SB 12 - An Act Relating to Allowing Retailers the Ability to Offer Discounts Equal to the State and Local Sales Taxes.

Budget, Spending and Taxes. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
An Act to repeal 77.52 (4); and to amend 66.0615 (1m) (f) 2., 77.982 (2), 77.991 (2), 77.9951 (2) and 77.9972 (2) of the statutes; relating to: allowing retailers the ability to offer discounts equal to the state and local sales taxes.  
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on March 9, 2011.

voted YES: 18 voted NO: 0
15 voted present/not voting

Other Votes:

An Act Relating to Allowing Retailers the Ability to Offer Discounts Equal to the State and Local Sales Taxes.

SB 12 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
An Act to repeal 77.52 (4); and to amend 66.0615 (1m) (f) 2., 77.982 (2), 77.991 (2), 77.9951 (2) and 77.9972 (2) of the statutes; relating to: allowing retailers the ability to offer discounts equal to the state and local sales taxes.
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Title
An Act Relating to Allowing Retailers the Ability to Offer Discounts Equal to the State and Local Sales Taxes.
Author(s)
Van Wanggaard, Mary Lazich, Glenn Grothman
Co-Sponsor(s)
Subjects
  • Budget, Spending and Taxes
  • Business and Consumers
  • Commerce
Major Actions
Introduced1/25/2011
Passed Senate3/09/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenateRead a third time and passed, Ayes 18, Noes 03/09/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
18 voted YES 0 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/25/2011
1/25/2011Introduced by Senators Wanggaard, Lazich and Grothman;Cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Spanbauer, Vos, Bies and Kaufert
1/25/2011Read first time and referred to committee on Workforce Development, Small Business, and Tourism
3/01/2011Public hearing held
3/08/2011Executive action taken
3/08/2011Report passage recommended by committee on Workforce Development, Small Business, and Tourism, Ayes 3, Noes 0
3/08/2011Available for scheduling
3/08/2011Referred to joint committee on Finance by committee on Senate Organization, pursuant to Senate Rule 41 (1)(e), Ayes 3, Noes 0
3/08/2011Withdrawn from joint committee on Finance and made Available for Scheduling by committee on Senate Organization, pursuant to Senate Rule 41 (1)(e), Ayes 3, Noes 0
3/08/2011Placed on calendar 3-9-2011 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)
3/09/2011Read a second time
3/09/2011Ordered to a third reading
3/09/2011Rules suspended
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage3/09/2011Read a third time and passed, Ayes 18, Noes 0
3/09/2011Ordered immediately messaged
3/22/2011Received from Senate
3/22/2011Read first time and referred to committee on Homeland Security and State Affairs
3/31/2011Public hearing held
4/07/2011Executive action taken
4/07/2011Report concurrence recommended by committee on Homeland Security and State Affairs, Ayes 8, Noes 0
4/07/2011Referred to committee on Rules
4/12/2011Placed on calendar 4-14-2011 by committee on Rules
4/14/2011Rules suspended to withdraw from calendar and take up
4/14/2011Read a second time
4/14/2011Ordered to a third reading
4/14/2011Refused to suspend rules to read a third time, Ayes 57, Noes 38
5/10/2011Made a special order of business at 10:06 A.M. on 5-11-2011 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 9
5/11/2011Read a third time and concurred in
5/11/2011Ordered immediately messaged
5/12/2011Received from Assembly concurred in
5/13/2011Report correctly enrolled on 5-13-2011
5/20/2011Presented to the Governor on 5-20-2011
5/25/2011Report approved by the Governor on 5-23-2011. 2011 Wisconsin Act 18
5/26/2011Published 6-7-2011

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
An Act Relating to Allowing Retailers the Ability to Offer Discounts Equal to the State and Local Sales Taxes.: Read a third time and passed, Ayes 18, Noes 0

5 organizations supported this bill

Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers, LLC
Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers, LLC (2011, January 26). Organizations Lobbying on SB 12. Retrieved January 31, 2012, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Independent Business Association of Wisconsin
Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (2011, November 10). Organizations Lobbying on SB 12. Retrieved January 31, 2012, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
National Restaurant Association
Wisconsin Restaurant Association (2011, May 21). Organizations Lobbying on SB 12. Retrieved January 31, 2012, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Walmart
Wal-Mart (2011, January 28). Organizations Lobbying on SB 12. Retrieved January 31, 2012, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Hotel And Lodging Association
Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association (2011, March 31). Organizations Lobbying on SB 12. Retrieved January 31, 2012, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, August 1, 2008 – 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
Tim CarpenterDWI-3$1,200$0Not Voting
Spencer CoggsDWI-6$3,000$0Not Voting
Robert CowlesRWI-2$1,200$0Yes
Tim CullenDWI-15$2,600$0Not Voting
Alberta DarlingRWI-8$10,750$0Yes
Michael EllisRWI-19$0$0Yes
Jon ErpenbachDWI-27$8,729$0Not Voting
Scott FitzgeraldRWI-13$20,160$0Yes
Pam GallowayRWI-29$7,700$0Yes
Glenn GrothmanRWI-20$2,135$0Yes
Dave HansenDWI-30$2,021$0Not Voting
Sheila HarsdorfRWI-10$7,475$0Yes
Jim HolperinDWI-12$11,614$0Not Voting
Randy HopperRWI-18$18,708$0Yes
Bob JauchDWI-25$350$0Not Voting
Dan KapankeRWI-32$8,615$0Yes
Neal KedzieRWI-11$1,100$0Yes
Chris LarsonDWI-7$200$0Not Voting
Frank LaseeRWI-1$4,825$0Not Voting
Julie LassaDWI-24$100$0Not Voting
Mary LazichRWI-28$1,000$0Yes
Joe LeibhamRWI-9$4,900$0Yes
Mark MillerDWI-16$0$0Not Voting
Terry MoultonRWI-23$14,616$0Yes
Luther OlsenRWI-14$11,000$0Yes
Fred RisserDWI-26$0$0Not Voting
Dale SchultzRWI-17$8,998$0Yes
Lena TaylorDWI-4$1,550$0Not Voting
Kathleen VinehoutDWI-31$13,127$0Not Voting
Leah VukmirRWI-5$13,567$0Yes
Van WanggaardRWI-21$19,720$0Yes
Robert WirchDWI-22$1,098$0Not Voting
Rich ZippererRWI-33$2,866$0Yes

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Tim CarpenterDWI-3$1,200$0Not Voting
Spencer CoggsDWI-6$3,000$0Not Voting
Robert CowlesRWI-2$1,200$0Yes
Tim CullenDWI-15$2,600$0Not Voting
Alberta DarlingRWI-8$10,750$0Yes
Michael EllisRWI-19$0$0Yes
Jon ErpenbachDWI-27$8,729$0Not Voting
Scott FitzgeraldRWI-13$20,160$0Yes
Pam GallowayRWI-29$7,700$0Yes
Glenn GrothmanRWI-20$2,135$0Yes
Dave HansenDWI-30$2,021$0Not Voting
Sheila HarsdorfRWI-10$7,475$0Yes
Jim HolperinDWI-12$11,614$0Not Voting
Randy HopperRWI-18$18,708$0Yes
Bob JauchDWI-25$350$0Not Voting
Dan KapankeRWI-32$8,615$0Yes
Neal KedzieRWI-11$1,100$0Yes
Chris LarsonDWI-7$200$0Not Voting
Frank LaseeRWI-1$4,825$0Not Voting
Julie LassaDWI-24$100$0Not Voting
Mary LazichRWI-28$1,000$0Yes
Joe LeibhamRWI-9$4,900$0Yes
Mark MillerDWI-16$0$0Not Voting
Terry MoultonRWI-23$14,616$0Yes
Luther OlsenRWI-14$11,000$0Yes
Fred RisserDWI-26$0$0Not Voting
Dale SchultzRWI-17$8,998$0Yes
Lena TaylorDWI-4$1,550$0Not Voting
Kathleen VinehoutDWI-31$13,127$0Not Voting
Leah VukmirRWI-5$13,567$0Yes
Van WanggaardRWI-21$19,720$0Yes
Robert WirchDWI-22$1,098$0Not Voting
Rich ZippererRWI-33$2,866$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Restaurants & drinking establishments$151,036
Department, variety & convenience stores$36,875
Hotels & motels$12,743
Retail trade$2,520
Small business organizations$1,750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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