LC Information Memos

  • 2017
    • IM-2017-04 — Law of Adverse Possession
    • IM-2017-03 — Civil Immunity Under Wisconsin's Good Samaritan Laws
    • IM-2017-02 — Procedure to Amend the U.S. Constitution
    • IM-2017-01 — Overview of Wisconsin's Public Utility Regulatory System
  • 2016
    • IM-2016-11 — Opioid Epidemic: Wisconsin's Legislative Response
    • IM-2016-10 — Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permits for Large Livestock Facilities
    • IM-2016-09 — Wisconsin's Right to Farm Law
    • IM-2016-08 — Glossary of Rule Promulgation Documents
    • IM-2016-07 — School Choice: Inter-District Open Enrollment
    • IM-2016-06 — School Choice: Private School Choice Programs
    • IM-2016-05 — Visitation by Grandparents and Other Third Parties
    • IM-2016-04 — Law of Sovereign Immunity
    • IM-2016-03 — 2015-17 Revisions to Municipal Room Tax
    • IM-2016-02 — Wisconsin Law Relating to Groundwater Withdrawals
    • IM-2016-01 — State Campaign Finance Law: Major Provisions of 2015 Wisconsin Act 117
  • 2015
    • IM-2015-16 — Project Labor Agreements ("PLAs")
    • IM-2015-15 — Elections Commission and Ethics Commission
    • IM-2015-14 — Law of Adverse Possession
    • IM-2015-13 — 2015-17 Biennial Budget Revisions to Municipal Room Tax
    • IM-2015-12 — Local Governmental Immunity in Wisconsin
    • IM-2015-11 — Governor's Partial Veto Authority
    • IM-2015-10 — Wisconsin's Prohibition on Logrolling
    • IM-2015-09 — K-12 Teacher Licensing in Wisconsin
    • IM-2015-08 — Prevailing Wage Provisions Through December 31, 2016, and After January 1, 2017, as Affected by the 2015-17 Biennial Budget Act
    • IM-2015-07 — Customer-Owned Electric Generation: Opportunities for Customers, Challenges for Utilities
    • IM-2015-06 — Freedom of Religious Exercise: State and Federal law
    • IM-2015-05 — Managed Forest Law Program
    • IM-2015-04 — Wisconsin's "Right-to-Work" Law
    • IM-2015-03 — The Common Core State Standards in Wisconsin
    • IM-2015-02 — Advance Health Care Documents
    • IM-2015-01 — Ensuring the Safety of the Food Supply in Wisconsin
  • 2014
    • IM-2014-08 — Campaign Contribution Limits
    • IM-2014-07 — State Civil Service System
    • IM-2014-06 — Eminent Domain: Statutory Authority and Procedures
    • IM-2014-05 — The Permitting of Groundwater Withdrawals from High Capacity Wells in Wisconsin
    • IM-2014-04 — Segregated Fees and the University of Wisconsin System
    • IM-2014-03 — Removal of Elected Officials: Recall, Impeachment, Expulsion, and Removal
    • IM-2014-02 — New Law Relating to Variances to Limits on Phosphorus Discharges (2013 Wisconsin Act 378)
    • IM-2014-01 — Municipal Utilities' Tax Lien Bill Collection Powers and Their Application to Rental Properties
  • 2013
    • IM-2013-14 — New Law Relating to Local Regulation of Cell Phone Transmission Towers
    • IM-2013-13 — Wisconsin Laws Relating to Identity Theft
    • IM-2013-12 — Prosecution of Juveniles in Adult Criminal Court
    • IM-2013-11 — Law Enforcement in Indian Country: Tribal Institutions
    • IM-2013-10 — Law Enforcement in Indian Country: State Laws and Programs
    • IM-2013-09 — Law Enforcement in Indian Country: Sovereignty and Jurisdiction
    • IM-2013-08 — The Indian Child Welfare Act
    • IM-2013-07 — Municipal Residency Requirements
    • IM-2013-06 — Cyber-Bullying and General Bullying Laws in Wisconsin
    • IM-2013-05 — U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Relating to Same-Sex Marriage
    • IM-2013-04 — Regulation of Sand Mining in Wisconsin
    • IM-2013-03 — Regulation of Ferrous Mining, Changes to Related Environmental and Natural Resources Laws
    • IM-2013-02 — Regulation of Ferrous Mining, Permitting Process, Enforcement, and Taxation
    • IM-2013-01 — Constitutional Home Rule
  • 2012
    • IM-2012-16 — Applicability of 2011 Wisconsin Act 21 to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction: Coyne v. Walker
    • IM-2012-15 — Absentee Voting
    • IM-2012-14 — Constitutionality of Collecting DNA From Arrestees
    • IM-2012-12 — Visitation by Grandparents and Other Third Parties
    • IM-2012-11 — U.S. Supreme Court Decision on the Federal Affordable Care Act: National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius
    • IM-2012-10 — Regulation of Group Living Arrangements for Adults
    • IM-2012-09 — Legal Custody, Physical Placement, and Child Support
    • IM-2012-08 — Collective Bargaining on Base Wages for General Municipal Employees
    • IM-2012-07 — Education Reform Legislation: 2011 Wisconsin Act 166
    • IM-2012-06 — 2011 Wisconsin Act 167, Relating to the Permitting of Activities in or Near Navigable Waters and Certain Other Activities
    • IM-2012-05 — 2011 Wisconsin Act 118, Relating to Regulation of Activities Related to Wetlands and Fees for Aprovals Relating to Activities
    • IM-2012-01 — Tax Exemptions and Credits Related to Renewable Energy Resources
  • 2011
    • IM-2011-16 — Regulation of Dog Sellers and Dog Facility Operators
    • IM-2011-15 — Changes in Laws Relating to Administrative Rule-Making
    • IM-2011-14 — Mandatory Auto Insurance
    • IM-2011-13 — Wisconsin Brewer's Permits as Affected by 2011 Wisconsin Act 32
    • IM-2011-12 — Voter ID Requirements
    • IM-2011-11 — Recent Election Law Changes
    • IM-2011-10 — Carrying and Possessing Firearms in Wisconsin
    • IM-2011-09 — Animal Cruelty
    • IM-2011-08 — Executive Orders
    • IM-2011-07 — Regulation of Telecommunications Services
    • IM-2011-06 — Discipline or Removal of Justices and Judges for Misconduct or Permanent Disability
    • IM-2011-05 — Tax Credit Programs Related to Economic Development
    • IM-2011-04 — 2011 Wisconsin Act 2: Provisions Relating to Health Care Providers
    • IM-2011-03 — 2011 Wisconsin Act 2: Provisions Relating to Civil Actions and Testimony of Lay and Expert Witnesses
    • IM-2011-02 — Comprehensive Planning
    • IM-2011-01 — Public Records and Personal Electronic Devices