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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>
 
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==
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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>
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===2013-2014===
 
===2013-2014===
 
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
 
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Revision as of 15:58, 3 February 2014

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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]

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Joint Finance Committee Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (12)
Jennifer ShillingAlberta Darling, Co-chair
Robert WirchLuther Olsen
Cory MasonSheila Harsdorf
Jon RichardsJoseph Leibham
Mary Lazich
Glenn Grothman
John Nygren, Co-chair
Patricia Strachota
Dale Kooyenga
Dean Knudson
Daniel LeMahieu
John Klenke

2011-2012 Session

2009-2010 Session

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