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15.107(12)(a)(a) Creation. There is created in the department of administration a certification standards review council consisting of 9 members.
15.107(12)(b) (b) Membership.
15.107(12)(b)1.1. The secretary of administration shall appoint 8 members as follows:
15.107(12)(b)1.a. a. One member to represent municipalities having wastewater treatment plants with average flows of more than 5,000,000 gallons per day.
15.107(12)(b)1.b. b. One member to represent municipalities having wastewater treatment plants with average flows of less than 5,000,000 gallons per day.
15.107(12)(b)1.c. c. One member to represent industrial laboratories with permits issued under ch. 283.
15.107(12)(b)1.d. d. One member to represent commercial laboratories.
15.107(12)(b)1.e. e. One member to represent public water utilities.
15.107(12)(b)1.f. f. One member to represent solid and hazardous waste disposal facilities.
15.107(12)(b)1.g. g. One member with a demonstrated interest in laboratory certification.
15.107(12)(b)1.h. h. One member who is a farmer actively engaged in livestock production to represent agricultural interests.
15.107(12)(b)2. 2. The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison shall appoint one member to represent the state laboratory of hygiene.
15.107(12)(c) (c) Terms. Members of the council shall serve for 3-year terms. A person may not serve more than 2 consecutive terms on the council.
15.107(17) (17)Council on utility public benefits. There is created a council on utility public benefits that is attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03. The council shall consist of the following members appointed for 3-year terms:
15.107(17)(a) (a) Two members appointed by the governor.
15.107(17)(b) (b) Two members appointed by the senate majority leader.
15.107(17)(c) (c) One member appointed by the senate minority leader.
15.107(17)(d) (d) Two members appointed by the speaker of the assembly.
15.107(17)(e) (e) One member appointed by the assembly minority leader.
15.107(17)(f) (f) One member appointed by the secretary of natural resources.
15.107(17)(g) (g) One member appointed by the secretary of administration.
15.107(17)(h) (h) One member appointed by the chairperson of the public service commission.
15.107(18) (18)Interoperability council.
15.107(18)(a)(a) There is created an interoperability council, attached to the department of administration under s. 15.03.
15.107(18)(b) (b) The council consists of all of the following:
15.107(18)(b)1. 1. The attorney general, the adjutant general, the secretary of natural resources, the secretary of transportation, and a representative from the department of administration with knowledge of information technology, or their designees.
15.107(18)(b)2. 2. Ten members appointed by the governor for staggered 4-year terms, including a chief of police, a sheriff, a chief of a fire department, a director of emergency medical services, a local government elected official, a local emergency management director, a representative of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in this state, a hospital representative, a local health department representative, and one other person with relevant experience or expertise in interoperable communications.
15.107(18)(c) (c) The governor shall designate a member of the council as the chairperson and a member as the vice chairperson.
15.13 15.13 Department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection; creation. There is created a department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection under the direction and supervision of the board of agriculture, trade and consumer protection. The board shall consist of 7 members with an agricultural background and 2 members who are consumer representatives, appointed for staggered 6-year terms. Appointments to the board shall be made without regard to party affiliation, residence or interest in any special organized group.
15.13 History History: 1977 c. 29; 1995 a. 27; 1997 a. 27.
15.135 15.135 Same; attached boards and commissions.
15.135(1)(1) Livestock facility siting review board.
15.135(1)(a)(a) There is created a livestock facility siting review board which is attached to the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection under s. 15.03. The board consists of the following members:
15.135(1)(a)1. 1. A member representing the interests of towns, selected from a list of names submitted by the Wisconsin Towns Association.
15.135(1)(a)2. 2. A member representing the interests of counties, selected from a list of names submitted by the Wisconsin Counties Association.
15.135(1)(a)3. 3. A member representing environmental interests, selected from a list of names submitted by environmental organizations.
15.135(1)(a)4. 4. A member representing livestock farming interests, selected from a list of names submitted by statewide agricultural organizations.
15.135(1)(a)5. 5. Three other members.
15.135(1)(b) (b) The members under par. (a) shall be nominated by the secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection, and with the advice and consent of the senate appointed, for 5-year terms.
15.135(4) (4)Land and water conservation board.
15.135(4)(am)(am) Creation. There is created a land and water conservation board which is attached to the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection under s. 15.03.
15.135(4)(b) (b) Members. The board consists of all of the following members:
15.135(4)(b)1. 1. The secretaries of administration, natural resources, and agriculture, trade and consumer protection or their designees.
15.135(4)(b)2. 2. Three members of county land conservation committees designated biennially by the county land conservation committees at their annual meeting in even-numbered years, appointed for 2-year terms.
15.135(4)(b)2m. 2m. One representative appointed for a 2-year term.
15.135(4)(b)3. 3. Four other members appointed for staggered 4-year terms. One of those members shall be a resident of a city with a population of 50,000 or more, one shall represent a governmental unit involved in river management, one shall be a farmer and one shall be a member of a charitable corporation, charitable association or charitable trust, the purpose or powers of which include protecting natural resources, including scenic or open space, and maintaining or enhancing air or water quality.
15.135(4)(c) (c) Advisory members. The board shall invite:
15.135(4)(c)1. 1. The U.S. secretary of agriculture to appoint a representative of the natural resources conservation service and a representative of the farm service agency to serve as advisory members of the board.
15.135(4)(c)2. 2. The dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the director of the University of Wisconsin-Extension to serve or appoint a person to serve as an advisory member of the board.
15.135(4)(c)3. 3. The staff of the county land conservation committees employed under s. 92.09 to designate jointly a person to serve as an advisory member of the board.
15.135(4)(d) (d) Vacancies. If one or more of the county land conservation committee member positions on the board is vacant, the chairperson may call a special meeting of the committees to fill the vacancies, but vacancies may be filled only if a majority of the committees are represented at the special meeting.
15.137 15.137 Same; councils.
15.137(1)(1) Agricultural producer security council.
15.137(1)(a)(a) There is created in the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection an agricultural producer security council consisting of the following members appointed by the secretary of agriculture for 3-year terms:
15.137(1)(a)1. 1. One person representing the Farmers' Educational and Cooperative Union of America, Wisconsin Division.
15.137(1)(a)2. 2. One person representing the Midwest Food Processors Association, Inc.
15.137(1)(a)3. 3. One person representing the National Farmers' Organization, Inc.
15.137(1)(a)4. 4. One person representing the Wisconsin Agri-Service Association, Inc.
15.137(1)(a)5. 5. One person representing the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association.
15.137(1)(a)6. 6. One person representing both the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association, Inc., and the Wisconsin Soybean Association, Inc.
15.137(1)(a)7. 7. One person representing the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, Inc.
15.137(1)(a)8. 8. One person representing the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.
15.137(1)(a)9. 9. One person representing the Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives.
15.137(1)(a)10. 10. One person representing the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association, Inc.
15.137(1)(b) (b) Each organization identified in par. (a) shall nominate 2 persons to represent that organization on the agricultural producer security council. The secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection shall appoint members from among the nominees.
15.137(2) (2)Agricultural education and workforce development council.
15.137(2)(a)(a) There is created in the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection an agricultural education and workforce development council consisting of the following members:
15.137(2)(a)1. 1. The secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)2. 2. The state superintendent of public instruction or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)3. 3. The secretary of workforce development or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)3m. 3m. The chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)4. 4. The secretary of natural resources or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)5. 5. The president of the University of Wisconsin System or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)6. 6. The director of the technical college system or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)7. 7. The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension or his or her designee.
15.137(2)(a)8. 8. A member chosen jointly by the dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the dean of the College of Business, Industry, Life Science, and Agriculture of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, the dean of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, and the dean of the College of Natural Resources of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to represent the colleges and school.
15.137(2)(a)8g. 8g. A technical college district director appointed by the director of the technical college system.
15.137(2)(a)8r. 8r. A technical college dean with authority over agricultural programs appointed by the director of the technical college system.
15.137(2)(a)9. 9. The chairpersons of one senate standing committee and one assembly standing committee concerned with education, appointed as are members of standing committees.
15.137(2)(a)10. 10. The chairpersons of one senate standing committee and one assembly standing committee concerned with agriculture, appointed as are members of standing committees.
15.137(2)(a)11. 11. A representative of the Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators.
15.137(2)(a)12. 12. Two representatives of general agriculture.
15.137(2)(a)13. 13. Two representatives of agribusiness.
15.137(2)(a)14. 14. A representative of environmental stewardship interests.
15.137(2)(a)15. 15. A representative of businesses related to natural resources.
15.137(2)(a)16. 16. A representative of businesses related to plant agriculture.
15.137(2)(a)17. 17. A representative of landscaping, golf course, greenhouse, floral, and related businesses.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 200 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 11, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 11, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-11-14)