Thursday, May 31, 2007
2:00 P.M.
Ninety‐Eighth Regular Session
Assembly Journal
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Huebsch in the chair.
The Assembly dispensed with the call of the roll.
Amendments Offered
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 305 offered by Representatives Kerkman and Sherman.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 306 offered by committee on Agriculture.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 309 offered by Representative Albers.
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 377
Relating to: requiring a hospital to provide to a sexual assault victim information and, upon her request, emergency contraception and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Musser, Pocan, Wood, Kaufert, Richards, Hilgenberg, Hintz, Molepske, Wasserman, Kreuser, Hebl, Soletski, Toles, Benedict, Berceau, Black, Boyle, Grigsby, Hraychuck, Kessler, Parisi, Pope-Roberts, Seidel, Sheridan, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Travis, Turner, Vruwink, Young and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Robson, Taylor, Miller, Plale, Risser, Erpenbach, Lehman, Wirch, Hansen, Jauch, Carpenter, Kreitlow, Coggs, Lassa and Sullivan.
To committee on Judiciary and Ethics .
Assembly Bill 378
Relating to: the motor vehicle fuel tax imposed on fuel from a renewable resource, income and franchise tax credits related to renewable energy, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
By Representatives Wood, Gronemus, Moulton, Molepske, Lothian, Hahn, Musser, Mursau, Townsend, Sheridan, Bies, Ballweg, Albers, Gunderson, Tauchen, Nygren and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Darling and Schultz.
To committee on Biofuels and Sustainable Energy .
Assembly Bill 379
Relating to: authorizing the city of St. Croix Falls to become a premier resort area.
By Representative Hraychuck , by request of the city of St. Croix Falls.
To committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties.
Assembly Bill 380
Relating to: the sale of fireworks; fireworks permits and displays; shipping fireworks; fireworks wholesalers licenses; disposition of seized fireworks; fireworks enforcement; granting rule-making authority; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Kerkman, Steinbrink, Albers, Lothian, Zepnick and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Olsen and Hansen.
To committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties.
Assembly Bill 381
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for sales and use taxes paid on the purchase of electricity used in agricultural biotechnology.
By Representatives Wieckert, Hahn, Gronemus, Musser, Mursau, Mason, Tauchen, A. Ott, Hines, Bies, Albers, Townsend, Gunderson and Murtha; cosponsored by Senators Leibham and Roessler.
To committee on Agriculture.
Assembly Bill 382
Relating to: the percentage of room tax revenue that must be spent on tourism promotion and development.
By Representative Van Akkeren .
To committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties.
Assembly Bill 383
Relating to: increasing funding for local youth apprenticeship grants and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Van Akkeren, Vruwink, Shilling, Sheridan, Sinicki, Fields, Benedict, Staskunas, Kreuser, A. Williams, Townsend, Pope-Roberts, Berceau and Seidel; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Plale, Sullivan, Schultz, Lassa and Roessler.
To committee on Workforce Development .
A205 Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: expanding the secretary of revenue's authority to waive or reduce interest or penalties.
By Representatives Sherman, Bies, Turner, Vruwink, Albers, Townsend, A. Williams, Boyle, Fields, Grigsby, Musser, Vos, Kessler and Petrowski; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, Grothman, Schultz and Hansen.
To committee on Ways and Means .
Assembly Bill 385
Relating to: deadlines for payment of provider claims under the Medical Assistance and Badger Care programs and the prescription drug assistance program for elderly persons.
By Representatives Friske, Mursau, Townsend, Bies, Gunderson, A. Ott and Jeskewitz; cosponsored by Senator S. Fitzgerald.
To committee on Health and Healthcare Reform .
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: restrictions on the purchase price of land acquired from nonprofit organizations by certain agencies and authorities.
By Representatives Friske, Mursau, Petrowski, LeMahieu, Vos, Nass, Bies, Albers and Musser; cosponsored by Senators Schultz and Olsen.
To committee on State Affairs .
Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: prohibiting the use of information in credit reports for issuing or setting premiums for motor vehicle or property insurance.
By Representatives Berceau, Vruwink, Ballweg, Albers, Pocan, Grigsby, Hilgenberg, Fields, Hixson, A. Williams and Sinicki; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Roessler and Plale.
To committee on Insurance.
Assembly Bill 388
Relating to: the licensing and regulation of thermal system insulation and fire-stop product mechanics and contractors; creating a thermal system insulation and fire-stop council; requiring the employment of a state inspector; establishing standards for installing, removing, and maintaining thermal system insulation and fire-stop products; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.