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15.215(1) (1)Information technology management board. There is created an information technology management board that is attached to the department of electronic government under s. 15.03. The board shall consist of the governor, the cochairpersons of the joint committee on information policy and technology or a member of the legislature from the same house as a cochairperson designated by that cochairperson, one member of the minority party in each house of the legislature, appointed in the same manner as members of standing committees are appointed, the secretary of administration, 2 heads of departments or independent agencies appointed to serve at the pleasure of the governor, 2 other members appointed to serve for 4-year terms, and the chief information officer.
15.215 History History: 2001 a. 16, 104.
15.22 15.22 Department of workforce development; creation. There is created a department of workforce development under the direction and supervision of the secretary of workforce development.
15.22 History History: 1977 c. 29; 1995 a. 27 s. 9130 (4); 1997 a. 3.
15.223 15.223 Same; specified divisions.
15.223(1) (1)Division of equal rights. There is created in the department of workforce development a division of equal rights.
15.223 History History: 1995 a. 27 ss. 144, 9130 (4); 1997 a. 3, 27; 1999 a. 9; 2001 a. 16.
15.225 15.225 Same; attached boards and commission.
15.225(1)(1)Labor and industry review commission. There is created a labor and industry review commission which is attached to the department of workforce development under s. 15.03, except the budget of the labor and industry review commission shall be transmitted by the department to the governor without change or modification by the department, unless agreed to by the labor and industry review commission.
15.225(2) (2)Wisconsin conservation corps board.
15.225(2)(a)(a) Creation. There is created a Wisconsin conservation corps board which is attached to the department of workforce development under s. 15.03.
15.225(2)(b) (b) Membership. The Wisconsin conservation corps board consists of 7 members appointed by the governor from various areas of the state in a manner designed to provide regional, environmental and agricultural representation. One member of the board shall be a member or employee of a local workforce development board established under 29 USC 2832.
15.225(2)(c) (c) Liaison representatives. The secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection, the secretary of health and family services, the secretary of workforce development, the secretary of natural resources and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, or a designee of such a secretary or the chancellor, shall serve as liaison representatives to the Wisconsin conservation corps board, and provide information to and assist the board. The liaison representatives are not board members and may not vote on any board decision or action.
15.225(2)(d) (d) Terms. Members of the Wisconsin conservation corps board shall serve staggered 6-year terms.
15.225(3) (3)Governor's work-based learning board.
15.225(3)(a)(a) There is created a governor's work-based learning board which is attached to the department of workforce development under s. 15.03.
15.225(3)(b) (b) The governor's work-based learning board shall consist of the following members:
15.225(3)(b)1. 1. The governor.
15.225(3)(b)2. 2. The state superintendent of public instruction.
15.225(3)(b)3. 3. The president of the technical college system board.
15.225(3)(b)4. 4. The director of the technical college system board.
15.225(3)(b)5. 5. The secretary of workforce development.
15.225(3)(b)6. 6. An administrator of a division in the department of workforce development, designated by the governor.
15.225(3)(b)6g. 6g. One member who is a representative of organized labor and one member who is a representative of business and industry, appointed as are the members of assembly standing committees.
15.225(3)(b)6m. 6m. One member who is a representative of organized labor and one member who is a representative of business and industry, appointed as are the members of senate standing committees.
15.225(3)(b)7g. 7g. Two members who are representatives of organized labor, appointed by the governor to serve at the pleasure of the governor.
15.225(3)(b)8g. 8g. Two members who are representatives of business and industry, appointed by the governor to serve at the pleasure of the governor.
15.225(3)(b)8m. 8m. Two members having experience in secondary vocational education and work-based learning who are not public officers and who do not possess the qualifications of the members under subds. 6g., 6m., 7g. and 8g. appointed by the governor to serve at the pleasure of the governor.
15.225(3)(b)9. 9. One member, who is not a public officer and who does not possess the qualifications of the members under subds. 6g., 6m., 7g. and 8g., to represent the interests of the public, appointed by the governor to serve at the pleasure of the governor.
15.227 15.227 Same; councils.
15.227(3)(3)Council on unemployment insurance. There is created in the department of workforce development a council on unemployment insurance appointed by the secretary of workforce development to consist of 5 representatives of employers and 5 representatives of employees appointed to serve for 6-year terms and a permanent classified employee of the department of workforce development who shall serve as nonvoting chairperson. In making appointments to the council, the secretary shall give due consideration to achieving balanced representation of the industrial, commercial, construction, nonprofit and public sectors of the state's economy. One of the employer representatives shall be an owner of a small business or a representative of an association primarily composed of small businesses. In this subsection, "small business" means an independently owned and operated business which is not dominant in its field and which has had less than $2,000,000 in gross annual sales for each of the previous 2 calendar years or has 25 or fewer employees. A member vacates his or her office if the member loses the status upon which his or her appointment is based.
15.227(4) (4)Council on worker's compensation. There is created in the department of workforce development a council on worker's compensation appointed by the secretary of workforce development to consist of a designated employee of the department of workforce development as chairperson, 5 representatives of employers, and 5 representatives of employees. The secretary of workforce development shall also appoint 3 representatives of insurers authorized to do worker's compensation insurance business in this state as nonvoting members of the council.
15.227(8) (8)Council on migrant labor. There is created in the department of workforce development a council on migrant labor. Nonlegislative members shall serve for staggered 3-year terms and shall include 6 representatives of employers of migrant workers and 6 representatives of migrant workers and their organizations. Two members of the senate and 2 members of the assembly shall be appointed to act as representatives of the public. Legislative members shall be appointed as are members of standing committees and shall be equally divided between the 2 major political parties.
15.227(11) (11)Self-insurers council. There is created in the department of workforce development a self-insurers council consisting of 5 members appointed by the secretary of workforce development for 3-year terms.
15.227(13) (13)Wisconsin apprenticeship council. There is created in the department of workforce development a Wisconsin apprenticeship council appointed by the labor and industry review commission.
15.227(17) (17)Labor and management council.
15.227(17)(a)(a) There is created in the department of workforce development a labor and management council to advise the department of workforce development about sponsoring labor and management conferences and meetings and promoting positive relations between labor and management.
15.227(17)(b) (b) The council shall have 21 members, serving 5-year terms, consisting of:
15.227(17)(b)1. 1. Eight representatives of the labor community in this state.
15.227(17)(b)2. 2. Eight representatives of the management community in this state.
15.227(17)(b)3. 3. Five nonvoting members who are public employees or officials.
15.25 15.25 Department of justice; creation. There is created a department of justice under the direction and supervision of the attorney general.
15.253 15.253 Same; specified divisions.
15.253(2) (2)Division of criminal investigation. There is created in the department of justice a division of criminal investigation.
15.253(4) (4)Division of narcotics and dangerous drugs. There is created in the department of justice a division of narcotics and dangerous drugs. The administrator of the division shall be appointed by the attorney general in the unclassified service, to serve at the pleasure of the attorney general.
15.255 15.255 Same; attached boards.
15.255(1) (1)Law enforcement standards board. There is created a law enforcement standards board which is attached to the department of justice under s. 15.03.
15.255(1)(a) (a) The board shall be composed of 15 members as follows:
15.255(1)(a)1. 1. Six representatives of local law enforcement in this state at least one of whom shall be a sheriff and at least one of whom shall be a chief of police.
15.255(1)(a)2. 2. One district attorney holding office in this state.
15.255(1)(a)3. 3. Two representatives of local government in this state who occupy executive or legislative posts.
15.255(1)(a)4. 4. One public member, not employed in law enforcement, who is a citizen of this state.
15.255(1)(a)5. 5. The secretary of transportation or the secretary's designee.
15.255(1)(a)6. 6. The attorney general or a member of the attorney general's staff designated by the attorney general.
15.255(1)(a)7. 7. The executive staff director of the office of justice assistance in the department of administration.
15.255(1)(a)8. 8. The secretary of natural resources or the secretary's designee.
15.255(1)(a)9. 9. The special agent in charge of the Milwaukee office of the federal bureau of investigation, or a member of the special agent's staff designated by the special agent, who shall act in an advisory capacity but shall have no vote.
15.255(1)(b) (b) The members of the board under par. (a) 1. to 4. shall be appointed for staggered 4-year terms, but no member shall serve beyond the time when the member ceases to hold the office or employment by reason of which the member was initially eligible for appointment.
15.255(1)(c) (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of any statute, ordinance, local law or charter provision, membership on the board does not disqualify any member from holding any other public office or employment, or cause the forfeiture thereof.
15.255(2) (2)Crime victims rights board.
15.255(2)(a)(a) There is created a crime victims rights board which is attached to the department of justice under s. 15.03.
15.255(2)(b) (b) The crime victims rights board shall be composed of 5 members as follows:
15.255(2)(b)1. 1. One district attorney holding office in this state.
15.255(2)(b)2. 2. One representative of local law enforcement in this state.
15.255(2)(b)3. 3. One person who is employed or contracted by a county board of supervisors under s. 950.06 to provide services for victims and witnesses of crimes.
15.255(2)(b)4. 4. Two members, not employed in law enforcement, by a district attorney or as specified in subd. 3., who are citizens of this state.
15.255(2)(c) (c) The members of the crime victims rights board specified in par. (b) 2. and 3. shall be appointed by the attorney general. One of the members specified in par. (b) 4. shall be appointed by the crime victims council and the other member shall be appointed by the governor. The member specified in par. (b) 1. shall be appointed by the Wisconsin District Attorneys Association.
15.255(2)(d) (d) The members of the crime victims rights board under par. (a) shall be appointed for 4-year terms, but no member shall serve beyond the time when the member ceases to hold the office or employment by reason of which the member was initially eligible for appointment.
15.255(2)(e) (e) Notwithstanding the provisions of any statute, ordinance, local law or charter provision, membership on the crime victims rights board does not disqualify any member from holding any other public office or employment, or cause the forfeiture thereof.
15.257 15.257 Same; councils.
15.257(2)(2)Crime victims council. There is created in the department of justice a crime victims council consisting of 15 persons appointed by the attorney general for staggered 3-year terms. Of the 15 members, 10 shall be citizen members, 2 shall represent organizations providing victim support services and one each shall be representatives of law enforcement, district attorneys and the judiciary. The citizen members shall have demonstrated sensitivity and concern for crime victims.
15.31 15.31 Department of military affairs; creation. There is created a department of military affairs under the direction and supervision of the adjutant general who shall be appointed by the governor for a 5-year term. The adjutant general may be reappointed to successive terms. Notwithstanding s. 17.28, if a vacancy occurs in the office of the adjutant general, the governor shall appoint a successor for a 5-year term. Appointees shall be officers actively serving in the national guard of Wisconsin who have had at least 5 years of continuous federally recognized commissioned service in the active army national guard of Wisconsin or active air national guard of Wisconsin or a combination thereof immediately preceding the date of appointment and have attained at least the rank of lieutenant colonel.
15.31 History History: 1981 c. 35; 1983 a. 391; 1987 a. 63; 1989 a. 19.
15.313 15.313 Same; specified division.
15.313(1) (1)Division of emergency management. There is created in the department of military affairs a division of emergency management. The administrator of this division shall be nominated by the governor and with the advice and consent of the senate appointed, to serve at the pleasure of the governor.
15.313 History History: 1989 a. 31 ss. 58, 83; 1995 a. 247.
15.34 15.34 Department of natural resources; creation.
15.34(1)(1) There is created a department of natural resources under the direction and supervision of the natural resources board.
15.34(2) (2)
15.34(2)(a)(a) The natural resources board shall consist of 7 members appointed for staggered 6-year terms.
15.34(2)(b) (b) At least 3 members of the natural resources board shall be from the territory north, and at least 3 members of the board shall be from the territory south, of a line running east and west through the south limits of the city of Stevens Point.
15.34(2)(c) (c) No person may be appointed to the natural resources board, or remain a member of the board, who receives, or has during the previous 2 years received, a significant portion of his or her income directly or indirectly from holders of or applicants for permits issued by the department under ch. 283, except that this paragraph does not apply to permits issued under s. 283.33.
15.34(2)(d) (d) The majority of members of the natural resources board may not derive a significant portion of their incomes from persons who are subject to permits or enforcement orders under ch. 285. Each board member shall inform the governor of any significant change in the income that he or she derives from persons who are subject to permits or enforcement orders under ch. 285.
15.34(2)(e) (e) The restrictions in pars. (c) and (d) do not apply with respect to permits or licenses held or applied for by agencies, departments, or subdivisions of this state.
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