Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: transfer of certain fish and game approvals to persons with disabilities and the transfer of Class A bear licenses to persons awarded the Purple Heart or serving on active duty in the U.S. armed forces.
By Representatives Jacque, Edming, Kleefisch, Milroy, Mursau, Ripp, Skowronski, Tittl, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Genrich, Horlacher, Knodl, Kremer, Krug, T. Larson, Murphy, Ohnstad, Petryk, Rohrkaste, Sinicki and Thiesfeldt; cosponsored by Senators Roth, Tiffany, Moulton, Cowles, Bewley, Gudex, Harsdorf, Lassa and Nass.
February 17, 2015 Referred to Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
May 27, 2015 Public Hearing Held
Present: (15) Representative A. Ott; Representatives Quinn, Kleefisch, Mursau, Nerison, Ripp, Born, Tittl, Skowronski, Edming, Milroy, Danou, Hesselbein, Shankland and Spreitzer.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
· Representative Andre Jacque - 2nd Assembly District
· Rob Bohmann - Wisconsin Conservation Congress
· Larry Bonde - Wisconsin Conservation Congress
· George Meyer - Wisconsin Wildlife Federation
Appearances for Information Only
· Linda Olver - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
· Mike "Gunner" Furgal - Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
· Bob Welch - Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association
Registrations for Information Only
October 14, 2015 Executive Session Held
Present: (11) Representative A. Ott; Representatives Kleefisch, Nerison, Born, Tittl, Skowronski, Edming, Milroy, Danou, Hesselbein and Spreitzer.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (4) Representatives Quinn, Mursau, Ripp and Shankland.
Moved by Representative Kleefisch, seconded by Representative Tittl that Assembly Bill 44 be recommended for passage.
Ayes: (11) Representative A. Ott; Representatives Kleefisch, Nerison, Born, Tittl, Skowronski, Edming, Milroy, Danou, Hesselbein and Spreitzer.
Noes: (0) None.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED, Ayes 11, Noes 0