Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
12:50 P.M.   WEDNESDAY, May 8, 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.
The prayer was offered by Representative Tittl.
Representative Kolste 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, Kleefisch, 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, 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, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Weininger, Williams, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Tranel - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Tranel. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Kaufert. Granted.
Special Guests
Representative Nerison introduced 2012 Westby Syttende Mai Princess Sadie Olson, First Attendant Alexis Dunnum, and Second Attendant Cassandra Hanson. Miss Olson addressed the members from the rostrum.
Amendments Offered
hist5386Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 27 offered by Representative Goyke.
hist5449Assembly Substitute Amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 139 offered by Representatives Hebl, Wachs, Sargent and Barca.
hist5398Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 180 offered by Representative J. Ott.
hist5480Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 181 offered by Representatives Zamarripa and Bernard Schaber.
hist5347Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 183 offered by Representative Stroebel.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist5372Assembly Joint Resolution 33
Relating to: the life and military service of Sergeant Andrew Steiner, United States Army Reserve.
By Representatives Steineke and Nygren; cosponsored by Senator Cowles.
hist5381To committee on Rules.
hist5026Assembly Joint Resolution 34
Relating to: proclaiming May 22, 2013, as Pediatric Stroke Awareness Day.
By Representatives Weatherston, Berceau, Bernier, Bies, Endsley, Jorgensen, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kolste, Marklein, Murtha, Ohnstad, A. Ott, Petryk, Schraa, Spiros, C. Taylor, Tittl, Wachs and Williams; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Lazich, Lehman, Moulton, Olsen and L. Taylor.
hist5396To committee on Rules.
hist5119Assembly Joint Resolution 35
Relating to: declaring Public Works Week.
By Representatives Bernard Schaber and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senator Ellis.
hist5397To committee on Rules.
Committee Reports
The committee on Government Operations and State Licensing reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 161
Relating to: injunctions suspending or restraining the enforcement or execution statewide of a statute of this state.
Ayes: 7 - Representatives August, Craig, Knodl, Kooyenga, Hutton, Nass and Neylon.
Noes: 4 - Representatives Hulsey, Sinicki, Ringhand and Kessler.
hist5394To committee on Rules.
Committee on Government Operations and State Licensing
The committee on Insurance reports and recommends: