One-Hundred and First Regular Session
1:05 P.M. WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2013
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Vos in the Chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Pastor Jeremy Vance of Faith Church in Manitowoc.
A secondary prayer was offered by Willie Myer, a retired University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Wrestling Coach.
Representative Stone 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, 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, Tranel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Weininger, Williams, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative T. Larson - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative T. Larson. Granted.
Representative Ringhand introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient, Lance Corporal Jacob Janes from Evansville, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
hist7229Assembly Amendment 4 to Assembly Bill 59 offered by Representative Bies. hist7220Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 219 offered by Representatives Knodl and Schraa. hist7223Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 219 offered by Representative Knodl. hist7224Assembly Amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 219 offered by Representative Knodl. hist7312Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 225 offered by Representatives Bernier and Berceau.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: religious liberty and the right of conscience (first consideration).
By Representatives Craig, Jacque, Bernier, Born, Brooks, Endsley, Hutton, Kapenga, Kestell, Krug, T. Larson, Nass, A. Ott, Pridemore, Sanfelippo, Stroebel, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, LeMahieu and Bies; cosponsored by Senators Leibham, Grothman, Kedzie, Lazich and Moulton.
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: