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SB6-SSA2,3,2116 13.94 (1) (dr) Biennially, beginning in 2013, conduct a financial audit of the
17Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and a program evaluation audit of
18the economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic
19Development Corporation under ch. 238. The legislative audit bureau shall file a
20copy of each audit report under this paragraph with the distributees specified in par.
21(b).
SB6-SSA2, s. 8 22Section 8. 13.94 (1) (mm) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,4,723 13.94 (1) (mm) No later than July 1, 2012, prepare a financial and performance
24evaluation audit of the economic development programs administered by the
25department of commerce, the University of Wisconsin System, the department of

1agriculture, trade and consumer protection, the department of natural resources, the
2Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the Wisconsin Economic
3Development Corporation,
the department of tourism, the technical college system,
4and the department of transportation. In this paragraph, economic development
5program has the meaning given in s. 560.001 (1m). The legislative audit bureau shall
6file a copy of the report of the audit under this paragraph with the distributees
7specified in par. (b).
SB6-SSA2, s. 9 8Section 9. 13.94 (1s) (c) 5. of the statutes is created to read:
SB6-SSA2,4,109 13.94 (1s) (c) 5. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation for the cost
10of the audit required to be performed under sub. (1) (dr).
SB6-SSA2, s. 10 11Section 10. 13.94 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,5,312 13.94 (4) (a) 1. Every state department, board, examining board, affiliated
13credentialing board, commission, independent agency, council or office in the
14executive branch of state government; all bodies created by the legislature in the
15legislative or judicial branch of state government; any public body corporate and
16politic created by the legislature including specifically the Wisconsin Quality Home
17Care Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Lower Fox River
18Remediation Authority, and the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Wisconsin
19Economic Development Corporation,
a professional baseball park district, a local
20professional football stadium district, a local cultural arts district and a long-term
21care district under s. 46.2895; every Wisconsin works agency under subch. III of ch.
2249; every provider of medical assistance under subch. IV of ch. 49; technical college
23district boards; every county department under s. 51.42 or 51.437; every nonprofit
24corporation or cooperative or unincorporated cooperative association to which
25moneys are specifically appropriated by state law; and every corporation, institution,

1association or other organization which receives more than 50% of its annual budget
2from appropriations made by state law, including subgrantee or subcontractor
3recipients of such funds.
SB6-SSA2, s. 11 4Section 11. 13.95 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,5,18 513.95 Legislative fiscal bureau. (intro.) There is created a bureau to be
6known as the "Legislative Fiscal Bureau" headed by a director. The fiscal bureau
7shall be strictly nonpartisan and shall at all times observe the confidential nature
8of the research requests received by it; however, with the prior approval of the
9requester in each instance, the bureau may duplicate the results of its research for
10distribution. Subject to s. 230.35 (4) (a) and (f), the director or the director's
11designated employees shall at all times, with or without notice, have access to all
12state agencies, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the
13Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority,
14the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care
15Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and the Fox River
16Navigational System Authority, and to any books, records, or other documents
17maintained by such agencies or authorities and relating to their expenditures,
18revenues, operations, and structure.
SB6-SSA2, s. 12 19Section 12. 16.002 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,5,2420 16.002 (2) "Departments" means constitutional offices, departments, and
21independent agencies and includes all societies, associations, and other agencies of
22state government for which appropriations are made by law, but not including
23authorities created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 and or in chs. ch. 52,
24231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 237, and 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 13 25Section 13. 16.004 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
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116.004 (4) Freedom of access. The secretary and such employees of the
2department as the secretary designates may enter into the offices of state agencies
3and authorities created under subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 and under
4chs. 52, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, and 279, and may examine their books and accounts
5and any other matter that in the secretary's judgment should be examined and may
6interrogate the agency's employees publicly or privately relative thereto.
SB6-SSA2, s. 14 7Section 14. 16.004 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,6,128 16.004 (5) Agencies and employees to cooperate. All state agencies and
9authorities created under subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 and under chs.
1052, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, and 279, and their officers and employees, shall cooperate
11with the secretary and shall comply with every request of the secretary relating to
12his or her functions.
SB6-SSA2, s. 15 13Section 15. 16.004 (12) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,6,2214 16.004 (12) (a) In this subsection, "state agency" means an association,
15authority, board, department, commission, independent agency, institution, office,
16society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the
17constitution or any law, including the legislature, the office of the governor, and the
18courts, but excluding the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority,
19the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan
20Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home
21Care Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and the Fox
22River Navigational System Authority.
SB6-SSA2, s. 16 23Section 16. 16.045 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,7,424 16.045 (1) (a) "Agency" means an office, department, independent agency,
25institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state

1government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that
2is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the
3courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of
4ch. 149 or in ch. 52, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 17 5Section 17. 16.15 (1) (ab) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,7,106 16.15 (1) (ab) "Authority" has the meaning given under s. 16.70 (2), but
7excludes the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Lower Fox
8River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the
9Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation,
and the Health Insurance
10Risk-Sharing Plan Authority.
SB6-SSA2, s. 18 11Section 18. 16.41 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,7,1312 16.41 (4) In this section, "authority" means a body created under subch. II of
13ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or under ch. 52, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 19 14Section 19. 16.417 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,7,2015 16.417 (1) (a) "Agency" means an office, department, independent agency,
16institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state
17government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that
18is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the
19courts, but not including an authority or the body created under subch. III of ch. 149
20or under ch. 238.
SB6-SSA2, s. 20 21Section 20 . 16.417 (1) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 2011 Wisconsin Act ....
22(this act), is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,8,323 16.417 (1) (a) "Agency" means an office, department, independent agency,
24institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state
25government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that

1is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the
2courts, but not including an authority or the body created under subch. III of ch. 149
3or under ch. 238.
SB6-SSA2, s. 21 4Section 21. 16.417 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,8,65 16.417 (1) (b) "Authority" means a body created under subch. II of ch. 114 or
6ch. 52, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 22 7Section 22. 16.52 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,8,178 16.52 (7) Petty cash account. With the approval of the secretary, each agency
9that is authorized to maintain a contingent fund under s. 20.920 may establish a
10petty cash account from its contingent fund. The procedure for operation and
11maintenance of petty cash accounts and the character of expenditures therefrom
12shall be prescribed by the secretary. In this subsection, "agency" means an office,
13department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association,
14society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the
15constitution or any law, that is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law,
16including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in
17subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch. 52, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 23 18Section 23. 16.528 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,8,2419 16.528 (1) (a) "Agency" means an office, department, independent agency,
20institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state
21government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that
22is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the
23courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of
24ch. 149 or in ch. 52, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 24 25Section 24. 16.53 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
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116.53 (2) Improper invoices. If an agency receives an improperly completed
2invoice, the agency shall notify the sender of the invoice within 10 working days after
3it receives the invoice of the reason it is improperly completed. In this subsection,
4"agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution of higher
5education, association, society, or other body in state government created or
6authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that is entitled to expend
7moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not
8including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch.
952, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 25 10Section 25. 16.54 (9) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,9,1611 16.54 (9) (a) 1. "Agency" means an office, department, independent agency,
12institution of higher education, association, society or other body in state
13government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, which
14is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the
15courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of
16ch. 149 or in ch. 52, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 26 17Section 26. 16.765 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,9,2518 16.765 (1) Contracting agencies, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and
19Clinics Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin
20Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower
21Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the
22Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation,
and the Bradley Center Sports and
23Entertainment Corporation shall include in all contracts executed by them a
24provision obligating the contractor not to discriminate against any employee or
25applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical

1condition, developmental disability as defined in s. 51.01 (5), sexual orientation as
2defined in s. 111.32 (13m), or national origin and, except with respect to sexual
3orientation, obligating the contractor to take affirmative action to ensure equal
4employment opportunities.
SB6-SSA2, s. 27 5Section 27. 16.765 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,10,236 16.765 (2) Contracting agencies, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and
7Clinics Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin
8Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower
9Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the
10Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation,
and the Bradley Center Sports and
11Entertainment Corporation shall include the following provision in every contract
12executed by them: "In connection with the performance of work under this contract,
13the contractor agrees not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for
14employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition,
15developmental disability as defined in s. 51.01 (5), sexual orientation or national
16origin. This provision shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment,
17upgrading, demotion or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or
18termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training,
19including apprenticeship. Except with respect to sexual orientation, the contractor
20further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities.
21The contractor agrees to post in conspicuous places, available for employees and
22applicants for employment, notices to be provided by the contracting officer setting
23forth the provisions of the nondiscrimination clause".
SB6-SSA2, s. 28 24Section 28. 16.765 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
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116.765 (5) The head of each contracting agency and the boards of directors of
2the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Fox River
3Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health
4Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation
5Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the Wisconsin Economic
6Development Corporation,
and the Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment
7Corporation shall be primarily responsible for obtaining compliance by any
8contractor with the nondiscrimination and affirmative action provisions prescribed
9by this section, according to procedures recommended by the department. The
10department shall make recommendations to the contracting agencies and the boards
11of directors of the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Fox
12River Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the
13Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation
14Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the Wisconsin Economic
15Development Corporation,
and the Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment
16Corporation for improving and making more effective the nondiscrimination and
17affirmative action provisions of contracts. The department shall promulgate such
18rules as may be necessary for the performance of its functions under this section.
SB6-SSA2, s. 29 19Section 29. 16.765 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,12,420 16.765 (6) The department may receive complaints of alleged violations of the
21nondiscrimination provisions of such contracts. The department shall investigate
22and determine whether a violation of this section has occurred. The department may
23delegate this authority to the contracting agency, the University of Wisconsin
24Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the
25Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority,

1the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care
2Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, or the Bradley Center
3Sports and Entertainment Corporation for processing in accordance with the
4department's procedures.
SB6-SSA2, s. 30 5Section 30. 16.765 (7) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,12,176 16.765 (7) (intro.) When a violation of this section has been determined by the
7department, the contracting agency, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and
8Clinics Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin
9Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower
10Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the
11Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation,
or the Bradley Center Sports and
12Entertainment Corporation, the contracting agency, the University of Wisconsin
13Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the
14Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority,
15the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care
16Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, or the Bradley Center
17Sports and Entertainment Corporation shall:
SB6-SSA2, s. 31 18Section 31. 16.765 (7) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,13,219 16.765 (7) (d) Direct the violating party to take immediate steps to prevent
20further violations of this section and to report its corrective action to the contracting
21agency, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Fox River
22Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health
23Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation
24Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the Wisconsin Economic

1Development Corporation,
or the Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment
2Corporation.
SB6-SSA2, s. 32 3Section 32. 16.765 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,13,234 16.765 (8) If further violations of this section are committed during the term
5of the contract, the contracting agency, the Fox River Navigational System Authority,
6the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan
7Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home
8Care Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, or the Bradley
9Center Sports and Entertainment Corporation may permit the violating party to
10complete the contract, after complying with this section, but thereafter the
11contracting agency, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin
12Aerospace Authority, the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower
13Fox River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the
14Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation,
or the Bradley Center Sports and
15Entertainment Corporation shall request the department to place the name of the
16party on the ineligible list for state contracts, or the contracting agency, the Fox River
17Navigational System Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health
18Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Lower Fox River Remediation
19Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, the Wisconsin Economic
20Development Corporation,
or the Bradley Center Sports and Entertainment
21Corporation may terminate the contract without liability for the uncompleted
22portion or any materials or services purchased or paid for by the contracting party
23for use in completing the contract.
SB6-SSA2, s. 33 24Section 33. 16.85 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
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116.85 (2) To furnish engineering, architectural, project management, and other
2building construction services whenever requisitions therefor are presented to the
3department by any agency. The department may deposit moneys received from the
4provision of these services in the account under s. 20.505 (1) (kc) or in the general
5fund as general purpose revenue — earned. In this subsection, "agency" means an
6office, department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association,
7society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the
8constitution or any law, which is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law,
9including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in
10subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch. 52, 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 34 11Section 34. 16.865 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,15,212 16.865 (8) Annually in each fiscal year, allocate as a charge to each agency a
13proportionate share of the estimated costs attributable to programs administered by
14the agency to be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.505 (2) (k). The department
15may charge premiums to agencies to finance costs under this subsection and pay the
16costs from the appropriation on an actual basis. The department shall deposit all
17collections under this subsection in the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (2) (k).
18Costs assessed under this subsection may include judgments, investigative and
19adjustment fees, data processing and staff support costs, program administration
20costs, litigation costs, and the cost of insurance contracts under sub. (5). In this
21subsection, "agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution
22of higher education, association, society, or other body in state government created
23or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that is entitled to expend
24moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not

1including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch.
252, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238, or 279.
SB6-SSA2, s. 35 3Section 35. 19.42 (10) (sm) of the statutes is created to read:
SB6-SSA2,15,64 19.42 (10) (sm) The members of the board of directors of the Wisconsin
5Economic Development Corporation employed in the private sector who are
6appointed by the speaker of the assembly and the senate majority leader.
SB6-SSA2, s. 36 7Section 36. 19.42 (13) (om) of the statutes is created to read:
SB6-SSA2,15,108 19.42 (13) (om) The members of the board of directors of the Wisconsin
9Economic Development Corporation employed in the private sector who are
10appointed by the speaker of the assembly and the senate majority leader.
SB6-SSA2, s. 37 11Section 37. 40.02 (28) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,15,2212 40.02 (28) "Employer" means the state, including each state agency, any
13county, city, village, town, school district, other governmental unit or
14instrumentality of 2 or more units of government now existing or hereafter created
15within the state, any federated public library system established under s. 43.19
16whose territory lies within a single county with a population of 500,000 or more, a
17local exposition district created under subch. II of ch. 229, the Wisconsin Economic
18Development Corporation created under ch. 238,
a transit authority created under
19s. 66.1039, and a long-term care district created under s. 46.2895, except as provided
20under ss. 40.51 (7) and 40.61 (3). "Employer" does not include a local cultural arts
21district created under subch. V of ch. 229. Each employer shall be a separate legal
22jurisdiction for OASDHI purposes.
SB6-SSA2, s. 38 23Section 38. 40.02 (36) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,16,924 40.02 (36) "Governing body" means the legislature or the head of each state
25agency with respect to employees of that agency for the state, the common council

1in cities, the village board in villages, the town board in towns, the county board in
2counties, the school board in school districts, or the board, commission , or other
3governing body having the final authority for any other unit of government, for any
4agency or instrumentality of 2 or more units of government, for any federated public
5library system established under s. 43.19 whose territory lies within a single county
6with a population of 500,000 or more, for a local exposition district created under
7subch. II of ch. 229, for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation created
8under ch. 238,
or for a long-term care district created under s. 46.2895, but does not
9include a local cultural arts district created under subch. V of ch. 229.
SB6-SSA2, s. 39 10Section 39. 40.02 (54) (m) of the statutes is created to read:
SB6-SSA2,16,1211 40.02 (54) (m) The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, but only if
12the corporation elects to become a participating employer under s. 40.21 (1).
SB6-SSA2, s. 40 13Section 40. 70.11 (38r) of the statutes is created to read:
SB6-SSA2,16,1714 70.11 (38r) Economic Development Corporation. All property owned by the
15Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, provided that use of the property is
16primarily related to the purposes of the Wisconsin Economic Development
17Corporation.
SB6-SSA2, s. 41 18Section 41. 71.26 (1) (be) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,16,2319 71.26 (1) (be) Certain authorities. Income of the University of Wisconsin
20Hospitals and Clinics Authority, of the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan
21Authority, of the Wisconsin Quality Home Care Authority, of the Fox River
22Navigational System Authority, of the Wisconsin Economic Development
23Corporation,
and of the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority.
SB6-SSA2, s. 42 24Section 42. 77.54 (9a) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
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177.54 (9a) (a) This state or any agency thereof, the University of Wisconsin
2Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Health
3Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care
4Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and the Fox River
5Navigational System Authority.
SB6-SSA2, s. 43 6Section 43. 100.45 (1) (dm) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,17,167 100.45 (1) (dm) "State agency" means any office, department, agency,
8institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state
9government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law which
10is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the
11courts, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the Bradley
12Center Sports and Entertainment Corporation, the University of Wisconsin
13Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities
14Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Wisconsin Quality Home Care
15Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and the Fox River
16Navigational System Authority.
SB6-SSA2, s. 44 17Section 44. 101.177 (1) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,18,318 101.177 (1) (d) "State agency" means any office, department, agency,
19institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state
20government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, that
21is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the
22courts, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the Bradley
23Center Sports and Entertainment Corporation, the University of Wisconsin
24Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Wisconsin
25Quality Home Care Authority, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation,

1and the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority, but excluding the
2Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority and the Lower Fox River
3Remediation Authority.
SB6-SSA2, s. 45 4Section 45. 230.03 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB6-SSA2,18,145 230.03 (3) "Agency" means any board, commission, committee, council, or
6department in state government or a unit thereof created by the constitution or
7statutes if such board, commission, committee, council, department, unit, or the
8head thereof, is authorized to appoint subordinate staff by the constitution or
9statute, except a legislative or judicial board, commission, committee, council,
10department, or unit thereof or an authority created under subch. II of ch. 114 or
11subch. III of ch. 149 or under ch. 52, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 237, 238, or 279.
12"Agency" does not mean any local unit of government or body within one or more local
13units of government that is created by law or by action of one or more local units of
14government.
SB6-SSA2, s. 46 15Section 46. Chapter 238 of the statutes is created to read:
SB6-SSA2,18,1616 Chapter 238
SB6-SSA2,18,18 17Wisconsin economic development
18 corporation
SB6-SSA2,18,19 19238.01 Definitions. In this chapter, except as otherwise provided:
SB6-SSA2,18,20 20(1) "Board" means the board of directors of the corporation.
SB6-SSA2,18,21 21(2) "Corporation" means the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
SB6-SSA2,18,24 22(3) "Economic development program" means a program or activity having the
23primary purpose of encouraging the establishment and growth of business in this
24state, including the creation and retention of jobs.
SB6-SSA2,19,14
1238.02 Creation and organization of corporation. (1) There is created
2an authority, which is a public body corporate and politic, to be known as the
3"Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation." The members of the board shall
4consist of the governor, who shall serve as chairperson of the board, and 6 members
5nominated by the governor, and with the advice and consent of the senate appointed,
6to serve at the pleasure of the governor; 3 members appointed by the speaker of the
7assembly, consisting of one majority and one minority party representative to the
8assembly, appointed as are the members of standing committees in the assembly, and
9one person employed in the private sector, to serve at the speaker's pleasure; and 3
10members appointed by the senate majority leader, consisting of one majority and one
11minority party senator, appointed as are members of standing committees in the
12senate, and one person employed in the private sector, to serve at the majority
13leader's pleasure. The secretary of administration and the secretary of revenue shall
14also serve on the board as nonvoting members.
SB6-SSA2,19,18 15(2) A majority of the voting members of the board constitutes a quorum for the
16purpose of conducting its business and exercising its powers and for all other
17purposes, notwithstanding the existence of any vacancies. Action may be taken by
18the board upon a vote of a majority of the voting members present.
SB6-SSA2,19,23 19(3) A chief executive officer shall be nominated by the governor, and with the
20advice and consent of the senate appointed, to serve at the pleasure of the governor.
21The board may delegate to the chief executive officer any powers and duties the board
22considers proper. The chief executive officer shall receive such compensation as may
23be determined by the board.
SB6-SSA2,20,4 24238.03 Duties of board. (1) The board shall develop and implement economic
25programs to provide business support and expertise and financial assistance to

1companies that are investing and creating jobs in Wisconsin and to support new
2business start-ups and business expansion and growth in Wisconsin. The board may
3also develop and implement any other programs related to economic development in
4Wisconsin.
SB6-SSA2,20,6 5(2) For each program developed and implemented by the board, the board shall
6do all of the following:
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