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2019-2020 Legislation

The Department of Public Instruction's Legislative and Policy Outreach Team reviews and monitors key legislation affecting schools, libraries, and the department.   The attached Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (updated 10/06/20) provides an overview of all education and library related bills introduced in the 2019-2020 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.  In addition, this End of Session memo provides a summary of selected key education-related bills that were enacted in this session

Additional information on the legislative session can be found on the Wisconsin State Legislature's web page at [Revised 2/14/20].  Hearing schedules for legislative committees can be accessed at and the full session calendar

The department's Legislative Liaison, Grant Huber, can answer legislative questions or concerns. Legislative inquiries should be directed to Grant Huber  or phone at (608) 267-2003

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 2019 Informational Papers

The background papers below are provided as additional information on key topics.

For questions about this information, contact Grant Huber (608) 267-2003, Jennifer Kammerud (608) 266-7073