Representative Nelson asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
Representative Rhoades introduced Pat, Tim, Chris and Sean O'Brien, Bill Jacobson and Bobbi Pominville, who sang the prayer at the rostrum.
Representative Zigmunt 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, Milroy, Molepske Jr., Montgomery, Mursau, Murtha, Nelson, Nerison, Newcomer, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Parisi, Pasch, Petersen, 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 Nass - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Nass. Granted.
Representative Barca asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Sherman. Granted.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Gundrum. Granted.
Representative Lothian introduced Hometown Hero recipients Robert and LaVonne Webster. Mr. Webster addressed the members from the rostrum.
Assembly amendment 4 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 440 offered by Representative Pasch.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 534 offered by Representative Pope-Roberts.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 649 offered by Representatives Black and Soletski.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 660 offered by Representative Sinicki.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 747 offered by Representative Milroy.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 755 offered by Representatives Friske and M. Williams.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 789 offered by Representative Molepske Jr..
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 789
offered by Representative Molepske Jr..
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 793 offered by Representatives Pocan and Brooks.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 841 offered by Representative Molepske Jr..
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 843 offered by Representative Molepske Jr..
Assembly amendment 2 to Senate Bill 513 offered by committee on Insurance.
Relating to the veterans tuition reimbursement program.
Submitted by Department of Veterans Affairs.
Report received from Agency, March 30, 2010.
To committee on Veterans and Military Affairs
Referred on April 13, 2010
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 950
Relating to: eligibility for grant funding under a maintenance program that applies to private sewage systems.
To committee on Natural Resources
The committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses; increasing annual limits on angel investment tax credits; awarding grants to the WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.; business plan competitions and an emerging technology center in the University of Wisconsin System; rural outsourcing grants; requiring the Department of Commerce to award grants to a high-technology business development corporation and grants for converting manufacturing facilities; increasing funding for certain economic development programs; a pilot program providing microloans for the creation of new businesses; increasing funding for certain technical college training program grants; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.
Assembly Amendment 6 adoption:
Ayes: 7 - Representatives Molepske Jr., Bernard Schaber, Fields, Hintz, Barca, Benedict and Toles.
Noes: 5 - Representatives Krusick, Zipperer, Friske, Van Roy and Strachota.
Concurrence as amended:
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Molepske Jr., Bernard Schaber, Fields, Hintz, Barca, Benedict, Toles, Zipperer, Friske and Van Roy.
Noes: 2 - Representatives Krusick and Strachota.
To committee on Rules.
Louis Molepske Jr
Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business
The committee on Labor reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 929
Relating to: willful misclassification of an employee as a nonemployee by a person engaged in the painting or drywall finishing of buildings or other structures with intent to evade the laws related to income tax withholding, worker's compensation, unemployment insurance, or employment discrimination and providing a penalty.
Ayes: 8 - Representatives Sinicki, Van Akkeren, Jorgensen, Parisi, Toles, Soletski, Honadel and Knodl.
To committee on Rules.
Committee on Labor
From: Robert J. Marchant, Senate Chief Clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Passed and asks concurrence in:
Senate Bill 358
Senate Bill 379
Senate Bill 412
Senate Bill 429
Senate Bill 464
Senate Bill 524
Senate Bill 528
Senate Bill 591