13.0966(2)(a) (a) Any bill that requires a report by the office under s. 601.423 shall have that requirement noted on its jacket when the jacket is prepared.
13.0966(2)(b) (b) When a bill that requires a report under s. 601.423 is introduced, the legislative reference bureau shall submit a copy of the bill to the office. When an amendment that creates or alters a health insurance mandate requiring a report under s. 601.423 is offered, the legislative reference bureau shall submit a copy of the amendment to the office. The office shall prepare the report or a written statement in accordance with s. 601.423. If the office prepares a written statement, the chairperson of a standing committee to which the bill has been referred, the presiding officer of either house of the legislature, either cochairperson of the joint committee on finance, or any other member of the legislature may request that the office prepare a report instead, in which case the office shall prepare a report.
13.0966(2)(c) (c) After receiving the report or written statement from the office under s. 601.423 (2), the chief clerk of the house in which the bill or amendment is introduced or offered shall ensure all of the following:
13.0966(2)(c)1. 1. The report or written statement prepared under s. 601.423 is printed as an appendix to the bill and distributed in the same manner as amendments.
13.0966(2)(c)2. 2. The report or written statement is distributed, and is made available to the public, before any vote is taken on the bill by either house of the legislature if the bill is not referred to a standing committee, or before any public hearing is held before any standing committee or, if no public hearing is held, before any vote is taken by the committee. No bill requiring a report under s. 601.423 may receive a hearing or be voted on by either house or by a standing committee and no amendment requiring a report under s. 601.423 may be adopted by either house or recommended by a standing committee before the report or statement on the bill or amendment is distributed under this subdivision.
13.0966 History History: 2015 a. 288; 2017 a. 239.
13.097 13.097 Review of legislation providing for conveyances of lake bed areas.
13.097(1)(1)Definitions. In this section:
13.097(1)(a) (a) “Department" means the department of natural resources.
13.097(1)(b) (b) “Lake bed area" means all or a portion of a navigable lake.
13.097(1)(c) (c) “Public trust purpose" means a purpose in furtherance of the public trust in navigable waters that is established under article IX, section 1, of the constitution.
13.097(2) (2) Report by the department.
13.097(2)(a) (a) When legislation that conveys a lake bed area or that amends a prior conveyance of a lake bed area is introduced or offered in the legislature, the department shall prepare a report on the legislation within 15 days of its being introduced or offered. The department may request any information from the grantee under such legislation or from a past grantee of the lake bed area that is reasonably necessary for the department to prepare the report.
13.097(2)(b) (b) If the legislation conveys a lake bed area, the department shall describe the conveyance contained in the legislation. If the legislation amends a prior conveyance of a lake bed area, the department's report shall describe the prior conveyance and how it is amended by this legislation. The report shall include the department's findings under sub. (4) and its conclusions under sub. (6).
13.097(2)(c) (c) Legislation that requires a report by the department under this section shall have that requirement noted on its jacket when the jacket is prepared. When legislation that requires a report under this section receives a jacket to be introduced or offered, the legislative reference bureau shall submit a copy of the legislation to the department.
13.097(2)(d) (d) The report shall be printed as an appendix to that applicable bill and shall be distributed in the same manner as amendments.
13.097(4) (4) Findings of the department report. The department's report shall contain the following information:
13.097(4)(a) (a) Location and description of the lake bed area.
13.097(4)(a)1. 1. The name of the lake in which the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance is located, the location of the lake bed area in the lake and the name of the county and the town, village or city that is adjacent to the lake bed area.
13.097(4)(a)2. 2. The approximate dimensions and size of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance.
13.097(4)(a)3. 3. The approximate area of the lake in which the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance is located.
13.097(4)(b) (b) Purposes of the proposed conveyance.
13.097(4)(b)1.1. The purpose of the proposed conveyance, as expressed in the legislation.
13.097(4)(b)2. 2. Any additional information on the intended uses of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance.
13.097(4)(b)3. 3. The extent to which the express language of the legislation will permit the intended uses of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance.
13.097(4)(c) (c) Use of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance.
13.097(4)(c)1.1. The size of the area reasonably required for the intended uses under the proposed conveyance, as compared to the size of the lake bed area actually conveyed by the legislation, and a description of the anticipated or potential uses of any excess area.
13.097(4)(c)2. 2. If the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance exceeds the area required for the intended uses, whether the excess area will remain unused for a substantial period.
13.097(4)(d) (d) Effect of the proposed conveyance on public trust purpose uses.
13.097(4)(d)1.1. Opportunities for navigation, fishing, hunting, swimming, recreation, enjoyment of scenic beauty and other public trust purpose uses that will be lost or obtained when the grantee exercises the rights granted by the proposed conveyance.
13.097(4)(d)2. 2. The type of uses that will be made of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance when the grantee exercises the rights granted by the proposed conveyance, and whether those uses are public trust purpose uses.
13.097(4)(d)3. 3. Proposed restrictions on public access to the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance, upon completion of the project, including physical restrictions such as fences, walls or lack of parking, legal restrictions such as hours of operation or conversion to private property and financial restrictions such as admission fees, licenses, permits or requirements to make purchases.
13.097(4)(e) (e) Potential subsequent conveyances.
13.097(4)(e)1.1. The extent to which the proposed conveyance expressly prohibits or permits a subsequent conveyance of all or a part of the lake bed area by the grantee, including a subsequent conveyance by warranty deed, quitclaim deed or lease, or is silent regarding a subsequent conveyance by the grantee.
13.097(4)(e)2. 2. Whether the legislation imposes the same restrictions on grantees of subsequent conveyances as it imposes on the original grantee.
13.097(4)(f) (f) Potential of the grantee to manage the use of lake bed area.
13.097(4)(f)1.1. What management controls are proposed by the grantee to assure that the lake bed area is used only for the public trust purposes authorized by the legislature, including the grantee's internal controls and control exercised by the grantee over a lessee, a grantee of a subsequent conveyance of all or part of the lake bed area or a trespasser.
13.097(4)(f)2. 2. Whether the grantee has managed or is managing the use of any other lake bed areas conveyed to the grantee in conformance with the public trust purposes authorized by those conveyances.
13.097(4)(f)3. 3. If the grantee of an original or subsequent conveyance or a lessee is not a governmental unit, the extent to which the use of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance will be controlled or supervised by a governmental unit, to assure conformity with a public trust purpose.
13.097(4)(g) (g) Additional information. Any other information the department considers relevant.
13.097(5) (5) Department authority to request information. The department may request a grantee to provide the department with any information that is reasonably necessary for the department to prepare the report under sub. (4).
13.097(6) (6) Conclusion of the department report. Based on its findings, the department shall include in its report its conclusion on whether the legislation is consistent with protecting and enhancing a public trust purpose. The department shall base its conclusion on the following:
13.097(6)(a) (a) Public trust purpose uses. Whether the opportunities for public trust purpose uses upon completion of the project, including opportunities for navigation, fishing, hunting, swimming, recreation and enjoyment of scenic beauty, substantially outweigh any loss of current opportunities for public trust purpose uses in that lake bed area and whether the current opportunities for public trust purpose uses will be enhanced or diminished upon completion of the project.
13.097(6)(b) (b) Public access. Whether all residents of the state will be able, without restriction, to participate in the uses of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance upon completion of the project.
13.097(6)(c) (c) Purposes of the proposed conveyance. Whether the public trust purposes of the conveyance, as expressed in the legislation, are sufficiently narrow to permit only the specific public trust purpose uses proposed by the grantee.
13.097(6)(d) (d) Management by the grantee. Whether the grantee's management of the use of any other lake bed areas conveyed to the grantee conforms with a public trust purpose and whether the grantee's proposals for the use of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance conform with a public trust purpose.
13.097(6)(e) (e) Governmental control. Whether the lake bed area and its proposed public trust purpose uses will be controlled or supervised by a governmental unit.
13.097(6)(f) (f) Commercial uses. Whether any commercial uses of the lake bed area subject to the proposed conveyance are minor and incidental to free public trust purpose uses or whether commercial purposes dominate the proposed use of the lake bed area.
13.097 History History: 1989 a. 31.
13.0975 13.0975 Review of legislative proposals impacting energy availability.
13.0975(1)(1)Definition. In this section, “commission" means the public service commission.
13.0975(1m) (1m) Request by legislator. When any proposal that will probably impact the cost or reliability of electricity generation, transmission, or distribution or of fuels used in generating electricity is introduced or offered in the legislature and referred to a standing committee of the house in which it is introduced, the chairperson or ranking minority member may request that the commission prepare an energy impact report. If the proposal is not referred to a standing committee, the speaker of the assembly, if the proposal is introduced or offered in the assembly, or the presiding officer of the senate, if the proposal is introduced or offered in the senate, may request that the commission prepare an energy impact report.
13.0975(2) (2) Report by the commission.
13.0975(2)(a) (a) When the commission is requested to prepare an energy impact report under sub. (1m), the commission shall submit the energy impact report on the proposal within 30 days after the written request is submitted to the commission.
13.0975(2)(b) (b) If the proposal impacts the cost or reliability of electricity generation, transmission, or distribution or of fuels used in generating electricity, the commission shall describe the impact contained in the proposal. The energy impact report shall include the commission's findings under sub. (3) and its conclusions under sub. (4).
13.0975(2)(c) (c) An energy impact report shall be printed as an appendix to the proposal and shall be distributed in the same manner as amendments.
13.0975(3) (3) Findings of the commission energy impact report. The commission's energy impact report shall evaluate the probable impact of the proposal on the cost or reliability of electricity generation, transmission, or distribution or of fuels used in generating electricity.
13.0975(4) (4) Conclusion of the commission report. Based on its findings under sub. (3), the commission shall include in its energy impact report its conclusion on whether the proposal adversely impacts the cost or reliability of electricity generation, transmission, or distribution or of fuels used in generating electricity.
13.0975 History History: 2003 a. 277.
13.098 13.098 Review of legislation relating to alcohol and other drug abuse. When legislation that relates to alcohol and other drug abuse policies, programs or services is introduced or offered in the legislature, the state council on alcohol and other drug abuse shall consider the legislation at the soonest meeting of the state council after introduction or offer and shall, if the standing committee of the legislature to which the legislation is referred has not taken action on the legislation, provide the chairperson of the standing committee with a considered opinion of the effect and desirability as a matter of public policy of the legislation.
13.098 History History: 1993 a. 210.
13.099 13.099 Review of bills affecting housing.
13.099(1)(1)Definitions. In this section:
13.099(1)(a) (a) “Department" means the department of administration.
13.099(1)(b) (b) “State housing strategy plan" means the plan developed under s. 16.302.
13.099(2) (2) Analysis of bills affecting housing.
13.099(2)(a) (a) If any bill that is introduced in either house of the legislature may increase or decrease, either directly or indirectly, the cost of the development, construction, financing, purchasing, sale, ownership, or availability of housing in this state, the department shall prepare a housing impact analysis for the bill within 30 days after it is introduced. The department may request any information from other state agencies, local governments, or individuals, or organizations that is reasonably necessary for the department to prepare the analysis.
13.099(2)(b) (b) A bill that requires a housing impact analysis under this section shall have that requirement noted on its jacket when the jacket is prepared. When a bill that requires a housing impact analysis under this section is introduced, the legislative reference bureau shall submit a copy of the bill to the department.
13.099(2)(c) (c) A housing impact analysis prepared under this section shall be printed as an appendix to that applicable bill and shall be distributed in the same manner as amendments.
13.099(3) (3) Findings of the department to be contained in housing impact analysis.
13.099(3)(a) (a) A housing impact analysis shall contain information about the effect of the bill on housing in this state, including information on the effect of the bill on all of the following:
13.099(3)(a)1. 1. The policies, strategies and recommendations of the state housing strategy plan.
13.099(3)(a)2. 2. The cost of developing, constructing, rehabilitating, improving, maintaining, or owning single-family or multifamily dwellings.
13.099(3)(a)3. 3. The purchase price of new homes or the fair market value of existing homes.
13.099(3)(a)4. 4. The cost and availability of financing to purchase or develop housing.
13.099(3)(a)5. 5. Housing costs, as defined in s. 16.301 (3) (a) and (b).
13.099(3)(a)6. 6. The density, location, setback, size, or height of development on a lot, parcel, land division, or subdivision.
13.099(3)(b) (b) A housing impact analysis shall analyze the relative impact of the effects of the bill on low- and moderate-income households.
13.099(3)(c)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 2., a housing impact analysis shall provide reasonable estimates of the information under pars. (a) and (b) expressed as dollar figures and shall include descriptions of the immediate effect and, if ascertainable, the long-term effect. The department shall include a brief summary or worksheet of computations used in determining any such dollar figures.
13.099(3)(c)2. 2. If, after careful consideration, the department determines that it is not possible to make an estimate expressed as dollar figures as provided in subd. 1., the analysis shall instead contain a statement to that effect setting forth the reasons for that determination.
13.099(3)(d) (d) Except as otherwise specified in par. (a), a housing impact analysis shall be prepared on the basis of a median-priced single-family residence but may include estimates for larger developments as an analysis of the long-term effect of the bill.
13.099(4) (4) Rule-making authority. The department may promulgate any rules necessary for the administration of this section.
13.099 History History: 1995 a. 308; 2003 a. 33; 2011 a. 32; 2017 a. 68.
13.10 13.10 Joint committee on finance approvals.
13.10(1)(1)Except as otherwise expressly provided by law, all matters before the joint committee on finance which require the affirmative action of the committee, except those related to the receipt of reports for which no committee action is required and except those related to the drafting, introduction, consideration, modification, adoption, rejection, enactment or defeat of any bill, resolution, amendment, fiscal estimate or nomination, shall be considered by the committee according to the procedures under this section. The joint committee on finance shall hold regular quarterly meetings and shall hold special meetings upon call of the governor or upon call of the cochairpersons for the purposes of considering matters under this section.
13.10(2) (2)Requests for an appropriation change under s. 13.101 in an amount not exceeding $5,000 and requiring immediate committee action may be resolved by mail ballot to be formally recorded at the next ensuing special or regular meeting. The committee may employ such assistants as it deems necessary and fix their compensation. For the purposes of this section the secretary of administration, or a designated representative, shall serve as secretary of the committee. The state auditor and the director of the legislative fiscal bureau, or their designated representatives, shall attend such meetings if the committee requests.
13.10(3) (3)All requests for action by the committee shall be filed with the secretary of the committee in writing and shall contain a statement of the action requested, the purposes therefor, the statutory provision authorizing or directing the performance of the action, and such other information as the committee may require. The governor shall submit a recommendation on the request to the committee. The committee shall afford all such requests a public hearing and the secretary of the committee shall give public notice of the time and place of such hearing.
13.10(4) (4)All actions under this section shall be determined by a roll call vote. A copy of the minutes shall be signed by the secretary and approved by the presiding officers and be transmitted to the department of administration, the state auditor and the legislative reference bureau. All requests for action by the committee under this section may be approved in whole or in part by the governor and the part approved shall be so ordered, and the part objected to shall be returned to the committee for reconsideration. If the governor neither approves nor objects to a request within 15 working days after the committee takes action on the request, the request is approved in whole. The cochairpersons of the committee shall call a meeting or conduct a mail ballot within 15 working days after receipt of the governor's objection and if, after reconsideration, two-thirds of the members of the committee by a roll call vote or recorded ballot sustain the original action it shall be so ordered by signature of the cochairpersons of the committee.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 18 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on August 19, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after August 19, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 8-19-19)