By Representatives Richards, Pasch, C. Taylor, Barca, Barnes, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bewley, Billings, Clark, Danou, Doyle, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Hulsey, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kessler, Kolste, Mason, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Riemer, Ringhand, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Smith, Vruwink, Wachs, Wright, Young, Zamarripa and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Risser, Carpenter, T. Cullen, Hansen, Harris, Jauch, C. Larson, Lassa, Lehman, Miller, Shilling, Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch.
Relating to: limiting the times for voting by absentee ballots in person.
By Representatives Stroebel, Bies, Strachota, Craig, Ripp, LeMahieu, Spiros, Kleefisch, Sanfelippo, T. Larson, Weatherston, Nass and A. Ott.
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Relating to: designating and marking a specified highway route in the counties of Rock, Dane, Jefferson, Dodge, and Fond du Lac as the Rock River Trail Scenic and Historic Route.
By Representatives Jagler, Ripp, Kolste, Jorgensen, Ringhand, Loudenbeck, Born, Schraa, Spiros, Berceau, Mason, Ohnstad, Kahl, Bies, Kleefisch, Nass, Ballweg, Bernier, Thiesfeldt and Milroy; cosponsored by Senators T. Cullen, Olsen, S. Fitzgerald, Kedzie, Miller, Schultz, Risser, Carpenter, Lehman, Gudex and Jauch.
The committee on Government Operations and State Licensing reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: the publication and effective dates of acts.
Ayes: 6 - Representatives August, Craig, Knodl, Kooyenga, Hutton and Nass.
Noes: 2 - Representatives Hulsey and Ringhand.
Committee on Government Operations and State Licensing
The Joint Legislative Audit Committee reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: the authority and responsibilities of the Legislative Audit Bureau and state auditor, eliminating certain expired audit requirements, and requiring confidentiality during investigations of reports made to the state fraud, waste, and mismanagement hotline.
Ayes: 10 - Senators Cowles, Darling, Lazich, Vinehout, Lehman, Kerkman, Marklein, Nygren, Richards and Sargent.
Joint Legislative Audit Committee
The committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: alcohol sale, possession, and consumption at Peninsula State Park.
Ayes: 16 - Representatives A. Ott, Kleefisch, Bies, Williams, Mursau, Nerison, Petryk, Steineke, Born, Swearingen, Milroy, Hebl, Clark, Danou, Hesselbein and Shankland.
Committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
The committee on Workforce Development reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: payment of unemployment insurance benefits under a work-sharing program.
Ayes: 16 - Representatives Loudenbeck, Petryk, Honadel, Pridemore, Knodl, Bernier, Kuglitsch, Severson, Born, Weatherston, Ringhand, Billings, Barnes, Kolste, Shankland and Wachs.
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Loudenbeck, Petryk, Honadel, Pridemore, Knodl, Bernier, Kuglitsch, Severson, Born and Weatherston.
Noes: 6 - Representatives Ringhand, Billings, Barnes, Kolste, Shankland and Wachs.
Committee on Workforce Development
February 22, 2013
The Honorable Robin Vos
Speaker of the Assembly
211 West, State Capitol
Madison, WI 53708
The Honorable Michael Ellis
President of the Senate
220 South, State Capitol
Madison, WI 53707
Dear Speaker Vos and President Ellis:
hist2572Assembly Bill 5 contains a fiscal note in excess of $10,000. Accordingly, and pursuant to s. 16.47 (2), Wisconsin Statutes, I consider this bill an emergency bill, and I recommend that its passage be permitted prior to the passage of the 2013-2015 budget bill.
January 14, 2013
State Capitol, Room 211 West
PO Box 8952
Madison, WI 53708
Dear Speaker Vos:
Under Wis. Stat. 15.57 (4), the minority leader is charged with nominating a minority member for appointment to the Educational Communications Board.
At this time, I would like to re-nominate Representative Amy Sue Vruwink for appointment to the Educational Communications Board.
If you have any follow-up questions or if I can be of any additional assistance on this matter, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Peter W. Barca
Assembly Minority Leader
64th Assembly District