Assembly

Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Assembly Bill 807

Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for three or more convictions for retail theft and providing a penalty.

By Representatives Brandtjen, Skowronski, Sanfelippo, Dittrich, Duchow, Edming, Gundrum, Horlacher, Jagler, James, Knodl, Kuglitsch, Ott, Ramthun, Sortwell, Tittl and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Stroebel, Jacque, Marklein, Nass and Craig.

January 27, 2020        Referred to Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

January 30, 2020        Public Hearing Held

Present:      (13)     Representative Spiros; Representatives Sortwell, Ott, Steffen, Horlacher, Duchow, Novak, Schraa, Krug, Spreitzer, Emerson, Stubbs and McGuire.

Absent:       (0)       None.

Excused:    (1)       Representative Crowley.

Appearances For

·      Senator David Craig

·      Police Chief Pat Mitchell - West Allis Police Department

·      Jim Hyland - Roundy's

·      Brian Dake - Wisconsin Independent Businesses

·      Andrew   Wagner - Milwaukee Police Association

Appearances Against

·      Jerome Dillard - EXPO

·      Adam Plotkin - State Public Defender

·      Jon Padgham - State Public Defender

·      Savang Chhorum

·      Bianca Gomez

·      Ramiah Whiteside - EXPO

·      Representative Evan - Goyke

·      Emilio DeTorre - ACLU

·      David   Dodderidge

Appearances for Information Only

·      Jordan Primaco - City of Milwaukee

Registrations For

·      Senator Duey Stroebel

·      Bill Smith - National Federation of Independent Business

·      Michelle Kussow - Wisconsin Grocers Association

Registrations Against

·      Peggy West - EXPO

·      Kathryn Mulligan

·      Gil Halsted - Moses

·      Andrea Kaminski - League of Women Voters of Wisconsin

·      Marcie Rainbolt - Wisconsin Counties Association

·      Erik Kanter - Wisconsin Public Health Association

·      Erik Kanter - Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards

·      Matt Phillips - Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers

·      Jordan Lamb - Association of State Prosecutors

·      Edward Kuharski

·      Kay Frazier

·      Joan Duerst

·      Will Perry - ACLU, Wisconsin Muslim Civic Alliance

·      Ann   Lacy - Moses, Wisdom

·      Mahnker Dahnweih

·      Danita Brown

·      James Morgan

·      Sheesenehooya Moua

·      Martina Rippon

·      Hope Yang

·      Mary Wichita

·      Barbara Chusid

·      Jill McDonald

·      Courney Saxler

·      Andrea   Dearlove

·      Susan Davidson

·      Laura Berger

·      Sharm Lezberg

·      Mary Musholt

·      Cheryl Robinson

·      Colleen O'Hara - Wisdom

·      Joan Kemble - Moses

·      Harriet Lavin - CUSH

·      Stephen Mayer

·      Patrick O'Laughlin

·      Barbara Benson

·      Daniel   Tomaro

·      Andrew   Trusty

·      Ellen Magee - Unity Church Social Justice Ministry

·      Ken Ring

·      Representative David   Bowen

·      Karolyn Beebe

·      Fawn Bilgere

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 26, 2020          Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1

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Amanda Graham

Committee Clerk