Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Ways and Means

Assembly Bill 361

Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax.

By Representatives Schraa, Jacque, R. Brooks, Duchow, Gannon, Macco, Petersen, Spiros and Thiesfeldt; cosponsored by Senator Nass.

June 01, 2017              Referred to Committee on Ways and Means

December 14, 2017     Public Hearing Held

Present:       (11)      Representative Macco; Representatives Katsma, Kerkman, Novak, Jacque, Bernier, Petersen, Hutton, Sargent, C. Taylor and Spreitzer.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (5)        Representatives Steffen, Kulp, Zimmerman, Ohnstad and Doyle.

Appearances For

·      Sen. Steve Nass - 11th Senate District

·      Rep. Michael Schraa - 53rd Assembly District

·      Treasurer Matt Adamczyk

·      Alderman George Frank

·      Supervisor Mike Willett

·      Tim Roehl

Appearances Against

·      Dan Bahr - Wisconsin Counties Association

·      Brenda Wood - City of Milwaukee

·      Alderman Jim Bohl - City of Milwaukee

·      Alderman Cavalier Johnson - City of Milwaukee

·      Maxwell Gagia - City of Janesville

·      Al Mulick - City of Milton

·      Curt Witynski - League of Wisconsin Municipalities

·      Robbie Krejci - St. Croix County

·      Kurt Gibbs - Marathon County

·      Craig Hardy - Iowa County Highway

Appearances for Information Only

·      Elizibeth Stevens - Milwaukee County

Registrations For

·      Rep. Andre Jacque - 2nd Assembly District

Registrations Against

·      Patt Goss - Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association

·      Gregg Moore - Eau Claire County

·      Eric Peterson - Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 22, 2018           Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Nicholas Bures

Committee Clerk