Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Transportation
Assembly Bill 27
Relating to: the maximum speed limit on freeways and expressways.
By Representatives Tittl, August, Ballweg, Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Craig, Czaja, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jagler, Jarchow, Kapenga, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Knodl, Knudson, Kooyenga, Kuglitsch, Milroy, Mursau, J. Ott, Quinn, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Skowronski, Thiesfeldt, Vorpagel and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators LeMahieu, Wanggaard, Farrow, Gudex, Lasee, L. Taylor, Tiffany, Vukmir and Lazich.
February 09, 2015 Referred to Committee on Transportation
February 17, 2015 Public Hearing Held
Present: (12) Representative Ripp; Representatives Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Weatherston, A. Ott, Vorpagel, Swearingen, Macco, Kahl, Danou, Kolste and Bowen.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (3) Representatives Sanfelippo, T. Larson and Meyers.
· Representative Paul Tittl
· Senator Devin LeMahieu
· John Bowman - National Motorists Association
· Bruce Harrison
Appearances for Information Only
· Tom Rhatican - Department of Transportation
· Marc Bentley - Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
· Chet Gerlach - Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions
· Theresa Elliott - Sentry Insurance
· Tony Trenzeluk - Sentry Insurance
· Amy Boyer - AAA Wisconsin
Registrations for Information Only
March 03, 2015 Executive Session Held
Present: (15) Representative Ripp; Representatives Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Weatherston, A. Ott, Sanfelippo, Vorpagel, T. Larson, Swearingen, Macco, Kahl, Danou, Kolste, Bowen and Meyers.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
Moved by Representative Spiros, seconded by Representative Kahl that Assembly Amendment 2 be recommended for adoption.
Ayes: (5) Representatives Spiros, Sanfelippo, Swearingen, Kahl and Danou.
Noes: (8) Representative Ripp; Representatives Thiesfeldt, Weatherston, Vorpagel, T. Larson, Macco, Kolste and Meyers.
Absent: (2) Representatives A. Ott and Bowen.
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 2 ADOPTION NOT RECOMMENDED, Ayes 5, Noes 8
Moved by Representative Swearingen, seconded by Representative Weatherston that Assembly Bill 27 be recommended for passage.
Ayes: (14) Representative Ripp; Representatives Thiesfeldt, Weatherston, A. Ott, Sanfelippo, Vorpagel, T. Larson, Swearingen, Macco, Kahl, Danou, Kolste, Bowen and Meyers.
Noes: (1) Representative Spiros.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED, Ayes 14, Noes 1