Senate Bill 188
Relating to: eliminating the penalty for participating in an office sports pool.
By Senators Plale and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Zepnick, Gronemus, Musser, Vos, Gunderson, Ballweg and Mursau.
To committee on Judiciary and Corrections.
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: creation of a Joint Committee on State Mandates and required funding of state mandates.
By Senators Darling, Kapanke, Harsdorf, A. Lasee, Lazich, Leibham, Roessler and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Roth, Wieckert, Owens, Ballweg, Bies, Friske, Gronemus, Gunderson, Hintz, Jeskewitz, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kramer, F. Lasee, LeMahieu, Lothian, Musser, Nass, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Strachota, Suder, Vos, Vukmir, Wood and Zipperer.
To committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations.
Senate Bill 190
Relating to: prohibiting the transfer of moneys from the injured patients and families compensation fund for unintended purposes.
By Senators Kapanke, Kanavas, Olsen, A. Lasee, Lazich, Roessler, Darling, Grothman, Leibham, Cowles, S. Fitzgerald, Schultz, Sullivan, Harsdorf, Kedzie and Ellis; cosponsored by Representatives Wieckert, M. Williams, Davis, Pridemore, Owens, Tauchen, Black, Meyer, Nygren, Strachota, LeMahieu, Jeskewitz, Ballweg, Lothian, Musser, Bies, J. Ott, Petrowski, Townsend, Van Roy, Hines, Gunderson, Mursau, F. Lasee, Vos, Kaufert, A. Ott, Wasserman, Suder, Benedict, Hahn and Nass.
To committee on Transportation, Tourism and Insurance.
Senate Bill 191
Relating to: disclosure of terms and conditions applicable to the use of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing penalties.
By Senators Sullivan, Taylor, Harsdorf, Olsen, Kedzie, Kreitlow, Breske, Plale, A. Lasee, Kanavas, Darling and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Gunderson, Newcomer, Kerkman, Hahn, Musser, Grigsby, Berceau, Vos, Moulton, Sheridan, Nass, LeMahieu, Bies, Albers, A. Ott, Kestell, Petrowski, Kleefisch, Boyle, Fields, Tauchen, Owens, Gronemus, Van Roy, Nygren, Strachota and Cullen.
To committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Workforce Development, Technical Colleges and Consumer Protection.

Petitions and Communications
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Young withdrawn as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 150.
Advice and Consent of the Senate
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
May 17, 2007
The Honorable, The Senate:
I am pleased to nominate and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint Thomas, Colleene, of Poplar, as a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2009.
Respectfully submitted,
Read and referred to committee on Agriculture and Higher Education.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to nursing homes and affecting small businesses.
Submitted by Department of Health and Family Services.
Report received from Agency, May 17, 2007.
Referred to committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long Term Care and Privacy, May 21, 2007 .
Messages from the Assembly Considered
Assembly Bill 66
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority to issue bonds to finance projects related to cultural facilities.
By Representatives Wieckert, Kaufert, Stone, Schneider, Fields, Ballweg, Albers, Jeskewitz, Lothian, Townsend, Gunderson, Petrowski, Mursau and F. Lasee; cosponsored by Senators Risser, Sullivan, Lassa and Roessler.
Read first time and referred to committee on Agriculture and Higher Education.
Assembly Bill 75
Relating to: assistance for veterans affected by depleted uranium.
By Representatives Nelson, Lothian, Black, Boyle, Pocan, Parisi, Van Akkeren, Richards, Shilling, Seidel, Sheridan, Kreuser, Sinicki, Fields, Vruwink, Molepske, Travis, Berceau, Hahn, Albers, Hubler, Townsend, Turner, Petrowski, Mason, Soletski, Hintz, Hraychuck and Hilgenberg; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Hansen, Lehman, Roessler, Breske, Wirch, Lassa and Miller.
Read first time and referred to committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology and Financial Institutions.
Assembly Bill 106
Relating to: designating and marking a bridge on STH 156 in the town of Navarino as the Avery Wilber Memorial Bridge.
By Representatives Tauchen, Owens, Van Roy, Townsend, M. Williams and Albers; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Breske, Lassa and Grothman.
Read first time and referred to committee on Transportation, Tourism and Insurance.
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: the method of election of village officers.
By Representatives Gottlieb, Albers, Mursau and Vos; cosponsored by Senators Grothman and Schultz.
Read first time and referred to committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs.
Assembly Bill 207
Relating to: regulation of cable television and video service providers.
By Representatives Montgomery, Petersen, Zepnick, Kramer, Lothian, Sheridan, Honadel, Nerison, Davis, Fields, Newcomer, Nygren, Moulton, Suder, Rhoades, Friske, Kleefisch, Vos, Huebsch, Van Roy, Kestell, Boyle, Mason, F. Lasee, A. Ott, Vukmir, Bies, Albers, Wood, Kerkman, Townsend, Murtha, LeMahieu, Pridemore and Sinicki; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Wirch, Hansen, Kanavas, A. Lasee, Schultz, Darling and Leibham.
Read first time and referred to committee on Commerce, Utilities and Rail.
Assembly Bill 270
Relating to: changing the members of the Council on Veterans Programs.
By Representatives Musser, Turner, Townsend, Hahn, Hilgenberg, A. Ott, Hines, Albers, Cullen, Gunderson, Vruwink, Mursau, Newcomer and Sheridan; cosponsored by Senators Sullivan, Roessler, Cowles, Risser, Lehman, Lassa, Breske, Darling and Schultz.
Read first time and referred to committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology and Financial Institutions.