Tuesday, May 10, 2005
11:06 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 Major Bruce Bailey, Divisional Commander for the Wisconsin/Upper Michigan Division of the Salvation Army, accompanied by his wife, Major Cheryl Bailey.
Representative Jeskewitz 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, 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 - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Parisi - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Turner asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Parisi. Granted.
Amendments Offered
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 69 offered by Representative Pettis.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 129 offered by Representative Ziegelbauer.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 129 offered by Representative Ziegelbauer.
Assembly substitute amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 183 offered by Representatives Rhoades, Pettis and Lamb.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 336 offered by Representative Wieckert.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 380 offered by committee on Military Affairs.
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 408
Relating to: interfering with a 911 emergency telephone call and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Pettis, Lamb, Ainsworth, Bies, Hahn, Hines, Kaufert, Lothian, McCormick, Mursau, Musser, Sheridan, Townsend and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators Roessler, Lazich and Coggs.
To committee on Criminal Justice and Homeland Security.
Assembly Bill 409
Relating to: the authority of the Department of Natural Resources to enforce certain violations of the trespass law; revocation, suspension, and denial of certain approvals and privileges relating to wild animals and plants for certain violations of the trespass law; the imposition of a surcharge on a forfeiture for certain violations of the trespass law; service outside the state of forfeiture citations issued for violations of certain natural resources laws; title to wild animals; operation of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles on land without permission; and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Pettis, Gunderson, Musser, Ainsworth, Albers, Hahn, Hines, Kestell, Kreibich, Pridemore, Townsend, Bies, Lothian and Shilling; cosponsored by Senators Stepp and Grothman.
To committee on Natural Resources .
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: resident hunting approval and fishing license fees paid by a minor child of a Wisconsin resident.
A229 By Representatives Gunderson, Musser, Pettis, Lamb, Albers, Ballweg, Bies, Hahn, Kestell, Krawczyk, F. Lasee, Lehman, Lothian, Molepske, Nass, Ott, Owens, Petrowski, Pridemore, Sheridan, Towns, Townsend, Van Roy and M. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Kedzie, Grothman, Olsen, A. Lasee, Lassa and Erpenbach.
To committee on Natural Resources .
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: selling cigarettes to consumers in this state via direct marketing and providing penalties.
By Representatives J. Fitzgerald, Davis, Molepske, Lamb, Van Roy, Shilling, Hahn, Hines, Berceau, Nerison, Ott, Black, Ainsworth, Albers, Cullen, Pridemore, Vos, Lehman, Nischke, Gielow and Kreibich; cosponsored by Senators S. Fitzgerald, Stepp, Darling, Harsdorf, Roessler, Olsen and Lazich.
To committee on State Affairs.
Assembly Bill 412
Relating to: condemnation of county or municipal land for electric transmission lines, payment of certain environmental impact fees to municipalities and counties, and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Montgomery, Jensen, Hahn, Ott and Van Roy; cosponsored by Senators Roessler, Breske and Plale.
To committee on Energy and Utilities .
Assembly Bill 413
Relating to: expanding the sales tax exemption for coin-operated laundry services to include all self-service laundry services.
By Representatives Van Roy, Kreibich, Hahn, Kestell, Musser, Kerkman, Hines, Pettis, Gunderson, Owens, Petrowski, Vrakas, Pridemore, LeMahieu, Gundrum, Towns, Strachota, Townsend, Lothian, Albers, J. Fitzgerald and Krawczyk; cosponsored by Senators Grothman, Olsen, Lazich, Roessler, Leibham, A. Lasee, Kedzie, Kanavas and Darling.
To committee on Small Business.
To joint survey committee on Tax Exemptions .
Assembly Bill 414
Relating to: smoking in restaurants and bowling centers and the regulation of smoking by counties, cities, villages, and towns.
By Representatives J. Fitzgerald, Colon, Hundertmark, Krawczyk, Van Roy, Musser, Meyer, Ott, Stone, F. Lasee, Ainsworth, Albers, Bies, Honadel, Kleefisch, Lamb, Suder and Wood; cosponsored by Senators S. Fitzgerald, Breske, A. Lasee, Kanavas, Kedzie and Grothman.
To committee on State Affairs.
Assembly Bill 415
Relating to: certain telephone solicitations and creating a penalty.