January 2011 Special Session
2011 - 2012 LEGISLATURE
February 22, 2011 - Offered by Representative Radcliffe.
AB11-AA20,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
AB11-AA20,1,2 21. Page 8, line 19: after that line insert:
AB11-AA20,1,3 3" Section 3r. 13.123 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB11-AA20,2,84 13.123 (1) (a) 1. Any member of the legislature who has signified, by affidavit
5filed with the department of administration, the necessity of establishing a
6temporary residence at the state capital for the period of any regular or special
7legislative session shall be entitled to an allowance for expenses incurred for food and
8lodging for each day that he or she is in Madison on legislative business, but not
9including any Saturday or Sunday unless the legislator is in actual attendance on
10such day at a session of the legislature or a meeting of a standing committee of which
11the legislator is a member. The amount of the allowance for each biennial session
12shall be 90% of the per diem rate for travel for federal government business within
13the city of Madison, as established by the federal general services administration.

1For the purpose of determining the amount of the allowance, the director of the office
2of state employment relations shall certify to the chief clerk of each house the federal
3per diem rate in effect on December 1, or the first business day thereafter if December
41 is not a business day, in each even-numbered year. Each legislator shall file an
5affidavit with the chief clerk of his or her house certifying the specific dollar amount
6within the authorized allowance the member wishes to receive. Such affidavit, when
7filed, shall remain in effect for the biennial session. A legislator may not claim a per
8diem allowance on more than 50 days in a year.