2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
March 6, 2013 - Offered by Representatives Bernard Schaber, Barnes, Berceau,
Bewley, Billings, Clark, Danou, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hulsey, Johnson,
Pasch, Pope, Richards, Ringhand, Shankland, Sinicki, Wachs, Wright,
Zamarripa, Kahl, Mason, Zepnick and Hesselbein.
SB1-AA15,1,21 At the locations indicated, amend the bill, as shown by senate substitute
2amendment 2, as follows:
SB1-AA15,1,3 31. Page 2, line 12: before that line insert:
SB1-AA15,1,4 4" Section 1c. 20.192 (1) (q) of the statutes is created to read:
SB1-AA15,1,75 20.192 (1) (q) Regional Wisconsin diversification program. From the
6investment and local impact fund, a sum sufficient for grants, loans, and
7disbursements under s. 238.14.".
SB1-AA15,1,8 82. Page 2, line 12: delete " Section 1" and substitute "Section 1e".
SB1-AA15,1,9 93. Page 6, line 13: delete lines 13 to 16.
SB1-AA15,1,10 104. Page 7, line 4: after that line insert:
SB1-AA15,1,11 11" Section 29d. 70.375 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB1-AA15,2,612 70.375 (2) (a) In Except as provided in sub. (7), with respect to mines not in
13operation on November 28, 1981, there is imposed upon persons engaged in mining

1metalliferous minerals in this state a net proceeds occupation tax effective on the
2date on which extraction begins to compensate the state and municipalities for the
3loss of valuable, irreplaceable metalliferous minerals. The amount of the tax shall
4be determined by applying the rates established under sub. (5) to the net proceeds
5of each mine. The net proceeds of each mine for each year are the difference between
6the gross proceeds and the deductions allowed under sub. (4) for the year.".
SB1-AA15,2,7 75. Page 7, line 8: delete lines 8 to 12 and substitute:
SB1-AA15,2,8 8" Section 30e. 70.375 (5) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB1-AA15,2,119 70.375 (5) Rates. (intro.) The Except as provided in sub. (7), the tax to be
10assessed, levied and collected upon persons engaging in mining metalliferous
11minerals in this state shall be computed at the following rates:
SB1-AA15,30g 12Section 30g. 70.375 (7) of the statutes is created to read:
SB1-AA15,2,1913 70.375 (7) Per ton rate. (a) Notwithstanding subs. (2) and (5), for mines in
14operation after December 31, 2012, the tax assessed, levied, and collected from a
15person engaged in mining ferrous minerals in this state is an amount equal to $2 for
16each 2,240 pounds of ferrous minerals extracted by the person from mines in this
17state, based on the average annual amount extracted during the current year and
18the previous 2 years, not including any year in which the person is not extracting
19ferrous minerals from mines in this state.
SB1-AA15,2,2420 (b) Beginning in 2014, and in each year thereafter, the department shall change
21the dollar amount rate under par. (a) to reflect the percentage change in the gross
22domestic product implicit price deflator from the 4th quarter of the 2nd preceding
23year to the 4th quarter of the preceding year, as determined by the federal
24department of commerce.".
16. Page 7, line 18: delete the material beginning with that line and ending with
2page 8, line 2.
SB1-AA15,3,3 37. Page 19, line 24: after that line insert:
SB1-AA15,3,4 4" Section 62d. 238.14 of the statutes is created to read:
SB1-AA15,3,6 5238.14 Regional Wisconsin diversification program. The corporation
6may use moneys appropriated under s. 20.192 (1) (q) only as follows:
SB1-AA15,3,13 7(1) The corporation may make a grant or loan of those moneys to a business that
8is located within 100 miles from the site of a mine for ferrous metallic minerals in
9this state, and the corporation shall give preference for that grant or loan to a
10business that is located in close proximity to the site of the mine. In making a grant
11or loan under this subsection, the corporation shall coordinate with an appropriate
12local governmental unit, as defined in s. 238.133 (1) (b), to make that grant or loan
13on a competitive basis for the purpose of business diversification.
SB1-AA15,3,16 14(2) The corporation may disburse those moneys for the purpose of catastrophe
15abatement or response related to a mine for ferrous metallic minerals, as determined
16by the corporation.".
SB1-AA15,3,1717 (End)