Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Family Law

Assembly Bill 405

Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child.

By Representatives Kooyenga, Tittl, Jacque, Thiesfeldt, Stone, Born, Nass, Knodl, Ballweg, A. Ott, Bies, Brooks, Sanfelippo, Kleefisch, Pridemore and Loudenbeck; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Lassa, Olsen and Grothman.

October 04, 2013        Referred to Committee on Family Law

November 19, 2013    Public Hearing Held

Present:       (9)        Representative T. Larson; Representatives Kestell, Williams, Tittl, Craig, Tranel, C. Taylor, Pasch and Hebl.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      William Neville - Rep. Dale Kooyenga (author) - 14th Assembly District

·      Buck Martin - Stockbridge-Munsee Community

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      John Alberts - St. Croix Chippewa Indians of WI; Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

·      Nicole Homer - Ho-Chunk Nation

·      Joe Strohl - Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin

Registrations For

·      Michelle Mettner - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

·      Kyle O'Brien - Wisconsin Hospital Association

·      Michael Welsh - WI Academy of Family Physicians; WI Ass'n of Local Health Departments and Boards; WI Medical Group Management Ass'n; WI Public Health Ass'n

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 08, 2014             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Matt Pulda

Committee Clerk