Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues

Senate Bill 138

Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit for the parent of a stillbirth.

By Senators Darling, Wanggaard, Erpenbach and Moulton; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Rohrkaste, Billings, Bowen, E. Brooks, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Jacque, Kleefisch, Kremer, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Neylon, Quinn, Ripp, Sinicki, Skowronski, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Allen and Vruwink.

March 29, 2017           Referred to Committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues

October 11, 2017        Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Marklein; Senators LeMahieu, Tiffany, Ringhand and Vinehout.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Sen. Alberta Darling - 8th Senate District

·      Claire Matejka - Bereaved Parents of Madison, Inc

·      Amanda Smyth - Star Legacy Foundation

·      Tina Keller

·      Mark   Pepoy - Bereaved Parents of Madison

·      Emily Gorud

·      Laura Becker

·      Lindsay Marty

·      Helen Werner

·      Rebecca Markert

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Rep. Joan Ballweg - 41st Assembly District

·      Heather Weininger - Wisconsin Right to Life

·      Chelsea Duffy - Wisconsin Right to Life

·      Barbara Sella - WI Catholic Conference

·      Michael   Markert

·      Matt Sande - Pro-Life Wisconsin

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Vincent Williams

Committee Clerk