2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
DOA:......Potts, BB0254 - Urban Nonpoint Bonding
For 2019-2021 Budget -- Not Ready For Introduction
An Act ...; relating to: the budget.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Water quality
1. Bonding for urban storm water, flood control, and riparian restoration
This bill increases by $4,000,000, from $53,600,000 to $57,600,000, the general obligation bonding authority for financial assistance for projects that manage urban storm water and runoff and for flood control and riparian restoration projects.
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:
Section 1. 20.866 (2) (th) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.866 (2) (th) Natural resources; urban nonpoint source cost-sharing. From the capital improvement fund, a sum sufficient for the department of natural resources to provide cost-sharing grants for urban nonpoint source water pollution abatement and storm water management projects under s. 281.66, to provide municipal flood control and riparian restoration cost-sharing grants under s. 281.665, and to make the grant under 2007 Wisconsin Act 20, section 9135 (1i). The state may contract public debt in an amount not to exceed $53,600,000 $57,600,000 for this purpose. Of this amount, $500,000 is allocated in fiscal biennium 2001-03 for dam rehabilitation grants under s. 31.387.