State Sen. Scott Fitzgerald
Press Release

Fitzgerald Announces Committee Structure, Members

Democrat members on each committee will be appointed after recommendation by the Minority Leader.

By - Dec 28th, 2016 04:33 pm

[Madison, WI]  Today, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R – Juneau) announced his intention to make the following appointments and changes to the 2017-18 Joint and Senate Standing Committees to reflect changes in Senate membership:

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES

AGRICULTURE, SMALL BUSINESS & TOURISM

  • Senator Moulton (Chair)
  • Senator Tiffany (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Harsdorf
  • Senator Petrowski
  • Senator-Elect Testin

EDUCATION

  • Senator Olsen (Chair)
  • Senator Darling (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Nass
  • Senator Vukmir

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, COMMERCE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • Senator-Elect Feyen (Chair)
  • Senator Petrowski (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Darling
  • Senator-Elect Testin

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

  • Senator Vukmir (Chair)
  • Senator Moulton (Vice Chair)
  • Senator LeMahieu

INSURANCE, HOUSING & TRADE

  • Senator Lasee (Chair)
  • Senator Olsen (Vice Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Craig

 

NATURAL RESOURCES & ENERGY

  • Senator Cowles (Chair)
  • Senator Lasee (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Olsen

REVENUE, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS & RURAL ISSUES

  • Senator Marklein (Chair)
  • Senator LeMahieu (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Tiffany

SPORTING HERITAGE, MINING & FORESTRY

  • Senator Tiffany (Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Testin (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Moulton

TRANSPORTATION & VETERANS AFFAIRS

  • Senator Petrowski (Chair)
  • Senator Marklein (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Cowles

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS, TECHNOLOGY & CONSUMER PROTECTION

  • Senator Stroebel (Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Craig (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Kapenga

UNIVERSITIES & TECHNICAL COLLEGES

  • Senator Harsdorf (Chair)
  • Senator Nass (Vice Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Feyen

PUBLIC BENEFITS, LICENSING & STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONS

  • Senator Kapenga (Chair)
  • Senator Harsdorf (Vice Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Craig

LABOR & REGULATORY REFORM

  • Senator Nass (Chair)
  • Senator Wanggaard (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Lasee

ELECTIONS & UTILITIES

  • Senator LeMahieu (Chair)
  • Senator Kapenga (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Wanggaard

JUDICIARY & PUBLIC SAFETY

  • Senator Wanggaard (Chair)
  • Senator Vukmir (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Stroebel

FINANCIAL SERVICES, CONSTITUTION & FEDERALISM

  • Senator-Elect Craig (Chair)
  • Senator Stroebel (Vice Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Feyen

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, MILITARY AFFAIRS & SENIOR ISSUES

  • Senator-Elect Testin (Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Feyen (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Marklein

SENATE ORGANIZATION

  • Senator Fitzgerald (Chair) (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Roth (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Vukmir (Ex-Officio)

FINANCE

  • Senator Darling (Chair)
  • Senator Olsen (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Marklein
  • Senator Vukmir
  • Senator Tiffany
  • Senator Harsdorf

ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

  • Senator Nass (Chair)
  • Senator LeMahieu (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Stroebel

JOINT COMMITTEES AND ADDITIONAL APPOINTMENTS

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

  • Senator Darling (Co-Chair)
  • Senator Olsen (Vice Chair)
  • Senator Harsdorf
  • Senator Marklein
  • Senator Tiffany
  • Senator Vukmir

COMMITTEE FOR REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

  • Senator Nass (Co-Chair)
  • Senator LeMahieu
  • Senator Stroebel

COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS

  • Senator Roth (Co-Chair) (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Fitzgerald (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Darling (Ex-Officio)

COMMITTEE ON INFORMATION POLICY AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Senator Harsdorf (Co-Chair)
  • Senator Cowles
  • Senator Roth

LEGISLATIVE AUDIT COMMITTEE

  • Senator Cowles (Co-Chair)
  • Senator Darling (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Kapenga

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

  • Senator Roth (Co-Chair) (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Darling (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Fitzgerald (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Marklein (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Moulton
  • Senator Petrowski
  • Senator Wanggaard

REVIEW COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL PENALTIES

  • Senator Wanggaard (Co-Chair)

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE ORGANIZATION

  • Senator Roth (Co-Chair) (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Fitzgerald (Ex-Officio)
  • Senator Vukmir (Ex-Officio)

SURVEY COMMITTEE ON TAX EXEMPTIONS

  • Senator-Elect Feyen (Co-Chair)
  • Senator Tiffany

SURVEY COMMITTEE ON RETIREMENT SYSTEMS

  • Senator-Elect Testin (Co-Chair)
  • Senator-Elect Craig

LAW REVISION COMMITTEE

  • Senator Wanggaard (Co-Chair)
  • Senator LeMahieu

BUILDING COMMISSION

  • Senator Moulton
  • Senator Petrowski

WISCONSIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

  • Senator-Elect Feyen

Democrat members on each committee will be appointed after recommendation by the Minority Leader. The minority party Senator listed first for each committee will be the ranking minority member.

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) represents the 13th Senate District, which covers portions of Dodge, Jefferson, Waukesha, Washington, Dane, and Columbia counties.

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