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Assembly Bill 72

Relating To: Relating to: waiving the Foundations of Reading test licensure requirement during a national health emergency declared in response to COVID-19.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
City Forward Collective, Inc. Notified Date 3/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/5/2021

Decoding Dyslexia-WI Notified Date 2/26/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/26/2021

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 3/17/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/17/2021

PearsonNA Notified Date 3/23/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/23/2021

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 2/23/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2021

Wisconsin Reading Coalition Notified Date 3/1/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2021

Comments
This is a licensure requirement of the state, not an entrance test (such as the ACT) that is within the discretion of an institution. This bill would allow individuals who have failed the FORT in the past to reapply for a license, avoiding the FORT.
Supporting Documentation
20210310_Wisconsin Reading Coalition Statement in Opposition to AB 72 and SB 114.pdf

Wisconsin State Reading Association Notified Date 3/1/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2021

Lobbying Efforts

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2021
January - June
49.00
2021
July - December
10.00
2022
January - June
3.00
2022
July - December
Total 62.00
City Forward Collective, Inc. 2021
January - June
21.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 21.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2021
January - June
10.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10.00
PearsonNA 2021
January - June
13.00
2021
July - December
10.00
2022
January - June
3.00
2022
July - December
Total 26.00
Wisconsin State Reading Association 2021
January - June
5.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5.00