AB56-ASA1,337 8Section 337 . 25.17 (1) (xp) of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,338 9Section 338 . 25.36 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,288,510 25.36 (1) Except as provided in sub. (2), all moneys appropriated or transferred
11by law shall constitute the veterans trust fund which shall be used for the lending
12of money to the mortgage loan repayment fund under s. 45.37 (5) (a) 12. and for the

13veterans programs under ss. 20.485 (2) (m), (tm), (u), and (z), and (5) (mn), (v), (vo),
14and (zm), 45.03 (19), 45.07, 45.20, 45.21, 45.40 (1m), 45.41, 45.42, 45.43, and 45.82
15and administered by the department of veterans affairs, including all moneys
16received from the federal government for the benefit of veterans or their dependents,
17and for the veteran grant jobs pilot program under s. 38.31 administered by the
18technical college system board; all moneys paid as interest on and repayment of loans
19under the post-war rehabilitation fund; soldiers rehabilitation fund, veterans
20housing funds as they existed prior to July 1, 1961; all moneys paid as interest on
21and repayment of loans under this fund; all moneys paid as expenses for, interest on,
22and repayment of veterans trust fund stabilization loans under s. 45.356, 1995 stats.;
23all moneys paid as expenses for, interest on, and repayment of veterans personal
24loans; the net proceeds from the sale of mortgaged properties related to veterans
25personal loans; all mortgages issued with the proceeds of the 1981 veterans home

1loan revenue bond issuance purchased with moneys in the veterans trust fund; all
2moneys received from the state investment board under s. 45.42 (8) (b); all moneys
3received from the veterans mortgage loan repayment fund under s. 45.37 (7) (a) and
and all gifts of money received by the board of veterans affairs for the purposes
5of this fund.
AB56-ASA1,338m 6Section 338m. 25.40 (1) (k) of the statutes is created to read:
AB56-ASA1,288,77 25.40 (1) (k) Fees deposited under s. 168.128.
AB56-ASA1,339 8Section 339 . 25.43 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,288,139 25.43 (3) Except for the purpose of investment as provided in s. 25.17 (2) (d),
10the environmental improvement fund may be used only for the purposes authorized
11under ss. 20.320 (1) (r), (s), (sm), (t), and (x) and (2) (r), (s), and (x), 20.370 (4) (mt),
12(mx) and (nz), (8) (mr) and (9) (mt), (mx) and (ny), 20.505 (1) (v), (x) and (y), 281.58,
13281.59, 281.60, 281.61, 281.62, and 283.31.
AB56-ASA1,339d 14Section 339d. 25.46 of the statutes is renumbered 25.46 (1).
AB56-ASA1,339f 15Section 339f. 25.46 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
AB56-ASA1,288,1916 25.46 (2m) Of the moneys described in sub. (1) that are received for the purpose
17of environmental management, except the moneys described in sub. (1) (ej), (ek),
18(hm), (j), (jj), (t), and (u), $6,150,000 shall, in each fiscal year, be considered to have
19been received for the purpose of nonpoint source water pollution abatement.
AB56-ASA1,339m 20Section 339m. 25.47 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,288,2121 25.47 (1) The fees imposed deposited under s. 168.12 (1) 168.128.
AB56-ASA1,341 22Section 341 . 25.79 of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,348 23Section 348 . 29.024 (11) of the statutes is created to read:
AB56-ASA1,289,324 29.024 (11) Automatic reissuance of approvals. The department may develop
25a system under which, when a person purchases an approval, the person may opt to

1automatically purchase the same approval for subsequent years. The department
2may contract with a 3rd party to store customer information in order to carry out this
AB56-ASA1,361 4Section 361 . 36.25 (57) of the statutes is created to read:
AB56-ASA1,289,85 36.25 (57) University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point paper science program.
6The Board of Regents shall ensure that at least 1.0 full-time equivalent position,
7funded from the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (qm), is created in the paper
8science program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
AB56-ASA1,374 9Section 374 . 38.001 (3) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,289,1310 38.001 (3) (e) Provide education and services which address barriers created
11by stereotyping and discriminating and assist individuals with disabilities,
12minorities, women, and the handicapped or disadvantaged to participate in the work
13force and the full range of technical college programs and activities.
AB56-ASA1,383 14Section 383 . 38.27 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,289,1815 38.27 (1) (a) The creation or expansion of adult high school, adult basic
16education and English as a 2nd language courses. The board shall give priority to
17courses serving students with disabilities or minority, unemployed, or
18disadvantaged or handicapped students.
AB56-ASA1,385 19Section 385 . 38.38 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,289,24 2038.38 Services for handicapped students with disabilities. Annually the
21board may award a grant to each district board, from the appropriation under s.
2220.292 (1) (f), to assist in funding transitional services for handicapped students with
. Each district board shall contribute matching funds equal to 25 percent
24of the amount awarded.
AB56-ASA1,386 25Section 386 . 39.11 (16) of the statutes is created to read:
139.11 (16) When appropriate and related to the programs of the state
2educational radio and television network, procure or publish instructional material.
3A reasonable handling charge may be established to cover the costs of providing this
AB56-ASA1,388 5Section 388 . 39.36 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,290,7 639.36 (title) Repayment of stipends for teachers of the handicapped
AB56-ASA1,392 8Section 392 . 39.435 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,290,159 39.435 (5) The board shall ensure that grants under this section are made
10available to students attending private or public institutions in this state who are
11deaf or hard of hearing or visually handicapped impaired and who demonstrate need.
12Grants may also be made available to such handicapped students attending private
13or public institutions in other states under criteria established by the board. In
14determining the financial need of these students special consideration shall be given
15to their unique and unusual costs.
AB56-ASA1,392m 16Section 392m. 39.465 of the statutes is created to read:
AB56-ASA1,290,18 1739.465 Rural dentistry scholarship program. (1) Definitions. In this
AB56-ASA1,290,2119 (a) “Actual practice total” is the total number of months that a student upon
20graduation practices dentistry in a dental health shortage area in this state. For
21purposes of this paragraph, a fraction of a month is counted as one month.
AB56-ASA1,290,2422 (b) “Dental health shortage area” has the meaning given in s. 36.60 (1) (ad),
23except that “dental health shortage area” does not include an area in the county of
24Brown, Dane, Kenosha, Milwaukee, or Waukesha.
1(c) “Repayment liability percentage” means the percentage that results from
2dividing the difference between a student's required practice total and the student's
3actual practice total by the student's required practice total.
AB56-ASA1,291,64 (d) “Required practice total” means the total number of months a student upon
5graduation is required under sub. (3) to practice dentistry in a dental health shortage
6area in this state.
AB56-ASA1,291,77 (e) “School” means the Marquette University School of Dentistry.
AB56-ASA1,291,12 8(2) Scholarships. In consultation with the department of health services, the
9board shall establish a program for awarding to no more than 5 first-year students
10an annual scholarship, including a stipend, equal to $40,000 for each year of a
11student's enrollment but not exceeding 4 years. The board shall pay the scholarships
12from the appropriation account under s. 20.235 (1) (dg).
AB56-ASA1,291,18 13(3) Eligibility; agreements. (a) A student is not eligible for a scholarship under
14the program established under sub. (2) unless he or she is a resident of the state and
15enters into an agreement with board in which he or she agrees upon graduation to
16practice dentistry in a dental health shortage area in this state for a period equal to
1718 months multiplied by the number of annual scholarships the board awards to the
18student under the program.
AB56-ASA1,291,2319 (b) An agreement under par. (a) shall specify that if a student fails to practice
20dentistry in a dental health shortage area in this state for the period required under
21par. (a), he or she is liable to the state for an amount equal to the total dollar amount
22of annual scholarships awarded to the student multiplied by the student's
23repayment liability percentage.
AB56-ASA1,292,2 24(4) Geographic diversity. In cooperation with the school, the board shall make
25every effort to ensure that students who are awarded scholarships under the

1program established under sub. (2) practice dentistry upon graduation in
2geographically diverse dental health shortage areas in this state.
AB56-ASA1,292,5 3(5) Administrative grants. The board shall make grants from the
4appropriation account under s. 20.235 (1) (dr) to the school to defray the school's
5administrative costs related to the program established under sub. (2).
AB56-ASA1,393 6Section 393 . 40.01 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,292,177 40.01 (2) Purpose. The public employee trust fund is a public trust and shall
8be managed, administered, invested and otherwise dealt with solely for the purpose
9of ensuring the fulfillment at the lowest possible cost of the benefit commitments to
10participants, as set forth in this chapter, and shall not be used for any other purpose.
11Revenues collected for and balances in the accounts of a specific benefit plan shall
12be used only for the purposes of that benefit plan, including amounts allocated under
13s. 20.515 (1) (um) or (ut) or 40.04 (2), and shall not be used for the purposes of any
14other benefit plan. Each member of the employee trust funds board shall be a trustee
15of the fund and the fund shall be administered by the department of employee trust
16funds. All statutes relating to the fund shall be construed liberally in furtherance
17of the purposes set forth in this section.
AB56-ASA1,406 18Section 406 . 40.04 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,292,2419 40.04 (2) (a) An administrative account shall be maintained within the fund
20from which administrative costs of the department shall be paid, except charges for
21services performed by the investment board, costs of medical and vocational
22evaluations used in determinations of eligibility for benefits under ss. 40.61, 40.63
23and 40.65 and costs of contracting for insurance data collection and analysis services
24under s. 40.03 (6) (j)
AB56-ASA1,407 25Section 407 . 40.04 (2) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
1Section 427. 45.03 (15) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,293,162 45.03 (15) Deferral of payments and interest on loans. When a veteran or
3a member of the veteran's family makes application for deferment of payment of
4monthly installments and waiver of interest charges on veterans loans made under
5this chapter, showing that the ability of the veteran to make payment is materially
6and adversely affected by reason of military service, the department may, with the
7approval of the board, defer payment of monthly installments and waive interest
8charges on veterans loans made under this chapter for the duration of any period of
9service in the armed forces of the United States during a national emergency or in
10time of war or under P.L. 87-117 and 6 months from date of discharge or separation
11and the time for payment may be extended for the same period. However, when funds
12estimated to be received in the veterans mortgage loan repayment fund to pay debt
13service on public debt contracted under s. 20.866 (2) (zn) and (zo) are less than the
14funds estimated to be required for the payment of the debt service, the board may
15grant deferral of payments and interest on loans provided under s. 45.37 only when
16so required by federal law.
AB56-ASA1,428 17Section 428 . 45.03 (16) (c) 2. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,293,2118 45.03 (16) (c) 2. (intro.) The department shall declare immediately due and
19payable any loan made after July 29, 1979, under a program administered by the
20department under s. 45.40 or subch. III, if it finds that the loan was granted to an
21ineligible person due to any of the following circumstances:
AB56-ASA1,429 22Section 429 . 45.03 (16) (c) 3. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,293,2423 45.03 (16) (c) 3. (intro.) Loan application forms processed by the department
24for programs administered under s. 45.40 or subch. III shall do all of the following:
AB56-ASA1,430 25Section 430 . 45.03 (16) (c) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
145.03 (16) (c) 4. The department shall incorporate the payment acceleration
2requirements of subd. 2. in all loan documents for programs administered by the
3department under s. 45.40 or subch. III.
AB56-ASA1,431 4Section 431 . Subchapter III of chapter 45 [precedes 45.30] of the statutes is
AB56-ASA1,432 6Section 432 . 45.42 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,294,137 45.42 (4) The department may execute necessary instruments, collect interest
8and principal, compromise indebtedness, sue and be sued, post bonds, and write off
9indebtedness that it considers uncollectible. If a loan under this section is secured
10by a real estate mortgage, the department may exercise the rights of owners and
11mortgagees generally and the rights and powers set forth in s. 45.32 , 2017 stats. The
12department shall pay all interest and principal repaid on the loan into the veterans
13trust fund.
AB56-ASA1,433 14Section 433 . 45.42 (8) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,434 15Section 434 . 45.42 (8) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 45.42 (8).
AB56-ASA1,435 16Section 435 . 45.48 of the statutes is created to read:
AB56-ASA1,294,21 1745.48 Veterans outreach and recovery program. (1) To be funded from
18the appropriation under s. 20.485 (2) (qs), the department shall administer a
19program to provide outreach, mental health services, and support to individuals who
20reside in this state, who may have a mental health condition or substance use
21disorder, and who meet one of the following conditions:
AB56-ASA1,294,2322 (a) Are serving in the national guard of any state or a reserve component of the
23U.S. armed forces.
AB56-ASA1,295,224 (b) Served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces, forces incorporated as part
25of the U.S. armed forces, a reserve component of the U.S. armed forces, or the

1national guard of any state and were discharged under conditions other than
AB56-ASA1,295,4 3(2) The eligibility requirements under s. 45.02 do not apply to an individual
4receiving services under sub. (1).
AB56-ASA1,295,6 5(3) The department may provide payments to facilitate the provision of services
6under sub. (1).
AB56-ASA1,436 7Section 436 . 45.57 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,295,12 845.57 Veterans homes; transfer of funding. The department may transfer
9all or part of the unencumbered balance of any of the appropriations under s. 20.485
10(1) (g), (gd), (gk), or (i) to the veterans trust fund or to the veterans mortgage loan
11repayment fund
. The department shall notify the joint committee on finance in
12writing of any balance transferred under this section.
AB56-ASA1,440 13Section 440 . 46.057 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,295,2214 46.057 (2) From the appropriation account under s. 20.410 (3) (ba), the
15department of corrections shall transfer to the appropriation account under s. 20.435
16(2) (kx) $1,365,500 in each fiscal year and, from the appropriation account under s.
1720.410 (3) (hm), the department of corrections shall transfer to the appropriation
18account under s. 20.435 (2) (kx) $2,869,200 $3,224,100 in fiscal year 2017-18
192019-20 and $2,932,600 $5,429,000 in fiscal year 2018-19 2020-21, for services for
20juveniles placed at the Mendota juvenile treatment center. The department of health
21services may charge the department of corrections not more than the actual cost of
22providing those services.
AB56-ASA1,441 23Section 441 . 46.10 (16) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,296,924 46.10 (16) The department shall delegate to county departments under ss.
2551.42 and 51.437 or the local providers of care and services meeting the standards

1established by the department under s. 46.036, the responsibilities vested in the
2department under this section for collection of patient fees for services other than
3those provided at state facilities, those provided to children that are reimbursed
4under a waiver under s. 46.27 (11), 46.275, 46.278, or 46.2785, or those provided
5under the disabled children's long-term support program if the county departments
6or providers meet the conditions that the department determines are appropriate.
7The department may delegate to county departments under ss. 51.42 and 51.437 the
8responsibilities vested in the department under this section for collection of patient
9fees for services provided at the state facilities if the necessary conditions are met.
AB56-ASA1,442 10Section 442 . 46.21 (2m) (b) 1. a. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,296,1411 46.21 (2m) (b) 1. a. The powers and duties of the county departments under ss.
1246.215, 51.42 and 51.437, including the administration of the long-term support
13community options program under s. 46.27, if the county department under s. 46.215
14is designated as the administering agency under s. 46.27 (3) (b) 1
AB56-ASA1,443 15Section 443 . 46.21 (2m) (b) 1. b. of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,444 16Section 444 . 46.215 (1) (m) of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,445 17Section 445 . 46.22 (1) (b) 1. e. of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,446 18Section 446 . 46.23 (3) (bm) of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,447 19Section 447 . 46.269 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,297,5 2046.269 Determining financial eligibility for long-term care programs.
21To the extent approved by the federal government, the department or its designee
22shall exclude any assets accumulated in a person's independence account, as defined
23in s. 49.472 (1) (c), and any income or assets from retirement benefits earned or
24accumulated from income or employer contributions while employed and receiving
25state-funded benefits under s. 46.27 or medical assistance under s. 49.472 in

1determining financial eligibility and cost-sharing requirements, if any, for a
2long-term care program under s. 46.27, 46.275 , or 46.277, for the family care
3program that provides the benefit defined in s. 46.2805 (4), for the Family Care
4Partnership program, or for the self-directed services option, as defined in s. 46.2897
AB56-ASA1,448 6Section 448 . 46.27 of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,449 7Section 449 . 46.271 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,297,108 46.271 (1) (c) The department may contract with an aging unit, as defined in
9s. 46.27 46.82 (1) (a), for administration of services under par. (a) if, by resolution,
10the county board of supervisors of that county so requests the department.
AB56-ASA1,450 11Section 450 . 46.275 (3) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
AB56-ASA1,451 12Section 451 . 46.275 (5) (b) 7. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,297,1613 46.275 (5) (b) 7. Provide services in any community-based residential facility
14unless the county or department uses as a service contract the approved model
15contract developed under s. 46.27 (2) (j), 2017 stats., or a contract that includes all
16of the provisions of the approved model contract.
AB56-ASA1,452 17Section 452 . 46.277 (1m) (at) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,297,2118 46.277 (1m) (at) “Private nonprofit agency" has the meaning specified in s.
1946.27 (1) (bm)
means a nonprofit corporation, as defined in s. 181.0103 (17), that
20provides a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly under 42 USC 1395eee or
AB56-ASA1,453 22Section 453 . 46.277 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB56-ASA1,298,623 46.277 (3) (a) Sections 46.27 (3) (b) and Section 46.275 (3) (a) and (c) to (e) apply
24applies to county participation in this program, except that services provided in the
25program shall substitute for care provided a person in a skilled nursing facility or

1intermediate care facility who meets the level of care requirements for medical
2assistance reimbursement to that facility rather than for care provided at a state
3center for the developmentally disabled. The number of persons who receive services
4provided by the program under this paragraph may not exceed the number of
5nursing home beds, other than beds specified in sub. (5g) (b), that are delicensed as
6part of a plan submitted by the facility and approved by the department.