2003 WISCONSIN ACT
An Act to renumber and amend 16.45; to amend 13.48 (7); and to create 16.42 (3) and 16.45 (2) of the statutes; relating to: deadlines for the transmittal of the Building Commission's long-range state building program recommendations and the delivery of the governor's biennial budget message and a report on the timeliness of the submittal of agency budget requests.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
SB64, s. 1
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 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 March 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.
SB64, s. 2
16.42 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
16.42 (3) (a) If an agency fails to furnish the information required under sub. (1) by the date specified in sub. (1), the agency shall include with the information a written explanation of the reason for the delay.
(b) No later than October 1 of each even-numbered year, the secretary shall submit a report to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2) that identifies each agency that furnished a complete submittal of the information required under sub. (1) by the date specified in sub. (1), each agency that failed to furnish a complete submittal by the applicable date, and the reason that any agency failed to furnish a complete submittal by the applicable date.
SB64, s. 3
16.45 of the statutes is renumbered 16.45 (1) and amended to read:
16.45 (1) In Except as provided in sub. (2), in each regular session of the legislature, the governor shall deliver the budget message to the 2 houses in joint session assembled. Unless a later date is requested by the governor and approved by the legislature in the form of a joint resolution, the budget message shall be delivered on or before the last Tuesday in January of the odd-numbered year. With the message the governor shall transmit to the legislature, as provided in ss. 16.46 and 16.47, the biennial state budget report and the executive budget bill or bills together with suggestions for the best methods for raising the needed revenues.
SB64, s. 4
16.45 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
16.45 (2) If a governor was elected governor for the first time in the most recent gubernatorial election and was not an incumbent governor at the time of the election, the governor shall deliver the budget message under sub. (1), for the fiscal biennium starting July 1 of the year following the gubernatorial election, on or before the 2nd Tuesday in February of the odd-numbered year.