Senate Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
11:55 A.M.   THURSDAY, February 13, 2014
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Fitzgerald.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist20297Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 504 offered by Senator Lazich.
hist20357Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Bill 504 offered by Senator Harris.
hist20261Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 575 offered by Senator Tiffany.
hist20263Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 580 offered by Senator Petrowski.
hist20264Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 580 offered by Senator Petrowski.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist19397Senate Joint Resolution 68
Relating to: an advisory referendum on an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
By Senators Hansen, Carpenter, Harris, Lassa, Lehman, Miller, Risser, Schultz, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives C. Taylor, Shankland, Zamarripa, Berceau, Bewley, Doyle, Genrich, Goyke, Hesselbein, Hintz, Hulsey, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kessler, Kolste, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pasch, Pope, Sargent, Sinicki, Wachs, Wright and Young.
hist20540To committee on Senate Organization.
hist19398Senate Joint Resolution 69
Relating to: honoring the life of Leo H. LaFernier Sr.
By Senator Jauch; cosponsored by Representatives Bewley and Milroy.
hist20541To committee on Senate Organization.
hist19768Senate Joint Resolution 70
Relating to: recognizing Black History Month.
By Senators Harris and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Johnson, Barnes, Goyke, Kessler, Pasch, Rodriguez, Young and Zamarripa.
hist20542To committee on Senate Organization.
hist19769Senate 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.
hist20543To committee on Senate Organization.
hist19770Senate Joint Resolution 72
Relating to: commending and congratulating Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen for his contributions to the University of Wisconsin-Stout and the state of Wisconsin.
By Senators Harsdorf, Moulton, Vinehout and Kedzie; cosponsored by Representatives Murtha, Knudson, Danou, Petryk, Hintz, Johnson, Brooks, T. Larson and Wright.
hist20544To committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist19399Senate Bill 590
Relating to: tanning facilities.
By Senators Risser and Kedzie; cosponsored by Representatives Bewley, Berceau and Milroy.
hist20545To committee on Health and Human Services.
hist19400Senate Bill 591
Relating to: rule-making procedures and modifying and repealing various rules promulgated by the Department of Natural Resources.
By Senators Gudex, Hansen, Shilling, Lehman, L. Taylor and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Genrich, Swearingen, Bewley, Hulsey, Kahl, Kleefisch, Knodl, Krug, Mason, Milroy, Murtha, Ohnstad, Bernard Schaber, Thiesfeldt, Wright and Zamarripa.
hist20546To committee on Natural Resources.
hist19419Senate Bill 592
Relating to: the liability of an adult sponsor of a minor applicant for a motor vehicle operator's license.
By Senator Grothman; cosponsored by Representative J. Ott.
hist20547To committee on Judiciary and Labor.
hist19771Senate Bill 593
Relating to: an additional county sales and use tax for highway improvements.
By Senator Jauch; cosponsored by Representatives Milroy, Berceau, Ohnstad and T. Larson.
hist20548To committee on Workforce Development, Forestry, Mining, and Revenue.
hist19772Senate Bill 594
Relating to: contract and lease language that limits a party's access to procedural or substantive rights.
By Senators Miller, Lehman, Carpenter and Harris; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Berceau, Kessler and Wachs.
hist20549To committee on Judiciary and Labor.
hist19773Senate Bill 595
Relating to: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.
By Senators Olsen, Grothman and Gudex; cosponsored by Representatives Murphy, Knudson, Jacque, Weatherston, Kulp, Kaufert, Kahl and Strachota.
hist20550To committee on Judiciary and Labor.
hist19774Senate Bill 596
Relating to: including water trails in the state trail system.
By Senators Olsen, Kedzie, Lehman, Risser and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Ripp, Bernard Schaber, Ohnstad, Bies, A. Ott and Thiesfeldt.
hist20551To committee on Natural Resources.
hist19775Senate Bill 597
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries and the possession and consumption of intoxicating liquor and fermented malt beverages on retail premises of wineries.
By Senators Harsdorf, Grothman, Vinehout, Gudex and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Severson, Bies, Ballweg, Danou, Murphy, Ohnstad, Petryk, Pridemore and Ringhand.
hist20552To committee on Agriculture, Small Business, and Tourism.
hist19777Senate Bill 598
Relating to: utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness.
By Senators Olsen and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Kestell and Kooyenga.
hist20553To committee on Education.
hist20137Senate Bill 599
Relating to: accessing and obtaining patient health records by public defenders.
By Senators Grothman, L. Taylor, Petrowski, Risser, Lazich and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Tittl, Ballweg, Bies, Brooks, Goyke, Hulsey, Kaufert, Kleefisch, Krug, Murphy and Strachota.
hist20554To committee on Judiciary and Labor.
hist20138Senate Bill 600
Relating to: using force against a certified or licensed social worker, school social worker, mental health worker, human services or social services worker, or public health worker.
By Senators Shilling, Harris, L. Taylor, T. Cullen, Erpenbach, Risser, Wirch, Carpenter, Hansen and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Goyke, Barnes, Ohnstad, Kahl, Bies, Strachota, A. Ott, Brooks, Danou, Wright, Billings, Johnson, Bernard Schaber, Bewley, Kolste, Pope, Hebl, Berceau, Sargent, Pasch, Ringhand, Hesselbein, Zepnick and Hulsey.
hist20555To committee on Health and Human Services.
hist20139Senate Bill 601
Relating to: the operation of all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles on highway bridges.
By Senators Leibham and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Marklein, Born, Brooks, Czaja, Kaufert, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kulp, T. Larson, Milroy, Nerison, A. Ott, Petryk, Ringhand, Skowronski, Steineke, Swearingen and Vruwink.
hist20556To committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs.
hist20140Senate Bill 602
Relating to: milk procurement fees.