Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: operating a vehicle while intoxicated, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Krusick, J. Ott and Bies; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Olsen and Carpenter, by request of Paul and Judy Jenkins of Mequon (in memory of Jennifer Bukosky, Courtney Bella and Sophie Bukosky), Wendy Calvillo of Fort Atkinson (in memory of Alan and Bailey Calvillo), Steve Meinel of Weston (in memory of Lacey Meinel), Scott and Missy Heroux of Green Bay (in memory of Talhia Heroux), Jennifer M. Loppnow of Watertown (in memory of Randall James Engel), Elizabeth Klumb of Addison (in memory of Parker Klumb), Bruce and Nan Browne of Sheboygan, Bryan and Julie Gagnon of Shawano, Debbie Wermeling of Fort Atkinson, David Meredith of Oconto Falls, Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr., Neenah Police Chief Kevin E. Wilkinson, Jamie Schumacher, Ramona Erickson of Greenfield (in memory of Clint Erickson), Dennis, Geraldine, Julie, Carl and Rebecca Bartoli of Campbellsport (in memory of Michael Bartoli) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
To committee on Criminal Justice .
Assembly Bill 548
Relating to: possession of certain animals killed by vehicles.
By Representatives Hraychuck, Zigmunt, Smith, Vruwink, Friske, Molepske Jr., Ballweg, Brooks, Gunderson, Garthwaite, Strachota, Danou, Berceau, Bies, Petrowski and M. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Vinehout, A. Lasee, Taylor, Grothman, Schultz, Lassa, Hopper and Olsen.
To committee on Fish and Wildlife .
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: psychological evaluations for law enforcement officers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
By Representatives Hraychuck, Bies, Danou, Gunderson, Young, Zepnick, Sinicki, Vruwink, Brooks, Cullen, Toles, Benedict, Berceau, Townsend, Ripp and Ziegelbauer; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Holperin, A. Lasee, Coggs, Schultz and Taylor.
To committee on Criminal Justice .
Assembly Bill 550
Relating to: the exchange of electronic records contained in the Consolidated Court Automation Program and in the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System between the director of state courts and the Department of Children and Families and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Knodl, Grigsby, Berceau, Danou and Townsend; cosponsored by Senators Sullivan, Taylor, Coggs, Darling and Lehman.
To committee on Children and Families .
Assembly Bill 551
Relating to: furlough of executive branch state employees during the 2009-11 fiscal biennium and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Roys, Mason, Barca, Bernard Schaber, Berceau, Black, Clark, Dexter, Garthwaite, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hixson, Parisi, Pasch, Pope-Roberts, Richards, Sinicki, Steinbrink, Toles, Turner, Van Akkeren, Vruwink, Young, Zigmunt and Van Roy; cosponsored by Senators Risser, Lassa, Hopper, Plale, Wirch and Taylor.
To committee on Labor.
Assembly Bill 552
Relating to: following snowplows and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Kaufert, Berceau, Smith, Brooks, Kerkman, Mursau, Zepnick, Lothian, Townsend and Clark; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Lehman, Taylor and Schultz.
To committee on Transportation.
Assembly Bill 553
Relating to: creating new grounds for discipline of hearing instrument specialists, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists, changing licensing requirements for audiologists, and granting rule-making authority.
A497 By Representatives Zepnick, Turner, A. Ott, Newcomer, Townsend, Danou and Kerkman; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, Taylor, Olsen and Kedzie.
To committee on Health and Healthcare Reform .
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Pocan, Black, Roys, Hilgenberg, Berceau, Parisi, Kessler, Zepnick, Danou, Pope-Roberts, Grigsby, Pasch, Toles and Sherman; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Taylor and Miller.
To committee on Public Health.
Assembly Bill 555
Relating to: correcting the 2009 equalized valuation of property in the city of Milton.
By Representative Hixson .
To joint committee on Finance.
Committee Reports
The committee on Transportation reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 362
Relating to: designating and marking the bridge on USH 41 across the Peshtigo River in the city of Peshtigo as the Steven Drees Memorial Bridge.
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Steinbrink, Vruwink, Garthwaite, Fields, Bernard Schaber, Sinicki, Petrowski, A. Ott, Stone and Bies.
Noes: 0.
To committee on Rules.
John Steinbrink
Committee on Transportation
Speaker's Appointments
November 4, 2009
The Honorable Jim Doyle
115 East, State Capitol
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Governor Doyle:
Pursuant to state statute 15.105 (28), I would like to appoint Representative Phil Montgomery to the Information Technology Management Board.
This appointment is effective immediately.
Michael J. Sheridan
Assembly Speaker
November 4, 2009
Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan
211 West, State Capitol
Dear Speaker Sheridan:
This letter is to inform you of my request to appoint Representative Phil Montgomery to serve on the Information Technology Management Board pursuant to section 15.105 (28) of the Wisconsin state statutes.
Thank you for your consideration.
Jeff Fitzgerald
Assembly Republican Leader
November 5, 2009
Patrick Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller:
Due to my absence during floor session on November 3, 2009, I am writing to indicate how I would have voted on bills that received roll call votes, as follows:
Assembly Resolution 15, adoption - Aye
Assembly Bill 230, passage - Aye
Assembly Bill 267, passage - Aye
Assembly Bill 458:
AA 4, table - Nay
AA 5, table - Nay
AA 6, decision of the Chair - Nay
AA 7, table - Nay
AA 8, decision of the Chair - Nay
AA 9, table - Nay
AA 10, table - Nay
I would appreciate if you could include this information in the Assembly Journal. Also, please record me as using leave for this day.
Thank you for your assistance.
Lee Nerison
State Representative