AB 110 - An Act Relating to Creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for Disabled Pupils, Granting Rule-Making Authority, and Making an Appropriation.

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Summary:
An Act to amend 20.255 (2) (cy), 115.77 (1), 115.791 (4), 121.08 (4) (c), 121.08 (4) (d) and 121.54 (3); and to create 20.255 (2) (az), 115.7915, 121.05 (1) (a) 4. and 121.08 (4) (am) of the statutes; relating to: creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.  
Status:
The bill was voted on by the Assembly on March 13, 2012. 
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on March 13, 2012.

voted YES: 55 voted NO: 39
1 voted present/not voting

Other Votes:

An Act Relating to Creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for Disabled Pupils, Granting Rule-Making Authority, and Making an Appropriation.

AB 110 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
An Act to amend 20.255 (2) (cy), 115.77 (1), 115.791 (4), 121.08 (4) (c), 121.08 (4) (d) and 121.54 (3); and to create 20.255 (2) (az), 115.7915, 121.05 (1) (a) 4. and 121.08 (4) (am) of the statutes; relating to: creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
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Title
An Act Relating to Creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for Disabled Pupils, Granting Rule-Making Authority, and Making an Appropriation.
Author(s)
Michelle Litjens, Jason Fields, Evan Wynn, Dean Knudson, Stephen Nass, Don Pridemore, Jeremy Thiesfeldt, Robin Vos, Joel Kleefisch, Dan LeMahieu, John Nygren, Pat Strachota, Kathy Bernier, Garey Bies, Ed Brooks, Mike Endsley, Paul Farrow, Mark Honadel, Andre Jacque, Joe Knilans, Dale Kooyenga, Bill Kramer, Scott Krug, Mike Kuglitsch, Tom Larson, Jeff Mursau, Warren Petryk, Roger Rivard, Erik Severson, Richard Spanbauer, Tom Tiffany, Bob Ziegelbauer
Co-Sponsor(s)
Subjects
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Family and Children Issues
  • Budget, Spending and Taxes
  • Public Services
  • Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
  • Health
  • State Agencies
  • Education
Major Actions
Introduced4/26/2011
Passed Assembly3/13/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedAssemblyRead a third time and passed, Ayes 55, Noes 39, Paired 43/13/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
55 voted YES 39 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/26/2011
4/26/2011Introduced by Representatives Litjens, Fields, Wynn, Knudson, Nass, Pridemore, Thiesfeldt, Vos, Kleefisch, LeMahieu, Nygren, Strachota, Bernier, Bies, Brooks, Endsley, Farrow, Honadel, Jacque, Knilans, Kooyenga, Kramer, Krug, Kuglitsch, T. Larson, Mursau, Petryk, Rivard, Severson, Spanbauer, Tiffany and Ziegelbauer;Cosponsored by Senators Vukmir, Moulton, Galloway and Darling
4/26/2011Read first time and referred to committee on Education
5/03/2011Public hearing held
5/19/2011Fiscal estimate received
2/07/2012Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Litjens
2/20/2012LRB correction (Assembly substitute amendment 1)
2/21/2012Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Pope-Roberts
2/22/2012Executive action taken
2/22/2012Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by committee on Education
2/27/2012Report Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 11, Noes 0
2/27/2012Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 4
2/27/2012Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 4
2/27/2012Referred to committee on Rules
3/02/2012Placed on calendar 3-6-2012 by committee on Rules
3/06/2012Read a second time
3/06/2012Refused to refer to committee on Education, Ayes 35, Noes 62
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 adopted
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 3 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Kessler, Pope-Roberts, Hintz, Toles and Pasch
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 3 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 62, Noes 35
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 4 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Hebl, Danou, Turner, Jorgensen, Seidel, Zamarripa, Hintz, Mason, Pasch, Clark, Bernard Schaber, Molepske Jr and Fields
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 4 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 60, Noes 37
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 5 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Hebl, Danou, Turner, Jorgensen, Seidel, Zamarripa, Hintz, Clark and Fields
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 5 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 60, Noes 37
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 6 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Hebl, Danou, Turner, Jorgensen, Seidel, Zamarripa, Hintz, Mason, Pasch, Bernard Schaber, Molepske Jr and Fields
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 6 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 60, Noes 37
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 7 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Hebl, Danou, Turner, Jorgensen, Seidel, Zamarripa, Hintz, Mason, Pasch, Clark, Bernard Schaber and Molepske Jr
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 7 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 61, Noes 35
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 8 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Hebl, Danou, Turner, Jorgensen, Seidel, Zamarripa, Hintz, Mason, Pasch, Clark, Bernard Schaber and Molepske Jr
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 8 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 60, Noes 37
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 9 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Hebl, Danou, Turner, Jorgensen, Seidel, Zamarripa, Hintz, Mason, Pasch, Barca and Clark
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 9 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 60, Noes 37
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 10 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Hebl, Danou, Turner, Jorgensen, Seidel, Zamarripa, Hintz and Clark
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 10 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 61, Noes 36
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 11 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Litjens
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 11 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 adopted
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 12 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Litjens
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 12 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 adopted
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 13 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Pocan, Kessler, Turner, Seidel, Sinicki, Molepske Jr, Hebl, Pope-Roberts, Bewley, Berceau, Pasch, Roys and C. Taylor
3/06/2012Assembly amendment 13 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 60, Noes 37
3/06/2012Assembly substitute amendment 1 adopted
3/06/2012Ordered to a third reading
3/06/2012Refused to suspend rules to read a third time, Ayes 62, Noes 35
3/06/2012Made a special order of business at 11:01 A.M. on 3-13-2012 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22
3/13/2012Representative Nass withdrawn as a coauthor
3/13/2012Refused to suspend rules to return to amendable stage, Ayes 60, Noes 35
currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage3/13/2012Read a third time and passed, Ayes 55, Noes 39, Paired 4
3/13/2012Ordered immediately messaged
3/13/2012Received from Assembly
3/13/2012Read first time and referred to committee on Senate Organization
3/13/2012Available for scheduling
3/23/2012Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1

Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$6,964
$0
$6,964
30 times as much
$1,150
$104,976
$55,970
$33,251
$0
$11,895
$207,242
5 Organizations Supported and 11 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
An Act Relating to Creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for Disabled Pupils, Granting Rule-Making Authority, and Making an Appropriation.: Read a third time and passed, Ayes 55, Noes 39, Paired 4

5 organizations supported this bill

American Federation for Children
American Federation for Children (2011, April 27). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (2011, April 27). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
School Choice Wisconsin
School Choice Wisconsin (2011, April 27). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Catholic Conference
Wisconsin Catholic Conference (2011, May 4). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Council Of Religious And Independent Schools
Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools (2011, April 27). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.

11 organizations opposed this bill

Association of Wisconsin School Administrators
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (2011, April 28). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Disability Rights Wisconsin
Disability Rights Wisconsin (2011, April 26). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Milwaukee Public Schools
Milwaukee Public Schools (2011, May 4). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
National Education Association
Wisconsin Education Association Council (2011, April 26). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Association of School Boards
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc (2011, April 27). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials (2011, April 28). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators
Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators (2011, April 28). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Association Of School Nurses
Wisconsin Association of School Nurses (2011, May 14). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services
Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services (2011, April 28). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families (2011, May 3). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin School Social Workers Association
Wisconsin School Social Workers Association (2011, May 17). Organizations Lobbying on AB 110. Retrieved August 12, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, August 1, 2010 – July 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Tyler AugustRWI-32$0$400Yes
Joan BallwegRWI-41$0$0No
Peter BarcaDWI-64$0$500No
Terese BerceauDWI-76$0$1,000No
Penny Bernard SchaberDWI-57$0$3,834No
Kathy BernierRWI-68$0$800Yes
Janet BewleyDWI-74$100$5,350No
Garey BiesRWI-1$0$0Yes
Ed BrooksRWI-50$0$1,550Yes
Fred ClarkDWI-42$550$29,540No
Elizabeth CoggsDWI-10$0$1,200No
David CraigRWI-83$0$200Yes
David CullenDWI-13$0$225No
Chris DanouDWI-91$0$1,150No
Steve DoyleDWI-94$780$10,416No
Mike EndsleyRWI-26$0$100Yes
Paul FarrowRWI-98$0$250Yes
Gary HeblDWI-46$0$1,100No
Gordon HintzDWI-54$0$1,225No
Mark HonadelRWI-21$0$500Yes
Brett HulseyDWI-77$150$2,100No
Andre JacqueRWI-2$0$0Yes
Andy JorgensenDWI-37$0$3,500No
Chris KapengaRWI-33$0$100Yes
Dean KaufertRWI-55$0$675Yes
Samantha KerkmanRWI-66$0$0Yes
Frederick KesslerDWI-12$0$2,050No
Steve KestellRWI-27$0$1,275Yes
Joel KleefischRWI-38$0$700Yes
John KlenkeRWI-88$0$0Yes
Joe KnilansRWI-44$0$550Yes
Dan KnodlRWI-24$0$0Yes
Dean KnudsonRWI-30$0$1,250Yes
Dale KooyengaRWI-14$0$600Yes
Bill KramerRWI-97$0$700Yes
Scott KrugRWI-72$0$100Yes
Peggy KrusickDWI-7$0$100No
Mike KuglitschRWI-84$0$100Yes
Tom LarsonRWI-67$0$515Yes
Dan LeMahieuRWI-59$0$500Yes
Michelle LitjensRWI-56$0$900Yes
Amy LoudenbeckRWI-45$0$800Yes
Cory MasonDWI-62$0$5,456No
Dan MeyerRWI-34$0$0Yes
Nick MilroyDWI-73$0$1,643No
Louis MolepskeDWI-71$0$600No
Jeff MursauRWI-36$0$0Yes
Stephen NassRWI-31$0$400No
Lee NerisonRWI-96$0$0Yes
John NygrenRWI-89$100$950Yes
Alvin OttRWI-3$0$0No
Jim OttRWI-23$0$100Yes
Sandy PaschDWI-22$2,738$45,145No
Kevin PetersenRWI-40$0$0No
Warren PetrykRWI-93$0$550Yes
Mark PocanDWI-78$0$1,450No
Sondy Pope-RobertsDWI-79$1,300$4,150No
Don PridemoreRWI-99$0$0Yes
Mark RadcliffeDWI-92$0$350Yes
Jon RichardsDWI-19$0$1,100No
Janis RinghandDWI-80$100$10,178No
Keith RippRWI-47$0$0Yes
Roger RivardRWI-75$0$0Yes
Kelda Helen RoysDWI-81$0$700No
Donna SeidelDWI-85$0$11,690No
Erik SeversonRWI-28$0$1,225Yes
Jennifer ShillingDWI-32$846$22,991No
Christine SinickiDWI-20$0$1,500No
Richard SpanbauerRWI-53$0$500Yes
Tony StaskunasDWI-15$0$500No
John SteinbrinkDWI-65$0$500Not Voting
Jim SteinekeRWI-5$0$200Yes
Jeff StoneRWI-82$0$750Yes
Pat StrachotaRWI-58$0$0Yes
Duey StroebelRWI-60$0$200Yes
Scott SuderRWI-69$0$750Yes
Gary TauchenRWI-6$0$100Yes
Chris TaylorDWI-48$300$2,760No
Jeremy ThiesfeldtRWI-52$0$343Yes
Tom TiffanyRWI-35$0$1,100Yes
Barbara TolesDWI-17$0$150No
Travis TranelRWI-49$0$350Yes
Robert TurnerDWI-61$0$500No
Karl Van RoyRWI-90$0$100Yes
Robin VosRWI-63$0$2,825Yes
Amy Sue VruwinkDWI-70$0$1,282No
Chad WeiningerRWI-4$0$1,100Yes
Mary WilliamsRWI-87$0$650Yes
Evan WynnRWI-43$0$500Yes
Leon YoungDWI-16$0$600Yes
JoCasta ZamarripaDWI-8$0$3,850No
Josh ZepnickDWI-9$0$1,350No
Bob ZiegelbauerIWI-25$0$250Yes

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Tyler AugustRWI-32$0$400Yes
Joan BallwegRWI-41$0$0No
Peter BarcaDWI-64$0$500No
Terese BerceauDWI-76$0$1,000No
Penny Bernard SchaberDWI-57$0$3,834No
Kathy BernierRWI-68$0$800Yes
Janet BewleyDWI-74$100$5,350No
Garey BiesRWI-1$0$0Yes
Ed BrooksRWI-50$0$1,550Yes
Fred ClarkDWI-42$550$29,540No
Elizabeth CoggsDWI-10$0$1,200No
David CraigRWI-83$0$200Yes
David CullenDWI-13$0$225No
Chris DanouDWI-91$0$1,150No
Steve DoyleDWI-94$780$10,416No
Mike EndsleyRWI-26$0$100Yes
Paul FarrowRWI-98$0$250Yes
Gary HeblDWI-46$0$1,100No
Gordon HintzDWI-54$0$1,225No
Mark HonadelRWI-21$0$500Yes
Brett HulseyDWI-77$150$2,100No
Andre JacqueRWI-2$0$0Yes
Andy JorgensenDWI-37$0$3,500No
Chris KapengaRWI-33$0$100Yes
Dean KaufertRWI-55$0$675Yes
Samantha KerkmanRWI-66$0$0Yes
Frederick KesslerDWI-12$0$2,050No
Steve KestellRWI-27$0$1,275Yes
Joel KleefischRWI-38$0$700Yes
John KlenkeRWI-88$0$0Yes
Joe KnilansRWI-44$0$550Yes
Dan KnodlRWI-24$0$0Yes
Dean KnudsonRWI-30$0$1,250Yes
Dale KooyengaRWI-14$0$600Yes
Bill KramerRWI-97$0$700Yes
Scott KrugRWI-72$0$100Yes
Peggy KrusickDWI-7$0$100No
Mike KuglitschRWI-84$0$100Yes
Tom LarsonRWI-67$0$515Yes
Dan LeMahieuRWI-59$0$500Yes
Michelle LitjensRWI-56$0$900Yes
Amy LoudenbeckRWI-45$0$800Yes
Cory MasonDWI-62$0$5,456No
Dan MeyerRWI-34$0$0Yes
Nick MilroyDWI-73$0$1,643No
Louis MolepskeDWI-71$0$600No
Jeff MursauRWI-36$0$0Yes
Stephen NassRWI-31$0$400No
Lee NerisonRWI-96$0$0Yes
John NygrenRWI-89$100$950Yes
Alvin OttRWI-3$0$0No
Jim OttRWI-23$0$100Yes
Sandy PaschDWI-22$2,738$45,145No
Kevin PetersenRWI-40$0$0No
Warren PetrykRWI-93$0$550Yes
Mark PocanDWI-78$0$1,450No
Sondy Pope-RobertsDWI-79$1,300$4,150No
Don PridemoreRWI-99$0$0Yes
Mark RadcliffeDWI-92$0$350Yes
Jon RichardsDWI-19$0$1,100No
Janis RinghandDWI-80$100$10,178No
Keith RippRWI-47$0$0Yes
Roger RivardRWI-75$0$0Yes
Kelda Helen RoysDWI-81$0$700No
Donna SeidelDWI-85$0$11,690No
Erik SeversonRWI-28$0$1,225Yes
Jennifer ShillingDWI-32$846$22,991No
Christine SinickiDWI-20$0$1,500No
Richard SpanbauerRWI-53$0$500Yes
Tony StaskunasDWI-15$0$500No
John SteinbrinkDWI-65$0$500Not Voting
Jim SteinekeRWI-5$0$200Yes
Jeff StoneRWI-82$0$750Yes
Pat StrachotaRWI-58$0$0Yes
Duey StroebelRWI-60$0$200Yes
Scott SuderRWI-69$0$750Yes
Gary TauchenRWI-6$0$100Yes
Chris TaylorDWI-48$300$2,760No
Jeremy ThiesfeldtRWI-52$0$343Yes
Tom TiffanyRWI-35$0$1,100Yes
Barbara TolesDWI-17$0$150No
Travis TranelRWI-49$0$350Yes
Robert TurnerDWI-61$0$500No
Karl Van RoyRWI-90$0$100Yes
Robin VosRWI-63$0$2,825Yes
Amy Sue VruwinkDWI-70$0$1,282No
Chad WeiningerRWI-4$0$1,100Yes
Mary WilliamsRWI-87$0$650Yes
Evan WynnRWI-43$0$500Yes
Leon YoungDWI-16$0$600Yes
JoCasta ZamarripaDWI-8$0$3,850No
Josh ZepnickDWI-9$0$1,350No
Bob ZiegelbauerIWI-25$0$250Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Education$6,964
General commerce$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Teachers unions$104,976
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$55,970
Welfare & Social Work$33,251
Nurses$11,895
Human Rights$1,150
Children's rights$0
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