Tuesday, July 28, 2015

State Budget Finalized, Focus Turns to Fall Session

Cale Battles, a government relations coordinator with the State Bar of Wisconsin, at Rotunda Report,
"The State Bar will focus on a number of issues, including possible fall legislation on the Second Chance initiative, which would return 17-year-old nonviolent, first time offenders to juvenile court for certain low level offenses. The organization will also concentrate on the Criminal Procedure Code rewrite, a long time project of the Judicial Council, which will also be considered in the fall.

"The Business Law section has a number of legislative proposals that will be introduced this session. The section has been working on codifying two proposed uniform laws on Limited Liability Companies and the Revised Business Partnership Act. ...

"The Elder Law and Children in the Law sections continue to work on guardianship reform. ..."