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(c) The Wisconsin Covenant Foundation, Inc., shall expend funds appropriated under s. 20.505 (4) (bm) in adherence with the uniform travel schedule amounts approved under s. 20.916 (8). The Wisconsin Covenant Foundation, Inc., may not expend funds appropriated under s. 20.505 (4) (bm) on entertainment, foreign travel, payments to persons not providing goods or services to The Wisconsin Covenant Foundation, Inc., or for other purposes prohibited by contract between The Wisconsin Covenant Foundation, Inc., and the department.
(3) Coordinate the postsecondary education promotional activities of the department, the persons specified in sub. (1), and The Wisconsin Covenant Foundation, Inc., and prevent duplication of effort in conducting those activities.
(5) On or before July 1, 2009, and every July 1 thereafter, submit to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the appropriate standing committees under s. 13.172 (3), a report on the postsecondary education promotional activities conducted by The Wisconsin Covenant Foundation, Inc., using funds provided under s. 20.505 (4) (bm).
20,79m Section 79m. 16.40 (24) of the statutes is created to read:
16.40 (24) Aids for certain local purchases and projects. Provide funding from the appropriation under s. 20.855 (4) (fs) on a one-time basis in the 2007-08 fiscal year for the purposes specified in 2007 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), section 9155 (5a).
20,79n Section 79n. 16.40 (24) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
20,80b Section 80b. 16.41 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.41 (4) In this section, "authority" means a body created under subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or under ch. 231, 233, 234, or 237, or 279.
20,81b Section 81b. 16.417 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.417 (1) (b) "Authority" means a body created under subch. II of ch. 114 or ch. 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, or 237, or 279.
20,85b Section 85b. 16.47 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.47 (1) Except as provided in s. 16.529 (2) and subject to s. 25.40 (3) (c), the executive budget bill or bills shall incorporate the governor's recommendations for appropriations for the succeeding biennium. The appropriation method shown in the bill or bills shall in no way affect the amount of detail or manner of presentation which may be requested by the joint committee on finance. Appropriation requests may be divided into 3 allotments: personal services, other operating expenses and capital outlay or such other meaningful classifications as may be approved by the joint committee on finance.
20,85c Section 85c. 16.50 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.50 (1) (a) Each department except the legislature and the courts shall prepare and submit to the secretary an estimate of the amount of money which it proposes to expend, encumber or distribute under any appropriation in ch. 20. The department of administration shall prepare and submit estimates for expenditures from appropriations under ss. 20.855, 20.865, 20.866 and 20.867. The secretary may waive the submission of estimates of other than administrative expenditures from such funds as he or she determines, but the secretary shall not waive submission of estimates for the appropriations under s. 20.285 (1) (im) and (n) nor for expenditure of any amount designated as a refund of an expenditure under s. 20.001 (5). Estimates shall be prepared in such form, at such times and for such time periods as the secretary requires. Revised Except as provided in par. (c), revised and supplemental estimates may be presented at any time under rules promulgated by the secretary.
20,85e Section 85e. 16.50 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
16.50 (1) (c) 1. The department may not approve any revised or supplemental estimate submitted by the department of transportation under par. (a) for any appropriation of federal funds under s. 20.395 unless the department of transportation has submitted a request to revise or supplement the estimate to the joint committee on finance and the request is approved under subd. 2. or the department of transportation has submitted a plan including the revised or supplemental estimate to the joint committee on finance under s. 84.03 (2) (b) 1. and the plan is approved under s. 84.03 (2) (c).
2. If the department of transportation submits a request under subd. 1. and the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the department of transportation within 14 working days after the date of the submittal that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the request, the request is approved. If, within 14 working days after the date of the submittal, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the department of transportation that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the request, the department of administration may not revise or supplement any estimate specified in the request until it is approved by the committee, as submitted or as modified.
20,85f Section 85f. 16.50 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.50 (6) Proportional spending. If the secretary determines that expenditures of general purpose or segregated fund revenues are utilized to match revenues received under s. 16.54 or 20.001 (2) (b) for the purposes of combined program expenditure, the secretary may require that disbursements of the general purpose revenue and corresponding segregated revenue be in direct proportion to the amount of program revenue or corresponding segregated revenue which is available or appropriated in ch. 20 or as condition of a grant or contract. If Subject to sub. (1) (c), if the secretary makes such a determination, the agency shall incorporate the necessary adjustments into the expenditure plans provided for in sub. (1).
20,86b Section 86b. 16.52 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.52 (7) Petty cash account. Petty cash account. With the approval of the secretary, each agency that is authorized to maintain a contingent fund under s. 20.920 may establish a petty cash account from its contingent fund. The procedure for operation and maintenance of petty cash accounts and the character of expenditures therefrom shall be prescribed by the secretary. In this subsection, "agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch. 231, 233, 234, or 237, or 279.
20,86d Section 86d. 16.527 (2) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 16.527 (2) (am).
20,86h Section 86h. 16.527 (2) (ad) of the statutes is created to read:
16.527 (2) (ad) "Aggregate expected debt service and net exchange payments" means the sum of the following:
1. The aggregate net payments expected to be made and received under a specified interest exchange agreement under sub. (4) (e).
2. The aggregate debt service expected to be made on obligations related to that agreement.
3. The aggregate net payments expected to be made and received under all other interest exchange agreements under sub. (4) (e) relating to those obligations that are in force at the time of executing the agreement.
20,87 Section 87. 16.527 (4) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.527 (4) (e) At Subject to pars. (h) and (i), at the time of, or in anticipation of, contracting for the appropriation obligations and at any time thereafter so long as the appropriation obligations are outstanding, the department may enter into agreements and ancillary arrangements relating to the appropriation obligations, including trust indentures, liquidity facilities, remarketing or dealer agreements, letter of credit agreements, insurance policies, guaranty agreements, reimbursement agreements, indexing agreements, or interest exchange agreements. Any payments made or received pursuant to any such agreement or ancillary arrangement shall be made from or deposited as provided in the agreement or ancillary arrangement. The determination of the department included in an interest exchange agreement that such agreement relates to an appropriation obligation shall be conclusive.
20,88 Section 88. 16.527 (4) (h) of the statutes is created to read:
16.527 (4) (h) 1. Subject to subd. 2., the terms and conditions of an interest exchange agreement under par. (e) shall not be structured so that, as of the trade date of the agreement, both of the following are reasonably expected to occur:
a. The aggregate expected debt service and net exchange payments relating to the agreement during the fiscal year in which the trade date occurs will be less than the aggregate expected debt service and net exchange payments relating to the agreement that would be payable during that fiscal year if the agreement is not executed.
b. The aggregate expected debt service and net exchange payments relating to the agreement in subsequent fiscal years will be greater than the aggregate expected debt service and net exchange payments relating to the agreement that would be payable in those fiscal years if the agreement is not executed.
2. Subd. 1. shall not apply if either of the follow occurs:
a. The department receives a determination by the independent financial consulting firm that the terms and conditions of the agreement reflect payments by the state that represent on-market rates as of the trade date for the particular type of agreement.
b. The department provides written notice to the joint committee on finance of its intention to enter into an agreement that is reasonably expected to satisfy subd. 1., and the joint committee on finance either approves or disapproves, in writing, the department's entering into the agreement within 14 days of receiving the written notice from the commission.
3. This paragraph shall not limit the liability of the state under an agreement if actual contracted net exchange payments in any fiscal year exceed original expectations.
20,88d Section 88d. 16.527 (4) (i) of the statutes is created to read:
16.527 (4) (i) With respect to any interest exchange agreement or agreements specified in par. (e), all of the following shall apply:
1. The department shall contract with an independent financial consulting firm to determine if the terms and conditions of the agreement reflect a fair market value, as of the proposed date of the execution of the agreement.
2. The interest exchange agreement must identify by maturity, bond issue, or bond purpose the obligation to which the agreement is related. The determination of the department included in an interest exchange agreement that such agreement relates to an obligation shall be conclusive.
3. The resolution authorizing the department to enter into any interest exchange agreement shall require that the terms and conditions of the agreement reflect a fair market value as of the date of execution of the agreement, as reflected by the determination of the independent financial consulting firm under subd. 1., and shall establish guidelines for any such agreement, including the following:
a. The conditions under which the department may enter into the agreements.
b. The form and content of the agreements.
c. The aspects of risk exposure associated with the agreements.
d. The standards and procedures for counterparty selection.
e. The standards for the procurement of, and the setting aside of reserves, if any, in connection with, the agreements.
f. The provisions, if any, for collateralization or other requirements for securing any counterparty's obligations under the agreements.
g. A system for financial monitoring and periodic assessment of the agreements.
20,88h Section 88h. 16.527 (4) (j) of the statutes is created to read:
16.527 (4) (j) Semiannually, during any year in which the state is a party to an agreement entered into pursuant to par. (e), the department shall submit a report to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance listing all such agreements. The report shall include all of the following:
1. A description of each agreement, including a summary of its terms and conditions, rates, maturity, and the estimated market value of each agreement.
2. An accounting of amounts that were required to be paid and received on each agreement.
3. Any credit enhancement, liquidity facility, or reserves, including an accounting of the costs and expenses incurred by the state.
4. A description of the counterparty to each agreement.
5. A description of the counterparty risk, the termination risk, and other risks associated with each agreement.
20,89b Section 89b. 16.528 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.528 (1) (a) "Agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch. 231, 233, 234, or 237, or 279.
20,90b Section 90b. 16.53 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.53 (2) Improper invoices. If an agency receives an improperly completed invoice, the agency shall notify the sender of the invoice within 10 working days after it receives the invoice of the reason it is improperly completed. In this subsection, "agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch. 231, 233, 234, or 237, or 279.
20,91 Section 91. 16.53 (10) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.53 (10) (a) If an emergency arises which requires the department to draw vouchers for payments which will be in excess of available moneys in any state fund, the secretary, after notifying the joint committee on finance under par. (b), may prorate and establish priority schedules for all payments within each fund, including those payments for which a specific payment date is provided by statute, except as otherwise provided in this paragraph. The secretary shall draw all vouchers according to the preference provided in this paragraph. All direct or indirect payments of principal or interest on state bonds and notes issued under subch. I of ch. 18 and payments due, if any, under an agreement or ancillary arrangement entered into under s. 18.06 (8) (a) relating to any public debt contracted under subchs. I and IV of ch. 18 have first priority. All direct or indirect payments of principal or interest on state notes issued under subch. III of ch. 18 have 2nd priority. No payment having a 1st or 2nd priority may be prorated or reduced under this subsection. All state employee payrolls have 3rd priority. The secretary shall draw all remaining vouchers according to a priority determined by the secretary. The secretary shall maintain records of all claims prorated under this subsection.
20,92b Section 92b. 16.54 (9) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
16.54 (9) (a) 1. "Agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association, society or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, which is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch. 231, 233, 234, or 237, or 279.
20,95 Section 95. 16.54 (12) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.54 (12) (b) The department of workforce development children and families may not expend or encumber any moneys received under s. 20.445 credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.437 (2) (mm) or (3) (mm) unless the department of workforce development children and families submits a plan for the expenditure of the moneys to the department of administration and the department of administration approves the plan.
20,98 Section 98. 16.54 (12) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.54 (12) (d) At the end of each fiscal year, the department of administration shall determine the amount of moneys that remain in the appropriation accounts under ss. 20.435 (8) (mm) and 20.445 20.437 (2) (mm) and (3) (mm) that have not been approved for encumbrance or expenditure by the department pursuant to a plan submitted under par. (a) or (b) and shall require that such moneys be lapsed to the general fund. The department shall notify the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance, in writing, of the department's action under this paragraph.
20,100b Section 100b. 16.70 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.70 (2) "Authority" means a body created under subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or under ch. 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, or 237, or 279.
20,101d Section 101d. 16.71 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.71 (1m) The department shall not delegate to any executive branch agency, other than the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System, the authority to enter into any contract for materials, supplies, equipment, or contractual services relating to information technology or telecommunications prior to review and approval of the contract by the department. No executive branch agency, other than the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System, may enter into any such contract without review and approval of the contract by the department. Any executive branch agency that enters into a contract relating to information technology under this section shall comply with the requirements of s. 16.973 (13). Any delegation to the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System is subject to the limitations prescribed in s. 36.11 (49).
20,101k Section 101k. 16.72 (2) (e) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.72 (2) (e) (intro.) In writing the specifications under this subsection, the department and any other designated purchasing agent under s. 16.71 (1) shall incorporate requirements for the purchase of products made from recycled materials and recovered materials if their use is technically and economically feasible. Each authority other than the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, and the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, in writing specifications for purchasing by the authority, shall incorporate requirements for the purchase of products made from recycled materials and recovered materials if their use is technically and economically feasible. The specifications shall include requirements for the purchase of the following materials:
20,101L Section 101L. 16.72 (2) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.72 (2) (f) In writing specifications under this subsection, the department, any other designated purchasing agent under s. 16.71 (1), and each authority other than the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, and the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority shall incorporate requirements relating to the recyclability and ultimate disposition of products and, wherever possible, shall write the specifications so as to minimize the amount of solid waste generated by the state, consistent with the priorities established under s. 287.05 (12). All specifications under this subsection shall discourage the purchase of single-use, disposable products and require, whenever practical, the purchase of multiple-use, durable products.
20,102 Section 102. 16.75 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 2005 Wisconsin Act 141, is amended to read:
16.75 (1) (a) 1. All orders awarded or contracts made by the department for all materials, supplies, equipment, and contractual services to be provided to any agency, except as otherwise provided in par. (c) and subs. (2), (2g), (2m), (3m), (3t), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10e), and (10m) and ss. 16.73 (4) (a), 16.751, 16.754, 16.964 (8), 50.05 (7) (f), 153.05 (2m) (a), and 287.15 (7), and 301.265, shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder, taking into consideration life cycle cost estimates under sub. (1m), when appropriate, the location of the agency, the quantities of the articles to be supplied, their conformity with the specifications, and the purposes for which they are required and the date of delivery.
20,102e Section 102e. 16.75 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.75 (1m) The department shall award each order or contract for materials, supplies or equipment on the basis of life cycle cost estimates, whenever such action is appropriate. Each authority other than the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority and, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, and the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority shall award each order or contract for materials, supplies or equipment on the basis of life cycle cost estimates, whenever such action is appropriate. The terms, conditions and evaluation criteria to be applied shall be incorporated in the solicitation of bids or proposals. The life cycle cost formula may include, but is not limited to, the applicable costs of energy efficiency, acquisition and conversion, money, transportation, warehousing and distribution, training, operation and maintenance and disposition or resale. The department shall prepare documents containing technical guidance for the development and use of life cycle cost estimates, and shall make the documents available to local governmental units.
20,103 Section 103. 16.75 (6) (bm) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.75 (6) (bm) If the secretary determines that it is in the best interest of this state to do so, he or she may waive any requirement under subs. (1) to (5) and ss. 16.705 and 16.72 (2) (e) and (f) and (5) with respect to any contract entered into by the department of workforce development children and families under s. 49.143, if the department of workforce development children and families presents the secretary with a process for the procurement of contracts under s. 49.143 and the secretary approves the process.
20,103g Section 103g. 16.75 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.75 (8) (a) 1. The department, any other designated purchasing agent under s. 16.71 (1), any agency making purchases under s. 16.74, and each authority other than the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, and the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority shall, to the extent practicable, make purchasing selections using specifications developed under s. 16.72 (2) (e) to maximize the purchase of materials utilizing recycled materials and recovered materials.
2. Each agency and authority other than the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, and the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority shall ensure that the average recycled or recovered content of all paper purchased by the agency or authority measured as a proportion, by weight, of the fiber content of paper products purchased in a fiscal year, is not less than 40% of all purchased paper.
20,103h Section 103h. 16.75 (9) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.75 (9) The department, any other designated purchasing agent under s. 16.71 (1), any agency making purchases under s. 16.74, and any authority other than the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, and the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority shall, to the extent practicable, make purchasing selections using specifications prepared under s. 16.72 (2) (f).
20,104b Section 104b. 16.765 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.765 (1) Contracting agencies, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, and the Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment Corporation shall include in all contracts executed by them a provision obligating the contractor not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability as defined in s. 51.01 (5), sexual orientation as defined in s. 111.32 (13m), or national origin and, except with respect to sexual orientation, obligating the contractor to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities.
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