Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Financial Institutions

Assembly Bill 717

Relating to: pleading requirements, and the cure of defaults on certain obligations, under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

By Representatives Born, Knodl and Stroebel; cosponsored by Senator Farrow.

February 03, 2014       Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions

February 04, 2014       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (15)      Representative Craig; Representatives Kapenga, Stroebel, Sanfelippo, Kramer, Kaufert, Marklein, Weininger, Born, Hintz, Zepnick, Young, Richards, Genrich and Sargent.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Mark Born - Rep.

·      Shane Gale - Wisconsin Creditor's Rights Assoc.

·      Robert Hornik - Wisconsin Creditor's Rights Assoc.

Appearances Against

·      Stacia Conneely - Legal Action of Wisconsin

·      Sarah Orr - Consumer Law Clinic

Appearances for Information Only

·      Chris Green - Department of Financial Institutions

·      Jim Johannes - Self

·      Georgia Maxwell - Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions

Registrations For

·      Paul Farrow

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 08, 2014             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Jessica Ward

Committee Clerk