2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
DOA:......Mott, BB0227 - Lift funding cap provided to UW Stevens Point Paper Science Program
For 2019-2021 Budget -- Not Ready For Introduction
An Act ...; relating to: the budget.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Higher education
1. Funding for the Paper Science Program at UW-Stevens Point
This bill requires the Board of Regents of the UW System to fund at least 1.0 FTE position in the Paper Science Program at UW-Stevens Point from an appropriation from the conservation fund, replacing a provision of current law allocating $78,000 annually from this appropriation for the program.
For further information see the state 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:
Section 1. 20.285 (1) (qm) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.285 (1) (qm) Grants for forestry programs. From the conservation fund, of the amounts in the schedule, $78,000 annually for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point paper science program and the remaining balance for grants to forest cooperatives under s. 36.56.
Section 2. 36.25 (57) of the statutes is created to read:
36.25 (57) University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point paper science program. The Board of Regents shall ensure that at least 1.0 full-time equivalent position, funded from the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (qm), is created in the paper science program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.