Tuesday, February 19, 2008
12:09 P.M.
Ninety-Eighth Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by President Risser.
Senator Decker, with unanimous consent, asked that the roll call, prayer, and pledge of the special session be applied to the regular session.
Call of Roll
Senators Breske, Carpenter, Coggs, Cowles, Darling, Decker, Ellis, Erpenbach, S. Fitzgerald, Grothman, Hansen, Harsdorf, Jauch, Kanavas, Kapanke, Kedzie, Kreitlow, A. Lasee, Lassa, Lazich, Lehman, Leibham, Miller, Olsen, Plale, Risser, Robson, Roessler, Schultz, Sullivan, Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 33.
Absent - None.
Absent with leave - None.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
Senate amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 69 offered by Senator Plale.
Senate amendment 1 to Senate Bill 286 offered by Senator Hansen.
Senate amendment 2 to Senate Bill 436 offered by Senator Hansen.
Senate amendment 1 to Senate Bill 480 offered by Senator Lassa.
Legislative Reference Bureau Corrections
Corrections In:
to 2007 Senate Bill 462
Prepared by the Legislative Reference Bureau
(February 18, 2008)
1.   Page 4, line 6: delete “ (b)" and substitute “(g)".
Introduction, First Reading, and
Reference of Proposals; Reference of Appointments
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 501
Relating to: the early stage seed and angel investment tax credits, the submission of budget information by the department of commerce, and allocating funding to the technology commercialization grant and loan program.
By Senators Sullivan, Kanavas, Taylor, Kedzie, Darling and Roessler; cosponsored by Representatives Strachota, Hintz, Shilling, Sinicki, Jeskewitz, Hahn, Musser, Albers, Bies, Vos, Townsend, LeMahieu and Molepske.
To committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology and Financial Institutions.
Senate Bill 502
Relating to: single trip permits for the movement of oversize mobile homes, manufactured homes, and modular homes.
By Senators Lassa, Cowles, Kedzie, Kreitlow, Lehman, Olsen, Roessler, Schultz and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Petrowski, Albers, Ballweg, Bies, Gunderson, Jeskewitz, Kestell, Molepske, Musser, Nass, Nerison, Sheridan, Suder, Vos and Vruwink.
To committee on Transportation and Tourism.
Senate Bill 503
Relating to: regulating substitutes for ozone-depleting refrigerants used in mobile air conditioners.
By Senator Grothman ; cosponsored by Representatives LeMahieu, Kestell, Hahn, Vos, Albers, Gottlieb and Townsend.
To committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senate Bill 504
Relating to: supervision of barber or cosmetologist apprentices.
By Senators Taylor and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Van Roy, Young, A. Williams, Albers, Bies and Grigsby.
To committee on Health, Human Services, Insurance, and Job Creation.
Senate Bill 505
Relating to: grants to community action agencies for skills enhancement programs and making an appropriation.
By Senators Lassa, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harsdorf, Miller, Robson, Roessler and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Albers, Berceau, Davis, Grigsby, Jeskewitz, Molepske, Seidel, Sheridan, Sinicki, Townsend, A. Williams and Zepnick.
To committee on Tax Fairness and Family Prosperity.
Senate Bill 506
Relating to: income and franchise tax credits for insulating concrete forms used to construct a building and energy efficient products.
By Senators Leibham, Schultz, Kedzie, A. Lasee and Roessler; cosponsored by Representatives Albers, Gunderson, Hahn, Owens, Townsend and Wood.
To committee on Judiciary, Corrections, and Housing.
S594 Senate Bill 507
Relating to: technical college attendance under Wisconsin Works.
By Senators Plale, Kanavas, Sullivan and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Jeskewitz, Grigsby, Sinicki, Hahn, A. Williams, Hintz, Musser, Sheridan and Zepnick.
To committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Workforce Development, Technical Colleges and Consumer Protection.
Senate Bill 508