August 2017 Special Session
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 2,
TO SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 1
September 12, 2017 - Offered by Senators Shilling, Miller,
Ringhand, L. Taylor,
Bewley, Wirch, Hansen, Larson, Vinehout, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Risser
The department shall annually submit to the legislature 5
under s. 13.172 (2) a report of all persons contracting with any business operating 6
in an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone designated under 7
s. 238.396 (1m). The report shall include information on contractors that are 8
certified under ss. 16.283, 16.285, and 16.287.”.
92. Page 15, line 16
: after “individual" insert “who is required to file a Wisconsin 10
income tax return for the same taxable year for which the employee's employer 11
claims a credit under par. (b) and".
56. Page 19, line 20
: after “individual" insert “who is required to file a Wisconsin 6
income tax return for the same taxable year for which the employee's employer 7
claims a credit under par. (b) and".
“4e. Fails to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the corporation that each of the 19
business's contracts with a contractor based in this state in connection with the 20
construction of any facility of the business that is located in the electronics and 21
information technology manufacturing zone requires the contractor to do all of the 22
a. Ensure that applicants for employment with the contractor who are 2
residents of this state are accorded preference over other applicants having 3
substantially equal relevant qualifications and credentials.
b. Ensure that the contractor provides health insurance benefits to each of its 5
full-time employees at a premium coverage rate of at least 75 percent.
c. Test its employees for the unlawful use of controlled substances.
d. Participate in a state or federally recognized apprenticeship program.”.
“(gm) The contract under par. (fs) shall require a business certified under sub. 10
(3) to do all of the following:
1. Employ at least 1,000 full-time employees in this state before the business 12
claims any tax benefits based on a certification to claim tax benefits issued under 13
2. Provide post-construction, end-use employment for the business's 15
employees in this state and the employees of the business's suppliers and service 16
contractors located in or near the electronics and information technology 17
3. Maintain an hourly basic rate of pay, as defined in s. 16.856 (1) (b), for its 19
full-time employees of at least $15 through the last day of February 2020. On April 20
1, 2020, maintain an hourly basic rate of pay, as defined in s. 16.856 (1) (b), that is 21
not less than an amount determined by multiplying $15 by the rate of inflation for 22
the immediately preceding year.
4. Establish a labor peace agreement for the purpose of preventing adverse 2
labor relations and ensuring a free and fair process for the business's employees to 3
determine union representation.
5. Provide first-source hiring for residents of this state that reside in zip codes 5
specified by the corporation.
6. Source the business's employees in this state through a hiring hall.
(gr) The corporation shall ensure that applicants for job training that is 8
required for employment with a business located in the electronics and information 9
technology manufacturing zone who are residents of this state are accorded 10
preference over other applicants having substantially equal relevant qualifications 11
The department of transportation shall study the regional transportation 14
and transit needs associated with projects located within an electronics and 15
information technology manufacturing zone designated under section 238.396 (1m) 16
of the statutes and shall report its findings to the legislature under section 13.172 17
(2) of the statutes no later than September 1, 2018.”.