2019-2020 Wisconsin Legislature

Assembly Bill 661

An Act to renumber 60.61 (1m); to renumber and amend 17.25 (1); to amend 17.13 (3), 19.84 (1) (b), 60.30 (1e) (e), 60.307 (3) (b), 60.37 (4) (a), 60.61 (1m) (title), 62.23 (9) (title) and 70.47 (2); and to create 17.13 (2m), 17.25 (1) (a) 2., 60.30 (5) (c), 60.61 (1m) (b) and 62.23 (9) (c) of the statutes; Relating to: the way town board vacancies are filled; public notice requirements for governmental meetings; appointment and removal procedures for certain town officeholders; a process for an applicant to appeal a permit denial to the governing body of a city, village, or town; wages paid to an elected town officer who also serves as a town employee; and the term of appointed town assessors. (FE)

Status: A - Local Government

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
1/3/2020 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 


Date / House Action Journal
12/5/2019 Asm.Introduced by Representatives Quinn, Summerfield, Ballweg, Brooks, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, James, Kitchens, Krug, Kulp, Kurtz, Magnafici, B. Meyers, Milroy, Mursau, Novak, Oldenburg, Petersen, Petryk, Schraa, Swearingen, Tittl, Tusler, VanderMeer, Wichgers, Wittke and Vruwink;
cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Tiffany, Bernier, Bewley, LeMahieu, Marklein, Ringhand and Schachtner
12/5/2019 Asm.Read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government419
12/12/2019 Asm.Representative Duchow withdrawn as a coauthor425
12/12/2019 Asm.Public hearing held 
12/13/2019 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
1/3/2020 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
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