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16.306 (title) Transitional housing Housing grants.
59,120 Section 120. 16.306 (1) (intro.) and (a) (intro.) of the statutes are consolidated, renumbered 16.306 (1) (intro.) and amended to read:
16.306 (1) Definitions Definition. (intro.) In this section: (a) (intro.) “Eligible, “eligible applicant" means any of the following:
59,121 Section 121. 16.306 (1) (a) 1., 2., 3., 4. and 5. of the statutes are renumbered 16.306 (1) (am), (bm), (c), (d) and (e).
59,122 Section 122. 16.306 (1) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
59,123 Section 123. 16.306 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.306 (2) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) (fm), the department may award a grant to an eligible applicant for the purpose of providing transitional housing and associated supportive services to homeless individuals and families to facilitate their movement to independent living if the conditions under par. (b) are satisfied. The department shall ensure that the funds for the grants are reasonably balanced among geographic areas of the state that correspond to the geographic areas served by each continuum of care organization designated by the federal department of housing and urban development, consistent with the quality of applications submitted.
59,124 Section 124. 16.306 (2) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.306 (2) (b) (intro.) A recipient of a grant under par. (a) shall agree to use the grant to support a transitional housing program that does all of the following:
59,125 Section 125. 16.306 (2) (b) 6. of the statutes is repealed.
59,126 Section 126. 16.306 (3) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.306 (3) (b) The length of stay in transitional housing of each person served.
59,127 Section 127. 16.306 (3) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.306 (3) (c) The housing and employment status of each person served, at the time that the person leaves the transitional housing program.
59,128 Section 128. 16.306 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.306 (3) (d) Any other information that the department determines to be necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of the transitional housing program operated by the recipient.
59,129 Section 129. 16.3085 of the statutes is created to read:
16.3085 Homeless case management services grants. (1) Definition. In this section, “shelter facility” has the meaning given in s. 16.308 (1) (d).
(2) Grants. (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) (kg), the department may award up to 10 grants, of up to $50,000 each, annually to any of the following:
1. A shelter facility.
2. A nonprofit organization that partners with local governments, religious organizations, local businesses, or charitable organizations to provide individuals and families with rent assistance and intensive case management.
(b) A shelter facility shall use all grant moneys awarded to it under par. (a) 1. for the purpose of providing intensive case management services to homeless families, including any of the following:
1. Services related to financial management.
2. Employment-related services, including connecting parents who are job training graduates or who have a recent work history with their local workforce development board established under 29 USC 2832 and assisting them with using the job center Web site maintained by the department of workforce development.
3. Services intended to ensure continuation of school enrollment for children.
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.
(c) A nonprofit organization shall use all grant moneys awarded to it under par. (a) 2. for the purpose of providing immediate housing relocation services to individuals and families, including paying rent on behalf of participants in private housing.
59,130 Section 130. 16.311 (title) of the statutes is repealed.
59,131 Section 131. 16.311 (1) of the statutes is repealed.
59,132 Section 132. 16.311 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 51.047 and amended to read:
51.047 Mental health services. From the appropriation under s. 20.505 (7) 20.435 (5) (fr), the department may not award more than $45,000 in each fiscal year to applying public or nonprofit private entities for the costs of providing certain mental health services to homeless individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. Entities that receive funds awarded by the department under this subsection section shall provide the mental health services required under 42 USC 290cc-24. The amount that the department awards to an applying entity may not exceed 50 percent of the amount of matching funds required under 42 USC 290cc-23.
59,133 Section 133. 16.313 of the statutes is created to read:
16.313 Employment grants. (1) In this section, “municipality” means a county, city, village, or town.
(2) (a) Any municipality may apply for a grant under this section.
(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.
(3) A municipality receiving a grant under sub. (2) shall itself contribute at least $50,000 for the purpose specified in sub. (2) (b).
(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.
(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.
59,136 Section 136. 16.401 (14) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.401 (14) Apportion interest. Apportion at least quarterly the interest earned on state moneys in all depositories among the several funds as provided in s. 25.14 (3), except that earnings attributable to the investment of temporary excess balances under sub. (4) (b) shall be distributed according to a formula prescribed by the depository selection board secretary or his or her designee. To the maximum extent deemed administratively feasible by the depository selection board secretary or his or her designee, the formula shall approximate the distribution of earnings among funds which would occur if earnings were allocated in proportion to each fund's actual contribution to the earnings. Interest so apportioned shall be added to and become a part of such funds.
59,137 Section 137. 16.417 (1) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
16.417 (1) (e) “Health care professional” means any of the following:
1. A registered nurse who is licensed under s. 441.06 or in a party state, as defined in s. 441.50 (2) (j), or permitted under s. 441.08.
2. A licensed practical nurse who is licensed or has a temporary permit under s. 441.10 or who is licensed as a licensed practical/vocational nurse in a party state, as defined in s. 441.50 (2) (j).
3. A physician who is licensed to practice medicine and surgery under s. 448.02.
3m. A physician assistant who is licensed under s. 448.04 (1) (f).
4. A psychologist who is licensed to practice psychology under ch. 455.
59,138 Section 138. 16.417 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.417 (2) (a) No individual other than an elective state official who is employed or retained in a full-time position or capacity with an agency or authority may hold any other position or be retained in any other capacity with an agency or authority from which the individual receives, directly or indirectly, more than $12,000 from the agency or authority as compensation for the individual's services during the same year any 12-month period.
59,139 Section 139. 16.417 (2) (f) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
16.417 (2) (f) 3. A health care professional who is employed or retained in a full-time position or capacity with an agency or authority and who holds another position or is retained in any other capacity with an agency or authority for less than 1,040 hours during any 12-month period.
59,139m Section 139m. 16.42 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
16.42 (5) (a) In this subsection, “fee” means any amount of money other than a tax that an agency charges a person other than a governmental entity.
(b) Each agency required to submit a budget request under sub. (1) shall include with its request a report that lists each fee the agency is required or otherwise authorized to charge and that, for each fee, includes all of the following:
1. The amount of the fee, or, if the fee does not have a fixed amount, the method of calculating the fee.
2. An identification of the agency's statutory authority to charge the fee.
3. A statement of whether the agency currently charges the fee.
4. A description of whether and how the fee has increased or decreased since the agency was first authorized to charge the fee.
5. Any recommendation the agency has concerning the fee.
59,140k Section 140k. 16.47 (1d) of the statutes is created to read:
16.47 (1d) The executive budget bill or bills shall satisfy the requirement applicable to bills adopted by the legislature under s. 20.003 (4m).
59,141 Section 141. 16.505 (2) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
16.505 (2) (am) The state public defender board may request the governor to create or abolish a full-time equivalent position or portion thereof funded from revenues specified in s. 20.001 (2) (a) in the office of the state public defender. Upon receiving such a request, the governor may change the authorized level of full-time equivalent positions funded from such revenues in the office of the state public defender in accordance with this subsection. The governor may approve a different authorized level of positions than is requested by the state public defender board. If the governor proposes to change the number of full-time equivalent positions in the office of the state public defender funded from revenues specified in s. 20.001 (2) (a), the governor shall notify the joint committee on finance in writing of his or her proposed action. If the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the governor that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed action within 14 working days after the date of the governor's notification, the position changes may be made as proposed by the governor. If, within 14 working days after the date of the governor's notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the governor that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed action, the position changes may be made under this subsection only upon approval of the committee.
59,142 Section 142. 16.505 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.505 (2) (b) This subsection does not apply to full-time equivalent positions funded from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (2) (bg) (4) (co) or (8) (mg).
59,143 Section 143. 16.515 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.515 (3) This section does not apply to supplementation of the appropriation under s. 20.370 (2) (bg) (4) (co) or (8) (mg).
59,144 Section 144. 16.5185 (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 16.5185 (1) (intro.).
59,145 Section 145. 16.5185 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 16.5185 (1) (a).
59,146 Section 146. 16.5185 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 16.5185 (1) (b).
59,147 Section 147. 16.5185 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
16.5185 (2m) Beginning on June 30, 2020, in each fiscal year, the secretary shall transfer the unencumbered balance of the petroleum inspection fund on June 30, less an amount sufficient to meet the reserve requirement under this subsection, from the petroleum inspection fund to the transportation fund. The petroleum inspection fund balance after a transfer under this subsection may not be less than 5 percent of gross revenues received during the fiscal year in which the transfer is made.
59,147d Section 147d. 16.5185 (2n) of the statutes is created to read:
16.5185 (2n) In fiscal year 2017-18, the secretary shall transfer $50,000 from the general fund to the transportation fund. Beginning on June 30, 2019, in each fiscal year, the secretary shall transfer $200,000 from the general fund to the transportation fund.
59,148 Section 148. 16.64 of the statutes is renumbered 224.48.
59,149 Section 149. 16.641 of the statutes is renumbered 224.50, and 224.50 (2) (a), as renumbered, is amended to read:
224.50 (2) (a) Except as provided in s. 16.255 224.51, establish and administer a college savings program that allows an individual, trust, legal guardian, or entity described under 26 USC 529 (e) (1) (C) to establish a college savings account to cover tuition, fees, and the costs of room and board, books, supplies, and equipment required for the enrollment or attendance of a beneficiary at an eligible educational institution, as defined under 26 USC 529.
59,150 Section 150. 16.642 of the statutes is renumbered 224.52 and amended to read:
224.52 Repayment to the general fund. (1) The secretary of administration shall transfer from the tuition trust fund, the college savings program trust fund, the college savings program bank deposit trust fund, or the college savings program credit union deposit trust fund to the general fund an amount equal to the amount expended from the appropriations under s. 20.505 (9) (a), 1995 stats., s. 20.585 (2) (a), 2001 stats., and s. 20.585 (2) (am), 2001 stats., when the secretary of administration determines, after consultation with the secretary of financial institutions, that funds in those trust funds are sufficient to make the transfer. The secretary of administration may make the transfer in installments.
(2) Annually, by June 1, the secretary of financial institutions, after consultation with the secretary of administration, shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance on the amount available for repayment under sub. (1), the amount repaid under sub. (1), and the outstanding balance under sub. (1).
59,151 Section 151. 16.705 (1b) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
16.705 (1b) (d) The department of financial institutions under s. 224.51.
59,153 Section 153. 16.71 (5r) of the statutes is created to read:
16.71 (5r) The department shall delegate authority to the department of financial institutions to enter into vendor contracts under s. 224.51.
59,161 Section 161. 16.84 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
16.84 (2) Appoint such number of police officers as is necessary to safeguard all public property placed by law in the department's charge, and provide, by agreement with any other state agency, police and security services at buildings and facilities owned, controlled, or occupied by the other state agency. The department may charge the other state agency for the cost of providing security services at multitenant buildings or multitenant state facilities. The governor or the department may, to the extent it is necessary, authorize police officers employed by the department to safeguard state officers, state employees, or other persons. A police officer who is employed by the department and who is performing duties that are within the scope of his or her employment as a police officer has the powers of a peace officer under s. 59.28, except that the officer has the arrest powers of a law enforcement officer under s. 968.07 regardless of whether the violation is punishable by forfeiture or criminal penalty. The officer may exercise the powers of a peace officer and the arrest powers of a law enforcement officer while located anywhere within this state. Nothing in this subsection limits or impairs the duty of the chief and each police officer of the police force of the municipality in which the property is located to arrest and take before the proper court or magistrate persons found in a state of intoxication or engaged in any disturbance of the peace or violating any state law in the municipality in which the property is located, as required by s. 62.09 (13).
59,161d Section 161d. 16.84 (5) of the statutes is renumbered 16.84 (5) (a) and amended to read:
16.84 (5) (a) Have responsibility, subject to approval of the governor, for all functions relating to the leasing, acquisition, allocation, and utilization of all real property by the state, except where such responsibility is otherwise provided by the statutes. In exercising this connection responsibility, the department shall may not enter into, extend, or renew a lease for an executive branch agency, as defined in s. 16.70 (4), involving an annual rent of more than $500,000 unless the secretary signs the lease, a copy of the proposed lease is submitted electronically to the chief clerk of each house for distribution, and the department notifies the joint committee on finance of the proposed lease and provides the committee with the information under par. (b) as well as a summary report of that information, including the terms of the lease and the lease rate per square foot of the proposed property and the comparable options. If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance do not notify the secretary that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed lease within 14 working days after the date of the notification, the lease may be entered into, extended, or renewed. If, within 14 working days after the date of the notification, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the secretary that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the proposed lease, the lease may be entered into, extended, or renewed only upon approval of the committee.
(c) When exercising the responsibility under par. (a), with the governor's approval, require physical consolidation of office space utilized by any executive branch agency, as defined in s. 16.70 (4), having fewer than 50 authorized full-time equivalent positions with office space utilized by another executive branch agency, whenever feasible. The department shall lease
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