Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Colleges and Universities
Assembly Bill 452
Relating to: the University of Wisconsin Missing-in-Action Recovery and Identification Project and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Skowronski, Sinicki, VanderMeer, Hesselbein, Allen, Anderson, Billings, Bowen, Brandtjen, Brostoff, Considine, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Emerson, Fields, Gruszynski, Hebl, Horlacher, Jagler, James, Katsma, Knodl, Krug, Kulp, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, B. Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Ohnstad, Oldenburg, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Pope, Ramthun, Riemer, Rodriguez, Sargent, Shankland, Sortwell, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Stuck, Subeck, Summerfield, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, Vruwink, Wittke, Zamarripa, Zimmerman, Gundrum and Felzkowski; cosponsored by Senators Roth, Kooyenga, Miller, Risser, Carpenter, Cowles, Darling, Erpenbach, Feyen, Hansen, Kapenga, Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Nass, Petrowski, Ringhand, Schachtner, L. Taylor, Wanggaard, Wirch, Testin, Fitzgerald and Bernier.
September 18, 2019 Referred to Committee on Colleges and Universities
October 17, 2019 Public Hearing Held
Present: (11) Representative Murphy; Representatives Duchow, Ballweg, Wittke, Petryk, Shankland, Billings, Stubbs, Emerson, Hesselbein and Anderson.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (5) Representatives Tranel, Summerfield, Stafsholt, Krug and Quinn.
· Rep. Ken Skowronski - author
· Al Labelle - DAV
· Paul Fisk - American Legion
· Charles Konsitzke - U of WI Missing in Action and Identification Project
· Torrey Tiedeman - U of WI Missing in Action and Identification Project
· Rep. Christine Sinicki - 20th Assembly District
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· Samantha Zinnen
· Leslie Eisenberg - UW-Madison MIA project
· Jack O'Meara - PROFS (UW-Madison faculty)
· Rep. Dianne Hesselbein - 79th Assembly District
· Sen. Dale Kooyenga - 5th Senate District
· Sen. Roger Roth - 19th Senate District
· Ryan Wubben
· President Ray Cross - UW System
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October 23, 2019 Executive Session Held
Present: (15) Representative Murphy; Representatives Tranel, Duchow, Ballweg, Wittke, Summerfield, Stafsholt, Quinn, Petryk, Shankland, Billings, Stubbs, Emerson, Hesselbein and Anderson.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (1) Representative Krug.
Moved by Representative Wittke, seconded by Representative Shankland that Assembly Bill 452 be recommended for passage.
Ayes: (15) Representative Murphy; Representatives Tranel, Duchow, Ballweg, Wittke, Summerfield, Stafsholt, Quinn, Petryk, Shankland, Billings, Stubbs, Emerson, Hesselbein and Anderson.
Noes: (0) None.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED, Ayes 15, Noes 0