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2,703 Section 703. 224.77 (6) of the statutes is renumbered 224.77 (2m) (c) and amended to read:
224.77 (2m) (c) The department division shall restrict or suspend the registration license of a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker if the registrant licensee is an individual who fails to comply, after appropriate notice, with a subpoena or warrant issued by the department of children and families or a county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5) and related to paternity or child support proceedings or who is delinquent in making court-ordered payments of child or family support, maintenance, birth expenses, medical expenses, or other expenses related to the support of a child or former spouse, as provided in a memorandum of understanding entered into under s. 49.857. A registrant An individual whose registration license is restricted or suspended under this subsection is entitled to a notice and hearing only as provided in a memorandum of understanding entered into under s. 49.857 and is not entitled to any other notice or hearing under this section.
2,704 Section 704. 224.77 (7) (title) of the statutes is repealed.
2,705 Section 705. 224.77 (7) of the statutes is renumbered 224.77 (2m) (d) and amended to read:
224.77 (2m) (d) The department division shall revoke the certificate of registration license of a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker if the department of revenue certifies under s. 73.0301 that the registrant licensee is liable for delinquent taxes. A registrant licensee whose certificate of registration license is revoked under this subsection for delinquent taxes is entitled to a notice under s. 73.0301 (2) (b) 1. b. and a hearing under s. 73.0301 (5) (a) but is not entitled to any other notice, hearing or review under this section.
2,706 Section 706. 224.77 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
224.77 (8) Voluntary surrender. A mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker may voluntarily surrender a registration license to the division, but the division may refuse to accept the surrender if the division has an open investigation or examination or received allegations of unprofessional conduct against the mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator , or mortgage broker. The division may negotiate stipulations in consideration for accepting the surrender of registration the license.
2,707 Section 707. 224.77 (9) of the statutes is created to read:
224.77 (9) Reporting violations. The division shall report regularly violations of this subchapter or of rules promulgated under this subchapter, as well as enforcement actions and other relevant information, to the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry. Except as provided in s. 224.728 (4) (b) and (c), these reports shall be confidential.
2,708 Section 708. 224.78 (title) of the statutes is repealed.
2,709 Section 709. 224.78 of the statutes is renumbered 224.77 (1) (jm) and amended to read:
224.77 (1) (jm) A mortgage banker, loan originator, or mortgage broker may not pay Pay a person who is not registered licensed under this subchapter a commission, money, or other thing of value for performing an act as a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker.
2,710 Section 710. 224.79 of the statutes is amended to read:
224.79 Consumer mortgage Mortgage brokerage agreements and consumer disclosures. (1) Form and content of consumer mortgage brokerage agreements. Every contract between a mortgage broker and a consumer an individual under which the mortgage broker agrees to provide brokerage services to the consumer individual relating to a residential mortgage loan shall be in writing, in the form prescribed by rule of the division, and shall contain all information required by rule of the division. The division shall promulgate rules to administer this subsection in consultation with the mortgage loan originator council under s. 15.187 (1). The division shall design these rules to facilitate the comparison of similar charges and total charges assessed by different mortgage brokers.
(2) Consumer disclosure Disclosure statement. Before entering into a contract with a consumer an individual to provide brokerage services relating to a residential mortgage loan, a mortgage broker shall give the consumer individual a copy of a consumer disclosure statement, explain the content of the statement, and ensure that the consumer individual initials or signs the statement, acknowledging that the consumer individual has read and understands the statement. The consumer disclosure statement shall contain a brief explanation of the relationship between the consumer individual and the mortgage broker under the proposed contract, a brief explanation of the manner in which the mortgage broker may be compensated under the proposed contract, and any additional information required by rule of the division. The division shall promulgate rules to administer this subsection in consultation with the mortgage loan originator council under s. 15.187 (1) and, by rule, shall specify the form and content of the consumer disclosure statement required under this subsection.
2,711 Section 711. 224.80 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
224.80 (1) Penalties. A person who violates s. 224.72 (1m) any provision of this subchapter or any rule promulgated under this subchapter may be fined not more than $2,000 $25,000 or imprisoned for not more than 9 months or both. The district attorney of the county where the violation occurs shall enforce the penalty under this subsection on behalf of the state.
2,712 Section 712. 224.80 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
224.80 (2) Private cause of action. (intro.) A person who is aggrieved by an act which is committed by a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker and which is described in s. 224.77 (1) in violation of any provision of this subchapter or of any rule promulgated under this subchapter may recover all of the following in a private action:
2,713 Section 713. 224.80 (2) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
224.80 (2) (a) 1. Twice the amount of the cost of loan origination connected with the transaction, except that the liability under this subdivision may not be less than $100 nor greater than $2,000 $25,000 for each violation.
2,714 Section 714. 224.81 of the statutes is amended to read:
224.81 Limitation on actions for commissions and other compensation. A person who is engaged in the business or acting in the capacity of a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker in this state may not bring or maintain an action in this state to collect a commission, money, or other thing of value for performing an act as a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker without alleging and proving that the person was registered licensed under this subchapter as a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator , or mortgage broker when the alleged cause of action arose.
2,715 Section 715. 224.82 of the statutes is amended to read:
224.82 Compensation presumed. In a prosecution arising from a violation of this subchapter, proof that a person acted as a mortgage banker, mortgage loan originator, or mortgage broker is sufficient, unless rebutted, to establish that compensation was received by, or promised to, that person.
2,716 Section 716. 224.83 of the statutes is created to read:
224.83 Loan processors and underwriters. An individual engaging solely in loan processor or underwriter activities may not represent to the public, through advertising or another means of communication such as the use of business cards, stationery, brochures, signs, rate lists, or other promotional items, that the individual can or will perform any of the activities of a mortgage loan originator.
2,717 Section 717. 227.01 (13) (rm) of the statutes is created to read:
227.01 (13) (rm) Is a form prescribed by the attorney general for an accounting under s. 846.40 (8) (b) 2.
2,718 Section 718. 227.01 (13) (zy) of the statutes is created to read:
227.01 (13) (zy) Relates to any form prescribed by the division of banking in the department of financial institutions in connection with the licensing of mortgage bankers or mortgage brokers under s. 224.72 or the licensing of mortgage loan originators under s. 224.725.
2,719 Section 719. 229.68 (15) of the statutes is amended to read:
229.68 (15) Impose, by the adoption of a resolution, the taxes under subch. V of ch. 77. A district may not levy any taxes that are not expressly authorized under subch. V of ch. 77 and that do not receive the affirmative vote of a supermajority of the district board. If a district adopts a resolution which imposes taxes, it shall deliver a certified copy of the resolution to the secretary of revenue at least 30 120 days before its effective date.
2,720 Section 720. 229.824 (15) of the statutes is amended to read:
229.824 (15) Impose, by the adoption of a resolution, the taxes under subch. V of ch. 77, except that the taxes imposed by the resolution may not take effect until the resolution is approved by a majority of the electors in the district's jurisdiction voting on the resolution at a referendum, to be held at the first spring primary or September primary following by at least 45 days the date of adoption of the resolution. Two questions shall appear on the ballot. The first question shall be: "Shall a sales tax and a use tax be imposed at the rate of 0.5% in .... County for purposes related to football stadium facilities in the .... Professional Football Stadium District?" The 2nd question shall be: "Shall excess revenues from the 0.5% sales tax and use tax be permitted to be used for property tax relief purposes in .... County?" Approval of the first question constitutes approval of the resolution of the district board. Approval of the 2nd question is not effective unless the first question is approved. The clerk of the district shall publish the notices required under s. 10.06 (4) (c), (f) and (i) for any referendum held under this subsection. Notwithstanding s. 10.06 (4) (c), the type A notice under s. 10.01 (2) (a) relating to the referendum is valid even if given and published late as long as it is given and published prior to the election as early as practicable. A district may not levy any taxes that are not expressly authorized under subch. V of ch. 77. The district may not levy any taxes until the professional football team and the governing body of the municipality in which the football stadium facilities are located agree on how to fund the maintenance of the football stadium facilities. The district may not levy any taxes until the professional football team and the governing body of the municipality in which the football stadium facilities are located agree on how to distribute the proceeds, if any, from the sale of naming rights related to the football stadium facilities. If a district board adopts a resolution that imposes taxes and the resolution is approved by the electors, the district shall deliver a certified copy of the resolution to the secretary of revenue at least 30 120 days before its effective date. If a district board adopts a resolution that imposes taxes and the resolution is not approved by the electors, the district is dissolved.
2,721 Section 721. 231.01 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (4) (a) "Cost" means the sum of all costs incurred by a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider, as approved by the authority, as are reasonable and necessary to accomplish the project, exclusive of any private or federal, state, or local financial assistance received by the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider for the payment of the project cost.
2,722 Section 722. 231.01 (4) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (4) (b) 1. The cost incurred by or on behalf of the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider of all necessary developmental, planning, and feasibility studies, surveys, plans, and specifications, architectural, engineering, legal, or other special services, the cost of acquisition of land and any buildings and improvements on the land, site preparation, and development including demolition or removal of existing structures, construction, reconstruction, and equipment, including machinery, fixed equipment, and personal property.
2,723 Section 723. 231.01 (4) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (4) (b) 2. The reasonable cost of financing incurred by a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider in the course of the development of the project to the occupancy date.
2,724 Section 724. 231.01 (4) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (4) (c) All rents and other net revenues from the operation of the real property, improvements, or personal property on the project site by a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider on and after the date on which the contract between a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider and the authority was entered into, but prior to the occupancy date, shall reduce the sum of all costs in this subsection.
2,725 Section 725. 231.01 (6t) of the statutes is created to read:
231.01 (6t) "Participating research institution" means an entity that provides or operates a research facility and that undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of a project or undertakes the refunding or refinancing of obligations or of a mortgage or of advances as provided in this chapter.
2,726 Section 726. 231.01 (7) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (7) (a) 1. A specific health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center work or improvement to be refinanced, acquired, constructed, enlarged, remodeled, renovated, improved, furnished, or equipped by the authority with funds provided in whole or in part under this chapter.
2,727 Section 727. 231.01 (7) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (7) (a) 2. One or more structures suitable for use as a child care center, research facility, health facility, laboratory, laundry, nurses' or interns' residence or other multi-unit housing facility for staff, employees, patients or relatives of patients admitted for treatment or care in a health facility, physician's facility, administration building, research facility, maintenance, storage, or utility facility.
2,728 Section 728. 231.01 (7) (a) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (7) (a) 4. Any structure useful for the operation of a health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center, including facilities or supporting service structures essential or convenient for the orderly conduct of the health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center.
2,729 Section 729. 231.01 (7) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.01 (7) (c) "Project" may include any combination of projects undertaken jointly by any participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider with one or more other participating health institutions, participating educational institutions, participating research institutions, or participating child care providers.
2,730 Section 730. 231.01 (8c) of the statutes is created to read:
231.01 (8c) "Research facility" means an institution, place, building, or agency that satisfies all of the following:
(a) Is owned by an entity that is described in section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and that is exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
(b) Is or will be used in whole or in part for basic research for the advancement of scientific, medical, or technological knowledge and that does not have a specific commercial objective.
2,731 Section 731. 231.02 (6) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.02 (6) (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it is not a conflict of interest or violation of this section or of any other law for a trustee, director, officer, or employee of a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider or for a person having the required favorable reputation for skill, knowledge, and experience in state and municipal finance or for a person having the required favorable reputation for skill, knowledge, and experience in the field of health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center architecture to serve as a member of the authority; if in each case to which par. (a) is applicable, the trustee, director, officer, or employee of the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider abstains from discussion, deliberation, action, and vote by the authority in specific respect to any undertaking pursuant to this chapter in which his or her participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider has an interest, or the person having the required favorable reputation for skill, knowledge, and experience in state and municipal finance abstains from discussion, deliberation, action, and vote by the authority in specific respect to any sale, purchase, or ownership of bonds of the authority in which any business of which such person is a participant, owner, officer, or employee has a past, current, or future interest, or such person having the required favorable reputation for skill, knowledge, and experience in the field of health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center architecture abstains from discussion, deliberation, action, and vote by the authority in specific respect to construction or acquisition of any project of the authority in which any business of which such person is a participant, owner, officer, or employee has a past, current, or future interest.
2,732 Section 732. 231.03 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (5) Determine the location and character of any project to be financed under this chapter, and construct, reconstruct, remodel, maintain, enlarge, alter, add to, repair, lease as lessee or lessor and regulate the same, enter into contracts for any such purpose, enter into contracts for the management and operation of a project or other health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers owned by the authority, and designate a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider as its agent to determine the location and character of a project undertaken by the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider under this chapter and as the agent of the authority, to construct, reconstruct, remodel, maintain, manage, enlarge, alter, add to, repair, operate, lease as lessee or lessor and regulate the same, and as the agent of the authority, to enter into contracts for any such purpose, including contracts for the management and operation of such project or other health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers owned by the authority.
2,733 Section 733. 231.03 (6) (h) of the statutes is created to read:
231.03 (6) (h) Finance any project undertaken for a research facility by a participating research institution.
2,734 Section 734. 231.03 (6) (i) of the statutes is created to read:
231.03 (6) (i) Refinance outstanding debt of any participating research institution.
2,735 Section 735. 231.03 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (7) Fix and revise from time to time and charge and collect rates, rents, fees, and charges for the use of and for the services furnished or to be furnished by a project or other health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers owned by the authority or any portion thereof, contract with any person in respect thereto and coordinate its policies and procedures, and cooperate with recognized health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center rate setting mechanisms.
2,736 Section 736. 231.03 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (8) Adopt rules for the use of a project or other health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center or any portion of the project or facility owned, financed, or refinanced in whole or in part by the authority, including any property used as security for a loan secured through, from, or with the assistance of the authority. The authority may designate a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider as its agent to establish rules for the use of a project or other health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers undertaken for that participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider. The rules shall ensure that a project, health facility, educational facility, research facility, child care center, or property may not be used primarily for sectarian instruction or study or as a place for devotional activities or religious worship.
2,737 Section 737. 231.03 (11) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (11) Establish or contract with others to carry out on its behalf a health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center project cost estimating service, and make this service available on all projects to provide expert cost estimates and guidance to the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider and to the authority. To implement this service and, through it, to contribute to cost containment, the authority may require such reasonable reports and documents from health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center projects as are required for this service and for the development of cost reports and guidelines. The authority shall appoint a technical committee on health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center project costs and cost containment.
2,738 Section 738. 231.03 (13) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (13) Make loans to any participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or, before May 1, 2000, participating child care provider for the cost of a project in accordance with an agreement between the authority and the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider. The authority may secure the loan by a mortgage or other security arrangement on the health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center granted by the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider to the authority. The loan may not exceed the total cost of the project as determined by the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider and approved by the authority.
2,739 Section 739. 231.03 (14) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (14) Make loans to a health facility, educational facility, research facility, or, before May 1, 2000, child care center for which bonds may be issued under sub. (6) (b) or (d) or under s. 231.03 (6) (f), 1999 stats., to refinance the health facility's, educational facility's, research facility's, or child care center's outstanding debt. The authority may secure the loan or bond by a mortgage or other security arrangement on the health facility, educational facility, research facility, or child care center granted by the participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider to the authority.
2,740 Section 740. 231.03 (15) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (15) Mortgage all or any portion of a project and other health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers and the site thereof, whether owned or thereafter acquired, for the benefit of the holders of bonds issued to finance the project, health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers or any portion thereof or issued to refund or refinance outstanding indebtedness of participating health institutions, educational institutions, research institutions, or child care providers as permitted by this chapter.
2,741 Section 741. 231.03 (16) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (16) Lease to a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider the project being financed or other health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers conveyed to the authority in connection with such financing, upon such terms and conditions as the authority deems proper, and charge and collect rents therefor, and terminate any such lease upon the failure of the lessee to comply with any of the obligations thereof; and include in any such lease, if desired, provisions that the lessee thereof shall have options to renew the term of the lease for such periods and at such rent as the authority determines or to purchase all or any part of the health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers or that, upon payment of all of the indebtedness incurred by the authority for the financing of such project or health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers or for refunding outstanding indebtedness of a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider, the authority may convey all or any part of the project or such other health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, or child care centers to the lessees thereof with or without consideration.
2,742 Section 742. 231.03 (17) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (17) Charge to and apportion among participating health institutions, participating educational institutions, participating research institutions, and participating child care providers its administrative costs and expenses incurred in the exercise of the powers and duties conferred by this chapter.
2,743 Section 743. 231.03 (18) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (18) Make studies of needed health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, and child care centers that could not sustain a loan were it made under this chapter and recommend remedial action to the legislature; and do the same with regard to any laws or rules that prevent health facilities, educational facilities, research facilities, and child care centers from benefiting from this chapter.
2,744 Section 744. 231.03 (19) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.03 (19) Obtain, or aid in obtaining, from any department or agency of the United States or of this state or any private company, any insurance or guaranty concerning the payment or repayment of, interest or principal, or both, or any part thereof, on any loan, lease, or obligation or any instrument evidencing or securing the same, made or entered into under the provisions of this chapter; and notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, to enter into any agreement, contract, or any other instrument with respect to that insurance or guaranty, to accept payment in the manner and form provided therein in the event of default by a participating health institution, participating educational institution, participating research institution, or participating child care provider, and to assign the insurance or guaranty as security for the authority's bonds.
2,745 Section 745. 231.04 of the statutes is amended to read:
231.04 Expenses. All expenses of the authority incurred in carrying out this chapter shall be payable solely from funds provided under the authority of this chapter, and no liability may be incurred by the authority beyond the extent to which moneys have been provided under this chapter except that, for the purposes of meeting the necessary expenses of initial organization and operation of the authority for the period commencing on June 19, 1974 and continuing until such date as the authority derives moneys from funds provided to it under the authority of this chapter, the authority may borrow such moneys as it requires to supplement the funds provided under s. 20.440. Such moneys borrowed by the authority shall subsequently be charged to and apportioned among participating health institutions, participating educational institutions, participating research institutions, and participating child care providers in an equitable manner, and repaid with appropriate interest over a reasonable period of time.
2,746 Section 746. 231.05 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
231.05 (1) By means of this chapter, it is the intent of the legislature to provide assistance and alternative methods of financing to nonprofit health institutions to aid them in providing needed health services consistent with the state's health plan, to nonprofit educational institutions to aid them in providing needed educational services, to nonprofit research institutions to aid them in providing needed research facilities, and to nonprofit child care providers to aid them in providing needed child care services.
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