Record of Committee Proceedings
Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions
Assembly Bill 245
Relating to: county and municipal aid; imposing a city sales tax and an additional county sales tax to pay the unfunded actuarial accrued liability of city and county retirement systems; requiring newly hired city and county employees of certain city agencies and counties to be enrolled in the Wisconsin Retirement System; fire and police commissions of first class cities; eliminating the personal property tax; reporting certain crimes and other incidents that occur on school property or school transportation; advisory referenda; local health officers; local public protection services; exceptions to local levy limits; local regulation of certain quarry operations; emergency services; local approval of projects and activities under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program; requiring a referendum; and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Kurtz, Rodriguez, Vos, August, Born, Armstrong, Behnke, Binsfeld, Callahan, Dallman, Dittrich, Donovan, Duchow, Edming, Green, Gundrum, Gustafson, Hurd, Katsma, Kitchens, Knodl, Krug, Magnafici, Maxey, Michalski, Moses, Murphy, Mursau, Nedweski, O'Connor, Oldenburg, Penterman, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Pronschinske, Rozar, Sapik, Schmidt, Schraa, Snyder, Sortwell, Spiros, Steffen, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tusler, Zimmerman and Wittke; cosponsored by Senators Felzkowski, Cabral-Guevara, James and Quinn.
May 08, 2023 Referred to Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions
May 12, 2023 Executive Session Held
Present: (9) Senator Testin; Representative August; Senators Marklein and Taylor; Representatives Swearingen and Goyke; Secretary Barca; Public Member Kessler; Public Member Keenan.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
Moved by Senator Testin, seconded by Representative August that Assembly Bill 245 be recommended for Recommend that the tax exemption provisions of Assembly Bill 245 are good public policy.
Ayes: (4) Senator Testin; Representative August; Senator Marklein; Representative Swearingen.
Noes: (5) Senator Taylor; Representative Goyke; Secretary Barca; Public Member Kessler; Public Member Keenan.
RECOMMEND THAT THE TAX EXEMPTION PROVISIONS OF ASSEMBLY BILL 245 ARE GOOD PUBLIC POLICY, Ayes 4, Noes 5
Moved by Senator Taylor, seconded by Representative Goyke that Assembly Bill 245 be recommended for Recommend that the tax exemption provision of Assembly Bill 245 is not good public policy .
Ayes: (5) Senator Taylor; Representative Goyke; Secretary Barca; Public Member Kessler; Public Member Keenan.
Noes: (4) Senator Testin; Representative August; Senator Marklein; Representative Swearingen.
RECOMMEND THAT THE TAX EXEMPTION PROVISION OF ASSEMBLY BILL 245 IS NOT GOOD PUBLIC POLICY RECOMMENDED, Ayes 5, Noes 4