Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Human Services, Children and Families

Senate Bill 483

Relating to: access to an original impounded birth record.

By Senators Jacque and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Tittl, Armstrong, Cabral-Guevara, Gundrum, James, Knodl, Murphy, Mursau, Rozar, Skowronski, Tusler, Wichgers and Thiesfeldt.

August 05, 2021         Referred to Committee on Human Services, Children and Families

January 05, 2022         Public Hearing Held

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

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Senator Andre  Jacque - 1st  Senate District

·      Representative Paul Tittl - 25th Assembly District

·      Mary Kay Savignac - Adoptees

·      David Bohl - Coalition for Truth and Transparency in Adoption

·      Anne Marie Swanson

·      Erika Ostern-Archibald

·      Diana Higgenbottom Anngrostopoulos

Appearances Against

·      Henry Plum - State Bar of WI - Child Law Section

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Jack Nasep

·      Catherine McDermott - Coalition for Truth & Transparency in Adoption

Registrations Against

·      Lynne Davis - State Bar of WI - Child Law Section

Registrations for Information Only

·      HJ Waukau - WI Department of Health Services

·      Amanda Merkwae - Department of Children and Families

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


Bill Cosh

Committee Clerk