The result follows:
Present - Representatives Ballweg, Barca, Benedict, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bies, Black, Brooks, Clark, Colon, Cullen, Danou, Davis, Dexter, Fields, J. Fitzgerald, Friske, Garthwaite, Gottlieb, Grigsby, Gunderson, Gundrum, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hintz, Hixson, Honadel, Hraychuck, Hubler, Huebsch, Jorgensen, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kramer, Krusick, LeMahieu, Lothian, Mason, Meyer, Milroy, Molepske Jr., Montgomery, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nelson, Nerison, Newcomer, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Parisi, Pasch, Petrowski, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Radcliffe, Rhoades, Richards, Ripp, Roth, Roys, Schneider, Seidel, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Soletski, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Tauchen, Toles, Townsend, Turner, Van Akkeren, Van Roy, Vos, Vruwink, Vukmir, A. Williams, M. Williams, Wood, Young, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer, Zigmunt, Zipperer and Speaker Sheridan - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Petersen - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Petersen. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Barca asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Molepske, Jr. Granted.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Gunderson and Kaufert. Granted.
Amendments Offered
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 16 offered by Representative Cullen.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 35 offered by Representative Soletski.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 78 offered by Representative Gundrum.
Administrative Rules
Relating to confidentiality requirements of the Family Care program that prohibit benefit specialists from disclosing personally identifying information about a client without the client's informed consent, unless required by law.
Report received from Agency, March 10, 2009.
To committee on Aging and Long-Term Care .
Referred on March 24, 2009 .
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Joint Resolution 34
Relating to: the life and public service of James A. McCann.
A108 By Representatives Kessler, Bies, Fields, Hebl, Pope-Roberts, Richards, Staskunas, Townsend and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Coggs, Lehman and Plale.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Joint Resolution 35
Relating to: commending the Gundersen Lutheran Health System on being recognized as the first medical facility in the nation to achieve a top rating from the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers.
By Representatives Shilling, Huebsch, Benedict, Berceau, Bies, Brooks, Cullen, Kessler, Nerison, Petrowski, Pope-Roberts, Radcliffe, Richards, Seidel, Townsend, Vruwink, M. Williams, Young and Bernard Schaber; cosponsored by Senators Kapanke, Cowles, Darling, Lassa, Lazich, Miller, Olsen, Plale, Taylor and Vinehout.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Joint Resolution 36
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (first consideration).
By Representatives Gottlieb, Petrowski, J. Fitzgerald, Ballweg, Brooks, Davis, Honadel, Huebsch, Kerkman, Kestell, Knodl, LeMahieu, Lothian, Meyer, Montgomery, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nerison, Nygren, Ripp, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Townsend, Vos, Zipperer, Bies, Spanbauer and Kaufert; cosponsored by Senators Hopper, Darling, Olsen, Plale and Schultz.
To joint committee on Finance.
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: expanding the types of property that may be specially assessed by a neighborhood improvement district.
By Representatives Richards, Zepnick, Colon, Grigsby, Berceau, Turner and Fields; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Carpenter and Taylor.
To committee on Urban and Local Affairs .
Assembly Bill 166
Relating to: the use of pesticides by veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
By Representatives Radcliffe, Tauchen, Vruwink, Townsend, Jorgensen, Smith, Lothian, Ballweg, Turner, Clark, Danou, Gunderson, Brooks, A. Ott, Mason and Nerison; cosponsored by Senators Vinehout, Lassa, Harsdorf, Taylor, Schultz, Kedzie, Olsen, Lehman and Hansen.
To committee on Agriculture.
Assembly Bill 167
Relating to: the inapplicability of the prevailing wage law to projects in which the construction is contracted for by a private owner or developer and the completed projected is acquired by a local governmental unit or state agency.
By Representatives Gottlieb, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Friske, Gunderson, Honadel, Huebsch, Kestell, Knodl, LeMahieu, Meyer, Montgomery, Murtha, Nerison, A. Ott, Petersen, Suder, Stone, Strachota, Tauchen, Townsend, Vos, Roth and Nygren; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Schultz, Kedzie, Olsen and S. Fitzgerald.
To committee on Labor.
Assembly Bill 168
Relating to: preparation and legislative consideration of a biennial budget bill; making executive sessions of the Joint Committee on Finance relating to the biennial budget bill available in real time for viewing by the public on the legislature's Internet Web site; and reporting of certain information by lobbying principals.
By Representatives Zipperer, Vukmir, Kramer, Davis, Gundrum, Kerkman, Kestell, Kleefisch, Knodl, LeMahieu, Lothian, Montgomery, Murtha, Nass, Nygren, J. Ott, Petersen, Roth, Spanbauer, Strachota, Suder, Townsend, Van Roy, Vos and Ziegelbauer; cosponsored by Senators Leibham, Kanavas, Cowles, Darling, Hopper, Lazich and Schultz.
To joint committee on Finance.
Assembly Bill 169
Relating to: the number of nomination paper signatures required for school board candidates in certain school districts.
By Representative Zipperer ; cosponsored by Senator Kanavas .
To committee on Elections and Campaign Reform .
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: regulating the provision of certain bags to customers of retailers and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Schneider, Vruwink, Black, Benedict and Turner.
To committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business.
Message from the Senate
From: Robert J. Marchant, Senate Chief Clerk.
Mr. Speaker:
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Concurred in:
Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Joint Resolution 1
Assembly Joint Resolution 5
Assembly Joint Resolution 7
Assembly Joint Resolution 18
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Adopted and asks concurrence in:
Senate Joint Resolution 17
Senate Joint Resolution 19
Senate Joint Resolution 20
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Action on the Senate Message
Senate Joint Resolution 17
Relating to: proclaiming March of every year as Irish-American Heritage Month.
A109 By Senators Plale, S. Fitzgerald, Lassa, Sullivan, Miller, Vinehout, Erpenbach, Lehman, Schultz, Darling, Taylor and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Sheridan, J. Fitzgerald, Kerkman, Staskunas, Kestell, Tauchen, Vos, Barca, Murtha, Bies, Turner, Nerison, Townsend, Kleefisch, Petrowski, Danou, Brooks, Spanbauer, Knodl, Molepske Jr., A. Ott, Steinbrink and Zepnick.
To committee on Rules.
Senate Joint Resolution 19
Relating to: declaring April 2009 Donate Life Month.
By Senators Risser, Lehman, Cowles, Darling, Coggs, Hansen, Harsdorf, Kedzie, Kreitlow, Lassa, Miller, Plale, Schultz, Wirch, Erpenbach, Olsen and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Benedict, Berceau, Clark, Dexter, Grigsby, Hebl, Hintz, Kerkman, Lothian, Montgomery, Nerison, A. Ott, Pasch, Petersen, Pope-Roberts, Seidel, Smith, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Toles, Turner, Van Akkeren, M. Williams, Jorgensen, Kaufert, Nygren, J. Ott, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Tauchen, Townsend, Van Roy and Ziegelbauer.