Here are the bills I introduced during the 2017-18 legislative session. If you are interested in learning about my previous agendas, please see the other tabs. 

Bills that are listed as "failed to pass" will have to be introduced again in future legislative sessions. 

Bill Number

Bill Text

Corresponding Documents

Current Status

 

AB 43/SB 37: Child Care Tax Credit

 

Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit based on the federal tax credit for certain expenses for household and dependent care services.

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Ways and Means

Previous Session(s): 2015 2013

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

 

AB 65/SB 34*: Universal Background Checks

 

 

 Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on State Affairs

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

 

AJR 3: Clean Energy Task Force

 

Relating to: requiring the committees on assembly and senate organization to immediately appoint a joint task force on clean and renewable energy.

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Rules

Previous Session(s): 2015 2013

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

 

AB 287: Sober Living Residences

 

Relating to: sober living residences and making an appropriation

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Press Release

Hearing Request

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Health

Previous Session(s): 2015

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

 

AB 320/SB 244: Biking as State Exercise

 

Relating to: designating bicycling as the state exercise

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on State Affairs

Previous Session(s): 2015

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 404: Directing LAB to conduct an audit of the sexual assault kit backlog  

Relating to: directing an audit of the testing of sexual assault kits in Wisconsin

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Joint Legislative Audit Committee

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 405: required WI DOJ to report data on rape kit testing annually  

Relating to: collection and reporting of data regarding sexual assault forensic evidence kits

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on State Affairs

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 406: increased penalty for repeat sexual assault offenders

 

Relating to: classification of sexual assault offenses and providing criminal penalties

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 407: sexual assault statute of limitations

 

Relating to: the statute of limitations for a second degree sexual assault

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Judiciary

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 408: Sexual Assault Victim Bill of Rights

 

 

Relating to: creating a sexual assault victim bill of rights

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 425: Defining stealthing

 

Relating to: the definition of consent in sexual assault cases

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Press Release

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 445/SB 359: Badger Health Benefit Authority

 

Relating to: the Badger Health Benefit Authority, health benefit exchange operation, granting rule-making, and providing a criminal penalty

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Insurance

Previous Session(s): 2015

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 446/SB 352: Campaign contribution limits

 

Relating to: establishing campaign contribution limits for contributions to certain persons

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 447/SB 353: Campaign contribution limits

 

Relating to: decreasing individual and candidate committee contributions for statewide officeholders

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 482: Legalization of marijuana

 

Relating to: marijuana possession, regulation of marijuana distribution and cultivation, medical marijuana, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana, making appropriations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing criminal penalties

Follow this link to Legalize Opportunity!

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Previous Session(s): 2015 2013

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

 

AB 616*: Prohibiting

Bump Stocks

 

Relating to: prohibiting firearm accessories that accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm and providing a criminal penalty

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Press Release

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 682: Free tampons in schools and public buildings

 

Relating to: provision of feminine hygiene products in state and local buildings and school buildings

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Press Release

Op-Ed

Referred to: Assembly Committee on State Affairs

Previous Session(s): 2015

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 683: Removing the tampon tax

 

Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Press Release

Op-Ed

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Ways and Means

Previous Session(s): 2015

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AJR 92: Runaway Prevention Month

 

Relating to: proclaiming November 2017 as Runaway Prevention Month in Wisconsin

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Rules

Previous Session(s): 2013

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 814: $15 minimum wage

 

Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local minimum wage ordinances, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Press Release

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Labor

Previous Session(s): 2015

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 831/SB 734: Teen Dating Violence Education

 

Relating to: teen dating violence prevention education

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Education

Previous Session(s): 2015 2013

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 1025/SB 822: Gun Purchase Victim Notification

 

Relating to: notifying victims of felonies and petitioners in certain injunction actions when the perpetrator of the felony or the subject of the injunction attempts to illegally purchase a handgun

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

AB 1051: Lethal Violence Protective Orders (LVPO)

 

Relating to: lethal violence protective temporary restraining orders and injunctions and providing criminal penalties

Co-Sponsorship Memo

Press Release

Referred to: Assembly Committee on Judiciary

 

 

3/28/18: failed to pass pursuant to SJR 1

 *Rep. Sargent is a leading Co-Author of this bill