Tuesday, November 1, 2005
Ninety-Seventh Regular Session
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore Freese in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Representative Loeffelholz.
Representative Ott 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, 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, Vruwink, Vukmir, Ward, Wasserman, Wieckert, A. Williams, M. Williams, Wood, Young, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer and Speaker Gard - 97.
Absent with leave - Representative Albers - 1.
Vacancies - 33rd Assembly District - 1.
Representative Gundrum asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Albers. Granted.
Representative Gundrum asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Gard, Gunderson, Kleefisch, Montgomery and Wood. Granted.
Representative Turner asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Molepske, Staskunas, Steinbrink, A. Williams, Young and Zepnick. Granted.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 364 offered by Representative Lehman.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 616 offered by Representative Parisi.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 623 offered by Representative Wieckert.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 742 offered by committee on Small Business.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 774 offered by Representative Lothian.
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 802
Relating to: supplemental Medical Assistance payments to county and municipal nursing homes and making an appropriation.
To joint committee on Finance.
Relating to: the deadline for school districts to determine, and to notify municipalities of, their tax levies.
To committee on Education.
Assembly Bill 804
Relating to: a school attendance officer's duties.
To committee on Education.
Assembly Bill 805
Relating to: fee remissions at technical colleges for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
To committee on Colleges and Universities
Assembly Bill 806
Relating to: low-income assistance grants made from the utility public benefits fund.
To committee on Energy and Utilities
The committee on Criminal Justice and Homeland Security reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 591
Relating to: global positioning system tracking for certain sex offenders while on probation, extended supervision, parole, supervised release, or conditional release and providing a penalty.
Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption:
Ayes: 11 - Representatives Suder, Friske, Owens, F. Lasee, Gundrum, Vukmir, Turner, Krusick, Black, Kessler and Grigsby.