Present - Representatives Ainsworth, Albers, Baldus, Baldwin, Baumgart, Bell, Black, Bock, Boyle, Brancel, Brandemuehl, Carpenter, Coggs, Coleman, Cullen, Dobyns, Dueholm, Duff, Foti, Freese, Gard, Goetsch, Green, Grobschmidt, Gronemus, Grothman, Gunderson, Hahn, Handrick, Hanson, Harsdorf, Hasenohrl, Hoven, Huber, Hubler, Huebsch, Hutchison, Jensen, Johnsrud, Kaufert, Kelso, Klusman, Kreibich, Kreuser, Krug, Krusick, Kunicki, La Fave, Ladwig, F. Lasee, Lazich, Lehman, Linton, Lorge, Meyer, Morris-Tatum, Murat, Musser, Nass, Notestein, Olsen, Ott, Otte, Ourada, Owens, Plache, Plombon, Porter, R. Potter, Powers, Reynolds, Riley, Robson, Rutkowski, Ryba, Schneider, Schneiders, Seratti, Silbaugh, Skindrud, Springer, Travis, Turner, Underheim, Urban, Vander Loop, Vrakas, Walker, Ward, Wasserman, Wilder, Williams, Wirch, Wood, L. Young, R. Young, Zukowski and Speaker Prosser - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Ziegelbauer - 1.
Representative Green asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Zukowski. Granted.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 26 offered by Representatives Ladwig and Ward, by request of Wisconsin Badger Sheriff's Association.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 116 offered by committee on Education.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 129 offered by Representative Schneider.
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 159
Relating to: committing a violent crime at or near a school and providing penalties.
By Representatives Kelso, Coleman, Ladwig, Owens, Zukowski, Musser, Brandemuehl, Kreibich, Hahn, Vrakas, F. Lasee, Nass, Porter, Huebsch, Underheim, Dobyns, Green, Prosser, Walker, Albers, Gard, Kaufert, Gunderson, Goetsch, Hoven, Hutchison, Silbaugh, Olsen, Ward, Handrick, Ainsworth, Klusman, Ott, Freese, Jensen and Ryba; cosponsored by Senators Drzewiecki, Darling, A. Lasee and Rosenzweig .
To committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections.
Assembly Bill 160
Relating to: bidding requirements for school district construction.
By Representatives Urban, Duff, Ladwig, Grothman and Wilder; cosponsored by Senator Darling .
To committee on Education.
Assembly Bill 161
Relating to: qualification for a grant from the Wisconsin election campaign fund.
By Representatives Nass, Lehman, Albers, Musser, Seratti, Ziegelbauer, Hahn, Owens, Porter, Goetsch, Lorge, Grobschmidt, Ott, Handrick, Baumgart, Silbaugh, Kreibich, Robson, Vrakas, Jensen, Murat, F. Lasee, Brandemuehl, Klusman, Skindrud, Reynolds and Walker; cosponsored by Senators Panzer and Ellis .
To committee on Elections and Constitutional Law.
Assembly Bill 162
Relating to: a "legislative hotline" service and placement of information regarding that service on folded state highway maps.
By Representatives Baumgart, Hahn, Hanson, Kaufert, Ryba, Cullen, Morris-Tatum, Boyle, Lorge and Grothman .
To committee on Government Operations.
A117 Assembly Bill 163
Relating to: requiring headlights and other required lamps on vehicles to be lighted while windshield wipers are being used.
By Representatives Underheim, Dueholm, Baumgart, Baldus, Dobyns, Cullen, R. Young, Robson, Ziegelbauer, Hanson, Wilder, Ryba, Ott, Ainsworth and Brancel; cosponsored by Senators Drzewiecki and Breske .
To committee on Highways and Transportation.
Assembly Bill 164
Relating to: creating an exception to the nursing licensure requirements for certain persons.
By Representatives R. Young, Underheim, Baldus, Lazich, Bock, Dobyns, Morris-Tatum, Brandemuehl, Boyle, Hahn, Hanson, Musser, Notestein, Schneiders, La Fave, Seratti, Ziegelbauer, Urban, Wood, Turner, Ryba, Plombon, Olsen and Lehman; cosponsored by Senators Buettner, Rosenzweig, Rude and Huelsman .
To committee on Health.
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: requiring capital expenditure review of certain hospital operating leases.
By Representatives R. Young, Urban, Robson, Bock, Ziegelbauer, Boyle, Plombon, Notestein, Baldwin and Springer; cosponsored by Senator Decker .
To committee on Health.
Assembly Bill 166
Relating to: the labeling of certain gasoline.
By Representatives Duff, Hoven, Bock, Jensen, Notestein, Albers, Grothman, Wasserman, Lehman, La Fave, Lazich, Bell, Nass, Riley, Porter, Plache, Urban, Krug, Gunderson, Krusick, Walker, Grobschmidt, Ladwig, Wirch, Vrakas, Ziegelbauer, Cullen, Coggs, Klusman, Dobyns, Musser, Seratti, Morris-Tatum, Wood, Black, R. Potter, Kreuser, Turner, L. Young and Carpenter; cosponsored by Senators Panzer, Cowles, Plewa, Schultz, Andrea, Burke, Buettner, Farrow, A. Lasee and Drzewiecki .
To committee on Environment and Utilities.
message from the Senate
By Donald J. Schneider, Chief Clerk.
Mr. Speaker:
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has:
Passed and asks concurrence in:
Senate Bill 39
Senate Bill 45
Senate Bill 52
Senate Bill 54
Senate Bill 55
action on the Senate message
Senate Bill 39
Relating to: the definition of a small telecommunications utility.
By Senators Rude, Jauch, Risser, Moen, Breske, Schultz, Leean and Wineke; cosponsored by Representatives Ainsworth, Travis, Johnsrud, Huebsch, Freese, Hahn, Musser and Reynolds .
To committee on Environment and Utilities.
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: liability of shareholders to corporate employes.
By Senators Huelsman, Petak, Rude, Farrow, Darling, Leean, Buettner, Cowles, Schultz and Panzer; cosponsored by Representatives Seratti, Johnsrud, Dobyns, Musser, Duff, Grothman, Schneiders, Kaufert, Jensen, Ladwig, Goetsch, Freese, Handrick, Albers, Vrakas, Brandemuehl, Huebsch, Olsen and Klusman .
To committee on Insurance, Securities and Corporate Policy.
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: acquisition of equipment for the cutting and removing of nuisance aquatic plants.
By Senator A. Lasee; cosponsored by Representative Hutchison .
To committee on Natural Resources.
Senate Bill 54
Relating to: sexual assault of a child and providing a penalty.
By Senators Zien, Fitzgerald, Huelsman, Drzewiecki, Schultz, Breske, Andrea, A. Lasee, Weeden, Darling and Buettner; cosponsored by Representatives Schneiders, Hoven, Ward, Seratti, Porter, Owens, Albers, Dobyns, Silbaugh, Kreibich, Kaufert, Ladwig, Zukowski, Freese, Musser, Gunderson, Brandemuehl, Wasserman, Klusman, Ott, Underheim, Ainsworth and Vrakas .
To committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections.
Senate Bill 55
Relating to: granting visitation rights to grandparents under certain circumstances and who may bring a paternity action.
By Senators Rosenzweig, Rude, Plewa, Buettner, Breske, Drzewiecki, Andrea, Darling, Risser, Fitzgerald and Burke; cosponsored by Representatives Klusman, Krug, Johnsrud, Plache, Ourada, Robson, Duff, Riley, Walker, Ziegelbauer, Brandemuehl, Williams, Lazich, Ott, Ainsworth, Wasserman, Silbaugh, Boyle, Porter, Musser, F. Lasee, Owens, Seratti, Handrick, Murat and Lehman .
To committee on Judiciary.
A118 Representative Green asked unanimous consent that the Assembly stand recessed for one hour. Granted.

The Assembly stood recessed.
10:17 A.M.
12:25 P.M.
The Assembly reconvened.

Speaker Prosser in the chair.
calendar of Tuesday, february 21
Assembly Bill 37
Relating to: various changes in the campaign finance law.