2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
November 8, 2017 - Introduced by Senators Hansen, Carpenter, Shilling, Bewley,
Larson, Wirch, Erpenbach, Miller, Ringhand, Risser, L. Taylor, Johnson
and Vinehout, cosponsored by Representatives Brostoff, Sinicki, Hebl,
Anderson, Pope, Zamarripa, Considine, Sargent, Wachs, Kolste, Zepnick,
Young, Spreitzer, Shankland, Subeck, Crowley, Hesselbein, Billings,
Genrich, C. Taylor and Berceau. Referred to Committee on Government
Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
1An Act to amend
238.396 (4) (fs) of the statutes; relating to: legislative
2approval of a contract between the Wisconsin Economic Development
3Corporation and a business in an electronics and information technology
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under this bill, a contract relating to a certification to claim tax credits that is
entered into by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and a business in
an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone is not effective unless
approved by both houses of the legislature.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
(fs) The corporation shall contract with a business certified under 8
sub. (3), except that no such contract shall be effective unless the majority of the
1members present and voting in each house of the legislature passes a joint resolution
2approving the contract
(1) For any contract under section 238.396 (4) (fs) of the statutes that is in effect 5
on the effective date of this subsection, the contract shall remain in effect, 6
notwithstanding section 238.396 (4) (fs) of the statutes, until the 60th day after the 7
effective date of this subsection, after which the contract shall be effective only if the 8
majority of the members present and voting in each house of the legislature passes 9
a joint resolution approving the contract.
(1) This act first applies to a contract under section 238.396 (4) (fs) of the 12
statutes that is in effect on the effective date of this subsection.