Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
  FRIDAY, September 27, 2013
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date:
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist9745Assembly Bill 393
Relating to: residency of election officials.
By Representatives Bernier, Kleefisch, Bies, Thiesfeldt and Schraa; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Cowles and Grothman.
hist9793To committee on Campaigns and Elections.
hist9792Assembly Bill 394
Relating to: labeling of duplicate ballots.
By Representatives Bernier, Sanfelippo and Kleefisch; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Vukmir, Grothman and Darling.
hist9794To committee on Campaigns and Elections.
Speaker’s Communications
September 27, 2013
Patrick Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller:
I would like to inform you of the creation of the Assembly Select Committee on Common Core Standards. This committee will be tasked with reviewing the Common Core Standards and providing recommendations for future implementation.
I have asked Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt (R-Fond du Lac), a former educator of 22 years, to serve as chair of the committee.
The directives of the committee include:
Fulfill the objectives of the 2013-15 Wisconsin State Budget, including but not limited to:
o Compare and contrast existing Wisconsin standards with Common Core Standards
o Consider best practices by sampling college and career readiness standards
o Provide a comparative evaluation of the costs to the state
Engage the public and educate all parties on the components of Common Core Standards and the potential results of their implementation in Wisconsin, focusing on but not limited to:
o School boards maintaining independence and fostering innovation within their districts
o Wisconsin’s public educational system objectives being fulfilled by Common Core Standards
Provide recommendations on the future of the implementation of Common Core Standards in Wisconsin schools
The members of the bipartisan committee include: Rep. Dean Knudson (R-Hudson), Rep. Don Pridemore (R-Hartford), Rep. Jeff Stone (R-Greendale), Rep. Jim Steineke (R- Kaukauna), Rep. Michael Schraa (R-Oshkosh), Rep. Sondy Pope (D-Cross Plains), Rep. Christine Sinicki (D-Milwaukee) and Rep. Dianne Hesselbein (D-Middleton).
Robin J. Vos
Assembly Speaker
September 26, 2013
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller:
hist9787Please add my name as a co-author of Assembly Bill 370, relating to allowing pupils in grades 7 and 8 to earn high school credit.
State Representative
31st Assembly District