15.207(3)(b) (b) The state superintendent of public instruction or his or her designee, who shall serve as vice-chair of the council.
15.207(3)(c) (c) The chairpersons of the committees in the assembly and the senate whose subject matter is elementary and secondary education or members of those committees designated by those chairpersons.
15.207(3)(d) (d) The ranking minority members of each of the committees under par. (c) or members of those committees designated by the ranking minority members.
15.207(3)(e) (e) The following members appointed by the secretary of children and families for 3-year terms:
15.207(3)(e)1. 1. Two practicing elementary and secondary education teachers or principals.
15.207(3)(e)2. 2. One practicing preschool teacher.
15.207(3)(e)3. 3. Three persons representing this state's philanthropic community.
15.207(3)(e)4. 4. Three persons representing this state's business community.
15.207(3)(e)5. 5. One person representing the Wisconsin State Reading Association.
15.207(3)(e)6. 6. One person representing the Wisconsin Reading Coalition.
15.207(3)(e)7. 7. One person representing the International Dyslexia Association.
15.207(3)(e)8. 8. One person representing Wisconsin Literacy, Inc.
15.207(3)(e)9. 9. One person representing the Wisconsin Library Association.
15.207(3)(e)10. 10. One person representing this state's research community.
15.207(3)(e)11. 11. One person representing an organization that has as its mission service to children with various types of disabilities.
15.207(16) (16)Council on domestic abuse. There is created in the department of children and families a council on domestic abuse. The council shall consist of 13 members appointed for staggered 3-year terms. Of those 13 members, 9 shall be nominated by the governor and appointed with the advice and consent of the senate, and one each shall be designated by the speaker of the assembly, the senate majority leader and the minority leader in each house of the legislature and appointed by the governor. Persons appointed shall have a recognized interest in and knowledge of the problems and treatment of victims of domestic abuse.
15.207(24) (24)Milwaukee child welfare partnership council.
15.207(24)(a)(a) There is created a Milwaukee child welfare partnership council, attached to the department of children and families under s. 15.03. The council shall consist of the following members:
15.207(24)(a)1. 1. Three members of the Milwaukee County board nominated by the Milwaukee County executive.
15.207(24)(a)2. 2. One representative to the assembly appointed by the speaker of the assembly.
15.207(24)(a)3. 3. One representative to the assembly appointed by the minority leader of the assembly.
15.207(24)(a)4. 4. One senator appointed by the president of the senate.
15.207(24)(a)5. 5. One senator appointed by the minority leader of the senate.
15.207(24)(a)6. 6. Ten members who are residents of this state, not less than 6 of whom shall be residents of Milwaukee County.
15.207(24)(a)8. 8. The Milwaukee County district attorney or his or her designee.
15.207(24)(a)9. 9. The presiding judge of the children's division of the Milwaukee County circuit court.
15.207(24)(b) (b) Notwithstanding s. 15.09 (2), the governor shall designate one of the members appointed under par. (a) 6. as chairperson of the council.
15.207(24)(c) (c) The members of the council appointed under par. (a) 1. and 6. shall be appointed for 3-year terms.
15.207 History History: 2007 a. 20 ss. 53 to 64, 67; 2009 a. 180 s. 13; 2013 a. 225; 2015 a. 55 ss. 78 to 85.
15.22 15.22 Department of workforce development; creation. There is created a department of workforce development under the direction and supervision of the secretary of workforce development.
15.22 History History: 1977 c. 29; 1995 a. 27 s. 9130 (4); 1997 a. 3.
15.223 15.223 Same; specified divisions.
15.223(1) (1) Division of equal rights. There is created in the department of workforce development a division of equal rights.
15.223 History History: 1995 a. 27 ss. 144, 9130 (4); 1997 a. 3, 27; 1999 a. 9; 2001 a. 16.
15.225 15.225 Same; attached boards and commission.
15.225(2)(2) Employment relations commission. There is created an employment relations commission which is attached to the department of workforce development under s. 15.03, except the budget of the employment relations commission shall be transmitted by the department to the governor without change or modification by the department, unless agreed to by the employment relations commission.
15.227 15.227 Same; councils.
15.227(3)(3) Council on unemployment insurance. There is created in the department of workforce development a council on unemployment insurance appointed by the secretary of workforce development to consist of 5 representatives of employers and 5 representatives of employees appointed to serve for 6-year terms and a permanent classified employee of the department of workforce development who shall serve as nonvoting chairperson. In making appointments to the council, the secretary shall give due consideration to achieving balanced representation of the industrial, commercial, construction, nonprofit and public sectors of the state's economy. One of the employer representatives shall be an owner of a small business or a representative of an association primarily composed of small businesses. 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 $2,000,000 in gross annual sales for each of the previous 2 calendar years or has 25 or fewer employees. A member vacates his or her office if the member loses the status upon which his or her appointment is based.
15.227(4) (4)Council on worker's compensation. There is created in the department of workforce development a council on worker's compensation appointed by the secretary of workforce development to consist of a designated employee of the department of workforce development as chairperson, 5 representatives of employers, and 5 representatives of employees. The secretary of workforce development shall also appoint 3 representatives of insurers authorized to do worker's compensation insurance business in this state as nonvoting members of the council.
15.227(8) (8)Council on migrant labor. There is created in the department of workforce development a council on migrant labor. Nonlegislative members shall serve for staggered 3-year terms and shall include 6 representatives of employers of migrant workers and 6 representatives of migrant workers and their organizations. Two members of the senate and 2 members of the assembly shall be appointed to act as representatives of the public. Legislative members shall be appointed as are members of standing committees and shall be equally divided between the 2 major political parties.
15.227(11) (11)Self-insurers council. There is created in the department of workforce development a self-insurers council consisting of 5 members appointed by the secretary of workforce development for 3-year terms.
15.227(13) (13)Wisconsin apprenticeship council.
15.227(13)(a)(a) There is created in the department of workforce development a Wisconsin apprenticeship council consisting of all of the following:
15.227(13)(a)1. 1. Nine representatives of employers, appointed by the secretary of workforce development.
15.227(13)(a)2. 2. Nine representatives of employees, appointed by the secretary of workforce development.
15.227(13)(a)3. 3. One representative of the technical college system, appointed by the director of the technical college system.
15.227(13)(a)4. 4. One representative of the department of public instruction, appointed by the state superintendent of public instruction.
15.227(13)(a)5. 5. Two members who represent the public interest, appointed by the secretary of workforce development.
15.227(13)(a)6. 6. One permanent classified employee of the department of workforce development, appointed by the secretary of workforce development, who shall serve as nonvoting chairperson.
15.227(13)(b) (b) All members of the Wisconsin apprenticeship council shall be persons who are familiar with apprenticeable occupations.
15.25 15.25 Department of justice; creation. There is created a department of justice under the direction and supervision of the attorney general.
15.253 15.253 Same; specified divisions.
15.253(2) (2) Division of criminal investigation. There is created in the department of justice a division of criminal investigation.
15.255 15.255 Same; attached boards.
15.255(1) (1) Law enforcement standards board. There is created a law enforcement standards board which is attached to the department of justice under s. 15.03.
15.255(1)(a) (a) The board shall be composed of 15 members as follows:
15.255(1)(a)1. 1. Seven representatives of local law enforcement in this state, at least one of whom shall be a sheriff and at least one of whom shall be a chief of police.
15.255(1)(a)2. 2. One district attorney holding office in this state.
15.255(1)(a)3. 3. Two representatives of local government in this state who occupy executive or legislative posts.
15.255(1)(a)4. 4. One public member, not employed in law enforcement, who is a citizen of this state.
15.255(1)(a)5. 5. The secretary of transportation or the secretary's designee.
15.255(1)(a)6. 6. The attorney general or a member of the attorney general's staff designated by the attorney general.
15.255(1)(a)8. 8. The secretary of natural resources or the secretary's designee.
15.255(1)(a)9. 9. The special agent in charge of the Milwaukee office of the federal bureau of investigation, or a member of the special agent's staff designated by the special agent, who shall act in an advisory capacity but shall have no vote.
15.255(1)(b) (b) The members of the board under par. (a) 1. to 4. shall be appointed for staggered 4-year terms, but no member shall serve beyond the time when the member ceases to hold the office or employment by reason of which the member was initially eligible for appointment.
15.255(1)(c) (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of any statute, ordinance, local law or charter provision, membership on the board does not disqualify any member from holding any other public office or employment, or cause the forfeiture thereof.
15.255(2) (2)Crime victims rights board.
15.255(2)(a)(a) There is created a crime victims rights board which is attached to the department of justice under s. 15.03.
15.255(2)(b) (b) The crime victims rights board shall be composed of 5 members as follows:
15.255(2)(b)1. 1. One district attorney holding office in this state.
15.255(2)(b)2. 2. One representative of local law enforcement in this state.
15.255(2)(b)3. 3. One person who is employed or contracted by a county board of supervisors under s. 950.06 to provide services for victims and witnesses of crimes.
15.255(2)(b)4. 4. Two members, not employed in law enforcement, by a district attorney or as specified in subd. 3., who are citizens of this state.
15.255(2)(c) (c) The members of the crime victims rights board specified in par. (b) 2. and 3. shall be appointed by the attorney general. One of the members specified in par. (b) 4. shall be appointed by the crime victims council and the other member shall be appointed by the governor. The member specified in par. (b) 1. shall be appointed by the Wisconsin District Attorneys Association.
15.255(2)(d) (d) The members of the crime victims rights board under par. (a) shall be appointed for 4-year terms, but no member shall serve beyond the time when the member ceases to hold the office or employment by reason of which the member was initially eligible for appointment.
15.255(2)(e) (e) Notwithstanding the provisions of any statute, ordinance, local law or charter provision, membership on the crime victims rights board does not disqualify any member from holding any other public office or employment, or cause the forfeiture thereof.
15.257 15.257 Same; councils.
15.257(2)(2) Crime victims council. There is created in the department of justice a crime victims council consisting of 15 persons appointed by the attorney general for staggered 3-year terms. Of the 15 members, 10 shall be citizen members, 2 shall represent organizations providing victim support services and one each shall be representatives of law enforcement, district attorneys and the judiciary. The citizen members shall have demonstrated sensitivity and concern for crime victims.
15.31 15.31 Department of military affairs; creation. There is created a department of military affairs under the direction and supervision of the adjutant general who shall be appointed by the governor for a 5-year term. The adjutant general may be reappointed to successive terms. Notwithstanding s. 17.28, if a vacancy occurs in the office of the adjutant general, the governor shall appoint a successor for a 5-year term. A person must meet all of the following requirements to be appointed as the adjutant general:
15.31(1) (1) Hold the federally recognized minimum rank of full colonel.
15.31(2) (2) Except for those qualified under sub. (4), be a current participating member of one of the following components:
15.31(2)(a) (a) The Wisconsin army national guard.
15.31(2)(b) (b) The army national guard of the United States.
15.31(2)(c) (c) The U.S. army reserve.
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2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2015 Wis. Act 60 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before August 26, 2015. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after August 26, 2015 are designated by NOTES. (Published 8-26-15)