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2019-2020 Legislation

The Department of Public Instruction's Policy and Budget Team analyzes and monitors key legislation affecting schools, libraries, and the department. To view education and library related bills introduced in the 2019-2020 session and whether the department has taken a formal position. If a bill has an Act number assigned to it under column F of the attached document, the bill has been passed by both houses and signed into law by the governor.

The team works closely with the department's Legislative Liaison, Dee Pettack, who can answer legislative questions or concerns. Legislative inquiries should be directed to Dee Pettack via email or phone at (608) 267-1063.

Informational Hearings

 

Assembly Bills

 

Assembly Bill 67  Information on the School District and School Accountability Report

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Assembly Bill 110 Dyslexia Guidebook

Assembly Bill 129 Virtual Instruction

Senate Bills

 

Senate Bill 55  The Minority Teacher Loan Program

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2019 Acts signed into Law

Act Number Bill Number Topic
1 SB 19 Terminology Changes (Fitzgerald) Terminology changes for those with an intellectual disability in administrative rules

Legislative Council Memos Summarizing Acts Signed Into Law

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

Legislative Fiscal Bureau 2019 Informational Papers

For questions about this information, contact Dee Pettack (608) 267-1063