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File #: 161645    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/28/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation requiring the Wisconsin State Legislature to require mandatory, periodic, and uniform testing for the presence of lead in the water of all State-licensed child care facilities and all schools (public, private, and charter).
Sponsors: ALD. PEREZ, ALD. BOHL, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. STAMPER
Indexes: LEAD POISONING, STATE LEGISLATION, WATER
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/6/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/20170 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Sponsor added: Ald. Stamper II
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
3/20/20170 CITY CLERK Sponsor added   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/20/20170 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsors Ald. Perez and Johnson Added sponsors w/o objections: Bauman Murphy
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/1/20170 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
161645
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. PEREZ, BOHL, JOHNSON, HAMILTON, BAUMAN, MURPHY AND STAMPER II
Title
Resolution directing Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation requiring the Wisconsin State Legislature to require mandatory, periodic, and uniform testing for the presence of lead in the water of all State-licensed child care facilities and all schools (public, private, and charter).
Analysis
This resolution directs Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby for State law to require mandatory, periodic, and uniform testing for the presence of lead in the water of all State-licensed daycare facilities and all schools (public, private, and charter).
Body
Whereas, The State of Wisconsin licenses child care facilities; and

Whereas, The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction regulates all schools (public, private, and charter); and

Whereas, Safe drinking water for the infants and children of Wisconsin is of utmost importance; and

Whereas, The infrastructure used for delivering drinking water in many communities throughout Wisconsin includes privately-owned lead water-service lines connecting buildings to water mains, as well as interior plumbing in buildings that may leach lead into the drinking water; and

Whereas, Some buildings are at an increased risk for lead in drinking water due to characteristics of the plumbing at individual buildings; and

Whereas, Consumption of lead poses a significant risk to public health and safety, with infants, young children, and pregnant women being at the greatest risk of complications from exposure to lead; and

Whereas, Other communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and Washington, D.C., have been placed in the national spotlight for their residents being exposed to high levels of contaminants and unsafe drinking water, putting their residents at risk of public health crises...

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