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ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 5,
TO ASSEMBLY SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 64
September 13, 2017 - Offered by Representatives Pope, Hebl, Barca, Sinicki, C.
Taylor
, Genrich, Considine, Bowen, Vruwink, Anderson, Berceau, Billings,
Brostoff, Crowley, Doyle, Fields, Goyke, Hesselbein, Hintz, Kessler,
Kolste, Mason, Meyers, Milroy, Ohnstad, Riemer, Sargent, Shankland,
Spreitzer, Stuck, Subeck, Wachs, Young, Zamarripa and Zepnick.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the substitute amendment as follows:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1,2 21. Page 21, line 6: delete lines 6 to 10.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1,3 32. Page 88, line 2: after that line insert: - See PDF for table PDF
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1,7 43. Page 95, line 14: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2017-18 by
5$393,500 and increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 by $393,500 for the
6purpose of increasing the authorized FTE PR positions for the department of public
7instruction by 5.0 FTE PR positions for teacher licensing.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1,10 84. Page 97, line 1: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2017-18 by
9$102,254,000 and increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 by
10$422,902,000 for the purpose for which the appropriation is made.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,3
15. Page 97, line 3: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2017-18 by
2$22,432,600 and increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 by $22,169,500
3for the purpose for which the appropriation is made.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,6 46. Page 97, line 14: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2017-18 by
5$28,660,900 and increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 by $422,902,000
6for the purpose for which the appropriation is made.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,9 77. Page 98, line 15: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2017-18 by
8$880,000 and increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 by $880,000 for the
9purpose for which the appropriation is made.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,10 108. Page 98, line 24: after that line insert: - See PDF for table PDF
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,12 119. Page 99, line 6: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 by
12$1,954,600 for the purpose of the purpose for which the appropriation is made.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,14 1310. Page 99, line 7: delete “Summer school programs; grants" and substitute
14“Summer school grant program; 1st class city school district".
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,15 1511. Page 99, line 13: delete lines 13 and 14.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,2,18 1612. Page 100, line 20: increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2017-18 by
17$7,415,300 and increase the dollar amount for fiscal year 2018-19 by $7,415,300 for
18the purpose for which the appropriation is made.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,1 114. Page 280, line 9: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,2 2 Section 204s. 20.235 (1) (fr) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,43 20.235 (1) (fr) Rural teacher grant program. Biennially, the amounts in the
4schedule for the rural teacher grant program under s. 39.387.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,5 515. Page 281, line 2: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,6 6 Section 207e. 20.255 (1) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,117 20.255 (1) (f) Assessments of reading readiness. The amounts in the schedule
8to provide school districts and, independent charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) and
9(2x), and the governing bodies of private schools participating in a parental choice
10program under s. 118.60 or 119.23
with the assessments of reading readiness under
11s. 118.016.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,12 1216. Page 281, line 15: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,13 13 Section 208d. 20.255 (2) (ae) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,1514 20.255 (2) (ae) Sparsity aid. The amounts in the schedule A sum sufficient for
15sparsity aid to school districts under s. 115.436.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,16 1617. Page 281, line 20: delete lines 20 to 22.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,17 1718. Page 282, line 6: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,18 18 Section 208q. 20.255 (2) (bq) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,2019 20.255 (2) (bq) Hold harmless aid. A sum sufficient for hold harmless aid to
20school districts under s. 121.10.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,21 2119. Page 282, line 19: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,3,22 22 Section 209m. 20.255 (2) (cv) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,2
120.255 (2) (cv) Community school start-up grants. The amounts in the
2schedule for grants under s. 115.393.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,3 320. Page 283, line 5: after “school districts" insert “, private schools,".
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,4 421. Page 283, line 5: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,5 5 Section 211m. 20.255 (2) (db) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,86 20.255 (2) (db) Community and school mental health collaboration grants. The
7amounts in the schedule for the grant program under s. 115.353 for providing mental
8health services to pupils in collaboration with community mental health providers.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,9 922. Page 283, line 7: after “grants" insert “; 1st class city schools".
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,10 1023. Page 283, line 8: delete “115.387" and substitute “119.83".
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,11 1124. Page 283, line 10: delete lines 10 and 11 and substitute:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,14 12“20.255 (2) (dj) Summer school grant program; 1st class city school district. The
13amounts in the schedule for payments to the school board of a 1st class city school
14district under s. 119.16 (16) (b).”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,15 1525. Page 283, line 16: delete lines 16 to 19.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,16 1626. Page 284, line 18: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,17 17 Section 216o. 20.255 (3) (cp) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,2018 20.255 (3) (cp) Bullying prevention. Annually, the amounts in the schedule for
19payments to Special Olympics Wisconsin, Inc., for bullying prevention under s.
20115.28 (43m).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,216r 21Section 216r. 20.255 (3) (ct) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,4,2322 20.255 (3) (ct) Center for Suicide Awareness. Annually, the amounts in the
23schedule for payments to the Center for Suicide Awareness under s. 115.28 (44).”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,1
127. Page 421, line 4: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,2 2 Section 704pq. 39.387 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,3 339.387 Rural teacher grant program. (1) Definitions. In this section:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,64 (a) “Eligible school district" means a school district whose membership is fewer
5than 1,000 pupils and whose pupil population density is fewer than 10 pupils per
6square mile.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,87 (b) “Eligible teacher" means a teacher who meets the eligibility requirements
8specified in sub. (3).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,12 9(2) Establishment of program. There is established, to be administered by the
10board, a rural teacher grant program to encourage eligible teachers to teach in
11schools operated by eligible school districts by providing grants of financial
12assistance to those eligible teachers as provided in sub. (4).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,14 13(3) Eligibility. A teacher is eligible for financial assistance as provided under
14sub. (4) if the teacher meets all of the following requirements:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,1515 (a) He or she teaches in a school operated by an eligible school district.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,5,1916 (b) He or she does not appear on the statewide support lien docket under s.
1749.854 (2) (b), unless the teacher provides to the board a payment agreement that has
18been approved by the county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5) and that is
19consistent with rules promulgated under s. 49.858 (2) (a).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,6,10 20(4) Financial assistance. (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.235 (1) (fr),
21the board shall grant financial assistance to eligible teachers who are nominated by
22their school districts for participation in the grant program as provided in par. (b) and
23who submit claims for that financial assistance as provided in par. (c). The maximum
24amount of financial assistance that an eligible teacher may receive under this

1subsection is $1,000 for the first school year, $2,000 for the 2nd school year, $2,000
2for the 3rd school year, $2,000 for the 4th school year, and $3,000 for the 5th school
3year in which the eligible teacher participates in the grant program. An eligible
4teacher may receive financial assistance under this subsection for no more than 5
5school years. An eligible teacher who receives financial assistance under this
6subsection shall use that financial assistance only for the purpose of repaying
7student loans incurred to defray the cost of tuition, fees, and expenses for programs
8of study relating to the teaching profession. The board may provide financial
9assistance on a prorated basis to an eligible teacher who is employed less than full
10time.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,6,1811 (b) An eligible school district may nominate an eligible teacher for participation
12in the grant program by submitting that nomination to the board in a form prescribed
13by the board. No more than 4 eligible teachers employed by a given eligible school
14district may participate in the grant program in a given school year. The nomination
15shall include such information as the board may require to establish that the school
16district employing the teacher is an eligible school district and that the teacher is an
17eligible teacher and shall provide any other information the board may require by
18rule promulgated under sub. (5).
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,519 (c) After each year in which an eligible teacher who has been accepted for
20participation in the grant program teaches in a school operated by an eligible school
21district, the eligible teacher may submit to the board a claim for financial assistance.
22The claim shall include the signature of the eligible teacher and of a representative
23of the school district employing the eligible teacher certifying that during the period
24for which financial assistance is claimed the school district was an eligible school
25district and the eligible teacher taught in a school operated by that eligible school

1district, shall include a commitment by the eligible teacher that he or she will use
2the financial assistance to repay student loans incurred to defray the cost of tuition,
3fees, and expenses for programs of study relating to the teaching profession, and
4shall provide such other information as the board may require by rule promulgated
5under sub. (5) to verify the claimant's eligibility for financial assistance.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,126 (d) If the board determines that a claimant under par. (c) is eligible to receive
7financial assistance under this subsection, the board shall provide that assistance,
8subject to the amounts available in the appropriation account under s. 20.235 (1) (fr).
9If the amount of financial assistance claimed in a fiscal year exceeds the amounts
10available in that appropriation account, the board shall prorate the financial
11assistance paid in that fiscal year in the proportion that the amounts available bear
12to the total amount of financial assistance payable in that fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,17 13(5) Rules. The board shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this
14section. Those rules shall include rules specifying the information a school district
15must include in a nomination for participation in the grant program under sub. (4)
16(b) and the information a teacher must include in a claim for financial assistance
17under sub. (4) (c).”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,18 1828. Page 673, line 5: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,7,19 19 Section 1165m. 74.09 (3) (gb) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,220 74.09 (3) (gb) Include information from the school district where the property
21is located regarding the amount of any net reduction in state aid to the district in the
22previous year and the current year and the percentage change between those years,
23except that this paragraph does not apply in any year in which such a reduction does

1not occur. For purposes of this paragraph, the school district shall compute the net
2reduction in state aid as follows:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,43 1. Determine the reduction under s. 118.60 (4d) to the school district's state aid
4payment under s. 121.08 for the previous or current year.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,85 2. Calculate any additional aid the school district receives under ss. 121.08,
6121.09, 121.095, and 121.137 as the result of counting incoming pupils in the school
7district's membership under s. 121.07 (2) (b) for the year in which the district
8determined the reduction under subd. 1.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,99 3. Subtract subd. 2. from subd. 1.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,10 1029. Page 696, line 13: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,11 11 Section 1210q. 79.10 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,1512 79.10 (4) School levy tax credit. Except as provided in sub. (5m), the amount
13appropriated under s. 20.835 (3) (b) shall be distributed to municipalities in
14proportion to their share of the sum of average school tax levies for all municipalities.
15No municipality shall receive a payment under this subsection after 2018.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1210r 16Section 1210r. 79.10 (5m) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,8,2217 79.10 (5m) First dollar credit. Each municipality shall receive, from the
18appropriation under s. 20.835 (3) (b), an amount determined by multiplying the
19school tax rate by the estimated fair market value, not exceeding the value
20determined under sub. (11) (d), of every parcel of real property with improvements
21that is located in the municipality. No municipality shall receive a payment under
22this subsection after 2018.
”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,3
130. Page 697, line 10: delete lines 10 and 11 and substitute “$747,400,000 in
22013, 2014, and 2015; and $853,000,000 in 2016 and in each year thereafter 2017;
3and $940,000,000 in 2018
.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,4 431. Page 697, line 11: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,5 5 Section 1212g. 79.15 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,10 679.15 Improvements credit. The total amount paid each year to
7municipalities from the appropriation account under s. 20.835 (3) (b) for the
8payments under s. 79.10 (5m) is $75,000,000 in 2009, $145,000,000 in 2010, and
9$150,000,000 in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and in each year
10thereafter
2018.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,12 1132. Page 741, line 9: delete “and 118.195, and 118.197" and substitute “and
12118.195".
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,13 1333. Page 741, line 18: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,14 14 Section 1461q. 115.28 (7) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,9,2315 115.28 (7) (b) Subject to the same rules and laws concerning qualifications of
16applicants and granting and revocation of licenses or certificates under par. (a), the
17state superintendent shall grant certificates and licenses to teachers in private
18schools and tribal schools, except that teaching experience requirements for such
19certificates and licenses may be fulfilled by teaching experience in public, private,
20or tribal schools. An applicant is not eligible for a license or certificate unless the
21state superintendent finds that the private school or tribal school in which the
22applicant taught offered an adequate educational program during the period of the
23applicant's teaching therein. Private Except as provided in ss. 118.60 (2) (a) 6m. and

1119.23 (2) (a) 6m., private
schools are not obligated to employ only licensed or
2certified teachers.”.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,4 334. Page 741, line 19: delete the material beginning with that line and ending
4with page 742, line 8.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,5 535. Page 742, line 18: after that line insert:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,6 6 Section 1463k. 115.28 (43m) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,87 115.28 (43m) Bullying prevention . Distribute the amounts appropriated
8under s. 20.255 (3) (cp) to Special Olympics Wisconsin, Inc., for bullying prevention.
AB64-ASA1-AA5,1463r 9Section 1463r. 115.28 (44) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,1110 115.28 (44) Center for Suicide Awareness. Distribute the amounts
11appropriated under s. 20.255 (3) (ct) to the Center for Suicide Awareness.” .
AB64-ASA1-AA5,10,12 1236. Page 744, line 10: after that line insert:
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