Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Children and Families
Assembly Bill 407
Relating to: appointment of a successor guardian for a child in need of protection or services and eligibility of a successor guardian for subsidized guardianship payments, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Loudenbeck, Kleefisch, Billings, Doyle, Edming, Johnson, Kulp, Skowronski, Spreitzer, Subeck, Sinicki, A. Ott, Kitchens and Murphy; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Moulton, Nass, Olsen and Lassa.
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
· Fredi Bove - Dept. of Children and Families
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· Kathy Markeland - WI Assoc. of Family & Children's Agencies
· Sen. Jerry Petrowski - 29th Senate District
· Cindy Crane - Lutheran Office for Public Policy in WI
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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 Kerkman, seconded by Representative Vorpagel that Assembly Bill 407 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.