145.245 (1) (dm) "Sewage" means the water-carried wastes created in and to be conducted away from residences, industrial establishments, and public buildings as defined in s. 101.01 (2) (12), with such surface water or groundwater as may be present.
27,4359 Section 4359. 145.245 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
145.245 (3) Maintenance. The department shall establish a maintenance program to be administered by governmental units. The maintenance program is applicable to all new or replacement private sewage systems constructed in a governmental unit after the date on which the governmental unit adopts this program. The maintenance program shall include a requirement of inspection or pumping of the private sewage system at least once every 3 years. Inspections may be conducted by a master plumber, journeyman plumber or restricted plumber licensed under this chapter, a person licensed under s. 146.20 or by an employe of the state or governmental unit designated by the department. The department of natural resources may suspend or revoke a license issued under s. 146.20 or a certificate issued under s. 144.025 (2) (L) to the operator of a septage servicing vehicle if the department of natural resources finds that the licensee or operator falsified information on inspection forms. The department of industry, labor and human relations development may suspend or revoke the license of a plumber licensed under this chapter if the department finds that the plumber falsified information on inspection forms.
27,4360 Section 4360. 146.029 of the statutes is repealed.
27,4361 Section 4361. 146.085 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
146.085 (3) Enforcement. The department, the department of industry, labor and human relations development and the public service commission shall enforce this section within their respective jurisdictions.
27,4362 Section 4362. 146.20 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
146.20 (3) (a) License; application. Every person before engaging in servicing in this state shall submit an application for a license on forms prepared by the department. If the department, after investigation, is satisfied that the applicant has the qualifications, experience, understanding of proper servicing practices, as demonstrated by the successful completion of an examination given by the department, and equipment to perform the servicing in a manner not detrimental to public health it shall issue the license, provided a surety bond has been executed. The license fee shall accompany all applications.
27,4363 Section 4363. 146.20 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
146.20 (3) (b) Expiration date of license. All licenses issued under this section for a period beginning before July 1, 1997, are for one year. All licenses issued under this section for a period beginning after June 30, 1997, are for 2 years. All licenses issued under this section are for one year, expire on June 30 or December 31 and are not transferable. Application for renewal shall be filed on or before July 1 or January 1 June 1 and if filed after that date a penalty shall be charged. The department shall promulgate a rule setting the amount of the penalty for late filing.
27,4364 Section 4364. 146.20 (4) of the statutes is repealed.
27,4365 Section 4365. 146.20 (4s) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
146.20 (4s) (a) 1. For a license under sub. (3) (a) for to a state resident, $25 for each vehicle used for servicing, $25 if the license period begins before July 1, 1997, and $50 if the license period begins after June 30, 1997.
27,4366 Section 4366. 146.20 (4s) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
146.20 (4s) (a) 2. For a license under sub. (3) (a) for to a nonresident licensee, $50, for each vehicle used for servicing, $50 if the license period begins before July 1, 1997, and $100 if the license period begins after June 30, 1997.
27,4367 Section 4367. 146.20 (4s) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
146.20 (4s) (d) In addition to the license fee under par. (a) 1. or 2., the department shall collect from each licensee a groundwater fee of $50 per licensee if the license period begins before July 1, 1997, and $100 if the license period begins after June 30, 1997. The moneys collected under this paragraph shall be credited to the environmental fund for groundwater management.
27,4368 Section 4368. 146.20 (5) (a) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
27,4369 Section 4369. 146.40 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
146.40 (5) (a) The department, in consultation with the technical college system board, shall promulgate rules specifying standards for certification in this state of instructional and competency evaluation programs for nurse's assistants, home health aides and hospice aides. The standards shall include specialized training in providing care to individuals with special needs. The department shall promulgate rules regarding this specialized training in consultation with a private nonprofit organization awarded a grant under s. 46.855.
27,4370 Section 4370. 146.57 of the statutes is amended to read:
146.57 (title) Statewide poison control system program. (3) (title) Regional poison control centers. (a) By July 1, 1994, the The department shall designate no more than 2 regional poison control centers and shall implement any other aspects of a statewide poison control system program. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (ds), the department shall, if the requirement under par. (b) is met, distribute, for fiscal year 1994-95, total funding of not more than $187,500 to each regional poison control center that is so designated in each fiscal year to supplement the operation of the centers program and to provide for the statewide collection and reporting of poison control data by the centers. The department may, but need not, distribute all of the funds in each fiscal year to a single poison control center.
(b) No regional poison control center may be funded receive funds under par. (a) unless there is a matching contribution from the regional the poison control center provides a matching contribution of at least 50% of the state funding for the center. Private funds and in-kind contributions may be used to meet this requirement.
(4) Rule making. The department shall promulgate rules that specify the information that shall be reported to the department by regional under the statewide poison control centers program.
27,4370m Section 4370m. 146.59 of the statutes is created to read:
146.59 University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Board. Subject to 1995 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), section 9159 (2) (k), the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics board shall negotiate and enter into a contractual services agreement with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority that meets the requirements under s. 233.04 (4) and shall comply with s. 233.04 (4m).
27,4378 Section 4378. 146.89 (3) (d) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
27,4379 Section 4379. 146.89 (3) (d) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
146.89 (3) (d) 2. Medical assistance under ss. 49.45 to 49.47 subch. IV of ch. 49.
27,4380 Section 4380. 146.89 (3) (d) 4. of the statutes is repealed.
27,4381 Section 4381. 147.21 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
147.21 (5) In addition to all other civil and criminal penalties prescribed under this chapter, the court may assess as an additional penalty a portion or all of the total costs of the investigation, including monitoring, which led to the establishment of the violation. The court may award the department of justice the reasonable and necessary expenses of the prosecution, including attorney fees. The department of justice shall deposit in the state treasury for deposit into the general fund all moneys that the court awards to the department or the state under this subsection. Ten percent of the money deposited in the general fund that was awarded under this subsection for the costs of investigation and the expenses of prosecution, including attorney fees, shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.455 (1) (gh).
27,4381g Section 4381g. 147.23 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
147.23 (1) Department may recover costs. In an action against any person who violates this chapter or any provision of s. 29.29 or ch. 30, 31 or 144 relating to water quality the department may recover the cost of removing, terminating or remedying the adverse effects upon the water environment resulting from the unlawful discharge or deposit of pollutants into the waters of the state, including the cost of replacing fish or other wildlife destroyed by the discharge or deposit. All moneys recovered under this section shall be deposited into the environmental fund.
27,4382 Section 4382. 150.01 (6m) of the statutes is repealed.
27,4383 Section 4383. 150.01 (6r) of the statutes is repealed.
27,4384 Section 4384. 150.01 (12m) of the statutes is repealed.
27,4385 Section 4385. 150.01 (14) of the statutes is repealed.
27,4386 Section 4386. 150.10 of the statutes is repealed.
27,4387 Section 4387. 150.11 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
150.11 (5) The department may reject the application for approval of a project operated by any person who has repeatedly been subject to the penalties specified in this section or may impose restrictions as part of its approval to ensure compliance with subchs. I, and II and III.
27,4387m Section 4387m. 150.31 (5m) of the statutes is created to read:
150.31 (5m) The department shall decrease the statewide bed limit specified in sub. (1) to account for any reduction in the approved bed capacity of the nursing home operated at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, as specified in s. 45.375 (2).
27,4387n Section 4387n. 150.31 (5r) of the statutes is created to read:
150.31 (5r) The department shall decrease the statewide bed limit specified in sub. (1) by the number of any beds that a nursing home shall agree to reduce in order to convert a separate area of its total area to an assisted living facility under s. 50.034 (4) (b).
27,4388 Section 4388. Subchapter III of chapter 150 [precedes 150.61] of the statutes is repealed.
27,4391 Section 4391. 150.84 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
150.84 (2) "Health care facility" means a facility, as defined in s. 647.01 (4), or any hospital, nursing home, community-based residential facility, county home, county infirmary, county hospital, county mental health center, tuberculosis sanatorium or other place licensed or approved by the department under s. 49.14, 49.16, 49.171, 49.70, 49.71, 49.72, 50.02, 50.03, 50.35, 51.08, 51.09, 58.06, 252.073 or 252.076 or a facility under s. 45.365, 51.05, 51.06 or 252.10 or ch. 142.
27,4391x Section 4391x. 150.93 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
150.93 (2) Except as provided in sub. subs. (3) and (3m), before July 1, 1996, no person may obligate for a capital expenditure or implement services, by or on behalf of a hospital, to increase the approved bed capacity of a hospital unless the person has, prior to May 12, 1992, entered into a legally enforceable contract, promise or agreement with another to so obligate or implement.
27,4392 Section 4392. 150.93 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
150.93 (3) A person may obligate for a capital expenditure, by or on behalf of a hospital, to renovate or replace on the same site existing approved beds of the hospital or to make new construction, if the renovation, replacement or new construction does not increase the approved bed capacity of the hospital, except that obligation for such a capital expenditure that exceeds $1,000,000 is subject to subch. III.
27,4392b Section 4392b. 150.93 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
150.93 (3m) A person may obligate for a capital expenditure or implement services that increase the approved bed capacity of a hospital if the capital expenditure or services are necessitated by a transfer of beds from a public hospital that is operated by a county with a population of 500,000 or more to a private hospital and if the resulting combined total number of approved beds in the 2 hospitals does not increase.
27,4392bm Section 4392bm. 150.93 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
150.93 (5) This section does not apply to a hospital established under s. 45.375 (1).
27,4392c Section 4392c. 150.94 of the statutes is renumbered 150.94 (intro.) and amended to read:
150.94 (title) Definition Definitions. (intro.) In this subchapter, notwithstanding:
(1) Notwithstanding s. 150.01 (12), "hospital" has the meaning given in s. 50.33 (2).
27,4392d Section 4392d. 150.94 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
150.94 (2) "Inpatient facility" has the meaning given in s. 51.01 (10).
27,4392dg Section 4392dg. 150.95 of the statutes is renumbered 150.95 (1).
27,4392dm Section 4392dm. 150.95 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
150.95 (2) This section does not apply to a hospital established under s. 45.375 (1).
27,4392e Section 4392e. 150.951 of the statutes is created to read:
150.951 Exceptions. Section 150.95 does not apply to any of the following:
(a) A transfer of psychiatric or chemical dependency beds from a public hospital that is operated by a county with a population of 500,000 or more and that is not an inpatient facility to a private hospital or to a public hospital that is an inpatient facility, if the resulting combined total of licensed psychiatric or chemical dependency beds in the affected hospitals does not increase.
(b) A transfer of psychiatric or chemical dependency beds from a hospital to a private hospital in the same county that has an existing psychiatric or chemical dependency unit or to a public hospital that is operated by the same county, if the resulting combined total of licensed psychiatric or chemical dependency beds in the affected hospitals decreases from the number that is specified in s. 150.95.
27,4393 Section 4393. 153.05 (4m) of the statutes is repealed.
27,4394 Section 4394. 153.48 of the statutes is repealed.
27,4395 Section 4395. 155.01 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
155.01 (6) "Health care facility" means a facility, as defined in s. 647.01 (4), or any hospital, nursing home, community-based residential facility, county home, county infirmary, county hospital, county mental health center, tuberculosis sanatorium or other place licensed or approved by the department under s. 49.14, 49.16, 49.171, 49.70, 49.71, 49.72, 50.02, 50.03, 50.35, 51.08, 51.09, 58.06, 252.073 or 252.076 or a facility under s. 45.365, 51.05, 51.06 or 252.10 or ch. 142.
27,4396b Section 4396b. 157.062 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.062 (1) Organization. Seven or more residents of the same county may form a cemetery association. They shall meet, select a chairperson and secretary, choose a name, fix the annual meeting date, and elect by ballot not less than 3 nor more than 9 trustees whom the chairperson and secretary shall immediately divide by lot into 3 classes, who shall hold their offices for 1, 2 and 3 years, respectively. Within 3 days, the chairperson and secretary shall certify the corporate name, the names, home addresses and business addresses of the organizers and of the trustees, and their classification, and the annual meeting date acknowledged by them, and, except as provided in sub. (9), deliver the certification to the secretary of state department of financial institutions. The association then has the powers of a corporation.
27,4397b Section 4397b. 157.062 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.062 (2) Amendments. The association may change its name, the number of trustees or the annual meeting date by resolution at an annual meeting, or special meeting called for such purpose, by a majority vote of the members present, and, except as provided in sub. (9), by delivering to the secretary of state department of financial institutions a copy of the resolution, with the date of adoption, certified by the president and secretary or corresponding officers.
27,4398b Section 4398b. 157.062 (6) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.062 (6) (b) If an association that has been dissolved under par. (a), or any group that was never properly organized as a cemetery association, has cemetery grounds and human remains are buried in the cemetery grounds, 5 or more members, or persons interested as determined by order of the circuit judge under par. (c), may publish a class 3 notice, under ch. 985, in the municipality in which the cemetery is located, of the time, place and object of the meeting, assemble and reorganize by the election of trustees and divide them into classes as provided in sub. (1), the commencement of the terms to be computed from the next annual meeting date. The secretary shall enter the proceedings of the meeting on the records. The association is reorganized upon delivery of a copy of the proceedings to the secretary of state department of financial institutions, except as provided in sub. (9). Upon reorganization, the title to the cemetery grounds, trust funds and all other property of the association or group vests in the reorganized association, under the control of the trustees. The reorganized association may continue the name of the dissolved association or may adopt a new name.
27,4399b Section 4399b. 157.062 (6m) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.062 (6m) Forms. The secretary of state department of financial institutions may prescribe and furnish forms for providing the information required under subs. (1) to (6).
27,4400b Section 4400b. 157.062 (9) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.062 (9) Exemptions for certain nonprofit cemeteries. In lieu of delivering a certification, resolution or copy of proceedings to the secretary of state department of financial institutions under sub. (1), (2) or (6) (b), a cemetery association that is not required to be registered under s. 440.91 (1) and that is not organized or conducted for pecuniary profit shall deliver the certification, resolution or copy of proceedings to the office of the register of deeds of the county in which the cemetery is located.
27,4401b Section 4401b. 157.064 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.064 (7) Not more than 30 days after a transfer under sub. (6), the transferring association shall notify the secretary of state department of financial institutions in writing of the transfer, including the name and address of the accepting association or its treasurer. The secretary of state department of financial institutions may prescribe and furnish forms for providing the information required under this subsection.
27,4402 Section 4402. 157.12 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.12 (1) Definition. Notwithstanding s. 157.061 (5), in this section, "department" means the department of industry, labor and human relations development.
27,4403b Section 4403b. 157.62 (1) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
157.62 (1) (a) (intro.) Except as provided in par. (b) and s. 157.625, every cemetery association shall file an annual report with the secretary of state department of financial institutions. The report shall be made on a calendar-year basis unless the secretary of state department of financial institutions, by rule, provides for other reporting periods. The report is due on the 60th day after the last day of the reporting period. The annual report shall include all of the following:
27,4404b Section 4404b. 157.62 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
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