2023-2024 Wisconsin Legislature

Assembly Bill 8

An Act to amend 45.44 (3) (c) (intro.) and 45.51 (2) (a) 1.; and to create 36.27 (2) (b) 5., 36.27 (3p) (a) 1r. g., 38.24 (8) (a) 1r. g. and 45.01 (12) (fm) of the statutes; Relating to: expanding veterans benefits to individuals who served in Laos in support of the United States during the Vietnam War.

Status: A - Veterans and Military Affairs

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
4/19/2023 Asm.Executive action taken 


Date / House Action Journal
2/7/2023 Asm.Introduced by Representatives Murphy, Armstrong, Baldeh, Brandtjen, Cabrera, Donovan, Gustafson, Kitchens, Mursau, Ortiz-Velez, Penterman, Pronschinske, Shankland, Sinicki, Snodgrass, Subeck, Tittl, Tusler and Wichgers;
cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Wanggaard, Carpenter, Hesselbein, Pfaff and Spreitzer
2/7/2023 Asm.Read first time and referred to Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs29
2/16/2023 Asm.Representative Jacobson added as a coauthor41
2/27/2023 Asm.Representative Andraca added as a coauthor49
3/23/2023 Asm.Representative Ratcliff added as a coauthor80
3/23/2023 Asm.Public hearing held 
4/19/2023 Asm.Executive action taken 
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