One-Hundred and First Regular Session
1:06 P.M. THURSDAY, October 17, 2013
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
Representative Kramer asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
Speaker Vos in the Chair.
The prayer was offered by Reverend Carl Krueger.
Representative Richards 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, 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, 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, Strachota, Stroebel, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Weininger, Williams, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 95.
Absent with leave - Representative Milroy - 1.
Vacancies - 21st, 69th and 82nd Assembly District - 3.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Jorgensen asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
hist11655Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 398 offered by joint committee on Finance. hist11667Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 400 offered by Representative Loudenbeck. hist11724Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 407 offered by Representative Czaja.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: commending the career of Donald Driver.
By Representatives Nygren, Klenke, Jacque, Bies, Weininger, Genrich, Barnes, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bernier, Bewley, Brooks, Czaja, Danou, Endsley, Hebl, Hintz, Hulsey, Hutton, Jagler, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kestell, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kolste, Krug, T. Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Mason, Milroy, Murphy, Murtha, Ohnstad, A. Ott, J. Ott, Pasch, Petryk, Riemer, Ringhand, Ripp, Schraa, Shankland, Smith, Spiros, Steineke, Strachota, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Williams, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Pope; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Lasee, Cowles, Carpenter, Darling, Ellis, Farrow, Gudex, Harris, Kedzie, C. Larson, Lassa, Lazich, Lehman, Moulton, Petrowski, Schultz, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vukmir, Olsen, Risser and T. Cullen.
Relating to: raffles that involve the racing of plastic or rubber ducks.
By Representatives Jacque, Petryk, Ballweg, Bernier, Born, Brooks, Knodl, Murtha, Nass, Ripp, Tittl, Williams and Endsley; cosponsored by Senators Lasee, Leibham, Harsdorf and Schultz.
hist11769To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: impoundment of motor vehicle registration plates for certain operating while intoxicated and other offenses and providing a penalty.
By Representative Zepnick.
Relating to: the sale, collection, and recycling of mercury-added thermostats, the disposal of mercury-added products, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.
By Representatives C. Taylor, Bernard Schaber, Bewley, Berceau, Clark, Danou, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Ringhand, Sargent, Shankland, Wachs and Young; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Schultz, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harris, Jauch, Lassa, Lehman, Risser, Wirch and T. Cullen.
hist11771To committee on Environment and Forestry.
Relating to: the maximum width of, and projecting loads on, vehicles carrying poles, pipe, girders, and similar materials.
By Representatives Ripp, Brooks, Bewley, Clark, Czaja, Danou, Kahl, T. Larson, Milroy, Mursau, Nygren, A. Ott, Smith, Spiros, Vruwink and Williams; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Cowles, Grothman, Kedzie, Schultz and Tiffany.
Relating to: special registration plates honoring this state's support of the United States Olympic Committee and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Bewley, Kahl, Spiros, Ohnstad, Ringhand, Pope and Wright; cosponsored by Senators Jauch, L. Taylor and Hansen.
Relating to: the price of a Class A raffle ticket.
By Representatives Tittl, Bernier, Kerkman, Knodl, LeMahieu, Spiros and Stone; cosponsored by Senator Leibham.
hist11773To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: requiring the Family Care benefit and self-directed services option to be provided in certain northeastern Wisconsin counties.
By Representatives Bies, Czaja, Kaufert, T. Larson and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Lasee, Hansen and Schultz.
hist11774To committee on Aging and Long-Term Care.
Relating to: requirements for persons officiating at a marriage.
By Representatives T. Larson, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Bernier, Bewley, Billings, Born, Doyle, Endsley, Kestell, Kleefisch, Murphy, Murtha, Nass, A. Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Ripp and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Lehman, Schultz and Wirch.
hist11775To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: disclosing ownership of a dam to prospective buyers of certain real property and updating disclosure reports for certain real property.
By Representatives Petryk, Ballweg, Czaja, Vruwink, Born and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Lassa, Schultz and Lehman.
hist11776To committee on Housing and Real Estate.
Relating to: awarding grants to certain rural school districts, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Clark, Berceau, Danou, Hebl, Hulsey, Ohnstad, Pope, Shankland, Smith and Wright.
Relating to: the purchase of food by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin-System.
By Representatives Smith, Clark, Barnes, Berceau, Danou, Doyle, Goyke, Hebl, Hulsey, Ohnstad, Pope, Richards, C. Taylor, Zepnick and Barca.
hist11778To committee on Colleges and Universities.
Relating to: the authority and responsibilities of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the various boards under that department, the membership of the Cosmetology Examining Board, professional licensure of pharmacists, the Pharmacy Examining Board's operation of the prescription drug monitoring program, authorizing the construction, installation, alteration, operation, and inspection of elevators and other similar conveyances, and licensing requirements for elevator mechanics, inspectors, and contractors.
By Representatives Kooyenga, Nygren, Craig, LeMahieu, Marklein, Kleefisch, Tittl, Petryk, Bies, Williams and Strachota; cosponsored by Senators Lasee, Grothman and Cowles.
hist11779To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: school bullying, unlawful use of computer systems, and providing a penalty.