Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Human Services, Children and Families

Senate Bill 601

Relating to: duty to participate in an appeal of an order terminating parental rights.

By Senators Wimberger, Marklein and Ballweg; cosponsored by Representatives Dittrich, Gundrum, Penterman, Mursau, Snyder, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and Doyle.

October 08, 2021        Referred to Committee on Human Services, Children and Families

October 14, 2021        Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Jacque; Senators Ballweg, Wimberger, Johnson and Agard.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Senator Eric Wimberger - 30th Senate District

·      Representative Barbara Dittrich

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      Representative Sarah Lemieux - District 3 Legislator, Ho-Chunk Nation

·      Nicole Hower - Ho-Chunk Nation

·      Amanda Merkwea - Department of Children & Families

·      Wendy Henderson - Department of Children & Families

·      Adam Plotkin - State Public Defender

Registrations For

·      Lynne Davis - State Bar - Child Law Section

·      Alex Ignatowski - Waukesha County

Registrations Against

·      Joe Strohl - Menominee Tribe

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 10, 2022           Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Bill Cosh

Committee Clerk