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Monday, August 1, 2011
12:08 P.M.
July 2011 Extraordinary Session
STATE OF WISCONSIN
Senate Journal
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by President Ellis.
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Call of Roll
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 silence.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Holperin led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Senator Miller, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate recess.
12:11 P.M.
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Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Secretary of State
August 1 , 2011
The Honorable, the Legislature:
Bill Number Act Number Publication Date
Senate Bill 144Act 40 August 12 , 2011
Senate Bill 150Act 39 August 8 , 2011
Sincerely,
DOUGLAS LA FOLLETTE
Secretary of State
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Recess
12:34 P.M.
The Senate reconvened.
President Ellis in the chair.
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Messages From the Assembly
Senate Bill 147
Relating to: payment of extended unemployment insurance benefits during certain periods in this state.
Read.
The question was: Shall Assembly amendment 1 to Senate Bill 147 be concurred in?
The ayes and noes were required and the vote was: ayes, 19; noes, 14; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Cowles, Darling, Ellis, S. Fitzgerald, Galloway, Grothman, Harsdorf, Hopper, Kapanke, Kedzie, Lasee, Lazich, Leibham, Moulton, Olsen, Schultz, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Zipperer - 19.
Noes - Senators Carpenter, S. Coggs, T. Cullen, Erpenbach, Hansen, Holperin, Jauch, C. Larson, Lassa, Miller, Risser, Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 14.
Absent or not voting - None.
Concurred in.
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that all action be immediately messaged to the Assembly:
Senate Bill 147
Action Messaged.
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Announcements, Adjournment Honors, and Remarks Under Special Privilege
Senator Risser, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of Liz Jones-Queensland of the Chief Clerk's staff, who is celebrating her birthday today.
Senator Taylor, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of one of her intern, Jacob Bogost. He is joining us from the American Collegiate Adventures program and will be a sophomore at Madison Memorial High School this fall. We wish him the best of luck.
Senator Schultz, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in memory of Gilman Moe, who died on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at the age of 79.
Senator Schultz, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in memory of David Marchant, who passed away last week at the age of 54 after a courageous battle with cancer. David was a devoted family man, ran a successful business in the city of Oregon, and was a proud long-time statistician for the World Champion Green Bay Packers. David is the brother of the Senate Chief Clerk Rob Marchant, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this time.
S405 Senator Lazich, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of Jerome Cesarz, a constituent, veteran, and small-business owner. Jerome Cesarz passed away July 20, 2011 at the age of 79.
Senator Wanggaard, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of his stellar summer interns, Christopher Epping and Alice Friedman. Chris and Alice are both excellent students at UW-Madison, and they have been outstanding additions to the Senator's staff. Senator Wanggaard is glad that they joined his office for the summer, and he appreciates their hard work and enthusiasm!
Senator Jauch, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of Rebcca Jin, a junior from Middleton High School, who has been interning in the Senator's office over the summer.
Senator Miller, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in memory of the 77 victims of the terrorist attack in Norway. As a percentage of the national population, the number of victims exceeded the number of victims in the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. Our sympathy goes out to their families, neighbors and countrymen.
Senator Hansen, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of Spc. Justin Lane of Green Bay, who is serving with the 428th EN Co. out of Wausau. Justin was hit by an IED on July 2nd and lost both of his legs. Our thoughts are with him.
Senator Moulton, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of his two granddaughters, who were gracious enough to accompany their grandfather to the Capitol today.
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of his wife Lisa and their 25th wedding anniversary, which is tomorrow.
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