Amended and concurred in as amended:
hist21876Assembly Bill 258 (Senate amendment 1 adopted)
Action on the Senate Message
Senate Joint Resolution 69
Relating to: honoring the life of Leo H. LaFernier Sr.
By Senator Jauch; cosponsored by Representatives Bewley and Milroy.
Senate Joint Resolution 71
Relating to: proclaiming June as Pelvic Organ Prolapse Awareness Month.
By Senators Lazich and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Endsley, Skowronski and Johnson.
Senate Bill 348
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for aircraft parts, maintenance, and labor.
By Senators Ellis, Lasee, Gudex, Grothman, Cowles and Farrow; cosponsored by Representatives Steineke, Kaufert, Hintz, Sinicki, Murphy, Kahl, Bies, A. Ott, Bernard Schaber, Pridemore, Sanfelippo, Kuglitsch, Tittl, Ohnstad, Wachs and Bernier.
Senate Bill 458
Relating to: standards for admission into a course offered by a school district of a pupil enrolled in a home-based private educational program.
By Senator Grothman; cosponsored by Representative J. Ott.
Senate Bill 497
Relating to: agency discretion in imposing penalties for minor violations of rules by small businesses and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Gudex, Petrowski, L. Taylor, Grothman and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Kapenga, Born, Craig, Hutton, Kulp, LeMahieu, Murphy, Murtha, Schraa and Tittl.
Senate Bill 517
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants.
By Senators Lasee, Schultz, Olsen, Grothman and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Jacque, Thiesfeldt, Kahl, Steineke, Kulp, Sanfelippo, Ballweg, Vruwink, Tittl, Bies, Strachota, Pridemore, Murtha, Jagler and Krug.
Senate Bill 531
Relating to: eligibility for a broker's or salesperson's license or a time-share salesperson's certificate of registration following a criminal conviction, immunity for employing real estate brokers in certain actions, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
By Senators Farrow and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Knudson, Murtha, Brooks, Jacque, Kahl, Krug, A. Ott and Bernier.
Senate Bill 534
Relating to: the regulation of mortgage loan originators, mortgage brokers, and mortgage bankers.
By Senators Lasee and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Weininger, Craig, Sanfelippo, Kahl, Steineke, Richards, Murphy, Goyke, Knodl and Ballweg.
Senate Bill 547
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers.
By Senators Cowles, Farrow, Petrowski, Grothman and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Loudenbeck, Krug, Steineke, Spiros, Bies, Marklein, Czaja, Ballweg, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, LeMahieu, Weininger, Kaufert and Klenke.
Assembly Bill 258
Relating to: maintenance and removal of vegetation obstructing the view of outdoor advertising signs along highways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation.
By Representatives Honadel, Ballweg, Bernier, Bies, Brooks, Doyle, Jacque, Kolste, T. Larson, LeMahieu, A. Ott, Ripp, Spiros, Stone, Thiesfeldt and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Farrow and Hansen.
During today’s session, the following visitors honored the Assembly by their presence and were welcomed by the presiding officer and the members:
Samantha Olsen, Alberto Rodriguez, Alyssa Young and Tammy Stahl from Lakeshore Technical College, guests of Representative Tittl.
Todd Hadler, Tiffani Schley and Ann Depagter of the Wisconsin Counselors Association in Manitowoc, guests of Representative Tittl.
Tiffany Vazquez, guest and intern of Representative Barca.
Mason Lombard, Victoria Schmidt, Sara Garland, Samantha Linden, high school students visiting from Northwestern Wisconsin, guests of Representative Milroy.
Representatives from the Chippewa Valley Technical College, Joseph Flackey, Beverly Taylor and Lee Vang, guests of Representative Bernier.
Jessica Strupp, Miss Teen Washington County, guest of Representative LeMahieu.
Rick Wickland, Sun Prairie Utilities Manager, guest of Representative Hebl.
Dave Euclide, Sun Prairie Utilities Customer Service Manager, guest of Representative Hebl.
Representatives of the Wisconsin Tavern League, Sharon Hough of the Trading Post in Barnes and Eric Olson of the Battle Axe in Iron River, guests of Representative Bewley.
Makela Portwood and Karly Sutherland, sophomore students at Solon Springs High School, guests of Representative Bewley.
Sam Gilbertson, a senior at the University of Wisconsin- Madison majoring in Political Science, guest and intern of Representative Bewley.
Students from Lakeshore Technical partaking in the Wisconsin Student Government Association’s Legislative Seminar, Trevor Casper, Velyi Lor and Athena Bostwick-Kuntsmann, guests of Representative Endsley.
Benjamin Nusz, Renewable Thermal Energy Technician Instructor at Mid-State Technical College, guest of Representative Shankland.
Representative Sargent asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in memory of her grandmother, Evelyn Loughran, who passed away on February 16. Granted.
Representative Hebl asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in memory of Justin Lentz of Sun Prairie, and Jarred Law of Portage, who were killed in an avalanche while skiing near Deadville, Colorado on February 15. Granted.
Representative Richards asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in memory of Pastor Mark William Thomsen of Wautoma, who passed away on January 20. Granted.
Representatives Bewley and Milroy asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of Jeff Fox, who has participated in Superior Days for countless years, who is recovering from a serious staph infection. Granted.
Representative Goyke asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of the Reuhl Family, owners of American TV, and their employees, upon the announcement that American TV closing its doors. Granted.
Representative Larson asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of his wife, Mary, on the occasion of their 47th wedding anniversary today. Granted.
Representative Nerison asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of Matt Antoine of Prairie du Chien, who won a Bronze Medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in the men's skeleton event. Granted.
Representative Jorgensen asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of his dad, David Jorgensen of Waupaca, on the occasion of his birthday today. Granted.
Representative Vruwink asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of her dad, James Vruwink and her uncle, Ira Vruwink, who share the same birthday, one year apart, on February 26. Granted.
Representative Vruwink asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of Sophia Swetz, on the occasion of her 5th birthday on February 26. Granted.
Representative Vruwink asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of her brother, Douglas James Vruwink, on the occasion of his 51st birthday today. Granted.
Representative Tranel asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of his daughter, Evelyn, on the occasion of her 5th birthday on February 19. Granted.
Representative Wachs asked unanimous consent that the Assembly adjourn in honor of former Assembly Speaker Ora Rice, who served in the Assembly from 1937-1960 and as Assembly Speaker from 1951-1954. Mrs. Barbara Oehlsen, the wife of Mr. Rice’s late-grandson, Robert Oehlsen, loaned Representative Wachs the late-Speaker’s gavel used in today’s proceedings. Granted.