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AB898, s. 7 3Section 7. 49.147 (3) (dm) of the statutes is created to read:
AB898,5,94 49.147 (3) (dm) Report on progress. Within 30 days after the end of each
5calendar quarter, the department shall submit a report to the joint committee on
6finance that outlines the department's progress in implementing the temporary
7expansion of the trial job program under this subsection and that identifies the
8employers participating in the program under this subsection. The report under this
9paragraph may be combined with the report under s. 49.162 (3) (d).
AB898, s. 8 10Section 8. 49.147 (3) (dm) of the statutes, as created by 2009 Wisconsin Act
11.... (this act), is repealed.
AB898, s. 9 12Section 9. 49.162 (3) (a) of the statutes, as created by 2009 Wisconsin Act 28,
13is amended to read:
AB898,5,1914 49.162 (3) (a) The department shall provide up to 2,500 transitional jobs under
15the demonstration project. The jobs shall be allocated among Milwaukee County,
16Dane County, Racine County, Kenosha County, Rock County, Brown County, and
17other regions of the state, as determined by the department, in the same proportion
18as the total number of Wisconsin Works participants are allocated among those
19counties and other regions as of June 30, 2009.
AB898, s. 10 20Section 10 . 49.162 (3) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 2009 Wisconsin Act ....
21(this act), is amended to read:
AB898,6,222 49.162 (3) (a) The department shall provide up to 2,500 transitional jobs under
23the demonstration project. The jobs shall be allocated among Milwaukee County,
24Dane County, Racine County, Kenosha County, Rock County, Brown County, and
25other regions of the state, as determined by the department, in the same proportion

1as the total number of Wisconsin Works participants are allocated among those
2counties and other regions as of June 30, 2009.
AB898, s. 11 3Section 11. 49.162 (3) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
AB898,6,54 49.162 (3) (am) The demonstration project shall include all of the following
5features and requirements:
AB898,6,96 1. The department shall pay a wage subsidy to any employer that employs an
7individual under this section for a minimum of 20 hours per week at a location in this
8state. The wage subsidy shall equal the amount of wages that the employer actually
9pays the individual, up to 40 hours per week at minimum wage.
AB898,6,1210 2. An employer that employs an individual under this section shall pay the
11individual for hours actually worked, up to 40 hours per week, at not less than
12minimum wage.
AB898,6,1413 3. An individual may participate in the demonstration project for a maximum
14of 1,040 hours actually worked.
AB898,6,1615 4. The employment of an individual under this section may not do any of the
16following:
AB898,6,1917 a. Have the effect of filling a vacancy created by an employer terminating a
18regular employee or otherwise reducing its work force for the purpose of hiring an
19individual under this section.
AB898,6,2120 b. Fill a position when any other person is on layoff or strike from the same or
21a substantially equivalent job within the same organizational unit.
AB898,6,2322 c. Fill a position when any other person is engaged in a labor dispute regarding
23the same or a substantially equivalent job within the same organizational unit.
AB898, s. 12 24Section 12. 49.162 (3) (am) of the statutes, as created by 2009 Wisconsin Act
25.... (this act), is repealed.
AB898, s. 13
1Section 13. 49.162 (3) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
AB898,7,72 49.162 (3) (d) Within 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter, the
3department shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance that outlines the
4department's progress in implementing the demonstration project as described in
5par. (am) and that identifies the employers participating in the demonstration
6project. The report under this paragraph may be combined with the report under s.
749.147 (3) (dm).
AB898, s. 14 8Section 14. 49.162 (3) (d) of the statutes, as created by 2009 Wisconsin Act ....
9(this act), is repealed.
AB898, s. 15 10Section 15. 49.175 (1) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 2009 Wisconsin Act 28,
11is amended to read:
AB898,7,1412 49.175 (1) (a) Wisconsin Works and other benefits. For Wisconsin Works
13benefits, $49,139,400 and benefits under s. 49.162, $109,139,400 in fiscal year
142009-10 and $51,229,600 $111,229,600 in fiscal year 2010-11.
AB898, s. 16 15Section 16. 106.14 of the statutes is renumbered 106.14 (1).
AB898, s. 17 16Section 17. 106.14 (1) of the statutes, as affected by 2009 Wisconsin Act ....
17(this act), is renumbered 106.14.
AB898, s. 18 18Section 18. 106.14 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
AB898,7,2219 106.14 (2) The department shall publicize and maintain on its job center Web
20site information related to the job programs under ss. 49.147 (3) and 49.162 so that
21employers and individuals seeking employment may obtain information about the
22programs, including how to participate in them.
AB898, s. 19 23Section 19. 106.14 (2) of the statutes, as created by 2009 Wisconsin Act .... (this
24act), is repealed.
AB898, s. 20 25Section 20 . Nonstatutory provisions.
AB898,8,8
1(1) Determine whether payments are matching funds. The department of
2children and families shall determine whether any amounts paid by the state toward
3the earned income tax credit from the appropriation under section 20.835 (2) (f) of
4the statutes and for the weatherization and low-income energy assistance programs
5under sections 16.26 and 16.27 of the statutes from the appropriation under section
620.505 (3) (r) of the statutes qualify as state matching funds for federal moneys
7received from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Emergency Fund under
8the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
AB898,8,169 (2) Publish notice in the Wisconsin Administrative Register. If the
10department determines that federal moneys from the Temporary Assistance for
11Needy Families Emergency Fund under the American Recovery and Reinvestment
12Act of 2009 are no longer available to support an expansion of trial jobs under section
1349.147 (3) of the statutes, as affected by this act, and the project under section 49.162
14of the statutes, as affected by this act, the department shall publish a notice in the
15Wisconsin Administrative Register that states the date on which the federal moneys
16are depleted.
AB898,8,1817 (3) Required general fund balance. Section 20.003 (4) of the statutes does not
18apply to the action of the legislature in enacting this act.
AB898,9,219 (4) Evaluation of transitional jobs project. The department of children and
20families shall evaluate the demonstration project under section 49.162 of the
21statutes, as affected by this act, and its effectiveness in Milwaukee County, Dane
22County, Racine County, Kenosha County, Rock County, Brown County, and other
23regions of the state, as determined by the department, and no later than June 30,
242011, submit a report of its evaluation to the joint committee on finance and to the

1appropriate standing committees of the legislature in the manner provided under
2section 13.172 (3) of the statutes.
AB898,9,63 (5) Additional funding for programs. If any other federal funding becomes
4available for the programs under sections 49.147 (3) and 49.162 of the statutes, as
5affected by this act, the department of children and families shall take any actions
6that may be necessary to obtain the funding and use it for those programs.
AB898, s. 21 7Section 21. Fiscal changes.
AB898,9,188 (1) In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation
9to the department of children and families under section 20.437 (2) (md) of the
10statutes, as affected by the acts of 2009, the dollar amount is increased by
11$60,000,000 for the first fiscal year of the fiscal biennium in which this subsection
12takes effect to increase funding for the programs under sections 49.147 (3) and
1349.162 of the statutes, as affected by this act. In the schedule under section 20.005
14(3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of children and families
15under section 20.437 (2) (md) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 2009, the dollar
16amount is increased by $60,000,000 for the second fiscal year of the fiscal biennium
17in which this subsection takes effect to increase funding for the programs under
18sections 49.147 (3) and 49.162 of the statutes, as affected by this act.
AB898, s. 22 19Section 22. Effective dates. This act takes effect on the day after publication,
20except as follows:
AB898,9,2321 (1) The repeal of sections 49.143 (2r), 49.147 (3) (cm) and (dm), 49.162 (3) (am)
22and (d), and 106.14 (2) of the statutes, the renumbering of section 106.14 (1) of the
23statutes, and the amendment of sections 49.147 (3) (a) (by Section 10) and 49.162

1(3) (a) (by Section 10 ) of the statutes take effect on the date stated in the notice
2published by the department of children and families under Section 20 (2) of this act.
AB898,10,33 (End)
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