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560.63(3)(e) (e) The cost of renting instructional equipment and training facilities owned or leased by the district or institution, unless the equipment or facilities are rented only for the customized labor training program.
560.63(4) (4) The contribution required under s. 560.605 (1) (e) may consist of funding or of in-kind contributions. Not more than 20% of the contribution of a business may consist of funding which the business receives under the federal Workforce Investment Act of 1998, 29 USC 2801 to 2945.
560.63 History History: 1987 a. 27; 1993 a. 16, 399; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 9.
560.65 560.65 Technology and pollution control and abatement grants and loans.
560.65(1) (1) In this section:
560.65(1)(a) (a) "Air pollution" has the meaning given in s. 285.01 (3).
560.65(1)(ag) (ag) "Industrial waste" has the meaning given in s. 281.01 (5).
560.65(1)(ar) (ar) "Nonattainment area" has the meaning given in s. 285.01 (30).
560.65(1)(b) (b) "Postconsumer waste" has the meaning given in s. 287.01 (7).
560.65(1)(c) (c) "Stationary source" has the meaning given in s. 285.01 (41).
560.65(1)(d) (d) "Volatile organic compound" has the meaning given in s. 285.01 (42).
560.65(1)(e) (e) "Volatile organic compound accommodation area" has the meaning given in s. 285.01 (43).
560.65(1)(f) (f) "Waters of the state" has the meaning given in s. 281.01 (18).
560.65(1m) (1m)
560.65(1m)(a)(a) Subject to sub. (4), the board may award a grant or loan not exceeding $750,000 under s. 560.61 to a new or expanding business, a municipality or other public entity, a nonprofit organization or an entity organized by a group of any of those entities for any of the following:
560.65(1m)(a)1. 1. The production of a product made from one or more materials recovered from postconsumer waste or industrial waste.
560.65(1m)(a)2m. 2m. Technical research intended to result in the development of a new process, or the improvement of an existing process, for processing postconsumer waste or industrial waste.
560.65(1m)(a)3. 3. The development, construction, purchase or operation of a facility or equipment to do any of the following:
560.65(1m)(a)3.a. a. To process postconsumer waste or industrial waste.
560.65(1m)(a)3.b. b. To control or treat industrial wastes or air pollution but not other wastes, as defined in s. 281.01 (7).
560.65(1m)(a)3.c. c. To abate or eliminate air pollution or pollution of the waters of the state that originates from property that is not used to grow agricultural products for sale.
560.65(1m)(a)3.d. d. To reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds from a stationary source owned or operated by the applicant in a nonattainment area or volatile organic compound accommodation area.
560.65(1m)(a)3.e. e. To comply with the air pollution control requirements of ss. 285.01 to 285.29, 285.33 to 285.53, 285.60 to 285.71, 285.75, 285.79 and 285.81, of a local air pollution control program under s. 285.73 or of the federal clean air act, 42 USC 7401 to 7671q.
560.65(1m)(b) (b) A recipient may use the proceeds of a loan under this subsection for technical research, capital expenses or working capital expenses.
560.65(2) (2)
560.65(2)(a)(a) Subject to sub. (4), the board may award a grant or loan not exceeding $100,000 under s. 560.61 to a new or expanding business, a municipality or other public entity, a nonprofit organization or an entity organized by a group of any of those entities for any of the activities under sub. (1m) (a) 1. to 3.
560.65(2)(b) (b) A recipient may use the proceeds of a grant or loan under this subsection for any of the following:
560.65(2)(b)1. 1. Product development.
560.65(2)(b)2. 2. Product testing.
560.65(2)(b)3. 3. Process development.
560.65(2)(b)4. 4. Process assessment.
560.65(2)(b)5. 5. Specialized technical research.
560.65(2)(b)6. 6. Technical assistance.
560.65(3) (3)
560.65(3)(a)(a) Subject to sub. (4), the board may award a grant or loan not exceeding $25,000 under s. 560.61 to a new or expanding business, a municipality or other public entity, a nonprofit organization or an entity organized by a group of any of those entities for investigating the feasibility of any of the activities under sub. (1m) (a) 1. to 3.
560.65(3)(b) (b) A recipient may use the proceeds of a grant or loan under this subsection for any of the following:
560.65(3)(b)1. 1. Performing a feasibility study.
560.65(3)(b)2. 2. Preparing a detailed marketing plan.
560.65(3)(b)3. 3. Preparing a detailed business plan.
560.65(4) (4) Before making a grant or loan under this section the board shall consider all of the following:
560.65(4)(b) (b) The likelihood that the project will be completed.
560.65(4)(c) (c) If the grant or loan is for a project relating to the processing of postconsumer waste, whether there is or is likely to be a market for the processed materials.
560.65(4)(d) (d) Whether the project is in the best interest of the state in order to do any of the following:
560.65(4)(d)1. 1. Protect public health.
560.65(4)(d)2. 2. Protect, maintain and improve the quality and management of the waters of the state.
560.65(4)(d)3. 3. Protect, maintain and improve the quality of the air and of the natural environment.
560.65(4)(d)4. 4. Conserve resources and energy.
560.65(5) (5)
560.65(5)(a)(a) The board may not award a grant or loan under this section after July 1, 1997.
560.65(5)(b) (b) The department shall deposit in the recycling fund all moneys received after July 1, 1995, in repayment of loans made under this section.
560.66 560.66 Major economic development projects.
560.66(1) (1) The board may award grants and loans under s. 560.61 to eligible recipients for any project that is not eligible for a grant or loan under s. 560.62 or 560.63, if the board determines that the project is a major economic development project and considers all of the following:
560.66(1)(a) (a) The number of jobs which the major economic development project will cause to be retained or increased in a political subdivision.
560.66(1)(b) (b) The value of the capital investment which the eligible recipient will make in the major economic development project.
560.66(1)(c) (c) The value of the expenditures required for local infrastructure relating to the major economic development project.
560.66(1)(d) (d) The immediate and continuing effects of the major economic development project upon the affected political subdivisions within which it will be located.
560.66(2) (2) In awarding grants and loans under this section, the board may consider the effects of the project upon jobs, school, transportation and law enforcement services and facilities.
560.66 History History: 1987 a. 27, 399; 1989 a. 31; 1993 a. 16; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 9.
560.68 560.68 Administration.
560.68(2)(2) The department, in cooperation with the board, shall actively encourage small businesses to apply for grants and loans under this subchapter by ensuring that there are no undue impediments to their participation and by assisting small businesses in preparing grant and loan applications.
560.68(3) (3) The department may charge a grant or loan recipient an origination fee of up to 2% of the grant or loan amount if the grant or loan exceeds $200,000 and is awarded under s. 560.63 or 560.66. The department shall deposit all origination fees collected under this subsection in the appropriation account under s. 20.143 (1) (gm).
560.68(4) (4) The board shall develop a policy relating to obtaining reimbursement of grants and loans provided under this subchapter. The policy may provide that reimbursement shall be obtained through full repayment of the principal amount of the grant or loan plus interest, through receipt of a share of future profits from or an interest in a product or process, or through any other appropriate means.
560.68(5) (5) The department, with the approval of the board, shall develop procedures to evaluate applications, monitor project performance and audit grants and loans awarded under this subchapter.
560.68(5m) (5m) The department, with the approval of the board, shall establish and implement procedures for monitoring the use of grants and loans awarded under this subchapter, including procedures for verification of economic growth, job creation and the number and percentage of newly created jobs for which state residents are hired.
560.68(6) (6) If appropriate, the board may require that more than 25% of the cost of any project or category of projects be paid from funds not provided by this state.
560.68(7) (7) The department, in cooperation with the board, shall encourage small businesses to apply for grants and loans under this subchapter by ensuring that there are no undue impediments to their participation and by actively encouraging small businesses to apply for grants and loans. The department shall do all of the following:
560.68(7)(a) (a) Publish and disseminate information about the projects under ss. 560.62 to 560.66 and the procedures for applying for grants and loans.
560.68(7)(b) (b) Simplify the application and review procedures for small businesses so that they will not impose unnecessary administrative burdens on small businesses.
560.68(7)(c) (c) Assist small businesses in preparing applications for grants and loans.
560.68 History History: 1987 a. 27; 1991 a. 39, 269; 1997 a. 27; 1999 a. 9.
560.685 560.685 Rules. The department may not promulgate a rule under this subchapter without first considering the recommendations of the board regarding the proposed rule.
560.685 History History: 1987 a. 27.
subch. VI of ch. 560 SUBCHAPTER VI
DEVELOPMENT ZONE PROGRAM
560.70 560.70 Definitions. In this section and ss. 560.71 to 560.795:
560.70(1) (1) "Business incubator" means a person who operates a facility designed to encourage the growth of new businesses, if at least 2 of the following apply:
560.70(1)(a) (a) Space in the facility is rented at a rate lower than the market rate in the community.
560.70(1)(b) (b) Shared business services are provided in the facility.
560.70(1)(c) (c) Management and technical assistance are available at the facility.
560.70(1)(d) (d) Businesses using the facility may obtain financial capital through a direct relationship with at least one financial institution.
560.70(2) (2) "Development zone program" means the program administered under this subchapter.
560.70(2m) (2m) "Full-time job" means a regular, nonseasonal full-time position in which an individual, as a condition of employment, is required to work at least 2,080 hours per year, including paid leave and holidays, and for which the individual receives pay that is equal to at least 150% of the federal minimum wage and benefits that are not required by federal or state law. "Full-time job" does not include initial training before an employment position begins.
560.70(3) (3) "Indian reservation" has the meaning given in s. 139.30 (9).
560.70(4) (4) "Local governing body" means the governing body of one or more cities, villages, towns or counties or the elected governing body of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in this state.
560.70(5) (5) "Metropolitan statistical area" means a federal standard metropolitan statistical area but does not include areas located within Indian reservations.
560.70(6) (6) "Target population" means persons who are members of targeted groups for the purposes of the credit under ss. 71.07 (2dx), 71.28 (1dx) and 71.47 (1dx).
560.70(7) (7) "Tax benefits" means the development zones credit under ss. 71.07 (2dx), 71.28 (1dx) and 71.47 (1dx), except that in s. 560.795, "tax benefits" means the development zones investment credit under ss. 71.07 (2di), 71.28 (1di) and 71.47 (1di) and the development zones credit under ss. 71.07 (2dx), 71.28 (1dx) and 71.47 (1dx).
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