2014 Legislative Council Study Committee on Transfer of Structured Settlement Payments


Legislative Council Staff

Anna Henning

Brian Larson

Administrative Staff

Julie Learned

Members

Representative J. Ott (Chair)

Representative Wachs (Vice-Chair)

Bruce Bachhuber

Michael Fitzpatrick

Catherine La Fleur

Benjamin F. Malsch

Elizabeth J. Nevitt

Gerald P. Ptacek

Representative Schraa

Senator L. Taylor

Hearing Notices

Travel Voucher

Membership List

Scope

  • The Special Committee is directed to do the following: (a) review the current method by which structured settlement payments are transferred in Wisconsin; (b) examine statutes regulating the practice in other states and under federal law; and (c) recommend a statute for adoption in Wisconsin that governs transfers of structured settlement payments. The committee shall consider items such as standards for disclosure of information to structured settlement recipients by entities seeking to purchase future settlement payments, the ability of parents and guardians to enter into structured settlements on behalf of minor children, and guidelines for use by judges in approving the transfer of structured settlement agreements.

July 31, 2014 Meeting 10:00 a.m. LC Conf. Room [ Agenda | Minutes | Audio ]

September 11, 2014 Meeting 9:00 a.m. Room 225 Northwest, State Capitol [ Audio | Agenda | Minutes ]

October 9, 2014 Meeting 9:00 a.m. Room 225 Northwest, State Capitol [ Agenda | Minutes | Audio ]

November 6, 2014 Meeting 9:00 a.m. Room 225 Northwest, State Capitol [ Audio | Agenda | Minutes ]

November 14, 2014 Mail Ballot

Recommendation to the Joint Legislative Council (March 18, 2015)

Joint Legislative Council Recommendation to the 2015-16 Legislature

2015 Wisconsin Act 29