One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
1:28 P.M. THURSDAY, September 24, 2015
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Vos in the Chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Pastor Andrew Steinke of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brookfield.
Representative Tranel 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, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, Knudson, Kolste, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, T. Larson, Loudenbeck, Macco, Mason, Meyers, 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 - 96.
Absent with leave - Representatives Kooyenga and Milroy - 2.
Vacancies - 99th Assembly District - 1.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Murtha asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Kooyenga. Granted.
Representative Jorgensen asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
Representative Hutton introduced Hometown Hero Award Recipient, Olivia Quigley, Special Olympic Champion Athlete and breast cancer survivor, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 325 offered by Representatives Mason and Barca.
hist40421Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 325 offered by Representatives Mason and Barca.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: congratulating the Fond du Lac Fire Department on earning international accreditation on August 27, 2015.
By Representative Thiesfeldt; cosponsored by Senator Gudex.
Relating to: battery and threats to a judge, a prosecutor, a public defender, or a law enforcement officer and providing a criminal penalty.
By Representatives Kerkman and Horlacher.
The committee on Consumer Protection reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty.
Ayes: 9 - Representatives Krug, Heaton, Katsma, Neylon, Nerison, VanderMeer, Sinicki, Pope and Young.
Committee on Consumer Protection
The committee on State Affairs and Government Operations reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 289
Relating to: exempting out-of-state emergency medical services personnel from licensure requirements.
Ayes: 12 - Representatives Swearingen, Craig, Jagler, Brandtjen, Kleefisch, Gannon, Ripp, Kulp, Tauchen, Vorpagel, Kahl and Ohnstad.
Noes: 1 - Representative Zamarripa.
Assembly Bill 297
Relating to: copying, making available, and required notices on, certain vital records.