Relating to: powers and duties of the board of veterans affairs; reimbursement of veterans' tuition at tribal colleges; documentation for eligibility to veterans homes; operation of veterans homes; eligibility and procedural requirements for veterans home loans, veterans personal loans, county veterans service grants, and American Indian veterans grants; and funeral honors, burial, and disinterment of veterans.
Ayes: 14 - Representatives Petryk, Weatherston, Bies, Endsley, Nerison, Pridemore, Brooks, J. Ott, Tittl, Skowronski, Ringhand, Milroy, Sinicki and Hesselbein.
Noes: 2 - Representatives Vruwink and Goyke.
hist20325To committee on Rules.
Committee on Veterans
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
Mr. Speaker:
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Passed and asks concurrence in:
hist20227Senate Bill 259
hist20228Senate Bill 330
hist20229Senate Bill 414
hist20230Senate Bill 435
hist20231Senate Bill 501
hist20232Senate Bill 524
Action on the Senate Message
Senate Joint Resolution 61
Relating to: proclaiming the third week of June as Pollinator Week.
By Senators Olsen, Harsdorf, Lassa, Miller and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Bernard Schaber, Bewley, Bies, Krug, Murtha, Nass, Ohnstad, A. Ott, Ripp, Shankland, Strachota and Tittl.
hist20240To committee on Rules.
Senate Joint Resolution 62
Relating to: the life and public service of Nelson R. Mandela.
By Senators L. Taylor, Harris, C. Larson, Hansen, Carpenter, Wirch, Miller, Harsdorf, Jauch, Vinehout, T. Cullen, Risser, Lassa and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Barnes, Johnson, Young, Kessler, Pasch, Zepnick, Riemer, Richards, Sinicki, Berceau, Thiesfeldt, Strachota, Mason, C. Taylor, Kahl, Zamarripa, Hulsey, Wright, Kolste, Milroy, Jorgensen, Danou, Genrich, Hebl, Sargent, Goyke, Spiros, Petryk, Billings, Ringhand, Murtha, Shankland, Hintz and Ohnstad.
hist20241To committee on Rules.
Senate Joint Resolution 64
Relating to: commending the Iron Brigade.
By Senators Kedzie, Grothman, Vinehout, Miller, Lassa, Schultz, T. Cullen, Lazich, Harsdorf, Lehman and Tiffany; cosponsored by Representatives Weatherston, Jacque, Kleefisch, Kahl, Smith, Stroebel, Tranel, Goyke, Thiesfeldt, Danou, Petryk, A. Ott, Bies, Pope, Tittl, Mason, Murtha, Ballweg, Marklein, Petersen, Ohnstad, Hintz, Pridemore, Knodl, Mursau, Krug, Jorgensen, Rodriguez, Bernier, Wachs and Berceau.
hist20242To committee on Rules.
Senate Joint Resolution 67
Relating to: proclaiming Friday, February 7, 2014, to be National Wear Red Day in recognition of heart disease awareness and prevention.
By Senators Darling, Gudex, Lazich, L. Taylor, Shilling, Vinehout, C. Larson, Olsen, Cowles, Harsdorf and Harris; cosponsored by Representatives Strachota, Czaja, Hebl, Sinicki, Thiesfeldt, Milroy, Goyke, Bies, Shankland, Ballweg, Berceau, Marklein, Jorgensen, Ripp, Kahl, Kolste, Kleefisch, Spiros, Williams, Bewley, Petryk, Tittl, C. Taylor, Pridemore, Wright and Murtha.
hist20243To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: requiring the payment of health insurance premiums, and establishing a loan program, for survivors of a law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or fire fighter who dies, or has died, in the line of duty and making appropriations.
By Senators Lasee, Jauch, L. Taylor, Carpenter, Gudex, T. Cullen and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Bies, Bernier, Brooks, Spiros, Tittl, Kleefisch, Kahl, Bewley, A. Ott, Schraa, Vruwink, Ohnstad, Murphy, Sinicki, Wachs and Marklein.
hist20233To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 259
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Fox Cities regional transit authority and making appropriations.
By Senator Ellis; cosponsored by Representative Bernard Schaber.
hist20234To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 330
Relating to: purchase of military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System.
By Senators Gudex, Jauch, Farrow, Harsdorf, Hansen, Lehman, Leibham, Lassa, Cowles, Schultz and Moulton; cosponsored by Representatives Petryk, Brooks, Kaufert, Bernier, LeMahieu, Born, Marklein, Murtha, Wright, Kestell, Kahl, Thiesfeldt, Petersen, Bies, Berceau, Ripp, Bernard Schaber, Mursau and Weatherston.
hist20235To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 414
Relating to: objecting to property tax assessments.
By Senator Darling; cosponsored by Representative Nygren.
hist20236To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 435
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.
By Senators Harsdorf, T. Cullen, Grothman, Lassa, Lehman, Schultz, L. Taylor, Tiffany, Vinehout and Ellis; cosponsored by Representatives Brooks, Ringhand, Ballweg, Berceau, Bernier, Bewley, Bies, Craig, Danou, Endsley, Hulsey, Jacque, Kahl, Krug, Marklein, Milroy, Mursau, Ohnstad, A. Ott, Pope, Smith, C. Taylor and Wright.
hist20237To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 501
Relating to: agricultural emergency permits issued by the Department of Transportation for vehicles transporting oversize loads.
By Senators Petrowski and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Kulp, Murtha and Ripp.
hist20238To committee on Rules.
Senate Bill 524
Relating to: portable electronics insurance.
By Senators Lasee, Schultz and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Nygren, Marklein, Ballweg, Bies, Strachota, Kahl and Bernier.
hist20239To committee on Rules.
Assembly Bill 161
Relating to: injunctions suspending or restraining the enforcement or execution statewide of a statute of this state.
By Representatives Craig, A. Ott, August, Ballweg, Brooks, Honadel, Hutton, Jacque, Kapenga, Kestell, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kooyenga, Kramer, Kuglitsch, LeMahieu, Murphy, Nass, Pridemore, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Spiros, Steineke, Stone, Stroebel, Suder, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Weatherston and Endsley; cosponsored by Senators Grothman, Vukmir, Ellis, Kedzie, Darling and Leibham.
hist20226To committee on Rules.
Reference Bureau Corrections
hist20244Assembly substitute amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 288
1. Page 4, line 4: after “is” insert “renumbered 43.12 (2) (intro.) and”.
2. Page 4, line 5: after “(2)” insert “(intro.)”
Speaker's Communications
February 13, 2014
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller:
hist20345Please remove Assembly Bill 689 from the Joint Committee on Finance and refer the bill to the Rules committee.
Thank you for your consideration.
Assembly Speaker