15.407(14)(a)8. 8. A building contractor involved in commercial construction that includes the construction or installation of conveyances, as defined in s. 101.981 (1) (c).
15.407(14)(a)9. 9. The secretary of safety and professional services, or his or her designee.
15.407(14)(a)10. 10. An employee of the department of safety and professional services, designated by the secretary of safety and professional services, who is familiar with commercial building inspections.
15.407(14)(b) (b) The council shall meet at least twice a year. The employee of the department of safety and professional services designated by the secretary of safety and professional services under par. (a) 10. shall serve as nonvoting secretary of the council.
15.407(16) (16) Plumbers council. There is created in the department of safety and professional services a plumbers council consisting of 3 members. One member shall be an employee of the department of safety and professional services, selected by the secretary of safety and professional services, to serve as the secretary of the council. Two members, one a master plumber and one a journeyman plumber, shall be appointed by the secretary of safety and professional services for 2-year terms.
15.407(17) (17) Automatic fire sprinkler system contractors and journeymen council. There is created in the department of safety and professional services an automatic fire sprinkler system contractors and journeymen council consisting of 5 members. One member shall be an employee of the department of safety and professional services, selected by the secretary of safety and professional services, to serve as secretary of the council. Two members shall be licensed journeymen automatic fire sprinkler fitters and 2 members shall be persons representing licensed automatic fire sprinkler contractors, all appointed by the secretary of safety and professional services for staggered 4-year terms.
15.407(18) (18) Commercial building code council.
15.407(18)(a) (a) There is created in the department of safety and professional services a commercial building code council consisting of the following members appointed for 3-year terms:
15.407(18)(a)1. 1. Two members representing the skilled building trades, each of whom is actively engaged in his or her trade.
15.407(18)(a)2. 2. Two members representing local building inspectors, each of whom is authorized to do inspections under s. 101.12 (4) and who is employed by a city, village, or county.
15.407(18)(a)3. 3. Two members representing the fire services, each of whom is actively engaged in fire service work and at least one of whom is a fire chief.
15.407(18)(a)4. 4. Two members representing building contractors, each of whom is actively engaged in on-site construction of public buildings and buildings that are places of employment.
15.407(18)(a)5. 5. Two members representing architects, engineers, and designers, each of whom is actively engaged in the design or evaluation of public buildings and buildings that are places of employment.
15.407(18)(b) (b) An employee of the department shall serve as nonvoting secretary of the council.
15.407(18)(c) (c) The council shall meet at least 2 times annually.
15.407(18)(d) (d) Six members of the council shall constitute a quorum. For the purpose of conducting business a majority vote of the council is required, except that at least 8 members of the council are required to vote affirmatively to recommend changes in the statutes or rules.
15.43 15.43 Department of revenue; creation. There is created a department of revenue under the direction and supervision of the secretary of revenue.
15.433 15.433 Same; specified divisions.
15.433(1)(1)Lottery division. There is created in the department of revenue a lottery division.
15.433 History History: 1995 a. 27.
15.435 15.435 Same; attached boards.
15.435(1)(1)Investment and local impact fund board.
15.435(1)(a) (a) Creation; membership. There is created an investment and local impact fund board, attached to the department of revenue under s. 15.03, consisting of the following members:
15.435(1)(a)1. 1. The chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the secretary of revenue or their designees.
15.435(1)(a)2. 2. Three public members.
15.435(1)(a)3. 3. Five local officials consisting of 2 municipal officials, 2 county officials, and one school board member.
15.435(1)(a)4. 4. One Native American.
15.435(1)(b) (b) Terms. The public members, local officials and Native American shall be appointed for staggered 4-year terms.
15.435(1)(c) (c) Vacancies. If a municipal or county official or a school board member leaves office while serving on the board, the member's position on the board shall be considered vacant until a successor is appointed under s. 15.07 (1) (b).
15.435(1)(d) (d) Qualifications.
15.435(1)(d)1.1. One of the public members shall reside in a town in which a metalliferous mineral ore body is known to exist.
15.435(1)(d)2. 2. One of the public members shall reside in a county in which metalliferous mineral development is occurring or in an adjacent county.
15.435(1)(d)3. 3. One of the local officials shall reside in a county or school district in which metalliferous mineral development is occurring or in an adjacent county or school district; and
15.435(1)(d)4. 4. One local official shall reside in a county or school district in which metalliferous minerals are extracted or an adjacent county or school district.
15.435(1)(d)5. 5. The Native American shall reside in a municipality in which a metalliferous mineral ore body is known to exist.
15.435(1)(e) (e) Recommendations.
15.435(1)(e)1.1. One public member shall be recommended by the town boards in towns in which a metalliferous mineral ore body is known to exist. Preference shall be given to the appointment of a public member who resides in a township in which the development of a metalliferous mineral ore body is occurring.
15.435(1)(e)2. 2. One municipal official member shall be recommended by the League of Wisconsin Municipalities.
15.435(1)(e)3. 3. One municipal official member shall be recommended by the Wisconsin Towns Association.
15.435(1)(e)4. 4. The school board member shall be recommended by the Wisconsin Association of School Boards.
15.435(1)(e)5. 5. The county official members shall be recommended by the Wisconsin Counties Association.
15.435(1)(e)6. 6. The Native American member shall be recommended by the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. Preference should be given to the appointment of a Native American who resides in a town in which the development of a metalliferous mineral ore body is occurring.
15.435(1)(g) (g) Assistance; advice. The board may request of any state agency such assistance as may be necessary for the board to fulfill its duties.
15.44 15.44 Department of tourism. There is created a department of tourism under the direction and supervision of the secretary of tourism.
15.44 History History: 1995 a. 27.
15.445 15.445 Same; attached boards.
15.445(1)(1)Arts board. There is created an arts board in the department of tourism. The arts board shall consist of 15 members appointed for 3-year terms who are residents of this state and who are known for their concern for the arts. At least 2 members shall be from the northwest portion of this state, at least 2 members shall be from the northeast portion of this state, at least 2 members shall be from the southwest portion of this state, and at least 2 members shall be from the southeast portion of this state.
15.445(2) (2) Kickapoo reserve management board.
15.445(2)(a) (a) Creation. There is created a Kickapoo reserve management board which is attached to the department of tourism under s. 15.03.
15.445(2)(b) (b) Membership. The board consists of the following members appointed to serve for 3-year terms:
15.445(2)(b)1. 1. Four members who are residents of the area composed of the villages of La Farge and Ontario, the towns of Stark and Whitestown and the school districts encompassing the villages of La Farge and Ontario.
15.445(2)(b)2. 2. Two members who are residents of that portion of the Kickapoo River watershed, as determined by the department of natural resources, that lies outside of the area specified in subd. 1.
15.445(2)(b)3. 3. Three members who are not residents of the watershed specified in subd. 2., one of whom shall be an advocate for the environment, one of whom shall have a demonstrated interest in education and one of whom shall represent recreation and tourism interests.
15.445(2)(b)5. 5. Two members who have an interest in and knowledge of the cultural resources within the Kickapoo River watershed.
15.445(2)(c) (c) Vacancies. If any member ceases to retain the status required for his or her appointment under par. (b), the member vacates his or her office.
15.445(2)(d) (d) Recommendations for membership.
15.445(2)(d)1.1. The governor shall appoint the members specified in par. (b) 1. from a list of individuals recommended by the governing bodies of the municipalities and school boards of the school districts specified in par. (b) 1.
15.445(2)(d)2. 2. The governor shall appoint the members specified in par. (b) 2. from a list of individuals recommended by the governing bodies of each town, village and city which includes territory located within the area specified in par. (b) 2.
15.445(2)(d)2m. 2m. The governor shall appoint the members specified in par. (b) 5. from a list of individuals recommended by the Ho-Chunk Nation.
15.445(2)(d)3. 3. Each municipality or school district specified in this paragraph may recommend no more than 3 members. The Ho-Chunk Nation may recommend no more than 6 individuals for the membership positions under par. (b) 5. At the request of the governor, a municipality, a school district, or the Ho-Chunk Nation shall recommend additional members if an individual who is recommended declines to serve.
15.445(2)(e) (e) Liaison representatives. The secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection, the secretary of natural resources, the secretary of transportation, the secretary of administration, the director of the state historical society and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, or their designees, shall serve as liaison representatives to the board. The board may request any federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in this state, other than the Ho-Chunk Nation, that expresses an interest in the governance of the Kickapoo valley reserve to appoint a liaison representative to the board. The liaison representatives are not board members and have no voting power.
15.445(4) (4) State fair park board.
15.445(4)(a)(a) There is created a state fair park board attached to the department of tourism under s. 15.03, consisting of the following members:
15.445(4)(a)1. 1. Two representatives to the assembly, one recommended by the speaker of the assembly and one recommended by the minority leader of the assembly.
15.445(4)(a)2. 2. Two senators, one recommended by the majority leader of the senate and one recommended by the minority leader of the senate.
15.445(4)(a)3. 3. Five members representing business, 3 of whom have general business experience, one of whom has experience in agriculture and one of whom has experience with technology.
15.445(4)(a)4. 4. One resident of the city of West Allis.
15.445(4)(a)5. 5. One other member who is a resident of this state.
15.445(4)(a)6. 6. The secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection and the secretary of tourism or their designees.
15.445(4)(am) (am) A secretary may designate a person under par. (a) 6. only if the person is an employee of the department of which the secretary is head.
15.445(4)(b) (b) The members of the state fair park board under par. (a) 3. to 5. shall be appointed for 5-year terms.
15.447 15.447 Same; councils.
15.447(1)(1)Council on tourism. There is created in the department of tourism a council on tourism consisting of 14 members serving 3-year terms, and the secretary of tourism or the secretary's designee, one member of the majority party in each house and one member of the minority party in each house appointed as are members of standing committees in their respective houses, the executive secretary of the arts board and the director of the historical society. Nominations for appointments to the council of members, other than ex officio members, shall be sought from but not limited to multicounty regional associations engaged in promoting tourism, statewide associations of businesses related to tourism, area visitor and convention bureaus, arts organizations, chambers of commerce, the Great Lakes inter-tribal council and other agencies or organizations with knowledge of American Indian tourism activities, and persons engaged in the lodging, restaurant, campground, amusement establishment, recreation establishment or retail liquor or fermented malt beverages business. Nominations shall be sought from throughout this state, to ensure that council members live in different geographical areas of the state and that they reflect the tourism industry's diversity and its distribution throughout both urban and rural areas of the state. Each council member, other than ex officio members, shall have experience in marketing and promotion strategy.
15.447 History History: 1995 a. 27, ss. 128, 193; 1997 a. 36.
15.46 15.46 Department of transportation; creation. There is created a department of transportation under the direction and supervision of the secretary of transportation.
15.46 Annotation The department of transportation is entitled to sovereign immunity. It is not an independent going concern. Canadian National Railroad v. State, 2007 WI App 179, 304 Wis. 2d 218, 736 N.W.2d 900, 06-2617.
15.465 15.465 Same; attached board.
15.465(2)(2)Rustic roads board. There is created a rustic roads board in the department of transportation. The rustic roads board shall consist of the following members: the chairpersons of the senate and assembly standing committees having jurisdiction over transportation matters as determined by the speaker of the assembly and the president of the senate and 8 members appointed by the secretary of transportation for staggered 4-year terms of whom at least 4 members shall be selected from a list of nominees submitted by the Wisconsin Counties Association.
15.467 15.467 Same; councils.
15.467(3)(3)Council on highway safety. There is created in the department of transportation a council on highway safety. The council shall consist of 15 members, as follows:
15.467(3)(a) (a) Five citizen members appointed for staggered 3-year terms.
15.467(3)(b) (b) Five state officers, part of whose duties shall be related to transportation and highway safety, appointed for staggered 3-year terms.
15.467(3)(c) (c) Three representatives to the assembly, appointed as are the members of assembly standing committees, at least one of whom serves on any assembly standing committee dealing with transportation matters.
15.467(3)(d) (d) Two senators, appointed as are the members of senate standing committees, at least one of whom serves on any senate standing committee dealing with transportation matters.
15.467(4) (4) Council on uniformity of traffic citations and complaints. There is created in the department of transportation a council on uniformity of traffic citations and complaints. Notwithstanding s. 15.09 (6), members of the council shall not be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties on the council. The council shall consist of the following members:
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 20 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on November 11, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 11, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-11-19)