Senate Journal
One-Hundred and First Regular Session
11:10 A.M.   THURSDAY, March 13, 2014
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Petrowski.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist25001Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 24 offered by Senator Leibham.
hist25069Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 195 offered by Senator Hansen.
hist25148Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 609 offered by Senator Darling.
hist25064Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 632 offered by Senator Vinehout.
hist25065Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Bill 632 offered by Senator Vinehout.
hist25066Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Bill 632 offered by Senator Vinehout.
hist25067Senate Amendment 5 to Senate Bill 632 offered by Senator Vinehout.
hist25068Senate Amendment 6 to Senate Bill 632 offered by Senator Vinehout.
Bills Presented to the Governor
The Chief Clerk records:
hist25040Senate Bill 284
Presented to the Governor on 3-13-2014.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist24929Senate Joint Resolution 84
Relating to: proclaiming May 2014 as Lyme disease awareness month.
By Senator Tiffany; cosponsored by Representative Kulp.
hist25088To committee on Senate Organization.
hist24930Senate Joint Resolution 85
Relating to: the persecution of Christians on a worldwide scale.
By Senator Grothman; cosponsored by Representative Jacque.
hist25089To committee on Senate Organization.
hist25078Senate Joint Resolution 87
Relating to: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month.
By Senators Harris, L. Taylor, Risser, Lehman, Hansen and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Johnson, Mason, Spiros, Zamarripa, Sinicki, Sargent, Murphy, Ohnstad, Goyke, Pope, Bewley, Kaufert, Berceau, Young and Ringhand.
hist25099To committee on Senate Organization.
hist25079Senate Joint Resolution 88
Relating to: the registration of geographic indications pertaining to dairy terms traditionally used generically in the United States and worldwide.
By Senator Petrowski; cosponsored by Representative Petryk.
hist25100To committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist24928Senate Joint Resolution 83
Relating to: the right to vote (first consideration).
By Senators Shilling, L. Taylor, Carpenter, T. Cullen, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harris, Jauch, C. Larson, Lassa, Lehman, Miller, Risser, Vinehout and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Riemer, Pasch, Barnes, Berceau, Billings, Doyle, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hulsey, Johnson, Kahl, Kessler, Kolste, Mason, Ohnstad, Pope, Sargent, Shankland, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Wachs, Wright, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Bernard Schaber.
hist25087To committee on Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications.
hist24931Senate Joint Resolution 86
Relating to: the appointment of supreme court justices (first consideration).
By Senators T. Cullen, Schultz, Jauch, Risser and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Bernard Schaber, Pope, Hintz, Kessler, Wachs and Hulsey.
hist25090To committee on Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications.
hist24932Senate Bill 673
Relating to: unlawful use of a global positioning device and providing a penalty.
By Senators Grothman and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Neylon, August, Strachota, Craig, Sanfelippo, Murphy, Bies, A. Ott, Marklein, Knudson, Czaja, Tranel, Kleefisch, Sinicki, Hintz, Hebl, C. Taylor, Vruwink and Nass.
hist25091To committee on Judiciary and Labor.
hist24933Senate Bill 674
Relating to: copying, making available, and required notices on, certain vital records.
By Senators Hansen, Schultz, Lehman and Harris; cosponsored by Representatives Genrich, Wright, Berceau, Ohnstad, Bewley, Jacque and Weininger.
hist25092To committee on Health and Human Services.
hist24934Senate Bill 675
Relating to: reducing certain redemption periods in foreclosure actions.
By Senator Grothman; cosponsored by Representative Craig.
hist25093To committee on Insurance and Housing.
hist24935Senate Bill 676
Relating to: education and training under Wisconsin Works; reducing Wisconsin Works benefits; a minimum copayment, maximum child care hours, and reducing income based on marriage for eligibility under Wisconsin Shares; changes to the food stamp program relating to financial eligibility for benefits, allowing an election to reduce benefits, recouping unused benefits, and prohibiting supplier discounts; prohibiting advertising concerning means-tested public assistance on radio or television; requiring consideration of the income and assets of all individuals in a household for purposes of eligibility for any means-tested public assistance; eligibility requirements for persons or families of low and moderate income to receive certain housing, housing assistance, grants, loans, or benefits from the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority, the Department of Administration, and local housing authorities; reducing the authority of local housing authorities; eligibility requirement for purposes of receiving low-income energy assistance; prohibiting new claims under the earned income tax credit; limiting eligibility for the homestead tax credit; elimination of certain grant programs administered by the Higher Educational Aids Board and transfer of the unencumbered balances in the appropriations for those programs to the University of Wisconsin System for the purpose of tuition reduction; consideration of the income and assets of both parents of a student under 22 years of age for purposes of awarding a grant or scholarship to such a student and the permissible uses of grant or scholarship moneys awarded; income eligibility requirements for enrollment in a private school participating in a parental choice program; the school lunch program; and granting rule-making authority.
By Senator Grothman; cosponsored by Representative Craig.
hist25094To committee on Health and Human Services.
hist24936Senate Bill 677
Relating to: providing free tuition and fees for resident students enrolled in technical colleges and University of Wisconsin college campuses and making an appropriation.
By Senators Vinehout and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Wachs, Sargent, Ohnstad and Young.
hist25095To committee on Universities and Technical Colleges.
hist24937Senate Bill 678