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SB21-SSA1,136d 5Section 136d. 15.165 (2) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
SB21-SSA1,27,86 15.165 (2) Group insurance board. There is created in the department of
7employee trust funds a group insurance board. The board shall consist of the
8following members:
SB21-SSA1,27,99 (a) The governor or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,27,1010 (b) The attorney general or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,27,1111 (c) The secretary of administration or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,27,1312 (d) The administrator of the division of personnel management in the
13department of administration or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,27,1414 (e) The commissioner of insurance or his or her designee.
SB21-SSA1,27,1615 (f) One representative to the assembly appointed by the speaker of the
16assembly.
SB21-SSA1,27,1817 (g) One representative to the assembly appointed by the minority leader of the
18assembly.
SB21-SSA1,27,1919 (h) One senator appointed by the majority leader of the senate.
SB21-SSA1,27,2020 (i) One senator appointed by the minority leader of the senate.
SB21-SSA1,28,221 (j) Six persons appointed for 2-year terms, of whom one shall be an insured
22participant in the Wisconsin Retirement System who is not a teacher, one shall be
23an insured participant in the Wisconsin Retirement System who is a teacher, one
24shall be an insured participant in the Wisconsin Retirement System who is a retired
25employee, one shall be an insured employee of a local unit of government, and one

1shall be the chief executive or a member of the governing body of a local unit of
2government that is a participating employer in the Wisconsin Retirement System.
SB21-SSA1,146m 3Section 146m. 15.225 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 15.105 (15) and
4amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,28,115 15.105 (15) Labor and industry review commission. There is created a labor
6and industry review commission which is attached to the department of workforce
7development
administration under s. 15.03, except the budget of the labor and
8industry review commission shall be transmitted by the department to the governor
9without change or modification by the department, unless agreed to by the labor and
10industry review commission. The governor shall appoint an individual to serve at
11the pleasure of the governor as general counsel for the commission.
SB21-SSA1,148m 12Section 148m. 15.227 (17) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,157m 13Section 157m. 15.345 (6) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,161m 14Section 161m. 15.347 (15) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,175 15Section 175. 15.405 (5g) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,28,2216 15.405 (5g) Controlled substances board. There is created in the department
17of safety and professional services a controlled substances board consisting of the
18attorney general, the secretary of health services, and the secretary of agriculture,
19trade and consumer protection, or their designees; the chairperson of the pharmacy
20examining board, the chairperson of the medical examining board, the chairperson
21of the dentistry examining board, and the chairperson of the board of nursing,
or a
22designee; and one psychiatrist and one pharmacologist appointed for 3-year terms.
SB21-SSA1,190 23Section 190. 15.405 (12) of the statutes is renumbered 15.135 (5) (a) (intro.)
24and amended to read:
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115.135 (5) (a) Veterinary examining board. (intro.) There is created a
2veterinary examining board in the department of safety and professional services
3agriculture, trade and consumer protection. The veterinary examining board shall
4consist of the following 8 members appointed for staggered 4-year terms.:
SB21-SSA1,29,5 51. Five of the members shall be licensed veterinarians licensed in this state.
SB21-SSA1,29,6 62. One member shall be a veterinary technician certified in this state.
SB21-SSA1,29,7 73. Two members shall be public members.
SB21-SSA1,29,10 8(b) No member of the examining board may in any way be financially interested
9in any school having a veterinary department or a course of study in veterinary or
10animal technology.
SB21-SSA1,203p 11Section 203p. 15.407 (3) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,205p 12Section 205p. 15.407 (6) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,207p 13Section 207p. 15.407 (8) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,211p 14Section 211p. 15.407 (12) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,215p 15Section 215p. 15.407 (17) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,219 16Section 219. 15.445 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 15.345 (8), and 15.345
17(8) (a), as renumbered, is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,29,1918 15.345 (8) (a) There is created a lower Wisconsin state riverway board, which
19is attached to the department of tourism natural resources under s. 15.03.
SB21-SSA1,222m 20Section 222m. 15.707 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,223g 21Section 223g. 15.79 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,30,622 15.79 (1) There is created a public service commission. No member of the
23commission
consisting of one chairperson and 2 commissioners. The chairperson and
24any commissioner
may not have a financial interest in a railroad, water carrier, or
25public utility. If any member the chairperson or a commissioner voluntarily becomes

1so interested, the member's chairperson's or commissioner's office shall become
2vacant. If the member chairperson or commissioner involuntarily becomes so
3interested, the member's chairperson's or commissioner's office shall become vacant
4unless the member chairperson or commissioner divests himself or herself of the
5interest within a reasonable time. Each The chairperson and each commissioner
6shall hold office until a successor is appointed and qualified.
SB21-SSA1,223r 7Section 223r. 15.79 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,30,98 15.79 (2) (intro.) A The chairperson and each commissioner of the public
9service commission may not do any of the following:
SB21-SSA1,228 10Section 228. 15.915 (6) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,233 11Section 233. 16.003 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,30,1512 16.003 (2) Staff. Except as provided in ss. 16.548, 16.57, 978.03 (1), (1m) and
13(2), 978.04 and 978.05 (8) (b), the secretary shall appoint the staff necessary for
14performing the duties of the department. All staff shall be appointed under the
15classified service except as otherwise provided by law.
SB21-SSA1,236 16Section 236. 16.004 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,31,417 16.004 (7) (a) The secretary shall establish and maintain a personnel
18management information system which shall be used to furnish the governor, the
19legislature and the office division of state employment relations personnel
20management in the department
with current information pertaining to authorized
21positions, payroll and related items for all civil service employees, except employees
22of the office of the governor, the courts and judicial branch agencies, and the
23legislature and legislative service agencies. It is the intent of the legislature that the
24University of Wisconsin System provide position and other information to the
25department and the legislature, which includes appropriate data on each position,

1facilitates accountability for each authorized position and traces each position over
2time. Nothing in this paragraph may be interpreted as limiting the authority of the
3board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System to allocate and reallocate
4positions by funding source within the legally authorized levels.
SB21-SSA1,239r 5Section 239r. 16.004 (13) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,31,86 16.004 (13) Amortization schedule for commercial paper principal. (a) In
7this subsection, "short-term commercial paper program" means a short-term,
8general obligation debt issued in lieu of long-term, state general obligation debt.
SB21-SSA1,31,119 (b) The secretary shall establish an amortization schedule for the repayment
10of principal repayment on short-term commercial paper programs so that a uniform
11portion of the principal amount of the obligation is planned to be retired annually.
SB21-SSA1,240 12Section 240. 16.004 (16) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,247m 13Section 247m. 16.02 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,251 14Section 251. 16.08 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,254b 15Section 254b. 16.25 (1) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,254d 16Section 254d. 16.25 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,32,217 16.25 (2) The board shall establish by rule department shall administer a
18program to provide length-of-service awards, described in 26 USC 457 (e) (11), to
19volunteer fire fighters in municipalities that operate volunteer fire departments or
20that contract with volunteer fire companies organized under ch. 181 or 213, to first
21responders in any municipality that authorizes first responders to provide first
22responder services, and to volunteer emergency medical technicians in any
23municipality that authorizes volunteer emergency medical technicians to provide
24emergency medical technical services in the municipality. To the extent permitted
25by federal law, the board shall design department shall administer the program so

1as to treat the length-of-service awards as a tax-deferred benefit under the Internal
2Revenue Code.
SB21-SSA1,254f 3Section 254f. 16.25 (3) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,32,64 16.25 (3) (intro.) The board department shall promulgate rules to include the
5following design features for
administer the program so as to include all of the
6following features
:
SB21-SSA1,254h 7Section 254h. 16.25 (3) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,32,138 16.25 (3) (c) The municipality may select from among the plans offered by
9individuals or organizations under contract with the board department under sub.
10(4) for the volunteer fire fighters, first responders, and emergency medical
11technicians who perform services for the municipality. The municipality shall pay
12the annual contributions directly to the individual or organization offering the plan
13selected by the municipality.
SB21-SSA1,254j 14Section 254j. 16.25 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,32,2415 16.25 (3) (d) 1. Subject to subd. 2., the board department shall match all annual
16municipal contributions paid for volunteer fire fighters, first responders, and
17emergency medical technicians up to $250 per fiscal year, other than contributions
18paid for the purchase of additional years of service under par. (e), to be paid from the
19appropriation account under s. 20.505 (4) (er). This amount shall be adjusted
20annually on July 1 to reflect any changes in the U.S. consumer price index for all
21urban consumers, U.S. city average, as determined by the U.S. department of labor,
22for the 12-month period ending on the preceding December 31. The board
23department shall pay all amounts that are matched under this paragraph to the
24individuals and organizations offering the plans selected by the municipalities.
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12. If the moneys appropriated under s. 20.505 (4) (er) are not sufficient to fully
2fund the contributions required to be paid by the board department under subd. 1.,
3the board department shall prorate the contributions paid for the volunteer fire
4fighters, first responders, and emergency medical technicians.
SB21-SSA1,254L 5Section 254L. 16.25 (3) (g) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,33,206 16.25 (3) (g) A volunteer fire fighter, first responder, or emergency medical
7technician shall be paid a length of service award either in a lump sum or in a manner
8specified by rule, consisting of all municipal and state contributions made on behalf
9of the volunteer fire fighter, first responder, or emergency medical technician and all
10earnings on the contributions, less any expenses incurred in the investment of the
11contributions and earnings, after the volunteer fire fighter, first responder, or
12emergency medical technician attains 20 years of service for a municipality and
13reaches the age of 60. If a volunteer fire fighter, first responder, or emergency
14medical technician has satisfied all vesting requirements under the program but has
15less than 20 years of service for a municipality or has not reached the age of 60, the
16program shall provide for the payment of a length of service award either in a lump
17sum or in a manner specified by rule in an amount to be determined by the board
18department, but less than the amount paid to a volunteer fire fighter, first responder,
19or emergency medical technician who has attained 20 years of service for a
20municipality and has reached the age of 60.
SB21-SSA1,254n 21Section 254n. 16.25 (3) (i) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,34,222 16.25 (3) (i) 2. A volunteer fire fighter, first responder, or emergency medical
23technician who becomes disabled during his or her service as a volunteer fire fighter,
24first responder, or emergency medical technician for the municipality shall be paid

1a length of service award either in a lump sum or in a manner specified by rule, in
2an amount to be determined by the board department.
SB21-SSA1,254p 3Section 254p. 16.25 (3) (k) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,34,84 16.25 (3) (k) The board department shall equitably allocate all moneys in
5accounts of volunteer fire fighters, first responders, and emergency medical
6technicians that have been closed to the accounts of volunteer fire fighters, first
7responders, and emergency medical technicians that have not been forfeited or
8closed.
SB21-SSA1,254r 9Section 254r. 16.25 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,34,1610 16.25 (4) (a) The board department shall establish by rule the requirements
11for, and the qualifications of, the individuals and organizations in the private sector
12that are eligible to provide administrative services and investment plans under the
13program, other than services funded from the appropriation under s. 20.505 (4) (ec).
14In establishing the requirements and qualifications, the board department shall
15develop criteria of financial stability that each individual and organization must
16meet in order to offer the services and plans under the program.
SB21-SSA1,254t 17Section 254t. 16.25 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,34,2318 16.25 (4) (b) The board department may contract with any individual or
19organization in the private sector that seeks to provide administrative services and
20investment plans required for the program, other than services funded from the
21appropriation under s. 20.505 (4) (ec), if the individual or organization fulfills the
22requirements and has the qualifications established by the board department under
23par. (a). Section 16.72 (2) (b) does not apply to any such contract.
SB21-SSA1,254v 24Section 254v. 16.25 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
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116.25 (5) The board department shall establish by rule a process by which a
2volunteer fire fighter, first responder, or emergency medical technician may appeal
3to the board secretary any decision made by the department or by an individual or
4organization under contract with the board department under sub. (4) that affects
5a substantial interest of the volunteer fire fighter, first responder, or emergency
6medical technician under the program.
SB21-SSA1,254x 7Section 254x. 16.25 (6) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,35,108 16.25 (6) Annually, on or before December 31, the board department shall
9submit a report to the chief clerk of each house of the legislature under s. 13.172 (2)
10describing the activities of the board department under this section.
SB21-SSA1,262 11Section 262. 16.40 (18) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,35,1812 16.40 (18) Require agencies to provide copies. Require each state agency, at
13the time that the agency submits a request to the department for an increased
14appropriation to be provided in an executive budget bill which is necessitated by the
15compensation plan under s. 230.12 or a collective bargaining agreement approved
16under s. 111.92, to provide a copy of the request to the director of the office
17administrator of the division of state employment relations personnel management
18in the department and the joint committee on employment relations.
SB21-SSA1,268 19Section 268. 16.415 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,36,720 16.415 (1) Neither the secretary nor any other fiscal officer of this state may
21draw, sign, or issue, or authorize the drawing, signing, or issuing of any warrant on
22any disbursing officer of the state to pay any compensation to any person in the
23classified service of the state unless an estimate, payroll, or account for such
24compensation, containing the names of every person to be paid, bears the certificate
25of the appointing authority that each person named in the estimate, payroll, or

1account has been appointed, employed, or subject to any other personnel transaction
2in accordance with, and that the pay for the person has been established in
3accordance with, the law, compensation plan, or applicable collective bargaining
4agreement, and applicable rules of the director of the office administrator of the
5division
of state employment relations personnel management in the department
6and the administrator of the division director of the bureau of merit recruitment and
7selection in the office of state employment relations department then in effect.
SB21-SSA1,269 8Section 269. 16.415 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,36,229 16.415 (3) Any sums paid contrary to this section may be recovered from any
10appointing authority making such appointments in contravention of law or of the
11rules promulgated pursuant thereto, or from any appointing authority signing or
12countersigning or authorizing the signing or countersigning of any warrant for the
13payment of the same, or from the sureties on the official bond of any such appointing
14authority, in an action in the circuit court for any county within the state, maintained
15by the director of the office administrator of the division of state employment
16relations
personnel management in the department, or by a citizen resident therein,
17who is assessed for, and liable to pay, or within one year before the commencement
18of the action has paid, a state, city or county tax within this state. All moneys
19recovered in any action brought under this section when collected, shall be paid into
20the state treasury except that if a citizen taxpayer is plaintiff in any such action he
21or she shall be entitled to receive for personal use the taxable cost of such action and
225% of the amount recovered as attorney fees.
SB21-SSA1,272d 23Section 272d. 16.42 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,36,2524 16.42 (1m) An agency making a request under sub. (1) shall submit 3 proposals
25as follows:
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1(a) A proposal written as if there would be no increase in expenditures of
2general purpose revenue, program revenue, or segregated revenue from the base
3levels for the current fiscal year.
SB21-SSA1,37,84 (b) A proposal written as if the only increase in expenditures of general purpose
5revenue, program revenue, or segregated revenue from base levels would be for the
6cost to continue programs, including standard budget adjustments and increases in
7costs due to case load or population adjustments, and for the amounts necessary to
8fund previously enacted program commitments.
SB21-SSA1,37,119 (c) The proposal submitted in par. (b) but modified to include increases in
10expenditures of general purpose revenue, program revenue, or segregated revenue
11from base levels for programmatic changes.
SB21-SSA1,272f 12Section 272f. 16.42 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,37,1613 16.42 (3) The department of safety and professional services shall include in
14its agency request under sub. (1) a proposal to eliminate any council, board, or
15commission that has not held a meeting since the preceding September 15, unless
16the council, board, or commission is required to exist under federal law.
SB21-SSA1,272h 17Section 272h. 16.43 of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,37,2218 16.43 (1) The secretary shall compile and submit to the governor or the
19governor-elect and to each person elected to serve in the legislature during the next
20biennium, not later than November 20 of each even-numbered year, a compilation
21giving all of the data required by s. 16.46 to be included in the state budget report,
22except the recommendations of the governor and the explanation thereof.
SB21-SSA1,38,2 23(3) The secretary shall not include in the compilation any provision for the
24development or implementation of an information technology development project
25for an executive branch agency that is not consistent with the strategic plan of the

1agency, as approved under s. 16.976. The secretary may distribute the budget
2compilation in printed or optical disk format.
SB21-SSA1,272i 3Section 272i. 16.43 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
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