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Register July 2011 No. 667
Chapter DHS 182
LEAD POISONING OR LEAD EXPOSURE PREVENTION GRANTS
DHS 182.01   Authority and purpose.
DHS 182.02   Applicability.
DHS 182.03   Definitions.
DHS 182.04   Allocation of funds.
DHS 182.05   Application.
DHS 182.06   Awards.
DHS 182.07   Restrictions on use of grants.
DHS 182.08   Records and reports.
Ch. DHS 182 Note Note: Chapter HFS 182 was created as an emergency rule, effective December 5, 1995. Chapter HSS 182 was renumbered chapter HFS 182 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1. and 7., Stats., Register, June, 1996, No. 486. Chapter HFS 182 was renumbered chapter DHS 182 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637.
DHS 182.01 DHS 182.01 Authority and purpose. This chapter is promulgated under the authority of s. 254.151, Stats., for the purpose of establishing criteria and procedures for the award of annual project grants from the appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (ef), Stats., to local health departments or non-profit agencies working in collaboration with local health departments on projects aimed at preventing lead poisoning or exposure to lead.
DHS 182.01 History History: Cr., Register, June, 1996, No. 486, eff. 7-1-96; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register July 2011 No. 667.
DHS 182.02 DHS 182.02 Applicability. This chapter applies to the department and to applicants for and recipients of grants awarded under this chapter.
DHS 182.02 History History: Cr., Register, June, 1996, No. 486, eff. 7-1-96.
DHS 182.03 DHS 182.03 Definitions. In this chapter:
DHS 182.03(1) (1) “Applicant" means a local health department or a non-profit agency working in collaboration with a local health department that applies for a grant under this chapter.
DHS 182.03(2) (2) ``Continuation grant" means a grant awarded to an applicant for continued support of a project funded during the preceding funding year.
DHS 182.03(3) (3) “Department" means the Wisconsin department of health services.
DHS 182.03(4) (4) “Funding year" means the state fiscal year, July 1 to June 30.
DHS 182.03(5) (5) “Funds" means the state general purpose revenue appropriation under s. 20.435 (1) (ef), Stats.
DHS 182.03(6) (6) “Grant" means a transfer of funds to an approved applicant for the conduct of a project on lead poisoning or lead exposure prevention in accordance with s. 254.151, Stats., and this chapter.
DHS 182.03(7) (7) “Initial grant" means the first grant awarded to an applicant for a given project.
DHS 182.03(8) (8) “Lead exposure" or “exposure to lead" means any amount of lead in the blood of any person.
DHS 182.03(9) (9) “Lead exposure hazard" means any substance, service or object that contains lead and that, due to its condition, location or nature, may contribute to lead poisoning or to dangerous levels of lead exposure.
DHS 182.03(10) (10) “Lead poisoning" means, in reference to children under the age of 6, a level of lead in the blood of 10 or more micrograms per 100 milliliters of blood.
DHS 182.03(11) (11) “Local health department" means any agency listed in s. 250.01, Stats.
DHS 182.03(12) (12) “Project" means a time-limited lead poisoning or lead exposure prevention effort supported by a grant awarded by the department under this chapter.
DHS 182.03(13) (13) “Project year" means the 12-month period selected by the department during which a project will be supported by a grant under this chapter.
DHS 182.03(14) (14) “Review committee" means a committee established by the department to review applications for grants under this chapter.
DHS 182.03(15) (15) “RFP" means a request for proposals, a document released by the department to solicit applications for project support, and which defines project priorities, who may apply for funding, the amounts available for support of given types of projects, the term of projects, application procedures, review criteria and procedures for appealing rejection of an application.
DHS 182.03(16) (16) “Selected grantee" means an applicant to whom funds are to be awarded, but with whom an agreement under s. DHS 182.06 (4) has not yet been signed.
DHS 182.03 History History: Cr., Register, June, 1996, No. 486, eff. 7-1-96; corrections in (3) and (5) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6. and 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637; correction in (5) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register July 2011 No. 667.
DHS 182.04 DHS 182.04 Allocation of funds. The department shall annually allocate funds available under s. 20.435 (1) (ef), Stats., for the support of lead poisoning or lead exposure prevention programs. The monies to support these programs shall be in the form of grants and shall be awarded based on the criteria set out in this chapter. Grants may be used for any of the following purposes:
DHS 182.04(1) (1) To fund educational programs about the dangers of lead poisoning or exposure to lead.
DHS 182.04(2) (2) To fund lead poisoning or lead exposure screening, care coordination and follow-up services, including lead inspections, for children under age 6 who are not covered by a third-party payer.
DHS 182.04(3) (3) To fund administration or enforcement of responsibilities delegated to local health departments under s. 254.152, Stats.
DHS 182.04(4) (4) To fund other activities related to lead poisoning prevention or prevention of exposure to lead.
DHS 182.04(5) (5) To fund any combination of the purposes under subs. (1) to (4).
DHS 182.04(6) (6) To develop and implement outreach and education programs for health care providers to inform them of the need for lead poisoning or lead exposure screening and of the requirements under subch. II of ch. 254, Stats., relating to lead poisoning or exposure to lead.
DHS 182.04 History History: Cr., Register, June, 1996, No. 486, eff. 7-1-96; correction in (intro.) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2009 No. 637; correction in (intro.) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register July 2011 No. 667.
DHS 182.05 DHS 182.05 Application.
DHS 182.05(1)(1) WHO MAY APPLY. An applicant for a grant may be any of the following:
DHS 182.05(1)(a) (a) A local health department.
DHS 182.05(1)(b) (b) Two or more local health departments.
DHS 182.05(1)(c) (c) A non-profit agency working in collaboration with one or more local health departments.
DHS 182.05(2) (2)Solicitation.
DHS 182.05(2)(a)(a) The department shall solicit applications for initial grants by preparing one or more RFPs, sending a notice to each local health department regarding the availability of the RFPs, and distributing copies of the RFPs upon request.
DHS 182.05(2)(b) (b) The department may solicit applications for continuation grants from currently-funded projects.
DHS 182.05(3) (3)Making application.
DHS 182.05(3)(a)(a) A local health department or a collaborating non-profit agency considering making application for a grant shall give notice to the department of intent to apply. Notice shall be given in the form and according to the instructions given in the relevant RFP or continuation grant application instructions.
DHS 182.05(3)(b) (b) An application for a grant shall be made in accordance with the format specified in the relevant RFP or continuation grant application instructions.
DHS 182.05(3)(c) (c) An application for a grant shall be submitted to the department, as specified in the appropriate RFP or continuation grant application instructions, by the deadline shown in the RFP or continuation grant application instructions.
DHS 182.05(4) (4)CONTENT OF APPLICATION. The department shall specify in each RFP or set of continuation grant application instructions the format of and the required elements to be included in an application for a grant.
DHS 182.05(5) (5)PRELIMINARY REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS . The department shall review all applications for a grant for compliance with the format and content specifications of the relevant RFP or continuation grant application instructions. The department may reject any application failing to meet the specifications published in the RFP or continuation grant application instructions.
DHS 182.05(6) (6)FINAL REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS.
DHS 182.05(6)(a)(a) The department shall appoint a review committee or review committees to evaluate applications for initial and continuation grants. The number and expertise of members of a review committee shall be determined by the department based on the nature and number of the applications anticipated, as determined by notices of intent received under sub. (3) (a).
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