Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations

Senate Bill 746

Relating to: investigations of conviction records by the department of safety and professional services for purposes of determining eligibility for credentials, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures.

By Senators Kooyenga, Johnson, Feyen, Olsen and Larson; cosponsored by Representatives Quinn, Haywood, Fields, Kulp, Steffen, Vruwink, Skowronski, Stubbs, Ohnstad, Spreitzer and Brostoff.

January 29, 2020         Referred to Committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations

February 18, 2020       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Kapenga; Senators Craig, LeMahieu, Johnson and Hansen.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Dale Kooyenga

·      Julie Grace - Badger institute

·      Legislative liaison Mike Tierney - Dept of Safety and Professional Services

·      Senator LaTonya Johnson - 6th Senate District

·      David Hagemeier - Self

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Rep Romaine Quinn - 75th Assembly District

·      Megan Novak - Americans for Prosperity

·      Megan Novak - Americans for Prosperity

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

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


Jeff Sherman

Committee Clerk