2007-2008 Wisconsin Legislature

Senate Bill 165

relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge, directing the secretary of workforce development to appoint a committee to study wage disparities between men and women and between minority group members and nonminority group members, and making an appropriation.

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
3/21/2008 Asm.Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1 717
2/28/2008 Asm.Refused to suspend rules to withdraw from committee on Jobs and The Economy and take up, Ayes 47, Noes 50 570
1/31/2008 Sen.Read a third time and passed, Ayes 18, Noes 14 553

History

Date / House Action Journal
4/25/2007 Sen.Introduced by Senators Hansen, Lassa, Breske, Taylor, Lehman, Erpenbach and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki, Soletski, Sheridan, Van Akkeren, Pocan, Grigsby, Vruwink, Pope-Roberts, Travis, Shilling, Berceau, Black, Boyle, Fields, Hintz, Mason, Turner, Sherman, Benedict, Smith, Richards, Zepnick, Garthwaite, Young, A. Williams, Nelson, Steinbrink, Kreuser, Colon, Hubler, Parisi, Seidel, Jorgensen, Toles and Schneider. 
4/25/2007 Sen.Read first time and referred to committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs 186
5/14/2007 Sen.Fiscal estimate received. 
8/28/2007 Sen.Public hearing held. 
1/15/2008 Sen.Senate amendment 1 offered by Senator Hansen 502
1/23/2008 Sen.Executive action taken. 
1/23/2008 Sen.Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0 527
1/23/2008 Sen.Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 3, Noes 2 527
1/23/2008 Sen.Available for scheduling. 
1/24/2008 Sen.Senate amendment 2 offered by Senator Hansen 534
1/29/2008 Sen.Referred to joint committee on Finance by committee on Senate Organization, pursuant to Senate Rule 41 (1)(e), Ayes 5, Noes 0 544
1/29/2008 Sen.Withdrawn from joint committee on Finance and made Available for Scheduling by committee on Senate Organization, pursuant to Senate Rule 41 (1)(e), Ayes 5, Noes 0 544
1/29/2008 Sen.Placed on calendar 1-31-2008 by committee on Senate Organization. 
1/31/2008 Sen.Read a second time 553
1/31/2008 Sen.Senate amendment 1 adopted 553
1/31/2008 Sen.Senate amendment 2 adopted 553
1/31/2008 Sen.Ordered to a third reading 553
1/31/2008 Sen.Rules suspended 553
1/31/2008 Sen.Read a third time and passed, Ayes 18, Noes 14 553
1/31/2008 Sen.Ordered immediately messaged 556
2/21/2008 Asm.Received from Senate 523
2/21/2008 Asm.Read first time and referred to committee on Jobs and The Economy 524
2/28/2008 Asm.Refused to suspend rules to withdraw from committee on Jobs and The Economy and take up, Ayes 47, Noes 50 570
3/21/2008 Asm.Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1 717
 
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