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5th Assembly District Update: February 19, 2024

Human Trafficking Bills Pass Assembly

The goal of the Speaker's Task Force on Human Trafficking was to create a society where the safety and well-being of every person are paramount and where exploitation has no place. The task force explored innovative solutions to combat human trafficking through prevention, supporting and empowering survivors, and prosecuting traffickers to set the captives free.

The goal of the Speaker’s Task Force on Human Trafficking was to create a society where the safety and well-being of every person are paramount and where exploitation has no place. The task force explored innovative solutions to combat human trafficking through prevention, supporting and empowering survivors, and prosecuting traffickers to set the captives free.

Assembly – February 13th

Bills Passed in Assembly

AJR111
Relating to: observing February 29, 2024, as Rare Disease Day in Wisconsin.

AJR113
Relating to: proclaiming February 2024 to be American Heart Month in Wisconsin.

SJR96 
Relating to: honoring the life and public service of Lieutenant Governor Margaret Farrow.

AB100    
Relating to: funding for reduction of infiltration and inflow in connecting laterals and sewer lines.
                      
AB180    
Relating to: establishing a hotline for employers interested in hiring individuals with a conviction record.
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AB197    
Relating to: procedures for reviewing commercial building plans.
                        
AB198     
Relating to: local government review of commercial building plans.
                       
AB199     
Relating to: permission to start construction of a commercial building before plan approval.
                        
AB274
Relating to: a commercial driver training grant program and making an appropriation.
                       
AB314     
Relating to: state aid for prizes awarded at local fairs.
                    
AB337      
Relating to: eliminating the 13-week limit on the garnishment of earnings of certain debtors.
                      
AB353   
Relating to: creating a sales and use tax exemption for the sale of certain memberships to a real estate broker.
                      
AB365     
Relating to: permits for the overweight transport of pig iron.
                
AB442
Relating to: permits authorizing the employment of minors.
                  
AB461  
Relating to: allowing certain municipalities to increase the rate of the premier resort area tax.
                       
AB491  
Relating to: prohibiting certain rules related to dispensing liquefied petroleum gases for vehicle fuel purposes.
                       
AB627       
Relating to: various changes to the business development tax credit.
                        
AB659   
Relating to: notarial acts performed for remotely located individuals.
             
AB742   
Relating to: eliminating obsolete statutory references regarding property, sales, and income taxes; the uniform unclaimed property act; and lottery games.
                
AB793
Relating to: modifying the tax treatment of college savings accounts and the employee college savings account contribution credit.
                        
AB803   
Relating to: trust administration, the Uniform Powers of Appointment Act, the Uniform Trust Decanting Act, disclosure of certain digital property, and the classification of certain digital property as individual property for purposes of determining marital property.
                      
AB851
Relating to: license requirement exemption for retail food establishments that sell or process cotton candy.

AB891      
Relating to: academic and career planning services provided to pupils, requiring the reporting of certain data on college student costs and outcomes, and granting rule-making authority.
                       
AB910 
Relating to: remote sellers of cigars and pipe tobacco.
                   
AB912    
Relating to: financial statements of registered charitable organizations.
                     
AB916 
Relating to: a technology and innovation hub grant to BioForward, Inc., and making an appropriation.
                      
AB1020  
Relating to: expansion of the second individual income tax bracket.
                      
AB1021  
Relating to: increasing and expanding the retirement income subtraction.
                        
AB1022          
Relating to: the married persons credit.
                     
AB1023       
Relating to: expanding the child and dependent care credit.

Assembly – February 15th

Bills Passed in Assembly

AJR109          
Relating to: prohibiting governmental entity discrimination (first consideration).

AJR115         
Relating to: commemorating the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

SJR112            
Relating to: recognizing and commending the National Conference of State Legislatures on its 50th anniversary in 2025.

AB27             
Relating to: the Uniform Unsworn Declarations Act.
                      
AB37             

Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes and discrimination based on expunged conviction.
                        
AB118            

Relating to: public records identifying confidential law enforcement informants.
                       
AB237        

Relating to: requirements for releasing a prisoner to parole or extended supervision.
                  
AB315        

Relating to: possession of child pornography and providing a penalty.
                   
AB460             
Relating to: index of discovery for district attorneys and public defenders.
                       
AB467       

Relating to: crisis urgent care and observation facilities and granting rule-making authority.
                        
AB470        
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner’s right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities and Public Service Commission procedures if the transmission facility is a regionally cost-shared transmission line.
                      
AB536       

Relating to: fleeing an officer and providing a penalty.
                      
AB544           

Relating to: court-issued criminal complaints if the person’s actions were in self-defense.
                 
AB556           

Relating to: expediting criminal proceedings when a victim or witness is an elder person and preserving the testimony of a crime victim or witness who is an elder person.
                       
AB557       

Relating to: inclusion of like-kin as an option for with whom children may be placed out of their home under certain circumstances and who may receive kinship care payments.
                        
AB620      

Relating to: training expenses for officers.
                     
AB664           

Relating to: disclosures regarding content generated by artificial intelligence in political advertisements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
                   
AB684            

Relating to: eliminating the prohibitions on electric weapons and providing a penalty.
                     
AB730          

Relating to:  the distribution of certain materials to minors.
                     
AB752           

Relating to: license fee exemptions for a dog that is a service animal.
                       
AB837             

Relating to: fees for redacting certain records of law enforcement agencies.
                    
AB869           

Relating to: traffic control signal priority devices for snow removal vehicles.
                     
AB882            

Relating to: allowing a tactical emergency medical services professional to carry a firearm in prohibited areas.
                    
AB944          

Relating to: counting convictions and findings for the purpose of the sex offender registry and notifications.
                       
AB965           

Relating to: picketing or parading at the residence of a judge with the intent to interfere with, obstruct, or impede the administration of justice or influence any judge and providing a penalty.
                        
AB966             

Relating to: privacy protections for judicial officers, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
                       
AB967             

Relating to: withholding judicial security profiles from public access.
                    
AB970            

Relating to: sex offender registration for certain crimes.
                        
AB972           

Relating to: solicitation for prostitution and providing a penalty.
                        
AB973           

Relating to: mandatory training regarding human trafficking for employees of community-based residential facilities and owners of certain entities and certain other employees and granting rule-making authority.
                      
AB974           

Relating to: the civil causes of action for human trafficking and trafficking a child.
                       
AB976          

Relating to: the testimony of a child in a criminal proceeding for a human trafficking crime.
                        
AB977           

Relating to: required human trafficking prevention instruction in certain grades and teacher training related to identifying victims of child trafficking.
              
AB978          

Relating to: creation of a Human Trafficking Council and requiring the establishment of county sex trafficking task forces.
                     
AB1068          

Relating to: use of artificial intelligence by state agencies and staff reduction goals.

Committee Work

Assembly Committee on Housing and Real Estate

Public Hearing

Assembly Bill 1075
Relating to: regional allocation of residential housing infrastructure revolving loan.

Assembly Bill 472
Relating to: construction contractor registration and granting rule-making authority.

Executive Hearing

Assembly Bill 969
Relating to: the county sale of tax-deeded lands.

Assembly Bill 1075
Relating to: regional allocation of residential housing infrastructure revolving loan.

Assembly Bill 918
Relating to: various changes regarding the laws governing real estate practice, disclosures regarding real property wholesalers, and providing a penalty.

Assembly Children and Families Committee

Executive Hearing
Assembly Bill 1056
Relating to: funding methodology under the Children’s Long-Term Support program.

Assembly Health, Aging, and Long-Term Care Committee

Senator Cowles and Rep. Goeben testify on AB 162 relating to nursing homes or community-based residential facilities.

Senator Cowles (left) and Rep. Goeben (right) testify on AB 162 relating to: notification of certain facility closures, change in type or level of services or means of reimbursement accepted, and care management organization notification of contract termination with a provider that is a nursing home or community-based residential facility.

Meetings

Centergy stopped by Rep. Goeben's office. Chris (left), Rep. Goeben's awesome staffer and Kelly (right) from Central WI Early Education Resources.

Centergy stopped by Rep. Goeben’s office. Chris (left), Rep. Goeben’s awesome staffer and Kelly (right) from Central WI Early Education Resources.


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Upcoming Events in District 5

Spring Arts & Craft Market:
Saturday, March 23
10:00AM – 2:00 PM
Scotty’s Pub 2091 County Road JJ, Kaukauna

Ashwaubenon 2024 Village Wide Rummage Sale
Registration open now until March 29th
https://ashwaubenon.gov/government/departments/parks-recreation/village-wide-rummage-sale/

T.A.A.G. Spring Four Wheeler Raffle Fundraiser: Saturday, April 6, 2024
11:00 AM – 4pm
Maloney’s N1994 Maloney Rd. Kaukauna
Get tickets ahead by calling Ray Dana (920) 544-1448
All proceeds support Wisconsin Veterans and First Responders

Alex’s 12th Annual Peace ‘N Love Walk: Saturday, April 27, 2024
10:00 AM – Registration
11:00 AM – Walk Starts
Hydro Park Kaukauna
Proceeds support local families battling cancer

 

Spring Arts and Crafts Market

12th Annual Peace 'N Love Walk

 


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Representative Joy Goeben
State Capitol, Room 209 North
PO Box 8952
Madison, WI 53708
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