By Representatives Hebl, Richards, Pasch, Wachs, Zepnick, Mason, Billings, Berceau, C. Taylor, Wright, Ohnstad, Kahl and Bernard Schaber; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, L. Taylor and T. Cullen.
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit.
By Representatives Weininger, Jacque, Schraa, Berceau, Jorgensen, T. Larson, Mason, Ohnstad, Spiros, Endsley, Wright and Genrich; cosponsored by Senators Gudex, L. Taylor, Lassa, Lehman, Harris and Schultz.
Relating to: legislative consideration of nonfiscal policy items in the biennial budget bill.
By Representatives Bernard Schaber, Berceau, Billings, Doyle, Hesselbein, Hulsey, Johnson, Kahl, Kolste, Ohnstad, Pope, Ringhand, Shankland, Sinicki, Smith, Wright and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators T. Cullen, Hansen, Lehman and Wirch.
hist4112To committee on Government Operations and State Licensing.
Relating to: decoys placed in water for migratory game bird hunting.
By Representatives Jacque, Tittl, Bernier, Bies, Craig, Kleefisch, Murphy, Murtha, Stone and Stroebel; cosponsored by Senators Lasee, Grothman and Leibham.
hist4113To committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
Relating to: posttermination of parental rights contact between a child and a birth relative of the child; disclosure of the name and address of an out-of-home placement of a child; sharing of home study reports with another agency; elimination of home studies for certain proposed adoptive parents; disclosure of the name and last-known address of a proposed adoptive parent of a child to an agency that is determining the availability of an adoptive placement for a sibling of the child; providing full faith and credit to a tribal court proceeding for a suspension of parental rights or an adoption under tribal law or custom; and jurisdiction over and venue for an adoption petition.
By Joint Legislative Council.
Relating to: the right of a parent to have counsel in a proceeding for a child alleged to be in need of protection or services; the power of the juvenile court to appoint counsel in such a proceeding; and elimination of the right to a jury trial in such a proceeding or in a proceeding for termination of parental rights; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.
By Joint Legislative Council.
Relating to: children in need of protection or services jurisdiction over, and grounds for involuntary termination of parental rights to, a child under 3 years of age whose parent had an involuntary termination of parental rights within 3 years prior to the child's birth; reasonable efforts by an agency to return a child safely home when the child has been adjudged to be in need of protection or services; requirements for further participation in an action to terminate parental rights by a man alleged to be the child's father; revising certain grounds for an involuntary termination of parental rights and certain notice exceptions for an involuntary termination of parental rights proceeding; waiver of counsel for a parent in an involuntary termination of parental rights or a contested adoption proceeding; and requiring a parent's signature on a petition for postdispositional relief or a notice of appeal of a termination of parental rights order or a child in need of protection or services or paternity adjudication.
By Joint Legislative Council.
Relating to: an exception to the hearsay rule of evidence if a witness is unavailable.
By Representatives Steineke, Hutton, Jacque, Spiros, Marklein and Kleefisch.
Relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for vehicles or combinations of vehicles transporting loads near the Wisconsin-Michigan border.
By Representatives Swearingen, Mursau, Ripp, Nygren, Spiros, T. Larson, Bewley, Wright, Murtha, Bies, Ballweg, A. Ott, Bernier, Jagler, Czaja and Sanfelippo; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Tiffany, Jauch and Lassa.
Relating to: a sea lamprey control program.
By Representatives Weininger, Pope, Mason, Ballweg, Kaufert, Ohnstad, Brooks, Bies, Ringhand, A. Ott, Clark and Sinicki; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Gudex, Lasee, Risser, Lehman, Wirch, Lassa, Tiffany and Olsen.
hist4119To committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
Relating to: prohibiting certain computer messages or postings that invite harassment or obscene, lewd, or profane communication and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Jacque, Ballweg, Bernier, Bies, Brooks, Endsley, Krug, Mursau, A. Ott, Schraa and Spiros; cosponsored by Senator Cowles.
hist4120To committee on Criminal Justice.
Relating to: motor vehicle registration by the Department of Transportation, historic military vehicles, and Kei class vehicles.
By Representatives Kestell, Schraa, Jacque, Weatherston, Brooks, Thiesfeldt, Strachota, Krug, Czaja, Honadel, Mursau, Murtha, LeMahieu, Bewley, Murphy, Kahl, Stroebel, Swearingen and Ohnstad; cosponsored by Senators Grothman, Erpenbach, Petrowski, Tiffany, Gudex, Schultz, Moulton, Lehman and Wirch.
Relating to: the homeownership mortgage loan program administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
By Representatives Tranel, Petryk, Murtha, Ripp, Stone, Loudenbeck, Jagler, Brooks, Honadel, Bernier, Bewley, Bies, Jacque, Marklein, Murphy, Nass, Tauchen, Zepnick, Thiesfeldt, Sanfelippo, Ohnstad and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Farrow, Cowles, Harsdorf, Lazich, L. Taylor, Harris, C. Larson and Lehman.
hist4122To committee on Housing and Real Estate.
Relating to: penalties for certain traffic offenses committed while sanitation workers are at risk from traffic and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Jagler, Murtha, Stone, Kooyenga, Petersen, Tranel, A. Ott, Petryk, Spiros, T. Larson, Ripp, Born, Kleefisch, Hesselbein, Barnes, Williams, Bies, Thiesfeldt, Zepnick, Kahl, Bernier, Kestell, Czaja, Hebl, LeMahieu and Ohnstad; cosponsored by Senators Farrow and Hansen.
hist4123To committee on Criminal Justice.
The committee on Judiciary reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 22
Relating to: municipal court fees.
Ayes: 8 - Representatives J. Ott, Jacque, Kerkman, August, T. Larson, Craig, Wachs and Goyke.
Assembly Bill 27
Relating to: state agencies entering into contracts for legal services on a contingent fee basis.
Ayes: 8 - Representatives J. Ott, Jacque, Kerkman, August, T. Larson, Hebl, Wachs and Goyke.
Ayes: 5 - Representatives J. Ott, Jacque, Kerkman, August and T. Larson.
Noes: 3 - Representatives Hebl, Wachs and Goyke.
Committee on Judiciary
Action on the Senate Message
Senate Bill 29
Relating to: creating an off-road vehicle council.
By Senators Leibham, Petrowski, L. Taylor, Gudex, Harsdorf, Lassa, Moulton, Tiffany and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Severson, Czaja, Ripp, Bies, Brooks, Endsley, Kestell, Murtha and LeMahieu.
Senate Bill 32
Relating to: age and speed restrictions on, and safety certification requirements for, the operation of all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles.
By Senators Leibham, Petrowski and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Severson, Ripp, Bies, Brooks, Czaja, Endsley, Kestell and Murtha.
April 11, 2013