Thursday, October 20, 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 Reverend Doctor Michael Schuler of the First Unitarian Society in Madison.
Representative Bewley 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, Craig, D. Cullen, Danou, Doyle, Endsley, Farrow, 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, Pasch, Petersen, Petrowski, Petryk, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Radcliffe, Richards, Ringhand, Ripp, Rivard, Roys, Seidel, Severson, Sinicki, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Steineke, Stone, Strachota, Stroebel, Suder, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tiffany, Toles, Tranel, Turner, Van Roy, Vos, Vruwink, Weininger, Williams, Wynn, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer and Speaker Fitzgerald - 97.
Absent with leave - Representative Fields - 1.
Vacancies - 95th Assembly District - 1.
Representative Roys asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Fields. Granted.
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Stone and Ziegelbauer. Granted.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 147 offered by Representative Severson.
Assembly amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 239 offered by Representative Kleefisch.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 310 offered by committee on Labor and Workforce Development.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 311 offered by Representative Steineke.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 311 offered by Representative Mursau.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 311 offered by Representative Mursau.
Assembly amendment 3 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 311 offered by Representatives Meyer and Strachota.
Assembly amendment 4 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 311 offered by Representative Mursau.
Assembly amendment 5 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 311 offered by Representative Clark.
Assembly amendment 6 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 311 offered by Representative Clark.
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Joint Resolution 68
Relating to: the life and public service of Richard Peterson.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 333
Relating to: the liability of certain persons for environmental contamination on property on which a cleanup has been conducted.
To committee on Natural Resources
The committee on Aging and Long-Term Care reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 302
Relating to: regulation of nursing homes, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
Ayes: 4 - Representatives Knodl, Petryk, Van Roy and Bernier.
Noes: 2 - Representatives Krusick and E. Coggs.
To committee on Rules.
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care
The committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 263
Relating to: costs associated with providing false information to a law enforcement officer.
Assembly Amendment 1 adoption: