The following bills were signed by Gov. Scott Walker over the past several months:
Assembly Bill 60 (Act 111) – Provides that under state classified service the word “engineer” can only be used as a classification title if the employed individual is either a registered professional engineer with the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors; or has a bachelor of science degree in engineering. Authored by Sen. Steve Nass (R-Whitewater) and Rep. Tom Weatherston (R-Caledonia).
Assembly Bill 494 (Act 112) - Allows local public officials to receive items of value from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation or the Department of Tourism for the purpose of promoting trade or hosting individuals to promote business, economic development, or tourism. Authored by Nass and Rep. Tyler August (R-Lake Geneva).