2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
October 2, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Petrowski, Carpenter, Wanggaard,
Bewley, Darling, Feyen, Johnson, Miller, Olsen, Ringhand, Risser, L.
Taylor, Wirch, Testin and Larson, cosponsored by Representatives
Loudenbeck, Born, Tusler, McGuire, Goyke, Anderson, Bowen, Brostoff,
Dittrich, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Fields, Jagler, James, Murphy,
Neubauer, Nygren, Ohnstad, Riemer, Schraa, Sinicki, Spiros, Spreitzer,
Tranel, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Zamarripa, Zimmerman, Summerfield, C.
Taylor and Knodl. Referred to Joint Committee on Finance.
1An Act relating to: funding the public defender pay progression and making an
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
The bill provides $1,404,400 GPR in fiscal year 2019-20 and $2,550,200 in
fiscal year 2020-21 to fund the assistant state public defender pay progression plan,
which is a plan in current law that consists of 17 hourly salary steps, with each step
equal to one-seventeenth of the difference between the lowest hourly salary and the
highest hourly salary for the salary range for the assistant state public defender
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) Public defender pay progression.
In the schedule under s. 20.005 (3) for 5
the appropriation to the public defender board under s. 20.550 (1) (a), the dollar 6
amount for fiscal year 2019-20 is increased by $1,404,400 to fund the assistant state
public defender pay progression plan. In the schedule under s. 20.005 (3) for the 2
appropriation to the public defender board under s. 20.550 (1) (a), the dollar amount 3
for fiscal year 2020-21 is increased by $2,550,200 to fund the assistant state public 4
defender pay progression plan.