Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Public Benefit Reform

Assembly Bill 386

Relating to: requiring verification from court orders for eligibility for public assistance programs.

By Representatives Krug, Knodl, Murphy, Kitchens, Thiesfeldt, Brandtjen, Gannon, Kremer, Horlacher, Craig, T. Larson, Sanfelippo, Kleefisch and Tittl; cosponsored by Senators Kapenga, Stroebel, Wanggaard and Nass.

October 08, 2015        Referred to Committee on Public Benefit Reform

November 10, 2015    Public Hearing Held

Present:       (13)      Representative Born; Representatives Duchow, Vorpagel, Schraa, Kremer, Craig, Neylon, Krug, Tauchen, Jorgensen, Goyke, Spreitzer and Subeck.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Brandtjen and Kolste.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Scott Krug - 72nd Assembly District

·      Brent Vruwink - Wisconsin Child Support Enforcement Association

Appearances Against

·      Vicky Selkowe - Legal Action of Wisconsin

·      Korey Lundin - Legal Action of Wisconsin

·      Tony Gibart - End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

Appearances for Information Only

·      Jon Hoelter - Dept. of Health Services

·      Kevin Moore - Dept. of Health Services

Registrations For

·      Sen. Chris Kapenga - 33rd Senate District

·      Tom Fandry - Wisconsin Child Support Enforcement Association

Registrations Against

·      Lynne Davis - State Bar of Wisconsin - Family Law Section

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


John Cronin

Committee Clerk