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5. (intro.) The individual is obligated by court order to provide child support payments and is delinquent in making those court-ordered payments. This paragraph subdivision does not apply if any of the following applies:
16,1656tjm Section 1656tjm. 49.124 (1m) (title) of the statutes is renumbered 49.13 (title).
16,1656tjn Section 1656tjn. 49.124 (1m) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 49.13 (2) (a) and amended to read:
49.13 (2) (a) The department shall contract with the department of health and family services as provided under s. 49.79 (10) to administer an employment and training program for recipients under the food stamp program. The department may contract subcontract with a Wisconsin works agency to administer the employment and training program under this subsection. Except as provided in pars. (b) and (bm), the department may require able individuals who are 18 to 60 years of age who are not participants in a Wisconsin works employment position to participate in the employment and training program under this subsection.
16,1656tk Section 1656tk. 49.124 (1m) (b) to (d) of the statutes are renumbered 49.13 (2) (b) to (d).
16,1656tL Section 1656tL. 49.124 (1n) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 49.13 (3) (intro.) and amended to read:
49.13 (3) Ineligibility for noncompliance with work requirements. (intro.) An individual who fails to comply with the work requirements under sub. (1m) (2) (a) without good cause is ineligible to participate in the food stamp program under this section s. 49.79 as follows:
16,1656tm Section 1656tm. 49.124 (1n) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 49.13 (3) (a) and amended to read:
49.13 (3) (a) For the first occurrence of noncompliance, one month, or until the person complies with the work requirements under sub. (1m) (2) (a), whichever is later.
16,1656tn Section 1656tn. 49.124 (1n) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 49.13 (3) (b) and amended to read:
49.13 (3) (b) For the 2nd occurrence of noncompliance, 3 months, or until the person complies with the work requirements under sub. (1m) (2) (a), whichever is later.
16,1656tp Section 1656tp. 49.124 (1n) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 49.13 (3) (c) and amended to read:
49.13 (3) (c) For the 3rd and subsequent occurrences of noncompliance, 6 months, or until the person complies with the work requirements under sub. (1m) (2) (a), whichever is later.
16,1656tq Section 1656tq. 49.124 (1p) of the statutes is repealed.
16,1656tr Section 1656tr. 49.124 (2) of the statutes, as affected by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is renumbered 49.79 (3).
16,1656trg Section 1656trg. 49.124 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.124 (2) (a) A county, or federally recognized American Indian tribe or Wisconsin works agency is liable for all food stamp coupons lost, misappropriated, or destroyed while under the county's, or tribe's or Wisconsin works agency's direct control, except as provided in par. (b).
16,1656trm Section 1656trm. 49.124 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.124 (2) (b) A county, or federally recognized American Indian tribe or Wisconsin works agency is not liable for food stamp coupons lost in natural disasters if it provides evidence acceptable to the department that the coupons were destroyed and not redeemed.
16,1656trs Section 1656trs. 49.124 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.124 (2) (c) A county, or federally recognized American Indian tribe or Wisconsin works agency is liable for food stamp coupons mailed to residents of the county, or members of the tribe or participants in the Wisconsin works program and lost in the mail due to incorrect information submitted to the department by the county, or tribe or Wisconsin works agency.
16,1656ts Section 1656ts. 49.124 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 49.79 (4) and amended to read:
49.79 (4) Deductions from county income maintenance payments. The department shall withhold the value of food stamp losses for which a county or federally recognized American Indian tribe is liable under sub. (2) (3) from the payment to the county or tribe under s. 20.445 (3) (dz) and (nL) income maintenance contracts under s. 49.33 and reimburse the federal government from the funds withheld.
16,1656tt Section 1656tt. 49.124 (4) of the statutes is repealed.
16,1656tu Section 1656tu. 49.124 (5) of the statutes is renumbered 49.79 (5).
16,1656tv Section 1656tv. 49.124 (6) of the statutes is renumbered 49.79 (6).
16,1656tw Section 1656tw. 49.124 (7) of the statutes is renumbered 49.79 (7).
16,1656tx Section 1656tx. 49.124 (8) of the statutes is renumbered 49.79 (8) and amended to read:
49.79 (8) Benefits for qualified aliens. Not later than June 15, 1998, the department shall submit a plan to the secretary of the federal department of agriculture to provide benefits under this section to a qualified alien who is ineligible for benefits under this section solely because of the application of 8 USC 1612 or 1613. If the secretary of the federal department of agriculture approves the plan, the The department shall provide benefits under this section beginning on August 1, 1998, or on the day that the plan is approved, whichever is later, to a qualified alien who is otherwise eligible for benefits under this section ineligible for benefits under this section solely because of the application of 9 USC 1612 or 1613 according to a plan approved by the federal department of agriculture. This subsection does not apply to the extent that federal food stamp benefits for qualified aliens are restored by the federal government.
16,1656ty Section 1656ty. 49.125 of the statutes, as affected by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is renumbered 49.793.
16,1656tym Section 1656tym. 49.125 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.125 (1) The department, or a county , or an elected governing body of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band or a Wisconsin works agency acting on behalf of the department, may recover overpayments that arise from an overissuance of food coupons under the food stamp program administered under s. 46.215 (1) (k), or 46.22 (1) (b) 2. d. or 49.143 (2) (e). Recovery shall be made in accordance with 7 USC 2022.
16,1656tz Section 1656tz. 49.127 of the statutes is renumbered 49.795.
16,1656u Section 1656u. 49.129 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (title).
16,1656ua Section 1656ua. 49.129 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (1).
16,1656ub Section 1656ub. 49.129 (2) (title) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (2) (title).
16,1656uc Section 1656uc. 49.129 (2) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
16,1656ud Section 1656ud. 49.129 (2) (b) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (2) (a) and amended to read:
49.797 (2) (a) Except as provided in subd. 2. par. (b) and sub. (8), if the necessary authorization under par. (a) is granted, the department shall begin to implement, no later than July 1, 1999, a administer a statewide program to deliver food stamp benefits to recipients of food stamp benefits by an electronic benefit transfer system and shall implement the program statewide no later than April 1, 2000. All suppliers, as defined in s. 49.127 (1) (d) 49.795 (1) (d), may participate in the delivery of food stamp benefits under the electronic benefit transfer system. The department shall explore methods by which nontraditional retailers, such as farmers' markets, may participate in the delivery of food stamp benefits under the electronic benefit transfer system.
16,1656ue Section 1656ue. 49.129 (2) (b) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (2) (b).
16,1656uf Section 1656uf. 49.129 (3) (title) of the statutes is repealed.
16,1656ug Section 1656ug. 49.129 (3) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 49.131 (1) and amended to read:
49.131 (1) The department shall request any necessary authorization from the appropriate federal agency to deliver benefits that are administered by the department, other than food stamp benefits, to recipients of benefits by an electronic benefit transfer system.
16,1656uh Section 1656uh. 49.129 (3) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 49.131 (2) and amended to read:
49.131 (2) If the necessary authorization under par. (a) sub. (1) is granted, and except as provided in sub. (8) (3), the department may implement a program to deliver by an electronic benefit transfer system any benefit that is administered by the department and that the department designates by rule.
16,1656uj Section 1656uj. 49.129 (4) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (4) (intro.) and amended to read:
49.797 (4) Duties; implementation. (intro.) In implementing administering a program to deliver benefits by an electronic benefit transfer system, the department shall do all of the following:
16,1656uk Section 1656uk. 49.129 (4) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (4) (a).
16,1656uL Section 1656uL. 49.129 (4) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (4) (b).
16,1656um Section 1656um. 49.129 (4) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (4) (c).
16,1656un Section 1656un. 49.129 (4) (d) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (4) (d).
16,1656up Section 1656up. 49.129 (5) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (5).
16,1656uq Section 1656uq. 49.129 (5m) of the statutes is repealed.
16,1656ur Section 1656ur. 49.129 (6) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (6).
16,1656us Section 1656us. 49.129 (7) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (7).
16,1656ut Section 1656ut. 49.129 (8) of the statutes is renumbered 49.797 (8).
16,1656uu Section 1656uu. 49.13 (1) (intro.) and (a) of the statutes are created to read:
49.13 (1) (intro.) In this section:
(a) "Food stamp program" means the federal food stamp program under 7 USC 2011 to 2036.
16,1656uv Section 1656uv. 49.131 (title) of the statutes is created to read:
49.131 (title) Electronic transfer of benefits.
16,1656uw Section 1656uw. 49.131 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
49.131 (3) The department may not require a county or tribal governing body to participate in an electronic benefit transfer system under this section if the costs to the county or tribal governing body would be greater than the costs that the county or tribal governing body would incur in delivering the benefits through a system that is not an electronic benefit transfer system.
16,1657 Section 1657. 49.137 (4m) of the statutes is created to read:
49.137 (4m) Local pass-through grant program. The department shall award grants to local governments and tribal governing bodies for programs to improve the quality of child care. The department shall promulgate rules to administer the grant program, including rules that specify the eligibility criteria and procedures for awarding the grants.
16,1657g Section 1657g. 49.143 (1) (a) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
49.143 (1) (a) Except as provided in par. (ar), the department may do any of the following:
1. Award a contract, on the basis of a competitive process approved by the secretary of administration, to any person to administer Wisconsin works in a geographical area determined by the department under sub. (6). The competitive process shall include cost and prior experience criteria.
2. Contract with a Wisconsin works agency to administer Wisconsin works if that agency has met the performance standards established by the department under sub. (3), during the immediately preceding contract period.
16,1657j Section 1657j. 49.143 (1) (ag) of the statutes is created to read:
49.143 (1) (ag) A contract entered into under par. (a) 2. shall be for a term of at least 2 years. A Wisconsin works agency may elect not to enter into a contract under par. (a) 2. if the Wisconsin works agency informs the department by the date established by the department that the Wisconsin works agency has made that election. A Wisconsin works agency that has not met the performance standards established by the department under sub. (3) may apply for a contract under the competitive process established under par. (a) 1.
16,1657m Section 1657m. 49.143 (1) (am) of the statutes is repealed.
16,1657p Section 1657p. 49.143 (1) (ar) of the statutes is created to read:
49.143 (1) (ar) If the department changes the geographical areas for which a Wisconsin works agency administers Wisconsin works as provided under sub. (6), the department shall award contracts on the basis of the competitive process established by the department under par. (a) 1. regardless of whether a Wisconsin works agency has met the performance standards established by the department under sub. (3) and is eligible to contract with the department under par. (a) 2.
16,1657r Section 1657r. 49.143 (1) (ay) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.143 (1) (ay) A county or tribal governing body that enters into a contract under par. (a) or (am) but elects not to compete for a subsequent contract under par. (a) 1. shall provide the notice required under this paragraph at least 6 months prior to the expiration of its contract under par. (a) or (am) 1. A county or tribal governing body that elects not to enter into a contract under par. (am) 1. (a) 2. or to compete for a contract under par. (am) 2. (ag) shall provide the notice required under this paragraph by the date established by the department, by rule, under par. (am) 1. (ag). The notice shall be provided to all employees of the county or tribal governing body who may be laid off as a result of the county's or tribal governing body's election not to enter into or compete for a contract and to the certified or recognized collective bargaining representatives of such employees, if any. The notice shall inform the employees and the representatives that the county or tribal governing body is making the election not to enter into or compete for a contract; that the employees may be laid off as a result of that election; that the employees may wish to consider forming a private agency to bid on the contract under par. (a) 1.; that the employees may obtain information from the department on the competitive process under par. (a) 1. and the contract requirements under this section; and that the employees may obtain information from the department on steps that the employees might take to organize themselves to form a private agency for the purposes of competing for a contract under par. (a) 1. The department shall provide the information specified in this paragraph upon the request of any employee or collective bargaining representative described in this paragraph.
16,1657u Section 1657u. 49.143 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.143 (1) (b) If no acceptable provider in a geographical area is selected under par. (a) or (am), the department shall administer Wisconsin works in that geographical area.
16,1659g Section 1659g. 49.143 (2) (a) 9. of the statutes is repealed.
16,1660b Section 1660b. 49.143 (2) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
16,1660d Section 1660d. 49.143 (2g) of the statutes is created to read:
49.143 (2g) Contract prohibitions. (a) Each contract under sub. (1) shall prohibit a Wisconsin works agency from using funding that is allocated under the contract to pay Wisconsin works benefits under s. 49.148 for any of the following:
1. Costs of providing direct services to Wisconsin works participants.
2. Costs of administering Wisconsin works.
(b) No Wisconsin works agency may expend moneys that are provided under a contract under sub. (1) to conduct public relations activities unless the public relations activities are directly related to providing community outreach and informing participants about the services available under Wisconsin works.
16,1660e Section 1660e. 49.143 (4m) of the statutes is created to read:
49.143 (4m) Oversight of Wisconsin works agencies. The department shall do all of the following with respect to Wisconsin works agencies that are located in counties that have a population of 500,000 or more:
(a) Monitor each agency's compliance with contracts that are entered into under sub. (1).
(b) Provide technical assistance to each agency.
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