190.11 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
The department of financial institutions office of the commissioner
shall collect a fee at the rate under s. 77.22 and, on or before the 15th day 19
of the month after the fee is collected, shall remit that fee to the department of 20
administration for deposit in the general fund. Sections 77.21, 77.22 and 77.25 to 21
77.27 apply to the fee under this subsection.
192.32 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
(c) To prevent any person from walking directly across the tracks or 24
right-of-way of any railroad.
194.01 (11) of the statutes is amended to read:
"Private motor carrier" means any person except a common or
2contract motor carrier engaged in the who provides
transportation of property or
motor vehicle other than an automobile or trailer used
4therewith, upon the public highways, as defined in 49 CFR 390.5, and is not a
5for-hire motor carrier
196.02 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
196.02 (5) Inspect books.
The commission, the chairperson of the commission, 8
or any commissioner or any person employed by the commission for that purpose 9
may, upon demand, inspect the books, accounts, papers, records and memoranda of 10
any public utility, and examine under oath any officer, agent or employee of the public 11
utility in relation to its business and affairs. Any person, other than the chairperson
one of the commissioners, who makes a demand shall produce his or her authority 13
to make the inspection.
196.03 (3) (b) 2. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) 2. b. The person owns land that is located in the city, village or 16
town and in an area in which the municipal utility has an obligation to provide water 17
for public fire protection. If the person owns 2 or more parcels that are adjacent to
18each other or divided only by a roadway or brook, creek, river, or stream, the
19municipality may bill the person for only one parcel.
196.203 (4m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) The commission may impose s. 196.02 (1), (4), or (5), 196.04, 22
196.135, 196.14, 196.197, 196.199, 196.207, 196.208, 196.209, 196.218, 196.219 (1), 23
(2) (b), (c), or (d), (2r), or (3) (a), (d), (j), (m), (n), or (o), 196.25, 196.26, 196.39, 196.395, 24
196.40, 196.41, 196.43, 196.44, 196.65, 196.66, 196.81,
196.85, 196.858, or 196.859 25
on an alternative telecommunications utility.
196.218 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) "Essential telecommunications services" means the services or 4
functionalities listed in 47 CFR 54.101
(a) as of January 1, 2010
196.218 (3) (a) 3. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) 3. b. The amounts appropriated under ss. 20.255 (1) (q) and
(q), (qm), and (r), 20.285 (1) (q),
and 20.505 (4) (s), (t), (tm), (tu), and (tw).
196.218 (5) (a) 10. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 10. To make broadband expansion grants under s. 196.504.
196.218 (5) (a) 12. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 12. To make grants under ss. 16.994 and 16.996.
196.218 (5) (a) 12. of the statutes, as created by 2015 Wisconsin 13
Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
(a) 12. To make grants under ss. 16.994 and s.
196.218 (5) (a) 14. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 14. To provide funding for online courses made available under 17
s. 115.28 (53) and for the delivery of digital content and collaborative instruction 18
under s. 115.28 (54).
196.31 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(intro.) In Except as provided in sub. (1m), in
any proceeding before 21
the commission, the commission shall compensate any participant in the proceeding 22
who is not a public utility, for some or all of the reasonable costs of participation in 23
the proceeding if the commission finds that:
196.31 (1m) of the statutes is amended to read:
The commission shall compensate any a
consumer group or 2
consumer representative under sub. (1)
for all 50% of the
reasonable costs of 3
participating in a hearing under s. 196.198 proceeding
196.504 (1) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
(am) "Scalable" means, with respect to a project for a broadband 7
network, that the broadband network has the ability to maintain the quality of its 8
service while increasing parameters relating to the size of the network, such as the 9
number of users, the number of network nodes, the number of services provided, or 10
the network's geographic spread.
196.504 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) To make broadband expansion grants to eligible applicants for 13
the purpose of constructing broadband infrastructure in underserved areas 14
designated under par. (d). Grants awarded under this section shall be paid from the 15
appropriation under s. 20.155 (3) (g) (r). In each fiscal year, the total amount of the
16grants may not exceed $1,500,000
196.504 (2) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
(c) To establish criteria for evaluating applications and awarding 19
grants under this section. The criteria shall prohibit grants that have the effect of 20
subsidizing the expenses of a telecommunication provider or the monthly bills of 21
telecommunications customers. The criteria shall give priority to projects that 22
include matching funds, that involve public-private partnerships, that affect areas 23
with no broadband service providers, that are scalable,
or that affect a large 24
geographic area or a large number of underserved individuals or communities.
196.65 (1) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
(e) Upon proper demand, fails or refuses to exhibit to the 2
commission, the chairperson of the commission,
or any commissioner or any person 3
authorized to examine it any record of the public utility which is in the possession 4
or under the control of the officer, agent or employee.
200.09 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 200.09 (1) (a) and 6
amended to read:
(a) A Except as provided in par. (b), a
district formed under this 8
subchapter shall be governed by a 5-member commission appointed for staggered 9
5-year terms. Except as provided in par. (b) and
sub. (11), commissioners shall be 10
appointed by the county board of the county in which the district is located. If Except
11as provided in par. (b), if
the district contains territory of more than one county, the 12
county boards of the counties not having the greatest population in the district shall 13
appoint one commissioner each and the county board of the county having the 14
greatest population in the district shall appoint the remainder. Of the initial 15
appointments under this paragraph
, the appointments for the shortest terms shall 16
be made by the counties having the least amount of population, in reverse order of 17
their population included in the district. Commissioners shall be residents of the 18
district. Initial appointments shall be made no sooner than 60 days and no later than 19
90 days after issuance of the department order forming a district or after completion 20
of any court proceedings challenging such order.
200.09 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) A district that contains a 2nd class city with a population of 23
200,000 or more shall be governed by a 9-member commission appointed for 24
staggered 3-year terms. The mayor of the 2nd class city shall appoint 5 individuals 25
as members of the commission. An executive council composed of the elected
executive officers of each city and village that is wholly or partly within the 2
boundaries of the district, except the 2nd class city, shall appoint 3 members of the 3
commission by a majority vote of the members of the executive council. An executive 4
council composed of the elected executive officers of each town that is wholly or partly 5
within the boundaries of the district shall appoint one member of the commission by 6
a majority vote of the members of the executive council.
200.09 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
All actions of a commission under sub. (1) (b) shall be approved 9
by a majority vote of the members present, except that the following actions require 10
the affirmative vote of three-fourths of the members who are entitled to a seat on the 11
(a) Any policy, rule, regulation, ordinance, rate, or charging structure that does 13
not by its terms apply uniformly to all geographical areas of the district.
(b) Any change in the methods in effect on May 1, 2015, that are used to finance 15
capital projects or to finance operations of the district.
200.15 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 200.15 (1) (a) (intro.) 17
and amended to read:
(a) (intro.) Territory outside the district which becomes annexed for
19municipal purposes to a city or village, or is added to a town sanitary district under
20s. 60.785 (1), which, prior to the annexation or addition, is located entirely within the
21original district may be added to the district Except as provided in par. (b),
receipt by the commission, and the regional planning commission of the region 23
within which the district or the greatest portion of the district is located, of official 24
notice from the city or,
that the municipal annexation has occurred,
town sanitary district that the addition has occurred, except that such territory
1shall be added under sub. (2) if, within 30 days after receipt of such notice, that
2regional planning commission files with the commission a written objection to any
3part of the annexation or addition or the commission issues a written determination
4disapproving the addition of the territory under this subsection.
for any of the
Failure of the commission to disapprove the addition of the territory under 7
this subsection is subject to review under ch. 227.
200.15 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 1. Territory that is annexed to a city or village that is located 10
entirely within the original district prior to the annexation.
200.15 (1) (a) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 2. Territory that is added to a town sanitary district under s. 13
60.785 (1) that is located entirely within the original district prior to the addition.
200.15 (1) (a) 3. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 3. Territory that is annexed or attached to a city or village or 16
added to a town sanitary district under s. 60.785 (1) if a portion of the city, village, 17
or town sanitary district is located within a district that contains a 2nd class city with 18
a population of 200,000 or more.
200.15 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) If, within 30 days after receipt of a notice under par. (a), the 21
regional planning commission files with the commission a written objection to any 22
part of the annexation or addition or the commission issues a written determination 23
disapproving the addition of the territory, the territory proposed to be added or 24
annexed under this subsection may be added or annexed only under sub. (2).
218.20 (1r) of the statutes is amended to read:
"Motor vehicle salvage dealer" means a person who purchases and 2
resells motor vehicles for wrecking, processing, scrapping, recycling
or dismantling 3
purposes or who carries on or conducts the business of wrecking, processing, 4
or dismantling motor vehicles or selling parts of motor vehicles so 5
processed. Motor vehicle salvage dealer includes a motor vehicle scavenger.
218.20 (1t) of the statutes is created to read:
"Motor vehicle scavenger" means a person who carries on or 8
conducts the business of purchasing motor vehicles and reselling the vehicles to a 9
motor vehicle salvage dealer or scrap metal processor.
218.23 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
(title) Licensee to maintain records; purchase and sale of
12vehicles by licensee.
218.23 (1d) of the statutes is created to read:
No motor vehicle scavenger may acquire a motor vehicle by a bill 15
of sale for the purpose of wrecking or junking the motor vehicle.
218.23 (1g) of the statutes is created to read:
Before a licensed motor vehicle salvage dealer may acquire a motor 18
vehicle for the purpose of wrecking or junking the motor vehicle, the dealer shall 19
examine the certificate of title for the motor vehicle, or examine the title records of 20
the department if the person transferring the motor vehicle is not in possession of 21
the certificate of title, to determine whether there is any security interest in the 22
motor vehicle. A licensed motor vehicle salvage dealer who demonstrates that the 23
dealer has acted in accordance with this subsection is not liable for any damages 24
incurred by a person who asserts a security interest in a motor vehicle and who is not 25
named on the certificate of title of the vehicle.
218.23 (1r) of the statutes is created to read:
No licensed motor vehicle salvage dealer may acquire a motor 3
vehicle for the purpose of wrecking or junking the motor vehicle if the certificate of 4
title for the motor vehicle identifies a holder of a security interest in the motor 5
218.23 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 218.23 (3) (a) and 7
amended to read:
(a) Any person violating this section sub. (1) or (2)
may be fined not 9
less than $25 nor more than $200 or imprisoned not more than 60 days or both.
218.23 (3) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
(b) Any person knowingly violating sub. (1d), (1g), or (1r) may be 12
fined not more than $250 for a first offense, not more than $750 for a 2nd offense, and 13
not more than $1,500 for a 3rd or subsequent offense. Each day on which a licensed 14
motor vehicle salvage dealer knowingly violates sub. (1g) or (1r) constitutes a 15
224.30 (5) of the statutes is created to read:
224.30 (5) Electronic filing.
(a) In this subsection, "filing" means the 18
submission to the department of any form, instrument, application, report, notice, 19
or other information required or permitted to be submitted to the department for 20
retention in the department's records.
(b) Subject to par. (c), the department may require any filing to be made 22
electronically in a manner prescribed by the department. Subject to par. (c), if the 23
department requires that a filing be made electronically, the department may 24
require that any fee associated with the filing be paid using a suitable method 25
prescribed by the department.
(c) The department may waive any requirement imposed under par. (b) if all 2
of the following apply:
1. The person affected by the requirement makes a written request to the 4
department, in a manner prescribed by the department, that the requirement be 5
waived and clearly states in the request why the requirement causes the person 6
2. The department determines, in its discretion, that the requirement, if 8
imposed on the person, would cause the person undue hardship.
227.01 (13) (Ln) of the statutes is repealed.
227.01 (13) (Lp) of the statutes is created to read:
(Lp) Is a policy related to procurement developed under s. 36.11 12
227.01 (13) (xm) of the statutes is created to read:
(xm) Establishes camping fees within the fee limits specified under 15
s. 27.01 (10) (d) 1. or 2.
227.01 (13) (zr) of the statutes is created to read:
(zr) Relates to the administration or implementation of a 18
cooperative agreement under s. 28.15.
227.03 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
The provisions of this chapter relating to contested cases do not 21
apply to proceedings involving the revocation of community supervision or
supervision under s. 938.357 (5), the revocation of parole, extended supervision, or 23
probation, the grant of probation, prison discipline, mandatory release under s. 24
302.11, or any other proceeding involving the care and treatment of a resident or an 25
inmate of a correctional institution.
227.10 (3) (e) of the statutes is amended to read: