Tuesday, March 8, 2011
11:02 A.M.
One-Hundredth Regular Session
Assembly Journal
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore Kramer in the chair.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.

A quorum was present.
Speaker Fitzgerald in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Representative Petryk.
Representative Bernard Schaber 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 August, Ballweg, Barca, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bernier, Bewley, Bies, Brooks, Clark, E. Coggs, D. Cullen, Danou, Endsley, Farrow, Fields, Grigsby, Hebl, Hintz, Honadel, Hulsey, Jacque, Jorgensen, Kapenga, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, Kleefisch, Klenke, Knilans, Knodl, Knudson, Kooyenga, Kramer, Krug, Krusick, Kuglitsch, T. Larson, LeMahieu, Litjens, Loudenbeck, Marklein, Mason, Meyer, Milroy, Molepske Jr, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nerison, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Parisi, Pasch, Petersen, Petrowski, Petryk, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Radcliffe, Richards, Ringhand, Ripp, Rivard, Roys, Seidel, Severson, Shilling, Sinicki, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Steineke, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tiffany, Toles, Tranel, Turner, Van Roy, Vos, Vruwink, Weininger, Williams, Wynn, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer and Speaker Fitzgerald - 96.
Absent with leave - None.
Vacancies - 60th, 83rd and 94th Assembly District - 3.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Bies, Meyer, Mursau, Nerison and Pridemore. Granted.
Representative Roys asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives D. Cullen, Milroy, Richards, Sinicki and Zepnick. Granted.
Introduction and Reference
of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county ordinances requiring employers to provide employees with leave from employment to deal with family, medical, or health issues.
By Representatives Kapenga, Stone and Honadel; cosponsored by Senators Vukmir, Darling, Grothman and Lazich.
To committee on Labor and Workforce Development .
Assembly Bill 42
Relating to: presumption and conclusive determination of paternity on basis of genetic test results and orders that may be granted on the basis of genetic test results.
By Representatives Kestell, LeMahieu, Spanbauer and Strachota; cosponsored by Senators Olsen and Taylor, by request of Wisconsin Child Support Enforcement Association.
To committee on Children and Families .
Assembly Bill 43
Relating to: removal of abandoned dams.
By Representatives Kestell, Bies, LeMahieu, Mursau, Ziegelbauer and Petrowski; cosponsored by Senator Leibham .
To committee on Natural Resources .
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: prohibiting the Milwaukee Public Schools from imposing residency requirements on teachers.
By Representatives Kestell, Bies, Brooks, Honadel, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Kooyenga, LeMahieu, Marklein, Nass, Petersen, Pridemore, Spanbauer, Steineke, Stone, Strachota, Thiesfeldt and Vos; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Galloway, Grothman, Kedzie, Lazich and Olsen.
To committee on Education.
A181 Assembly Bill 45
Relating to: authorizing county treasurers to provide notice of unclaimed funds by using the Internet.
By Representatives Petrowski, Bies, Ballweg, Kooyenga, LeMahieu, Kerkman, Nass, A. Ott, Rivard, Danou and Mursau; cosponsored by Senators Galloway, Leibham, Schultz, Taylor, Lassa and Grothman.
To committee on Urban and Local Affairs .
Assembly Bill 46
Relating to: eliminating the World Dairy Center Authority.
By Representatives A. Ott, Ballweg, Brooks, Jorgensen, Kestell, Rivard, Spanbauer, Tauchen, Vruwink and Strachota; cosponsored by Senators Grothman, Olsen and Taylor.
To committee on Agriculture.
Assembly Bill 47
Relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts received from the well contamination and abandonment compensation program.
By Representatives A. Ott, Ballweg, Berceau, Brooks, Molepske Jr, Mursau, Petrowski, Spanbauer, Thiesfeldt and Jorgensen; cosponsored by Senators Moulton and Schultz.
To committee on Ways and Means.
Committee Reports
The committee on Jobs, Economy and Small Business reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 38
Relating to: authorizing the town of Brookfield in Waukesha County to create a tax incremental district for a retail project.
Ayes: 13 - Representatives Williams, Endsley, Stone, Kapenga, Knilans, Kuglitsch, Loudenbeck, Petryk, Molepske Jr, Bernard Schaber, Fields, Toles and Mason.
Noes: 1 - Representative Krusick.