Date of enactment: June 27, 1996
1995 Assembly Bill 739 Date of publication*: June 28, 1996
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1993-94: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
1995 WISCONSIN ACT 464
(Vetoed in Part)
An Act to amend 46.977 (2) (a); and to create 20.435 (7) (bg) and 46.856 of the statutes; relating to: providing funding for the long-term support community options program, the long-term care ombudsman program, the guardianship grant program and Alzheimer's disease training and information grants and making appropriations.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
464,1 Section 1. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF
464,2 Section 2. 20.435 (7) (bg) of the statutes is created to read:
20.435 (7) (bg) Alzheimer's disease; training and information grants. The amounts in the schedule to provide a grant to an organization to carry out the activities related to Alzheimer's disease under s. 46.856.
464,3 Section 3. 46.856 of the statutes is created to read:
46.856 Alzheimer's disease; training and information grants. From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (bg), the department shall award a grant to at least one private nonprofit organization, as defined in s. 108.02 (19), to do all of the following:
(1) Provide training and technical assistance to the staff of county departments under ss. 46.215, 46.22 and 46.23, to the staff of administering agencies designated under s. 46.87 (3) (c) and to other providers of services to persons with Alzheimer's disease, as defined in s. 46.87 (1) (a).
(2) Determine the need for and create appropriate services to persons with Alzheimer's disease in coordination with local agencies and service providers.
(3) Collect and disseminate information on Alzheimer's disease, coordinate public awareness activities related to the disease and advise the department on public policy issues concerning the disease.
464,4 Section 4. 46.977 (2) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 1995 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
46.977 (2) (a) Annually, prior to April 30, an organization may apply to the department for a grant under this section for the purpose of recruiting, training, monitoring and assisting guardians for persons determined to be incompetent under ch. 880. By June 30, the department shall determine which organizations will receive a grant during the following fiscal year based on the criteria under par. (c). No grant may be awarded unless the applicant provides matching funds equal to 10% of the amount of the award. The department shall make grants under this section from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (7) (cg).
464,5 Section 5. Appropriation changes; aging and long-term care board.
(1) Long-term care ombudsman program. In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the board on aging and long-term care under section 20.432 (1) (a) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, the dollar amount is increased by $91,500 for fiscal year 1996-97 to increase the authorized FTE positions for the board on aging and long-term care by 2.0 GPR positions, beginning on July 1, 1996, for performance of services under section 16.009 (2) (b) of the statutes.
464,6 Section 6. Appropriation changes; health and social services.
(1) Guardianship grant program. In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of health and social services under section 20.435 (7) (cg) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, the dollar amount is increased by $68,600 for fiscal year 1996-97 to increase funding for the purpose for which the appropriation is made.
(2) Long-term support community options program medical assistance waiver. In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of health and social services under section 20.435 (7) (bd) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, the dollar amount is increased by $886,400 for fiscal year 1996-97 to increase funding for assessments, case plans and services under section 46.27 (11) of the statutes.
(3) Long-term support community options program. In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of health and social services under section 20.435 (7) (bd) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 1995, the dollar amount is increased by $420,800 for fiscal year 1996-97 to increase funding for assessments, case plans and services under section 46.27 (7) of the statutes.
464,7 Section 7. Effective dates. This act takes effect on the day after publication, except as follows:
(1) Guardianship grants. The treatment of section 46.977 (2) (a) of the statutes takes effect on July 1, 1996.
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