One-Hundred and First Regular Session
6:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY, February 20, 2013
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Vos in the Chair.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Representative Murphy.
Representative Weatherston 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, Barca, Barnes, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bernier, Bewley, Bies, Billings, Born, Brooks, Clark, Craig, Czaja, Danou, Doyle, Endsley, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Honadel, Hulsey, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kestell, Kleefisch, Klenke, Knodl, Knudson, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kramer, Krug, Kuglitsch, T. Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Mason, Murphy, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nerison, Nygren, Ohnstad, A. Ott, J. Ott, Pasch, Petersen, Petryk, Pope, Pridemore, Richards, Riemer, Ringhand, Ripp, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Smith, Spiros, Steineke, Stone, Strachota, Stroebel, Suder, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Weininger, Williams, Wright, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 91.
Absent with leave - Representatives Ballweg, Kapenga, Kessler, Loudenbeck, Milroy, Severson and Young - 7.
Vacancies - 98th Assembly District - 1.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Murtha asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Ballweg, Kapenga, Loudenbeck and Severson. Granted.
Representative Jorgensen asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Kessler, Milroy and Young. Granted.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: requiring the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to organize trade and marketing forums for Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III manufacturers and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Krug, Jorgensen, Stone, Wright, Berceau, Bernier, Bies, Czaja, Hebl, Honadel, Kahl, Kolste, T. Larson, Mason, Ohnstad, J. Ott, Pasch, Pope, Richards, Ringhand, Ripp, Spiros, Swearingen and Smith; cosponsored by Senators Lassa, Moulton, Hansen, Miller and Shilling.
hist1952To committee on Small Business Development.
Relating to: a manufacturer marketing assistance program for Wisconsin Tier II and Tier III manufacturers and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Jorgensen, Stone, Barca, Krug, Berceau, Bernier, Bies, Czaja, Hebl, Honadel, Kahl, Kolste, T. Larson, Mason, Ohnstad, J. Ott, Pasch, Pope, Richards, Ringhand, Ripp, Spiros, Swearingen, Wright, Zamarripa and Smith; cosponsored by Senators Moulton, Lassa, Hansen, Miller and Shilling.
hist1953To committee on Small Business Development.
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.
By Representative Honadel.
hist2046To committee on Energy and Utilities.
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller:
Please add my name as a co-author of Assembly Bill 15, relating to payment of unemployment insurance benefits under a work-sharing program.
29th Assembly District