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SB21,2593 15Section 2593. 85.25 (2) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1044,2016 85.25 (2) (a) "Business development organization" means the Forward
17Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority created under s. 234.02
18235.011 or any private organization that prepares business and loan plans for and
19provides other financial, management, and technical assistance to disadvantaged
20businesses.
SB21,2594 21Section 2594. 85.25 (2) (c) 1m. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1044,2322 85.25 (2) (c) 1m. b. It is currently performing a useful business function as
23defined in s. 16.287 203.07 (1) (h).
SB21,2595 24Section 2595. 85.53 of the statutes is renumbered 51.49, and 51.49 (3), as
25renumbered, is amended to read:
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151.49 (3) Grants under this section shall be paid from the appropriation under
2s. 20.395 (5) (jr).
The amount of a grant under this section may not exceed 80% of
3the amount expended by an eligible applicant for services related to the program.
SB21,2596 4Section 2596. 87.305 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1045,115 87.305 (1) Department approval. (intro.) Notwithstanding s. 87.30 or any rule
6promulgated, order issued or ordinance adopted under that section, the department
7shall authorize the connection of a sanitary sewer line from the sewerage treatment
8plant in the city of Prairie du Chien and connection of the public water system of the
9city of Prairie du Chien to the railroad depot and the Dousman hotel on St. Feriole
10island and shall authorize historic use of the Dousman hotel as a hotel, as defined
11under s. 254.61 (3) 97.01 (7), if all of the following conditions are met:
SB21,2597 12Section 2597. 89.02 (3d) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1045,1413 89.02 (3d) "Department" means the department of agriculture, trade and
14consumer protection.
SB21,2598 15Section 2598. 89.063 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1045,19 1689.063 Fees. The department shall determine by rule the fees for each initial
17license, certification, and permit issued under ss. 89.06 and 89.072, and, if
18applicable, for renewal of the license, certification, or permit, including late fees,
19based on the department's administrative and enforcement costs under this chapter.
SB21,2599 20Section 2599. 89.085 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1045,23 2189.085 Unauthorized practice. (1) The department may conduct
22investigations, hold hearings, and make findings as to whether a person has engaged
23in a practice or used a title without a credential required under this chapter.
SB21,1046,2 24(2) If, after holding a public hearing, the department determines that a person
25has engaged in a practice or used a title without a required credential, the

1department may issue a special order enjoining the person from continuing the
2practice or use of the title.
SB21,1046,6 3(3) In lieu of holding a public hearing, if the department has reason to believe
4that a person has engaged in a practice or used a title without a required credential,
5the department may petition the circuit court for a temporary restraining order or
6an injunction as provided in ch. 813.
SB21,1046,11 7(4) (a) Any person who violates a special order issued under sub. (2) may be
8required to forfeit not more than $10,000 for each offense. Each day of continued
9violation constitutes a separate offense. The attorney general or any district
10attorney may commence an action in the name of the state to recover a forfeiture
11under this paragraph.
SB21,1046,1412 (b) Any person who violates a temporary restraining order or an injunction
13issued by a court upon a petition under sub. (3) may be fined not less than $25 nor
14more than $5,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year in the county jail or both.
SB21,2600 15Section 2600. 91.04 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1046,22 1691.04 Department to report. (intro.) At least once every 2 years, beginning
17not later than December 31, 2011, the department shall submit a farmland
18preservation report to the board secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer
19protection and provide copies of the report to the department of revenue and the
20department of administration. The department shall prepare the report in
21cooperation with the department of revenue and shall include all of the following in
22the report:
SB21,2601 23Section 2601. 92.025 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1047,224 92.025 (4) Interim goal; state-run farms. The soil erosion rate on individual
25cropland fields of farms owned or leased by the University of Wisconsin System

1Authority or any other department or agency of state government does not exceed the
2tolerable soil erosion level on or after July 1, 1990.
SB21,2602 3Section 2602. 92.04 (2) (g) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1047,64 92.04 (2) (g) Advise the University of Wisconsin System Authority. The board
5shall advise the University of Wisconsin System Authority annually on needed
6research and educational programs relating to soil and water conservation.
SB21,2603 7Section 2603. 92.05 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1047,108 92.05 (3) (d) Advise University of Wisconsin System Authority. The department
9shall advise the University of Wisconsin System Authority annually on developing
10research and educational programs relating to soil and water conservation.
SB21,2604 11Section 2604. 92.07 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1047,1712 92.07 (5) Educational and other programs. Each land conservation
13committee may encourage research and educational, informational and public
14service programs, advise the University of Wisconsin System Authority on
15educational needs and assist the University of Wisconsin System Authority and the
16department in implementing educational programs under ss. 36.25 (7), 59.56 (3) and
1792.05.
SB21,2605 18Section 2605. 93.02 of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1047,24 1993.02 Staff. The secretary shall appoint all staff necessary for the carrying out
20of the duties of the department, all of whom shall be under the classified service
21except the deputy secretary, the assistant deputy secretary, and, subject to s. 230.08
22(4) (a), the administrators of divisions. Each such deputy secretary, assistant deputy
23secretary, or administrator shall be appointed by the secretary with the approval of
24the board.
SB21,2606 25Section 2606. 93.06 (14) of the statutes is created to read:
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193.06 (14) Cooperation and collaborative agreements. Promote cooperation
2and formal collaborative agreements among any of the following with regard to
3enforcement of the laws and regulations administered by the department, planning,
4priority setting, information and data sharing, reporting, resource allocation,
5funding, service delivery, and jurisdiction:
SB21,1048,66 (a) This state.
SB21,1048,77 (b) Local health departments.
SB21,1048,88 (c) Federally recognized American Indian tribes or bands located in this state.
SB21,1048,99 (d) The federal Indian health service.
SB21,2607 10Section 2607. 93.07 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1048,2311 93.07 (3) Promotion of agriculture. To promote the interests of agriculture,
12dairying, horticulture, manufacturing, commercial fishing and the domestic arts and
13to advertise Wisconsin and its dairy, food, and agricultural products by conducting
14campaigns of education throughout the United States and in foreign markets. Such
15campaigns shall include the distribution of educational and advertising material
16concerning Wisconsin and its plant, animal, food, and dairy products. The
17department shall coordinate efforts by the state to advertise and promote
18agricultural products of this state, with the Wisconsin Economic Development
19Corporation
Forward Wisconsin Development Authority where appropriate. The
20department shall submit its request and plan for market development program
21expenditures for each biennium with its biennial budget request. The plan shall
22include the identification and priority of expenditures for each market development
23program activity.
SB21,2608 24Section 2608. 93.07 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
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193.07 (5) Advice to university of Wisconsin system System Authority. To give
2advice to the state superintendent of public instruction as to the courses in
3agricultural economics to be given in the University of Wisconsin System Authority.
SB21,2609 4Section 2609. 93.07 (18) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1049,85 93.07 (18) (b) (intro.) In consultation with the Wisconsin Economic
6Development Corporation
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7the following for each economic development program administered by the
8department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection:
SB21,2610 9Section 2610. 93.07 (20) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1049,1210 93.07 (20) (a) The department shall coordinate any economic development
11assistance with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Forward
12Wisconsin Development Authority
.
SB21,2611 13Section 2611. 93.07 (20) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1049,2214 93.07 (20) (b) Annually, no later than October 1, to submit to the joint
15legislative audit committee and to the appropriate standing committees of the
16legislature under s. 13.172 (3) a comprehensive report assessing economic
17development programs, as defined in sub. (18) (a), administered by the department.
18The report shall include all of the information required under s. 238.07 235.016 (2).
19The department shall collaborate with the Wisconsin Economic Development
20Corporation
Forward Wisconsin Development Authority to make readily accessible
21to the public on an Internet-based system the information required under this
22subsection.
SB21,2612 23Section 2612. 93.07 (24) (e) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1050,224 93.07 (24) (e) To enforce the laws for the sanitary care of campgrounds and
25camping resorts, recreational and educational camps, public swimming pools, hotels,

1tourist rooming houses, vending machine commissaries, vending machines, and
2other persons or entities subject to regulation by the department.
SB21,2613 3Section 2613. 93.135 (1) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 93.135 (1) (ag).
SB21,2614 4Section 2614. 93.135 (1) (ab) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1050,55 93.135 (1) (ab) A license, certification, or permit under ch. 89.
SB21,2615 6Section 2615. 93.135 (1) (km) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1050,77 93.135 (1) (km) A license under s. 97.21 (2) or (3).
SB21,2616 8Section 2616. 93.135 (1) (ng) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1050,99 93.135 (1) (ng) A certificate under s. 97.33.
SB21,2617 10Section 2617. 93.135 (1) (nt) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1050,1111 93.135 (1) (nt) A license under s. 97.605 (1) or 97.67 (1) or (2m).
SB21,2618 12Section 2618. 93.20 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1050,1513 93.20 (1) Definition. In this section, "action" means an action that is
14commenced in court by, or on behalf of, the department of agriculture, trade and
15consumer protection to enforce chs. 88, 89, 91 to 100, or 126.
SB21,2619 16Section 2619. 93.22 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1050,1817 93.22 (1) In cases arising under chs. 88, 89, and 93 to 100, the department may
18be represented by its attorney.
SB21,2620 19Section 2620. 93.22 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1050,2320 93.22 (2) The department may, with the approval of the governor, appoint
21special counsel to prosecute or assist in the prosecution of any case arising under chs.
2288, 89, and 93 to 100. The cost of such special counsel shall be charged to the
23appropriation for the department.
SB21,2621 24Section 2621. 93.22 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
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193.22 (3) In any criminal or civil action under chs. 88, 89, and 93 to 100, any
2exception, exemption, proviso, excuse, or qualification contained in any of said
3chapters, or in any order, standard, or regulation thereunder, may be proved by the
4defendant, but need not be specified or negatived in the information or complaint,
5and, if so specified or negatived, no proof in relation to the matters so specified or
6negatived, shall be required of the plaintiff.
SB21,2622 7Section 2622. 93.33 (4s) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1051,128 93.33 (4s) (c) Each of the individuals specified in s. 15.137 (2) (a) 8. and the
9chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, jointly or individually, shall
10annually prepare a review of agricultural education programs in the University of
11Wisconsin System, with input from or review by the University of Wisconsin System
12administration Authority.
SB21,2623 13Section 2623 . 93.33 (5) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1052,214 93.33 (5) Annual report. (intro.) In September of each year, the council shall
15submit a report to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature as
16determined by the speaker of the assembly and the president of the senate, under s.
1713.172 (3), the governor, the secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection,
18the state superintendent of public instruction, the secretary of workforce
19development, the secretary of natural resources, the chief executive officer of the
20Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Forward Wisconsin Development
21Authority
, the president of the University of Wisconsin System, the director of the
22technical college system, the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension,
23the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the chancellor of the
24University of Wisconsin-Platteville, the chancellor of the University of

1Wisconsin-River Falls, and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens
2Point. The council shall include all of the following in the report:
SB21,2624 3Section 2624 . 93.33 (5) (intro.) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin
4Act .... (this act), is amended to read:
SB21,1052,175 93.33 (5) Annual report. (intro.) In September of each year, the council shall
6submit a report to the appropriate standing committees of the legislature as
7determined by the speaker of the assembly and the president of the senate, under s.
813.172 (3), the governor, the secretary of agriculture, trade and consumer protection,
9the state superintendent of public instruction, the secretary of workforce
10development, the secretary of natural resources, the chief executive officer of the
11Forward Wisconsin Development Authority, the president of the University of
12Wisconsin System Authority, the director of the technical college system, the
13chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, the chancellor of the
14University of Wisconsin-Madison, the chancellor of the University of
15Wisconsin-Platteville, the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls,
16and the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The council shall
17include all of the following in the report:
SB21,2625 18Section 2625. 93.42 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1052,2119 93.42 (5) Cooperating with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
20Forward Wisconsin Development Authority in promoting the state's products
21through the state's foreign trade offices.
SB21,2626 22Section 2626. 93.46 (1m) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1052,2523 93.46 (1m) (a) 2. Coordinating the aquaculture activities of the department
24with the aquaculture activities of the department of natural resources and the
25University of Wisconsin System Authority.
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1Section 2627. 93.46 (1m) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1053,52 93.46 (1m) (a) 3. Conducting meetings on a quarterly basis between
3representatives of the department, the department of natural resources and the
4University of Wisconsin System Authority to exchange information regarding the
5progress of their efforts to promote commercial aquaculture in this state.
SB21,2628 6Section 2628. 93.46 (1m) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1053,107 93.46 (1m) (c) The University of Wisconsin System shall Authority may, in
8cooperation with the commercial aquaculture industry, conduct applied and on-site
9research, outreach activities and on-site demonstrations relating to commercial
10aquaculture in this state.
SB21,2629 11Section 2629. 93.59 of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1053,17 1293.59 Producer led watershed protection grants. (1) The department
13shall make grants for nonpoint source pollution abatement activities conducted with
14the assistance of producer led groups that comply with sub. (2). The department
15shall make a grant directly to the producer led group, except that, if the group is not
16a legal entity, the department may only make the grant to a legal entity on behalf of
17the group.
SB21,1053,19 18(2) The department may provide a grant under sub. (1) if all of the following
19apply:
SB21,1053,2320 (a) The producer led group includes at least 5 agricultural producers each of
21whom operates an eligible farm, as defined in s. 91.86 (1), in one watershed. The
22group may include additional agricultural producers who are not required to be
23operators of eligible farms.
SB21,1053,2524 (b) The group is formed through a memorandum of understanding with the
25collaborating entity under par. (c).
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1(c) The group collaborates with at least one of the following:
SB21,1054,22 1. The department.
SB21,1054,33 2. The department of natural resources.
SB21,1054,44 3. A county land conservation committee.
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