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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:
SB21-SSA1,37,3
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:
SB21-SSA1,38,64 16.43 (2) When the secretary compiles the requests of agencies for the
5succeeding biennium, the secretary shall ensure that the data is presented as the
6following 3 proposals:
SB21-SSA1,38,97 (a) A proposal written as if there would be no increase in expenditures of
8general purpose revenue, program revenue, or segregated revenue from the base
9levels for the current fiscal year.
SB21-SSA1,38,1410 (b) A proposal written as if the only increase in expenditures of general purpose
11revenue, program revenue, or segregated revenue from base levels would be for the
12cost to continue programs, including standard budget adjustments and increases in
13costs due to case load or population adjustments, and for the amounts necessary to
14fund previously enacted program commitments.
SB21-SSA1,38,1715 (c) The proposal submitted in par. (b) but modified to include increases in
16expenditures of general purpose revenue, program revenue, or segregated revenue
17from base levels for programmatic changes.
SB21-SSA1,275 18Section 275. 16.50 (3) (f) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,39,219 16.50 (3) (f) At the request of the director of the office administrator of the
20division
of state employment relations personnel management in the department,
21the secretary of administration may authorize the temporary creation of pool or
22surplus positions under any source of funds if the director determines that
23temporary positions are necessary to maintain adequate staffing levels for high
24turnover classifications, in anticipation of attrition, to fill positions for which
25recruitment is difficult. Surplus or pool positions authorized by the secretary shall

1be reported quarterly to the joint committee on finance in conjunction with the report
2required under s. 16.54 (8).
SB21-SSA1,277m 3Section 277m. 16.505 (2m) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,39,154 16.505 (2m) The board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System or the
5chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison may create or abolish a full-time
6equivalent position or portion thereof, other than positions funded from the
7appropriation under s. 20.285 (1) (a). Beginning on July 1, 2015, all positions
8authorized for the University of Wisconsin shall not be included in any state position
9report. No later than the last day of the month following completion of each calendar
10quarter,
Annually, no later than November 1, the board of regents shall report to the
11department and the cochairpersons of the joint committee on finance concerning the
12number of full-time equivalent positions created or abolished by the board under
13this subsection during the preceding calendar quarter 12-month period and the
14source of funding for each such position. The report shall be based on the October
151 payroll.
SB21-SSA1,282m 16Section 282m. 16.518 (3) (b) 2. of the statutes is repealed and recreated to
17read:
SB21-SSA1,39,2318 16.518 (3) (b) 2. If the amount transferred under par. (a) would cause the
19general fund balance on June 30 of the fiscal year, as projected under s. 20.005 (1),
20to be less than 2 percent of the total general purpose revenue appropriations for that
21fiscal year, plus any amount from general purpose revenue designated as
22"Compensation Reserves" for that fiscal year in the summary under s. 20.005 (1), the
23secretary may not make the transfer under par. (a).
SB21-SSA1,282s 24Section 282s. 16.52 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,40,10
116.52 (6) (a) Except as authorized in s. ss. 16.74 and 16.745, all purchase
2orders, contracts, or printing orders for any agency, as defined in s. 16.70 (1e), shall,
3before any liability is incurred thereon, be submitted to the secretary for his or her
4approval as to legality of purpose and sufficiency of appropriated and allotted funds
5therefor. In all such cases the date of the contract or order governs the fiscal year to
6which the contract or order is chargeable, unless the secretary determines that the
7purpose of the contract or order is to prevent lapsing of appropriations or to otherwise
8circumvent budgetary intent. Upon such approval, the The secretary, after granting
9any approval required under this paragraph,
shall immediately encumber all
10contracts or orders, and indicate the fiscal year to which they are chargeable.
SB21-SSA1,292 11Section 292. 16.528 (3) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,40,1212 16.528 (3) (f) A contract under s. 977.08 (3) (f).
SB21-SSA1,307 13Section 307. 16.57 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,307m 14Section 307m. 16.61 (2) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,40,1715 16.61 (2) (b) 1. Records and correspondence of any member or officer of the
16legislature, any legislative employee under s. 13.20, and any legislative service
17agency under subch. IV of ch. 13
.
SB21-SSA1,307s 18Section 307s. 16.61 (14) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,40,2219 16.61 (14) Certain records of the legislative branch. No provision of this
20section that conflicts with a rule or policy of the senate or assembly or joint rule or
21policy of the legislature shall apply to a public record that is subject to such rule or
22policy.
SB21-SSA1,316d 23Section 316d. 16.641 (2) (i) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,41,524 16.641 (2) (i) Before December 31 of each year, beginning in 2015, ensure that
25the account balance limitation under sub. (3) (bm) is increased for the subsequent

1year. The annual increase shall be equal to a percentage that is not less than the most
2recently published national average tuition and fees percentage increase at private,
3nonprofit 4-year institutions, as determined by the College Board, or such other
4nationally reputable entity, and shall be subject to the requirements under 26 USC
5529
that pertain to the prohibition on excess contributions.
SB21-SSA1,316de 6Section 316de. 16.641 (3) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,41,137 16.641 (3) (bm) Beginning on August 1, 2015, no contribution may be made to
8an account if the contribution would cause the account balance of a beneficiary's
9account, or the combined balance of all accounts of a beneficiary, to exceed $425,000.
10This contribution limitation applies to all accounts that are established on and after
11that date, and to all accounts that are in existence on that date that have not yet
12reached the balance limit specified in this paragraph, subject to the annual increase
13described in sub. (2) (i).
SB21-SSA1,316e 14Section 316e. 16.643 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,41,16 1516.643 Support accounts for individuals with disabilities. (1)
16Definitions. In this section:
SB21-SSA1,41,1817 (a) "Account owner" means an individual who establishes, and owns, an
18account under this section and who is one of the following:
SB21-SSA1,41,1919 1. The beneficiary of the account.
SB21-SSA1,41,2120 2. If the beneficiary is a minor or otherwise incapable of handling his or her
21financial affairs, the parent or guardian of the beneficiary.
SB21-SSA1,41,2322 (b) "Beneficiary" means an eligible individual for whom an account is
23established under this section.
SB21-SSA1,41,2424 (c) "Eligible individual" has the meaning given in 26 USC 529A.
SB21-SSA1,42,3
1(d) "Financial institution" means any bank, savings bank, savings and loan
2association, or credit union that is authorized to do business under state or federal
3laws relating to financial institutions.
SB21-SSA1,42,54 (e) "Qualified expenses" has the meaning given for "qualified disability
5expenses" under 26 USC 529A.
SB21-SSA1,42,6 6(2) Duties of the department. The department shall do all of the following:
SB21-SSA1,42,87 (a) Ensure that an account established under this section meets the
8requirements of a qualified ABLE program under 26 USC 529A.
SB21-SSA1,42,99 (b) Promulgate rules to implement and administer this section.
SB21-SSA1,42,11 10(3) Account owners; beneficiaries; contributions; termination of accounts.
11(a) An account owner may do all of the following:
SB21-SSA1,42,1212 1. Establish an account under this section at a financial institution.
SB21-SSA1,42,14132. Change the beneficiary of an account to a family member, as defined in 26
14USC 529A
, of the previous beneficiary, if the new beneficiary is an eligible individual.
SB21-SSA1,42,1715 3. If the account owner is not the beneficiary, terminate an account upon the
16death of a beneficiary if the account owner is unable to change the beneficiary under
17subd. 2.
SB21-SSA1,42,1918 (b) An individual may not be the beneficiary of more than one account
19established under this section.
SB21-SSA1,42,2220 (c) 1. The maximum total amount of annual contributions that may be made
21to an account established under this section for a particular beneficiary is the
22amount described in 26 USC 529A (b) (2) (B).
SB21-SSA1,43,223 2. The maximum total amount of all annual contributions that may be made
24to an account established under this section for a particular beneficiary is the same

1as the maximum aggregate contribution limit to an account described under s.
216.641, as set by the college program savings board.
SB21-SSA1,43,73 3. If any person attempts to contribute to an account established under this
4section and that contribution would exceed one or both of the limits specified in this
5paragraph, the financial institution to which the contribution is sent shall return to
6the prospective contributor any amount of the attempted contribution that is
7necessary to prevent the limits from being exceeded.
SB21-SSA1,43,138 4. If more than one person attempts to contribute to an account established
9under this section and such contributions would exceed the limits specified in this
10paragraph, and if the attempted contributions arrive at the financial institution on
11the same day, the financial institution to which the contributions are sent shall
12return to the prospective contributors any amount of the attempted contributions,
13on a prorated basis, that is necessary to prevent the limits from being exceeded.
SB21-SSA1,43,2114 (d) Upon the death of the beneficiary who is the account owner the account shall
15terminate, and upon the termination of an account as described in par. (a) 3., any
16amount remaining in the account shall be recoverable by the state under s. 49.849
17as property of a decedent is recoverable under that statute. Any amount that
18remains in the account following such recovery under s. 49.849 shall be paid to the
19account owner's estate. Recovery authorized under this paragraph may relate only
20to public assistance received by a beneficiary on and after the date on which an
21account is established under this section.
SB21-SSA1,43,24 22(4) Payment of claims. If a beneficiary incurs costs for qualified expenses, the
23financial institution shall pay such expenses if sufficient funds to do so are in the
24account.
SB21-SSA1,44,7
1(5) Eligibility for long-term care programs. A person who is determining
2eligibility for an individual for a long-term care program under s. 46.27, 46.275, or
346.277, the family care benefit under s. 46.286, the family care partnership program,
4the long-term care program defined in s. 46.2899 (1), or any other demonstration
5program or program operated under a waiver of federal medicaid law that provides
6long-term care benefits shall exclude from the determination any income from
7assets accumulated in an account created under this section for a beneficiary.
SB21-SSA1,316p 8Section 316p. 16.70 (1e) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,44,139 16.70 (1e) "Agency" means an office, department, agency, institution of higher
10education,
association, society or other body in state government created or
11authorized to be created by the constitution or any law, which is entitled to expend
12moneys appropriated by law, including the legislature and the courts, but not
13including an authority or the University of Wisconsin System.
SB21-SSA1,320m 14Section 320m. 16.705 (1b) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,44,1515 16.705 (1b) (a) The service award board department under s. 16.25 (4) (b).
SB21-SSA1,321 16Section 321. 16.705 (1r) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,322 17Section 322. 16.705 (1r) (e) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,323b 18Section 323b. 16.705 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,45,419 16.705 (2) (a) The department shall promulgate rules for the procurement of
20contractual services by the department and its designated agents, including but not
21limited to rules prescribing approval and monitoring processes for contractual
22service contracts; except as provided in par. (b), a requirement for agencies, except
23for the University of Wisconsin System,
to conduct a uniform cost-benefit analysis
24of each proposed contractual service procurement involving an estimated
25expenditure of more than $50,000 in accordance with standards prescribed in the

1rules; and, except as provided in par. (b), a requirement for agencies, except for the
2University of Wisconsin System,
to review periodically, and before any renewal, the
3continued appropriateness of contracting under each contractual services
4agreement involving an estimated expenditure of more than $50,000.
SB21-SSA1,326q 5Section 326q. 16.71 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,45,156 16.71 (1) Except as otherwise required under this section and s. 16.78 or as
7authorized in s. 16.74 or 16.745, the department shall purchase and may delegate
8to special designated agents the authority to purchase all necessary materials,
9supplies, equipment, all other permanent personal property and miscellaneous
10capital, and contractual services and all other expense of a consumable nature for all
11agencies. In making any delegation, the department shall require the agent to
12adhere to all requirements imposed upon the department in making purchases
13under this subchapter. All materials, services and other things and expense
14furnished to any agency and interest paid under s. 16.528 shall be charged to the
15proper appropriation of the agency to which furnished.
SB21-SSA1,327b 16Section 327b. 16.71 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,46,617 16.71 (1m) The department shall not delegate to any executive branch agency,
18other than the board of regents of the University of Wisconsin System, the authority
19to enter into any contract for materials, supplies, equipment, or contractual services
20relating to information technology or telecommunications prior to review and
21approval of the contract by the department. The department may delegate this
22authority to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. No Except as provided in s.
2316.745, no
executive branch agency, other than the board of regents of the University
24of Wisconsin System, may enter into any such contract without review and approval
25of the contract by the department. The University of Wisconsin-Madison may enter

1into any such contract without review and approval by the department. Any
2executive branch agency that enters into a contract, except for a contract entered into
3under s. 16.745,
relating to information technology under this section shall comply
4with the requirements of s. 16.973 (13). Any delegation to the board of regents of the
5University of Wisconsin System or to the University of Wisconsin-Madison is subject
6to the limitations prescribed in s. 36.585.
SB21-SSA1,328 7Section 328. 16.71 (4) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,328m 8Section 328m. 16.71 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21-SSA1,330n 9Section 330n. 16.72 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,46,2010 16.72 (4) (a) Except as provided in ss. 16.71 and, 16.74, and 16.745 or as
11otherwise provided in this subchapter and the rules promulgated under s. ss. 16.74
12and 16.745 and this subchapter, all supplies, materials, equipment and contractual
13services shall be purchased for and furnished to any agency only upon requisition to
14the department. The department shall prescribe the form, contents, number and
15disposition of requisitions and shall promulgate rules as to time and manner of
16submitting such requisitions for processing. No agency or officer may engage any
17person to perform contractual services without the specific prior approval of the
18department for each such engagement. Purchases of supplies, materials, equipment
19or contractual services under s. 16.745 or by the legislature, the courts, or legislative
20service or judicial branch agencies do not require approval under this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,332b 21Section 332b. 16.73 (5) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
SB21-SSA1,47,222 16.73 (5) The department or its agents may enter into an agreement with the
23University of Wisconsin System under which either of the parties may agree to
24participate in, administer, or conduct purchasing transactions under a contract for

1the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, permanent personal property,
2miscellaneous capital, or contractual services.
SB21-SSA1,333r 3Section 333r. 16.745 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21-SSA1,47,11 416.745 Department of employee trust funds and governing boards
5purchasing.
(1) All supplies, materials, equipment, and contractual services
6required by the department of employee trust funds and any of its governing boards
7shall be purchased by the department of employee trust funds and its governing
8boards. The department of employee trust funds and its governing boards shall
9maintain copies of all purchasing requisitions and contracts and shall permit
10inspection and copying of the requisitions and contracts under subch. II of ch. 19.
11No such requisition or contract need be filed with the department of administration.
SB21-SSA1,47,14 12(2) (a) The department of employee trust funds shall file all bills and
13statements for purchases and engagements it makes under this section with the
14secretary, who shall audit and authorize payment of all bills and statements.
SB21-SSA1,47,1715 (b) Any governing board shall file all bills and statements for purchases and
16engagements it makes under this section with the secretary, who shall audit and
17authorize payment of all bills and statements.
SB21-SSA1,47,25 18(3) The department of administration shall, upon request, make
19recommendations and furnish assistance to the department of employee trust funds
20and its governing boards regarding purchasing procedure. The department of
21administration shall, upon request, process requisitions for purchases submitted by
22the department of employee trust funds or a governing board and shall procure
23materials, supplies, equipment, and services for the department of employee trust
24funds or a governing board in accordance with the purchasing procedure prescribed
25for executive branch agencies under this subchapter.
SB21-SSA1,334c
1Section 334c. 16.75 (1) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21-SSA1,48,102 16.75 (1) (a) 2. If a vendor is not a Wisconsin producer, distributor, supplier or
3retailer and the department determines that the state, foreign nation or subdivision
4thereof in which the vendor is domiciled grants a preference to vendors domiciled in
5that state, nation or subdivision in making governmental purchases, the department
6and any agency making purchases under s. 16.74 or 16.745 shall give a preference
7over that vendor to Wisconsin producers, distributors, suppliers and retailers, if any,
8when awarding the order or contract. The department may enter into agreements
9with states, foreign nations and subdivisions thereof for the purpose of implementing
10this subdivision.
SB21-SSA1,339n 11Section 339n. 16.75 (3m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
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