Assembly Journal
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.
Special Guest
Representative Ringhand introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient, Lance Corporal Jacob Janes from Evansville, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
Amendments Offered
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:
hist6394Assembly Joint Resolution 43
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.
hist7362To committee on Judiciary.
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
Mr. Speaker:
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Adopted and asks concurrence in:
hist7349Senate Joint Resolution 39
Passed and asks concurrence in:
hist7249Senate Bill 178
hist7248Senate Bill 189
hist7247Senate Bill 190
hist7342Senate Bill 200
hist7250Senate Bill 206
hist7246Senate Bill 207
Concurred in:
hist7252Assembly Bill 20
hist7253Assembly Bill 77
hist7254Assembly Bill 81
hist7255Assembly Bill 112
hist7256Assembly Bill 179
hist7251Assembly Bill 214
hist7258Assembly Joint Resolution 33
hist7257Assembly Joint Resolution 35
hist7259Assembly Joint Resolution 38
Action on the Senate Message
Senate Joint Resolution 39
Relating to: recognizing June 19, 2013, as Juneteenth Day.
By Senators L. Taylor, Harris, Carpenter, C. Larson, Erpenbach, Lehman, Wirch, Vinehout and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Barnes, Young, Johnson, Zamarripa, Pasch, Goyke, Kessler, Zepnick, C. Taylor, Genrich, Kahl, Milroy, Hintz, Bernard Schaber, Hesselbein, Jorgensen, Mason, Sargent, Kolste, Shankland and Danou.
hist7350To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 200
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law; license revocations based on delinquency in payment of unemployment insurance contributions; granting rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making an appropriation.
By Senator Lasee; cosponsored by Representative Knodl.
hist7343To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: requirements to perform abortions, requiring an ultrasound before informed consent for an abortion, and providing a penalty.
By Senators Lazich, Vukmir, Grothman, Leibham and Farrow; cosponsored by Representatives Strachota, Jacque, Bernier, Spiros, Craig, Nass, Tittl, Kleefisch, A. Ott, T. Larson, Thiesfeldt, Born, Schraa, Ripp, Hutton, LeMahieu, Endsley, Bies and Jagler.
hist7322To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: incorporations including territory of two towns.
By Senators Lazich and Farrow; cosponsored by Representatives Craig and Kramer.
hist7323To committee on Rules.
June 12, 2013
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401