WRA Legislative Alert: WRA Legislative Agenda Moving Along

 Joe Murray  |    January 18, 2016

The WRA has several important pieces of pro-homeowner, property owner, and consumer-friendly legislation moving through the legislature this winter. Watch for and respond to WRA Calls-for-Action over the next few months. Your support is crucial and will make a real difference.


  • Right to Rent Bill (AB 583/SB 446): Allows homeowners to rent their homes for seven days or longer, subject to reasonable regulations.
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law/Chapter 452 Modernization (AB 456/SB 375): Updates Chapter 452 of the Wisconsin Statutes to address a number of key issues impacting the real estate industry.
  • Private Property Rights Package (AB 582/SB 464): Better protects private property rights by improving the regulatory environment at both the state and local levels. 
  • Landlord-Tenant Bill (AB 568/SB 445): Modifies current landlord-tenant law to better protect the interests of both tenants and landlords, including the option to expedite evictions for criminal activity.
  • Chapter 30 Reform Package (AB 600/SB 459): Makes a number of changes to the Wisconsin statutes that regulate activities near navigable waterways.

What's in play

These bills and others will be making their way through the legislature in January and February. Watch for more information.

Bill status 

In the Senate/Assembly for voting.

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