WAFCA – Bills of Interest


 Updated: 11.28.2017

 January 2017 Special Session

Assembly Bill

Senate Bill

Topic

Status

JR7 AB2  

 

Relating to: treatment and diversion programs and making appropriations

2017 WI Act 32

JR7 AB3 

JR7 SB3

Relating to: immunity from revocation of probation, parole, or extended supervision for certain controlled substance offenses.

2017 WI Act 33

JR7 AB5

JR7 SB5

Relating to: prevention and control of, emergency and involuntary commitment for, and treatment programs and services for drug dependence.

2017 WI Act 34

JR7 AB6 

 

JR7 SB6

Relating to: authorizing the director of the Office of Educational Opportunity in the University of Wisconsin System to contract for the operation of a recovery charter school, insurance coverage of mental health treatment provided by a recovery charter school, and making appropriations.

2017 WI Act 30

JR7 AB7

JR7 SB7

Relating to: grants to establish and expand graduate training in an addiction specialty and making an appropriation.

2017 WI Act 26

JR7 AB8

JR7 SB8

Relating to: creating additional opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation.

2017 WI Act 27

JR7 AB11

JR7 SB11 

Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation.

2017 WI Act 31

 

2017-18 Wisconsin Assembly Bills (Wisconsin Legislature)

Bill Number

Topic

Status

2017 AB 25

Relating to: child labor permits and modifying references to child labor in the statutes. (FE)

2017 WI Act 11 

2017 AB 29

Relating to: practice requirement for licensure as a clinical social worker. (FE)

Senate Health and Human Services

2017 AB 30

 

Relating to: examinations for certification or licensure by the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining Board and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Senate Health and Human Services

 

2017 AB 37

Relating to: increasing the rate paid to private attorneys for representing indigent clients. (FE)

Judiciary

2017 AB 47

 

Relating to: material misstatements on applications for certain credentials and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Regulatory Licensing Reform

2017 AB 64

BUDGET

Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2017 legislature.

2017 WI Act 59

2017 AB 76

 

Relating to: lead testing and disclosures for certain rental properties.

Housing and Real Estate

 

2017 AB 79

 

Relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.

Concurred in SB 35

 2017 WI Act 47

2017 AB 90

 

Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Corrections

 

2017 AB 93

Relating to: expungement of certain offenses committed before the age of 25 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Rules

2017 AB 102

 

Relating to: creation of a committee to study the model used by the state of Missouri to provide rehabilitation for juveniles adjudicated delinquent who are in need of restrictive custodial treatment and to prepare a plan for the development and implementation of a similar model for the rehabilitation of such juveniles in this state.

Corrections

 

2017 AB 112

 

Relating to: grants for treatment and diversion programs.

Senate Judiciary and Public Safety

 

2017 AB 113

 

Relating to: the collection and sharing of information regarding an Indian child relinquished under the safe haven law and restoration of physical custody of an Indian child less than 11 days of age to a parent.

Children and Families

 

2017 AB 115

 

Relating to: the authority of the departments of administration, children and families, workforce development, justice, and health services to allocate federal grant money for civil legal aid.

Senate Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection

 

2017 AB 186

Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.

Children and Families

2017 AB 193

 

Relating to: requiring an employer to provide reasonable break time for an employee who is breast-feeding her child to express breast milk for the child. (FE)

Small Business Development

2017 AB 208

Relating to: changing the individual income tax deduction eligibility requirements for certain adoption-related expenses.

Joint survey committee on Tax Exemptions

2017 AB 234

 

 

Relating to: creating an Interagency Council on Homelessness and making an appropriation. (FE)

2017 WI Act 74

2017 AB 235

 

Relating to: housing grants. (FE)

 

Senate Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues

2017 AB 236

 

Relating to: waiting lists for housing choice vouchers. (FE)

 

2017 WI Act 75 

2017 AB 237

 

Relating to: grants to municipalities to connect homeless individuals with permanent employment and making an appropriation. (FE)

Senate Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues

2017 AB 238

Relating to: work requirements for recipients of vouchers under the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. (FE)

In Senate

2017 AB 239

 

Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit to provide assistance to young adults and making an appropriation. (FE)

Finance

 

2017 AB 241

Relating To: Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations

2017 AB 242

Relating to: substance abuse screening, testing, and treatment requirements for certain work experience programs, providing an exemption from emergency rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

In Senate

2017 AB 287

Relating to: sober living residences and making an appropriation. (FE)

Health

2017 AB 288

Relating to: eligibility for a job access loan to repair or purchase a vehicle. (FE)

Workforce Development

2017 WI Act 80

2017 AB 290

Relating to: the authority for counties to enter into contracts to perform child protective services functions. (FE)

Senate Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 AB 298

 

Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in buildings used for child care and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Energy and Utilities

2017 AB 317

Relating to: review by state agencies of administrative rules and enactments; an expedited process for repealing rules an agency no longer has the authority to promulgate; retrospective economic impact analyses for rules; and reporting by the Legislative Reference Bureau on rules in need of revision.

Enrolled

2017 AB 319

Relating to: increase funding for special education.

 Education

2017 AB 327

Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by certain state and county departments and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Government Accountability and Oversight

2017 AB 329

Relating to: prohibiting aiding and abetting sexual abuse.

Enrolled

2017 AB 355

Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties.

Rules
2017 AB 362 Relating to: coverage of certain essential health benefits by health insurance policies and plans and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. Insurance
2017 AB 363

Relating to: prohibiting preexisting condition exclusion and setting rates or cost sharing based on preexisting conditions. (FE)

Insurance
2017 AB 364

Relating to: requiring coverage and prohibiting cost sharing for preventive services under health insurance policies and plans.

Insurance
2017 AB 365

 Relating to: prohibiting lifetime and annual limits under health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Senate Insurance, Housing and Trade
2017 AB 369

Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (FE)

Regulatory and Licensing Reform
2017 AB 370

Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Regulatory and Licensing Reform
2017 AB 376

Relating to: eviction prevention grants.

Housing and Real Estate
2017 AB 377

Relating to: transitional housing grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Housing and Real Estate
2017 AB 378

Relating to: a study of affordable housing financing.

Housing and Real Estate
2017 AB 379

Relating to: case management services for recipients of federal housing choice vouchers.

Public Benefit Reform
2017 AB 380

Relating to: providing housing vouchers to individuals and families on a waiting list under the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Public Benefit Reform
2017 AB 414

Relating to: underage sexual activity and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Senate Judiciary and Public Safety
2017 AB 417

Relating to: marriage between persons of the same sex and extending parentage rights to married couples of the same sex. (FE)

Constitution and Ethics
2017 AB 418

Relating to: discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, education, insurance coverage, jury duty, and the receipt of mental health or vocational rehabilitation services on the basis of a person's gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. (FE)

State Affairs

2017 AB 467

 

 

Relating to: the distribution of prescription medication in a juvenile correctional facility or secured residential care center for children and youth.  Corrections

2017 AB 468

 

 

Relating to: a Type 1 juvenile correctional facility to be located in Milwaukee County. (FE)

 Corrections

2017 AB 481

 

 

Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the Department of Children and Families. (FE)

 Children and Families

2017 AB 516

 

 

Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and making an appropriation. (FE)

 Labor

2017 AB 517

 

 

 Relating to: reporting on an operator license or identification card application the existence of a disability that is not immediately apparent to another. (FE)

Senate Transportation and Veterans Affairs

2017 AJR 75 

Designating the first week in October as Mental Illness Awareness Week in Wisconsin. 

 

2017 AB 525

Relating to: a study on alternatives to the solitary confinement of inmates.  Corrections
2017 AB 529

Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE) Enrolled
2017 AB 535

 Relating to: requiring sexual abuse prevention education. Children and Families
2017 AB 538 Relating to: transfer for emergency detention and warning of dangerousness. Senate Health and Human Services
2017 AB 540  Relating to: driver education instruction on human trafficking.  Senate Universities and Tech Colleges
2017 AB 541  Relating to: funding for Reach Out and Read Wisconsin and making an appropriation. (FE)  
Children and Families
2017 AB 542  Relating to: changes to administrative rules for mental health services providers and mental health services provided in schools. (FE)  
Rules
2017 AB 556 Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain income earned by an individual from the practice of psychiatry. (FE)
Health
2017 AB 570  Relating to: obtaining crime victim mental health treatment records. (FE) Judiciary
2017 AB 579  Relating to: voluntary prohibitions on purchasing a handgun. (FE) Criminal Justice and Public Safety
2017 AB 581 Relating to: venue requirements for domestic abuse, child abuse, and harassment cases. Senate Judiciary and Public Safety
2017 AB 604 Relating to: reporting of sexual assault and domestic abuse crimes.
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
2017 AB 612 Relating to: crisis intervention team grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
Corrections
 2017 AB 625 Relating to: competitive integrated employment of persons with a disability and granting rule-making authority. (FE)  Workforce Development
2017 AB 628 Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (FE) Mental Health
2017 AB 629 Relating to: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE) Mental Health
2017 AB 630 Relating to: dementia specialist certification. (FE) Mental Health
2017 AB 631 Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE) Mental Health
2017 AB 632 Relating to: grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation. (FE)  Mental Health
2017 AB 633 Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)  Mental Health
2017 AB 634 Relating to: administrative subpoenas for the investigation of human trafficking crimes and Internet crimes against children. Criminal Justice and Public Safety
2017 AB 655  Relating to: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)  Family Law
2017 AB 660  Relating to: the age at which a person is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction and making appropriations. (FE)  Criminal Justice and Public Safety
   
   

 

2017-18 Wisconsin Senate Bills (Wisconsin Legislature)

Bill Number

Topic

Status

2017 SB 5

 

Relating to: practice requirement for licensure as a clinical social worker. (FE)

 

Health and Human Services

 

2017 SB 6

 

Relating to: examinations for certification or licensure by the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining Board and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

 

Health and Human Services

 

2017 SB 11 

Relating to: child labor permits and modifying references to child labor in the statutes. (FE)

Available for Scheduling

2017 SB 30

BUDGET

Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2017 legislature.

Finance

2017 SB 35

 

Relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.

Enrolled

 

2017 SB 43

 

Relating to: material misstatements on applications for certain credentials and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Labor and Regulatory Reform

2017 SB 53

 

Relating to: expungement of certain offenses committed before the age of 25 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Judiciary and Public Safety

 

2017 SB 59

 

Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Judiciary and Public Safety

 

2017 SB 70

 

Relating to: creation of a committee to study the model used by the state of Missouri to provide rehabilitation for juveniles adjudicated delinquent who are in need of restrictive custodial treatment and to prepare a plan for the development and implementation of a similar model for the rehabilitation of such juveniles in this state.

Judiciary and Public Safety

 

2017 SB 103

 

Relating to: the exemption of bona fide administrative, executive, and professional employees from the overtime pay requirements of the wage and hours laws, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Labor and Regulatory Reform

 

2017 SB 142

 

Relating to: prohibiting an employer from relying on or inquiring about a prospective employee's current or prior compensation and from restricting an employee's right to disclose compensation information and providing a penalty. (FE)

Labor and Regulatory Reform

2017 SB 147

 

Relating to: requiring an employer to provide reasonable break time for an employee who is breast-feeding her child to express breast milk for the child. (FE)

Health and Human Services

2017 SB 165

 

Relating to: grants for education and training of allied health professionals and making an appropriation. (FE)

 

Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues

2017 SB 204

 

Relating to: waiting lists for housing choice vouchers. (FE)

 

Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues

2017 SB 205

 

Relating to: housing grants. (FE)

 

Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues

2017 SB 206

 

Relating to: grants to municipalities to connect homeless individuals with permanent employment and making an appropriation. (FE)

 

Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues

2017 SB 207

 

Relating to: creating an Interagency Council on Homelessness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues

2017 SB 208

Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit to provide assistance to young adults and making an appropriation. (FE)

Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues

2017 SB 211

Relating to: increase funding for special education. (FE)

Education

2017 SB 215

Relating to: the establishment of a family and medical leave insurance program; family leave to care for a grandparent, grandchild, or sibling and for the active duty of a family member; the employers that are required to permit an employee to take family or medical leave; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; granting rule-making authority; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty. (FE)

Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection

 

2017 SB 226

 

Relating to: the authority for counties to enter into contracts to perform child protective services functions. (FE)

Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SJR 48

Relating to: proclaiming May 2017 as Mental Health Awareness Month.

Enrolled

2017 SJR 51

Relating to: declaring May 2017 as Foster Care Awareness Month.

Enrolled

2017 SB 255

Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by certain state and county departments and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. 

Health and Human Services

2017 SB 280

Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties.

Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 313
Relating to: providing housing vouchers to individuals and families on a waiting list under the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. Insurance, Housing and Trade
2017 SB 314 Relating to: case management services for recipients of federal housing choice vouchers.  Insurance, Housing and Trade
2017 SB 315
Relating to: a study of affordable housing financing.  Insurance, Housing and Trade
2017 SB 316 Relating to: eviction prevention grants.  Insurance, Housing and Trade
2017 SB 317 Relating to: transitional housing grants and making an appropriation. (FE)  Insurance, Housing and Trade
2017 SB 322 Relating to: review by state agencies of administrative rules and enactments; an expedited process for repealing rules an agency no longer has the authority to promulgate; retrospective economic impact analyses for rules; and reporting by the Legislative Reference Bureau on rules in need of revision. (FE)  Labor and Regulatory Reform
2017 SB 325 Relating to: underage sexual activity and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)  Judiciary and Public Safety
2017 SB 327 Relating to: marriage between persons of the same sex and extending parentage rights to married couples of the same sex. (FE)  Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection
2017 SB 328 Relating to: discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, education, insurance coverage, jury duty, and the receipt of mental health or vocational rehabilitation services on the basis of a person's gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. (FE)  Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection

2017 SB 344

 

 

 Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.

Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 377

Relating to: the distribution of prescription medication in a juvenile correctional facility or secured residential care center for children and youth.

Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 378

 Relating to: the transfer of juvenile correctional services from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Children and Families and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 379

 Relating to: a Type 1 juvenile correctional facility to be located in Milwaukee County. (FE)

Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 389

 Relating to: solitary confinement of an inmate under 18 years of age

 Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 390

 Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the Department of Children and Families. 

 Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 415

Relating to: reporting on an operator license or identification card application the existence of a disability that is not immediately apparent to another. (FE)

Transportation and Veterans Affairs

2017 SB 439 Relating to: requiring sexual abuse prevention education. Education
2017 SB 441  Relating to: a study on alternatives to the solitary confinement of inmates.  Judiciary and Public Safety
2017 SB 442 Relating to: prostitution crime surcharge and making appropriations. (FE) Judiciary and Public Safety
2017 SB 445

 Relating to: transfer for emergency detention and warning of dangerousness. Health and Human Services
2017 SB 452

 Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)  Available for Scheduling
2017 SB 476

 Relating to: venue requirements for domestic abuse, child abuse, and harassment cases. Judiciary and Public Safety
2017 SB 479

 Relating to: voluntary prohibitions on purchasing a handgun. (FE)  Judiciary and Public Safety

2017 SB 492

Relating to: obtaining crime victim mental health treatment records. (FE)

Judiciary and Public Safety