Date of enactment: February 29, 2024
2023 Senate Bill 971   Date of publication*: March 1, 2024
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
(Vetoed in Part)
An Act to repeal 20.255 (1) (fc); and to create 20.255 (1) (fc), 20.255 (2) (fc) and 20.923 (4) (c) 6m. of the statutes; relating to: early literacy programs administered by the Department of Public Instruction.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
100,1 Section 1. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF
100,2 Section 2. 20.255 (1) (fc) of the statutes is created to read:
20.255 (1) (fc) Office of literacy; literacy coaching program. As a continuing appropriation, the amounts in the schedule for the office of literacy and the literacy coaching program under s. 115.39 .
100,3 Section 3. 20.255 (1) (fc) of the statutes, as created by 2023 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
100,4 Section 4. 20.255 (2) (fc) of the statutes is created to read:
20.255 (2) (fc) Early literacy initiatives; support. Biennially, the amounts in the schedule for grants under s. 118.015 (1m) (c) and for financial assistance paid to school boards and charter schools for compliance with 2023 Wisconsin Act 20, section 27 (2) (a).
100,4m Section 4m. 20.923 (4) (c) 6m. of the statutes is created to read:
20.923 (4) (c) 6m. Public instruction, department of; office of literacy: director.
100,5 Section 5. Effective dates. This act takes effect on the day after publication, except as follows:
(1) The repeal of s. 20.255 (1) (fc) takes effect on July 1, 2028.