13.102 13.102 Joint committee on finance; consideration of biennial budget bill.
13.102(1)(1)The joint committee on finance may not vote to recommend passage of a biennial budget bill or an amendment thereto until the legislative fiscal bureau has distributed a copy of an earmark transparency report on the biennial budget bill, as amended, prepared under s. 13.95 (1r) (b), to each member of the legislature and has made the report available on the legislature's Internet website.
13.102(2) (2)If a member of the joint committee on finance makes a motion during committee deliberations on a biennial budget bill to remove an earmark, as defined in s. 13.95 (1r) (a), from the biennial budget bill, the motion shall prevail on either a majority or a tie vote.
13.102 History History: 2011 a. 220; 2017 a. 365 s. 112.
13.105 13.105 Marquette University Dental School reports to governor and joint committee on finance. The Marquette University School of Dentistry shall biennially report to the governor and the joint committee on finance on the:
13.105(1) (1)Number of faculty and nonfaculty positions at the dental school.
13.105(2) (2)Average faculty salaries compared to national averages.
13.105(3) (3)Costs per dental student.
13.105(4) (4)Student-faculty ratios of the dental school.
13.105(5) (5)Placement of graduates of the dental program and their rate of retention in this state.
13.105(6) (6)Minority student recruitment policies and programs.
13.105(7) (7)Programs and purposes for which funds appropriated by this state are spent.
13.105 History History: 1973 c. 333.
13.106 13.106 Medical College of Wisconsin and UW-Madison Medical School reports.
13.106(2)(2)The Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School shall submit a biennial report containing financial summaries for the college and school to the governor and the joint committee on finance, in a consistent format and methodology to be developed in consultation with the medical education review committee under s. 39.16.
13.106(3) (3)By October 15 of each even-numbered year, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School shall submit a report to the governor, the joint committee on finance, and the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2), that provides information on all of the following:
13.106(3)(ac) (ac) Minority student recruitment policies and programs of each medical school, and the number of minority students enrolled.
13.106(3)(ag) (ag) Number and percentages of Wisconsin residents enrolled.
13.106(3)(aL) (aL) Average faculty salaries compared to national averages.
13.106(3)(ap) (ap) Development of cooperative educational programs with other institutions throughout this state.
13.106(3)(at) (at) Placement of graduates of doctor of medicine and residency training programs.
13.106(3)(ax) (ax) The financial status of the family practice residency sites.
13.106(3)(b) (b) The number of family practice residents choosing to practice in medically underserved areas of the state upon graduation.
13.106(3)(c) (c) The number of graduates entering family practice as a career.
13.106(4) (4)
13.106(4)(a)(a) In this subsection, “rural or underserved urban medicine program" includes the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine, the Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health program, any community medical education program of the Medical College of Wisconsin, and any other rural or underserved urban medicine program established after July 2, 2013.
13.106(4)(b) (b) By October 15 of each even-numbered year, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health shall submit a report to the governor and to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for distribution to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2) that provides information on all of the following:
13.106(4)(b)1. 1. The number of students enrolled in rural or underserved urban medicine programs.
13.106(4)(b)2. 2. The medical specialties and residency locations of the students in rural or underserved urban medicine programs.
13.106(4)(b)3. 3. The initial postresidency practice locations for graduates of rural or underserved urban medicine programs.
13.11 13.11 Records of joint committee on finance. The joint committee on finance shall keep a complete record of all legislation referred to it, and of its proceedings thereon. At the close of the session, such record shall be transmitted to the chief clerks and deposited by them with the secretary of state. The secretary of state, upon request therefor, shall deliver any such records of previous sessions to the joint committee on finance. Records so delivered shall be returned to the secretary of state by the cochairpersons of the committee at or before the close of the session.
13.11 History History: 1993 a. 184.
13.111 13.111 Joint committee on employment relations.
13.111(1)(1)Creation. There is created a permanent joint legislative committee known as the joint committee on employment relations with such powers and authority as are provided by law and composed of the following 8 members:
13.111(1)(a) (a) Senate cochairperson, joint committee on finance.
13.111(1)(b) (b) Assembly cochairperson, joint committee on finance.
13.111(1)(c) (c) Assembly majority leader.
13.111(1)(d) (d) Assembly minority leader.
13.111(1)(e) (e) Senate majority leader.
13.111(1)(f) (f) Senate minority leader.
13.111(1)(g) (g) Speaker of the assembly.
13.111(1)(h) (h) President of the senate.
13.111(2) (2)Duties. The joint committee on employment relations shall perform the functions assigned to it under subch. V of ch. 111, subch. II of ch. 230 and ss. 16.53 (1) (d) 1., 20.916, 20.917, and 20.923.
13.121 13.121 Legislators' salaries and benefits.
13.121(1)(1)Current member. From the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b), each member of the legislature shall be paid, in equal installments, the salary provided under s. 20.923.
13.121(2) (2)Deceased Member. The salary of any member who dies during a term of office shall be paid for each pay period to a beneficiary named by the member in writing and filed with the chief clerk of the house in which the member serves, until a personal representative has been appointed and qualified, and then to such personal representative until a successor has been elected and qualified. When any person elected a member dies before commencement of the term of office to which the person is elected, the person shall be deemed a member dying during such term of office and the person's salary shall be paid for each pay period to the person's estate or personal representative until a successor is elected and qualified.
13.121(3) (3)Speaker. For services as speaker, the speaker of the assembly shall receive $25 per month, payable monthly, in addition to the speaker's compensation, expenses and mileage as a member.
13.121(4) (4)Insurance. For the purpose of premium determinations under s. 40.05 (4) and (5) each member of the legislature shall accrue sick leave at a rate equivalent to a percentage of time worked recommended for such positions by the administrator of the division of personnel management in the department of administration and approved by the joint committee on employment relations in the same manner as compensation for such positions is determined under s. 20.923. This percentage of time worked shall be applied to the sick leave accrual rate established under s. 230.35 (2). The approved percentage shall be incorporated into the compensation plan under s. 230.12 (1).
13.123 13.123 Legislators' expenses.
13.123(1)(1)In-session expenses.
13.123(1)(a)1.1. Any member of the legislature who has signified, by affidavit filed with the department of administration, the necessity of establishing a temporary residence at the state capital for the period of any regular or special legislative session shall be entitled to an allowance for expenses incurred for food and lodging for each day that he or she is in Madison on legislative business, but not including any Saturday or Sunday unless the legislator is in actual attendance on such day at a session of the legislature or a meeting of a standing committee of which the legislator is a member. The amount of the allowance for each biennial session shall be 90 percent of the per diem rate for travel for federal government business within the city of Madison, as established by the federal general services administration. For the purpose of determining the amount of the allowance, the administrator of the division of personnel management in the department of administration shall certify to the chief clerk of each house the federal per diem rate in effect on December 1, or the first business day thereafter if December 1 is not a business day, in each even-numbered year. Each legislator shall file an affidavit with the chief clerk of his or her house certifying the specific dollar amount within the authorized allowance the member wishes to receive. Such affidavit, when filed, shall remain in effect for the biennial session.
13.123(1)(a)2. 2. Any legislator may, if the legislator chooses not to establish a temporary residence at the state capital, claim one-half of the allowance under subd. 1. for each of the days authorized thereunder.
13.123(1)(b) (b) No allowance shall be paid under this subsection for any day during a recess of the legislature for 30 days or more unless so provided by joint resolution adopted by both houses of the legislature.
13.123(1)(c) (c) Each member shall certify to the chief clerk of the house in which the member serves, as promptly as may be following the 1st of each month, the number of days during the previous calendar month on which the member was in Madison on legislative business and for which the member seeks the allowance provided by this subsection. Such allowances shall be paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b) within one week after each calendar month; and shall be paid, upon the filing with the department of administration, the chief clerk's affidavit stating the number of days in Madison on legislative business for all members of the chief clerk's house.
13.123(2) (2)Interim expenses. From the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b), each member of the legislature shall be entitled to an expense allowance for postage and clerical assistance for each full calendar month during which the legislature is in actual session 3 days or less. No allowance is payable to a representative to the assembly unless the speaker of the assembly files with the chief clerk of the assembly a written authorization for the allowance to be paid. No allowance is payable to a senator unless the majority leader of the senate files with the chief clerk of the senate a written authorization for the allowance to be paid. An authorization filed under this subsection becomes effective for the month in which it is filed and continues in effect through the month in which the speaker of the assembly or the majority leader of the senate files a written revocation of the authorization with the chief clerk of the appropriate house. The rate of such allowance shall be as follows:
13.123(2)(a) (a) For representatives to the assembly such expense allowance shall be at the rate of $25 per month.
13.123(2)(b) (b) For senators such expense allowance shall be at the rate of $75 per month.
13.123(3) (3)Attendance at meetings.
13.123(3)(a) (a) Any senator authorized by the committee on senate organization to attend a meeting outside the state capital, any representative to the assembly authorized by the committee on assembly organization to attend an out-of-state meeting or authorized by the speaker to attend a meeting within this state outside the state capital, and all members of the legislature required by law, legislative rule, resolution or joint resolution to attend such meetings, shall be paid no additional compensation for such services but shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b), but no legislator may be reimbursed under this subsection for expenses on any day for which the legislator submits a claim under sub. (1).
13.123(3)(b)1.1. Notwithstanding par. (a), no member of the legislature may be reimbursed for attendance at any meeting held outside this state, other than a meeting of the legislature, a legislative committee, committee of the joint legislative council or a statutory body of which the person is a duly constituted member, after the chief clerk of the member's house determines one of the following:
13.123(3)(b)1.a. a. After the day of the partisan primary, that the member either has not filed nomination papers for reelection or election to another legislative seat or has sought a party nomination for a legislative seat but it is generally acknowledged that the member has not won nomination.
13.123(3)(b)1.b. b. After the day of the general election, that it is generally acknowledged that the member has not been elected to a legislative seat for the succeeding session.
13.123(3)(b)2. 2. In making the determination under subd. 1., the chief clerk is bound by the determination of the chairperson of the elections commission or the chairperson's designee if such determination has been issued.
13.123(3)(c) (c) Paragraph (b) may not be construed to affect eligibility for any allowance authorized under sub. (1) or (2).
13.124 13.124 Legal representation.
13.124(1)(1)
13.124(1)(a) (a) The speaker of the assembly, in his or her sole discretion, may authorize a representative to the assembly or assembly employee who requires legal representation to obtain legal counsel other than from the department of justice, with the cost of representation paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a), if the acts or allegations underlying the action are arguably within the scope of the representative's or employee's duties. The speaker shall approve all financial costs and terms of representation.
13.124(1)(b) (b) The speaker of the assembly, in his or her sole discretion, may obtain legal counsel other than from the department of justice, with the cost of representation paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a), in any action in which the assembly is a party or in which the interests of the assembly are affected, as determined by the speaker. The speaker shall approve all financial costs and terms of representation.
13.124(2) (2)
13.124(2)(a)(a) The senate majority leader, in his or her sole discretion, may authorize a senator or senate employee who requires legal representation to obtain legal counsel other than from the department of justice, with the cost of representation paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (b), if the acts or allegations underlying the action are arguably within the scope of the senator's or employee's duties. The senate majority leader shall approve all financial costs and terms of representation.
13.124(2)(b) (b) The senate majority leader, in his or her sole discretion, may obtain legal counsel other than from the department of justice, with the cost of representation paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (b), in any action in which the senate is a party or in which the interests of the senate are affected, as determined by the senate majority leader. The senate majority leader shall approve all financial costs and terms of representation.
13.124(3) (3)
13.124(3)(a)(a) The cochairpersons of the joint committee on legislative organization, in their sole discretion, may authorize an employee of a legislative service agency, as defined in s. 13.90 (1m) (a), who requires legal representation to obtain legal counsel other than from the department of justice, with the cost of representation paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b), as determined by the cochairpersons, if the acts or allegations underlying the action are arguably within the scope of the employee's duties. The cochairpersons shall approve all financial costs and terms of representation.
13.124(3)(b) (b) The cochairpersons of the joint committee on legislative organization, in their sole discretion, may obtain legal counsel other than from the department of justice, with the cost of representation paid from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b), as determined by the cochairpersons, in any action in which the legislature is a party or in which the interests of the legislature are affected, as determined by the cochairpersons. The cochairpersons shall approve all financial costs and terms of representation.
13.124 History History: 2017 a. 369.
13.125 13.125 Chaplains. The officiating chaplain of the senate and assembly shall be paid such amount as may be established by each house for each day of service from the appropriation under s. 20.765 (1) (a) or (b). Payment shall be made on certification by the chief clerk of the senate or of the assembly, respectively, showing the amount to which each chaplain is entitled.
13.125 History History: 1977 c. 29; 1983 a. 27 s. 2202 (33); 2003 a. 33; 2005 a. 25.
13.127 13.127 Advice and consent of the senate. Any individual nominated by the governor or another state officer or agency, and with the advice and consent of the senate appointed, to any office or position may not hold the office or position, be nominated again for the office or position, or perform any duties of the office or position during the legislative session biennium if the individual's confirmation for the office or position is rejected by the senate.
13.127 History History: 2017 a. 369.
13.13 13.13 Speaker; deputy speaker; president of senate.
13.13(1)(1)Speaker. The assembly shall elect by roll call vote one of its members as speaker who shall hold office during the term for which elected to the assembly unless separated by death, resignation or removal by a majority of the total present membership of the assembly. If the office is permanently vacated during the session, a successor shall be chosen.
13.13(2) (2)Deputy speaker. The assembly shall elect a deputy speaker who shall hold office for the term for which elected to the assembly unless separated by death, resignation or removal.
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2019-20 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2021 Wis. Act 7 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on March 18, 2021. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after March 18, 2021, are designated by NOTES. (Published 3-18-21)