2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
February 18, 2021 - Introduced by Senators Wanggaard, L. Taylor, Darling and
Cowles, cosponsored by Representatives Spiros, Armstrong, Brandtjen and
Ortiz-Velez. Referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
1An Act to create
20.455 (2) (cp) and 165.989 of the statutes; relating to:
2community-oriented policing-house grant program and making an
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill establishes a $600,000 grant program, administered by the
Department of Justice, for cities with a population of 60,000 or more to fund
community-oriented policing-house programs.
For further information see the state and local 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 5
the following amounts for the purposes indicated:
- See PDF for table
20.455 (2) (cp) of the statutes is created to read:
(cp) Community-oriented policing-house grant program.
amounts in the schedule to provide grants to cities under s. 165.989.
165.989 of the statutes is created to read:
5165.989 Community-oriented policing-house grant program. (1)
the appropriation under s. 20.455 (2) (cp), the department of justice shall award 7
grants to cities to fund community-oriented policing-house programs.
A city is eligible for a grant under sub. (1) if the city has a population of 9
60,000 or more.
The department of justice shall develop criteria which, notwithstanding s. 11
227.10 (1), need not be promulgated as rules under ch. 227 for use in awarding grants 12
under sub. (1).