16.3085(2)(b)4. 4. Services related to the enrollment of unemployed or underemployed parents in a food stamp employment and training program under s. 49.79 (9) or in the Wisconsin Works program under ss. 49.141 to 49.161.
16.3085 History History: 2017 a. 59; 2017 a. 365 s. 112.
16.309 16.309 Community development block grant programs.
16.309(1)(1)The department may administer programs, including the housing improvement grant program, the initial rehabilitation grant program, the community development grant program, and the revolving loan fund program, that are funded by a community development block grant, 42 USC 5301 to 5320.
16.309(2) (2)The department may promulgate rules to administer this section.
16.309(3) (3)Notwithstanding sub. (2), the department shall promulgate rules that specify that an applicant for funds under a program under this section shall be eligible to receive funds under the program in the year following the year for which the applicant submits an application, without having to submit another application for that following year, if all of the following apply:
16.309(3)(a) (a) The applicant is an eligible applicant under the terms of the program.
16.309(3)(b) (b) The applicant did not receive funds under the program in the year for which the application was submitted.
16.309 History History: 1991 a. 39; 1995 a. 27 s. 9116 (5); 1997 a. 27; 2003 a. 33 s. 160; Stats. 2003 s. 560.9809; 2011 a. 32 s. 3459m; Stats. 2011 s. 16.309; 2013 a. 20.
16.309 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also chs. Adm 90 and 93, Wis. adm. code.
16.310 16.310 Use of surplus state-owned real property.
16.310(1)(1)Definitions. In this section “state agency" means an office, commission, department, or independent agency in the executive branch of state government.
16.310(2) (2)Transfer of real property to the department.
16.310(2)(a)(a) The department shall petition the head of any state agency having jurisdiction over real property that the department determines to be suitable for surplus.
16.310(2)(b) (b) The head of the state agency having jurisdiction over the real property shall notify the department in writing whether or not the state agency considers the real property to be surplus.
16.310(2)(c) (c) If the state agency considers the real property to be surplus, if the department determines that the real property is suitable by, the state agency shall transfer the real property, without payment, to the department for purposes of transfer to an applicant under sub. (3).
16.310(3) (3)Transfer of real property. The department may transfer real property obtained under sub. (2) to an applicant under a written agreement that includes a provision that the applicant agrees to pay the department an amount to utilize the real property in conformance with the agreement.
16.310(4) (4)Recording. The department shall record the agreement under sub. (3) in the office of the register of deeds for the county in which the real property subject to the agreement is located.
16.310(5) (5)Nonapplication. This section does not apply to property that is authorized to be sold or leased as provided in s. 16.848 while an offer of sale, sale, or lease agreement is pending or while the property is leased.
16.310 History History: 1991 a. 39; 2001 a. 103; 2003 a. 33 s. 161; Stats. 2003 s. 560.9810; 2005 a. 25; 2011 a. 32 s. 3460m; Stats. 2011 s. 16.310; 2013 a. 20.
16.313 16.313 Employment grants.
16.313(1)(1)In this section, “municipality” means a county, city, village, or town.
16.313(2) (2)
16.313(2)(a)(a) Any municipality may apply for a grant under this section.
16.313(2)(b) (b) The department may award a grant of up to $75,000 to a municipality that submits an application under par. (a). The grant and all moneys contributed by the municipality under sub. (3) shall be used for the purpose of connecting homeless individuals with permanent employment.
16.313(3) (3)A municipality receiving a grant under sub. (2) shall itself contribute at least $10,000 for the purpose specified in sub. (2) (b).
16.313(4) (4)In considering grant applications submitted under sub. (2) (a), the department shall give preference to a municipality that obtains an agreement from a nonprofit organization to provide additional employment and support services to homeless individuals participating in the grant program.
16.313(5) (5)In considering grant applications submitted under sub. (2) (a), the department shall give preference to a municipality that places a priority on using the grant moneys and the moneys contributed by the municipality under sub. (3) for the purpose of paying the wages of homeless individuals participating in the grant program under this section.
16.313 History History: 2017 a. 59; 2021 a. 58.
16.314 16.314 Employability plans for public housing residents.
16.314(1)(1)In this section:
16.314(1)(a) (a) “Controlled substance" has the meaning given in s. 961.01 (4).
16.314(1)(b) (b) “Controlled substance abuse screening” means a questionnaire, a criminal background check, or any other controlled substance abuse screening mechanism identified by the department.
16.314(2) (2)To the extent allowed under federal law, the department shall require that each housing authority do all of the following:
16.314(2)(a) (a) Conduct screening to determine whether each adult resident in public housing administered by the housing authority is able-bodied and either unemployed or underemployed.
16.314(2)(b) (b) For each resident the housing authority determines under par. (a) is able-bodied and either unemployed or underemployed, create an employability plan for the resident and require the resident to participate in the plan.
16.314(2)(c)1.1. For each resident the housing authority determines under par. (a) is able-bodied and either unemployed or underemployed, require the resident to complete a controlled substance abuse screening. If, on the basis of the controlled substance abuse screening results, the housing authority determines that there is a reasonable suspicion that the resident is abusing a controlled substance, the housing authority shall require the resident to undergo a test for the use of a controlled substance.
16.314(2)(c)2. 2. If a resident who undergoes a test under subd. 1. tests positive for the use of a controlled substance without presenting evidence satisfactory to the housing authority that the resident possesses a valid prescription for each controlled substance for which he or she tests positive, the housing authority shall offer the resident the opportunity to participate in substance abuse treatment.
16.314(3) (3)The department may promulgate rules establishing standards for determining whether an individual is able-bodied and either unemployed or underemployed for purposes of this section.
16.314 History History: 2017 a. 265.
16.315 16.315 Federal housing assistance programs. Notwithstanding s. 16.54 (2) (a), the department shall administer federal funds made available to this state under the Stewart B. McKinney homeless assistance act housing assistance programs, 42 USC 11361 to 11402.
16.315 History History: 1991 a. 39; 2003 a. 33 s. 157; Stats. 2003 s. 560.9815; 2011 a. 32 s. 3462m; Stats. 2011 s. 16.315.
subch. III of ch. 16 SUBCHAPTER III
16.40 16.40 Department of administration, duties, powers. The department of administration shall:
16.40(1) (1)Prepare budget. Discharge all duties in connection with the compilation of the biennial state budget report imposed by ss. 16.42 to 16.46.
16.40(2) (2)Attend finance committee. Attend all public hearings of the joint committee on finance and such executive meetings as the committee may desire, answer questions and give information called for by the committee relative to the financial operations of the state and its several agencies.
16.40(3) (3)Prepare annual financial statement. Prepare at the end of each fiscal year not later than October 15, a condensed, and popular account of the finances of the state, showing the sources of the state's revenue and the purposes of its expenditures, including a comparison with the prior year; prepare at the end of each fiscal year not later than October 15, a statement of the condition of the general fund showing the cash balance, the accounts receivable, the accounts payable and the continuing unexpended and unencumbered appropriation balances; and prepare not earlier than January 1 nor later than February 1 in each year a tentative statement of the estimated receipts and disbursements of the general fund for the biennium in progress, showing also the estimated condition of the general fund at the end of the current biennium. A copy of each of such statements shall be filed in the legislative reference bureau and shall be sent to each member of the legislature.
16.40(4) (4)Furnish information. Furnish such other information regarding the finances of the state and the financial operations of agencies as may be called for by the governor, the governor-elect, the legislature or either house thereof, or any member thereof.
16.40(5) (5)Bookkeeping forms. Prescribe the forms of accounts and other financial records to be used by all agencies. Such accounts shall be as nearly uniform as is practical, and as simple as is consistent with an accurate and detailed record of all receipts and disbursements and of all other transactions affecting the acquisition, custodianship and disposition of value. The secretary may call upon the state auditor for advice and suggestions in prescribing such forms.
16.40(6) (6)Take testimony. In the discharge of any duty imposed by law, administer oaths and take testimony and cause the deposition of witnesses to be taken in the manner prescribed for taking depositions in civil actions in circuit courts.
16.40(7) (7)Collect revenue information. Collect from any available source and correlate information concerning any and all anticipated state revenues, including program revenues and segregated revenues from program receipts.
16.40(8) (8)Collect information on disbursements. Collect and correlate information from all agencies concerning any agency disbursements and the proper time thereof.
16.40(9) (9)Forecast revenues and expenditures. Forecast all revenues and expenditures of the state.
16.40(10) (10)Determine minimum cash balances. Determine the minimum cash balances needed in public depositories in which operating accounts are maintained at all times to meet the operating requirements of all agencies.
16.40(11) (11)Advise investment board director on surplus moneys. Advise the executive director of the investment board daily concerning surplus moneys available for investment from each of the various state funds.
16.40(12) (12)Advise investment board director on cash needs. Advise the executive director of the investment board concerning the date when invested funds will be required in the form of cash. Said director shall furnish such reports of investments as may be required by the department of administration.
16.40(13) (13)Cooperate in improvements of state fund management. Cooperate with the executive director of the investment board, the state treasurer, the department of revenue and other revenue agencies for the purpose of effecting improvements in the management and investment of state funds.
16.40(14) (14)Committees. Perform administrative services required to properly account for the finances of committees created by law or executive order. The governor may authorize each committee to make expenditures from the appropriation under s. 20.505 (1) (ka) not exceeding $2,000 per fiscal year. The governor shall report such authorized expenditures to the joint committee on finance at the next quarterly meeting of the committee. If the governor desires to authorize expenditures of more than $2,000 per fiscal year by a committee, the governor shall submit to the joint committee on finance for its approval a complete budget for all expenditures made or to be made by the committee. The budget may cover a period encompassing more than one fiscal year or biennium during the governor's term of office. If the joint committee on finance approves a budget authorizing expenditures of more than $2,000 per fiscal year by such a committee, the governor may authorize the expenditures to be made within the limits of the appropriation under s. 20.505 (1) (ka) in accordance with the approved budget during the period covered by the budget. If after the joint committee on finance approves a budget for such a committee the governor desires to authorize expenditures in excess of the authorized expenditures under the approved budget, the governor shall submit a modified budget for the committee to the joint committee on finance. If the joint committee on finance approves a modified budget, the governor may authorize additional expenditures to be made within the limits of the appropriation under s. 20.505 (1) (ka) in accordance with the modified budget during the period covered by the modified budget.
16.40(16) (16)Maintain an accounting for operating notes. Maintain an accounting of, forecast and administer those moneys pledged for the repayment of operating notes issued under subch. III of ch. 18, in accordance with agreements entered into by the secretary under s. 16.004 (9).
16.40(17) (17)Interstate bodies. Perform administrative services required to properly account for dues and related expenses for state participation in national or regional interstate governmental bodies specified in s. 20.505 (1) (ka) or determined by the governor.
16.40(18) (18)Require agencies to provide copies. Require each state agency, at the time that the agency submits a request to the department for an increased appropriation to be provided in an executive budget bill which is necessitated by the compensation plan under s. 230.12 or a collective bargaining agreement approved under s. 111.92, to provide a copy of the request to the administrator of the division of personnel management in the department and the joint committee on employment relations.
16.40(19) (19)State-owned rental housing. Require each agency as defined in s. 16.52 (7) which has a program revenue or segregated revenue appropriation for deposit of housing receipts to deposit all revenues received from rentals established under s. 16.004 (8) for state-owned housing in that appropriation account, or if the appropriation is for more than one purpose, in a separate subaccount within that appropriation, and to pay all expenses for maintenance of the housing from that account or subaccount.
16.40(20) (20)Public debt service costs projection. Prepare in each odd-numbered year for inclusion in the report submitted by the building commission under s. 13.48 (7) a projection of the long-term trends in principal and interest costs on public debt contracted under subchs. I and IV of ch. 18 as a proportion of all tax revenues that are deposited or are expected to be deposited in the general fund. The projection shall take account of the recommendations adopted by the building commission for the long-range building program under s. 13.48 (7) for the succeeding fiscal biennium and all proposed general obligation bonding contained in the executive budget bill or bills, including bonding for the authorized state building program as well as for other borrowing purposes.
16.40(21) (21)Administrative services provided to the board of commissioners of public lands. Render an accounting to the board of commissioners of public lands for the costs of all administrative services provided by the department and other state agencies, as defined in s. 20.001 (1), to the board. All moneys received from the board under s. 24.64 for the costs of administrative services provided by the department and other state agencies shall be deposited in the general fund.
16.40(22) (22)Sale of forest products at Fort McCoy.
16.40(22)(a)(a) Annually distribute an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount appropriated under s. 20.505 (1) (ng) to the school districts located in whole or in part in Monroe County in proportion to the number of pupils in each such school district's membership, as defined in s. 121.004 (5), in the previous school year who were residents of that county in the previous school year.
16.40(22)(b) (b) Annually distribute an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount appropriated under s. 20.505 (1) (ng) to Monroe County for the benefit of the public roads in Monroe County.
16.40(23) (23)University of Wisconsin-Green Bay programming. Provide funding from the appropriation under s. 20.505 (1) (km) to finance programming at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay that is jointly developed by the Oneida Tribe and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
16.401 16.401 Treasury management. The department shall:
16.401(1) (1)Have custody of moneys. Receive and have charge of all moneys paid into the treasury and any other moneys received by officers and employees of state agencies, and pay out the moneys as directed by law, except as provided in ss. 16.52 (7), 20.907 (5) (b), 20.920, and 20.929.
16.401(2) (2)Issue receipts. Issue receipts for all money paid to the department.
16.401(3) (3)Pay claims as presented. Pay all claims authorized to be paid out of the treasury in the order in which they are presented, giving a preference to no one.
16.401(4) (4)Pay on warrants sums authorized by law.
16.401(4)(a)(a) Pay out of the treasury, on demand, upon the warrants of the department, except as provided in s. 20.929, such sums only as are authorized by law to be so paid, if there are appropriate funds therein to pay the same, and, when any sum is required to be paid out of a particular fund, pay it out of such fund only; and upon each such warrant, when payment is made in currency, take the receipt endorsed on or annexed thereto, of the payee therein named or an authorized agent or assignee. The secretary shall accept telephone advice believed by him or her to be genuine from any public depository, as defined in s. 34.01 (5), stating that a specified amount of money has been deposited with such public depository for the credit of the state, and shall act upon such telephone advice as though it had been in writing.
16.401(4)(b) (b) When in the judgment of the secretary balances in state public depository accounts are temporarily in excess of that required under par. (a), the secretary may transfer the excess balance to the investment fund for the purpose of investment only. The earnings attributable to the investment of temporary excess balances shall be distributed as provided in sub. (14).
16.401(5) (5)Account for interest. Pay into the treasury and account for all sums directly or indirectly received by the secretary by virtue of the secretary's office, or as interest or compensation for the use, deposit, or forbearance of any state moneys in the secretary's hands or under the secretary's control.
16.401(6) (6)Keep cash and fund accounts. Keep records showing the number, date, and amount of each cash receipt issued by the department and classify said receipts by state funds; submit a summary statement of collections by fund together with a copy of each remittance advice in support thereof; keep also records showing the check, share draft, or other draft number, date, payee, and amount of each cash disbursement and classify said disbursements by state funds; keep a record of the date, payee, and amount of each disbursement made by a money transfer technique other than a check or draft and classify the disbursement by state fund; and verify at the end of each week the amounts shown by the secretary's records to represent total cash balance and cash balances of individual state funds by comparing said amounts with corresponding balances appearing on records maintained by the department.
16.401(7) (7)Report to governor monthly. Report to the governor monthly, or oftener if the governor so requires, on:
16.401(7)(a) (a) The total amount of funds in the treasury, specifying in what kind of currency they consist, the amount of each kind, and the amount belonging to each separate fund.
16.401(7)(b) (b) The amounts in each of the state depositories, together with the interest earned thereon.
16.401(7)(c) (c) Any defalcation or neglect of duty of any disbursing or collecting officer or agent of the state.
16.401(8) (8)Submit biennial report. As part of the report submitted under s. 15.04 (1) (d), include a statement showing for each of the 2 preceding fiscal years the cash balance in each state fund at the beginning of the fiscal year, the aggregate amount of receipts credited, and the aggregate amount of disbursements charged to each said fund during the fiscal year and the resultant cash balance in each state fund at the end of the fiscal year. This statement shall further show as of the end of each said 2 fiscal years, at par, the aggregate value of securities held for each state fund and the aggregate value of securities held in trust or deposited for safekeeping, and shall show the manner in which the total cash balance was accounted for by listing the balances on deposit in each state account in a public depository, deducting from the total of such balances the aggregate amount of checks, share drafts, or other drafts outstanding and adding thereto the aggregate amount of cash and cash items in office.
16.401(9) (9)Report certain payments. Whenever the secretary or any state department shall remit to any county, city, town, or village any sum in payment of a state aid or other item, the remitter shall transmit a statement of the amount and purpose thereof to the clerk of such municipality. After the receipt thereof, the clerk of such municipality shall present such statement at the next regular meeting of the governing body and shall thereafter file and keep such statement for 6 years.
16.401(10) (10)Stamp checks and drafts. Cause to be plainly printed or stamped upon each check, share draft, and other draft issued by the secretary the period of time, as determined by the secretary but not to exceed one year, during which the check or other draft may be presented for payment. The secretary shall cancel on his or her records any check or other draft that is not presented for payment within the prescribed time period and shall credit the amount thereof to the fund upon which it is drawn.
16.401(11) (11)Provide services in connection with securities held in trust. Upon request therefor from any company, corporation, society, order, or association that has securities on deposit with the secretary, in trust, mail to its address not to exceed 60 days before the same become due, any or all interest coupons; return to it any or all bonds, notes, or other deposits as they become due and are replaced by other securities; cut all interest coupons, make any endorsement of interest or otherwise on any such securities; and collect therefor from the company, corporation, society, order, or association making the request, a 25-cent fee for a single coupon cut, or for each entry of interest endorsed on a note or return of a bond, note, or other security, and a 10-cent fee for each additional coupon cut, or entry of interest endorsed on a note, bond, or other security, and may withhold any and all coupons cut or refuse endorsement of interest on securities until such fee is paid. Such fees shall be paid into the state treasury as a part of the general fund, and an extra charge may be required for postage or registered mail.
16.401(12) (12)Hold safekeeping receipts for federal securities. Whenever any federal securities are purchased under authority of any law and the secretary is custodian thereof the secretary may accept and hold safekeeping receipts of a federal reserve bank for such securities. Each such receipt shall be identified on its face with the name of the fund to which the securities described in the receipt belong.
2021-22 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2023 Wis. Act 272 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on June 19, 2024. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after June 19, 2024, are designated by NOTES. (Published 6-19-24)