Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Mental Health

Assembly Bill 815

Relating to: allowed detention facilities for emergency detention and involuntary commitment.

By Representatives Spiros, C. Taylor, Anderson, Berceau, E. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Fields, Horlacher, Jacque, Kolste, Loudenbeck, Mursau, Nerison, Novak, Petryk, Pope, Quinn, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Shankland, Spreitzer, Subeck, Tauchen, Tittl and Tranel; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Petrowski, Bewley, Ringhand, L. Taylor and Shilling.

January 05, 2018         Referred to Committee on Mental Health

January 17, 2018         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (12)      Representative Tittl; Representatives Jagler, Ballweg, Novak, Sanfelippo, Snyder, VanderMeer, Spiros, Considine, Sargent, Brostoff and Stuck.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      State Representative John Spiros - District 86

·      Chief Craig Leck - WI Chiefs of Police

·      Chief Bernie Coughlin - WI Chiefs of Police

·      State Representative Chris Taylor - District 76

·      Chief Mike Koval - City of Madison Police Department

·      David Mahoney Dane County Law Enforcement

·      David Glomp

·      Merle Bengston

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Oriana Carey

·      State Senator Jon Erpenbach - District 27

·      Steve Fitzsimmons

·      Mickey Biel

·      Nick Zavos - City of Madison

·      Jerry  Deschane - League of Municipalities

·      State Representative Andre Jacque - District 2

·      Jim Palmer - Wis. Professional Police Association

·      Tom Engels - Wis. Dept. of Health Services

·      Pat Cork - Wis. Dept. of Health Services

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 22, 2018           Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Steve Hall

Committee Clerk