Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection

Senate Bill 617

Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Health Services, or a county department of human services, social services, community programs, or developmental disabilities services.

By Senator Marklein; cosponsored by Representative Kooyenga.

January 22, 2016         Referred to Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection

February 04, 2016       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Stroebel; Senators LeMahieu, Kapenga, Harris Dodd and Wirch.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Senator Howard Marklein - 17th Senate District

·      Representative Dale Kooyenga - 14th Assembly District

·      Dan Magnuson - Lad Lake

·      Sherri Huff - Lad Lake

·      Jeff Vande Leest - Family Services Northeast WI

·      Deb Lemke - Children's Hospital of WI

·      Kathy Markeland - WI Association of Family and Children's Agencies

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      Bill Hanna - DHS

·      Sara Buschman - DCF

·      Bob Nikolay - DCF

·      Ron Hermes - DCF

Registrations For

·      Liz Buchen - Lutheran Social Services Agency

·      Ron Hauser - Lutheran Social Services Agency

Registrations Against

·      Kyle Christianson - Wisconsin Counties Association

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


John Soper

Committee Clerk