15.07(1)(b)11. 11. Waste facility siting board.
15.07(1)(b)12. 12. Prison industries board.
15.07(1)(b)14. 14. Deferred compensation board.
15.07(1)(b)15. 15. The 3 members of the lower Wisconsin state riverway board appointed under s. 15.445 (3) (b) 7.
15.07(1)(b)15m. 15m. The members of the state fair park board appointed under s. 15.445 (4) (a) 3. to 5.
15.07(1)(b)17. 17. Real estate appraisers board.
15.07(1)(b)18m. 18m. Board of veterans affairs.
15.07(1)(b)19m. 19m. Auctioneer board.
15.07(1)(b)20. 20. The 3 members of the Kickapoo reserve management board appointed under s. 15.445 (2) (b) 3.
15.07(1)(b)23. 23. Cemetery board.
15.07(1)(b)24. 24. The Milwaukee County mental health board, subject to s. 15.195 (9).
Effective date note NOTE: Subd. 24. is repealed eff. 1-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 203.
15.07(1)(c) (c) Except as provided under par. (cm), fixed terms of members of boards shall expire on May 1 and, if the term is for an even number of years, shall expire in an odd-numbered year.
15.07(1)(cm) (cm) The term of one member of the government accountability board shall expire on each May 1. The terms of the 3 members of the land and water conservation board appointed under s. 15.135 (4) (b) 2. shall expire on January 1. The term of the member of the land and water conservation board appointed under s. 15.135 (4) (b) 2m. shall expire on May 1 of an even-numbered year. The terms of the appraiser members of the real estate appraisers board and the terms of the auctioneer and auction company representative members of the auctioneer board shall expire on May 1 in an even-numbered year. The terms of the members of the cemetery board shall expire on July 1 in an even-numbered year. The term of the student member of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System who is at least 24 years old shall expire on May 1 of every even-numbered year.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (cm) is shown as amended eff. 1-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 203. Prior to 1-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (cm) The term of one member of the government accountability board shall expire on each May 1. The terms of the 3 members of the land and water conservation board appointed under s. 15.135 (4) (b) 2. shall expire on January 1. The term of the member of the land and water conservation board appointed under s. 15.135 (4) (b) 2m. shall expire on May 1 of an even-numbered year. The terms of the appraiser members of the real estate appraisers board and the terms of the auctioneer and auction company representative members of the auctioneer board shall expire on May 1 in an even-numbered year. The terms of the members of the cemetery board shall expire on July 1 in an even-numbered year. The term of the student member of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System who is at least 24 years old shall expire on May 1 of every even-numbered year. The terms of 6 of the members of the Milwaukee County mental health board appointed under s. 15.195 (9) (b) shall expire on May 1 of an even-numbered year.
15.07(1)(cs) (cs) No member of the auctioneer board, cemetery board, or real estate appraisers board may be an officer, director, or employee of a private organization that promotes or furthers any profession or occupation regulated by that board.
15.07(2) (2)Selection of officers. At its first meeting in each year, every board shall elect a chairperson, vice chairperson and secretary each of whom may be reelected for successive terms, except that:
15.07(2)(a) (a) The chairperson and vice chairperson of the investment board shall be designated biennially by the governor.
15.07(2)(b) (b) The chairperson of the governmental accountability board shall be chosen by lot by the current chairperson of the board at the first meeting of the board in January of each year.
15.07(2)(d) (d) The officers elected by the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System and the technical college system board shall be known as a president, vice president and secretary.
15.07(2)(e) (e) The representative of the department of justice shall serve as chairperson of the claims board and the representative of the department of administration shall serve as its secretary.
15.07(2)(f) (f) The state superintendent of public instruction or his or her designated representative shall serve as chairperson of the school district boundary appeal board.
15.07(2)(g) (g) A representative of the department of justice designated by the attorney general shall serve as nonvoting secretary to the law enforcement standards board.
15.07(2)(h) (h) The chairperson of the state fair park board shall be designated annually by the governor from among the members appointed under s. 15.445 (4) (a) 3., 4. and 5.
15.07(2)(j) (j) At its first meeting in each even-numbered year, the state capitol and executive residence board shall elect officers for 2-year terms.
15.07(2)(L) (L) The governor shall serve as chairperson of the information technology management board and the secretary of administration or his or her designee shall serve as secretary of that board.
15.07(2)(m) (m) The representative of the department of administration shall serve as chairperson of the incorporation review board.
15.07(2)(n) (n) The member appointed under s. 15.345 (6) (a) shall serve as chairperson of the managed forest land board.
15.07(3) (3)Frequency of meetings.
15.07(3)(a)(a) If a department or independent agency is under the direction and supervision of a board, the board shall meet quarterly and may meet at other times on the call of the chairperson or a majority of its members. If a department or independent agency is under the direction and supervision of a board, the board shall, in addition, meet no later than August 31 of each even-numbered year to consider and approve a proposed budget of the department or independent agency for the succeeding fiscal biennium.
15.07(3)(b) (b) Except as provided in par. (bm), each board not covered under par. (a) shall meet annually, and may meet at other times on the call of the chairperson or a majority of its members. The auctioneer board, the cemetery board, and the real estate appraisers board shall also meet on the call of the secretary of safety and professional services or his or her designee within the department.
15.07(3)(bm)2.2. The environmental education board shall meet 4 times each year and may meet at other times on the call of the chairperson.
15.07(3)(bm)3. 3. The auctioneer board shall meet at least 4 times each year.
15.07(3)(bm)4. 4. The information technology management board shall meet at least 4 times each year and may meet at other times on the call of the chairperson.
15.07(3)(bm)5. 5. The incorporation review board shall meet on the call of the chairperson or a majority of the board's members.
15.07(3)(bm)6. 6. The cemetery board shall meet at least 4 times each year.
15.07(3)(bm)7. 7. The Milwaukee County mental health board shall meet 6 times each year and may meet at other times on the call of the chairperson or a majority of the board's members.
Effective date note NOTE: Subd. 7. is repealed eff. 1-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 203.
15.07(4) (4)Quorum. A majority of the membership of a board constitutes a quorum to do business and, unless a more restrictive provision is adopted by the board, a majority of a quorum may act in any matter within the jurisdiction of the board. This subsection does not apply to actions of the government accountability board or the school district boundary appeal board as provided in ss. 5.05 (1e) and 117.05 (2) (a).
15.07(5) (5)Reimbursement for expenses; compensation. Except as provided in sub. (5m), the members of each board shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, such reimbursement in the case of an officer or employee of this state who represents an agency as a member of a board to be paid by the agency which pays the member's salary. The members shall receive no compensation for their services, except that the following members of boards, except full-time state officers or employees, also shall be paid the per diem stated below for each day on which they were actually and necessarily engaged in the performance of their duties:
15.07(5)(a) (a) Members of the investment board, $50 per day.
15.07(5)(b) (b) Members of the banking review board, $25 per day but not to exceed $1,500 per year.
15.07(5)(c) (c) Members of the auctioneer board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(d) (d) Members of the board of agriculture, trade and consumer protection, not exceeding $35 per day as fixed by the board with the approval of the governor, but not to exceed $1,000 per year.
15.07(5)(e) (e) In lieu of a per diem, the members of the technical college system board shall receive $100 annually.
15.07(5)(f) (f) Members of the teachers retirement board, appointive members of the Wisconsin retirement board, appointive members of the group insurance board, members of the deferred compensation board and members of the employee trust funds board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(g) (g) Members of the savings institutions review board, $10 per day.
15.07(5)(h) (h) Voting members of the land and water conservation board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(i) (i) Members of the educational approval board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(j) (j) Members of the state fair park board, $10 per day but not to exceed $600 per year.
15.07(5)(k) (k) Members of the board for people with developmental disabilities, $50 per day.
15.07(5)(L) (L) Members of the school district boundary appeal board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(m) (m) Members of the government accountability board, a per diem equal to the amount prescribed under s. 753.075 (3) (a) for reserve judges sitting in circuit court.
15.07(5)(o) (o) Members of the burial sites preservation board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(s) (s) Members of the credit union review board, $25 per day but not to exceed $1,500 per year.
15.07(5)(t) (t) Members of the waste facility siting board who are town or county officials, $35 per day.
15.07(5)(w) (w) Members of the lower Wisconsin state riverway board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(x) (x) Members of the real estate appraisers board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(y) (y) Members of the Kickapoo reserve management board, $25 per day.
15.07(5)(z) (z) Members of the cemetery board, $25 per day.
15.07(5m) (5m)Limitations on salary and expenses.
15.07(5m)(b)(b) Lower Wisconsin state riverway board. The members, except for the chairperson, of the lower Wisconsin state riverway board shall be reimbursed under sub. (5) for only their necessary and actual travel expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, or shall be paid $25 plus mileage incurred in the performance of their duties, whichever is greater. The chairperson of the lower Wisconsin state riverway board shall be reimbursed for all his or her actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his or her duties. The lower Wisconsin state riverway board shall determine which expenses of the chairperson are actual and necessary before reimbursement.
15.07(5m)(c) (c) Board for people with developmental disabilities. A member of the board for people with developmental disabilities shall be reimbursed under sub. (5) (k) only if the member attends a meeting or event of the board and all of the following apply:
15.07(5m)(c)1. 1. The member's official duties related to the meeting or event occupy at least 4 hours in one day.
15.07(5m)(c)2. 2. Due to the member's official duties related to the meeting or event the member forfeits wages from other employment or the member is not otherwise employed for wages.
15.07(6) (6)Reports. Every board created in or attached to a department or independent agency shall submit to the head of the department or independent agency, upon request of that person not more often than annually, a report on the operation of the board.
15.07(7) (7)Official oath. Each member of a board shall take and file the official oath prior to assuming office.
15.07 Annotation "Membership" as used in sub. (4) means the authorized number of positions and not the number of positions that are currently occupied. 66 Atty. Gen. 192.
15.08 15.08 Examining boards and councils.
15.08(1) (1) Selection of members. All members of examining boards shall be residents of this state and shall, unless otherwise provided by law, be nominated by the governor, and with the advice and consent of the senate appointed. Appointments shall be for the terms provided by law. Terms shall expire on July 1. No member may serve more than 2 consecutive terms. No member of an examining board may be an officer, director or employee of a private organization which promotes or furthers the profession or occupation regulated by that board.
15.08(1m) (1m)Public members.
15.08(1m)(a)(a) Public members appointed under s. 15.405 or 15.407 shall have all the powers and duties of other members except they shall not prepare questions for or grade any licensing examinations.
15.08(1m)(am) (am) Public members appointed under s. 15.405 or 15.407 shall not be, nor ever have been, licensed, certified, registered or engaged in any profession or occupation licensed or otherwise regulated by the board, examining board or examining council to which they are appointed, shall not be married to any person so licensed, certified, registered or engaged, and shall not employ, be employed by or be professionally associated with any person so licensed, certified, registered or engaged.
15.08(1m)(b) (b) The public members of the chiropractic examining board, the dentistry examining board, the hearing and speech examining board, the medical examining board, the physical therapy examining board, perfusionists examining council, respiratory care practitioners examining council and council on physician assistants, the board of nursing, the nursing home administrator examining board, the veterinary examining board, the optometry examining board, the pharmacy examining board, the marriage and family therapy, professional counseling, and social work examining board, the psychology examining board, and the radiography examining board shall not be engaged in any profession or occupation concerned with the delivery of physical or mental health care.
15.08(1m)(c) (c) The membership of each examining board and examining council created in the department of safety and professional services after June 1, 1975, shall be increased by one member who shall be a public member appointed to serve for the same term served by the other members of such examining board or examining council, unless the act relating to the creation of such examining board or examining council provides that 2 or more public members shall be appointed to such examining board or examining council.
15.08(2) (2)Selection of officers. At its first meeting in each year, every examining board shall elect from among its members a chairperson, vice chairperson and, unless otherwise provided by law, a secretary. Any officer may be reelected to succeed himself or herself.
15.08(3) (3)Frequency of meetings.
15.08(3)(a)(a) Every examining board shall meet annually and may meet at other times on the call of the chairperson or of a majority of its members.
15.08(3)(b) (b) The medical examining board shall meet at least 12 times annually.
15.08(3)(c) (c) The hearing and speech examining board shall meet at least once every 3 months.
15.08(4) (4)Quorum.
15.08(4)(a)(a) A majority of the membership of an examining board constitutes a quorum to do business, and a majority of a quorum may act in any matter within the jurisdiction of the examining board.
15.08(4)(b) (b) Notwithstanding par. (a), no certificate or license which entitles the person certified or licensed to practice a trade or profession shall be suspended or revoked without the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the voting membership of the examining board.
15.08(5) (5)General powers. Each examining board:
15.08(5)(a) (a) May compel the attendance of witnesses, administer oaths, take testimony and receive proof concerning all matters within its jurisdiction.
15.08(5)(b) (b) Shall promulgate rules for its own guidance and for the guidance of the trade or profession to which it pertains, and define and enforce professional conduct and unethical practices not inconsistent with the law relating to the particular trade or profession.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2013 Wis. Act 380 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before Dec. 13, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after Dec. 13, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-13-14)