27,2366 Section 2366. 46.98 (2r) (cm) of the statutes is repealed.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27,2369 Section 2369. 46.98 (3) (bg) of the statutes is repealed.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27,2371 Section 2371. 46.98 (4m) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2372 Section 2372. 46.98 (5) (e) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read: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:
46.987 (3) (a) From the allocation under s. 46.979 (2) (c) 3. and the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (ie), the department may award grants to child care providers for assistance in meeting the quality of care standards established under s. 46.98 (4) (e).
27,2399 Section 2399. 46.987 (4) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.987 (4)Training and technical assistance contracts. (intro.) From the allocation under s. 46.979 (2) (c) 4. and the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (ie), the department may contract with one or more agencies for the provision of training and technical assistance to improve the quality of child care provided in this state. The training and technical assistance activities contracted for under this subsection may include any of the following activities:
27,2400 Section 2400. 46.987 (6) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2401 Section 2401. 46.987 (6) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 46.987 (6) and amended to read:
46.987 (6) Grant administration. The department may administer the grant application processes under subs. (2) and (3) 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 processes under subs. (2) and (3) for grant applicants from the county of the county department. If a county department administers the grant application processes under subs. (2) and (3), the county department shall review the grant applications submitted to the county department using the criteria established by the department under par. (a). A county department that reviews grant applications under subs. (2) and (3) shall 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.
27,2402 Section 2402. 46.987 (6) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2403 Section 2403. 46.995 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.995 (2)Adolescent self-sufficiency services. (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (3) (eg), the department may allocate $582,100 in each fiscal year to provide a grant annually to a public or private entity or to the elected governing body of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band to provide services in counties or to a tribe or band for adolescent parents which shall emphasize high school graduation and vocational preparation, training and experience and may be structured so as to strengthen the adolescent parent's capacity to fulfill parental responsibilities by developing social skills and increasing parenting skills. The public or private entity seeking to receive a grant to provide these services shall develop a proposed service plan that is approved by the department. Except with respect to award of a grant to a tribe or band, the department shall rank individual counties and give priority by this ranking for the award of grants under this subsection, based on all of the following factors:
27,2404 Section 2404. 46.995 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.995 (3) Adolescent pregnancy prevention services. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (3) (eg), the department may allocate $340,000 in each fiscal year to provide a grant annually to a public or private entity or to the elected governing body of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band to provide to high-risk adolescents pregnancy and parenthood prevention services which shall be structured so as to increase development of decision-making and communications skills, promote graduation from high school and expand career and other options and which may address needs of adolescents with respect to pregnancy prevention. Except with respect to award of a grant to a tribe or band, the department shall rank individual counties and give priority by this ranking for the award of grants under this subsection, based on the factors specified under sub. (2) (a) to (d).
27,2405 Section 2405. 46.996 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.996Adolescent services. (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (er) (eg), the department shall allocate funds in the following amounts:
27,2406 Section 2406. 46.996 (intro.) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed and recreated to read:
46.996Adolescent services. (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (3) (eg), the department shall allocate funds in the following amounts:
27,2407 Section 2407. 46.997 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
46.997 (2) (intro.)  From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (6) (a), the department shall allocate not more than $65,500 in each fiscal year to solicit applications from organizations and provide technical assistance to grantees and, from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (3) (eg), the department shall allocate not more than $210,000 in each fiscal year to make grants to applying organizations for the provision, on a regional or tribal project basis, of information to communities in order to increase community knowledge about problems of adolescents and information to and activities for adolescents, particularly female adolescents, in order to enable the adolescents to develop skills with respect to all of the following:
27,2408 Section 2408. 47.01 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
47.01 (1m) "Department" means the department of industry, labor and human relations.
27,2409 Section 2409. 47.02 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
47.02 (1m) The department may cooperate with the federal government in carrying out federal acts concerning vocational rehabilitation.
27,2410 Section 2410. 47.02 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
47.02 (4) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 20.445 (5) (bm), provide financial aid to any handicapped person who is receiving vocational rehabilitation training and who has no other source of aid.
27,2411 Section 2411. 47.02 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
47.02 (4) (b) Accept gifts, grants and donations to be used for the purposes of this chapter. The department shall deposit all moneys received under this paragraph in the appropriation under s. 20.435 20.445 (5) (i).
27,2412 Section 2412. 47.02 (6) of the statutes is repealed.
27,2413 Section 2413. 47.03 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 46.293.
27,2414 Section 2414. 47.03 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
47.03 (2) The department may accept gifts, grants and donations to be used for the purposes of this section. The department shall deposit all moneys received as gifts, grants and donations in the appropriation under s. 20.435 20.445 (5) (i).
27,2415 Section 2415. 47.03 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
47.03 (4) (b) The department may charge a portion of the expenses of its supervised business enterprise program to the net proceeds of each business operating under the program. The department shall establish the procedure for setting these charges by rule, with the participation of a committee of blind vendors established under 20 USC 107b-1. The department shall deposit the moneys from the charges made under this paragraph in the appropriations under s. ss. 20.435 (7) (kd) and 20.445 (5) (h) and (hd) (he).
27,2416 Section 2416. 47.03 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
47.03 (7) If the department decides that a business under sub. (4) would not be feasible and profitable in any state building, the department may contract with vending machine operators to install vending machines in the building, giving preference to blind operators of vending machines. The department may, under the procedures established as required under sub. (4) (b), charge the net proceeds of each business operating under this subsection. The department shall deposit the moneys from the charges made under this subsection in the appropriations under s. 20.435 20.445 (5) (h) and (hd) and shall disburse the proceeds to provide services to blind persons under sub. (4) and blind or visually impaired persons under sub. (1), in accordance with 20 USC 107 to 107f.
27,2417 Section 2417. 47.03 (10) of the statutes is renumbered 46.295, and 46.295 (1), (4) (b) and (6), as renumbered, are amended to read:
46.295 (1) The department may, on the request of any hearing-impaired person, city, village, town or county or private agency, provide funds from the appropriations appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (a) and (hh) (6) (a) and (hs) to reimburse interpreters for hearing-impaired persons for the provision of interpreter services.
(4) (b) If an interpreter under subd. 1. par. (a) is unavailable, an interpreter for hearing-impaired persons whose qualifications have been determined appropriate by the department.
(6) The department shall promulgate rules to implement this subsection section.
27,2418f Section 2418f. 47.03 (11) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 47.03 (11) (a) (intro.) and amended to read:
47.03 (11) (a) (intro.) The department shall provide services, including vocational training, craft instruction and a supervised business initiatives program for severely handicapped persons who are eligible for vocational rehabilitation services. Under this subsection, the department may own, lease, manage, supervise or operate businesses for the benefit of severely handicapped persons, including home-based employment and craft work, with the ultimate objective of enabling severely handicapped persons to operate their own businesses. The department shall assist persons who receive these services do all of the following:
4. Assist homecraft clients in marketing the finished products and develop additional markets for the finished products.
27,2418g Section 2418g. 47.03 (11) (a) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
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