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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 1,
TO SENATE BILL 690
February 9, 2018 - Offered by Joint Committee on Finance.
SB690-SA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
SB690-SA1,1,3 21. Page 2, line 14: delete “If" and substitute “Except as provided in subd. 3.,
3if".
SB690-SA1,1,7 42. Page 2, line 18: after “was held." insert “This subdivision does not apply to
5a school district if a subsequent referendum is held on a resolution adopted by the
6school board under s. 121.91 (3) (a) during the 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, or
72018-19 school year and a majority of those voting approved the resolution.” .
SB690-SA1,1,8 83. Page 3, line 1: delete “If" and substitute “Except as provided in subd. 3., if".
SB690-SA1,1,9 94. Page 3, line 6: after that line insert:
SB690-SA1,2,2 10“3. If, during the 3-school-year period during which a school district's revenue
11ceiling is an amount determined under subd. 1. or 2., a referendum on a resolution
12adopted by the school board under s. 121.91 (3) (a) is held and a majority of those
13voting approve the resolution, beginning in the school year immediately following

1the school year during which the referendum is held, the school district's “revenue
2ceiling” is the amount under par. (a).
SB690-SA1,3m 3Section 3m. Nonstatutory provisions.
SB690-SA1,2,22 4(1) Referendum to increase revenue ceiling; prior failed referenda. If a
5school board wishes to have the definition of “revenue ceiling” in section 121.905 (1)
6(a) of the statutes apply to the school district in the 2018-19, 2019-20, or 2020-21
7school year even though the definition of “revenue ceiling” in section 121.905 (1) (b)
81. of the statutes would otherwise apply to the school district, the school board shall
9adopt a resolution to that effect. The resolution shall specify the school years to
10which the resolution applies. The resolution shall be filed as provided in section 8.37
11of the statutes. Within 10 days after adopting the resolution, the school board shall
12notify the department of public instruction that it will schedule a referendum for the
13purpose of submitting the resolution to the electors of the school district for approval
14or rejection and shall submit a copy of the resolution to the department. The school
15board shall schedule the referendum to be held at the next regularly scheduled
16spring primary or election or partisan primary or general election, provided such
17election is to be held not sooner than 70 days after the filing of the resolution of the
18school board. The school district clerk shall certify the results of the referendum to
19the department of public instruction within 10 days after the referendum is held.
20Notwithstanding section 121.905 (1) (a) and (b) 1. of the statutes, the definition of
21“revenue ceiling” in section 121.905 (1) (a) of the statutes applies to the school district
22if the resolution is approved by a majority of those voting on the question.
SB690-SA1,3,5 23(2) Failed referenda; 2017-18 school year exception. Section 121.905 (1) (b) 1.
24of the statutes does not apply to a referendum on a resolution adopted by a school
25board under section 121.91 (3) (a) of the statutes that was held during the 2017-18

1school year if at the same election a majority of those voting on the question rejected
2the resolution adopted under section 121.91 (3) (a) of the statutes and a majority of
3those voting on the question rejected a resolution adopted by the school board to issue
4general obligation bonds for the public purpose of constructing a new school
5building.”.
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