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2021-2022 Legislation

The Department of Public Instruction reviews and monitors key legislation affecting schools, libraries, and the department. The attached Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (updated 7/01/21) provides an overview of all education and library related bills introduced in the 2021-2022 session. The spreadsheet also contains links to these bills, related fiscal estimates from the department, any departmental positions, and related acts and act summaries if the legislation is signed into law. Details on the state 2021-23 biennial budget is not contained in this spreadsheet, but is located at  

Additional information on the legislative session can be found on the Wisconsin State Legislature's web page including hearing schedules for legislative committees and the full session calendar


Summary of Wisconsin Acts by Legislative Council (Prior Legislative Sessions)

The full text of all acts and any related veto messages can also be found on the Wisconsin State Legislature's website.

Legislative Fiscal Bureau 2023 Informational Papers
The background papers below are provided as additional information on key topics. The complete list of Legislative Fiscal Bureau papers is available at


Federal Legislation


Additional Resources