48.526(2)(b) (b) Uniform fees collected or received by counties under s. 49.32 (1) for services provided under this section shall be applied to cover the cost of the services.
48.526(2)(c) (c) All funds to counties under this section shall be used to purchase or provide community-based juvenile delinquency-related services, as defined in s. 46.011 (1c), and to purchase juvenile correctional services, as defined in s. 46.011 (1p), except that no funds to counties under this section may be used for purposes of land purchase, building construction, or maintenance of buildings under s. 46.17, 46.175, or 301.37, for reimbursement of costs under s. 938.209, for city lockups, or for reimbursement of care costs in temporary shelter care under s. 938.22. Funds to counties under this section may be used for reimbursement of costs of program services, including basic care and supervision costs, in juvenile detention facilities and secured residential care centers for children and youth.
48.526(2m) (2m)Public participation process. In determining the use of funds under this section, county departments under ss. 46.215, 46.22 and 46.23 shall assess needs using an open public participation process that involves representatives of those receiving services.
48.526(3) (3)Grants-in-aid.
48.526(3)(a) (a) Receipt of funds under this subsection is contingent upon use of the public participation process required under sub. (2m).
48.526(3)(c) (c) Within the limits of the appropriations under s. 20.437 (1) (cj) and (o), the department shall allocate funds to each county for services under this section.
48.526(3)(dm) (dm) The department may carry forward for a county from one calendar year to another funds allocated under this subsection that are not spent or encumbered. The amount that the department may carry forward for a county under this paragraph may not exceed 5 percent of the amount allocated to the county for the 12-month period ending December 31. The funds carried forward under this paragraph do not affect a county's base allocation.
48.526(3)(e) (e) The department may carry forward $500,000 or 10 percent of its funds allocated under this subsection and not encumbered or carried forward under par. (dm) by counties by December 31, whichever is greater, to the next 2 calendar years. The department may transfer moneys from or within s. 20.437 (1) (cj) to accomplish this purpose. The department may allocate these transferred moneys to counties with persistently high rates of juvenile arrests for serious offenses during the next 2 calendar years to improve community-based juvenile delinquency-related services, as defined in s. 46.011 (1c). The allocation does not affect a county's base allocation.
48.526(3)(em) (em) The department may carry forward any emergency funds allocated under sub. (7) (e) and not encumbered or carried forward under par. (dm) by December 31 to the next 2 calendar years. The department may transfer moneys from or within s. 20.437 (1) (cj) to accomplish this purpose. The department may allocate these transferred moneys to counties that are eligible for emergency payments under sub. (7) (e). The allocation does not affect a county's base allocation.
48.526(6) (6)Performance standards.
48.526(6)(a) (a) The department shall develop criteria as provided in par. (b) to assist the legislature in allocating funding, excluding funding for base allocations, from the appropriations under s. 20.437 (1) (cj) and (o) for purposes described in this section.
48.526(6)(b) (b) The criteria developed under par. (a) shall include performance standards criteria to be used to determine whether counties are successfully diverting juveniles from juvenile correctional facilities and secured residential care centers for children and youth to less restrictive community programs and are successfully rehabilitating juveniles who are adjudged delinquent. Counties shall provide information requested by the department in order to apply the criteria and assess their performances.
48.526(7) (7)Allocations of funds. Within the limits of the availability of the appropriations under s. 20.437 (1) (cj) and (o), the department shall allocate funds for community youth and family aids for the period beginning on July 1, 2015, and ending on June 30, 2017, as provided in this subsection to county departments under ss. 46.215, 46.22, and 46.23 as follows:
48.526(7)(a) (a) For community youth and family aids under this section, amounts not to exceed $45,572,100 for the last 6 months of 2015, $91,150,200 for 2016, and $45,578,100 for the first 6 months of 2017.
48.526(7)(b) (b) Of the amounts specified in par. (a), the department shall allocate $2,000,000 for the last 6 months of 2015, $4,000,000 for 2016, and $2,000,000 for the first 6 months of 2017 to counties based on each of the following factors weighted equally:
48.526(7)(b)1. 1. Each county's proportion of the total statewide juvenile population for the most recent year for which that information is available.
48.526(7)(b)2. 2. Each county's proportion of the total Part I juvenile arrests reported statewide under the uniform crime reporting system of the department of justice during the most recent 3-year period for which that information is available.
48.526(7)(b)3. 3. Each county's proportion of the number of juveniles statewide who are placed in a juvenile correctional facility or a secured residential care center for children and youth during the most recent 3-year period for which that information is available.
48.526(7)(bm) (bm) Of the amounts specified in par. (a), the department shall allocate $6,250,000 for the last 6 months of 2015, $12,500,000 for 2016, and $6,250,000 for the first 6 months of 2017 to counties based on each county's proportion of the number of juveniles statewide who are placed in a juvenile correctional facility or a secured residential care center for children and youth during the most recent 3-year period for which that information is available.
48.526(7)(c) (c) Of the amounts specified in par. (a), the department shall allocate $1,053,200 for the last 6 months of 2015, $2,106,500 for 2016, and $1,053,300 for the first 6 months of 2017 to counties based on each of the factors specified in par. (b) 1. to 3. weighted equally, except that no county may receive an allocation under this paragraph that is less than 93 percent nor more than 115 percent of the amount that the county would have received under this paragraph if the allocation had been distributed only on the basis of the factor specified in par. (b) 3.
48.526(7)(e) (e) For emergencies related to community youth and family aids under this section, amounts not to exceed $125,000 for the last 6 months of 2015, $250,000 for 2016, and $125,000 for the first 6 months of 2017. A county is eligible for payments under this paragraph only if it has a population of not more than 45,000.
48.526(7)(h) (h) For counties that are purchasing community supervision services under s. 938.533 (2), $1,062,400 in the last 6 months of 2017, $2,124,800 in 2018, and $1,062,400 in the first 6 months of 2019 for the provision of community supervision services for juveniles from that county. In distributing funds to counties under this paragraph, the department shall distribute to each county the full amount of the charges for the services purchased by that county, except that if the amounts available under this paragraph are insufficient to distribute that full amount, the department shall distribute those available amounts to each county that purchases community supervision services based on the ratio that the charges to that county for those services bear to the total charges to all counties that purchase those services.
48.526(8) (8)Alcohol and other drug abuse treatment. From the amount of the allocations specified in sub. (7) (a), the department shall allocate $666,700 in the last 6 months of 2015, $1,333,400 in 2016, and $666,700 in the first 6 months of 2017 for alcohol and other drug abuse treatment programs.
48.526 History History: 2015 a. 55 ss. 1676 to 1678, 4256 to 4263, 4276 to 4278, 4280, 4282, 4284, 4286, 4288, 4290, 4292, 4294; Stats. 2015 s. 48.526; 2017 a. 185.
48.527 48.527 Community youth and family aids; bonus for county facilities. From the appropriation under s. 20.437 (1) (ck), the department shall allocate an amount equal to 15 percent of a county's allocation in the preceding fiscal year under s. 48.526 or $750,000, whichever is less, in additional funds for a county that operates a joint secured residential care center for children and youth under s. 46.20 (1m) that was funded by a grant under 2017 Wisconsin Act 185, section 110 (4).
48.527 History History: 2017 a. 185.
48.528 48.528 Community intervention program.
48.528(1)(1)In each fiscal year, the department shall distribute the amount appropriated under s. 20.437 (1) (cm) to counties for early intervention services for first offenders and for intensive community-based intervention services for seriously chronic offenders.
48.528(2) (2)To determine eligibility for a payment under sub. (1), the department shall require a county to submit a plan for the expenditure of that payment that ensures that the county targets the programs to be funded under that payment appropriately.
48.528(3) (3)The department shall distribute 33 percent of the amounts distributed under sub. (1) based on each county's proportion of the violent Part I juvenile arrests reported statewide under the uniform crime reporting system of the department of justice, during the most recent 2-year period for which that information is available. The department shall distribute 33 percent of the amounts distributed under sub. (1) based on each county's proportion of the number of juveniles statewide who are placed in a juvenile correctional facility or a secured residential care center for children and youth during the most recent 2-year period for which that information is available. The department shall distribute 34 percent of the amounts distributed under sub. (1) based on each county's proportion of the total Part I juvenile arrests reported statewide under the uniform crime reporting system of the department of justice, during the most recent 2-year period for which that information is available.
48.528 History History: 2015 a. 55 ss. 4295, 4297 to 4299; Stats. 2015 s. 48.528.
48.53 48.53 Literacy and early childhood development grants.
48.53(1)(1)In this section:
48.53(1)(a) (a) “Council" means the read to lead development council.
48.53(1)(b) (b) “State superintendent" means the state superintendent of public instruction.
48.53(2) (2)The council shall make recommendations to the secretary and state superintendent regarding recipients of grants under sub. (3). The amount of each grant awarded shall be determined jointly by the secretary and the state superintendent. In addition to reports required under s. 15.09 (7), annually the council shall submit a report on its operation to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3).
48.53(3) (3)
48.53(3)(a)(a) From the appropriation under s. 20.437 (1) (fm), the secretary may award all of the following:
48.53(3)(a)1. 1. A grant to any person other than a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.
48.53(3)(a)2. 2. Upon consultation with the state superintendent of public instruction, a grant to a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.
48.53(3)(b) (b) From the appropriation under s. 20.437 (1) (q), the secretary may award a grant to any person other than a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.
48.53(3)(c) (c) From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (q), the state superintendent may award a grant to a school board for support of a literacy or early childhood development program.
48.53 History History: 2015 a. 55 ss. 88 to 93, 1678p; Stats. 2015 s. 48.53.
48.545 48.545 Brighter futures initiative.
48.545(1)(1)Definitions. In this section:
48.545(1)(a) (a) “Nonprofit corporation" means a nonstock, nonprofit corporation organized under ch. 181.
48.545(1)(b) (b) “Public agency" means a county, city, village, town or school district or an agency of this state or of a county, city, village, town or school district.
48.545(2) (2)Awarding of grants.
48.545(2)(a) (a) From the appropriations under s. 20.437 (1) (eg), (kb), and (nL), the department, subject to par. (am), shall distribute $2,097,700 in each fiscal year to applying nonprofit corporations and public agencies operating in a county having a population of 750,000 or more, $1,171,800 in each fiscal year to applying county departments under s. 46.22, 46.23, 51.42, or 51.437 operating in counties other than a county having a population of 750,000 or more, and $55,000 in each fiscal year to Diverse and Resilient, Inc. to provide programs to accomplish all of the following:
48.545(2)(a)1. 1. Prevent and reduce the incidence of youth violence and other delinquent behavior.
48.545(2)(a)2. 2. Prevent and reduce the incidence of youth alcohol and other drug use and abuse.
48.545(2)(a)3. 3. Prevent and reduce the incidence of child abuse and neglect.
48.545(2)(a)4. 4. Prevent and reduce the incidence of nonmarital pregnancy and increase the use of abstinence as a method of preventing nonmarital pregnancy.
48.545(2)(a)5. 5. Increase adolescent self-sufficiency by encouraging high school graduation, vocational preparedness, improved social and other interpersonal skills and responsible decision making.
48.545(2)(am) (am) From the amounts allocated under par. (a), the department may distribute an amount determined by the department to a nonprofit corporation or public agency to provide a program that accomplishes all of the following:
48.545(2)(am)1. 1. Prevents and reduces the incidence of adverse early childhood experiences in children 8 years of age and under and reduces the effects of those experiences through behavioral health and other services.
48.545(2)(am)2. 2. Provides professional development, training, and research in serving children 8 years of age and under for practitioners serving those children.
48.545(2)(am)3. 3. Provides direct services for children 8 years of age and under.
48.545(2)(am)4. 4. Provides child care, including a special care nursery, for children 8 years of age and under that has achieved the top rating provided under the child care quality rating system under s. 48.659.
48.545(2)(am)5. 5. Provides early intervention services under s. 51.44, early childhood education services, in-home treatment services, family services, and outpatient occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy services for children 8 years of age and under.
48.545(2)(b) (b) A nonprofit corporation or public agency that is applying for a grant under par. (a) or (am) shall provide to the department a proposed service plan for the use of the grant moneys. If the department approves the service plan, the department may award the grant. The department shall award the grants on a competitive basis and for a 3-year period.
48.545(2)(c)1.1. Beginning in fiscal year 2018-19, the department shall distribute $500,000 in grants in each fiscal year for programs to provide evidence-based programs and practices for substance abuse prevention to at-risk youth and their families.
48.545(2)(c)2. 2. Grants under this paragraph may be made to applying nonprofit corporations or public agencies in a county with a population of 750,000 or more, county departments under s. 46.22, 46.23, 51.42, or 51.437 in counties other than a county having a population of 750,000 or more, or a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band.
48.545(2)(c)3. 3. The department may not award a grant under this paragraph to a county or a tribe that offered the services described under subd. 1. in the preceding fiscal year unless those services were previously funded by a grant under this paragraph.
48.545(3) (3)Outcomes expected.
48.545(3)(a) (a) The department shall provide a set of benchmark indicators to measure the outcomes that are expected of a program funded under sub. (2) (a). Those benchmark indicators shall measure all of the following among youth who have participated in a program funded under sub. (2) (a):
48.545(3)(a)1. 1. The rate of participation in violent or other delinquent behavior.
48.545(3)(a)2. 2. The rate of alcohol and other drug use and abuse.
48.545(3)(a)3. 3. The rate of nonmarital pregnancy and the rate at which abstinence is used to prevent nonmarital pregnancy.
48.545(3)(a)4. 4. The rate of substantiated cases of child abuse and neglect.
48.545(3)(a)5. 5. The development of self-sufficiency, as indicated by the rate of high school graduation, the degree of vocational preparedness, any improvements in social and other interpersonal skills and in responsible decision making and any other indicators that the department considers important in indicating the development of adolescent self-sufficiency.
48.545(3)(a)6. 6. Any other indicators that the department considers important in indicating the development of positive behaviors among adolescents.
48.545(3)(b) (b) The department shall require a grant recipient under sub. (2) (a) to provide an annual report showing the status of its program participants in terms of the benchmark indicators provided under par. (a) and may renew a grant only if the recipient shows improvement on those indicators.
48.545 History History: 1999 a. 9; 2001 a. 16; 2005 a. 25; 2007 a. 20 ss. 1204 to 1214; Stats. 2007 s. 48.545; 2009 a. 28; 2011 a. 32; 2015 a. 55, 172; 2017 a. 261, 365.
48.546 48.546 Family treatment court grant program.
48.546(1)(1)The department may make grants available to counties and Indian tribes to enable them to establish and operate evidence-based programs to develop intake and court procedures that screen, assess, and provide dispositional alternatives for parents whose children have come under the jurisdiction of the court. The programs shall have, as a goal, improving child well-being and the welfare of participants' families by meeting the comprehensive needs of participants and promoting family reunification wherever possible.
48.546(2) (2)The department may make the grants for the programs specified in sub. (1) within the availability of funding under s. 20.437 (1) (bf). The department shall collaborate with the department of health services and the director of state courts in establishing the grant program under this section.
48.546(3) (3)A county or Indian tribe that operates a program funded under this section shall do all of the following:
48.546(3)(a) (a) Establish eligibility criteria for a person's participation in the program.
48.546(3)(b) (b) Provide services to program participants that are consistent with evidence-based practices in treatment services needed by those participants, including substance abuse treatment services, mental health treatment services, and intensive case management services.
48.546(3)(c) (c) Provide a multidisciplinary screen as described in s. 48.547 (3) for program participants.
48.546(3)(d) (d) Provide a holistic and trauma-informed approach to the treatment of program participants and provide those participants with services that may be needed, as determined by the county or Indian tribe under the program.
48.546(3)(e) (e) Integrate all services provided to program participants by state and local government agencies and other organizations. The county or Indian tribe shall require regular communication among a participant's treatment providers, other service providers, the court and court personnel, and any person designated under the program to monitor the participant's compliance with his or her obligations under the program and under the court's order.
48.546(4) (4)A county or Indian tribe that receives a grant under this section shall create an oversight committee to advise the county or Indian tribe in developing, implementing, administering, and evaluating its program.
48.546(5) (5)A county or Indian tribe that receives a grant under this section shall submit data requested by the department to the department each quarter. The department may request any data regarding a program funded under this section that is necessary to evaluate the program and prepare the reports under subs. (6) and (7).
48.546(6) (6)The department shall, annually, analyze the data submitted under sub. (5) for the previous year and prepare a progress report that evaluates the effectiveness of the program. The department shall make the report available to the public.
48.546(7) (7)The department shall, every 5 years, prepare a comprehensive report that analyzes the data submitted under sub. (5) for the previous 5 years, and shall submit the report to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2).
48.546(8) (8)A county or Indian tribe may, together with one or more counties or Indian tribes, jointly apply for and receive a grant under this section. A joint application shall include a written agreement specifying the role of each county or Indian tribe in developing, administering, and evaluating the program. The oversight committee established under sub. (4) shall include a representative from each county and Indian tribe operating a joint program.
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 367 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on December 1, 2018. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after December 1, 2018 are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-1-18)