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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
SENATE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 2,
TO SENATE BILL 407
February 16, 2016 - Offered by Senators Vinehout, Bewley, L. Taylor, Ringhand,
Carpenter, Wirch, Hansen, Lassa, Risser, Erpenbach and Miller.
SB407-SSA2,1,3 1An Act to amend 13.09 (1); and to create 13.101 (18) of the statutes; relating
2to:
membership of the Joint Committee on Finance and consideration of
3committee motions.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
The substitute amendment specifies that the eight senators and eight
representatives to the assembly who serve on the Joint Committee on Finance must
consist of five senators chosen from the majority party, three senators chosen from
the minority party, five representatives chosen from the majority party, and three
representatives chosen from the minority party. There is no existing requirement
relating to the partisan makeup of JCF.
This substitute amendment also provides that JCF may not consider or take
executive action on any motion offered at committee unless the motion has been
distributed to all members of JCF at least 24 hours before JCF considers or takes
executive action on the motion. The motion must also be posted on the Legislative
Fiscal Bureau's Internet site at least 24 hours before JCF considers or takes
executive action on the motion.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
SB407-SSA2,1
1Section 1. 13.09 (1) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB407-SSA2,2,72 13.09 (1) There is created a joint standing committee, to be known as the joint
3committee on finance, consisting of 8 5 senators chosen from the majority party, 3
4senators chosen from the minority party, 5 representatives to the assembly chosen
5from the majority party,
and 8 3 representatives to the assembly chosen from the
6minority party. The senators and representatives to the assembly shall be
appointed
7as are the members of standing committees in their respective houses.
SB407-SSA2,2 8Section 2. 13.101 (18) of the statutes is created to read:
SB407-SSA2,2,149 13.101 (18) The committee may not consider or take executive action on any
10motion offered at committee unless the motion has been distributed to all members
11of the committee at least 24 hours before the committee considers or takes executive
12action on the motion. The motion must also be posted on the legislative fiscal
13bureau's Internet site at least 24 hours before the committee considers or takes
14executive action on the motion.
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