2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
October 14, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives VanderMeer, B. Meyers,
Ballweg, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Jagler, James, Kitchens, Kulp,
Kurtz, Mursau, Oldenburg, Petersen, Petryk, Pronschinske, Ramthun,
Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Spiros, Stafsholt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler,
Wittke, Zimmerman, Anderson, Bowen, Cabrera, Considine, Crowley,
Doyle, Milroy, Neubauer, Riemer, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, C. Taylor,
Vining, Vruwink, Zamarripa and Dittrich, cosponsored by Senators Olsen,
Bernier, Darling, Nass, Testin, Ringhand, Schachtner and Larson.
Referred to Committee on Local Government.
1An Act to create
20.435 (5) (ef) and 51.72 of the statutes; relating to: grants
2for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Health Services to award grants to
organizations or coalitions of organizations, including cities, villages, towns, and
counties, for suicide prevention programming. A grant recipient must contribute
matching funds or in-kind services having a value equal to at least 20 percent of the
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 (5) (ef) of the statutes is created to read:
(ef) Suicide prevention programming grants.
Biennially, the 3
amounts in the schedule for suicide prevention programming grants under s. 51.72.
51.72 of the statutes is created to read:
551.72 Suicide prevention programming grants. (1)
From the 6
appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (ef), the department shall award grants to 7
organizations or coalitions of organizations, which may include a city, village, town, 8
or county, for suicide prevention programming.
The department may not award a grant under sub. (1) unless the recipient 10
contributes matching funds or in-kind services having a value equal to at least 20 11
percent of the grant.
The department may not award a grant to a recipient under sub. (1) for an 13
amount that exceeds $10,000 in a particular fiscal year.