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16,107p Section 107p. 13.48 (14) (d) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (d) 4. If the commission proposes to sell or transfer a parcel of surplus land having a fair market value of at least $20,000 that is not subject to sale under s. 20.9145, the commission shall notify the joint committee on finance in writing of its proposed action. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the parcel may be sold or transferred by the commission. If, within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer, the parcel may be sold or transferred under this subdivision only upon approval of the committee.
16,107pm Section 107pm. 13.48 (14) (d) 4. of the statutes, as affected by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
13.48 (14) (d) 4. If the commission proposes to sell or transfer a parcel of surplus land having a fair market value of at least $20,000 that is not subject to sale under s. 20.9145, the commission shall notify the joint committee on finance in writing of its proposed action. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the parcel may be sold or transferred by the commission. If, within 14 working days after the date of the commission's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed sale or transfer, the parcel may be sold or transferred under this subdivision only upon approval of the committee.
16,108b Section 108b. 13.48 (15) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (15) Acquisition of leasehold interests. The Subject to the requirements of s. 20.924 (1) (i) and (j) , the building commission shall have the authority to acquire leasehold interests in land and buildings where such authority is not otherwise provided to an agency by law.
16,108c Section 108c. 13.48 (19) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (19) Alternatives to state construction. Whenever the building commission determines that the use of innovative types of design and construction processes will make better use of the resources and technology available in the building industry, the building commission may waive any or all of s. 16.855 if such action is in the best interest of the state and if the waiver is accomplished through formal action of the building commission. The building commission may authorize the lease, lease purchase or acquisition of such facilities constructed in the manner authorized by the building commission. The Subject to the requirements of s. 20.924 (1) (i) and (j) , the building commission may also authorize the lease, lease purchase or acquisition of existing facilities in lieu of state construction of any project enumerated in the authorized state building program.
16,108d Section 108d. 13.48 (25p) of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (25p) Biostar initiative. There is created a program, to be known as the biostar initiative, for the purpose of providing financial support to attract federal and private funds to construct biological sciences facilities to spur biological sciences education and research activities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Projects financed under the program shall be designed to provide biological sciences education and research facilities, ancillary systems, and supporting infrastructure. Projects shall be financed from the appropriation under s. 20.866 (2) (z) or as otherwise provided in the authorized state building program.
16,108e Section 108e. 13.48 (27) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.48 (27) Lease of correctional facilities. The Subject to the requirements of s. 20.924 (1) (i) and (j) , the building commission may lease any facility for use of the department of corrections as a part of the authorized state building program, with an option to purchase the facility by the state. Any lease shall provide for the facility to be constructed in accordance with requirements and specifications approved by the department of administration and shall permit inspection of the site and facility by agents of the department.
16,108f Section 108f. 13.48 (31) of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (31) Debt increase for construction of a biomedical research and technology incubator at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. (a) The legislature finds and determines that it is in the public interest to promote the public health and welfare and to provide for economic development in this state by ensuring a fundamental and expanding capacity to conduct biomedical research and to create new technologies; by training students in the substance and methodology of biomedical research; and by providing scientific support to individuals and organizations in this state who are engaged in biomedical research and technological innovation. It is therefore the public policy of this state to assist the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., in the construction of facilities that will be used for biomedical research and the creation of new technologies.
(b) On or after July 1, 2003, the building commission may authorize up to $25,000,000 of general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a biomedical research and technology incubator at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. The state funding commitment for the construction of the incubator shall be in the form of a construction grant to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. Before the building commission may award the construction grant under this paragraph, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., must certify to the building commission that the total funding commitments of the state and nonstate sources will pay for the construction cost of the incubator.
(c) If the building commission awards a construction grant to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., under this subsection, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., shall provide the state with an option to purchase the biomedical research and technology incubator under the following conditions:
1. The option price shall be the appraised fair market value at the time that the option is exercised, less a credit recognizing the amount of the state's construction grant. The option shall be subject to any mortgage or other security interest of any private lenders.
2. The option may be exercised only upon the occurrence of any of the following:
a. Suspension of operation of a program of biomedical research and technology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., or any successor organization.
b. Foreclosure of any mortgage on the incubator by a private lender.
(d) If the state does not exercise the option to purchase the biomedical research and technology incubator under par. (c), and if the incubator is sold to any 3rd party, any agreement to sell the incubator shall provide that the state has the right to receive an amount equal to the construction grants awarded to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., under this subsection from the net proceeds of any such sale after any mortgage on the incubator has been satisfied and all other secured debts have been paid. This right shall be paramount to the right of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc., to the proceeds upon such sale.
16,108h Section 108h. 13.48 (32r) of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (32r) Debt increase for construction of the Discovery Place museum. (a) Subject to par. (b), the building commission may authorize $1,000,000 of general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of the Discovery Place museum as part of the Heritage museum in the city of Racine. The state funding commitment for the construction of the museum shall be in the form of a construction grant to Racine County. Before approving any state funding commitment for the museum and before awarding the construction grant under this paragraph, the building commission shall determine that Racine County has secured additional funding commitments of at least $1,000,000 from nonstate revenue sources.
(b) If the building commission authorizes a grant to Racine County under par. (a) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a Discovery Place museum as part of the Heritage museum, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
16,108m Section 108m. 13.48 (35) of the statutes is created to read:
13.48 (35) HR Academy, Inc., youth and family center. (a) The building commission may authorize up to $1,500,000 in general fund supported borrowing to aid in the construction of a youth and family center for HR Academy, Inc., in the city of Milwaukee. The state funding commitment under this paragraph shall be in the form of a grant to HR Academy, Inc. Before approving any such state funding commitment, the building commission shall determine that HR Academy, Inc., has secured additional funding at least equal to $3,500,000 from nonstate donations for the purpose of constructing a youth and family center.
(b) If the building commission authorizes a grant to HR Academy, Inc., under par. (a) and if, for any reason, the facility that is constructed with funds from the grant is not used as a youth and family center, the state shall retain an ownership interest in the facility equal to the amount of the state's grant.
16,108o Section 108o. 13.489 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.489 (2) Department to report proposed projects. Subject to s. 85.05, the department of transportation shall report to the commission not later than September 15 of each even-numbered year and at such other times as required under s. 84.013 (6) concerning its recommendations for adjustments in the major highway projects program under s. 84.013. If the report under this subsection includes a recommendation to enumerate one or more major highway projects under s. 84.013 (3), the department of transportation shall provide a life cycle cost statement for each proposed project to the governor, the transportation projects commission, the building commission, and the joint committee on finance. The life cycle cost statement shall include an estimate of the costs of constructing, maintaining, resurfacing, minor and major reconditioning, policing, plowing, painting, signing, and reconstructing the major highway project until the first reconstruction of the project is completed.
16,109 Section 109. 13.58 (5) (a) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.58 (5) (a) 5. Upon receipt of strategic plans from the department of administration electronic government, the joint committee on legislative organization and the director of state courts, review and transmit comments concerning the plans to the entities submitting the plans.
16,110 Section 110. 13.58 (5) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.58 (5) (b) 1. Direct the subunit in the department of administration with policy-making responsibility related to information technology electronic government to conduct studies or prepare reports on items related to the committee's duties under par. (a).
16,111 Section 111. 13.58 (5) (b) 4. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.58 (5) (b) 4. (intro.) With the concurrence of the joint committee on finance, direct the department of administration electronic government to report semiannually to the committee and the joint committee on finance concerning any specific information technology system project which is being designed, developed, tested or implemented and which the committees anticipate will have a total cost to the state exceeding $1,000,000 in the current or any succeeding fiscal biennium. The report shall include all of the following:
16,112 Section 112. 13.62 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.62 (2) "Agency" means any board, commission, department, office, society, institution of higher education, council or committee in the state government, or any authority created in ch. 231, 232, 233 or, 234, or 237, except that the term does not include a council or committee of the legislature.
16,113 Section 113. 13.90 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.90 (6) The joint committee on legislative organization shall adopt, revise biennially and submit to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on information policy and technology, the governor and the secretary of administration chief information officer, no later than September 15 of each even-numbered year, a strategic plan for the utilization of information technology to carry out the functions of the legislature and legislative service agencies, as defined in s. 16.70 (6). The plan shall address the business needs of the legislature and legislative service agencies and shall identify all resources relating to information technology which the legislature and legislative service agencies desire to acquire, contingent upon funding availability, the priority for such acquisitions and the justification for such acquisitions. The plan shall also identify any changes in the functioning of the legislature and legislative service agencies under the plan.
16,114 Section 114. 13.93 (2) (h) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.93 (2) (h) Approve specifications and scheduling for computer databases containing the Wisconsin statutes and for the printing of the Wisconsin statutes as prescribed in ss. 16.971 22.03 (6) and 35.56 (5).
16,114g Section 114g. 13.94 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
13.94 (4) (a) 1. Every state department, board, examining board, affiliated credentialing board, commission, independent agency, council or office in the executive branch of state government; all bodies created by the legislature in the legislative or judicial branch of state government; any public body corporate and politic created by the legislature including specifically the Fox River Navigational System Authority, a professional baseball park district, a local professional football stadium district, a local cultural arts district and a family care district created under s. 46.2895; every Wisconsin works agency under subch. III of ch. 49; every provider of medical assistance under subch. IV of ch. 49; technical college district boards; development zones designated under s. 560.71; every county department under s. 51.42 or 51.437; every nonprofit corporation or cooperative to which moneys are specifically appropriated by state law; and every corporation, institution, association or other organization which receives more than 50% of its annual budget from appropriations made by state law, including subgrantee or subcontractor recipients of such funds.
16,114r Section 114r. 13.95 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
13.95 Legislative fiscal bureau. (intro.) There is created a bureau to be known as the "Legislative Fiscal Bureau" headed by a director. The fiscal bureau shall be strictly nonpartisan and shall at all times observe the confidential nature of the research requests received by it; however, with the prior approval of the requester in each instance, the bureau may duplicate the results of its research for distribution. Subject to s. 230.35 (4) (a) and (f), the director or the director's designated employees shall at all times, with or without notice, have access to all state agencies and, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, and the Fox River Navigational System Authority and to any books, records or other documents maintained by such agencies or the authority authorities and relating to their expenditures, revenues, operations and structure.
16,114v Section 114v. 13.95 (1) (dm) of the statutes is created to read:
13.95 (1) (dm) When required to do so under s. 13.0975 (2), prepare prison impact assessments for bills or bill drafts.
16,115 Section 115. 13.95 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
13.95 (1m) Duties of the bureau; biennial budget bill. (a) In this subsection, "version of the biennial budget bill or bills" means the executive biennial budget bill or bills, as modified by an amendment offered by the joint committee on finance, as engrossed by the first house, as concurred in and amended by the 2nd house or as nonconcurred in by the 2nd house, or as reported by any committee on conference.
(b) The legislative fiscal bureau shall prepare a statement of estimated general purpose revenue receipts and expenditures in the biennium following the succeeding biennium based on recommendations in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills. The statement shall contain all of the following:
1. For the 2nd year of the succeeding biennium, a comparison of the following:
a. The amount of moneys projected to be deposited in the general fund during the fiscal year that are designated as "Revenues and Transfers" in the summary in s. 20.005 (1), as published in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills, less the amount designated as the "Opening Balance" in the summary, and adjusted by any one-time deposit of revenues in the general fund.
b. The amount of moneys designated as "Total Expenditures" in the summary in s. 20.005 (1), as published in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills, adjusted by any one-time expenditure of general purpose revenue in excess of $5,000,000.
2. An estimate of the cost of any provision in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills that would, without the enactment of subsequent legislation, increase general purpose revenue expenditures or that would decrease the amount of revenues deposited in the general fund in the biennium following the succeeding biennium.
3. a. An estimate of the increase in general purpose revenue spending that will be required in the biennium following the succeeding biennium for all of the following: general equalization school aids; appropriations to the department of corrections; the medical assistance program under subch. IV of ch. 49; the amount designated as "Compensation Reserves" in the summary under s. 20.005 (1), as printed in the revised schedule that is approved under s. 20.004 (2) for that fiscal biennium; and public debt contracted under subchs. I and IV of ch. 18.
b. For the purpose of making the calculation under subd. 3. a., the bureau shall assume that the increase in general purpose revenue spending between the succeeding biennium and the biennium following the succeeding biennium for each of the items identified in subd. 3. a. is the same as that between the current biennium and the succeeding biennium for these items, as proposed in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills.
4. An estimate of the difference between the amount of tax revenues that will be deposited in the general fund in the biennium following the succeeding biennium and the amount of tax revenues that are deposited in the general fund in the succeeding biennium. For the purpose of making this calculation, the bureau shall:
a. Assume that the amount of tax revenues that are deposited in the general fund in the succeeding biennium is the amount designated as "Taxes" in the summary in s. 20.005 (1), as published in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills.
b. Assume that the annual increase in tax revenues that are deposited in the general fund in each fiscal year of the biennium following the succeeding biennium is the average of the annual increase for each of the 10 preceding fiscal years.
c. Adjust the estimate of the amount of tax revenues that are deposited in the general fund in the biennium following the succeeding biennium by any provision in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills that would affect the amount of tax revenues that are deposited in the general fund in the biennium.
5. a. A comparison of the following: the amount of moneys that are designated as "Revenues and Transfers" in the summary in s. 20.005 (1), as published in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills, and that are available for appropriation in the 2nd year of the succeeding biennium; and an amount that equals the sum of the amount of moneys designated as "Total Expenditures" in the summary in s. 20.005 (1), as published in each version of the biennial budget bill or bills, for the 2nd year of the succeeding biennium and the amount required to fund the increase in general purpose revenue spending in the biennium following the succeeding biennium for each of the items identified in subd. 3. a.
b. The bureau shall present this comparison in the format used for the statement of the condition of the general fund in the statement prepared under s. 20.005 (1).
6. A summary of the amount of additional general purpose revenues that will be available in the biennium following the succeeding biennium for increased expenditures or tax reductions, other than the amount calculated in subd. 4.
16,117 Section 117. 14.019 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
14.019 (2) Effect of appropriation. Subsection (1) continues to apply to any nonstatutory committee created by the governor even if a part of its expenses is later defrayed from state funds, whether under the general appropriation of s. 20.505 (3) (a) (4) (ba) or under an appropriation enacted specifically for the purposes of such committee.
16,118 Section 118. 14.019 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
14.019 (4) Program fees. The governor may authorize any committee created under this section to charge a fee for materials and services provided by it in the course of carrying out its responsibilities. The fee may not exceed the actual cost of the materials or services provided. All fees shall be deposited in credited to the appropriation account for the appropriation made under s. 20.505 (3) (4) (h).
16,119 Section 119. 14.20 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
14.20 (1) (a) "Local governmental unit" has the meaning given in s. 16.97 22.01 (7).
16,120g Section 120g. 14.26 (5g) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
16,120r Section 120r. 14.26 (5g) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
16,121 Section 121. 14.26 (7) of the statutes is repealed.
16,122 Section 122. 14.28 of the statutes is repealed.
16,124m Section 124m. 14.63 (10m) of the statutes is repealed.
16,126m Section 126m. 14.65 of the statutes is created to read:
14.65 Repayment to the general fund. (1) The secretary of administration shall transfer from the tuition trust fund or the college savings program trust fund to the general fund an amount equal to the amount expended from the appropriations under s. 20.505 (9) (a), 1995 stats., and s. 20.585 (2) (a) and (am) when the secretary of administration determines that funds in the tuition trust fund or the college savings program trust fund are sufficient to make the transfer. The secretary of administration may make the transfer in installments.
(2) Annually, by June 1, the state treasurer shall submit a report to the secretary of administration and the joint committee on finance on the amount available for repayment under sub. (1), the amount repaid under sub. (1), and the outstanding balance under sub. (1).
16,126s Section 126s. 14.82 of the statutes is repealed.
16,127 Section 127. 14.90 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
14.90 (2) The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed from the appropriation under s. 20.505 (3) (a) (4) (ba) for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. The commission has the powers granted and the duties granted and imposed under s. 39.80.
16,128 Section 128. 14.90 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
14.90 (3) From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (3) (a) (4) (ba), the department of administration shall pay the costs of membership in and costs associated with the midwestern higher education compact.
16,129 Section 129. 15.01 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
15.01 (2) "Commission" means a 3-member governing body in charge of a department or independent agency or of a division or other subunit within a department, except for the Wisconsin waterways commission which shall consist of 5 members, the parole commission which shall consist of 6 8 members , and the Fox River management commission which shall consist of 7 members. A Wisconsin group created for participation in a continuing interstate body, or the interstate body itself, shall be known as a "commission", but is not a commission for purposes of s. 15.06. The parole commission created under s. 15.145 (1) shall be known as a "commission", but is not a commission for purposes of s. 15.06.
16,130 Section 130. 15.01 (4) of the statutes, as affected by 1999 Wisconsin Act 9, section 12n, is repealed and recreated to read:
15.01 (4) "Council" means a part-time body appointed to function on a continuing basis for the study, and recommendation of solutions and policy alternatives, of the problems arising in a specified functional area of state government, except the Wisconsin land council has the powers specified in s. 16.965 (3) and (5) and the powers granted to agencies under ch. 227, the Milwaukee River revitalization council has the powers and duties specified in s. 23.18, the council on physical disabilities has the powers and duties specified in s. 46.29 (1) and (2), the state council on alcohol and other drug abuse has the powers and duties specified in s. 14.24, and, before January 1, 2001, the council on health care fraud and abuse has the powers and duties specified in s. 146.36.
16,131 Section 131. 15.06 (1) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
16,132 Section 132. 15.06 (3) (a) 4. of the statutes is repealed.
16,135 Section 135. 15.07 (2) (L) of the statutes is created to read:
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