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SB 618 - School Voucher Program Expansion - Key Vote

Wisconsin Key Votes

Dan Kapanke voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (59-35) - (Key vote)

Title: School Voucher Program Expansion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with a Senate bill that increases the cap on the number of students in Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, a private school voucher program, from 15,000 students to 22,500 students. The bill also allows students and siblings of students who are already enrolled in the program and whose family income is up to 2.2 times of the federal poverty level to continue in the program. The bill also requires that participating private schools be accredited and participate in national standardized exams. Additionally, the bill increases from $2,000 to $2,250, the amount paid under the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education Program (SAGE) for each low-income pupil.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-13) - (Key vote)

Title: School Voucher Program Expansion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases the cap on the number of students in Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, a private school voucher program, from 15,000 students to 22,500 students. The bill also allows students and siblings of students who are already enrolled in the program and whose family income is up to 2.2 times of the federal poverty level to continue in the program. The bill also requires that participating private schools be accredited and participate in national standardized exams. Additionally, the bill increases from $2,000 to $2,250, the amount paid under the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education Program (SAGE) for each low-income pupil.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: School Voucher Program Expansion

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Co-sponsors

  • Sheryl K. Albers (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brett H. Davis (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jason M. Fields (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John G. Gard (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Curt Gielow (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Honadel (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael D. 'Mike' Huebsch (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jean L. Hundertmark (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne E. Jeskewitz (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Theodore J. Kanavas (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas A. Lothian (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Moulton (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry M. Musser (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott Newcomer (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ann M. Nischke (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey T. 'Jeff' Plale (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Cathy Stepp (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jeffrey A. 'Jeff' Stone (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Debra L. 'Debi' Towns (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Leah Vukmir (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Ziegelbauer (WI - D) (Out Of Office)
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