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Assembly Bill 398

Relating To: Relating to: technical excellence higher education scholarships, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 10/14/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/14/2013

Comments
The WASB has some concerns about duplication of effort by school boards and workload for HEAB that may result from the requirement that EACH school board must develop criteria for determining proficiency in technical education for HEAB's approval.
Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired Notified Date 10/8/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/8/2013

Comments
This proposal would by statute now include students at the Wisc. Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Janesville. We will support.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 10/11/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/11/2013

Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc Notified Date 10/11/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/11/2013

Comments
We support this as an excellent policy idea and opportunity for students. It does create a potentially significant unfunded mandate by requiring receiving colleges to fund 50% of award costs. This amount should be state-supported.

Lobbying Efforts

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
18.00
2014
January - June
6.00
2014
July - December
Total 24.00
Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10.00
2014
January - June
6.00
2014
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
8.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 8.00