Relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge, directing the secretary of workforce development to appoint a committee to study wage disparities between men and women and between minority group members and nonminority group members, and making an appropriation.
Senate Bill 289
Relating to: the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in certain buildings, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
Senate Bill 403
Relating to: the property tax exemption for low-income housing.
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
January 28, 2008
The Honorable, The Senate:
Please withdraw Eileen Mershart whose nomination to the Marriage and Family Therapy Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board is pending in the Senate. Ms. Mershart has resigned from the board.
Respectfully submitted,
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Taylor added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 384 .
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to child care certification and affecting small businesses.
Submitted by Department of Workforce Development .
Report received from Agency, January 25, 2008.
Referred to committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Workforce Development, Technical Colleges and Consumer Protection, January 29, 2008.
Relating to liquor wholesaler warehouse facilities.
Submitted by Department of Revenue.
Report received from Agency, January 28, 2008.
Referred to committee on Commerce, Utilities and Rail, January 29, 2008.
Assistant Chief Clerk Renk, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate adjourn until Thursday, January 31, 2008.
2:16 P.M.