Tuesday, June 21, 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.
Representative Meyer asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.

A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Representative Hines.
Representative Kaufert 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, 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, M. Williams, Wood, Young, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer and Speaker Gard - 97.
Absent with leave - Representatives Berceau and A. Williams - 2.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Turner asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Berceau and A. Williams. Granted.
Amendments Offered
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 26 offered by Representative Gunderson.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 222 offered by Representatives Staskunas and McCormick.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 222 offered by committee on Insurance.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 248 offered by Representative Hines.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 414 offered by Representatives Krawczyk, Van Roy and J. Fitzgerald.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 461 offered by Representative Freese.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Senate Bill 42 offered by Representatives Cullen, Kreuser, Wasserman, Kessler, Sinicki, Fields, Grigsby, Pope-Roberts, Seidel, Lehman, Toles, Gronemus, Shilling, Hebl, Van Akkeren, Vruwink, Richards, Molepske and Sherman.
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 505
Relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.
By Representatives Wood, Gundrum, Lehman and Wasserman; cosponsored by Senators Zien and Reynolds.
To joint committee on Finance.
Assembly Bill 506
Relating to: veterans benefits and programs and the educational approval board and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Gard and Kaufert.
To committee on Rules.
A307 Committee Reports
The committee on Children and Families reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 499
Relating to: human cloning and parthenogenesis and providing penalties.
Ayes: 5 - Representatives Kestell, Vos, Albers, Jeskewitz and Vukmir.
Noes: 2 - Representatives Grigsby and Seidel.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 501
Relating to: correction of information on a marriage certificate.
Ayes: 7 - Representatives Kestell, Vos, Albers, Jeskewitz, Vukmir, Grigsby and Seidel.
Noes: 0.
To committee on Rules.
Steve Kestell
Committee on Children and Families
The committee on Housing reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 498
Relating to: an income tax and franchise tax credit for property taxes paid on property owned by Goodwill Industries.
Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption:
Ayes: 6 - Representatives Wieckert, Townsend, Kreibich, Montgomery, A. Williams and Young.