Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
1:05 P.M.   WEDNESDAY, January 7, 2015
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Rabbi Dena Feingold of Beth Hillel Temple in Kenosha.
Representative Zepnick led the membership in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
The roll was taken.
The result follows:
Present - Representatives Allen, August, Ballweg, Barca, Barnes, Berceau, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Craig, Czaja, Danou, Doyle, Edming, Gannon, Genrich, Goyke, Heaton, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kapenga, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, Knudson, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, T. Larson, Loudenbeck, Macco, Mason, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Murtha, Nerison, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Ohnstad, A. Ott, J. Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pope, Quinn, Riemer, Ripp, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros, Spreitzer, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Subeck, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Wachs, Weatherston, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Bernier - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Murtha asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Bernier. Granted.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist31254Assembly Joint Resolution 1
Relating to: election of chief justice (second consideration).
By Representatives Hutton, August, Krug, Ballweg, E. Brooks, Craig, Czaja, Horlacher, Jacque, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Knodl, Knudson, Kooyenga, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Mursau, Neylon, A. Ott, Petersen, Quinn, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Tauchen, Tittl, Vorpagel, Weatherston, Kapenga and Swearingen; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Darling, Farrow, Lasee, Lazich, LeMahieu, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Vukmir and Wanggaard.
hist31298To committee on Judiciary.
hist31289Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: a school review system, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Thiesfeldt, Vos, Steineke, Rodriguez, Knodl, Nygren, Petryk, Schraa, Macco, A. Ott, Kleefisch, Gannon, Mursau, Weatherston, Rohrkaste, Czaja, Swearingen, Krug, Loudenbeck, VanderMeer, Ballweg, E. Brooks, T. Larson, R. Brooks, Kooyenga, Knudson, Kulp, Jarchow and Spiros.
hist31290To committee on Education.
hist31229Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: laying out, altering, or discontinuing a town line highway.
By Representative J. Ott.
hist31291To committee on Judiciary.
hist31230Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: appealing a municipal court matter after review by a circuit court.
By Representative J. Ott.
hist31292To committee on Judiciary.
hist31231Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: incorporation of the town of Ledgeview in Brown County.
By Representative J. Ott.
hist31293To committee on Judiciary.
hist31232Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: intimidating a witness.
By Representative J. Ott.
hist31294To committee on Judiciary.
hist31234Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: eliminating an obsolete statutory provision.
By Representative J. Ott.
hist31295To committee on Judiciary.
hist31233Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: lesser included homicide crimes.
By Representative J. Ott.
hist31296To committee on Judiciary.
hist31235Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: invading an individual's privacy by viewing under or through clothing and providing a penalty.
By Representatives J. Ott, Sargent, Kerkman, Wachs, T. Larson, Kleefisch, Hebl, Nygren, Spiros, Murphy, Kahl, Jacque, C. Taylor, Berceau and E. Brooks; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Harris Dodd, Nass and Risser.
hist31297To committee on Judiciary.
December 19, 2014
To the Chief Clerks of the Assembly and Senate:
I, DOUGLAS LA FOLLETTE, Secretary of State of Wisconsin, do hereby certify that the following proposed amendments to the Constitution of the State of Wisconsin have been approved by the regular session of the 2013-14 legislature and duly published as required by Section 1 of Article XII of the Constitution:
Enrolled Joint Resolution 16 (first consideration)
Secretary of State
Oath of Office
On Wednesday, January 6, Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson administered the oath of office to Nicholas J. Milroy of the Seventy-third Assembly District in a ceremony held in the Supreme Court Hearing Room.
Speaker Vos introduced a privileged resolution.