One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
6:30 P.M. TUESDAY, February 3, 2015
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Vos in the Chair.
Representative August asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Representative Katsma.
Representative Tittl 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, Bernier, 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 - 99.
Absent with leave - None.
Vacancies - None.
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Adopted and asks concurrence in:
Passed and asks concurrence in:
Speaker Vos appointed Representatives Heaton and Meyers to escort Governor Scott Walker from his office to the Asembly Chamber.
The Assembly stood informal.
Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms Anne Tonnon Byers announced the arrival of the Honorable Justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms Anne Tonnon Byers announced the arrival of the members of the Wisconsin State Senate.
The houses went into joint convention.
Senate President Lazich presiding.
Senator Lazich recognized the presence of Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson, Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, Justice David T. Prosser, Jr., Justice Patience Roggensack and Justice Annette Ziegler of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms Anne Tonnon Byers announced the arrival of Governor Scott Walker.
Escorted by Representatives Heaton and Meyers and Senators Taylor and Vukmir, Governor Scott Walker took his place at the rostrum to deliver his budget address.
Pursuant to Joint Rule 73, the governor’s message is printed in the Senate journal only.
Representative Steineke moved that the joint convention arise.
The question was: Shall the joint convention arise?
The Assembly reconvened.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
Representative Steineke moved that the Assembly stand adjourned pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1.
The question was: Shall the Assembly stand adjourned?
The Assembly stood adjourned.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.
By joint committee on Finance, by request of Governor Scott Walker.
hist32046To joint survey committee on Tax Exemptions.