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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
February 16, 2016 - Offered by Representatives Billings, Wachs, Jorgensen,
Hesselbein and Berceau.
AB743-ASA1,1,3 1An Act to create 20.285 (1) (e) and 36.25 (54) of the statutes; relating to:
2assisting University of Wisconsin System students in securing internships with
3businesses and making an appropriation.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB743-ASA1,1 4Section 1. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert
5the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF
1Section 2. 20.285 (1) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB743-ASA1,2,52 20.285 (1) (e) Internship coordinators and grants. As a continuing
3appropriation, the amounts in the schedule for internship coordinator positions
4created and grants made under s. 36.25 (54). No moneys may be encumbered under
5this paragraph until September 1, 2016.
AB743-ASA1,3 6Section 3. 36.25 (54) of the statutes is created to read:
AB743-ASA1,2,167 36.25 (54) Internship coordinators and grants. The board shall make efforts
8to assist college campus and university students in securing internships with
9businesses. The board shall create full-time equivalent positions to be funded from
10the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (e) for the purpose of coordinating those efforts.
11From the appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (e), the board shall make grants based
12on financial need to students who secure unpaid internships as a result of those
13efforts. No later than September 1, 2017, and annually thereafter, the board shall
14submit a report to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature under s.
1513.172 (3) on the number of paid and unpaid internships secured by students in the
16preceding year as a result of those efforts.