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Date of enactment: April 2, 2012
2011 Senate Bill 461 Date of publication*: April 16, 2012
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2009-10 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
2011 WISCONSIN ACT 166
An Act to repeal 20.505 (4) (c); to renumber and amend 14.20 (2); to amend 14.20 (title), 20.525 (1) (f), 115.28 (7) (a), 115.28 (7) (e) 2., 119.04 (1) and 121.02 (1) (c) (intro.); to repeal and recreate 14.20 (1); and to create 13.94 (1) (dL), 13.94 (1s) (c) 6., 14.017 (5), 14.20 (1m), 14.20 (2) (b) and (c), 20.255 (1) (f), 20.255 (2) (q), 20.525 (1) (q), 25.17 (1) (ge), 25.79, 115.28 (7g), 115.28 (12) (ag), 115.415, 118.016, 118.19 (14), 120.12 (2m) and 121.02 (1) (c) 3. of the statutes; relating to: the governor's read to lead development fund, the Read to Lead Development Council, grants in support of literacy and early childhood development programs, teacher licensure, screening kindergarten pupils for reading readiness, interventions or remedial reading services for certain pupils, evaluating teacher preparatory programs and educator effectiveness, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
166,1g Section 1g. 13.94 (1) (dL) of the statutes is created to read:
13.94 (1) (dL) Annually, conduct a financial audit of the governor's read to lead development fund. The legislative audit bureau shall file a copy of the report of the audit under this paragraph with the distributees specified in par. (b).
166,1m Section 1m. 13.94 (1s) (c) 6. of the statutes is created to read:
13.94 (1s) (c) 6. The department of administration for the cost of the audit under sub. (1) (dL).
166,1r Section 1r. 14.017 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
14.017 (5) Read to lead development council. (a) There is created in the office of the governor a read to lead development council consisting of all of the following:
1. The governor or his or her designee, who shall serve as chairperson of the council.
2. The state superintendent of public instruction or his or her designee, who shall serve as vice-chair of the council.
3. The chairpersons of the committees in the assembly and the senate whose subject matter is elementary and secondary education or members of those committees designated by those chairpersons.
4. The ranking minority members of each of the committees under subd. 3. or members of those committees designated by the ranking minority members.
5. The following members appointed by the governor for 3-year terms:
a. Two practicing elementary and secondary education teachers or principals.
b. One practicing preschool teacher.
c. Three persons representing this state's philanthropic community.
d. Three persons representing this state's business community.
e. One person representing the Wisconsin State Reading Association.
f. One person representing the Wisconsin Reading Coalition.
g. One person representing the International Dyslexia Association.
h. One person representing Wisconsin Literacy, Inc.
i. One person representing the Wisconsin Library Association.
j. One person representing this state's research community.
k. One person representing an organization that has as its mission service to children with various types of disabilities.
(b) Section 15.09 applies to the read to lead development council.
166,2 Section 2. 14.20 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
14.20 (title) Literacy improvement aids and early childhood development grants.
166,3 Section 3. 14.20 (1) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
14.20 (1) In this section:
(a) "Council" means the read to lead development council.
(b) "State superintendent" means the state superintendent of public instruction.
166,4 Section 4. 14.20 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
14.20 (1m) The council shall make recommendations to the governor and state superintendent regarding recipients of grants under sub. (2). The amount of each grant awarded shall be determined jointly by the governor and the state superintendent. In addition to reports required under s. 15.09 (7), annually the council shall submit a report on its operation to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3).
166,5 Section 5. 14.20 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 14.20 (2) (a) and amended to read:
14.20 (2) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.525 (1) (f), the governor may provide award a grant to any local governmental unit or nonprofit organization person other than a school board for support of a literacy improvement program.
166,6 Section 6. 14.20 (2) (b) and (c) of the statutes are created to read:
14.20 (2) (b) From the appropriation under s. 20.525 (1) (q), the governor may award a grant to any person other than a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.
(c) From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (q), the state superintendent may award a grant to a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.
166,7 Section 7. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF
166,8 Section 8. 20.255 (1) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
20.255 (1) (f) Assessments of reading readiness. The amounts in the schedule to provide school districts and independent charter schools with the assessments of reading readiness under s. 118.016.
166,9 Section 9. 20.255 (2) (q) of the statutes is created to read:
20.255 (2) (q) Grants for literacy and early childhood development programs. From the governor's read to lead development fund, a sum sufficient for grants to support literacy and early childhood development programs under s. 14.20 (2) (c).
166,10 Section 10. 20.505 (4) (c) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act 32, is repealed.
166,11 Section 11. 20.525 (1) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.525 (1) (f) Literacy improvement aids. The amounts in the schedule for the governor to provide grants for to support literacy improvement under s. 14.20 (2) (a).
166,12 Section 12. 20.525 (1) (q) of the statutes is created to read:
20.525 (1) (q) Grants for literacy and early childhood development programs. From the governor's read to lead development fund, a sum sufficient for grants to support literacy and early childhood development programs under s. 14.20 (2) (b).
166,13 Section 13. 25.17 (1) (ge) of the statutes is created to read:
25.17 (1) (ge) Governor's read to lead development fund.
166,14 Section 14. 25.79 of the statutes is created to read:
25.79 Governor's read to lead development fund. There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund, designated the governor's read to lead development fund, consisting of all gifts, grants, bequests, and other contributions made to the fund.
166,15 Section 15. 115.28 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.28 (7) (a) License all teachers for the public schools of the state,; make rules establishing standards of attainment and procedures for the examination and licensing of teachers within the limits prescribed in ss. 118.19 (2) and (3), 118.192, and 118.195, ; prescribe by rule standards, requirements, and procedures for the approval of teacher preparatory programs leading to licensure, including a requirement that, beginning on July 1, 2012, and annually thereafter, each teacher preparatory program located in this state shall submit to the department a list of individuals who have completed the program and who have been recommended by the program for licensure under this subsection, together with each individual's date of program completion, from each term or semester of the program's most recently completed academic year; file in the state superintendent's office all papers relating to state teachers' licenses; and register each such license.
166,16 Section 16. 115.28 (7) (e) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
115.28 (7) (e) 2. Promulgate rules establishing requirements for licensure as an alternative education program teacher and for the approval of teacher education programs leading to licensure as an alternative education program teacher. The rules shall include a requirement that each teacher education program described in this subdivision and located in this state shall, beginning on July 1, 2012, and annually thereafter, submit to the department a list of individuals who have completed the program and who have been recommended by the program for licensure under this subdivision, together with each individual's date of program completion, from each term or semester of the program's most recently completed academic year. The rules shall encompass the teaching of multiple subjects or grade levels or both, as determined by the state superintendent. The rules may require teacher education programs to grant credit towards licensure as an alternative education program teacher for relevant experience or demonstrated proficiency in relevant skills and knowledge.
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