Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Education

Senate Bill 556

Relating to: requiring an evaluation to determine whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.

By Senators Olsen and Johnson; cosponsored by Representatives Jagler, Mason, Anderson, Berceau, Bowen, Considine, Genrich, Hebl, Horlacher, Kitchens, Kolste, Mursau, Ohnstad, Ripp, Spiros and Subeck.

November 20, 2017    Referred to Committee on Education

December 19, 2017     Public Hearing Held

Present:       (7)        Senator Olsen; Senators Darling, Nass, Vukmir, Larson, Bewley and Johnson.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Senator Luther Olsen - 14th Senate District

·      Sally Flaschberger - Disability Rights Wisconsin

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      John Forester - School Administrators Alliance

·      Dan Rossmiller - Wisconsin Association of School Boards

Registrations For

·      Lisa Pugh - Survival Coalition of WI Disability Organizations

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Jenna Zantow

Committee Clerk