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SB21-SSA1,579,118 50.14 (2) (intro.) For Except as provided under sub. (2d), for the privilege of
9doing business in this state, there is imposed on all licensed beds of a facility an
10assessment in the following amount per calendar month per licensed bed of the
11facility:
SB21-SSA1,1875f 12Section 1875f. 50.14 (2d) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,579,1613 50.14 (2d) To the extent approved by the federal department of health and
14human services, the requirements under this section do not apply to a county
15government-owned institution for mental diseases or a facility that is state licensed
16but not certified to participate in the Medicaid or Medicare programs.
SB21-SSA1,1879 17Section 1879. 50.92 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,579,2118 50.92 (3m) The department may conduct plan reviews of all capital
19construction and remodeling of structures that are owned or leased for operation of
20a hospice. The department shall promulgate rules that establish a fee schedule for
21its services in conducting the plan reviews under this subsection.
SB21-SSA1,1881 22Section 1881. 51.15 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,580,1523 51.15 (2) Facilities for detention. The law enforcement officer or other person
24authorized to take a child into custody under ch. 48 or to take a juvenile into custody
25under ch. 938 shall transport the individual, or cause him or her to be transported,

1for detention, if the county department of community programs in the county in
2which the individual was taken into custody approves the need for detention, and for
3evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment if permitted under sub. (8). The county
4department may approve the detention only if a physician who has completed a
5residency in psychiatry, a psychologist licensed under ch. 455, or a mental health
6professional, as determined by the department, has performed a crisis assessment
7on the individual and agrees with the need for detention and
the county department
8reasonably believes the individual will not voluntarily consent to evaluation,
9diagnosis, and treatment necessary to stabilize the individual and remove the
10substantial probability of physical harm, impairment, or injury to himself, herself,
11or others. For purposes of this subsection, a crisis assessment may be conducted in
12person, by telephone, or by telemedicine or video conferencing technology.
Detention
13may only be in a treatment facility approved by the department or the county
14department, if the facility agrees to detain the individual, or a state treatment
15facility.
SB21-SSA1,1883k 16Section 1883k. 51.15 (4m) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,580,1817 51.15 (4m) (e) Termination of pilot program. Paragraphs (a) to (d) do not apply
18after May 1, 2016 July 1, 2017.
SB21-SSA1,1888 19Section 1888. 51.22 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,581,720 51.22 (3) Whenever an admission is made through the department, the
21department shall determine the need for inpatient care of the individual to be
22admitted. Unless a state-operated facility is used, the department may only
23authorize care in an inpatient facility which is operated by or under a purchase of
24service contract with a county department under s. 51.42 or 51.437 or an inpatient
25facility which is under a contractual agreement with the department. Except in the

1case of state treatment facilities, the department shall reimburse the facility for the
2actual cost of all authorized care and services from the appropriation under s. 20.435
3(7) (5) (da). For collections made under the authority of s. 46.10 (16), moneys shall
4be credited or remitted to the department no later than 60 days after the month in
5which collections are made. Such collections are also subject to s. 46.036 or special
6agreement. Collections made by the department under ss. 46.03 (18) and 46.10 shall
7be deposited in the general fund.
SB21-SSA1,1892 8Section 1892. 51.42 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,582,159 51.42 (1) (b) County liability. The county board of supervisors except in
10Milwaukee County, has the primary responsibility for the well-being, treatment and
11care of the mentally ill, developmentally disabled, alcoholic and other drug
12dependent citizens residing within its county and for ensuring that those individuals
13in need of such emergency services found within its county receive immediate
14emergency services. In Milwaukee County, the Milwaukee County mental health
15board has the primary responsibility for the well-being, treatment and care of the
16mentally ill, alcoholic, and other drug dependent citizens residing within Milwaukee
17County and for ensuring that those individuals in need of such emergency services
18found within Milwaukee County receive immediate emergency services. The county
19board of supervisors of Milwaukee County has the primary responsibility for the
20well-being, treatment, and care of the developmentally disabled citizens residing
21within Milwaukee County, except where the responsibility is delegated explicitly
22under this section to the Milwaukee County mental health board, and for ensuring
23that developmentally disabled individuals in need of such emergency services found
24within Milwaukee County receive immediate emergency services. This primary
25responsibility is limited to the programs, services and resources that the county

1board of supervisors, or, as applicable, the Milwaukee County mental health board,
2is reasonably able to provide within the limits of available state and federal funds
3and of county funds required to be appropriated to match state funds. County
4liability for care and services purchased through or provided by a county department
5of community programs established under this section shall be based upon the
6client's county of residence except for emergency services for which liability shall be
7placed with the county in which the individual is found. For the purpose of
8establishing county liability, "emergency services" includes those services provided
9under the authority of s. 55.05 (4), 2003 stats., or s. 55.06 (11) (a), 2003 stats., or s.
1051.15, 51.45 (11) (a) or (b) or (12), 55.13, or 55.135 for not more than 72 hours.
11Nothing in this paragraph prevents recovery of liability under s. 46.10 or any other
12statute creating liability upon the individual receiving a service or any other
13designated responsible party, or prevents reimbursement by the department of
14health services for the actual cost of all care and services from the appropriation
15under s. 20.435 (7) (5) (da), as provided in s. 51.22 (3).
SB21-SSA1,1897 16Section 1897. 51.42 (5) (a) 13. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1898 17Section 1898. 51.42 (6m) (o) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1899 18Section 1899. 51.421 (3) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1900 19Section 1900. 51.423 (3) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1905 20Section 1905. 54.15 (8) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,582,2321 54.15 (8) (a) 3. Any license, certificate, permit, or registration of the proposed
22guardian that is required under chs. 89, 202, or 440 to 480 or by the laws of another
23state for the practice of a profession or occupation has been suspended or revoked.
SB21-SSA1,1905m 24Section 1905m. 54.25 (2) (c) 1. d. of the statutes is amended to read:
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154.25 (2) (c) 1. d. The right to apply for an operator's license, a license issued
2under ch. 29, a license, certification, or permit issued under s. 89.06 or 89.072, or a
3credential, as defined in s. 440.01 (2) (a), if the court finds that the individual is
4incapable of understanding the nature and risks of the licensed or credentialed
5activity, to the extent that engaging in the activity would pose a substantial risk of
6physical harm to the individual or others. A failure to find that an individual is
7incapable of applying for a license or credential is not a finding that the individual
8qualifies for the license or credential under applicable laws and rules.
SB21-SSA1,1906b 9Section 1906b. 55.043 (4) (b) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,583,1510 55.043 (4) (b) 5. Refer the case to the department of safety and professional
11services or the department of trade, agriculture and consumer protection, as
12appropriate,
if the financial exploitation, neglect, self-neglect, or abuse involves an
13individual who is required to hold a credential, as defined in s. 440.01 (2) (a), under
14chs. 440 to 460 or to hold a license, certification, or permit issued under s. 89.06 or
1589.072
.
SB21-SSA1,1907m 16Section 1907m. 59.17 (2) (b) 3. of the statutes is renumbered 59.17 (2) (b) 3.
17(intro.) and amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,584,918 59.17 (2) (b) 3. (intro.) Exercise the authority under s. 59.52 (6) (a) that would
19otherwise be exercised by a county board, except that the county board may continue
20to exercise the authority under s. 59.52 (6) with regard to land that is zoned as a park
21on or after the effective date of this subdivision .... [LRB inserts date], other than land
22zoned as a park in the city of Milwaukee that is located within the area west of
23Lincoln Memorial Drive, south of E. Mason Street, east of N. Van Buren Street, and
24north of E. Clybourn Avenue
. With regard to the sale or, acquisition, or lease as
25landlord or tenant
of property, other than certain park land as described in this

1subdivision
, the county executive's action must need not be consistent with
2established county board policy and must be approved by may take effect without
3submission to or approval by
the county board to take effect. The county board may
4only approve or reject the contract as negotiated by the county executive.
. The
5proceeds of the sale of property as authorized under this subdivision shall first be
6applied to any debt attached to the property. Before the county executive's sale of
7county land may take effect, a majority of the following must sign a document, a copy
8of which will be attached to the bill of sale and a copy of which will be retained by the
9county, certifying that they believe the sale is in the best interests of the county:
SB21-SSA1,1907n 10Section 1907n. 59.17 (2) (b) 3. a. to c. of the statutes are created to read:
SB21-SSA1,584,1111 59.17 (2) (b) 3. a. The county executive or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,584,1212 b. The county comptroller or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,584,1713 c. An individual who is a resident of the city, village, or town where the property
14is located, who shall be appointed, at least biennially, by the executive council, as
15defined in s. 59.794 (1) (d). The individual appointed under this subd. 3. c. may not
16be an elective official, and he or she must have demonstrable experience in real estate
17law or real estate sales or development.
SB21-SSA1,1907p 18Section 1907p. 59.17 (2) (b) 7. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,584,2319 59.17 (2) (b) 7. Together with the commissioner of the opportunity schools and
20partnership program under subch. II of ch. 119, solicit private gifts and grants for use
21by the commissioner to further the purposes of the opportunity schools and
22partnership program under subch. II of ch. 119 and without oversight or approval of
23the county board.
SB21-SSA1,1907r 24Section 1907r. 59.17 (2) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
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159.17 (2) (d) In any county with a population of 750,000 or more, the county
2executive shall have sole authority over the following adminstrative actions, which
3may take effect without any review or approval of the board:
SB21-SSA1,585,54 1. Procurement, including requests for proposals or information, negotiation,
5approval, amendment, execution, administration, and payment.
SB21-SSA1,585,76 2. Contracting, including negotiation, requests for proposals or information,
7approval, amendment, execution, administration, and payment.
SB21-SSA1,585,108 3. Adminstrative review of appeals of the denial in whole or in part of a contract
9award, an initial permit, license, right, privilege, or authority, except an alcohol
10beverage license, for which a person applies through the county.
SB21-SSA1,585,1611 4. Actions taken under the administrative manual of operating procedures
12related to the authority and powers granted to a county executive under the statutes
13and under county ordinances. If an action taken by the county board conflicts with
14an action taken by a county executive under this subdivision, the county executive's
15action shall prevail over the county board's action to the extent that the county
16executive's action and the county board's action conflict.
SB21-SSA1,1908 17Section 1908. 59.25 (3) (gm) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,585,2018 59.25 (3) (gm) Deposit all moneys received under s. 973.0455 (2) into a crime
19prevention fund and, on order of the crime board under s. 59.54 (28) (d), make grant
20payments as the crime board directs.
SB21-SSA1,1909 21Section 1909. 59.26 (8) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,587,222 59.26 (8) (a) In any county with a population of less than 500,000, the board,
23by ordinance, may fix the number of deputy sheriffs to be appointed in that county
24at not less than that number required by sub. (1) (a) and (b) and may set the salary
25of those deputies. Subject to sub. (10), the board may provide by ordinance that

1deputy sheriff positions be filled by appointment by the sheriff from a list of all
2persons with the 3 highest scores for each position based on a competitive
3examination. Such competitive examinations may be by a county civil service
4commission or by the division bureau of merit recruitment and selection in the office
5of state employment relations
department of administration at the option of the
6board and it shall so provide by ordinance. The division bureau of merit recruitment
7and selection in the office of state employment relations shall, upon request of the
8board, conduct such examination according to the methods used in examinations for
9the state civil service and shall certify an eligible list of the names of all persons with
10the 3 highest scores on that examination for each position to the sheriff of that county
11who shall, subject to sub. (10), make an appointment from that list to fill the position
12within 10 days after he or she receives the eligible list. The county for which such
13examination is conducted shall pay the cost of that examination. If a civil service
14commission is decided upon for the selection of deputy sheriffs, then ss. 63.01 to 63.17
15shall apply so far as consistent with this subsection, except ss. 63.03, 63.04 and 63.15
16and except the provision governing minimum compensation of the commissioners.
17The ordinance or an amending ordinance may provide for employee grievance
18procedures and disciplinary actions, for hours of work, for tours of duty according to
19seniority and for other administrative regulations. Any board provision consistent
20with this paragraph and existing on July 25, 1951, is validated. If the sheriff fills a
21deputy sheriff position by promotion, the sheriff shall, subject to sub. (10), make the
22appointment to the position from a list of 3 deputy sheriffs who receive the highest
23scores in a competitive examination. Such competitive examinations may be by a
24county civil service commission or by the division bureau of merit recruitment and

1selection in the office of state employment relations at the option of the board and
2it shall so provide by ordinance.
SB21-SSA1,1909s 3Section 1909s. 59.365 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,587,7 459.365 Moratorium on fee increases. (1) From the effective date of this
5subsection .... [LRB inserts date], to April 17, 2017, the board may not charge a
6funeral home, cemetery, or crematorium an amount that exceeds the amount that
7was in effect on April 17, 2015, for any of the following fees:
SB21-SSA1,587,88 (a) Fees for services rendered by a coroner.
SB21-SSA1,587,109 (b) Fees assessed for the signing of a death certificate by a coroner or medical
10examiner.
SB21-SSA1,587,1111 (c) Fees assessed related to transportation services.
SB21-SSA1,587,16 12(2) If on or after April 18, 2017, the board increases the amount of any of the
13fees specified in sub. (1) (a) to (c), any such increase may not exceed the annual
14percentage change in the U.S. consumer price index for all urban consumers, U.S.
15city average, as determined by the U.S. department of labor, for the 12 months
16ending on December 31 of the year before the increase.
SB21-SSA1,1910 17Section 1910. 59.40 (2) (n) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,587,2018 59.40 (2) (n) Pay monthly to the treasurer the amounts required by s. 302.46
19(1) for the jail assessment surcharge and the amounts required by s. 973.0455 (2).
20The payments shall be made by the 15th day of the month following receipt thereof.
SB21-SSA1,1911d 21Section 1911d. 59.40 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,588,722 59.40 (4) Clerk of circuit court; debt collector contract. If authorized by
23the board under s. 59.52 (28), the clerk of circuit court may contract with a debt
24collector, as defined in s. 427.103 (3), or enter into an agreement with the department
25of revenue under s. 71.93 (8)
for the collection of unpaid fines and forfeitures debt.

1Any contract entered into with a debt collector shall provide that the debt collector
2shall be paid from the proceeds recovered by the debt collector. Any contract entered
3into with the department shall provide that the department shall charge a collection
4fee, as provided under s. 71.93 (8) (b) 1.
The net proceeds received by the clerk of
5circuit court after the payment to the debt collector shall be considered the amount
6of fines and forfeitures debt collected for purposes of distribution to the state and
7county under sub. (2) (m).
SB21-SSA1,1912r 8Section 1912r. 59.51 (3) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,588,129 59.51 (3) Populous counties, limitations on powers. The board of any county
10with a population of 750,000 or more may not enact an ordinance or adopt a
11resolution or policy that conflicts or interferes, in form or function, with the statutory
12authority of a county executive.
SB21-SSA1,1912t 13Section 1912t. 59.52 (6) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,588,1514 59.52 (6) Property. (intro.) The Except as provided in s. 59.17 (2) (b) 3., the
15board may:
SB21-SSA1,1912tc 16Section 1912tc. 59.52 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,589,217 59.52 (6) (a) How acquired; purposes. Except as provided in s. 59.17 (2) (b) 3.,
18take
Take and hold land acquired under ch. 75 and acquire, lease or rent property,
19real and personal, for public uses or purposes of any nature, including without
20limitation acquisitions for county buildings, airports, parks, recreation, highways,
21dam sites in parks, parkways and playgrounds, flowages, sewage and waste disposal
22for county institutions, lime pits for operation under s. 59.70 (24), equipment for
23clearing and draining land and controlling weeds for operation under s. 59.70 (18),
24ambulances, acquisition and transfer of real property to the state for new collegiate

1institutions or research facilities, and for transfer to the state for state parks and for
2the uses and purposes specified in s. 23.09 (2) (d).
SB21-SSA1,1912v 3Section 1912v. 59.52 (11) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,589,134 59.52 (11) (c) Employee insurance. Provide for individual or group hospital,
5surgical, and life insurance for county officers and employees and for payment of
6premiums for county officers and employees. A county with at least 100 employees
7may elect to provide health care benefits on a self-insured basis to its officers and
8employees. A county and one or more cities, villages, towns, other counties, or county
9housing authorities, or school districts that together have at least 100 employees
10may jointly provide health care benefits to their officers and employees on a
11self-insured basis. Counties that elect to provide health care benefits on a
12self-insured basis to their officers and employees shall be subject to the
13requirements set forth under s. 120.13 (2) (c) to (e) and (g).
SB21-SSA1,1914d 14Section 1914d. 59.52 (28) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,589,1915 59.52 (28) Collection of court imposed penalties. The board may adopt a
16resolution authorizing the clerk of circuit court, under s. 59.40 (4), to contract with
17a debt collector, as defined in s. 427.103 (3), or enter into an agreement with the
18department of revenue under s. 71.93 (8)
for the collection of unpaid fines and
19forfeitures
debt.
SB21-SSA1,1914e 20Section 1914e. 59.52 (31) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1914f 21Section 1914f. 59.52 (31) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1914g 22Section 1914g. 59.52 (31) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,590,223 59.52 (31) (d) With regard to any contract to which a county is a party and
24which is subject to review by the board or by a committee of the board under this
25subsection, the board's finance committee is the only committee which has

1jurisdiction over the contract
, the board shall have no role in the review of the
2contract and the contract may take effect without approval by the board
.
SB21-SSA1,1915 3Section 1915. 59.54 (28) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,590,44 59.54 (28) Crime prevention funding board. (a) In this subsection:
SB21-SSA1,590,75 1. "Chief elected official" means the mayor of a city or, if the city is organized
6under subch. I of ch. 64, the president of the council of that city, the village president
7of a village, or the town board chairperson of a town.
SB21-SSA1,590,98 2. "Crime board" means a crime prevention funding board that is created under
9this subsection.
SB21-SSA1,590,1010 3. "Municipality" means a city, village, or town.
SB21-SSA1,590,1711 (b) A county may create a crime board. In a county that creates a crime board,
12the treasurer shall receive moneys and deposit them as described in s. 59.25 (3) (gm).
13The funds in such an account may be distributed upon the direction of the crime
14board under par. (d). The crime board shall meet, and its members may receive no
15compensation, other than reimbursement for actual and reasonable expenses
16incurred in the performance of their duties. Members shall serve for the terms that
17are determined by the crime board.
SB21-SSA1,590,1818 (c) A county crime board shall consist of the following members:
SB21-SSA1,590,1919 1. The presiding judge of the circuit court, or his or her designee
SB21-SSA1,590,2020 2. The district attorney, or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,590,2121 3. The sheriff, or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,590,2222 4. One of the following county officials, or his or her designee:
SB21-SSA1,590,2323 a. The county executive.
SB21-SSA1,590,2424 b. If the county does not have a county executive, the county administrator.
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1c. The chairperson of the county board of supervisors, or his or her designee,
2if the county does not have a county executive or a county administrator.
SB21-SSA1,591,43 5. The chief elected official of the largest municipality in the county, as
4determined by population, or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,591,65 6. A person chosen by a majority vote of the sheriff and all of the chiefs of police
6departments that are located wholly or partly within the county.
SB21-SSA1,591,77 7. A person chosen by the county's public defender's office.
SB21-SSA1,591,128 (d) 1. The crime board may solicit applications for grants in a format
9determined by the crime board, and may vote to direct the treasurer to distribute
10grants to applicants from moneys in the crime prevention fund under s. 59.25 (3)
11(gm). The crime board may direct the treasurer to distribute grants to any of the
12following entities, in amounts determined by the crime board:
SB21-SSA1,591,1613 a. One or more private nonprofit organizations within the county that has as
14its primary purpose preventing crime, providing a funding source for crime
15prevention programs, encouraging the public to report crime, or assisting law
16enforcement agencies in the apprehension of criminal offenders.
SB21-SSA1,591,1917 b. A law enforcement agency within the county that has a crime prevention
18fund, if the contribution is credited to the crime prevention fund and is used for crime
19prevention purposes.
SB21-SSA1,591,2320 2. Not less than 50 percent of the payments made under subd. 1. shall be made
21to one or more organizations described in subd. 1. a., except that if no organization
22described in subd. 1. a. exists within the county, all of the payments may be made to
23a law enforcement agency under subd. 1. b.
SB21-SSA1,592,324 (e) Annually, the crime board shall submit a report on its activities to the clerk
25of court for the county that distributed the funds, to the county board, and to the

1legislative bodies of each municipality that is located wholly or partly within the
2county. The report shall contain at least all of the following information for the year
3to which the report relates:
SB21-SSA1,592,54 1. The name and address of each entity that received a grant, including contact
5information for the leadership of the entity.
SB21-SSA1,592,86 2. A full accounting of all funds disbursed by the treasurer at the direction of
7the crime board, including the amount of the funds disbursed, the dates of disbursal,
8and the purposes for which the grant was made.
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