STATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE (CARRIE SPRINGER)
County lobbyist, Carrie Springer, gave a brief update on activity at the state capitol. She
indicated it has been a busy time with over 1,000 bills introduced. A few of note:
criminal record expungement looks like it will pass. Land Information Office fees, EV
legislation is not perfect but needs to pass this session otherwise WI will miss out on
millions of dollars for local EV efforts. SB 278 would reimburse counties for special
election costs. Housing First policies are working as intended in Dane County. SB 635
would require DHS to submit a waiver to Medicaid for mental health treatment. PFAS
legislation is still stalled.
Springer indicated she may need additional guidance from the board/this committee on
human trafficking issues as there are numerous bills on the topic and it is in the county's
H. Future Meeting Items and Dates
The February 15 meeting of teh committee will start at 5:00 PM.
I. Public Comment on Items not on the Agenda
J. Such Other Business as Allowed by Law
The meeting adjourned at 6:50 PM.
A motion was made by VELDRAN, seconded by DOOLAN, that the meeting be
adjourned. The motion carried by a voice vote.
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