36.11 (title) of the statutes is amended to read:
(title) Powers and duties of the
board Board of regents Regents.
36.11 (1) (title) of the statutes is renumbered 36.11 (1x) (title).
36.11 (1) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 36.11 (1x) (a).
36.11 (1) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 36.11 (1x) (b) and 11
amended to read:
(b) Except as provided in this paragraph and ss. 13.48 (14) (am) and
1316.848 (1) sub. (27m)
, the board may purchase, have custody of, hold, control, 14
possess, lease, grant easements and enjoy any lands, buildings, books, records and 15
all other property of any nature which may be necessary and required for the 16
purposes, objects and uses of the system authorized by law. Any Except for a lease
17under sub. (27m), any
lease by the board is subject to the powers of the University 18
of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority under s. 233.03 (13) and the rights of 19
the authority under any lease agreement, as defined in s. 233.01 (6). The board shall
20not permit a facility that would be privately owned or operated to be constructed on
21state-owned land without obtaining prior approval of the building commission
22under s. 13.48 (12). Subject to prior action under s. 13.48 (14) (am) or 16.848 (1), the
may sell or dispose of such any
property as provided by law, or any part thereof 24owned by the authority
when in its judgment it is for the best interests of the system 25
and the state. All purchases of real property shall be subject to the approval of the
1building commission. The provision of all leases of real property to be occupied by
2the board shall be the responsibility of the department of administration under s.
36.11 (1) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 36.11 (1x) (c).
36.11 (1) (cm) of the statutes is renumbered 36.11 (1x) (cm).
36.11 (1) (d) of the statutes is renumbered 36.11 (1x) (d).
36.11 (1c) (a) and (b) of the statutes are created to read:
(a) The power to sue and be sued, to have a seal and to alter the seal 9
at pleasure, to have perpetual existence, to make and execute contracts and other 10
instruments necessary or convenient to the exercise of the powers of the board, to 11
contract for legal services, and to make, amend, and repeal bylaws.
(b) The power to accept gifts, loans, and other aid.
36.11 (1L) (title) of the statutes is created to read:
(title) Fiscal management.
36.11 (1p) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (1p) Bonds.
The authority may issue bonds for any 17
corporate purpose. All bonds are negotiable for all purposes, notwithstanding their 18
payment from a limited source.
(b) Bonds not public debt.
1. The state is not liable on bonds issued by the 20
authority and the bonds are not a debt of the state. All bonds shall contain a 21
statement to this effect on the face of the bond. A bond issue does not, directly or 22
indirectly or contingently, obligate the state or a political subdivision of the state to 23
levy any tax or make any appropriation for payment of the bonds. Nothing in this 24
paragraph prevents the authority from pledging its full faith and credit to the 25
payment of bonds.
2. Nothing in this chapter authorizes the authority to create a debt of the state, 2
and all bonds issued by the authority are payable, and shall state that they are 3
payable, solely from the funds pledged for their payment in accordance with the bond 4
resolution authorizing their issuance or in any trust indenture or mortgage or deed 5
of trust executed as security for the bonds. The state is not liable for the payment 6
of the principal of or interest on a bond or for the performance of any pledge, 7
mortgage, obligation or agreement that may be undertaken by the authority. The 8
breach of any pledge, mortgage, obligation or agreement undertaken by the 9
authority does not impose pecuniary liability upon the state or a charge upon its 10
general credit or against its taxing power.
(c) State pledge.
The state pledges to and agrees with the bondholders, and 12
persons that enter into contracts with the authority under this chapter, that the state 13
will not limit or alter the rights vested in the authority by this chapter before the 14
authority has fully met and discharged the bonds, and any interest due on the bonds, 15
and has fully performed its contracts, unless adequate provision is made by law for 16
the protection of the bondholders or those entering into contracts with the authority.
36.11 (3) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.11 (4) Injunctive relief.
The board may obtain injunctive relief to enforce 20
this chapter or any rules promulgated or policies and procedures adopted
under this 21
36.11 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) The board may procure liability insurance covering the members 24
of the board, any officer, employee, or agent,
or such students whose activities may
constitute an obligation or responsibility of the system
and procure insurance
2against any loss in connection with the authority's property and other assets
36.11 (5) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) The board may procure insurance to cover injuries sustained by 5
students as a result of their participation in intercollegiate athletics. The board may
6not use general purpose revenue to pay for such insurance.
With respect to any of 7
the risks to be covered by the insurance, the board may contract for the services of 8
a claims administrator and may obtain coverage by any combination of 9
self-insurance, excess or stop-loss insurance or blanket insurance.
36.11 (6) (title), (a) and (b) of the statutes are repealed.
36.11 (6) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 36.11 (6) and amended 12
36.11 (6) Grant formula. By Annually, by
April 10, 1998, and annually
the board shall develop and submit to the higher educational aids board 15
for its review under s. 39.285 (1) a proposed formula for the awarding of grants under 16
s. 39.435, except for grants awarded under s. 39.435 (2) or (5), for the upcoming 17
academic year to students enrolled in the system.
36.11 (8) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) The board shall establish fines for the violation of any rule made 20
under par. (a). The institutions are authorized to collect such fines together with 21
moneys collected from the sale of parking permits and other fees established under 22
par. (a), to be used only for the purpose of developing and operating parking or other
23transportation facilities at the institution at which collected and for enforcing
24parking rules under par. (a)
36.11 (8e) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (8m) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (11) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (12) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (13) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (15) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (15m) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (17) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (18) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (19) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (21) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (22) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (23) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (23m) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (24) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (25) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (26) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (27) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (27m) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (27m) Lease with state.
(a) The board shall negotiate and enter into a 20
lease agreement for an initial period of not more than 75 years with the secretary of 21
administration to lease any state-owned property or facilities required for the board 22
to perform its duties and exercise its powers. The lease agreement shall include all 23
of the following:
1. A provision that requires the board to pay the state for leasing property and 25
facilities under the agreement a nominal amount determined by the parties to be
necessary to prevent the lease agreement from being unenforceable because of a lack 2
2. A provision that requires the board to conduct its operations in such a way 4
so that it will not adversely affect the exclusion of interest on bonds issued by the 5
state from gross income under 26 USC 103
for federal income tax purposes.
3. A provision that gives the state ownership of all of the following:
a. Any improvements or modifications made by the board to property or 8
facilities leased under the lease agreement.
b. Any facility that the board constructs on state-owned land.
4. A provision that, notwithstanding s. 13.48 (10) (c), requires the board to 11
obtain the approval of the building commission for any construction or renovation 12
project involving a state-owned facility or occurring on state-owned land, if the cost 13
of the project is at least $760,000.
5. A provision requiring the authority to make payments for principal and 15
interest costs incurred in financing self-amortizing university facilities and to make 16
payments under an agreement or ancillary arrangement entered into under s. 18.06 17
6. A provision making the board responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the 19
facilities and property leased under the lease agreement.
7. Any provision necessary to ensure that the general management and 21
operation of the facilities and property leased under the lease agreement are 22
consistent with duties and powers of the board.
8. A provision on a mechanism for the resolution of disputes.
(b) The board shall submit the lease agreement required under par. (a) and any 25
subsequent modification, extension, or renewal of the lease agreement to the joint
committee on finance. No extension or renewal of the lease agreement may be for 2
a period of more than 75 years. The lease agreement and any modification, 3
extension, or renewal of the lease agreement may take effect only upon approval of 4
36.11 (28) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.11 (28) Lease agreement with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and
7Clinics Authority. Subject to 1995 Wisconsin Act 27, section 9159 (2) (k), and subject
8to any prior lease entered into under s. 13.48 (14) (am) or 16.848 (1), the The
shall negotiate and enter into a carry out the obligations under any
lease agreement 10
with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority that meets the 11
requirements under s. 233.04 (7) and, 2013 stats., and that is in effect on the effective
12date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date], and the board
shall comply with s. 13
36.11 (28m) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.11 (28m) Affiliation agreement with the University of Wisconsin
16Hospitals and Clinics Authority. Subject to 1995 Wisconsin Act 27, section 9159 (2)
17(k), the The
board shall negotiate and enter into an carry out the obligations under
affiliation agreement with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics 19
Authority that meets the requirements under s. 233.04 (7m) and, 2013 stats., and
20that is in effect on the effective date of this subsection .... [LRB inserts date], and the
shall comply with s. 233.04 (7p).
36.11 (29) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.11 (29) Other agreements with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals
24and Clinics Authority.
The board may enter into joint purchasing contracts and 25
other contracts, rental agreements and cooperative agreements and other necessary
arrangements with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority 2
which may be necessary and convenient for the missions, objects and uses of the 3
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority authorized by law. 4Purchasing contracts and agreements are subject to s. 16.73 (5).
36.11 (29r) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act .... 6
(this act), is repealed.
36.11 (29r) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) 1. The board shall coordinate any economic development 9
assistance with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Forward
10Wisconsin Development Authority
36.11 (29r) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) 2. Annually, no later than October 1, the board shall submit to 13
the joint legislative audit committee and to the appropriate standing committees of 14
the legislature under s. 13.172 (3) a comprehensive report assessing economic 15
development programs administered by the board. The report shall include all of the 16
information required under s. 238.07 235.016
(2). The board shall collaborate with 17
the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Forward Wisconsin
to make readily accessible to the public on an 19
Internet-based system the information required under this subsection.
36.11 (31) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (32) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (33) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (36) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (36m) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (37) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (39) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (40) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (43) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (44) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (46) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (47) (intro.) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to 7
(intro.) Armed forces.
If a student who is a member of a national 9
guard or a member of a reserve unit of the U.S. armed forces withdraws from school 10
after September 11, 2001, because he or she is called into state active duty or into 11
active service with the U.S. armed forces for at least 30 days, the board shall reenroll 12
the student beginning in the semester in which he or she is discharged, demobilized, 13
or deactivated from active duty or the next succeeding semester, whichever the 14
student prefers, shall give the student the same priority in registering for courses 15
that the student would have had if he or she had registered for courses at the 16
beginning of the registration period, and, at the student's request, do one of the 17
following for all courses from which the student had to withdraw:
36.11 (48) of the statutes is repealed.
36.11 (51) of the statutes is repealed.