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SB21,3794 23Section 3794. 230.44 (4) (bm) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1415,1324 230.44 (4) (bm) Upon request of an employee who files an appeal of the decision
25of the director administrator made under s. 230.09 (2) (a) or (d), the appeal shall be

1heard by a commissioner or attorney employed by the commission serving as
2arbitrator under rules promulgated for this purpose by the commission. In such an
3arbitration, the arbitrator shall orally render a decision at the conclusion of the
4hearing affirming, modifying or rejecting the decision of the director administrator.
5The decision of the arbitrator is final and is not subject to review by the commission.
6An arbitrator's decision may not be cited as precedent in any other proceeding before
7the commission or before any court. The arbitrator shall promptly file his or her
8decision with the commission. The decision of the arbitrator shall stand as the
9decision of the commission. The decision of the commission is subject to review under
10ss. 227.53 to 227.57 only on the ground that the decision was procured by corruption,
11fraud or undue means or that the arbitrator or the commission exceeded the
12arbitrator's or the commission's power. The record of a proceeding under this
13paragraph shall be transcribed as provided in s. 227.44 (8).
SB21,3795 14Section 3795. 230.46 of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1415,24 15230.46 Duties of council on affirmative action. The council on affirmative
16action in the office shall serve in a direct advisory capacity to the director
17administrator and as part of that relationship shall evaluate the progress of
18affirmative action programs throughout the civil service system, seek compliance
19with state and federal regulations and recommend improvements in the state's
20affirmative action efforts as an employer. In carrying out its responsibilities, the
21council may recommend legislation, consult with agency personnel and other
22interested persons, conduct hearings and take other appropriate action to promote
23affirmative action. The council shall report at least once per year to the governor and
24the legislature.
SB21,3796 25Section 3796. 230.48 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1416,6
1230.48 (2) Personnel, facilities and equipment. The office administrator shall
2appoint, under the classified service, a secretary and such other employees as are
3necessary to carry out the duties of the state employees suggestion board, and shall
4provide such facilities and equipment as that board requires for the proper
5performance of its work. The state employees suggestion board may request and
6shall receive from any state department any assistance that it requires.
SB21,3797 7Section 3797. 230.90 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1416,158 230.90 (1) (c) "Governmental unit" means any association, authority, board,
9commission, department, independent agency, institution, office, society or other
10body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or
11any law, including the legislature, the office of the governor and the courts.
12"Governmental unit" does not mean the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and
13Clinics Authority, the University of Wisconsin System Authority, or any political
14subdivision of the state or body within one or more political subdivisions which is
15created by law or by action of one or more political subdivisions.
SB21,3798 16Section 3798. 230.90 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1417,217 230.90 (2) An employee may bring an action in circuit court against his or her
18employer or employer's agent, including this state, if the employer or employer's
19agent retaliates, by engaging in a disciplinary action, against the employee because
20the employee exercised his or her rights under the first amendment to the U.S.
21constitution or article I, section 3, of the Wisconsin constitution by lawfully disclosing
22information or because the employer or employer's agent believes the employee so
23exercised his or her rights. The employee shall bring the action within 2 years after
24the action allegedly occurred or after the employee learned of the action, whichever
25occurs last. No employee may bring an action against the office division of state

1employment relations
personnel management in the department of administration
2as an employer's agent.
SB21,3799 3Section 3799. 231.02 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1417,194 231.02 (2) The authority shall appoint an executive director and associate
5executive director who shall not be members of the authority and who shall serve at
6the pleasure of the authority. They shall receive such compensation as the authority
7fixes, except that the compensation of the executive director shall not exceed the
8maximum of the salary range established under s. 20.923 (1) for positions assigned
9to executive salary group 4 6 and the compensation of each other employee of the
10authority shall not exceed the maximum of the salary range established under s.
1120.923 (1) for positions assigned to executive salary group 3. The executive director
12or associate executive director or other person designated by resolution of the
13authority shall keep a record of the proceedings of the authority and shall be
14custodian of all books, documents, and papers filed with the authority, the minute
15book or journal of the authority, and its official seal. The executive director or
16associate executive director or other person may cause copies to be made of all
17minutes and other records and documents of the authority and may give certificates
18under the official seal of the authority to the effect that such copies are true copies,
19and all persons dealing with the authority may rely upon such certificates.
SB21,3800 20Section 3800. 231.27 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1417,2421 231.27 (1) In this section, "minority business", "minority financial adviser" and
22"minority investment firm" mean a business, financial adviser and investment firm,
23respectively, certified by the department of administration under s. 16.287 203.07
24(2).
SB21,3801 25Section 3801. 231.29 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1418,3
1231.29 (1) In this section, "business," "financial adviser," and "investment firm"
2mean a business, financial adviser, and investment firm certified by the department
3of administration
under s. 16.283 203.03 (3).
SB21,3802 4Section 3802. 232.05 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1418,55 232.05 (3) The corporation may not:
SB21,1418,76 (a) Sell, exchange, or otherwise divest itself of the Bradley center to a sports
7and entertainment district under subch. VI of ch. 229
.
SB21,1418,108 (b) Dissolve and wind up its affairs, unless the legislature enacts a law ordering
9dissolution or except as provided in s. 232.07
upon the sale, exchange, or other
10divestiture of the Bradley center
.
SB21,3803 11Section 3803. 233.01 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1418,1312 233.01 (3) "Board of regents" means the board of regents of the University of
13Wisconsin System Authority.
SB21,3804 14Section 3804. 233.04 (7) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1418,1815 233.04 (7) (e) Any provision necessary to ensure that the general management
16and operation of the on-campus facilities are consistent with the mission of the
17University of Wisconsin System
and responsibilities of the University of Wisconsin
18System Authority specified in ss. 36.01 and 36.09 36.11.
SB21,3805 19Section 3805. 233.10 (3) (c) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1419,220 233.10 (3) (c) 4. Grant to the carry-over employee military leave, treatment of
21military leave, jury service leave and voting leave in accordance with s. 230.35 (3)
22and (4) (e) and, to the extent applicable, rules of the office division of state
23employment relations
personnel management in the department of administration
24governing such leaves for employees in the classified service as of the last day of the

1employee's employment as a state employee if the employee was entitled to those
2benefits on that day.
SB21,3806 3Section 3806. 233.10 (3r) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1419,74 233.10 (3r) (b) 1. Enter into an employment contract for such period with the
5carry-over employee. For such period, the contract shall provide the carry-over
6employee with the same procedural guarantees provided to persons having academic
7staff appointments under s. 36.15, 2013 stats., on June 29, 1996.
SB21,3807 8Section 3807. 233.10 (3r) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1419,159 233.10 (3r) (b) 3. Grant to the carry-over employee, except when he or she is
10on an unpaid leave of absence, a paid holiday on each of the days specified as a
11holiday in policies and procedures established by the board of regents under s. 36.15
12(2), 2013 stats., as of the last day of the employee's employment as a state employee
13and any holiday compensatory time off that may be specified in policies and
14procedures established by the board of regents under s. 36.15 (2), 2013 stats., as of
15the last day of the employee's employment in the academic staff appointment.
SB21,3808 16Section 3808. 233.10 (3r) (b) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1419,2017 233.10 (3r) (b) 5. Grant to the carry-over employee military leave, treatment
18of military leave, jury service leave and voting leave in accordance with policies and
19procedures established by the board of regents under s. 36.15 (2), 2013 stats., and,
20as of the last day of the employee's employment in the academic staff appointment.
SB21,3809 21Section 3809. 233.10 (3r) (b) 6. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1419,2522 233.10 (3r) (b) 6. Grant to the carry-over employee the same opportunity for
23any employee training that may be provided under policies and procedures
24established by the board of regents under s. 36.15 (2), 2013 stats., as of the last day
25of his or her employment in the academic staff appointment.
SB21,3810
1Section 3810. 233.10 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1420,82 233.10 (4) Notwithstanding the requirement that an employee be a state
3employee, a carry-over employee of the authority who was employed in a position in
4the classified service immediately prior to beginning employment with the authority
5shall, from June 29, 1996, to June 30, 1997, have the same transfer rights under s.
6230.29 and the rules of the office division of state employment relations personnel
7management in the department of administration
governing transfers as a person
8who holds a position in the classified service.
SB21,3811 9Section 3811. Chapter 234 (title) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3812 10Section 3812. Subchapter I (title) of chapter 234 [precedes 234.01] of the
11statutes is renumbered subchapter IV (title) of chapter 235 [precedes 235.40] and
12amended to read:
SB21,1420,1313 CHAPTER 235
SB21,1420,1414 SUBCHAPTER IV
SB21,1420,16 15GENERAL PROVISIONS; HOUSING AND
16ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
SB21,3813 17Section 3813. 234.01 (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (intro.) and
18amended to read:
SB21,1420,19 19235.40 Definitions. (intro.) In this chapter subchapter:
SB21,3814 20Section 3814. 234.01 (1) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3815 21Section 3815. 234.01 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3816 22Section 3816. 234.01 (3) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3817 23Section 3817. 234.01 (3m) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (3m) and
24amended to read:
SB21,1421,3
1235.40 (3m) "Collateral" means a 3rd-party note, mortgage, guaranty,
2insurance policy, bond, letter of credit, security agreement, or other instrument
3securing the repayment of an economic development loan or a mortgage loan.
SB21,3818 4Section 3818. 234.01 (4) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (4).
SB21,3819 5Section 3819. 234.01 (4m) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3820 6Section 3820. 234.01 (4n) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3821 7Section 3821. 234.01 (5) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (5).
SB21,3822 8Section 3822. 234.01 (5k) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (5k).
SB21,3823 9Section 3823. 234.01 (5m) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (5m) and
10amended to read:
SB21,1421,1211 235.40 (5m) "Homeownership mortgage loan" has the meaning given under s.
12234.59 235.59 (1) (f).
SB21,3824 13Section 3824. 234.01 (6) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (6), and 235.40
14(6) (a) and (b), as renumbered, are amended to read:
SB21,1421,1815 235.40 (6) (a) If the corporation receives any loan or advance from the authority
16under this chapter subchapter, it may enter into an agreement with the authority
17providing for regulation with respect to rents, profits, dividends , and disposition of
18property or franchises; and.
SB21,1422,319 (b) If the corporation receives a loan or advance under this chapter subchapter,
20the chairperson of the board of the authority, or his or her designee, acting with the
21prior approval of the majority of the members of the authority board, may, if he or
22she determines that any such loan or advance is in jeopardy of not being repaid, that
23the proposed development for which such loan or advance was made is in jeopardy
24of not being constructed, or that the corporation is not carrying out the intent and
25purposes of this chapter subchapter, appoint to the board of directors of such

1corporation a number of new directors, which number shall be sufficient to constitute
2a majority of such that board of directors, notwithstanding any other provision of
3such articles of incorporation or of any other provision of law.
SB21,3825 4Section 3825. 234.01 (7) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (7).
SB21,3826 5Section 3826. 234.01 (7m) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (7m) and
6amended to read:
SB21,1422,87 235.40 (7m) "Housing rehabilitation loan" means a low interest housing
8rehabilitation loan as defined in s. 234.49 235.49 (1) (f) and (fm).
SB21,3827 9Section 3827. 234.01 (8) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (8), and 235.40
10(8) (a) and (b), as renumbered, are amended to read:
SB21,1422,1411 235.40 (8) (a) As a condition of acceptance of a loan or advance under this
12chapter subchapter, the limited-profit entity shall enter into an agreement with the
13authority providing for limitations of rents, profits, dividends, and disposition of
14property or franchises; and.
SB21,1423,215 (b) If the limited-profit entity receives a loan or advance under this chapter
16subchapter, the chairperson of the board of directors of the authority, or his or her
17designee
, acting with the prior approval of the majority of members of the authority
18board, may, if he or she determines that any such loan or advance is in jeopardy of
19not being repaid, that the proposed development for which such loan or advance was
20made is in jeopardy of not being constructed, or that the limited-profit entity is
21otherwise not carrying out the intent and purposes of this chapter subchapter,
22appoint to the board of directors or other comparable controlling body of such
23limited-profit entity a number of new directors or persons, which number shall be
24sufficient to constitute a voting majority of such board or controlling body,

1notwithstanding any other provisions of the limited-profit entity's articles of
2incorporation or other documents of organization, or of any other provisions of law.
SB21,3828 3Section 3828. 234.01 (9) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (9), and 235.40
4(9) (a) 5., as renumbered, is amended to read:
SB21,1423,195 235.40 (9) (a) 5. That if the corporation receives a loan or advance under this
6chapter subchapter, the chairperson of the board of directors of the authority, or his
7or her designee
, acting with the prior approval of the majority of the members of the
8authority
board, may, on determination that any such loan or advance is in jeopardy
9of not being repaid, that the proposed development for which such loan or advance
10was made is in jeopardy of not being constructed, that some part of the net income
11or net earnings of the corporation is inuring to the benefit of any private person, that
12the corporation is in some manner controlled or under the direction of or acting in
13the substantial interest of any private person seeking to derive benefit or gain
14therefrom or seeking to eliminate or minimize losses in any dealings or transactions
15therewith, or that the corporation is not carrying out the intent and purposes of this
16chapter subchapter, appoint to the board of directors of such corporation a number
17of new directors, which number shall be sufficient to constitute a majority of such
18board, notwithstanding any other provisions of such articles of incorporation or of
19any other provisions of law.
SB21,3829 20Section 3829. 234.01 (10) of the statutes is renumbered 235.40 (10) and
21amended to read:
SB21,1424,822 235.40 (10) "Persons and families of low and moderate income" means persons
23and families who cannot afford to pay the amounts at which private enterprise,
24without federally-aided federally aided mortgages or loans from the authority, can
25provide a substantial supply of decent, safe and sanitary housing and who fall within

1income limitations set by the authority in its rules policies and procedures. In
2determining such income limitations the authority shall consider the amounts of the
3total income of such persons available for housing needs, the size of the family, the
4cost and condition of available housing facilities, standards established for various
5federal programs, and any other factors determined by the authority to be
6appropriate in arriving at such limitations. Among low- or moderate-income
7persons and families, preference shall be given to those displaced by governmental
8action.
SB21,3830 9Section 3830. 234.02 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3831 10Section 3831. 234.03 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3832 11Section 3832. 234.032 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3833 12Section 3833. 234.034 of the statutes is renumbered 235.401.
SB21,3834 13Section 3834. 234.04 of the statutes is renumbered 235.402, and 235.402 (2),
14as renumbered, is amended to read:
SB21,1425,515 235.402 (2) The authority may make or participate in the making and enter
16into commitments for the making of long-term mortgage loans to eligible sponsors
17of housing projects for occupancy by persons and families of low and moderate
18income, or for the making of homeownership mortgage loans or housing
19rehabilitation loans or loans for the refinancing of qualified subprime loans under
20s. 234.592   235.592 to persons and families of low and moderate income, an applicant
21under s. 234.59 or 234.592 235.59 to 235.592, or other eligible beneficiaries as defined
22in s. 234.49 235.49. The loans may be made only upon the determination by the
23authority that they are not otherwise available from private lenders upon reasonably
24equivalent terms and conditions. The authority may not make a loan to a person
25whose name appears on the statewide support lien docket under s. 49.854 (2) (b),

1unless the person provides to the authority a payment agreement that has been
2approved by the county child support agency under s. 59.53 (5) and that is consistent
3with rules promulgated under s. 49.858 (2) (a). The authority may employ, for such
4compensation as it determines, the services of any financial institution in connection
5with any loan.
SB21,3835 6Section 3835. 234.05 of the statutes is renumbered 235.403.
SB21,3836 7Section 3836. 234.06 of the statutes is renumbered 235.404.
SB21,3837 8Section 3837. 234.07 of the statutes is renumbered 235.405, and 235.405 (1),
9as renumbered, is amended to read:
SB21,1426,810 235.405 (1) Except as provided in sub. (2), a limited-profit entity which that
11receives loans from the authority may not make distributions, other than from funds
12contributed to the limited-profit entity by stockholders, partners, members, or
13holders of beneficial interest in the limited-profit entity, in any one year with respect
14to a project financed by the authority in excess of 6% of its equity in such project on
15a cumulative basis. The equity in a project shall consist of the difference between the
16amount of the mortgage loan and the total project cost. Total project cost shall
17include construction or rehabilitation costs including job overhead and a builder's
18and sponsor's profit and risk fee, architectural, engineering, legal , and accounting
19costs, organizational expenses, land value, interest, and financing charges paid
20during construction, the cost of landscaping and off-site improvements, whether or
21not such costs have been paid in cash or in a form other than cash. With respect to
22every project the authority shall, pursuant to rules policies and procedures adopted
23by it, establish the entity's equity at the time of making of the final mortgage advance
24and, for purposes of this section, that figure shall remain constant during the life of
25the authority's loan with respect to such project. Upon the dissolution of the

1limited-profit entity any surplus in excess of the distributions allowed by this section
2shall be paid to the authority. For this purpose surplus shall not be deemed to include
3any increase in net worth of any limited-profit entity by reason of a reduction of
4mortgage indebtedness, by amortization or similar payments or by reason of the sale
5or disposition of any assets of a limited-profit entity to the extent such surplus can
6be attributed to any increase in market value of any real or tangible personal
7property accruing during the period the assets were owned and held by the
8limited-profit entity.
SB21,3838 9Section 3838. 234.08 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 235.02 (title).
SB21,3839 10Section 3839. 234.08 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 235.02 (1) and amended
11to read:
SB21,1426,2412 235.02 (1) The authority may issue its negotiable notes and bonds in such
13principal amount, as, in the opinion of the authority, is necessary to provide sufficient
14funds for achieving its corporate purposes, including the purchase of certain
15mortgages and securities and the making of secured loans for low- and
16moderate-income housing, for the rehabilitation of existing structures and for the
17construction of facilities appurtenant thereto as provided in this chapter; for the
18making of secured loans to assist eligible elderly homeowners in paying property
19taxes and special assessments; for the payment of interest on notes and bonds of the
20authority during construction; for the establishment of reserves to secure such notes
21and bonds; for the provision of moneys for the housing development fund in order to
22make temporary loans to sponsors of housing projects as provided in this chapter;
23and for all other expenditures of the authority incident to and necessary or
24convenient to carry out its corporate purposes and powers
.
SB21,3840 25Section 3840. 234.08 (2) of the statutes is renumbered 235.02 (2).
SB21,3841
1Section 3841. 234.08 (3) of the statutes is renumbered 235.02 (3).
SB21,3842 2Section 3842. 234.08 (4) of the statutes is renumbered 235.02 (4).
SB21,3843 3Section 3843. 234.08 (5) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3844 4Section 3844. 234.08 (6) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,3845 5Section 3845. 234.08 (7) of the statutes is renumbered 235.02 (7).
SB21,3846 6Section 3846. 234.09 of the statutes is renumbered 235.021 and amended to
7read:
SB21,1427,20 8235.021 Same Notes and bonds; authorization; terms. The authority's
9notes and bonds shall be authorized by resolution of the members of the authority
10board; shall bear such date or dates, and shall mature at such time or times, in the
11case of any note, or any renewal thereof, not exceeding 5 years, from the date of issue
12of such original note, and in the case of any bond not exceeding 50 years from the date
13of issue, as the resolution provides. The notes and bonds shall bear interest at such
14rate or rates, be in such denominations of $1,000 or more, be in such form, either
15coupon or registered, carry such registration privileges, be executed in such manner,
16be payable in such medium of payment, at such place and be subject to such terms
17of redemption as the resolution provides. The bonds may be issued as serial bonds
18payable in annual installments or as term bonds or as a combination thereof. The
19notes and bonds of the authority may be sold by the authority, at public or private
20sale, at the price determined by the authority.
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