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By Representative Nass ; cosponsored by Senator Schultz , by request of The Educational Approval Board (EAB).
Read first time and referred to committee on Education.
Assembly Bill 485
Relating to: personalized registration plates for vehicles registered by certain veterans with a disability that limits the ability to walk (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation).
By Law Revision Committee.
Read first time and referred to committee on Transportation and Elections.
Assembly Bill 486
Relating to: the definitions of vehicle and motor vehicle (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation).
By Law Revision Committee.
Read first time and referred to committee on Transportation and Elections.
Assembly Bill 529
Relating to: licensing of taxicabs by a 1st class city.
By Representatives Farrow, Zamarripa, Young, Stone, D. Cullen, Richards, Fields and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Lasee, Taylor and Darling.
Read first time and referred to committee on Transportation and Elections.
Assembly Joint Resolution 100
Relating to: accounting and expenditure of state funds and reduction of deficit (first consideration).
By Representatives Kooyenga, Marklein, Kapenga, Klenke, Strachota, Thiesfeldt, Krug, Craig, Honadel, Petersen, Litjens, Nygren, Steineke, Farrow, Kaufert, Rivard, Suder, Knilans, Mursau, Stroebel, Weininger, A. Ott, Jacque, Knudson, Brooks, Ziegelbauer, Kerkman, Van Roy, Spanbauer, Severson, Wynn, Williams, T. Larson, Knodl, Endsley, Loudenbeck and Molepske Jr; cosponsored by Senators Zipperer, Lasee, Leibham, Lazich, Cowles, Schultz, Olsen and Grothman.
Read and referred to committee on Senate Organization.
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Third Reading of Joint Resolutions and Bills
Senate Bill 306
Relating to: voluntary and informed consent to an abortion, information on domestic abuse services, giving a woman an abortion-inducing drug, repealing criminal sanctions against women who perform or obtain certain abortion procedures, and providing a penalty.
Senate Bill 306
Read a third time.
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In the Chair
Pursuant to Senate Rule 2 (1), Senator Kedzie in the chair.
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The question was: Shall Senate Bill 306 be passed?
S735 The ayes and noes were demanded and the vote was: ayes, 17; noes, 15; absent or not voting, 1; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Cowles, Darling, Ellis, S. Fitzgerald, Galloway, Grothman, Harsdorf, Kedzie, Lasee, Lazich, Leibham, Moulton, Olsen, Schultz, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Zipperer - 17.
Noes - Senators Carpenter, S. Coggs, T. Cullen, Hansen, Holperin, Jauch, King, C. Larson, Lassa, Miller, Risser, Shilling, Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 15.
Absent or not voting - Senator Erpenbach - 1.
Passed.
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that all action be immediately messaged to the Assembly:
Senate Bill 306
Messaged.
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Motions May Be Offered
Senator Lassa moved that Senate Bill 121 be withdrawn from the committee on Economic Development and Veterans and Military Affairs and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
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Announcements, Adjournment Honors, and Remarks Under Special Privilege
Senator Harsdorf, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor and loving memory of Nancy Johnson of Amery, who passed away tragically on Saturday, February 4th. Nancy graduated from Amery High School in 1952 and married Stanley Johnson on July 5th, 1953. Together they owned and operated the Lake Magnor Store until 1986, after which Nancy worked for a greenhouse-nursery in Balsam Lake. Nancy spent the majority of her life doing what she loved, being a homemaker. Nancy is survived by her loving husband, Stanley, their 5 children and spouses, 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Members may know her son Doug Johnson, who is currently serving as the President of the Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs.
Senator Harsdorf, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of the Senate Scholars, and specifically Jack Rector and Zachary Lauridsen of Osceola, who completed the Senate Scholar program last week. Jack and Zachary both attend Osceola High School. Last week Jack was honored by being elected Chair of the 2nd group of Senate Scholars. The Senator commends Jack and Zachary and all the Senate Scholars for their participation in the program, and for their continued involvement in our political process. Please join her in wishing them the best in their future endeavors.
Senator Lassa, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in memory of Elmer E. Fournier of Park Ridge, who passed away on February 16, 2012. He was very involved in the Park Ridge community and will be sorely missed.
Senator Wirch, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of Xten Industries, the 2011 Kenosha Business of the Year.
Senator Hansen, with unanimous consent, asked that when the Senate adjourn, it do so in honor of the Green Bay Schools Intra-City Council, whose 25 members represent 20,000 students.
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Adjournment
Senator S. Fitzgerald moved that the Senate stand adjourned pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1.
Adjourned.
10:18 A.M.
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