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227.19 (4) (b) 1. (intro.) Except as provided under subd. subds. 1m. and 5., the committee review period for each committee extends for 30 days after referral of the proposed rule to the committee under sub. (2). If the chairperson or the cochairpersons of a committee take either of the following actions within the 30-day period, the committee review period for that committee is continued for 30 days from the date on which the first 30-day review period would have expired:
21,36 Section 36. 227.19 (4) (b) 1m. of the statutes is created to read:
227.19 (4) (b) 1m. Except as provided under subd. 5., if a notice and report received under sub. (2) after the last day of the legislature's final general-business floorperiod as specified in sub. (2) is referred for committee review before the first day of the next regular session of the legislature, the committee review period for each committee to which the proposed rule is referred extends to the day specified under s. 13.02 (1) for the next legislature to convene.
21,37 Section 37. 227.19 (4) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (b) 2. If a committee, by a majority vote of a quorum of the committee, requests modifications in a proposed rule, and the agency, in writing, agrees to consider making modifications, the review period for both committees to which the proposed rule is referred is extended either to the 10th working day following receipt by the those committees of the modified proposed rule or a written statement to the committee those committees that the agency will not make the modifications or to the expiration of the review period under subd. 1. or, if applicable, subd. 1m., whichever is later. There is no limit either on the number of modification agreements that may be entered into or on the time within which modifications may be made.
21,38 Section 38. 227.19 (4) (b) 2m. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (b) 2m. If a committee requests in writing that the public service commission determine the rule's impact on the cost or reliability of electricity generation, transmission, or distribution or of fuels used in generating electricity, the commission shall prepare an energy impact report in the manner provided under s. 227.117 (1). The commission shall submit a copy of the report to the committee and to the agency that proposed the rule within 30 days after the written request is submitted to the commission. The review period for both committees to which the proposed rule is referred is extended to the 10th working day following receipt by the those committees of the report, to the expiration of the review period under subd. 1. or, if applicable, subd. 1m., or to the expiration of the review period under subd. 2., whichever is later.
21,39 Section 39. 227.19 (4) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (b) 3. An agency may, on its own initiative, submit a germane modification to a proposed rule to a committee during its review period. If a germane modification is submitted within the final 10 days of a committee review period under subd. 1., the review period for both committees to which the proposed rule is referred is extended for 10 working days. If a germane modification is submitted to a committee after the committee in the other house has concluded its jurisdiction over the proposed rule, the jurisdiction of the committee of the other house is revived for 10 working days. In this subdivision, an agency's proposal to delete part of a proposed rule under committee review shall be treated as a germane modification of the proposed rule.
21,40 Section 40. 227.19 (4) (b) 3m. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (b) 3m. An agency may, during the committee review period, reconsider its action by recalling the proposed rule from the chief clerk of each house of the legislature. If the agency decides to continue the rule-making process with regard to the proposed rule, it the agency shall resubmit the proposed rule, either in its recalled form or with one or more germane modifications, to the chief clerk in each house of the legislature as provided in sub. (2) and the committee review period under subd. 1. or, if applicable, subd. 1m. shall begin again.
21,41 Section 41. 227.19 (4) (b) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (b) 5. If a committee in one house votes to object to a proposed rule or to a part of the proposed rule under par. (d), the chairperson or cochairpersons of the committee shall immediately notify the chairperson or cochairpersons of the committee in the other house to which the proposed rule was referred in the other house. Upon receipt of the notice, the review period for the committee in the other house immediately ceases and no further action on the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule objected to may be taken under this paragraph by that committee, but the committee may proceed under par. (d) to object to the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule.
21,42 Section 42. 227.19 (4) (b) 6. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (b) 6. If a committee has not concluded its jurisdiction over a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule before the day specified under s. 13.02 (1) for the next legislature to convene, that jurisdiction immediately ceases and, within 10 working days after that date, the presiding officer of the appropriate house shall refer the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule to the appropriate standing committee of the next legislature as provided under sub. (2). The If a committee review period that was is interrupted by the loss of jurisdiction under this subdivision continues, a new committee review period as provided in subd. 1. shall begin for the committee to which the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule is referred under this subdivision beginning on the date of referral under this subdivision.
21,43 Section 43. 227.19 (4) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (c) Agency not to promulgate rule during Waiver of committee review. An agency may not promulgate a proposed rule during the committee review period unless both committees waive jurisdiction over the proposed rule prior to the expiration of the review period. A committee may waive its jurisdiction over a proposed rule prior to the expiration of the committee review period by adopting, by a majority vote of a quorum of the committee, a motion waiving the committee's jurisdiction.
21,44 Section 44. 227.19 (4) (d) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (4) (d) Committee action. (intro.) A committee, by a majority vote of a quorum of the committee during the applicable review period under par. (b), may object to a proposed rule or to a part of a proposed rule for one or more of the following reasons:
21,45 Section 45. 227.19 (4) (e) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
227.19 (4) (e) Conclusion of committee jurisdiction. Subject to par. (b) 3., a committee's jurisdiction over a proposed rule is concluded when the committee objects to, approves, or waives its jurisdiction over the proposed rule or when the committee review period ends, whichever occurs first. When a committee's jurisdiction over a proposed rule is concluded, the committee shall report the proposed rule and any objection as provided in sub. (5) (a).
21,46 Section 46. 227.19 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (a) Referral. If a committee objects to When a committee's jurisdiction over a proposed rule is concluded as provided in sub. (4) (e), the committee shall report the proposed rule and the any objection to the chief clerk of the appropriate house within 5 working days after making the objection that jurisdiction is concluded. The chief clerk shall refer the proposed rule and the any objection to the joint committee for review of administrative rules within 5 working days after receiving the committee report.
21,47 Section 47. 227.19 (5) (b) 1. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (b) 1. (intro.) The Except as provided in subd. 1m., the review period for the joint committee for review of administrative rules extends for 30 days after the last referral of a proposed rule and any objection are referred to it to that committee, and during that review period that committee may take any action on the proposed rule in whole or in part permitted under this subsection. The joint committee for review of administrative rules shall meet and take action in executive session during that period with respect to any proposed rule or any part of a proposed rule to which a committee has objected and may meet and take action in executive session during that period with respect to any proposed rule or any part of a proposed rule to which no committee has objected, except that if the cochairpersons take either of the following actions within the 30-day period, the joint committee review period is continued for 30 days from the date on which the first 30-day review period would have expired:
21,48 Section 48. 227.19 (5) (b) 1m. of the statutes is created to read:
227.19 (5) (b) 1m. If a notice and report received under sub. (2) after the last day of the legislature's final general-business floorperiod as specified in sub. (2) is referred for review by the joint committee for review of administrative rules before the first day of the next regular session of the legislature, the review period for the joint committee for review of administrative rules extends to the day specified under s. 13.02 (1) for the next legislature to convene. During that review period, the joint committee for review of administrative rules may meet and take action in executive session and may take any action on the proposed rule in whole or in part permitted under this subsection. If the joint committee for review of administrative rules meets in executive session with respect to a proposed rule or part of a proposed rule to which a committee has objected, that joint committee shall take action as permitted under this subsection with respect to the committee's objection.
21,49 Section 49. 227.19 (5) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (b) 2. If the joint committee for review of administrative rules, by a majority vote of a quorum of the committee, requests modifications in a proposed rule, and the agency, in writing, agrees to consider making modifications, the review period for the joint committee is extended either to the 10th working day following receipt by the joint committee of the modified proposed rule or a written statement to the joint committee that the agency will not make the modifications or to the expiration of the review period under subd. 1. or, if applicable, subd. 1m., whichever is later. There is no limit either on the number of modification agreements that may be entered into or on the time within which modifications may be made.
21,50 Section 50. 227.19 (5) (b) 3. of the statutes is repealed.
21,51 Section 51. 227.19 (5) (b) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (b) 4. If the joint committee for review of administrative rules has not concluded its jurisdiction over a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule before the day specified under s. 13.02 (1) for the next legislature to convene, that jurisdiction immediately ceases and, within 10 working days after that date, the presiding officer of the appropriate house shall refer the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule to the joint committee for review of administrative rules. The of the next legislature. If a committee review period that was is interrupted by the loss of jurisdiction under this subdivision continues, a new committee review period as provided in subd. 1. shall begin for the joint committee for review of administrative rules to which the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule is referred under this subdivision beginning on the date of referral under this subdivision.
21,52 Section 52. 227.19 (5) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (c) Agency not to promulgate rule during joint committee review. An agency may not promulgate a proposed rule to which a committee has objected unless or a part of a proposed rule until the joint committee for review of administrative rules, under par. (d), nonconcurs in the action objection of the committee, concurs in the approval of the committee, otherwise approves the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule, or waives its jurisdiction over the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule under par. (d), until the expiration of the review period under par. (b) 1., if no committee has objected to the proposed rule or the part of the proposed rule, or until a bill introduced under par. (e) fails to be enacted. An agency may promulgate any part of a proposed rule to which no objection has been made.
21,53 Section 53. 227.19 (5) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (d) Joint committee action. The joint committee for review of administrative rules may nonconcur in a committee's objection to a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule, concur in a committee's approval of a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule, otherwise approve a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule, or waive its jurisdiction over a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule by voting to nonconcur, concur, or approve, or to waive its jurisdiction, during the applicable review period under par. (b). If the joint committee for review of administrative rules objects to a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule, an agency may not promulgate the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule objected to until a bill introduced under par. (e) fails to be enacted. The joint committee for review of administrative rules may object to a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule only for one or more of the reasons specified under sub. (4) (d).
21,54 Section 54. 227.19 (5) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (e) Bills to prevent promulgation. When the joint committee for review of administrative rules objects to a proposed rule or a part of a proposed rule it shall, within 30 days of the date of the objection, meet and take executive action regarding the introduction, in each house of the legislature, of a bill to support the objection. The joint committee shall introduce the bills within 5 working days after taking executive action in favor of introduction of the bills unless the bills cannot be introduced during this time period under the joint rules of the legislature.
21,55 Section 55. 227.19 (5) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (f) Timely introduction of bills; effect. If both bills required under par. (e) are defeated, or fail to be enacted in any other manner, the agency may promulgate the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule that was objected to. If either bill becomes law, the agency may not promulgate the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule that was objected to unless a subsequent law specifically authorizes its promulgation. This paragraph applies to bills introduced on or after the day specified under s. 13.02 (1) for the legislature to convene and before February 1 of an even-numbered year.
21,56 Section 56. 227.19 (5) (g) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (5) (g) (intro.) If the bills required under par. (e) are introduced on or after February 1 of an even-numbered year and before the next regular session of the legislature commences, as provided under s. 13.02 (2), or if the bills cannot be introduced during this time period under the joint rules of the legislature, the joint committee for review of administrative rules shall introduce the bills on the first day of the next regular session of the legislature, unless either house adversely disposes of either bill. If the joint committee for review of administrative rules is required to introduce the bills, the agency may not promulgate the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule to which the bills pertain except as provided in par. (f). If either house adversely disposes of either bill, the agency may promulgate the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule that was objected to. In this paragraph, "adversely disposes of" means that one house has voted in one of the following ways:
21,57 Section 57. 227.19 (6) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (6) (a) 1. An explanation of the issue involving the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule objected to and the factual situation out of which the issue arose.
21,58 Section 58. 227.19 (6) (a) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
227.19 (6) (a) 4. A statement and analysis of the grounds upon which the joint committee for review of administrative rules relies for objecting to the proposed rule or part of the proposed rule.
21,59 Section 59. 227.24 (1) (e) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 227.24 (1) (e) 1m.
21,60 Section 60. 227.24 (1) (e) 1d. of the statutes is created to read:
227.24 (1) (e) 1d. Prepare a statement of the scope of the proposed emergency rule as provided in s. 227.135 (1), obtain approval of the statement as provided in s. 227.135 (2), and send the statement to the legislative reference bureau for publication in the register under s. 227.135 (3) at the same time that the proposed emergency rule is published. If the agency changes the scope of a proposed emergency rule as described in s. 227.135 (4), the agency shall prepare and obtain approval of a revised statement of the scope of the proposed emergency rule as provided in s. 227.135 (4).
21,61 Section 61. 227.24 (1) (e) 1g. of the statutes is created to read:
227.24 (1) (e) 1g. Submit the proposed emergency rule in final draft form to the governor for approval. The governor, in his or her discretion, may approve or reject the proposed emergency rule. If the governor approves a proposed emergency rule, the governor shall provide the agency with a written notice of that approval. An agency may not file an emergency rule for publication until the governor approves the emergency rule in writing.
21,62 Section 62. 227.40 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
227.40 (1) Except as provided in sub. (2), the exclusive means of judicial review of the validity of a rule shall be an action for declaratory judgment as to the validity of such the rule brought in the circuit court for the county where the party asserting the invalidity of the rule resides or has its principal place of business or, if that party is a nonresident or does not have its principal place of business in this state, in the circuit court for Dane County the county where the dispute arose. The officer, board, commission or other agency whose rule is involved shall be the party defendant. The summons in such the action shall be served as provided in s. 801.11 (3) and by delivering a copy to such that officer or, if the agency is composed of more than one person, to the secretary or clerk of the agency where composed of more than one person or to any member of such the agency. The court shall render a declaratory judgment in such the action only when it appears from the complaint and the supporting evidence that the rule or its threatened application interferes with or impairs, or threatens to interfere with or impair, the legal rights and privileges of the plaintiff. A declaratory judgment may be rendered whether or not the plaintiff has first requested the agency to pass upon the validity of the rule in question.
21,62g Section 62g. 227.40 (6) of the statutes is created to read:
227.40 (6) Upon entry of a final order in a declaratory judgment action under sub. (1), the court shall notify the legislative reference bureau of the court's determination as to the validity or invalidity of the rule, and the legislative reference bureau shall publish a notice of that determination in the Wisconsin administrative register under s. 35.93 (4) and insert an annotation of that determination in the Wisconsin administrative code under s. 13.92 (4) (a).
21,63g Section 63g. 801.50 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
801.50 (3) All Except as provided in this subsection, all actions in which the sole defendant is the state, any state board or commission, or any state officer, employee, or agent in an official capacity shall be venued in Dane County unless another venue is specifically authorized by law. All actions relating to the validity or invalidity of a rule shall be venued as provided in s. 227.40 (1).
21,9309 Section 9309. Initial applicability; Circuit Courts.
(1) Venue in declaratory judgment actions. The treatment of sections 13.92 (4) (a), 35.93 (4), and 227.40 (1) and (6) of the statutes first applies to an action for declaratory judgment commenced on the effective date of this subsection.
(2) Venue in certain actions against the state. The treatment of section 801.50 (3) of the statutes first applies to an action commenced on the effective date of this subsection.
21,9355 Section 9355. Initial applicability; Other.
(1) Rule-making authority; rules interpreting statutes. The renumbering and amendment of section 227.11 (2) (a) of the statutes and the creation of section 227.11 (2) (a) 1. to 3. of the statutes first apply to a proposed administrative rule submitted to the legislative council staff under section 227.15 of the statutes on the effective date of this subsection.
(2) Economic impact analyses. The treatment of sections 227.137 (title), (1), (2) (intro.), (a) and (b), (3) (intro.), (a), (b), (c), (d), and (e), and (4), 227.138 (title), (1), (2) (intro.), (a), (b), (c), and (d), (3), and (4), 227.14 (2) (a) 6., 227.15 (1) and (1m) (bm), 227.17 (3) (em), and 227.19 (3) (intro.) of the statutes first applies to a proposed administrative rule submitted to the legislative council staff under section 227.15 of the statutes, as affected by this act, and to a proposed emergency rule filed with the legislative reference bureau under section 227.24 (3) of the statutes on the effective date of this subsection.
(3) Gubernatorial approval of emergency rules. The treatment of sections 227.135 (2), (3), and (4), 227.185, and 227.24 (1) (e) 1., 1d., and 1g. of the statutes first applies to a proposed rule or emergency rule whose statement of scope is presented to the governor for approval on the effective date of this subsection.
(4) Legislative approval of rules. The treatment of section 227.19 (2), (4) (b) 1. (intro.), 1m., 2., 2m., 3., 3m., 5., and 6., (c), (d) (intro.), and (e), (5) (a), (b) 1. (intro.), 1m., 2., 3., and 4., (c), (d), (e), (f), and (g) (intro.), and (6) (a) 1. and 4. of the statutes first applies to a proposed rule submitted to the legislature under section 227.19 (2), as affected by this act, on the effective date of this subsection.
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