January 2017 Special Session
2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
February 17, 2017 - Introduced by
Committee on Assembly Organization,
Representatives Nygren, Bernier, Krug, VanderMeer, Tranel, Novak, Ripp,
E. Brooks, Edming, Skowronski, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Ballweg, Fields,
Felzkowski, Steffen, Swearingen, Kleefisch, Petryk, Brostoff, Vruwink,
Mursau, Rohrkaste, Tusler, Billings, Doyle, Zepnick, Petersen, Kolste,
Jagler, Born, Subeck, Kulp, Spiros, Sargent, Wachs and Jacque,
cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Vukmir, Darling, Olsen, Feyen, Testin,
Wanggaard, Wirch and L. Taylor, by request of Governor Scott Walker.
Referred to Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
1An Act relating to: position authorization for criminal investigation agents at
2the Department of Justice.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill authorizes and funds, for the 2017-19 fiscal biennium, four new
criminal investigation agent positions at the Department of Justice to focus on drug
interdiction and drug trafficking.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
(1) Criminal investigation agents.
In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of 5
the statutes for the appropriation to the department of justice under section 20.455 6
(2) (a) of the statutes the dollar amount for fiscal year 2017-18 is increased by 7
$420,000 to increase the authorized FTE positions for the department by 4.0 GPR 8
criminal investigation agents focused on drug interdiction and drug trafficking. In
the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the 2
department of justice under section 20.455 (2) (a) of the statutes the dollar amount 3
for fiscal year 2018-19 is increased by $420,000 to provide funding for the positions 4
authorized under this subsection.