2003 - 2004 LEGISLATURE
April 15, 2003 - Introduced by Representatives Jensen, Ziegelbauer, Vukmir,
Towns, Townsend, Gielow, Ladwig, Krawczyk, Jeskewitz, Gundrum,
LeMahieu, Vrakas, McCormick and Stone, cosponsored by Senators Darling,
Welch, Lazich, Stepp and Kanavas. Referred to Committee on Education
1An Act to amend
119.23 (2) (a) (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: extending
2the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program to all private schools in Milwaukee
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, only private schools located in the city of Milwaukee may
participate in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP). This bill provides
that any private school located in Milwaukee County may participate in the MPCP.
For further information see the state and local fiscal estimate, which will be
printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB260, s. 1
119.23 (2) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) (intro.) Subject to par. (b), any pupil in grades kindergarten to 12 6
who resides within the city may attend, at no charge, any private school located in 7the city Milwaukee County
if all of the following apply:
(1) This act first applies to pupils who apply to participate in the Milwaukee 2
parental choice program in the 2004-05 school year.