Tuesday, May 11, 1999
10:00 A.M.
Ninety-Fourth Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Fred Risser.
The Chair, with unanimous consent, asked that the proper entries be made in the journal.
INTRODUCTION and reference of resolutions and joint resolutions
Read and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 16
Relating to: declaring opposition to the development of a national organ allocation policy that interferes with the ability to encourage donation of and to use transportable organs at the local level.
By Senators Cowles, Baumgart, Drzewiecki, Roessler, Rosenzweig, Panzer, Darling, Schultz, Rude, Farrow and Huelsman; cosponsored by Representatives Underheim, F. Lasee, Urban, Olsen, Bock, Rhoades, Owens, Klusman, Stone, Black, Ladwig, Hahn, Nass, Goetsch, Musser, Albers, La Fave, Sykora, Gunderson, Wasserman, Spillner and Montgomery.
To committee on Health, Utilities, Veterans and Military Affairs.
Senate Resolution 3
Relating to: commending Jim Irwin and Max McGee on their retirement.
By Senators Erpenbach, Moen, Darling, Fitzgerald, Roessler, Schultz, Plache, George, Farrow, Drzewiecki and Panzer.
To committee on Senate Organization.
INTRODUCTION, first reading and reference of bills
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 146
Relating to: repealing, consolidating, renumbering, amending and revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of correcting errors, supplying omissions, correcting and clarifying references, eliminating defects, anachronisms, conflicts, ambiguities and obsolete provisions, reconciling conflicts and repelling unintended repeals (Revisor's Correction Bill).
By Law Revision Committee.
To committee on Economic Development, Housing and Government Operations.
Senate Bill 147
Relating to: salaries of teachers employed by the state.
By Senators Grobschmidt, Schultz, Baumgart, Wirch, Roessler, Clausing and Breske; cosponsored by Representatives Underheim, J. Lehman, Goetsch, Plale, Rhoades, Boyle, Sykora, Gronemus, Musser, Coggs, Townsend, Pocan, Hahn, Bock, Turner, Ryba, Plouff, La Fave and Berceau.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 148
Relating to: issuing crossbow hunting permits to persons who are physically unable to use a bow and arrow.
By Senators Breske, Grobschmidt, Decker, Drzewiecki, Schultz, Roessler, Clausing and Zien; cosponsored by Representatives Handrick, Hasenohrl, Ainsworth, Gronemus, Ryba, Plouff, Bock, Reynolds, Musser, Turner, Hahn, Albers, Sykora, Grothman and Gunderson.
To committee on Agriculture, Environmental Resources and Campaign Finance Reform.
Senate Bill 149
Relating to: the licensing of motor vehicle dealers, motor vehicle salespersons and sales finance companies and providing a penalty.
By Senators Breske and Welch; cosponsored by Representatives Brandemuehl, Ryba, Vrakas and Huber.
To committee on Insurance, Tourism, Transportation and Corrections.
Senate Bill 150
Relating to: the eligibility of certain employes of 1st class cities to take general promotional examinations.
By Senators George and Burke; cosponsored by Representatives La Fave, Powers, Young, Riley, Turner and Ryba.
To committee on Labor.
report of committees
The committee on Education reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 68
Relating to: making an appropriation for the Wisconsin higher education and Lawton minority undergraduate grant programs.
Introduction and adoption of Senate amendment 1.
Ayes, 11 - Senators Grobschmidt, Jauch, Shibilski, Baumgart, Robson, Erpenbach, Darling, Roessler, Huelsman, Lazich and Farrow.
Noes, 0 - None.
S142 Passage as amended.
Ayes, 10 - Senators Grobschmidt, Jauch, Shibilski, Baumgart, Robson, Erpenbach, Darling, Roessler, Huelsman and Farrow.
Noes, 1 - Senator Lazich.
Richard Grobschmidt
The joint committee on Finance reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: the individual income tax filing threshold for certain married persons.
Introduction and adoption of Senate substitute amendment 1.
Ayes, 16 - Senators Burke, Decker, Jauch, Moore, Shibilski, Plache, Cowles and Panzer. Representatives Gard, Porter, Kaufert, Albers, Duff, Ward, Huber and Riley.
Noes, 0 - None.
Passage as amended.