Ayes: 10 - Representatives Petryk, Murphy, Ripp, Kuglitsch, Katsma, Kulp, Bernier, Brandtjen, Kitchens and Kolste.
Noes: 4 - Representatives Shankland, Riemer, Spreitzer and Bowen.
Assembly Bill 870
Relating to: the scope of practice of massage therapists and bodywork therapists, the unauthorized practice of massage therapy or bodywork therapy, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty.
Ayes: 14 - Representatives Petryk, Murphy, Ripp, Kuglitsch, Katsma, Kulp, Bernier, Brandtjen, Kitchens, Shankland, Kolste, Riemer, Spreitzer and Bowen.
Ayes: 9 - Representatives Petryk, Murphy, Ripp, Kuglitsch, Katsma, Kulp, Bernier, Brandtjen and Kitchens.
Noes: 5 - Representatives Shankland, Kolste, Riemer, Spreitzer and Bowen.
Committee on Workforce Development
Action on the Senate Message
Relating to: use of lamps on vehicles when visibility is limited by weather conditions and providing a penalty.
By Senator Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Tranel, E. Brooks, Rohrkaste, Subeck, Allen, A. Ott and Spreitzer.
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: powers and duties of cemetery authorities; inheritance of cemetery lots in which human remains are buried; exemption of cemeteries from certain requirements concerning excavation; the powers and duties of the Cemetery Board, the Department of Safety and Professional Services, and the Department of Financial institutions; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
By Senators LeMahieu, Lazich and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Sanfelippo, Allen, Bernier, R. Brooks, Kleefisch, Ohnstad, Tittl and Novak.
Senate Bill 344
Relating to: limiting adverse possession of real property.
By Senators Kapenga and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Craig, Ballweg, Born, Gannon, Knodl, Murphy, A. Ott, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Weatherston and Tauchen.
Senate Bill 358
Relating to: prevention specialist-in-training certification.
By Senator Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Jarchow, Allen, Kleefisch, Knodl and Rohrkaste.
Senate Bill 360
Relating to: modifying and repealing various rules promulgated by the Department of Transportation.
By Senators Petrowski and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Ripp, Ballweg, Weatherston and Murphy.
Senate Bill 422
Relating to: exclusion of a franchisor as the employer of a franchisee or of an employee of a franchisee.
By Senators Kapenga, Marklein and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Kuglitsch, Born, R. Brooks, Craig, Gannon, Hutton, Jarchow, Knodl, Murphy, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Skowronski and Tittl.
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: taxes on managed forest lands, eligibility for the managed forest land program, management plans for managed forest land, sale or transfer of managed forest land, productivity of managed forest land, closed managed forest land, forest production areas, natural heritage inventory, wildlife action plans, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Tiffany and Moulton; cosponsored by Representatives Mursau, T. Larson, E. Brooks, Swearingen and Czaja.
Senate Bill 462
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.
By Senators Petrowski, Harris Dodd, Hansen, Lasee, Ringhand and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Spiros, Mason, Ballweg, Berceau, Bowen, Brostoff, Considine, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Horlacher, Johnson, Kahl, Kolste, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Ohnstad, A. Ott, Pope, Riemer, Ripp, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Young and Subeck.
Senate Bill 494
Relating to: an initial teaching license based on completion of a Montessori teacher education program.
By Senator Olsen; cosponsored by Representative Knudson.
Senate Bill 509
Relating to: seasonal weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural crops.
By Senators Petrowski, Moulton and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Spiros, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Hutton, Ripp, Skowronski and T. Larson.
Senate Bill 527
Relating to: notice of unclaimed funds held by a county treasurer.
By Senators Stroebel, Lasee, Nass, Kapenga, Olsen, Marklein and Ringhand; cosponsored by Representatives Bernier, Novak, Horlacher, Danou, Murphy, Sinicki, Ballweg, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Knodl, T. Larson, Brandtjen and Subeck.
Senate Bill 532
Relating to: continuing education and examination requirements for certified public accountants and modifying various administrative rules promulgated by the Accounting Examining Board relating to accounting.
By Senator Marklein; cosponsored by Representative Kooyenga.
Senate Bill 538
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates issued by the Department of Transportation and making appropriations.
By Senators Lazich, Petrowski, Vukmir, Miller, Gudex, Wanggaard and Bewley; cosponsored by Representatives Murphy, Ripp, Kooyenga, Tauchen and Kremer.
Senate Bill 541
Relating to: planting trees, shrubs, or hedges on the side of certain highways.
By Senator Petrowski; cosponsored by Representative Spiros.
Senate Bill 581
Relating to: compatible offices and positions for city, village, and town elective officeholders.
By Senators Cowles, Wanggaard, Bewley and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Kitchens, Rohrkaste, Kulp, Jarchow, Knodl, Ballweg, A. Ott, E. Brooks and Novak.
Senate Bill 596
Relating to: consolidation of various appropriations to the Department of Workforce Development for various workforce training programs into a single appropriation to that department for workforce training, restructuring of the career and technical education incentive grant program administered by that department, and making appropriations.
By Senators Kapenga, Stroebel and Gudex; cosponsored by Representatives Bernier, Kuglitsch, Rodriguez, Horlacher, Kremer, Vorpagel, Spiros, Jarchow, R. Brooks, Duchow, Kerkman, Tranel, Krug, Petryk, Edming, Steffen, Weatherston, Tittl and Kulp.
Assembly Bill 40 (Senate Amendment 1 adopted)
Relating to: preadoption preparation requirements and referrals to postadoption resource centers.
By Joint Legislative Council
Assembly Bill 41 (Senate Amendment 1 and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 adopted)
Relating to: readoption of a child adopted by a resident of this state under an order of a court of a foreign jurisdiction.