2005 - 2006 LEGISLATURE
March 10, 2005 - Introduced by Representatives Molepske, Gronemus, Kerkman,
Seidel, Staskunas, Hines, Albers, Bies, Lehman, Ainsworth, Sheridan,
Jeskewitz and Ott, cosponsored by Senators Decker, Roessler, Lassa and
Darling. Referred to Committee on Education.
1An Act to amend
120.11 (4) of the statutes; relating to: posting the proceedings
2of a school board meeting on the school district's Internet site.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, the proceedings of a school board meeting must be published
in a newspaper published in the school district or publicized by school district-wide
distribution. This bill allows a school board to post the proceedings on the school
district's Internet site.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB191, s. 1
120.11 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
The proceedings of a school board meeting shall be published within 5
45 days after the meeting as a class 1 notice, under ch. 985, in a newspaper published 6
in the school district, if any, or
publicized by school district-wide distribution 7
prepared and directed by the school board, or posted on the school district's Internet
and paid out of school funds. If there is no newspaper published in the school
district, the proceedings shall be posted or published as the school board directs. For 2
the purpose of publication, the proceedings shall include the substance of every 3
official action taken by the school board at the meeting and a statement of receipts 4
and expenditures in the aggregate. The school board shall make a detailed record 5
of all receipts and expenditures available to the public for inspection at each school 6
board meeting and upon request.