46.95 (2) (f) 5. (intro.) Expend $10,300 in fiscal year 1993-94 and $20,700 in each fiscal year 1994-95 to contract with a nonstate agency to do all of the following:
27,2345 Section 2345. 46.95 (2) (f) 6. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.95 (2) (f) 6. (intro.) Expend $34,800 in fiscal year 1993-94 and $69,700 in each fiscal year 1994-95 to provide ongoing training and technical assistance to do all of the following:
27,2345j Section 2345j. 46.95 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
46.95 (4) Domestic abuse prevention and awareness. The department shall develop a domestic abuse statewide public awareness and prevention campaign program and, from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (hk), distribute funds to support the program. The purposes of the program are to increase public awareness of domestic abuse and develop strategies to prevent domestic abuse.
27,2346 Section 2346. 46.955 (title) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2347 Section 2347. 46.955 (1) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2348 Section 2348. 46.955 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2349 Section 2349. 46.96 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.96 (2) The department shall make grants from the appropriations appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (bm) and (na) or (7) (c) or (kc) to independent living centers for nonresidential services to severely disabled persons.
27,2350 Section 2350 . 46.96 (2) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
46.96 (2) The department shall make grants from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (na) or (7) (c) or (kc) to independent living centers for nonresidential services to severely disabled persons.
27,2351 Section 2351. 46.976 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.976 (2) Distribution of loans. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (ma), the department shall establish, and from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (6) (gd), the department shall continue, a revolving fund to make 2-year loans of up to $4,000 each to applying nonprofit organizations for the costs of establishing programs to provide housing for groups of no fewer than 4 6 individuals who are recovering from alcohol or other drug abuse. The department may establish the terms of loans under this section, including interest rates, payment intervals and requirements for full repayment of principal and interest.
27,2352 Section 2352. 46.977 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.977 (2) (a) Annually, prior to April 30, an organization may apply to the department for a grant under this section for the purpose of recruiting, training, monitoring and assisting guardians for persons determined to be incompetent under ch. 880. By June 30, the department shall determine which organizations will receive a grant during the following fiscal year based on the criteria under par. (c). No grant may be awarded unless the applicant provides matching funds equal to the amount of the award. The department shall make grants under this section from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (cg).
27,2353 Section 2353. 46.979 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.979 (2) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (o), as allocated in s. 46.40 (4) (a) (2m) (c), distribute $9,117,400 $9,998,500 in fiscal year 1993-94 1995-96 and $9,250,100 $10,099,200 in fiscal year 1994-95 1996-97 for child day care services under s. 46.98 (2m) and (3).
27,2354 Section 2354. 46.979 (2) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 46.979 (2) (b) 1. and amended to read:
46.979 (2) (b) 1. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (6) (mc), distribute $173,900 $190,800 in fiscal year 1993-94 1995-96 and $180,900 $197,700 in fiscal year 1994-95 1996-97 for the purposes of providing technical assistance for child care providers and of administering the child care programs funded under s. 20.435 (7) (b), (md) and (o) and
2. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (6) (mc) distribute $633,700 $948,300 in fiscal year 1993-94 1995-96 and $699,000 $1,026,800 in fiscal year 1994-95 1996-97 for the purpose of day care center licensing under s. 48.65.
27,2355 Section 2355. 46.979 (2) (b) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed and recreated to read:
46.979 (2) (b) 1. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (3) (kx), distribute $190,800 in fiscal year 1995-96 and $197,700 in fiscal year 1996-97 for the purposes of providing technical assistance for child care providers and of administering the child care programs funded under s. 20.435 (3) (ky) and (7) (b) and (o).
27,2356 Section 2356. 46.979 (2) (c) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.979 (2) (c) (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (md) (3) (ky), distribute as follows the federal child care and development block grant funds that are received under 42 USC 9858 and that are not distributed under par. (a) or (b):
27,2357 Section 2357. 46.979 (2) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
46.979 (2) (c) 1. For grants under s. 46.986 (3) to (5) (2) for the start-up and expansion of child day care services, $850,000 in fiscal year 1993-94 and $600,000 in fiscal year 1994-95 and for child day care start-up and expansion planning, $430,000 in fiscal year 1995-96 and $226,400 in fiscal year 1996-97.
27,2358 Section 2358. 46.979 (2) (c) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
46.979 (2) (c) 2. For grants under s. 46.984 (2) for child day care resource and referral services, $940,000 $960,000 in fiscal year 1993-94 1995-96 and $960,000 $960,000, in fiscal year 1994-95 1996-97.
27,2359 Section 2359. 46.979 (2) (c) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
46.979 (2) (c) 3. For grants under s. 46.987 (3) to assist child care providers in meeting the quality of care standards established under s. 46.98 (4) (e) and for a system of rates or a program of grants, as provided under s. 46.98 (4) (e), to reimburse child care providers that meet those quality of care standards, $1,200,000 $1,559,200 in fiscal year 1993-94 1995-96 and $1,200,000 $1,576,700 in fiscal year 1994-95 1996-97. If an amount distributed under this subdivision will not be fully expended, the department may transfer the unexpended funds to the distribution under subd. 4.
27,2360 Section 2360. 46.979 (2) (c) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
46.979 (2) (c) 4. For grants under s. 46.987 (2) and contracts under s. 46.987 (4) to improve the quality of child day care services in this state, $425,000 $450,000 in fiscal year 1993-94 1995-96 and $450,000 in fiscal year 1994-95 1996-97, plus any amounts that the department transfers to this distribution under subd. 3.
27,2361 Section 2361. 46.98 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.98 (2) (a) The department shall distribute the funds allocated under s. 46.40 (4) (a) (1) and (2m) (c) for at-risk, low-income and respite child care services under subs. (2m) and (4g) to county departments under s. 46.215, 46.22 or 46.23. In addition, the department shall distribute the funds allocated under s. 46.40 (4) (a) (1), (2m) (c) and (4m) for low-income and respite child care services under sub. (3) to private nonprofit child care providers who provide child care for the children of migrant workers.
27,2362 Section 2362. 46.98 (2m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.98 (2m) (a) Except as provided in subs. sub. (2) (c) and (4m), funds distributed under sub. (2) for at-risk child care may only be used for the purposes specified in this paragraph. The funds shall be used to provide care for all or part of a day for children under age 13 of persons who need child care to be able to work, who are not receiving aid to families with dependent children and who are at risk of becoming eligible for aid to families with dependent children if child care under this subsection is not provided.
27,2363 Section 2363. 46.98 (2m) (d) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
46.98 (2m) (d) 2. Except as provided in sub. (4m), no No funds distributed under sub. (2) for at-risk child care may be used for the start-up, improvement or expansion of child care services or facilities or for the recruitment, education or training of persons providing child care.
27,2364 Section 2364. 46.98 (2r) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2365 Section 2365. 46.98 (2r) (cg) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2366 Section 2366. 46.98 (2r) (cm) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2367 Section 2367. 46.98 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.98 (3) (a) Except as provided in subs. sub. (2) (c) and (4m), funds distributed under sub. (2) for low-income child care may only be used for the purposes specified in this subsection. The funds shall be used to provide care for children under age 13 for all or part of a day during which a child's parent is gainfully employed.
27,2368 Section 2368. 46.98 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.98 (3) (b) Counties may spend moneys distributed for low-income child care under sub. (2) for child care purposes other than those in par. (a) only as provided in par. (bg) and subs. sub. (2) (c) and (4m) or with the approval of the department. Child care purposes include start-up, improvement and expansion of child care services and facilities, and recruitment, education and training for persons providing child care.
27,2369 Section 2369. 46.98 (3) (bg) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2370 Section 2370. 46.98 (4g) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.98 (4g) (a) Except as provided in subs. sub. (2) (c) and (4m), funds distributed under sub. (2) for respite child care may only be used for the purposes specified in this paragraph. The funds shall be used to provide care for all or part of a day for children under age 13 of parents who need child care services to prevent or remedy child abuse or neglect, to alleviate stress in the family or to preserve the family unit.
27,2371 Section 2371. 46.98 (4m) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2372 Section 2372. 46.98 (5) (e) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
46.98 (5) (e) The department shall promptly recover all overpayments made under this section. The department shall promulgate rules establishing policies and procedures to administer this paragraph.
27,2373 Section 2373. 46.984 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.984 (2) (a) From the allocation under s. 46.979 (2) (c) 2., the department shall make grants to applying local agencies to fund child care resource and referral services provided by those local agencies. The department shall provide an allocation formula to determine the amount of a grant awarded under this section. The allocation formula shall factor in the level of child care resource and referral services provided by the local agency, the number of children in the community served by the local agency and the percentage of the mothers in the community served by the local agency who work outside the home.
27,2374 Section 2374. 46.984 (2) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2375 Section 2375. 46.984 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.984 (4) (a) Administer, or contract for the administration of, the grant program under this section, provide an application procedure for that program and disburse funds awarded under that program.
27,2376 Section 2376. 46.984 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2377 Section 2377. 46.985 (2) (a) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
46.985 (2) (a) 4. Procedures for coordinating the family support program and the use of its funds, throughout this state and in each service area, with other publicly funded programs including the community options program under s. 46.27; the community integration program under ss. 46.275, 46.277 and 46.278; the social services, mental health and developmental disabilities programs under ss. 49.52 46.495, 51.42 and 51.437; the independent living center program under s. 46.96; and the medical assistance program under ss. 49.45 to 49.47 subch. IV of ch. 49.
27,2378 Section 2378. 46.986 (1) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2379 Section 2379. 46.986 (1) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2380 Section 2380. 46.986 (1) (f) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2381 Section 2381. 46.986 (1) (h) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2382 Section 2382. 46.986 (1) (i) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2383 Section 2383. 46.986 (1) (L) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2384 Section 2384. 46.986 (2) (a) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
46.986 (2) (a) From the allocation under s. 46.979 (2) (c) 1., the department shall award grants for the start-up or expansion of child care services.
27,2385 Section 2385. 46.986 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.986 (2) (b) The department shall attempt to award grants under this section equally among to head start agencies designated under 42 USC 9836, employers that provide or wish to provide child care services for their employes, family day care centers, group day care centers and day care programs for the children of student parents, but may, after considering proposals from child care providers in each of those categories, award grants under this section in unequal amounts among those categories.
27,2386 Section 2386. 46.986 (2) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2387 Section 2387. 46.986 (2) (d) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
27,2388 Section 2388. 46.986 (3) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2389 Section 2389. 46.986 (3) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2390 Section 2390. 46.986 (3) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 46.986 (2) (cm) and amended to read:
46.986 (2) (cm) A child care provider or other person that person who is awarded a grant under this subsection shall contribute matching funds equal to 25% of the amount awarded under this subsection. The match may be in the form of money or in-kind goods or services, or both.
27,2391 Section 2391. 46.986 (3) (d) of the statutes is renumbered 46.986 (2) (d) and amended to read:
46.986 (2) (d) If a child care provider or other person that person who is awarded a grant under this subsection does not provide the new or expanded child care services for which the grant was awarded by the end of the grant period, the department may require the child care provider or other person to return to the department the full amount of the grant award. If a child care provider or other person that person who is awarded a grant under this subsection provides the new or expanded child care services for which the grant was awarded, but terminates its the child care program within 3 years after the awarding of the grant, the child care provider or other person shall return to the department a prorated share of the amount awarded, based on the time remaining in that 3-year period at the time of program termination. Amounts returned to the department under this paragraph shall be deposited in the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (ie). The department may bring an action in any court of competent jurisdiction to enforce repayment of any moneys that are required under this paragraph to be repaid. The department may reduce or waive the repayment required under this paragraph if in the opinion of the department the grant recipient made a good faith effort to comply with the terms of the grant.
27,2392 Section 2392. 46.986 (4) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2393 Section 2393. 46.986 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2394 Section 2394. 46.986 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.986 (7) (a) The department shall promulgate rules for the administration of the grant program under this section, including rules to establish criteria for evaluating and ranking grant applications establish guidelines for eligibility for a grant under this section. The department need not promulgate those guidelines as rules under ch. 227.
27,2395 Section 2395. 46.986 (7) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.986 (7) (b) The department may administer the grant application process under this section or, if a county department under s. 46.215, 46.22 or 46.23 has established a child care advisory committee that has been approved by the department, the department may request the county department to administer the grant application process under this section for grant applicants from the county of the county department. If a county department administers the grant application process under this section, the county department shall review the grant applications submitted to the county department using the criteria established by the department under par. (a). The department may require a county department that reviews grant applications under this section to submit those applications and the county department's ranking of those applications to the department for final review contract for the administration of that process.
27,2396 Section 2396. 46.987 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.987 (1) (c) "Family child care system" has the meaning given in s. 46.986 (1) (i) means a centralized administrative unit that offers technical assistance and support to a group of child care providers with the goal of improving child care services.
27,2397 Section 2397. 46.987 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.987 (2) (a) From the allocation under s. 46.979 (2) (c) 4. and from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (ie), the department may award grants to child care providers that meet the quality of care standards established under s. 46.98 (4) (e) to improve the retention of skilled and experienced child care staff. In awarding grants under this subsection, the department shall consider the applying child care provider's total enrollment of children and average enrollment of children who receive or are eligible for publicly funded care from the child care provider.
27,2398 Section 2398. 46.987 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
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