36.59 (8) Computer services data collection.
The board Board of Regents 2
shall collect and maintain data necessary to calculate numerical measures of the 3
efficiency and effectiveness of the mainframe computer services provided by the 4
board at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
36.11 (54) Employee reports.
(a) In this subsection, "backup position" means 7
a position that the board is contractually required to provide for an employee who 8
resigns or is terminated from his or her current position.
(b) Annually, the board shall submit a report to the appropriate standing 10
committees of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3) and to the governor that identifies 11
the number of employees with limited appointments under s. 36.17 and rules 12
promulgated thereunder, the number of employees with concurrent appointments, 13
and the number of employees with employment contracts that require backup 14
positions but who have not yet resigned or been terminated from their current 15
36.11 (55) Information on instructors.
The board shall ensure that each 18
institution provides information to a student when he or she registers for a class 19
about who will be teaching the class on a daily basis and whether the teacher has an 20
academic staff appointment or tenure or probationary faculty appointment or is a 21
36.25 (13s) Medical practice in underserved areas.
Of the moneys 24
appropriated to the board under s. 20.285 (1) (fc) of the statutes, the board shall, 25
beginning in fiscal year 2008-09, allocate $400,000 in each fiscal year for the
department of family medicine and practice in the University of Wisconsin School of 2
Medicine and Public Health to support the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine, 3
the Academy for Center-city Medical Education, and the Wisconsin Scholars 4
Academy programs. The board may not expend any moneys allocated under this 5
subsection in a fiscal year unless the board receives $400,000 in gifts and grants from 6
private sources in that fiscal year for supporting such programs.
36.25 (47) Discovery farm grants.
(a) In this subsection, "discovery farm" 9
means an operating commercial farm that conducts on-farm research under the 10
Wisconsin agricultural stewardship initiative.
(b) From the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (qr), the board shall make grants 12
through the extension to operators of discovery farms for research and outreach 13
activities under the Wisconsin agricultural stewardship initiative.
SB40-SSA1, s. 732y
36.25 (47) of the statutes, as created by 2007 Wisconsin Act .... 15
(this act), is repealed.
(cr) A person who is a citizen of a country other than the United States 18
is entitled to the exemption under par. (a) if that person meets all of the following 19
1. The person graduated from a high school in this state or received a high 21
school graduation equivalency from this state.
2. The person was continuously present in this state for at least one year 23
following the first day of attending a high school in this state.
3. The person enrolls in an institution and provides that institution with an 25
affidavit stating that the person has filed or will file an application for a permanent
resident visa with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as soon as the person 2
is eligible to do so.
SB40-SSA1, s. 733m
36.27 (3n) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) (intro.) Except as provided in subds. 1. to 3. and par. (bm)
, the 5
board shall grant full remission of academic fees and segregated fees for 128 credits 6
or 8 semesters, whichever is longer, less the number of credits or semesters for which
7the person received remission of fees under s. 38.24 (7),
to any resident student 8enrolled as an undergraduate
who is also any of the following:
SB40-SSA1, s. 734
36.27 (3n) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) 3. A child of an eligible veteran, if the child is at least 18 17
not yet 26 years of age and is a full-time student at an institution
(bm) To receive a fee remission under this subsection, a person must 14
claim it by the end of each semester in which the person is eligible for the fee 15
(c) The higher educational aids board shall reimburse the board of 18
regents for all academic fees and segregated fees remitted under par. (b) as provided 19
in s. 39.50 (1) and (3m).
(b) The Except as provided in par. (bm), the
board shall grant full 22
remission of nonresident tuition, academic fees, and segregated fees charged for 128 23
credits or 8 semesters, whichever is longer, less the number of credits or semesters
24for which the person received remission of fees under s. 38.24 (8) and
less the amount
of any academic fees or segregated fees paid under 10 USC 2107
(c) or 38 USC 3104 2
(a) (7) (A), to any student enrolled as an undergraduate
who is a veteran.
(bm) 1. To receive a remission under this subsection, a person must 5
claim it by the end of each semester in which the person is eligible for the remission.
2. The remission under this subsection applies only to semesters that begin 7
within 10 years after a veteran is separated from service.
(c) The higher educational aids board shall reimburse the board of 10
regents for all nonresident tuition, academic fees, and segregated fees remitted 11
under par. (b) as provided in s. 39.50 (1) and (3m).
SB40-SSA1, s. 736e
36.27 (5) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (5) (b) 1.
SB40-SSA1, s. 736m
36.27 (5) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (5) (b) 2. and 14
amended to read:
(b) 2. The board shall calculate the average subsidy for the purpose 16
of the fee statement under par. (b) subd. 1.
by dividing state funds in the appropriate 17
fiscal year by the number of full-time equivalent students enrolled in the system in 18
the most recent fall semester.
(d) 1. The board shall ensure that the segregated fees applicable at 21
each institution and college campus are posted on the Internet Web site of the 22
institution or college campus. The board shall also ensure that detailed information 23
on the organizations and activities for which allocable segregated fees are expended 24
at each institution and college campus are posted on the Internet Web site of the 25
institution or college campus.
2. The board shall ensure that each student's bill for academic fees or 2
nonresident tuition for a semester or session includes each of the following:
a. The total amount of academic fees or nonresident tuition assessed on the 4
student, which shall be listed separately from the amount specified in .subd. 2. b.
b. The total amount of segregated fees assessed on the student, which shall be 6
listed separately from the amount specified in subd. 2. a.
c. The Internet Web site address specified in subd. 1. for the institution or 8
college campus at which the student is enrolled.
1036.59 Information technology. (1) Strategic plan.
(a) The Board of 11
Regents shall require the system and each institution and college campus to adopt 12
and submit to the board, in a form specified by the board, no later than March 1 of 13
each year, a strategic plan for the utilization of information technology to carry out 14
the functions of the system, institution, or college campus in the succeeding fiscal 15
year for review and approval under par. (b).
(b) 1. As a part of each proposed strategic plan submitted under par. (a), the 17
Board of Regents shall require the system and each institution and college campus 18
to address the business needs of the system, institution, or college campus and to 19
identify all proposed information technology development projects that serve those 20
business needs, the priority for undertaking such projects, and the justification for 21
each project, including the anticipated benefits of the project. Each proposed plan 22
shall identify any changes in the functioning of the system, institution, or college 23
campus under the plan.
2. Each proposed strategic plan shall separately identify the initiatives that the 25
system, institution, or college campus plans to undertake from resources available
to the system, institution, or college campus at the time that the plan is submitted 2
and initiatives that the system, institution, or college campus proposes to undertake 3
that would require additional resources.
3. Following receipt of a proposed strategic plan from the system or an 5
institution or college campus, the Board of Regents shall, before June 1, notify the 6
system, institution, or college campus of any concerns that the Board of Regents may 7
have regarding the plan and provide the system, institution, or college campus with 8
its recommendations regarding the proposed plan. The Board of Regents may also 9
submit any concerns or recommendations regarding any proposed plan to the 10
information technology management board for its consideration. The information 11
technology management board shall then consider the proposed plan and provide the 12
Board of Regents with its recommendations regarding the plan. The system, 13
institution, or college campus may submit modifications to its proposed plan in 14
response to any recommendations.
4. Before June 15, the Board of Regents shall consider any recommendations 16
provided by the information technology management board under subd. 3. and shall 17
then approve or disapprove the proposed plan in whole or in part.
5. The system or an institution or college campus may not implement a new or 19
revised information technology development project authorized under a strategic 20
plan until the implementation is approved by the Board of Regents in accordance 21
with procedures prescribed by the board.
6. The Board of Regents shall consult with the joint committee on information 23
policy and technology in providing guidance for planning by the system and 24
institutions and college campuses.
(c) The Board of Regents shall develop and adopt the following written policies 2
for information technology development projects included in the strategic plan 3
required of the system and each institution and college campus under par. (a) and 4
that either exceed $1,000,000 or that are vital to the functions of the system, 5
institution, or college campus:
1. A standardized reporting format.
2. A requirement that both proposed and ongoing information technology 8
development projects be included.
(d) The Board of Regents shall submit for review by the joint legislative audit 10
committee and for approval by the joint committee on information policy and 11
technology any proposed policies required under par. (c) and any proposed revisions 12
to the policies.
13(2) Large, high-risk projects.
In consultation with the legislative audit 14
bureau and the joint legislative audit committee, the Board of Regents shall 15
promulgate administrative rules applicable to the system and each institution and 16
college campus pertaining to large, high-risk information technology projects that 17
(a) A definition of and methodology for identifying large, high-risk information 19
(b) Standardized, quantifiable project performance measures for evaluating 21
large, high-risk information technology projects.
(c) Policies and procedures for routine monitoring of large, high-risk 23
information technology projects.
(d) A formal process for modifying information technology project specifications 25
when necessary to address changes in program requirements.
(e) Requirements for reporting changes in estimates of cost or completion date 2
to the board and the joint committee on information policy and technology.
(f) Methods for discontinuing projects or modifying projects that are failing to 4
meet performance measures in such a way to correct the performance problems.
(g) Policies and procedures for the use of master leases under s. 16.76 (4) to 6
finance new large, high-risk information technology system costs and maintain 7
current large, high-risk information technology systems.
(h) A standardized progress point in the execution of large, high-risk 9
information technology projects at which time the estimated costs and date of 10
completion of the project is reported to the board and the joint committee on 11
information policy and technology.
12(3) Commercially available products.
The Board of Regents shall promulgate 13
administrative rules applicable to the system and each institution and college 14
campus pertaining to the use of commercially available information technology 15
products, which shall include all of the following:
(a) A requirement that the system and each institution and college campus 17
review commercially available information technology products prior to initiating 18
work on a customized information technology development project to determine 19
whether any commercially available product could meet the information technology 20
needs of the system, institution, or college campus.
(b) Procedures and criteria to determine when a commercially available 22
information technology product must be used and when the system or an institution 23
or college campus may consider the modification or creation of a customized 24
information technology product.
(c) A requirement that the system and each institution and college campus 2
submit for approval by the board and prior to initiating work on a customized 3
information technology product a justification for the modification or creation by the 4
system, institution, or college campus of a customized information technology 5
6(4) Master leases.
(a) In this subsection, "master lease" has the meaning given 7
under s. 16.76 (4).
(b) Annually, no later than October 1, the Board of Regents shall submit to the 9
governor and the members of the joint committee on information policy and 10
technology a report documenting the use by the system and each institution and 11
college campus of master leases to fund information technology projects in the 12
previous fiscal year. The report shall contain all of the following information:
1. The total amount paid under master leases towards information technology 14
projects in the previous fiscal year.
2. The master lease payment amounts approved to be applied to information 16
technology projects in future years.
3. The total amount paid by the system and each institution and college campus 18
on each information technology project for which debt is outstanding, as compared 19
to the total financing amount originally approved for that information technology 20
4. A summary of repayments made towards any master lease in the previous 22
23(5) High-cost projects.
(a) Except as provided in par. (b), the Board of Regents 24
shall include in each contract with a vendor of information technology that involves 25
a large, high-risk information technology project under sub. (2) or that has a
projected cost greater than $1,000,000, and require the system and each institution 2
and college campus that enters into a contract for materials, supplies, equipment, or 3
contractual services relating to information technology to include in each contract 4
with a vendor of information technology that involves a large, high-risk information 5
technology project under sub. (2) or that has a projected cost greater than $1,000,000 6
a stipulation requiring the vendor to submit to the board for approval any order or 7
amendment that would change the scope of the contract and have the effect of 8
increasing the contract price. The stipulation shall authorize the board to review the 9
original contract and the order or amendment to determine all of the following and, 10
if necessary, to negotiate with the vendor regarding any change to the original 11
1. Whether the work proposed in the order or amendment is within the scope 13
of the original contract.
2. Whether the work proposed in the order or amendment is necessary.
(b) The Board of Regents may exclude from a contract described in par. (a) the 16
stipulation required under par. (a) if all of the following conditions are satisfied:
1. Including such a stipulation would negatively impact contract negotiations 18
or significantly reduce the number of bidders on the contract.
2. If the exclusion is sought by the system or an institution or college campus, 20
the system or that institution or college campus submits to the board a 21
plain-language explanation of the reasons the stipulation was excluded and the 22
alternative provisions the system, institution, or college campus will include in the 23
contract to ensure that the contract will be completed on time and within the contract 24
3. The board submits for approval by the joint committee on information policy 2
and technology any explanation and alternative contract provisions required under 3
subd. 2. If, within 14 working days after the date that the board submits any 4
explanation and alternative contract provisions required under this subdivision, the 5
joint committee on information policy and technology does not contact the board, the 6
explanation and alternative contract provisions shall be deemed approved.
7(6) Open-ended contracts.
(a) The Board of Regents shall require the system 8
and each institution and college campus that has entered into an open-ended 9
contract for the development of information technology to submit to the board 10
quarterly reports documenting the amount expended on the information technology 11
development project. In this subsection, "open-ended contract" means a contract for 12
information technology that includes one or both of the following:
1. Stipulations that provide that the contract vendor will deliver information 14
technology products or services but that do not specify a maximum payment amount.
2. Stipulations that provide that the contract vendor shall be paid an hourly 16
wage but that do not set a maximum limit on the number of hours required to 17
complete the information technology project.
(b) Compile and annually submit to the joint committee on information 19
technology the reports required under par. (a).
SB40-SSA1, s. 737
38.04 (21) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) Pupils attending technical colleges; board report. 22
Annually by the 3rd Monday in February the board shall submit a report to the 23
department of administration, department of children and families,
department of 24
and department of workforce development, and to the legislature 25
under s. 13.172 (2). The report shall specify all of the following by school district:
(e) Any person who is a citizen of a country other than the United 3
States if that person meets all of the following requirements:
1. The person graduated from a high school in this state or received a high 5
school graduation equivalency from this state.
2. The person was continuously present in this state for at least 3 years 7
following the first day of attending a high school in this state.