Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

Updates on state and federal issues relating to the UW System.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee to hold public hearing on Wednesday, July 8

Here is the public hearing notice distributed by Representative Kim Hixson. The bills being considered are:

  • AB 135 (Molepske) relating to contributions to college savings plans (EdVest) by divorced or legally separated parents. An amendment- ASA1 has been offered.
  • AB 276 (Smith) relating to the composition of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. The legislation divides the state into seven geographical areas and requires that at least one citizen member of the Board of Regents reside in each district.
  • AB 51 (Schneider) relating to the scheduling of classes at technical colleges.