Thursday, March 13, 2003
10:10 A.M.
Ninety-Sixth Regular Session
Assembly Journal
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Gard in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Pastor Larry Matthews of Zion Lutheran Church in Appleton.
Representative Powers and his son, Jared, 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, Balow, Berceau, Bies, Black, Boyle, Coggs, Colon, Cullen, J. Fitzgerald, Foti, Freese, Friske, Gielow, Gottlieb, Gronemus, Grothman, Gunderson, Gundrum, Hahn, Hebl, Hines, Huber, Hubler, Huebsch, Hundertmark, Jensen, Jeskewitz, Johnsrud, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kestell, Krawczyk, Kreibich, Kreuser, Krug, Krusick, Ladwig, F. Lasee, Lassa, J. Lehman, M. Lehman, LeMahieu, Loeffelholz, Lothian, McCormick, D. Meyer, Miller, Montgomery, Morris, Musser, Nass, Nischke, Olsen, Ott, Owens, Petrowski, Pettis, Plale, Plouff, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Powers, Rhoades, Richards, Schneider, Schooff, Seratti, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Stone, Suder, Towns, Townsend, Travis, Turner, Underheim, Van Akkeren, Van Roy, Vrakas, Vruwink, Vukmir, Ward, Wasserman, Weber, Wieckert, A. Williams, M. Williams, J. Wood, W. Wood, Young, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer and Speaker Gard - 98.
Absent with leave - None.
Vacancies - 18 Assembly District - 1.
Amendments Offered
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 68 offered by Representatives Pettis, Ladwig, Krawczyk, Stone, Van Roy, Hines and Seratti.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 79 offered by committee on Education Reform.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 126 offered by committee on Education Reform.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 126 offered by committee on Education Reform.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 126 offered by committee on Education Reform.
Administrative Rules
Relating to uniform traffic citation.
Report received from Agency, March 5, 2003.
To committee on Highway Safety.
Referred on March 13, 2003 .
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Joint Resolution 23
Relating to: declaring March Red Cross Month.
By Representatives Hines, Ladwig, Kerkman, Gronemus, Berceau, J. Lehman, Gunderson, Krug, Krawczyk, Kestell, Petrowski, Kreibich, Ott, Olsen, Stone, Kreuser, Van Roy, Owens, Bies, Vrakas, Coggs, Wasserman and Lothian; cosponsored by Senators Roessler, Risser, Robson, Kanavas, Brown, Darling and Breske.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: the payment of personal property taxes.
By Representatives Pettis, Musser, Albers, A. Williams and Seratti; cosponsored by Senator Stepp .
To committee on Ways and Means.
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: the maximum speed limit applicable to vehicles operated on freeways and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Pettis, Krawczyk, Hines and F. Lasee; cosponsored by Senator Zien .
To committee on Highway Safety.
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: the provision of weights and measures services.
A115 By Representatives Wieckert, Gunderson, Hines, Jeskewitz, Musser, Gielow, M. Lehman, Olsen, Ladwig, Loeffelholz, Jensen, Stone, Krawczyk, Owens, McCormick, Vrakas, Albers, Hahn, Miller, Ainsworth, Seratti, Bies, Van Roy and Grothman; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Stepp and Roessler.
To committee on Urban and Local Affairs .
Assembly Bill 149
Relating to: increasing the value of the homestead exemption.
By Representatives Albers, Schooff, Bies, Huber, Ainsworth, Owens, Plouff, Hahn, Black, Loeffelholz and Musser; cosponsored by Senator Schultz .
To committee on Ways and Means.
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: salary reductions for state senators and representatives to the assembly during the 2005-2006 legislature.
By Representatives Ziegelbauer, Van Akkeren, Plouff, Gunderson, Hahn, Kerkman and Kreibich; cosponsored by Senators Roessler and Stepp.
To committee on Government Operations and Spending Limitations.
Assembly Bill 151
Relating to: changing the definition of industrial development project under the Industrial Development Law.
By Representatives Seratti, Bies, Gunderson, Hines, Hundertmark, Krawczyk, McCormick, Montgomery, Musser and Petrowski; cosponsored by Senators Hansen and Breske.
To committee on Economic Development .
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: creating a board to investigate and make recommendations regarding inmate deaths.