Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Energy and Utilities

Assembly Bill 475

Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care.

By Representatives Thiesfeldt, C. Taylor, Kitchens, Ohnstad, Anderson, Ballweg, Billings, Bowen, Brostoff, Emerson, Fields, Gruszynski, Haywood, Kolste, Kulp, Milroy, Mursau, L. Myers, Neubauer, Novak, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Steffen, Stubbs, Subeck, Summerfield, Vining, Vruwink and Zamarripa; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Johnson, Petrowski, Miller, Carpenter, Feyen, Larson, Olsen, Risser, Smith, L. Taylor, Testin and Wirch.

September 26, 2019    Referred to Committee on Energy and Utilities

February 04, 2020       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (15)      Representative Kuglitsch; Representatives Steffen, Rodriguez, Sortwell, Petersen, Tauchen, Tranel, Oldenburg, Petryk, Neylon, Vorpagel, B. Meyers, Subeck, Stuck and Fields.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (1)        Representative Crowley.

Appearances For

·      Rep. Jeremy  Thiesfeldt - 52nd Assembly District

·      Sen. Rob Cowles - 2nd Senate District

·      Sen. LaTonya Johnson - 6th Senate District

·      Sam Baron - Maher Water Corporation

·      Dr. Elizabeth Neary - UW School of Medicine and Public Health

·      Carly Michiels - Clean Wisconsin

·      Dr. Heather Paradis - Children's Wisconsin

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Jennifer Giegerich - Wisconsin Conservation Voters

·      Gary Goyke - Wisconsin Apartment Association

·      Pastor Cindy Crane - Lutheran Office for Public Policy in WI

·      Dr. Elma Sia

·      Dr. Kiri Sunde

·      Megan Severson - Wisconsin Environment

·      James Bohl - City of Milwaukee

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      Dianne Jenkins - WI Department of Children & Families

·      Kathi Kilgore - WI Child Care Administrators Association

·      Lisa Olson - WI Department of Health Services

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


Garrett Huffman

Committee Clerk