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AB64-ASA1,737,2423 (b) The program focuses on future teachers who plan to teach in public or
24private schools in this state as a profession.
AB64-ASA1,737,2525 (c) The program provides continuing education and professional development.
AB64-ASA1,738,2
1(d) The program attempts to place a majority of its total participants in public
2or private schools located in low-income or urban school districts in this state.
AB64-ASA1,738,5 3(3) When awarding a grant under this section, the department may not
4consider the religious affiliation, if any, of the nonprofit organization or whether the
5organization has received funding from the state in the past.
AB64-ASA1,738,8 6(4) By February 15 of each year, the department shall make its determination
7regarding successful applicants and shall notify those applicants that will receive a
8grant under this section.
AB64-ASA1,1444 9Section 1444 . 109.09 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,739,610 109.09 (1) The department shall investigate and attempt equitably to adjust
11controversies between employers and employees as to alleged wage claims. The
12department may receive and investigate any wage claim that is filed with the
13department, or received by the department under s. 109.10 (4), no later than 2 years
14after the date the wages are due. The department may, after receiving a wage claim,
15investigate any wages due from the employer against whom the claim is filed to any
16employee during the period commencing 2 years before the date the claim is filed.
17The department shall enforce this chapter and s. 66.0903, 2013 stats., s. 103.49, 2013
18stats., and s. 229.8275, 2013 stats., and s. 16.856, 2015 stats., and ss. 16.856, 103.02,
19103.82, and 104.12. In pursuance of this duty, the department may sue the employer
20on behalf of the employee to collect any wage claim or wage deficiency and ss. 109.03
21(6) and 109.11 (2) and (3) shall apply to such actions. Except for actions under s.
22109.10, the department may refer such an action to the district attorney of the county
23in which the violation occurs for prosecution and collection and the district attorney
24shall commence an action in the circuit court having appropriate jurisdiction. Any
25number of wage claims or wage deficiencies against the same employer may be joined

1in a single proceeding, but the court may order separate trials or hearings. In actions
2that are referred to a district attorney under this subsection, any taxable costs
3recovered by the district attorney shall be paid into the general fund of the county
4in which the violation occurs and used by that county to meet its financial
5responsibility under s. 978.13 (2) (b) for the operation of the office of the district
6attorney who prosecuted the action.
AB64-ASA1,1446 7Section 1446 . 111.07 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,740,28 111.07 (5) The commission may make findings and orders or may authorize a
9commissioner or
an examiner to make findings and orders. Any party in interest who
10is dissatisfied with the findings or order of a commissioner or examiner may file a
11written petition with the commission as a body to review the findings or order. If no
12petition is filed within 20 days from the date that a copy of the findings or order of
13the commissioner or examiner
was mailed to the last-known address of the parties
14in interest, such findings or order shall be considered the findings or order of the
15commission as a body unless set aside, reversed , or modified by such commissioner
16the commission or examiner within such time. If the findings or order are set aside
17by the commissioner commission or examiner the status shall be the same as prior
18to the findings or order set aside. If the findings or order are reversed or modified
19by the commissioner or examiner, the time for filing petition with the commission
20shall run from the time that notice of such reversal or modification is mailed to the
21last-known address of the parties in interest. Within 45 days after the filing of such
22petition with the commission, the commission shall either affirm, reverse, set aside,
23or modify such findings or order, in whole or in part, or direct the taking of additional
24testimony. Such action shall be based on a review of the evidence submitted. If the
25commission is satisfied that a party in interest has been prejudiced because of

1exceptional delay in the receipt of a copy of any findings or order, it may extend the
2time another 20 days for filing a petition with the commission.
AB64-ASA1,1447 3Section 1447 . 111.07 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,740,94 111.07 (6) The commission shall have the power to remove or transfer the
5proceedings pending before a commissioner or an examiner. It may also, on its own
6motion, set aside, modify, or change any order, findings, or award, whether made by
7an individual commissioner, an examiner, or by the commission as a body, at any time
8within 20 days from the date thereof if it shall discover any mistake therein, or upon
9the grounds of newly discovered evidence.
AB64-ASA1,1448 10Section 1448 . 111.14 of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,740,15 11111.14 Penalty. Any person who shall willfully assault, resist, prevent,
12impede, or interfere with any member of the commission or any of its agents or
13agencies in the performance of duties pursuant to this subchapter shall be punished
14by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more
15than one year, or both.
AB64-ASA1,1452 16Section 1452 . 111.322 (2m) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1453 17Section 1453 . 111.322 (2m) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,740,1918 111.322 (2m) (d) The individual's employer believes that the individual
19engaged or may engage in any activity described in pars. (a) to (c) (bm).
AB64-ASA1,1454 20Section 1454 . 111.335 (1) (cx) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,740,2421 111.335 (1) (cx) Notwithstanding s. 111.322, it is not employment
22discrimination because of conviction record to refuse to employ or license, or to bar
23or terminate from employment or licensure, any individual who has been convicted
24of any offense under s. 38.50 440.52 (13) (c).
AB64-ASA1,1460m 25Section 1460m. 114.136 (2) (b) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,741,4
1114.136 (2) (b) 3. An ordinance under this section may not prohibit the use of
2a physical barrier in lieu of compliance with a 48-hour drainage requirement for a
3storm detention pond that is located in a residential subdivision underlain by
4natural clay soil.
AB64-ASA1,1461p 5Section 1461p. 115.28 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,741,186 115.28 (7) (a) License all teachers for the public schools of the state; make rules
7establishing standards of attainment and procedures for the examination and
8licensing of teachers within the limits prescribed in ss. 118.19 (2) and (3), 118.191,
9118.1915, 118.192, 118.193, 118.194, and 118.195, and 118.197; prescribe by rule
10standards, requirements, and procedures for the approval of teacher preparatory
11programs leading to licensure, including a requirement that, beginning on July 1,
122012, and annually thereafter, each teacher preparatory program located in this
13state shall submit to the department a list of individuals who have completed the
14program and who have been recommended by the program for licensure under this
15subsection, together with each individual's date of program completion, from each
16term or semester of the program's most recently completed academic year; file in the
17state superintendent's office all papers relating to state teachers' licenses; and
18register each such license.
AB64-ASA1,1462 19Section 1462 . 115.28 (7) (g) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,741,2520 115.28 (7) (g) Notwithstanding s. 118.19 (3), (4m), (6) to (9), and (12) to (14),
21grant a charter school teaching license to any person who has a bachelor's degree and
22demonstrates, based upon criteria established by the department, that the person
23is proficient in the subject or subjects that he or she intends to teach. The license
24authorizes the person to teach that subject or those subjects in a charter school. The
25license is valid for 3 years and is renewable for 3-year periods.
AB64-ASA1,1463
1Section 1463. 115.28 (7) (gm) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,742,82 115.28 (7) (gm) Notwithstanding s. 118.19 (8), (9), and (11), grant an initial
3charter school principal license to any person who is licensed, or otherwise
4credentialed, to be a school principal in another state if the person holds the license
5or other credential in good standing, has completed at least 3 years of full-time
6classroom teaching, and is eligible for licensure under s. 118.19 (4) and (10). The
7license authorizes the person to be a principal of a charter school. The license is valid
8for 5 years and is renewable for 5-year periods.
AB64-ASA1,1463f 9Section 1463f. 115.28 (10o) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,742,1210 115.28 (10o) (c) Beginning in November of the 2017-18 school year, annually
11determine whether any unified school district qualifies as an eligible unified school
12district, as defined in s. 115.999 (2m) (a).
AB64-ASA1,1463h 13Section 1463h. 115.28 (10o) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,742,1814 115.28 (10o) (d) By November 30, 2017, and each November 30 thereafter,
15notify the clerk of each village located in an eligible unified school district, as defined
16in s. 115.999 (2m) (a), and the school district administrator of the eligible unified
17school district, as defined in s. 115.999 (2m) (a), that the unified school district
18qualifies as an eligible unified school district, as defined in s. 115.999 (2m) (a).
AB64-ASA1,1464 19Section 1464 . 115.28 (45) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,742,2320 115.28 (45) Grants for bullying prevention. From the appropriation under
21s. 20.255 (3) (eb), award grants to a nonprofit organization, as defined in s. 108.02
22(19), to provide training and an online bullying prevention curriculum for pupils in
23grades kindergarten to 8.
AB64-ASA1,1465 24Section 1465 . 115.28 (54m) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,743,8
1115.28 (54m) Notice of educational options. Include on the home page of the
2department's Internet site a link to information about all of the educational options
3available to children in the state who are at least 3 years old but not yet 18 years old,
4including public schools, private schools participating in a parental choice program,
5charter schools, virtual schools, full-time or part-time open enrollment, youth
6options, course options
in a nonresident school district, the early college credit
7program
, and options for pupils enrolled in a home-based private educational
8program.
AB64-ASA1,1467b 9Section 1467b. 115.28 (60) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,1467d 10Section 1467d. 115.28 (63) of the statutes, as created by 2017 Wisconsin Act
1131
, is renumbered 115.28 (63) (intro.) and amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,743,1712 115.28 (63) Mental health training program. (intro.) Establish a mental
13health training support program under which the department provides training on
14the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment program, an all of the
15following
evidence-based strategy strategies related to addressing mental health
16issues in schools, to school district staff and instructional staff of charter schools
17under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x).:
AB64-ASA1,1467h 18Section 1467h. 115.28 (63) (a) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,743,2019 115.28 (63) (a) The screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment
20program.
AB64-ASA1,1467p 21Section 1467p. 115.28 (63) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,743,2222 115.28 (63) (b) Trauma sensitive schools.
AB64-ASA1,1467t 23Section 1467t. 115.28 (63) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,743,2424 115.28 (63) (c) Youth mental health first aid.
AB64-ASA1,1468g 25Section 1468g. 115.28 (64) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,744,5
1115.28 (64) College Possible . Annually, from the appropriation under s. 20.255
2(3) (fc), award a grant to College Possible, Inc., to work with pupils and college
3students in Milwaukee. The grant amount shall be determined on a matching basis,
4under which College Possible, Inc., provides matching funds in an amount equal to
520 percent of the grant amount.
AB64-ASA1,1468m 6Section 1468m. 115.28 (65) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,744,107 115.28 (65) Wisconsin Reading Corps. In the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school
8years, distribute the amounts appropriated under s. 20.255 (3) (fr) to Wisconsin
9Reading Corps to provide one-on-one tutoring if Wisconsin Reading Corps provides
10matching funds of $250,000 in each school year.
AB64-ASA1,1470 11Section 1470 . 115.364 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,744,12 12115.364 Aid for school mental health programs. (1) In this section:
AB64-ASA1,744,1713 (a) “Eligible independent charter school” is a school under contract with one of
14the entities under s. 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. or with the director under s. 118.40 (2x) that
15increased the amount it expended in the preceding school year to employ, hire, or
16retain social workers over the amount it expended in the school year immediately
17preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers.
AB64-ASA1,744,2218 (am) “Eligible private school” means a private school participating in a
19parental choice program under s. 118.60 or 119.23 that increased the amount it
20expended in the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers over
21the amount it expended in the school year immediately preceding the preceding
22school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers.
AB64-ASA1,745,223 (b) “Eligible school district” is a school district that increased the amount it
24expended in the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers over

1the amount it expended in the school year immediately preceding the preceding
2school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers.
AB64-ASA1,745,4 3(2) (a) Beginning in the 2018-19 school year and annually thereafter, the state
4superintendent shall do all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,745,95 1. Subject to par. (b), from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (da), pay to an
6eligible school district an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount by which the
7school district increased its expenditures in the preceding school year to employ, hire,
8or retain social workers over the amount it expended in the school year immediately
9preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers.
AB64-ASA1,745,1510 2. Subject to par. (b), from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (da), pay to an
11eligible independent charter school an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount by
12which the independent charter school increased its expenditures in the preceding
13school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers over the amount it expended in
14the school year immediately preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire, or
15retain social workers.
AB64-ASA1,745,2016 3. Subject to par. (b), from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (da), pay to an
17eligible private school an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount by which the
18private school increased it expenditures in the preceding school year to employ, hire,
19or retain social workers over the amount it expended in the school year immediately
20preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers.
AB64-ASA1,745,2421 (b) 1. If the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (da) in any fiscal year is
22insufficient to pay the full amount of aid under par. (a), the state superintendent
23shall prorate state aid payments among the school districts, private schools, and
24independent charter schools eligible for the aid.
AB64-ASA1,746,8
12. a. Subject to subd. 2. b., if, after making the payments required under par.
2(a), moneys remain in the appropriation account under s. 20.255 (2) (da), the state
3superintendent shall reimburse eligible school districts, private schools, and
4independent charter schools for an amount equal to expenditures made by the school
5district, private school, or independent charter school in the preceding school year
6to employ, hire, or retain social workers less the amount of increased expenditures
7for which the school district, private school, or independent charter school was
8reimbursed under par. (a).
AB64-ASA1,746,129 b. If the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (da) in any fiscal year is insufficient
10to pay the full amount of aid under subd. 2. a., the state superintendent shall prorate
11state aid payments among the school districts, private schools, and independent
12charter schools eligible for the aid.
AB64-ASA1,746,14 13(3) The department shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this
14section.
AB64-ASA1,1470g 15Section 1470g. 115.367 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,746,24 16115.367 School-based mental health services grants. (1) Grant program.
17The department shall establish and administer a competitive program to award
18grants to school boards and operators of charter schools under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x)
19for the purpose of collaborating with community mental health agencies to provide
20mental health services to pupils. School boards and operators of charter schools
21under s. 118.40 (2r) and (2x) may apply for a grant under this section individually
22or as a consortium of school boards, charter schools, or both. For purposes of this
23subsection, a “consortium of school boards” includes a cooperative educational
24service agency.
AB64-ASA1,747,3
1(2) Eligibility criteria. The department shall establish by rule the criteria the
2department will use to award grants under this section. The department shall
3include all of the following in the criteria:
AB64-ASA1,747,74 (a) That the applicant require providers and contractors who participate in its
5school-based mental health services program to bill the Medical Assistance program
6under subch. IV of ch. 49 and health insurance, as applicable, for any goods and
7services provided under the program.
AB64-ASA1,747,118 (b) That the applicant has sought or will seek out community funding or
9foundation grants to cover at least some of the expenses of the program that are not
10paid by the Medical Assistance program under subch. IV of ch. 49 or health
11insurance.
AB64-ASA1,747,1612 (c) Additional application criteria, which may include that the proposed school
13mental health services program includes collaboration with counties, providers, or
14community groups; considers the needs of pupils and families; and includes a referral
15or intake process, a continuum of therapeutic services, consultation with school staff,
16and access to services regardless of income.
AB64-ASA1,747,20 17(3) Awards. The department shall award grants under this section beginning
18in the 2018-19 school year. From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (dt), the
19department shall award at least $3,250,000 in grants under this section each school
20year.
AB64-ASA1,747,22 21(4) Rules. The department shall promulgate rules to implement and
22administer this section.
AB64-ASA1,1471 23Section 1471 . 115.38 (1) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,748,224 115.38 (1) (d) The number and percentage of resident pupils attending a course
25at an educational institution in a nonresident school district under s. 118.52, the

1number of nonresident pupils attending a course in the school district under s.
2118.52, and the courses taken by those pupils.
AB64-ASA1,1472 3Section 1472 . 115.385 (1) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,748,54 115.385 (1) (d) For a school district and for each high school in that school
5district, all of the following information:
AB64-ASA1,748,76 1. The number and percentage of pupils participating in the program under s.
7118.55.
AB64-ASA1,748,98 2. The number and percentage of pupils participating in a youth apprenticeship
9under s. 106.13.
AB64-ASA1,748,1010 3. The number of community service hours provided by pupils.
AB64-ASA1,748,1211 4. The number of advanced placement courses offered to and the number of
12advanced placement credits earned by pupils.
AB64-ASA1,748,1513 5. The number of pupils earning industry-recognized credentials through a
14technical education program established by a school board as described in s. 118.33
15(1) (g) 1. c.
AB64-ASA1,1473 16Section 1473 . 115.385 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,749,217 115.385 (4) Annually, each public school, including a charter school, and each
18private school participating in a parental choice program under s. 118.60 or 119.23
19shall provide a copy of the school's accountability report to the parent or guardian of
20each pupil enrolled in or attending the school. Each school shall simultaneously
21provide to the parent or guardian of each pupil enrolled in the school a list of the
22educational options available to children who reside in the pupil's resident school
23district, including public schools, private schools participating in a parental choice
24program, charter schools, virtual schools, full-time or part-time open enrollment,
25youth options, course options
in a nonresident school district, the early college credit

1program
, and options for pupils enrolled in a home-based private educational
2program.
AB64-ASA1,1473k 3Section 1473k. 115.387 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,749,4 4115.387 School performance improvement grants. (1) In this section:
AB64-ASA1,749,65 (a) “Accountability report” means the school and school district accountability
6report published under s. 115.385.
AB64-ASA1,749,87 (b) “Eligible school” means any of the following that is located within the
8geographical boundaries of an eligible school district:
AB64-ASA1,749,109 1. A public school that is under the control of a school board, including a charter
10school under contract with the school board.
AB64-ASA1,749,1111 2. A charter school established under s. 118.40 (2r) or (2x).
AB64-ASA1,749,1212 3. A private school participating in the program under s. 118.60 or 119.23.
AB64-ASA1,749,1313 (c) “Eligible school district” means any of the following:
AB64-ASA1,749,1514 1. A school district that was placed in the lowest performance category on the
15accountability report in the previous school year.
AB64-ASA1,749,1616 2. A 1st class city school district.
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