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.
Amendments Offered
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:
hist20211Assembly Joint Resolution 98
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.
hist21197To committee on Rules.
hist21385Assembly Joint Resolution 99
Relating to: the life and community service of Joyce A. Bytof of Appleton, Wisconsin.
By Representative Murphy; cosponsored by Senator Ellis.
hist21386To committee on Rules.
hist21752Assembly Joint Resolution 100
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.
hist21753To committee on Rules.
hist18346Assembly Bill 771
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.
hist21198To committee on Labor.
hist18347Assembly Bill 772
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.
hist21199To committee on Education.
hist18348Assembly Bill 773
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.
hist21200To committee on Education.
hist19835Assembly Bill 774
Relating to: procedures for utility projects that require a permit from the Department of Natural Resources.
By Representatives T. Larson, Bernier, Bewley, Brooks, Knudson, Kulp, Marklein, Murtha, A. Ott, Petryk, Severson, Smith, Thiesfeldt, Vruwink, Wachs and Williams; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Harsdorf and Moulton.
hist21201To committee on Energy and Utilities.
hist19083Assembly Bill 775
Relating to: administration of medications at a camp.
By Representative Kuglitsch; cosponsored by Senator Lazich.
hist21952To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
hist20957Assembly Bill 776
Relating to: child abuse investigations when a court suspects a person of permitting, allowing, or encouraging a child to engage in prostitution and consent decrees or deferred prosecution agreements for such a child.
By Representatives Kleefisch, Johnson, Spiros, A. Ott, Richards, Goyke, Bies, Jacque, Sargent, Billings, LeMahieu, Wachs, Knodl, Pope, Zamarripa, Kooyenga, Ohnstad, Nygren, Endsley, Jorgensen, Clark, Czaja, Hulsey, Vruwink, Milroy, Tittl, Sinicki, Zepnick, Wright, Barnes, Doyle, Berceau, Pasch, Young and Petryk; cosponsored by Senators Harris, L. Taylor, Lassa, Schultz and Lehman.
hist21953To committee on Criminal Justice.
hist19776Assembly Bill 777
Relating to: utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness.
By Representatives Kestell and Kooyenga; cosponsored by Senators Olsen and Darling.
hist21954To committee on Education.
hist18439Assembly Bill 778
Relating to: prohibiting certain mining and drilling activities that cause the destruction or filling in of a lake bed, reservoir, or flowage or that cause the withdrawal of water from a reservoir or flowage.
By Representatives Wachs, Smith, Clark, Barnes, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bewley, Billings, Danou, Doyle, Genrich, Goyke, Hesselbein, Hintz, Hulsey, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kessler, Kolste, Mason, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pasch, Pope, Richards, Ringhand, Shankland, C. Taylor, Wright, Young and Zamarripa; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Vinehout, Carpenter, Lassa and Risser.
hist22077To committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining.
hist18527Assembly Bill 779
Relating to: state 911 telecommunications services, police and fire protection fee imposed on certain communications services, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.
By Representatives Tittl, Schraa, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bies, Doyle, Endsley, Hintz, Kaufert, Kestell, Kleefisch, Kolste, Krug, Kulp, Murphy, A. Ott, Petryk, Ripp, Shankland, Smith, Swearingen and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators Leibham, Gudex, L. Taylor, Harsdorf, Lazich, Lassa, Lehman, Tiffany and Schultz.
hist22078To committee on Energy and Utilities.
hist18557Assembly Bill 780
Relating to: eliminating voluntary intoxication as a defense to criminal liability.
By Representatives Nass, August and Bies; cosponsored by Senator Kedzie.
hist22079To committee on Judiciary.
Committee Reports
The committee on Agriculture reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 574
Relating to: designation of agricultural enterprise areas.
Ayes: 13 - Representatives Nerison, Tauchen, Marklein, A. Ott, Murtha, Mursau, Ripp, Tranel, Brooks, Schraa, Vruwink, Danou and Smith.
Noes: 3 - Representatives Jorgensen, Goyke and Wright.
hist21190To joint committee on Finance.
Committee on Agriculture
The committee on Campaigns and Elections reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 267