Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Trade

Senate Bill 811

Relating to: making changes related to mixed-use tax incremental financing districts, increasing the amount of time a city or village may extend the life of a tax incremental district to improve its affordable and workforce housing, allowing a reduction in the amount of certain impact fees, and authorizing local units of government to implement workforce housing initiatives.

By Senators Feyen and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Brooks, Summerfield, Jagler, Krug, Kuglitsch, Magnafici, Skowronski, VanderMeer, Spiros and Quinn.

February 12, 2020       Referred to Committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Trade

February 19, 2020       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Feyen; Senators Testin, Petrowski, Ringhand and Carpenter.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Micheal Welsh - Wisconsin Economic Development Association

·      Senior Vice President Tom Larson - WIsconsin Realtors Association

·      Dave Armstrong - WEDA and Barron County EDC

·      Executive Director Brad Boycks - WIsconsin BUilders ASsociation

·      Rep Rob Brooks - Himself

·      Senator Dan Feyen - 18th Senate District

·      CUrt WItynski - LEague oF WI MUnicipalities

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Mr James Bohl - City of Milwaukee

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Tim Lakin

Committee Clerk