2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
DOA:......Kretschmann, BB0004 - Wisconsin reading corps
For 2019-2021 Budget -- Not Ready For Introduction
An Act ...; relating to: the budget.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Primary and secondary education
Under current law, the state superintendent of public instruction must, in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years, distribute to Wisconsin Reading Corps to provide one-on-one tutoring to pupils all amounts appropriated to DPI for that purpose. This bill requires the state superintendent to continue annually making the distribution to Wisconsin Reading Corps going forward.
For further information see the state and local fiscal estimate, which will be printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
1. 20.255 (3) (fr) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.255 (3) (fr) Wisconsin Reading Corps. The amounts in the schedule for payments to Wisconsin Reading Corps under s. 115.28 (65). No moneys may be encumbered under this paragraph after June 30, 2019.
2. 115.28 (65) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.28 (65) Wisconsin Reading Corps. In the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years, Annually distribute the amounts appropriated under s. 20.255 (3) (fr) to Wisconsin Reading Corps to provide one-on-one tutoring if Wisconsin Reading Corps provides matching funds of $250,000 in each school year.
Effective dates; Public Instruction.
(1) Wisconsin reading corps. The treatment of s. 20.255 (3) (fr) takes effect on July 1, 2019.