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SB21,4114 13Section 4114 . 281.33 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1562,2314 281.33 (2) State storm water management plan. The department, in
15consultation with the department of safety and professional services,
shall
16promulgate by rule a state storm water management plan. This state plan is
17applicable to activities contracted for or conducted by any agency, as defined under
18s. 227.01 (1) but also including the office of district attorney, unless that agency
19enters into a memorandum of understanding with the department of natural
20resources in which that agency agrees to regulate activities related to storm water
21management. The department shall coordinate the activities of agencies, as defined
22under s. 227.01 (1), in storm water management and make recommendations to
23these agencies concerning activities related to storm water management.
SB21,4115 24Section 4115 . 281.33 (2) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act ....
25(this act), is amended to read:
SB21,1563,10
1281.33 (2) State storm water management plan. The department shall
2promulgate by rule a state storm water management plan. This state plan is
3applicable to activities contracted for or conducted by any agency, as defined under
4s. 227.01 (1) but also including the office of district attorney and the University of
5Wisconsin System Authority
, unless that agency enters into a memorandum of
6understanding with the department of natural resources in which that agency
7agrees to regulate activities related to storm water management. The department
8shall coordinate the activities of agencies, as defined under s. 227.01 (1), in storm
9water management and make recommendations to these agencies concerning
10activities related to storm water management.
SB21,4116 11Section 4116. 281.55 (6) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1563,1912 281.55 (6) (b) 1. These payments shall not exceed 50% of the approved project
13in conjunction with the state program of advancement in anticipation of federal
14reimbursement under sub. (2). To provide for the financing of pollution prevention
15and abatement facilities, the natural resources board secretary, with the approval
16of the governor, subject to the limits of s. 20.866 (2) (tm) may direct that state debt
17be contracted as set forth in subd. 2. and subject to the limits set therein. Said debts
18shall be contracted for in the manner and form as the legislature hereafter
19prescribes.
SB21,4117 20Section 4117. 281.57 (7) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1564,221 281.57 (7) (c) 1. Metropolitan sewerage districts that serve 1st class cities are
22limited in each fiscal year to receiving total grant awards not to exceed 33% of the
23sum of the amounts in the schedule for that fiscal year for the appropriation under
24s. 20.165 (2) (de)
$771,738 and the amount authorized under sub. (10) for that fiscal
25year plus the unencumbered balance at the end of the preceding fiscal year for the

1amount authorized under sub. (10). This subdivision is not applicable to grant
2awards provided during fiscal years 1985-86, 1986-87, 1988-89 and 1989-90.
SB21,4118 3Section 4118. 281.58 (8) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1564,94 281.58 (8) (a) 2. Connection laterals and sewer lines that transport wastewater
5from structures to municipally owned or individually owned wastewater systems,
6unless water other than wastewater is entering the connection laterals or sewer lines
7from the ground or from above-ground sources and is being transported from a
8nonindustrial structure in a way that may interfere with compliance with a permit
9issued to a publicly owned treatment work under ch. 283
.
SB21,4119 10Section 4119. 281.58 (8) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1564,1611 281.58 (8) (c) Except as provided in par. (k), financial assistance may be
12provided for the design, planning and construction of a collection system, interceptor
13or individual system project in an unsewered municipality or an unsewered area of
14a municipality, only if the department finds that at least two-thirds of the initial flow
15will be for wastewater originating from residences in existence on October 17, 1972
16for at least 20 years prior to the submission of the application under sub. (9) (a).
SB21,4120 17Section 4120. 281.58 (8) (i) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1564,2218 281.58 (8) (i) After June 30, 1991, no municipality may receive for projects in
19a biennium an amount that exceeds 35.2% of the amount approved by the legislature
20under s. 281.59 (3e) (b)
that the department of administration projects will be
21available to provide financial assistance for projects under this section
for that
22biennium.
SB21,4121 23Section 4121. 281.58 (8) (j) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1565,224 281.58 (8) (j) The amount of a payment under sub. (6) (b) 8. may not exceed the
25amount of subsidy necessary to reduce the interest rate on the loan from market rate

1to the interest rate that would have been charged on a loan to the municipality under
2sub. (6) (b) 4.
SB21,4122 3Section 4122. 281.58 (9) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1565,164 281.58 (9) (e) If the department of natural resources and the department of
5administration determine that the governor's recommendation, as set forth in the
6executive budget bill, for the amount under s. 281.59 (3e) (b), the amount available
7under s. 20.866 (2) (tc), or the amount available under s. 281.59 (4) (f)
the total
8amount that the department of administration projects will be available to provide
9financial assistance for projects under this section
for a biennium , as set forth in the
10biennial finance plan under s. 281.59 (3) (a) 2. and as updated under s. 281.59 (3) (bm)
112.,
is insufficient to provide funding for all projects for which applications will be
12approved during that biennium, the department shall inform municipalities that, if
13the governor's recommendations are approved, clean water fund program assistance
14during a fiscal year of that biennium will be available only to municipalities that
15submit financial assistance applications by the June 30 preceding September 30 of
16that fiscal year.
SB21,4123 17Section 4123. 281.58 (9m) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1565,1918 281.58 (9m) (a) (intro.) Subject to pars. (c) and par. (d), the department shall
19approve an application after all of the following occur:
SB21,4124 20Section 4124. 281.58 (9m) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4125 21Section 4125. 281.58 (9m) (e) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1566,222 281.58 (9m) (e) 1. Except as provided under par. (f) and sub. (13), if a sufficient
23amount of subsidy financial assistance under this section is available under s. 281.59
24(3e) (b)
for the municipality's project, based on the calculation under s. 281.59 (3e)

1(f),
when the department approves the application under par. (a), the department of
2administration shall allocate that amount to the project.
SB21,4126 3Section 4126. 281.58 (9m) (e) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1566,84 281.58 (9m) (e) 2. If a sufficient amount of subsidy financial assistance under
5this section
is not available under s. 281.59 (3e) (b) for the municipality's project
6when the department approves the application under subd. 1. par. (a), the
7department shall place the project on a list for allocation when additional subsidy
8becomes
financial assistance becomes available.
SB21,4127 9Section 4127. 281.58 (9m) (f) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1566,1510 281.58 (9m) (f) (intro.) If the department of natural resources and the
11department of administration determine that the amount approved under s. 281.59
12(3e) (b), the amount available under s. 20.866 (2) (tc), or the amount available under
13s. 281.59 (4) (f)
available to provide financial assistance for projects under this
14section
for a biennium is insufficient to provide funding for all projects for which
15applications will be approved during that biennium, all of the following apply:
SB21,4128 16Section 4128. 281.58 (9m) (f) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1566,2117 281.58 (9m) (f) 1. The department shall establish a funding list for each fiscal
18year of the biennium that ranks projects of municipalities that submit financial
19assistance applications under sub. (9) (a) no later than the June 30 preceding
20September 30 of the fiscal year in the same order that they appear on the priority list
21under sub. (8e).
SB21,4129 22Section 4129. 281.58 (9m) (fm) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1567,423 281.58 (9m) (fm) The department, in consultation with the department of
24administration, shall promulgate, by rule, methods to establish deadlines for actions
25that must be taken by a municipality to which subsidy financial assistance has been

1allocated. The methods may provide for extending deadlines under specified
2circumstances. If a municipality fails to meet a deadline, including any extension,
3the department of administration shall release rescind the amount allocation of
4subsidy allocated to financial assistance for the municipality's project.
SB21,4130 5Section 4130. 281.58 (9m) (g) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4131 6Section 4131. 281.58 (12) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1567,127 281.58 (12) (a) 1. Except as modified under par. (f) and except as restricted by
8sub. (8) (b), (c), (f) or (h), the interest rate for projects specified in sub. (7) (b) 1. and
92. is 60 percent of market interest rate for projects for which the subsidy is allocated
10from the amount under s. 281.59 (3e) (b) for a biennium before the 2011-13 biennium
11and
75 percent of market interest rate for projects for which the subsidy is allocated
12from the amount under s. 281.59 (3e) (b) for the 2011-13 biennium or later
.
SB21,4132 13Section 4132. 281.58 (12) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1567,1914 281.58 (12) (a) 2. Except as modified under par. (f) and except as restricted by
15sub. (8) (b), (c), (f) or (h), the interest rate for projects specified in sub. (7) (b) 5. is 65
16percent of market interest rate for projects for which the subsidy is allocated from
17the amount under s. 281.59 (3e) (b) for a biennium before the 2011-13 biennium and

1875 percent of market interest rate for projects for which the subsidy is allocated from
19the amount under s. 281.59 (3e) (b) for the 2011-13 biennium or later
.
SB21,4133 20Section 4133. 281.58 (12) (a) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1568,221 281.58 (12) (a) 3. Except as modified under par. (f) and except as restricted by
22sub. (8) (b), (c), (f) or (h), the interest rate for projects specified in sub. (7) (b) 4. is 70
23percent of market interest rate for projects for which the subsidy is allocated from
24the amount under s. 281.59 (3e) (b) for a biennium before the 2011-13 biennium and


175 percent of market interest rate for projects for which the subsidy is allocated from
2the amount under s. 281.59 (3e) (b) for the 2011-13 biennium or later
.
SB21,4134 3Section 4134. 281.58 (13m) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1568,74 281.58 (13m) (b) Grants provided under this subsection are not included for
5the purposes of determining under sub. (8) (i) the amount that a municipality may
6receive for projects under the clean water fund program. Grants awarded under this
7subsection are not considered for the purposes of sub. (9m) (e) or s. 281.59 (3e) (b).
SB21,4135 8Section 4135. 281.58 (15) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1568,139 281.58 (15) (a) The department and the department of administration may, at
10the request of a municipality, issue a notice of financial assistance commitment to the
11municipality after the department approves the municipality's application under
12sub. (9m) (a) and the department of administration has allocated subsidy financial
13assistance
for the municipality's project.
SB21,4136 14Section 4136. 281.59 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1568,2315 281.59 (1) (b) "Market interest rate" means the effective interest rate on a
16fixed-rate revenue obligation issued by the state to fund a loan made under this
17section or, for a variable rate if the department of administration determines that
18there has been a significant change in interest rates after the fixed-rate revenue
19obligation has been issued or if a fixed-rate revenue
obligation has not been issued
20by the state to fund a loan made under this section
, the effective interest rate that
21the department of administration determines would have been paid if the variable
22rate
a fixed-rate revenue obligation had been sold at a fixed rate issued on the date
23financial assistance is allotted
.
SB21,4137 24Section 4137. 281.59 (1) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4138 25Section 4138. 281.59 (1m) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4139
1Section 4139. 281.59 (3) (a) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1569,42 281.59 (3) (a) 2. The total amount of that the department of administration
3projects will be available to provide
financial assistance planned to be provided or
4committed
for projects under subd. 1. during the next biennium.
SB21,4140 5Section 4140. 281.59 (3) (a) 6. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4141 6Section 4141. 281.59 (3) (a) 6e. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4142 7Section 4142. 281.59 (3) (a) 6m. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4143 8Section 4143. 281.59 (3) (a) 7. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4144 9Section 4144. 281.59 (3) (j) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1569,1610 281.59 (3) (j) No later than November 1 of each odd-numbered year, the
11department of administration and the department jointly shall submit a report, to
12the building commission and committees as required under par. (bm), on the
13implementation of the amount established under sub. (3e) (b) as required under s.
14281.58 (9m) (e), and
on the operations and activities of the clean water fund program,
15the safe drinking water loan program and the land recycling loan program for the
16previous biennium.
SB21,4145 17Section 4145. 281.59 (3e) (a) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4146 18Section 4146. 281.59 (3e) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4147 19Section 4147. 281.59 (3e) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4148 20Section 4148. 281.59 (3e) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1570,221 281.59 (3e) (d) The department may expend, for financial assistance in a
22biennium other than financial hardship assistance under s. 281.58 (13) (e), an
23amount up to 95 percent of the amount approved by the legislature under par. (b)
24available to provide financial assistance for projects under this section for that
25biennium
. The department may expend such amount only from the percentage of the

1amount approved under par. (b) that is not available under par. (e) for financial
2hardship assistance.
SB21,4149 3Section 4149. 281.59 (3e) (e) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1570,94 281.59 (3e) (e) The department may expend, for financial hardship assistance
5in a biennium under s. 281.58 (13) (e), an amount up to 5 percent of the amount
6approved by the legislature under par. (b) available to provide financial assistance
7for projects under this section
for that biennium. The department may expend such
8amount only from the percentage of the amount approved by the legislature under
9par. (b)
that is not available under par. (d) for financial assistance.
SB21,4150 10Section 4150. 281.59 (3e) (f) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4151 11Section 4151. 281.59 (3m) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4152 12Section 4152. 281.59 (3s) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4153 13Section 4153. 281.59 (9) (am) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1570,2314 281.59 (9) (am) The department of administration, in consultation with the
15department, may establish those terms and conditions of a financial assistance
16agreement that relate to its financial management, including what type of municipal
17obligation, as set forth under sub. (13f), if applicable, is required for the repayment
18of the financial assistance. Any terms and conditions established under this
19paragraph by the department of administration shall comply with the requirements
20of this section and s. 281.58, 281.60 or 281.61. In setting the terms and conditions,
21the department of administration may consider factors that the department of
22administration finds are relevant, including the type of obligation evidencing the
23loan, the pledge of security for the obligation and the applicant's creditworthiness.
SB21,4154 24Section 4154. 281.59 (11) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1571,6
1281.59 (11) (a) The department of natural resources and the department of
2administration may enter into a financial assistance agreement with an applicant
3for which the department of administration has allocated subsidy financial
4assistance
under s. 281.58 (9m), 281.60 (8) or 281.61 (8) if the applicant meets the
5conditions under sub. (9) and the other requirements under this section and s.
6281.58, 281.60 or 281.61.
SB21,4155 7Section 4155. 281.60 (7) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4156 8Section 4156. 281.60 (8) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 281.60 (8).
SB21,4157 9Section 4157. 281.60 (8) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,4158 10Section 4158. 281.60 (8s) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1571,1411 281.60 (8s) Limitation on financial assistance. The amount of a payment
12under sub. (2r) (d) may not exceed the amount of subsidy necessary to reduce the
13interest rate on the loan from market rate to the interest rate that would have been
14charged on a loan to the political subdivision under sub. (2r) (a).
SB21,4159 15Section 4159. 281.60 (12) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1571,2216 281.60 (12) (b) 3. If the sale proceeds are greater than the cost of the land plus
17the cost of the cleanup, pay to the department of administration an amount equal to
18the remaining loan balance plus the lesser of 75% of the amount by which the sale
19proceeds exceed the cost of the land plus the cost of the cleanup or the amount of
20subsidy incurred for the project
difference between the amount of interest paid on
21the loan and the amount of interest that would have been paid if the loan had been
22made at the market rate,
and retain the remainder of the sale proceeds.
SB21,4160 23Section 4160. 281.61 (1) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 281.61 (1) (am).
SB21,4161 24Section 4161. 281.61 (1) (ag) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1572,3
1281.61 (1) (ag) "Community water system" means a public water system that
2serves at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents or that regularly
3serves at least 25 year-round residents.
SB21,4162 4Section 4162. 281.61 (1) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,1572,65 281.61 (1) (bm) "Noncommunity water system" means a public water system
6that is not a community water system.
SB21,4163 7Section 4163. 281.61 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1572,158 281.61 (2) General. The department and the department of administration
9shall administer a program to provide financial assistance to local governmental
10units and to the private owners of community water systems and nonprofit
11noncommunity water systems
for projects for the planning, designing, construction
12or modification of public water systems, if the projects will facilitate compliance with
13national primary drinking water regulations under 42 USC 300g-1 or otherwise
14significantly further the health protection objectives of the Safe Drinking Water Act,
1542 USC 300f to 300j-26.
SB21,4164 16Section 4164. 281.61 (2g) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1573,217 281.61 (2g) Ineligible projects. A local governmental unit or the private
18owner of a community water system or nonprofit noncommunity water system
is not
19eligible for financial assistance under this section if the local governmental unit or
20the private owner of the community water system or nonprofit noncommunity water
21system
does not have the technical, managerial or financial capacity to ensure
22compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 USC 300f to 300j-26, or the public
23water system operated by the local governmental unit or private owner of the
24community water system or nonprofit noncommunity water system
is in significant
25noncompliance with any requirement of a primary drinking water regulation or

1variance under 42 USC 300g-1 unless the financial assistance will ensure
2compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
SB21,4165 3Section 4165. 281.61 (2r) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1573,74 281.61 (2r) (b) Purchasing or refinancing the obligation of a local governmental
5unit or private owner of a community water system or nonprofit noncommunity
6water system
if the obligation was incurred to finance the cost of a project described
7in sub. (2) and the obligation was initially incurred after July 1, 1993.
SB21,4166 8Section 4166. 281.61 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,1573,149 281.61 (3) Notice of intent to apply. (a) A local governmental unit or private
10owner of a community water system or nonprofit noncommunity water system
shall
11submit notice of its intent to apply for financial assistance under the safe drinking
12water loan program at least 6 months before the beginning of the fiscal year in which
13it intends to receive the financial assistance. The notice shall be in a form prescribed
14by the department and the department of administration.
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