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Date of enactment: December 17, 2001
2001 Assembly Bill 553 Date of publication*: January 4, 2002
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 1999-00 : 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].
2001 WISCONSIN ACT 35
An Act to renumber 108.02 (12m) (c) and (d); to renumber and amend 108.02 (12m) (intro.), 108.02 (12m) (a) and (b), 108.02 (12m) (e) and 108.09 (3) (a); to amend 20.445 (1) (gh) (title), 20.445 (1) (nb) (title), 49.45 (10), 108.02 (10m), 108.02 (13) (a), 108.02 (15) (f) (intro.), 108.02 (15) (g) (intro.), 108.02 (15) (j) 4. and 5., 108.02 (15) (k) 18. c., 108.02 (15) (k) 19. b., 108.02 (15) (n), 108.02 (22m), 108.04 (2) (a) 3., 108.04 (7) (h), 108.04 (8) (c), 108.04 (13) (d) 4. (intro.), 108.04 (16) (b), 108.04 (17) (b), 108.04 (17) (e), 108.04 (17) (h), 108.05 (1) (L) (intro.), 108.05 (7) (a) 1., 108.05 (7) (f) 1., 108.065 (1), 108.16 (6) (g), 108.16 (6m) (a), 108.16 (8) (b) (intro.), 108.16 (8) (b) 2., 108.16 (8) (b) 3., 108.16 (8) (c) 3., 108.16 (8) (e) 3., 108.16 (8) (f), 108.17 (2), 108.19 (1e) (a) and (d), 108.19 (1m), 108.20 (3), 108.22 (1) (am), 108.22 (1) (b), 108.22 (1) (e), 108.22 (1m), 108.225 (1) (a) to (c) and 108.225 (16) (intro.); and to create 108.02 (15) (gm), 108.02 (15) (j) 6., 108.02 (15) (k) 20., 108.02 (17m), 108.02 (20g), 108.02 (21c), 108.02 (21e), 108.02 (23g), 108.02 (29), 108.05 (1) (m) and (n), 108.065 (1m), 108.067, 108.09 (3) (a) 2., 108.14 (2e), 108.14 (19), 108.141 (7) (c), 108.152, 108.16 (8) (c) 4., 108.16 (8) (e) 4., 108.16 (8) (L), 108.17 (2c), 108.17 (2g), 108.22 (1) (ad) and 230.12 (1) (g) of the statutes; relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, appointment of temporary reserve appeal tribunals, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
35,1 Section 1. 20.445 (1) (gh) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.445 (1) (gh) (title) Unemployment tax and accounting system information technology systems; assessments.
35,2 Section 2. 20.445 (1) (nb) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.445 (1) (nb) (title) Unemployment tax and accounting system information technology systems; federal moneys.
35,3 Section 3. 49.45 (10) of the statutes is amended to read:
49.45 (10) Rule-making powers and duties. The department is authorized to promulgate such rules as are consistent with its duties in administering medical assistance. The department shall promulgate a rule defining the term "part-time intermittent care" for the purpose of s. 49.46.
35,4 Section 4. 108.02 (10m) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.02 (10m) Educational service agency. "Educational service agency" means a governmental entity or Indian tribal unit which is established and operated exclusively for the purpose of providing services to one or more educational institutions.
35,5 Section 5. 108.02 (12m) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 108.02 (24m) (intro.) and amended to read:
108.02 (24m) Employee service Temporary help company. (intro.) "Employee service " Temporary help company" means a leasing company or temporary help service an entity which contracts with clients or customers a client to supply individuals to perform services for the client or customer on a temporary basis to support or supplement the workforce of the client in situations such as personnel absences, temporary personnel shortages, and workload changes resulting from seasonal demands or special assignments or projects, and which, both under contract and in fact:
35,6 Section 6. 108.02 (12m) (a) and (b) of the statutes are renumbered 108.02 (24m) (a) and (b) and amended to read:
108.02 (24m) (a) Negotiates with clients or customers for such matters as time, place, type of work, working conditions, quality, and price of the services;
(b) Determines assignments or reassignments of individuals to its clients or customers, even if the individuals retain the right to refuse specific assignments;
35,7 Section 7. 108.02 (12m) (c) and (d) of the statutes are renumbered 108.02 (24m) (c) and (d).
35,8 Section 8. 108.02 (12m) (e) of the statutes is renumbered 108.02 (24m) (e) and amended to read:
108.02 (24m) (e) Hires and terminates individuals who perform services for the clients or customers.
35,9 Section 9. 108.02 (13) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.02 (13) (a) "Employer" means every government unit and Indian tribe, and any person, association, corporation, whether domestic or foreign, or legal representative, debtor in possession or trustee in bankruptcy or receiver or trustee of a person, partnership, association, or corporation, or guardian of the estate of a person, or legal representative of a deceased person, any partnership or partnerships consisting of the same partners, except as provided in par. (L), any limited liability company or limited liability companies consisting of the same members, except as provided in par. (kL), and any fraternal benefit society as defined in s. 614.01 (1) (a), which is subject to this chapter under the statutes of 1975, or which has had employment in this state and becomes subject to this chapter under this subsection and, notwithstanding any other provisions of this section, any service insurance corporation organized or operating under ch. 613, except as provided in s. 108.152 (6) (a) 3.
35,10 Section 10. 108.02 (15) (f) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.02 (15) (f) (intro.) "Employment" as applied to work for a government unit or Indian tribe, except as such unit or tribe duly elects otherwise with the department's approval, does not include service:
35,11 Section 11. 108.02 (15) (g) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.02 (15) (g) (intro.) "Employment" as applied to work for a government unit, an Indian tribe, or a nonprofit organization, except as such unit, tribe, or organization duly elects otherwise with the department's approval, does not include service:
35,12 Section 12. 108.02 (15) (gm) of the statutes is created to read:
108.02 (15) (gm) "Employment," as applied to work for an Indian tribe, does not include service performed after the department terminates application of this chapter to the tribe under s. 108.152 (6) (a) 3.
35,13 Section 13. 108.02 (15) (j) 4. and 5. of the statutes are amended to read:
108.02 (15) (j) 4. In the employ of a hospital by a patient of such hospital; or
5. In any quarter in the employ of any organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (a) of the internal revenue code, other than an organization described in section 401 (a) or 501 (c) (3) of such code, or under section 521 of the internal revenue code, if the remuneration for such service is less than $50.; or
35,14 Section 14. 108.02 (15) (j) 6. of the statutes is created to read:
108.02 (15) (j) 6. By a nonresident alien for the period that he or she is temporarily present in the United States as a nonimmigrant under 8 USC 1101 (a) (15) (F), (J), (M), or (Q), if the service is performed to carry out the purpose for which the alien is admitted to the United States, as provided in 8 USC 1101 (a) (15) (F), (J), (M), or (Q), or by the spouse or minor child of such an alien if the spouse or child was also admitted to the United States under 8 USC 1101 (a) (15) (F), (J), (M), or (Q) for the same purpose.
35,15 Section 15. 108.02 (15) (k) 18. c. of the statutes is amended to read:
108.02 (15) (k) 18. c. The amount of the lease payment is not contingent upon the income generated through the use of the motor vehicle or equipment during the lease term; or
35,16 Section 16. 108.02 (15) (k) 19. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
108.02 (15) (k) 19. b. The individual has been paid or is treated as having been paid wages or other remuneration of $500 or more during his or her base period for services performed for at least one employer other than the seasonal employer which is subject to the unemployment insurance law of any state or the federal government.; or
35,17 Section 17. 108.02 (15) (k) 20. of the statutes is created to read:
108.02 (15) (k) 20. Provided to a recipient of medical assistance under ch. 49 by an individual who is not an employee of a home health agency, if the service is:
a. Private duty nursing service or part-time intermittent care authorized under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 6. g., for which medical assistance reimbursement is available as a covered service, provided by an individual who is certified by the department of health and family services under s. 49.45 (2) (a) 11. as a nurse in independent practice or as an independent nurse practitioner; or
b. Respiratory care service for ventilator-dependent individuals authorized under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 6m., for which medical assistance reimbursement is available as a covered service, provided by an individual who is certified by the department of health and family services under s. 49.45 (2) (a) 11. as a provider of respiratory care services in independent practice.
35,18 Section 18. 108.02 (15) (n) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.02 (15) (n) If any employment for a government unit, Indian tribe, or nonprofit organization excluded under other paragraphs of this subsection is required by the federal unemployment tax act, the social security act, or any other federal law, to be employment covered by this chapter as a condition for approval of this chapter for full tax credit against the tax imposed by the federal unemployment tax act, such exclusion shall not apply under this chapter.
35,19 Section 19. 108.02 (17m) of the statutes is created to read:
108.02 (17m) "Indian tribe" has the meaning given in 25 USC 450b (e), and includes any subdivision, subsidiary, or business enterprise that is wholly owned by such an entity.
35,20 Section 20. 108.02 (20g) of the statutes is created to read:
108.02 (20g) Part-time intermittent care. "Part-time intermittent care", as defined by the department of health and family services under s. 49.45 (10), means skilled nursing service that is provided in the home of a recipient of medical assistance under ch. 49 under a written plan of care that specifies the medical necessity of the care.
35,21 Section 21. 108.02 (21c) of the statutes is created to read:
108.02 (21c) Private-duty nursing service. "Private-duty nursing service" means skilled nursing service under a written plan of care that specifies the medical necessity of the care, which is provided to a recipient of medical assistance under ch. 49 whose medical condition requires more continuous skilled nursing service than may be provided as part-time intermittent care.
35,22 Section 22. 108.02 (21e) of the statutes is created to read:
108.02 (21e) Professional employer organization. "Professional employer organization" means any person who contracts to provide the nontemporary, ongoing employee workforce of a client under a written leasing contract and who under contract and in fact:
(a) Has the right to hire and terminate the employees who perform services for the client and to reassign the employees to other clients;
(b) Sets the rate of pay of the employees, whether or not through negotiations;
(c) Has the obligation to and pays the employees from its own accounts;
(d) Has a general right of direction and control over the employees, including corporate officers, which right may be shared with the client to the degree necessary to allow the client to conduct its business, meet any fiduciary responsibility, or comply with any applicable regulatory or statutory requirements;
(e) Assumes responsibility for the unemployment insurance coverage of the employees, files all required reports, pays all required contributions or reimbursements due on the wages of the employees, and otherwise complies with all of the provisions of this chapter that are applicable to employers on behalf of the client;
(f) Has the obligation to establish, fund, and administer employee benefit plans for the employees; and
(g) Provides notice of the employee leasing arrangement to the employees.
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