445 (1) (nb) Unemployment information technology systems; federal moneys. The As a continuing appropriation, the amounts in the schedule, as authorized by the governor for this purpose under s. 16.54, for the purpose specified in s. 108.19 (1e). All moneys transferred from par. (n) for this purpose shall be credited to this appropriation account. Notwithstanding s. 20.001 (3) (a), the treasurer of the unemployment reserve fund shall transfer any unencumbered balance in this appropriation account that is not needed or available to carry out the purpose of this appropriation to the appropriation account under par. (n). No moneys may be expended from this appropriation unless the treasurer of the unemployment reserve fund determines that such expenditure is currently needed for the purpose specified in s. 108.19 (1e). No moneys may be encumbered from this appropriation account after the beginning of the 3rd 12-month period beginning after the effective date of this paragraph .... [revisor inserts date].
(1) Notwithstanding section 108.18 (5), (5m), (6) and (8) of the statutes and section 108.18 (9) (figure) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1997, if an employer who is required to pay contributions under section 108.18 of the statutes for the 1998 calendar year had a positive balance in its account on June 30, 1997, and the employer is affected by the contribution rate increase limitation under section 108.18 (5) of the statutes or the minimum contribution rate prescribed in section 108.18 (6) of the statutes, and in either case the contribution rate applicable to that employer, under section 108.18 (5m) of the statutes, has been rounded to a higher contribution rate than would otherwise be applicable to that employer, and that contribution rate is higher than the contribution rate that would apply to the employer under schedule C of section 108.19 (4) (figure) and (9) (figure), 1995 stats., the solvency rate applicable to the employer for the 1998 calendar year shall be reduced by the difference between the total contribution and solvency rate that applies to that employer for the 1998 calendar year under schedule D of section 108.19 (4) (figure) and (9) (figure) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1997, and the total contribution and solvency rate that would apply to the employer for the 1998 calendar year under schedule C of section 108.19 (4) (figure) and (9) (figure), 1995 stats., but not below zero percent.