1997 WISCONSIN ACT 200
An Act to repeal and recreate 39.47 (2); and to create 39.47 (2g) of the statutes; relating to: various changes to the Minnesota-Wisconsin student reciprocity agreement.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
39.47 (2) The agreement under this section shall provide for the waiver of nonresident tuition for a resident of either state who is enrolled in a public vocational school located in the other state. The agreement shall also establish a reciprocal fee structure for residents of either state who are enrolled in public institutions of higher education, other than vocational schools, located in the other state. The reciprocal fee may not exceed the higher of the resident tuition that would be charged the student at the public institution of higher education in which the student is enrolled or the resident tuition that would be charged the student at comparable public institutions of higher education located in his or her state of residence, as specified in the annual administrative memorandum under sub. (2g). The agreement shall take effect on July 1, 1998. The agreement is subject to the approval of the joint committee on finance under s. 39.42.
39.47 (2g) of the statutes is created to read:
39.47 (2g) Prior to each academic year, the board and the designated body representing the state of Minnesota shall prepare an administrative memorandum that establishes policies and procedures for implementation of the agreement for the upcoming academic year, including a description of how the reciprocal fee structure shall be determined for purposes of sub. (2), and the board shall submit the administrative memorandum to the joint committee on finance. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the board that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the administrative memorandum within 14 working days after the date of the submittal, the administrative memorandum may be implemented as proposed by the board. If, within 14 working days after the date of the submittal, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the board that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the administrative memorandum, the administrative memorandum may be implemented only upon approval of the committee.
(1) Minnesota-Wisconsin student reciprocity agreement. The treatment of section 39.47 (2) and (2g) of the statutes first applies to students enrolled in and reciprocal fees for the 1998-99 academic year.