Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Transportation
Assembly Bill 238
Relating to: allocation of federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funds for local highways and bridges.
By Representatives Callahan, Novak, Zimmerman, Armstrong, Born, Cabral-Guevara, Edming, Dittrich, Duchow, Gundrum, Jagler, James, Katsma, Krug, Knodl, Kurtz, Moses, Mursau, Oldenburg, Petryk, Plumer, Rozar, Snyder, Swearingen, Tranel, Vorpagel and Wittke; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Bernier, Stroebel, Felzkowski, Feyen, Jacque and Stafsholt.
April 02, 2021 Referred to Committee on Transportation
April 06, 2021 Public Hearing Held
Present: (14) Representative Plumer; Representatives Spiros, Vorpagel, Thiesfeldt, Skowronski, Ramthun, Brooks, Callahan, Rozar, Considine, Moore Omokunde, Ortiz-Velez, Shelton and Snodgrass.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (1) Representative Sanfelippo.
· Rep. Todd Novak
· Rep. Calvin Callahan
· Larry Bierke - Iowa County Administrator
· Roger Petrick - Richland County Highway Commissioner
Appearances for Information Only
· Sen. Howard Marklein
· Craig Hardy - Iowa County Highway Commissioner
· John Cronin - Wisconsin Bankers Association
· Sean Stephenson - Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association
· John Hanz - Lincoln County Highway Commissioner
Registrations for Information Only
· Daniel Bahr - Wisconsin Counties Association
April 07, 2021 Executive Session Held
Present: (12) Representative Plumer; Representatives Spiros, Vorpagel, Thiesfeldt, Skowronski, Ramthun, Callahan, Rozar, Considine, Moore Omokunde, Shelton and Snodgrass.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (3) Representatives Sanfelippo, Brooks and Ortiz-Velez.
Moved by Representative Spiros, seconded by Representative Thiesfeldt that Assembly Bill 238 be recommended for passage.
Ayes: (8) Representative Plumer; Representatives Spiros, Vorpagel, Thiesfeldt, Skowronski, Ramthun, Callahan and Rozar.
Noes: (4) Representatives Considine, Moore Omokunde, Shelton and Snodgrass.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED, Ayes 8, Noes 4