Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
12:52 P.M.   TUESDAY, April 16, 2013
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore Kramer in the Chair.
Representative Suder asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
Speaker Vos in the Chair.
The prayer was offered by Representative Strachota.
Representative T. Larson 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, Ballweg, 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, Kapenga, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, Klenke, Knodl, Knudson, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kramer, Krug, Kuglitsch, T. Larson, LeMahieu, Loudenbeck, Marklein, Mason, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nerison, Neylon, Nygren, Ohnstad, A. Ott, J. Ott, Pasch, Petryk, Pope, Pridemore, Richards, Riemer, Ringhand, Ripp, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Severson, Shankland, Sinicki, Smith, Spiros, Steineke, Stone, Strachota, Stroebel, Suder, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Weininger, Williams, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 97.
Absent with leave - Representatives Kleefisch and Petersen - 2.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Kleefisch and Petersen. Granted.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist4170Assembly Joint Resolution 24
Relating to: expressing prayers and condolences to the families, friends of the victims, and the injured from the bombings at the Boston Marathon and praising the first responders who rushed to their aid.
By Representatives Barca, Vos, Suder, Pasch, Kramer, Jorgensen, Steineke, Zamarripa and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators S. Fitzgerald and C. Larson.
hist4171To committee on Rules.
Reference Bureau Corrections
hist4156Assembly Joint Resolution 21
1. Page 1, line 2: after “members” insert “(first consideration)”.
Statement of Canvass for Representative to the Assembly Special Election April 2, 2013
I, David G. Deininger, designee of the Chairperson of the Government Accountability Board, certify that the attached tabular statement, as compiled from the certified returns made to the Government Accountability Board by the Waukesha County Clerk, contains a correct abstract of the total number of votes given for the election of a candidate for Representative to the Assembly, at a Special Election held in the several towns, wards, villages and election districts in said county on the Second day of April, 2013.
I DO, THEREFORE, DETERMINE AND CERTIFY that the following candidate, having received the greatest number of votes, is duly elected Representative to the Assembly:
  District       Elected
  98th District     Adam Neylon  
Done in the City of Madison, this 15th day of April, 2013
Judge David G. Deininger
Designee of the Chairperson
Government Accountability Board
Certificate of Election
I, Kevin J. Kennedy, Director and General Counsel of the Government Accountability Board of the State of Wisconsin, certify that
Adam Neylon
who was elected to the office of
Representative to the Assembly
from the Ninety-Eighth Assembly District of the State of Wisconsin, for the term of two years commencing on January 7, 2013, and ending on January 5, 2015, as shown on the official canvass of the votes cast at the Special Election held on April 2, 2013.
Done in the City of Madison, this 15th day of April, 2013
Director and General Counsel
Government Accountability Board
April 15, 2013
The Honorable Patrick E. Fuller, Chief Clerk