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16.844(2) (2) Any person who shall cause, allow, or permit bituminous coal to be burned in violation of this section shall forfeit the sum of $25 for each day or part thereof during which such violation continues.
16.844(3) (3) The secretary of administration, with the assistance of the department of justice, shall institute proper proceedings to collect fines for and restrain violations of this section.
16.844(4) (4) The limitations contained in this section are imposed for the protection of the state capitol and its contents.
16.844 History History: 1975 c. 41 s. 51; 1989 a. 222 s. 3; Stats. 1989 s. 16.844.
16.845 16.845 Use of state facilities.
16.845(1) (1) Rule; penalty. Except as elsewhere expressly prohibited, the managing authority of any facility owned by the state or by the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority or leased from the state by the Fox River Navigational System Authority may permit its use for free discussion of public questions, or for civic, social, recreational or athletic activities. No such use shall be permitted if it would unduly burden the managing authority or interfere with the prime use of such facility. The applicant for use shall be liable to the state, to the Fox River Navigational System Authority, or to the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority for any injury done to its property, for any expense arising out of any such use and for such sum as the managing authority may charge for such use. All such sums payable to the state shall be paid into the general fund and credited to the appropriation account for the operation of the facility used. The managing authority may permit such use notwithstanding the fact that a reasonable admission fee may be charged to the public. Whoever does or attempts to do an act for which a permit is required under this section without first obtaining the permit may be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned not more than 30 days or both. This subsection applies only to those facilities for which a procedure for obtaining a permit has been established by the managing authority.
16.845(2) (2)Definitions. In this section:
16.845(2)(a) (a) "Facility" includes buildings and surrounding and connecting grounds.
16.845(2)(b) (b) "Managing authority" means the board, commission, department or officer responsible by law for the management of the particular facility.
16.845 History History: 1971 c. 183; 1995 a. 27; 2001 a. 16.
16.845 Annotation A group of churches is entitled to a permit under this section to use the capitol grounds for a civic or social activity even if the content of program is partly religious in nature. 68 Atty. Gen. 217.
16.846 16.846 Rules relating to use, care and preservation of property under department control.
16.846(1) (1)
16.846(1)(a)(a) The department shall promulgate under ch. 227, and shall enforce or have enforced, rules of conduct for property leased or managed by the department. Unless the rule specifies a penalty as provided under par. (b), a person found guilty of violating a rule promulgated under this subsection shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned for not more than 30 days or both.
16.846(1)(b) (b) A rule promulgated under par. (a) may provide that a person who violates the rule is subject to one of the following:
16.846(1)(b)1. 1. A lesser criminal penalty than the criminal penalty specified in par. (a).
16.846(1)(b)2. 2. A forfeiture of not more than $500.
16.846(2) (2) A forfeiture under sub. (1) (b) 2. may be sued for and collected in the name of the department before any court having jurisdiction of such action. An action for a forfeiture under sub. (1) (b) 2. may be brought by the department, by the department of justice at the request of the department, or by a district attorney.
16.846(3) (3) All fines imposed and collected under this section shall be transmitted to the county treasurer for disposition in accordance with s. 59.25 (3) (f) and (j). All forfeitures, including forfeitures of posted bail, if any, imposed and collected under this section shall be transmitted to the county treasurer for disposition in accordance with ss. 778.13 and 778.17.
16.846 History History: 1995 a. 174; 1997 a. 35.
16.846 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also s. Adm 2.14, Wis. adm. code.
16.847 16.847 Energy efficiency program.
16.847(1) (1) Definitions. In this section:
16.847(1)(b) (b) "State facilities" means all property owned and operated by the state for the purpose of carrying out usual state functions, including each institution within the University of Wisconsin System.
16.847(1)(c) (c) "Utility expenses" means expenses incurred to provide heating, cooling and electricity to a state facility.
16.847(2) (2)Energy conservation construction projects.
16.847(2)(a)(a) The department may provide funding to agencies, as defined in s. 16.70 (1e), for energy conservation construction projects at state facilities under the jurisdiction of the agencies to enhance the energy efficiency of the facilities. The department shall prescribe standards for evaluation of proposed projects and allocation of available moneys for those projects under this subsection.
16.847(2)(b) (b) The department shall measure and verify each energy conservation construction project funded under this subsection in accordance with the performance measurement and verification guidelines adopted by the federal Energy Management Program.
16.847(2)(c) (c) The department shall, to the extent feasible, use the procedures under s. 16.858 to carry out energy conservation construction projects funded under this subsection. In any contract entered into by the department under s. 16.858 that is funded under this subsection, the contract shall set forth the minimum savings in energy usage that will be realized by the state from construction of the project and the contractor shall guarantee that the savings will be realized.
16.847(3) (3)Assessments. The department shall annually assess each agency that receives funding under sub. (2) in an amount determined by the department equivalent to the agency's proportionate share of the costs incurred under s. 20.867 (3) (kd) for principal repayment and interest costs on obligations incurred in financing energy conservation construction projects at agency facilities, for payments determined by the building commission under s. 13.488 (1) (m) that are attributable to the proceeds of those obligations, and for payments under an agreement or ancillary arrangement entered into under s. 18.06 (8) (a). The department may, in addition, assess those agencies for an amount not greater than the amount by which the annual savings, if any, in the agency's energy costs generated as a result of an energy conservation construction project that was funded by the department under sub. (2), as determined by the department, exceeds the agency's proportionate share of the costs incurred under s. 20.867 (3) (kd). Each agency shall pay any portion of each assessment that is attributable to savings in the agency's energy costs to the department and shall pay the remaining portion of each assessment to the building commission. The department shall credit all revenues received by the building commission under this subsection to the appropriation account under s. 20.867 (3) (kd) and shall credit all revenues received by the department under this subsection to the appropriation account under s. 20.505 (5) (ke).
16.847(8) (8)Repayment agreements. The department may annually transfer repayments under agreements to obtain loans from the energy efficiency fund under s. 16.847 (6), 1999 stats., from the appropriations specified in the agreements to the general fund. The amount of each annual repayment shall equal the amount of annual savings in utility expenses realized as a result of the energy efficiency project that was funded by a loan. The department shall determine the amount of annual savings in utility expenses realized as a result of an energy efficiency project.
16.848 16.848 Sale or lease of state property or facilities.
16.848(1) (1)
16.848(1)(a)(a) Except as provided in sub. (2), the department may offer for sale or lease any state-owned real property, if the department determines that the sale or lease is in the best interest of the state, unless prohibited under the state or federal constitution or federal law or the sale is conducted as a part of a procedure to enforce an obligation to this state. Any sale may be either on the basis of public bids, with the department reserving the right to reject any bid in the best interest of the state, or on the basis of negotiated prices as determined through a competitive or transparent process. If the department receives an offer to purchase or lease property offered under this subsection, the department may submit a report to the building commission recommending acceptance of the offer. The report shall contain a description of the property and the reasons for the recommendation. The department may recommend the sale or lease of property with or without the approval of the agency, as defined in s. 16.52 (7), having jurisdiction over the property and regardless of whether the property is included in an inventory submitted under s. 13.48 (14) (d). If the building commission approves the proposed sale or lease, the department shall submit the proposed sale or lease to the joint committee on finance for approval under par. (b).
16.848(1)(b) (b) If the department proposes to sell or lease any property identified in par. (a), the department shall first notify the joint committee on finance in writing of its proposed action. The department shall not proceed with the proposed action unless the proposed action is approved by the committee. Together with any notification, the department shall also provide all of the following:
16.848(1)(b)1. 1. The estimated value of the property as determined by the department and by at least one qualified privately owned assessor.
16.848(1)(b)2. 2. The full cost of retiring any remaining public debt incurred to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of the property.
16.848(1)(b)3. 3. A cost-benefit analysis that considers the short-term and long-term costs and benefits to the state from selling or leasing the property.
16.848(1)(b)4. 4. The length and conditions of any proposed sale or lease between this state and a proposed purchaser or lessee.
16.848(1)(b)5. 5. The estimated budgetary impact of the proposed sale or lease upon affected state agencies for at least the current and following fiscal biennium.
16.848(1)(b)5m. 5m. The methodology to ensure the competitive and transparent sale of the property.
16.848(1)(b)6. 6. Any other information requested by the committee.
16.848(1)(c) (c) Except with respect to property identified in sub. (2), if any agency, as defined in s. 16.52 (7), has authority to sell or lease real property under any other law, the authority of that agency does not apply after the department notifies the agency in writing that an offer of sale or sale, or a lease agreement, is pending with respect to the property under this paragraph. If the sale or lease is not completed and no further action is pending with respect to the property, the authority of the agency to sell or lease the property is restored. If the department sells or leases any state-owned real property under this paragraph, the department may attach such conditions to the sale or lease as it finds to be necessary or appropriate to carry out the sale or lease in the best interest of the state. If the department sells or leases a state-owned heating, cooling, or power plant under this paragraph, the department may contract with the purchaser or lessee to purchase the output of the plant.
16.848(1e) (1e) If the department sells or leases any real property under sub. (1) that was under the jurisdiction of an agency, as defined in s. 16.52 (7), prior to the sale or lease, the agency shall convey all systems, fixtures, or additional property interests specified by the department to the purchaser or lessee of the property on terms specified by the department. If the department sells or leases a state-owned heating, cooling, or power plant that is under the jurisdiction of an agency, as defined in s. 16.52 (7), the agency shall convey all real and personal property associated with the plant to the purchaser or lessee on terms specified by the department.
16.848(1m) (1m) If any property that is proposed to be sold by the department under sub. (1) is co-owned by a nonstate entity, the department shall afford to that entity the right of first refusal to purchase the share of the property owned by the state on reasonable financial terms established by the department.
16.848(1s) (1s)
16.848(1s)(a)(a) If the department sells or leases any facility under sub. (1) that is operated by an agency, as defined in s. 16.52 (7), on the day prior to the effective date of the sale or lease the secretary shall, notwithstanding s. 16.50 (1), require submission of expenditure estimates for approval under s. 16.50 (2) for each agency that proposes to expend moneys from any appropriation for the operation of the facility during the fiscal biennium in which the facility is sold or leased.
16.848(1s)(b) (b) Notwithstanding s. 16.50 (2), the secretary shall disapprove any such estimate for the period during which the facility is not operated by the agency. Subject to approval under par. (d), the secretary may then require the use of the amounts of any disapproved expenditure estimates for the purpose of purchase of contractual services from the facility or payment of the costs of purchasing services that were provided by the facility from an alternative source. Subject to approval under par. (d), if the department sells or leases a facility under this subsection, the secretary may identify any full-time equivalent positions authorized for the agency that was operating the facility the duties of which primarily relate to the management or operation of the facility, and may decrease the authorized full-time equivalent positions for the agency by the number of positions so identified effective on the effective date of the sale or lease.
16.848(1s)(c) (c) Notwithstanding s. 20.001 (3) (a) to (c) and subject to approval under par. (d), the secretary may lapse or transfer to the general fund from the unencumbered balance of appropriations to any agency, other than sum sufficient appropriations or appropriations of program revenues to the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System or appropriations of segregated or federal revenues, any amount appropriated to an agency that is determined by the secretary to be allocated for the management or operation of the facility that was sold or leased effective on the effective date of the sale or lease.
16.848(1s)(d) (d) Prior to taking any action to reallocate authorized expenditures, decrease authorized positions, or lapse or transfer moneys under par. (b) or (c), the secretary shall submit the proposed action in writing to the joint committee on finance. The secretary shall not proceed with the proposed action unless the proposed action is approved by the committee.
16.848(2) (2)
16.848(2)(am)(am) Subsection (1) does not apply to any property for which the cost of acquisition, construction, and improvement was financed with at least 50 percent federal funds or at least 50 percent gift or grant funds.
16.848(2)(c) (c) Subsection (1) does not apply to property sold by the department under s. 16.98 (3).
16.848(2)(d) (d) Subsection (1) does not apply to lands under the jurisdiction of the board of commissioners of public lands.
16.848(2)(e) (e) Subsection (1) does not apply to property under the jurisdiction of the department of natural resources, except central or district office facilities.
16.848(2)(f) (f) Subsection (1) does not apply to lands acquired with revenues collected under s. 70.58.
16.848(2)(g) (g) Subsection (1) does not apply to property that is subject to sale by the department of veterans affairs under s. 45.32 (7).
16.848(2)(gc) (gc) Subsection (1) does not apply to property that is subject to sale by the department of military affairs under s. 321.03 (2) (b).
16.848(2)(gg) (gg) Subsection (1) does not apply to property that is conveyed by the department of corrections under s. 301.25.
16.848(2)(gn) (gn) Subsection (1) does not apply to property that is subject to sale by the state under s. 20.909 (2).
16.848(2)(gr) (gr) Subsection (1) does not apply to land that is sold or traded by the Kickapoo reserve management board under s. 41.41 (7).
16.848(2)(gt) (gt) Subsection (1) does not apply to property that is donated by the department of transportation under s. 84.09 (5r).
16.848(2)(gx) (gx) Subsection (1) does not apply to any property that is owned or leased by the investment board.
16.848(2)(h) (h) The department shall not sell any property under this section that is leased by the state until the lease expires or the lease is modified, renewed, or extended, whichever first occurs, without consent of the lessee.
16.848(4) (4)
16.848(4)(a)(a) Except as provided in s. 13.48 (14) (e), if there is any outstanding public debt used to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of any property that is sold or leased under sub. (1), the department shall deposit a sufficient amount of the net proceeds from the sale or lease of the property in the bond security and redemption fund under s. 18.09 to repay the principal and pay the interest on the debt, and any premium due upon refunding any of the debt. If there is any outstanding public debt used to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of any property that is sold or leased under sub. (1), the department shall then provide a sufficient amount of the net proceeds from the sale or lease of the property for the costs of maintaining federal tax law compliance applicable to the debt. If the property was acquired, constructed, or improved with federal financial assistance, the department shall pay to the federal government any of the net proceeds required by federal law. If the property was acquired by gift or grant or acquired with gift or grant funds, the department shall adhere to any restriction governing use of the proceeds. Except as required under ss. 13.48 (14) (e), 20.395 (9) (qd), and 51.06 (6), if there is no such debt outstanding, there are no moneys payable to the federal government, and there is no restriction governing use of the proceeds, and if the net proceeds exceed the amount required to be deposited, paid, or used for another purpose under this subsection, the department shall use the net proceeds or remaining net proceeds to pay principal and interest costs on outstanding public debt issued to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of property. If any net proceeds remain thereafter, the department shall use the proceeds to pay principal and interest costs on other outstanding public debt.
16.848(4)(b) (b) For the purpose of paying principal and interest costs on other outstanding public debt under par. (a), the secretary may cause outstanding bonds to be called for redemption on or following their optional redemption date, establish one or more escrow accounts to redeem bonds at their optional redemption date, or purchase bonds in the open market. To the extent practical, the secretary shall consider all of the following in determining which public debt to redeem:
16.848(4)(b)1. 1. To the extent that debt service on the property being sold or leased was paid from a segregated fund, other outstanding public debt related to that segregated fund should be redeemed.
16.848(4)(b)3. 3. The extent to which general obligation debt that was issued to acquire, build, or improve the property being sold or leased is subject to current optional redemption, would require establishment of an escrow, or could be assigned for accounting purposes to another statutory bond purpose.
16.848(4)(b)4. 4. The fiscal benefit of redeeming outstanding debt with higher interest costs.
16.848(4)(b)5. 5. The costs of maintaining federal tax law compliance in the selection of general obligation debt to be redeemed.
16.848(4)(c) (c) If there are any outstanding revenue obligations, issued pursuant to subch. II of ch. 18, used to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of any property that is sold or leased under sub. (1), the department shall deposit a sufficient amount of the net proceeds from the sale or lease of the property in the respective redemption fund provided under s. 18.561 (5) or 18.562 (3) to repay the principal and pay the interest on the revenue obligations, and any premium due upon refunding any of the revenue obligations. If there are any outstanding revenue obligations, issued pursuant to subch. II of ch. 18, used to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of any property that is sold or leased under sub. (1), the department shall then provide a sufficient amount of the net proceeds from the sale or lease of the property for the costs of maintaining federal tax law compliance applicable to the revenue obligations. For the purpose of paying principal and interest costs on other outstanding revenue obligations, the secretary may cause outstanding revenue obligations to be called for redemption on or following their optional redemption date, establish one or more escrow accounts to redeem obligations at their optional redemption date, or purchase bonds on the open market. Except as required under ss. 13.48 (14) (e), 20.395 (9) (qd), and 51.06 (6), if the net proceeds exceed the amount required to be deposited, paid, or used for another purpose under this paragraph, the department shall use the net proceeds or remaining net proceeds to pay principal and interest costs on other similar revenue obligations.
16.849 16.849 Facility design services for state agencies. The department may provide facility design services to agencies, as defined in s. 16.70 (1e). The department may assess a fee to agencies for which the department performs services under this section.
16.849 History History: 2013 a. 20.
subch. V of ch. 16 SUBCHAPTER V
ENGINEERING
16.85 16.85 Department of administration; powers, duties. The department of administration shall exercise the powers and duties prescribed by ss. 16.85 to 16.91:
16.85(1) (1) To take charge of and supervise all engineering or architectural services or construction work, as defined in s. 16.87 (1) (a), performed by, or for, the state, or any department, board, institution, commission, or officer of the state, including nonprofit-sharing corporations organized for the purpose of assisting the state in the construction and acquisition of new buildings or improvements and additions to existing buildings as contemplated under ss. 13.488, 36.09, and 36.11, except work to be performed for the University of Wisconsin System with respect to a building, structure, or facility involving a cost of less than $500,000 that is funded entirely with the proceeds of gifts or grants made to the system, and except the engineering, architectural, and construction work of the department of transportation; and the engineering service performed by the department of safety and professional services, department of revenue, public service commission, department of health services, and other departments, boards, and commissions when the service is not related to the maintenance, and construction and planning, of the physical properties of the state.
16.85(2) (2) To furnish engineering, architectural, project management, and other building construction services whenever requisitions therefor are presented to the department by any agency. The department may deposit moneys received from the provision of these services in the account under s. 20.505 (1) (kc) or in the general fund as general purpose revenue — earned. In this subsection, "agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, which is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or in ch. 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
Effective date note NOTE: Sub. (2) is shown as amended eff. 1-1-15 by 2013 Wis. Act 20. Prior to 1-1-15 it reads:
Effective date text (2) To furnish engineering, architectural, project management, and other building construction services whenever requisitions therefor are presented to the department by any agency. The department may deposit moneys received from the provision of these services in the account under s. 20.505 (1) (kc) or in the general fund as general purpose revenue — earned. In this subsection, "agency" means an office, department, independent agency, institution of higher education, association, society, or other body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, which is entitled to expend moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not including an authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or subch. III of ch. 149 or in ch. 231, 233, 234, 237, 238, or 279.
16.85(3) (3) To act and assist any department, board, commission or officer requesting such cooperation and assistance, in letting contracts for engineering or architectural work authorized by law and in supervising the work done thereunder;
16.85(4) (4) To approve the appointment of a chief operating engineer for each state-owned or operated heating, cooling or power plant and pumping station, to provide for the methods of operating the plants and stations and to design records and forms for reporting accurately the cost per unit of product or service. The superintendent or other person having charge of each plant or station shall not only report to the agency which operates the plant or station but to the secretary in the manner and at such times as the secretary determines. In this subsection, "agency" has the meaning given under sub. (2).
16.85(5) (5) To promote the use of energy conservation methods in state-owned facilities, to implement and refine a statewide energy monitoring system and to develop and implement initiatives of replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy fuels.
16.85(6) (6) To approve the appointment of a principal engineer or architect for departments, boards and commissions and when such continuous service is needed. No such engineer or architect shall be employed without the written approval of the secretary.
16.85(7) (7) To rebuild and repair discarded machinery of the several state institutions when found feasible, and put the same back into service in the same department or in any other state department, and upon requisition to furnish services and material and loan equipment at fair rentals based on the cost thereof, in connection with the construction, operation and maintenance of heating and power plants, utilities and equipment.
16.85(10) (10) To prepare in cooperation with the state agencies concerned, plans for the future growth and development of various state institutions and to serve as technical adviser to the building commission in connection with the development of the state long-range building program provided in ss. 13.48 and 13.482.
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2011-12 Wisconsin Statutes updated though 2013 Wis. Act 200 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 11, 2014. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 11, 2014 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-11-14)