Legislation that has been introduced in Wisconsin this year that may be of interest to those in the Auction Industry.

Proposal: AB399 (-3361) View Bill History
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for various items used in the care of babies.

  • 9/6/2023: Read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means

Proposal: AB90 (-2034) View Bill History
relating to: third-party processing of applications for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants and granting rulemaking authority. (This bill could apply to auctioneers as well)

  • 9/6/2023: Executive action taken

Proposal: SB353 (-3542) View Bill History
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety items.

  • 8/24/2023: Senator Wirch added as a coauthor

Proposal: SB148 (-1879) View Bill History
relating to: the sale or rental of soda water beverage equipment and coin-operated vending machines.

  • 8/24/2023: Representative Penterman withdrawn as a cosponsor

Proposal: AB368 (-0110) View Bill History
relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a penalty.

Proposal: SB372 (-3885) View Bill History
relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a penalty.

Proposal: SB372 (-3885) View Bill History
relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a penalty.

  • 8/9/2023: Read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety

Proposal: SB351 (-3521) View Bill History
relating to: creating a sales and use tax exemption for the sale of certain memberships to a real estate broker.

Proposal: AB352 (-3503) View Bill History
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety items.

Proposal: SB135 (-0117) View Bill History
relating to: reciprocal credentials. 7/26/2023: Licensing, Constitution and FederalismScheduled an Executive Session

Proposal: AB353 (-3332) View Bill History
relating to: creating a sales and use tax exemption for the sale of certain memberships to a real estate broker.

Proposal: SB135 (-0117) View Bill History
relating to: reciprocal credentials.

Proposal: AB352 (-3503) View Bill History
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety items.

Proposal: SB353 (-3542) View Bill History
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety items.

Proposal: AB353 (-3332) View Bill History
relating to: creating a sales and use tax exemption for the sale of certain memberships to a real estate broker.

  • 7/17/2023: Read first time and referred to Committee on Ways and Means
  • 7/17/2023: Read first time and referred to Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions

Proposal: SB363 (-3731) View Bill History
relating to: permits for the overweight transport of pig iron.

Proposal: AB304 (-3533) View Bill History
relating to: creating the Division of Alcohol Beverages attached to the Department of Revenue; the regulation of alcohol beverages and enforcement of alcohol beverage laws; interest restrictions relating to, and authorized activities of, brewers, brewpubs, wineries, manufacturers, rectifiers, wholesalers, and retailers; shipping alcohol beverages by means of fulfillment houses and common carriers; the consumption of alcohol beverages in a public place; creating a no-sale event venue permit; creating an operator’s permit; liquor licenses transferred from one municipality to another; retailers’ authorized activities; liquor license quotas; the safe ride program; the presence of underage persons and conduct of other business on licensed premises; the occupational tax on alcohol beverages; repealing a rule promulgated by the Department of Revenue; granting rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.

Proposal: AB151 (-2492) View Bill History
relating to: workforce metrics.

  • 6/9/2023: LRB correction
  • 6/9/2023: Report correctly enrolled on 6-9-2023

Proposal: AB142 (-1580) View Bill History
relating to: restrictions on use or sale of motor vehicles based on power source.

  • 6/9/2023: Report correctly enrolled on 6-9-2023

Proposal: AB147 (-2176) View Bill History
relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and requiring approval by the Joint Committee on Finance of certain federally authorized unemployment benefits.

  • 6/9/2023: Report correctly enrolled on 6-9-2023

Proposal: AB150 (-2694) View Bill History
relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law, federal Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment grants, and granting rule-making authority.

  • 6/9/2023: Report correctly enrolled on 6-9-2023

Proposal: AB152 (-2493) View Bill History
relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law and authorizing the secretary of administration to transfer employees from any executive branch agency to the Department of Workforce Development for certain purposes.

  • 6/12/2023: LRB correction
  • 6/12/2023: Report correctly enrolled on 6-12-2023

Proposal: AB149 (-2178) View Bill History
relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law.

  • 6/12/2023: Report correctly enrolled on 6-12-2023

Proposal: AB202 (-0363) View Bill History
relating to: investigations of conviction records by the Department of Safety and Professional Services for purposes of determining eligibility for credentials and granting rule-making authority.

  • 6/8/2023: Read first time and referred to committee on Licensing, Constitution and Federalism

Proposal: AB206 (-0462) View Bill History
relating to: requiring the Department of Safety and Professional Services to post certain credential information on its website.

  • 6/8/2023: Read first time and referred to committee on Licensing, Constitution and Federalism

Proposal: AB200 (-0365) View Bill History
relating to: biennial report on various metrics related to the issuance of occupational credentials.

  • 6/7/2023: Read a second time
  • 6/7/2023: Ordered to a third reading
  • 6/7/2023: Rules suspended
  • 6/7/2023: Read a third time and passed, Ayes 63, Noes 33, Paired 2
  • 6/7/2023: Ordered immediately messaged
  • 6/7/2023: Received from Assembly

Proposal: AB142 (-1580) View Bill History
relating to: restrictions on use or sale of motor vehicles based on power source.

  • 6/7/2023: Read a second time
  • 6/7/2023: Ordered to a third reading
  • 6/7/2023: Rules suspended to give bill its third reading
  • 6/7/2023: Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 22, Noes 11
  • 6/7/2023: Ordered immediately messaged
  • 6/7/2023: Received from Senate concurred in

Proposal: SB274 (-2098) View Bill History
relating to: the amount and distribution of the real estate transfer fee. 5/30/2023: Fiscal estimate received

Proposal: AB277 (-2921) View Bill History
relating to: the amount and distribution of the real estate transfer fee.

Proposal: AB172 (-0281) View Bill History
relating to: a sole proprietor employee tax credit and granting rule-making authority.

Proposal: SB162 (-2470) View Bill History
relating to: a sole proprietor employee tax credit and granting rule-making authority.

Proposal: SB231 (-2680) View Bill History
relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law.

Proposal: AB149 (-2178) View Bill History
relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law.

Proposal: AB172 (-0281) View Bill History
relating to: a sole proprietor employee tax credit and granting rule-making authority.

Proposal: AB277 (-2921) View Bill History
relating to: the amount and distribution of the real estate transfer fee.

  • 5/17/2023: Read first time and referred to Committee on Housing and Real Estate

Proposal: AB122 (-2205) View Bill History
relating to: issuance of temporary motor vehicle operation plates and permits to dealers and providing a penalty.

Proposal: SB233 (-2696) View Bill History
relating to: the amount of benefits received under the unemployment insurance law.

  • 5/10/2023: LRB correction

Proposal: AB206 (-0462) View Bill History
relating to: requiring the Department of Safety and Professional Services to post certain credential information on its website. 5/10/2023: Public hearing held

Proposal: SB89 (-0055) View Bill History
relating to: depositing sales tax revenue from the sale of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts, accessories, and services into the transportation fund.

Proposal: SB191 (-2567) View Bill History
relating to: investigations of conviction records by the Department of Safety and Professional Services for purposes of determining eligibility for credentials and granting rule-making authority.

  • 4/3/2023: Read first time and referred to Committee on Licensing, Constitution and Federalism

Proposal: AB88 (-1928) View Bill History
relating to: depositing sales tax revenue from the sale of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts, accessories, and services into the transportation fund.

Proposal: AB88 (-1928) View Bill History
relating to: depositing sales tax revenue from the sale of motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts, accessories, and services into the transportation fund.

  • 3/8/2023: Read first time and referred to Committee on Transportation

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