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The Legislative Council is one of five nonpartisan legislative service agencies of the Wisconsin Legislature.  The staff is headed by Director Terry C. Anderson who reports to the Joint Legislative Council and the Joint Committee on Legislative Organization.

The duties of the Legislative Council are:

  • To provide nonpartisan legal, scientific and other research services and administrative support services to Joint Legislative Council study committees and other legislative standing committees and task forces;
  • To serve as the Rules Clearinghouse for review of all proposed administrative rules; and
  • To respond to research and information requests from legislators, legislative staff, other governmental agencies and other state legislatures in a confidential and nonpartisan manner.
Upcoming Study Committee Meetings
Date Committee Location Time
July 30 Symposia Series on Personal Property Tax 412 East 9:30 a.m.
July 31 Transfer of Structured Settlement Payments Lg. Conf. Rm. 10:00 a.m.
Aug 6 Subcommittee on Penalty Alignment and Organization of the Study Committee on the Review of Criminal Penalties LC Conf. Rm. 11:00 a.m.
Aug 13 State-Tribal Relations 411 South 10:00 a.m.
Aug 14 SAGE Program 411 South 10:00 a.m.
Aug 14 Review of Tax Incremental Financing 413 North 10:00 a.m.
Aug 20 Problem-Solving Courts, Alternatives & Diversions 411 South 10:00 a.m.
Aug 26 Adoption Disruption and Dissolution LC Conf. Rm. 9:00 a.m.
Aug 27 Review of WTCS Funding and Governance 411 South 10:00 a.m.


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