Assembly Bill 770
Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance programs; and making appropriations.
Ayes: 7 - Representatives Garthwaite, Jorgensen, Hraychuck, Clark, Dexter, Wood and Nerison.
Noes: 2 - Representatives Meyer and Davis.
To joint committee on Finance.
Phil Garthwaite
Committee on Rural Economic Development
Message from the Senate
From: Robert J. Marchant, Senate Chief Clerk.
Mr. Speaker:
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Passed and asks concurrence in:
Senate Bill 250
Senate Bill 286
Senate Bill 291
Senate Bill 399
Senate Bill 452
Senate Bill 483
Senate Bill 527
Amended and concurred in as amended:
Assembly Bill 139 (Senate substitute amendment 1 adopted)
Action on the Senate Message
Senate Bill 250
Relating to: accepting pupils under the full-time Open Enrollment Program.
By Senators Darling and Kedzie; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Nass and Townsend.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 286
Relating to: collection agencies.
By Senator Darling ; cosponsored by Representative J. Ott.
To committee on Financial Institutions.
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: authorizing the designation of a tax incremental district as distressed and expanding the use of donor tax incremental districts.
By Senators Sullivan, Schultz, Holperin, Kreitlow and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Molepske Jr., Ripp, Radcliffe, Davis, Staskunas, Brooks, Townsend, Soletski, Clark, Zepnick, Hintz and Petersen.
To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 399
Relating to: authorizing two or more cities, villages, towns, or counties, or a combination of such political subdivisions, to create a commission to issue conduit revenue bonds and exercise eminent domain authority and exempting from taxation interest on such bonds.
By Senators Kreitlow, Plale, Hopper, Darling, Taylor, Schultz, Hansen and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Hilgenberg, Dexter, Fields, Berceau, Jorgensen, Petrowski, Smith, Staskunas, Benedict, Hintz and Hraychuck.
To committee on Urban and Local Affairs.
Senate Bill 452
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for food sold by child welfare facilities.
By Senators Kreitlow, Taylor, Wirch, Lassa, Olsen, Lehman and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Sinicki, Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Suder, Clark, A. Ott, Ziegelbauer and Ripp.
To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 527
Relating to: the agricultural producer security program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Vinehout, Miller, Taylor and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Vruwink, Jorgensen, Garthwaite, Smith, Hraychuck, Danou, Tauchen, Ripp, Dexter, Molepske Jr. and A. Ott.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 139
Relating to: littering and providing a penalty.
To committee on Rules.
Enrolled Bills
The following Assembly proposals, which have been approved by both the Assembly and Senate, have been enrolled by the Legislative Reference Bureau:
Assembly Bill 128
Assembly Bill 213
Assembly Bill 230
Assembly Bill 261
Assembly Bill 375
Assembly Bill 471
Assembly Bill 485
Assembly Bill 562
A741 Assembly Bill 568
Assembly Bill 569
Assembly Bill 574
Assembly Bill 579
Assembly Bill 614
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
March 1, 2010
Patrick Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Patrick:
I am pleased to transmit to you the following report to the 2009 Legislature on legislation introduced by the Joint Legislative Council:
RL 2009-14 Special Committee on Child Welfare Provider Rate Implementation (2009 Assembly Bill 780 and 2009 Senate Bill 567)
I would appreciate your including this letter in the Journal for the information of the membership. Additional copies of these reports are available at the Legislative Council Staff offices, One East Main, Suite 401, or from our web page at
Terry C. Anderson
Joint Legislative Council
March 5, 2010
Patrick Fuller