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Referendum Restrictions Bills Scheduled for Thursday Hearing

The Assembly Committee on Education has scheduled a public hearing on three bills to restrict school boards’ ability to place referendum questions before district voters and limit the length of time a successful referendum can be in effect. The hearing will be held:

Thursday, June 15, 2017
10:00 AM
Room 417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol Building

The three referendum restriction bills are:

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Update on School Referendum Restriction Package of Bills

stroebelSince our last post on the topic, most of the bills have been introduced and referred to standing committees.  For a brief description of each bill see that previous post or click on the bill links below to see the actual bill language. Each proposal but one has a Senate and Assembly bill listed. These are identical companion bills, a common tactic to allow for proposals to begin the legislative process in each house simultaneously.

Senate Bill 191/Assembly Bill 282 by Sen. Duey Stroebel (R-Saukville, pictured) & Rep. David Murphy (R-Greenville) – Limitations on when operating referenda and debt issuance referenda may be called. Continue reading Update on School Referendum Restriction Package of Bills