227.01(13)(e) (e) Relates to the construction or maintenance of highways or bridges, except as provided in ss. 84.11 (1r) and 85.025.
227.01(13)(f) (f) Relates to the curriculum of, admission to or graduation from a public educational institution, as determined by each institution.
227.01(13)(g) (g) Relates to the use of facilities of a public library.
227.01(13)(h) (h) Prorates or establishes priority schedules for state payments under s. 16.53 (10) (a) or temporarily reallocates state moneys under s. 20.002 (11).
227.01(13)(i) (i) Relates to military or naval affairs.
227.01(13)(j) (j) Relates to the form and content of reports, records or accounts of a state, county or municipal officer, institution or agency.
227.01(13)(k) (k) Relates to expenditures by a state agency, the purchase of materials, equipment or supplies by or for a state agency, or printing or duplicating of materials for a state agency.
227.01(13)(km) (km) Establishes policies for information technology development projects as required under s. 16.971 (2) (Lg).
227.01(13)(kr) (kr) Establishes policies for information technology development projects as required under s. 36.59 (1) (c).
227.01(13)(L) (L) Establishes personnel standards, job classifications or salary ranges for state, county or municipal employees in the classified civil service.
227.01(13)(Lm) (Lm) Relates to the personnel systems developed under s. 36.115.
227.01(13)(Lr) (Lr) Determines what constitutes high-demand fields for purposes of s. 38.28 (2) (be) 1. b.
227.01(13)(m) (m) Determines water levels.
227.01(13)(n) (n) Fixes or approves rates, prices or charges, unless a statute specifically requires them to be fixed or approved by rule.
227.01(13)(o) (o) Determines the valuation of securities held by an insurer.
227.01(13)(p) (p) Is a statistical plan relating to the administration of rate regulation laws under ch. 625 or 626.
227.01(13)(pm) (pm) Relates to setting fees under s. 655.27 (3) for the injured patients and families compensation fund or setting fees under s. 655.61 for the mediation fund.
227.01(13)(q) (q) Is a form the content or substantive requirements of which are prescribed by a rule or a statute.
227.01(13)(r) (r) Is a pamphlet or other explanatory material that is not intended or designed as interpretation of legislation enforced or administered by an agency, but which is merely informational in nature.
227.01(13)(rm) (rm) Is a form prescribed by the attorney general for an accounting under s. 846.40 (8) (b) 2.
227.01(13)(rs) (rs) Relates to any form prescribed by the department of transportation under s. 348.03 (1) or 348.27 (19) (d) 1. or procedure prescribed under s. 348.27 (19) (d) 2.
227.01(13)(rt) (rt) Is a general permit issued under s. 30.206 or 30.2065.
227.01(13)(ru) (ru) Is a wetland general permit issued under s. 281.36 (3g).
227.01(13)(s) (s) Prescribes or relates to a uniform system of accounts for any person, including a municipality, that is regulated by the office of the commissioner of railroads or the public service commission.
227.01(13)(t) (t) Ascertains and determines prevailing wage rates under ss. 66.0903, 103.49, 103.50, and 229.8275, except that any action or inaction which ascertains and determines prevailing wage rates under ss. 66.0903, 103.49, 103.50, and 229.8275 is subject to judicial review under s. 227.40.
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (t) is repealed eff. 1-1-17 by 2015 Wis. Act 55.
227.01(13)(u) (u) Relates to computing or publishing the number of nursing home beds to be added in each health planning area under s. 150.33 (1).
227.01(13)(um) (um) Lists over-the-counter drugs covered by Medical Assistance under s. 49.46 (2) (b) 6. i. or 49.471 (11) (a).
227.01(13)(v) (v) Establishes procedures used for the determination of allocations as charges to agencies under s. 20.865 (1) (fm).
227.01(13)(w) (w) Establishes rates for the use of a personal automobile under s. 20.916 (4) (a).
227.01(13)(x) (x) Establishes rental policies for state-owned housing under s. 16.004 (8).
227.01(13)(xm) (xm) Establishes camping fees within the fee limits specified under s. 27.01 (10) (d) 1. or 2.
227.01(13)(y) (y) Prescribes measures to minimize the adverse environmental impact of bridge and highway construction and maintenance.
227.01(13)(yc) (yc) Adjusts the total cost threshold for highway projects under ss. 84.013 (2m) and 84.0145 (4).
227.01(13)(yd) (yd) Relates to any form prescribed by the department of transportation under s. 218.0171 (8).
227.01(13)(yg) (yg) Relates to standards for memorial highway designations authorized under s. 84.1045.
227.01(13)(yj) (yj) Relates to standards for memorial highway designations authorized under s. 84.1042.
227.01(13)(yk) (yk) Relates to standards for memorial highway designations authorized under s. 84.1038.
227.01(13)(ym) (ym) Establishes conditions for a waiver to allow the burning of brush or other woody material under s. 287.07 (7) (e).
227.01(13)(yo) (yo) Establishes procedures under s. 39.86 (3) (c) or fees under s. 39.86 (5).
227.01(13)(yp) (yp) Lists exempt institutions under s. 39.87 (2).
227.01(13)(ys) (ys) Establishes a technical standard for abating nonpoint source water pollution under s. 281.16 (2) or (3) (c).
227.01(13)(yt) (yt) Relates to implementing, interpreting, or administering s. 283.16, including determining social and economic impacts of compliance with phosphorus effluent limitations, establishing application and eligibility requirements for obtaining a variance, and providing guidance to the public.
227.01(13)(yw) (yw) Establishes additional services as bank services as provided in s. 221.1101 (6).
227.01(13)(yx) (yx) Relates to adjustments under s. 202.12 (8), exemptions under s. 202.12 (6m) (e), or the alternative registration of professional employer organizations under s. 202.22 (7) (b).
Effective date note NOTE: Par. (yx) is created eff. 6-1-16 by 2015 Wis. Act 163.
227.01(13)(yy) (yy) Expands the list of services that a credit union service organization may provide, as provided in s. 186.11 (4) (bd).
227.01(13)(z) (z) Defines or lists nonattainment areas under s. 285.23.
227.01(13)(za) (za) Is a manual prepared under s. 227.15 (7) to provide agencies with information on drafting, promulgation and legislative review of rules.
227.01(13)(zb) (zb) Establishes a list of substances in groundwater and their categories under s. 160.05.
227.01(13)(zc) (zc) Establishes a database under s. 292.31.
227.01(13)(zd) (zd) Establishes procedures for oil inspection fee collection under s. 168.12.
227.01(13)(ze) (ze) Relates to establishing features of and procedures for lottery games, under s. 565.27 (1).
227.01(13)(zf) (zf) Establishes the list of properties on the state register of historic places under s. 44.36 or the list of locally designated historic places under s. 44.45.
227.01(13)(zg) (zg) Designates under s. 30.41 the lower Wisconsin state riverway.
227.01(13)(zh) (zh) Implements the standard for the lower Wisconsin state riverway as required under s. 30.455 (2) (c).
227.01(13)(zi) (zi) Lists responsible units, as defined in s. 287.01 (9), with an effective recycling program under s. 287.11 (3).
227.01(13)(zj) (zj) Establishes continuing educational requirements for real estate brokers and salespersons under s. 452.05 (1) (d).
227.01(13)(zk) (zk) Are guidelines issued under s. 440.035 (2m).
227.01(13)(zn) (zn) Establishes criteria and standards for certifying instructors for the trapper education program.
227.01(13)(zp) (zp) Establishes water quality objectives for priority watersheds or priority lakes under s. 281.65 (4) (dm).
227.01(13)(zq) (zq) Designates the Kickapoo valley reserve under s. 41.41 (2).
227.01(13)(zr) (zr) Relates to the administration or implementation of a cooperative agreement under s. 28.15.
227.01(13)(zs) (zs) Establishes geographical areas under s. 49.143 for the administration of Wisconsin works under ss. 49.141 to 49.161.
227.01(13)(zt) (zt) Establishes a rate increase factor under s. 196.193 (2) or an overall rate of return under s. 196.193 (3).
227.01(13)(zu) (zu) Establishes standards under subch. IX of ch. 254.
227.01(13)(zv) (zv) Specifies the form required under s. 196.137 (4).
227.01(13)(zw) (zw) Determines whether a state law is reciprocal under s. 221.0901 (8) (e) 2. or 221.0904 (3) (b).
227.01(13)(zx) (zx) Determines a fee under s. 440.03 (9) for an initial credential for which no examination is required, for a reciprocal credential, or for a credential renewal.
227.01(13)(zy) (zy) Relates to any form prescribed by the division of banking in the department of financial institutions in connection with the licensing of mortgage bankers or mortgage brokers under s. 224.72 or the licensing of mortgage loan originators under s. 224.725.
227.01(13)(zz) (zz) Adjusts, under s. 551.206, the amounts specified in s. 551.202 (26) (c) 1. a. and b. and (27) (c) 1. a. and b.
227.01(14) (14) "Working day" means any day except Saturday, Sunday and holidays designated in s. 230.35 (4) (a).
227.01 Annotation A proceeding for the incorporation of a village is not a "contested case" under sub. (3). Westring v. James, 71 Wis. 2d 462, 238 N.W.2d 695 (1976).
227.01 Annotation A flood plain zoning ordinance adopted by the DNR under s. 87.30 (1) was a "rule" under s. 227.01. Citizens for Sensible Zoning, Inc. v. DNR, 90 Wis. 2d 804, 280 N.W.2d 702 (1979).
227.01 Annotation A rule: 1) is a regulation, standard, statement of policy, or general order; 2) is of general application; 3) has the effect of law; 4) is issued by an agency; 5) is to implement, interpret, or make specific legislation administered by the agency. The terms "rule" and "order" are mutually exclusive. Wis. Elec. Power Co. v. DNR, 93 Wis. 2d 222, 287 N.W.2d 113 (1980). See also Cholvin v. Department of Health and Family Services, 2008 WI App 127, 313 Wis. 2d 749, 758 N.W.2d 118, 07-1350.
227.01 Annotation Principles of statutory construction apply to the construction of rules. Law Enforcement Standards Board v. Lyndon Station, 101 Wis. 2d 472, 305 N.W.2d 89 (1981).
227.01 Annotation School boards are not "boards" under sub. (1). Racine Unified School District v. Thompson, 107 Wis. 2d 657, 321 N.W.2d 334 (Ct. App. 1982).
227.01 Annotation When a fundamental and well-defined public policy is evidenced by a rule, a discharge from employment for refusal to violate that rule is actionable. Winkelman v. Beloit Memorial Hospital, 168 Wis. 2d 12, 483 N.W.2d 211 (1992).
227.01 Annotation The definition of "rule" under sub. (13) is applied. Plumbing Apprenticeship Committee v. DILHR, 172 Wis. 2d 299, 493 N.W.2d 744 (Ct. App. 1992).
227.01 Annotation Materials developed by an agency as a reference aid for its staff that are couched in terms of advice and guidelines rather than setting forth law-like pronouncements are not a rule within the meaning of sub. (13) because they are not intended to have the effect of law. Chenequa Land Conservancy, Inc. v. Village of Hartland, 2004 WI App 144, 275 Wis. 2d 533, 685 N.W.2d 573, 03-2486.
227.01 Annotation If an administrative rule is properly adopted and is within the power of the legislature to delegate, there is no material difference between it and a law. 63 Atty. Gen. 159.
227.01 Annotation Agencies are subject to rule-making procedures in making discretionary choices even if those choices are based on opinions of the attorney general. Rule-making procedures do not apply if the opinion describes what a law mandates. 68 Atty. Gen. 363.
227.02 227.02 Compliance with other statutes. Compliance with this chapter does not eliminate the necessity of complying with a procedure required by another statute.
227.02 History History: 1985 a. 182.
227.02 Annotation Chapter 227 contemplates the limited use of civil procedure statutes that do not conflict with ch. 227. Wagner v. State Medical Examining Board, 181 Wis. 2d 633, 511 N.W.2d 874 (1994).
227.03 227.03 Application of this chapter.
227.03(1) (1) This chapter applies to cases arising under s. 76.38, 1993 stats., and ss. 76.39 and 76.48.
227.03(2) (2) Except as provided in s. 108.105, only the provisions of this chapter relating to rules are applicable to matters arising out of s. 66.191, 1981 stats., s. 40.65 (2), 289.33, 303.07 (7) or 303.21 or subch. II of ch. 107 or ch. 102, 108 or 949.
2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2015 Wis. Act 392 and all Supreme Court Orders entered before April 21, 2016. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after April 21, 2016 are designated by NOTES. (Published 4-29-16)