(c)  Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration primarily related to administration of the Kickapoo valley reserve, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of tourism, as created by this act.
(d)  Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to the administration of the Kickapoo valley reserve, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of tourism, as created by this act. The department of tourism shall carry out any such contractual obligations unless modified or rescinded by the department of tourism to the extent allowed under the contracts.
(14)  Sentencing commission.
(a)  Rules and guidelines. On the effective date of this paragraph, all rules and guidelines promulgated by the sentencing commission are void.
(b)  Contracts. All contracts entered into by the sentencing commission in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect and are transferred to the department of administration. The department of administration shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the department of administration to the extent allowed under the contract.
(15)  Privacy council and privacy advocate.
(a)  Contracts. All contracts entered into by the privacy council or the privacy advocate in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect and are transferred to the department of administration. The department of administration shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the department of administration to the extent allowed under the contract.
(b)  Pending matters. Any matter pending with either the privacy council or the privacy advocate on the effective date of this paragraph is transferred to the department of administration and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the privacy council or the privacy advocate with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the department of administration.
(16)  Recycling market development board.
(a)  On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of administration primarily related to the functions of the recycling market development board, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
(b)  On the effective date of this paragraph, the tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration primarily used by the recycling market development board, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
(c)  All contracts entered into by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are related primarily to the functions of the recycling market development board, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System. The board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System shall carry out any obligations under those contracts unless modified or rescinded by the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System to the extent allowed under the contract.
(eg) Notwithstanding section 15.105 (20) (c) 3. of the statutes, as affected by this act, all of the persons who are, immediately before the effective date of this paragraph, members of the recycling market development board representing responsible units shall continue to serve on the board until their terms expire.
(em) The recycling market development board shall submit the initial strategic plan required under section 159.41 of the statutes, as created by this act, to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature, as determined by the presiding officer of each house, in the manner provided in section 13.172 (3) of the statutes, by November 1, 1995, or the 90th day after the effective date of this paragraph, whichever is later.
(17)  Clean water fund administration emergency rules. Using the procedure under section 227.24 of the statutes, the department of administration may promulgate rules for the clean water fund program under sections 144.241 and 144.2415 of the statutes, as affected by this act, for the period before permanent rules take effect, but not to exceed the period authorized under section 227.24 (1) (c) and (2) of the statutes. Notwithstanding section 227.24 of the statutes, the department need not provide evidence of the necessity of preservation of the public peace, health, safety or welfare in promulgating rules under this subsection.
(18t)Public defender information system report. Prior to submitting a request to the governor under section 16.505 (2) (a) of the statutes or taking action under section 16.515 (1) of the statutes to authorize full-time equivalent positions or to provide funding for the purpose of establishing an information system for the office of the state public defender, the secretary of administration shall submit a report to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance concerning:
(a) An implementation plan and associated costs for the proposed system.
(b) The costs of long-term support for the proposed system, including maintenance and training associated with the proposed system.
(c) The planned integration of the proposed system with other judicial and justice information systems.
(19)  Payment to the director of state courts. From the appropriations under section 20.505 (6) (g) of the statutes, as affected by this act, and section 20.505 (6) (pb) of the statutes, the department of administration shall pay $154,600 in fiscal year 1995-96 and $160,000 in fiscal year 1996-97 to the director of state courts to reimburse Milwaukee County for costs incurred in operating one circuit court branch in the 1st judicial administrative district that primarily handles drug-related cases.
(20g)Transfer of division of trust lands and investments.
(a) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, all assets and liabilities of the department of administration relating to the division of trust lands and investments shall become the assets and liabilities of the office of the state treasurer.
(b) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration relating to the division of trust lands and investments are transferred to the office of the state treasurer.
(c) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of administration relating to the division of trust lands and investments, which are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph, remain in effect and are transferred to the office of the state treasurer. The office of the state treasurer shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the office of the state treasurer to the extent allowed under the contract.
(d) Employe transfers and status. On the effective date of this paragraph, all incumbent employes holding positions in the department of administration relating to the division of trust lands and investments, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred to the office of the state treasurer. Employes transferred under this paragraph have all rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes that they enjoyed in the department of administration. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class may be required to serve a probationary period.
(e) Pending matters. Any matter pending with the department of administration relating to the division of trust lands and investments on the effective date of this paragraph, is transferred to the office of the state treasurer and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the department of administration with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the office of the state treasurer.
(f) Rules and orders. All rules promulgated by the department of administration relating to the division of trust lands and investments that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph, remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the office of the state treasurer. All orders issued by the department of administration relating to the division of trust lands and investments that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph, remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the office of the state treasurer.
(20m)Establishment of print-to-mail center. The department of administration shall submit to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance a report containing a plan for establishment of a print-to-mail center, at least 2 months prior to establishment of such a center. The plan shall include descriptions of the funding and position modifications required to establish such a center and the impact of the proposed center on individual state agencies and private businesses, and shall provide information concerning protection of privacy and access to public records in relation to operation of the center.
(20t)Plan for centralized state check processing. No later than January 1, 1996, the department of administration shall submit a plan to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance for creation and operation of a centralized center for the processing of checks issued by the state.
(21g)Information technology infrastructure standards implementation plan. The department of administration shall, pursuant to section 16.971 (2) (j) of the statutes, prescribe basic infrastructure standards for information technology systems development by the department and other executive branch agencies as defined in section 16.97 (5m) of the statutes, as created by this act. No later than January 1, 1996, the department shall submit to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on information policy a plan for implementation of the standards. The plan shall include a schedule for implementation of the standards, and an analysis of funding requirements for direct and related costs of implementation, including software conversion, technical support and staff training.
(21h)Standardized information technology project costing methodology.
(a) In this subsection "information technology" has the meaning given in section 16.97 (6) of the statutes.
(b) No later than January 1, 1996, the department of administration shall develop and submit to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance and the cochairpersons of the joint committee on information technology a standardized methodology for evaluating and measuring the cost of any information technology project and the cost savings to be realized by the state as a result of implementation of the project.
(21ho)Procurement of information technology services. No later than January 1, 1996, the department of administration shall submit to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on information policy proposed legislation that :
(a)Provides for speedier and more flexible competitive procedures for state procurement of information technology equipment, systems and services.
(b) Establishes terms and conditions under which an agency that is required to procure computer services from the division of information technology services under section 16.78 (1) of the statutes may instead procure services from a private vendor.
(c) Limits the application of services provided under section 16.76 (4) of the statutes to telecommunications services.
(21i)Initial information technology development projects.
(a) In accordance with section 16.515 (1) of the statutes, the secretary of administration shall provide a single notification to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance of all information technology development projects for which the department of administration proposes to award grants under section 16.971 (5) of the statutes, as created by this act, in the 1995-96 fiscal year. The notification shall include a detailed description of each project proposed to be funded, the total cost of the project, the anticipated annual commitment from the information technology investment fund required to complete the project and the project completion date.
(b) In approving grants under section 16.971 (5) of the statutes, as created by this act, for the 1995-96 fiscal year, the department of administration shall accord priority consideration to the following projects:
1. Department of administration: state information technology operations.
2. Department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection: consumer information.
3. Department of corrections: distance education.
4. Department of corrections: integrated learning.
5. Department of corrections: records imaging.
6. Department of corrections: scheduling software.
7. Department of development: interactive voice response.
8. Department of development: Wisconsin travel information center automation.
9. Department of health and social services: information technology services.
10. Department of justice: updating of departmental networks.
11. Department of natural resources: all-terrain vehicle-boat-snowmobile registration.
12. Department of natural resources: campground telephone reservation.
13. Department of natural resources: outdoor skills initiative.
14. Department of public instruction: voice response-facsimile transmission return.
15. Department of revenue: Milwaukee refund inquiry.
16. Board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System: distance education.
(22g)Educational technology board. Notwithstanding the length of term specified in section 15.105 (26) (a) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by this act, the initial terms of the members appointed under section 15.105 (26) (a) 1. and 9. of the statutes, as created by this act, expire on May 1, 1996; the initial terms of the members appointed under section 15.105 (26) (a) 2. and 5. of the statutes, as created by this act, expire on May 1, 1997; the initial terms of the members appointed under section 15.105 (26) (a) 3. and 6. of the statutes, as created by this act, expire on May 1, 1998; and the initial terms of the members appointed under section 15.105 (26) (a) 7. and 8. of the statutes, as created by this act, expire on May 1, 1999.
27,9102 Section 9102.(0) Nonstatutory provisions; adolescent pregnancy prevention and pregnancy services board.
(1z)Education now and babies later curriculum development. Of the amounts appropriated under section 20.434 (1) (a) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the adolescent pregnancy prevention and pregnancy services board shall expend not more than $10,000 in fiscal year 1996-97 to develop, or purchase, and provide the education now and babies later curriculum.
27,9104 Section 9104. Nonstatutory provisions; agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
(2g)Farmland preservation report. The department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection shall examine alternative methods for administering a farmland preservation tax credit payback requirement for persons who withdraw from the farmland preservation program and shall submit the results of its findings to the legislature, in the manner provided under section 13.172 (2) of the statutes, and to the governor no later than January 1, 1996. The report shall include, at a minimum, all of the following:
(a) A cost-benefit analysis of a system under which the amount of the payback is based on an amount per acre scale that considers the length of time that the landowner has participated in the program and the total amount of tax credits received on the land removed from the program.
(b) An estimate of the impact on collections of a provision that requires the payback to be made in full before final approval by the local unit of government of a request to rezone farmland from exclusive agricultural use.
(3)   Plat review transfer.
(a)  On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection primarily related to plat review, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the department of development.
(b)  On the effective date of this paragraph, the employes of the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection primarily performing duties related to plat review, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred to the department of development.
(c)  Employes transferred under paragraph (b) to the department of development have all of the rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of development that they enjoyed in the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(d)  On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection that is primarily related to plat review, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of development.
(e)  All contracts entered into by the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to plat review, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of development. The department of development shall carry out any obligations under those contracts unless modified or rescinded by the department of development to the extent allowed under the contract.
(f)  All rules promulgated by the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection relating to plat review that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the department of development. All orders issued by the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection relating to plat review that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until rescinded or modified by the department of development.
(g)  Any matter pending with the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection on the effective date of this paragraph relating to plat review is transferred to the department of development and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection with respect to the pending matter are considered to have been submitted to or taken by the department of development.
(4g)Funding report; sustainable agriculture grant program. By June 1, 1996, the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection shall submit a funding report to the senate and assembly standing committees with jurisdiction over agricultural matters, as determined by the speaker of the assembly and the president of the senate, specifying how the department will identify and secure revenue sources for the purpose of funding the sustainable agriculture grant program under section 93.47 of the statutes, as affected by this act. The committees, following their review, shall approve or disapprove the funding report. If the funding report is not approved by both committees by June 20, 1996, all of the following shall occur:
(a) The chairpersons of the committees shall send a notice of disapproval to the revisor of statutes for publication in the Wisconsin administrative register.
(b) The sustainable agriculture grant program shall be eliminated, effective July 1, 1996.
(5)  Efficiency measures. By September 1, 1995, the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance recommending how savings in fiscal year 1996-97 of $513,100 resulting from budgetary efficiency measures should be allocated among the department's general purpose revenue appropriations. The report shall identify the programs, positions and expenditure categories to be eliminated or reduced. If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the report within 14 working days after the date that the department submits the report, the department's recommendations shall be implemented. If, within 14 working days after the date that the department submits the report, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the report, the department's recommendations may be implemented only upon approval of the committee.
(5g)Rules on fees for laboratory certification. The department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection shall submit proposed rules required under section 93.12 (7) of the statutes, as affected by this act, to the legislative council staff for review under section 227.15 (1) of the statutes no later than March 1, 1996.
(5q)Board of agriculture, trade and consumer protection. Notwithstanding the requirement under section 15.13 of the statutes, as affected by this act, that the board of agriculture, trade and consumer protection consist of 5 members with an agricultural background and 2 members who are consumer representatives, beginning on July 1, 1996, the board shall continue to consist of 6 members with an agricultural background and one consumer representative until such time as a vacancy oc curs among the members with an agricultural background. At the time that such a vacancy occurs, a consumer representative shall be appointed for a 6-year term to fill the vacancy or, if the vacancy has occurred because a member has resigned, a consumer representative shall be appointed to fill the unexpired term. Thereafter, the board of agriculture, trade and consumer protection shall consist of 5 members with an agricultural background and 2 members who are consumer representatives.
27,9105 Section 9105. Nonstatutory provisions; arts board.
(1)   Transfer of arts board to department of tourism.
(a)  Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of administration that are primarily related to the functions of the arts board, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the department of tourism, as created by this act.
(b)   Employe transfers. All incumbent employes holding positions in the department of administration performing duties that are primarily related to the functions of the arts board, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred on the effective date of this paragraph to the department of tourism.
(c)  Employe status. Employes transferred under paragraph (b) have all the rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of tourism that they enjoyed in the department of administration immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(d)  Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration that is primarily related to the functions of the arts board, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of tourism.
(e)  Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to the functions of the arts board, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of tourism. The department of tourism shall carry out any such contractual obligations unless modified or rescinded by the department of tourism to the extent allowed under the contract.
(2)  Efficiency measures. By September 1, 1995, the arts board shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance recommending how savings in fiscal year 1995-96 of $141,700 and in fiscal year 1996-97 of $283,400 resulting from budgetary efficiency measures should be allocated among the board's general purpose revenue appropriations. The report shall include a specific plan for implementing the allocations that identifies the programs, positions and expenditure categories to be reduced or eliminated. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the arts board that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the report within 14 working days after the date of the submittal, the recommendation may be implemented as proposed by the arts board. If, within 14 working days after the date of the submittal, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the arts board that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the report, the recommendation may be implemented only upon approval of the committee.
(3g)Funding report ; elimination of arts board.
(a)Report to joint committee on finance. By September 1, 1996, the arts board shall submit a funding report to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance specifying how the arts board will identify and secure revenue sources for the purpose of funding the operations of the arts board, including grant programs. The joint committee on finance, following its review, shall approve or disapprove the funding report. If the funding report is not approved by the joint committee on finance by May 1, 1997, all of the following shall occur:
1. The cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance shall send a notice of disapproval to the revisor of statutes for publication in the Wisconsin administrative register.
2. The arts board and all of its functions shall be eliminated, effective July 1, 1997, except for the transfer of the fine arts in state buildings program to the department of administration under paragraph (b).
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