2021-2022 Wisconsin Legislature

Senate Bill 71

An Act to repeal 165.77 (7) and 175.405; to amend 165.845 (title), 165.845 (1) (a), 165.845 (1) (b) and 165.845 (2); and to create 165.775, 165.845 (1) (d) and 895.537 of the statutes; Relating to: storage and processing of sexual assault kits and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Status: S - Enacted into law

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
4/8/2022 Sen.Representative Doyle added as a cosponsor921
3/12/2021 Sen.Report passage recommended by Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety, Ayes 7, Noes 0180


Date / House Action Journal
2/5/2021 Sen.Introduced by Senators Cowles, Agard, Darling, Wanggaard and Petrowski;
cosponsored by Representatives Steffen, Macco, Thiesfeldt, Loudenbeck, Kerkman, Brooks, Gundrum, Schraa, Rozar, Subeck, Murphy, Spreitzer, Vining and Cabrera
2/5/2021 Sen.Read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety93
2/11/2021 Sen.Representative Wichgers added as a cosponsor108
2/25/2021 Sen.Public hearing held 
2/25/2021 Sen.Fiscal estimate received 
3/11/2021 Sen.Executive action taken 
3/12/2021 Sen.Report passage recommended by Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety, Ayes 7, Noes 0180
3/12/2021 Sen.Available for scheduling 
3/12/2021 Sen.Placed on calendar 3-16-2021 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)180
3/16/2021 Sen.Senator Carpenter added as a coauthor187
3/16/2021 Sen.Read a second time190
3/16/2021 Sen.Ordered to a third reading190
3/16/2021 Sen.Rules suspended190
3/16/2021 Sen.Read a third time and passed190
3/16/2021 Sen.Ordered immediately messaged192
3/17/2021 Asm.Received from Senate150
9/29/2021 Asm.Representative Emerson added as a cosponsor486
10/6/2021 Asm.Senator Jacque added as a coauthor495
10/14/2021 Asm.Representatives Bowen and Shelton added as cosponsors506
11/9/2021 Asm.Read first time and referred to committee on Rules565
11/9/2021 Asm.Placed on calendar 11-11-2021 by Committee on Rules 
11/9/2021 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
11/11/2021 Asm.Read a second time573
11/11/2021 Asm.Ordered to a third reading573
11/11/2021 Asm.Rules suspended573
11/11/2021 Asm.Read a third time and concurred in573
11/11/2021 Asm.Representative Kitchens added as a cosponsor573
11/11/2021 Asm.Ordered immediately messaged573
11/12/2021 Sen.Received from Assembly concurred in612
11/16/2021 Sen.LRB correction614
11/16/2021 Sen.Report correctly enrolled614
12/2/2021 Sen.Presented to the Governor on 12-2-2021634
12/7/2021 Sen.Report approved by the Governor on 12-6-2021. 2021 Wisconsin Act 116640
12/7/2021 Sen.Published 12-7-2021640
3/10/2022 Sen.Representative Anderson added as a cosponsor888
4/8/2022 Sen.Representative Doyle added as a cosponsor921
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