Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Jobs and the Economy
Assembly Bill 393
Relating to: creative economy development initiative grants and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Petryk, Kitchens, Allen, Ballweg, Berceau, Billings, E. Brooks, Doyle, Genrich, Krug, Kulp, Mason, Meyers, Novak, Ohnstad, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Shankland, Sinicki, Snyder, Swearingen and C. Taylor; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Petrowski, Tiffany, Darling, Hansen, Bewley, Wirch, Vinehout, Shilling, Olsen, Testin, Erpenbach and L. Taylor.
June 19, 2017 Referred to Committee on Jobs and the Economy
October 18, 2017 Public Hearing Held
Present: (12) Representative Neylon; Representatives E. Brooks, Tittl, Macco, Snyder, Kleefisch, Ballweg, Ohnstad, Stuck, Fields, Crowley and Sinicki.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (2) Representatives Zimmerman and Kulp.
· Senator Sheila Harsdorf
· Representative Warren Petryk
· Bob Duffy - City of Oconomowoc
· Jean Detjen - Wisconsin Creates / NEWAA
· Kate Salas - Green Lake Renewal
· Anne Kats - Arts Wisconsin
· Marty Krueger - Sauk County Board Chairman
Appearances for Information Only
· Kathi Kilgore - WI Hotel & Lodging Association
· Eric Knight - Association of WI Tourism Attractions
· Greg Kinley - Wisconsin Creates / NEWAA
· Amy Coriel
· Michael Welsh - WI Economic Development Association
· Kevin Hillet - Confluence Center
· Greg Radney - Rahr - West Museum / City of Manitowoc
· George Tzougros - Wisconsin Arts Board
· Caty McDermott - Wisconsin Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus
· Representative Peter Barce
Registrations for Information Only
October 25, 2017 Executive Session Held
Present: (12) Representative Neylon; Representatives E. Brooks, Zimmerman, Kulp, Tittl, Macco, Kleefisch, Ohnstad, Stuck, Fields, Crowley and Sinicki.
Absent: (2) Representatives Snyder and Ballweg.
Excused: (0) None.
Moved by Representative Macco, seconded by Representative Brooks that Assembly Bill 393 be recommended for passage.
Ayes: (12) Representative Neylon; Representatives E. Brooks, Zimmerman, Kulp, Tittl, Macco, Kleefisch, Ohnstad, Stuck, Fields, Crowley and Sinicki.
Noes: (0) None.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED, Ayes 12, Noes 0