Thursday, February 5, 1998
10:00 A.M.
Ninety-Third Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Dale Schultz.
The Chair, with unanimous consent, asked that the proper entries be made in the journal.
INTRODUCTION, first reading and reference of bills
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 442
Relating to: the expenditure of $256,744.55 from moneys appropriated to the department of transportation for payment of a claim against the state made by CleanSoils Wisconsin, Inc.
By Senator Burke ; cosponsored by Representative Bock .
To joint committee on Finance.
Senate Bill 443
Relating to: the creation of an additional unclassified division administrator position in the department of health and family services.
By Senators Moen, Rude, Panzer and Rosenzweig; cosponsored by Representatives Underheim, Musser, Hanson, Ourada, Freese, Huber, Johnsrud, Coggs and Porter.
To committee on Health, Human Services, Aging, Corrections, Veterans and Military Affairs.
Senate Bill 444
Relating to: the Kickapoo valley reserve, the Kickapoo reserve management board and providing a penalty.
By Senator Rude ; cosponsored by Representative Johnsrud , by request of Kickapoo Reserve Management Board.
To committee on Insurance, Tourism and Rural Affairs.
Senate Bill 445
Relating to: allowing pupils to possess and use metered dose and dry powder inhalers while in school.
By Senators C. Potter, Burke, Rude, Chvala and Grobschmidt; cosponsored by Representatives Jensen, Harsdorf, Kunicki, Duff and Ward.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 446
Relating to: hunting of small game in state parks and granting rule-making authority.
By Senator Schultz ; cosponsored by Representative Johnsrud .
To committee on Agriculture and Environmental Resources.
report of committees
The committee on Insurance, Tourism and Rural Affairs reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 390
Relating to: commencement of the fall semester at public schools.
Ayes, 3 - Senators Breske, Schultz and Drzewiecki.
Noes, 1 - Senator Jauch.
Senate Bill 411
Relating to: increasing the tourism marketing appropriation and making an appropriation.
Ayes, 4 - Senators Breske, Jauch, Schultz and Drzewiecki.
Noes, 0 - None.
Roger Breske
petitions and communications
State of Wisconsin
Department of Health and Family Services
January 30, 1998
The Honorable, The Legislature:
The attached report is submitted under section 13.172(2) in accordance with Act 1997 Act 27, Section 9123(12j) which directs the Department of Health and Family Services, in consultation with the Department of Revenue, to develop proposed legislation to create a tax credit for individuals who provide care for elderly persons. The report outlines options to create incentives for individuals to provide care for elderly and disabled persons.
Thank you for distributing this report to members of the Senate.
Joe Leean
State of Wisconsin
Department of Employment Relations
February 1998
The Honorable, The Legislature:
I am pleased to submit the Fiscal Year 1997 report on employment of recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). This report includes: (1) a description of each agency's efforts to employ aid recipients, and (2) the number of persons receiving aid under s. 49.19, Wis. Stats., employed by each agency and the classification title of each position filled from July 1, 1996, through June 30, 1997.
S437 Enclosed is a copy of the AFDC report. Please contact Mr. Pepe Indalecio at 266-6475 if you have questions or need additional information regarding this report.