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
To the Honorable, the Legislature:
The following rules have been published in the July 31, 2007 Wisconsin Administrative Register No. 619:
Clearinghouse Rules   Effective Date(s)
06-032     8-1-2007
06-103     8-1-2007
06-104     8-1-2007
06-110     8-1-2007
06-119     8-1-2007
06-125     8-1-2007
06-126     8-1-2007
06-131     8-1-2007
06-136     8-1-2007
06-139     8-1-2007
07-016     8-1-2007
07-022     8-1-2007
07-028     8-1-2007
Assistant Revisor of Statutes
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Steinbrink added as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 178 .
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator A. Lasee added as a coauthor of Senate Joint Resolution 57 .
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Hilgenberg added as a cosponsor of Senate Joint Resolution 57 .
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to child care rates and affecting small businesses.
Submitted by Department of Workforce Development .
Report received from Agency, July 31, 2007.
Referred to committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Workforce Development, Technical Colleges and Consumer Protection, August 2, 2007 .
The committee on Transportation, Tourism and Insurance reports and recommends:
Relating to the health insurance risk-sharing plan.
No action taken.
Roger Breske
Chief Clerk Marchant, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate adjourn until Tuesday, August 7, 2007.
10:51 A.M.