2021 Senate Joint Resolution 84
To create section 35 of article IV of the constitution; relating to: the appropriation authority of the legislature and the allocation of moneys Wisconsin receives from the federal government (first consideration).
Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That:
Section 1. Section 35 of article IV of the constitution is created to read:
[Article IV] Section 35 (1) The legislature may not delegate its sole power to determine how moneys shall be appropriated.
(2) The governor may not allocate any federal moneys the governor accepts on behalf of the state without the approval of the legislature by joint resolution or as provided by legislative rule.
Section 2. Numbering of new provision. If another constitutional amendment ratified by the people creates the number of any provision created in this joint resolution, the chief of the legislative reference bureau shall determine the sequencing and the numbering of the provisions whose numbers conflict.
Be it further resolved, That this proposed amendment be referred to the legislature to be chosen at the next general election and that it be published for three months previous to the time of holding such election.
Wisconsin Constitution updated by the Legislative Reference Bureau. Published October 4, 2023. Click for the Coverage of Annotations for the Annotated Constitution. Report errors at 608.504.5801 or lrb.legal@legis.wisconsin.gov.