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Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to penalties for violent gun crime.
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Reporting Date: 11/19/2014
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to penalties for drug offenses.
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Reporting Date: 8/6/2014
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Legislation relating to sex offender placement.
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Reporting Date: 8/6/2014
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Legislation relating to duty disability retirement benefits.
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Reporting Date: 3/6/2014
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Legislation relating to Neighborhood Improvement Districts.
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Reporting Date: 12/9/2013
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LRB-3532/1 Relating to use of automated registration plate readers.
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Reporting Date: 11/22/2013
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Amend Wis. Stat. §224.77 to clarify that the SAFE Act licensing requirements for mortgage brokers do not apply to municipal and nonprofit entities.
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Reporting Date: 11/5/2013
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Disposition of city real estate used for school purposes.
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Reporting Date: 9/19/2013
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Distribute and educate the State Legislature on the findings and recommendations of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission's Planning Report No. 54, 'A Regional Housing Plan for Southeastern Wisconsin: 2035'.
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Reporting Date: 7/19/2013
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1643/1 Relating to: Animals taken into custody.
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Reporting Date: 4/9/2013
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Amend Wis. Stat. §70.11 to create a property tax exemption for a nonprofit youth baseball association.
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Reporting Date: 3/25/2013
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fund and support domestic and sexual assault service programs and policies.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Remove barriers to crime reduction, especially policies that encourage the proliferation of illegal guns.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Promote and leverage our natural assets for tourism and economic growth.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Support water, park and lakeshore health and overall sustainability of our environment and natural resources.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Invest in programs that support foreclosure prevention, intervention, and neighborhood stabilization.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Enhance access to health insurance and programs that will improve community health.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Support programs that improve family support structures, like the Fatherhood Initiative.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Remove barriers to employment and voting and prevent discrimination.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Reduce disparities that create obstacles to fighting poverty, such as the racial disparity in infant mortality rates.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Fight for living wage job opportunities for city residents, like the Milwaukee Promise.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Invest in the Port of Milwaukee, the Aerotropolis, and other multi-modal initiatives.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Ensure residents have a comprehensive and safe transportation system that provides convenient and affordable access to jobs.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Restore or improve funding for alternative forms of mobility such as rail, transit, bicycles, and pedestrian access.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Seek additional funding to support local road and sewer improvements, with an emphasis on "fixing it first".
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Improve transitions into the workplace for the recently unemployed or incarcerated.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Invest in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor and other catalytic economic development opportunities.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Expand the presence of state agencies and universities of the city.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Fund local educational institutions in a manner that is conscious of educational quality and fair to our taxpayers.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Support job creation and training programs and economic development incentives.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Repeal or adequately fund state mandates on local government.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Incentivize efforts to achieve municipal service consolidations.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Ensure fair city representation on regional boards and commissions, like SEWRPC, MATC and MMSD.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Remove legal impediments to efficiencies that are locally identified and supported.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Retain local authority over conditions of employment - such as residency requirements.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Strengthen the ability of local leaders to make decisions that affect their constituents and improve local fiscal health.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Ensure we receive timely and reliable financial information from the state.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Treat all municipal employees equitably with regard to pension and healthcare contributions.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Provide more local revenue options to reduce the reliance on the property tax.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Protect the city's property tax base and ensure uniform assessment practices.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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Maintain or increase all sources of intergovernmental revenue, especially shared revenue.
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Reporting Date: 2/26/2013
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LRB-0830/2 Medical Assistance for certain adults who are not currently eligibile for traditional Medicaid or BadgerCare Plus.
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Reporting Date: 2/19/2013
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0522/1 Limiting the times for voting by absentee ballots in person.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 2/19/2013
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0522/1 Limiting the times for voting by absentee ballots in person.
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Reporting Date: 2/19/2013
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation authorizing the City of Milwaukee to issue electronic tax bills to certain property owners.
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Reporting Date: 2/19/2013
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Reconstruction of the Lake Interchange.
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Reporting Date: 2/4/2013
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Neighborhood Improvement Districts
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Reporting Date: 1/29/2013
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. § 125.12 (2) (d) regarding alcohol beverage licensing appeals to circuit court.
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Reporting Date: 1/29/2013
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Amend Wis. Stat. §85.095 to provide state assistance for and/or to expand the eligibility for the DOT Harbor Assistance Program to include dock equipment and cranes as allowable purchases.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Create parity between public and private schools in the reporting of criminal conduct.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for shot spotters.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for pole cameras to provide increased security for the 30th Street Corridor.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Ensure that any 911/PSAP legislation provides a spot on any 911 advisory board for the City of Milwaukee, and allows municipalities to be eligible for PSAP grants.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §165.85 (3) and Adm. Rule LES 6 to expand the reasons for decertification and increase training standards for law enforcement officers.
Action Intended To Affect: Both Legislative matter and rule
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 175 to memorialize the federal prohibition on felons possessing ammunition found in 18 U.S.C. 922(g).
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 165 and Ch. 175 to require the timely reporting of a lost or stolen firearm and to criminalize false filing.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 175 to require that private gun sales be subject to criminal background checks performed by a federally licensed dealer.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 175 to prohibit felons from being within 1,000 feet of a store that sells firearms, a gun show or a firing range.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 175 to make the straw purchasing of a firearm a felony.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §175.60 to make the second and subsequent instances of possession of a concealed firearm without a permit a felony.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §941.23 to make the possession of a concealed firearm by those currently prohibited under Wisconsin law a felony.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §175.60 to ban habitual criminals from obtaining concealed carry permits.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Allow for the use of Red Light Cameras for the purpose of speed, red light running and accident reduction at certain qualifying intersections.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §19.36 (10) to keep MPD non-substantiated discipline records of its employees confidential from open records requests.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §19.36 to prohibit open records requests for Automated License Plate Reader data.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §48.396 to place a reasonable limit on costs imposed by the state to fund access to juvenile data.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding and support for a Vacant Property Crime Reduction Pilot Project.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Change the format of Vehicle Registration Stickers to reduce the incidence of theft.
Action Intended To Affect: Both Legislative matter and rule
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §236.35 to allow PSAPs to divert "non-initialized" cellular 911 calls which meet certain criteria to another entity to be dealt with administratively, rather than in an emergency fashion.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §814.65 (1) to increase the maximum allowable Municipal Court Fees.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §121.07 (8) to fix the funding flaw by counting pupils enrolled in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program for purposes of calculating general equalization aid.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for Transitional Jobs for Long Term Unemployed and exoffender Milwaukee residents providing paid work experience and job placement assistance.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for summer youth employment.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Continue or increase funding for Department of Public Instruction funded library initiatives including 13% funding for Library System Aid, BadgerLink, Interlibrary Loan Service and the Wisconsin Talking Books and Braille Library.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recognize and provide funding for the Central Library as the State Resource Library to provide support for the Great Lakes Marine History Collection.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Support the continued use of the Universal Service Fund for Statewide Library Services.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for the Ready to Read Program.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §86.19 to seek an exception to DOT's policy on freeway signage to allow signs to be posted for exits to the Historic Central Library.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support legislation to address the effects of interpersonal domestic violence that make restraining orders more effective, that remove guns from domestic violence perpetrators and that allow human trafficking victims to heal and rebuild their lives.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 950 (Crime Victims Rights Amendment) to provide for a victims right to be accompanied by an advocate during all stages of the criminal justice process.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for lakefront beach water quality through enhanced surveillance and testing.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for asthma reduction.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding to cover lead detection and removal services, materials, and/or construction purchases.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Adm. Rule DHS 107.13 to create separate Severe Emotional Disturbances criteria for infant and young children mental health services.
Action Intended To Affect: Rule (by a state agency)
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Adm. Rule DHS 107.13 to improve compensation to primary care physicians for time spent caring for children with mental health challenges and their family.
Action Intended To Affect: Rule (by a state agency)
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Create a single funding stream from pooled Wisconsin allocated federal dollars to support early childhood mental health consultations.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Adm. Rule DHS 107.24 to include Pack 'n Plays as a piece of durable medical equipment covered under Medicaid.
Action Intended To Affect: Rule (by a state agency)
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 118 to reinstate the Healthy Youth Act which provides comprehensive sex education in public education.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stats. §6.88 and §7.52 to allow true early voting by permitting electors to place their ballots immediately into a locked ballot box prior to an election or to allow the early processing of absentee ballots.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §7.20 (2) to allow the selection of members of the Board of Election Commissioners to be a non-partisan process.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §7.30 (2) to allow a municipality to draw poll workers from the county as well as the municipality.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §6.855 to allow a municipality to designate additional satellite in-person absentee voting locations during each election.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §349.13 to allow parking enforcers to have the same authority as traffic officers.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 349 or 346 to allow a municipality to require any vehicle legally impounded or towed to be registered prior to release.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 349 to allow license plate recognition technology to enhance enforcement of parking and vehicle requirements, such as registration. Citations would be issued via mail, rather than vehicle placement.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work with Dept. of Safety & Professional Services to develop memoranda of understanding allowing the city to issue variances to the uniform dwelling code and to provide annual inspections of petroleum tanks and elevators located within the City.
Action Intended To Affect: Rule (by a state agency)
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Create authority in Wis. Stat. Ch. 349 to enable a municipality to designate 1) bike parking lots onstreet and 2) specify which kinds of vehicles may be permitted or prohibited from parking.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modify Wis. Stat. §346.50 (22) to revise disabled parking regulations and provisions.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 346 to create an inflationary increase for all parking and moving violation fines to create the ability to increase the citation for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. offense within a calendar year and impose late payment fees.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Create Wis. Stat. §349.132 to authorize cities to tow and/or boot any vehicle with 3 or more unpaid parking citations.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stats. Ch. 345 to authorize City of the first class to establish a time frame (180 days) to pay and/or adjudicate a parking citation.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Reduce tipping fees and/or increase financial assistance for local recycling programs.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Preserve and/or expand municipal authority to collect payments in lieu of taxes from public utilities under Wis. Stat. §66.069 to include sewer and stormwater utilities.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for a regional single stream recycling facility for the City of Milwaukee and Waukesha County.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Restore the rate subsidy and level of funding for the Clean Water Fund.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding for stormwater maintenance projects, including bio swails.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide funding to communities impacted by the Emerald Ash Borer and other invasive pests for risk management and reforestation.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §84.07 to require the State and County to regularly mow highways and State or County owned properties as required by municipal ordinances.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 287 to create a product stewardship law under the Department of Natural Resources under which multiple product classes can be considered for designation under producer-funded stewardship programs.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Create Wis. Stat. §196.01 (5) (b) 7 to exempt from public utility regulation persons who generate electricity or heat and amend §196.374(2)(a)2.f. to allow participation in renewable energy programs.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 66 to allow for special assessments on street projects to be based upon a combination of factors to include affected street frontage, trip generation, and land use variety.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase the current levy limit threshold.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase maximum liquor license fees.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Provide for an annual increase to the municipal component of the State Shared Revenue Program to be allocated as the current appropriation is allocated.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Create a statewide employer-assisted housing corporate income tax credit.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §119.12 (6) to create a system of representation by the City Attorney that avoids legal conflicts between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 94 to change licensing procedures for certified pesticide applicators.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Adm. Rule SPS 361.40 (1)(b) to eliminate the requirement for a licensed design professional when a building exceeds 50,000 cubic feet, and to redefine the criteria for construction projects which require the use of a design professional.
Action Intended To Affect: Rule (by a state agency)
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 704 to strengthen state consumer protection laws to protect consumers from unreasonable "rent to own" terms and conditions.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 846 to request authority for the City to order and obtain a bank or lender's investor information when a property in its portfolio is in foreclosure.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 846 to request authority for the City and financial institutions to enter properties in foreclosure which meet criteria of abandonment, in order to stabilize and preserve the properties.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 846 to make financial institutions responsible for the same property maintenance standards as property owners when a foreclosure action is filed.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Create Wis. Stat. §63.275 to allow members of the fire and police departments who are regularly appointed under §62.50 to participate in transfer/promotional examinations for positions under control of City Service Commission if they are qualified.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 103 to conform state family and medical leave law to federal family and medical leave law, specifically allowing employers to implement a different method for calculating the 12-month period of eligibility.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 111 to prohibit retirement age as a subject of bargaining for new employees of 1st class cities.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stats. §63.18 through §63.53 regarding City Civil Service to delete or change outmoded and illegal references in the language of the Statute.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §111.70 (4) (mc) 6 to clarify that the design and selection of health care, including co-pays and deductibles, is a non-negotiable issue for Police and Fire employees.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §66.1105 to allow for economic activity tax incremental districts.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provide funding to support a permanent train set manufacturing facility in the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 703 to require that each of the condominium laws and the land division/combination laws must be complied with when creating a condominium.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provide funding to support the redevelopment of the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work with WHEDA and the State Legislature to secure funding from the Transform Milwaukee proposal.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provide funding to demolish or rehabilitate abandoned or dilapidated property.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Chs. 704 and 846 to restore tenant protection provisions for tenants living in properties in foreclosure.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §66.1105 (5) (bm) to keep property being marketed for redevelopment purposes out of a Tax Incremental District's base value.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 236 to allow for successive Certified Survey Maps to create industrial and commercial parcels without minimum lot areas or time constraints.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 812 to make the garnishment and wage assignment process more uniform and streamlined for employers.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis.Stat. §134.65(2)(b) to authorize adoption of reasonable health, safety and welfare standards for issuance, renewal, nonrenewal, suspension, revocation of a tobacco license, including overconcentration and other adverse neighborhood effects.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 349 to allow school crossing guards to direct traffic at more than just school crossings.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §125.68 (3) to prohibit Class A and B liquor licenses within 300 feet of a day care center.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 218 to provide uniform statewide solid waste regulatory reform for dealing in discarded, salvageable and recyclable materials.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limit the marketing of "Pabst Blast" and other flavored malt beverages above 8% ABV to young people.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §66.109 to allow for multijurisdictional Business Improvement Districts.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §66.0901 (1m) to allow the use of reverse auction bidding when awarding public works project contracts.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §961.571, the Controlled Substances Act, to include flavored tobacco wrappers and rolling papers as drug paraphernalia.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §234.623 to raise the income threshold to $30,000 for the WHEDA Property Tax Deferral Loan Program.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §71.54 to provide an annual inflationary adjustment to the Homestead Property Tax Credit Program retroactive to 2001 and to provide future annual inflation adjustments.
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Reporting Date: 12/18/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §167.10 to prohibit possession/use of fireworks statewide, strengthen state law permitting fireworks granted by state or local jurisdiction, establish a penalty for fireworks violation and establish enforcement jurisdiction.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §341.35 to allow municipalities to charge the motor vehicle registration fee to vehicles weighing greater than 8000 pounds.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §346.60 to double fines for speeding greater than 10 miles over the speed limit.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §62.50 to grant 1st class cities the option of enacting a system where the chiefs of the fire and police departments are appointed by the Mayor.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §66.0628 to authorize 1st class cities to auction taxicab permits for payments exceeding the costs related to licensing.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 74 to remove the ability of 1st class cities to sell land for non-payment of taxes since the City has not done this since 1947.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stats. §4.07 and §4.09 to correct ward boundary discrepancies created by 2011 Wisconsin Act 43.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §97.30 (2) (a) to allow 1st class cities to issue retail food establishment licenses at any time during the year and allow that such licenses shall be valid for one year.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Create Wis. Stat. §125.32 (3m) (h) to allow Class B alcohol licenses at locations where other business is conducted.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 985 and §19.84 and §75.521 (6) to substitute internet posting for physical posting of agendas, notices, ordinances, tax liens, and foreclosure petitions.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stats. §70.03 and 70.112 to clarify the taxability of triple-net leased properties and the value of licenses and permits appertaining to real property.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stats. §706.05 and §846.17 to require new owners of real estate to record with the Register of Deeds within 10 business days.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stats. §19.31-39, Wisconsin Public Records Law, to create a schedule of fees to be charged for electronic records.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stats. §19.36(6) and19.35(3), Wis. Public Records Law, to create a provision for charging requesters for a record custodian's actual and direct costs of redacting or separating portions of records that are not subject to public disclosure.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Repeal or amend Wis. Stat. §157.115 (1) (b) 2 which mandates that a municipality take over an abandoned cemetery, mausoleum or burial place.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Repeal or amend Wis. Stat. §704.44 (9) to allow landlords to terminate a lease if a crime is committed in or on rental property.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §70.57 (1b) to require the Department of Revenue to provide municipalities with a preliminary determination of equalized value annually by August 1.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §70.47 to require income and expense information to be submitted to the Board of Assessors, consistent with the requirement for Boards of Review.
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Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §70.995 to allow 1st class cities to perform manufacturing assessments on properties located within the city.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
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Amend Wis. Stat. §70.511 to create a statute of limitations on refunds of remissions of property taxes.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §70.11 (39) to delete the phrase "electronic peripheral equipment" to narrow the computer exemption to include only computers.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. §70.47 (7) (a) to allow a municipality to adopt an ordinance to create a refundable fee for objecting to a property tax assessment at the Board of Review.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amend Wis. Stat. Ch. 458 to require the certification or licensure of all appraisers.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal Wis. Stat. §74.37 and possibly create a statewide Tax Tribunal for both exemption and valuation cases as an alternative to circuit court.
Action Intended To Affect: Legislative matter
Reporting Date: 12/17/2012