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{{wisconsin joint legislative committees}}{{tnr}} The '''Joint Finance Committee''' is a [[standing committee]] of the [[Wisconsin State Legislature]].
 
{{wisconsin joint legislative committees}}{{tnr}} The '''Joint Finance Committee''' is a [[standing committee]] of the [[Wisconsin State Legislature]].
  
The Joint Finance Committee approved [[Wisconsin Assembly Bill 11, the "Scott Walker Budget Repair Bill" (2011)|Assembly Bill 11, the "Scott Walker Budget Repair Bill"]] on Wednesday, February 16, leading to [[Union protests in Madison, Wisconsin over Gov. Scott Walker's Budget Repair Bill|union protests]] that attracted national attention.<ref>[http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_697492ec-3a9a-11e0-9c39-001cc4c002e0.html ''Wisconsin State Journal,'' "Committee passes Walker's budget bill; now moves to Senate ", February 17, 2011]</ref>
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The Joint Finance Committee approved [[Wisconsin Assembly Bill 11, the "Scott Walker Budget Repair Bill" (2011)|Assembly Bill 11, the "Scott Walker Budget Repair Bill"]] on Wednesday, February 16, leading to [[Union protests in Madison, Wisconsin over Gov. Scott Walker's Budget Repair Bill|union protests]] that attracted national attention.<ref>[http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_697492ec-3a9a-11e0-9c39-001cc4c002e0.html ''Wisconsin State Journal,'' "Committee passes Walker's budget bill; now moves to Senate ," February 17, 2011]</ref>
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==Function==
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{{Quote|All bills introduced in either house of the legislature for the appropriation of money, providing for revenue or relating to taxation shall be referred to the joint committee on finance before being passed.<ref>[http://docs.legis.wi.gov/statutes/statutes/13/I/09 ''Wisconsin State Legislature'', "Revised Statutes," accessed February 3, 2014](Statute 13.093)</ref>}}
  
 
==Membership==
 
==Membership==
===2013-2014===
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The Joint Finance Committee is composed of eight senators and eight representatives, each appointed by the same method as their respective chambers.<ref>[http://docs.legis.wi.gov/statutes/statutes/13/I/09 ''Wisconsin State Legislature'', "Revised Statutes," accessed February 3, 2014](Statute 13.09)</ref>
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
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===2015 legislative session===
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The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.
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{{Committee members, SLP
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|Committee= Joint Finance Committee
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|year= 2015
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|Dem1= Lena Taylor
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|Dem2= Jon Erpenbach
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|Dem3= Chris Taylor
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|Dem4= Gordon Hintz
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|Rep1= Alberta Darling
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|Repchair1= Co-Chair
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|Rep3= Luther Olsen
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|Repchair3= Vice-Chair
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|Rep7= Sheila Harsdorf
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|Rep4= Dale Kooyenga
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|Repchair4 = Vice-Chair
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|Rep5= Leah Vukmir
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|Rep6= Tom Tiffany
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|Rep2= John Nygren
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|Repchair2= Co-Chair
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|Rep8= Howard Marklein
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|Rep9= Amy Loudenbeck
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|Rep10= Dean Knudson
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|Rep11= Michael Schraa
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|Rep12= Mary Czaja
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}}
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===2013-2014===
 
{{Committee members, SLP
 
{{Committee members, SLP
 
|Committee= Joint Finance Committee
 
|Committee= Joint Finance Committee
 
|year= 2013
 
|year= 2013
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|Collapse = Yes
 
|Dem1= Jennifer Shilling
 
|Dem1= Jennifer Shilling
 
|Dem2= Robert Wirch
 
|Dem2= Robert Wirch
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==External links==
 
==External links==
  
* [http://legis.wisconsin.gov/Pages/comm-info.aspx?c=1036 Joint Finance Committee]
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* [http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2015/committees/joint/1384 Joint Finance Committee]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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{{Wisconsin State Assembly}}
 
{{Wisconsin State Assembly}}
 
[[Category:Joint Legislative Committees, Wisconsin State Legislature]]
 
[[Category:Joint Legislative Committees, Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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[[Category:Wisconsin state budget]]

Latest revision as of 13:52, 23 February 2015

Wisconsin
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Senate Committees
Assembly Committees
The Joint Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature.

The Joint Finance Committee approved Assembly Bill 11, the "Scott Walker Budget Repair Bill" on Wednesday, February 16, leading to union protests that attracted national attention.[1]

Function

All bills introduced in either house of the legislature for the appropriation of money, providing for revenue or relating to taxation shall be referred to the joint committee on finance before being passed.[2][3]

Membership

The Joint Finance Committee is composed of eight senators and eight representatives, each appointed by the same method as their respective chambers.[4]

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Joint Finance Committee Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (12)
Lena TaylorAlberta Darling, Co-Chair
Jon ErpenbachJohn Nygren, Co-Chair
Chris TaylorLuther Olsen, Vice-Chair
Gordon HintzDale Kooyenga, Vice-Chair
Leah Vukmir
Tom Tiffany
Sheila Harsdorf
Howard Marklein
Amy Loudenbeck
Dean Knudson
Michael Schraa
Mary Czaja

2013-2014

2011-2012 Session

2009-2010 Session

External links

References