FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 19, 2017
Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839
Governor Walker Signs Senate Bill 293 Into Law
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 293 into law today at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.
Senate Bill 293 – makes several technical changes to the state’s voucher programs. It streamlines, simplifies, and clarifies statutory language regulating program administration, pupil eligibility, school responsibilities, and reporting requirements. Authored by Senator Luther Olsen (R-Ripon), Senator Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee), Representative Joel Kitchens (R-Sturgeon Bay), and Representative Jason Fields (D-Glendale), the bill passed the Senate with a vote of 28-5 and was concurred by the Assembly with a vote of 67-30. It is Act 36.