Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Mining and Rural Development

Assembly Bill 794

Relating to: student loan reimbursements for certain individuals domiciled in rural counties, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

By Representatives E. Brooks, Quinn, Tranel, Kulp, Mursau, Bernier, Novak, VanderMeer, Krug, T. Larson, Ballweg, Nerison, Spiros, Edming, Ripp, Swearingen, Petryk, Murtha, Czaja, Kitchens, Tauchen, A. Ott, Macco and Skowronski; cosponsored by Senator Tiffany.

January 22, 2016         Referred to Committee on Mining and Rural Development

February 04, 2016       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (13)      Representative Kulp; Representatives Mursau, Novak, Quinn, VanderMeer, E. Brooks, T. Larson, Kremer, Milroy, Danou, Billings, Considine and Spreitzer.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Bernier and Krug.

Appearances For

·      Representative Ed Brooks - 50th Assembly District

·      Kara O

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      Kara O'Connor - Wisconsin Farmers union

·      John Reinemann - Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board

Registrations For

·      Representative Romaine Quinn - 75th Assembly District

·      Representative  Travis Tranel - 49th Assembly District

·      Senator Tom Tiffany - 12th Senate District

·      Representative Kathy Bernier - 68th Assembly District

·      Kim Kaukl - Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 07, 2016             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


James Emerson

Committee Clerk