Buy Wisconsin

2017 Assembly Bill 45

The Buy Wisconsin Bill would establish a preference for state and local government to purchase materials and services from Wisconsin-based businesses by setting minimum contracting goals that not less than twenty (20%) percent of a fiscal year’s purchases be procured from Wisconsin-based businesses.

In addition, this bill would require the Department of Administration to begin collecting information about the domicile of all business entities the state conducts business with and sets the goal local governments not purchase less from state-based businesses than the prior year.

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