Monday, January 26, 2009
Ninety-Ninth Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries dated Friday, January 23 , 2009.
Amendments Offered
Senate substitute amendment 1 to Senate Bill 1 offered by Senator Decker.
Senate amendment 1 to Senate Bill 10 offered by Senator Lassa.
Introduction, First Reading, and
Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
Senate Resolution 2
Relating to: the senate rules.
By Senators Decker, Risser and Hansen.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: Proclaiming Data Privacy Day.
By Senators Erpenbach, Taylor, Lehman, Hansen, Wirch, Kanavas, Cowles and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Roys, Soletski, Berceau, Molepske and Townsend.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Relating to: recognizing February 2009 as American Heart Month and February 6, 2009, as Wear Red For Women Day.
By Senators Lassa, Darling, Coggs, Cowles, Hansen, Harsdorf, Hopper, Kedzie, Lazich, Lehman, Miller, Olsen, Plale, Schultz, Sullivan and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Shilling, Nygren, Ballweg, Benedict, Berceau, Brooks, Cullen, Davis, Grigsby, Hebl, Hintz, Hraychuck, Kerkman, Molepske, Petersen, Pasch, Sinicki, Spanbauer, Radcliffe, Toles, Turner, Townsend, Strachota, M. Williams, Ziegelbauer, Zigmunt and Pope-Roberts.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Joint Resolution 5
Relating to: commending the heroic efforts of US Airways pilot Jeff Skiles in the Hudson River crash of flight 1549.
By Senators Erpenbach and Miller.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Introduction, First Reading, and
Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 13
Relating to: refunds of overcharges by commercial mobile radio service providers, actions against commercial mobile radio service providers that fail to make timely refunds, and providing a penalty.
By Senators Lassa and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Roys, Berceau, Cullen, Grigsby, Hebl, Nass, A. Ott, Ripp, Schneider, Sinicki, Smith, Soletski, Spanbauer, Toles, Van Akkeren, A. Williams and Hintz.
To committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection.
Senate Bill 14
Relating to: the definition of sexual intercourse for the crime of incest.
By Senators Lassa, Taylor, Sullivan, Coggs, Olsen, Lazich, A. Lasee, Darling and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Zepnick, A. Williams, Sinicki, Staskunas, Gundrum, Kerkman, Ziegelbauer, Berceau, Townsend, Spanbauer, Vruwink, Strachota, Barca, Turner and Soletski.
To committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing.
Senate Bill 15
Relating to: payment of Wisconsin supplemental and extended unemployment insurance benefits in this state.
By Senators Coggs, Decker, Miller, Hansen, Lehman and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki, Sheridan, Nelson, Seidel, Staskunas, Barca, Colon, Van Akkeren, Jorgensen, Toles, Parisi and Honadel.
To joint committee on Finance.
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: permitting a mother to breast-feed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be.
By Senators Risser, Erpenbach, Wirch, Darling, Schultz, Cowles, Sullivan and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Parisi, Sinicki, Benedict, Black, Pope-Roberts, Roys, Pocan, Hilgenberg, Berceau, Mason, Molepske, Vruwink, Cullen, Hintz, Townsend, Toles and Ballweg.
To committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation.
S31 Report of Committees
The committee on Senate Organization reports:
Placed the following appointments and proposals on the Senate Calendar of Wednesday, January 28, 2009:
Executive Appointment Patricia Finder-Stone
Executive Appointment Mary Lease
Senate Resolution 2
Senate Joint Resolution 2
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Senate Joint Resolution 5
Ayes: 5 - Senators Decker, Risser, Hansen, Fitzgerald and Grothman.
Noes: 0 - None.
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Senate President
January 26 , 2009
The Honorable, the Senate:
Pursuant to Senate Rule 46 (2)(c), I am writing to inform you that I have directed the following proposal(s) to be withdrawn from committee and rereferred. I have obtained the consent of the appropriate standing committee chairperson and the chairperson of the committee on Senate Organization.
Senate Bill 10 , relating to the income and franchise tax credit that supplements the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit, withdrawn from committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue and rereferred to committee on Economic Development.
Senate President
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Senate Republican Leader
January 22, 2009
Governor Doyle,
Following is my list of appointments from the Senate Republicans to serve on the following councils, boards and commissions:
Affirmative Action Council: Senator Glenn Grothman
Wisconsin Artistic Endowment Foundation: Senator Alberta Darling
Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council: Senator Alberta Darling
Utility Public Benefits Council: Senator Rob Cowles