Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Workforce Development

Assembly Bill 351

Relating to: funding and position authority for vocational rehabilitation services and making an appropriation.

By Representatives Shankland, Bernard Schaber, Kaufert, Sargent, Milroy, C. Taylor, Berceau, Billings, Kolste, Ohnstad, Barca, Pasch, Zepnick, Richards, Hulsey, Genrich, Doyle, Mason, Hebl, Sinicki, Riemer, Goyke, Danou, Ringhand, Kahl, Jorgensen and Wright; cosponsored by Senators Shilling, L. Taylor, Lassa, Wirch, Harris, Hansen, C. Larson, Lehman, Carpenter, Vinehout, Jauch, T. Cullen, Risser and Erpenbach.

August 29, 2013         Referred to Committee on Workforce Development

October 29, 2013        Public Hearing Held

Present:       (10)      Representative Loudenbeck; Representatives Petryk, Knodl, Bernier, Born, Weatherston, Ringhand, Barnes, Kolste and Shankland.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (5)        Representatives Pridemore, Kuglitsch, Severson, Billings and Wachs.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Katrina Shankland - 71st Assembly District

·      Sen. Jennifer Shilling - 32nd Senate District

·      Mike Greco - Department of Workforce Development

·      Tyler Tichenor - Department of Workforce Development

·      Alicia Boehme - Disability Rights Wisconsin

·      Tami Jackson - WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

·      Dr. Jerome Holzbauer

·      Joseph Adamski-Smith

·      Marilee Adamski-Smith

·      Jennifer Neugart

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Cindy Bentley - People First Wisconsin

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Lonna Morouney

Committee Clerk