2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 3,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 636
January 22, 2018 - Offered by Representative R. Brooks.
53. Page 3, line 7
: after “office." insert “This paragraph does not apply to an 6
officer who is appointed to the classified civil service of the county or who serves at 7
the pleasure of an appointing authority other than the county board or chairperson 8
of the county board.".
17.12 (1) (c) of the statutes is repealed and recreated to read:
(c) Appointed officers.
An appointed officer may be removed in any 12
of the following manners:
1. An officer appointed by the common council, by the common council, at 2
2. An officer appointed by an officer or body other than the common council, 4
whether or not the appointment was confirmed by the common council, in any of the 5
a. By the appointing officer or body, at pleasure.
b. By the common council, for cause.
17.12 (1) (cm) of the statutes is created to read:
(cm) Board of police and fire commissioners.
Notwithstanding par. 10
(c), a member of a board of police and fire commissioners who is appointed by the 11
mayor and confirmed by the common council may be removed by the common council, 12
17.12 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
17.12 (3m) Common council authority.
Notwithstanding subs. (1) and (2) and 15
subject to sub. (4), a city may by ordinance provide that any appointed city officer may 16
be removed only for inefficiency, neglect of duty, official misconduct, or malfeasance 17