Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Transportation

Assembly Bill 326

Relating to: requiring approval by a municipal governing body before construction of highway roundabouts.

By Representatives Craig, Krug, Brandtjen, Edming, Horlacher, Hutton, Jagler, Kitchens, Knodl, Knudson, Kooyenga, Kremer, T. Larson, Murphy, Murtha, Ohnstad, Petryk, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Swearingen, Tittl and Kerkman; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Lasee, Kapenga, LeMahieu, Nass, Roth, Stroebel, Tiffany, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Lazich.

September 03, 2015    Referred to Committee on Transportation

October 28, 2015        Public Hearing Held

Present:       (13)      Representative Ripp; Representatives Thiesfeldt, Weatherston, A. Ott, Vorpagel, T. Larson, Swearingen, Macco, Kahl, Danou, Kolste, Bowen and Meyers.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Spiros and Sanfelippo.

Appearances For

·      Representative David Craig

·      Jason Culotta - WMC

·      Wayne Kokta - Dawes Crane

·      Ross Kinzler - Wisconsin Housing Alliance

Appearances Against

·      Tom Rhatican - Department of Transportation

Appearances for Information Only

·      Kevin Kuhlow - American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin

·      John Hudson - Wisconsin Dispatch Inc.

Registrations For

·      Amy Bliss - Wisconsin Housing Alliance

·      Representative John Jagler

·      Representative Jesse Kremer

·      Senator Howard Marklein

Registrations Against

·      Cherish Schwenn - Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association

·      Representative Al Ott

Registrations for Information Only

·      Steve Staack - Wisconsin Dispatch

·      Jomi Uphoff - Wisconsin Dispatch

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


Elisabeth Portz

Committee Clerk