30.52 (1m) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
30.52 (1m) (a) 3. Appoint persons who are not employees of the department as agents of the department to issue, transfer, or renew the certification or registration documentation using either or both of the expedited services the service under par. (ag) 1.
30.52 (1m) (ag) 1. (intro.) and b. of the statutes are consolidated, renumbered 30.52 (1m) (ag) 1. and amended to read:
30.52 (1m) (ag) 1. For the issuance of original or duplicate certification or registration documentation and for the transfer or renewal of certification or registration documentation, the department may implement either or both of the following expedited procedures to be provided by the department and any agents appointed under par. (a) 3.: b. A computerized a procedure under which the department or an agent may accept
appointed under par. (a) 3. accepts applications for certification or registration documentation and issue issues to each applicant all or some of the items of the certification or registration documentation at the time the applicant submits the application accompanied by the required fees.
30.52 (1m) (ag) 1. a. of the statutes is repealed.
30.52 (1m) (ag) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
30.52 (1m) (ag) 2. Under either the procedure under subd. 1., the applicant shall receive any remaining items of certification or registration documentation directly from the department at a later date. The items of certification or registration documentation issued at the time of the submittal of the application under either procedure shall be sufficient to allow the boat for which the application is submitted to be operated in compliance with the registration requirements under this section and ss. 30.51 and 30.523.
30.52 (1m) (ar) (title) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
30.52 (1m) (ar) (title) Supplemental fees.
30.52 (1m) (ar) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
30.52 (1m) (ar) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 30.52 (1m) (ar) and amended to read:
30.52 (1m) (ar) In addition to the applicable fee under sub. (3), the department or the agent appointed under par. (a) 3. shall collect an expedited service fee of $3 $5 each time the expedited service under par. (ag) 1. b. is provided. The agent shall remit to the department $1 of each expedited service fee the agent collects.
30.52 (1m) (f) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
30.52 (1m) (f) 1. A dealer in boats who assists a customer in applying for a certification of number or registration without using either the procedure specified in par. (ag) 1., may charge the customer a reasonable fee for providing this assistance.
30.52 (3m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.52 (3m) (a) Any applicant for the issuance or renewal of a certificate of number or registration under sub. (3) (b) to (im) may, in addition to paying the fee charged for the certificate, elect to make a voluntary $1 $3 contribution to be used for lake research.
30.92 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.92 (1) (b) "Governmental unit" means the department, a municipality, a lake sanitary district, a public inland lake protection and rehabilitation district organized under ch. 33, the Milwaukee River revitalization council, the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway board, the Fox River management commission or any other local governmental unit, as defined in s. 66.0131 (1) (a), that is established for the purpose of lake management.
30.92 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
30.92 (4) (a) The department shall develop and administer, with the approval of the commission, a financial assistance program for governmental units, including itself, and qualified lake associations for the construction and rehabilitation of capital improvements related to recreational boating facilities, for the improvement of locks and facilities which provide access between waterways and for the projects specified in par. (b) 8. No financial assistance under this section may be provided to the Fox River management commission for feasibility studies of construction projects or for construction projects. No financial assistance under this section may be provided to the department other than for projects for access to inland lakes without a public access facility.
30.93 of the statutes is repealed.
Chapter 35 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
PUBLIC PRINTING; PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF LAWS AND PUBLIC DOCUMENTS
35.001 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
35.001 (2m) "Printing" includes all public printing by means of graphic reproduction by whatever process and the necessary materials and binding. The term also includes reproduction of a document in optical disk format whenever the publishing state agency is authorized to reproduce and determines to reproduce copies of a document in optical disk format in lieu of printed format.
35.01 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
35.01 Public printing; definition and classification. (intro.) Public printing includes all graphic reproduction by whatever process and the necessary material and binding. Public printing is divided into 7 classes:
35.24 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
35.24 (3) Reprints of the feature article shall be bound in paper covers and shall be in such quantity as is authorized for each specific reprint by the joint committee on legislative organization. The cost of reprints shall be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (d) or (5).
35.27 of the statutes is amended to read:
35.27 Limitation of editions of official reports. Within 60 calendar days after receiving printer's
final proof copy therefor, the department shall have printed and deliver editions of the reports mentioned in s. 35.26 and of any report required by law to be made to the governor or to the legislature if not otherwise limited. The department shall determine for any report the maximum number of copies and pages shall be established by the department for any report, or the length if authorized to be reproduced in optical disk format.
35.50 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
35.50 (1) Specifications for state printing except class 1, including type style and size, page size, titles, paper, form, quality, quantity, binding, and method,
or optical disk manufacturing specifications whenever reproduction in optical disk format is authorized, shall be as determined by the department unless specified by statute. Any state agency which objects to such determination may appeal the decision to the governor.
35.50 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
35.50 (4) Whenever possible, state publications printed on paper, other than printing of classes 4 and 5, shall be restricted to finished outside dimensions which shall not exceed 9 by 14 inches and shall not be less than 3 1/2 by 7 inches.
35.51 of the statutes is amended to read:
35.51 Proofs; where received. Contract printers shall submit proof sheets of all public printing done by them and when requested, revised proof sheets thereof, to the department, regardless of the format to be used for reproduction. When requested by the chief clerk of either house proof sheets of printing of the first class shall be delivered to them.
35.54 of the statutes is amended to read:
35.54 Title pages; names of authors. Every requisitioning agency shall provide the necessary printer's copy for a suitable title page, containing the name of the author for every book and other document which requires a title page; but on no such publication shall have written or printed thereon there appear, nor shall there be attached thereto, the words "Compliments of" followed by the name of the author, nor any other words of similar purport.
35.55 of the statutes is amended to read:
35.55 Editing printer's copy. Printer's copy must accompany every requisition. The editors of all state agencies may edit for themselves the matter and form of the contents of the printer's copy presented by them respectively to the department. All printer's copy which does not conform to accepted trade practices, and, in the opinion of the department is unsatisfactory, shall be returned to its author for revision and correction. An optical disk copy may be substituted if the document being published is authorized to be reproduced in optical disk format.
35.57 of the statutes is amended to read:
35.57 Advertisement for bids. The department shall publish advertisements that sealed proposals for furnishing printing, during the next ensuing contract period, with all other material which the department requires, will be received any time prior to a specified day, when all proposals will be publicly opened and read. The advertisements shall be run as class 2 notices, under ch. 985, in the official state paper. Separate advertisements may be used for publications authorized to be published in optical disk format.
35.91 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
35.91 (1) The latest edition of the Wisconsin statutes shall be sold at a price, calculated to the nearest dollar, to be fixed by the department, based on cost plus 75% of the revisor's expenditures under s. 20.765 (3) (a) or (5) during the preceding biennium. The department may sell noncurrent editions of the Wisconsin statutes and Wisconsin annotations at reduced prices to be fixed by it.
35.93 (9) of the statutes is amended to read:
35.93 (9) The department shall charge the legislature under s. 20.765 (1) (d) or (5) for the cost of distribution of the code and the register, including the costs specified in s. 35.80, and shall deposit all revenues received from their sale into the general fund.
36.09 (1) (e) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
36.09 (1) (e) The board shall appoint a president of the system; a chancellor for each institution; a dean for each college campus; the state geologist; the director of the laboratory of hygiene; the director of the psychiatric institute; the state cartographer; and the requisite number of officers, other than the vice presidents, associate vice presidents, and assistant vice presidents of the system; faculty; academic staff; and other employees and fix the salaries, subject to the limitations under par. (j) and ss. 20.923 (4g) and 230.12 (3) (e), the duties and the term of office for each. The board shall fix the salaries, subject to the limitations under par. (j) and ss. 20.923 (4g) and 230.12 (3) (e), and the duties for each chancellor, vice president, associate vice president, and assistant vice president of the system. No sectarian or partisan tests or any tests based upon race, religion, national origin, or sex shall ever be allowed or exercised in the appointment of the employees of the system.
36.11 (37) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.11 (37) Extension local planning program. The board shall offer a local planning program through the extension to educate local policymakers about local planning and the grant program under s. 16.965.
36.11 (44) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (49) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (49) Telecommunications services. The board may use telecommunications services, including data and voice over Internet services, procured by the board only for the purpose of carrying out its mission. The board shall not offer, resell, or provide telecommunications services, including data and voice over Internet services, that are available from a private telecommunications carrier to the general public or to any other public or private entity
except pursuant to a consortium agreement that is in effect on June 1, 2005, to provide services to member organizations .
36.11 (50) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (50) Reserve officer training corps. The board may not allocate general purpose revenue for the operation of an institution or college campus that prohibits the reserve officer training corps from operating on its campus.
36.11 (51) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (51) Automobile allowance. The board may not use general purpose revenue, tuition, or academic fees for the president's or the chancellors' automobile allowance.
36.11 (52) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (52) Midwestern Higher Education Compact dues. The board shall make full annual payments of membership dues to the Midwestern Higher Education Compact.
36.25 (12m) (intro.) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
36.25 (12m) State cartographer. (intro.) The state cartographer shall:
36.25 (14) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.25 (14) Graduate student financial aid. The board shall establish a grant program for minority and disadvantaged graduate students enrolled in the system. The grants shall be awarded from the appropriations appropriation under s. 20.285 (4) (b) and (gm). The board shall give preference in awarding grants under this subsection to residents of this state. The board may not make a grant under this subsection to a person whose name appears on the statewide support lien docket under s. 49.854 (2) (b), unless the person provides to the board a payment agreement that has been approved by the county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5) and that is consistent with rules promulgated under s. 49.858 (2) (a).
36.25 (25) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
36.27 (1) (am) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (1) (am) 4. State-imposed costs not covered by general purpose revenue, as determined by the board. Beginning on December 15, 2000, and annually thereafter, the board shall report costs under this subdivision to the secretary of administration.
36.27 (1) (cm) of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (1) (cm) The board shall charge a student the full cost per credit for any credit taken that exceeds 125 percent of the graduation credit requirements accumulated in course work toward a first baccalaureate degree.
36.27 (1) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (1) (d) The board shall impose a 100 percent per credit tuition or academic fee surcharge for each course retaken because a student failed it on his or her first attempt.
36.27 (2) (b) 4. of the statutes, as affected by 2005 Wisconsin Act .... (Assembly Bill 210), is amended to read:
36.27 (2) (b) 4. A person who was a resident of this state at the time of entry into active duty, who is a resident of and living in this state at the time of registering at an institution, and who is a veteran, as defined in s. 45.01 (12), and who is a resident for purposes of receiving benefits under ch. 45, is entitled to the exemption under par. (a).
36.27 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (3) (a) To a number of needy and worthy nonresident students upon the basis of merit, to be shown by suitable tests, examinations or scholastic records and continued high standards of scholastic attainment. The aggregate amount of these nonresident remissions of tuition shall not exceed an amount equal to full remissions for 8% of the number of nonresident students registered at that institution in the preceding year, excluding those students participating in interstate agreements under s. 39.42.
36.27 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (3) (b) To additional individual students who, in the judgment of the board, are deserving of relief from the assessment of nonresident tuition because of extraordinary circumstances. The aggregate amount of these nonresident remissions of tuition shall not exceed an amount equal to full remissions for 2% of the number of nonresident students registered in the preceding year, excluding those students participating in interstate agreements under s. 39.42.
36.27 (3) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (3) (c) The board may remit nonresident tuition, in whole or in part, but no other fees, except in special circumstances as approved by the chancellor, to worthy and needy foreign students and to students who are United States citizens but whose residence is not in the United States. The number of such remissions which may be awarded in any academic year at an institution shall not exceed 2% of the total full-time enrollment of students at that institution for the preceding academic year.
36.27 (3n) of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (3n) Fee remission for spouse, surviving spouse, and children of certain veterans. (a) In this subsection, "eligible veteran" means a person verified by the department of veterans affairs to be either of the following:
1. A person who has served on active duty under honorable conditions in the U.S. armed forces, in forces incorporated as part of the U.S. armed forces, in the national guard, or in a reserve component of the U.S. armed forces; who was a resident of this state at the time of entry into that service; and who, while a resident of this state, either died on active duty, or died in the line of duty while on active or inactive duty for training purposes.
2. A person who was a resident of this state at the time of entry into service described in subd. 1. and who, while a resident of this state, incurred at least a 30 percent service-connected disability rating under 38 USC 1114
(b) Except as provided in subds. 1. to 3., the board shall grant full remission of academic fees and segregated fees for 128 credits or 8 semesters, whichever is longer, to any resident student who is also any of the following:
1. A spouse of an eligible veteran. The remission under this subdivision applies only during the first 10 years after the eligible veteran received the service-connected disability rating.
2. An unremarried surviving spouse of an eligible veteran. The remission under this subdivision applies only during the first 10 years after the veteran died.
3. A child of an eligible veteran, if the child is at least 18 but not yet 26 years of age and is a full-time student at an institution.
36.27 (3p) of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (3p) Fee remission for veterans. (a) In this subsection, "veteran" means a person who is verified by the department of veterans affairs as being a resident of this state for purposes of receiving benefits under ch. 45, as being a resident at the time of his or her entry into the U.S. armed forces or forces incorporated in the U.S. armed forces, and as meeting any of the following conditions: