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(4) A bill draft that requires an assessment by the bureau under this section shall have that requirement noted on its jacket when the jacket is prepared. When a bill that requires an assessment under this section is introduced, the legislative reference bureau shall submit a copy of the bill to the legislative fiscal bureau.
(5) No public hearing before a standing committee may be held and no committee vote may be taken regarding any bill or bill draft described in sub. (2) unless the assessment under sub. (2) has been prepared.
(6) The department of corrections shall provide the bureau with information on current and past admissions and on length of time served and any other information needed by the bureau in order to prepare assessments under sub. (2).
(7) The circuit courts and the office of justice assistance in the department of administration shall provide the bureau any information needed by the bureau in order to prepare assessments under sub. (2).
(8) This section applies to bills introduced or requests for assessments for bill drafts made on or after July 1, 2002.
16,98 Section 98. 13.101 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.101 (4) The committee may transfer between appropriations and programs if the committee finds that unnecessary duplication of functions can be eliminated, more efficient and effective methods for performing programs will result or legislative intent will be more effectively carried out because of such transfer, if legislative intent will not be changed as the result of such transfer and the purposes for which the transfer is requested have been authorized or directed by the legislature, or to implement s. 16.847 (8) (b) 3. The authority to transfer between appropriations includes the authority to transfer between 2 fiscal years of the same biennium, between 2 appropriations of the same agency and between an appropriation of one agency and an appropriation of a different agency. No transfer between appropriations or programs may be made to offset deficiencies arising from the lack of adequate expenditure controls by a department, board, institution, commission or agency. The authority to transfer between appropriations shall not include the authority to transfer from sum sufficient appropriations as defined under s. 20.001 (3) (d) to other types of appropriations.
16,99 Section 99. 13.101 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.101 (6) (a) As an emergency measure necessitated by decreased state revenues and to prevent the necessity for a state tax on general property, the committee may reduce any appropriation made to any board, commission, department, or the University of Wisconsin System, or to any other state agency or activity, by such amount as it deems feasible, not exceeding 25% of the appropriations, except appropriations made by ss. 20.255 (2) (ac), (bc), (bh), (cg), and (cr) and (q), 20.395 (1), (2) (cq), (eq) to (ex) and (gq) to (gx), (3), (4) (aq) to (ax), and (6) (aq) and (ar), 20.435 (6) (a) and (7) (da), and 20.445 (3) (a) and (dz) or for forestry purposes under s. 20.370 (1), or any other moneys distributed to any county, city, village, town, or school district. Appropriations of receipts and of a sum sufficient shall for the purposes of this section be regarded as equivalent to the amounts expended under such appropriations in the prior fiscal year which ended June 30. All functions of said state agencies shall be continued in an efficient manner, but because of the uncertainties of the existing situation no public funds should be expended or obligations incurred unless there shall be adequate revenues to meet the expenditures therefor. For such reason the committee may make reductions of such appropriations as in its judgment will secure sound financial operations of the administration for said state agencies and at the same time interfere least with their services and activities.
16,99m Section 99m. 13.101 (6) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
13.101 (6) (a) As an emergency measure necessitated by decreased state revenues and to prevent the necessity for a state tax on general property, the committee may reduce any appropriation made to any board, commission, department, or the University of Wisconsin System, or to any other state agency or activity by such amount as it deems feasible, not exceeding 25% of the appropriations, except appropriations made by ss. 20.255 (2) (ac), (bc), (bh), (cg), and (cr), 20.395 (1), (2) (cq), (fq) to (fx), and (gq) to (gx), (3), (4) (aq) to (ax), and (6) (aq) and (ar), 20.435 (6) (a) and (7) (da), and 20.445 (3) (a) and (dz) or for forestry purposes under s. 20.370 (1) 20.375 (2), or any other moneys distributed to any county, city, village, town, or school district. Appropriations of receipts and of a sum sufficient shall for the purposes of this section be regarded as equivalent to the amounts expended under such appropriations in the prior fiscal year which ended June 30. All functions of said state agencies shall be continued in an efficient manner, but because of the uncertainties of the existing situation no public funds should be expended or obligations incurred unless there shall be adequate revenues to meet the expenditures therefor. For such reason the committee may make reductions of such appropriations as in its judgment will secure sound financial operations of the administration for said state agencies and at the same time interfere least with their services and activities.
16,100 Section 100. 13.101 (14) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.101 (14) With the concurrence of the joint committee on information policy and technology, direct the department of administration electronic government to report to the committee concerning any specific information technology system project in accordance with s. 13.58 (5) (b) 4.
16,100m Section 100m. 13.101 (16) of the statutes is created to read:
13.101 (16) (a) Annually, on June 15, beginning in 2004, the committee shall transfer from the permanent endowment fund to the general fund an amount equal to the amount calculated by the investment board under s. 25.17 (16).
(b) Annually, on June 15, beginning in 2004, the committee shall transfer from the permanent endowment fund to the tobacco control fund the lesser of $25,000,000 or 8.5% of the market value of the investments in the permanent endowment fund on June 1 in that year.
16,102 Section 102. 13.123 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.123 (1) (a) 1. Any member of the legislature who has signified, by affidavit filed with the department of administration, the necessity of establishing a temporary residence at the state capital for the period of any regular or special legislative session shall be entitled to an allowance for expenses incurred for food and lodging for each day that he or she is in Madison on legislative business, but not including any Saturday or Sunday unless the legislator is in actual attendance on such day at a session of the legislature or a meeting of a standing committee of which the legislator is a member. The amount of the allowance for each biennial session shall be established under s. 20.916 (8) 90% of the per diem rate for travel for federal government business within the city of Madison, as established by the federal general services administration. For the purpose of determining the amount of the allowance, the secretary of employment relations shall certify to the chief clerk of each house the federal per diem rate in effect on December 1, or the first business day thereafter if December 1 is not a business day, in each even-numbered year. Each legislator shall file an affidavit with the chief clerk of his or her house certifying the specific dollar amount within the authorized allowance the member wishes to receive. Such affidavit, when filed, shall remain in effect for the biennial session, except that a new affidavit may be filed for any month following an adjustment in the amount of the authorized allowance under s. 20.916 (8).
16,102m Section 102m. 13.123 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.123 (3) (a) Any senator authorized by the committee on senate organization to attend a meeting outside the state capital, any representative to the assembly authorized by the committee on assembly organization to attend an out-of-state meeting or authorized by the speaker to attend a meeting within this state outside the state capital, and all members of the legislature required by law, legislative rule, resolution or joint resolution to attend such meetings, shall be paid no additional compensation for such services but shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b), but no legislator may be reimbursed under this subsection for expenses on any day for which the legislator submits a claim under sub. (1). Any expenses incurred by a legislator under s. 14.82 shall be reimbursed from the appropriation under s. 20.315 (1) (q).
16,102p Section 102p. 13.205 of the statutes is created to read:
13.205 Legislative hotline prohibited. (1) Except as provided in sub. (2), the joint committee on legislative organization, the assembly committee on organization, and the senate committee on organization may not maintain a toll-free telephone service for the use of members of the public to contact members of the legislature or for the use of members of the legislature to contact members of the public.
(2) An organization committee under sub. (1) may maintain or allow the maintenance of one toll-free telephone service per member of the legislature for the use of members of the public to contact the member of the legislature. The senate committee on organization and the assembly committee on organization shall publish the number of the toll-free telephone service of each member of its house.
16,103 Section 103. 13.40 of the statutes is created to read:
13.40 Limitation on state appropriations from general purpose revenue. (1) In this section:
(a) "Fiscal biennium" means a 2-year period beginning on July 1 of an odd-numbered year.
(b) "General purpose revenue" has the meaning given for "general purpose revenues" in s. 20.001 (2) (a).
(2) Except as provided in sub. (3), the amount appropriated from general purpose revenue for each fiscal biennium, excluding any amount under an appropriation specified in sub. (3) (a) to (i), as determined under sub. (4), may not exceed the sum of:
(a) The amount appropriated from general purpose revenue, excluding any amount under an appropriation specified in sub. (3), for the 2nd fiscal year of the prior fiscal biennium as determined under sub. (4), multiplied by the sum of 1.0 and the annual percentage change in this state's aggregate personal income, expressed as a decimal, for the calendar year that begins on the January 1 that immediately precedes the first year of the fiscal biennium, as estimated by the legislative fiscal bureau, in consultation with the department of revenue, no later than November 20 of each even-numbered year.
(b) The amount determined under par. (a) multiplied by the sum of 1.0 and the annual percentage change in this state's aggregate personal income, expressed as a decimal, for the calendar year that begins on the January 1 that immediately precedes the 2nd year of the fiscal biennium, as estimated by the legislative fiscal bureau, in consultation with the department of revenue, no later than November 20 of each even-numbered year.
(3) The limitation under sub. (2) does not apply to any of the following:
(a) An appropriation for principal repayment and interest payments on public debt, as defined in s. 18.01 (4), or operating notes, as defined in s. 18.71 (4).
(b) An appropriation to honor a moral obligation undertaken pursuant to ss. 18.61 (5), 85.25 (5), 101.143 (9m) (i), 229.50 (7), 229.74 (7), 229.830 (7), 234.15 (4), 234.42 (4), 234.54 (4) (b), 234.626 (7), 234.93 (6), 234.932 (6), 234.933 (6), and 281.59 (13m).
(c) An appropriation to make a payment to the United States that the building commission determines to be payable under s. 13.488 (1) (m).
(d) An appropriation contained in a bill that is enacted with approval of at least two-thirds of the members of each house of the legislature.
(e) An appropriation for legal expenses and the costs of judgments, orders, and settlements of actions and appeals incurred by the state.
(f) An appropriation to make a payment for tax relief under s. 20.835 (2).
(g) An appropriation to make a transfer from the general fund to the budget stabilization fund under s. 20.875 (1) (a).
(h) An appropriation to make a transfer from the general fund to the cash building projects fund under s. 20.867 (6) (a).
(i) An appropriation to any of the following:
1. The higher educational aids board.
2. The department of public instruction.
3. The board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
(4) For purposes of sub. (2), the legislative fiscal bureau shall determine the amount appropriated from general purpose revenue for any fiscal biennium to which sub. (2) applies. The legislative fiscal bureau shall make this determination no later than December 1 of each even-numbered year.
16,103m Section 103m. 13.45 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.45 (3) (a) For any day for which the legislator does not file a claim under s. 13.123 (1), any legislator appointed to serve on a legislative committee or a committee to which the legislator was appointed by either house or the officers thereof shall be reimbursed from the appropriations under ss. 20.315 (1) (q) and s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b) for actual and necessary expenses incurred as a member of the committee.
16,104m Section 104m. 13.48 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (7) Biennial recommendations. The building commission shall prepare and formally adopt recommendations for the long-range state building program on a biennial basis. The building commission shall not recommend any project for enumeration in the authorized state building program unless the commission adopts and provides with its recommendation a statement of the amount of the anticipated annual operating costs or the amount of any increased annual operating costs, plus the amount of any anticipated annual debt service costs, generated by the project in the first full year following completion, and the amount of such costs to be funded from each revenue source under s. 20.001 (2). The building commission shall include in its report any projects proposed by the state fair park board involving a cost of not more than $250,000, together with the method of financing those projects proposed by the board, without recommendation. Unless a later date is requested by the building commission and approved by the joint committee on finance, the building commission shall, no later than the first Tuesday in April of each odd-numbered year, transmit the report prepared by the department of administration under s. 16.40 (20) and the commission's recommendations for the succeeding fiscal biennium that require legislative approval to the joint committee on finance in the form of proposed legislation prepared in proper form.
16,105 Section 105. 13.48 (10) (b) 3m. of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (10) (b) 3m. Rehabilitation projects of the Fox River Navigational System Authority.
16,105m Section 105m. 13.48 (12) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (12) (b) 2. A facility constructed by or for the state fair park board, if the cost of constructing the facility does not exceed the amount specified in sub. (3).
16,106 Section 106. 13.48 (12) (b) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (12) (b) 4. A facility constructed by or for the Fox River Navigational System Authority.
16,107 Section 107. 13.48 (13) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (13) (a) Except as provided in par. (b) or (c), every building, structure or facility that is constructed for the benefit of or use of the state, any state agency, board, commission or department, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, or any local professional baseball park district created under subch. III of ch. 229 if the construction is undertaken by the department of administration on behalf of the district, shall be in compliance with all applicable state laws, rules, codes and regulations but the construction is not subject to the ordinances or regulations of the municipality in which the construction takes place except zoning, including without limitation because of enumeration ordinances or regulations relating to materials used, permits, supervision of construction or installation, payment of permit fees, or other restrictions.
16,107m Section 107m. 13.48 (14) (am) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (am) Subject to par. (d) and s. 20.9145, the building commission shall have the authority to sell or lease all or any part of a state-owned building or structure or state-owned land, including farmland, where such authority is not otherwise provided to an agency by law, and may transfer land under its jurisdiction among agencies.
16,107mm Section 107mm. 13.48 (14) (am) of the statutes, as affected by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (am) Subject to par. (d) and s. 20.9145, the building commission shall have the authority to sell or lease all or any part of a state-owned building or structure or state-owned land, including farmland, where such authority is not otherwise provided to an agency by law, and may transfer land under its jurisdiction among agencies.
16,107n Section 107n. 13.48 (14) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (b) Subject to par. (d) and s. 20.9145, the building commission shall sell or lease on the basis of either public bids, with the building commission reserving the right to reject any or all bids in the best interest of the state, or negotiated prices. Buildings, structures and land mentioned in this subsection shall be subject to general property taxes levied by those taxing bodies within whose area they lie if used for commercial purposes, and shall be subject to special assessments for public improvements in the same manner and to the same extent as privately owned buildings, structures and land, subject to approval of the building commission when required under s. 66.0703 (6).
16,107nm Section 107nm. 13.48 (14) (b) of the statutes, as affected by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (b) Subject to par. (d) and s. 20.9145, the building commission shall sell or lease on the basis of either public bids, with the building commission reserving the right to reject any or all bids in the best interest of the state, or negotiated prices. Buildings, structures and land mentioned in this subsection shall be subject to general property taxes levied by those taxing bodies within whose area they lie if used for commercial purposes, and shall be subject to special assessments for public improvements in the same manner and to the same extent as privately owned buildings, structures and land, subject to approval of the building commission when required under s. 66.0703 (6).
16,107p Section 107p. 13.48 (14) (d) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (d) 4. If the commission proposes to sell or transfer a parcel of surplus land having a fair market value of at least $20,000 that is not subject to sale under s. 20.9145, the commission shall notify the joint committee on finance in writing of its proposed action. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the parcel may be sold or transferred by the commission. If, within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer, the parcel may be sold or transferred under this subdivision only upon approval of the committee.
16,107pm Section 107pm. 13.48 (14) (d) 4. of the statutes, as affected by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (d) 4. If the commission proposes to sell or transfer a parcel of surplus land having a fair market value of at least $20,000 that is not subject to sale under s. 20.9145, the commission shall notify the joint committee on finance in writing of its proposed action. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the parcel may be sold or transferred by the commission. If, within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer, the parcel may be sold or transferred under this subdivision only upon approval of the committee.
16,108b Section 108b. 13.48 (15) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (15) Acquisition of leasehold interests. The Subject to the requirements of s. 20.924 (1) (i) and (j) , the building commission shall have the authority to acquire leasehold interests in land and buildings where such authority is not otherwise provided to an agency by law.
16,108c Section 108c. 13.48 (19) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (19) Alternatives to state construction. Whenever the building commission determines that the use of innovative types of design and construction processes will make better use of the resources and technology available in the building industry, the building commission may waive any or all of s. 16.855 if such action is in the best interest of the state and if the waiver is accomplished through formal action of the building commission. The building commission may authorize the lease, lease purchase or acquisition of such facilities constructed in the manner authorized by the building commission. The Subject to the requirements of s. 20.924 (1) (i) and (j) , the building commission may also authorize the lease, lease purchase or acquisition of existing facilities in lieu of state construction of any project enumerated in the authorized state building program.
16,108d Section 108d. 13.48 (25p) of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (25p) Biostar initiative. There is created a program, to be known as the biostar initiative, for the purpose of providing financial support to attract federal and private funds to construct biological sciences facilities to spur biological sciences education and research activities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Projects financed under the program shall be designed to provide biological sciences education and research facilities, ancillary systems, and supporting infrastructure. Projects shall be financed from the appropriation under s. 20.866 (2) (z) or as otherwise provided in the authorized state building program.
16,108e Section 108e. 13.48 (27) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (27) Lease of correctional facilities. The Subject to the requirements of s. 20.924 (1) (i) and (j) , the building commission may lease any facility for use of the department of corrections as a part of the authorized state building program, with an option to purchase the facility by the state. Any lease shall provide for the facility to be constructed in accordance with requirements and specifications approved by the department of administration and shall permit inspection of the site and facility by agents of the department.
16,108f Section 108f. 13.48 (31) of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (31) Debt increase for construction of a biomedical research and technology incubator at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. (a) The legislature finds and determines that it is in the public interest to promote the public health and welfare and to provide for economic development in this state by ensuring a fundamental and expanding capacity to conduct biomedical research and to create new technologies; by training students in the substance and methodology of biomedical research; and by providing scientific support to individuals and organizations in this state who are engaged in biomedical research and technological innovation. It is therefore the public policy of this state to assist the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., in the construction of facilities that will be used for biomedical research and the creation of new technologies.
(b) On or after July 1, 2003, the building commission may authorize up to $25,000,000 of general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a biomedical research and technology incubator at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. The state funding commitment for the construction of the incubator shall be in the form of a construction grant to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. Before the building commission may award the construction grant under this paragraph, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., must certify to the building commission that the total funding commitments of the state and nonstate sources will pay for the construction cost of the incubator.
(c) If the building commission awards a construction grant to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., under this subsection, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., shall provide the state with an option to purchase the biomedical research and technology incubator under the following conditions:
1. The option price shall be the appraised fair market value at the time that the option is exercised, less a credit recognizing the amount of the state's construction grant. The option shall be subject to any mortgage or other security interest of any private lenders.
2. The option may be exercised only upon the occurrence of any of the following:
a. Suspension of operation of a program of biomedical research and technology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., or any successor organization.
b. Foreclosure of any mortgage on the incubator by a private lender.
(d) If the state does not exercise the option to purchase the biomedical research and technology incubator under par. (c), and if the incubator is sold to any 3rd party, any agreement to sell the incubator shall provide that the state has the right to receive an amount equal to the construction grants awarded to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., under this subsection from the net proceeds of any such sale after any mortgage on the incubator has been satisfied and all other secured debts have been paid. This right shall be paramount to the right of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., to the proceeds upon such sale.
16,108h Section 108h. 13.48 (32r) of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (32r) Debt increase for construction of the Discovery Place museum. (a) Subject to par. (b), the building commission may authorize $1,000,000 of general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of the Discovery Place museum as part of the Heritage museum in the city of Racine. The state funding commitment for the construction of the museum shall be in the form of a construction grant to Racine County. Before approving any state funding commitment for the museum and before awarding the construction grant under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that Racine County has secured additional funding commitments of at least $1,000,000 from nonstate revenue sources.
(b) If the building commission authorizes a grant to Racine County under par. (a) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a Discovery Place museum as part of the Heritage museum, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
16,108m Section 108m. 13.48 (35) of the statutes is created to read:
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