Senator Lena Taylor’s 2017 Legislative Agenda

April 24, 2017

 

LOVE & FAITH:

1.       Hubs (LRB 0384)

2.       Community health workers (LRB 1165)

3.       State Composting regulation

4.       Food deserts à grant funding (LRB 0709)

Lead Poisoning:

5.       Lead pipe disclosure à for renters and at time of sale (LRB 0250)

6.       Lead testing (LRB 1076)

7.       Lead service line replacement tax credit (LRB 1252)

8.       Municipal fee for lead service line replacement (LRB 1253)

9.       Bottled water and filters through WIC

10.   Lead service line removal funding (LRB 2073)

11.   School district lead test (LRB 2071)

12.   Lead abatement for daycare license (LRB 2184)

13.   Water utility enabling legislation (LRB 1262) à Cowles lead bill (SB 48)

Revocation Reform:

14.   Revocation by poverty à cannot be revoked for inability to pay restitution/fees (LRB 1037)

15.   Smart revocation (LRB 0847)

Fresh Start:

16.   Voter rights restoration à to all individuals upon release from prison (LRB 0505)

17.   Notification of voter rights à require DOC to notify ex-offenders when their voting rights are restored & automatically registering them to vote. (LRB 0707)

18.   Uniform Collateral Consequences of Convictions Act à Allowed to petition court of certain restoration of rights after 3 years since conviction or release.  (LRB 0684)

19.   Remove information from CCAP if not guilty (LRB 0479)

20.   Removing civil judgements from CCAP (LRB 0478)

21.   Restrict public access for municipal CCAP

22.   Certificates of Qualified Employment à work readiness certification for offenders

23.   Extended supervision à max term cannot exceed 75% of the term of confinement for crimes other than class B & C felonies nor sex crimes.

24.    (LRB 0716)

25.   Expungement (LRB 0686)

26.   Ban the box (LRB 0286)

27.   Risk reduction programming à after a person has served 75% of their sentence and treatment plan, person is released to extended supervision. (LRB 0617)

28.   Independent pardon council (LRB 0237)

29.   Gun rights restoration à non-violent felons can possess weapons after 10 years off paper

30.   Rodney’s law à state agencies can’t discriminate on the basis of felony conviction

Criminal Justice Reform:

31.   DNA expungement if found not guilty (LRB 0314)

32.   Taxation by citation à prevents municipalities from levying excessive fines or tickets

33.   Recidivism Reduction Grants à for counties or municipalities that can show savings by reducing recidivism, reinvest those savings back into those programs. (LRB 1173)

34.   Fiscal estimates on criminal penalty bills (LRB 0697)

35.   Creation of Department of Human Rights à Renames DWD to DWDHR (DWD & Human Rights) à tracks discrimination

36.   Fraternization policies

37.   Solitary confinement ban

38.   DOC ombudsman

39.   Age & entrepreneurship training

40.   Slavery ban

41.   Assault on process server penalty enhancement (LRB 0225)

42.   Higher pay for attorneys that represent indigenous clients (AB 37)

43.   Add DWD to prison industries board (LRB 2024)

44.   DA Pro Bono work (AB 36)

45.   Municipal judge licensing (AB 33)

46.   12 Person Juries (AB 35)

47.   No arrest for sleeping in parks

Safe Streets Initiative:

48.   Cultural competency, mental health, de-escalation training for law enforcement (LRB 1174)

49.   Residency Requirement à for municipal employees (LRB 0713)

50.   COP houses

51.   Expand Shot Spotter in Milwaukee

52.   High Point model

53.   Racial profiling data collection (LRB 1007)

54.   Officer-Involved Shooting Update (LRB 1169)

Juvenile Corrections Reform:

55.   Juvenile solitary confinement ban (LRB 0705)

56.   Transfer Division of Juvenile Corrections to DCF (LRB 0708)

57.   Community-based visits

58.   Bring the kids home/close Lincoln Hills (LRB 2284)

59.   Milwaukee Grow Academy (LRB 2283)

60.   Lincoln Hills medication bill (LRB 0704)

Gun Safety:

61.   Universal background checks (LRB 0258)

62.   Microstamping bullets (LRB 0312)

63.   Mandatory liability insurance (LRB 0311)

64.   No fly, no buy (LRB 0315)

65.   Hate crimes gun ban à convicted of a hate crime = cannot own a gun anymore (LRB 0270)

66.   Concealed carry training increased (LRB 0310)

Other Corrections Bills:

67.   Racial impact statements (LRB 0694)

68.   Fair counting of incarcerated individuals (LRB 0710)

69.   Anti-shackling bill for pregnant and post-partum women in correctional facility (LRB 2609 & 2816)

70.   Require DOC to share treatment plans of inmates with victims (LRB 0313)

Education:

71.   Milwaukee Summer Reading Project (LRB 0226)

72.   Don’t expel our babies à 1st grade and younger (LRB 0706)

73.   Substitute teacher pay à More than 20 days, subs should be paid as a full-time teacher (LRB 0319)

74.   Cultural competency for teachers (LRB 1022)

75.   Restorative Justice in schools

76.   Repeal ban on felony convictions for parent volunteers

77.   Wraparound services in schools

78.   10th grade civics à with Wisconsin Eye

79.   Healthy Youth Act restoration (LRB 1005)

80.   Trauma-informed care

81.   Black history as part of history courses (LRB 1020)

82.   Wisconsin college application week (LRB 0227)

83.   Hmong history (AB 34)

Economic Sustainability:

84.   Tipped worker minimum wage (SB 87)

85.   WEDC Microtarget neighborhoods

86.   Social worker vehicle usage liability (LRB 0711)

87.   Transfer of titles for auto salvage (LRB 0998)

88.   36% cap on payday loans (LRB 0714)

89.   Inspection of gas pumps for credit card skimmers (LRB 2577)

90.   African American compact à reparations, building economic wealth

91.   Barber shop and beauty salon instructor license à managers of barber shops and beauty salons should get credit for supervisory hours towards their instructor license like on-the-job-training.

92.   Stadium follow-up

93.   Hemp

94.   Buy WI (SB 14)

95.   Roommate discrimination in housing (LRB 2546)

96.   Land Bank àcreates a Land Bank Authority for selling government owned properties for affordable housing, etc (LRB 0625)

97.   Entrepreneurial Assistance (SB 16)

Democracy:

98.   Voting Rights Act à constitutional amendment

99.   Penalties for Deceptive Election Practices (LRB 0320)

100.                        Online voter registration

101.                        Voter ID affidavit (LRB 0374)

Health:

102.                        Telemedicine

103.                        Baby Boxes à providing baby boxes to new parents across the state of Wisconsin

104.                        Medical marijuana (SB 38)

Misc. Bills

105.                        Indigenous people’s day (LRB 0874 &6080)

106.                        Equalized parenting time

107.                        Public notice requirements (SB 42)

108.                        Powdered alcohol (SB 71)

109.                      Darryl Dwayne Holloway Claim (LRB 0327)