Thursday, February 16, 2012
One-Hundredth Regular Session
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Fitzgerald in the chair.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Representative Spanbauer.
Representative Honadel 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, Billings, Brooks, Clark, E. Coggs, Craig, D. Cullen, Danou, Doyle, Endsley, Farrow, Fields, Hebl, Hintz, Honadel, Hulsey, Jacque, Jorgensen, Kapenga, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, 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, 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 Grigsby, Kleefisch and Steinbrink - 3.
Vacancies - None.
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Kleefisch. Granted.
Representative Clark asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Grigsby and Steinbrink. Granted.
Assembly amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 384 offered by Representative Milroy.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 397 offered by committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections.
Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 527 offered by committee on Energy and Utilities.
Read first time and referred:
Assembly Joint Resolution 110
Relating to: congratulating Cooperative Extension on its centennial.
To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 568
Relating to: requirements for residential facilities that provide or promote themselves as providing specialized care for persons who have Alzheimer's disease or related dementia and providing penalties.
To committee on Aging and Long-Term Care
Assembly Bill 569
Relating to: the immobilization or removal, impoundment, and disposal of motor vehicles for multiple nonmoving traffic violations.
To committee on Urban and Local Affairs
Relating to: investment activities in Iran, state procurement and construction contracts, and providing penalties.
To committee on Homeland Security and State Affairs
Assembly Bill 571
Relating to: regulating certain service contracts and granting rule-making authority.
To committee on Insurance.
The committee on Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 250
Relating to: regulating text messages as telephone solicitations for purposes of the no call list.
Ayes: 7 - Representatives Ripp, August, Spanbauer, Kooyenga, Krug, Roys and Billings.
To committee on Rules.
Committee on Consumer Protection and Personal Privacy