85.24(4)(a)3. 3. Current mode of commuting between home and workplace.
85.24(4)(a)4. 4. Type of ride-sharing service information requested.
85.24(4)(b) (b) Paragraph (a) does not prohibit the disclosure of the information to the extent necessary to administer the ride-sharing program nor, if requested under s. 49.22 (2m), does it prohibit disclosure of the name or address of a person or of his or her employer to the department of children and families or a county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5).
85.24(4)(c) (c) Any person who willfully discloses or who, under false pretenses, willfully requests or obtains information in violation of par. (a) may be required to forfeit not more than $500 for each violation. This paragraph does not apply to information disclosed, requested or obtained to the extent necessary to administer the ride-sharing program or, if requested under s. 49.22 (2m), to the department of children and families or a county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5).
85.24 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Trans 5, Wis. adm. code.
85.245 85.245 Congestion mitigation and air quality improvement program.
85.245(1)(1) The department may administer a program for the distribution of federal funds for congestion mitigation and air quality improvement projects made available to the state under 23 USC 149. The cost of any project shall be funded from the appropriations under s. 20.395 (2) (kv) and (kx).
85.245(2) (2) The department shall pay to the department of natural resources $624,000 in fiscal year 1993-94 and $552,000 in fiscal year 1994-95 from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (2) (kx) for air quality improvement related to mobile sources of air contaminants.
85.245 History History: 1993 a. 16.
85.25 85.25 Disadvantaged business mobilization assistance program.
85.25(1)(1) Findings and purpose. The legislature finds that the lack of working capital is a major barrier to the participation of certain businesses in construction contracts with the department. This problem is most acute for newer, less experienced businesses, and, in particular, for disadvantaged businesses, many of which lack the assets necessary to obtain financing under normal business lending standards. The disadvantaged business mobilization assistance program is created to assist disadvantaged businesses in obtaining working capital in order to participate in construction contracts with the department and to increase the representation of disadvantaged businesses among contractors performing on construction projects for the department.
85.25(2) (2)Definitions. In this section:
85.25(2)(a) (a) "Business development organization" means the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority under s. 234.02 or any private organization that prepares business and loan plans for and provides other financial, management, and technical assistance to disadvantaged businesses.
85.25(2)(b) (b) "Deficiency" means the unpaid principal amount of a defaulted mobilization loan guaranteed under sub. (4). "Deficiency" does not include any interest, any origination fees or other charges relating to the guaranteed loan or any expenses incurred by the lender in enforcing the security interest taken in the capital equipment or other asset resulting from the proceeds of the guaranteed loan.
85.25(2)(c) (c) "Disadvantaged business" means any of the following:
85.25(2)(c)1m. 1m. A sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture or corporation that fulfills all of the following requirements:
85.25(2)(c)1m.a. a. It is at least 51% owned, controlled and actively managed by a disadvantaged individual, as defined in s. 84.076 (1) (a).
85.25(2)(c)1m.b. b. It is currently performing a useful business function as defined in s. 16.287 (1) (h).
85.25(2)(c)2m. 2m. A disabled veteran-owned business, as defined in s. 84.075 (1c) (a).
85.25(2)(d) (d) "Guaranteed loan" means a mobilization loan which is guaranteed by a business development organization under a grant under sub. (3).
85.25(2)(e) (e) "Mobilization loan" means a short-term loan, as specified by the department by rule, to a disadvantaged business to provide working capital in order to finance the purchase of capital equipment, insurance or any other service or consumable good necessary to enable the disadvantaged business to participate in transportation-related construction contracts with the department.
85.25(2)(f) (f) "Participating lender" means a bank, credit union, savings bank, savings and loan association or other person who makes mobilization loans.
85.25(3) (3)Administration. The department shall administer the disadvantaged business mobilization assistance program. Subject to sub. (4), the department may make grants for the purpose specified in sub. (1) to a business development organization in order to provide funding for the guarantee by the business development organization of a mobilization loan made by a participating lender to a disadvantaged business certified by the department.
85.25(4) (4)Rule making. The department shall promulgate rules to implement the disadvantaged business mobilization assistance program. The rules shall specify all of the following:
85.25(4)(a) (a) Conditions for eligibility of a business development organization for a grant under sub. (3).
85.25(4)(b) (b) Conditions for eligibility of a disadvantaged business for a guaranteed loan. The conditions may include requirements relating to certification of a disadvantaged business by the department.
85.25(4)(c) (c) Conditions for the guarantee of a mobilization loan by a business development organization applying for a grant under sub. (3). The conditions shall include requirements relating to the term of a mobilization loan. The conditions may include a requirement for execution of a guarantee agreement between the business development organization and the participating lender and review of such an agreement by the department. The conditions may specify a percentage of principal of any mobilization loan which must be guaranteed by a business development organization applying for a grant under sub. (3). The conditions may include requirements relating to the rate of a mobilization loan. The conditions may include requirements relating to defaulted mobilization loans and deficiencies.
85.25(4)(d) (d) Conditions relating to the total principal amounts of all mobilization loans which may be guaranteed by business development organizations at one time, not to exceed $1,500,000.
85.25(4)(e) (e) Conditions under which a business development organization may not guarantee additional mobilization loans. The conditions shall include a prohibition on the guarantee of additional mobilization loans by a business development organization if the amount of the grant to the business development organization not yet expended under the disadvantaged business mobilization assistance program is equal to or less than $100,000.
85.25(4)(f) (f) Conditions under which a grant made under sub. (3) to a business development organization may be required to be repaid.
85.25(5) (5)Moral obligation. Recognizing its moral obligation to do so, the legislature expresses its expectation and aspiration that, if ever called upon to do so, it shall make an appropriation from the transportation fund to meet all demands for funds relating to defaulted mobilization loans and deficiencies under this section.
85.25 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Trans 404, Wis. adm. code.
85.26 85.26 Intercity bus assistance program.
85.26(1) (1) Definitions. In this section:
85.26(1)(a) (a) "Intercity bus service" means regularly scheduled bus service for the general public that operates with limited stops over fixed routes connecting 2 or more urban areas not in close proximity, that has the capacity for transporting baggage carried by passengers, and that makes meaningful connections with scheduled intercity bus service to more distant points if service to more distant points is available.
85.26(1)(b) (b) "Net operating loss" means the portion of the reasonable costs of operating an intercity bus service route that cannot reasonably be financed from revenues derived from the route.
85.26(1)(c) (c) "Political subdivision" means a city, village, town, or county.
85.26(2) (2)Administration.
85.26(2)(a)(a) The department shall develop and administer an intercity bus assistance program to increase the availability of intercity bus service in this state. Under this program, the department may do any of the following:
85.26(2)(a)1. 1. Contract with private providers of intercity bus service to support intercity bus service routes of the provider.
85.26(2)(a)2. 2. Make grants to political subdivisions to support intercity bus service routes having an origin or destination in the political subdivision.
85.26(2)(b) (b) All expenditures under the program shall be made from the appropriations under s. 20.395 (1) (bq), (bv), and (bx). The department may not enter into any contract under par. (a) 1., or award any grant under par. (a) 2., that provides funds to support any intercity bus service route in an amount exceeding the lesser of the following:
85.26(2)(b)1. 1. Fifty percent of the net operating loss of the intercity bus service route.
85.26(2)(b)2. 2. The portion of the net operating loss of the intercity bus service route for which federal funds are not available.
85.26(2)(c)1.1. The department shall prescribe the form, nature, and extent of the information which shall be contained in an application for a grant under par. (a) 2.
85.26(2)(c)2. 2. The department shall establish criteria for evaluating applications for grants under par. (a) 2.
85.26 History History: 2009 a. 28.
85.28 85.28 Driver license reinstatement training program. The department shall administer a driver license reinstatement training program. From the appropriation under s. 20.395 (5) (cq), the department may contract with public or private entities for programs that provide persons whose driver's license has been revoked or suspended under the laws of this state with training and assistance in meeting the requirements of ch. 343 for license reinstatement.
85.28 History History: 1993 a. 16.
85.30 85.30 Type 1 motorcycle, moped and motor bicycle safety program. The department shall develop and administer a Type 1 motorcycle, moped and motor bicycle safety program. The program shall include operational skills training, safety education and public awareness and such other elements as the department deems desirable. The safety education program for Type 1 motorcycles shall include instruction as to the proper eye protection to be worn during hours of darkness. The department may make grants under this program for establishment of courses which further the aims of this program. The department shall adopt rules to implement this section.
85.30 History History: 1981 c. 20; 1983 a. 243, 534, 538; 1985 a. 65, 135.
85.31 85.31 Information for tax bills. By October 1, the department shall provide to the department of revenue the information about the aids paid under s. 86.30 to each municipality and county that will enable the department of revenue to furnish to taxation districts the information required under s. 73.03 (31).
85.31 History History: 1985 a. 12.
85.32 85.32 Statewide trauma care system transfer. Beginning July 1, 2000, and annually thereafter, the secretary shall transfer $80,000 from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (5) (dq) to the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (kx) for the purposes of the statewide trauma care system under s. 256.25.
85.32 History History: 1999 a. 9; 2007 a. 130.
85.35 85.35 Motor carrier projects program. The department may administer a program for the study of motor carrier operations and may participate in projects, including pilot projects in cooperation with other jurisdictions, for the evaluation of programs affecting motor carriers.
85.35 History History: 1987 a. 27.
85.51 85.51 State traffic patrol services.
85.51(1) (1) Special events fee. The department may charge an event sponsor, as defined by rule, a fee, in an amount calculated under a uniform method established by rule, for security and traffic enforcement services provided by the state traffic patrol at any public event for which an admission fee is charged for spectators. The department may not impose a fee for such services except as provided in this section.
85.51(2) (2)Security and traffic enforcement services fee. The department may charge any person a fee, in an amount calculated under a uniform method established by rule, for security and traffic enforcement services provided by the state traffic patrol during that person's installation, inspection, removal, relocation, or repair of a utility facility, as defined in s. 30.40 (19), located on a highway, as defined in s. 340.01 (22), if that person requests such services in writing.
85.51(3) (3)Use of fees. All moneys received under this section shall be deposited in the general fund and credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (5) (dg).
85.51 History History: 1997 a. 27; 2001 a. 16.
85.51 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Trans 320, Wis. adm. code.
85.515 85.515 Federal REAL ID Act implementation date.
85.515(1)(1) If the secretary determines, prior to May 11, 2008, that the department will be ready to complete full implementation of the provisions of the federal REAL ID Act, as incorporated into 2007 Wisconsin Act 20, by May 11, 2008, the secretary shall, prior to May 11, 2008, send a notice to the legislative reference bureau for publication in the Wisconsin Administrative Register that states that the provisions of 2007 Wisconsin Act 20 related to implementation of the federal REAL ID Act will become effective on May 11, 2008.
85.515(2) (2) If the secretary determines that the department will not be ready to complete full implementation of the provisions of the federal REAL ID Act, as incorporated into 2007 Wisconsin Act 20, by May 11, 2008, the secretary shall do all of the following:
85.515(2)(a) (a) As soon as the secretary determines that the department will not be ready to complete full implementation of the provisions of the federal REAL ID Act, as incorporated into 2007 Wisconsin Act 20, by May 11, 2008, send a notice to the legislative reference bureau for publication in the Wisconsin Administrative Register that states that the department will not be ready to complete full implementation of the provisions of the federal REAL ID Act, as incorporated into 2007 Wisconsin Act 20, by May 11, 2008.
85.515(2)(b) (b) As soon as the department is ready to complete full implementation of the provisions of the federal REAL ID Act, as incorporated into 2007 Wisconsin Act 20, send a notice to the legislative reference bureau for publication in the Wisconsin Administrative Register that states the date on which the provisions of 2007 Wisconsin Act 20 related to implementation of the federal REAL ID Act will become effective.
85.515 Note NOTE: The provisions of 2007 Wis. Act 20 related to implementation of the federal REAL ID Act were effective January 1, 2013, as stated in the notice published by the secretary of transportation in Register Nov. 30, 2012 No. 683.
85.515 History History: 2007 a. 20.
85.52 85.52 Transportation infrastructure loan program.
85.52(1)(1) Definitions. In this section:
85.52(1)(ac) (ac) "Capital project" has the meaning given in 49 USC 5302.
85.52(1)(ag) (ag) "Eligible applicant" means a county, city, village, town or combination thereof, Amtrak, as defined in s. 85.061 (1), a railroad, as defined in s. 85.01 (5), a private nonprofit organization that is an eligible applicant under s. 85.22 (2) (am), or a transit commission created under s. 59.58 (2) or 66.1021.
85.52(1)(am) (am) "Fund" means the transportation infrastructure loan fund established under s. 25.405.
85.52(1)(bm) (bm) "Other assistance" has the meaning given in P.L. 104-59, section 350 (L) (3).
85.52(1)(c) (c) "Revenue obligation" has the meaning given in s. 18.52 (5).
85.52(2) (2)Acceptance of federal capitalization grants. The department may enter into an agreement with the U.S. department of transportation to receive a capitalization grant under P.L. 104-59, section 350. The agreement may contain any provision required by P.L. 104-59, section 350, and any regulation, guideline or policy adopted under that section.
85.52(3) (3)Administration.
85.52(3)(a)(a) The department shall administer a transportation infrastructure loan program to make loans, and to provide other assistance, to eligible applicants for highway projects or transit capital projects. The department of transportation may not make a loan or provide other assistance under the program unless the secretary of administration approves of the loan or other assistance and determines that the amounts in the fund, together with anticipated receipts, will be sufficient to fully pay principal and interest costs incurred on the revenue obligations issued under sub. (5). Loans or other assistance under the program for highway projects shall be credited to the highway account. Loans or other assistance under the program for transit capital projects shall be credited to the transit account.
85.52(3)(bm) (bm) Any loan made under the program shall comply with P.L. 104-59, section 350, and any regulation, guideline or policy adopted under that section. The department may not provide other assistance under the program to an eligible applicant unless such assistance complies with P.L. 104-59, section 350, and any regulation, guideline or policy adopted under that section.
85.52(3)(cm) (cm) The joint committee on finance may transfer moneys, at the request of the department, in amounts not to exceed the amounts necessary to meet the requirements under P.L. 104-59, section 350, from the transportation fund to the transportation infrastructure loan fund. The department shall submit to the joint committee on finance for its review and approval proposed reductions among the transportation fund appropriations to the department equal to the amount transferred under this paragraph. The joint committee on finance may approve, disapprove or modify the proposed reductions. Upon approval of the proposed reductions, as may be modified by the committee, an amount equivalent to each approved reduction is lapsed from the appropriation account for each reduced appropriation to the transportation fund.
85.52(4) (4)Rules.
85.52(4)(a)(a) The department of transportation and the department of administration shall promulgate rules necessary to implement the transportation infrastructure loan program. The rules shall specify the terms and conditions of loans or other assistance provided under the program and shall establish criteria for determining which eligible applicants and which projects are eligible to receive loans or other assistance under the program. The criteria shall include all of the following:
85.52(4)(a)1. 1. The impact of funding a project under the program on accelerating the completion of a major highway project under s. 84.013.
85.52(4)(a)2. 2. The statewide and local economic impact of the projects.
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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)