2009 - 2010 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 1,
TO SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO 2009 ASSEMBLY BILL 75
June 17, 2009 - Offered by Senators
Decker and Miller.
(a) In this subsection, "agency" has the meaning given for "state 10
agency" in s. 20.001 (1), except that during the period prior to July 1, 2007, and the
period beginning on October 27, 2007, and ending on June 30, 2009,
and the period
12beginning on the effective date of this paragraph .... [LRB inserts date], and ending
1on June 30, 2011,
the term does not include the Board of Regents of the University 2
of Wisconsin System.".
13.48 (39b) Debt increase for construction of an engineering education
6facility at Marquette University.
(a) The legislature finds and determines that it 7
is vital for economic development in this state to ensure the availability of a sufficient 8
number of engineers to meet the needs of businesses and residents of this state. It 9
is therefore in the public interest, and it is the public policy of this state, to assist 10
private institutions in this state, including Marquette University, in the construction 11
of a facility that will be used for engineering education.
(b) The building commission may authorize up to $10,000,000 of general fund 13
supported borrowing to aid in the construction of an engineering education facility 14
at Marquette University. The state funding commitment for the construction of the 15
facility shall be in the form of a construction grant to Marquette University. Before 16
approving any state funding commitment for such a facility and before awarding the 17
construction grant to Marquette University, the building commission shall 18
determine that all of the following conditions have been met:
1. Marquette University has secured additional funding commitments of at 20
least $25,000,000 from nonstate revenue sources, the nonstate revenue sources are 21
reasonable and available, and the total funding commitments of the state and the 22
nonstate sources will permit Marquette University to enter into contracts for the 23
construction of the engineering education facility.
2. The engineering facility will not be used for the purpose of devotional 2
activities, religious worship, or sectarian instruction.
(c) If the building commission authorizes a construction grant to Marquette 4
University under par. (b), Marquette University shall provide the state with an 5
option to purchase the engineering education facility under the following conditions:
1. The option price shall be the appraised fair market value at the time that the 7
option is exercised, less a credit recognizing the amount of the state's construction 8
grant. The option shall be subject to any mortgage or other security interest of any 9
2. The option may be exercised only upon the occurrence of any of the following:
a. Suspension of operation of a program of engineering education at Marquette 12
University or any successor organization.
b. Foreclosure of the mortgage by a private lender.
(d) If the state does not exercise the option to purchase the engineering 15
education facility, and if the facility is sold to any 3rd party, any agreement to sell the 16
facility shall provide that the state has the right to receive an amount equal to the 17
construction grant under par. (b) from the net proceeds of any such sale after the 18
mortgage has been satisfied and all other secured debts have been paid. This right 19
shall be paramount to the right of Marquette University to the proceeds upon such 20
215.793 Same; attached council. (1) 911 council.
(a) There is created a 911 3
council attached to the public service commission under s. 15.03. The council shall 4
consist of the following members appointed for 3-year terms by the public service 5
1. One member recommended by the League of Wisconsin Municipalities.
2. One member recommended by the Wisconsin Counties Association.
3. One member recommended by the Wisconsin Chapter of the National 9
Emergency Number Association.
4. One member recommended by the Badger State Sheriff's Association.
5. Two members who are representatives of commercial mobile radio service 12
providers, as defined in s. 196.01 (2g), operating in this state.
6. One member recommended by the Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of 14
Public Safety Communications Officials.
7. Two members recommended by the Wisconsin State Telecommunications 16
Association, one of whom is a representative of a local exchange carrier with fewer 17
than 50,000 access lines.
8. One member who is a representative of a voice over Internet protocol 19
9. One police chief member recommended by the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police 21
10. One fire chief member recommended by the Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs 23
11. One member recommended by the Wisconsin Emergency Management 25
12. One member who is a representative of the cable industry.
13. One member recommended by the Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services 3
The 911 council shall meet at least twice annually. No member or staff of 5
the public service commission may serve as chairperson or vice chairperson of the 911 6
council. Members of the 911 council shall undertake their duties in a manner that 7
is competitively and technologically neutral to all service providers. The council 8
shall adopt guidelines for reimbursement of member expenses under s. 15.09 (6).
(c) The 911 council shall advise the public service commission administering 10
the 911 fund and on administering the 911 grant program and surcharge and 11
developing the statewide plan for enhanced 911 service under s. 256.35 (3g), on any 12
related rules, and on any other matters assigned to the council by the commission.".
(f) General operations.".
16.40 (25) Submission of agency requests to legislature.
During January of 21
the odd-numbered year, the department shall submit copies of the state agency 22
reports under s. 16.42 (1) (a) and (b) to the joint committee on finance and to the chief 23
clerk of each house of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3), for distribution to the
appropriate standing committees in the senate and the assembly that have 2
jurisdiction over the state agencies.".