The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Simone Pema and Bondese Frank from Wabeno, Wisconsin.
The Color Guard posted the colors.
Simone Pema and Bondese Frank led the membership in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
The roll was taken.
The result follows:
Present - Representatives Allen, Anderson, August, Ballweg, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, Brooks, Brostoff, Cabrera, Considine, Crowley, Dittrich, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Emerson, Felzkowski, Fields, Goyke, Gruszynski, Gundrum, Haywood, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jagler, James, Katsma, Kerkman, Kitchens, Knodl, Kolste, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, McGuire, B. Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, L. Myers, Neubauer, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Ohnstad, Oldenburg, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Pope, Pronschinske, Quinn, Ramthun, Riemer, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Sortwell, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stafsholt, Steffen, Steineke, Stubbs, Stuck, Subeck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vining, Vorpagel, Vruwink, Wichgers, Wittke, Zamarripa, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Macco - 1.
Vacancies - None.
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Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Macco. Granted.
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Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Born and Rohrkaste. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
Speaker Vos recognized the presence of Governor Tony Evers; Leutinent Govornor Mandela Barnes; Attorney General Josh Kaul; State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski; Superintendent of Public Instruction Carolyn Stanford Taylor; Chief Justice Patience Roggensack, Justice Brian Hagedorn, Justice Dan Kelly and Justice Rebecca Dallet of the Wisconsin Supreme Court; and the Wisconsin State Sentate.
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State of the Tribes Address
Speaker Vos introduced Ned Daniels, Jr., Chair of the Forest County Potawatomi Community, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
The Color Guard retired the colors.
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Amendments Offered
hist118315Assembly Amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 203 offered by Representative Brandtjen.
hist118194Assembly Amendment 3 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 754 offered by Representative Wittke.
hist118373Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 784 offered by Representative Stafsholt.
hist118186Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 511 offered by Representative Horlacher.
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Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist118187Assembly Joint Resolution 145
Relating to: proclaiming May 15, 16, and 17, 2020, Syttende Mai Weekend.
By Representatives Oldenburg and Hebl; cosponsored by Senators Shilling and Miller.
hist118188To committee on Rules.
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Committee Reports
The committee on Agriculture reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 511
Relating to: the distribution and labeling of fertilizers and soil or plant additives produced from manure.
hist118945Passage:
Ayes: 13 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske, Considine, Vruwink, Kolste and Spreitzer.
Noes: 0.
hist118946To committee on Agriculture.
Assembly Bill 695
Relating to: the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program.
hist118500Passage:
Ayes: 13 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske, Considine, Vruwink, Kolste and Spreitzer.
Noes: 0.
hist118501To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 747
Relating to: using milk producer affidavits to substantiate claims that a dairy product is free of synthetic bovine growth hormone.
hist118502Passage:
Ayes: 13 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske, Considine, Vruwink, Kolste and Spreitzer.
Noes: 0.
hist118503To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 748
Relating to: reciprocity for bulk milk weighing and sampling licenses.
hist118504Passage:
Ayes: 13 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske, Considine, Vruwink, Kolste and Spreitzer.
Noes: 0.
hist118505To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 874
Relating to: requiring a study by the University of Wisconsin System of agricultural programs and issues.
hist118590Assembly Amendment 1 adoption:
Ayes: 15 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske, Plumer, Considine, Vruwink, L. Myers, Kolste and Spreitzer.
Noes: 0.
hist118591Passage as amended:
Ayes: 15 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske, Plumer, Considine, Vruwink, L. Myers, Kolste and Spreitzer.
Noes: 0.
hist118592To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 876
Relating to: requiring the University of Wisconsin-Madison to conduct a research study on developing an agricultural science and technology program.
hist118593Passage:
Ayes: 14 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske, Plumer, Considine, Vruwink, L. Myers and Spreitzer.
Noes: 1 - Representative Kolste.
hist118594To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 894
Relating to: livestock facility siting and expansion and granting rule-making authority.
hist118216Passage:
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Tauchen, Novak, Kurtz, Tranel, Kitchens, VanderMeer, Mursau, Edming, Pronschinske and Plumer.
Noes: 5 - Representatives Considine, Vruwink, L. Myers, Kolste and Spreitzer.
hist118217To committee on Rules.
GARY TAUCHEN
Chairperson
Committee on Agriculture
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