Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

UW System Bill Positions

UW System has posted positions approved by the Board of Regents on the following legislation under consideration by the Wisconsin Legislature:


AB 427 / SB 298: Revision of State Building Contracting and Construction Procedures.  This bill streamlines and modernizes state building contracting and construction project management procedures. UW System Position: SUPPORT.  Bill History and Full Text: Assembly / Senate.


SB 121: Establishing a Career Conversations Program at the UW-Madison Center on Education and Work.  This bill requires the UW-Madison Center on Education and Work to establish a "Career Conversations" pilot program for students enrolled in grades 7 to 12.  UW System position: SUPPORT.  Bill history and full text: Senate.