Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations

Assembly Bill 285

Relating to: regulation of columbaria maintained by religious associations.

By Representatives R. Brooks, J. Ott, Kitchens, Brandtjen, Kremer, Quinn, Allen, Kooyenga and Kahl; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Nass, Stroebel and Lasee.

July 08, 2015               Referred to Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations

September 16, 2015    Public Hearing Held

Present:       (12)      Representative Swearingen; Representatives Craig, Jagler, Brandtjen, Kleefisch, Gannon, Tauchen, Vorpagel, Sinicki, Zamarripa, Ohnstad and Brostoff.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (3)        Representatives Ripp, Kulp and Kahl.

Appearances For

·      Representative Rob Brooks - 60th Assembly Distrct

·      Paul Rushing

·      Peter Bakken - Wisconsin council of Churches

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Senator Mary Lazich - 28th Senate District

·      Representative  Dale Kooyenga - 14th Assembly District

·      Michael Welsh - WI Cemetary and Cremation Association

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Dan Perchinsky

Committee Clerk