2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
January 19, 2016 - Introduced by Representatives Murphy, Petryk, Tranel,
Macco, Kulp, Krug, Mursau, Rohrkaste, Quinn, Bernier, Ballweg,
Kleefisch, Rodriguez, A. Ott, Novak, Edming, Sanfelippo, VanderMeer,
Nerison and Kitchens, cosponsored by Senators Marklein,
Gudex, Lasee and
Moulton. Referred to Committee on Colleges and Universities.
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.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
to make efforts to assist students in the system's two-year and and four-year schools
in securing internships with businesses. The bill also requires the Board of Regents
to create full-time equivalent positions to coordinate those efforts.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert 5
the following amounts for the purposes indicated:
- See PDF for table
20.285 (1) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
(e) Internship coordinators.
As a continuing appropriation, the 3
amounts in the schedule for internship coordinator positions created under s. 36.25 4
(54). No moneys may be encumbered under this paragraph until September 1, 2016.
36.25 (54) of the statutes is created to read:
36.25 (54) Internship coordinators.
The board shall make efforts to assist 7
college campus and university students in securing internships with businesses. 8
The board shall create full-time equivalent positions to be funded from the 9
appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (e) for the purpose of coordinating those efforts.