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27,2871 Section 2871. 49.19 (17) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.19 (17) The department may recover an overpayment of aid under this section from an overpaid family who continues to receive aid by reducing the amount of the family's monthly aid payment by no more than 10% of the maximum monthly payment allowance under sub. (11) for a family of that size, in the case of overpayments of aid resulting from an intentional violation of ss. 49.19 to 49.41 or the rules promulgated under those sections by a member of the family receiving the overpayment, and by no more than 7% of the maximum monthly payment allowance under sub. (11) for a family of that size, in all other cases.
27,2872 Section 2872. 49.191 (title) of the statutes is created to read:
49.191 (title) Aid to families with dependent children child care funding.
27,2875 Section 2875. 49.193 (2) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (2) (b) 2. A custodial parent under the age of 24 who has not graduated from a public or private high school or obtained a declaration of equivalency of high school graduation under s. 115.29 (4) and who, at the time of application for aid under s. 49.19, is not enrolled in school, as defined in s. 49.50 (7) (a) 49.26 (1) (a) 2.
27,2879g Section 2879g. 49.193 (4) (k) 1m. of the statutes is created to read:
49.193 (4) (k) 1m. Alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs.
27,2879m Section 2879m. 49.193 (4m) of the statutes is created to read:
49.193 (4m) Alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment waiver. (a) The department shall request a waiver from the federal department of health and human services to permit the department to do all of the following:
1. Require participation in an alcohol and other drug abuse prevention or treatment program as part of the jobs opportunities and basic skills program.
2. Sanction, in accordance with rules promulgated under this subdivision, a person who fails, without good cause, to participate in an alcohol and other drug abuse prevention or treatment program as assigned.
(b) If the waiver under par. (a) is granted, the department may implement the provisions of the waiver.
27,2879mn Section 2879mn. 49.193 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (5) (a) The department shall establish a work supplementation component in an area in which a development zone, development opportunity zone or enterprise development zone is designated under subch. VI of ch. 560, upon the request of the local governing body, as defined in s. 560.70 (4), of the area.
27,2879mp Section 2879mp. 49.193 (5) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (5) (b) (intro.) Upon notification from the department of development under s. 560.75 (11), 560.795 (3) (e) or 560.797 (4) (e) that a development zone, development opportunity zone or enterprise development zone has been designated, the department shall do all of the following:
27,2879mq Section 2879mq. 49.193 (5) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (5) (b) 1. Provide the department of development with information about whether a work supplementation component is established in the area where the development zone, development opportunity zone or enterprise development zone is located.
27,2879mr Section 2879mr. 49.193 (5) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (5) (b) 2. If a work supplementation component has been established in an area where the development zone, development opportunity zone or enterprise development zone is located, provide information about how the work supplementation component is administered.
27,2879ms Section 2879ms. 49.193 (5) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (5) (b) 3. With the department of development and the local governing body administering the development zone of the area, help employers in the development zone, development opportunity zone or enterprise development zone to participate in the work supplementation component.
27,2881 Section 2881. 49.193 (8) (bm) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (8) (bm) Beginning on January 1, 1994, a county department under s. 46.215, 46.22 or 46.23 that receives funds to pay or reimburse child care costs under this subsection or under s. 49.50 (6e) (a) 49.191 (1) (a) may, with the approval of the department, use those funds to pay or reimburse child care costs under s. 49.50 (6e) (b), (6g) or (7) (e) 49.191 (1) (b) or (2) or 49.26 (1) (e). The department shall approve or disapprove of this use of funds under criteria established to maximize state and federal funding available for child care.
27,2882 Section 2882. 49.193 (8) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (8) (c) The department may only pay child care costs under this subsection if the child care is provided by a child care provider, as defined in s. 49.50 (1).
27,2883 Section 2883. 49.193 (9) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (9) Notice concerning sanctions. Following conciliation and before imposing a sanction on a person receiving aid under s. 49.19 who fails without good cause to participate in the program under this section or to accept employment or who terminates employment or reduces earnings without good cause, the county department under s. 46.215, 46.22 or 46.23 shall notify the person in writing of the reason for the proposed sanction. The notice shall inform the person of the right to appeal under s. 49.50 (8) 49.21 (1).
27,2885 Section 2885. 49.193 (10m) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.193 (10m) Work-first program. The department shall select Kenosha county and additional counties in which to pilot the work-first program under this subsection. The work-first program shall be conducted as part of the job opportunities and basic skills program under this section and shall be funded from s. 20.435 (4) (df) 20.445 (3) (df). The work-first program shall seek to increase the amount of job opportunities and basic skills program services provided to recipients of aid to families with dependent children and to minimize the time between the date on which a person in a pilot county first applies for aid to families with dependent children under s. 49.19 and the date on which the person begins to participate in the job opportunities and basic skills program under this section.
27,2886 Section 2886. 49.195 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.195 (3) Notwithstanding s. 49.41 49.96, the department shall promptly recover all overpayments made under s. 49.19 and shall promulgate rules establishing policies and procedures to administer this subsection.
27,2890 Section 2890. 49.197 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.197 (1m) Fraud investigation. From the appropriations under s. 20.435 (4) (de), (L), (n) and (nL) 20.445 (3) (de), (L), (n) and (nL), the department shall establish a program to investigate suspected fraudulent activity on the part of recipients of medical assistance under ss. 49.46 to 49.47 subch. IV, aid to families with dependent children under s. 49.19 and the food stamp program under 7 USC 2011 to 2029. The department's activities under this subsection may include, but are not limited to, comparisons of information provided to the department by an applicant and information provided by the applicant to other federal, state and local agencies, development of an advisory welfare investigation prosecution standard and provision of funds to county departments under s. 46.215, 46.22 and 46.23 to encourage activities to detect fraud. The department shall cooperate with district attorneys regarding fraud prosecutions.
27,2891 Section 2891. 49.197 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.197 (3) State error reduction activities. The department shall conduct activities to reduce payment errors in medical assistance under ss. 49.43 to 49.47 subch. IV, aid to families with dependent children under s. 49.19 and the food stamp program under 7 USC 2011 to 2029. The department shall fund the activities under this section from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (L) 20.445 (3) (L).
27,2892 Section 2892. 49.197 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.197 (4) County and tribal error reduction. The department shall provide funds from the appropriations under s. 20.435 (4) (de), (L) and (Lm) 20.445 (3) (de), (L) and (Lm) and federal matching funds from the appropriations under s. 20.435 (4) (n) and (nL) 20.445 (3) (n) and (nL) to counties and governing bodies of federally recognized American Indian tribes administering medical assistance under ss. 49.43 to 49.47 subch. IV, aid to families with dependent children under s. 49.19 or the food stamp program under 7 USC 2011 to 2029 to offset administrative costs of reducing payment errors in those programs.
27,2893 Section 2893. 49.20 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.20 (3) Payment. Aid under this section shall be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (d) 20.445 (3) (d) and shall be in an amount equal to that to which the person would be entitled under s. 49.19 if he or she were 17 years of age, except that if the person's family became ineligible for aid under s. 49.19 on the person's 18th birthday, the amount paid shall equal the amount of aid granted to a single person under s. 49.19.
27,2894 Section 2894. 49.21 (title) of the statutes is created to read:
49.21 (title) Aid to families with dependent children hearings.
27,2895 Section 2895. 49.25 (8) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.25 (8) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (ci) (cb), the department shall provide funds to pilot counties for assistance in establishing paternity and obtaining child support.
27,2896b Section 2896b. 49.25 (8) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
49.25 (8) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (3) (cb), the department of health and social services shall provide funds to pilot counties for assistance in establishing paternity and obtaining child support.
27,2897 Section 2897. 49.25 (8) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.25 (8) (b) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (ci) (cb), the department shall provide funds to Milwaukee county to fund an additional family court commissioner.
27,2898b Section 2898b. 49.25 (8) (b) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
49.25 (8) (b) From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (4) (3) (cb), the department of health and social services shall provide funds to Milwaukee county to fund an additional family court commissioner.
27,2898g Section 2898g. 49.26 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
49.26 (1) (a) 1. "Habitual truant" means a pupil who is absent from school without an acceptable excuse under ss. 118.15 and 118.16 for any of the following:
a. Part or all of 5 or more days out of 10 consecutive days on which school is held during a school semester.
b. Part or all of 10 or more days on which school is held during a school semester.
27,2898m Section 2898m. 49.26 (1) (ge) of the statutes is created to read:
49.26 (1) (ge) An individual who is subject to this paragraph fails to meet the school attendance requirement if the individual meets at least one of the following conditions:
1. The individual is either not enrolled in school or is a habitual truant.
2. During the immediately preceding semester, the individual was either not enrolled in school or was a habitual truant.
27,2898n Section 2898n. 49.26 (1) (gm) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
49.26 (1) (gm) 1. Monitor on a monthly basis the individual's school attendance.
27,2898p Section 2898p. 49.26 (1) (h) 1. am. and as. of the statutes are created to read:
49.26 (1) (h) 1. am. The individual is not enrolled in school or has more than 2 absences without an acceptable excuse under ss. 118.15 and 118.16 in any calendar month.
as. The individual has failed to request a hearing under s. 49.21 (1) or has failed to show good cause for the absences or nonenrollment under subd. 1. am. in a hearing under s. 49.21 (1). The department shall determine by rule the criteria for good cause.
27,2898r Section 2898r. 49.26 (1) (h) 1m. a., b. and c. of the statutes are created to read:
49.26 (1) (h) 1m. a. The county department under s. 46.215, 46.22 or 46.23 complies with par. (gm) 1.
b. The individual is not enrolled in school or has more than 2 absences without an acceptable excuse under ss. 118.15 and 118.16 in any calendar month.
c. The individual has failed to request a hearing under s. 49.21 (1) or has failed to show good cause for the absences or nonenrollment under subd. 1m. b. at a hearing under s. 49.21 (1). The department shall determine by rule the criteria for good cause.
27,2899 Section 2899. 49.27 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (2) Waiver; applicability. The department shall request a waiver from the secretaries of the federal department of health and human services and the federal department of agriculture to conduct a work-not-welfare pilot program as part of the aid to families with dependent children program under s. 49.19, the food stamp program under 7 USC 2011 to 2029 and the medical assistance program under ss. 49.45 to 49.47 subch. IV. If the department receives the federal waivers and if sufficient funds are available, the department shall pilot the program, beginning on January 1, 1995, in one or more pilot counties selected by the department. If a pilot county is a county in which a demonstration project under s. 49.19 (11m) is being conducted or a county selected for participation in the parental responsibility pilot program under s. 49.25, the department shall promulgate rules regarding the relationship between the work-not-welfare pilot program and the other demonstration or pilot programs operating in the pilot counties. These rules shall provide that a person may not be required to participate in more than one of these demonstration or pilot programs at a time. Subsections (3) to (11) apply only while the waiver is in effect and the department is conducting the program.
27,2899m Section 2899m. 49.27 (4) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (a) 2. The portion of the benefit amount calculated under par. (c) 1. for the work-not-welfare group equals $0, for a reason other than a sanction under sub. (5) (f), an adult caretaker in the work-not-welfare group has earned income and the work-not-welfare group elects to apply for food coupons under 42 USC 2011 to 2029 in lieu of a cash benefit determined under this subsection.
27,2900 Section 2900. 49.27 (4) (c) 1. e. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (c) 1. e. The portion of the benefit amount calculated under this subdivision is based on the average income of the work-not-welfare group, estimated prospectively for a 6-month period, except that for the first 2 months for which benefits calculated under this paragraph are paid the portion of the benefit amount calculated under this subdivision is based on the estimated average income for those first 2 months.
27,2901 Section 2901. 49.27 (4) (d) 2. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (d) 2. b. A person in the work-not-welfare group is sanctioned under sub. (5) (f) or s. 49.12, 49.123 (2), 49.127, 49.19 (4) (h) 2. or, 49.29, 49.49 or 49.95.
27,2902 Section 2902. 49.27 (4) (d) 2. c. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (d) 2. c. A person in the work-not-welfare group obtains a new source of unsubsidized employment or experiences an increase or a decrease in unsubsidized employment of 10 or more hours per week.
27,2903 Section 2903. 49.27 (4) (d) 2. em. of the statutes is created to read:
49.27 (4) (d) 2. em. The work-not-welfare group experiences an increase or decrease in child care expenses of more than $50 per month or a change in the maximum allowable child care disregard under s. 49.19 (5) (a) 4s.
27,2904 Section 2904. 49.27 (4) (d) 2. f. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (d) 2. f. The combined equity value of all of a work-not-welfare group's assets exceeds the limitation in s. 49.19 (4) (bm), except as permitted under s. 49.19 (4) (bu) or (by).
27,2905 Section 2905. 49.27 (4) (g) 1. a. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (g) 1. a. The person receives or has been determined to be eligible for a supplemental security income payment under 42 USC 1381 to 1383c or a supplemental payment under s. 49.177 for the month.
27,2906 Section 2906 . 49.27 (4) (g) 1. a. of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (g) 1. a. The person receives or has been determined to be eligible for a supplemental security income payment under 42 USC 1381 to 1383c or a supplemental payment under s. 49.177 49.77 for the month.
27,2907 Section 2907. 49.27 (4) (g) 1. c. of the statutes is amended to read:
49.27 (4) (g) 1. c. The person is required to attend school as part of the learnfare program under s. 49.50 (7) 49.26.
27,2908 Section 2908. 49.27 (5) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
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