Tuesday, March 8, 2011
One-Hundredth Regular Session
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.
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.
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.
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.
To committee on Children and Families
Assembly Bill 43
Relating to: removal of abandoned dams.
To committee on Natural Resources
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: prohibiting the Milwaukee Public Schools from imposing residency requirements on teachers.
To committee on Education.
Relating to: authorizing county treasurers to provide notice of unclaimed funds by using the Internet.
To committee on Urban and Local Affairs
Assembly Bill 46
Relating to: eliminating the World Dairy Center Authority.
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.
To committee on Ways and Means.
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
To committee on Rules.