Date of enactment: April 25, 2016
2015 Senate Bill 418   Date of publication*: April 26, 2016
* 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 amend 20.485 (2) (tf); and to create 45.46 of the statutes; relating to: a nonprofit organization grant program administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs and making an appropriation.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
383,1 Section 1. 20.485 (2) (tf) of the statutes, as affected by 2013 Wisconsin Act 190, is amended to read:
20.485 (2) (tf) Veterans tuition reimbursement program; grants to nonprofit organizations that serve veterans and their families. Biennially, the amounts in the schedule for the veterans tuition reimbursement program under s. 45.20 (2) and for grants to nonprofit organizations under s. 45.46. Notwithstanding s. 20.001 (3) (a), the department may encumber moneys under this appropriation for the biennium up to 60 days after the end of that biennium if an estimate is first submitted to the department of administration showing the amounts that will be encumbered during that 60-day period.
383,2 Section 2. 45.46 of the statutes is created to read:
45.46 Grants to nonprofit organizations that serve veterans and their families. From the appropriation under s. 20.485 (2) (tf), the department may make grants of up to a total of $250,000 to nonprofit organizations, as defined in s. 108.02 (19), and no more than $25,000 to each grant recipient to provide financial assistance or other services to veterans and their dependents.