Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Judiciary

Assembly Bill 55

Relating to: applicability of 2017 Wisconsin Act 184; time frame for reports for sexually violent persons petitioning for supervised release; and placement of sexually violent persons on supervised release.

By Representatives Schraa, Krug, Brooks, Edming, Kitchens, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Murphy, Mursau, Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Wichgers and Zimmerman; cosponsored by Senators Feyen, Testin, Cowles and Marklein.

February 28, 2019      Referred to Committee on Judiciary

March 14, 2019          Public Hearing Held

Present:      (8)       Representative Ott; Representatives Horlacher, Thiesfeldt, Brooks, Tusler, Kerkman, Anderson and Hebl.

Absent:       (0)       None.

Excused:    (1)       Representative Cabrera.

Appearances For

·      Rep, Schraa, - bill's author

·      Adam Plotkin  - SPD

·      Kevin  Groninger - Monroe County DA

·      Eric Torey - Fond du Lac DA's office

·      Daniel Degner

·      Kyle Christianson - WI Counties Association

·      Gary Miller - Town of Eldorado, President, Fond du Lac County

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      Lisa Olson - Legislative Lianson DHS

·      Beth  Dodsworth, Director - Bureau of Community Forensic Services

·      Alicia Boehme - DHS

Registrations For

·      Curtis Witynski - League of Wisconsin Muncipalities

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Virginia Mueller

Committee Clerk