The total amount that the department may expend for a given fiscal year from the fish and wildlife account of the conservation fund for administrative costs may not exceed 16 percent of the expenditures from that account for that fiscal year.
For purposes of par. (a)
, administrative costs consist of the costs incurred in the administration of the department and its divisions and in providing support services for the department.
No money shall be expended or paid from the conservation fund except in pursuance of an appropriation by law.
No moneys that accrue to the state for or in behalf of the department under ch. 29
or s. 90.21
may be expended or paid for the enforcement of the treaty-based, off-reservation rights to fish held by members of federally recognized American Indian tribes or bands domiciled in Wisconsin.
A gift or bequest shall be used in accordance with the directions of the donor.
All moneys received from the United States for fire prevention and control, forest planting, and other forestry activities, for wildlife restoration projects and fish restoration and management projects, and for other purposes shall be devoted to the purposes for which these moneys are received.
All moneys received under s. 70.58
, and all moneys paid into the state treasury as the counties' share of compensation of emergency fire wardens under s. 26.14
shall be used for acquiring, preserving and developing the forests of the state, including the acquisition of lands owned by counties by virtue of any tax deed and of other lands suitable for state forests, and for the development of lands so acquired and the conduct of forestry thereon, including the growing and planting of trees; for forest and marsh fire prevention and control; for grants to forestry cooperatives under s. 36.56
; for compensation of emergency fire wardens; for maintenance, permanent property and forestry improvements; for other forestry purposes authorized by law and for the payment of aid for forests as authorized in s. 28.11
and subchs. I
and VI of ch. 77
Eight percent of the moneys received under s. 70.58
or of the funds provided for in lieu of the levy shall be used to acquire and develop forests of the state for the purposes or capable of providing the benefits described under s. 28.04 (2)
within areas approved by the department and the governor and located within the region composed of Manitowoc, Calumet, Winnebago, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Ozaukee, Washington, Dodge, Milwaukee, Waukesha, Jefferson, Racine, Kenosha, Walworth, Rock, and Outagamie counties.
An additional 4 percent of the moneys received under s. 70.58
or of the funds provided in lieu of the levy shall be used to purchase forests for the state for the purposes or capable of providing the benefits described under s. 28.04 (2)
within areas approved by the department and the governor and located within the region specified under par. (a)
History: 1971 c. 125
; 1973 c. 90
; 1977 c. 29
; 1977 c. 418
, 929 (37)
; 1979 c. 34
, 2102 (39) (a)
; 1979 c. 221
; 1979 c. 361
; 1983 a. 27
, 2202 (38)
; 1985 a. 29
, 3202 (39)
; 1985 a. 135
; 1987 a. 27
; 1987 a. 312
; 1989 a. 31
; 1991 a. 39
; 1995 a. 27
; 1995 a. 257
; 1997 a. 1
; 1999 a. 9
; 2001 a. 16
; 2003 a. 166
; 2007 a. 204
; 2009 a. 28
; 2011 a. 208
; 2013 a. 20
; 2015 a. 170
; 2017 a. 59
Natural resources land endowment fund.
There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the natural resources land endowment fund, to consist of:
All gifts, grants or bequests made to the natural resources land endowment fund. The department of natural resources may convert any noncash gift, grant or bequest into cash for deposit into the fund.
All interest and other income generated from these gifts, grants and bequests.
History: 1999 a. 9
Heritage state parks and forests trust fund. 25.295(1)(1)
There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the heritage state parks and forests trust fund, to consist of:
All gifts, grants or bequests or other contributions made to the heritage state parks and forests trust fund. The department of natural resources may convert any noncash gift, grant, bequest or other contribution into cash.
History: 1995 a. 27
Wisconsin outdoor wildlife heritage trust fund.
There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the Wisconsin outdoor wildlife heritage trust fund, to consist of all gifts, grants, or bequests or other contributions made to the Wisconsin outdoor wildlife heritage trust fund.
History: 2001 a. 92
State building trust fund.
The state building trust fund consists of all appropriations or transfers made thereto by the legislature, together with all donations, gifts, bequests or contributions of money or other property, all restored advances and all investment income.
History: 1979 c. 221
The benevolent fund, amounting to the principal sum of $13,500, transferred to the state by chapter 636, laws of 1917
, constitutes a separate trust fund and shall be conserved and applied as follows:
First: The principal of said trust fund shall be held by the secretary of administration, and be invested and reinvested as provided in this chapter.
Second: The income of said trust fund shall be used and expended exclusively for the benefit of girls committed to the Wisconsin School for Girls, or such other institutions as the state may hereafter establish and maintain for the care, custody and education of girls of the classes now or hereafter authorized by law to be committed to said institution, in providing healthful and instructive recreation and amusements, furnishing advance educational facilities for such of them as show special fitness therefor, providing needed medical or surgical care in exceptional cases, and other similar purposes; but no part of said income shall be used for defraying any of the ordinary expenses of any such institution.
Third: The income shall be disbursed from the state treasury only upon warrants issued on certifications by the department of corrections upon the recommendation of the superintendent or other managing officer of such school or other institution.
Wholesale drug distributor bonding fund.
There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the wholesale drug distributor bonding fund to consist of moneys paid to the state under s. 450.071 (5)
to secure payment of fees or costs that relate to the issuance of a license to engage in the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.
History: 2007 a. 20
State capitol restoration fund.
There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the state capitol restoration fund, to consist of all monetary public and private gifts, grants and bequests received by the state capitol and executive residence board under s. 16.83 (2) (e)
History: 1993 a. 477
Veterans trust fund. 25.36(1)(1)
Except as provided in sub. (2)
, all moneys appropriated or transferred by law shall constitute the veterans trust fund which shall be used for the veterans programs under ss. 20.485 (2) (m)
, and (z)
, and (5) (mn)
, and (zm)
, 45.03 (19)
, 45.40 (1m)
, and 45.82
and administered by the department of veterans affairs, including all moneys received from the federal government for the benefit of veterans or their dependents, and for the veteran grant jobs pilot program under s. 38.31
administered by the technical college system board; all moneys paid as interest on and repayment of loans under the post-war rehabilitation fund; soldiers rehabilitation fund, veterans housing funds as they existed prior to July 1, 1961; all moneys paid as interest on and repayment of loans under this fund; all moneys paid as expenses for, interest on, and repayment of veterans trust fund stabilization loans under s. 45.356
, 1995 stats.; all moneys paid as expenses for, interest on, and repayment of veterans personal loans; the net proceeds from the sale of mortgaged properties related to veterans personal loans; all mortgages issued with the proceeds of the 1981 veterans home loan revenue bond issuance purchased with moneys in the veterans trust fund; all moneys received from the state investment board under s. 45.42 (8) (b)
[s. 45.42 (8)
]; and all gifts of money received by the board of veterans affairs for the purposes of this fund.
NOTE: The correct cross-reference is shown in brackets. Corrective legislation is pending.
Any moneys appropriated or transferred by law for programs other than those listed under sub. (1)
after April 23, 1994, shall be repaid from the state general fund with interest at a rate of 5 percent per year computed from the date of the appropriation or transfer to the date of repayment.
Wisconsin veterans homes members fund.
There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the Wisconsin veterans homes members fund. The fund shall consist of moneys belonging to persons residing in Wisconsin veterans homes, that are paid to the homes, and that are transferred into the fund by the department of veterans affairs under s. 45.51 (8)
Military family relief fund.
There is established a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the military family relief fund. The fund shall consist of money deposited in the fund under s. 71.10 (5i) (i)
, together with all donations, gifts, or bequests made to the fund.
History: 2009 a. 28
Transportation fund. 25.40(1)(1)
The separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the transportation fund shall consist of the following:
All collections of the department of transportation and all moneys transferred under s. 84.59 (3)
except all of the following:
Other revenues specified in ch. 218
derived from the issuance of licenses under the authority of the division of banking which shall be paid into the general fund.
Revenues collected under ss. 341.09 (2) (d)
, (2m) (a) 1.
, and (7)
, 341.14 (2)
, (6) (d)
, (6m) (a)
, (6r) (b) 2.
, and (8)
, 341.145 (3)
, 341.16 (1) (a)
, and (2m)
, 341.17 (8)
, 341.19 (1)
, 341.255 (1)
, (2) (a)
, and (c)
, and (5)
, 341.26 (1)
, (2m) (am)
, and (7)
, 341.264 (1)
, 341.265 (1)
, 341.266 (2) (b)
, 341.268 (2) (b)
, 341.269 (2) (b)
, 341.30 (3)
, 341.305 (3)
, 341.307 (4) (a)
, 341.308 (3)
, 341.36 (1)
, 341.51 (2)
, and 342.14
that are pledged to any fund created under s. 84.59 (2)
Moneys received from telecommunications providers or cable television telecommunications service providers that are deposited in the general fund and credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (3) (jh)
Moneys received under s. 85.52
that are deposited in the transportation infrastructure loan fund.
Moneys received as payment for losses of and damage to state property for costs associated with repair or replacement of such property that are deposited in the general fund and credited to the appropriation account under s. 20.395 (3) (jj)
Moneys received under s. 344.63 (1) (d)
that are deposited in a trust account for the benefit of the depositors and claimants.
Motor vehicle fuel and general aviation fuel taxes and other revenues collected under ch. 78
minus the costs of collecting delinquent taxes under s. 73.03 (28)
Taxes on air carrier companies and railroad companies under ch. 76
and aircraft registration fees under s. 114.20