Thursday, November 10, 2005
Ninety-Seventh Regular Session
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Gard in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Reverend Kathleen Connor of the United Church of Christ in Williams Bay.
Representative Turner led the membership in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Representative Kerkman introduced Casey Thornburgh from Lake Geneva, who sang the Star Spangled Banner from the rostrum.
The roll was taken.
The result follows:
Present - Representatives Ainsworth, Albers, Ballweg, Benedict, Berceau, Bies, Black, Boyle, Colon, Cullen, Davis, Fields, J. Fitzgerald, Freese, Friske, Gielow, Gottlieb, Grigsby, Gronemus, Gunderson, Gundrum, Hahn, Hebl, Hines, Honadel, Hubler, Huebsch, Hundertmark, Jeskewitz, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, Kleefisch, Krawczyk, Kreibich, Kreuser, Krusick, Lamb, F. Lasee, Lehman, LeMahieu, Loeffelholz, Lothian, McCormick, Meyer, Molepske, Montgomery, Moulton, Mursau, Musser, Nass, Nelson, Nerison, Nischke, Ott, Owens, Parisi, Petrowski, Pettis, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Rhoades, Richards, Schneider, Seidel, Sheridan, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Toles, Towns, Townsend, Travis, Turner, Van Akkeren, Van Roy, Vos, Vruwink, Vukmir, Ward, Wasserman, Wieckert, A. Williams, M. Williams, Wood, Young, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer and Speaker Gard - 96.
Absent with leave - Representatives Jensen and Underheim - 2.
Vacancies - 33rd Assembly District - 1.
Representative Gundrum asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Jensen and Underheim. Granted.
Representative Gundrum asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Towns. Granted.
Representative Turner asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Steinbrink and Wasserman. Granted.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 617 offered by Representative Gunderson.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 622 offered by committee on Ways and Means.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 622 offered by committee on Ways and Means.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 802 offered by Representative Rhoades.
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 823
Relating to: motor vehicle dealers.
To committee on Transportation.
The committee on Small Business reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 746
Relating to: liens for metal fabrication tool builders and metal parts manufacturers and destruction of metal fabrication tools.
Ayes: 8 - Representatives Van Roy, Honadel, M. Williams, Ballweg, Mursau, Sheridan, Fields and Hebl.
To committee on Rules.
Karl Van Roy
Committee on Small Business
November 8, 2005
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 208
Madison, WI 53708
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller :
Due to a personal matter, I was required to remain in my district and to be absent for session, today, November 8, 2005. Had I been in attendance, I would have voted in the following manner:
Assembly Bill 47 relating to: time limits for prosecution of certain crimes of sexual assault. IN FAVOR OF PASSAGE
Assembly Bill 143 relating to: access to presentence investigation reports. IN FAVOR OF PASSAGE
Assembly Bill 202 relating to: special distinguishing registration plates for groups that are military in nature and making an appropriation. IN FAVOR OF PASSAGE
Assembly Bill 262 relating to: a nonstick, nonprofit corporation organized by the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board, the membership of that board, the grant programs administered by that board, and making appropriations. IN FAVOR OF PASSAGE
Assembly Bills 295 relating to: the location of a town board meeting. IN FAVOR OF PASSAGE
Assembly Bill 387 relating to: eligibility of a person enrolled in a program that confers a master's degree in nursing for a loan under the Nursing Student Loan Program. IN FAVOR OF PASSAGE