2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 233
May 2, 2017 - Offered by Representatives Pope,
Hebl, Considine, Genrich,
Vruwink and Barca.
21. Page 1, line 2
: after “Act" insert “and other state plans required under 3
federal law to be submitted by state agencies".
16.03 of the statutes is created to read:
616.03 State agencies submitting plans under federal law. (1) Definition. 7
(a) In this section, “state agency" means an office, department, agency, institution 8
of higher education, association, society, authority, or other body in state government 9
that is created or authorized to be created by the constitution or by law, for which 10
appropriations are made by law.
11(2) Submittal of state plans.
A state agency may not submit a state plan to 12
the federal government that is required by federal law to be submitted to the federal 13
government until the state agency does all of the following:
(a) Submits the proposed state plan to the appropriate standing committees of 2
the assembly and senate at least 90 days before the plan is required by law to be 3
submitted to the federal government.
(b) Responds to any objections submitted by the standing committees in 5
accordance with sub. (3).
6(3) Procedure for committee objections.
(a) A member of a standing 7
committee of the assembly or senate that receives a proposed state plan under sub. 8
(2) who wishes to object to any portion of the proposed state plan shall submit his or 9
her objection in writing to the chairperson of his or her committee no later than 10 10
days after the proposed state plan is filed with the committee.
(b) If the chairperson of an assembly or senate committee receives an objection 12
under par. (a), the chairperson shall schedule a committee meeting for the purpose 13
of reviewing all objections received by the chairperson under par. (a). The 14
chairperson shall schedule the committee hearing for a date that is no later than 7 15
days after the applicable deadline for making objections under par. (a). At the 16
committee hearing, the committee shall approve or disapprove each objection 17
received by the chairperson under par. (a). If the chairperson does not schedule a 18
meeting under this paragraph, the state agency may proceed as if that committee has 19
no objections to the proposed state plan.
(c) Within 5 days after a committee meeting to review objections to the proposed 21
state plan, the chairperson of a standing committee of the assembly or senate that 22
receives a proposed state plan under sub. (2) shall submit to the state agency all of 23
the objections approved by that committee. If the chairperson does not submit 24
objections to the state agency by the deadline provided in this paragraph, the state 25
agency may proceed as if that committee has no objections to the proposed state plan.
1(4) Responses to objections.
No later than 14 days after receiving an objection 2
from a committee under sub. (3), the state agency shall provide the committee a 3
written response to each objection submitted by the committee. For each objection, 4
the state agency shall include all of the following in the written response:
(a) A statement of whether the state agency will modify the state plan to 6
address that objection.
(b) If the state agency will modify the state plan, a description of the 8
(c) If the state agency will not modify the state plan, an explanation for why 10
the state agency will not modify the state plan.
This section does not apply to the state plan submitted under 12
2017 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), section 1.”.