Tuesday, April 21, 1998
10:30 A.M.
April 1998 Extraordinary Session
Assembly Journal
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Jensen in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Reverend Ralph Leonard, police chaplain of the City of Greenfield.
Representative Krusick 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 Ainsworth, Albers, Baldwin, Baumgart, Black, Bock, Brandemuehl, Carpenter, Coggs, Dobyns, Dueholm, Duff, Foti, Freese, Gard, Goetsch, Green, Gronemus, Grothman, Gunderson, Hahn, Handrick, Hanson, Harsdorf, Hasenohrl, Hebl, Hoven, Huber, Hubler, Huebsch, Hutchison, Jeskewitz, Johnsrud, Kaufert, Kedzie, Kelso, Kreibich, Kreuser, Krusick, Kunicki, La Fave, Ladwig, F. Lasee, J. Lehman, M. Lehman, Linton, Lorge, Meyer, Morris-Tatum, Murat, Musser, Nass, Notestein, Olsen, Ott, Otte, Ourada, Owens, Plale, Plouff, Porter, R. Potter, Powers, Reynolds, Riley, Robson, Ryba, Schafer, Schneider, Skindrud, Spillner, Springer, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Stone, Sykora, Travis, Turner, Underheim, Urban, Vander Loop, Vrakas, Walker, Ward, Wasserman, Wieckert, Williams, Wood, L. Young, R. Young, Ziegelbauer, Zukowski and Speaker Jensen - 93.
Absent with leave - Representatives Boyle, Cullen, Klusman, Krug and Seratti - 5.
Vacancies - 84th Assembly District - 1.
Representative R. Potter asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Boyle, Cullen and Krug. Granted.
Representative Green asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Klusman and Seratti. Granted.
The following motion was adopted by the committee on Assembly Organization and the committee on Senate Organization. The vote was 5-1 in the committee on Assembly Organization and 5-0 in the committee on Senate Organization.
In accordance with Joint Rule 81 (2), it is moved that the Assembly Committee on Organization authorize that the Legislature meet in Extraordinary Session at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 1998 for the consideration of the following legislative business:
1) Election of Officers for the State Senate
2) Ratification of State Employee Contracts
3) Consideration of Resolutions or Joint resolutions offering commendations, congratulations or condolences of an individual
4) Consideration of a joint resolution to revive certain proposals from the regular 1997 session (see list attached)
5) Consideration of the Budget Review Proposal
6) Consideration of Gubernatorial nominations for appointment.
State of Wisconsin
Elections Board
April 15, 1998
To the Honorable, the Assembly:
I am pleased to provide you with a copy of the official canvass of the April 7, 1998 Special Election vote for Representative to the Assembly, District 82, along with the determination of the winner by the Chairperson of the State Elections Board.
In addition, I am providing you with the original Certificate of Election for the winner.
If the State Elections Board staff can provide you with any further information or assistance, please contact our office.
Kevin J. Kennedy
Executive Director
State Elections Board
A801 Certificate of Election
I, Kevin J. Kennedy, Executive Director of the State Elections Board of the State of Wisconsin, certify that
Jeff Stone
was elected to the office of
Representative to the Assembly
from the Eighty-second Assembly District of the State of Wisconsin, for the unexpired term of two years, commencing on January 6, 1997, and ending on January 4, 1999, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of James A. Rutkowski, as shown on the official canvass of the votes cast at the Special Election held on April 7, 1998.
Done in the City of Madison, this 15th day of April 1998.
Kevin J. Kennedy
Executive Director
State Elections Board
Statement of Canvass
Representative to the Assembly

District Eighty-two

Special Election - aPRIL 7, 1998
I, David Halbrooks, Chairperson of the State Elections Board, certify that the attached tabular statement, as compiled from the certified returns made to the State Elections Board by the several county clerks in the Eighty-second Assembly District, contains a correct abstract of the total number of votes given for the election of candidates for Representative to the Assembly, District 82, at a Special Election held in the several wards and election districts in said counties on the Seventh day of April, 1998.
I DO, THEREFORE, DETERMINE AND CERTIFY that the following candidate, having received the greatest number of votes, is duly elected Representative to the Assembly:
District Elected
Eighty-two Jeff Stone
Given under my hand in the City of Milwaukee, this 15th day of April, 1998.
David Halbrooks