Governor Walker Signs Two Bills Into Law
Senate Bills 7 and 12 were signed into law today.
Madison – Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bills 7 and 12 into law today at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Senate Bill 7 relates to expiration dates of renewed licenses to carry a concealed weapon and Senate Bill 12 relates to multiple jurisdiction health departments.
Senate Bill 7 – Modifies renewal dates for concealed carry licenses. Under current law, concealed carry licenses are valid for five years from the date of issuance. Under this bill, if a person renews a license to carry a concealed weapon before the license expires, the renewed license is valid for five years from the expiration date of the license being renewed. Authored by Senator Devin LeMahieu (R – Oostburg) and Representative Mike Kuglitsch (R – New Berlin), the bill passed the Senate on a voice vote and was concurred by the Assembly with a vote of 92-7. It is Act 5.
Senate Bill 12 – Makes a technical change to 2015 Wisconsin Act 175, which allows counties and municipalities to consolidate health departments. This bill eliminates the requirement that a governing body for a multiple jurisdiction health department use either equalized valuation or per capita determination to prepare a budget of proposed expenditures for the ensuing fiscal year. Instead, this bill requires the governing body to determine a budget in a manner agreed upon by the governing bodies of the participating entities. Authored by Senator Duey Stroebel (R – Saukville) and Representative Robert Brooks (R – Saukville), the bill passed the Senate on a voice vote and was concurred by the Assembly on a voice vote. It is Act 6.
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