History of Unemployment Insurance Legislation from 2011 to 2020 This memorandum, prepared at your request, provides an overview of acts revising the unemployment insurance law from 2011 to date in 2020. The overview also identifies legislation that was introduced but not enacted during that time period.
Estimated Distribution of Aid Under Major Provisions of February 2020 Special Session Bill on K-12 Education This memorandum provides information on the provisions of the February 2020 Special Session bill on K-12 education (LRB 5625/1) relating to additional funding for general school aids,special education aid, and sparsity aid
Potential State and Other Assistance to Foxconn Development Project This memorandum provides information on potential state and other assistance to Foxconn Development Projects
LRB-6070 Highway Projects State and local highway projects; expenditure of transportation moneys received from the federal government; determining a reduction in individual income tax rates; and election of pass-through entities to be taxed at the entity level.
LRB-6071 State Agency Composition Legislative powers and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, and administrative rule-making process.
LRB-6072 Presidential Primary Holding the presidential preference primary on the second Tuesday in March; applying for an absentee ballot in-person; and absentee ballots cast by overseas and military voters.
LRB-6073 Federal Government Waivers Federal government waivers and other requests for federal approval; public assistance programs; waivers from work search and registration requirements for certain unemployment insurance benefit claimants; granting rule-making authority; and making an appropriation.
LRB-6074 Legislative Power and Duties Legislative power and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, administrative rule-making process, federal government waivers and approvals, unemployment insurance work search and registration requirements, and making an appropriation.
Requirements for Coverage of a Preexisting Condition Under a Self-Insured Plan This memorandum compares federal and state provisions relating to preexisting conditions and describes how those provisions apply to a self-insured health plan.
2018 Final Property Tax Bill Estimate on a Statewide Median-Valued Home The estimate of the property tax bill on the statewide median-valued home for tax year 2017(18) based on final property tax levies and property tax credit distributions.
Projected Transfers from State Veterans Homes Program Revenue Accounts to the Veterans Trust Fund Projected transfers from the program revenue accounts for the state veterans homes to the veterans to the veterans trust fund (VTF).
Comparison of School Aid Funding in DPI Agency Budget Requests and Governor's Budget Recommendations Information relating to the amount of funding requested for school aids under the agency budget request submitted by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the amount recommended by the Governor in his budget proposal for each biennium since 2011-13.
GPR Funding as Change to 2010-11 for K-12, UW System, and WTCS Information relating to GPR funding budgeted for K-12 public schools, the UW System and the Wisconsin Technical College System.
Biennial Bonding Authorizations Since the 1999-01 Biennium The following table lists the net biennial bonding authorizations for transportation purposes and for all purposes (including transportation). These amounts include bonding authorized in each legislative session listed, although nearly all of the bonding was authorized as part of the biennial budget
Unfunded Mandates and Items that would restrict local control Provisions enacted in the 2011-12 and 2013-14 legislative sessions that represent unfunded mandates or that would restrict the authority of local units of government.
K-12 Public School GPR Funding as Change to 2010-11 Information relating to general purpose revenue (GPR) funding appropriated for aid to K-12 public schools since 2010-11, based on the final action of the Legislature in each biennium.
Budgeted GPR Funding for K-12 Public Schools and Foxconn Legislation Information relating to the GPR funding budgeted for K-12 public schools. Budgeted amounts for 2010-11 through 2018-19 are shown, as well as the change to the prior year and to 2010-11.
GPR School Aid Appropriations as Percent of Total GPR Appropriations in Each Budget Act information relating to budgeted GPR school aid appropriations as a percent of total GPR appropriations in each budget act since 1995-97.
Proposed Change in Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility for SNAP Benefits -- H.R. 2 Provisions and Estimated Effect on Wisconsin's FoodShare Program In response to your request, this memorandum provides information on a provision in the 2018 Farm Bill (H.R. 2) that would modify "broad-based categorical eligibility" for benefits under the federal supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP).
Schools Terminated from Wisconsin Voucher Program - January 2018 Schools Terminated from Wisconsin Voucher Program - January 2018
Funding for K-12 School Aids and Private School Choice Programs under 2017 Act 59 Information about GPR funding for the Milwaukee, Racine, and statewide private school choice programs and funding for school aids under 2017 Act 59 (the 2017-19 biennial budget bill).
Budgeted GPR Funding for K-12 Public Schools and Foxconn Legislation Information relating to the GPR funding budgeted for K-12 public schools. Budgeted amounts for 2010-11 through 2016-17 are shown, as well as the proposed levels of GPR funding in 2017-18 and 2018-19 under the Joint Committee on Finance version of the budget.
Budgeted GPR Funding for K-12 Public Schools from 2010-11 through 2018-19 with Inflation Adjustment Information relating to the GPR funding budgeted for K-12 public schools. Budgeted GPR amounts for 2010-11 through 2018-19 are shown, as well the amount of funding that would have been provided, had the 2010-11 budgeted amount been increased by the change...
Issues Related to 2017-19 State Highway Rehabilitation Program Budget "related to the use of state highway rehabilitation funding for roadwork associated with the Foxconn project in Racine County;"
Potential Impact of Expiration of Funding for the Federal Children's Health Insurance Program ...information on the potential impacts on Wisconsin if Congress fails to extend funding for the children's health insurance program (CHIP)
Low Revenue Adjustment ...the amount that could have been received by each school district under the low revenue adjustment included in Assembly Bill 64 as passed by the Legislature, which was vetoed by the Governor.
Budgeted GPR School Aid Appropriations as Percent of Total GPR Appropriations "...providing information relating to budgeted GPR school aid appropriations as a percent of total GPR appropriations since 1995-97."
Judicial Procedure Provisions in Foxconn Legislation "Provisions of the Act relevant to your request create an expedited appellate procedure for appeals of certain judicial orders relating to government decisions concerning an EITM zone."
Proposal to Eliminate the Alternative Minimum Tax ...the Senate Republicans released July 18, 2017, the state AMT would be repealed effective in tax year 2017...
Funding for K-12 General School Aids and Private School Choice Programs ...information about GPR funding for the Milwaukee, Racine, and statewide private school choice programs and funding for general school aids.
Status of the Veterans Trust Fund ...this memorandum provides information on the status of the veterans trust fund (VTF).
General School Aids The attachment to this memorandum shows the 2010-11 and 2015-16 net general aid payments to the indicated district. Also shown is the 2015-16 change to the 2010-11 payment in dollar and percentage terms. Payments for both years are based on the October 15 aid run that districts use to set their levy under revenue limits.
Funding for Private School Choice Programs and K-12 General School Aids Information about GPR funding for the Milwaukee, Racine, and statewide private school choice programs and funding for general school aids.
Full Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: 2013-15 and 2015-17 Fiscal Biennia This memorandum provides an estimate of the fiscal effect through fiscal year 2016-17 of implementing a "full expansion" of the Medicaid program in Wisconsin under provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), if that expansion had occurred on April 1, 2014.
Full Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Projections This memorandum provides those estimates under two scenarios: (a) implementation of the expansion on January 1, 2016; and (b) implementation of the expansion on January 1, 2017.
LFB Memo: Private Voucher School costs 2011-12 to 2016-17 This memo provides updated cost estimates for the Milwaukee, Racine, and statewide private school voucher programs from 2011-12 to 2016-17, as well as the cost of the tax deduction for private school tuition.
LFB Memo Update: Full ACA Expansion This memo provides an updated fiscal estimate of increasing BadgerCare Plus income eligibility standards for nondisabled, non-elderly adults to 133% of the federal poverty level under provisions of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Revenue Shortfall Provisions This memorandum provides information on the statutory provisions regarding a revenue shortfall.
Legislative Council Memo on School Review System Proposal This memorandum describes Assembly Bill 1, relating to a school review system. The bill creates an Academic Review Board attached to the Department of Public Instruction.