Tuesday, May 26, 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 first time and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 36
Relating to: secret ballot for employee representation elections (first consideration).
By Senators S. Fitzgerald, Kanavas, Darling, Schultz, Grothman and A. Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Vukmir, Vos, Kleefisch, Petersen, Tauchen, M. Williams, Kramer, Brooks, J. Ott, Nygren, Meyer, Strachota, Pridemore, Lothian, Roth, Townsend, Bies, Newcomer, Suder, LeMahieu, Ballweg, Knodl, Gunderson and Stone.
To committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs.
Senate Bill 217
Relating to: ineligibility of convicted felons for licensure as lobbyists.
By Senators A. Lasee and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Bies, Berceau, Brooks, Mursau, A. Ott, Spanbauer, Van Roy and Zigmunt.
To committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations.
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: penalties and private actions for violations of restrictions on telephone solicitations.
By Senators Erpenbach, Taylor, Coggs, Hansen and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Roys, Schneider, Berceau, Black, A. Ott, Jorgensen, Pope-Roberts, Zepnick, Gunderson and Hintz.
To committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection.
Senate Bill 219
Relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer or while attempting to flee and providing a penalty.
By Senators Sullivan, Kreitlow, Plale, Carpenter, Kapanke and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Danou, Milroy, Brooks, Kerkman, Bies, Sinicki, Kaufert, Jorgensen, Townsend, Zigmunt, Smith, Berceau, Soletski, Hraychuck, Pasch, Zepnick, Dexter, Clark and Spanbauer.
To committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing.
Senate Bill 220
Relating to: eliminating the enrollment limit on virtual charter schools.
By Senators Olsen, Kapanke, Hopper, Kedzie, Leibham, Kanavas, Lazich and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Davis, LeMahieu, Vukmir, Kramer, Ziegelbauer, Ripp, Nass, Lothian, Nygren, Petersen, Kleefisch, Townsend, Knodl, Gundrum, Strachota, Spanbauer, Zipperer, Vos, A. Ott and Gottlieb.
To committee on Education.
Senate Bill 221
Relating to: campaign financing, designations for the Wisconsin election campaign fund by individuals filing state income tax returns, creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for contributions to the Public Integrity Endowment, candidate time on public broadcasting television stations and public access channels, staffing of the Government Accountability Board; providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
By Senators Erpenbach, Ellis, Carpenter, Lehman, Holperin, Schultz, Risser, Harsdorf, Vinehout and Sullivan; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Black, Hixson and Hebl.
To committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing.
Senate Bill 222
Relating to: group deer hunting requirements and restrictions on placing, possessing, or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow in or on a vehicle.
By Senators Decker, Holperin, Hansen, Hopper and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Jorgensen, Petrowski, Spanbauer and Zigmunt.
To committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources.
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
May 26 , 2009
To the Honorable, the Senate:
The following bill(s), originating in the Senate, have been approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State:
Bill Number Act Number Date Approved
Senate Bill 161 15 May 26 , 2009
Respectfully Submitted,
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Secretary of State
May 26 , 2009
The Honorable, the Legislature:
Bill Number Act Number Publication Date
Senate Bill 27Act 14 June 5 , 2009
Secretary of State
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
The committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations reports and recommends:
Relating to technical standards for electronic recording of documents in the County Register of Deeds Offices in Wisconsin.
No action taken.
Fred Risser