One-Hundred and First Regular Session
12:49 P.M. TUESDAY, May 14, 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 Ms. Lashell Drake of the St. Matthew CME Church in Milwaukee.
Representative Zepnick 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, 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, 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 Krug and Severson - 2.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Krug and Severson. Granted.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: commemorating the Bay View labor strike and massacre.
By Representatives Sinicki and Richards; cosponsored by Senator C. Larson.
The committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 181
Relating to: venture capital investment program.
Ayes: 13 - Representatives Williams, Knodl, T. Larson, Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch, Petryk, Stone, Jacque, Clark, Bernard Schaber, Zamarripa, Hintz and Ohnstad.
Noes: 1 - Representative Hulsey.
Ayes: 8 - Representatives Knodl, T. Larson, Clark, Bernard Schaber, Zamarripa, Hintz, Hulsey and Ohnstad.
Noes: 6 - Representatives Williams, Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch, Petryk, Stone and Jacque.
Ayes: 14 - Representatives Williams, Knodl, T. Larson, Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch, Petryk, Stone, Jacque, Clark, Bernard Schaber, Zamarripa, Hintz, Hulsey and Ohnstad.
Ayes: 8 - Representatives Williams, Knodl, T. Larson, Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch, Petryk, Stone and Clark.
Noes: 6 - Representatives Jacque, Bernard Schaber, Zamarripa, Hintz, Hulsey and Ohnstad.
Committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining
Reference Bureau Corrections
1. Page 3, line 15: delete “(1m.),” and substitute “1m.,”.
1. Page 5, line 7: delete “and social security number and substitute “and social security number”.
*Note: Material was inadvertently deleted. A background check in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System does not require a social security number but voluntarily providing one can distinguish the applicant from another applicant and prevent inaccurate denial.
Calendar of Tuesday, May 14
Speaker Vos in the chair.
Assembly Joint Resolution 33
Relating to: the life and military service of Sergeant Andrew Steiner, United States Army Reserve.