Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Children and Families
Assembly Bill 406
Relating to: use of the reasonable and prudent parent standard for making decisions concerning the participation of a child placed in out-of-home care in age or developmentally appropriate activities, permanency planning for a child 14 years of age or over, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Loudenbeck, Kleefisch, Kulp, Skowronski, Sinicki, A. Ott, Kitchens and Murphy; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Olsen and Moulton.
October 13, 2015 Referred to Committee on Children and Families
October 28, 2015 Public Hearing Held
Present: (12) Representative Rodriguez; Representatives R. Brooks, Vorpagel, Kerkman, Brandtjen, Heaton, Neylon, Duchow, Johnson, Billings, Kahl and Subeck.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (1) Representative Gannon.
· Rep. Amy Loudenbeck - 31st Assembly District
· Kathy Markeland - WI Assoc. of Family & Children's Agencies
· Fredi Bove - Dept. of Children and Families
· Taneisha West
· Daniel Rembert
Appearances for Information Only
· Sen. Jerry Petrowski - 29th Senate District
Registrations for Information Only
December 09, 2015 Executive Session Held
Present: (11) Representative Rodriguez; Representatives Gannon, R. Brooks, Vorpagel, Kerkman, Brandtjen, Heaton, Neylon, Duchow, Billings and Kahl.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (2) Representatives Johnson and Subeck.
Moved by Representative Vorpagel, seconded by Representative Kerkman that Assembly Bill 406 be recommended for passage.
Ayes: (11) Representative Rodriguez; Representatives Gannon, R. Brooks, Vorpagel, Kerkman, Brandtjen, Heaton, Neylon, Duchow, Billings and Kahl.
Noes: (0) None.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED, Ayes 11, Noes 0
***Representatives Johnson and Subeck indicated by letter that they would have voted in support of the bill had they been present.