Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Ways and Means

Assembly Bill 236

Relating to: tax-exempt accounts for qualified expenses incurred by individuals with disabilities and granting rule-making authority.

By Representatives Macco, Jagler, Ballweg, Bernier, E. Brooks, Czaja, Gannon, Heaton, Jacque, Jarchow, Kapenga, Katsma, Kitchens, Knodl, Knudson, Krug, Kulp, T. Larson, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Mursau, A. Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Quinn, Rohrkaste, Ripp, Spiros, Steffen, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Vorpagel, Weatherston, Brostoff, Goyke, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stuck and Subeck; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Roth, Gudex, Harsdorf, Petrowski, Cowles, Wanggaard, Harris Dodd, C. Larson, Lassa and Wirch.

May 20, 2015              Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

May 26, 2015              Public Hearing Held

Present:       (12)      Representative Spiros; Representatives Macco, Kerkman, Novak, Steffen, Jacque, Katsma, Petersen, Riemer, Zepnick, Ohnstad and Brostoff.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      John Macco

·      Robbin  Lyons - Wisconsin Upsidedown

·      Kelly  Lyons

·      Regan Lyons

·      Tami Jackson - WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

·      Lisa Pugh - Disability Rights WI

·      Gary Goyke - Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Maureen Ryan - Survival Coalition of Disability Organizations

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Nicole Kuehl

Committee Clerk