Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families

Senate Bill 232

Relating to: termination of parental rights; the rights of alleged fathers in certain proceedings; and payments allowed in connection with an adoption.

By Senators Jacque, Marklein and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Brandtjen, Fields, Wichgers, Kulp, Mursau, Plumer, Quinn, Ramthun, Sanfelippo, Skowronski and Thiesfeldt.

May 23, 2019              Referred to Committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families

December 04, 2019     Public Hearing Held

Present:       (7)        Senator Kooyenga; Senators Nass, Darling, Olsen, Bewley, Larson and Schachtner.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Senator Andre Jacque - Himself

·      Jillian Camara-Foss

·      Cody Foss

·      Tim and Jill Damrow

Appearances Against

·      Legislative Liaison Adam Plotkin - State Public Defender

·      Legal Counsel Diane Rondini - State Public Defender

·      Attorney Michelle Gordon - Oneida Nation

·      Attorney Jeffrey Jazgar - Menominee Tribe

·      Legislative Attorney Nicole Homer - Ho-Chunk Nation

Appearances for Information Only

·      Legislative Liaison Nancy Rottier - Wisconsin Court System

·      Kristen Wetzel - Wisconsin Court System

·      Dane County Circuit Court Judge Shelley Gaylord - Wisconsin Court System

·      Jeff Pertl - Department of Children and Families

Registrations For

·      None.

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      Lynne Davis - State Bar of Wisconsin Children and the Law Section

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


Nick Bentz

Committee Clerk