Wednesday, June 29, 2005
10:00 A.M.
Ninety-Seventh Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Alan Lasee.
Senator A. Lasee, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate recess until 3:00 P.M.
10:01 A.M.
3:00 P.M.
The Senate reconvened.
Senator A. Lasee in the chair.
The Chair, with unanimous consent, asked that the proper entries be made in the Journal.
INTRODUCTION, First Reading and
reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 249
Relating to: administration of elections and making an appropriation.
By Senators Coggs, Taylor, Robson, Decker, Hansen, Wirch, Risser, Erpenbach, Miller, Breske, Jauch, Lassa, Carpenter and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Seidel, Shilling, Grigsby, Kreuser, Richards, Pocan, Travis, Kessler, Benedict, Turner, A. Williams, Zepnick, Fields, Lehman, Sheridan, Vruwink, Van Akkeren, Nelson, Molepske, Sherman, Toles, Pope-Roberts, Hebl, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Gronemus, Berceau, Young, Sinicki, Wasserman and Colon.
To committee on Labor and Election Process Reform.
Senate Bill 250
Relating to: automatic fire sprinkler systems in certain residence halls and other student residential facilities and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Brown, Olsen, Risser, Lassa and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Kreibich, Krawczyk, Hines, Ott, McCormick, Molepske, Lamb, Vruwink, Cullen and Shilling.
To committee on Agriculture and Insurance.
report of committees
The committee on Agriculture and Insurance reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 316
Relating to: the plan period for county forest land use plans and eligibility for grants for county forest administrators and sustainable forestry.
Ayes, 7 - Senators Kapanke, Kedzie, Brown, Olsen, Erpenbach, Hansen and Miller.
Noes, 0 - None.
Senate Bill 149
Relating to: membership of the Group Insurance Board.
Ayes, 7 - Senators Kapanke, Kedzie, Brown, Olsen, Erpenbach, Hansen and Miller.
Noes, 0 - None.
Dan Kapanke
Petitions and communications
State of Wisconsin
Ethics Board
June 28, 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
Andersen, Robert Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc
Brooks, Bryan American Heart Association
Christianson, Peter C Chicago Title Insurance Company
Handrick, Joey Smoke Free Wisconsin
Ocejo, Janie Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Petak, George American Heart Association
Redsten, Mark Clean Wisconsin Inc
Welch, Robert Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association
Also available from the Wisconsin Ethics Board are reports identifying the amount and value of time state agencies have spent to affect legislative action and reports of expenditures for lobbying activities filed by organizations that employ lobbyists.
R. Roth Judd
Executive Director