One-Hundred and First Regular Session
12:51 P.M. WEDNESDAY, April 17, 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 Pastor Lloyd Leo Luedeman from the Zion Lutheran Church of Appleton.
Representative Riemer 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, Nass, Nerison, Neylon, Nygren, Ohnstad, A. Ott, J. Ott, Pasch, Petersen, 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 Murtha - 2.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Kleefisch and Murtha. Granted.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: wrongful death of an unborn child.
By Representatives Jacque, Bies, Brooks, Craig, Kleefisch, LeMahieu, A. Ott, Pridemore, Schraa, Thiesfeldt and Tittl; cosponsored by Senators Grothman and Leibham.
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Adopted and asks concurrence in:
Passed and asks concurrence in:
Action on the Senate Message
Senate Joint Resolution 18
Relating to: declaring May 2013 Youth Traffic Safety Month.
By Senators Olsen, Cowles, Gudex, Hansen, Lassa, Lehman, Schultz and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Bies, Endsley, Jorgensen, Kestell, Kolste, T. Larson, Marklein, Murphy, A. Ott, Pope, Ripp, Schraa, Tittl and Wright.
Senate Joint Resolution 22
Relating to: the life and public service of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
By Senators Cowles, Vukmir, L. Taylor, Carpenter, Harsdorf, Farrow, Lasee, Lazich, Olsen, Kedzie, Leibham and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Steineke, Kaufert, Kooyenga, Jacque, Kleefisch, Kestell, Kerkman, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Kapenga, Tittl, Thiesfeldt, Honadel, Tauchen, Schraa, A. Ott, Ballweg, Bernier, Spiros, Petryk, Marklein, Knodl, Born, Brooks and Endsley.
Senate Joint Resolution 23
Relating to: commending Bellin Memorial Hospital for being named the nation's safest hospital.
By Senators Cowles, Lasee and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Weininger, Steineke, Nygren, Genrich and Klenke.