Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
  Corrected Copy MONDAY, December 9, 2013
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date:
Amendments Offered
hist14995Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 407 offered by Representative Czaja.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist14996Assembly Bill 541
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for equipment used in a fertilizer blending, feed milling, or grain drying operation.
By Representatives Nerison, Kulp, Tauchen, A. Ott, Vruwink, Mursau, Ripp, Marklein, Brooks, Ballweg, Petryk, Murphy, Jacque and Spiros; cosponsored by Senators Moulton, Shilling, Harsdorf, Grothman and Schultz.
hist14997To committee on Agriculture.
hist14753Assembly Bill 542
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
By Representatives Mason, Barnes, Ohnstad, Riemer, Goyke, Hesselbein, Genrich, Johnson, Sargent, Wachs, Berceau, Clark, Hebl, Hulsey, Kessler, Milroy, Pasch, Pope, Shankland, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Young and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Lehman, Carpenter, T. Cullen, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harris, Jauch, Miller, Risser and L. Taylor.
hist15009To committee on Labor.
hist14754Assembly Bill 543
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
By Representatives Hebl, Kolste, Kahl, Sargent, Mason, Wright, C. Taylor, Doyle, Shankland, Bernard Schaber, Berceau, Pope, Ringhand, Clark, Hintz, Ohnstad, Wachs, Goyke, Pasch, Genrich and Young; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Schultz, Lassa, Vinehout, Hansen, Carpenter, Risser, T. Cullen, Harris, C. Larson and Lehman.
hist15008To committee on Campaigns and Elections.
hist14773Assembly Bill 544
Relating to: a pupil's possession and use of an epinephrine auto-injector.
By Representatives Pasch, A. Ott, Berceau, Billings, T. Larson and Ohnstad; cosponsored by Senators Olsen and Gudex.
hist15007To committee on Health.
hist14774Assembly Bill 545
Relating to: disinfection of drinking water supplied by a municipal water system.
By Representatives Mason, Pasch, Berceau, Ringhand, Pope, Wachs, Ohnstad, C. Taylor and Hebl; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Lehman, Vinehout and Risser.
hist15006To committee on Energy and Utilities.
hist14775Assembly Bill 546
Relating to: short-term tax incremental districts and expenditure of tax increments for relocation of commercial or industrial enterprises.
By Representatives Weininger, Ballweg, Bies and Kahl; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Grothman, Gudex and Schultz.
hist15005To committee on State and Local Finance.
hist14776Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: disseminating information about a tax incremental district's annual budget and value increment, requiring a political subdivision to evaluate a tax incremental district's performance, increasing the amount that a political subdivision may add to its levy limit upon the dissolution of a tax incremental financing district, and extending the life and expenditure period for certain tax incremental financing districts.
By Representatives Weininger, Bies, Hintz, Kahl and Pridemore; cosponsored by Senators Cowles and Gudex.
hist15004To committee on State and Local Finance.
hist14777Assembly Bill 548
Relating to: expanding the definition of project costs to include certain cash payments with regard to a tax incremental financing district.
By Representatives Weininger, Bies, Genrich, Kahl and Ohnstad; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Gudex and Schultz.
hist15003To committee on State and Local Finance.
hist14811Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: authorizing independent charter schools, eliminating noninstrumentality charter schools, establishing magnet schools, replication process for certain operators of charter schools, and utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness.
By Representatives Kooyenga, Kleefisch, Hutton, Pridemore, Sanfelippo and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Vukmir, Farrow and Grothman.
hist15002To committee on Urban Education.
hist14786Assembly Bill 550
Relating to: requirements and local ordinances related to certificates of food protection practices.
By Representatives Thiesfeldt, Brooks, Bernier, A. Ott, Sinicki, Bies, Kahl, Ripp and Petryk; cosponsored by Senators Farrow and L. Taylor.
hist15001To committee on Consumer Protection.
hist14661Assembly Bill 551
Relating to: smoking in private residences that are used as child care centers.
By Representatives Kerkman, C. Taylor, Barnes, Berceau, Bies, Billings, Kahl, Kolste, T. Larson, Milroy, Ohnstad, A. Ott, Pope, Tranel, Wachs and Wright; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Risser, T. Cullen, Harris, L. Taylor, Lassa and Lehman.
hist15000To committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.
hist14662Assembly Bill 552
Relating to: the definition and practice of dentistry for professional licensing purposes.
By Representatives Jagler, Born, Weatherston, Billings, Petersen, Tittl, A. Ott, Ballweg, Tranel, Murphy, Mason, Riemer, Doyle, Williams, Weininger, Krug, Kestell, Craig, Hintz, Thiesfeldt, Genrich, Kahl, Kerkman, Bernier, Sargent, Wachs, Bernard Schaber, Petryk, Ringhand, Bies, Tauchen, Barca, Kaufert, Endsley, Loudenbeck, C. Taylor and Bewley; cosponsored by Senators Farrow, Petrowski, Lasee, Lassa, Grothman, Kedzie, Hansen, Shilling, Wirch, Schultz, Olsen, Lehman, Gudex, Moulton and Ellis.
hist14999To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
hist14663Assembly Bill 553
Relating to: arbitration agreements used by long-term care facilities, civil and criminal actions against health care providers and long-term care providers, use in civil and criminal actions and confidentiality of incident and occurrence reports, use as evidence of records given to a regulatory agency, use in criminal actions of records of reviews and evaluations of health care providers, limits on noneconomic damages, limits on punitive damages, and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Richards, Hebl, Wachs, Goyke, Barnes, Berceau, Billings, Jorgensen, Kessler, Mason, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Riemer, Ringhand, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Hintz, Johnson, Clark and Danou; cosponsored by Senators T. Cullen, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harris, C. Larson, Lassa, Lehman, Risser and L. Taylor.
hist14998To committee on Judiciary.
Chief Clerk Reports
The Chief Clerk records:
hist14985Assembly Bill 194
Presented to the Governor on Monday, December 9.
Assembly Chief Clerk
November 1, 2013
Executive Director Wyman Winston  
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

201 W. Washington Ave., Ste. 700

Madison, WI 53703
Dear Executive Director Winston:
I am writing to inform you that the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining has reviewed WHEDA’s report to the legislature, Dividends for Wisconsin, pursuant to s. 234.165 (2)(b), Wis. Stats.
No objections have been raised by the Committee; therefore, the report is approved.
Mary Williams
State Representative
87th Assembly District
Chair, Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining
December 9, 2013
Patrick Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller:
On Wednesday, May 8th 2013, the Assembly was in session and voted on Passage of Assembly Bill 85. I am recorded as voting “Aye”. I would like to request that my vote be recorded as “No”. Please make the appropriate changes on my behalf.