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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
Dec. 4 State-Tribal Relations 411 South 10:00 a.m.
Dec. 15 Supporting Healthy Early Brain Development   10:00 a.m.
Dec. 16 Adoption Disruption and Dissolution LC Conf. Room 10:00 a.m.
Dec. 18 Review of Criminal Penalties 411 South 10:00 a.m.


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