2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
October 12, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Olsen,
Wanggaard, Harsdorf, Johnson
and Vinehout, cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Rohrkaste,
VanderMeer, Novak, Ripp, Horlacher, Petryk, Subeck, Sargent, Anderson,
Billings, Berceau, Kolste, Genrich, C. Taylor, Mason, Spreitzer, Brostoff
and Mursau. Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services.
1An Act to create
20.435 (1) (dx) and 46.248 of the statutes; relating to: funding
2for Reach Out and Read Wisconsin and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Health Services to distribute grants to the
Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin to support the early literacy program known
as Reach Out and Read Wisconsin.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert 4
the following amounts for the purposes indicated:
- See PDF for table
20.435 (1) (dx) of the statutes is created to read:
(dx) Early literacy program grants; Reach Out and Read Wisconsin. 3
The amounts in the schedule for grants to the Children's Health Alliance of 4
Wisconsin for the early literacy program under s. 46.248.
46.248 of the statutes is created to read:
646.248 Reach Out and Read Wisconsin grants.
From the appropriation 7
under s. 20.435 (1) (dx), the department shall distribute moneys to the Children's 8
Health Alliance of Wisconsin for the early literacy program known as Reach Out and 9