August 2017 Special Session
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 4,
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
“(6) Site abandonment.
If a business certified by the corporation under sub. 6
(3) abandons a manufacturing facility in an electronics and information technology 7
manufacturing zone, the business shall demolish all buildings and other structures 8
located on the land occupied by the facility and shall plant grass and perform other 9
necessary site remediation.
10(7) Divestment of land interest.
If a manufacturing business that has an 11
ownership interest in land in the electronics and information technology 12
manufacturing zone does not begin using that land for manufacturing purposes
within 4 years after the date the business first owned the land, or such a business 2
ceases to use land in the zone for manufacturing purposes for at least 4 consecutive 3
years, the business shall divest itself of the land, except that the business may 4
maintain an interest in 640 contiguous acres within the zone.
5(8) Partial reimbursement of local governments.
(a) In this subsection, 6
“local governmental unit” has the meaning given in s. 16.297 (1) (a).
(b) If a business certified by the corporation under sub. (3) substantially ceases 8
operations, as determined by the corporation, in an electronics and information 9
technology manufacturing zone while the zone is in effect under sub. (2), the business 10
shall pay an amount equal to 40 percent of the principal and interest of each local 11
governmental unit's obligation if the obligation was issued to finance costs related 12
to development occurring in or for the benefit of the zone.”.
All agencies of the state preparing a recommendation or report relating 17
to a major action in an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone 18
designated under section 238.396 (1m) of the statutes shall include a statement on 19
the environmental impact of the action as provided in section 1.11 (2) of the 20