Thursday, June 18, 2009
11:13 A.M.
Ninety-Ninth Regular Session
Assembly Journal
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore Staskunas in the chair.
Representative Nelson asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.

A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Representative Toles.
Representative Barca led the membership in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
The roll was taken.
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 Molepske, Milroy, Jr., Montgomery, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nelson, Nerison, Newcomer, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Parisi, Pasch, Petersen, Petrowski, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Radcliffe, Rhoades, Richards, Ripp, 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 Roth - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Roth. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Barca asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Fields and Grigsby. Granted.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Lothian. Granted.
Speaker Sheridan in the chair.
Amendments Offered
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 35 offered by Representative Soletski.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 171 offered by Representative Kessler.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 256 offered by committee on Energy and Utilities.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 283 offered by committee on Public Safety.
Assembly amendment 1 to Senate Bill 107 offered by Representative Steinbrink.
Assembly amendment 2 to Senate Bill 107 offered by committee on Natural Resources.
Committee Reports
The committee on Public Safety reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 308
Relating to: police escorts and vehicle rights-of-way related to escorted vehicles and providing a penalty.
Ayes: 7 - Representatives Staskunas, Ziegelbauer, Cullen, Berceau, Bies, A. Ott and Nerison.
Noes: 0.
To committee on Rules.
Anthony Staskunas
Committee on Public Safety
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Joint Resolution 60
Relating to: the public service of Anthony D. Hardie.
By Representatives Berceau, Hilgenberg, Schneider, Sherman, Petrowski, Ziegelbauer, Milroy, Hebl, Petersen, M. Williams, Townsend, Molepske Jr., Danou, Vruwink, Van Akkeren, Pasch, Gunderson, Hintz, Hubler, J. Fitzgerald, Roth, Garthwaite, Pope-Roberts, Turner, Kleefisch, Sheridan, Nelson, Zepnick, Richards, Nass, Grigsby, Vos, Kaufert, Spanbauer, Gottlieb and Sinicki; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Lassa, Taylor, Harsdorf, S. Fitzgerald, Cowles, Miller, Wirch, Lehman, Kedzie, Risser, Olsen, Coggs, Plale, Schultz and Lazich.
To committee on Rules.
Chief Clerk Reports
The Chief Clerk records:
Assembly Bill 122
Assembly Bill 123
Assembly Bill 124
Presented to the Governor on Wednesday, June 17.
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
June 11, 2009