Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Urban and Local Affairs

Assembly Bill 269

Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

By Representatives Thiesfeldt, Rohrkaste, Kitchens, Hutton, Brandtjen, Bernier, T. Larson and Craig; cosponsored by Senators Vukmir, Stroebel and Nass.

June 18, 2015              Referred to Committee on Urban and Local Affairs

September 08, 2015    Public Hearing Held

Present:       (7)        Representative E. Brooks; Representatives Hutton, Novak, Quinn, Skowronski, Genrich and Subeck.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Steffen and Young.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt - Author

·      Jessica Soriano - 

Appearances Against

·      Kyle  Christianson - Wisconsin Counties Association

·      Curt  Witynski - League of WI Municipalities

·      Paul Fisk - City of Lodi

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Sen. Devin  LeMahieu

·        Kathy Klager - Wisconsin Library Association & Pauline Haass Public Library

Registrations Against

·      John Bauknecht - UMOS

·      Dan Rossmiller - WI Associaton of School Boards

·      Nick Zavos - City of Madison

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


John Flynn

Committee Clerk