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LRB-1760 (“Return of Library Materials” bill) is now SB466/AB609
Identical bills to change s. 43.30 have been introduced in the Senate and Assembly to provide clear statutory support for libraries choosing to employ collection agencies or some variant of law enforcement assistance for the purpose of assisting in the return of items and collection of amounts due to the library. To find out if your legislators are on the committees to which the proposal has been assigned, and for background and talking points, READ MORE.

Upcoming Events

February 8, 2016
Portrait of a Legislative Success Story 
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Madison Public Library, Room 301

February 9, 2016
Library Legislative Day
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Concourse Hotel

February 9, 2016
WLA's 125th Anniversary Kickoff
Capitol Rotunda
Noon - 1:00 p.m. 

February 11, 2016
WLA Membership Committee Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
via GoToMeeting 

February 12, 2016
WLA Board of Directors Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WLA Chester Room 

February 12, 2016
WLA LITA Committee Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
via GoToMeeting

February 16, 2016
WAAL Conference Committee Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
via GoToMeeting

February 16, 2016
WLA Conference Committee Meeting
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee 

February 16, 2016
YSS Leadership Meeting
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
via GoToMeeting

February 17, 2016
WLA/Wisconsin Historical Foundation Meeting
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
WLA Chester Room

February 20, 2016
WLTF Leadership Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
via GoToMeeting

February 24, 2016
WLA 125th Task Force Meeting
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
WLA Chester Room and
via GoToMeeting 

February 25, 2016
WAPL Leadership Meeting
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
via GoToMeeting
 

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