2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
August 26, 2021 - Introduced by Senators Wanggaard, Felzkowski, L. Taylor,
Ballweg, Carpenter, Johnson, Larson and Petrowski, cosponsored by
Representatives Schraa, Callahan, Goyke, Bowen, Andraca, Baldeh,
Cabrera, Conley, Considine, Dittrich, Drake, Haywood, Hebl, Magnafici,
Mursau, Neubauer, Pope, Rozar, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Steffen, Subeck,
Tauchen, Tusler, Vining and Stubbs. Referred to Committee on Judiciary
and Public Safety.
1An Act to amend
20.866 (2) (uz) of the statutes; relating to: a new juvenile
2correctional facility in Milwaukee County and granting bonding authority.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, in 2017 Wisconsin Act 185
, section 110 (7)
, the Department
of Corrections is required to administer a program under which DOC establishes or
constructs one or more Type 1 juvenile correctional facilities, subject to the approval
of the Joint Committee on Finance. This bill authorizes $41,791,000 in general fund
supported borrowing for the purpose of constructing a new Type 1 juvenile
correctional facility under that program in Milwaukee County.
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:
20.866 (2) (uz) of the statutes is amended to read:
(uz) Corrections; juvenile correctional facilities.
From the capital 5
improvement fund, a sum sufficient for the department of corrections to acquire, 6
construct, develop, enlarge or improve juvenile correctional facilities. The state may
contract public debt in an amount not to exceed $28,652,200 for this purpose. The
2state may contract additional public debt in an amount up to $41,791,000 for this
(1) 2017-19 Authorized State Building Program changes; Type 1 juvenile
In 2017 Wisconsin Act 59
, section 9104 (1) (c) 1
. em., as 7
created by 2017 Wisconsin Act 185
, under projects financed by general fund 8
supported borrowing, the amount authorized for the project identified as “Type 1 9
juvenile correctional facilities — statewide” is increased by $41,791,000, and the 10
appropriate totals are adjusted accordingly, for the purpose of constructing a new 11
Type 1 juvenile correctional facility in Milwaukee County.