Maintained by the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB), this page provides an overview of recent and upcoming activities in the Wisconsin Legislature. The LRB revises its content weekly. Links to more detailed information are highlighted in the text.
The Wisconsin Legislature stands adjourned at the conclusion of the 2011-12 legislative session's final general business floorperiod which ended on March 15. The 2013-14 legislative session will commence on January 7, 2013.
Recall elections will take place on June 5 for the following offices:
Senate District 13
Senate District 21
Senate District 23
Senate District 29
The Government Accountability Board is predicting that between 60 and 65% of Wisconsin voters will turn out for the June 5 recall elections, representing between 2.6 and 2.8 million people. The estimate is higher than the 2010 General Election for Governor (49.7%) but lower than the 2008 General Election for President of the United States (69.2%).
For details of upcoming committee meetings, see the Schedule of Committee Activities.
During the 2011-12 legislative session, 286 acts have been signed into law. They can be found under the acts section of the Legislative Documents site. All enrolled bills from the current session have now either been signed into law or vetoed.
The Library recommends the following resources on current events:
For more information about Legislative Service Agency publications, see the left panel of the Spotlight index page.
Last revised: April 18, 2013