Friday, March 13, 2009
Ninety-Ninth Regular Session
Senate Journal
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Introduction, First Reading, and
Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 17
Relating to: proclaiming March of every year as Irish-American Heritage Month.
By Senators Plale, S. Fitzgerald, Lassa, Sullivan, Miller, Vinehout, Erpenbach, Lehman, Schultz, Darling, Taylor and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Sheridan, J. Fitzgerald, Kerkman, Staskunas, Kestell, Tauchen, Vos, Barca, Murtha, Bies, Turner, Nerison, Townsend, Kleefisch, Petrowski, Danou, Brooks, Spanbauer, Knodl, Molepske Jr., A. Ott, Steinbrink and Zepnick.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 18
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (first consideration).
By Senators Hopper, Cowles, Darling, Olsen, Plale and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Gottlieb, Petrowski, J. Fitzgerald, Ballweg, Bies, Brooks, Davis, Gunderson, Huebsch, Honadel, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kestell, Knodl, LeMahieu, Lothian, Meyer, Montgomery, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nerison, Nygren, Ripp, Spanbauer, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Townsend, Vos and Zipperer.
To committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources.
Senate Bill 111
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to an income tax deduction for certain educators and creating an individual income tax deduction for educators who use their own funds to purchase classroom educational supplies.
By Senators Plale, Kreitlow, Taylor, Lehman, Hansen, Risser, Lassa, Wirch, Erpenbach, A. Lasee, Darling, Leibham, Schultz, Olsen, Kapanke, Hopper and Sullivan; cosponsored by Representatives Hixson, Dexter, Parisi, Milroy, Garthwaite, Pasch, Richards, Zepnick, Hraychuck, Barca, Soletski, Zigmunt, Benedict, Sinicki, Turner, A. Williams, Roys, Cullen, Hilgenberg, Jorgensen, Pope-Roberts, Toles, Kleefisch, Smith, Ziegelbauer, A. Ott, Vos, Bies, Young, Brooks, Kaufert, Steinbrink, Molepske Jr., Petrowski, Gunderson, Nass and Townsend.
To joint survey committee on Tax Exemptions.
Senate Bill 112
Relating to: the possession of green skins of fur-bearing animals, the tagging of traps, and the sale, purchase, bartering, and trade of wild animals and their carcasses.
By Senators Holperin, Kedzie, Olsen and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Gunderson, Milroy, A. Ott, Smith and Vruwink.
To committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources.
Senate Bill 113
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.
By Senators Wirch, Cowles, Lehman, Carpenter, Lassa, Holperin, Hansen, Vinehout, Sullivan, Taylor, Robson, Coggs, Schultz, Leibham, Erpenbach and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Black, Kaufert, Hubler, Sherman, Van Akkeren, Turner, Mason, Berceau, Parisi, Hebl, Danou, Benedict, Bies, Van Roy, Davis, Soletski, Schneider, Brooks, Pope-Roberts, Hilgenberg, Zepnick, Bernard Schaber, Kestell, Mursau, Pasch, Molepske Jr., Pocan, Seidel, Young, Toles, Jorgensen, Roys, Krusick, Barca, Smith, Roth, Tauchen, Grigsby, Hixson, Spanbauer, Sinicki, Suder, Lothian, Vruwink, Clark, Richards, Nerison, Hraychuck, Shilling, Garthwaite and Zigmunt.
To committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources.
Senate Bill 114
Relating to: the use of pesticides by veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
By Senators Vinehout, Lassa, Harsdorf, Taylor, Schultz, Kedzie, Olsen, Lehman and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Radcliffe, Tauchen, Vruwink, Danou, Brooks, A. Ott, Mason, Jorgensen, Smith, Lothian, Ballweg, Turner, Clark and Gunderson.
To committee on Agriculture and Higher Education.
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: licensure of dietitians and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
By Senators Vinehout, Carpenter, Lehman, Taylor and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Hebl, Danou, Spanbauer, Fields, A. Ott, Zepnick, Soletski, Richards, Suder and Lothian.
To committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation.
Senate Bill 116
Relating to: the method by which the Department of Revenue makes certain calculations regarding tax incremental financing district number 4 in the village of Elmwood.
S100 By Senator Harsdorf ; cosponsored by Representative Murtha .
To committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue.
Advice and Consent of the Senate
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
November 12, 2008
The Honorable, The Senate:
I am pleased to nominate and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint Holley , Bill, of Middleton, as a member of the Prison Industries Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2012.
Respectfully Submitted,
Read and referred to committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to confidentiality requirements of the Family Care program that prohibit benefit specialists from disclosing personally identifying information about a client without the client's informed consent, unless required by law.
Submitted by Department of Health and Family Services.
Report received from Agency, March 10, 2009.
Referred to committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, March 13, 2009 .