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SB21-SSA1,1938e 17Section 1938e. 60.635 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,598,22 1860.635 Environmental protection; interstate hazardous liquid
19pipelines.
A town may not require an operator of an interstate hazardous liquid
20pipeline to obtain insurance if the pipeline operating company carries
21comprehensive general liability insurance coverage that includes coverage for
22sudden and accidental pollution liability.
SB21-SSA1,1940 23Section 1940. 61.187 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,599,1124 61.187 (2) (d) If, in accordance with par. (a), the results of the election under
25sub. (1) provide for dissolution, the village clerk shall, within 10 days after the

1election, record the petition and determination of the village board of canvassers in
2the office of the register of deeds of the county or counties in which the village is
3located and file with the secretary of state administration certified copies of the
4petition and the determination of inspectors of election. The village clerk shall also
5record in the office of the register of deeds a certificate by the village clerk showing
6the date on which the dissolution takes effect and file with the secretary of state
7administration 4 copies of the certificate. These documents shall be recorded and
8indexed by the register of deeds. The index shall include the volume or reel number
9and the page or image number of the original documents. The secretary of state
10administration shall forward 2 copies of the certificate to the department of
11transportation and one to the department of revenue.
SB21-SSA1,1941 12Section 1941. 61.189 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,600,213 61.189 (2) The election shall be noticed and conducted and the result canvassed
14and certified as in the case of regular village elections and the village clerk shall
15immediately file with the secretary of state administration 4 copies of a certification
16certifying the fact of holding such election and the result thereof and a description
17of the legal boundaries of such village or proposed city and 4 certified copies of a plat
18thereof; and thereupon a certificate of incorporation shall be issued to such city by
19the secretary of state administration. Two copies of the certification and plat shall
20be forwarded by the secretary of state administration to the department of
21transportation and one copy to the department of revenue. Thereafter such city shall
22in all things be governed by the general city charter law. All debts, obligations and
23liabilities existing against such village at the time of such change shall continue and
24become like debts, obligations and liabilities against such city, and such city may

1carry out and complete all proceedings then pending for the issue of bonds for
2improvements therein.
SB21-SSA1,1943d 3Section 1943d. 61.353 (3) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,600,64 61.353 (3) (intro.) A village ordinance enacted under this section shall accord
5and be consistent with the requirements and limitations under s. 59.692 (1d), (1f),
6and (1k) and shall
include at least all of the following provisions:
SB21-SSA1,1943e 7Section 1943e. 61.353 (3) (c) and (d) of the statutes are repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1945 8Section 1945. 62.02 of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,600,14 962.02 Repeal of special charters. All special charters for cities of the 2nd,
103rd and 4th classes are hereby repealed and such cities are hereby incorporated
11under this subchapter. The city clerk shall forthwith certify the boundaries of such
12city to the secretary of state administration, who shall file the same and issue to such
13city a certificate of incorporation as of the date when this subchapter became
14effective, and record the same.
SB21-SSA1,1946 15Section 1946. 62.075 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,600,2016 62.075 (5) Notice of entry of judgment; upon whom served. A certified copy
17of every such order shall be filed with the town and city clerk and with the county
18clerk and 4 copies with the secretary of state administration. The secretary of state
19administration shall forward 2 copies to the department of transportation and one
20copy to the department of revenue.
SB21-SSA1,1947d 21Section 1947d. 62.233 (3) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,600,2422 62.233 (3) (intro.) A city ordinance enacted under this section shall accord and
23be consistent with the requirements and limitations under s. 59.692 (1d), (1f), and
24(1k) and shall
include at least all of the following provisions:
SB21-SSA1,1947e 25Section 1947e. 62.233 (3) (c) and (d) of the statutes are repealed.
SB21-SSA1,1948d
1Section 1948d. 62.26 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,601,72 62.26 (7) Change of city name. The name of any city of the fourth class shall
3be changed if a majority of the electors shall address a written petition therefor to
4the council designating the new name, and the council shall by a two-thirds vote of
5all the members adopt an ordinance changing to such new name. The change shall
6be in effect upon publication of the ordinance in the official paper, and the filing of
7a copy thereof in the office of with the secretary of state administration.
SB21-SSA1,1948f 8Section 1948f. 62.53 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,601,13 962.53 Real property used for school purposes; 1st class cities. Beginning
10on the effective date of this section .... [LRB inserts date], the lessor of any lease
11entered into between a 1st class city and a school district operating under subch. I
12of ch. 119 and involving the use of city-owned real property for school purposes shall
13do the following:
SB21-SSA1,601,19 14(1) Provide for the superintendent of schools, on behalf of the superintendent
15of schools opportunity schools and partnership program under s. 119.33, to be an
16agent of the board of school directors in charge of the public schools under ch. 119
17upon transfer under s. 119.33 (2) (c) of the school using the land, buildings, and
18facilities to the superintendent of schools opportunity schools and partnership
19program under s. 119.33.
SB21-SSA1,601,24 20(2) Provide for the commissioner of the opportunity schools and partnership
21program under subch. II of ch. 119 to be an agent of the board of school directors in
22charge of the public schools under ch. 119 upon transfer under s. 119.9002 (3) of the
23school using the land, buildings, and facilities to the opportunity schools and
24partnership program under subch. II of ch. 119.
SB21-SSA1,1948L 25Section 1948L. 62.624 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,602,4
162.624 Employee retirement system of a 1st class city; duty disability
2benefits for a mental injury. (1)
If an employee retirement system of a 1st class
3city offers a duty disability benefit, the employee retirement system may only
4provide the duty disability benefit for a mental injury if all of the following apply:
SB21-SSA1,602,75 (a) The mental injury resulted from a situation of greater dimensions than the
6day-to-day mental stresses and tensions and post-traumatic stress that all
7similarly situated employees must experience as part of the employment.
SB21-SSA1,602,88 (b) The employer certifies that the mental injury is a duty-related injury.
SB21-SSA1,602,13 9(2) If an employee retirement system of a 1st class city determines that an
10applicant is not eligible for duty disability benefits for a mental injury, the applicant
11may appeal the employee retirement system's determination to the department of
12workforce development. In hearing an appeal under this subsection, the department
13of workforce development shall follow the procedures under ss. 102.16 to 102.26.
SB21-SSA1,602,16 14(3) This section applies to participants in an employee retirement system of a
151st class city who first apply for duty disability benefits for a mental injury on or after
16the effective date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date].
SB21-SSA1,1948p 17Section 1948p. 63.23 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,602,2518 63.23 (1) The city service commission shall classify all offices and positions in
19the city service, excepting those subject to the exemptions of s. 63.27 and those
20subject to an exclusion under s. 119.33 (2) (e) 1. or 119.9002 (5) (a)
, according to the
21duties and responsibilities of each position. Classification shall be so arranged that
22all positions which in the judgment of the commission are substantially the same
23with respect to authority, responsibility and character of work are included in the
24same class. From time to time the commission may reclassify positions upon a proper
25showing that the position belongs to a different class.
SB21-SSA1,1949b
1Section 1949b. 66.0133 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,603,52 66.0133 (1) (a) "Energy conservation measure" means a facility alteration or
3training, service, or operations program designed to reduce energy consumption or
4operating costs, conserve water resources, improve metering accuracy, or ensure
5state or local building code compliance.
SB21-SSA1,1949c 6Section 1949c. 66.0133 (1) (bg) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,603,87 66.0133 (1) (bg) "Operational savings" means savings from costs eliminated or
8avoided as a result of installing equipment or providing services.
SB21-SSA1,1949d 9Section 1949d. 66.0133 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,603,1210 66.0133 (1) (c) "Performance contract" means a contract for the evaluation and
11recommendation of energy conservation and facility improvement measures, and for
12the implementation of one or more of these measures.
SB21-SSA1,1949e 13Section 1949e. 66.0133 (1) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,603,1914 66.0133 (1) (d) "Qualified provider" means a person, other than a local
15governmental unit,
who is experienced in the design, implementation and
16installation of energy conservation and facility improvement measures and who has
17the ability to provide labor and material payment and performance bonds equal to
18the maximum amount of any payments due under a performance contract entered
19into by the person.
SB21-SSA1,1949f 20Section 1949f. 66.0133 (2) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 66.0133 (2) (a) 1.
21and amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,604,222 66.0133 (2) (a) 1. Any Except as provided under subd. 2., any local
23governmental unit may, in accordance with this section, enter into a performance
24contract with a qualified provider to reduce energy or operating costs, realize

1operational savings, conserve water resources,
ensure state or local building code
2compliance, or enhance the protection of property of the local governmental unit.
SB21-SSA1,1949g 3Section 1949g. 66.0133 (2) (a) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,604,84 66.0133 (2) (a) 2. A performance contract with a qualified provider under this
5section may not allow a local governmental unit to increase the square footage of a
6facility unless the increase is necessary to make mechanical, electrical, or plumbing
7improvements in order to achieve reductions in energy consumption or to conserve
8water resources.
SB21-SSA1,1949h 9Section 1949h. 66.0133 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,604,2010 66.0133 (2) (b) Prior to entering into a performance contract for the
11implementation of any energy conservation or facility improvement measure, a local
12governmental unit shall obtain a report from a qualified provider containing
13recommendations concerning the amount the local governmental unit should spend
14on energy conservation and facility improvement measures. The report shall contain
15estimates of all costs of installation, modifications, or remodeling, including costs of
16design, engineering, maintenance, repairs and financing. In addition, the report
17shall contain a guarantee specifying a minimum amount by which energy or
18operating costs of the local governmental unit will be reduced or energy or water
19metering accuracy will be improved
, if the installation, modification or remodeling
20is performed by that qualified provider.
SB21-SSA1,1949i 21Section 1949i. 66.0133 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,605,222 66.0133 (2) (c) If, after review of the report under par. (b), the local
23governmental unit finds that the amount it would spend on the energy conservation
24and facility improvement measures recommended in the report is not likely to exceed
25the amount to be saved in energy and operation costs, or the benefits to be obtained

1by improved metering accuracy,
over the remaining useful life of the facility to which
2the measures apply, the local governmental unit may enter into the contract.
SB21-SSA1,1949j 3Section 1949j. 66.0133 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,605,244 66.0133 (3) Notice. Notwithstanding ss. 27.065 (5) (a), 30.32, 38.18, 43.17 (9)
5(a), 59.52 (29) (a), 59.70 (11), 60.47 (2) to (4), 60.77 (6) (a), 61.54, 61.57, 62.15 (1),
662.155, 66.0131 (2), 66.0923 (10), 66.0925 (10), 66.0927 (11), 66.1333 (5) (a) 2., 200.11
7(5) (d) and 200.47 (2), before entering into a performance contract under this section,
8a local governmental unit shall solicit bids or competitive sealed proposals from
9qualified providers. A local governmental unit may only enter into a performance
10contract with a qualified provider if the contract is awarded by the governing body
11of the local governmental unit and if the qualified provider agrees to sign the
12performance contract and all contracts with subcontractors, including
13subcontractors who provide billing services under the performance contract
. The
14governing body shall give at least 10 days' notice of the meeting at which the body
15intends to award a performance contract. The notice shall include a statement of the
16intent of the governing body to award the performance contract, the names of all
17potential parties to the proposed performance contract, and a description of the
18energy conservation and facility improvement measures included in the
19performance contract and an explanation of how these measures will generate
20operational savings sufficient to pay for the cost of the measures
. At the meeting, the
21governing body shall review and evaluate the bids or proposals submitted by all
22qualified providers and may award the performance contract to the qualified
23provider that best meets the needs of the local governmental unit, which need not
24be the lowest cost provider.
SB21-SSA1,1949k 25Section 1949k. 66.0133 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,606,8
166.0133 (5) Payment schedule; savings. Each performance contract shall
2provide that all payments to a qualified provider, except obligations on termination
3of the contract before its expiration, shall be made over time as energy savings are
4achieved
no later than the date on which the contract expires. Energy savings shall
5be guaranteed by the qualified provider for the entire term of the performance
6contract and may not be guaranteed by a third party. Unless otherwise agreed by
7the parties, every performance contract shall assume an annual increase of 3 percent
8in the cost of relevant utility services incurred by the local governmental unit
.
SB21-SSA1,1949L 9Section 1949L. 66.0133 (8) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,606,1410 66.0133 (8) Bonds. Each qualified provider under a performance contract shall
11provide labor and material payment and performance bonds in an amount
12equivalent to the maximum amount of any payments due under the contract ,
13including payments for work performed by other persons that is necessary to achieve
14the required guaranteed energy or operational savings
.
SB21-SSA1,1949m 15Section 1949m. 66.0133 (11) (i) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,606,1716 66.0133 (11) (i) Lifesafety Life safety improvements or systems required to
17comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.
SB21-SSA1,1949n 18Section 1949n. 66.0133 (11) (ig) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,606,2019 66.0133 (11) (ig) Replacement or improvement of energy or water metering
20systems.
SB21-SSA1,1949p 21Section 1949p. 66.0133 (11) (im) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,606,2422 66.0133 (11) (im) Measures to improve indoor or outdoor water conservation,
23including measures related to water recycling and reuse, and systems or equipment
24that implement those measures.
SB21-SSA1,1949q 25Section 1949q. 66.0133 (11) (ir) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,607,2
166.0133 (11) (ir) Measures to improve indoor air quality to meet applicable
2state and local building code requirements.
SB21-SSA1,1950 3Section 1950. 66.0137 (4m) (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,607,44 66.0137 (4m) (title) Joint self-insured plans and stop loss insurance.
SB21-SSA1,1950p 5Section 1950p. 66.0137 (4m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,607,86 66.0137 (4m) (a) In Notwithstanding sub. (1) (ae), in this subsection, "political
7subdivision"
"local governmental unit" means a city, village, town, or county, or
8school district
.
SB21-SSA1,1950r 9Section 1950r. 66.0137 (4m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,607,1310 66.0137 (4m) (b) A political subdivision local governmental unit and one or
11more other political subdivisions local governmental units, that together have at
12least 100 employees, may jointly provide health care benefits to their officers and
13employees on a self insured basis.
SB21-SSA1,1951 14Section 1951. 66.0137 (4m) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,607,1715 66.0137 (4m) (bm) A technical college district and one or more other technical
16college districts, that together have at least 100 employees, may jointly do any of the
17following:
SB21-SSA1,607,1918 1. Provide health care benefits to their officers and employees on a self-insured
19basis.
SB21-SSA1,607,2020 2. Procure stop loss insurance.
SB21-SSA1,607,2121 3. Self-insure stop loss risk.
SB21-SSA1,1952 22Section 1952. 66.0137 (4m) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,607,2423 66.0137 (4m) (c) Any plan under par. (b) or (bm) 1. shall comply with the
24provisions listed in sub. (4).
SB21-SSA1,1952c 25Section 1952c. 66.0137 (4t) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,608,6
166.0137 (4t) Health insurance for protective services employees. If a local
2governmental unit offers health care insurance to employees who are police officers,
3fire fighters, or emergency medical technicians, the local governmental unit shall
4also offer to the employees who are police officers, fire fighters, or emergency medical
5technicians a high-deductible health plan that has identical design features to the
6plan under s. 40.515 (1).
SB21-SSA1,1953 7Section 1953. 66.0203 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,608,118 66.0203 (7) (a) No action to contest the validity of an incorporation on any
9grounds, whether procedural or jurisdictional, may be commenced after 60 days from
10the date of issuance of the certificate of incorporation by the secretary of state
11administration.
SB21-SSA1,1954 12Section 1954. 66.0211 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,608,2213 66.0211 (5) Certification of incorporation. If a majority of the votes in an
14incorporation referendum are cast in favor of a village or city, the clerk of the circuit
15court shall certify the fact to the secretary of state administration and supply the
16secretary of state administration with a copy of a description of the legal boundaries
17of the village or city and the associated population and a copy of a plat of the village
18or city. Within 10 days of receipt of the description and plat, the secretary of state
19administration shall forward 2 copies to the department of transportation and one
20copy each to the department of administration and the department of revenue. The
21secretary of state administration shall issue a certificate of incorporation and record
22the certificate.
SB21-SSA1,1955 23Section 1955. 66.0213 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,609,1124 66.0213 (4) (a) Within 10 days after incorporation of the village or city, the
25county clerk of the county in which the petition was filed shall fix a time for the first

1election, and where appropriate designate the polling place or places, and name 3
2inspectors of election for each place. The time for the election shall be fixed no less
3than 40 nor more than 50 days after the date of the certificate of incorporation issued
4by the secretary of state administration, irrespective of any other provision in the
5statutes. Nomination papers shall conform to ch. 8 to the extent applicable.
6Nomination papers shall be signed by not less than 5% nor more than 10% of the total
7votes cast at the referendum election, and be filed no later than 15 days before the
8time fixed for the election. Ten days' previous notice of the election shall be given by
9the county clerk by publication in the newspapers selected under s. 66.0211 (2) and
10by posting notices in 3 public places in the village or city, but failure to give notice
11does not invalidate the election.
SB21-SSA1,1956 12Section 1956. 66.0213 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,610,213 66.0213 (6) Reorganization of city as village. If the population of any city falls
14below 1,000 as determined by the United States census, the council may upon filing
15of a petition conforming to the requirements of s. 8.40 containing the signatures of
16at least 15% of the electors submit at any general or city election the question
17whether the city shall reorganize as a village. If three-fifths of the votes cast on the
18question are for reorganization the mayor and council shall record the return in the
19office of the register of deeds, file a certified copy with the clerk of the circuit court,
20and immediately call an election, to be conducted as are village elections, for the
21election of village officers. Upon the qualification of the officers, the board of trustees
22shall declare the city reorganized as a village, and the reorganization is effective.
23The clerk shall certify a copy of the declaration to the secretary of state
24administration who shall file the declaration and endorse a memorandum of the
25declaration on the record of the certificate of incorporation of the city. Rights and

1liabilities of the city continue in favor of or against the village. Ordinances, so far
2as within the power of the village, remain in force until changed.
SB21-SSA1,1957 3Section 1957. 66.0215 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,610,114 66.0215 (5) Certificate of incorporation. If a majority of the votes are cast
5in favor of a city the clerk shall certify the fact to the secretary of state
6administration, together with the result of the census, if any, and 4 copies of a
7description of the legal boundaries of the town and 4 copies of a plat of the town. The
8secretary of state administration shall then issue a certificate of incorporation, and
9record the certificate in a book kept for that purpose. Two copies of the description
10and plat shall be forwarded by the secretary of state administration to the
11department of transportation and one copy to the department of revenue.
SB21-SSA1,1958 12Section 1958. 66.0216 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,610,2313 66.0216 (5) Certificate of incorporation. If a majority of the votes are cast
14in favor of a city or village, the town clerk shall certify that fact to the secretary of
15state administration together with 4 copies of a description of the legal boundaries
16of the town, and 4 copies of a plat of the town. The town clerk shall also send the
17secretary of state administration an incorporation fee of $1,000. Upon receipt of the
18town clerk's certification, the incorporation fee, and other required documents, the
19secretary of state administration shall issue a certificate of incorporation and record
20the certificate in a book kept for that purpose. The secretary of state administration
21shall provide 2 copies of the description and plat to the department of transportation
22and one copy to the department of revenue. The town clerk shall also transmit a copy
23of the certification and the resolution under sub. (1) to the county clerk.
SB21-SSA1,1959 24Section 1959. 66.0216 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,611,7
166.0216 (6) Action. No action to contest the validity of an incorporation under
2this section on any grounds, whether procedural or jurisdictional, may be
3commenced after 60 days from the date of issuance of the certificate of incorporation
4by the secretary of state administration. In any such action, the burden of proof as
5to all issues is upon the person bringing the action to show that the incorporation is
6not valid. An action contesting an incorporation shall be given preference in the
7circuit court.
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