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AB64-ASA1,68g
1Section 68g. 15.77 of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,18,3 215.77 Prosecutor board. There is created a prosecutor board consisting of
311 members, appointed for staggered 3-year terms, as follows:
AB64-ASA1,18,5 4(1) From each district under s. 752.11 (1) (b), (c), and (d), 2 district attorneys
5appointed by a majority of district attorneys from the district.
AB64-ASA1,18,7 6(2) From the district under s. 752.11 (1) (a), the district attorney and a deputy
7district attorney appointed by the district attorney.
AB64-ASA1,18,10 8(3) Two nonelected prosecutors, each from a different county, appointed by a
9majority of nonelected prosecutors. Under this subsection, “prosecutor” does not
10include a special prosecutor appointed under s. 978.045 or 978.05 (8) (b).
AB64-ASA1,18,11 11(4) The attorney general or his or her designee.
AB64-ASA1,68m 12Section 68m. 15.915 (7) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,18,1513 15.915 (7) Public leadership board. There is created a public leadership board
14attached to the University of Wisconsin System under s. 15.03. The board consists
15of the following members:
AB64-ASA1,18,1716 (a) The director of the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership
17appointed under s. 36.68 (3).
AB64-ASA1,18,1918 (b) The president of the Thompson Family Charitable Foundation, Inc., or his
19or her designee.
AB64-ASA1,18,2220 (c) One member, appointed for a 3-year term, who worked under the personal
21direction of former governor Tommy G. Thompson during the former governor's
22career in state or federal government.
AB64-ASA1,18,2423 (d) Two members appointed for 3-year terms from a list of at least 3 names
24submitted by the speaker of the assembly.
AB64-ASA1,19,2
1(e) Two members appointed for 3-year terms from a list of at least 3 names
2submitted by the senate majority leader.
AB64-ASA1,69d 3Section 69d. 15.945 (title) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,69e 4Section 69e. 15.945 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 15.405 (18) and amended
5to read:
AB64-ASA1,19,116 15.405 (18) Educational approval board. There is created an educational
7approval board which is attached to the technical college system board department
8of safety and professional services
under s. 15.03. The board shall consist of not more
9than 7 members, who shall be representatives of state agencies and other persons
10with a demonstrated interest in educational programs, appointed to serve at the
11pleasure of the governor.
AB64-ASA1,73 12Section 73 . 16.004 (20) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,19,1413 16.004 (20) Shared services agencies. (a) In this subsection, “shared services
14agency” means any of the following:
AB64-ASA1,19,1715 1. A department created in subch. II of ch. 15 except the department of
16employee trust funds, the department of justice, the department of public
17instruction, and the department of military affairs.
AB64-ASA1,19,2018 2. An independent agency created under subch. III of ch. 15 except the
19investment board, the public defender board, the Board of Regents of the University
20of Wisconsin System, and the technical college system board.
AB64-ASA1,19,2521 (b) Subject to par. (c), the division of personnel management in the department
22shall administer for each shared service agency its responsibilities to provide human
23resources services and payroll and benefit services. Subject to par. (c), the
24department may charge shared services agencies for services provided under this
25paragraph.
AB64-ASA1,20,2
1(c) 1. The department shall prepare an annual report that includes the
2following:
AB64-ASA1,20,43 a. Information identifying the assessments that the department intends to
4charge each shared services agency under par. (b) in the upcoming fiscal year.
AB64-ASA1,20,65 b. The number of positions that the department is using to administer human
6resources services and payroll and benefits services under par. (b).
AB64-ASA1,20,97 c. The number of vacant and filled positions that the department no longer
8needs to administer human resources services and payroll and benefits services
9under par. (b).
AB64-ASA1,20,1110 d. The cost savings to the state due to the administration of human resources
11services and payroll and benefits services by the department.
AB64-ASA1,20,1512 e. Metrics evaluating the effectiveness of human resources services and payroll
13and benefits services provided to shared services agencies by the department in the
14previous fiscal year, as well as a comparison of the metrics for the previous fiscal year
15to similar metrics in previous reports.
AB64-ASA1,21,216 2. On April 15 of each year, the department shall submit the report under subd.
171. to the joint committee on finance. If the cochairpersons of the joint committee on
18finance do not notify the department that the committee has scheduled a meeting for
19the purpose of reviewing the report within 14 working days after the date of the
20submission, the department may provide the human resources services and payroll
21and benefits services as proposed in the report and may charge the assessments as
22proposed in the report. If within 14 working days after the date of the notification,
23the cochairpersons of the committee notify the department that the committee has
24scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing the report, the department may
25provide the human resources services and payroll and benefits services proposed in

1the report and charge the assessments proposed in the report only upon approval of
2the committee.
AB64-ASA1,21,53 (d) The department shall provide human resources services and payroll and
4benefits services on site for the State Fair Park Board, the department of corrections,
5the department of health services, and the department of veterans affairs.
AB64-ASA1,74m 6Section 74m. 16.004 (24) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,21,107 16.004 (24) School district employee health care. Annually, the secretary
8shall report to the joint committee on finance and to the appropriate standing
9committees of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3) the information it receives from
10school districts under s. 120.12 (24) (b).
AB64-ASA1,75 11Section 75 . 16.009 (1) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,76 12Section 76 . 16.009 (1) (ac) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,21,1513 16.009 (1) (ac) “Access” means the ability to have contact with a person or to
14obtain, examine, or retrieve information or data pertinent to the activities of the
15board with respect to a person.
AB64-ASA1,77 16Section 77 . 16.009 (1) (ar) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,21,1817 16.009 (1) (ar) “Client" means an individual who requests or is receiving
18services of the office, or a resident on whose behalf a request is made.
AB64-ASA1,78 19Section 78 . 16.009 (1) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,79 20Section 79 . 16.009 (1) (br) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,21,2321 16.009 (1) (br) “Disclosure” means the release, the transfer, the provision of
22access to, or divulging in any manner of information outside the entity holding the
23information.
AB64-ASA1,80 24Section 80 . 16.009 (1) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,81 25Section 81 . 16.009 (1) (cg) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,22,4
116.009 (1) (cg) “Enrollee” means an enrollee, as defined in s. 46.2805 (3), an
2individual receiving services under the Family Care Partnership Program or the
3program of all-inclusive care for the elderly, or an individual receiving long-term
4care benefits as a veteran.
AB64-ASA1,82 5Section 82 . 16.009 (1) (cm) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,22,96 16.009 (1) (cm) “Family Care Partnership Program” means an integrated
7health and long-term care program operated under an amendment to the state
8Medical Assistance plan under 42 USC 1396u-2 and a waiver under 42 USC 1396n
9(c).
AB64-ASA1,83 10Section 83 . 16.009 (1) (cr) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,22,1211 16.009 (1) (cr) “Family care program” means the program under ss. 46.2805 to
1246.2895 that provides the family care benefit, as defined in s. 46.2805 (4).
AB64-ASA1,84 13Section 84 . 16.009 (1) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,85 14Section 85 . 16.009 (1) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,86 15Section 86 . 16.009 (1) (ef) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,22,1816 16.009 (1) (ef) “Immediate family member” means a member of a client's
17household or a relative of a client with whom the client has a close personal or
18significant financial relationship.
AB64-ASA1,87 19Section 87 . 16.009 (1) (gr) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,22,2320 16.009 (1) (gr) “Ombudsman" means the state long-term care ombudsman, as
21specified in sub. (4) (a), or any employee or volunteer who is a representative of the
22office and who is designated by the state long-term care ombudsman to fulfill the
23duties under this section, 42 USC 3058g, and 45 CFR 1324
.
AB64-ASA1,88 24Section 88 . 16.009 (1) (gv) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,23,3
116.009 (1) (gv) “Program of all-inclusive care for the elderly” means in
2integrated health and long-term care program operated under 42 USC 1395eee or
31396u-4.
AB64-ASA1,89 4Section 89 . 16.009 (1) (h) of the statutes is repealed.
AB64-ASA1,90 5Section 90 . 16.009 (1) (k) of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,23,76 16.009 (1) (k) “Self-directed services option” has the meaning given in s.
746.2899 (1).
AB64-ASA1,91 8Section 91 . 16.009 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,23,119 16.009 (2) (a) Appoint an executive director within the classified service who
10shall serve as the state long-term care ombudsman as specified under sub. (4) (a) and

11who shall employ staff within the classified service.
AB64-ASA1,92 12Section 92 . 16.009 (2) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,23,1913 16.009 (2) (b) 1. Investigate complaints from any person concerning improper
14conditions or treatment of aged or disabled persons who are 60 years of age or older
15and
who receive long-term care in certified or licensed long-term care facilities or
16under programs administered by state or federal governmental agencies
or
17concerning noncompliance with or improper administration of federal statutes or
18regulations or state statutes or rules related to long-term care for the aged or
19disabled
persons who are 60 years of age or older.
AB64-ASA1,93 20Section 93 . 16.009 (2) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,23,2321 16.009 (2) (b) 2. Serve as mediator or advocate to resolve any problem or dispute
22relating to long-term care for the aged or disabled persons who are 60 years of age
23or older
.
AB64-ASA1,94 24Section 94 . 16.009 (2) (b) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
AB64-ASA1,24,2
116.009 (2) (b) 3. Comply with the requirements of 42 USC 3058f to 3058h and
245 CFR 1321 and 1324.
AB64-ASA1,95 3Section 95 . 16.009 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,24,64 16.009 (2) (d) Promote public education, planning , and voluntary acts to
5resolve problems and improve conditions involving long-term care for the aged or
6disabled
persons who are 60 years of age or older.
AB64-ASA1,96 7Section 96 . 16.009 (2) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,24,118 16.009 (2) (e) Monitor, evaluate, and make recommendations concerning the
9development and implementation of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, rules,
10ordinances, and policies that relate to long-term care facilities and programs for the
11aged or disabled
persons who are 60 years of age or older.
AB64-ASA1,97 12Section 97 . 16.009 (2) (em) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,24,1613 16.009 (2) (em) Monitor, evaluate, and make recommendations concerning
14long-term community support services received by clients of the long-term support
15community options program under s. 46.27, the family care program, the Family
16Care Partnership Program, and the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly
.
AB64-ASA1,98 17Section 98 . 16.009 (2) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,24,2518 16.009 (2) (f) As a result of information received while investigating complaints
19and resolving problems or disputes, publish material that assesses collect and
20publish materials that assess
existing inadequacies in federal and state laws,
21regulations, and rules concerning long-term care for the aged or disabled persons
22who are 60 years of age or older
. The board shall initiate legislation as a means of
23correcting
collaborate with appropriate state agencies on efforts to resolve systemic
24concerns and shall recommend to the governor and the legislature legislation to
25remedy
these inadequacies.
AB64-ASA1,99
1Section 99. 16.009 (2) (h) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,25,42 16.009 (2) (h) Conduct statewide hearings on issues of concern to aged or
3disabled
persons who are 60 years of age or older and who are receiving or who may
4receive long-term care.
AB64-ASA1,100 5Section 100 . 16.009 (2) (i) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,25,136 16.009 (2) (i) Report annually to the governor and the chief clerk of each house
7of the legislature for distribution to the appropriate standing committees under s.
813.172 (3). The report shall set forth the scope of the programs for providing
9long-term care for the aged or disabled persons who are 60 years of age or older
10developed in the state, the findings regarding the state's activities in the field of
11long-term care for the aged and disabled persons who are 60 years of age or older,
12any recommendations for a more effective and efficient total program, and the
13actions taken by the agencies of the state to carry out the board's recommendations.
AB64-ASA1,101 14Section 101 . 16.009 (2) (p) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,26,315 16.009 (2) (p) (intro.) Employ staff within the classified service or contract with
16one or more organizations
to provide advocacy services to potential or actual
17recipients enrollees of the family care benefit, as defined in s. 46.2805 (4), or their
18families or guardians
program, the Family Care Partnership Program, or the
19program of all-inclusive care for the elderly or potential or actual recipients of the
20self-directed services option
. The board and contract organizations under this
21paragraph shall assist these persons in protecting their rights under all applicable
22federal statutes and regulations and state statutes and rules. An organization with
23which the board contracts for these services may not be a provider, nor an affiliate
24of a provider, of long-term care services, a resource center under s. 46.283 or a care
25management organization under s. 46.284.
For potential or actual recipients of the

1self-directed services option who are 60 years of age or older and for enrollees
of the
2family care benefit program who are 60 years of age or older, advocacy services
3required under this paragraph shall include all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,102 4Section 102 . 16.009 (2) (p) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,26,75 16.009 (2) (p) 5. Providing individual case advocacy services in administrative
6hearings and legal representation for judicial proceedings regarding self-directed
7services option or
family care services or benefits.
AB64-ASA1,103 8Section 103 . 16.009 (3) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,26,99 16.009 (3) (intro.) The board may shall:
AB64-ASA1,104 10Section 104 . 16.009 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,26,1411 16.009 (3) (a) Contract with any state agency to carry Carry out the board's
12long-term care ombudsman activities, as described in 42 USC 3058g (a) (2) and 45
13CFR 1321
and 1324, and the activities of the Medigap Helpline program as specified
14in sub. (2) (j)
.
AB64-ASA1,105 15Section 105 . 16.009 (3) (bm) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,26,1816 16.009 (3) (bm) Employ an attorney for provision of legal services in accordance
17with requirements of the long-term care ombudsman program under 42 USC 3027
18(a) (12) and 42 USC 3058g (g), as specified in 45 CFR 1324.15 (j).
AB64-ASA1,106 19Section 106 . 16.009 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB64-ASA1,27,220 16.009 (4) (a) The board shall operate the office in order to carry out the
21requirements of the long-term care ombudsman program, as defined in 42 USC
223058g
(a) (2),
under 42 USC 3027 (a) (12) (A) and 42 USC 3058f to 3058h and in
23compliance with 42 CFR 1321 and 1324
. The executive director of appointed by the
24board shall serve as the state long-term care ombudsman under the office. The

1executive director of the board may delegate operation of the office to the staff
2employed under sub. (2) (a), as designated representatives of the ombudsman.
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