Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Ninety‐Eighth Regular Session
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Huebsch in the chair.
Representative J. Fitzgerald asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Representative LeMahieu.
Representative Vos 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 Albers, Ballweg, Benedict, Berceau, Bies, Black, Boyle, Colon, Cullen, Davis, Fields, J. Fitzgerald, Friske, Garthwaite, Gottlieb, Grigsby, Gronemus, Gunderson, Hahn, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hines, Hintz, Hixson, Honadel, Hraychuck, Hubler, Jeskewitz, Jorgensen, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, Kleefisch, Kramer, Krusick, F. Lasee, LeMahieu, Lothian, Mason, Meyer, Molepske, Montgomery, Moulton, Mursau, Murtha, Musser, Nass, Nelson, Nerison, Newcomer, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Owens, Parisi, Petersen, Petrowski, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Rhoades, Richards, Schneider, Seidel, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Soletski, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Tauchen, Toles, Townsend, Travis, Turner, Van Akkeren, Van Roy, Vos, Vruwink, Vukmir, Wasserman, Wieckert, A. Williams, M. Williams, Wood, Young, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer, Zipperer and Speaker Huebsch - 95.
Absent with leave - Representatives Gundrum, Kreuser, Roth and Sheridan - 4.
Vacancies - None.
Representative Honadel asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Gundrum and Roth. Granted.
Representative Staskunas asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Kreuser and Sheridan. Granted.
Representative Honadel asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Tauchen and Vukmir. Granted.
Representative Staskunas asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Fields and Grigsby. Granted.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 164 offered by Representative Friske.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 598 offered by Representative Strachota.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Senate Bill 176 offered by committee on Corrections and Courts.
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 698
Relating to: background checks for personal care workers.
To committee on Aging and Long Term Care
Assembly Bill 699
Relating to: making a false criminal complaint and providing penalties.
To committee on Criminal Justice
Relating to: children with severe disabilities or who are involved in multiple systems of care, or both, and their families and making an appropriation.
To committee on Children and Family Law
From: Robert J. Marchant, Senate Chief Clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Assembly Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 1
Assembly Joint Resolution
Assembly Bill 32
Assembly Bill 75
Assembly Bill 80
Assembly Bill 82
Assembly Bill 152
Assembly Bill 181
Assembly Bill 184
Assembly Bill 228
Assembly Bill 239
Assembly Bill 296
Assembly Bill 305
Assembly Bill 351
Assembly Bill 359
Assembly Bill 370
Assembly Bill 413
Assembly Bill 454
January 15, 2008