The Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities held an executive session on Thursday, February 6, and heard the following bills related to UW System:
- AB 684– Tuition Grants: veteran-related tuition grants for certain veterans and dependents enrolled in private nonprofit institutions of higher education and making an appropriation. Passed including Amendment 1 in a 16-0 vote.
- AB 801– Freshwater Collaborative: funding a University of Wisconsin System freshwater collaborative and making an appropriation. Passed in a 16-0 vote.
- AB 800– Groundwater Quality: supporting the Center for Watershed Science and Education, creating a hydrogeologist position, funding research on phosphorus recovery and reuse, creating grant programs for counties to test wells and provide public education, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. Passed including Amendment 1 in a 16-0 vote.