2021 WISCONSIN ACT 226
An Act to amend 252.12 (2) (a) 8. (intro.), 252.12 (2) (a) 8. c. and 252.12 (2) (c) 2. of the statutes; relating to: grantees and funding purposes of Mike Johnson life care and early intervention services grants.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
252.12 (2) (a) 8. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
252.12 (2) (a) 8. `Mike Johnson life care and early intervention services grants.' (intro.) The department shall award not more than $4,000,000 in each fiscal year in grants to applying AIDS service organizations for the provision of needs assessments; assistance in procuring financial, medical, legal, social and pastoral services; counseling and therapy; homecare services and supplies; advocacy; and case management services. These services shall include early intervention services. The department shall also award not more than $74,000 in each year from the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (5) (md) for the services under this subdivision. The state share of payment for case management services that are provided under s. 49.45 (25) (be) to recipients of medical assistance shall be paid from the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (1) (am). All of the following apply to grants awarded under this subdivision:
252.12 (2) (a) 8. c. of the statutes is amended to read:
252.12 (2) (a) 8. c. Funds awarded shall be used to provide medical care and support services for individuals with HIV and to provide access to clinical services and laboratory testing for individuals who are at risk for HIV to obtain access to pre-exposure prophylaxis.
252.12 (2) (c) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
252.12 (2) (c) 2. From the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (1) (am), the department shall award $75,000 in each fiscal year as grants for services to prevent HIV infection and related infections, including hepatitis C virus infection. Criteria for award of the grants shall include the criteria specified under subd. 1. The department shall award 60 percent of the funding to applying AIDS service organizations that receive funding under par. (a) 8. and 40 percent of the funding to applying community-based organizations that are operated by minority group members, as defined in s. 16.287 (1) (f).