25.17(1)(j) (j) Insurance security fund (s. 646.21 (2));
25.17(1)(jc) (jc) Investment and local impact fund (s. 70.395 (2) (b));
25.17(1)(je) (je) Land information fund (s. 25.55);
25.17(1)(jg) (jg) Local government pooled-investment fund (s. 25.50);
25.17(1)(jm) (jm) Local government property insurance fund (ch. 605);
25.17(1)(jr) (jr) Lottery fund (s. 25.75);
25.17(1)(jv) (jv) Medical assistance trust fund (s. 25.77);
25.17(1)(jx) (jx) Military family relief fund (s. 25.38);
25.17(1)(k) (k) Nuclear waste escrow fund (s. 25.469);
25.17(1)(ka) (ka) Natural resources land endowment fund (s. 25.293);
25.17(1)(kd) (kd) Normal school fund (s. 24.80), but subject to the terms of delegation under s. 24.61 (2) (c);
25.17(1)(kp) (kp) Injured patients and families compensation fund (s. 655.27);
25.17(1)(kr) (kr) Permanent endowment fund (s. 25.69);
25.17(1)(ks) (ks) Petroleum inspection fund (s. 25.47);
25.17(1)(ku) (ku) Police and fire protection fund (s. 25.99);
25.17(1)(kw) (kw) Property tax relief fund (s. 25.62);
25.17(1)(L) (L) Public employee trust fund (s. 40.01);
25.17(1)(nm) (nm) Economic development fund (s. 25.49);
25.17(1)(o) (o) School fund income (s. 24.77);
25.17(1)(p) (p) Self-insured employers liability fund (s. 102.28 (8));
25.17(1)(pg) (pg) State building trust fund (s. 25.30), except for the purpose and extent of loans to the Wisconsin State Public Building Corporation, the Wisconsin University Building Corporation, and the Wisconsin State Colleges Building Corporation, which are subject to sub. (2) (b);
25.17(1)(q) (q) State capitol restoration fund (s. 25.35);
25.17(1)(r) (r) State housing authority reserve fund (s. 25.41);
25.17(1)(t) (t) State life insurance fund (ch. 607);
25.17(1)(tm) (tm) Support collections trust fund (s. 25.68);
25.17(1)(v) (v) Transportation fund (s. 25.40);
25.17(1)(vm) (vm) Tuition trust fund (s. 25.80);
25.17(1)(x) (x) Unemployment administration fund (s. 108.20 (1));
25.17(1)(xe) (xe) Unemployment interest payment fund (s. 108.19 (1q));
25.17(1)(xf) (xf) Unemployment program integrity fund (s. 108.19 (1s));
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (xf) is repealed eff. 1-1-34 by 2011 Wis. Act 198, as affected by 2013 Wis. Act 36, s. 236m.
25.17(1)(xg) (xg) Uninsured employers fund (s. 102.80);
25.17(1)(xL) (xL) Universal service fund (s. 25.95);
25.17(1)(xLc) (xLc) University fund (s. 24.81), but subject to the terms of delegation under s. 24.61 (2) (c);
25.17(1)(xm) (xm) Utility public benefits fund (s. 25.96);
25.17(1)(xn) (xn) Variable retirement investment trust (s. 40.04 (3));
25.17(1)(xp) (xp) Veterans mortgage loan repayment fund (s. 45.37 (7));
25.17(1)(xs) (xs) Veterans trust fund (s. 25.36), except loans to veterans;
25.17(1)(ym) (ym) Waste management fund (s. 25.45);
25.17(1)(yn) (yn) Wholesale drug distributor bonding fund (s. 25.315);
25.17(1)(yo) (yo) Wireless 911 fund (s. 25.98);
25.17(1)(yt) (yt) Wisconsin outdoor wildlife heritage trust fund (s. 25.297).
25.17(1)(yv) (yv) Wisconsin veterans homes members fund (s. 25.37);
25.17(1)(yx) (yx) Working lands fund (s. 25.466);
25.17(1)(z) (z) Work injury supplemental benefit fund (s. 102.65);
25.17(1)(zd) (zd) Worker's compensation operations fund (s. 102.75);
25.17(1)(zm) (zm) All other funds of the state or of any state department or institution, except funds which are required by specific provision of law to be controlled and invested by any other authority, and moneys in the University of Wisconsin trust funds, and in the trust funds of the state universities.
25.17(2) (2)
25.17(2)(a)(a) Invest any of the funds specified in sub. (1), except operating funds, the capital improvement fund and the bond security and redemption fund, in loans to the Wisconsin University Building Corporation, the Wisconsin State Colleges Building Corporation or the Wisconsin State Public Building Corporation, but only if the loans are secured by mortgages upon property owned by the respective corporations producing sufficient income to retire the mortgage over the term of the loan or are secured by the pledge of rentals sufficient in amount to retire the indebtedness. The board shall make no loans to any building corporation described in this subsection except under the conditions prescribed in this paragraph, or except as otherwise provided in par. (b). These loans shall be made only when in the judgment of the board it is to the interest of the funds to do so, except that loans made under par. (b) shall be made at the direction of the building commission.
25.17(2)(b) (b) Invest the state building trust fund in loans to the Wisconsin State Public Building Corporation, to the Wisconsin University Building Corporation, and to the Wisconsin State Colleges Building Corporation. Except for interim loans for construction, or other temporary financing for the purchase of lands, planning, including both engineering and financing, and all other expenses incidental to any of the foregoing, loans under this paragraph shall be secured by a pledge and assignment of net revenues derived from the operation of buildings by the borrowing corporation on lands leased or conveyed to the corporation. Any loan under this paragraph shall be made upon the direction of the building commission.
25.17(2)(c) (c) Invest the State Housing Authority reserve fund as directed by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority in housing rehabilitation loan program bonds of the authority including subordinated bonds that may also be special obligations of the authority. In making the investment, the board shall accept the terms and conditions as the authority specifies and is relieved of any obligations relative to prudent investment of the fund, including those set forth under ch. 881.
25.17(2)(d) (d) Invest the environmental improvement fund, and collect the principal and interest of all moneys loaned or invested from the environmental improvement fund, as directed by the department of administration under s. 281.59 (2m). In making investments under this paragraph, the board shall accept any reasonable terms and conditions that the department of administration specifies and is relieved of any obligations relevant to prudent investment of the fund, including those set forth under ch. 881.
25.17(2)(e) (e) Invest the transportation infrastructure loan fund, and collect the principal and interest of all moneys loaned or invested from the transportation infrastructure loan fund, as directed by the department of administration under s. 85.52 (4m). In making investments under this paragraph, the board shall accept any reasonable terms and conditions that the department of administration specifies and is relieved of any obligations relevant to prudent investment of the fund, including those set forth under ch. 881.
25.17(2)(f) (f) Invest the moneys belonging to the college savings program trust fund, the college savings program bank deposit trust fund, and the college savings program credit union deposit trust fund in a manner consistent with the guidelines established under s. 16.641 (2) (c), unless the moneys are under the management and control of a vendor selected under s. 16.255. In making investments under this paragraph, the investment board shall accept any reasonable terms and conditions that the college savings program board specifies and is relieved of any obligations relevant to prudent investment of the fund, including the standard of responsibility under s. 25.15 (2).
25.17(2)(g) (g) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, invest any funds that the building commission directs the board to invest by resolution under s. 18.04 (6) (c) as specified by such resolution. In making investments under this paragraph, the board shall accept the terms and conditions specified in the resolution and is relieved of any obligations relevant to prudent investment of the fund, including those set forth under s. 25.15 (2).
25.17(3) (3)
25.17(3)(a)(a) Invest the core retirement investment trust, state life fund, local government property insurance fund, veterans trust fund, and injured patients and families compensation fund in loans, securities, and any other investments authorized by s. 620.22, and in bonds or other evidences of indebtedness or preferred stock of companies engaged in the finance business whether as direct lenders or as holding companies owning subsidiaries engaged in the finance business. Investments permitted by sub. (4) are permitted investments under this subsection.
25.17(3)(b) (b) Invest any of the funds over which it has investment authority, including but not limited to the state investment fund and surplus funds of the state building trust fund not invested under sub. (2) (b) and not in the state investment fund, in:
25.17(3)(b)1. 1. Direct obligations maturing within 10 years or less from the date of settlement, of the United States or its agencies, corporations wholly owned by the United States, the international bank for reconstruction and development, the international finance corporation, the inter-American development bank, the African development bank, the Asian development bank, the federal national mortgage association or any corporation chartered by an act of congress.
25.17(3)(b)2. 2. Securities maturing within 10 years or less from the date of settlement, guaranteed by the United States or, where the full faith and credit of the United States is pledged or, where securities are collateralized by government-insured investments or, where the securities are issued by a corporation created by act of congress and regulated by such act.
25.17(3)(b)3. 3. Unsecured notes of financial and industrial issuers maturing within 5 years or less from the date of settlement and having one of the 2 highest ratings given by a nationally recognized rating service, but if the corporation issuing such notes has any long-term senior debt issues outstanding which also have been rated, the rating must be one of the 3 highest ratings so given.
25.17(3)(b)4. 4. Certificates of deposit issued by banks located in the United States and by savings and loan associations, savings banks and credit unions located in this state.
25.17(3)(b)5. 5. Bankers acceptances accepted by banks located in the United States.
25.17(3)(b)6. 6. Direct obligations of or guaranteed by the government of Canada maturing within 2 years from the date of settlement provided that at the time of purchase the board enters into a contract with a bank or securities dealer in the United States or Canada providing that at the maturity of the obligation the Canadian dollars realized will be exchanged into U.S. dollars at a guaranteed rate of exchange.
25.17(3)(b)7. 7. Certificates of deposit of at least $100,000 issued by solvent financial institutions in this state. The board shall promulgate rules to determine solvency on the basis of assets, capital, surplus, undivided profits and net worth of a financial institution.
25.17(3)(b)8. 8. Bonds issued by a local exposition district under subch. II of ch. 229.
25.17(3)(b)9. 9. Bonds issued by the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
25.17(3)(b)10. 10. Bonds issued by a local professional baseball park district created under subch. III of ch. 229.
25.17(3)(b)11. 11. Bonds issued by a local professional football stadium district created under subch. IV of ch. 229.
25.17(3)(b)12. 12. Bonds issued by a local cultural arts district under subch. V of ch. 229.
25.17(3)(b)13. 13. Bonds issued by the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority.
25.17(3)(ba) (ba) Invest the funds included in the state investment fund created by s. 25.14 in loans upon collateral security in the form of direct obligations of the U.S. government having a maturity of 5 years or less where the principal amount of each such loan does not exceed 98% of the market value of such collateral security.
25.17(3)(bd) (bd) Have authority to invest any funds includable in the state investment fund in loans, securities or investments which are in addition to those permitted under any other statute but within the board standard of responsibility under s. 25.15 (2). The total amount of loans, securities and investments made under this paragraph may not exceed 10% of the aggregate value of all funds includable in the state investment fund under s. 25.14 (1) at the time that the investment is made.
25.17(3)(bh) (bh) Invest the core retirement investment trust and state life fund in loans secured by mortgages upon unencumbered and improved real property in the United States or Canada when such real estate is leased to a corporation or limited liability company incorporated, organized, or existing under the laws of the United States or any state, district or territory thereof, or Canada or any province thereof, whose income available for fixed charges for the period of 5 fiscal years next preceding the date of the investment has averaged not less than 1.5 times its average annual fixed charges applicable to such period, if there is pledged and assigned, either absolutely or conditionally, as additional security for the loan either the lease or sufficient of the rentals payable thereunder to repay the principal and interest of the loan within the unexpired term of the lease. Real property and leasehold estates are not encumbered within the meaning of this section by reason of the existence of unpaid assessments and taxes not delinquent, mineral, oil or timber rights, easements or rights-of-way for public highways, private roads, railroads, telegraph, telephone, electric light and power lines, drains, sewers or other similar easements or rights-of-way, liens for service and maintenance of water rights when not delinquent, party wall agreements, building restrictions, or other restrictive covenants or conditions, with or without a reversionary clause, or leases under which rents or profits are reserved to the owner. The foregoing limitations and restrictions shall not apply to real estate loans which are insured under the national housing act by the federal housing administration or to real estate loans made under ch. 219, or insured under policies of insurance issued by responsible mortgage insurance companies.
25.17(3)(c) (c) Have exclusive control of the investment and collection of the principal and interest of all funds of the historical society which are available for investment as determined by said society. The board may dispose of said investments and any other securities placed under its control by the historical society when in the judgment of the board it is for the best interest of the society to do so. The board may invest those funds of the society which are available for investment under ch. 881.
25.17(3)(d) (d) Invest the funds of the state insurance property fund in investments permitted by s. 201.25, 1969 stats.
25.17(3)(dg) (dg) Have authority to invest in:
25.17(3)(dg)1. 1. Direct obligations of the United States and of agencies of and corporations wholly owned by the United States, and direct obligations of federal land banks, federal home loan banks, central bank for cooperatives and banks for cooperatives or unincorporated cooperative associations, international bank for reconstruction and development, the international finance corporation, inter-American development bank, African development bank and Asian development bank, in each case maturing within one year or less from the date of investment.
25.17(3)(dg)2. 2. Commercial paper maturing within one year or less from the date of investment and rated prime by the national credit office, if the issuing corporation has one or more long-term senior debt issues outstanding, each of which has one of the 3 highest ratings issued by Moody's investors service or Standard & Poor's corporation.
25.17(3)(dg)3. 3. Certificates of deposit maturing within one year or less from the date of investment, issued by banks, credit unions, savings banks or savings and loan associations located in the United States and having capital and surplus of at least $50,000,000.
25.17(3)(dm) (dm) Make loans secured by mortgages upon unencumbered and wholly or partly improved real property in the United States or Canada, or upon leasehold estates in improved real property therein. Real property and leasehold estates shall not be deemed to be encumbered within the meaning of this paragraph by reason of the existence of unpaid assessments and taxes not delinquent, mineral, oil or timber rights, easements or rights-of-way for public highways, private roads, railroad, telegraph, telephone, electric light and power lines, drains, sewers or other similar easements or rights-of-way, liens for service and maintenance of water rights when not delinquent, party wall agreements, building restrictions, or other restrictive covenants or conditions, with or without a reversionary clause, or leases under which rents or profits are reserved to the owner. No such loan shall exceed 75 percent of the then fair market value, including buildings, if any, mortgages to secure the same. If the value of the buildings constitutes any part of the security, such buildings shall be kept insured to an amount which, together with 75 percent of the value of the land, shall equal or exceed the loan. The foregoing limitations and restrictions shall not apply to loans made under ch. 219 or real estate loans which are insured in whole or in part by the federal housing administration or commercial mortgage insurers.
25.17(3)(dr) (dr) Invest the funds of the bond security and redemption fund only in direct obligations of the United States or its agencies, corporations wholly owned by the United States, the Federal National Mortgage Association, or any corporation chartered by an act of Congress, maturing in amounts and at times sufficient to pay the principal and interest payable from such fund during the calendar year.
25.17(3)(e) (e) Sell investments from one fund to another when the board determines that it is necessary and desirable, and dispose of any investments when in their judgment it is to the best interest of these funds to do so.
25.17(3)(f) (f) Every investment shall be held as an asset of the fund by which purchased and, except as otherwise provided by law, the loss or gain shall inure thereto.
25.17(3)(g) (g) All loans, securities and other investments in which moneys of any such fund, including the general fund, are invested shall be under the management and control of the board.
25.17(4) (4) Invest the funds of the core retirement investment trust in loans, securities, or investments in addition to those permitted by any other statute including investments in corporations or limited liability companies which are in the venture capital stage. The aggregate of the loans, securities, and investments made under this subsection shall not exceed 15 percent of the admitted assets of that trust. Investments in corporations or limited liability companies which are in the venture capital stage shall not exceed 2 percent of the admitted assets of that trust.
25.17(5) (5) The limitations upon the percentage of the assets of any fund that are imposed by sub. (4) or any other statute shall not be applicable to investments made by the board of funds in the variable retirement investment trust created under s. 40.04 (3) and those investments shall be excluded in computing the assets to which the limitations imposed by sub. (4) apply. Assets of the variable retirement investment trust shall be invested primarily in equity securities that shall include common stocks, real estate or other recognized forms of equities whether or not subject to indebtedness, including securities convertible into common stocks and securities of corporations in the venture capital stage. The board may, however, temporarily invest assets of the variable retirement investment trust in investments that are authorized under sub. (3), but the assets so temporarily invested shall be replaced by equity securities at the earliest time considered by the board to be practicable considering the then existing condition of the securities market and other influential factors. Investments in securities of corporations that are in the venture capital stage shall not exceed 2% of the admitted assets of the variable retirement investment trust.
25.17(6) (6) Notwithstanding any other statute, transfers from the variable retirement investment trust to the core retirement investment trust under s. 40.04 (7) may be made in cash or securities or both as determined by the board. The board shall determine market values for securities in the variable retirement investment trust as of the close of business on the last working day preceding a transfer. If securities are transferred, to the extent determined feasible by the board, a proportionate amount of all securities in even hundreds of shares of stock or even thousands of par value of bonds in the variable retirement investment trust shall be transferred. The board may hold or sell the transferred securities as it determines appropriate considering market and economic conditions. Any limitation on the percentage of assets in common stocks or in the stock of one company does not apply to the transferred securities, except the board shall, at such time as it determines that market, economic and other conditions are appropriate to the sale of the securities, sell sufficient transferred securities so as to comply with percentage of asset limitations.
25.17(7) (7) Make all loans and investment purchases from any funds under its control in the name of the board, except that:
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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)