Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: anti-racism and anti-sexism student instruction and anti-racism and anti-sexism training for employees at the University of Wisconsin System and the Technical College System.
By Senators Jacque and Nass; cosponsored by Representatives Gundrum, Allen, Behnke, Brandtjen, Cabral-Guevara, Dittrich, Horlacher, Knodl, Kuglitsch, Magnafici, Murphy, Ramthun, Rozar, Skowronski, Sortwell, Wichgers, Thiesfeldt, Armstrong and Tusler.
June 10, 2021 Referred to Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges
February 10, 2022 Public Hearing Held
Present: (8) Senator Roth; Senators Nass, Stafsholt, Feyen, Larson, Erpenbach, Roys and Pfaff.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (1) Senator Darling.
· Senator Andre Jacque - 1st Senate District
· Representative Rick Gundrum - 58th Assembly District
· John Zumbrunnen - UW-Madison
· Kim Gary
· Marc Herstand - National Association of Social Workers Wisconsin
Appearances for Information Only
· Joe Cohn - FIRE
· Student Erin Tritz
· Dr Morna Foy - Wtcs
· Kathi Kilgore - Academic Staff Professionals Representation Organization ASPRO
· Layla Merrifield - Wtc district boards association
· Mary Dickert - Myself
· Interim Vice President Jeff Buhrandt - UW System
· Layla Merrifield - WTC District Boards Assoc
· Jack O'Meara - PROFS UW-Madison faculty
Registrations for Information Only
February 16, 2022 Executive Session Held by Paper Ballot
Present: (9) Senator Roth; Senators Nass, Stafsholt, Feyen, Darling, Larson, Erpenbach, Roys and Pfaff.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
Moved by that Senate Amendment 1 be recommended for adoption.
Ayes: (6) Senator Roth; Senators Nass, Stafsholt, Feyen, Darling and Larson.
Noes: (3) Senators Erpenbach, Roys and Pfaff.
SENATE AMENDMENT 1 ADOPTION RECOMMENDED, Ayes 6, Noes 3
Moved by that Senate Bill 409 be recommended for passage as amended.
Ayes: (5) Senator Roth; Senators Nass, Stafsholt, Feyen and Darling.
Noes: (4) Senators Larson, Erpenbach, Roys and Pfaff.
PASSAGE AS AMENDED RECOMMENDED, Ayes 5, Noes 4