(b) 1. If a person who has contracted under par. (a) to provide a child 16
care program is convicted of a serious crime, as defined in s. 48.685 48.686
(1) (c) 3m.
or if a caregiver specified in s. 48.685 48.686
(1) (ag) 1. a.
or a nonclient resident, as 18
defined in s. 48.685 48.686
(1) (bm), of the child care program is convicted or 19
adjudicated delinquent for committing a serious crime on or after his or her 12th 10th 20
birthday, the school board shall rescind the contract of the contractor immediately 21
upon providing written notice of the rescission and the grounds for the rescission and 22
an explanation of the process for appealing the rescission.
120.13 (14) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) 2. If a person who has contracted under par. (a) to provide a child 25
care program is the subject of a pending criminal charge alleging that the person has
committed a serious crime, as defined in s. 48.685 48.686
(1) (c) 3m.
, or if a caregiver 2
specified in s. 48.685 48.686
(1) (ag) 1. a.
or a nonclient resident, as defined in s. 348.685 48.686
(1) (bm), of the child care program is the subject of a pending criminal 4
charge or delinquency petition alleging that the person has committed a serious 5
crime on or after his or her 12th 10th
birthday, the school board shall immediately 6
suspend the contract of the contractor until the school board obtains information 7
regarding the final disposition of the charge or delinquency petition indicating that 8
the person is not ineligible to provide a child care program under this subsection.
120.13 (39) of the statutes is created to read:
120.13 (39) Shared services.
Contract with one or more school boards to do any 11
of the following:
(a) Establish a bilingual-bicultural education program under subch. VII of ch. 13
(b) If the school board operates any grade from 7 to 12, provide the instruction 15
required under s. 118.076 (3).
(c) Provide emergency nursing services, as required under s. 121.02 (1) (g).
(d) Designate an employee of one of the school boards that is subject to the 18
contract to deal with matters relating to school attendance and truancy.
(e) Provide guidance and counseling services, as required under s. 121.02 (1) 20
(f) Establish a technical preparation program in each public high school located 22
in the school district, as required under s. 118.34.
(g) Ensure that gifted and talented pupils enrolled in the school district have 24
access to a program for gifted and talented pupils, as required under s. 118.35.
120.43 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
The school board shall meet at least once each month times fixed and
2published by the board in its rule
and at other times upon the call of the school district 3
president or upon the filing of a request with the school district clerk signed by a 4
majority of the school board members.
121.004 (7) (cm) of the statutes is amended to read:
(cm) A pupil enrolled in a 4-year-old kindergarten program, 7
including a 4-year-old kindergarten program being phased in under s. 118.14 (3) (b),
8that provides the required number of hours of direct pupil instruction under s. 121.02
shall be counted as 0.6 pupil if the program annually provides at least 87.5 10
additional hours of outreach activities.
121.006 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) Unless the state superintendent is satisfied that the failure 13
to meet the requirements of pars. (a) and par.
(b) was occasioned by some 14
extraordinary cause not arising from intention or neglect on the part of the 15
responsible officers, every school district shall:
121.006 (2) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
121.02 (1) (f) of the statutes is repealed.
121.05 (1) (a) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 5. Pupils attending a technical college under s. 118.15 (1) (b) and 20
pupils attending an institution of higher education or a technical college
under s. 21
121.23 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
In the event that the state superintendent finds that school is not 24
held, or educational standards are not maintained in accordance with s. 121.02 (1)
as the result of a strike by school district employees, make-up days are authorized 2
to be scheduled but no make-up days are required.
121.23 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) If a school district fails to provide the number of hours of 5
direct pupil instruction specified under s. 121.02 (1) (f)
as the result of a strike by 6
school district employees, for the purposes of computing general aid, the state 7
superintendent shall compute the school district's primary and secondary ceiling 8
costs per member in accordance with the procedure specified in pars. (a) to (e). In 9
making the calculation, the state superintendent shall:
121.58 (2) (a) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 4. For each pupil so transported whose residence is more than 12
12 miles from the school attended, $275 $300
per school year in the 2014-15 2016-17 13
school year and $300 $365
per school year thereafter.
121.58 (2) (am) of the statutes is amended to read:
(am) State aid under par. (a) shall be reduced proportionately in the
16case of a pupil transported for less than a full school year because of nonenrollment.
State aid for transportation shall not exceed the actual cost thereof. No state aid of 18
any kind may be paid to a school district which charges the pupil transported or his 19
or her parent or guardian any part of the cost of transportation provided under ss. 20
121.54 (1) to (3), (5), (6) and (10) and 121.57 or which willfully or negligently fails to 21
transport all pupils for whom transportation is required under s. 121.54.
121.58 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
121.58 (4) State aid for summer class transportation.
Annually on or before 24
October 1 of the year in which transportation is provided under s. 118.50 (3) (b) or 25
121.54 (4), or under s. 121.54 (10) if the transportation is provided by the nonresident
school district that a pupil attends under s. 118.51 or 121.84 (4), the school district 2
clerk shall file with the department a report, containing such information as the 3
department requires, on transportation provided by the school board to and from 4
summer classes. Upon receipt of such report and if the summer classes meet the 5
requirements of s. 121.14 (1) (a) 1. or 2., state aid shall be paid for such 6
transportation. A school district which provides such transportation shall be paid 7
state aid for such transportation at the rate of $4
per pupil transported to and 8
from public school whose residence is at least 2 miles and not more than 5 miles by 9
the nearest traveled route from the public school attended, and
per pupil 10
transported to and from public school whose residence is more than 5 miles by the 11
nearest traveled route from the public school attended, if the pupil is transported 30 12
days or more. The state aid shall be reduced proportionately if the pupil is 13
transported less than 30 days.
121.91 (4) (o) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
(o) 1. Except as provided in subd. 1m., if a school board adopts a 16
resolution to do so before the effective date of this subdivision .... [LRB inserts date]
the limit otherwise applicable to a school district under sub. (2m) in any school year 18
is increased by the amount spent by the school district in that school year on a project 19
to implement energy efficiency measures or to purchase energy efficiency products, 20
including the payment of debt service on a bond or note issued, or a state trust fund 21
loan obtained, to finance the project, if the project results in the avoidance of, or 22
reduction in, energy costs or operational costs, the project is governed by a 23
performance contract entered into under s. 66.0133, and the bond or note issued or 24
state trust fund loan obtained to finance the project is issued for a term not exceeding 25
20 years. If a school board issues a bond or note or obtains a state trust fund loan
to finance a project described in this subdivision, a resolution adopted by a school 2
board under this subdivision is valid for each school year in which the school board 3
pays debt service on the bond, note, or state trust fund loan.
125.04 (5) (a) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 5. Have successfully completed within the 2 years prior to the 6
date of application a responsible beverage server training course at any location that 7
is offered by a technical college district and that conforms to curriculum guidelines 8
specified by the technical college system board or a comparable training course that 9
is approved by the department or the educational approval board department of
10safety and professional services
. This subdivision does not apply to an applicant who 11
held, or who was an agent appointed and approved under sub. (6) of a corporation or 12
limited liability company that held, within the past 2 years, a Class “
A", “Class A" 13
or “Class C" license or a Class “B" or “Class B" license or permit or a manager's or 14
125.17 (6) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) (intro.) Except as provided in par. (b), no municipal governing 17
body may issue an operator's license unless the applicant has successfully completed 18
a responsible beverage server training course at any location that is offered by a 19
technical college district and that conforms to curriculum guidelines specified by the 20
technical college system board or a comparable training course, which may include 21
computer-based training and testing, that is approved by the department or the 22educational approval board department of safety and professional services
, or unless 23
the applicant fulfills one of the following requirements:
134.66 (2m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to an agent, employee, or 2
independent contractor who has received the training described in par. (a) as part of 3
a responsible beverage server training course or a comparable training course, as 4
described in s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5., that was successfully completed by the agent, 5
employee, or independent contractor. The department of health services shall make 6
the training program developed or approved by that department under par. (a) 7
available to the technical college system board, and that board shall include that 8
training program or a comparable training program approved by that department 9
in the curriculum guidelines specified by that board under s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5. The 10
department of health services shall also make the training program developed or 11
approved by that department under par. (a) available to any provider of a comparable 12
training course, as described in s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5., on request, and the department 13
of revenue or the educational approval board
department of safety and professional
may approve a comparable training course under s. 125.04 (5) (a) 5. only if 15
that training course includes the training program developed or approved by the 16
department of health services under par. (a) or a comparable training program 17
approved by that department.
139.77 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
If, within 60 days after the mailing sending
of notice of the proposed 20
assessment, the taxpayer files a protest to the proposed assessment and requests a 21
hearing on it, the department shall give notice to the taxpayer of the time and place 22
fixed for the hearing, shall hold a hearing on the protest and shall issue a final 23
assessment to the taxpayer for the amount found to be due as a result of the hearing. 24
If a protest is not filed within 60 days, the department shall issue a final assessment 25
to the taxpayer. In any action or proceeding in respect to the proposed assessment
the taxpayer shall have the burden of establishing the incorrectness or invalidity of 2
any final assessment made by the department.
139.77 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
If any taxpayer required to file any return fails to do so within the 5
time prescribed, the taxpayer shall, on the written demand of the department, file 6
the return within 20 days after the mailing sending
of it and at the same time pay 7
the tax due on its basis. If the taxpayer fails within that time to file the return, the 8
department shall prepare the return from its own knowledge and from the 9
information that it obtains and on that basis shall assess a tax, which shall be paid 10
within 10 days after the department has mailed
to the taxpayer a written notice 11
of the amount and a demand for its payment. In any action or proceeding in respect 12
to the assessment, the taxpayer shall have the burden of establishing the 13
incorrectness or invalidity of any return or assessment made by the department 14
because of the failure of the taxpayer to make a return.
145.02 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) The department shall prescribe promulgate
rules as to the 17
and licensing of
journeyman plumbers and
18the qualifications, examination, and licensing of master plumbers
and restricted 19
plumber licensees, for the licensing of utility contractors, for the registration of 20
plumbing apprentices and pipe layers pipelayers,
and for the registration and 21
training of registered learners. The plumbers council, created under s. 15.407 (16),
22shall advise the department in formulating the rules. The department may not
23require an applicant for journeyman plumber's license to pass an examination.
145.035 of the statutes is amended to read:
1145.035 Temporary permits.
The department may issue temporary 2
revocable permits to master and journeyman
plumbers pending examination, and 3
for such purpose may appoint agents without compensation or may authorize one of 4
its examiners or plumbing supervisors to hold a special permit examination, the 5
result of which to be reported to the department in writing. The department may 6
make rules and prescribe procedure governing the issuance of such permits.
145.07 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
Application for a master or journeyman plumber's examination, 9temporary permit or
license or a master plumber's examination or temporary permit 10
shall be made to the department with fees. Unless the applicant is entitled to a 11
renewal of license, a master plumber's
license shall be issued only after the applicant 12
passes a satisfactory examination showing fitness. No such
license or permit 13specified in this subsection
shall be transferable.
145.07 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
An applicant for examination for
licensure as a journeyman plumber 16
shall submit evidence satisfactory to the department that he or she has completed 17
a plumbing apprenticeship under s. 106.025.
145.08 (1) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
145.08 (1) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
(e) Issuing a temporary permit pending examination and issuance 21
of a license for master plumber or journeyman plumber
145.17 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
The department may employ competent supervisors, who shall be 24
licensed automatic fire sprinkler contractors or journeymen journeyman
fire sprinkler system
fitters, and may employ other persons.
145.17 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
The department shall prescribe promulgate
rules as to the 3
and licensing of
automatic fire 4
fitters and automatic fire sprinkler contractors and for the 5
registration and training of automatic fire sprinkler system apprentices. The
6automatic fire sprinkler system contractors and journeymen council, created under
7s. 15.407 (17), shall advise the department in formulating the rules. The department
8may not require an applicant for a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler system fitter
9or automatic fire sprinkler contractor license to pass an examination if the applicant
10has successfully completed an automatic fire sprinkler apprenticeship program
11under subch. I of ch. 106 that is recognized by the department.
145.18 of the statutes is amended to read:
13145.18 Temporary permits.
The department may issue temporary permits 14
to journeymen journeyman
automatic fire sprinkler system
fitters or to automatic 15
fire sprinkler contractors pending examination of applicants for licenses. The 16
department may also issue temporary permits to applicants for automatic fire 17
sprinkler-maintenance only registration certificates. The department shall, by rule, 18
prescribe the procedure for issuing these permits. Examination fees shall be paid at 19
the time the permit is issued.
146.37 (1g) of the statutes is amended to read:
Except as provided in s. 153.76, no person acting in good faith who 22
participates in the review or evaluation of the services of health care providers or 23
facilities or the charges for such services conducted in connection with any program 24
organized and operated to help improve the quality of health care, to avoid improper 25
utilization of the services of health care providers or facilities
or to determine the
reasonable charges for such services, or who participates in the obtaining of health 2
care information under subch. I of ch. 153, is liable for any civil damages as a result 3
of any act or omission by such person in the course of such review or evaluation. Acts 4
and omissions to which this subsection applies include, but are not limited to, acts 5
or omissions by peer review committees or hospital governing bodies in censuring, 6
or revoking hospital staff privileges or notifying the medical 7
examining board or podiatry affiliated credentialing board
under s. 50.36 or taking 8
any other disciplinary action against a health care provider or facility and acts or 9
omissions by a medical director in reviewing the performance of emergency medical 10
technicians or ambulance service providers.
146.40 (1) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
(d) “Nurse aide" means an individual who performs routine patient 13
care duties delegated by a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse who 14
supervises the individual, for the direct health care of a patient or resident. “Nurse 15
aide" does not mean a feeding assistant, an individual who is licensed, permitted, 16
certified, or registered under ch. 441, 448, 449, 450, 451, 455, 459,
460, or 464,
an individual whose duties primarily involve skills that are different than those 18
taught in instructional programs for nurse aides approved under sub. (3) or (3g) or 19
evaluated by competency evaluation programs for nurse aides approved under sub. 20
146.81 (1) (dg) of the statutes is amended to read:
(dg) A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant licensed 23
under subch. III I
146.81 (1) (eq) of the statutes is amended to read:
(eq) An athletic trainer licensed under subch. VI III
of ch. 448 464
146.81 (1) (es) of the statutes is amended to read:
(es) An occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant 3
licensed under subch. VII II
of ch. 448 464
146.81 (1) (hp) of the statutes is amended to read:
(hp) A massage therapist or bodywork therapist licensed under 6subch. IV of
ch. 460 464
146.82 (2) (a) 16. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 16. To a designated representative of the long-term care 9
ombudsman under s. 16.009 (4), for the purpose of protecting and advocating the 10
rights of an individual 60 years of age or older who resides in a long-term care facility, 11
as specified in s. 16.009 (4) (b), or an individual 60 years of age or older who is an
12enrollee of the family care program, the Family Care Partnership Program, the
13program of all-inclusive care for the elderly, or the self-directed services option
146.89 (1) (r) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
(r) 1. Licensed as a physician under ch. 448, a dentist or dental 16
hygienist under ch. 447, a registered nurse, practical nurse, or nurse-midwife under 17
ch. 441, an optometrist under ch. 449, a physician assistant under ch. 448, a 18
pharmacist under ch. 450, a chiropractor under ch. 446, a podiatrist under subch. IV 19
of ch. 448, or a physical therapist under subch. III
of ch. 448 464
146.98 of the statutes is repealed.
146.997 (1) (d) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
(d) 4. A physician, podiatrist, or
perfusionist, physical therapist,
23or physical therapist assistant
licensed under ch. 448.
146.997 (1) (d) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
(d) 5. An occupational therapist, occupational therapy assistant, 2A
physician assistant or respiratory care practitioner licensed or
certified under ch. 3
146.997 (1) (d) 13. of the statutes is renumbered 146.997 (1) (d) 5
13s. and amended to read:
(d) 13s. A massage therapist or bodywork therapist licensed under 7subch. IV of
ch. 460 464
146.997 (1) (d) 13e. of the statutes is created to read:
(d) 13e. A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant 10
licensed under subch. I of ch. 464.
146.997 (1) (d) 13m. of the statutes is created to read: