Tuesday, October 25, 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 Pastor Ben Lavicka from the Whitewater Bible Church in Whitewater.
Representative Mursau 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, 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 - 96.
Absent with leave - Representatives Fields and Grigsby - 2.
Vacancies - 95th Assembly District - 1.
Representative Roys asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Fields and Grigsby. Granted.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 181 offered by Representative A. Ott.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 181 offered by Representative A. Ott.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 241 offered by Representative Ballweg.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 250 offered by Representative Hebl.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 303 offered by committee on Urban and Local Affairs.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 319 offered by Representative Danou.
Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 319 offered by Representative Danou.
Assembly amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 319 offered by Representative Wynn.
Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 329 offered by Representatives Zepnick and Kooyenga.
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Joint Resolution 69
Relating to: declaring October 2011 as Co-op Month.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 337
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.
To committee on Education.
Assembly Bill 338
Relating to: collective bargaining for public employees, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.
To committee on Assembly Organization
Assembly Bill 339
Relating to: eliminating the ability for the Department of Health Services to alter Medical Assistance eligibility, provider payment methods, and other Medical Assistance procedures by policy.
To committee on Insurance.
Assembly Bill 340
Relating to: credit cards issued to underage customers, higher education institutions and the marketing of credit cards, financial literacy requirements for higher education students, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
To committee on Financial Institutions
Assembly Bill 341
Relating to: the eligibility for relocation tax benefits.
To committee on Jobs, Economy and Small Business