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14.81 History History: 1983 a. 393; 1995 a. 115.
14.82 14.82 Interstate insurance product regulation commission. There is created an interstate insurance product regulation commission as specified in s. 601.58 (3). The member of the commission representing this state shall be the commissioner of insurance or his or her designated representative, who must be an official or employee of the office of the commissioner of insurance. The commission member shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed from the appropriation under s. 20.145 (1) (g) for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his or her duties. The commission has the powers and duties granted and imposed under s. 601.58.
14.82 History History: 2007 a. 168.
14.84 14.84 Great Lakes protection fund.
14.84(1) (1) The governor may provide for the participation of this state in the formation and operation of the Great Lakes protection fund on behalf of this state if all of the following apply to the fund:
14.84(1)(a) (a) The fund is established to advance the principal goals and objectives of the Great Lakes toxic substances control agreement and the water quality agreement signed by the United States and Canada.
14.84(1)(b) (b) The fund is established to finance and support state and regional projects related to the protection, research and cleanup of the Great Lakes.
14.84(1)(c) (c) Earnings and interest from the fund will be available to this state for all of the following purposes:
14.84(1)(c)1. 1. To ensure a stable and predictable funding commitment for Great Lakes water quality.
14.84(1)(c)2. 2. Data collection and analysis of the economic, environmental and human health effects of contamination in the Great Lakes.
14.84(1)(c)3. 3. Development of new or improved environmental clean-up technologies applicable to the Great Lakes.
14.84(1)(c)4. 4. Research to assess the effectiveness of pollution control policies affecting the Great Lakes.
14.84(1)(c)5. 5. Assessment of the health of Great Lakes fish, waterfowl and other organisms.
14.84(1)(d) (d) The fund will be operative when it is executed by this state and at least 3 other states under the articles of incorporation of the fund.
14.84(2) (2) The governor shall nominate 2 persons to represent this state on the board of directors of the Great Lakes protection fund. Those persons shall be appointed with the advice and consent of the senate.
14.84 History History: 1989 a. 31.
14.85 14.85 Mississippi River parkway commission.
14.85(1)(1) There is created a Mississippi River parkway commission consisting of the following members:
14.85(1)(a) (a) One member from each of the counties of Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, La Crosse, Pepin, Pierce, Trempealeau and Vernon.
14.85(1)(b) (b) Two senators and 2 representatives to the assembly. The 2 major political parties shall be represented in the membership from each house.
14.85(2) (2) The secretary of tourism, the secretary of natural resources, the secretary of transportation, and the director of the historical society, or their designees, shall serve as nonvoting members of the commission.
14.85(3) (3) Each member under sub. (1) shall be appointed by the governor for a 4-year term. Any vacancy shall be filled for the balance of the unexpired term by the governor as soon as practicable.
14.85(4) (4) The commission shall elect its own chairperson and officers other than a chairperson from among its members as its work requires. The commission chairperson shall:
14.85(4)(a) (a) Be the sole voting representative of this state at meetings of the national Mississippi River parkway commission.
14.85(4)(b) (b) Report to the commission on the activities of the national Mississippi River parkway commission.
14.85(4)(c) (c) Serve as commission secretary, designate a member of the commission to serve as commission secretary or require an election by the commission of a commission secretary.
14.85(4)(d) (d) Notify the members of meetings of the commission and keep a record of its proceedings, or delegate these responsibilities to the commission secretary.
14.85(5) (5) The commission shall:
14.85(5)(a) (a) Assist in coordinating the development and preservation of the Great River Road in Wisconsin and its embellishments, such as scenic easements, roadside parks and scenic overlooks.
14.85(5)(b) (b) Assist other state agencies in all efforts to create a unified development of the Great River Road in Wisconsin and any of its collateral features.
14.85(5)(c) (c) Cooperate with similar committees or commissions in other states and Canadian provinces in the furtherance of the ultimate development of the Great River Road from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
14.85(5)(d) (d) Consult with the appropriate regional planning commissions regarding the Mississippi River parkway.
14.85(5)(e) (e) Assist in promoting as an attractive travel destination the Great River Road in Wisconsin and the unique historical, cultural, aesthetic and recreational features along the route of the Great River Road, such as local communities, off-road parks and forests, and water-oriented facilities.
14.85(6) (6) The commission shall meet quarterly and may meet at other times on the call of the chairperson.
14.85(7) (7) The departments and agencies of this state shall, within existing appropriations and to the best of their respective abilities, cooperate with the commission in the execution of its functions.
14.85(8) (8)
14.85(8)(a)(a) The annual membership dues for the commission shall be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (aq).
14.85(8)(b) (b) The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but, except as provided in par. (c), shall be reimbursed from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (aq) for 75% of actual and necessary expenses incurred in performing their duties under guidelines for reimbursement established by the department of transportation.
14.85(8)(c) (c) The chairperson of the commission shall be reimbursed from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (aq) for all actual and necessary expenses incurred in performing his or her duties under guidelines for reimbursement established by the department of transportation.
14.85(8)(d) (d) If the department of tourism determines that a program recommended by the commission to undertake activities relating to the promotion of tourism is consistent with the department's statewide tourism marketing plans, priorities, and resources, the department shall have primary responsibility to support the activities of the program.
14.85(9) (9) The commission may establish a technical committee to advise the commission. The members of the committee shall include at least one employee each from the department of transportation and the department of tourism. The commission shall request the department of transportation and the department of tourism to designate employees to serve on the committee and may request any other state agency to designate an employee to serve on the committee.
14.85(10) (10) Unless specifically provided otherwise by the commission with respect to committees or other similar bodies, a majority of the voting members constitute a quorum to do business.
14.86 14.86 Midwest interstate passenger rail commission.
14.86(1)(1) There is created a midwest interstate passenger rail commission as specified under s. 85.067 (2), consisting of the following members representing this state:
14.86(1)(a) (a) The governor or his or her designee.
14.86(1)(b) (b) One representative to the assembly, appointed by the speaker of the assembly for a 2-year term.
14.86(1)(c) (c) One senator appointed by the president of the senate for a 2-year term.
14.86(1)(d) (d) One member representing the private sector, appointed by the governor for the governor's term of office.
14.86(2) (2) The members of the commission shall serve without compensation. The commission has the powers and duties granted and imposed under s. 85.067.
14.86(3) (3) From the appropriation under s. 20.395 (4) (aq), the department of transportation shall pay the costs of membership in the midwest interstate passenger rail compact.
14.86 History History: 2007 a. 117.
14.90 14.90 Midwestern higher education commission.
14.90(1)(1) There is created a midwestern higher education commission as specified under s. 39.80 (2) (a) consisting of the following members representing this state:
14.90(1)(a) (a) The governor or his or her designee.
14.90(1)(b) (b) One representative to the assembly appointed by the speaker to the assembly for a 2-year term.
14.90(1)(c) (c) One senator appointed by the president of the senate for a 2-year term.
14.90(1)(d) (d) One member representing higher education appointed by the governor for a 4-year term.
14.90(1)(e) (e) One member representing higher education appointed by the governor for a 2-year term.
14.90(2) (2) The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed from the appropriation under s. 20.505 (1) (ka) for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. The commission has the powers granted and the duties imposed under s. 39.80.
14.91 14.91 State council on the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children.
14.91(1) (1) There is created a state council on the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children as specified under s. 115.997 (8), consisting of the following members:
14.91(1)(a) (a) The state superintendent of public instruction.
14.91(1)(b) (b) The superintendent of a school district with a high concentration of children of military families, appointed by the state superintendent of public instruction.
14.91(1)(c) (c) A representative from a military installation, appointed by the state superintendent of public instruction.
14.91(1)(d) (d) A member of the senate, appointed by the senate majority leader.
14.91(1)(e) (e) A member of the assembly, appointed by the speaker of the assembly.
14.91(1)(f) (f) The compact commissioner, as defined in s. 115.997 (2) (c), appointed by the state superintendent of public instruction under s. 115.997 (8) (c), and the military family education liaison, appointed under s. 115.997 (8) (b), to serve as nonvoting members.
14.91(2) (2) The members of the council shall serve without compensation.
14.91 History History: 2009 a. 329.
14.92 14.92 Interstate Commission for Juveniles. There is created an Interstate Commission for Juveniles as specified in s. 938.999 (3). The member of the commission representing this state shall be the compact administrator, as defined in s. 938.999 (2) (c), the deputy compact administrator, as defined in s. 938.999 (2) (f), or a designee, as specified in s. 938.999 (3) (b). The commission member shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed from the appropriation account under s. 20.410 (3) (a) for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the commission member's duties. The commission shall have the powers, duties, and responsibilities set forth in s. 938.999.
14.92 History History: 2005 a. 234.
14.94 14.94 Interstate Commission for the Placement of Children. There is created an Interstate Commission for the Placement of Children as specified in s. 48.99 (8). The member of the commission representing this state shall be the person appointed under s. 48.99 (8) (b) 1. The commission member shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed from the appropriation account under s. 20.437 (1) (a) for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the commission member's duties. The commission shall have the powers, duties, and responsibilities set forth in s. 48.99.
14.94 History History: 2009 a. 339.
14.95 14.95 Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council.
14.95(1)(1) There is created a Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council as specified in s. 281.343 (2) (a). The governor may take such actions as are necessary for the initial organization and operation of the Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council.
14.95(2) (2) The governor shall serve as this state's representative on the Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council. In discharging his or her responsibilities under s. 281.343 (2) and (3), the governor may designate the secretary of natural resources as the governor's alternate to attend all meetings of the Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council and to vote at all meetings of the Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council in the absence of the governor. Any designee other than the secretary of natural resources shall be nominated by the governor, and with the advice and consent of the senate appointed, to serve at the pleasure of the governor.
14.95(3) (3) In discharging his or her responsibilities under s. 281.343 (2) and (3), the governor may appoint an advisor to attend all meetings of the Great Lakes — St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Council and its committees. The governor's advisor may not vote at meetings of the council. If the governor appoints an advisor, the governor shall appoint an individual with knowledge of and experience with Great Lakes water management issues.
14.95(3m) (3m)
14.95(3m)(a)(a) In this subsection, "standard of review and decision" means the exception standard under s. 281.343 (4n) (d), the decision-making standard under s. 281.343 (4r), and reviews under s. 281.343 (4) to (4z) that do not deal solely with the internal management of the council.
14.95(3m)(b) (b) Before voting on a rule or regulation under s. 281.343 (3) (c) 1., or on a regulation under s. 281.343 (3) (a) 2. that amends the standard of review and decision, other than a rule or regulation that deals solely with the internal management of the council or its property, the governor or his or her alternate shall submit a report describing the governor's or alternate's proposed vote on the proposed rule or regulation to the joint committee on legislative organization. The governor or his or her alternate may not vote on the rule or regulation before the 30th day after the date of submission. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the governor or his or her alternate within 30 days after the date of the submission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed rule or regulation, the governor or his or her alternate may vote on the proposed rule or regulation in accordance with the report. If, within 30 days after the date of the submission by the governor or his or her alternate, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the governor or his or her alternate that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed rule or regulation, the governor or his or her alternate may not vote on the proposed rule or regulation before the 60th day after the date of submission. If, within 60 days after the date of submission, the committee does not take action on the report, the governor or his or her alternate may vote on the proposed rule or regulation in accordance with the report. If, within 30 days after the date of submission, the cochairpersons notify the governor or his or her alternate that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed rule or regulation and, within 60 days after the date of submission, the committee takes action on the proposed rule or regulation, the governor or his or her alternate may only vote on the proposed rule or regulation in accordance with the position expressed by majority vote of the committee.
14.95 History History: 2007 a. 227.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before June 30, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after July 1, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 7-1-14)