Wednesday, February 1

Joint Legislative Audit Committee

9:00 AM
411 South
State Capitol
Public Hearing

Porposed (sic) Audit: Victim and Witness Assistance Surcharge, Department of Justice (Letter from JB Van Hollen on the audit)

Audit Report 11-15: Medical Assistance Program, Department of Health Services (Report highlights)

Interested persons may listen to a live broadcast of the audio portion of the hearing on the Internet while the Committee is in session. It can be accessed at the Legislative Audit Bureau’s Web site by clicking the Legislative Audit Committee link or entering the following URL: http://www.legis.wisconsin.gov/lab/JCAHearing.htm.

Executive Session

Porposed (sic) Audit: Victim and Witness Assistance Surcharge, Department of Justice (Letter from JB Van Hollen on the audit)

On the Joint Legislative Audit Committee

Senator Cowles (Co-Chair)
Senator Darling
Senator Lazich
Senator Vinehout
Senator Lassa

Representative Kerkman (Co-Chair)
Representative Vos
Representative Petersen
Representative Jorgensen
Representative Richards

Committee meeting notice.

Committee on Natural Resources

9:30AM
417 North (GAR Hall)
State Capitol
Executive Session

Relating to: weapons that may be used to hunt certain animals and requirements for establishing open hunting seasons for those animals.
By Representatives Tauchen, Craig, Sinicki, Petryk, Kleefisch, Rivard, Krug, Endsley and Spanbauer; cosponsored by Senators Schultz and Taylor.

Public Hearing
9:31AM (or upon conclusion of Executive Session)

Relating to: hunting and trapping of wolves, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Suder, Rivard, Krug, Severson, Williams, Tiffany, Steineke, Endsley, LeMahieu, Bies, Pridemore, Ballweg, Tauchen, Murtha, Nygren and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators Moulton, Lasee and Holperin.

Relating to: federal financial hardship assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Natural Resources).
By Law Revision Committee.

On the Committee on Natural Resources

Representative Mursau (Chair)
Representative Rivard (Vice-Chair)
Representative Williams
Representative Kleefisch
Representative Nerison
Representative Severson
Representative Steineke
Representative Tiffany
Representative Stroebel
Representative Litjens
Representative Molepske Jr
Representative Mason
Representative Danou
Representative Clark
Representative Milroy
Representative Hulsey

Committee meeting notice.

Committee on Financial Institutions

10:00 AM
328 Northwest
State Capitol
Public Hearing

Relating to: foreclosure on abandoned properties.
By Senators Grothman, Taylor and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Marklein, Spanbauer, Mason, Staskunas, Stone, Stroebel and Zepnick.

Relating to: the authority of credit unions to make donations and grants.
By Senators Grothman, Lassa, Schultz, S. Coggs, Wanggaard, Moulton, Hansen, Cowles and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Krug, Jacque, Spanbauer, Kerkman, A. Ott, Stroebel, Wynn, Molepske Jr, Tauchen, Fields, C. Taylor, LeMahieu, Bewley, Kaufert and Endsley.

Relating to: duties of review boards for banks, savings banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions and eliminating the mortgage loan originator council.
By Representative Kramer; cosponsored by Senator Grothman.

Relating to: the procedure for the administrative dissolution of corporations.
By Representative Kramer; cosponsored by Senator Grothman.

Relating to: appointment of notaries public, collection agencies, and community currency exchanges.
By Representative Kramer; cosponsored by Senator Grothman.

Committee meeting notice.

Executive Session
10:01AM (or upon the conclusion of Public Hearing)

Relating to: foreclosure on abandoned properties.
By Senators Grothman, Taylor and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Marklein, Spanbauer, Mason, Staskunas, Stone, Stroebel and Zepnick.

Relating to: the authority of credit unions to make donations and grants.
By Senators Grothman, Lassa, Schultz, S. Coggs, Wanggaard, Moulton, Hansen, Cowles and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Krug, Jacque, Spanbauer, Kerkman, A. Ott, Stroebel, Wynn, Molepske Jr, Tauchen, Fields, C. Taylor, LeMahieu, Bewley, Kaufert and Endsley.

Relating to: duties of review boards for banks, savings banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions and eliminating the mortgage loan originator council.
By Representative Kramer; cosponsored by Senator Grothman.

Relating to: the procedure for the administrative dissolution of corporations.
By Representative Kramer; cosponsored by Senator Grothman.

Relating to: appointment of notaries public, collection agencies, and community currency exchanges.
By Representative Kramer; cosponsored by Senator Grothman.

Committee on Financial Institutions

Representative Kramer (Chair)
Representative Kooyenga (Vice-Chair)
Representative Kaufert
Representative Kerkman
Representative Marklein
Representative Tranel
Representative Craig
Representative Stroebel
Representative Fields
Representative Zepnick
Representative Young
Representative Hintz
Representative Richards

Committee meeting notice.

Committee on Labor, Public Safety, and Urban Affairs

10:00 AM
412 East
Executive Session

Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senators Wanggaard, Galloway, Holperin, Lassa, Moulton, Schultz and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Honadel, Kuglitsch, Petersen, Krug, Sinicki, Jacque, Bernier, Petrowski, Wynn, Knodl, Tauchen, Petryk, Litjens, Klenke, Mursau, Brooks, Steineke, A. Ott, Marklein, Spanbauer, Strachota, Staskunas, Toles, Bies, Zepnick and Endsley.

Public Hearing
10:05AM (or upon conclusion of Executive Session)

Relating to: various changes to the worker’s compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senator Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representative Ballweg.

Relating to: concealment of benefit claim information, availability for work, interest on delinquent payments, and the composition and authority of appeal tribunals under the unemployment insurance law.
By Senator Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representative Ballweg.

Committee on Labor, Public Safety, and Urban Affairs

Senator Wanggaard (Chair)
Senator Grothman (Vice-Chair)
Senator Lazich
Senator Wirch
Senator King

Committee meeting notice.

Committee on Labor and Workforce Development

10:05 AM
412 East
State Capitol
Public Hearing

The public hearing will commence at 10:05 a.m. or upon completion of the Exec. Session by the Senate committee.

Relating to: various changes to the worker’s compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Representative Ballweg; cosponsored by Senator Wanggaard.

Executive Session
10:10AM
The Executive Session will begin at 10:10 a.m. or at the conclusion of the Joint Public Hearing.

Relating to: permitting governmental employers who are not participating employers in the Wisconsin Retirement System to be covered in the local government health insurance plan offered by the group insurance board.
By Senator Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Vos, Nygren, Thiesfeldt, Spanbauer and Brooks.

Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Honadel, Kuglitsch, Petersen, Krug, Sinicki, Bernier, Bies, Brooks, Endsley, Jacque, Klenke, Knodl, Litjens, Marklein, Mursau, A. Ott, Petrowski, Petryk, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Steineke, Strachota, Tauchen, Toles, Wynn and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard, Galloway, Holperin, Lassa, Moulton and Schultz.

On the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development

Representative Ballweg (Chair)
Representative Kapenga (Vice-Chair)
Representative Nass
Representative Honadel
Representative Kuglitsch
Representative Litjens
Representative Sinicki
Representative Toles
Representative Taylor

Committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations

11:00 AM
201 Southeast
State Capitol
Public Hearing

Relating to: the disclosure of electronic juvenile court records to law enforcement agencies and providing a penalty.
By Senators Darling, Lazich, Olsen and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Vos, Bernier, Brooks, Jacque, Kaufert, Kestell, Knodl, Petersen, Strachota, Stroebel, Ziegelbauer and Ballweg.

Relating to: the length of time for which a variance applies.
By Senators Lasee, Darling and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Steineke, Stroebel, Bies, Rivard and Jacque.

Relating to: election of chief justice.
By Senators Zipperer, Vukmir, Kedzie, Galloway, Lasee, Olsen and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives August, Krug, Craig, Bies, Brooks, Farrow, Jacque, Kestell, Knilans, Knudson, Kramer, A. Ott, Petersen, Pridemore, Spanbauer, Strachota, Wynn and Marklein.

Executive Session
11:01AM (or upon conclusion of Public Hearing)

Relating to: legislative consideration of a biennial budget bill.
By Senators Zipperer, Leibham, Vukmir, Carpenter, Galloway and Kapanke; cosponsored by Representatives Kramer, Bernier, Endsley, Farrow, Jacque, Kapenga, Kestell, Kooyenga, LeMahieu, J. Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Rivard, Spanbauer, Steineke, Strachota, Thiesfeldt and Wynn.

Relating to: regulating sales of plastic bulk merchandise containers to scrap plastic dealers and providing penalties.
By Senators Wanggaard, Olsen, Holperin and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Endsley, Ballweg, Honadel, Jacque, Kaufert, Kestell, LeMahieu, A. Ott, Ripp and Spanbauer.

Relating to: affecting various provisions of the statutes to correct errors and reconcile conflicts (Corrections Bill).
By Law Revision Committee.

Relating to: affecting various provisions of the statutes to correct errors and reconcile conflicts (Correction Bill).
By Law Revision Committee.

Relating to: revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of supplying omissions and eliminating defects (Correction Bill).
By Law Revision Committee.

Relating to: affecting various provisions of the statutes to correct errors and reconcile conflicts (Correction Bill).
By Law Revision Committee.

Relating to: extending the expenditure period for a tax incremental district in the village of Denmark.
By Senator Lasee; cosponsored by Representative Jacque.

Relating to: evidentiary recordings of persons under the age of 18 engaging in sexually explicit conduct and certain sex offenses against children and providing penalties.

By Senators Lassa and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Staskunas, Bernard Schaber, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Jorgensen, Spanbauer and Berceau.

Relating to: evidentiary recordings of persons under the age of 18 engaging in sexually explicit conduct and certain sex offenses against children and providing penalties.
By Representatives Staskunas, Bernard Schaber, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Jorgensen, Spanbauer, Berceau and Jacque; cosponsored by Senators Lassa and Darling.

On the Committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations

Senator Zipperer (Chair)
Senator Kedzie (Vice-Chair)
Senator Galloway
Senator Risser
Senator Erpenbach

Committee meeting notice.

Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Issues

1:00 PM
300 Southeast
State Capitol
Executive Session

Walker, Charlie K.
Of Chippewa Falls, as a member of the Rural Health Development Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014.

Normington-Slay, Jeremy
Of Friendship, as a member of the Rural Health Development Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2015.

Relating to: appointment of notaries public, collection agencies, and community currency exchanges.
By Senator Grothman; cosponsored by Representative Kramer.

Public Hearing

Relating to: adopting amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code Article 9, relating to secured transactions, recommended by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
By Senators Grothman, Taylor and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Petersen, Marklein, Spanbauer, A. Ott and Bernier.

On the Committee on Financial Institutions and Rural Issues

Senator Grothman (Chair)
Senator Lasee (Vice-Chair)
Senator Schultz
Senator Lassa
Senator Vinehout

Committee meeting notice.

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