Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Children and Families

Assembly Bill 749

Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Health Services, or a county department of human services, social services, community programs, or developmental disabilities services.

By Representative Kooyenga; cosponsored by Senator Marklein.

January 20, 2016         Referred to Committee on Children and Families

January 27, 2016         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (10)      Representative Rodriguez; Representatives Vorpagel, Kerkman, Brandtjen, Heaton, Duchow, Johnson, Billings, Kahl and Subeck.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (3)        Representatives Gannon, R. Brooks and Neylon.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Dale Kooyenga - 14th Assembly District

·      Sen. Howard Marklein - 17th Senate District

·      Ron Hauser - Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI

·      Joe Azbecker - Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI

·      Kathy Markeland - WI Assoc. of Family & Children's Agencies

·      Jeff VanderLeest - Family Services Northeast WI

·      Debra Lemke - Children's Hospital of WI

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      Fredi-Ellen Bove - Dept. of Children and Families

·      Bob Nikolay - Dept. of Children & Families

·      Bill Hanna - Dept. of Health Services

Registrations For

·      None.

Registrations Against

·      Sarah Diedrick-Kasdorf - WI Counties Association

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 07, 2016             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Vincent Williams

Committee Clerk