2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
October 11, 2019 - Introduced by Representatives Oldenburg, B. Meyers,
Ballweg, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Jagler, James, Kitchens,
Kulp, Kurtz, Milroy, Mursau, Neubauer, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer,
Ramthun, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Shankland, Spiros, Spreitzer, C.
Taylor, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vining, Vruwink, Wittke and
Zimmerman, cosponsored by Senators Olsen,
Bernier, Carpenter, Ringhand,
Schachtner and Testin. Referred to Committee on Colleges and Universities.
1An Act to create
20.115 (4) (f) of the statutes; relating to: farmer tuition
2assistance grants and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill creates an appropriation for the Department of Agriculture, Trade and
Consumer Protection to make farmer tuition assistance grants. Current law
authorizes DATCP to make grants to low-income farmers for paying all or part of the
tuition for courses on farm and business management techniques offered by a
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
20.005 (3) (schedule) of the statutes: at the appropriate place, insert 4
the following amounts for the purposes indicated:
- See PDF for table
20.115 (4) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
(f) Farmer tuition assistance grants.
Biennially, the amounts in the 3
schedule for farmer tuition assistance grants under s. 93.51 (2) (b).