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Department will hold hearing on proposed technical changes related to pupil transportation rules

Administrative Rules Hearing – PI 7 (Clearinghouse Rule 19-067)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019


DPI Media Line, (608) 266-3559

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is holding a public hearing to accept public testimony on proposed permanent rules related to technical changes to PI 7 as a result of 2017 Wisconsin Act 108 review of administrative rules and other changes.

The objective of this rule is to make technical changes to subchapter II of PI 7, which assists school districts in calculating the compensation to be provided in parents' contracts for transporting pupils to and from school, as a result of the Department’s review of administrative rules as required in 2017 Wisconsin Act 108. The rule changes are designed to update the rule by clarifying current rule language and eliminating language that is duplicative of statutes.

Those intending to testify at the hearing will be required to present photo identification at the security desk near the Webster Street public entrance. Those using the building’s Butler Street handicapped accessible entrance should press a doorbell for admittance and check in with security.

Written comments received no later than July 26 will be given the same consideration as testimony presented at the hearing. Written comments on the emergency and proposed permanent rules may be made via the department’s form for submitting public comment, Questions or additional testimony on the rules may be sent by email to the department’s administrative rules coordinator or by U.S. mail to Carl Bryan, administrative rules coordinator, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.

The text of the proposed rules is available on the department’s administrative rules website,, or the Wisconsin Legislature's Clearinghouse Rules site at

WHAT: Public hearing on rules about compensation for transporting pupils

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 26, 2019

WHERE: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (GEF3), 125 South Webster Street, Room P41, Madison, WI 53703


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