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SB21,54 3Section 54. 13.48 (27) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,70,104 13.48 (27) Lease of correctional facilities. Subject to the requirements of s.
520.924 (1) (i), the building commission may under sub. (2) (at) lease any facility for
6use of the department of corrections as a part of the authorized state building
7program, with an option to purchase the facility by the state. Any lease shall provide
8for the facility to be constructed in accordance with requirements and specifications
9approved by the department of administration and shall permit inspection of the site
10and facility by agents of the department.
SB21,55 11Section 55. 13.48 (29) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,70,1712 13.48 (29) Small projects Simplified policies and procedures. Except as
13otherwise required under s. 16.855 (10m), the building commission may prescribe
14simplified policies and procedures to be used in lieu of the procedures provided in s.
1516.855 for any construction project that does not require prior approval of the
16building commission under sub. (10) (a)
involve an expenditure that exceeds
17$185,000
, except projects specified in sub. (10) (c).
SB21,56 18Section 56 . 13.48 (29) of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act ....
19(this act), is amended to read:
SB21,70,2420 13.48 (29) Simplified policies and procedures. Except as otherwise required
21under s. 16.855 (10m), the building commission may prescribe simplified policies and
22procedures to be used in lieu of the procedures provided in s. 16.855 for any
23construction project that does not involve an expenditure that exceeds $185,000,
24except projects specified in sub. (10) (c)
.
SB21,57 25Section 57. 13.488 (1) (m) of the statutes is amended to read:
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113.488 (1) (m) The duty to determine and make payments to the United States
2required so as to avoid an adverse effect on any exclusion of interest from gross
3income for federal income tax purposes on public debt, and revenue obligations, and
4issued pursuant to ch. 18, operating notes issued pursuant to ch. 18 s. 16.526, master
5lease obligations issued pursuant to s. 16.76, and appropriation obligations issued
6pursuant to s. 16.527 and to make any payments to advisors that assist in making
7the determination. If the proceeds of an obligation are utilized for an activity that
8is financed from program revenue, the building commission shall make the
9payments required under this paragraph from that revenue, to the extent it is
10available.
SB21,58 11Section 58. 13.58 (5) (b) 3. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,59 12Section 59. 13.58 (5) (b) 6. of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,60 13Section 60. 13.62 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,71,1714 13.62 (2) "Agency" means any board, commission, department, office, society,
15institution of higher education, council, or committee in the state government, or any
16authority created in subch. II of ch. 114 or in ch. 36, 231, 232, 233, 234 235, 237, 238,
17or 279, except that the term does not include a council or committee of the legislature.
SB21,61 18Section 61. 13.625 (6s) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,62 19Section 62. 13.625 (9) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,71,2520 13.625 (9) This section does not apply to the solicitation, acceptance, or
21furnishing of anything of pecuniary value by the Wisconsin Economic Development
22Corporation
Forward Wisconsin Development Authority, or to a principal furnishing
23anything of pecuniary value to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
24Forward Wisconsin Development Authority, under s. 19.56 (3) (e) or (f) for the
25activities specified in s. 19.56 (3) (e).
SB21,63
1Section 63. 13.90 (5) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,72,52 13.90 (5) The joint committee on legislative organization may contract for the
3services of persons to advise those building commission members who also are
4legislators on matters related to the state's issuance of state debt , and revenue
5obligations and operating notes under ch. 18.
SB21,64 6Section 64. 13.94 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,73,27 13.94 (1) Duties of the bureau. (intro.) The legislative audit bureau shall be
8responsible for conducting postaudits of the accounts and other financial records of
9departments to assure that all financial transactions have been made in a legal and
10proper manner. In connection with such postaudits, the legislative audit bureau
11shall review the performance and program accomplishments of the department
12during the fiscal period for which the audit is being conducted to determine whether
13the department carried out the policy of the legislature and the governor during the
14period for which the appropriations were made. In performing postaudits under this
15subsection, the legislative audit bureau shall not examine issues related to academic
16freedom within the University of Wisconsin System. A postaudit shall not examine
17into or comment upon the content of the various academic programs, including
18degree requirements, majors, curriculum or courses within the University of
19Wisconsin System, nor shall any such postaudit examine into the manner in which
20individual faculty members or groups of faculty members conduct their
21instructional, research or public service activities. This subsection does not preclude
22the bureau from reviewing the procedures by which decisions are made and priorities
23set in the University of Wisconsin System, or the manner in which such decisions and
24priorities are implemented within the University of Wisconsin System, insofar as

1such review is not inconsistent with s. 36.09 36.11. The legislative audit bureau shall
2audit the fiscal concerns of the state as required by law. To this end, it shall:
SB21,65 3Section 65. 13.94 (1) (dL) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,73,64 13.94 (1) (dL) Annually, conduct a financial audit of the governor's read to lead
5development fund. The legislative audit bureau shall file a copy of the report of the
6audit under this paragraph with the distributees specified in par. (b).
SB21,66 7Section 66. 13.94 (1) (dr) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,73,148 13.94 (1) (dr) Biennially, beginning in 2013 2017, conduct a financial audit of
9the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and a
program evaluation audit
10of the economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic
11Development Corporation under ch. 238
Forward Wisconsin Development Authority
12and funded by moneys appropriated under s. 20.885 or another appropriation
. The
13legislative audit bureau shall file a copy of each audit report under this paragraph
14with the distributees specified in par. (b).
SB21,67 15Section 67. 13.94 (1) (ms) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,68 16Section 68. 13.94 (1) (t) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,73,1917 13.94 (1) (t) Annually conduct a financial audit of the University of Wisconsin
18System Authority. The legislative audit bureau shall file a copy of each audit report
19under this paragraph with the distributees specified in par. (b).
SB21,69 20Section 69. 13.94 (1s) (c) 5. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,73,2321 13.94 (1s) (c) 5. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Forward
22Wisconsin Development Authority
for the cost of the audit required to be performed
23under sub. (1) (dr).
SB21,70 24Section 70. 13.94 (1s) (c) 8. of the statutes is amended to read:
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113.94 (1s) (c) 8. The University of Wisconsin System Authority for the cost of
2an audit performed under sub. (1) (t).
SB21,71 3Section 71 . 13.94 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,74,204 13.94 (4) (a) 1. Every state department, board, examining board, affiliated
5credentialing board, commission, independent agency, council or office in the
6executive branch of state government; all bodies created by the legislature in the
7legislative or judicial branch of state government; any public body corporate and
8politic created by the legislature including specifically the University of Wisconsin
9System Authority,
the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Lower Fox
10River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Wisconsin
11Economic Development Corporation
Forward Wisconsin Development Authority, a
12professional baseball park district, a local professional football stadium district, a
13local cultural arts district and a long-term care district under s. 46.2895; every
14Wisconsin works agency under subch. III of ch. 49; every provider of medical
15assistance under subch. IV of ch. 49; technical college district boards; every county
16department under s. 51.42 or 51.437; every nonprofit corporation or cooperative or
17unincorporated cooperative association to which moneys are specifically
18appropriated by state law; and every corporation, institution, association or other
19organization which receives more than 50% of its annual budget from appropriations
20made by state law, including subgrantee or subcontractor recipients of such funds.
SB21,72 21Section 72 . 13.94 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 2015 Wisconsin Act
22.... (this act), is amended to read:
SB21,75,1423 13.94 (4) (a) 1. Every state department, board, examining board, affiliated
24credentialing board, commission, independent agency, council or office in the
25executive branch of state government; all bodies created by the legislature in the

1legislative or judicial branch of state government; any public body corporate and
2politic created by the legislature including specifically the University of Wisconsin
3System Authority, the Fox River Navigational System Authority, the Lower Fox
4River Remediation Authority, the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the Forward
5Wisconsin Development Authority, a professional baseball park district, a local
6professional football stadium district, and a local cultural arts district and a
7long-term care district under s. 46.2895
; every Wisconsin works agency under subch.
8III of ch. 49; every provider of medical assistance under subch. IV of ch. 49; technical
9college district boards; every county department under s. 51.42 or 51.437; every
10nonprofit corporation or cooperative or unincorporated cooperative association to
11which moneys are specifically appropriated by state law; and every corporation,
12institution, association or other organization which receives more than 50% of its
13annual budget from appropriations made by state law, including subgrantee or
14subcontractor recipients of such funds.
SB21,73 15Section 73. 13.94 (4) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,75,2216 13.94 (4) (b) In performing audits of long-term care districts under s. 46.2895,
17Wisconsin works agencies under subch. III of ch. 49, providers of medical assistance
18under subch. IV of ch. 49, corporations, institutions, associations, or other
19organizations, and their subgrantees or subcontractors, the legislative audit bureau
20shall audit only the records and operations of such providers and organizations
21which pertain to the receipt, disbursement or other handling of appropriations made
22by state law.
SB21,74 23Section 74. 13.95 (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,76,12 2413.95 Legislative fiscal bureau. (intro.) There is created a bureau to be
25known as the "Legislative Fiscal Bureau" headed by a director. The fiscal bureau

1shall be strictly nonpartisan and shall at all times observe the confidential nature
2of the research requests received by it; however, with the prior approval of the
3requester in each instance, the bureau may duplicate the results of its research for
4distribution. Subject to s. 230.35 (4) (a) and (f), the director or the director's
5designated employees shall at all times, with or without notice, have access to all
6state agencies, the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority, the
7University of Wisconsin System Authority,
the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority, the
8Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, Forward Wisconsin Development
9Authority
, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Forward Wisconsin
10Development Authority
, and the Fox River Navigational System Authority, and to
11any books, records, or other documents maintained by such agencies or authorities
12and relating to their expenditures, revenues, operations, and structure.
SB21,75 13Section 75. 13.96 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 13.96 (1) (intro.) and
14amended to read:
SB21,76,1615 13.96 (1) Duties of the staff. (intro.) The legislative technology services
16bureau shall provide:
SB21,76,18 17(a) Provide and coordinate information technology support and services to the
18legislative branch.
SB21,76 19Section 76. 13.96 (1) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
SB21,76,2320 13.96 (1) (b) Upon receipt of municipal boundary information at each reporting
21interval under s. 5.15 (4) (bg), reconcile and compile the information received to
22produce a statewide data base consisting of municipal boundary information for the
23entire state.
SB21,77 24Section 77. 13.96 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
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113.96 (1) (c) Participate, on behalf of this state, in geographic boundary
2information programs when offered by the U.S. bureau of the census.
SB21,78 3Section 78. 14.017 (5) (title) of the statutes is renumbered 15.207 (3) (title).
SB21,79 4Section 79. 14.017 (5) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 15.207 (3)
5(intro.) and amended to read:
SB21,77,86 15.207 (3) (intro.) There is created in the office of the governor department of
7children and families
a read to lead development council consisting of all of the
8following:
SB21,80 9Section 80. 14.017 (5) (a) 1. of the statutes is renumbered 15.207 (3) (a) and
10amended to read:
SB21,77,1211 15.207 (3) (a) The governor secretary of children and families or his or her
12designee, who shall serve as chairperson of the council.
SB21,81 13Section 81. 14.017 (5) (a) 2. of the statutes is renumbered 15.207 (3) (b).
SB21,82 14Section 82. 14.017 (5) (a) 3. of the statutes is renumbered 15.207 (3) (c).
SB21,83 15Section 83. 14.017 (5) (a) 4. of the statutes is renumbered 15.207 (3) (d) and
16amended to read:
SB21,77,1917 15.207 (3) (d) The ranking minority members of each of the committees under
18subd. 3. par. (c) or members of those committees designated by the ranking minority
19members.
SB21,84 20Section 84. 14.017 (5) (a) 5. (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 15.207 (3)
21(e) (intro.) and amended to read:
SB21,77,2322 15.207 (3) (e) (intro.) The following members appointed by the governor
23secretary of children and families for 3-year terms:
SB21,85 24Section 85. 14.017 (5) (a) 5. a. to k. of the statutes are renumbered 15.207 (3)
25(e) 1. to 11.
SB21,86
1Section 86. 14.017 (5) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,87 2Section 87. 14.065 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,88 3Section 88. 14.20 (title) of the statutes is renumbered 48.53 (title).
SB21,89 4Section 89. 14.20 (1) of the statutes is renumbered 48.53 (1).
SB21,90 5Section 90. 14.20 (1m) of the statutes is renumbered 48.53 (2) and amended
6to read:
SB21,78,127 48.53 (2) The council shall make recommendations to the governor secretary
8and state superintendent regarding recipients of grants under sub. (2) (3). The
9amount of each grant awarded shall be determined jointly by the governor secretary
10and the state superintendent. In addition to reports required under s. 15.09 (7),
11annually the council shall submit a report on its operation to the appropriate
12standing committees of the legislature under s. 13.172 (3).
SB21,91 13Section 91. 14.20 (2) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 48.53 (3) (a) and
14amended to read:
SB21,78,1715 48.53 (3) (a) From the appropriation under s. 20.525 (1) (f) 20.437 (1) (fm), the
16governor secretary may award a grant to any person other than a school board for
17support of a literacy improvement program.
SB21,92 18Section 92. 14.20 (2) (b) of the statutes is renumbered 48.53 (3) (b) and
19amended to read:
SB21,78,2220 48.53 (3) (b) From the appropriation under s. 20.525 20.437 (1) (q), the governor
21secretary may award a grant to any person other than a school board for support of
22a literacy or early childhood development program.
SB21,93 23Section 93. 14.20 (2) (c) of the statutes is renumbered 48.53 (3) (c).
SB21,94 24Section 94. 14.26 (4) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,95 25Section 95. 14.40 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
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114.40 (1) Annually not later than July 1, each legislative, administrative and
2judicial agency of the state government shall submit to the secretary of state a list
3of all positions within that agency outside the classified service and above the clerical
4level, excluding the faculties under the jurisdiction of the board of regents of the
5University of Wisconsin System and the
department of public instruction, which are
6filled by appointment, and the term if there is one, together with the name of the
7incumbent and the date of his or her appointment.
SB21,96 8Section 96. 14.46 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,97 9Section 97. 14.58 (1) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,79,1010 14.58 (1) (a) By the state treasurer personally;.
SB21,98 11Section 98. 14.58 (1) (b) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,99 12Section 99. 14.58 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,79,1413 14.58 (1) (c) In the name of the state treasurer, by any clerk in the treasurer's
14office designated by the treasurer; or.
SB21,100 15Section 100. 14.62 of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,101 16Section 101. 15.05 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB21,79,2517 15.05 (1) (b) Except as provided in pars. (c) and (d), if If a department is under
18the direction and supervision of a board, the board shall appoint a secretary to serve
19at the pleasure of the board outside the classified service. In such departments, the
20powers and duties of the board shall be regulatory, advisory and policy-making, and
21not administrative. All of the administrative powers and duties of the department
22are vested in the secretary, to be administered by him or her under the direction of
23the board. The secretary, with the approval of the board, shall promulgate rules for
24administering the department and performing the duties assigned to the
25department.
SB21,102
1Section 102. 15.05 (1) (c) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,103 2Section 103. 15.05 (1) (d) of the statutes is repealed.
SB21,104 3Section 104. 15.07 (1) (b) 15. of the statutes is amended to read:
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