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STATE OF WISCONSIN
Senate Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
11:32 A.M.   TUESDAY, October 8, 2013
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Ellis.
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Call of Roll
The roll was called, disclosing the presence of a quorum.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 15, the official attendance for session was:
Senators Carpenter, Cowles, T. Cullen, Darling, Ellis, Erpenbach, Farrow, S. Fitzgerald, Grothman, Gudex, Hansen, Harris, Harsdorf, Jauch, Kedzie, C. Larson, Lasee, Lassa, Lazich, Lehman, Leibham, Miller, Moulton, Olsen, Petrowski, Risser, Schultz, Shilling, L. Taylor, Tiffany, Vinehout, Vukmir and Wirch - 33.
Absent with leave - None.
The Senate stood for a moment of silent meditation.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Fitzgerald led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
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Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist10257Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 137 offered by Senator Grothman.
hist10258Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 137 offered by Senator Grothman.
hist10256Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 299 offered by Senator Jauch.
hist10557Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 314 offered by Senator Lasee.
hist10260Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 315 offered by Senators Farrow and Shilling.
hist10282Senate Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 27 offered by Senators Vinehout, Harris, T. Cullen, C. Larson, Lassa, Hansen, Carpenter, Risser and L. Taylor.
hist10283Senate Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 27 offered by Senators Vinehout, Harris, Lehman, T. Cullen, C. Larson, Lassa, Hansen, Carpenter, Risser and L. Taylor.
hist10290Senate Amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 27 offered by Senators Vinehout, Harris, Lehman, T. Cullen, C. Larson, Lassa, Hansen, Carpenter, Risser and L. Taylor.
hist10291Senate Amendment 4 to Assembly Bill 27 offered by Senators Vinehout, Harris, Lehman, T. Cullen, C. Larson, Lassa, Hansen, Carpenter, Risser and L. Taylor.
hist10259Senate Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 139 offered by Senator Grothman.
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Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist10555Senate Bill 338
Relating to: expanding the authority of towns to create tax incremental financing districts.
By Senator Petrowski; cosponsored by Representatives Brooks and Kerkman.
hist10556To committee on Economic Development and Local Government.
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Petitions and Communications
hist10284Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Carpenter added as a coauthor of Senate Joint Resolution 52.
hist10372Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Miller added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 258.
hist10554Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Bewley added as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 274.
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Advice and consent of the Senate
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that all appointments be taken up en masse.
hist10292DESMONDE, DR. MARCUS P. of Colfax, as a Psychologist 1 on the Psychology Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2017.
hist10293GORSUCH, ROBERT C. of Fitchburg, as a Professional Member 1 on the Banking Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2018.
hist10294GRECO, LISA M of Brookfield, as a Credit Union Experience 3 on the Credit Union Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2018.
hist10295KUTSCHMA, LARRY of Lake Geneva, as a Congressional District 1 on the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015.
hist10296MCCONVILLE, TIMOTHY of Verona, as a Dentist 5 on the Dentistry Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2017.
hist10297SCHROEDER, DANIEL of Hartland, as a member of the Psychology Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2015.
hist10298SULLIVAN, KRISTI of Fitchburg, as a Public Member 2 of the Pharmacy Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2016.
hist10299SWAN, DR. TIMOTHY of Marshfield, as a Doctor-Medicine 8 on the Medical Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2017.
hist10300TRAPSKIN, PHILIP of Fitchburg, as a Pharmacist 1 of the Pharmacy Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2017.
hist10301WINTERS, CATHY of Wausau, as Pharmacist 2 on the Pharmacy Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2017.
The question was: Confirmation en masse?
The ayes and noes were required and the vote was: ayes, 32; noes, 0; absent or not voting, 1; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Carpenter, Cowles, T. Cullen, Darling, Ellis, Erpenbach, Farrow, S. Fitzgerald, Grothman, Gudex, Hansen, Harris, Harsdorf, Kedzie, C. Larson, Lasee, Lassa, Lazich, Lehman, Leibham, Miller, Moulton, Olsen, Petrowski, Risser, Schultz, Shilling, L. Taylor, Tiffany, Vinehout, Vukmir and Wirch - 32.
Noes - None.
Absent or not voting - Senator Jauch - 1.
Confirmed.
Senator Larson, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator Jauch be granted a leave of absence for part of today’s session.
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