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(c) On terms approved by the department, administer and disburse funds from a grant or loan under s. 16.33 560.9803 on behalf of the recipient of the grant or loan.
33,155 Section 155. 16.336 of the statutes is renumbered 560.9805.
33,156 Section 156. 16.339 of the statutes is renumbered 560.9806, and 560.9806 (2) (a), as renumbered, is amended to read:
560.9806 (2) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) 20.143 (2) (fm), the department may award a grant to an eligible applicant for the purpose of providing transitional housing and associated supportive services to homeless individuals and families if the conditions under par. (b) are satisfied. The department shall ensure that the funds for the grants are reasonably balanced among geographic areas of the state, consistent with the quality of applications submitted.
33,157 Section 157. 16.35 of the statutes is renumbered 560.9815.
33,158 Section 158. 16.351 of the statutes is renumbered 560.9807, and 560.9807 (1), as renumbered, is amended to read:
560.9807 (1) Grants. From moneys available under s. 20.505 (7) 20.143 (2) (h), the department shall make grants to organizations, including organizations operated for profit, that provide shelter or services to homeless individuals or families.
33,159 Section 159. 16.352 of the statutes is renumbered 560.9808, and 560.9808 (2) (a) and (b) (intro.), as renumbered, are amended to read:
560.9808 (2) (a) From the appropriations under s. 20.505 (7) 20.143 (2) (fm) and (h), the department shall award grants to eligible applicants for the purpose of supplementing the operating budgets of agencies and shelter facilities that have or anticipate a need for additional funding because of the renovation or expansion of an existing shelter facility, the development of an existing building into a shelter facility, the expansion of shelter services for homeless persons, or an inability to obtain adequate funding to continue the provision of an existing level of services.
(b) (intro.) The department shall allocate funds from the appropriations under s. 20.505 (7) 20.143 (2) (fm) and (h) for temporary shelter for homeless individuals and families as follows:
33,160 Section 160. 16.358 of the statutes is renumbered 560.9809, and 560.9809 (1), as renumbered, is amended to read:
560.9809 (1) The department may administer housing programs, including the housing improvement grant program and the initial rehabilitation grant program, that are funded by a community development block grant, 42 USC 5301 to 5320, under a contract entered into with the department of commerce under s. 560.045.
33,161 Section 161. 16.375 of the statutes is renumbered 560.9810.
33,162 Section 162. 16.385 of the statutes is renumbered 16.27, and 16.27 (3) (b), (c), (d) and (e) (intro.), 1. and 7., as renumbered, are amended to read:
16.27 (3) (b) By October 1 of every year from the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) (o) 20.505 (1) (mb), determine the total amount available for payment of heating assistance under sub. (6) and determine the benefit schedule.
(c) From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) (m) 20.505 (1) (mb), allocate $1,100,000 in each federal fiscal year for the department's expenses in administering the funds to provide low-income energy assistance.
(d) From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) (o) 20.505 (1) (n), allocate $2,900,000 in each federal fiscal year for the expenses of a county department, another local governmental agency or a private nonprofit organization in administering under sub. (4) the funds to provide low-income energy assistance.
(e) (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) (o) 20.505 (1) (mb):
1. Allocate and transfer to the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) (km) (1) (kn), 15% of the moneys received under 42 USC 8621 to 8629 in each federal fiscal year under the priority of maintaining funding for the geographical areas on July 20, 1985, and, if funding is reduced, prorating contracted levels of payment, for the weatherization assistance program administered by the department under s. 16.39 16.26.
7. By October 1 of each year and after consulting with the department of administration, allocate funds budgeted but not spent and any funds remaining from previous fiscal years to heating assistance under sub. (6) or to the weatherization assistance program under s. 16.39 16.26.
33,163 Section 163. 16.39 of the statutes is renumbered 16.26.
33,164 Section 164 . 16.40 (18) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.40 (18) Require agencies to provide copies. Require each state agency, at the time that the agency submits a request to the department for an increased appropriation to be provided in an executive budget bill which is necessitated by the compensation plan under s. 230.12 or a collective bargaining agreement approved under s. 111.92, to provide a copy of the request to the secretary of employment relations director of the office of state human resources management and the joint committee on employment relations.
33,165 Section 165. 16.401 (intro.) of the statutes is created to read:
16.401 Treasury management. (intro.) The department shall:
33,166 Section 166. 16.401 (1) of the statutes is created to read:
16.401 (1) Have custody of moneys. Receive and have charge of all moneys paid into the treasury and any other moneys received by officers and employees of state agencies, and pay out the moneys as directed by law, except as provided in ss. 16.52 (7), 20.907 (5) (b), 20.920, and 20.929.
33,168 Section 168. 16.412 of the statutes is amended to read:
16.412 Agency payments. At the request of any agency, the secretary, with the approval of the state treasurer, may authorize the processing of specified regular periodic payments through the use of money transfer techniques including, without limitation because of enumeration, direct deposit, electronic funds transfer, and automated clearinghouse procedures.
33,169 Section 169 . 16.415 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.415 (1) Neither the secretary nor any other fiscal officer of this state may draw, sign, or issue, or authorize the drawing, signing, or issuing of any warrant on the treasurer or other disbursing officer of the state to pay any compensation to any person in the classified service of the state unless an estimate, payroll, or account for such compensation, containing the names of every person to be paid, bears the certificate of the appointing authority that each person named in the estimate, payroll or account has been appointed, employed, or subject to any other personnel transaction in accordance with, and that the pay for the person has been established in accordance with, the law, compensation plan, or applicable collective bargaining agreement, and applicable rules of the secretary of employment relations director of the office of state human resources management and the administrator of the division of merit recruitment and selection in the department of employment relations office of state human resources management then in effect.
33,170 Section 170 . 16.415 (1) of the statutes, as affected by 2003 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
16.415 (1) Neither the secretary nor any other fiscal officer of this state may draw, sign, or issue, or authorize the drawing, signing, or issuing of any warrant on the treasurer or other any disbursing officer of the state to pay any compensation to any person in the classified service of the state unless an estimate, payroll, or account for such compensation, containing the names of every person to be paid, bears the certificate of the appointing authority that each person named in the estimate, payroll, or account has been appointed, employed, or subject to any other personnel transaction in accordance with, and that the pay for the person has been established in accordance with, the law, compensation plan, or applicable collective bargaining agreement, and applicable rules of the administrator of the division of merit recruitment and selection in the department office of state human resources management then in effect.
33,171 Section 171. 16.415 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.415 (3) Any sums paid contrary to this section may be recovered from any appointing authority making such appointments in contravention of law or of the rules promulgated pursuant thereto, or from any appointing authority signing or countersigning or authorizing the signing or countersigning of any warrant for the payment of the same, or from the sureties on the official bond of any such appointing authority, in an action in the circuit court for any county within the state, maintained by the secretary of employment relations director of the office of state human resources management, or by a citizen resident therein, who is assessed for, and liable to pay, or within one year before the commencement of the action has paid, a state, city or county tax within this state. All moneys recovered in any action brought under this section when collected, shall be paid into the state treasury except that if a citizen taxpayer is plaintiff in any such action he or she shall be entitled to receive for personal use the taxable cost of such action and 5% of the amount recovered as attorney fees.
33,171m Section 171m. 16.42 (1) (g) of the statutes is created to read:
16.42 (1) (g) The information required under s. 16.529 (2).
33,172 Section 172. 16.43 of the statutes is amended to read:
16.43 Budget compiled. The secretary shall compile and submit to the governor or the governor-elect and to each person elected to serve in the legislature during the next biennium, not later than November 20 of each even-numbered year, a compilation giving all of the data required by s. 16.46 to be included in the state budget report, except the recommendations of the governor and the explanation thereof. The secretary shall not include in the compilation any provision for the development or implementation of an information technology development project for an executive branch agency that is not consistent with the strategic plan of the agency, as approved under s. 22.13 16.976.
33,172m Section 172m. 16.47 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.47 (1) The Except as provided in s. 16.529 (2), the executive budget bill or bills shall incorporate the governor's recommendations for appropriations for the succeeding biennium. The appropriation method shown in the bill or bills shall in no way affect the amount of detail or manner of presentation which may be requested by the joint committee on finance. Appropriation requests may be divided into 3 allotments: personal services, other operating expenses and capital outlay or such other meaningful classifications as may be approved by the joint committee on finance.
33,173 Section 173. 16.50 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.50 (1) (b) This subsection does not apply to appropriations under ss. 20.255 (2) (ac) and (r), 20.835, and 20.865 (4).
33,173m Section 173m. 16.50 (1) (b) of the statutes, as affected by 2003 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
16.50 (1) (b) This subsection does not apply to appropriations under ss. 20.255 (2) (ac) and (r), 20.835, and 20.865 (4).
33,174 Section 174. 16.50 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.50 (3) Limitation on increase of force and salaries. No department, except the legislature or the courts, may increase the pay of any employee, expend money or incur any obligation except in accordance with the estimate that is submitted to the secretary as provided in sub. (1) and approved by the secretary or the governor. No change in the number of full-time equivalent positions authorized through the biennial budget process or other legislative act may be made without the approval of the joint committee on finance, except for position changes made by the governor under s. 16.505 (1) (c) or (2), by the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Board under s. 16.505 (2n) or by the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System under s. 16.505 (2m) or (2p). The secretary may withhold, in total or in part, the funding for any position, as defined in s. 230.03 (11), as well as the funding for part-time or limited term employees until such time as the secretary determines that the filling of the position or the expending of funds is consistent with s. 16.505 and with the intent of the legislature as established by law or in budget determinations, or the intent of the joint committee on finance in creating or abolishing positions under s. 13.10, the intent of the governor in creating or abolishing positions under s. 16.505 (1) (c) or (2) or the intent of the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System in creating or abolishing positions under s. 16.505 (2m) or (2p). Until the release of funding occurs, recruitment or certification for the position may not be undertaken. The secretary shall submit a quarterly report to the joint committee on finance of any position changes made by the governor under s. 16.505 (1) (c). No pay increase may be approved unless it is at the rate or within the pay ranges prescribed in the compensation plan or as provided in a collective bargaining agreement under subch. V of ch. 111. At the request of the secretary of employment relations director of the office of state human resources management, the secretary of administration may authorize the temporary creation of pool or surplus positions under any source of funds if the secretary of employment relations director determines that temporary positions are necessary to maintain adequate staffing levels for high turnover classifications, in anticipation of attrition, to fill positions for which recruitment is difficult. Surplus or pool positions authorized by the secretary shall be reported quarterly to the joint committee on finance in conjunction with the report required under s. 16.54 (8).
33,177g Section 177g. 16.519 (3) of the statutes is repealed.
33,178 Section 178. 16.52 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.52 (6) (a) Except as authorized in s. 16.74, all purchase orders, contracts, or printing orders for any agency, as defined in s. 16.70 (1) (1e), shall, before any liability is incurred thereon, be submitted to the secretary for his or her approval as to legality of purpose and sufficiency of appropriated and allotted funds therefor. In all cases the date of the contract or order governs the fiscal year to which the contract or order is chargeable, unless the secretary determines that the purpose of the contract or order is to prevent lapsing of appropriations or to otherwise circumvent budgetary intent. Upon such approval, the secretary shall immediately encumber all contracts or orders, and indicate the fiscal year to which they are chargeable.
33,179 Section 179. 16.52 (10) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.52 (10) Department of public instruction. The provisions of sub. (2) with respect to refunds and sub. (5) (a) with respect to reimbursements for the prior fiscal year shall not apply to the appropriation appropriations under s. 20.255 (2) (ac) and (r).
33,179m Section 179m. 16.52 (10) of the statutes, as affected by 2003 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
16.52 (10) Department of public instruction. The provisions of sub. (2) with respect to refunds and sub. (5) (a) with respect to reimbursements for the prior fiscal year shall not apply to the appropriations appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (ac) and (r).
33,181 Section 181. 16.526 of the statutes is created to read:
16.526 Payment of the state's unfunded liabilities under the Wisconsin Retirement System; revenue obligations. (1) For purposes of subch. II of ch. 18, the purposes of obtaining proceeds to pay the state's anticipated unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and of paying the state's unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and the state's unfunded liability under s. 40.05 (4) (b), (bc), and (bw) and subch. IX of ch. 40 is a special fund program, and the excise tax fund is a special fund. The legislature finds and determines that the excise tax fund is a segregated fund consisting of fees, penalties, or excise taxes and that the special program to pay the state's unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and the state's unfunded liability under s. 40.05 (4) (b), (bc), and (bw) and subch. IX of ch. 40 from the net proceeds of revenue obligations issued under this section is appropriate and will serve a public purpose.
(2) The net proceeds of revenue obligations issued under subch. II of ch. 18, as authorized under this section, shall be deposited in a fund in the state treasury, or an account maintained by a trustee, created under s. 18.57 (1). The moneys shall be applied for ancillary payments and for the provision of reserves, as determined by the building commission, and for the payment of part or all of the state's unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and the state's unfunded liability under s. 40.05 (4) (b), (bc), and (bw) and subch. IX of ch. 40, as determined by the department, and any remainder shall be paid into a retirement liability obligation redemption fund created under 18.562 (3).
(3) The department shall have all powers necessary and convenient to distribute the excise tax fund revenues and to distribute the proceeds of the revenue obligations issued under this section in accordance with subch. II of ch. 18.
(4) The department may enter into agreements with the federal government or its agencies, political subdivisions of this state, individuals, or private entities to insure, or in any other manner provide, additional security for the revenue obligations issued under this section.
(5) (a) Subject to the limitation under par. (b), the building commission may contract revenue obligations, payable from the excise tax fund, under this section in the maximum amount that the building commission believes can be fully paid on a timely basis from moneys received or anticipated to be received in the excise tax fund.
(b) Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, the requirements for funds obtained to pay the state's anticipated unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and funds used for the payment of the state's unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and the state's unfunded liability under s. 40.05 (4) (b), (bc), and (bw) and subch. IX of ch. 40, that are to be paid from revenue obligations issued under this section, shall be determined by the secretary. The sum of revenue obligations issued under this section and appropriation obligations issued under s. 16.527, if any, excluding any appropriation obligations that have been defeased under a cash optimization program administered by the building commission and any appropriation obligations issued pursuant to s. 16.527 (3) (b) 3., shall not exceed $1,350,000,000.
(6) Unless otherwise expressly provided in resolutions authorizing the issuance of revenue obligations under this section or in other agreements with the owners of revenue obligations, each issue of revenue obligations under this section shall be on a parity with every other revenue obligation issued under this section and in accordance with subch. II of ch. 18.
(7) As determined by the building commission, any moneys deposited in the excise tax fund that are not required for the retirement of revenue obligations and providing for reserves and for ancillary payments authorized to be paid from such moneys are transferred to the general fund.
(8) Recognizing its moral obligation to do so, the legislature expresses its expectation and aspiration that, if the funds in the excise tax fund are insufficient to pay the principal of and interest on the revenue obligations issued under subch. II of ch. 18 pursuant to this section, the legislature shall make an appropriation from the general fund sufficient to pay the principal and interest on the obligations or to replenish a reserve fund, if applicable.
33,182 Section 182. 16.527 of the statutes is created to read:
16.527 Retirement of state's unfunded liabilities under the Wisconsin Retirement System; appropriation obligations. (1) Legislative finding and determination. Recognizing that the state, by prepaying part or all of the state's unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and the state's unfunded liability under s. 40.05 (4) (b), (bc), and (bw) and subch. IX of ch. 40, may reduce its costs and better ensure the timely and full payment of retirement benefits to participants and their beneficiaries under the Wisconsin Retirement System, the legislature finds and determines that it is in the public interest for the state to issue appropriation obligations to obtain proceeds to pay the state's anticipated unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and to pay part or all of the state's unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and the state's unfunded liability under s. 40.05 (4) (b), (bc), and (bw) and subch. IX of ch. 40.
(2) Definitions. In this section:
(a) "Appropriation obligation" means an undertaking by the state to repay a certain amount of borrowed money that is all of the following:
1. Payable from moneys annually appropriated by law for debt service due with respect to such undertaking in that year.
2. Used for the purpose of paying part or all of the state's unfunded prior service liability under s. 40.05 (2) (b) and the state's unfunded liability under s. 40.05 (4) (b), (bc), and (bw) and subch. IX of ch. 40.
3. Not public debt under s. 18.01 (4).
(b) "Evidence of appropriation obligation" means a written promise to pay an appropriation obligation.
(c) "Refunding obligation" means an appropriation obligation contracted to fund or refund all or any part of one or more outstanding appropriation obligations.
(3) Authorization of appropriation obligations. (a) The department shall have all powers necessary and convenient to carry out its duties, and exercise its authority, under this section.
(b) 1. Subject to the limitation under subd. 2., the department may contract appropriation obligations of the state under this section.
2. The sum of appropriation obligations issued under this section, excluding any obligations that have been defeased under a cash optimization program administered by the building commission and any obligations issued pursuant to subd. 3., and revenue obligations issued under s. 16.526, if any, may not exceed $1,350,000,000.
3. The department may contract appropriation obligations as the department determines is desirable to fund or refund outstanding appropriation obligations issued under this section, to pay issuance or administrative expenses, to make deposits to reserve funds, to pay accrued or funded interest, to pay the costs of credit enhancement, or to make payments under other agreements entered into under sub. (4) (e).
(4) Terms. (a) Money may be borrowed and evidences of appropriation obligation issued therefor pursuant to one or more written authorizing certifications under sub. (5), unless otherwise provided in the certification, at any time, in any specific amounts, at any rates of interest, for any term, payable at any intervals, at any place, in any manner, and having any other terms or conditions that the department considers necessary or useful. Appropriation obligations may bear interest at variable or fixed rates, bear no interest, or bear interest payable only at maturity or upon redemption prior to maturity.
(b) The department may authorize evidences of appropriation obligation having any provisions for prepayment considered necessary or useful, including the payment of any premium.
(c) Interest shall cease to accrue on an appropriation obligation on the date that the obligation becomes due for payment if payment is made or duly provided for, but the obligation and accrued interest shall continue to be a binding obligation according to its terms until 6 years overdue for payment, or such longer period as may be required by federal law. At that time, unless demand for its payment has been made, it shall be extinguished and considered no longer outstanding.
(d) All money borrowed by the state pursuant to evidences of appropriation obligation issued under this section shall be lawful money of the United States, and all appropriation obligations shall be payable in such money.
(e) At the time of, or in anticipation of, contracting for the appropriation obligations and at any time thereafter so long as the appropriation obligations are outstanding, the department may enter into agreements and ancillary arrangements relating to the appropriation obligations, including trust indentures, liquidity facilities, remarketing or dealer agreements, letter of credit agreements, insurance policies, guaranty agreements, reimbursement agreements, indexing agreements, or interest exchange agreements. Any payments made or received pursuant to any such agreement or ancillary arrangement shall be made from or deposited into a program revenue appropriation account in the general fund.
(f) All evidences of appropriation obligation owned or held by any state fund are outstanding in all respects and the state agency controlling the fund shall have the same rights with respect to an evidence of appropriation obligation as a private party, but if any sinking fund acquires evidences of appropriation obligation that gave rise to such fund, the obligations are considered paid for all purposes and no longer outstanding and shall be canceled as provided in sub. (8) (e). All evidences of appropriation obligation owned by any state fund shall be registered to the fullest extent registrable.
(g) The state shall not be generally liable on evidences of appropriation obligation and evidences of appropriation obligation shall not be a debt of the state for any purpose whatsoever. Evidences of appropriation obligation, including the principal thereof and interest thereon, shall be payable only from amounts that the legislature may, from year to year, appropriate for the payment thereof.
(5) Procedures. (a) No evidence of appropriation obligation may be issued by the state unless the issuance is pursuant to a written authorizing certification. The certification shall set forth the aggregate principal amount of appropriation obligations authorized thereby, the manner of sale of the evidences of appropriation obligation, and the form and terms thereof. The certification shall be signed by the secretary, or his or her designee, and shall be transmitted to the governor.
(b) Appropriation obligations may be sold at either public or private sale and may be sold at any price or percentage of par value. The department may provide in any authorizing certification for refunding obligations under sub. (7) that they be exchanged privately in payment and discharge of any of the outstanding obligations being refinanced. All appropriation obligations sold at public sale shall be noticed as provided in the authorizing certification. Any bid received at public sale may be rejected.
(6) Form. (a) Evidences of appropriation obligation may be in the form of bonds, notes, or other evidences of obligation, and may be issued in book-entry form or in certificated form. Notwithstanding s. 403.104 (1), every evidence of appropriation obligation is a negotiable instrument.
(b) Every evidence of appropriation obligation shall be executed in the name of and for the state by the governor and shall be sealed with the great seal of the state or a facsimile thereof. The facsimile signature of the governor may be imprinted in lieu of the manual signature of such officer, as the department directs, if approved by such officer. An evidence of appropriation obligation bearing the manual or facsimile signature of a person in office at the time such signature was signed or imprinted shall be fully valid notwithstanding that before or after the delivery thereof such person ceased to hold such office.
(c) Every evidence of appropriation obligation shall be dated not later than the date issued, shall contain a reference by date to the appropriate authorizing certification, shall state the limitation established in sub. (4) (g), and shall be in accordance with the authorizing certification.
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