Senate Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
FRIDAY, February 7, 2014
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist19190Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 548 offered by Senator Lazich.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist19079Senate Bill 574
Relating to: energy emergencies and vehicle weight limits.
By Senators Petrowski, Harsdorf, L. Taylor, Jauch, Moulton, Vinehout and Tiffany; cosponsored by Representatives Kulp, Krug, Danou, Bies, Brooks, Czaja, Kahl, Kestell, Knodl, Marklein, Milroy, Murphy, Murtha, Nygren, Petryk, Ripp, Swearingen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Wright and Mursau.
hist19141To committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs.
hist18601Senate Bill 575
Relating to: payments to counties for designated county forest lands and distribution of amounts paid to municipalities by owners of closed managed forest lands.
By Senators Tiffany, Petrowski, Cowles, Jauch, Harsdorf, Lassa, Schultz, Vinehout and Moulton; cosponsored by Representatives Mursau, Krug, Czaja, Spiros, Nerison, Brooks, Marklein, Swearingen, Williams, Bewley, Danou, Clark and Milroy.
hist19178To joint committee on Finance.
hist18886Senate Bill 576
Relating to: the sale of limited lines travel insurance.
By Senators Petrowski, Schultz and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, Weininger and Jagler.
hist19179To committee on Insurance and Housing.
hist18887Senate Bill 577
Relating to: the property tax exemption for rented personal property.
By Senators Harsdorf, Shilling, Tiffany, Moulton and Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Bernier, Billings, Kooyenga, Kulp, Rodriguez, Kahl, Pridemore, Swearingen, Murphy, Thiesfeldt and Ohnstad.
hist19180To committee on Workforce Development, Forestry, Mining, and Revenue.
hist18888Senate Bill 578
Relating to: classified research at University of Wisconsin System institutions and exemption from open records requirements.
By Senator Farrow; cosponsored by Representatives Kuglitsch, Strachota, Knodl, Ripp, August, Craig, Pridemore, Kahl and Wright.
hist19181To committee on Universities and Technical Colleges.
hist18900Senate Bill 579
Relating to: licensure of physicians; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority.
By Senator Vukmir; cosponsored by Representative Severson.
hist19182To committee on Health and Human Services.
hist19058Senate Bill 580
Relating to: a firearm prohibition for an individual subject to an individuals-at-risk injunction and disclosure of and access to information regarding individuals who are prohibited from possessing a firearm.
By Senator Petrowski; cosponsored by Representative J. Ott.
hist19183To committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs.
hist19072Senate Bill 581
Relating to: rule-making procedures and modifying and creating administrative rules related to long-term care insurance.
By Senator Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Petersen, Kahl, Weininger, Zepnick, Doyle and Young.
hist19184To committee on Insurance and Housing.
hist19073Senate Bill 582
Relating to: own risk and solvency assessments, supervisory colleges, consolidated hearings for mergers of insurance companies, proxy voting by mutual policyholders, a presumption and exceptions with respect to the disclosure of insurance-related information, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
By Senator Lasee; cosponsored by Representative Petersen.
hist19185To committee on Insurance and Housing.
Report of Committees
The committee on Elections and Urban Affairs reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 54
Relating to: limiting the times for voting by absentee ballots in person.
Ayes: 2 - Senators Lazich and Leibham.
Noes: 3 - Senators Lasee, L. Taylor and Miller.
Assembly Bill 565
Relating to: repealing the schedule of election occurrences.
Ayes: 5 - Senators Lazich, Leibham, Lasee, L. Taylor and Miller.
Noes: 0.
Senate Bill 390
Relating to: expanding the requirement of county board approval of a town amendment of its zoning ordinances.
hist19151Senate Amendment 1 adoption.
Ayes: 5 - Senators Lazich, Leibham, Lasee, L. Taylor and Miller.
Noes: 0.
hist19152Passage as amended.
Ayes: 3 - Senators Lazich, Leibham and Lasee.