Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Labor and Government Reform

Senate Bill 521

Relating to:  forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime.

By Senators Nass, Lasee and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Tauchen, Jarchow, Craig, Knudson, Kessler, Murtha, Goyke, Allen, Tittl, Gannon, Knodl and Hutton.

January 07, 2016         Referred to Committee on Labor and Government Reform

January 26, 2016         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Nass; Senators Wanggaard, Marklein, Wirch and C. Larson.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Gary Tauchen

·      Rep. David Craig

·      Tim   Dake - WI Grandsons of Liberty

·      Chris   Ahmity - ACLU of WI

·      Norm Reynold

·      Larry   Gamble - WI Grandsons of Liberty

Appearances Against

·      Sheriff Ron Cramer - WI Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Assn

·      Caty McDermott - WI Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Assn

·      Scott   Parks - Badger State Sheriffs

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Sen. Steve Nass - 11th Senate District

·      Adam Plotkin - State Public Defender

·      Mitch Sands - Rep. Jarchow's Office

·      Sen. Frank Lasee

Registrations Against

·      Alice   O'Connor - WI Chiefs of Police Assn

·      Attorney General Brad Schimel - DOJ

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Mike Mikalsen

Committee Clerk