One-Hundred and First Regular Session
1:03 P.M. TUESDAY, January 21, 2014
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 Paul Beckel from the Universalist Unitarian Church in Wausau.
Representative LeMahieu 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, Kulp, T. Larson, 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, Rodriguez, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Severson, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Smith, Spiros, Steineke, Strachota, Stroebel, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Weininger, Williams, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Tranel - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Tranel. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Jorgensen asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
Representative Jacque introduced Jody (Sauer) and Ted Decker, who joined him at the rostrum to receive the Hometown Hero Award on behalf of the Christopher Sauer family.
hist17129Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 430 offered by Representative Petryk. hist17094Assembly Amendment 4 to Assembly Bill 506 offered by Representative Weatherston. hist17095Assembly Amendment 5 to Assembly Bill 506 offered by Representative Weatherston. hist17108Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 525 offered by Representatives Kuglitsch and Sinicki. hist17128Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 581 offered by Representative Kleefisch. hist17111Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 589 offered by Representative Kooyenga.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred on Friday, January 17:
Relating to: retail liquor license quotas.
By Representative Bewley.
hist17114To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Read first time and referred on Tuesday, January 21:
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.
By Representatives Kapenga, August, Ballweg, Bernier, Bies, Born, Craig, Czaja, Endsley, Hutton, Jagler, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Klenke, Knodl, Knudson, Kooyenga, Kramer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, T. Larson, LeMahieu, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Neylon, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pridemore, Ripp, Rodriguez, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Severson, Skowronski, Spiros, Steineke, Strachota, Stroebel, Swearingen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Vos, Weatherston and Weininger; cosponsored by Senators Farrow, Darling, Ellis, Gudex, Harsdorf, Kedzie, Lasee, Lazich, Leibham, Moulton, Olsen, Tiffany and Vukmir.
hist17345To committee on Campaigns and Elections.
Relating to: eligibility of persons with disabilities to receive annual fishing licenses at reduced fees.
By Representatives Krug, Kulp, Bernier, Spiros, T. Larson and Wright; cosponsored by Senators Schultz and Lassa.
hist17333To committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
Relating to: statute of limitations for arson crimes and the definition of a Molotov cocktail.
By Representatives Steineke, Bies, T. Larson, Ripp and Mursau; cosponsored by Senator Kedzie.
Relating to: appointing delegates for a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution.
By Representatives Kapenga, Craig, Schraa, Krug, Knudson, Sanfelippo, Knodl, Murphy, Thiesfeldt, A. Ott, Ballweg, T. Larson, Spiros, Skowronski, Bies and Bernier; cosponsored by Senators Farrow and Leibham.
hist17335To committee on Campaigns and Elections.
Relating to: snowmobile safety program field training requirements.
By Representatives Severson, Bies, Berceau, Danou and Hulsey; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf and L. Taylor.
hist17336To committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
Relating to: adulterated, misbranded, and insanitary food.
By Representatives Weatherston, Knodl, T. Larson, Marklein, Murphy and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Lasee and Olsen.
hist17337To committee on Consumer Protection.
Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Vruwink, C. Taylor, Sargent, Milroy, Bewley, Goyke, Hulsey, Hebl, Wright, Kahl, Ohnstad and Shankland; cosponsored by Senators Vinehout and Schultz.
hist17338To committee on Consumer Protection.
Relating to: the use of a cellular or other wireless telephone while driving a motor vehicle in a construction zone and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Spiros, Bies, Ballweg, Berceau, Kleefisch, Kulp, Ohnstad, Petryk and Wright; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Carpenter, Lassa, Lehman and Olsen.
Relating to: secondhand jewelry transactions.
By Representatives Kolste, Pope, Ringhand, Vruwink, Berceau, Sinicki and Ohnstad; cosponsored by Senators T. Cullen, Miller, Jauch, Lehman and L. Taylor.
hist17340To committee on Consumer Protection.
Relating to: stalking and sexual offenses under the code of military justice.
By Representatives Nass, Petryk, Hesselbein, Kulp, Kolste, Murphy, LeMahieu, Pridemore, T. Larson, Vruwink, Bernard Schaber, Marklein, Bernier, Ripp and Bies; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Kedzie, Lehman, Olsen and Schultz.
Relating to: the sale, of high-concentration alcohol beverages and providing penalties.
By Representatives Jacque, Berceau, Bies and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Schultz, Lassa and Lehman.
hist17342To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: public hearings regarding the adoption of college and career readiness standards.