The happenings "inside" the Wisconsin State Treasury and across the street at the State Capitol

Changes to Statute 177 Getting Closer to Being a Reality


Background:

Last week I updated you on legislation that would tweak Statute 177, the Unclaimed Property Statute. Today, I would like to update you on what’s been going on with these bills “under the dome”.

Click here to read about the detail of the legislation.

Click here to read about where the legislation stood last week.

Remember, the bills were introduced in both the Assembly and the Senate in order to speed up the process of passage, hence:

SB 294=AB 417,   SB 295=AB 418,   and SB 296=AB 419

Legislative Status

AB 417 – Waiting for a hearing in the Assembly Committee on Judiciary and Ethics – could happen in the next 2 weeks.

AB 418 – Had hearing in the Assembly Committee on Homeland Security and State Affairs on 1/18/12 (see Treasurer’s testimony). Waiting to be voted on in executive session, which may be scheduled soon.

AB 419 – Had hearing in the Assembly Committee on Homeland Security and State Affairs on 1/18/12  (see Treasurer’s testimony). Waiting to be voted on in executive session, which may be scheduled soon. SBs 294, 295, and 296 – Will have a hearing tomorrow in the Senate Committee on  

SBs 294, 295, and 296 – Will have a hearing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations tomorrow at 1 P.M. Deputy State Treasurer Scott Feldt will be delivering my testimony before the committee.

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