By Senators Darling, Plale, Taylor, Coggs, Grothman and Kanavas; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Wasserman, Gielow, Nischke, Lehman, Ott, Molepske, Hebl, Gunderson, Hahn, Seidel and Toles.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 112
Relating to: the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
By Joint Legislative Council.
To committee on Judiciary, Corrections and Privacy.
Senate Bill 113
Relating to: the investment by school districts of funds held in trust to provide post-employment benefits.
By Senators Olsen, Grothman, Harsdorf and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Towns, Hahn, Mursau, Hines, Nischke, Townsend, Gielow, Strachota, Musser, Molepske, Hundertmark, Gunderson, Jeskewitz, Albers, Lehman, Petrowski, Kestell, Krawczyk, Ott and Freese.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 114
Relating to: classifying county jailers as protective occupation participants for the purposes of the Wisconsin Retirement System.
By Senators Zien, Schultz, Breske, Jauch, Lassa, Leibham and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Freese, Gronemus, Albers, Black, Bies, J. Fitzgerald, Gunderson, Hines, Kaufert, Kerkman, Musser, Pettis, Sheridan, Shilling, Suder and Van Akkeren.
To joint survey committee on Retirement Systems.
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: utility aid payments based on the megawatt capacity of a wind farm.
By Senators A. Lasee, Lassa, Olsen, Erpenbach and Breske; cosponsored by Representatives Bies, Cullen, Gunderson, Hahn, F. Lasee, Townsend, Ainsworth, Musser, Molepske and Ott.
To committee on Energy, Utilities and Information Technology.
Senate Bill 116
Relating to: prohibitions against certain telephone solicitations, authorizing a private cause of action, and providing a penalty.
By Senators Erpenbach, Olsen, Risser, Carpenter, Miller, Taylor, Lassa, Breske and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Shilling, Black, Pocan, Parisi, Staskunas, Owens, Van Akkeren, Boyle, Sherman, Hebl, Gronemus, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Hines, Cullen, Gunderson, Benedict, Krusick, Lehman, Sinicki, Grigsby, Jeskewitz, Loeffelholz, Ott, Ainsworth, Sheridan, Travis, Seidel, Molepske, Albers, Petrowski and Pridemore.
To committee on Energy, Utilities and Information Technology.
Senate Bill 117
Relating to: late payments of property tax installments and providing penalties.
By Senators Leibham and Reynolds; cosponsored by Representatives Ziegelbauer, Nass, LeMahieu, Pridemore, Kaufert, Molepske, Ainsworth, Black, Boyle, Gielow, Kreibich, Lehman, Musser, Pettis, Towns and Zepnick.
To committee on Job Creation, Economic Development and Consumer Affairs.
Senate Bill 118
Relating to: authorizing a city or a village to abolish its police department and contract for law enforcement services with a county.
S125 By Senators Leibham, Lazich, Cowles, Roessler, Lassa, Harsdorf and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Musser, Ott, Pettis, Gundrum, Nass, Jensen, LeMahieu, Hines, Bies, Gunderson, F. Lasee, Vrakas, Wood, Lothian, Berceau, Gottlieb, Kerkman, Jeskewitz, Ward, Zepnick, Nelson, Kestell, Krawczyk, Hubler, Kaufert, Molepske, Wieckert, McCormick and Townsend.
To committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, Military Affairs, Small Business and Government Reform.
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: funding for identification cards provided without charge by the Department of Transportation and making appropriations.
By Senators Lazich, Leibham, Reynolds and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Stone, Jensen, Wood, Krawczyk, Gundrum, Nischke, Hines, Vos, Albers, Pridemore, Hahn, Townsend, LeMahieu, Ainsworth, Freese and Davis.
To committee on Natural Resources and Transportation.
Senate Bill 120
Relating to: driving a motor vehicle while using a cellular telephone or other wireless telecommunications device and providing a penalty.
By Senators Stepp, Harsdorf and A. Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Kerkman, Staskunas, Vos, Ainsworth, Gielow, Turner, Hines, Townsend, Gunderson, Lehman, Boyle, Albers, Jeskewitz and Seidel.
To committee on Natural Resources and Transportation.
Senate Bill 121
Relating to: appointment of student members of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System.
By Senators Harsdorf, Lassa, Olsen and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Lamb, Kreibich, Moulton, Gronemus, Gielow, Shilling, Vos, Cullen, Musser, Kerkman, Pocan, Krawczyk, Rhoades, Lothian, Black, Van Roy, Towns, Hines, Pridemore, Townsend, Stone, Seidel and Albers.
To committee on Higher Education and Tourism.
Senate Bill 122
Relating to: the licensing of motor vehicle salvage dealers.
By Senators Cowles, Breske, S. Fitzgerald, A. Lasee, Miller and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Ainsworth, Albers, Friske, Gronemus, Hahn, Hines, Lamb, F. Lasee, Loeffelholz, Nerison, Ott, Owens, Pettis, Richards, Suder, Towns, Van Roy and Vrakas.
To committee on Natural Resources and Transportation.
report of committees
The committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, Military Affairs, Small Business and Government Reform reports and recommends:
Smith , Johnnie, of Sun Prairie, as Administrator of Wisconsin Emergency Management, to serve for the term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Ayes, 5 - Senators Brown, Zien, Kanavas, Breske and Wirch.
Noes, 0 - None.
Ronald Brown
Petitions and communications
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Darling added as a coauthor to Senate Bills 108 and 109.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Lassa added as a coauthor to Senate Bill 109.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Carpenter added as a coauthor to Senate Bill 109.
Pursuant to Senated Rule 17 (5), Senator Stepp withdrawn as a coauthor to Senate Bill 15.
State of Wisconsin
Ethics Board
March 15, 2005
The Honorable, The Senate:
The following lobbyists have been authorized to act on behalf of the organizations set opposite their names.
For more detailed information about these lobbyists and organizations and a complete list of organizations and people authorized to lobby the 2005 session of the legislature, visit the Ethics Board's web site at
Austin, Royce Service Employees International Union Local 150
Babula, Mary Wisconsin Early Childhood Association Inc
Blumenfeld, Michael Adoption Resources of Wisconsin
Blumenfeld, Michael Community Health Partnership Inc
Blumenfeld, Michael Milwaukee Jewish Federation Inc
Blumenfeld, Michael Wisconsin Personal Services Association Inc (WPSA)
Boese, Jennifer Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA)
Brooks, Bryan Logistics Health Incorporated
Essie, Patrick Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA)
Handzel Jr, Henry Serigraph, Inc.
Kammer, Peter Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA)
Kussow, Michelle Labor Ready
Leonhart, James Wisconsin Early Childhood Association Inc
Mitchell, Brian Old Republic Surety Group
Mitchell, Brian Wisconsin Car Rental Alliance
Mitchell, Brian Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association
Palmer, Todd Serigraph, Inc.
Petak, George Logistics Health Incorporated