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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book
(1956)

The state government: legislative branch,   pp. [279]-304 PDF (7.0 MB)


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COMMITTEE ON RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
   This special joint legislative committee was created by Chapter
221, Laws of 1955. It consists of 2 senators and 3 assemblymen,
appointed as are standing committees in both houses of the legis-
lature for terms of 2 years expiring on May 1 of each odd-numbered
year. The committee has advisory powers only and its function is
to promote the adequate and proper rules by state agencies and
the understanding by the public of such rules. It may recommend
to the state agencies suggested changes in rules. The committee
may hold public hearings and make investigations, and may sub-
poena witnesses.
  A biennial report is to be made to the Legislative Council, legisla-
ture, and the Governor. This report is to contain a description of
the activities and recommendations of the committee.
        STATE INSTITUTIONS, COMMITTEE TO VISIT
Members: SENATOR DRAHEIM, chairman; ASSEMBLYMAN STONE, secre-
    tary; SENATORS BICE and PRANGE; ASSEMBLYMEN BALZER and LYNCH;
    ASSEMBLYWOMAN RAIHLE.
Office: State Capitol.
Publication: Report, 1953.
  The 1947 Legislature, by Chapter 525, created this joint legis-
lative committee consisting of 3 senators and 4 assemblymen ap-
pointed as are committees in each house. The committee visits
public institutions and reports to the legislature as to the needs of
any institution. A member of the committee is represented on the
State Building Commission.
  RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, JOINT SURVEY COMMITTEE ON
Members: SENATOR PADRUTT, chairman; J. R. WEDLAKE, assistant At-
    torney General, secretary; SENATOR O'BRIEN; ASSEMBLYMEN NUERN-
    BERG and PEABODY; J. J. McCoRMICK, actuary Insurance Depart-
    ment; FREDERICK N. MACMILLIN, member of the public.
Office: State Capitol.
Publications: Reports on bills referred to it appeared in 1953 and
     1955. Senate and Assembly Journals, various dates; compilation
     of reports on 1953 legislative proposals.
  In 1947, by Chapter 376, the legislature created this committee,
with a membership of 7: 2 members from the senate and 2 from
the assembly are appointed as are standing committees; an assist-
ant Attorney General; a member of the public appointed by the
Governor and the Commissioner of Insurance or an experienced
actuary in his department.
  No bill creating or modifying any system for the retirement of
public employes shall be acted upon by the legislature until it has
been referred to this committee, and the committee shall have sub-
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