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SB21-SSA1,1530,6 3(4g) Director of the office of educational opportunity. The president of the
4University of Wisconsin System shall appoint a special assistant to serve as the
5director of the office of educational opportunity under section 36.09 (2) (c) of the
6statutes by no later than 120 days after the effective date of this subsection.
SB21-SSA1,1530,8 7(5) Capitalization change. Wherever "board of regents" appears in the
8statutes, "Board of Regents" is substituted.
SB21-SSA1,1530,13 9(6d) Supplements from compensation reserve during 2015-17 fiscal biennium.
10Notwithstanding section 20.928 of the statutes, the Board of Regents of the
11University of Wisconsin System may not certify any amount to supplement its
12agency budget to the department of administration under section 20.928 (1) of the
13statutes for the 2015-17 fiscal biennium.
SB21-SSA1,1530,14 14(7j) Annual financial audit of the University of Wisconsin System.
SB21-SSA1,1530,15 15(a) Definitions. In this subsection:
SB21-SSA1,1530,16 161. "Board" has the meaning given in section 36.05 (2) of the statutes.
SB21-SSA1,1530,17 172. "System" has the meaning given in section 36.05 (12) of the statutes.
SB21-SSA1,1530,20 18(b) No financial audit by legislative audit bureau. Notwithstanding section
1913.94 (1) (t) of the statutes, the legislative audit bureau shall not conduct a financial
20audit of the system for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 fiscal years.
SB21-SSA1,1531,2 21(c) Contract for financial audit. The board shall contract with an independent
22accounting firm licensed under chapter 442 of the statutes for purposes of conducting
23an annual financial audit of the system for fiscal year 2015-16 and fiscal year
242016-17. This accounting firm shall report to the board and shall provide all of the

1following to the board, the governor, the joint legislative audit committee, and the
2joint committee on finance:
SB21-SSA1,1531,3 31. The audited financial statements.
SB21-SSA1,1531,4 42. Performance improvement observations.
SB21-SSA1,1531,6 53. A management letter complete with internal control deficiencies and audit
6differences.
SB21-SSA1,1531,10 7(d) Legislative audit bureau assistance. The accounting firm with which the
8board contracts under paragraph (c) may use the legislative audit bureau to assist
9in conducting the audit to the extent the work relied upon does not modify the audit
10opinion with the exception of accepting the prior year's unqualified opinion.
SB21-SSA1,1531,11 11(8u) Accountability measures.
SB21-SSA1,1531,13 12(a) The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System shall identify
13accountability measures in all of the following areas:
SB21-SSA1,1531,14 141. Financial management.
SB21-SSA1,1531,15 152. Administrative management.
SB21-SSA1,1531,16 163. Educational performance.
SB21-SSA1,1531,17 174. Research and economic development.
SB21-SSA1,1531,22 18(b) By October 1, 2015, the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin
19System shall submit the accountability measures identified under paragraph (a) to
20the chief clerk of each house of the legislature, for distribution to the appropriate
21standing committees in the manner provided under section 13.172 (3) of the statutes,
22for approval by these committees.
SB21-SSA1,9149 23Section 9149. Nonstatutory provisions; Veterans Affairs.
SB21-SSA1,9150 24Section 9150. Nonstatutory provisions; Wisconsin Economic
Development Corporation.
SB21-SSA1,1532,5
1(5d) Policy concerning unassigned balance. No later than October 1, 2015,
2the board of directors of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation shall
3submit its policies and procedures established under section 238.03 (4) of the
4statutes, as created by this act, to the joint committee on finance and the joint
5legislative audit committee.
SB21-SSA1,1532,8 6(5dc) Economic development grants. In fiscal year 2015-16, from the
7appropriation under section 20.192 (1) (a) of the statutes, the Wisconsin Economic
8Development Corporation shall do all of the following:
SB21-SSA1,1532,19 9(a) Grant $250,000 to the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium to support
10the growth, training, and research and development of private businesses in the
11energy, power, and control sector that are headquartered in Wisconsin. The
12Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation shall develop policies and procedures
13for determining whether a business is headquartered in Wisconsin and otherwise
14eligible to receive grant moneys under this paragraph. The Mid-West Energy
15Research Consortium may not expend any grant moneys under this paragraph after
16June 30, 2017; shall repay any grant moneys not expended under this paragraph to
17the secretary of administration for deposit in the general fund; and shall comply with
18all record-keeping and reporting requirements applicable to other recipients of
19grants from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
SB21-SSA1,1532,22 20(b) Grant $250,000 to Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin for a new revolving loan
21program in the southwest region of the state to promote regional economic
22development and entrepreneurial start-ups.
SB21-SSA1,1532,25 23(c) Grant $150,000 to the Northcentral Technical College for the purchase of
24commercial stoves, ovens, and other equipment for that college's culinary arts
25program and business incubator facilities.
SB21-SSA1,1533,5
1(d) Grant $100,000 to the Marathon County Economic Development
2Corporation for a revolving loan fund to support minority-owned businesses in
3Marathon County. A business is considered to be minority owned for purposes of this
4paragraph if the business is at least 30 percent owned by a minority group member,
5as defined in section 16.287 (1) (f) of the statutes.
SB21-SSA1,9151 6Section 9151. Nonstatutory provisions; Workforce Development.
SB21-SSA1,1533,7 7(2) Transfer of worker's compensation adjudicatory functions.
SB21-SSA1,1533,13 8(a) Assets and liabilities. On the effective date of this paragraph, the assets and
9liabilities of the department of workforce development that are primarily related to
10the adjudicatory functions of the division of worker's compensation in that
11department, as determined by the secretary of administration, shall become the
12assets and liabilities of the division of hearings and appeals in the department of
13administration.
SB21-SSA1,1533,24 14(bu) Positions and employees. On the effective date of this paragraph, not less
15than 18.0 FTE SEG administrative law judge positions, and all incumbent
16employees holding those positions, in the department of workforce development
17performing duties that are primarily related to the adjudicatory functions of the
18division of worker's compensation in that department, as determined by the
19secretary of administration, are transferred to the division of hearings and appeals
20in the department of administration. In determining the number of administrative
21law positions to be transferred under this paragraph, the secretary of administration
22shall ensure that not less than 6.0 FTE SEG administrative law judge positions and
232.0 FTE SEG legal support staff positions remain at the department of workforce
24development.
SB21-SSA1,1534,6
1(c) Employee status. Employees transferred under paragraph (bu) have all the
2rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the division of
3hearings and appeals in the department of administration that they enjoyed in the
4department of workforce development immediately before the transfer.
5Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes, no employee so transferred who
6has attained permanent status in class is required to serve a probationary period.
SB21-SSA1,1534,12 7(d) Tangible personal property. On the effective date of this paragraph, all
8tangible personal property, including records, of the department of workforce
9development that is primarily related to the adjudicatory functions of the division
10of worker's compensation in that department, as determined by the secretary of
11administration, is transferred to the division of hearings and appeals in the
12department of administration.
SB21-SSA1,1534,20 13(e) Pending matters. Any matter pending with the department of workforce
14development on the effective date of this paragraph that is primarily related to the
15adjudicatory functions of the division of worker's compensation in that department,
16as determined by the secretary of administration, is transferred to the division of
17hearings and appeals in the department of administration. All materials submitted
18to or actions taken by the department of workforce development with respect to the
19pending matter are considered as having been submitted to or taken by the division
20of hearings and appeals in the department of administration.
SB21-SSA1,1535,4 21(f) Contracts. All contracts entered into by the department of workforce
22development in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily
23related to the adjudicatory functions of the division of worker's compensation in that
24department, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect and
25are transferred to the division of hearings and appeals in the department of

1administration. The division of hearings and appeals in the department of
2administration shall carry out any obligations under those contracts unless modified
3or rescinded by the division of hearings and appeals in the department of
4administration to the extent allowed under the contract.
SB21-SSA1,1535,16 5(g) Rules and orders. All rules promulgated by the department of workforce
6development in effect on the effective date of this paragraph that are primarily
7related to the adjudicatory functions of the division of worker's compensation in that
8department, as determined by the secretary of administration, remain in effect until
9their specified expiration dates or until amended or repealed by the administrator
10of the division of hearings and appeals in the department of administration. All
11orders issued by the department of workforce development in effect on the effective
12date of this paragraph that are primarily related to the adjudicatory functions of the
13division of worker's compensation in that department, as determined by the
14secretary of administration, remain in effect until their specified expiration dates or
15until modified or rescinded by the administrator of the division of hearings and
16appeals in the department of administration.
SB21-SSA1,1535,17 17(5) Unemployment insurance; drug testing.
SB21-SSA1,1535,22 18(a) Scope statements for rules. The department of workforce development shall
19present the statements of scope of the rules required under sections 108.04 (8) (b) and
20108.133 (2) (a) and (am) and (4) (b) of the statutes, as created by this act, to the
21governor for approval under section 227.135 (2) of the statutes no later than the
22180th day after the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1536,8 23(b) Emergency rule authority. Using the procedure under section 227.24 of the
24statutes, the department of workforce development may promulgate any rules
25required under sections 108.04 (8) (b) and 108.133 (2) (a) and (am) and (4) (b) of the

1statutes, as created by this act, for the period before the effective date of any
2corresponding permanent rules, but not to exceed the period authorized under
3section 227.24 (1) (c) of the statutes, subject to extension under section 227.24 (2) of
4the statutes. Notwithstanding section 227.24 (1) (a), (2) (b), and (3) of the statutes,
5the department is not required to provide evidence that promulgating a rule under
6this paragraph as an emergency rule is necessary for the preservation of the public
7peace, health, safety, or welfare and is not required to provide a finding of emergency
8for a rule promulgated under this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1536,9 9(6) Infrastructure employee transfers.
SB21-SSA1,1536,14 10(a) Employee transfers. On the effective date of this paragraph, 4.0 FTE
11positions and the incumbent employees in the classified service of the state civil
12service holding those positions in the department of workforce development
13performing duties primarily related to infrastructure, as determined by the
14secretary of administration, are transferred to the department of administration.
SB21-SSA1,1536,20 15(b) Employee status. Employees transferred under paragraph (a) have all the
16rights and the same status under chapter 230 of the statutes in the department of
17administration that they enjoyed in the department of workforce development
18immediately before the transfer. Notwithstanding section 230.28 (4) of the statutes,
19no employee so transferred who has attained permanent status in class is required
20to serve a probationary period.
SB21-SSA1,9152 21Section 9152. Nonstatutory provisions; Other.
SB21-SSA1,1536,22 22(1c) Pay-for-performance contracts.
SB21-SSA1,1536,23 23(a) In this subsection:
SB21-SSA1,1537,6 241. "Pay-for-performance contract" means a contract between a state agency
25and a private organization for the delivery of services under which payment for those

1services is contingent upon, and delayed until, the private organization achieves
2specified performance outcomes as measured by an independent evaluator using
3agreed-upon standards of measurement. The private organization may serve as an
4intermediary for obtaining funding to perform the contract by raising capital from
5private donors or investors and for subcontracting with direct providers to achieve
6the specified performance outcomes.
SB21-SSA1,1537,8 72. "State agency" means any office, department, or independent agency in the
8executive branch of state government.
SB21-SSA1,1537,12 9(b) All state agencies shall review current programs and submit to the joint
10committee on finance on or before December 1, 2015, a plan that identifies
11expenditures that could be decreased or programs that could be improved through
12the use of pay-for-performance contracts.
SB21-SSA1,1537,14 13(1d) Required general fund structural balance. Section 20.003 (4m) of the
14statutes shall not apply to the action of the legislature in enacting this act.
SB21-SSA1,9201 15Section 9201. Fiscal changes; Administration.
SB21-SSA1,1537,19 16(1) Consolidation of certain state agency services appropriations. The assets
17and unencumbered balance in the appropriation account under section 20.505 (1)
18(ke), 2013 stats., are transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.505
19(1) (kL) of the statutes, as affected by this act.
SB21-SSA1,1537,23 20(2) Transfer to state building trust fund. Before July 1, 2016, the secretary
21of administration may transfer to the state building trust fund, from the
22appropriation account under section 20.505 (1) (kc) of the statutes, an amount not
23exceeding $3,000,000 from the unencumbered balance of that appropriation account.
SB21-SSA1,1538,3 24(3q) Lapse from capital planning and building construction services
25appropriation account to general fund.
Notwithstanding section 20.001 (3) (a) of

1the statutes, there is lapsed to the general fund from the appropriation account
2under section 20.505 (1) (kc) of the statutes an amount equal to $5,000,000 in the
32015-16 fiscal year.
SB21-SSA1,9202 4Section 9202. Fiscal changes; Agriculture, Trade and Consumer
Protection.
SB21-SSA1,1538,7 5(1) Transfer from agricultural chemical cleanup fund to environmental
6fund.
There is transferred from the agricultural chemical cleanup fund to the
7environmental fund $1,000,000 in each fiscal year of the 2015-17 biennium.
SB21-SSA1,9203 8Section 9203. Fiscal changes; Arts Board.
SB21-SSA1,9204 9Section 9204. Fiscal changes; Building Commission.
SB21-SSA1,9205 10Section 9205. Fiscal changes; Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention
Board.
SB21-SSA1,9206 11Section 9206. Fiscal changes; Children and Families.
SB21-SSA1,9207 12Section 9207. Fiscal changes; Circuit Courts.
SB21-SSA1,9208 13Section 9208. Fiscal changes; Corrections.
SB21-SSA1,9209 14Section 9209. Fiscal changes; Court of Appeals.
SB21-SSA1,9210 15Section 9210. Fiscal changes; District Attorneys.
SB21-SSA1,9211 16Section 9211. Fiscal changes; Educational Communications Board.
SB21-SSA1,9212 17Section 9212. Fiscal changes; Employee Trust Funds.
SB21-SSA1,9213 18Section 9213. Fiscal changes; Employment Relations Commission.
SB21-SSA1,1538,23 19(1v) Unspent program revenue. Notwithstanding section 20.001 (3) (a) of the
20statutes, at the end of each fiscal year in the 2015-17 fiscal biennium, there is lapsed
21to the general fund any unencumbered balance exceeding 10 percent of that fiscal
22year's expenditures from the appropriation account under section 20.425 (1) (i) of the
23statutes.
SB21-SSA1,9214
1Section 9214. Fiscal changes; Financial Institutions.
SB21-SSA1,9215 2Section 9215. Fiscal changes; Government Accountability Board.
SB21-SSA1,9216 3Section 9216. Fiscal changes; Governor.
SB21-SSA1,9217 4Section 9217. Fiscal changes; Health and Educational Facilities
Authority.
SB21-SSA1,9218 5Section 9218. Fiscal changes; Health Services.
SB21-SSA1,1539,6 6(1) Merger of divisions into Medicaid services division.
SB21-SSA1,1539,10 7(a) The unencumbered balances of the appropriations to the department of
8health services under section 20.435 (7) (g) and (hc) of the statutes, as affected by this
9act, are transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (h) of the
10statutes, as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1539,14 11(b) The unencumbered balances of the appropriations to the department of
12health services under section 20.435 (7) (gc) and (h) of the statutes, as affected by this
13act, are transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (hp) of the
14statutes, as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1539,18 15(c) The unencumbered balance of the appropriation to the department of health
16services under section 20.435 (7) (gm) of the statutes, as affected by this act, is
17transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (iL) of the statutes,
18as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1539,22 19(d) The unencumbered balance of the appropriation to the department of health
20services under section 20.435 (7) (hs) of the statutes, as affected by this act, is
21transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (hs) of the statutes,
22as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1540,2 23(e) The unencumbered balance of the appropriation to the department of health
24services under section 20.435 (7) (i) of the statutes, as affected by this act, is

1transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (i) of the statutes,
2as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1540,6 3(f) The unencumbered balance of the appropriation to the department of health
4services under section 20.435 (7) (im) of the statutes, as affected by this act, is
5transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (im) of the statutes,
6as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1540,10 7(g) The unencumbered balance of the appropriation to the department of health
8services under section 20.435 (7) (jb) of the statutes, as affected by this act, is
9transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (jc) of the statutes,
10as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1540,14 11(h) The unencumbered balance of the appropriation to the department of
12health services under section 20.435 (7) (kx) of the statutes, as affected by this act,
13is transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (kx) of the
14statutes, as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1540,18 15(i) The unencumbered balance of the appropriations to the department of
16health services under section 20.435 (7) (m) and (mc) of the statutes, as affected by
17this act, are transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (m) of
18the statutes, as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1540,22 19(j) The unencumbered balance of the appropriation to the department of health
20services under section 20.435 (7) (n) of the statutes, as affected by this act, is
21transferred to the appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) (n) of the statutes,
22as affected by this act, on the effective date of this paragraph.
SB21-SSA1,1541,2 23(2c) Lapse from physician assessment to general fund. Notwithstanding
24section 20.001 (3) (a) of the statutes, in the fiscal year 2015-16, there is lapsed to the

1general fund $1,100,000 from the appropriation account of the department of health
2services under section 20.435 (1) (hg) of the statutes.
SB21-SSA1,9219 3Section 9219. Fiscal changes; Higher Educational Aids Board.
SB21-SSA1,9220 4Section 9220. Fiscal changes; Historical Society.
SB21-SSA1,9221 5Section 9221. Fiscal changes; Housing and Economic Development
Authority.
SB21-SSA1,9222 6Section 9222. Fiscal changes; Insurance.
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