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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 2,
TO SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 2,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 843
March 22, 2018 - Offered by Representatives Hebl, Pope, Billings, Kolste,
Sargent, Ohnstad, Subeck, Goyke, Neubauer, Considine, Kessler, Spreitzer
and C. Taylor.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the substitute amendment as follows:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,1,3 21. Page 1, line 9: delete the material beginning with “open" and ending with
3“screening;" on line 11.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,1,5 42. Page 2, line 1: delete the material beginning with that line and ending with
5page 15, line 2, and substitute:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,1,7 6 Section 1. 20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place,
7insert the following amounts for the purposes indicated: - See PDF for table PDF
AB843-SSA2-AA2,2 1Section 2. 20.255 (1) (er) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,2,32 20.255 (1) (er) Wisconsin safe and healthy schools center. The amounts in the
3schedule for the program under s. 115.28 (38).
AB843-SSA2-AA2,3 4Section 3. 20.255 (2) (ap) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,2,65 20.255 (2) (ap) School safety aid. A sum sufficient for school safety aid under
6s. 115.434.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,4 7Section 4. 20.255 (2) (dh) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,2,98 20.255 (2) (dh) Violence prevention and reduction grants. The amounts in the
9schedule for grants to school districts under s. 115.369.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5 10Section 5. 20.455 (2) (gr) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,2,1411 20.455 (2) (gr) Handgun Firearm purchaser record check; checks for licenses or
12certifications to carry concealed weapons.
All moneys received as fee payments under
13ss. 175.35 (2i) (a), 175.49 (5m), and 175.60 (7) (c) and (d), (13), and (15) (b) 4. a. and
14b. to provide services under ss. 175.35, 175.49, and 175.60.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5c 15Section 5c. 49.45 (23) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,3,516 49.45 (23) (a) The department shall request a waiver from the secretary of the
17federal department of health and human services to permit the department to
18conduct a demonstration project to provide health care coverage to adults who are

1under the age of 65, who have family incomes not to exceed 100 133 percent of the
2poverty line before application of the 5 percent income disregard under 42 CFR
3435.603 (d)
, except as provided in s. 49.471 (4g), and who are not otherwise eligible
4for medical assistance under this subchapter, the Badger Care health care program
5under s. 49.665, or Medicare under 42 USC 1395 et seq.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5d 6Section 5d. 49.471 (1) (cr) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,3,87 49.471 (1) (cr) “Enhanced federal medical assistance percentage" means a
8federal medical assistance percentage described under 42 USC 1396d (y) or (z).
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5e 9Section 5e. 49.471 (4) (a) 4. b. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,3,1210 49.471 (4) (a) 4. b. The Except as provided in sub. (4g), the individual's family
11income does not exceed 100 133 percent of the poverty line before application of the
125 percent income disregard under 42 CFR 435.603 (d)
.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5f 13Section 5f. 49.471 (4g) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,3,2214 49.471 (4g) Medicaid expansion; federal medical assistance percentage. (a)
15For services provided to individuals described under sub. (4) (a) 4. and s. 49.45 (23),
16the department shall comply with all federal requirements to qualify for the highest
17available enhanced federal medical assistance percentage. The department shall
18submit any amendment to the state medical assistance plan, request for a waiver of
19federal Medicaid law, or other approval request required by the federal government
20to provide services to the individuals described under sub. (4) (a) 4. and s. 49.45 (23)
21and qualify for the highest available enhanced federal medical assistance
22percentage.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,4,923 (b) If the department does not qualify for an enhanced federal medical
24assistance percentage, or if the enhanced federal medical assistance percentage
25obtained by the department is lower than printed in federal law as of July 1, 2013,

1for individuals eligible under sub. (4) (a) 4. or s. 49.45 (23), the department shall
2submit to the joint committee on finance a fiscal analysis comparing the cost to
3maintain coverage for adults who are not pregnant and not elderly with family
4incomes up to 133 percent of the poverty line to the cost of limiting eligibility to those
5adults with family incomes up to 100 percent of the poverty line. The department
6may reduce income eligibility for adults who are not pregnant and not elderly from
7family incomes of up to 133 percent of the poverty line to family incomes of up to 100
8percent of the poverty line only if this reduction in income eligibility levels is
9approved by the joint committee on finance.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,6 10Section 6. 115.28 (38) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,4,1411 115.28 (38) Wisconsin safe and healthy schools center; emergency
12preparedness and school violence
. Provide, in cooperation with a cooperative
13educational service agency, a program to provide training and technical assistance
14to school district employees on emergency preparedness and school violence.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7 15Section 7. 115.364 (1) (a), (am) and (b) of the statutes, as created by 2017
16Wisconsin Act 59
, are amended to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,4,2217 115.364 (1) (a) “Eligible independent charter school” is a school under contract
18with one of the entities under s. 118.40 (2r) (b) 1. or with the director under s. 118.40
19(2x) that increased the amount it expended in the preceding school year to employ,
20hire, or retain social workers pupil services personnel over the amount it expended
21in the school year immediately preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire,
22or retain social workers pupil services personnel.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5,323 (am) “Eligible private school” means a private school participating in a
24parental choice program under s. 118.60 or 119.23 that increased the amount it
25expended in the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil

1services personnel
over the amount it expended in the school year immediately
2preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil
3services personnel
.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5,84 (b) “Eligible school district” is a school district that increased the amount it
5expended in the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil
6services personnel
over the amount it expended in the school year immediately
7preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil
8services personnel
.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,8 9Section 8. 115.364 (1) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5,1110 115.364 (1) (c) “Pupil services personnel" means school counselors, school social
11workers, school psychologists, and school nurses.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,9 12Section 9. 115.364 (2) (a) 1., 2. and 3. of the statutes, as created by 2017
13Wisconsin Act 59
, are amended to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5,1914 115.364 (2) (a) 1. Subject to par. (b), from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2)
15(da), pay to an eligible school district an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount
16by which the school district increased its expenditures in the preceding school year
17to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil services personnel over the amount it
18expended in the school year immediately preceding the preceding school year to
19employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil services personnel.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,5,2520 2. Subject to par. (b), from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (da), pay to an
21eligible independent charter school an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount by
22which the independent charter school increased its expenditures in the preceding
23school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil services personnel over the
24amount it expended in the school year immediately preceding the preceding school
25year to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil services personnel.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,6,6
13. Subject to par. (b), from the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2) (da), pay to an
2eligible private school an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount by which the
3private school increased it expenditures in the preceding school year to employ, hire,
4or retain social workers pupil services personnel over the amount it expended in the
5school year immediately preceding the preceding school year to employ, hire, or
6retain social workers pupil services personnel.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,10 7Section 10. 115.364 (2) (b) 2. a. of the statutes, as created by 2017 Wisconsin
8Act 59
, is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,6,169 115.364 (2) (b) 2. a. Subject to subd. 2. b., if, after making the payments
10required under par. (a), moneys remain in the appropriation account under s. 20.255
11(2) (da), the state superintendent shall reimburse eligible school districts, private
12schools, and independent charter schools for an amount equal to expenditures made
13by the school district, private school, or independent charter school in the preceding
14school year to employ, hire, or retain social workers pupil services personnel less the
15amount of increased expenditures for which the school district, private school, or
16independent charter school was reimbursed under par. (a).
AB843-SSA2-AA2,11 17Section 11. 115.367 (3) of the statutes, as created by 2017 Wisconsin Act 59,
18is amended to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,6,2219 115.367 (3) Awards. The department shall award grants under this section
20beginning in the 2018-19 school year. From the appropriation under s. 20.255 (2)
21(dt), the department shall award at least $3,250,000 $10,250,000 in grants under
22this section each school year.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,12 23Section 12. 115.369 of the statutes is created to read:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,2 24115.369 Violence prevention and reduction grants. (1) Beginning in the
252018-19 school year, the department shall award grants on a competitive basis to

1school districts to develop and implement programs to prevent and reduce violence
2in schools.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,4 3(2) A school district may not expend proceeds of a grant received under this
4section on school district personnel costs.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,6 5(3) The department shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this
6section, including all of the following:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,77 (a) Rules that specify eligibility criteria for receiving a grant under this section.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,98 (b) Rules that specify eligible uses of grant proceeds, including funding any of
9the following school violence prevention activities:
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,1110 1. Developing and implementing conflict resolution or dispute management
11strategies, including restorative justice and student leadership programs.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,1312 2. Providing character education, asset building, peer mediation, antibullying,
13and equity programs.
AB843-SSA2-AA2,7,1514 3. Developing and implementing suicide risk screening, intervention, and
15prevention efforts.
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