Thursday, August 2, 2007
10:50 A.M.
Ninety-Eighth Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Chief Clerk Marchant, pursuant to Senate Rule 5 (4)(b).
The Chair, with unanimous consent, asked that the proper entries be made in the journal.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Senate Enrolled Proposals
The Chief Clerk records:
Senate Bill 122
Senate Joint Resolution 52
Report correctly enrolled on 7-31-2007.
Amendments Offered
Senate amendment 1 to Senate Bill 248 offered by Senator Darling.
Introduction, First Reading, and
Reference of Proposals; Reference of Appointments
Read and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 55
Relating to: recognizing Kikkoman and its contribution to the cultural and economic vitality of Wisconsin.
By Senator Kedzie ; cosponsored by Representative Lothian .
To committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Joint Resolution 56
Relating to: honoring members of the University of Michigan Health System Hospital survival flight team.
By Senators Cowles, Erpenbach, Roessler, Kreitlow, Olsen, Miller, Lehman, A. Lasee and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Jeskewitz, Kerkman, Sheridan, Steinbrink, Gunderson, Sinicki, Gronemus, Berceau, Hahn, M. Williams, Fields, Ballweg, Pope-Roberts, Mursau and Townsend.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Joint Resolution 57
Relating to: providing for an advisory referendum on the question of continuing the program of prescription drug assistance for elderly persons (Senior Care) past December 30, 2009, as a permanent federal-state program.
By Senators Carpenter, Hansen, Wirch, Lehman, Sullivan, Erpenbach, Plale, Kreitlow, Schultz, Leibham and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Nelson, Black, Zepnick, Soletski, Fields, Pocan, Hebl, Turner, Boyle, Seidel, Pope-Roberts, Jorgensen, Berceau, Sheridan, Molepske, Young, Grigsby, Hixson and Hintz.
To committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long Term Care and Privacy.
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
June 26, 2007
The Honorable, The Senate:
I am pleased to nominate and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint Jeffreys, Celestine, of Green Bay, as a member of the Fox River Navigational System Authority, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2008.
Respectfully submitted,
Report of Committees
The committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology and Financial Institutions reports and recommends:
Farmer, Douglas, of La Crosse, as a member of the Banking Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2012.
Ayes, 5 - Senators Sullivan, Coggs, Carpenter, Leibham and Kanavas.
Noes, 0 - None.
Jim Sullivan
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Senate President
August 2, 2007
The Honorable, the Senate:
This letter is to inform you of a temporary replacement on the Committee of Conference on Senate Bill 40 on the part of the Senate. As the appointing authority pursuant to Assembly Joint Resolution 59, I hereby appoint Senator Jon Erpenbach to replace Senator Bob Jauch.
S304 This appointment will be effective for the meeting on August 2, 2007. Subsequent to that meeting, Senator Jauch will resume his appointment to the conference committee.
Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Most sincerely,
Senate President
State of Wisconsin
Revisor of Statutes Bureau
August 1 , 2007