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State Bill Tracking Chart

The WASB advocates on behalf of Wisconsin school boards on legislation proposed to the Wisconsin Legislature. This chart indicates legislation that the WASB is following in the 2011-13 legislative session.

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2015-16 Assembly Bills
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AB# DESCRIPTION WASB POSITION WASB RESOLUTION
AB 1 Relating to: a school review system, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriationj. (Rep. Thiesfeldt)

Status: View bill history.

Oppose

270 (a), (B) and (d)

3.21

AB 32 Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (Hutton/Vukmir)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 49

Support  
AB 37 Relating to: requiring certain persons to hold certificates of food protection practices in order to operate certain school lunchrooms participating in the National School Lunch Program. (Petryk/Olsen)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 34.

Support  
AB 46 Relating to: off-duty law enforcement officers and former law enforcement officers going armed with firearms on or near school grounds. (Kleefish/Wanggaard)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 70.

Monitor 6.11(b)
AB 64 Relating to: allowing each technical district board to authorize independent charter schools focused on occupational education and training or science, technology, engineering, and math. (Weatherston/Wanggaard)

Status: View bill history.

Oppose 3.21
AB 56 Relating to: University of Wisconsin System reports regarding remedial courses in English and mathematics. (Jagler/Roth)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 59.

Monitoring  
AB78 Relating to: pupil assessments, evaluation of educator
effectiveness, and school accountability reports. (Kitchens/Farrow)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 67.

Support  
AB 94 Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about safe sleep, and providing a penalty. (Kerkman/Darling)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 46.

Monitor  
AB 109 Relating to: the sale of common or union high school district property. (Kooyenga/Vukmir)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 85.

Monitor  
AB 144 Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools. (Ott/Darling)

Status: View bill history.

Support 15-02
AB 162 Relating to: school district accountability reports. (Jarchow/Harsdorf)

Status: View bill history.

Also see comanion bill SB 129.

Monitor  
AB 164 Relating to: various election law changes. (Bernier/LeMahieu)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 121.

Support  
AB 194 Relating to requiring the successful completion of the civics portion of a citizenship test as a condition for obtaining a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma. (Edming/Wanggaard)

Status: View bill history.

Oppose 3.20
AB 195 Relating to a one−year extension of student achievement guarantee in education program contracts. (Joint Legislative Counsel)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 31

Support 2.32(c)
AB 196 Relating to achievement gap reduction contracts requiring participating schools to implement strategies for improving academic performance of low−income pupils in reading and mathematics, granting rule−making authority, and making an appropriation. (Joint Legislative Counsel)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 32.

Support 2.32(c)
AB 172 Relating to method for notifying parent or guardian of habitually truant pupil. (Genrich/Harris Dodd)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 122.

Support 3.83
AB 216 Relating to:community school start−up grants and making an
appropriation. (Barnes/Larson)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 146

Support 2.06 (c)
3.04
AB 239 Relating to allowing a pupil's parent or guardian to opt out of certain statewide examinations and providing information about mandatory pupil examinations. (Thiesfeldt/Stroebel)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 193.

Monitor 3:10
AB 248 Relating to incorporating financial literacy in public schools’
curriculum and statewide standardized examinations and requiring that it be covered during orientation programs at the University of Wisconsin System and the technical colleges. (Krug/Marklein)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, SB 177.

Oppose 3.20

WASB Testimony

AB 287 Relating to the Achievement Gap Reducation Program. (Czaja/Olsen)

Status: View bill history.

Support 2.32(c)
AB 294 Relating to increase funding for special education. (Barnes/C. Larson)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, SB 216.

Support 2.19
2.40
2.41
2.42
AB 295 Relating to increasing school district revenue limits.
(Barnes/C. Larson)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, SB 215.

Support 2.06 (a)
2.31
AB 299 Relating to allowing a school board member to serve as a volunteer coach or extracurricular activity supervisor. (VanderMeer/Lassa).

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, SB 217.

Support 6.22
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
2015-16 Senate Bills
Table columns are sortable by clicking on table column headers.
SB# DESCRIPTION WASB
POSITION
WASB
RESOLUTION
SB 1 Relating to: the school and school district accountability report, chronically failing schools and school districts, and educational options information. (Sen. Farrow)

Status: View bill history.

Support 270 (a), (B) and (d)
SB 31 Relating to a one-year extension of student achievement guarantee in education program contracts. (Joint Legislative Counsel)

Status: View bill history.

See companion bill AB 195.

Support 2.32(c)
SB 32 Relating to achievement gap reduction contracts requiring participating schools to implement strategies for improving academic performance of low-income pupils in reading and mathematics, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (Joint Legislative Counsel)

Status: View bill history.

See companion bill AB 196.

Support 2.32(c)
SB 34 Relating to: requiring certain persons to hold certificates of food protection practices in order to operate certain school lunchrooms participating in the National School Lunch Program. (Olsen/Petryk)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 37.

Support 6.11(b)
SB 46 Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about safe sleep, and providing a penalty. (Darling/Kerkman)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 94.

Monitor  
SB 49 Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (Vukmir/Hutton)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 32

Support  
SB 59 Relating to: University of Wisconsin System reports regarding remedial courses in English and mathematics. (Roth/Jagler)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 56.

Monitoring  
SB 67 Relating to: pupil assessments, evaluation of educator effectiveness, and school accountability reports. (Farrow/Kitchens)

Status: View billl history

Also see companion bill AB 78.

Support  
SB 70 Relating to: off−duty law enforcement officers and former law enforcement officers going armed with firearms on or near school grounds. (Wanggaard/Kleefisch)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 46.

Monitor  
SB 85 Relating to: the sale of common or union high school district property. (Vukmir/Kooyenga

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 109

Monitor  
SB 129 Relating to: school district accountability reports. (Harsdorf/Jarchow)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 162.

Monitor  
SB 121 Relating to: various election law changes. (LeMahieu/Bernier)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 164.

Support  
SB 146 Relating to:community school start−up grants and making an
appropriation. (Larson/Barnes)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill SB 216

Support 2.06 (c)
3.04
SB 122 Relating to method for notifying parent or guardian of habitually truant pupil. (Harris Dodd/Genrich)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill AB 172.

Support 3.83
SB 116 Relating to: open enrollment applicant priority. (Miller and Farrow)

Status: View bill history.

Monitor  
SB 177 Relating to incorporating financial literacy in public schools’
curriculum and statewide standardized examinations and requiring that it be covered during orientation programs at the University of Wisconsin System and the technical colleges. (Marklein/Krug)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, AB 248

Oppose 3.20
SB 193 Relating to allowing a pupil's parent or guardian to opt out of certain statewide examinations and providing information about mandatory pupil examinations. (Stroebel/Theisfeldt)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, AB 239.

Monitor 3:10
SB 215 Relating to increasing school district revenue limits.
(C. Larson/Barnes)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, AB 295.

Support 2.06 (a)
2.31
SB 216 Relating to increase funding for special education. (C. Larson/Barnes)

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, AB 294.

Support 2.19
2.40
2.41
2.42
SB 217 Relating to allowing a school board member to serve as a volunteer coach or extracurricular activity supervisor. /Lassa/VanderMeer).

Status: View bill history.

Also see companion bill, SB 299.

Support 6.22
SB 227 Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become part of a facility for a local unit of government or nonprofit organization. (Marklein/Kulp)

Status: View bill history.

Support  
SB 234 Relating to the school district budget summary, annual audit, and annual report. (Harsdorf/Jarchow)

Status: View bill history.

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