Assembly Bill 468
Relating to: the authority of credit unions to make donations and grants.
By Representatives Kooyenga, Krug, Jacque, Spanbauer, Molepske Jr, Brooks, Staskunas, Nygren, Craig, Danou, Honadel, Pocan, Endsley, Kerkman, A. Ott, Wynn, Tauchen, Fields, C. Taylor, Stroebel, LeMahieu, Bewley, Kaufert and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Grothman, Schultz, Lassa, S. Coggs, Wanggaard, Moulton, Hansen, Cowles and Vinehout.
To committee on Financial Institutions .
Assembly Bill 469
Relating to: exempting electronic smoking devices from the types of smoking devices that may not be used in certain locations.
By Representatives Kooyenga, Pridemore, Endsley, Bernier, Kestell and Craig; cosponsored by Senators Grothman and Kedzie.
To committee on Homeland Security and State Affairs .
Assembly Bill 470
Relating to: the renewal of teacher contracts.
By Representatives Knudson and Kestell.
To committee on Education.
Assembly Bill 471
Relating to: changing terminology for those with an intellectual disability.
A735 By Representatives Severson, Bernier, Berceau, Bies, E. Coggs, Endsley, Hintz, Jacque, Kaufert, Kerkman, Knodl, Kooyenga, Litjens, Mason, Nygren, Pasch, Petryk, Radcliffe, Rivard, Sinicki, Spanbauer, Strachota, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tranel and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Galloway, Harsdorf, Erpenbach, Hansen, Holperin, King, C. Larson, Moulton, Risser, Taylor, Vinehout, Lassa and Olsen.
To committee on Health.
Assembly Bill 472
Relating to: offering anything of value to induce someone to sign or not sign a recall petition and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Wynn, Craig, Jacque, Krug, August, Bies, J. Ott, Thiesfeldt, Kuglitsch, Bernier, Rivard, Endsley, Strachota, Mursau, A. Ott, Brooks, Kaufert, LeMahieu, Kramer and Pridemore; cosponsored by Senators Lazich and Kedzie.
To committee on Election and Campaign Reform .
Assembly Bill 473
Relating to: delaying the restrictions on participation by the University of Wisconsin System in selling or providing telecommunications services.
By Representatives Wynn, Nass, Doyle, Tranel, Bernier, Bies, Spanbauer, Kaufert, C. Taylor, Petrowski, Berceau, Marklein, Molepske Jr, Ripp and Danou; cosponsored by Senators Moulton, Galloway, Holperin, T. Cullen, S. Coggs, Schultz, Taylor, Risser, Olsen, Vinehout and C. Larson.
To committee on Colleges and Universities .
Speaker's Communications
DATE: January 9, 2012

TO: Patrick E. Fuller, Assembly Chief Clerk
FROM: Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald

RE: Appointment to the Educational Communications Board
Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald, in accordance with Assembly Rule 9 (2)(c) and Wisconsin Statute Section 15.57 (4), has appointed Representative Steve Kestell to the Educational Communications Board.
Referral of Agency Reports
State of Wisconsin
Department of Justice
January 6, 2012
To the Honorable, the Legislature:
Section 165.90 of the Wisconsin Statutes requires the Department of Justice to report on the performance of cooperative county-tribal law enforcement programs receiving aid under this section. This letter constitutes our report.
The Department of Justice's County-Tribal Law Enforcement Grant Program continues to help local law enforcement provide needed services in Native American communities. In addition, this program helps build a cooperative atmosphere and positive relationship between law enforcement and tribal governments and communities. I am pleased to share information regarding this important program with you.
J.B. Van Hollen
Attorney General
Referred to committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections.