2017 WISCONSIN ACT 196
An Act to amend
20.115 (7) (qf) of the statutes; and to affect 2017 Wisconsin Act 59
, section 9133 (1)
; relating to: producer led watershed protection grants and transferring moneys within the environmental fund.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
20.115 (7) (qf) of the statutes is amended to read:
20.115 (7) (qf) Soil and water management; aids. From the environmental fund, the amounts in the schedule for cost-sharing grants and contracts under the soil and water resource management program under s. 92.14, but not for the support of local land conservation personnel, and for producer led watershed protection grants under s. 93.59. The department shall allocate funds, in an amount that does not exceed $250,000 $750,000 in each fiscal year of the 2017-19 fiscal biennium and $250,000 in each fiscal year thereafter for the producer led watershed protection grants.
[2017 Wisconsin Act 59
] Section 9133 (1) Environmental fund.
Of the moneys in the environmental fund that are received for the purpose of environmental management, $3,152,500 $3,652,500
shall, in each fiscal year of the 2017-19 fiscal biennium, be considered to have been received for the purposes under section 20.370 (7) (cr) and (cs) of the statutes.
(1) Funding increase for producer led watershed protection grants. Notwithstanding section 16.42 (1) (e) of the statutes, in submitting information under section 16.42 of the statutes for purposes of the 2019-21 biennial budget bill, the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection shall submit information concerning the appropriation under section 20.115 (7) (qf) of the statutes as though the increase in the dollar amount of that appropriation by Section 4 (1) of this act had not been made.
(1) Soil and water management; aids. In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection under section 20.115 (7) (qf) of the statutes, the dollar amounts for fiscal years 2017-18 and 2018-19 are each increased by $500,000 to $3,825,000 to increase funding for producer led watershed protection grants.