2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
March 7, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives Dittrich, Oldenburg, Brandtjen,
James, Murphy, Mursau, Nygren, Ramthun, Rohrkaste, Skowronski,
Steffen, Summerfield, Tittl and Tusler, cosponsored by Senators Jacque,
Feyen and Nass. Referred to Committee on Workforce Development.
1An Act to amend
106.13 (2m); and
106.13 (2m) (a) to (p) of the statutes; 2relating to: requiring certain occupational areas to be included in the youth
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Workforce Development to include 16
specific occupational areas, commonly referred to as “career clusters,” for the youth
apprenticeship program. Under current law, DWD is required to approve and
maintain a list of approved career clusters, but is not required to include any specific
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:
106.13 (2m) of the statutes is renumbered 106.13 (2m) (intro.) and 5
amended to read:
(intro.) The department shall approve
and maintain a list of approved occupations occupational areas
for the youth
apprenticeship program. The department shall include in its approved list, at a
2minimum, all of the following occupational areas:
From the appropriation under s. 20.445 (1) (a), the department shall 4
develop curricula for youth apprenticeship programs for occupations occupational
approved under this subsection sub. (2m)
106.13 (2m) (a) to (p) of the statutes are created to read:
(a) Agriculture, food, and natural resources.
(b) Architecture and construction.
(c) Arts, audio-visual technology, and communications.
(d) Business management and administration.
(e) Education and training.
(g) Government and public administration.
(h) Health science.
(i) Hospitality and tourism.
(j) Human services.
(k) Information technology.
(L) Law, public safety, corrections, and security.
(o) Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
(p) Transportation, distribution, and logistics.