101.02 (15) (k) Every employer and every owner shall furnish to the department all information required by it to carry into effect ss. 101.01 to 101.25 that the department requires to administer and enforce this subchapter, and shall make provide specific answers to all questions submitted by that the department relative thereto asks relating to any information that the department requires.
27,3644 Section 3644. 101.02 (15) (L) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.02 (15) (L) Any employer receiving from the department any blanks calling for form requesting information required by that the department to carry into effect ss. 101.01 to 101.25 requires to administer and enforce this subchapter, along with directions to fill the same complete the form, shall cause the same to be properly filled out so as to complete the form and answer fully and correctly each question therein propounded, and in case asked in the form. If the employer is unable to answer any question, the employer shall give a good and sufficient reason for such failure, and said answer his or her inability to answer the question. The employer's answers shall be verified under oath by the employer, or by the president, secretary or other managing officer of the corporation, if the employer is a corporation, and the completed form shall be returned to the department at its office within the period fixed by the department.
27,3645 Section 3645. 101.02 (17) of the statutes is repealed.
27,3646 Section 3646. 101.02 (18) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.02 (18) The department may establish a schedule of fees for publications and seminars provided by the department for which no fee is otherwise authorized, required or prohibited by statute. Fees established under this subsection for publications and seminars provided by the department may not exceed the actual cost incurred in providing those publications and seminars. If the department receives unanticipated proceeds from a statewide labor and management conference provided by the department that exceed the actual cost of the conference, the department may use those unanticipated proceeds to provide grants for local labor and management conferences, educational activities and other activities to promote positive relations between labor and management.
27,3647 Section 3647. 101.02 (18) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed and recreated to read:
101.02 (18) The department may establish a schedule of fees for publications and seminars provided by the department for which no fee is otherwise authorized, required or prohibited by statute. Fees established under this subsection for publications and seminars provided by the department may not exceed the actual cost incurred in providing those publications and seminars.
27,3648 Section 3648. 101.02 (18m) of the statutes is created to read:
101.02 (18m) The department may perform testing of petroleum products other than testing provided under ch. 168. The department may establish a schedule of fees for such petroleum product testing services. The department shall credit all revenues received from fees established under this subsection to the appropriation account under s. 20.445 (1) (ga). Revenues from fees established under this subsection may be used by the department to pay for testing costs, including laboratory supplies and equipment amortization, for such products.
27,3649 Section 3649. 101.02 (18m) of the statutes, as created by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
101.02 (18m) The department may perform testing of petroleum products other than testing provided under ch. 168. The department may establish a schedule of fees for such petroleum product testing services. The department shall credit all revenues received from fees established under this subsection to the appropriation account under s. 20.445 (1) 20.143 (3) (ga). Revenues from fees established under this subsection may be used by the department to pay for testing costs, including laboratory supplies and equipment amortization, for such products.
27,3649m Section 3649m. 101.02 (20) of the statutes is created to read:
101.02 (20) The department of industry, labor and human relations shall establish a procedure for that department to provide to the state public defender and the department of administration any information that the department of industry, labor and human relations may have concerning an individual's wages to assist the state public defender and the department of administration in collecting payment ordered under s. 48.275 (2), 757.66, 973.06 (1) (e) or 977.076 (1).
27,3649r Section 3649r. 101.02 (20) of the statutes, as created by 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is renumbered 103.005 (20).
27,3650 Section 3650. 101.03 of the statutes is amended to read:
101.03 Testimonial powers of commissioners, secretary and deputy. Each of the commissioners, secretary The secretary or any deputy secretary may certify to official acts, and take testimony.
27,3651 Section 3651. 101.04 of the statutes is renumbered 103.04, and 103.04 (1), as renumbered, is amended to read:
103.04 (1) The commission shall issue its decision in any case where a petition for review is filed under ch. 102 or 108 or s. 66.191, 1981 stats., or s. 40.65 (2), 101.22 106.04 (10), 101.223 106.07 (4), 111.39, 303.07 (7) or 303.21.
27,3651m Section 3651m. 101.05 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.05 (2) A bed and breakfast establishment, as defined under s. 254.61 (1), is not subject to rules on residential occupancy or to other building codes adopted by the department under this subchapter, except that the uniform dwelling code specified in s. 101.62 adopted in rules promulgated under s. 101.63 (1) applies to the 3rd floor level of a bed and breakfast establishment that uses, other than as storage, the 3rd floor level of the bed and breakfast establishment structure.
27,3652 Section 3652. 101.055 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.055 (1) Intent. It is the intent of this section to give employes of the state, of any state agency and of any political subdivision of this state rights and protections relating to occupational safety and health equivalent to those granted to employes in the private sector under the occupational safety and health act of 1970 (5 USC 5108, 5314, 5315 and 7902; 15 USC 633 and 636; 18 USC 1114; 29 USC 553 and 651 to 678; 42 USC 3142-1 and 49 USC 1421).
27,3653 Section 3653. 101.055 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.055 (2) (b) "Public employe" or "employe" means any employe of the state, of any state agency or of any political subdivision of the state.
27,3654 Section 3654. 101.055 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.055 (2) (d) "Public employer" or "employer" means the state, any state agency or any political subdivision of the state.
27,3655 Section 3655. 101.055 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.055 (5) (a) A public employe or public employe representative who believes that a safety or health standard or variance is being violated, or that a situation exists which poses a recognized hazard likely to cause death or serious physical harm, may request the department to conduct an inspection. The department shall provide forms which may be used to make a request for an inspection. If the employe or public employe representative requesting the inspection so designates, that person's name shall not be disclosed to the employer or any other person, including any state agency except the department. If the department decides not to make an inspection, it shall notify in writing any employe or public employe representative making a written request. A decision by the department not to make an inspection in response to a request under this subsection is reviewable by the department under sub. (6) (a) 3. and is subject to judicial review under sub. (6) (a) 4.
27,3656 Section 3656. 101.055 (8) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 101.055 (8) (ar).
27,3657 Section 3657. 101.055 (8) (ag) of the statutes is created to read:
101.055 (8) (ag) In this subsection, "division of equal rights" means the division of equal rights in the department of industry, labor and human relations acting under the authority provided in s. 106.06 (4).
27,3658 Section 3658. 101.055 (8) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.055 (8) (b) A state employe who believes that he or she has been discharged or otherwise discriminated against by a public employer in violation of par. (a) (ar) may file a complaint with the personnel commission alleging discrimination or discharge, within 30 days after the employe received knowledge of the discrimination or discharge. A public employe other than a state employe who believes that he or she has been discharged or otherwise discriminated against by a public employer in violation of par. (a) (ar) may file a complaint with the division of equal rights of the department alleging discrimination or discharge, within 30 days after the employe received knowledge of the discrimination or discharge.
27,3659 Section 3659. 101.055 (8) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.055 (8) (c) Upon receipt of a complaint, the personnel commission or the division of equal rights, whichever is applicable, shall, except as provided in s. 230.45 (1m), investigate the complaint and determine whether there is probable cause to believe that a violation of par. (a) (ar) has occurred. If the personnel commission or the division of equal rights finds probable cause it shall attempt to resolve the complaint by conference, conciliation or persuasion. If the complaint is not resolved, the personnel commission or the division of equal rights shall hold a hearing on the complaint within 60 days after receipt of the complaint unless both parties to the proceeding agree otherwise. Within 30 days after the close of the hearing, the personnel commission or the division of equal rights shall issue its decision. If the personnel commission or the division of equal rights determines that a violation of par. (a) (ar) has occurred, it shall order appropriate relief for the employe, including restoration of the employe to his or her former position with back pay, and shall order any action necessary to ensure that no further discrimination occurs. If the personnel commission or the division of equal rights determines that there has been no violation of par. (a) (ar), it shall issue an order dismissing the complaint.
27,3660 Section 3660. 101.12 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.12 (1) (intro.) The Except for plans that are reviewed by the department of health and social services under ss. 50.02 (2) (b) and 50.36 (2), the department shall require the submission of essential drawings, calculations and specifications for public buildings, public structures and places of employment including the following components:
27,3660m Section 3660m. 101.12 (5) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.12 (5) (c) If an application submitted under par. (b) requests inspection or copying of plans for a secure structure or proposed secure structure that is or is anticipated to be owned by or leased to the state, the plans are not subject to the right of inspection or copying except as the department of administration otherwise provides by rule. If an application submitted under par. (b) requests inspection or copying of plans for a any other secure structure or proposed secure structure, the department, city, village, town or county shall consider the information supplied in the application and weigh the possible harm to the public interest which may result from permitting inspection and copying of the plans against the benefits of allowing such inspection or copying. If the department, city, village, town or county determines that the possible harm to the public interest outweighs the benefit to the requester and to the public interest of allowing such inspection or copying, it may deny the application or grant it upon such conditions as it determines are necessary to protect the public interest. This paragraph does not apply to an application submitted by a law enforcement agency or person authorized to have access to the plans by lawful subpoena.
27,3661 Section 3661. 101.123 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.123 (1) (b) "Inpatient health care facility" means a county home established under s. 49.14 49.70, a county infirmary established under s. 49.171 49.72, a community-based residential facility or a nursing home licensed under s. 50.03 or a tuberculosis sanatorium established under s. 58.06, 252.073 or 252.076.
27,3662 Section 3662. 101.125 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.125 (1) (a) "Building" means a "place of employment" as defined in s. 101.01 (2) (f) and a "public building" as defined in s. 101.01 (2) (g) place of employment or a public building and includes, without limitation because of enumeration, wholesale and retail stores, storerooms, office buildings, factories, warehouses, governmental buildings, hotels, hospitals, motels, dormitories, sanatoriums, nursing homes, retirement homes, theaters, stadiums, gymnasiums, amusement park buildings, schools and other buildings used for educational purposes, places of worship and other places of public assembly and all residences including mobile homes, manufactured or industrialized housing, lodging homes and any other building used as a dwelling for one or more persons.
27,3663m Section 3663m. 101.13 (6) (b) to (f) of the statutes are repealed.
27,3664 Section 3664. 101.14 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.14 (1) (c) The department is hereby empowered and directed to provide the form of a course of study in fire prevention for use in the public schools, dealing with the protection of lives and property against loss or damage as a result of preventable fires, and transmit the same by the first day of August in each year to the state superintendent department of public instruction education.
27,3665 Section 3665. 101.143 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (title) Petroleum storage remedial action; financial assistance.
27,3666 Section 3666. 101.143 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (2) (d) The department shall reserve a portion, not to exceed 20%, of the amount annually appropriated under s. 20.445 (1) 20.143 (3) (v) for awards under this section to be used to fund emergency remedial action and claims that exceed the amount initially anticipated.
27,3667 Section 3667. 101.143 (2m) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (2m) Interdepartmental coordination. Whenever the department of industry, labor and human relations development receives a notification under sub. (3) (a) 3. or the department of natural resources receives a notification of a petroleum product discharge under s. 144.76, the department receiving the notification shall contact the other department and shall schedule a meeting of the owner or operator or person owning a home oil tank system and representatives of both departments.
27,3668 Section 3668. 101.143 (3) (ae) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (ae) 1. An owner or operator or a person owning a home oil tank system is not eligible for an award under this section for costs incurred because of a petroleum product discharge from a petroleum product storage system or a home oil tank system that meets the performance standards in 40 CFR 280.20 or s. ILHR 10.51, Wis. adm. code in rules promulgated by the department relating to underground storage tank systems installed after December 22, 1988, except as provided in subd. 2.
27,3669 Section 3669. 101.143 (3) (ae) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (ae) 2. If a petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system that meets the performance standards in 40 CFR 280.20 or s. ILHR 10.51, Wis. adm. code in rules promulgated by the department relating to underground storage tank systems installed after December 22, 1988, is located on a site on which a petroleum product discharge is confirmed before the date on which the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system is installed and the department of natural resources does not issue a case closure letter with respect to that discharge before the installation date, then the owner or operator or person owning the home oil tank system remains eligible for an award for costs incurred because of a petroleum product discharge, from that petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system, which is confirmed, and with respect to which activities under par. (c) or (g) are begun, before January 1, 1996, or before the 91st day after the day on which the department of natural resources issues a case closure letter with respect to the discharge that occurred before the installation of the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system, whichever is earlier.
27,3670 Section 3670. 101.143 (3) (am) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (am) 1. An owner or operator or a person owning a home oil tank system is not eligible for an award under this section for costs incurred because of a petroleum product discharge from a petroleum product storage system or a home oil tank system if the discharge is confirmed, or activities under par. (c) or (g) are begun with respect to that discharge, after the day on which the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system first meets the upgrading requirements in 40 CFR 280.21 (b) to (d) or s. ILHR 10.52 (2) to (4), Wis. adm. code in rules promulgated by the department relating to the upgrading of existing underground storage tank systems, except as provided in subds. 2. to 4.
27,3671 Section 3671. 101.143 (3) (am) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (am) 2. If a petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system first meets the upgrading requirements in 40 CFR 280.21 (b) to (d) or s. ILHR 10.52 (2) to (4), Wis. adm. code in rules promulgated by the department relating to the upgrading of existing underground storage tank systems, after December 31, 1993, and the owner or operator or person owning the home oil tank system applies for private pollution liability insurance covering the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system within 30 days after the day on which the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system first meets those upgrading requirements, then the owner or operator or person remains eligible for an award for costs incurred because of a petroleum product discharge, from that petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system, which is confirmed, and with respect to which activities under par. (c) or (g) are begun, before the 91st day after the day on which the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system first meets those upgrading requirements.
27,3672 Section 3672. 101.143 (3) (am) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (am) 4. If a petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system first meets the upgrading requirements in 40 CFR 280.21 (b) to (d) or s. ILHR 10.52 (2) to (4), Wis. adm. code in rules promulgated by the department relating to the upgrading of existing underground storage tank systems, after April 30, 1991, and is located on a site on which a petroleum product discharge is confirmed before the date on which the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system first meets those upgrading requirements and the department of natural resources does not issue a case closure letter with respect to that discharge before that date, then the owner or operator or person owning the home oil tank system remains eligible for an award for costs incurred because of a petroleum product discharge, from that petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system, which is confirmed, and with respect to which activities under par. (c) or (g) are begun, before January 1, 1996, or before the 91st day after the day on which the department of natural resources issues a case closure letter with respect to the discharge that occurred before the upgrading requirements were met, whichever is earlier.
27,3673 Section 3673. 101.143 (3) (as) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (as) 4. If the department issues an award under this section for remedial action activities that were necessitated by a petroleum product discharge from a petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system that does not meet the performance standards in 40 CFR 280.20 or s. ILHR 10.51, Wis. adm. code in rules promulgated by the department relating to underground storage tank systems installed after December 22, 1988, and that, at the time of that discharge, does not meet the upgrading requirements in 40 CFR 280.21 (b) to (d) or s. ILHR 10.52 (2) to (4), Wis. adm. code in rules promulgated by the department relating to the upgrading of existing underground storage tank systems, then the owner or operator or person owning the home oil tank system remains eligible for an award for costs incurred because of any later petroleum product discharge from the same petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system and within the same area which is confirmed, and with respect to which activities under par. (c) or (g) are begun, before January 1, 1996, or before the 91st day after the day on which the petroleum product storage system or home oil tank system first meets those upgrading requirements, whichever is earlier.
27,3673p Section 3673p. 101.143 (3) (bm) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (bm) Agents. Except as provided in par. (bn), an owner or operator or a person owning a home oil tank system may enter into a written agreement with another a county or any other person under which that county or other person acts as an agent for the owner or operator or person owning a home oil tank system in conducting the activities required under par. (c). The owner or operator or person owning a home oil tank system and the agent shall jointly submit the claim for an award under sub. (4).
27,3674 Section 3674. 101.143 (3) (c) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (c) 4. Receive written approval from the department of natural resources or, if the discharge is covered under s. 101.144 (2) (b), from the department of development that the remedial action activities performed under subd. 3. meet the requirements of s. 144.76.
27,3675 Section 3675. 101.143 (3) (cm) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (cm) Monitoring as remedial action. An owner or operator or person owning a home oil tank system may, with the approval of the department of natural resources or, if the discharge is covered under s. 101.144 (2) (b), the department of development, satisfy the requirements of par. (c) 2. and 3. by proposing and implementing monitoring to ensure the effectiveness of the natural process of degradation of petroleum product contamination.
27,3676 Section 3676. 101.143 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (d) Review of site investigations, remedial action plans and remedial action activities. The department of natural resources or, if the discharge is covered under s. 101.144 (2) (b), the department of development shall, at the request of the claimant, review the site investigation and the remedial action plan and advise the claimant on the adequacy of proposed remedial action activities in meeting the requirements of s. 144.76. The advice is not an approval of the remedial action activities. The department of natural resources or, if the discharge is covered under s. 101.144 (2) (b), the department of development shall complete a final review of the remedial action activities within 60 days after the claimant notifies the appropriate department of natural resources that the remedial action activities are completed.
27,3677b Section 3677b. 101.143 (3) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (e) Notifications. The department of natural resources shall notify the department when it gives the a claimant written approval under par. (c) 4.
27,3678 Section 3678. 101.143 (3) (f) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (3) (f) 5. The written approval of the department of natural resources or the department of development under par. (c) 4.
27,3679 Section 3679. 101.143 (4) (a) 6. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (4) (a) 6. In any fiscal year, the department may not award more than 5% of the amount appropriated under s. 20.445 (1) 20.143 (3) (v) as awards for petroleum product storage systems described in par. (ei) 1.
27,3680 Section 3680. 101.143 (4) (a) 7. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (4) (a) 7. In any fiscal year, the department may not award more than 5% of the amount appropriated under s. 20.445 (1) 20.143 (3) (v) as awards for petroleum product storage systems that are owned by school districts and that are used for storing heating oil for consumptive use on the premises where stored.
27,3680n Section 3680n. 101.143 (4) (dm) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (4) (dm) 1. The department shall issue an award under this paragraph for a claim for eligible costs, under par. (b), incurred on or after May 7, 1994 August 1, 1987, and before July 1, 1998, by the owner or operator of a petroleum product storage system that is not an underground petroleum product storage tank system and for eligible costs, under par. (b), incurred on or after July 1, 1998, by the owner or operator of a petroleum product storage system that is not an underground petroleum product storage tank system if the petroleum product discharge on which the claim is based is confirmed and activities under sub. (3) (c) or (g) are begun before July 1, 1998.
27,3680p Section 3680p. 101.143 (4) (dm) 5. of the statutes is created to read:
101.143 (4) (dm) 5. The department shall recalculate all awards issued under par. (e) before the effective date of this subdivision .... [revisor inserts date], for eligible costs incurred before May 7, 1994, by the owner or operator of a petroleum product storage system that is not an underground petroleum product storage tank system according to the eligibility requirements at the time that the awards were made except that the awards shall be subject to the deductible amounts under subd. 2. and the maximum amounts under subds. 3. and 4. The department shall issue an award under this subdivision for the difference between the award as recalculated under this subdivision and the award issued before the effective date of this subdivision .... [revisor inserts date].
27,3680q Section 3680q. 101.143 (4) (e) 1. a. of the statutes is repealed.
27,3680r Section 3680r. 101.143 (4) (e) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
101.143 (4) (e) 2. The department shall issue the award under this paragraph without regard to fault in an amount equal to the amount of the eligible costs that exceeds a deductible amount of $2,500 plus 5% of the eligible costs, but not more than $7,500 per occurrence, for eligible costs incurred before July 1, 1993, or a deductible amount of $10,000 for eligible costs incurred on or after July 1, 1993 $10,000, except that the deductible amount for a petroleum product storage system that is owned by a school district or a technical college district and that is used for storing heating oil for consumptive use on the premises where stored is 25% of eligible costs and except that the deductible for a petroleum product storage system that is described in par. (ei) 1. is $2,500 plus 5% of the eligible costs, but not more than $7,500 per occurrence without regard to when the eligible costs are incurred.
27,3680s Section 3680s. 101.143 (4) (e) 2m. of the statutes is amended to read:
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