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:
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.
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.
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.
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: incorporations including territory of two towns.
By Senators Lazich and Farrow; cosponsored by Representatives Craig and Kramer.
June 12, 2013
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401