The Department of Public Instruction's Policy and Budget Team analyzes and monitors key legislation affecting schools, libraries, and the department. The team works closely with the department's Legislative Liaison, Dee Pettack, who can answer legislative questions or concerns. Legislative inquiries should be directed to Dee Pettack via email or phone at (608) 267-1063.

2015-16 Session

To view education and library related bills introduced in the 2015-2016 session and whether the department has taken a formal position, click here. If a bill has an Act number assigned to it under column E of the attached document, the bill has been passed by both houses and signed into law by the governor.  

Informational Hearing Materials


2015 Assembly Bills


2015 Senate Bills

  • Senate Bill 1 - School Accountability


2015 Acts Signed Into Law

Act Number
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Legislative Council Memos Summarizing Acts Signed Into Law

The full text of all acts and any related veto messages can be found on the Legislative Reference Bureau's website.


Legislative Fiscal Bureau 2015 Informational Papers



For questions about this information, contact Dee Pettack (608) 267-1063