Fiscal & tax policy (Budget, Spending, and Taxes related)

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An Act Relating to State Finances and Appropriations, Constituting the Executive Budget Act of the 2009 Legislature. AB 75 (2009-2010) OpposeYes
An Act relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2009 legislature.
An Act Relating to Creating a Qualified Economic Offer for School District Professional Employees in the Arbitration Process and School Board Selection of the Group Health Benefits Provider for School District Employees. AB 919 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to renumber 120.12 (24); to renumber and amend 111.70 (4) (cm) 8m.; to amend 20.255 (2) (ac), 111.70 (1) (b), 111.70 (4) (cm) 6. a., 111.70 (4) (cm) 6. am., 111.70 (4) (d) 2. a. and 111.70 (4)… More
An Act to renumber 120.12 (24); to renumber and amend 111.70 (4) (cm) 8m.; to amend 20.255 (2) (ac), 111.70 (1) (b), 111.70 (4) (cm) 6. a., 111.70 (4) (cm) 6. am., 111.70 (4) (d) 2. a. and 111.70 (4) (m) 6.; and to create 111.70 (1) (dm), 111.70 (1) (mc), 111.70 (1) (ng), 111.70 (4) (cm) 5s., 111.70 (4) (cm) 8m. b., 118.245, 120.12 (24) (b) and 121.15 (3m) of the statutes; relating to: creating a qualified economic offer for school district professional employees in the arbitration process and school board selection of the group health benefits provider for school district employees. Hide
An Act Relating to Taxation of Principal Homesteads of Individuals (First Consideration). AJR 8 (2009-2010) OpposeNo
To amend section 1 of article VIII of the constitution; relating to: taxation of principal homesteads of individuals (first consideration).
An Act Relating to Goals for Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, for Construction of Zero Net Energy Buildings and for Energy Conservation; Information, Analyses, Reports, Education, and Training Concerning Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change; Energy Efficiency and Renewable Resource Programs; Renewable Energy Requirements of Electric Utilities and Retail Cooperatives; Requiring Electric Utilities to Purchase Renewable Energy from Certain Renewable Facilities in Their Service Territories; Authority of the Public Service Commission over Nuclear Power Plants; Motor Vehicle Emission Limitations; a Low Carbon Standard for Transportation Fuels; the Brownfield Site Assessment Grant Program, the Main Street Program, the Brownfields Grant Program, the Forward Innovation Fund, Grants to Local Governments for Planning Activities, the Transportation Facilities Economic Assistance and Development Program, a Model Parking Ordinance; Surface Transportation Planning by the Department of Transportation and Metropolitan Planning Organizations to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Environmental Evaluations for Transportation Projects; Idling Limits for Certain Vehicles; Energy Conservation Codes for Public Buildings, Places of Employment, One- and Two-Family Dwellings, and Agricultural Facilities; Design Standards for State Buildings; Energy Efficiency Standards for Certain Consumer Audio and Video Devices, Boiler Inspection Requirements; Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use by Certain State Agencies and State Assistance to School Districts in Achieving Energy Efficiencies; Creating an Exception to Local Levy Limits for Amounts Spent on Energy Efficiency Measures; Creating an Energy Crop Reserve Program; Identification of Private Forest Land, Promoting Sequestration of Carbon in Forests, Qualifying Practices and Cost-Share Requirements Under the Forest Grant Program Established by the Department of Natural Resources; Air Pollution Permits for Certain Stationary Sources Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Allocating a Portion of Existing Tax-Exempt Industrial Development Revenue Bonding to Clean Energy Manufacturing Facilities and Renewable Power Generating Facilities; Requiring a Report on Certain Programs to Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Granting Rule-Making Authority; Requiring the Exercise of Rule-Making Authority; and Providing a Penalty. SB 450 (2009-2010) OpposeNo
An Act to repeal 20.155 (3) (s), 196.374 (1) (i), 196.374 (1) (o), 196.374 (3) (b) (title) and 2. to 4., 196.374 (5) (bm) 3., 196.374 (7) (a), 196.374 (7) (b) 2., 196.374 (7) (c), 196.374 (7) (d),… More
An Act to repeal 20.155 (3) (s), 196.374 (1) (i), 196.374 (1) (o), 196.374 (3) (b) (title) and 2. to 4., 196.374 (5) (bm) 3., 196.374 (7) (a), 196.374 (7) (b) 2., 196.374 (7) (c), 196.374 (7) (d), 196.377 (title), 196.377 (2), 196.378 (1) (am), 196.378 (1) (b), 196.378 (1) (fr), 196.378 (1) (h) 1., 1m. and 2., 196.378 (1) (j), 196.378 (1) (o), 196.378 (2) (b) 2., 196.378 (2) (b) 4. and 5. and 196.378 (4); to renumber 16.965 (1) (a), 84.185 (4), 196.025 (1) (ag) 1., 196.25 (1), 196.374 (7) (b) (title), 196.377 (1), 196.378 (1) (c) and (d), 196.378 (1) (fm) (intro.), 196.378 (1) (g), 196.378 (1) (k), 196.378 (1) (p), 196.49 (1), 196.491 (5), 196.493 (2) (b) 3., 196.65 (1), 196.66 (1) and 292.75 (5); to renumber and amend 26.38 (2m) (b), 101.027 (1), 196.025 (1) (b) 1., 196.374 (7) (b) 1., 196.374 (8), 196.378 (1) (intro.) and (ag), 196.378 (1) (ar), 196.378 (1) (fg), 196.378 (1) (fm) 1., 196.378 (1) (fm) 2., 196.378 (1) (h) (intro.), 196.378 (1) (i), 196.378 (2) (c), 196.491 (1) (g), 196.491 (1) (w) 2., 196.491 (3m) (d), 196.493 (1), 196.493 (2) (intro.), 196.493 (2) (a), 196.493 (2) (b) (intro.), 196.493 (2) (b) 1., 196.493 (2) (b) 2., 285.30 (5), 292.75 (7), 560.032 (1), 560.032 (2), 560.302 and 560.305 (4); to consolidate, renumber and amend 196.374 (3) (a) and (b) 1. and 196.374 (3) (c) 2. (intro.), a. and b.; to amend 16.75 (12) (a) 4., 16.965 (2), 25.96, 66.0309 (title), 66.0602 (2), 77.54 (30) (a) 1m., 79.005 (1b), 79.005 (4) (d), 79.04 (6) (a), 84.185 (3) (a) (intro.), 101.027 (2), 101.027 (3) (a) 1., 101.027 (3) (b) 1., 101.62, 101.63 (1) (intro.), 101.80 (1j), 110.20 (1) (b), 110.20 (3) (a), 196.025 (1) (b) 2., 196.025 (1) (c) 1., 196.025 (1) (c) 2., 196.025 (2m) (c), 196.374 (1) (b), 196.374 (1) (c), 196.374 (1) (d), 196.374 (1) (f), 196.374 (1) (j) (intro.), 196.374 (2) (a) 1., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. (intro.), 196.374 (2) (a) 2. a., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. b., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. d., 196.374 (2) (a) 3., 196.374 (2) (b) (title), 196.374 (2) (b) 1., 196.374 (2) (b) 2., 196.374 (2) (b) 3., 196.374 (2) (c), 196.374 (3) (c) (title), 196.374 (3) (c) 1., 196.374 (3) (d), 196.374 (3) (e) 1., 196.374 (3) (e) 2., 196.374 (3) (f) 1., 196.374 (3) (f) 2., 196.374 (3) (f) 3., 196.374 (3) (f) 4., 196.374 (4) (a) (intro.), 196.374 (4) (a) 1., 196.374 (4) (a) 2., 196.374 (4) (b), 196.374 (5) (a), 196.374 (5) (d), 196.374 (5m) (a), 196.374 (5m) (b), 196.374 (6), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. (intro.), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. a., 196.374 (7) (e) 1. b., 196.374 (7) (e) 1. c., 196.378 (2) (a) 1., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. c., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. d., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. e., 196.378 (2) (b) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (b) 1m. (intro.), 196.378 (2) (b) 1m. a., 196.378 (2) (d) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (e) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (f), 196.378 (2) (g) 2., 196.378 (4m) (a), 196.378 (4m) (b), 196.378 (5) (intro.), 196.378 (5) (a), 196.49 (2), 196.49 (3) (a), 196.49 (4), 196.49 (6), 196.491 (3) (d) (intro.), 196.491 (3) (d) 2., 196.491 (3) (d) 3., 196.491 (3) (g), 196.491 (3m) (title), 196.491 (3m) (a) (intro.), 196.491 (3m) (b) 1. am., 196.491 (3m) (b) 3. b., 196.491 (3m) (c) 1. a., 196.493 (title), 196.494 (1) (a), 196.52 (9) (g), 196.66 (2), 196.66 (4) (b), 196.795 (11) (b), 196.85 (1m) (a), 285.30 (2) (intro.), 285.87 (1), 285.87 (2) (a), 299.97 (1), 560.032 (4), 560.081 (2) (e), 560.13 (2) (b) 2., 560.13 (3) (intro.) and 560.205 (1) (g); to repeal and recreate 196.374 (7) (e) (title) and 196.378 (3); to create 15.347 (3), 16.856, 16.954, 16.956 (1) (bk) and (bn) and (3) (f) to (i), 16.956 (3) (j), 16.965 (1) (ag), 16.965 (1) (c), 16.965 (4) (g), 16.965 (5), 20.115 (4) (d), 26.38 (2m) (b) 2., 26.38 (3) (d), 26.42, 36.605, 66.0309 (17), 66.0602 (3) (e) 9., 76.28 (1) (gm) 3., 84.185 (1) (br) and (cr), 84.185 (2) (b) 15., 84.185 (2) (d), 84.185 (2m), 84.185 (4) (b), 85.021, 85.0215, 93.47, 93.475, 100.215, 101.02 (23), 101.027 (1g), 101.027 (1r), 101.027 (4), 101.028, 101.173, 101.63 (1m), 101.80 (2m), 196.025 (1) (ag) 1g., 196.025 (1) (b) 1. b., 196.025 (1) (c) 3., 196.025 (1) (e), 196.025 (7), 196.25 (1g), 196.374 (1) (am), 196.374 (1) (dm), 196.374 (1) (er), 196.374 (1) (hm), 196.374 (1) (ig), 196.374 (1) (ir), 196.374 (1) (j) 8., 196.374 (1) (mb), 196.374 (1) (me), 196.374 (1) (mh), 196.374 (1) (mL), 196.374 (1) (mo), 196.374 (1) (mr), 196.374 (1) (mu), 196.374 (3) (bc), (bg), (bn), (br) and (bw), 196.374 (3) (c) 2. am., bm., c., d. and e., 196.374 (3) (dm), 196.374 (5m) (am), 196.374 (7) (am), 196.374 (7) (bg), 196.374 (7) (cm), 196.374 (7) (dm), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. e., 196.374 (8) (a), (b) and (c), 196.374 (9), 196.378 (1g), 196.378 (1r) (de), 196.378 (1r) (dm), 196.378 (1r) (ds), 196.378 (1r) (fg) 2., 196.378 (1r) (fg) 3., 196.378 (1r) (fm) 3., 196.378 (1r) (fm) 4., 196.378 (1r) (gm), 196.378 (2) (a) 2. f., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. g., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. h., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. i., 196.378 (2) (b) 1r., 196.378 (2) (b) 2m., 196.378 (2) (bm), 196.378 (2) (h), 196.378 (3m), 196.379, 196.49 (1g), 196.49 (3) (cm), 196.49 (5m), 196.491 (1) (g) 2., 196.491 (1) (i), 196.491 (1) (j), 196.491 (1) (w) 2. b., 196.491 (3) (em), 196.491 (3m) (d) 1., 196.491 (3m) (d) 2., 196.491 (5) (am), 196.491 (5) (c) 1. am., 196.491 (5) (c) 2. bm., 196.493 (1g), 196.493 (1r) (ag), 196.493 (1r) (b), 196.493 (2) (am) 1m., 196.493 (2) (am) 2. c., 196.493 (2) (am) 3., 196.493 (2) (am) 4., 196.493 (2) (c), 196.493 (3), 196.493 (4), 196.494 (1) (am), 196.65 (1g), 196.65 (2), 196.66 (1g), 196.795 (6m) (a) 4m., 196.795 (6m) (cm), 196.80 (1r), 196.85 (1m) (e), 285.305, 285.60 (11), 285.795, 292.75 (5) (a) 2m., 292.75 (5) (b), 292.75 (5m), 292.75 (7) (b), 299.03, 299.035, 299.04, 299.045, 346.94 (21), 346.95 (11), 560.032 (1g), 560.032 (1r) (b), 560.032 (2) (b), 560.081 (1m), 560.081 (2) (f) 6., 560.13 (2) (b) 3., 560.13 (3) (em), 560.13 (3m), 560.302 (1m) and 560.305 (4) (b) of the statutes; and to affect 1983 Wisconsin Act 401, section 1; relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. 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An Act Relating to Providing Property Tax Relief from School District Property Taxes to Persons Who Have Their Principal Dwelling in This State (First Consideration). SJR 7 (2009-2010) OpposeNo
To amend section 1 of article VIII; and to create section 1 (1) (e) of article VIII of the constitution; relating to: providing property tax relief from school district property taxes to persons who… More
To amend section 1 of article VIII; and to create section 1 (1) (e) of article VIII of the constitution; relating to: providing property tax relief from school district property taxes to persons who have their principal dwelling in this state (first consideration). Hide