Thursday, January 17, 2008
3:50 P.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.
Introduction, First Reading, and
Reference of Proposals; Reference of Appointments
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 391
Relating to: revoking the voluntary dissolution of a limited liability company (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Financial Institutions).
By Law Revision Committee.
To committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology and Financial Institutions.
Senate Bill 392
Relating to: nonresident tuition exceptions.
By Senators Olsen, Lehman, Roessler and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Hines, Musser, Albers, Bies, Boyle, Gunderson, Hahn, Lothian, Owens, Sheridan, Van Roy and M. Williams.
To committee on Agriculture and Higher Education.
Senate Bill 393
Relating to: background checks for personal care workers.
By Senators Carpenter, Roessler, Schultz, Lassa, Olsen, Lehman, A. Lasee, Plale, Darling, Kreitlow and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Rhoades, Albers, Kerkman, Turner, Nerison, Jeskewitz, Ballweg, A. Ott, Gunderson, Musser, A. Williams, Bies, Cullen, Townsend, Mursau, Sinicki, Murtha, Hraychuck, Petrowski and Kleefisch.
To committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long Term Care and Privacy.
Senate Bill 394
Relating to: licensure of dietitians and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
By Senators Carpenter, Vinehout, Kreitlow, Schultz, Taylor, Plale and Roessler; cosponsored by Representatives Turner, Nelson, Musser, A. Ott and Seidel, by request of Joan Pleuss.
To committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long Term Care and Privacy.
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to an income tax deduction for certain educators and creating an individual income tax deduction for educators who use their own funds to purchase classroom educational supplies.
By Senators Plale, Taylor, Olsen, Darling, Roessler, Kapanke, Leibham, Schultz, Kedzie, Wirch, Hansen, Vinehout, Risser, Lassa and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Wieckert, Ballweg, Staskunas, Boyle, Gronemus, Parisi, Turner, A. Ott, Smith, Jorgensen, Young, Berceau, Jeskewitz, Fields, Musser, Bies, Friske, Sheridan, Kaufert, Gunderson, Mursau, Mason, Grigsby, Cullen, Vos, Sherman, Seidel, Van Akkeren, Hubler, Shilling, Van Roy, Ziegelbauer, Molepske, Nelson, Kleefisch, Townsend, Schneider, Pope-Roberts and Travis.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 396
Relating to: online courses for elementary and secondary school pupils and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Lehman, Kreitlow and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Sinicki and Turner.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 397
Relating to: the disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
By Senators Miller, Jauch, Lassa, Risser, Lehman, Erpenbach, Taylor and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Stone, Sherman, A. Ott, Molepske, Shilling, Zepnick, Black, Berceau, Hebl, Pocan, Boyle, Pope-Roberts, Benedict, Grigsby, Hilgenberg, Schneider and Parisi.
To committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senate Bill 398
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.
By Senators Miller, Risser and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Berceau, Kreuser, Sinicki, Kessler, Black, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Seidel, Boyle, Zepnick, Young, Richards, Toles, Sheridan, Parisi, Grigsby, Benedict, Shilling and Turner.
To committee on Health, Human Services, Insurance, and Job Creation.
Senate Bill 399
Relating to: issuance of retail intoxicating liquor licenses.
By Senators Lassa, Grothman, Lehman and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Molepske, Musser, Vruwink, A. Ott and Albers.
To committee on Transportation and Tourism.
S516 Senate Bill 400
Relating to: providing notice of abstinence-only education.
By Senators Taylor and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Grigsby, Benedict, Berceau, Black, Boyle, Fields, Kessler, Parisi, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Seidel, Sheridan, Sinicki, Soletski, Toles, Turner and Wasserman.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 401
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance is subject to circuit court or municipal court rather than juvenile court jurisdiction, imposing a fee on the sale of video games and video gaming devices, and making an appropriation.
By Senators Erpenbach, Taylor, Vinehout, Breske, Miller and Sullivan; cosponsored by Representatives Friske, Grigsby, Kessler, Jeskewitz, Bies, Boyle, Townsend, Berceau, Sherman, Turner, Sinicki, Ballweg, Seidel, Parisi, A. Williams, Fields, Young, Schneider, Staskunas, Toles and Soletski.
To committee on Judiciary, Corrections, and Housing.
Report of Committees
The committee on Judiciary, Corrections, and Housing reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 103