One-Hundred and First Regular Session
1:33 P.M. TUESDAY, February 18, 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 Pastor Pat Hanson of the Faith Church in Manitowoc.
Representative Klenke 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, 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, Tranel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Weininger, Williams, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Hintz - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Jorgensen asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for the balance of today's session for Representative Hintz. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Ballweg asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Czaja. Granted.
hist21478Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 617 offered by Representative Thiesfeldt. hist21177Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 617 offered by Representative Thiesfeldt. hist21287Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 656 offered by committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining. hist21178Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 656 offered by Representative Neylon. hist21212Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 664 offered by Representative Strachota. hist21848Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 732 offered by Representative Mursau. hist21206Assembly Amendment 6 to Assembly Bill 746 offered by Representative Vruwink. hist21187Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 749 offered by Representative Kestell.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: proclaiming March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
By Representatives Kahl, Milroy, Pasch, Bernard Schaber, Tittl, Czaja, Sargent, Hintz, Berceau, Ringhand, Jorgensen, Bies, Wright, Ballweg, A. Ott, Wachs, Sinicki, Ohnstad, Kaufert, Brooks and Pridemore; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Wirch, L. Taylor, Lassa, Lehman, Risser, T. Cullen and Olsen.
Relating to: the life and community service of Joyce A. Bytof of Appleton, Wisconsin.
By Representative Murphy; cosponsored by Senator Ellis.
Relating to: proclaiming March 8, 2014, International Women's Day.
By Representatives Loudenbeck, C. Taylor, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bewley, Genrich, Hebl, Mason, Ohnstad, Pasch, Ringhand, Rodriguez, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Strachota, Williams, Ballweg, Bernier, Kerkman, Zamarripa and Kolste; cosponsored by Senators Shilling, Vinehout, Wirch, Risser and Lehman.
Relating to: liability of the state for a violation of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, Fair Labor Standards Act, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 or of Title I of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
By Representatives Mason, Barnes, Berceau, Bewley, Hebl, Hesselbein, Johnson, Kahl, Kolste, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pasch, Pope, Riemer, Ringhand, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Wachs, Wright, Young, Zamarripa and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators L. Taylor, Carpenter, Harris, Lehman, Miller, Risser, Schultz, Vinehout and Wirch.
Relating to: categorical aids for special education and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Mason, Wright, Pope, Clark, Goyke, Pasch, Barnes, Milroy, Kahl, Genrich, Danou, Shankland, Riemer, Bernard Schaber, Young, Berceau, Sargent, Zamarripa, Jorgensen, Wachs, Richards, Vruwink, Kolste and Billings; cosponsored by Senators Shilling, Wirch, Lassa, C. Larson, Lehman, Hansen, Vinehout, Risser, Harris and Erpenbach.
Relating to: requiring a private school participating in a parental choice program to employ certain special education staff and to comply with certain provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
By Representatives Mason, Wright, Barnes, Bernard Schaber, Berceau, Billings, Clark, Danou, Doyle, Goyke, Hesselbein, Kahl, Kolste, Milroy, Pasch, Pope, Richards, Riemer, Sargent, Shankland, Vruwink, Wachs and Zamarripa; cosponsored by Senators Shilling, Wirch, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harris, C. Larson, Lassa, Lehman, Risser and Vinehout.