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32,995 Section 995. 36.27 (2) (cr) of the statutes is repealed.
32,995e Section 995e. 36.27 (3m) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
32,995g Section 995g. 36.27 (3n) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (3n) (a) (intro.) In this subsection, "eligible veteran" subsection:
1m. "Eligible veteran" means a person verified by the department of veterans affairs to be either of the following:
32,995j Section 995j. 36.27 (3n) (a) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3n) (a) 1m. a.
32,995m Section 995m. 36.27 (3n) (a) 1g. of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (3n) (a) 1g. "Academic fees" means the amount charged to a resident student to enroll in a degree credit course, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison Executive MBA Program. In the case of a distance education, online, or other course for which the amount charged to enroll in the course equals at least 100 percent of the cost of offering the course, "academic fees" includes the regular fees charged to a resident student to enroll in the course and any additional fees charged to that student to enroll in that course, other than fees charged for books, supplies, meals, parking, travel, and other miscellaneous expenses incurred for attending the course.
32,995n Section 995n. 36.27 (3n) (a) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3n) (a) 1m. b. and amended to read:
36.27 (3n) (a) 1m. b. A person who was a resident of this state at the time of entry into service described in subd. 1. 1m. a. and who the U.S. department of veteran affairs has awarded at least a 30 percent service-connected disability rating under 38 USC 1114 or 1134.
32,997e Section 997e. 36.27 (3n) (bg) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (3n) (bg) Before the Board of Regents may grant a remission of academic fees and segregated fees under par. (b), the Board of Regents shall require the resident student to apply to the payment of those fees all educational assistance to which the resident student is entitled under 38 USC 3319. If that educational assistance covers 100 percent of those fees for a credit or semester, that credit or semester shall not count against the 128 credit or 8 semester limit provided in par. (b). If that educational assistance covers less than 100 percent of those fees for a credit or semester and the remission under par. (b) covers the remainder of those fees, the credit or semester shall count against that limit in the proportion that the remission bears to the total academic fees and segregated fees charged for that credit or semester. This requirement applies notwithstanding the fact that the resident student may be entitled to educational assistance under 10 USC 16132a, 10 USC 16163a, or 38 USC 3500 to 3566 as well as under 38 USC 3319, unless the resident student has 12 months or less of eligibility remaining for educational assistance under 10 USC 16132a, 10 USC 16163a, or 38 USC 3500 to 3566.
32,997g Section 997g. 36.27 (3p) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (3p) (a) (intro.) In this subsection, "veteran" subsection:
1r. "Veteran" means a person who is verified by the department of veterans affairs as being a resident of this state for purposes of receiving benefits under ch. 45, as being a resident at the time of his or her entry into the U.S. armed forces or forces incorporated in the U.S. armed forces, and as meeting any of the following conditions:
32,997i Section 997i. 36.27 (3p) (a) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. a. and amended to read:
36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. a. The person has served on active duty for at least one qualifying term of service under subds. 2. to 4. subd. 1r. b. to d. under honorable conditions in the U.S. armed forces or in forces incorporated as part of the U.S. armed forces during a war period or in a crisis zone.
32,997k Section 997k. 36.27 (3p) (a) 1g. of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (3p) (a) 1g. "Academic fees" has the meaning given in sub. (3n) (a) 1g.
32,997m Section 997m. 36.27 (3p) (a) 1m. of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (3p) (a) 1m. "Nonresident tuition" means the amount charged to a nonresident student to enroll in a degree credit course, including the University of Wisconsin-Madison Executive MBA Program. In the case of a distance education, online, or other course for which the amount charged to enroll in the course equals at least 100 percent of the cost of offering the course, "nonresident tuition" includes the regular fees charged to a nonresident student to enroll in the course and any additional fees charged to that student to enroll in that course, other than fees charged for books, supplies, meals, parking, travel, and other miscellaneous expenses incurred for attending the course.
32,997p Section 997p. 36.27 (3p) (a) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. b.
32,997r Section 997r. 36.27 (3p) (a) 3. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. c.
32,997t Section 997t. 36.27 (3p) (a) 4. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. d.
32,997v Section 997v. 36.27 (3p) (a) 5. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. e.
32,997y Section 997y. 36.27 (3p) (a) 6. of the statutes is renumbered 36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. f.
32,999e Section 999e. 36.27 (3p) (bg) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.27 (3p) (bg) Before the Board of Regents may grant a remission of nonresident tuition, academic fees, and segregated fees under par. (b), the board shall require the student to apply to the payment of that tuition and those fees all educational assistance to which the student is entitled under 38 USC 3313. If that educational assistance covers 100 percent of that tuition and those fees for a credit or semester, that credit or semester shall not count against the 128 credit or 8 semester limit provided in par. (b). If that educational assistance covers less than 100 percent of that tuition and those fees for a credit or semester and the remission under par. (b) covers the remainder of that tuition and those fees, the credit or semester shall count against that limit in the proportion that the remission bears to the total nonresident tuition, academic fees, and segregated fees charged for that credit or semester. This requirement applies notwithstanding the fact that the student may be entitled to educational assistance under 10 USC 16131 to 16137, 10 USC 16161 to 16166, or 38 USC 3001 to 3036 as well as under 38 USC 3313, unless the student has 12 months or less of eligibility remaining for educational assistance under 10 USC 16131 to 16137, 10 USC 16161 to 16166, or 38 USC 3001 to 3036.
32,1001e Section 1001e. 36.27 (6) of the statutes is created to read:
36.27 (6) Segregated Fees. The board shall ensure that segregated fees are used only for the purpose for which they are charged.
32,1001m Section 1001m. 36.29 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.29 (6) The board may not accept any gift, grant or bequest of real property with a value in excess of $30,000 $150,000 except as provided in s. 13.48 (2) (b) 1m.
32,1001s Section 1001s. 36.30 of the statutes is amended to read:
36.30 Sick leave. Leave of absence for persons holding positions under s. 20.923 (4g) and (5), faculty and academic staff personnel employees with pay, owing to sickness, shall be regulated by rules of the board, except that unused sick leave shall accumulate from year to year.
32,1003 Section 1003. 36.335 of the statutes is amended to read:
36.335 Sale of other land; buildings and structures. Except as provided in s. 36.33, if the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System board sells any real property under its jurisdiction during the period beginning on October 27, 2007, and ending on June 30, 2009, and the period beginning on July 1, 2009, the board shall credit the net proceeds of the sale to the appropriation account under s. 20.285 (1) (iz) (gb) except that if there is any outstanding public debt used to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of any property that is sold, the board shall deposit a sufficient amount of the net proceeds from the sale of the property in the bond security and redemption fund under s. 18.09 to repay the principal and pay the interest on the debt, and any premium due upon refunding any of the debt. If the property was acquired, constructed, or improved with federal financial assistance, the board shall pay to the federal government any of the net proceeds required by federal law. If the property was acquired by gift or grant or acquired with gift or grant funds, the board shall adhere to any restriction governing use of the proceeds.
32,1004 Section 1004. 36.34 (1) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
36.34 (1) (a) 3. Is a Hispanic, as defined in s. 560.036 16.287 (1) (d).
32,1004m Section 1004m. 36.34 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.34 (1) (b) The board shall establish a grant program for minority undergraduates enrolled in the system. The board shall designate all grants under this subsection as Lawton grants. Grants shall be awarded from the appropriation under s. 20.285 (4) (dd). The board may not make a grant under this subsection to a person whose name appears on the statewide support lien docket under s. 49.854 (2) (b), unless the person provides to the board a payment agreement that has been approved by the county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5) and that is consistent with rules promulgated under s. 49.858 (2) (a).
32,1005 Section 1005. 36.34 (1) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
32,1006m Section 1006m. 36.36 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.36 Grants for study abroad. (intro.) From the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (er), the The board shall may award a grant of up to $2,000 to a resident undergraduate student to assist in paying the costs associated with the student's study abroad if the student satisfies all of the following criteria:
32,1010 Section 1010. 36.46 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 36.46, and 36.46 (2), as renumbered, is amended to read:
36.46 (2) Notwithstanding par. (a) sub. (1), if, within 14 working days after the date of the secretary's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the secretary that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the secretary's proposed action, the proposed reserve funds may be accumulated. If, within 14 working days after the date of the secretary's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the secretary that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the secretary's proposed action, the proposed reserve funds may not be accumulated unless the committee approves that action.
32,1011 Section 1011. 36.46 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
32,1014m Section 1014m. 36.49 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
36.49 (3) Award the balance to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point for environmental programs.
32,1015e Section 1015e. 36.52 of the statutes is amended to read:
36.52 Reimbursement of pay supplements. Whenever moneys become available from the federal government to finance the cost of pay and related adjustments for employees of the system in the unclassified service whose positions are wholly or partly funded from federal revenue under 7 USC 343 that have been paid from the appropriation under s. 20.865 (1) (cj) during the same fiscal year in which moneys are expended from that appropriation, the board shall reimburse the general fund for any expenditures made under s. 20.865 (1) (cj) from the appropriate appropriation to the board made from federal revenues.
32,1015m Section 1015m. 36.53 (2) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 36.53 (2).
32,1015p Section 1015p. 36.53 (2) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
32,1015r Section 1015r. 36.54 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.54 (2) (b) From the appropriations under s. 20.285 (1) (j), (ge), (r), and (rc) the environmental education board shall award grants to corporations and public agencies for the development, dissemination and presentation of environmental education programs. Programs shall be funded on an 18-month basis. The environmental education board may not award a grant unless the grant recipient matches at least 25% of the amount of the grant. Private funds and in-kind contributions may be applied to meet the matching requirement. Grants under this paragraph may not be used to replace funding available from other sources.
32,1015s Section 1015s. 36.54 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.54 (2) (c) The environmental education board shall promulgate rules establishing the criteria and procedures for the awarding of grants for programs and projects under par. (b). The environmental education board shall use the priorities established under sub. (1) for awarding grants if the amount in the appropriations under s. 20.285 (1) (j), (ge), (r), and (rc) in any fiscal year is insufficient to fund all applications under this subsection.
32,1015v Section 1015v. 36.58 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
32,1015x Section 1015x. 36.585 of the statutes is created to read:
36.585 Telecommunications and information technology services. (1) In this section:
(a) "Telecommunications services" includes data and voice over Internet protocol services, Internet protocol services, broadband access and transport, information technology services, Internet access services, and unlit fiber.
(b) "Third-party entity" means a company, corporation, nonprofit association, joint venture, cooperative, partnership, or consortium.
(3) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), beginning July 1, 2013, the board may not be, and shall ensure that no institution or college campus is and that the extension is not, a member, shareholder, or partner in or with any third-party entity or other person that offers, resells, or provides telecommunications services to the general public or to any public or private entity unless at least one of the following applies:
1. The third-party entity or other person does not offer, resell, or provide telecommunications services that it did not offer, resell, or provide on June 15, 2011, and the third-party entity or other person does not offer, resell, or provide telecommunications services to a private entity, to the general public, or to a public entity other than a university or a university-affiliated research facility or a facility approved by the joint committee on finance under sub. (4), that the third-party entity was not serving on June 15, 2011.
2. The third-party entity or other person is comprised entirely of universities and university-affiliated research facilities.
(b) The joint committee on finance may by majority vote postpone the prohibition under par. (a).
(4) Beginning June 15, 2011, the board may not commit, and shall ensure that no institution or college campus or the extension, commits, any funds received from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration in the federal department of commerce related to the Building Community Capacity Through Broadband Project grant awarded to the extension to any facilities to which such funds were not committed prior to June 15, 2011, without the approval of the joint committee on finance.
32,1016g Section 1016g. 36.60 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.60 (3) (b) The agreement shall specify that the responsibility of the board to make the payments under the agreement is subject to the availability of funds in the appropriations amount of funds transferred to the board under s. 20.505 (8) (hm) 6r., the contributions received and penalties assessed by the board, and the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (jc), (ks), and (qj).
32,1016k Section 1016k. 36.60 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.60 (5) (a) The obligation of the board to make payments under an agreement entered into under sub. (3) (b) is subject to the availability of funds in the appropriations amount of funds transferred to the board under s. 20.505 (8) (hm) 6r., the contributions received and penalties assessed by the board, and the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (jc), (ks), and (qj).
32,1016n Section 1016n. 36.60 (5) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.60 (5) (b) (intro.) If the cost of repaying the loans of all eligible applicants, when added to the cost of loan repayments scheduled under existing agreements, exceeds the total amount in the appropriations of funds transferred to the board under s. 20.505 (8) (hm) 6r., the contributions received and penalties assessed by the board, and the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (jc), (ks), and (qj), the board shall establish priorities among the eligible applicants based upon the following considerations:
32,1016p Section 1016p. 36.60 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.60 (6) Local participation. The board shall encourage contributions to the program under this section by counties, cities, villages, and towns. Funds received under this subsection shall be deposited in the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (jc).
32,1016r Section 1016r. 36.60 (6m) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 36.60 (6m).
32,1016t Section 1016t. 36.60 (6m) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
32,1016w Section 1016w. 36.61 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.61 (3) (b) The agreement shall specify that the responsibility of the board to make the payments under the agreement is subject to the availability of funds in the appropriations amount of funds transferred to the board under s. 20.505 (8) (hm) 6r., the contributions received and penalties assessed by the board, and the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (jc), (ks), and (qj).
32,1016y Section 1016y. 36.61 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.61 (5) (a) The obligation of the board to make payments under an agreement entered into under sub. (3) is subject to the availability of funds in the appropriations amount of funds transferred to the board under s. 20.505 (8) (hm) 6r., the contributions received and penalties assessed by the board, and the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (jc), (ks), and (qj).
32,1017d Section 1017d. 36.61 (5) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.61 (5) (b) (intro.) If the cost of repaying the loans of all eligible applicants, when added to the cost of loan repayments scheduled under existing agreements, exceeds the total amount in the appropriations of funds transferred to the board under s. 20.505 (8) (hm) 6r., the contributions received and penalties assessed by the board, and the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (jc), (ks), and (qj), the board shall establish priorities among the eligible applicants based upon the following considerations:
32,1017g Section 1017g. 36.61 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.61 (6) Local participation. The board shall encourage contributions to the program under this section by counties, cities, villages and towns. Funds received under this subsection shall be credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.285 (1) (jc).
32,1017i Section 1017i. 36.61 (6m) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 36.61 (6m).
32,1017k Section 1017k. 36.61 (6m) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
32,1017m Section 1017m. 36.65 of the statutes is created to read:
36.65 Annual reports. (1) Definition. In this section, "chancellor" means the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
(2) Reports. Annually, the board and the chancellor shall each submit an accountability report to the governor and to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2). The reports shall include all of the following information, the board's report with respect to the system other than the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the chancellor's report with respect to the University of Wisconsin-Madison:
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