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15.09(8) (8)Official oath. Each member of a council shall take and file the official oath prior to assuming office.
subch. II of ch. 15 SUBCHAPTER II
DEPARTMENTS
15.10 15.10 Department of administration; creation. There is created a department of administration under the direction and supervision of the secretary of administration. The secretary of administration shall be appointed on the basis of recognized interest, administrative and executive ability, training and experience in and knowledge of problems and needs in the field of general administration.
15.103 15.103 Same; specified divisions.
15.103(1) (1) Division of hearings and appeals. There is created a division of hearings and appeals which is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The administrator of the division shall be appointed by the secretary of administration in the classified service.
15.103(1g) (1g)Division of legal services. There is created in the department of administration a division of legal services.
15.103(1m) (1m)Division of gaming. There is created in the department of administration a division of gaming.
15.103(4) (4)Division of trust lands and investments. There is created a division of trust lands and investments which is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. This division is under the direction and supervision of the board of commissioners of public lands.
15.103(5) (5)Division of enterprise technology. There is created in the department of administration a division of enterprise technology.
15.105 15.105 Same; attached boards, commissions, and offices.
15.105(1)(1) Tax appeals commission. There is created a tax appeals commission which is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. Members shall be appointed solely on the basis of fitness to perform the duties of their office, and shall be experienced in tax matters. The commission shall meet at the call of the chairperson or at the call of a majority of its members. The chairperson shall not serve on or under any committee of a political party. The commission shall include but not be limited to a small claims division.
15.105(2) (2)Claims board. There is created a claims board, attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03, consisting of a representative of the office of the governor designated by the governor, a representative of the department of administration designated by the secretary of administration, a representative of the department of justice designated by the attorney general and the chairpersons of the senate and assembly committees on finance or their designees appointed at the commencement of each legislative biennium from the membership of their respective committees on finance.
15.105(3) (3)Depository selection board. There is created a depository selection board which is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The depository selection board shall consist of the state treasurer, the secretary of administration, and the secretary of revenue or their designees.
15.105(4) (4)Public records board. There is created a public records board which is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The public records board shall consist of the governor, the director of the historical society, the attorney general, the state auditor, and the director of the legislative council staff, or their designated representatives, and a representative of the small business community, a representative of a school board or the governing body of a municipality, as defined in s. 281.59 (1) (c), other than a joint local water authority created under s. 66.0823, and one other member.
15.105(5) (5)State capitol and executive residence board. There is created a state capitol and executive residence board, attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03, consisting of the secretary of administration or the secretary's designee, the director of the historical society or the director's designee, an architect or engineer employed by the department of administration appointed by the secretary of administration, 3 senators and 3 representatives to the assembly appointed as are the members of standing committees in their respective houses, and 7 citizen members appointed for staggered 6-year terms of whom at least 2 shall be architects registered under ch. 443, one shall be a landscape architect registered under ch. 443 and 3 shall be interior designers.
15.105(8) (8)Board for people with developmental disabilities.
15.105(8)(ag)(ag) There is created a board for people with developmental disabilities, attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03.
15.105(8)(am) (am) Subject to par. (cm), the board shall consist of the following state residents, appointed for staggered 4-year terms, who shall be representative of all geographic areas of the state and reflect the state's diversity with respect to race and ethnicity:
15.105(8)(am)1. 1. A representative of each of the relevant agencies of the state that administer federal funds related to individuals with disabilities, to be designated by:
15.105(8)(am)1.a. a. The secretary of workforce development.
15.105(8)(am)1.b. b. The secretary of health services.
15.105(8)(am)1.c. c. The state superintendent of public instruction.
15.105(8)(am)2. 2. Representatives of individuals with developmental disabilities, who are any of the following:
15.105(8)(am)2.a. a. Individuals with developmental disabilities.
15.105(8)(am)2.b. b. Parents or guardians of children with developmental disabilities.
15.105(8)(am)2.c. c. Immediate relatives or guardians of adults with mentally impairing developmental disabilities who cannot advocate for themselves.
15.105(8)(am)3. 3. A representative of each of the following who has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation for the entity represented:
15.105(8)(am)3.a. a. The entity in this state that is designated by the federal department of health and human services as a university center for excellence in developmental disabilities education, research, and services.
15.105(8)(am)3.b. b. The state protection and advocacy system under s. 51.62, designated by the director of the state protection and advocacy agency under s. 51.62 (2).
15.105(8)(am)3.c. c. Each of the local governmental agencies, nongovernmental agencies, and private nonprofit groups that are concerned with services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
15.105(8)(bm) (bm) A member specified in par. (am) 1. or 3. shall recuse himself or herself from any discussion by the board of grants or contracts for which the member's department, agency, program, or group is a grantee, contractor, or applicant and may not vote on a matter that would provide direct financial benefit to the member or otherwise give the appearance of a conflict of interest.
15.105(8)(cm)1.1. At least 60% of the membership of the board shall be individuals specified under par. (am) 2. who are not managing employees, as defined under 42 USC 1320a-5 (b), of an entity, or employees of a state agency, that receives federal funds for the developmentally disabled or uses the funds to provide services to persons with developmental disabilities. Of those individuals, one-third shall be individuals specified under par. (am) 2. a., one-third shall be individuals specified under par. (am) 2. b. or c., and one-third shall be individuals specified under par. (am) 2. a., b., or c.
15.105(8)(cm)2. 2. At least one of the individuals described under subd. 1. shall be an individual with a developmental disability who resides in or previously resided in an institution, including a state center for the developmentally disabled, or the immediate relative or guardian of such an individual. The requirement under this subdivision does not apply if such an individual does not reside in this state.
15.105(10) (10)Board on aging and long-term care. There is created a board on aging and long-term care, attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The board shall consist of 7 members appointed for staggered 5-year terms. Members shall have demonstrated a continuing interest in the problems of providing long-term care for the aged or disabled. At least 4 members shall be public members with no interest in or affiliation with any nursing home.
15.105(12) (12)Waste facility siting board.
15.105(12)(a)(a) Creation; membership. There is created a waste facility siting board, attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03, consisting of the following members:
15.105(12)(a)1. 1. The secretary of transportation, the secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection and the secretary of safety and professional services or their formally appointed designees.
15.105(12)(a)2. 2. Two town officials.
15.105(12)(a)3. 3. One county official.
15.105(12)(b) (b) Terms. The town officials and the county official shall be appointed for staggered 3-year terms.
15.105(12)(c) (c) Vacancies. If a town or county official who is a member leaves office while serving on the board, the member's position on the board is considered vacant until a successor is appointed under s. 15.07 (1) (b).
15.105(12)(d) (d) Recommendations. In appointing the town officials and county official to be members under this subsection, the governor shall consider recommendations made by the Wisconsin towns association and the Wisconsin Counties Association if these recommendations are submitted within 60 days after a town official or county official position on the board becomes vacant.
15.105(12)(e) (e) Executive director. The board shall appoint an executive director under or outside of the classified service.
15.105(12)(f) (f) Assistance. The board may contract with any state agency to provide assistance necessary for the board to fulfill its duties.
15.105(22) (22)State use board. There is created a state use board which is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The board shall consist of 8 members appointed to serve for 4-year terms, including a representative of the department of administration; a representative of the subunit of the department of health services which administers mental health laws; a representative of the subunit of the department of workforce development which administers vocational rehabilitation laws; 2 representatives of private businesses, one of whom shall represent a small business; one representative of a work center, as defined in s. 16.752; and one member who does not represent any of the foregoing entities. A member vacates his or her office if the member loses the status upon which his or her appointment is based. In this subsection, "small business" means an independently owned and operated business which is not dominant in its field and which has had less than $2,500,000 in gross annual sales for each of the 2 previous calendar years or has 25 or fewer employees.
15.105(23) (23)Incorporation review board.
15.105(23)(a)(a) There is created an incorporation review board attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The board shall consist of the secretary of administration or his or her designee, 2 members appointed by the Wisconsin Towns Association, one member appointed by the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, and one member appointed by the Wisconsin Alliance of Cities. Members serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. All members of the board, other than the secretary of administration or his or her designee, serve only in an advisory capacity.
15.105(23)(b) (b) No member of the incorporation review board may review a petition referred to the board under s. 66.0203 (8) (b) if any of the following applies:
15.105(23)(b)1. 1. The member owns property in, or resides in, the town that is the subject of the incorporation petition.
15.105(23)(b)2. 2. The member owns property in, or resides in, a city or village that is contiguous to the town that is the subject of the incorporation petition.
15.105(23)(c) (c) If the secretary of administration is affected by par. (b), he or she shall appoint a designee who is not so affected to review the petition. If any other member of the board is affected by par. (b), that person's appointing authority shall remove that person from the board and shall appoint another member to review the petition who is not so affected.
15.105(24) (24)National and community service board.
15.105(24)(a)(a) Creation. There is created a national and community service board which is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03.
15.105(24)(b) (b) Membership. The national and community service board shall consist of the voting members described in par. (c) and the nonvoting members described in par. (d), appointed for 3-year terms.
15.105(24)(c) (c) Voting members. The national and community service board shall include as voting members the following members:
15.105(24)(c)1. 1. At least one member who has expertise in the educational, training and developmental needs of youth, particularly of disadvantaged youth.
15.105(24)(c)2. 2. At least one member who has experience in promoting voluntarism among older adults.
15.105(24)(c)3. 3. At least one member who is a representative of private nonprofit organizations that are representative of a community, or a significant segment of a community, and that are engaged in meeting the human, educational, environmental or public safety needs of that community.
15.105(24)(c)4. 4. The state superintendent of public instruction or his or her designee.
15.105(24)(c)4m. 4m. The secretary of administration or his or her designee.
15.105(24)(c)5. 5. At least one member who is a representative of a school board or of a county, city, village or town government.
15.105(24)(c)6. 6. At least one member who is a representative of organized labor.
15.105(24)(c)7. 7. At least one member who is a representative of the business community.
15.105(24)(c)8. 8. At least one member who is at least 16 years of age and not more than 25 years of age and who is a participant or a supervisor in a national service program described in 42 USC 12572 (a).
15.105(24)(c)9. 9. At least one member who is a representative of a national service program described in 42 USC 12572 (a).
15.105(24)(c)10. 10. If less than 16 members are appointed under subds. 1. to 9., a sufficient number of members to bring the total number of voting members to 16.
15.105(24)(d) (d) Nonvoting members. In addition to the voting members specified in par. (c), the national and community service board shall include as a nonvoting member the state representative of the corporation for national and community service designated under 42 USC 12651f, and may include as nonvoting members such representatives of state agencies providing community services, youth services, educational services, social services, services for the aging and job training programs as the governor may appoint.
15.105(24)(e) (e) Membership limitations. No more than 4 of the voting members of the national and community service board may be state officers or employees. No more than 9 of the voting members of the national and community service board may belong to the same political party. In appointing members to the national and community service board, the governor shall ensure, to the maximum extent practicable, that the membership of the board is diverse with respect to race, national origin, age, sex and disability.
15.105(25m) (25m)College savings program board. There is created a college savings program board that is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03 and that consists of all of the following members:
15.105(25m)(a) (a) The secretary of administration or his or her designee.
15.105(25m)(b) (b) The president of the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System or his or her designee.
15.105(25m)(c) (c) The president of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities or his or her designee.
15.105(25m)(d) (d) The chairperson of the investment board or his or her designee.
15.105(25m)(e) (e) The president of the technical college system board or his or her designee.
15.105(25m)(f) (f) Six other members, appointed for 4-year terms.
15.105(26) (26)Volunteer fire fighter and emergency medical technician service award board.
15.105(26)(a)(a) There is created a volunteer fire fighter and emergency medical technician service award board that is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The board shall consist of the secretary of administration or his or her designee and the following members appointed for 3-year terms:
15.105(26)(a)1. 1. One member who is volunteer fire fighter and who is a member of a statewide organization that represents fire chiefs.
15.105(26)(a)2. 2. One member who is volunteer fire fighter and who is a member of a statewide organization that represents volunteer fire fighters.
15.105(26)(a)3. 3. One member who is a volunteer emergency medical technician
15.105(26)(a)4. 4. Three members who represent municipalities that operate volunteer fire departments or that contract with volunteer fire companies organized under ch. 181 or 213.
15.105(26)(a)5. 5. One member who has experience in financial planning.
15.105(26)(b) (b) In appointing the members under par. (a), the governor shall seek to appoint members from different regions of the state and from municipalities of different sizes.
15.105(28) (28)Information technology management board. There is created an information technology management board that is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The board shall consist of the governor, the cochairpersons of the joint committee on information policy and technology or a member of the legislature from the same house as a cochairperson designated by that cochairperson, one member of the minority party in each house of the legislature, appointed in the same manner as members of standing committees are appointed, 2 heads of departments or independent agencies appointed to serve at the pleasure of the governor, 2 other members appointed to serve for 4-year terms, and the secretary of administration or his or her designee.
15.105(29) (29)Office of state employment relations.
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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)