Tuesday, January 25, 2011
One-Hundredth Regular Session
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by President Ellis.
The roll was called, disclosing the presence of a quorum.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 15
, the official attendance for session was:
Senators Carpenter, S. Coggs, Cowles, T. Cullen, Darling, Ellis, Erpenbach, S. Fitzgerald, Galloway, Grothman, Hansen, Harsdorf, Holperin, Hopper, Jauch, Kapanke, Kedzie, C. Larson, Lasee, Lassa, Lazich, Leibham, Miller, Moulton, Olsen, Risser, Schultz, Taylor, Vinehout, Vukmir, Wanggaard, Wirch and Zipperer - 33.
Absent - None.
Absent with leave - None.
The Senate stood for a moment of silent meditation.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Taylor led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries dated Thursday, January
The committee on Senate Organization reports:
Placed the following appointment on the Senate Calendar of Tuesday,
Appointment of DENNIS SMITH
Ayes: 5 - Senators Fitzgerald, Ellis, Grothman, Miller and Hansen.
Noes: 0 - None.
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries dated Friday, January
Read and referred:
Senate Joint Resolution 5
Relating to: commemorating the first centennial of the joint committee on finance, and honoring members of the legislature who served on the committee.
To committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: conforming the state family and medical leave law to the federal family and medical leave law and granting rule-making authority.
To committee on Labor, Public Safety, and Urban Affairs.
Senate Bill 9
Relating to: the dairy and livestock farm investment credits.
To committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Higher Education.
Senate Bill 10
Relating to: restoring the treatment of the exclusion of capital gains for individuals and certain other persons that existed before the enactment of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28
, and phasing out the taxation of capital gains.
To committee on Public Health, Human Services, and Revenue.
Senate Bill 11
Relating to: the filing of certain forms related to Tax Incremental Financing District Number 72 in the city of Milwaukee.
To committee on Economic Development and Veterans and Military Affairs.
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Secretary of State
The Honorable, the Legislature:
Jt. Resolution # Act Number
DOUGLAS LA FOLLETTE
Secretary of State