84.56 84.56 Additional funding for major highway projects. Notwithstanding ss. 84.51, 84.53, 84.555, and 84.59, major highway projects, as defined under s. 84.013 (1) (a), for the purposes of ss. 84.06 and 84.09, may be funded with the proceeds of general obligation bonds issued under s. 20.866 (2) (uus).
84.56 History History: 2009 a. 28.
84.57 84.57 Additional funding for certain state highway rehabilitation projects.
84.57(1)(1)Notwithstanding ss. 84.51, 84.53, 84.555, 84.59, and 84.95, and subject to sub. (2), state highway rehabilitation projects for the purposes specified in s. 20.395 (6) (aq) may be funded with the proceeds of general obligation bonds issued under s. 20.866 (2) (uut).
84.57(2) (2)Only state highway reconstruction projects, pavement replacement projects, and bridge replacement projects may be funded with the proceeds of general obligation bonds issued under s. 20.866 (2) (uut).
84.57 History History: 2009 a. 28.
84.58 84.58 Additional contingent funding for major highway and rehabilitation projects. Subject to 2015 Wisconsin Act 55, section 9145 (1v), the proceeds of general obligation bonds issued under s. 20.866 (2) (uuu) may be used to fund major highway projects under s. 84.013 and state highway rehabilitation projects for the purposes specified in s. 20.395 (3) (cq).
84.58 History History: 2015 a. 55.
84.585 84.585 Additional contingent funding for southeast Wisconsin freeway megaprojects. Subject to 2017 Wisconsin Act 58, section 60 (1c), the proceeds of general obligation bonds issued under s. 20.866 (2) (uuz) may be used to fund southeast Wisconsin freeway megaprojects under s. 84.0145 (3) (b) 1.
84.585 History History: 2017 a. 58.
84.59 84.59 Funding of transportation facilities and highway projects.
84.59(1)(1)Transportation facilities under s. 84.01 (28) and major highway projects as defined under s. 84.013 (1) (a) for the purposes under ss. 84.06 and 84.09 may be funded with the proceeds of revenue obligations issued subject to and in accordance with subch. II of ch. 18.
84.59(2) (2)
84.59(2)(a)(a) The department may, under s. 18.561 or 18.562, deposit in a separate and distinct fund outside the state treasury, in an account maintained by a trustee, revenues derived under s. 341.25. The revenues deposited are the trustee's revenues in accordance with the agreement between this state and the trustee or in accordance with the resolution pledging the revenues to the repayment of revenue obligations issued under this section.
84.59(2)(b) (b) The department may, under s. 18.562, deposit in a separate and distinct special fund outside the state treasury, in an account maintained by a trustee, revenues derived under ss. 341.09 (2) (d), (2m) (a) 1., (4), and (7), 341.14 (2), (2m), (6) (d), (6m) (a), (6r) (b) 2., (6w), and (8), 341.145 (3), 341.16 (1) (a) and (b), (2), (2e), and (2m), 341.17 (8), 341.19 (1), 341.25, 341.255 (1), (2) (a), (b), and (c), and (5), 341.26 (1), (2), (2m) (am) and (b), (3), (3m), (4), (5), and (7), 341.264 (1), 341.265 (1), 341.266 (2) (b) and (3), 341.268 (2) (b) and (3), 341.269 (2) (b), 341.30 (3), 341.305 (3), 341.307 (4) (a), 341.308 (3), 341.36 (1) and (1m), 341.51 (2), and 342.14 and from any payments received with respect to agreements or ancillary arrangements entered into under s. 18.55 (6) with respect to revenue obligations issued under this section. The revenues deposited are the trustee's revenues in accordance with the agreement between this state and the trustee or in accordance with the resolution pledging the revenues to the repayment of revenue obligations issued under this section. Revenue obligations issued for the purposes specified in sub. (1) and for the repayment of which revenues are deposited under this paragraph are special fund obligations, as defined in s. 18.52 (7), issued for special fund programs, as defined in s. 18.52 (8).
84.59(3) (3)The secretary may pledge revenues received or to be received in any fund established under sub. (2) to secure revenue obligations issued under this section. The pledge shall provide for the transfer to this state of all pledged revenues, including any interest earned on the revenues, which are in excess of the amounts required to be paid under s. 20.395 (6) (as). The pledge shall provide that the transfers be made at least twice yearly, that the transferred amounts be deposited in the transportation fund and that the transferred amounts are free of any prior pledge.
84.59(4) (4)The department shall have all other powers necessary and convenient to distribute the pledged revenues and to distribute the proceeds of the revenue obligations in accordance with subch. II of ch. 18.
84.59(5) (5)The department may enter into agreements with the federal government or its agencies, political subdivisions of this state or private individuals or entities to insure or in any other manner provide additional security for the revenue obligations issued under this section.
84.59(6) (6)The building commission may contract revenue obligations when it reasonably appears to the building commission that all obligations incurred under this section can be fully paid from moneys received or anticipated and pledged to be received on a timely basis. Except as provided in this subsection, the principal amount of revenue obligations issued under this section may not exceed $4,055,372,900, excluding any obligations that have been defeased under a cash optimization program administered by the building commission, to be used for transportation facilities under s. 84.01 (28) and major highway projects for the purposes under ss. 84.06 and 84.09. In addition to the foregoing limit on principal amount, the building commission may contract revenue obligations under this section up to $142,254,600, excluding any obligations that have been defeased under a cash optimization program administered by the building commission, to be used for transportation facilities under s. 84.01 (28) and major highway projects for the purposes under ss. 84.06 and 84.09. In addition to the foregoing limits on principal amount, the building commission may contract revenue obligations under this section as the building commission determines is desirable to refund outstanding revenue obligations contracted under this section, to make payments under agreements or ancillary arrangements entered into under s. 18.55 (6) with respect to revenue obligations issued under this section, and to pay expenses associated with revenue obligations contracted under this section.
84.59(7) (7)Unless otherwise expressly provided in resolutions authorizing the issuance of revenue obligations or in other agreements with the holders of revenue obligations, each issue of revenue obligations under this section shall be on a parity with every other revenue obligation issued under this section and in accordance with subch. II of ch. 18.
84.60 84.60 Bikeways.
84.60(1)(1)In this section:
84.60(1)(a) (a) “Bikeway" means a public path, trail, lane or other way, including structures, traffic control devices and related support facilities and parking areas, designated for use by bicycles, electric scooters, electric personal assistive mobility devices, and other vehicles propelled by human power. The term also includes “bicycle lane" as defined in s. 340.01 (5e) and “bicycle way" as defined in s. 340.01 (5s).
84.60(1)(b) (b) “Highway" means any state trunk highway, national parkway, expressway, interstate highway or freeway.
84.60(2) (2)The department may establish a bikeway separately or in conjunction with any existing highway.
84.60(3) (3)Bikeways established under this section shall be considered highways for the purposes of ss. 84.06, 84.07 and 84.09.
84.60 History History: 1977 c. 29; 2001 a. 90; 2019 a. 11.
84.95 84.95 General obligation bonding for highway rehabilitation projects. Notwithstanding ss. 84.51, 84.53, and 84.59, state highway rehabilitation projects for the purposes specified in s. 20.395 (3) (cq) may, under s. 84.555, be funded with the proceeds of general obligation bonds issued under s. 20.866 (2) (uum) and such projects may be funded with the proceeds of general obligation bonds issued under s. 20.866 (2) (uur).
84.95 History History: 2003 a. 33; 2005 a. 25.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 18 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on October 1, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after October 1, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 10-1-19)