Wisconsin Legislature_ SB388_ Bill Text cancelling housing benefit

Wisconsin Legislature_ SB388_ Bill Text cancelling housing benefit

This bill provides that a document that is recorded in the real estate records does not need to contain a full legal description of an easement for the construction, operation, or maintenance of sewer lines or facilities. Under current law, with certain exceptions, a document that affects title to land in this state that is recorded in the real estate records must contain a full legal description of the property affected by the document. One exception provides that a full legal description is not required for a description of an easement for the construction, operation, or maintenance of electric, gas, railroad, water, telecommunications, or telephone lines or facilities. The bill adds sewers to the types of easements that are not required to have a full legal description.

Under the current tax incremental financing program, a city or village may create a TID in part of its territory to foster development under certain conditions.Cancelling housing benefit currently, towns and counties also have a limited ability to create a TID under certain limited circumstances. Before a city or village may create a TID, several steps and plans are required. These steps and plans include public hearings on the proposed TID within specified time frames, preparation and adoption by the local planning commission of a proposed project plan for the TID, approval of the proposed project plan by the common council or village board, approval of the city’s or village’s proposed TID by a joint review board (JRB) that consists of members who represent the overlying taxation districts, and adoption of a resolution by the common council or village board that creates the TID as of a date provided in the resolution.

The project costs of a TID, which are initially incurred by the creating city or village, include public works such as sewers, streets, and lighting systems; financing costs; site preparation costs; and professional service costs.Cancelling housing benefit DOR authorizes the allocation of the tax increments until the TID terminates or, generally, 20 years, 23 years, or 27 years after the TID is created, depending on the type of TID and the year in which it was created. Also under current law, a city or village may not generally

Make expenditures for project costs later than five years before the unextended termination date of the TID. Under certain circumstances, the life of the TID, the expenditure period, and the allocation period may be extended. A TID is required to terminate, under current law and with some exceptions, once its project costs are paid back.

Under current law, in general, no person may operate on a highway any vehicle or combination of vehicles that exceeds certain statutory weight limits unless that person obtains a permit issued by the department of transportation or a local

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Highway authority. Among the weight limitations are, generally, limitations on the gross weight imposed on the highway by the wheels of any one axle or by consecutive axles of the vehicle. In general, the maximum weight that may be imposed on the highway by one axle is 20,000 pounds and the maximum weight that may be imposed on the highway by two axles is 35,000 pounds if the axles are eight feet apart and 34,000 pounds if the axles are less than eight feet apart.

Also under current law, local highway authorities may impose special or seasonal weight limitations on highways that, because of deterioration or climatic conditions, would likely be seriously damaged or destroyed if limitations were not imposed. For vehicles carrying certain commodities or being used to perform certain services, local highway authorities may set different weight limitations or exempt the vehicles from the special or seasonal weight limitations if an exemption or limitation is in the interest of public health, safety, and welfare.Cancelling housing benefit

This bill provides that special or seasonal weight limitations imposed by a highway authority and class “B” highway weight limitations do not apply to a motor vehicle that is being operated to deliver propane for heating purposes if the gross weight imposed on the highway by the vehicle does not exceed 30,000 pounds, for a vehicle with a single rear axle, or 40,000 pounds, for a vehicle with tandem rear axles, and, if the motor vehicle is a tank vehicle, the tank is loaded to no more than 50 percent of the capacity of the tank. The bill provides that a tank vehicle must be equipped with a gauge on the tank that shows the amount of propane in the tank as a percent of capacity of the tank and must carry documentation of the capacity of the tank either on the cargo tank or in the cab of the vehicle.

Current law requires the department of administration to prepare a report on any bill or any proposed administrative rule that directly or substantially affects the development, construction, cost, or availability of housing in this state.Cancelling housing benefit A report for a bill must be completed within 30 days after the bill affecting housing is introduced, and a report for a proposed rule must be completed within 30 days after the rule is submitted to DOA and must be completed before the rule is submitted to the legislative council staff for review. A report on either a bill or a proposed rule that affects housing must include information on the effect of the bill or proposed rule on

The state housing strategy plan, the cost of constructing, rehabilitating, improving, or maintaining housing, the cost and availability of financing to purchase or develop housing, the purchase price of housing, and other housing costs such as rent, utilities and property taxes.