August 2017 Special Session
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 6,
TO SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 1
September 12, 2017 - Offered by Senators Vinehout, Larson,
Carpenter, Erpenbach, Risser, Johnson, Miller, Ringhand, Shilling,
Bewley, Wirch and Hansen.
13.94 (1) (v) of the statutes is created to read:
(v) Annually, evaluate at a minimum each grant, loan, and tax credit 7
award of $5,000,000 or more made by the Wisconsin Economic Development 8
Corporation and submit a report to the joint legislative audit committee that at least 9
includes information concerning all of the following:
1. Whether the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation appropriately 11
assessed the eligibility of the recipient of each award.
2. Whether the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation appropriately 2
determined the number of jobs created or retained in relation to each award and how 3
many of those jobs were held by residents of this state.
3. The number of instances in which a contract between the Wisconsin 5
Economic Development Corporation and a recipient of a grant, loan, or tax credit was 6
amended and the reason for each amendment.
4. Whether the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation determined in 8
accordance with statutory, contractual, and program policy requirements the 9
amount of each grant, loan, and tax credit that each recipient of the grant, loan, or 10
tax credit was eligible to receive or claim.
13.94 (1) (vm) of the statutes is created to read:
(vm) Annually, determine the number of jobs in this state that any 13
business certified under s. 238.396 (3) has eliminated as a result of the business's 14
automation. The legislative audit bureau shall include its findings under this 15
paragraph in its report under par. (v). Each business certified under s. 238.396 (3) 16
shall, as a condition of that certification, share information with the legislative audit 17
bureau necessary for the audit bureau to carry out its duties under this paragraph.”.