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59,2265q Section 2265q. 2015 Wisconsin Act 55, section 9449 (1q) is repealed.
59,2265r Section 2265r. 2017 Wisconsin Act 33, section 1y is amended to read:
[2017 Wisconsin Act 33] Section 1y This act takes effect on the day after publication July 19, 2017, except as follows:
(1) Sunset for evaluation of legislation. The treatment of section 961.443 (2) (title) (by Section 1em), (a) (by Section 1gm), and (b) (by Section 1im) of the statutes takes effect on the first day of the 37th month beginning after publication August 1, 2020.
59,2265t Section 2265t. 2017 Wisconsin Act 26, section 1 (1) is amended to read:
[2017 Wisconsin Act 26] Section 1 (1) Expanding graduate medical training in an addiction specialty. From the appropriation under section 20.435 (4) (b) (bf) of the statutes and notwithstanding the funding limitations in section 146.64 (2) (c) 1. of the statutes, the department of health services may award grants to hospitals under section 146.64 of the statutes to increase the number of physicians trained in an addiction specialty. To receive a grant under this subsection, the hospital shall expand fellowship positions in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry for physicians practicing family medicine, general internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, or psychiatry.
59,2266r Section 2266r. DHS 116.04 (2) (d) of the administrative code is amended to read:
DHS 116.04 (2) (d) The department may not require a reporter under par. (a), (b) or (c) to provide the name of a child to the department if the child's parent or guardian does not consent states in writing that he or she refuses to the release of the name or address of the child to the department.
59,2266s Section 2266s. DHS 116.05 (2) (a) (intro.) of the administrative code is amended to read:
DHS 116.05 (2) (a) (intro.) The department may release child-identifiable data only to persons specified in s. 253.12, Stats., and to the following persons:
59,2266t Section 2266t. DHS 116.05 (4) of the administrative code is repealed.
59,2266u Section 2266u. DOC 309.10 (1) of the administrative code is amended to read:
DOC 309.10 (1) Public officials, elected tribal officials, tribal judges, and members of private and public organizations who provide services to inmates may visit institutions with the approval of the warden. These visitors shall make arrangements for all such visits in advance with the warden to minimize interference with normal operations and activities. The warden may limit the duration of such visits for security reasons. A person who has not attained the age of 18 may not participate in any group visit except with the approval of the warden, unless the person is a family member on the inmate's approved visitor list.
59,2266v Section 2266v. Trans 142.04 (7) of the administrative code is repealed.
59,2266w Section 2266w. Trans 269.05 (2) of the administrative code is amended to read:
Trans 269.05 (2) An issuing authority may issue a permit only for the transportation of garbage or refuse, in a self-compactor equipped vehicle or a roll-off equipped truck or roll-off trailer that uses all axles while transporting garbage or refuse, or for the transportation of recyclable scrap. This includes the transportation of tools and equipment necessary for the safe and efficient pick-up and discharge of the garbage or refuse, or recyclable scrap, and for the return of the vehicle when empty.
59,9101 Section 9101. Nonstatutory provisions; Administration.
(1) Elimination of depository selection board.
(a) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the depository selection board become the assets and liabilities of the department of administration.
(b) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the depository selection board is transferred to the department of administration.
(c) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the depository selection board in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect and are transferred to the department of administration. The department of administration shall carry out all obligations under such a contract unless modified or rescinded by the department of administration to the extent allowed under the contract.
(d) Pending matters. Each matter pending with the depository selection board on the effective date of this paragraph is transferred to the department of administration, and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the depository selection board with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the department of administration.
(e) Rules and orders. All rules promulgated by the depository selection board that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the department of administration. All orders issued by the depository selection board that are in effect on the effective date of this paragraph remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until modified or rescinded by the department of administration.
(2) Transfer of college savings programs duties to the department of financial institutions.
(a) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of administration that are primarily related to the department's performance of duties under sections 16.64 and 16.641, 2015 stats., as determined by the secretary of administration, become the assets and liabilities of the department of financial institutions.
(b) Positions and employees. On the effective date of this paragraph, 2.0 FTE SEG positions, and the incumbent employees holding those positions, in the department of administration responsible for the performance of duties under sections 16.64 and 16.641, 2015 stats., as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred to the department of financial institutions.
(c) Employee status. Employees transferred under paragraph (b) have all the rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of financial institutions that they enjoyed in the department of administration immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employee transferred under paragraph (b) who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(d) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration that is primarily related to the department's performance of duties under sections 16.64, 16.641, and 16.642 (2), 2015 stats., as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of financial institutions.
(e) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to the department's performance of duties under sections 16.64 and 16.641, 2015 stats., as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of financial institutions. The department of financial institutions shall carry out any obligations under those contracts unless modified or rescinded by the department of financial institutions to the extent allowed under the contract.
(f) Rules and orders. All rules promulgated by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to the department's performance of duties under sections 16.64 and 16.641, 2015 stats., as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the department of financial institutions. All orders issued by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to the department's performance of duties under sections 16.64 and 16.641, 2015 stats., as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until modified or rescinded by the department of financial institutions.
(g) Pending matters. Any matter pending with the department of administration that is primarily related to the department's performance of duties under sections 16.64 and 16.641, 2015 stats., as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of financial institutions. All materials submitted to or actions taken by the department of administration with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the department of financial institutions.
(3) Transfer of mental health services.
(a) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of administration that are primarily related to mental health services, as determined by the secretary of administration, become the assets and liabilities of the department of health services.
(b) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration that is primarily related to mental health services, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of health services.
(c) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of administration in effect of the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to mental health services, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of health services. The department of health services shall carry out any obligations under those contracts unless modified or rescinded by the department of health services to the extent allowed under the contract.
(d) Rules and orders. All rules promulgated by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to mental health services, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the department of health services. All orders issued by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to mental health services, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until modified or rescinded by the department of health services.
(e) Pending matters. Any matter pending with the department of administration on the effective date of this paragraph that is primarily related to mental health services, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the department of health services. All materials submitted to or actions taken by the department of administration with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the department of health services.
(4) Telecommunications relay service.
(a) Position transfer. On the effective date of this paragraph, 1.0 FTE PR position, and the incumbent employee holding that position, in the department of administration responsible for administering telecommunications relay service, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the public service commission.
(b) Employee status. The employee transferred under paragraph (a) has all the rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the public service commission that the employee enjoyed in the department of administration immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, if the employee transferred under paragraph (a ) attained permanent status in class before the transfer, the employee is not required to serve a probationary period.
(c) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of administration in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to telecommunications relay service, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the public service commission. The public service commission shall carry out any obligations under those contracts unless modified or rescinded by the commission to the extent allowed under the contracts.
(d) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of the department of administration primarily related to telecommunications relay service, as determined by the secretary of administration, become the assets and liabilities of the public service commission.
(e) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration that is primarily related to telecommunications relay service, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the public service commission.
(7p) Prosecutor board.
(a) Initial terms for prosecutor board members. Notwithstanding section 15.77 of the statutes, of the members of the prosecutor board who are appointed as initial members, one member representing each district under section 752.11 (1) (b) and (d) of the statutes and one member under section 15.77 (3) of the statutes shall serve for a one-year term and one member representing the district under section 752.11 (1) (c) of the statutes, one member under section 15.77 (2) of the statutes, and one member under section 15.77 (3) of the statutes shall serve for a 2-year term.
(b) Transfer of state prosecutors office.
1. `Assets and liabilities.' On the effective date of this subdivision, the assets and liabilities of the department of administration that are primarily related to the state prosecutors office, as determined by the secretary of administration, become the assets and liabilities of the prosecutor board.
2. `Tangible personal property.' On the effective date of this subdivision, all tangible personal property, including records, of the department of administration that is primarily related to the state prosecutors office, as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the prosecutor board.
3. `Contracts.' All contracts entered into by the department of administration that are primarily related to the state prosecutors office, as determined by the secretary of administration, in effect on the effective date of this subdivision, remain in effect and are transferred to the prosecutor board. The prosecutor board shall carry out any such contractual obligations unless modified or rescinded by the prosecutor board to the extent allowed under the contract.
4. `Pending matters.' Any matter pending with the department of administration that is primarily related to the state prosecutors office, as determined by the secretary of administration, on the effective date of this subdivision, is transferred to the prosecutor board, and all materials submitted to or actions taken by the department of administration, with respect to the pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the prosecutor board.
5. `Rules and orders.' All rules promulgated for the department of administration that are primarily related to the state prosecutors office, as determined by the secretary of administration, that are in effect on the effective date of this subdivision remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the prosecutor board.
(c) Plan for office space for prosecutors office.
1. The prosecutor board, in consultation with the department of administration, shall, no later than March 1, 2018, submit to the joint committee on finance a plan to house the prosecutors office in the space that, on the effective date of this subdivision, is occupied by the director of the state prosecutors office.
2. The plan submitted under subdivision 1. shall include provisions for the acquisition or release, as appropriate, of space; the relocation, if necessary, of staff and tangible personal property; and any other provisions necessary for the transition. The plan shall provide office space for a legislative liaison and a space to accommodate meetings of the prosecutor board.
3. If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the prosecutor board within 14 working days after the date the plan is submitted under subdivision 1. that the committee has scheduled a meeting to take place for the purpose of reviewing the plan, the prosecutor board shall implement the plan. If, within 14 working days after the date the plan is submitted under subdivision 1., the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance notify the prosecutor board that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the plan, the prosecutor board shall incorporate into the plan all changes made by the committee and implement the plan.
(8f) Judicial compensation; compensation plan.
(a) The administrator of the division of personnel management in the department of administration shall, in establishing the state employee compensation plan under section 230.12 of the statutes for the 2017-19 biennium, consult with the chief justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court regarding establishing salary adjustments for judges and justices for the 2017-19 biennium that exceed the equivalent of 2, 2 percent general wage adjustments.
(b) If, on the effective date of this paragraph, the compensation plan under section 230.12 of the statutes has been adopted for the 2017-19 biennium, by no later than 30 days after the effective date of this paragraph, the administrator of the division of personnel management in the department of administration shall consult with the chief justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court to discuss the possibility of proposing an amendment under section 230.12 (3) (c) of the statutes to include the judicial salary adjustments that exceed the equivalent of 2, 2 percent general wage adjustments for judges and justices during the 2017-19 biennium.
(9) Human resources services.
(a) Definition. In this subsection, “shared services agency” has the meaning given in section 16.004 (20) (a) of the statutes.
(b) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and liabilities of a shared services agency that relate to human resources services and payroll and benefit services, as determined by the secretary of administration, become the assets and liabilities of the department of administration.
(c) Positions and employees.
1. On the effective date of this subdivision, all FTE positions in a shared services agency relating to human resources services and payroll and benefit services, as determined by the secretary of administration, and the incumbent employees holding those positions, are transferred to the department of administration.
2. Employees transferred under subdivision 1. have all the rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of administration that they enjoyed in the shared services agency immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employee transferred under subdivision 1. who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
(d) Personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all tangible personal property, including records, of a shared services agency that relate to human resources services and payroll and benefit services, as determined by the secretary of administration, are transferred to the department of administration.
(e) Contracts. All contracts entered into by a shared services agency in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily related to human resources services and payroll and benefit services, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and are transferred to the department of administration.
(10) Youth wellness center; tribal payment. From the appropriation account under section 20.505 (8) (hm) of the statutes, the department of administration shall pay $200,000 in fiscal year 2017-18 to American Indian tribes for performing a feasibility study for the creation of a youth wellness center and for developing a business plan for the creation of the youth wellness center.
(10t) Community block grant priority. In the 2017-19 fiscal biennium, the department of administration shall, for purposes of awarding federal community development block grant funding, give priority to the extent allowed under federal law to a project that satisfies all of the following:
(a) The project plans for or establishes public or private facilities for the provision of new water and sewer services primarily to residential users.
(b) The new water service replaces service provided on the effective date of this paragraph by an entity other than a community water system, as defined in section 281.62 (1) (a) of the statutes, a cooperative association organized under chapter 185 of the statutes, or a private groundwater well.
(c) The new sewer service replaces service provided on the effective date of this paragraph by an entity other than a public utility, as defined in section 196.01 (5) of the statutes, a private on-site wastewater treatment system, as defined in section 145.01 (12) of the statutes, or any other on-site form of sewage disposal.
(11c) Information technology study. In consultation with the office of the commissioner of insurance, the department of administration shall prepare a report on information technology services provided during the 2017-19 fiscal biennium by the division of enterprise technology to the office of the commissioner of insurance. The report shall identify efficiencies associated with the office of the commissioner of insurance receiving information technology services from the division of enterprise technology rather than providing those services itself. The department of administration shall submit the report with its 2019-21 biennial budget request.
(11i) Worker's compensation hearings study. The division of hearings and appeals shall conduct a study of the audio and video needs for worker's compensation hearings and the feasibility of using audio and video technology alternatives for those hearings. The division shall submit its findings to the worker's compensation advisory council no later than June 30, 2018. Based on the findings of the study, the council may submit a recommendation to the division regarding audio and video recording equipment sufficient to replace a court reporter for inclusion in the department of administration's 2019-21 biennial budget request.
(11q) Report concerning certain information technology and procurement services positions. No later than August 31, 2018, the department of administration shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance concerning the activities performed in the 2017-18 fiscal year by the 2.0 PR positions providing information technology services to state agencies and the 2.0 PR positions providing procurement services, created in budget determinations for this act for an information technology procurement initiative. The report shall include all of the following:
(a) Accomplishments of the new positions, including system or process improvements and major information technology procurements that were done efficiently or effectively.
(b) All additional savings or efficiencies that the department of administration estimates resulted from the activities of the new positions.
(c) The department of administration's plans for additional improvements, projects, or work products for the new positions for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
(11s) Report concerning certain information technology positions converted from contractor status. No later than August 31, 2018, the department of administration shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance concerning the activities performed in the 2017-18 fiscal year by the permanent information technology positions converted from contractor staff in budget determinations for this act. The report shall include all of the following:
(a) Accomplishments of the converted positions, including system or process improvements, progress or completion of projects, and finished work products.
(b) All additional savings or efficiencies that the department of administration estimates resulted from the activities of the converted positions.
(c) The department of administration's plans for additional improvements, projects, or work products for the converted positions for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
(11u) Position elimination report.
(a) Not later than January 1, 2018, the department of administration shall report to the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance the funding source for, and the appropriation to be decreased with regard to, 10.0 vacant SEG FTE positions relating to forestry or parks to be eliminated in the department of natural resources.
(b) The positions identified in paragraph (a) shall be eliminated and the appropriations shall be decreased in the final 2017-19 appropriation schedule in chapter 20 of the statutes.
(11w) Length of service awards for correctional officers and youth counselors; compensation plan. If, on the effective date of this subsection, the compensation plan under section 230.12 of the statutes has been adopted for the 2017-19 biennium and the compensation plan does not include the supplemental compensation required under section 230.12 (1) (cm) of the statutes, by no later than 30 days after the effective date of this subsection, the administrator of the division of personnel management in the department of administration shall propose an amendment under section 230.12 (3) (c) of the statutes to include the supplemental compensation required under section 230.12 (1) (cm) of the statutes in the compensation plan for the 2017-19 biennium.
59,9102 Section 9102. Nonstatutory provisions; Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
(2) Professional assistance procedures; emergency rules. The veterinary examining board may use the procedure under section 227.24 of the statutes to promulgate rules under section 89.03 (3) of the statutes for the period before the effective date of the permanent rule promulgated under section 89.03 (3) of the statutes but not to exceed the period authorized under section 227.24 (1) (c) of the statutes, subject to one extension of 60 days under section 227.24 (2) of the statutes. If the board uses this procedure to promulgate these rules, the board shall promulgate the rules no later than the 60th day after the effective date of this subsection. Notwithstanding section 227.24 (1) (a), (2) (b), and (3) of the statutes, the board is not required to provide evidence that promulgating a rule under this subsection as an emergency rule is necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health, safety, or welfare and is not required to provide a finding of emergency for a rule promulgated under this subsection.
(3) Transition period.
(a) Notwithstanding the annual period for a license specified in section 94.64 (3) of the statutes, a license issued on or after August 15, 2017, and before October 1, 2017, shall expire on September 30, 2018.
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