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AB64-ASA1,499 13Section 499 . 20.905 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,357,2414 20.905 (1) Manner of payment. Payments to the state may be made in legal
15tender, postal money order, express money order, bank draft, or certified check.
16Payments to the state may also be made by personal check or individual check drawn
17in the ordinary course of business unless otherwise required by individual state
18agencies. Payments to the state made by a debit or credit card approved by the
19depository selection board secretary of administration or his or her designee may be
20accepted by state agencies. Prior to authorizing the use of a card, the depository
21selection board
secretary of administration or his or her designee shall determine
22how any charges associated with the use of the card shall be paid, unless the method
23of payment of such charges is specified by law. Unless otherwise specifically
24prohibited by law, payments to the state may be made by electronic funds transfer.
AB64-ASA1,500 25Section 500 . 20.905 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
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120.905 (2) Protested payment. If a personal check tendered to make any
2payment to the state is not paid by the bank on which it is drawn, if an electronic
3funds transfer does not take place because of insufficient funds, or if a demand for
4payment under a debit or credit card transaction is not paid by the bank upon which
5demand is made, the person by whom the check has been tendered, the person whose
6funds were to be electronically transferred, or the person entering into the debit or
7credit card transaction shall remain liable for the payment of the amount for which
8the check was tendered, the amount that was to be electronically transferred, or the
9amount agreed to be paid by debit or credit card and for all legal penalties, additions
10and a charge set by the depository selection board secretary of administration or his
11or her designee
which is comparable to charges for unpaid drafts made by
12establishments in the private sector. In addition, the officer to whom the check was
13tendered, to whom the electronic funds transfer was promised, or to whom the debit
14or credit card was presented may, if there is probable cause to believe that a crime
15has been committed, provide any information or evidence relating to the crime to the
16district attorney of the county having jurisdiction over the offense for prosecution as
17provided by law. If any license has been granted upon any such check, any such
18electronic funds transfer, or any such debit or credit card transaction, the license
19shall be subject to cancellation for the nonpayment of the check, the failure to make
20the electronic funds transfer, or failure of the bank to honor the demand for payment
21authorized by debit or credit card.
AB64-ASA1,501 22Section 501 . 20.906 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,359,223 20.906 (6) Direct deposits. The governor or the secretary of administration
24may require state agencies making deposits under this section to make direct
25deposits to any depository designated by the depository selection board secretary of

1administration or his or her designee
, if such a requirement is advantageous or
2beneficial to this state.
AB64-ASA1,502 3Section 502 . 20.920 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,359,174 20.920 (2) (c) All moneys in a contingent fund, except petty cash accounts
5established under s. 16.52 (7), shall be deposited in a separate account in a public
6depository approved by the depository selection board secretary or his or her
7designee
. The agency head of each state agency having a contingent fund is
8responsible for all disbursements from the fund, but the agency head may delegate
9the responsibility for administration of the fund to a custodian, who shall be an
10employee of the agency. State agency invoices which qualify for payment from a
11contingent fund may be paid by check, share draft or other draft drawn by the agency
12head or custodian against the account. No such invoice need be submitted for audit
13prior to disbursement. After making each disbursement, the agency head shall file
14with the secretary a claim for reimbursement of the contingent fund on a voucher
15which shall be accompanied by a copy of the invoice to be reimbursed. Upon audit
16and approval of the claim by the secretary, the department of administration shall
17reimburse the contingent fund with the total amount lawfully paid therefrom.
AB64-ASA1,506 18Section 506 . 20.923 (4) (e) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,359,1919 20.923 (4) (e) 2. Employment relations commission: chairperson and members.
AB64-ASA1,507d 20Section 507d. 20.923 (4) (e) 13. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,359,2121 20.923 (4) (e) 13. Transportation projects commission: director.
AB64-ASA1,507g 22Section 507g. 20.923 (4) (f) 7x. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,359,2323 20.923 (4) (f) 7x. State prosecutors office: executive director.
AB64-ASA1,508f 24Section 508f. 20.923 (6) (hs) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,359,2525 20.923 (6) (hs) State prosecutors office: legislative liaison.
AB64-ASA1,510m
1Section 510m. 23.09 (2) (d) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,360,82 23.09 (2) (d) Lands, acquisition. (intro.) Acquire by purchase, lease or
3agreement, and receive by gifts or devise, lands or waters suitable for the purposes
4enumerated in this paragraph, and maintain such lands and waters for such
5purposes; and, except for the purpose specified under subd. 12., may condemn lands
6or waters suitable for such purposes after obtaining approval of the appropriate
7standing committees of each house of the legislature as determined by the presiding
8officer thereof:
AB64-ASA1,512m 9Section 512m. 23.09 (15) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,360,1310 23.09 (15) Fees for hunting pheasants on department land. If the department
11requires payment of a fee in order to hunt pheasants on land under its management
12and control, all of those fees shall be credited to the appropriation account under s.
1320.370 (1) (hw).
AB64-ASA1,514c 14Section 514c. 23.0917 (5g) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,360,2215 23.0917 (5g) (c) 1. In this paragraph, “unobligated amount" means the amount
16by which the annual bonding authority for the subprograms under subs. (3), (4), and
17(4j) in fiscal years 2011-12, 2012-13, and 2013-14 , 2014-15, and 2015-16 exceeded
18the amounts that the department obligated from the moneys appropriated under s.
1920.866 (2) (ta) for those subprograms for those fiscal years, but not including the
20amount by which the annual bonding authority for the purpose under sub. (3) (br)
21in fiscal year years 2013-14 , 2014-15, and 2015-16 exceeded the amount obligated
22for that purpose in that fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1,514d 23Section 514d. 23.0917 (5g) (c) 2. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,360,2524 23.0917 (5g) (c) 2. b. The amount necessary for the purpose under sub. (4) (cm)
255. but not more than $5,000,000 $12,500,000.
AB64-ASA1,514g
1Section 514g. 23.0917 (5g) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,361,82 23.0917 (5g) (d) 1. In this paragraph, “unobligated amount" means the amount
3by which the annual bonding authority for the subprograms under subs. (3), (4), and
4(4j) in fiscal years 2014-15 and 2015-16 exceeded the amounts that the department
5obligated from the moneys appropriated under s. 20.866 (2) (ta) for those
6subprograms for those fiscal years, but not including the amount by which the
7annual bonding authority for the purpose under sub. (3) (br) in fiscal years 2014-15
8and 2015-16 exceeded the amount obligated for that purpose in that fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1,361,99 2. The department shall obligate the unobligated amount as follows:
AB64-ASA1,361,1110 a. The amount necessary for a grant to Iron County to rebuild the Saxon Harbor
11campground and marina but not more than $1,000,000.
AB64-ASA1,361,1312 b. The amount necessary for the purpose under s. 23.0963 but not more than
13$1,000,000.
AB64-ASA1,361,1614 c. The amount necessary for a grant to Friends of Peninsula State Park, Inc.,
15for no more than 50 percent of the cost of reconstructing Eagle Tower in Peninsula
16State Park but not more than $750,000.
AB64-ASA1,361,2417 d. The amount necessary for a grant to the city of Horicon to enhance a shelter
18located near the Palmatory scenic overlook on the south side of the Horicon Marsh
19Wildlife Area but not more than $500,000 if, by June 30, 2019, the department and
20the city submit to the joint committee on finance a written plan for using the grant
21funds and if, within 14 working days after receiving the plan, the committee
22cochairpersons do not inform the department of an objection to the plan or, if the
23cochairpersons inform the department of an objection to the plan, the committee
24approves the plan by a majority vote.
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1e. The amount necessary for a grant to the cities of Neenah and Menasha for
2no more than 50 percent of the cost of constructing 2 pedestrian bridges across the
3Fox River and pedestrian trails to connect the bridges to existing pedestrian trails
4but not more than $415,300 and subject to the limitation that the total amount
5obligated under this subd. 1. e. and s. 23.197 (16) may not exceed $2,015,300.
AB64-ASA1,514n 6Section 514n. 23.0917 (5g) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,362,147 23.0917 (5g) (e) 1. In this paragraph, “unobligated amount" means the amount
8by which the annual bonding authority for the subprograms under subs. (3), (4), and
9(4j) in fiscal years 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17 exceeded the amounts that the
10department obligated from the moneys appropriated under s. 20.866 (2) (ta) for those
11subprograms for those fiscal years, but not including the amount by which the
12annual bonding authority for the purpose under sub. (3) (br) in fiscal years 2014-15,
132015-16, and 2016-17 exceeded the amount obligated for that purpose in that fiscal
14year.
AB64-ASA1,362,1615 2. Of the unobligated amount, the department shall obligate an amount
16necessary for the purpose under s. 281.665 (4) (c), but not more than $14,600,000.
AB64-ASA1,514r 17Section 514r. 23.0963 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,362,24 1823.0963 Acquisition of the Canadian Pacific Railway corridor. From the
19appropriation under s. 20.866 (2) (ta) and subject to s. 23.0917 (5g) (d) 2. b., the
20department shall use the amount necessary, but not more than $1,000,000, to
21acquire the railway corridor known as the Canadian Pacific Railway corridor in
22Racine County, beginning at approximately Vandenboom Road in the town of Dover
23and extending northeast approximately 13 miles to CTH “H” in the village of
24Sturtevant.
AB64-ASA1,515 25Section 515 . 23.16 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
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123.16 (1) Publication. The department may produce, issue, or reprint
2magazines or other periodicals on a periodic basis as it determines, pertaining to fish
3and game, forests, parks, environmental quality, and other similar subjects of
4general information. The department shall produce 4 printed issues of the Wisconsin
5Natural Resources Magazine annually, provide the content of those printed issues
6on its Internet site, and provide additional magazine content on its Internet site.
The
7department may distribute its magazines and periodicals by subscription. The
8department shall charge a fee for any of its magazines or periodicals, except that no
9fee may be charged to a person who is provided a subscription to the Wisconsin
10Natural Resources Magazine under s. 29.235.
AB64-ASA1,516 11Section 516 . 23.22 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,363,1712 23.22 (2) (d) Under the program established under par. (a), the department
13shall set aside $42,000 from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (4) (1) (ku) during
14fiscal year 2013-14 to be used for a project to improve the sea lamprey barrier on the
15Kewaunee River at the Besadny Anadromous Fish Facility. Upon either the receipt
16or commitment of funding in the amount of $78,000 from one or more governmental
17units, the department shall release the amount set aside for the project.
AB64-ASA1,517 18Section 517 . 23.22 (2) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,363,2419 23.22 (2) (e) Under the program established under par. (a), the department
20shall set aside $262,500 from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (4) (1) (ku) during
21fiscal year 2013-14 to be used for a project to construct a sea lamprey barrier on the
22Nemadji River. Upon either the receipt or commitment of funding in the amount of
23$487,500 from one or more governmental units, the department shall release the
24amount set aside for the project.
AB64-ASA1,518 25Section 518 . 23.22 (2) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
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123.22 (2) (f) Under the program established under par. (a) and from the
2appropriation under s. 20.370 (4) (1) (kc), the department may expend up to $400,000
3to carry out sea lamprey control projects and up to $120,000 to conduct surveys of sea
4lamprey larvae on any inland lakes, tributaries of Lake Michigan or Lake Superior,
5or harbors of Lake Michigan or Lake Superior.
AB64-ASA1,519 6Section 519 . 23.27 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,364,227 23.27 (5) Natural areas land acquisition; commitment under the Wisconsin
8natural areas heritage program.
It is the intent of the legislature to initiate
9additional natural areas land acquisition activities with moneys available from the
10appropriations under ss. 20.370 (1) (gr) (fu) and 20.866 (2) (ta), (tt), and (tz) under
11the Wisconsin natural areas heritage program. This commitment is separate from
12and in addition to the continuing commitment under sub. (4). Moneys available from
13the appropriations under ss. 20.370 (1) (gr) (fu) and 20.866 (2) (ta), (tt), and (tz) under
14the Wisconsin natural areas heritage program may not be used to acquire land
15through condemnation. The department may not acquire land under this subsection
16unless the land is suitable for dedication under the Wisconsin natural areas heritage
17program and upon purchase or as soon after purchase as practicable the department
18shall take all necessary action to dedicate the land under the Wisconsin natural
19areas heritage program. Except as provided in s. 23.0915 (2), the department may
20not expend from the appropriation under s. 20.866 (2) (tz) more than $500,000 in
21each fiscal year for natural areas land acquisition activities under this subsection
22and for grants for this purpose under s. 23.096.
AB64-ASA1,520 23Section 520 . 23.27 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,365,524 23.27 (6) Sale; credit. Moneys received by the state from the sale of any area
25on state-owned land under the department's management or control which is

1withdrawn from the state natural areas system shall be credited to the appropriation
2under s. 20.370 (1) (gr) (fu). An amount equal to the value of any area on state-owned
3land under the department's management or control which is withdrawn from the
4state natural areas system but remains in state ownership shall be credited to the
5appropriation under s. 20.370 (1) (gr) (fu).
AB64-ASA1,521 6Section 521 . 23.29 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,365,177 23.29 (2) Contributions; state match. The department may accept
8contributions and gifts for the Wisconsin natural areas heritage program. The
9department shall convert donations of land which it determines, with the advice of
10the council, are not appropriate for the Wisconsin natural areas heritage program
11into cash. The department shall convert other noncash contributions into cash.
12These moneys shall be deposited in the conservation fund and credited to the
13appropriation under s. 20.370 (1) (gr) (fu). These moneys shall be matched by an
14equal amount released from the appropriation under s. 20.866 (2) (ta), (tt), or (tz) or
15from any combination of these appropriations to be used for natural areas land
16acquisition activities under s. 23.27 (5). The department shall determine how the
17moneys being released are to be allocated from these appropriations.
AB64-ASA1,521f 18Section 521f. 23.33 (5m) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,365,1919 23.33 (5m) (title) Safety enhancement program.
AB64-ASA1,521g 20Section 521g. 23.33 (5m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,365,2321 23.33 (5m) (a) The department shall establish a program to award grants
22provide funding to organizations that meet the eligibility requirements under par.
23(b).
AB64-ASA1,521h 24Section 521h. 23.33 (5m) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
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123.33 (5m) (b) (intro.) To be eligible for a grant funding under this subsection,
2an organization shall meet all of the following requirements:
AB64-ASA1,521i 3Section 521i. 23.33 (5m) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,366,64 23.33 (5m) (b) 2. The organization promotes the operation of all-terrain
5vehicles and utility terrain vehicles in a manner that is safe and responsible and that
6does not harm the environment.
AB64-ASA1,521j 7Section 521j. 23.33 (5m) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,366,118 23.33 (5m) (b) 3. The organization promotes the operation of all-terrain
9vehicles and utility terrain vehicles in a manner that does not conflict with the laws,
10rules, and departmental policies that relate to the operation of all-terrain vehicles
11or utility terrain vehicles.
AB64-ASA1,521k 12Section 521k. 23.33 (5m) (b) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,366,1513 23.33 (5m) (b) 4. The interest of the organization is limited to the recreational
14operation of all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles on all-terrain vehicle
15trails and other interconnected areas that are off the highways.
AB64-ASA1,521L 16Section 521L. 23.33 (5m) (b) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,366,1917 23.33 (5m) (b) 5. The organization has a board of directors that has a majority
18of members who are representatives of all-terrain vehicle or utility terrain vehicle
19clubs.
AB64-ASA1,521m 20Section 521m. 23.33 (5m) (b) 6. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,366,2221 23.33 (5m) (b) 6. The organization provides support to all-terrain vehicle and
22utility terrain vehicle
clubs.
AB64-ASA1,521n 23Section 521n. 23.33 (5m) (c) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
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123.33 (5m) (c) (intro.) An organization receiving a grant funding under this
2subsection shall use the grant moneys to promote and provide support to the program
3established under sub. (5) by conducting activities that include all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,521o 4Section 521o. 23.33 (5m) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,367,65 23.33 (5m) (c) 1. Collecting data on the recreational operation of all-terrain
6vehicles off the highways and utility terrain vehicles.
AB64-ASA1,521p 7Section 521p. 23.33 (5m) (c) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,367,108 23.33 (5m) (c) 3. Attempting to increase participation by current and future
9all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle operators and owners in the program
10established under sub. (5) (d).
AB64-ASA1,521q 11Section 521q. 23.33 (5m) (c) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,367,1612 23.33 (5m) (c) 4. Assisting the department of natural resources and the
13department of tourism in creating an outreach program to inform local communities
14of appropriate all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle use in their communities
15and of the economic benefits that may be gained from promoting tourism to attract
16all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle operators.
AB64-ASA1,521r 17Section 521r. 23.33 (5m) (c) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,367,2518 23.33 (5m) (c) 5. Attempting to improve and maintain its relationship with the
19department of natural resources, the department of tourism, all-terrain vehicle and
20utility terrain vehicle
dealers, all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle
21manufacturers, off-highway motorcycle clubs, as defined in s. 23.335 (1) (r),
22off-highway motorcycle alliances, other organizations that promote the recreational
23operation of off-highway motorcycles,
snowmobile clubs, as defined in s. 350.138 (1)
24(e), snowmobile alliances, as defined in s. 350.138 (1) (d), and other organizations
25that promote the recreational operation of snowmobiles.
AB64-ASA1,521s
1Section 521s. 23.33 (5m) (c) 6. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,368,52 23.33 (5m) (c) 6. Recruiting, assisting in the training of, and providing support
3to a corps of volunteers that will assist in providing instruction on the safe and
4responsible operation of all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles that is given
5in the field to all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle operators.
AB64-ASA1,521t 6Section 521t. 23.33 (5m) (c) 7. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,368,117 23.33 (5m) (c) 7. Publishing a manual in cooperation Cooperating with the
8department that shall be used to train volunteers to recruit, train, and manage
9volunteer trail patrol ambassadors
in monitoring the recreational operation of
10all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles for safety issues and other issues that
11relate to the responsible operation of all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles.
AB64-ASA1,521u 12Section 521u. 23.33 (5m) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,368,1413 23.33 (5m) (d) The department shall pay the grants provide funding under this
14subsection
from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (5) (cx).
AB64-ASA1,521v 15Section 521v. 23.33 (5m) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,368,2016 23.33 (5m) (e) The department shall annually determine the amount necessary
17to provide funding under this subsection. The amount shall be the greater of
18$297,000 or the amount calculated by multiplying 80 cents by the number of
19all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles registered as of the last day of
20February of the previous fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1,522 21Section 522 . 23.335 (15) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,368,2322 23.335 (15) (d) The department shall pay the grants from the appropriation
23under s. 20.370 (1) (9) (jb).
AB64-ASA1,523 24Section 523 . 23.335 (20) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
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123.335 (20) (b) Off-highway motorcycle projects. (intro.) The department may
2use funding from the appropriation under s. 20.370 (1) (9) (jb) for off-highway
3motorcycle projects that are undertaken by the state or by local governmental units.
4Any of the following types of off-highway motorcycle projects are eligible for funding:
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