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).
(b)Transfer of fine arts in state buildings program.
1. `Assets and liabilities.' On the effective date of this subdivision, the assets and liabilities of the department of tourism, as created by this act, that are primarily related to the fine arts in state buildings program of the arts board, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the department of administration.
2. `Positions and employes.'
a.  On the effective date of this subdivision 2. a., all full-time equivalent positions in the department of tourism, as created by this act, having duties primarily related to the fine arts in state buildings program, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred to the department of administration.
b.  All incumbent employes holding positions specified in subdivision 2. a. are transferred on the effective date of this subdivision 2. b. to the department of administration.
c.  Employes transferred under subdivision 2. 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 administration that they enjoyed in the department of tourism immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statues, no employe so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
3.  `Tangible personal property.' On the effective date of this subdivision, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of tourism that is primarily related to the fine arts in state buildings program of the arts board, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of administration.
4. `Contracts.' All contracts entered into by the department of tourism in effect on the effective date of this subdivision that are primarily related to the fine arts in state buildings program of the arts board, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of administration. The department of administration shall carry out any such contractual obligations unless modified or rescinded by the department of administration to the extent allowed under the contract.
5. `Application.' This paragraph applies if the joint committee on finance does not approve the funding report of the arts board under paragraph (a).
27,9106 Section 9106. Nonstatutory provisions; banking.
(1)   Transfer of functions to division of banking.
(a)  On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the office of the commissioner of banking shall become the assets and liabilities of the division of banking.
(b)  On the effective date of this paragraph, 74.0 FTE PR positions in the office of the commissioner of banking and the incumbent employes holding those positions are transferred to the division of banking.
(c)  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 division of banking that they enjoyed in the office of the commissioner of banking 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, 14.5 FTE PR positions in the office of the commissioner of banking are deauthorized.
(e)  On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the office of the commissioner of banking is transferred to the division of banking.
(f)  All contracts entered into by the office of the commissioner of banking in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect and are transferred to the division of banking. The division of banking shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the division of banking to the extent allowed under the contract.
(g)  All rules promulgated by the office of the commissioner of banking that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until amended or repealed by the division of banking. All orders issued by the office of the commissioner of banking that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration date or until modified or rescinded by the administrator of the division of banking.
(h)  All matters pending with the office of the commissioner of banking on the effective date of this paragraph are transferred to the division of banking and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the office of the commissioner of banking with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the division of banking.
27,9108 Section 9108.(4) Nonstatutory provisions; building commission.
(1) 1995-97 Authorized state building program. For the fiscal years beginning on July 1, 1995, and ending on June 30, 1997, the authorized state building program is as follows: - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF
(2) 1993-95 State building program deletions. In 1993 Wisconsin Act 16, section 9108 (1) (m) 2., under projects financed by program revenue supported borrowing, the 1993-95 state building program project identified as "Wisconsin veterans home at King - Wastewater treatment plant expansion" is deleted and the appropriate totals are decreased accordingly.
(2g)Juvenile facility construction plan approval. Prior to acting under section 13.48 (10) of the statutes to approve the construction, reconstruction, remodeling of or addition to any of the following projects, the build ing commission shall submit to the joint committee on finance plans for that construction, reconstruction, remodeling or addition and obtain the approval of that committee of those plans:
(a) The 250 juvenile secured correctional program beds authorized under 1993 Wisconsin Act 377, section 9108 (1) (a).
(b) The juvenile assessment and evaluation center authorized under subsection (1) (d) 1.
(c) The 75-bed female youth center expansion at the Southern Wisconsin Center for the Developmentally Disabled authorized under subsection (1) (d) 1.
(3)Programs previously authorized. In addition to the projects and financing authority enumerated under subsection (1), the building and financing authority enumerated under the previous authorized state building programs is continued in the 1995-97 fiscal biennium.
(4)Loans. During the 1995-97 fiscal biennium, the building commission may make loans from general fund supported borrowing or the building trust fund to state agencies, as defined in section 20.001 (1) of the statutes, for projects which are to be utilized for programs not funded by general purpose revenue and which are authorized under subsection (1) (p).
(5)Project contingency funding reserve. During the 1995-97 fiscal biennium, the building commission may allocate moneys from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (yg) of the statutes, as affected by this act, for contingency expenses in connection with any project in the authorized state building program.
(6)Capital equipment funding allocation.
(a) During the 1995-97 fiscal biennium, the building commission may allocate moneys from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (ym) of the statutes, as affected by this act, for capital equipment acquisition in connection with any project in the authorized state building program.
(b) During the 1995-97 fiscal biennium, the building commission may allocate moneys from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (ym) of the statutes, as affected by this act, for the replacement of capital equipment of the educational communications board. The money allocated under this paragraph may be used in conjunction with any matching funds available to the educational communications board.
(c) During the 1995-97 fiscal biennium, the building commission may allocate moneys from the appropriation under section 20.866 (2) (ym) of the statutes, as affected by this act, to acquire other priority capital equipment for state agencies, as defined in section 20.001 (1) of the statutes.
(7)Prison expansion project. Notwithstanding section 20.924 (1) (d) of the statutes, the building commission may not authorize the contracting of public debt under section 18.06 (4) of the statutes for, or the construction under section 13.48 (10) of the statutes of, the project identified under subsection (1) (b) 4. as "Prison expansion project", unless the state receives at least $50,000,000 in federal funding for the project.
(11g)State capitol south wing renovation and restoration. No contract for the renovation and restoration of the south wing of the state capitol may be entered into without completion of final plans, arrangement for supervision of construction and prior approval by the building commission. Upon such completion, arrangement and approval, the department of administration shall proceed with construction and shall transfer the amounts required to finance the construction from the appropriation account under section 20.855 (9) (a) of the statutes, as created by this act, to the capital improvement fund.
(12)State fair park projects. Notwithstanding section 18.04 (2) of the statutes, the building commission shall not authorize public debt to be contracted for the building projects identified in subsection (1) (i) as the "Youth and athlete facility" or the "Coliseum renovation" until the commission receives a copy of and approves the report required under Section 9152 (1z) of this act.
27,9110 Section 9110.(3) Nonstatutory provisions; circuit courts.
(1t)Court reporter overtime study. The director of state courts shall conduct a study of court reporter overtime, training costs and transcript volume, ways to reduce the costs related to court reporter overtime and more efficient methods of transcribing court proceedings. By January 1, 1997, the director of state courts shall submit a report of the results of that study to the governor and to the joint committee on finance.
27,9111 Section 9111. Nonstatutory provisions; conservation corps board.
(1)  Transfer to the department of industry, labor and human relations.
(a)  Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of administration primarily related to the functions of the Wisconsin conservation corps board, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the assets and liabilities of the department of industry, labor and human relations.
(b)  Employe transfers.
1.  All incumbent employes holding positions in the department of administration who are performing duties primarily related to the functions of the Wisconsin conservation corps board, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred on the effective date of this subdivision to the department of industry, labor and human relations.
2.  All corps enrollees as described under section 16.20 (10) (a) of the statutes, as affected by this act, are transferred on the effective date of this subdivision to the department of industry, labor and human relations.
(c)  Employe status. Employes transferred under paragraph (b) 1. have all the rights and the same status under subchapter V of chapter 111 and chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of industry, labor and human relations 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 Wisconsin conservation corps board, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of industry, labor and human relations.
(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 Wisconsin conservation corps board, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of industry, labor and human affairs. The department of industry, labor and human relations shall carry out any such contractual obligations until modified or rescinded by the department of industry, labor and human relations to the extent allowed under the contract.
(3p)Increase in minimum wage. If the Wisconsin conservation corps board submits a request under section 13.101 of the statutes, as affected by this act, that the joint committee on finance take action to fund increased corps enrollee support costs related to an increase in the minimum wage as required to be paid under section 16.20 (10) (c) of the statutes, as affected by this act, the requirement of a finding of emergency under section 13.101 (3) (a) 1. of the statutes does not apply to such a request. This subsection does not apply after June 30, 1997.
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