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25,1741d Section 1741d. 86.31 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (2) (b) Except as provided in par. (d), improvements for highway construction projects funded under the program sub. (3) shall be under contracts. Such contracts shall be awarded on the basis of competitive bids and shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. If a city or village does not receive a responsible bid for an improvement, the city or village may contract with a county for the improvement. A town may contract with a county for the improvement subject to the criteria and procedures promulgated as rules under sub. (6) (h).
25,1741e Section 1741e. 86.31 (2) (br) of the statutes is created to read:
86.31 (2) (br) Improvements for highway construction projects funded under subs. (3g) to (3r) shall in all cases be under contracts. Such contracts shall be awarded on the basis of competitive bids and shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder.
25,1741g Section 1741g. 86.31 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (2) (c) Improvements consisting of feasibility studies funded under the program sub. (3) may be performed by political subdivisions or the department of transportation, including the making and execution of all contracts.
25,1741h Section 1741h. 86.31 (2) (d) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (2) (d) (intro.) County trunk highway improvements funded under the program sub. (3), including the hauling and laying of asphaltic hot mix, may be performed by county highway departments, subject to the following restrictions:
25,1741j Section 1741j. 86.31 (3) (title) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
86.31 (3) (title) Entitlement component.
25,1741k Section 1741k. 86.31 (3) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (3) (a) (intro.) Funds provided under s. 20.395 (2) (fr) shall be distributed under this subsection. For purposes of entitlement, the program shall consist of the following components:
25,1741m Section 1741m. 86.31 (3) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (3) (b) (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.395 (2) (fr), after first deducting the funds allocated under subs. (3g), (3m) and (3r), the department shall allocate funds for entitlement as follows:
25,1741o Section 1741o. 86.31 (3) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (3) (c) Entitlements for each component under this subsection will be determined by a formula and calculated for each county, except that cities and villages with a population of 20,000 or more shall receive a proportionate share of the entitlement for city and village street improvements for the applicable county. No county may receive less than 0.5% of the total funds allocated to counties for county trunk highway improvements under par. (b) 1.
25,1741p Section 1741p. 86.31 (3g) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (3g) County trunk highway improvements — discretionary grants. From Subject to sub. (3u), from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (2) (fr) (ft), the department shall allocate $5,250,000 $7,400,000 in each fiscal year, beginning in fiscal year 2001-02 2005-06, to fund county trunk highway improvements with eligible costs totaling more than $250,000. The funding of improvements under this subsection is in addition to the allocation of funds for entitlements under sub. (3). Notwithstanding requirements in this subsection, the department may distribute up to 20 percent of the funds allocated to counties under this subsection for projects with eligible costs between $150,000 and $250,000 to counties that have a total equalized value, exclusive of the incremental value in tax incremental financing districts, in the lowest 20 percent of the state's counties.
25,1741q Section 1741q. 86.31 (3m) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (3m) Town road improvements — discretionary grants. From Subject to sub. (3u), from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (2) (fr) (ft), the department shall allocate $750,000 $2,175,000 in each fiscal year, beginning in fiscal year 2001-02 2005-06, to fund town road improvements with eligible costs totaling $100,000 or more. The funding of improvements under this subsection is in addition to the allocation of funds for entitlements under sub. (3).
25,1741s Section 1741s. 86.31 (3r) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (3r) Municipal street improvements — discretionary grants. From Subject to sub. (3u), from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (2) (fr) (ft), the department shall allocate $1,000,000 $2,425,000 in each fiscal year, beginning in fiscal year 2001-02 2005-06, to fund municipal street improvement projects having total estimated costs of $250,000 or more. The funding of improvements under this subsection is in addition to the allocation of funds for entitlements under sub. (3).
25,1741u Section 1741u. 86.31 (3s) of the statutes is repealed.
25,1741v Section 1741v. 86.31 (3u) of the statutes is created to read:
86.31 (3u) Adjustments to funding allocations. If the sum of allocations required under subs. (3g) to (3r) exceeds the amounts in the schedule under s. 20.395 (2) (ft), the department shall make proportionate adjustments to the allocations under subs. (3g) to (3r) so that the total allocations under subs. (3g) to (3r) equal the amounts in the schedule under s. 20.395 (2) (ft).
25,1741x Section 1741x. 86.31 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (4) Reimbursement for improvements. All costs of an improvement funded under this section shall be the responsibility of the political subdivision. At the completion of an improvement under sub. (3), the political subdivision may apply to the department for reimbursement of not more than 50% of eligible costs in the manner and form prescribed by the department. At the completion of an improvement under subs. (3g) to (3r), the political subdivision may apply to the department for reimbursement of not more than 55% of eligible costs in the manner and form prescribed by the department.
25,1741y Section 1741y. 86.31 (6) (h) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
86.31 (6) (h) (intro.) Criteria and procedures for contracting with a county for a town road improvement under sub. (3) that includes at least all of the following:
25,1742 Section 1742. 92.10 (4) (a) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
92.10 (4) (a) Data. The department shall develop a systematic method of collecting and organizing data related to soil erosion. The department shall cooperate with the department of administration under s. 16.967 in developing this methodology or any related activities related to land information collection.
25,1743 Section 1743. 93.06 (1qm) of the statutes is created to read:
93.06 (1qm) Loans for rural development. Make loans, and charge interest and origination fees and take security for those loans, as required to receive federal funding for the development of rural business enterprises or for rural economic development.
25,1751h Section 1751h. 93.29 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
93.29 (3) The department may not make a grant under sub. (1) after June 30, 2014.
25,1751v Section 1751v. 93.46 (2) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
93.46 (2) (e) The department may not award a total of more than $380,000 in a fiscal year for grants under this subsection and s. 93.47. The department may not make a grant under this subsection or s. 93.47 that exceeds 75 percent of project costs.
25,1752 Section 1752. 93.46 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
93.46 (3) (a) The department may make grants for any of the following:
1. Research and development of technologies, including digesters and biodiesel technology, for using agricultural products or agricultural waste as energy sources.
2. Encouraging the use of agricultural products or agricultural waste, including forestry waste, as energy sources.
3. Reducing the generation of agricultural wastes, including forestry wastes, or increasing the beneficial use of agricultural wastes, including forestry wastes.
4. Encouraging the development of biochemicals from agricultural products.
(b) The department may provide the recipient of a grant under this subsection with not more than $300,000, of which not more than $150,000 may be for planning and not more than $150,000 may be for implementation. The department may not make a grant under this subsection that exceeds 50 percent of project costs.
25,1752c Section 1752c. 93.46 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
93.46 (4) The department may not make a grant under this section for an ethanol production facility on which construction begins after the effective date of this subsection .... [revisor inserts date], unless a competitive bidding process is used for the construction of the ethanol production facility.
25,1752d Section 1752d. 93.47 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
93.47 (2) The department may award grants from the appropriation accounts under s. 20.115 (4) (c) and (r) and (8) (g) to individuals or organizations to fund demonstration projects designed to encourage the use of sustainable agriculture. The department shall promulgate rules to govern the sustainable agriculture grant program under this section.
25,1752f Section 1752f. 93.75 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
93.75 (1) Eligibility. (intro.) Beginning on July 1, 2001, the department shall administer a program under which the department makes payments to a person who produces ethanol and who satisfies if all of the following criteria are satisfied:
25,1752g Section 1752g. 93.75 (1) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
93.75 (1) (d) If construction of the ethanol production facility begins after the effective date of this paragraph .... [revisor inserts date], a competitive bidding process is used for the construction of the ethanol production facility.
25,1752m Section 1752m. 94.64 (4) (a) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
94.64 (4) (a) 5. An agricultural chemical cleanup surcharge of 86 63 cents per ton on all fertilizer that the person sells or distributes in this state after June 30, 2005, unless the department establishes a lower surcharge under s. 94.73 (15).
25,1753 Section 1753. 95.23 (1m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
95.23 (1m) (b) The department shall indemnify the owner of an animal that must be killed in order to conduct testing under par. (a), if funds are available from the appropriation under s. 20.115 (2) (m) or (8) (ks) to pay the indemnity, in an amount equal to two-thirds of the difference between the net salvage value and the appraised value of the animal but not more than $1,500 for one animal, except as provided in s. 95.31 (3m). The department may pay an indemnity under this paragraph from the appropriation account under s. 20.115 (2) (b) only if funds received by the department under s. 20.115 (2) (m) and (8) (ks) for the payment of indemnities are insufficient to pay the indemnity.
25,1754 Section 1754. 95.31 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
95.31 (3) In addition to the indemnities for specific animal diseases provided under ss. 95.25, 95.26 and 95.27 or under special emergency programs and subject to s. 95.36, the department shall pay indemnities on livestock condemned and slaughtered or destroyed because of other diseases if the department determines that the condemnation and slaughter or destruction is necessary to protect public health or the livestock industry. The indemnity under this subsection shall be two-thirds of the difference between net salvage value and appraised value, but may not exceed $1,500 for an animal, except as provided in sub (3m). As used in this subsection, "livestock" means animals of species raised primarily to produce food for human consumption, including farm-raised deer.
25,1755 Section 1755. 95.31 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
95.31 (3m) If the department condemns an animal because the animal is suspected to have a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy and the owner disposes of the carcass as directed by the department, the department shall increase the amount of the indemnity calculated under sub. (3) or s. 95.23 (1m) (b) by the costs of the destruction of the animal and of the disposal, transportation, and any necessary storage of the animal's carcass. An indemnity paid because of the condemnation of an animal to which this subsection applies may exceed $1,500.
25,1756d Section 1756d. 95.60 (2) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
25,1756e Section 1756e. 95.60 (2) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
95.60 (2) (e) The department shall provide the department of natural resources with a copy of each application for a permit under par. (a) and of each permit issued under par. (a).
25,1756g Section 1756g. 95.60 (4s) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
95.60 (4s) (b) In consultation with the department of natural resources, promulgate Promulgate rules specifying fish health standards and requirements for certifying that fish meet those standards for the purpose of s. 29.736.
25,1756h Section 1756h. 95.60 (4s) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
95.60 (4s) (d) In consultation with the department of natural resources, promulgate Promulgate rules specifying diseases and requirements for certifying that fish are free of those diseases for the purposes of sub. (2) (b).
25,1756i Section 1756i. 95.60 (6) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 95.60 (6).
25,1756j Section 1756j. 95.60 (6) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
25,1756L Section 1756L. 95.60 (9) of the statutes is created to read:
95.60 (9) The department of natural resources is subject to this section, except for the fees under sub. (5).
25,1779t Section 1779t. 100.20 (1n) of the statutes is created to read:
100.20 (1n) It is an unfair method of competition or an unfair trade practice for any person to sell cigarettes to consumers in this state in violation of s. 139.345.
25,1826L Section 1826L. 100.53 of the statutes is created to read:
100.53 Vehicle rentals; title and registration fees. (1) In this section:
(a) "Rental company" has the meaning given in s. 344.51 (1) (c).
(b) "Title or registration fee" means a fee charged by a rental company to recover the cost of registering or obtaining a certificate of title.
(2) No rental company may disseminate or make in this state an advertisement or representation that includes a statement of the rental rate for a private passenger vehicle, as defined in s. 344.57 (4), that is available for rent from a location in this state, unless one of the following applies:
(a) The statement of the rental rate includes the amount of any title or registration fee charged by the rental company.
(b) The advertisement or representation includes a statement that the customer must pay a title or registration fee, and the rental company notifies a customer of the amount of the title or registration fee before the customer enters into an agreement with the rental company.
25,1829p Section 1829p. 101.143 (9m) (g) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (9m) (g) 2. Revenue obligations issued under this subsection may not exceed $436,000,000 $386,924,000 in principal amount, excluding any obligations that have been defeased under a cash optimization program administered by the building commission. In addition to this limit on principal amount, the building commission may contract revenue obligations under this subsection as the building commission determines is desirable to fund or refund outstanding revenue obligations, to pay issuance or administrative expenses, to make deposits to reserve funds, or to pay accrued or capitalized interest.
25,1830e Section 1830e. 101.63 (3m) of the statutes is renumbered 101.657 (1) and amended to read:
101.657 (1) Contract The department shall contract with a private organization to provide education regarding construction standards and inspection requirements under this subchapter and under rules promulgated under this subchapter to builders of dwellings in this state.
(4) Each contract under sub. (1), (2), and (3) shall be a separate contract. The department may only contract with an organization under this subsection if the organization is is limited for these contracts to contracting only with organizations that are described in section 501 (c) (6) of the Internal Revenue Code and is are exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
25,1830g Section 1830g. 101.657 (title) of the statutes is created to read:
101.657 (title) Education contracts for builders and consumers.
25,1830h Section 1830h. 101.657 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
101.657 (2) The department shall contract with a private organization to provide education regarding business practices to builders of dwellings in this state.
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