Tuesday, March 11, 2003
10:00 A.M.
Ninety-Sixth Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Alan Lasee.
The Chair, with unanimous consent, asked that the proper entries be made in the journal.
chief clerk's entries
The committee on Health, Children, Families, Aging and Long Term Care reports and recommends:
Nelson , Helene, of Madison, as Secretary of the Department of Health and Family Services, to serve for the term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Ayes, 9 - Senators Roessler, Kanavas, Brown, Welch, Schultz, Robson, Chvala, Jauch and Carpenter.
Noes, 0 - None.
Senate Bill 24
Relating to: providing an exception to the law prohibiting discrimination in public places of accommodation to permit a fitness center whose facilities and services are intended for the exclusive use of persons of the same sex to provide the use of those facilities and services exclusively to persons of that sex.
Introduction and adoption of Senate Amendment 1.
Ayes, 7 - Senators Roessler, Kanavas, Brown, Welch, Schultz, Chvala and Jauch.
Noes, 2 - Senators Robson and Carpenter.
Passage as amended.
Ayes, 7 - Senators Roessler, Kanavas, Brown, Welch, Schultz, Chvala and Jauch.
Noes, 2 - Senators Robson and Carpenter.
Carol Roessler
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: Indian gaming compacts.
By Senators Welch, S. Fitzgerald, Panzer, Brown, Lazich, Roessler, Kanavas, Ellis, Darling, A. Lasee, Harsdorf, Kedzie, Stepp, Leibham, Reynolds, Cowles and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives J. Fitzgerald, Krawczyk, Kestell, Hundertmark, F. Lasee, Gunderson, M. Williams, D. Meyer, Huebsch, Ladwig, LeMahieu, Suder, Lothian, Nischke, Freese, Vrakas, Underheim, Kreibich, Hahn, Owens, Ainsworth, Jensen, Vukmir, Ott, Jeskewitz, Van Roy, J. Wood, Rhoades and Gundrum.
To committee on Homeland Security, Veterans and Military Affairs and Government Reform.
The joint committee for review of Administrative Rules reports and recommends:
Relating to recycling efficiency incentive grants.
Report objection in part (s. NR 549.08 (3)(a)2. and (4) (a) 4. and 5.) recommended, Ayes 10, Noes 0.
Ayes, 10 - Senators Leibham, Welch, Lazich, Robson and Carpenter. Representatives Grothman, Seratti, Gunderson, Black and Hebl.
Noes, 0 - None.
Joseph Leibham
Senate Chairperson
The committee on Agriculture, Financial Institutions and Insurance reports and recommends:
Relating to agricultural producer security.
No action taken.
Dale Schultz
INTRODUCTION and reference of resolutions and joint resolutions
Read and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: identification and removal of specified types of policy from an executive budget bill.
By Joint Legislative Council.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Joint Resolution 22
Relating to: congratulating and commending the University of Wisconsin Men's Basketball Team and Head Coach Bo Ryan on clinching the first outright conference championship since 1947.
S113 By Senators Darling, Panzer, Decker, Kanavas, Kedzie, A. Lasee, Lazich, Risser, Roessler, Schultz, Stepp and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Ladwig, Albers, Berceau, Bies, Boyle, Freese, Gunderson, Gundrum, Jeskewitz, Kerkman, Krawczyk, Kreibich, Kreuser, Krug, J. Lehman, M. Lehman, LeMahieu, Loeffelholz, Lothian, McCormick, Miller, Musser, Nischke, Owens, Pettis, Plale, Pocan, Rhoades, Schooff, Sinicki, Stone, Travis, Turner, Underheim, Vrakas, Vruwink, M. Williams and W. Wood.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Resolution 5