Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform
Senate Bill 745
Relating to: deference by courts to agency interpretations of law, notice and comment requirements for guidance documents issued by agencies, and agency rule-making authority.
By Senators Craig and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Jacque, Sanfelippo, Brandtjen, Horlacher, Katsma, Neylon, Tittl, Wichgers, Hutton and R. Brooks.
January 29, 2018 Referred to Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform
February 06, 2018 Public Hearing Held
Present: (4) Senator Nass; Senators Wanggaard, Wirch and Ringhand.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (1) Senator Kapenga.
· Representative Andre Jacque - Author
· Senator David Craig - Author
· Lucas Vebber - WMC
· Robert Fassbender - Great Lakes Legal Foundation
Appearances for Information Only
· Brian Dake - WI Independent Businesses
· Eric Bott - AFP of Wisconsin
· John Sumi - Madison Gas and Electric
· Bill Skewes - WI Utilities Assn
· Matt Pagel - Xcel Energy
· Joel Haubich - WEC Energy Group
· Chris LaRowe - WEC Energy Group
· Joseph Owen - WPPI Energy
Registrations for Information Only
February 14, 2018 Executive Session Held
Present: (5) Senator Nass; Senators Wanggaard, Kapenga, Wirch and Ringhand.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
Moved by Senator Wanggaard, seconded by Senator Nass that Senate Amendment 1 be recommended for adoption.
Ayes: (5) Senator Nass; Senators Wanggaard, Kapenga, Wirch and Ringhand.
Noes: (0) None.
SENATE AMENDMENT 1 ADOPTION RECOMMENDED, Ayes 5, Noes 0
Moved by Senator Wanggaard, seconded by Senator Nass that Senate Bill 745 be recommended for passage as amended.
Ayes: (3) Senator Nass; Senators Wanggaard and Kapenga.
Noes: (2) Senators Wirch and Ringhand.
PASSAGE AS AMENDED RECOMMENDED, Ayes 3, Noes 2