Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Workforce Development, Public Works, and Military Affairs

Senate Bill 432

Relating to: out-of-state sewer and water affiliates of public utility holding companies and the sale or lease of municipal water or sewer public utilities to investor-owned public utilities.

By Senator Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives August, Zepnick, Sanfelippo, Murphy, Kleefisch, Knodl and Skowronski.

December 03, 2015     Referred to Committee on Workforce Development, Public Works, and Military Affairs

January 05, 2016         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Roth; Senators Gudex, Stroebel, C. Larson and Lassa.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Adam Gibbs - Senator Frank Lasee, 1st Senate District

·      Jim Bilotta - AQUA

Appearances Against

·      Matt Bromley - Municipal Electrical Utilities of WI

·      Randy Jaeckels - New Holstein Utilities

·      Laurie Kobza - Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Curt Witynski - League of WI Municipalities

·      John Schulze - Associated Builders and Contractors of WI

·      Representative Tyler August - 32nd Assembly District

Registrations Against

·      Joan Arnold

·      Ruth Pauly

·      Dave Lawrence - WI Rural Water Association

·      Genie Ogden

·      Jennifer Giegerich - WI League of Conservation Voters

·      Amber Meyer Smith - Clean Wisconsin

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Jason Vick

Committee Clerk