2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
DOA:......Hynek, BB0417 - UW Colleges funding
For 2019-2021 Budget -- Not Ready For Introduction
An Act ...; relating to: the budget.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
1. Additional funding for UW Colleges
This bill requires the Board of Regents of the UW System to allocate at least $2,500,000 each year from its general program operations appropriation to provide additional funding to the UW Colleges for student support services.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
1. 36.25 (58) of the statutes is created to read:
36.25 (58) Additional funding for UW Colleges. From the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (a), the board shall allocate at least $2,500,000 in each fiscal year to the University of Wisconsin Colleges for student support services. The amount allocated under this subsection is in addition to any other amount that is allocated to the University of Wisconsin Colleges under s. 36.09 (1) (h) or 36.112 or as part of any other formula or method for the board's distribution of funds to the system's various institutions. The allocation of funding under this subsection shall be a bona fide increase of funding to the University of Wisconsin Colleges above the level that would otherwise be provided in the absence of this subsection.