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Dean Knudson

Republican — Representative — District 30
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Dean Knudson represents Assembly District 30 in the Wisconsin Assembly, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 110 bills.

2010 58170.73
2012 46009.56

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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News and Blog Coverage

Assembly passes limits to DNA collection

The Assembly has passed a bill that would limit collection of DNA upon arrest to cases of violent felonies. Rep. Dean Knudson, R-Hudson, said that while he understands the desire for law enforcement to use all the tools necessary to solve crimes, the recent revelations of sprawling government surveillance into ...

Split JFC approves money for student information system over objections on data collected

The Joint Finance Committee signed off on giving the Department of Public Instruction $7.1 million for a statewide student information system over objections from some members on what information would be collected. The committee voted 8-7 to approve the $7.1 million, while holding off on giving DPI another $984,200 the ...

Another protester escorted out

Rep. Dean Knudson, R-Hudson, was disputing a Dem characterization of the GOP plan when another protester disrupted the hearing and was escorted out. Knudsen pointed out the GOP plan spends significantly less taxpayer money overall when adding in federal money, which he pointed out comes from taxpayers as well. The ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • AB 910

    the authority of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection related to the inspection for, and abatement of, pests on properties that are not agricultural lands or agricultural business premises.

  • AJR 116

    proclaiming May 16, 17, and 18, 2014, Syttende Mai Weekend.

  • AB 853

    the return of a seized firearm to the person who owns the firearm.

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  • AJR 102

    recognizing Dr. Norman Borlaug for his role in advancing agriculture by developing new wheat varieties and helping to improve the food security of developing nations worldwide.

  • AB 807

    procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.

  • AB 782

    ordinances, variances, and rules relating to the constructing or altering of, or adding to, public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, the creation of a building code council, and inspections of public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, and granting rule-making authority.

Recent Votes

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SB 565

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 89, Noes 1, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8998.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 300

Read a third time and concurred in as amended, Ayes 75, Noes 18, Paired 2

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7580.0
•••No: 1819.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 300

Refused to reject Assembly Amendment 1, Ayes 40, Noes 54

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 4042.0
•••No: 5457.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 20

Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 56, Noes 38

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5659.0
•••No: 3840.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 5

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 92, Noes 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9298.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
AB 444

Read a third time and passed, Ayes 93, Noes 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 93100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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