46.297(4)(b) (b) Establish application procedures and determine eligibility.
46.297 History History: 1983 a. 427; Stats. 1983 s. 46.90; 1983 a. 538 s. 51; Stats. 1983 s. 46.92; 1987 a. 27; 1987 a. 257 s. 2; 1989 a. 173 s. 3; Stats. 1989 s. 47.20; 1989 a. 316; 1995 a. 27 s. 2421; Stats. 1995 s. 46.297.
46.297 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. DHS 77, 78, and 143, Wis. adm. code.
46.298 46.298 Vehicle sticker for the hearing impaired. Upon the request of a person who is certified as hearing impaired by the department, by a physician, by a hearing instrument specialist licensed under subch. I of ch. 459 or by an audiologist licensed under subch. II of ch. 459, the department shall issue to the person a decal or sticker for display on a motor vehicle owned or frequently operated by the person to apprise law enforcement officers of the fact that the vehicle is owned or operated by a hearing-impaired person. No charge shall be made for issuance of the decal or sticker. The department shall specify the design of the decal or sticker. The department shall designate the location on the vehicle at which the decal or sticker shall be affixed by its own adhesive.
46.298 History History: 1987 a. 257; 1989 a. 31; 1989 a. 173 s. 4; Stats. 1989 s. 47.25; 1989 a. 316; 1995 a. 27 s. 2422; Stats. s. 46.298.
46.33 46.33 Employee counseling referral programs. The department may provide technical assistance to municipalities, counties, school districts and private employers for referral programs for employee counseling. The department may charge fees to cover the costs of these services.
46.33 History History: 1989 a. 31.
46.34 46.34 Emission standards for hazardous air contaminants. The department may assist the department of natural resources in the development of emission standards for hazardous air contaminants under s. 285.27 (2) (b).
46.34 History History: 1993 a. 16; 1995 a. 227.
46.37 46.37 Certain water and sewerage service in Winnebago County. The department, as a member of the tri-institutional Winnebago Mental Health Institute, Winnebago County Asylum, and Sunny View Sanatorium sewer agreement in Winnebago County, is authorized to furnish and charge for water and sewerage services to business and dwelling units located in the privately owned area lying west of the Winnebago Mental Health Institute and bounded on the west by the railroad properties and on the north, east, and south by the grounds of the Winnebago Mental Health Institute, together with any dwelling or other units located on the railroad-owned and state-owned property adjacent to this area.
46.37 History History: 1973 c. 90 s. 560 (3); 2001 a. 103.
46.40 46.40 Community aids funding.
46.40(1) (1)Distribution limits.
46.40(1)(a)(a) Within the limits of available federal funds and of the appropriations under s. 20.435 (7) (b) and (o), the department shall distribute funds for community social, mental health, developmental disabilities, and alcohol and other drug abuse services and for services under ss. 46.87 and 51.421 to county departments under ss. 46.215, 46.22, 46.23, 51.42, and 51.437 and to county aging units, as provided in subs. (2), (2m), (8), and (9).
46.40(1)(d) (d) If the department of health services receives any federal moneys under 42 USC 1396 to 1396v in reimbursement of the cost of preventing out-of-home placements of children, the department of health services shall transfer those moneys to the department of children and families, and the department of children and families shall use those moneys as the first source of moneys used to meet the amount of the allocation under s. 48.563 (2) that is budgeted from federal funds.
46.40(2) (2)Basic county allocation. Subject to sub. (9), for social services under s. 46.495 (1) (d) and services under s. 51.423 (2), the department shall distribute not more than $176,068,400 in each fiscal year.
46.40(2m) (2m)Federal block grant allocations.
46.40(2m)(a)(a) Prevention and treatment of substance abuse. For prevention and treatment of substance abuse under 42 USC 300x-21 to 300x-35, the department shall distribute not more than $13,975,500 in fiscal year 2009-10 and $9,735,700 in each fiscal year thereafter.
46.40(2m)(b) (b) Community mental health services. For community mental health services under 42 USC 300x to 300x-9, the department shall distribute $2,513,400 in each fiscal year.
46.40(7m) (7m)State community mental health allocation. For community mental health services, the department shall distribute not less than $24,348,700 in each fiscal year.
46.40(8) (8)Alzheimer's family and caregiver support allocation. Subject to sub. (9), for services to persons with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers under s. 46.87, the department shall distribute not more than $2,558,900 in each fiscal year.
46.40(9) (9)Transfer or adjustment of community aids allocations.
46.40(9)(ag)(ag) Adjustment for family care. If a care management organization under s. 46.284 is available in a county and the county has under s. 46.281 (4) agreed to a reduction in its distribution under sub. (2), the department shall use the amount established under s. 46.281 (4) to fund the services of care management organizations under s. 46.284 (4).
46.40(9)(ar) (ar) Transfer to family care program and adult protective services allocation. If a care management organization under s. 46.284 is available in a county, the department may, of the amount allocated under sub. (8), dispose of the lesser of up to 60 percent or the amount remaining after subtracting an amount necessary to maintain funding for recipients under sub. (8) who, on September 1, 2001, are ineligible for the family care benefit under s. 46.286, to that county, as follows:
46.40(9)(ar)1. 1. By transferring a portion of that amount, as determined by the department, to the family care program to fund the services of resource centers under s. 46.283 (5) and the services of care management organizations under s. 46.284 (4).
46.40(9)(ar)2. 2. By transferring a portion of that amount, as determined by the department, to the county's adult protective services allocation under par. (b).
46.40(9)(b) (b) Adult protective services allocation. For adult protective services, the department shall distribute the amounts transferred under par. (ar) 2. in each fiscal year.
46.40(9)(c) (c) Adjustment for medical assistance buy-in program. If a former recipient of services funded under the allocation under sub. (2) is a participant in the medical assistance buy-in program under s. 49.472, the department may decrease that allocation by the amount that the department estimates it will incur in providing services to that participant under s. 49.472.
46.40(9)(d) (d) Payment adjustments for certain Medical Assistance services. The department may decrease a county's allocation under sub. (2) by the amount of any payment adjustments under s. 49.45 (52) (a) made for that county from the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (7) (b) for services described under s. 49.45 (52) (a) 1. The total amount of the decrease for a county under this paragraph during any fiscal year may not exceed that part of the county's allocation under sub. (2) that derives from the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (7) (b) for that fiscal year.
46.40(9)(e) (e) County income maintenance administration. Beginning in calendar year 2012, the department shall decrease the allocation under sub. (2) for a county with a population of 750,000 or more from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (b) by $2,700,000.
46.40(14m) (14m)County community aids budgets. Before December 1 of each year, each county department under ss. 46.215, 46.22, 46.23, 51.42 and 51.437 and each tribal governing body shall submit to the department a proposed budget for the expenditure of funds allocated under this section or carried forward under s. 46.45 (3). The proposed budget shall be submitted on a form developed by the department and approved by the department of administration.
46.45 46.45 Carry-over of community aids funds. Funds allocated by the department under ss. 46.495 (1) (d), 46.87 (3) (c) 4. and (4) and 51.423 (2) but not spent or encumbered by counties, governing bodies of federally recognized American Indian tribes or private nonprofit organizations by December 31 of each year and funds recovered under ss. 46.495 (2) (b) and 51.423 (15) and deposited in the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (b) lapse to the general fund on the succeeding January 1 unless carried forward to the next calendar year under s. 20.435 (7) (b) or as follows:
46.45(3) (3)
46.45(3)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), at the request of a county, tribal governing body, or private nonprofit organization, the department shall carry forward up to 3 percent of the total amount allocated to the county, tribal governing body, or nonprofit organization for a calendar year. All funds carried forward for a tribal governing body or nonprofit organization and all funds allocated under s. 46.40 (2m) carried forward for a county shall be used for the purpose for which the funds were originally allocated. Other funds carried forward under this paragraph may be used for any purpose under s. 20.435 (7) (b), except that a county may not use any funds carried forward under this paragraph for administrative or staff costs. An allocation of carried-forward funding under this paragraph does not affect a county's base allocations under s. 46.40 (2), (2m), (8), and (9).
46.45(3)(b) (b) The department may not carry forward funds allocated to a private nonprofit organization for a calendar year for use in the next calendar year unless the organization continues to be eligible to receive an allocation under s. 46.87 (4) in the next calendar year.
46.45(6) (6) The department may carry forward 10 percent of any funds specified in sub. (3) that are not carried forward under sub. (3) for emergencies, for justifiable unit services costs above planned levels, and for increased costs due to population shifts. An allocation of carried-forward funding under this paragraph does not affect a county's base allocations under s. 46.40 (2), (2m), (8), and (9).
46.48 46.48 Grants for community programs.
46.48(1) (1)General. From the appropriation accounts under s. 20.435 (5) (bc) and (7) (bc), the department shall award grants for community programs as provided in this section.
46.48(4) (4)Treatment alternative program. For grants under s. 46.65, the department shall award not more than $261,300 in each fiscal year as grants to applicants that have previously received grants under s. 46.65.
46.48(5) (5)Alcohol and other drug abuse residential treatment. For funding of at least 8 beds at a community-based residential facility in which English and Spanish are spoken, to provide treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse to residents of a 1st class city, the department may distribute not more than $248,200 for each fiscal year as a grant to the New Beginning residential treatment program in the city of Milwaukee.
46.48(8) (8)Prisoner reintegration program.
46.48(8)(a)(a) In this subsection, “prisoner" has the meaning given in s. 301.01 (2).
46.48(8)(b) (b) The department shall award $125,000 in each fiscal year as a grant to an organization or a group of organizations to provide a pilot program in Milwaukee County for prisoner reintegration.
46.48(8)(c) (c) The department shall provide application procedures and selection criteria for awarding the grant under par. (b) in accordance with that department's request-for-proposal procedures.
46.48(8)(d) (d) The program under par. (b) shall provide at least all of the following:
46.48(8)(d)1. 1. The use of liaisons to meet with prospective program participants to provide information about the program and to assist program participants, prior to their release on extended supervision or parole, in planning for and obtaining the housing, employment, education and treatment that they will need upon release.
46.48(8)(d)2. 2. The use of mentors to assist participants in their reintegration into the community.
46.48(13) (13)Supported employment opportunities. The department shall distribute at least $60,000 in each fiscal year for programs to provide supported employment opportunities for severely disabled persons.
46.48(14) (14)Epilepsy services grants. The department shall distribute not more than $150,000 in each fiscal year for grants under s. 46.57 for services to persons with epilepsy.
46.48(18) (18)Outreach services. The department shall distribute $84,000 in each fiscal year as grants to community organizations in southeastern and south central Wisconsin to provide outreach services relating to health, mental health, housing, assisted living, domestic violence, and other services.
46.48(26) (26)Community improvement job training. The department shall award $250,000 in each fiscal year, beginning in fiscal year 1994-95, as a grant to a community organization to conduct a community improvement job training program which shall do all of the following:
46.48(26)(a) (a) Provide job training, counseling and education for persons 16 to 23 years of age who reside in neighborhoods that have gang problems.
46.48(26)(b) (b) Provide projects to rebuild and strengthen neighborhoods that have gang problems.
46.48(26)(c) (c) Assist program participants who want to start their own small businesses by referring those participants to sources of grants, loans, venture capital and other funding and by assisting those participants with the funding application process.
46.48(26)(d) (d) Encourage former gang members to participate in the program.
46.48(29) (29)ARC Community Services, Inc. The department shall distribute $175,000 in each fiscal year to ARC Community Services, Inc., for a program to provide substance abuse day treatment services for pregnant and postpartum women and their infants.
46.48(30) (30)Substance abuse treatment grants.
46.48(30)(a)(a) From the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (5) (bc), the department shall distribute grants on a competitive basis to county departments of social services and to private nonprofit organizations, as defined in s. 103.21 (2), for the provision of alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services in counties with a population of 500,000 or more. Grants distributed under this subsection may be used only to provide treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse to individuals who are eligible for federal temporary assistance for needy families under 42 USC 601 et. seq. and who have a family income of not more than 200 percent of the poverty line, as defined in s. 49.001 (5).
46.48(30)(b) (b) Notwithstanding par. (a), the department may distribute grants under par. (a) only to the extent that the distribution meets the maintenance-of-effort requirement under the federal temporary assistance for needy families program under 42 USC 601 et. seq.
46.48(31) (31)Peer run respite centers. The department may distribute not more than $1,200,000 in each fiscal year, beginning in fiscal year 2014-15, to regional peer run respite centers for individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns.
46.48(32) (32)Peer-run respite center contracts. The department shall contract with a peer-run organization to establish peer-run respite centers for individuals experiencing mental health conditions or substance abuse.
46.485 46.485 Mental health services for severely emotionally disturbed children.
46.485(1) (1) In this section:
46.485(1)(a) (a) “Inpatient facility" has the meaning given in s. 51.01 (10).
46.485(1)(b) (b) “Limited service health organization" has the meaning given in s. 609.01 (3).
46.485(1)(c) (c) “Serious emotional disturbance" has the meaning given in 42 USC 290ff-4 (d) (4).
46.485(1)(d) (d) “Severely emotionally disturbed child" has the meaning given in s. 49.45 (25) (a).
46.485(2g) (2g) From the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (4) (b), the department may in each fiscal year transfer funds to the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (5) (kc) for distribution under this section and from the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (7) (mb) the department may not distribute more than $1,330,500 in each fiscal year to applying counties in this state that meet all of the following requirements, as determined by the department:
46.485(2g)(a) (a) Any of the following applies to the county:
46.485(2g)(a)1. 1. The county receives a grant under 42 USC 290ff to 290ff-4 for community mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances.
46.485(2g)(a)2. 2. The county receives any grant for services to severely emotionally disturbed children.
46.485(2g)(a)3. 3. The county is in compliance with the requirements of s. 46.56, except that the county need not receive funding under s. 46.56 (15).
46.485(2g)(b) (b) Any of the following applies to the county:
46.485(2g)(b)1. 1. The county submits to the department a plan that specifies the proposed use of funds to implement the program under this section, including, at the time of termination of funding under this section, enrollment of children served under the program in a limited service health organization that covers both inpatient and outpatient expenses.
46.485(2g)(b)2. 2. The county provides service coordination, as defined in s. 46.56 (1) (L), on behalf of a child with a serious emotional disturbance and the child's family in the county.
46.485(3g) (3g) The amount that the department may transfer under sub. (2g) for counties may not exceed the estimated state share of payments under s. 49.45, 49.46, 49.47, or 49.471 for mental health care and treatment that is provided in inpatient facilities for children with severe emotional disturbances.
46.485(3m) (3m) Funds that are distributed under sub. (2g) may be used for all of the following:
46.485(3m)(a) (a) Mental health care and treatment, other than care and treatment under s. 51.35 (3), in an inpatient facility for children with severe emotional disturbances.
46.485(3m)(b) (b) Community mental health services for children with severe emotional disturbances.
46.485(3r) (3r) Funds from the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (5) (kc) that the department does not distribute to a county before 24 months after June 30 of the fiscal year in which the department allocated the funds to the county under sub. (2g) lapse to the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (4) (b). A county may at any time expend funds that the department distributes to the county, consistent with the requirements under sub. (3m).
46.485(4) (4) The county receiving funds under sub. (2g) is not liable for payment for any care and treatment of the type authorized to be paid under sub. (3m) that is above the amount transferred under sub. (2g) (intro.).
46.49 46.49 Allocation of federal funds for community aids.
46.49(1)(1) If the department receives unanticipated federal community mental health services block grant funds under 42 USC 300x to 300x-9 or federal prevention and treatment of substance abuse block grant funds under 42 USC 300x-21 to 300x-35 and if the department proposes to allocate the unanticipated funds so that an allocation limit in s. 46.40 is exceeded, the department shall submit a plan for the proposed allocation to the secretary of administration. If the secretary of administration approves the plan, he or she shall submit it to the joint committee on finance. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the secretary of administration that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the plan within 14 working days after the date of his or her submittal, the department may implement the plan, notwithstanding any allocation limits under s. 46.40. If within 14 working days after the date of the submittal by the secretary of administration the cochairpersons of the committee notify him or her that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the plan, the department may implement the plan, notwithstanding s. 46.40, only with the approval of the committee.
46.49(2) (2) If the department receives unanticipated federal social services block grant funds under 42 USC 1397 to 1397e, the department shall deposit the moneys in the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (o), unless the funds are for a specified purpose that is not included in s. 20.435 (7) (o), in which case the department shall deposit the moneys in the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (md) or (me), as appropriate.
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2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2015 Wis. Act 392 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before November 21, 2016. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after November 21, 2016 are designated by NOTES. (Published 11-21-16)