Thursday, October 25, 2007
10:00 A.M.
Ninety-Eighth Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by President Risser.
The Chair, with unanimous consent, asked that the proper entries be made in the journal.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Bills Presented to the Governor
The Chief Clerk records:
Senate Bill 40
Presented to the Governor on 10-25-2007.
Introduction, First Reading, and
Reference of Proposals; Reference of Appointments
Read and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 65
Relating to: recognition of November as Diabetes Awareness Month.
By Senators Risser, Lassa, Darling, Plale, Roessler, Hansen, Breske, Erpenbach, Sullivan, Wirch, Vinehout, Lehman, Cowles, Coggs and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Newcomer, Jeskewitz, Sheridan, Albers, Friske, Davis, Hintz, Fields, Kaufert, Vruwink, Boyle, Musser, Ballweg, Seidel, Berceau, Rhoades, Kleefisch, Van Roy, Pope-Roberts, Shilling, Richards, Cullen, Gronemus, Hines, Nelson, Ziegelbauer, Kerkman, Schneider, Travis, Turner, Toles, Soletski, Hahn, Benedict, Colon, A. Ott, Hebl, Wasserman, Townsend, Petrowski, Hraychuck, Van Akkeren, Mason, M. Williams and Molepske.
To committee on Senate Organization.
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
October 3, 2007
The Honorable, The Senate:
I am pleased to nominate and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint Serlin, Erica, of Madison, as a member of the Psychology Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011.
Respectfully submitted,
Read and referred to committee on Health and Human Services.
Report of Committees
The committee on Education reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 42
Relating to: school policies on bullying.
Adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1.
Ayes, 6 - Senators Lehman, Erpenbach, Hansen, Kreitlow, Olsen and Lazich.
Noes, 1 - Senator Grothman.
Passage as amended.
Ayes, 5 - Senators Lehman, Erpenbach, Hansen, Kreitlow and Olsen.
Noes, 2 - Senators Grothman and Lazich.
John Lehman
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
October 22, 2007
The Honorable, The Senate:
Enclosed is a copy of the HIRSP Authority's 2006 Annual Report. This is to fulfill our requirement of Statutes 149.43 (6) and referenced in 13.172(2) of the Wisconsin State Statutes.
If you require any other information please contact our Operations Manager, Josh Weisbrod at 608-441-5777.
Thank you.
Jackie Ferris
Executive Assistant
State of Wisconsin
Ethics Board
October 23, 2007
The Honorable, The Senate:
The following lobbyists have been authorized to act on behalf of the organizations set opposite their names.
For more detailed information about these lobbyists and organizations and a complete list of organizations and people authorized to lobby the 2007-2008 session of the legislature, visit the Ethics Board's web site at