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SB21,676,1510 46.40 (14m) County community aids budgets. Before December 1 of each year,
11each county department under ss. 46.215, 46.22, 46.23, 51.42 and 51.437 and each
12tribal governing body shall submit to the department a proposed budget for the
13expenditure of funds allocated under this section or carried forward under s. 46.45
14(3) (a). The proposed budget shall be submitted on a form developed by the
15department and approved by the department of administration.
SB21,1635 16Section 1635. 46.45 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,677,417 46.45 (3) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), at the request of a county, tribal
18governing body, or private nonprofit organization, the department shall carry
19forward up to 3% of the total amount allocated to the county, tribal governing body,
20or nonprofit organization for a calendar year, not including the amount allocated to
21the county under s. 46.40 (7), which amount may be carried forward as provided in
22par. (c)
. All funds carried forward for a tribal governing body or nonprofit
23organization and all funds allocated under s. 46.40 (2m) carried forward for a county
24shall be used for the purpose for which the funds were originally allocated. Other
25funds carried forward under this paragraph may be used for any purpose under s.

120.435 (7) (b), except that a county may not use any funds carried forward under this
2paragraph for administrative or staff costs. An allocation of carried-forward funding
3under this paragraph does not affect a county's base allocations under s. 46.40 (2),
4(2m), (8), and (9).
SB21,1636 5Section 1636. 46.45 (3) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1637 6Section 1637. 46.45 (6) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 46.45 (6) and
7amended to read:
SB21,677,128 46.45 (6) The department may carry forward 10% of any funds specified in sub.
9(3) (a) that are not carried forward under sub. (3) (a) for emergencies, for justifiable
10unit services costs above planned levels, and for increased costs due to population
11shifts. An allocation of carried-forward funding under this paragraph does not affect
12a county's base allocations under s. 46.40 (2), (2m), (8), and (9).
SB21,1638 13Section 1638. 46.45 (6) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1639 14Section 1639. 46.56 (3) (a) 4. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1640 15Section 1640. 46.56 (10) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1641 16Section 1641. 46.82 (3) (a) 19. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,677,2017 46.82 (3) (a) 19. If an aging unit under sub. (1) (a) 1. or 2. and if authorized
18under s. 46.283 (1) (a) 1., apply to the department to operate a resource center under
19s. 46.283 and, if the department contracts with the county under s. 46.283 (2), operate
20the resource center.
SB21,1642 21Section 1642. 46.82 (3) (a) 20. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,678,222 46.82 (3) (a) 20. If an aging unit under sub. (1) (a) 1. or 2. and if authorized
23under s. 46.284 (1) (a) 1., apply to the department to operate a care management
24organization under s. 46.284 and, if the department contracts with the county under

1s. 46.284 (2), operate the care management organization and, if appropriate, place
2funds in a risk reserve.
SB21,1643 3Section 1643. 46.90 (5m) (br) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,678,84 46.90 (5m) (br) 5. Refer the case to the department of safety and professional
5services
financial institutions and professional standards if the financial
6exploitation, neglect, self-neglect, or abuse involves an individual who is required
7to be registered under s. 202.13 or 202.14 or to hold a credential, as defined in s.
8440.01 (2) (a), under chs. 440 to 460.
SB21,1644 9Section 1644. 46.90 (5m) (br) 5g. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1645 10Section 1645. 46.96 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,678,1311 46.96 (2) The department shall make grants from the appropriations under s.
1220.435 (7) (c), (kc), and (na) to independent living centers for nonresidential services
13to severely disabled individuals.
SB21,1646 14Section 1646. 46.985 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1647 15Section 1647. 46.99 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,678,2216 46.99 (4) From the appropriation account under s. 20.435 (4) (o), the
17department may distribute to counties that provide services under this section the
18amount of federal moneys received by the state as the federal share of medical
19assistance for those services, minus the amount transferred to the appropriation
20account under s. 20.435 (7) (4) (im) for the department's costs of administering this
21section. Counties shall use moneys distributed under this section to provide services
22under this section or s. 51.44.
SB21,1648 23Section 1648. 47.02 (3m) (p) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1649 24Section 1649. 48.366 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 48.366 (1) (intro.) and
25amended to read:
SB21,679,4
148.366 (1) (intro.) Applicability. This section applies to a person who is a
2full-time student of a secondary school or its vocational or technical equivalent, for
3whom an individualized education program under s. 115.787 is in effect, and to whom
4any of the following applies:
SB21,679,10 5(a) The person is placed in a foster home, group home, or residential care center
6for children and youth, in the home of a relative other than a parent, or in a
7supervised independent living arrangement under an order under s. 48.355, 48.357,
8or 48.365 that terminates as provided in s. 48.355 (4) (b) 1., 2., or 3., 48.357 (6) (a) 1.,
92., or 3., or 48.365 (5) (b) 1., 2., or 3. on or after the person attains 18 years of age or
10who
.
SB21,679,15 11(b) The person is in the guardianship and custody of an agency specified in s.
1248.427 (3m) (a) 1. to 4. or (am) under an order under s. 48.43, who is a full-time
13student of a secondary school or its vocational or technical equivalent, and for whom
14an individualized education program under s. 115.787 is in effect
that terminates on
15the date on which the person attains 18 years of age
.
SB21,1650 16Section 1650. 48.366 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,679,1817 48.366 (1) (c) The person is placed in a shelter care facility on the date on which
18an order specified in par. (a) or (b) terminates.
SB21,1651 19Section 1651. 48.366 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,680,1020 48.366 (2) (a) Not less than 120 days before an order described in sub. (1) (a)
21or (b)
terminates, the agency primarily responsible for providing services under the
22order shall request the person who is the subject of the order to indicate whether he
23or she wishes to be discharged from out-of-home care on termination of the order or
24wishes to continue in out-of-home care under a voluntary agreement under sub. (3).
25If the person is subject to an order under s. 48.355, 48.357, or 48.365 described in sub.

1(1) (a), the agency shall also request the person to indicate whether he or she wishes
2to continue in out-of-home care until the date specified in s. 48.365 (5) (b) 4. under
3an extension of the order. If the person indicates that he or she wishes to be
4discharged from out-of-home care on termination of the order, the agency shall
5request a transition-to-discharge hearing under par. (b). If the person indicates that
6he or she wishes to continue in out-of-home care under an extension of an order
7under s. 48.355, 48.357, or 48.365 described in sub. (1) (a), the agency shall request
8an extension of the order under s. 48.365. If the person indicates that he or she
9wishes to continue in out-of-home care under a voluntary agreement under sub. (3),
10the agency and the person shall enter into such an agreement.
SB21,1652 11Section 1652. 48.366 (2) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,680,2212 48.366 (2) (b) 1. If the person who is the subject of an order described in sub.
13(1) (a) or (b) indicates that he or she wishes to be discharged from out-of-home care
14on termination of the order, the agency primarily responsible for providing services
15to the person under the order shall request the court to hold a
16transition-to-discharge hearing and shall cause notice of that request to be provided
17to that person, the parent, guardian, and legal custodian of that person, any foster
18parent or other physical custodian described in s. 48.62 (2) of that person, that
19person's court-appointed special advocate, all parties who are bound by the
20dispositional order, and, if that person is an Indian child who has been removed from
21the home of his or her parent or Indian custodian, that person's Indian custodian and
22tribe.
SB21,1653 23Section 1653. 48.366 (2) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,681,524 48.366 (2) (b) 3. At the hearing the court shall review with the person who is
25the subject of an order described in sub. (1) (a) or (b) the options specified in par. (a)

1and. If the person is subject to an order under s. 48.355, 48.357, or 48.365 described
2in sub. (1) (a),
the court shall also advise the person that he or she may continue in
3out-of-home care as provided in par. (a) under an extension of an order under s.
448.355, 48.357, or 48.365 described in sub. (1) (a) or under a voluntary agreement
5under sub. (3).
SB21,1654 6Section 1654. 48.366 (2) (b) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,681,227 48.366 (2) (b) 4. If the court determines that the person who is the subject of
8an order described in sub. (1) (a) or (b) understands that he or she may continue in
9out-of-home care, but wishes to be discharged from that care on termination of the
10order, the court shall advise the person that he or she may enter into a voluntary
11agreement under sub. (3) at any time before he or she is granted a high school or high
12school equivalency diploma or reaches 21 years of age, whichever occurs first, so long
13as he or she is a full-time student at a secondary school or its vocational or technical
14equivalent and an individualized education program under s. 115.787 is in effect for
15him or her. If the court determines that the person wishes to continue in
16out-of-home care under an extension of an order under s. 48.355, 48.357, or 48.365
17described in sub. (1) (a), the court shall schedule an extension hearing under s.
1848.365. If the court determines that the person wishes to continue in out-of-home
19care under a voluntary agreement under sub. (3), the court shall order the agency
20primarily responsible for providing services to the person under the order to provide
21transition-to-independent-living services for the person under a voluntary
22agreement under sub. (3).
SB21,1655 23Section 1655. 48.366 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,682,924 48.366 (3) (a) On termination of an order described in sub. (1) (a) or (b), the
25person who is the subject of the order, or the person's guardian on behalf of the

1person, and the agency primarily responsible for providing services to the person
2under the order may enter into a transition-to-independent-living agreement
3under which the person continues in out-of-home care and continues to be a
4full-time student at a secondary school or its vocational or technical equivalent
5under an individualized education program under s. 115.787 until the date on which
6the person reaches 21 years of age, is granted a high school or high school equivalency
7diploma, or terminates the agreement as provided in par. (b), whichever occurs first,
8and the agency provides services to the person to assist him or her in transitioning
9to independent living.
SB21,1656 10Section 1656. 48.366 (3) (am) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,682,1811 48.366 (3) (am) 1. The agency primarily responsible for providing services
12under the agreement shall petition the court for a determination that the person's
13placement in out-of-home care under the agreement is in the best interests of the
14person. The request shall contain the name and address of the placement and a
15statement describing why the placement is in the best interests of the person and
16shall have a copy of the agreement attached to it. The agency shall cause written
17notice of the petition to be sent to the person who is the subject of the agreement and
18the person's guardian.
SB21,682,2319 2. On receipt of a petition under subd. 1., the court shall schedule a hearing on
20the petition. Not less than 3 days before the hearing the agency primarily
21responsible for providing services under the agreement or the court shall provide
22notice of the hearing to all persons who are entitled to receive notice under subd. 1.
23A copy of the petition shall be attached to the notice.
SB21,683,224 3. If the court finds that the person's placement in out-of-home care under the
25agreement is in the best interests of the person, the court shall grant an order

1determining that placement in out-of-home care under the agreement is in the best
2interests of the person.
SB21,1657 3Section 1657. 48.366 (3) (d) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,683,94 48.366 (3) (d) If the agency that enters into a voluntary agreement under this
5subsection is the department or a county department, the voluntary agreement shall
6also specifically state that the department or the county department has placement
7and care responsibility for the person who is the subject of the agreement as required
8under 42 USC 672 (a) (2) and has primary responsibility for providing services to the
9person.
SB21,1658 10Section 1658. 48.366 (3g) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,683,1411 48.366 (3g) Appeal procedures. (a) Any person who is aggrieved by the failure
12of an agency to enter into a transition-to-independent-living agreement under sub.
13(3) or by an agency's termination of such an agreement has the right to a contested
14case hearing under ch. 227.
SB21,1659 15Section 1659. 48.366 (4) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,683,1916 48.366 (4) (a) Rules permitting a foster home, group home, or residential care
17center for children and youth to provide care for persons who agree to continue in
18out-of-home care under an extension of an order described in sub. (1) (a) or a
19voluntary agreement under sub. (3).
SB21,1660 20Section 1660. 48.38 (1) (ad) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,683,2221 48.38 (1) (ad) "Child" includes a person 18 years of age or over for whom a
22permanency plan is required under sub. (2).
SB21,1661 23Section 1661. 48.38 (2) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,684,3
148.38 (2) (d) The child was placed under a voluntary agreement between the
2agency and the child's parent under s. 48.63 (1) (a) or (5) (b) or under a voluntary
3transition-to-independent-living agreement under s. 48.366 (3)
.
SB21,1662 4Section 1662. 48.38 (4) (fg) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,684,85 48.38 (4) (fg) 5. As provided in par. (fm), placement in some other planned
6permanent living arrangement that includes an appropriate, enduring relationship
7with an adult, including sustaining care or long-term foster care, but not including
8independent living
, or the goal of transitioning the child to independence.
SB21,1663 9Section 1663. 48.38 (4) (fg) 6. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,1664 10Section 1664. 48.38 (4) (fm) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,684,2111 48.38 (4) (fm) If the agency determines that there is a compelling reason why
12it currently would not be in the best interests of the child to return the child to his
13or her home or to place the child for adoption, with a guardian, or with a fit and
14willing relative as the permanency goal for the child, the permanency goal of placing
15the child in some other planned permanent living arrangement or of transitioning
16the child to independence as
described in par. (fg) 5. If the agency makes that
17determination, the plan shall include the efforts made to achieve that permanency
18goal, including, if appropriate, through an out-of-state placement, a statement of
19that compelling reason, and, notwithstanding that compelling reason, a concurrent
20plan under s. 48.355 (2b) towards achieving a goal under par. (fg) 1. to 4. as a
21concurrent permanency goal in addition to the permanency goal under par. (fg) 5.
SB21,1665 22Section 1665. 48.38 (5) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,685,923 48.38 (5) (a) Except as provided in s. 48.63 (5) (d), the court or a panel appointed
24under par. (ag) shall review the permanency plan for each child for whom a
25permanency plan is required under sub. (2)
in the manner provided in this subsection

1not later than 6 months after the date on which the child was first removed from his
2or her home and every 6 months after a previous review under this subsection for as
3long as the child is placed outside the home, except that for the review that is
4required to be conducted not later than 12 months after the child was first removed
5from his or her home and the reviews that are required to be conducted every 12
6months after that review the court shall hold a hearing under sub. (5m) to review the
7permanency plan, which hearing may be instead of or in addition to the review under
8this subsection. The 6-month and 12-month periods referred to in this paragraph
9include trial reunifications under s. 48.358.
SB21,1666 10Section 1666. 48.38 (5) (c) 6. d. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,685,1411 48.38 (5) (c) 6. d. Being placed in some other planned permanent living
12arrangement that includes an appropriate, enduring relationship with an adult,
13including sustaining care or long-term foster care, but not including independent
14living
, or transitioning to independence.
SB21,1667 15Section 1667. 48.38 (5) (c) 9. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,685,2316 48.38 (5) (c) 9. If the child is the subject of an order that terminates as provided
17in s. 48.355 (4) (b) 4., 48.357 (6) (a) 4. or 48.365 (5) (b) 4. or of a voluntary
18transition-to-independent-living agreement under s. 48.366 (3)
, the
19appropriateness of the transition-to-independent-living plan developed under s.
2048.385; the extent of compliance with that plan by the child, the child's guardian, if
21any, the agency primarily responsible for providing services under that plan, and any
22other service providers; and the progress of the child toward making the transition
23to independent living.
SB21,1668 24Section 1668. 48.38 (5m) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,686,7
148.38 (5m) (a) The court shall hold a hearing to review the permanency plan
2and to make the determinations specified in sub. (5) (c) for each child for whom a
3permanency plan is required under sub. (2)
no later than 12 months after the date
4on which the child was first removed from the home and every 12 months after a
5previous hearing under this subsection for as long as the child is placed outside the
6home. The 12-month periods referred to in this paragraph include trial
7reunifications under s. 48.358.
SB21,1669 8Section 1669. 48.385 of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,686,24 948.385 Plan for transition to independent living. During the 90 days
10immediately before a child who is placed in a foster home, group home, or residential
11care center for children and youth, in the home of a relative other than a parent, or
12in a supervised independent living arrangement attains 18 years of age or, if the child
13is placed in such a placement under an order under s. 48.355, 48.357, or 48.365 that
14terminates under s. 48.355 (4) (b) after the child attains 18 years of age or under a
15voluntary transition-to-independent-living agreement under s. 48.366 (3) that
16terminates under s. 48.366 (3) (a) after the child attains 18 years of age
, during the
1790 days immediately before the termination of the order or agreement, the agency
18primarily responsible for providing services to the child under the order or
19agreement
shall provide the child with assistance and support in developing a plan
20for making the transition from out-of-home care to independent living. The
21transition plan shall be personalized at the direction of the child, shall be as detailed
22as the child directs, and shall include specific options for obtaining housing, health
23care, education, mentoring and continuing support services, and workforce support
24and employment services.
SB21,1670 25Section 1670. 48.47 (7g) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,687,18
148.47 (7g) Statewide automated child welfare information system. Establish
2a statewide automated child welfare information system. Notwithstanding ss.
346.2895 (9), 48.396 (1) and (2) (a), 48.78 (2) (a), 48.981 (7), 49.45 (4), 49.83, 51.30,
451.45 (14) (a), 55.22 (3), 146.82, 252.11 (7), 252.15, 253.07 (3) (c), 938.396 (1) (a) and
5(2), and 938.78 (2) (a), the department may enter the content of any record kept or
6information received by the department into the statewide automated child welfare
7information system, and a county department under s. 46.215, 46.22, or 46.23, the
8department, or any other organization that has entered into an information sharing
9and access agreement with the department or any of those county departments and
10that has been approved for access to the statewide automated child welfare
11information system by the department may have access to information that is
12maintained in that system, if necessary to enable the county department,
13department, or organization to perform its duties under this chapter, ch. 46, 51, 55,
14or 938, or 42 USC 670 to 679b or to coordinate the delivery of services under this
15chapter, ch. 46, 51, 55, or 938, or 42 USC 670 to 679b. The department may also
16transfer information that is maintained in the system to a court under s. 48.396 (3)
17(bm), and the court and the director of state courts may allow access to that
18information as provided in s. 48.396 (3) (c) 2.
SB21,1671 19Section 1671. 48.47 (10) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,687,2320 48.47 (10) Delinquent juveniles. Subject to s. 301.03 (9) and (10), execute the
21laws relating to the detention, reformation, and correction of delinquent juveniles
22and promote the enforcement of laws for the protection of those juveniles by doing
23all of the following:
SB21,688,224 (a) Cooperating with courts, the department of corrections, county
25departments, licensed child welfare agencies, and institutions in providing

1community-based programming, including in-home programming and intensive
2supervision, for delinquent juveniles.
SB21,688,53 (b) Establishing and enforcing standards for the development and delivery of
4services provided by the department under ch. 938 in regard to juveniles who have
5been adjudicated delinquent.
SB21,1672 6Section 1672. 48.48 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,688,157 48.48 (1) To promote the enforcement of the laws relating to nonmarital
8children, delinquent juveniles, children and juveniles in need of protection or
9services, including developmentally disabled children , and unborn children in need
10of protection or services and to take the initiative in all matters involving the
11interests of those children, juveniles, and unborn children when adequate provision
12for those interests is not made. This duty shall be discharged in cooperation with the
13courts, the department of corrections, county departments, licensed child welfare
14agencies and with, parents, expectant mothers, and other individuals interested in
15the welfare of children, juveniles, and unborn children.
SB21,1673 16Section 1673. 48.48 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,688,2317 48.48 (4) In order to discharge more effectively its responsibilities under this
18chapter and other relevant provisions of the statutes, to study causes and methods
19of prevention and treatment of problems among children and families , delinquency,
20and related social problems. The department may utilize all powers provided by the
21statutes, including the authority to accept grants of money or property from federal,
22state, or private sources, and enlist the cooperation of other appropriate agencies and
23state departments.
SB21,1674 24Section 1674. 48.48 (8p) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,689,9
148.48 (8p) To reimburse tribes and county departments, from the
2appropriation under s. 20.437 (1) (kz), for unexpected or unusually high-cost
3out-of-home care placements of Indian children by tribal courts, other than
4placements to which sub. (8r) applies,
and for subsidized guardianship payments
5under s. 48.623 (1) or (6) for guardianships of Indian children ordered by tribal
6courts. In this subsection, "unusually high-cost out-of-home care placements"
7means the amount by which the cost to a tribe or to a county department of
8out-of-home care placements of Indian children by tribal courts, other than
9placements to which sub. (8r) applies,
exceeds $50,000 in a fiscal year.
SB21,1675 10Section 1675. 48.48 (19) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,689,1611 48.48 (19) To purchase or provide treatment and services for children who are
12the victims of trafficking, as defined in s. 940.302 (1) (d), for purposes of a commercial
13sex act, as defined in s. 940.302 (1) (a). Within the availability of funding under s.
1420.437 (1) (e), the department shall ensure that that treatment and those services
15are available to children in all geographic areas of the state, including both urban
16and rural communities.
SB21,1676 17Section 1676. 48.526 (title) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,689,18 1848.526 (title) Community youth and family aids.
SB21,1677 19Section 1677. 48.526 (1) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,690,220 48.526 (1) Procedures. The department shall develop procedures for the
21implementation of this section and standards for the development and delivery of
22community-based juvenile delinquency-related services, as defined in s. 46.011 (1c),
23and shall provide consultation and technical assistance to aid counties in the
24implementation and delivery of those services. The department shall establish

1information systems and monitoring and evaluation procedures to report
2periodically to the governor and legislature on the statewide impact of this section.
SB21,1678 3Section 1678. 48.526 (7) (h) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act
4.... (this act), sections 4291 and 4292, is amended to read:
SB21,690,215 48.526 (7) (h) For counties that are participating in the corrective sanctions
6program
purchasing community supervision services under s. 938.533 (2),
7$1,062,400 in the last 6 months of 2015 2017, $2,124,800 in 2016 2018, and
8$1,062,400 in the first 6 months of 2017 2019 for the provision of corrective sanctions
9community supervision services for juveniles from that county. In distributing funds
10to counties under this paragraph, the department shall determine a county's
11distribution by dividing the amount allocated under this paragraph by the number
12of slots authorized for the program under s. 938.533 (2) and multiplying the quotient
13by the number of slots allocated to that county by agreement between the
14department and the county. The department may transfer funds among counties as
15necessary to distribute funds based on the number of slots allocated to each county

16distribute to each county the full amount of the charges for the services purchased
17by that county, except that if the amounts available under this paragraph are
18insufficient to distribute that full amount, the department shall distribute those
19available amounts to each county that purchases community supervision services
20based on the ratio that the charges to that county for those services bear to the total
21charges to all counties that purchase those services
.
SB21,1679 22Section 1679. 48.563 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
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