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AB64-ASA1,1036,1010 2. “Occupational license” means any of the following:
AB64-ASA1,1036,1211 a. A license, permit, certification, registration, or other approval granted under
12section 167.10 (6m) or chapters 101, 145, or 440 to 480 of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1036,1713 b. A license, permit, certification, registration, or other approval not included
14under subdivision 2. a. if granted to a person by this state in order that the person
15may engage in a profession, occupation, or trade in this state or in order that the
16person may use one or more titles in association with his or her profession,
17occupation, or trade.
AB64-ASA1,1036,2218 (b) Report. No later than December 31, 2018, the department shall submit a
19report to the governor and the chief clerk of each house of the legislature for
20distribution to the legislature under section 13.172 (2) of the statutes. The report
21shall include the department's recommendations for the elimination of occupational
22licenses based on all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,1037,223 1. The department's evaluation of whether the unregulated practice of the
24profession, occupation, or trade can clearly harm or endanger the health, safety, or

1welfare of the public, and whether the potential for the harm is recognizable and not
2remote or speculative.
AB64-ASA1,1037,43 2. The department's evaluation of whether the public reasonably benefits from
4the occupational license requirement.
AB64-ASA1,1037,65 3. The department's evaluation of whether the public can be effectively
6protected by any means other than requiring an occupational license.
AB64-ASA1,1037,87 4. The department's analysis of whether licensure requirements for the
8regulated profession, occupation, or trade exist in other states.
AB64-ASA1,1037,109 5. The department's estimate of the number of individuals or entities that are
10affected by the occupational license requirement.
AB64-ASA1,1037,1511 6. The department's estimate of the total financial burden imposed on
12individuals or entities as a result of the occupational licensure requirement,
13including education or training costs, examination fees, private credential fees,
14occupational license fees imposed by the state, and other costs individuals or entities
15incur in order to obtain the required occupational license.
AB64-ASA1,1037,1716 7. Any statement or analysis provided by the agency or board administering
17the occupational license.
AB64-ASA1,1037,1918 8. The department's evaluation of the tangible or intangible barriers people
19may face in obtaining an occupational license.
AB64-ASA1,9140 20Section 9140. Nonstatutory provisions; Secretary of State.
AB64-ASA1,9141 21Section 9141. Nonstatutory provisions; State Fair Park Board.
AB64-ASA1,9142 22Section 9142. Nonstatutory provisions; Supreme Court
AB64-ASA1,1037,24 23(5f) Decisions of labor and industry review commission. The chief justice of
24the supreme court is requested to do all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,1038,5
1(a) Conduct a survey of decisions and orders of the labor and industry review
2commission under chapters 102 and 108 and sections 106.52 (4), 106.56 (4), and
3111.39 of the statutes, citing the statutes interpreted by the commission and whether
4the decisions and orders were the subjects of actions for judicial review filed in circuit
5court.
AB64-ASA1,1038,7 6(b) Submit a report of the survey's findings to the governor and to the joint
7committee on finance by July 1, 2018.
AB64-ASA1,9143 8Section 9143. Nonstatutory provisions; Technical College System.
AB64-ASA1,9144 9Section 9144. Nonstatutory provisions; Tourism.
AB64-ASA1,1038,1010 (1) Financial management position transfer.
AB64-ASA1,1038,1411 (a) Employee transfer. On the effective date of this paragraph, 1.0 FTE position
12and the incumbent employee holding the position in the department of tourism who
13performs duties relating to financial management, as determined by the secretary
14of administration, is transferred to the department of administration.
AB64-ASA1,1038,2015 (b) Employee status. The employee transferred under paragraph (a ) has all the
16rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of
17administration that he or she enjoyed in the department of tourism immediately
18before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employee
19so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a
20probationary period.
AB64-ASA1,1038,25 21(2t) Marketing campaign for the city of Pittsville. From the appropriation
22under section 20.380 (1) (b) of the statutes, in fiscal year 2017-18, the department
23of tourism shall award a grant of $7,500 to the city of Pittsville for, as determined by
24the city, signage and a landmark to market the city of Pittsville as the geographical
25center of Wisconsin.
AB64-ASA1,1039,1
1(3t) Improvement of property used for ski jumping competitions.
AB64-ASA1,1039,5 2(a) From the appropriation under section 20.380 (1) (b) of the statutes, in fiscal
3year 2017-18, the department of tourism shall award a grant of $75,000 to Vernon
4County for the purpose of improving structures and other property in Vernon County
5that are used to facilitate a national or international ski jumping competition.
AB64-ASA1,1039,7 6(b) Vernon County shall distribute all of the grant moneys under paragraph (a)
7within 2 years after its receipt of the grant moneys.
AB64-ASA1,1039,11 8(c) Each person receiving a distribution of grant moneys from Vernon County
9under paragraph (b) shall contribute to the improvements specified under
10paragraph (a) an amount from nonstate revenue sources that is equal to at least 33
11percent of the amount of the distribution the person receives.
AB64-ASA1,9145 12Section 9145. Nonstatutory provisions; Transportation.
AB64-ASA1,1039,16 13(1c) Railroad crossing gates near village of Fox Crossing. Not later than
14January 1, 2018, the department of transportation, in consultation with the office of
15the commissioner of railroads, shall install railroad crossing gates on Fire Lane 12,
16south of STH 114, near the village of Fox Crossing.
AB64-ASA1,1039,22 17(1f) Transportation engineering and construction study. The department of
18transportation in consultation with the transportation projects commission shall
19enter into an agreement with an independent engineering firm that has not
20previously conducted business with the state for the preparation, and delivery to the
21department and commission, of a report by no later than January 1, 2019, that does
22all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,1039,24 23(a) Reviews the standards of all other states related to transportation
24engineering and highway construction and recommends any best practices.
AB64-ASA1,1040,3
1(b) Analyzes the process the department of transportation uses for determining
2project priority and assesses whether the process uses reasonable financing and
3completion time assumptions.
AB64-ASA1,1040,5 4(c) Evaluates the allocation of funds to the state highway rehabilitation, major
5highway development, and southeast Wisconsin freeway megaprojects programs.
AB64-ASA1,1040,6 6(1t) Elimination of positions.
AB64-ASA1,1040,87 (a) The department of transportation shall eliminate 100 SEG positions in
8fiscal year 2017-18 and 100 SEG positions in fiscal year 2018-19.
AB64-ASA1,1040,119 (b) The department of transportation shall eliminate private management
10consultant positions in the local assistance program as necessary to accomplish the
11lapses required under Section 9245 (2t) of this act.
AB64-ASA1,1040,1412 (c) No later than January 1, 2019, the department of transportation shall
13submit a report to the joint committee on finance identifying the positions eliminated
14under paragraphs (a) and (b) and the appropriation accounts to be reduced.
AB64-ASA1,1040,2415 (2f) Transportation projects commission funding. Not later than March 1,
162018, the transportation projects commission shall submit a request to the joint
17committee on finance for not more than an additional 4.0 GPR-funded positions. If
18the cochairpersons of the committee do not notify the commission within 14 working
19days after the submittal that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose
20of reviewing the request, the commission may expend the funds. If, within 14
21working days after the submittal, the cochairpersons of the committee notify the
22commission that the committee has scheduled a meeting for the purpose of reviewing
23the request, the commission may expend the funds only as approved by the
24committee.
AB64-ASA1,1041,8
1(2i) Construction work on sth 23. If the cost of a construction contract related
2to a project enumerated under section 84.013 (3) (ra) of the statutes is lower than the
3cost projected by the department of transportation for that project, the department
4shall reserve the first $19,400,000 of all such contract savings from all sources,
5including state and federal moneys and the proceeds of bonds, for construction work
6on STH 23 in the 2017-19 biennium. If the department of transportation does not
7expend these moneys by January 1, 2019, the department may expend the moneys
8on other major highway projects.
AB64-ASA1,1041,11 9(2j) Rehabilitation work on sth 23. The department of transportation shall
10conduct rehabilitation work on STH 23 in Sheboygan County and Fond du Lac
11County in the 2017-19 biennium.
AB64-ASA1,1041,1212 (3i) Airport improvement project funding.
AB64-ASA1,1041,1613 (a) Notwithstanding section 114.34 of the statutes, in fiscal year 2017-18, from
14the appropriation under section 20.395 (2) (dq) of the statutes, the department of
15transportation shall award a grant of $4,000,000 to the city of Wisconsin Rapids for
16improvements to the Alexander Field airport.
AB64-ASA1,1041,2117 (b) Notwithstanding section 114.34 of the statutes, in fiscal year 2017-18, from
18the appropriation under section 20.395 (2) (dq) of the statutes, the department of
19transportation shall award a grant of $1,700,000 to the Appleton International
20Airport for design services and construction related to making improvements
21necessary for the airport to be an airport rescue and firefighting facility.
AB64-ASA1,1042,4 22(4c) Peshtigo Fire Museum directional signs. Notwithstanding any eligibility
23criteria or other criteria or specification under section 86.196 of the statutes, in fiscal
24year 2017-18, the department of transportation shall erect 2 tourist-oriented
25directional signs, one for each direction of travel, along USH 41 in Marinette County

1for the Peshtigo Fire Museum in the town of Peshtigo. The department may not
2charge a fee exceeding $1,000 related to signs erected under this subsection, which
3fee shall be paid by the historical society from the appropriation account under
4section 20.245 (1) (a) of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1042,11 5(4d) Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding harbor assistance grant. In the 2017-18
6fiscal year, from the appropriations under sections 20.395 (2) (cq) and 20.866 (2) (uv)
7of the statutes, notwithstanding the eligibility criteria under section 85.095 of the
8statutes, the department of transportation shall award a grant under section 85.095
9(2) (a) of the statutes to Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding for dredging and dockwall
10construction. The amount of the grant awarded under this subsection shall be
11$3,200,000 or the total cost of the project, whichever is less.
AB64-ASA1,1042,12 12(4w) Study of consolidation of segregated funds in local program.
AB64-ASA1,1042,1613 (a) The department of transportation shall study the effects of consolidating
14state moneys in the surface transportation program and replacing these funds with
15federal moneys from the state highway program and shall report its findings to the
16joint committee on finance no later than May 1, 2018.
AB64-ASA1,1042,2217 (b) The department of transportation may submit a request to make transfers
18of state and federal moneys between the surface transportation program and state
19highway program to the joint committee on finance under section 13.10 of the
20statutes. A request made under this paragraph shall include an estimate of the
21potential savings or costs to local governments and the state that could be associated
22with the request.
AB64-ASA1,1043,2 23(5f) Disaster damage aid payment. Notwithstanding section 86.34 (1m) and (2)
24of the statutes, in the 2017-18 fiscal year, from the appropriation under section

120.395 (1) (fs) of the statutes, the department of transportation shall make an aid
2payment of $64,000 to the town of Lafayette in Chippewa County.
AB64-ASA1,1043,3 3(6b) Tolling implementation study.
AB64-ASA1,1043,84 (a) The department of transportation shall enter into a contract under which
5the department of transportation may expend not more than $2,500,000 from the
6appropriation under section 20.395 (4) (aq) of the statutes for the purpose of the
7contractor conducting a tolling implementation study that includes all of the
8following:
AB64-ASA1,1043,109 1. An analysis to support the completion of the federal tolling application
10process.
AB64-ASA1,1043,1211 2. A tolling concepts of operation plan that outlines the policies, procedures,
12and operations needed to govern roadway tolling.
AB64-ASA1,1043,1413 3. A traffic and revenue analysis including the revenue needed to support toll
14revenue-supported debt.
AB64-ASA1,1043,1615 4. An evaluation or reevaluation of federal environmental requirements,
16including required documentation.
AB64-ASA1,1043,1917 (b) No later than January 1, 2019, the contractor conducting the study under
18paragraph (a) shall report its findings to the department of transportation and the
19legislature under section 13.172 (2) of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1043,23 20(7m) Reimbursement to village of Rib Lake. In the 2017-18 fiscal year, from
21the appropriation under section 20.395 (2) (js) of the statutes, the department of
22transportation shall provide $20,000 to the village of Rib Lake in Taylor County to
23reimburse the village for costs incurred in the design of a safe routes to school project.
AB64-ASA1,1044,4 24(8m) Traffic control signals in city of Greenfield. The department of
25transportation shall study the potential installation of traffic control signals at the

1intersection of Layton Avenue and 124th Street near the entrance and exit to I 43 in
2the city of Greenfield in Milwaukee County. The department of transportation shall
3report its findings to the senate and assembly standing committees having
4jurisdiction over transportation matters no later than June 30, 2018.
AB64-ASA1,1044,95 (10c) State highway 154 rehabilitation. In the 2017-19 fiscal biennium, the
6department of transportation shall complete the rehabilitation project on STH 154
7in Sauk County between the village of Loganville and the Richland County-Sauk
8County border. The project shall include milling, overlay, and safety improvements
9to existing facilities.
AB64-ASA1,1044,16 10(10d) Prohibiting funding of north leg of Zoo interchange project.
11Notwithstanding section 84.0145 (3) (b) of the statutes, in the 2017-19 fiscal
12biennium, the department of transportation may not provide funding from any
13source, including state and federal moneys, the proceeds of bonds, or savings realized
14from project costs that are lower than the costs projected by the department of
15transportation, for the north leg of the Zoo interchange project between Swan
16Boulevard and Burleigh Street in Milwaukee County.
AB64-ASA1,9146 17Section 9146. Nonstatutory provisions; Treasurer.
AB64-ASA1,9147 18Section 9147. Nonstatutory provisions; University of Wisconsin
19Hospitals and Clinics Authority; Medical College of Wisconsin.
AB64-ASA1,9148 20Section 9148. Nonstatutory provisions; University of Wisconsin
21System.
AB64-ASA1,1045,2 22(2) University of Wisconsin Flexible Option programs. The Board of Regents
23of the University of Wisconsin System shall ensure that, no later than December 1,
242019, the total number of accredited competency-based degree and certificate
25programs offered under the University of Wisconsin Flexible Option platform is

1increased by at least 25 percent over the total number of such programs that are
2offered on the effective date of this subsection.
AB64-ASA1,1045,6 3(2p) Teacher residency program. No later than December 1, 2019, the Board
4of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System shall ensure that at least one school
5of education within the University of Wisconsin System has partnered with a school
6district to develop a teacher residency program.
AB64-ASA1,1045,77 (2q) Annual financial audit of the University of Wisconsin System.
AB64-ASA1,1045,88 (a) Definitions. In this subsection:
AB64-ASA1,1045,99 1. “Board" has the meaning given in section 36.05 (2) of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1045,1010 2. “System" has the meaning given in section 36.05 (12) of the statutes.
AB64-ASA1,1045,1311 (b) No financial audit by legislative audit bureau. Notwithstanding section
1213.94 (1) (t) of the statutes, the legislative audit bureau shall not conduct a financial
13audit of the system for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 fiscal years.
AB64-ASA1,1045,1914 (c) Contract for financial audit. The board shall contract with an independent
15accounting firm licensed under chapter 442 of the statutes for purposes of conducting
16an annual financial audit of the system for fiscal year 2017-18 and fiscal year
172018-19. This accounting firm shall report to the board and shall provide all of the
18following to the board, the governor, the joint legislative audit committee, and the
19joint committee on finance:
AB64-ASA1,1045,2020 1. The audited financial statements.
AB64-ASA1,1045,2121 2. Performance improvement observations.
AB64-ASA1,1045,2322 3. A management letter complete with internal control deficiencies and audit
23differences.
AB64-ASA1,1046,224 (d) Legislative audit bureau assistance. The accounting firm with which the
25board contracts under paragraph (c) may use the legislative audit bureau to assist

1in conducting the audit to the extent the work relied upon does not modify the audit
2opinion with the exception of accepting the prior year's unqualified opinion.
AB64-ASA1,1046,8 3(3t) Resident undergraduate tuition. Notwithstanding section 36.27 (1) (a)
4of the statutes,the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System may not
5charge resident undergraduates enrolled in an institution or college campus in the
62017-18 or 2018-19 academic year more in academic fees than it charged resident
7undergraduates enrolled in that institution or college campus in the 2016-17
8academic year.
AB64-ASA1,9149 9Section 9149. Nonstatutory provisions; Veterans Affairs.
AB64-ASA1,1046,14 10(1e) Crisis intervention services demonstration program. From the
11appropriation under section 20.485 (2) (u) of the statutes, the department of veterans
12affairs shall allocate $60,000 each fiscal year of the 2017-19 fiscal biennium for a
13crisis intervention services demonstration program administered by the
14department.
AB64-ASA1,1046,17 15(1f) Veterans trust fund report. No later than January 1, 2018, the
16department of veterans affairs shall submit a report to the joint committee on finance
17that includes all of the following:
AB64-ASA1,1046,19 18(a) A description and analysis of the department's administrative costs
19supported by the veterans trust fund.
AB64-ASA1,1046,21 20(b) A description and analysis of the department's administrative costs
21supported by revenue generated from Wisconsin veterans homes.
AB64-ASA1,1046,24 22(c) The department's proposals for changes to the department's programs,
23administrative structure, or position levels and salaries to increase efficiency or
24lower administrative costs.
AB64-ASA1,1046,25 25(d) The following proposals:
AB64-ASA1,1047,3
11. A proposed long-term plan to maintain the solvency of the veterans trust
2fund that includes the use of transfers from appropriations for Wisconsin veterans
3homes.
AB64-ASA1,1047,6 42. A proposed long-term plan to maintain the solvency of the veterans trust
5fund that does not include the use of transfers from appropriations for Wisconsin
6veterans homes.
AB64-ASA1,1047,9 7(1g) Response to audit. The department of veterans affairs shall do all of the
8following to implement the recommendations contained in the legislative audit
9bureau's Report 17-8 relating to the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King:
AB64-ASA1,1047,16 10(a) Promulgate rules amending chapter VA 6 of the Wisconsin Administrative
11Code to establish a formula for calculating private pay rates for nursing home and
12assisted living care at Wisconsin veterans homes and that clearly define rate-setting
13terms, including “costs of care” under section VA 6.01 (16) of the Wisconsin
14Administrative Code. The department shall present the statement of scope of the
15rules required under this paragraph to the governor for approval under section
16227.135 (2) of the statutes no later than July 1, 2018.
AB64-ASA1,1047,18 17(b) No later than July 1, 2018, submit a report to the joint committee on finance
18and the joint legislative audit committee that includes all of the following:
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