2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
August 22, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Hansen, Smith,
Ringhand, Schachtner and L. Taylor, cosponsored by Representatives
Shankland, Skowronski, Anderson, Billings, Bowen, Cabrera, Emerson,
Fields, Gruszynski, Hesselbein, Kolste, Neubauer, Sargent, Sinicki,
Stubbs, Spreitzer, Subeck, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Zamarripa and Brostoff.
Referred to Committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and
1An Act relating to: providing additional funding to the University of Wisconsin
2System and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill provides additional funding to the University of Wisconsin System to
offset the reduction in funding that results from the resident undergraduate tuition
freeze included in the 2019 biennial budget act. The bill does so by increasing the
appropriation to the UW System for general program operations by $16,800,000 in
fiscal year 2019-20 and by $33,600,000 in fiscal year 2020-21.
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:
In the schedule under s. 20.005 (3) for the appropriation to the Board of 5
Regents of the University of Wisconsin System under s. 20.285 (1) (a), the dollar 6
amount for fiscal year 2019-20 is increased by $16,800,000 and the dollar amount 7
for fiscal year 2020-21 is increased by $33,600,000 to offset the reduction in funding
resulting from the resident undergraduate tuition freeze under 2019 Wisconsin Act
, section 9147 (1)