Tuesday, April 12, 2005
11:05 A.M.
Ninety-Seventh 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 Representative Towns.
Representative Kestell 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, Ballweg, Benedict, Berceau, Bies, Black, Boyle, Colon, Cullen, Davis, Fields, J. Fitzgerald, Freese, Friske, Gielow, Gottlieb, Grigsby, Gronemus, Gunderson, Gundrum, Hahn, Hebl, Hines, Honadel, Hubler, Huebsch, Hundertmark, Jensen, Jeskewitz, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, Kleefisch, Krawczyk, Kreibich, Kreuser, Krusick, Lamb, F. Lasee, Lehman, LeMahieu, Loeffelholz, Lothian, McCormick, Meyer, Molepske, Montgomery, Moulton, Mursau, Musser, Nass, Nelson, Nerison, Nischke, Ott, Owens, Parisi, Petrowski, Pettis, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Rhoades, Richards, Schneider, Seidel, Sheridan, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Toles, Towns, Townsend, Travis, Turner, Underheim, Van Akkeren, Van Roy, Vos, Vrakas, Vruwink, Vukmir, Ward, Wasserman, Wieckert, A. Williams, M. Williams, Wood, Young, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer and Speaker Gard - 99.
Absent with leave - None.
Vacancies - None.
Amendments Offered
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 78 offered by Representative Musser.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 213 offered by Representatives Moulton and Kreibich.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 265 offered by Representative Albers.
Administrative Rules
Relating to the dry cleaner environmental response program.
Report received from Agency, April 8, 2005.
To committee on Natural Resources .
Referred on April 12, 2005 .
Relating to the administration of the managed forest law.
Report received from Agency, April 8, 2005.
To committee on Forestry.
Referred on April 12, 2005 .
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Resolution 13
Relating to: commending assembly records clerk Ken Stigler on the occasion of his retirement from a 34-year career of outstanding service to the Wisconsin assembly and the people of Wisconsin.
By Representatives Gard and Kreuser.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 302
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority to issue bonds to finance projects related to cultural facilities.
By Representatives Wieckert, Krawczyk, Kestell, Hahn, Shilling, Petrowski, Vos, Townsend, Hines, Stone, Jeskewitz, Pridemore and Lothian; cosponsored by Senators Schultz, Plale, Hansen, Lassa and Risser.
To joint committee on Finance.
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.
By Representatives Black, F. Lasee, Ziegelbauer, Gundrum, Pridemore, Turner, Pope-Roberts, Cullen, Sinicki, Krusick, Van Akkeren, Lehman, Pocan, Wasserman, Boyle, Benedict, Berceau, Zepnick, Kessler and Vukmir; cosponsored by Senators Carpenter and Coggs.
To joint committee on Finance.
A177 Assembly Bill 304
Relating to: restrictions on employment of former commissioners and certain staff of the Public Service Commission and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Black, Boyle, Zepnick, Berceau, Cullen, Pocan, Sheridan, Lehman and Molepske; cosponsored by Senators Lassa, Miller, Carpenter and Coggs.
To committee on Energy and Utilities .
Assembly Bill 305
Relating to: requiring a hospital to provide to a sexual assault victim, with consent, information and emergency contraception and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Pocan, Benedict, Berceau, Black, Boyle, Grigsby, Kessler, Lehman, Parisi, Pope-Roberts, Richards, Seidel, Sheridan, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Toles, Turner, Vruwink, Wasserman and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Robson, Risser, Carpenter, Coggs, Erpenbach, Hansen, Jauch, Lassa, Miller, Plale and Wirch.
To committee on Health.
Assembly Bill 306
Relating to: providing immunity from civil liability for users, owners, and providers of automatic defibrillators for acts or omissions in rendering emergency care in good faith.
By Representatives Wasserman, Freese, Musser, Townsend, Ainsworth, Albers, Berceau, Hahn, Lehman, Loeffelholz, Ott, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Sheridan, Staskunas and Turner; cosponsored by Senators Leibham, Robson, Darling, Brown, Erpenbach, Grothman, Harsdorf, Kedzie and Roessler.
To committee on Judiciary.
Assembly Bill 307
Relating to: municipal ordinances regarding drug paraphernalia.