Date of enactment: April 16, 2014
2013 Assembly Bill 729   Date of publication*: April 17, 2014
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to create 36.11 (55m) and 36.45 (4) of the statutes; relating to: classified research at University of Wisconsin System institutions.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
289,2 Section 2. 36.11 (55m) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (55m) Classified research. The board may accept research contracts involving government security classifications or other similar restrictions on participation in research or access to or dissemination of research results, if all of the following are satisfied:
(a) The research furthers national security interests.
(b) The educational interests of all participating students are adequately protected.
(c) Appropriate facilities, infrastructure, and administrative resources are available for the research, either on campus or at off-campus locations.
(d) The sponsors of the research cover all additional costs associated with the security requirements of the research.
(e) The conditions for accepting the contracts and conducting the research are established pursuant to a process approved by the chancellor, in consultation with the faculty, of the institution at which the research is to be conducted.
289,3 Section 3. 36.45 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
36.45 (4) The board shall report annually by September 1 to the joint committee on finance the number of research contracts considered under processes established under s. 36.11 (55m) (e) and the outcome of those contracts.