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13.48(32) (32)Debt increase for construction of a dental clinic and education facility at Marquette University.
13.48(32)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that it is in the public interest to promote the health and well-being of residents of this state by ensuring the availability of a sufficient number of dentists to meet the needs of residents of this state; it is in the public interest, advantage and welfare to ensure the continued availability of dental education in this state; and Marquette University operates the only dental school in this state. It is, therefore, the public policy of this state to assist private institutions in this state, including Marquette University, in the construction of facilities that will be used to provide dental education.
13.48(32)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $23,000,000 of general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a dental clinic and education facility at Marquette University. The state funding commitment for the construction of the facility shall be in the form of a construction grant to Marquette University. Before approving any state funding commitment for such a facility and before awarding the construction grant to Marquette University, the building commission shall determine that all of the following conditions have been met:
13.48(32)(b)1. 1. Marquette University has secured additional funding commitments of at least $23,000,000 from nonstate revenue sources, the nonstate revenue sources are reasonable and available and the total funding commitments of the state and the nonstate sources will permit Marquette University to enter into contracts for the construction of the dental clinic and education facility.
13.48(32)(b)2. 2. The dental clinic and education facility will not be used for the purpose of devotional activities, religious worship or sectarian instruction.
13.48(32)(b)3. 3. No religious instruction shall be required as a condition for admission to, or graduation from, the Marquette University School of Dentistry.
13.48(32)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a construction grant to Marquette University under par. (b), Marquette University shall provide the state with an option to purchase the dental clinic and education facility under the following conditions:
13.48(32)(c)1. 1. The option price shall be the appraised fair market value at the time that the option is exercised, less a credit recognizing the amount of the state's construction grant. The option shall be subject to any mortgage or other security interest of any private lenders.
13.48(32)(c)2. 2. The option may be exercised only upon the occurrence of any of the following:
13.48(32)(c)2.a. a. Suspension of operation of a program of dental education at Marquette University or any successor organization.
13.48(32)(c)2.b. b. Foreclosure of the mortgage by a private lender.
13.48(32)(d) (d) If the state does not exercise the option to purchase the dental clinic and education facility, and if the facility is sold to any 3rd party, any agreement to sell the facility shall provide that the state has the right to receive an amount equal to the construction grant under par. (b) from the net proceeds of any such sale after the mortgage has been satisfied and all other secured debts have been paid. This right shall be paramount to the right of Marquette University to the proceeds upon such sale.
13.48(33) (33)Swiss cultural center.
13.48(33)(a)(a) The building commission may authorize up to $1,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a Swiss cultural center in the village of New Glarus. The state funding commitment under this paragraph shall be in the form of a grant to an organization known as the Swiss Cultural Center. Before approving any such state funding commitment, the building commission shall determine that the organization known as the Swiss Cultural Center has secured additional funding at least equal to $2,000,000 from nonstate donations for the purpose of constructing a Swiss cultural center in the village of New Glarus.
13.48(33)(b) (b) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the organization known as the Swiss Cultural Center under par. (a) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a Swiss cultural center in the village of New Glarus, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(34) (34)Debt increase for the construction of a youth activities center by the Milwaukee Police Athletic League.
13.48(34)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that preventing youth from engaging in delinquent behavior, encouraging positive moral development in youth and providing youth with opportunities for positive interaction with the police are statewide responsibilities of statewide dimension. The legislature also finds and determines that the youth of the city of Milwaukee are disproportionately represented in the state's juvenile correctional system and that, because those youth are so disproportionately represented, the state has a specific concern in preventing those youth from engaging in delinquent behavior, encouraging positive moral development in those youth and providing those youth with opportunities for positive interaction with the police. In addition, the legislature finds and determines that the Milwaukee Police Athletic League prevents that delinquent behavior, encourages that positive moral development and provides those opportunities for positive interaction through the recreational, educational, social and cultural activities that it provides for the youth of the greater Milwaukee community. The legislature, therefore, finds and determines that assisting the Milwaukee Police Athletic League in the construction of a youth activities center at which the Milwaukee Police Athletic League will provide recreational, educational, social and cultural activities for the youth of the greater Milwaukee community under the supervision of volunteer police officers of the city of Milwaukee will have a direct and immediate effect on that specific statewide concern and on those state responsibilities of statewide dimension.
13.48(34)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $1,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a youth activities center by the Milwaukee Police Athletic League at the northeast corner of N. 24th Street and Burleigh Street in the city of Milwaukee. The state funding commitment for the construction of the center shall be in the form of a grant to the Milwaukee Police Athletic League. Before approving any state funding commitment for the center, the building commission shall determine that the Milwaukee Police Athletic League has secured additional funding at least equal to $4,074,000 from nonstate donations for the purpose of constructing the youth activities center.
13.48(34)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the Milwaukee Police Athletic League under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a youth activities center, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(35) (35)HR Academy, Inc., youth and family center.
13.48(35)(ah)(ah) The legislature finds and determines that deterring delinquent behavior, building strong families, and creating viable communities are statewide responsibilities of statewide dimension. The legislature finds and determines also that community centers, where youth and families may gather, deter delinquent behavior by permitting youth to gather at locations that are supervised by adults, strengthen families by offering programs and activities that increase parenting and other life skills, and increase the viability of communities by providing accessible and safe meeting places. In addition, the legislature finds and determines that HR Academy, Inc., has the expertise and commitment to successfully operate a community center in the city of Milwaukee. The legislature, therefore, finds and determines that assisting HR Academy, Inc., in the construction of a youth and family center in the city of Milwaukee will deter delinquent behavior, build strong families, and create viable communities and will have a direct and immediate effect on these state responsibilities of statewide dimension.
13.48(35)(am) (am) The building commission may authorize up to $1,500,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a youth and family center to be open to the public and operated by HR Academy, Inc., in the city of Milwaukee. The state funding commitment under this paragraph shall be in the form of a grant to HR Academy, Inc. Before any such state funding commitment is made, the secretary of administration shall determine that HR Academy, Inc., has secured additional funding at least equal to $3,500,000 from nonstate donations for the purpose of constructing a youth and family center, that no part of the youth and family center will be used for the purpose of devotional activities, religious worship, or sectarian instruction, and that HR Academy, Inc., owns interests in real estate that are adequate for the siting and operation of the center.
13.48(35)(b) (b) If the building commission authorizes a grant to HR Academy, Inc., under par. (am), HR Academy, Inc., shall enter into a land use restriction agreement limiting the use of the facilities funded by the grant to a youth and family center. The land use restriction agreement shall provide that, if for any reason the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not operated as a youth and family center that is open to the public or if it is used for the purpose of devotional activities, religious worship, or sectarian instruction, the state, at the option of the secretary of administration, may pursue any legal remedies available including requiring specific performance of the covenants contained in the agreement.
13.48(36) (36)Hmong cultural centers.
13.48(36)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that a significant number of Hmong people are citizens of this state, that the Hmong people have a proud heritage that needs to be recognized and preserved, and that the Hmong people have experienced difficulties assimilating in this state. The legislature finds that supporting the Hmong people in their efforts to recognize their heritage and to realize the full advantages of citizenship in this state is a statewide responsibility of statewide dimension. Because it will better ensure that the heritage of the Hmong people is preserved and will better enable the Hmong people to realize the full advantages of citizenship in this state, the legislature finds that it will have a direct and immediate effect on a matter of statewide concern for the state to facilitate the purchase or construction and operation of Hmong cultural centers.
13.48(36)(b)1.1. The building commission may authorize up to $2,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to make a grant to an organization designated by the secretary of administration that represents the cultural interests of Hmong people for purchase or construction of a Hmong cultural center in Dane County. Before approving any state funding commitment for the purchase or construction of the center and before awarding the grant, the building commission shall determine that the organization has secured additional funding commitments of at least $2,500,000 from nonstate revenue sources for purchase or construction of the center. Before awarding the grant, the organization shall submit to the building commission and the commission shall review and approve an initial budget and business plan for the operation of the center that is acceptable to the commission. As a condition of receiving the grant, the organization must enter into an agreement with the secretary guaranteeing that the center will be operated to serve the nonsectarian cultural interests of the Hmong people.
13.48(36)(b)2. 2. If, for any reason, the facility that is purchased or constructed with funds from the grant under subd. 1. is not used as a Hmong cultural center in Dane County, or the center is not operated to serve the nonsectarian cultural interests of the Hmong people, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(36)(c)1.1. The building commission may authorize up to $250,000 in general fund supported borrowing to make a grant to an organization designated by the secretary of administration that represents the cultural interests of Hmong people for purchase or construction of a Hmong cultural center in La Crosse County. Before awarding the grant, the organization shall submit to the building commission and the commission shall review and approve an initial budget and business plan for the operation of the center that is acceptable to the commission. As a condition of receiving the grant, the organization must enter into an agreement with the secretary guaranteeing that the center will be operated to serve the nonsectarian cultural interests of the Hmong people.
13.48(36)(c)2. 2. If, for any reason, the facility that is purchased or constructed with funds from the grant under subd. 1. is not used as a Hmong cultural center in La Crosse County, or the center is not operated to serve the nonsectarian cultural interests of the Hmong people, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(36p) (36p)Bond Health Center.
13.48(36p)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that improving the health of the citizens of this state and increasing access to health care in this state is a statewide responsibility of statewide dimension. In addition, the legislature finds and determines that the Bond Health Center in the city of Oconto plays a vital role in improving the health of the citizens of this state and is a quality health care facility. The legislature, therefore, finds and determines that assisting the Bond Health Center in the city of Oconto in expanding a health care facility will have a direct and immediate effect on this state responsibility of statewide dimension.
13.48(36p)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $1,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to make a grant to the Bond Health Center in the city of Oconto for construction costs related to hospital expansion. Before approving any state funding commitment for construction costs relating to the hospital expansion and before awarding the grant, the building commission shall determine that the Bond Health Center has secured all necessary additional funding commitments from nonstate revenue sources for the expansion.
13.48(36p)(c) (c) If, for any reason, the facility that is expanded with funds from the grant under par. (b) is not used as a hospital, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(37) (37)Children's research institute.
13.48(37)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that there is a critical need for pediatric research to be conducted in the Milwaukee metropolitan area at a unified site and that state support for the construction of a children's research institute at a location that permits interconnection with functionally related facilities of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., will contribute to the advancement of public health in this state. The legislature further finds that pediatric research is a statewide responsibility of statewide dimension. Because it will better ensure that this important responsibility is undertaken in the manner that is most advantageous to the people of this state, the legislature finds that it will have a direct and immediate effect on a matter of statewide concern for the state to facilitate the construction and operation of a children's research institute.
13.48(37)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $10,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to make a grant to the Children's Hospital and Health System for construction of a children's research institute in the city of Wauwatosa. Before approving any state funding commitment for the construction of the institute and before awarding the grant, the building commission shall determine that the Children's Hospital and Health System has secured additional funding commitments of at least $30,000,000 from nonstate revenue sources for construction of the institute.
13.48(37)(c) (c) If, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant under par. (b) is not used as a children's research institute in the city of Wauwatosa, or the institute is not operated to conduct pediatric research, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(38) (38)Civil War exhibit at the Kenosha Public Museums.
13.48(38)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that the Civil War was an event of unequaled importance in the historical development of the United States; that Wisconsin citizens fought bravely and valiantly in assisting the Union to achieve victory in the Civil War; and that the study of the Civil War will deepen our understanding and appreciation of the history of the United States and of Wisconsin. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist the Kenosha Public Museums in the construction of facilities that will be used for a Civil War exhibit.
13.48(38)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $500,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a Civil War exhibit as part of the Kenosha Public Museums in the city of Kenosha. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the Kenosha Public Museums. Before approving any such state funding commitment and before awarding the construction grant, the building commission shall determine that the Kenosha Public Museums has secured additional funding at least equal to $2,000,000 from nonstate donations for the purpose of constructing a Civil War exhibit.
13.48(38)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the Kenosha Public Museums under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a Civil War exhibit, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39) (39)AIDS Network, Inc.
13.48(39)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that providing comprehensive care and prevention services for individuals with human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and related illnesses, including core and support services facilitating the enhanced well-being and quality of life of affected individuals, is necessary for preserving public health in Wisconsin. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist the AIDS Network, Inc., in the construction and renovation of facilities and purchase of equipment for providing such care and prevention services.
13.48(39)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $300,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction and renovation of facilities and purchase of equipment for the AIDS Network, Inc. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the AIDS Network, Inc. Before approving any state funding commitment under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that the AIDS Network, Inc., has secured additional cash or goods from nonstate persons for the project.
13.48(39)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the AIDS Network, Inc., under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed or renovated with funds from the grant, or the equipment that is purchased, is not used for providing comprehensive care and prevention services for individuals with human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and related illnesses, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility and equipment equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39c) (39c)Grand Opera House in Oshkosh.
13.48(39c)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that public support for the performing and cultural arts contributes to the education, enjoyment, and quality of life of Wisconsin residents. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist the city of Oshkosh in the repair and restoration of the Grand Opera House.
13.48(39c)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $500,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the repair and restoration of the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the city of Oshkosh. Before approving any state funding commitment under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that the city of Oshkosh has secured at least $1,000,000 in additional funding from nonstate donations for the project.
13.48(39c)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the city of Oshkosh under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is repaired and restored with funds from the grant is not used as a venue for the performing and cultural arts, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39d) (39d)Aldo Leopold climate change classroom and interactive laboratory.
13.48(39d)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that studying the environment and connecting children and their families to the outdoors enhances the quality of life in Wisconsin. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Inc., in the construction of a climate change classroom and interactive laboratory.
13.48(39d)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $500,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a climate change classroom and interactive laboratory that will border the cities of Madison and Monona. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Inc. Before approving any state funding commitment under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Inc., has secured at least $2,200,000 in additional funding from nonstate donations for the project.
13.48(39d)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Inc., under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a climate change classroom and interactive laboratory, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39e) (39e)L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library.
13.48(39e)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that increased access to public libraries strengthens education and increases the opportunities for civic engagement by residents of Wisconsin. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist the city of Eau Claire in the remodeling of the L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library.
13.48(39e)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $125,000 in existing general fund supported borrowing to aid in the remodeling of the L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in the city of Eau Claire. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the city of Eau Claire. Before approving any state funding commitment under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that the city of Eau Claire has secured additional funding from nonstate donations for the project.
13.48(39e)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the city of Eau Claire under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is remodeled with funds from the grant is not used as a public library, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39f) (39f)Stone Barn historic site in town of Chase.
13.48(39f)(a)(a) The building commission may authorize up to $100,000 to aid in the restoration of the Stone Barn historic site in the town of Chase. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the town of Chase. Before approving any state funding commitment under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that the town of Chase has secured at least $300,000 in additional funding from nonstate donations for the project.
13.48(39f)(b) (b) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the town of Chase under par. (a) and if, for any reason, the historic site that is restored with funds from the grant is not used as a historic site, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the historic site equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39g) (39g)City of Beloit Turtle Island Park. The building commission may authorize up to $35,000 to aid in the restoration of Turtle Island Park in the city of Beloit. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the city of Beloit. Before approving any state funding commitment under this subsection, the building commission shall determine that the city of Beloit has secured additional funding from nonstate donations for the project.
13.48(39h) (39h)Marshfield clinic.
13.48(39h)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that expanding access to dental education, especially for the provision of dental care in rural and underserved areas of Wisconsin, greatly benefits state residents and is essential for preserving public health in Wisconsin. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist the Marshfield Clinic in the construction of a rural dental education outreach facility in Marshfield.
13.48(39h)(b) (b) Before July 1, 2015, the building commission may authorize up to $10,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a rural dental education outreach facility in Marshfield. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the Marshfield Clinic. Before approving any state funding commitment under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that the Marshfield Clinic has secured at least $10,000,000 in additional funding from nonstate sources for the project.
13.48(39h)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the Marshfield Clinic under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a a rural dental education outreach facility, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39i) (39i)Family justice center.
13.48(39i)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that domestic violence affects families, especially women and children, throughout all communities in Wisconsin and that coordinating and centralizing victim and victim advocacy services in communities would greatly benefit state residents. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to aid in the construction of a facility, to be located in the city of Milwaukee, to coordinate and centralize victim and victim advocacy services for families affected by domestic violence.
13.48(39i)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $10,625,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a facility, to be located at 619 West Walnut Street in the city of Milwaukee, to coordinate and centralize victim and victim advocacy services for families affected by domestic violence. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Before approving any state funding commitment for construction of such a facility, the building commission shall determine that the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has secured additional funding from nonstate sources for the project in an amount at least equal to the amount of the grant.
13.48(39i)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a center for families affected by domestic violence, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39j) (39j)Domestic Abuse Intervention Services, Inc.
13.48(39j)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that domestic violence affects families, especially women and children, throughout all communities in Wisconsin and that the construction of shelter facilities and offices for providing services to domestic abuse victims would greatly benefit state residents. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to aid in the construction and remodel of a shelter facility and offices, to be located in the city of Madison, to provide services to domestic abuse victims.
13.48(39j)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $560,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction and remodel of a shelter facility and offices, to be located at 2102 Fordem Avenue in the city of Madison, to provide shelter and services to domestic abuse victims. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to Domestic Abuse Intervention Services, Inc. Before approving any state funding commitment for expansion of such a facility, the building commission shall determine that Domestic Abuse Intervention Services, Inc., has secured additional funding from nonstate sources for the project.
13.48(39j)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to Domestic Abuse Intervention Services, Inc., under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed and remodeled with funds from the grant is not used as a shelter facility and offices to provide services to domestic abuse victims, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39k) (39k)Medical College of Wisconsin; community medical education facilities.
13.48(39k)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that expanding access to health care teaching institutions would greatly benefit state residents by addressing the increasing shortage of health care professionals available to provide care to state residents. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist the Medical College of Wisconsin in the remodel, development, and renovation of 2 community medical education facilities in northeast Wisconsin and central Wisconsin.
13.48(39k)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $7,384,300 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the remodel, development, and renovation of 2 community medical education facilities in northeast Wisconsin and central Wisconsin. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the Medical College of Wisconsin. Before approving any state funding commitment for the remodel, development, and renovation of such facilities, the building commission shall determine that the Medical College of Wisconsin has secured additional funding from nonstate sources for the project in an amount at least equal to the amount of the grant.
13.48(39k)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the Medical College of Wisconsin under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facilities that are remodeled, developed, and renovated with funds from the grant are not used as community medical education facilities, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facilities equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39L) (39L)Dane County; livestock facilities.
13.48(39L)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that the livestock and dairy industry is of vital importance to the economy, workforce, and unique way of life in Wisconsin and that the promotion of this industry would greatly benefit state residents. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to aid in the construction of livestock facilities at the Alliant Energy Center in the city of Madison.
13.48(39L)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $9,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of livestock facilities at the Alliant Energy Center in the city of Madison. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to Dane County. Before approving any state funding commitment for construction of such facilities, the building commission shall determine that Dane County has secured additional funding from nonstate sources for the project in an amount at least equal to the amount of the grant.
13.48(39L)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to Dane County under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the facilities that are constructed with funds from the grant are not used for livestock purposes, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facilities equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39m) (39m)K I Convention Center.
13.48(39m)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that the meetings and conventions industry is of vital importance in creating jobs and contributing to economic development throughout Wisconsin and that the promotion of this industry would greatly benefit state residents. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to aid in the expansion of the K I Convention Center in the city of Green Bay.
13.48(39m)(b) (b) The building commission may authorize up to $2,000,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the expansion of the K I Convention Center in the city of Green Bay. The state funding commitment shall be in the form of a grant to the city of Green Bay. Before approving any state funding commitment for expansion of such a facility, the building commission shall determine that the city of Green Bay has secured additional funding from nonstate sources for the project.
13.48(39m)(c) (c) If the building commission authorizes a grant to the city of Green Bay under par. (b) and if, for any reason, the expanded space that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used to expand the K I Convention Center in the city of Green Bay, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the expanded space equal to the amount of the state's grant.
13.48(39n) (39n)Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence.
13.48(39n)(a)(a) The legislature finds and determines that the maritime and shipbuilding industry is of vital importance in creating jobs and contributing to economic development throughout Wisconsin and that the promotion of this industry would greatly benefit state residents. It is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to aid in the construction of the Wisconsin Maritime Center of Excellence in Marinette County.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 200 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 18, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 18, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-18-14)