Pretrial intoxicated driver intervention grant program. 85.53(1)(a)
"Defendant" means a person accused of or charged with a 2nd or subsequent violation of operating while intoxicated.
"Eligible applicant" means a city, village, town, county or private nonprofit organization.
"Intoxicant" means any alcohol beverage, controlled substance, controlled substance analog or other drug or any combination thereof.
The department shall administer the pretrial intoxicated driver intervention grant program. The program shall award grants to eligible applicants to administer a local pretrial intoxicated driver intervention program that, prior to the sentencing of a defendant for operating while intoxicated, does all of the following:
Identifies the defendant and notifies him or her of the availability and cost of the program and that, if the defendant is convicted, a court will consider the defendant's participation in the program when imposing a sentence.
Monitors the defendant's use of intoxicants to reduce the incidence of abuse.
Treats the defendant's abuse of intoxicants to reduce the incidence of abuse.
Reports to the court on the defendant's participation in the program.
Requires program participants to pay a reasonable fee to participate in the program. Such a fee may not exceed 20% of the actual per capita cost of the program.
Grants under this section shall be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (5) (jr)
. The amount of a grant may not exceed 80% of the amount expended by an eligible applicant for services related to the program.
Not later than December 31 of each even-numbered year, the department shall submit a report to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2)
that states the number of individuals arrested for a 2nd or subsequent offense of operating while intoxicated; the number of individuals who completed a local pretrial intoxicated driver intervention program; the percentage of successful completion of all individuals who commence such a program; the number of individuals who, after completing such a program, are arrested for a 3rd or subsequent offense of operating while intoxicated; and the number of individuals eligible to participate in a program who did not complete a program and who, after becoming eligible to participate in the program, are arrested for a 3rd or subsequent offense of operating while intoxicated.
An eligible applicant who receives a grant under sub. (2)
shall, not later than December 31 of the year for which the grant was made, submit a report to the speaker of the assembly and to the president of the senate in the manner described in s. 13.172 (3)
summarizing the results of the pretrial intoxicated driver intervention program administered by the eligible applicant and providing any additional information required by the department.
Consent to participate in a local pretrial intoxicated driver intervention program funded under this section is not an admission of guilt and the consent may not be admitted in evidence in a trial for operating while intoxicated. No statement relating to operating while intoxicated, made by the defendant in connection with any discussions concerning the program or to any person involved in the program, is admissible in a trial for operating while intoxicated.
History: 1997 a. 27
; 1999 a. 9
Safe-ride grant program.
The department may award grants to any county or municipality or to any nonprofit corporation, as defined in s. 66.0129 (6) (b)
, to cover the costs of transporting persons suspected of having a prohibited alcohol concentration, as defined in s. 340.01 (46m)
, from any premises licensed under ch. 125
to sell alcohol beverages to their places of residence. The amount of a grant under this section may not exceed 80 percent of the costs necessary to provide the service. The liability of a provider of a safe-ride program to persons transported under the program is limited to the amounts required for an automobile liability policy under s. 344.15 (1)
. Grants awarded under this section shall be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.395 (5) (ek)
Professional football stadium maintenance and operating costs. 85.605(1)(d)
"Professional football team" means a professional football team described in s. 229.823
From the appropriation under s. 20.395 (1) (ig)
, the department annually shall deposit payments into the fund established under s. 229.8257
by each local professional football stadium district created under subch. IV of ch. 229
. The amount of any deposit under this section shall be the sum of money credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (1) (ig)
during the previous fiscal year that is attributable to the professional football team whose home stadium, as defined in s. 229.821 (8)
, is located in the local professional football stadium district over which the district board that established the fund has jurisdiction.
History: 1999 a. 167
Compliance with federal Help America Vote Act. 85.61(1)(1)
The secretary of transportation and the administrator of the elections division of the government accountability board shall enter into an agreement to match personally identifiable information on the official registration list maintained by the government accountability board under s. 6.36 (1)
with personally identifiable information in the operating record file database under ch. 343
and vehicle registration records under ch. 341
to the extent required to enable the secretary of transportation and the administrator of the elections division of the government accountability board to verify the accuracy of the information provided for the purpose of voter registration.
The secretary of transportation shall enter into an agreement with the commissioner of the federal social security administration for the purpose of verifying whether the name, date of birth, and social security number of an individual in the operating record file database under ch. 343
or vehicle registration records under ch. 341
match the information contained in the records of the social security administration. The agreement shall include safeguards to ensure the maintenance of the confidentiality of any personally identifiable information disclosed and procedures to permit the secretary of transportation to use any applicable personally identifiable information disclosed for purposes related to maintenance of departmental records.
History: 2003 a. 265
; 2007 a. 1
Transportation fund balance and appropriation reductions. 85.62(1)(1)
During any fiscal biennium, if at any time the department determines that, at the close of the fiscal biennium, net appropriations and fund reserves from the transportation fund will exceed estimated transportation fund revenues by more than $30,000,000, the department shall develop a plan to eliminate, by the close of the fiscal biennium, this projected deficit by reducing state funds appropriations under s. 20.395
, other than those for debt service and sum sufficient appropriations, from the transportation fund. This plan may not include the reduction of any state funds appropriation if the reduction would violate a condition imposed by the federal government on the receipt of federal funds or if the reduction would violate the federal or state constitution. The secretary shall submit this plan to the joint committee on finance.
If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the secretary within 14 working days after the date on which the secretary submits the plan under sub. (1)
that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the plan, the secretary shall implement the plan. If, within 14 working days after the date on which the secretary submits the plan, the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance notify the secretary that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the plan, the secretary may implement the plan only as approved, or modified and approved, by the committee.
Notwithstanding ss. 13.101 (6)
and 20.001 (3) (c)
, if a plan is implemented as provided under sub. (2)
, the appropriation accounts shall be reduced as specified in the plan implemented under sub. (2)
History: 2007 a. 20
Surveying reference station system. 85.63(1)
The department shall administer a surveying reference station system consisting of all of the following:
A passive system consisting of a network of monuments located throughout the state that are used to generate latitude, longitude, and elevation data.
An active surveying reference station system consisting of reference stations statewide that continuously transmit global positioning system data to a system server, and the server that receives and processes the data received from the reference stations.
The department may charge a fee for providing access to the system under sub. (1)
in an amount to be established by rule. All fees received under this subsection shall be deposited in the general fund and credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (3) (jg)
History: 2013 a. 20