One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
1:00 P.M. TUESDAY, October 27, 2015
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Carol Wickersham, Director of Community-Based Learning at Beloit College and an ordained pastor in the Presbyterian Church.
Representative Zamarripa 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, Danou, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Gannon, Genrich, Goyke, Heaton, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, 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, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, 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 Czaja, Sanfelippo and Spiros - 3.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Murtha asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Czaja, Sanfelippo and Spiros. Granted.
hist42589Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 92 offered by Representative Sanfelippo. hist42759Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 352 offered by Representative J. Ott.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: recognizing the Order of the Arrow, which is the Boy Scouts of America's National Honor Society, on its 100th Anniversary and the significant leadership and service provided to youth and communities across Wisconsin.
By Representatives Petryk, Sargent, E. Brooks, Considine, Goyke, Hebl, Horlacher, Kitchens, Knudson, Krug, T. Larson, A. Ott, J. Ott, Petersen, Rohrkaste, Spiros, Tittl, Weatherston and Murphy; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Bewley, Cowles, Darling, Harsdorf, C. Larson, Marklein, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Vinehout, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Wirch.
Relating to: Department of Veterans Affairs' 70 years of service to veterans.
By Representatives Skowronski, Petryk, Johnson, Mursau, Jacque, Weatherston, Hebl, Milroy, Kremer, R. Brooks, Novak, Tittl, Goyke, Mason, Czaja, E. Brooks, Petersen, Rohrkaste, Spreitzer, Murphy, VanderMeer, Knodl, Swearingen, Spiros, Sinicki, Sanfelippo, Thiesfeldt, Kitchens, Edming, Hintz, Genrich and Brostoff; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Carpenter, Wirch, C. Larson, Ringhand, Olsen, Lassa, Bewley, Lazich, Darling and Lasee.
Relating to: declaring the second Friday of July as Collector Vehicle Appreciation Day in Wisconsin.
By Representatives Skowronski, Kooyenga, Jacque, Schraa, Sinicki and Barnes; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Stroebel and Olsen.
Relating to: various changes regarding the laws governing real estate practice, employment relationships between real estate licensees and real estate brokerage firms, a statute of limitations for actions against persons engaged in real estate practice, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Allen, Bernier, R. Brooks, Doyle, Krug, Petryk, Weatherston and Young; cosponsored by Senators Lasee and Cowles.
hist42591To committee on Housing and Real Estate.
Relating to: the method used by a county clerk to notify town clerks of certain county zoning actions.
By Representatives Krug, Kitchens, Kahl, R. Brooks, Mursau, T. Larson, Sanfelippo, Petersen, Knodl, Meyers, Jarchow, Allen and Quinn; cosponsored by Senators Olsen, Lassa and Erpenbach.
hist42706To committee on Urban and Local Affairs.
Relating to: requiring the Department of Transportation to award a grant to Northwoods Rail Transit Commission to fund the purchase of railroad cars and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Krug, Meyers, Czaja, Edming, Mursau, Swearingen and Macco; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Bewley and Lassa.
Relating to: adverse possession against the state or a political subdivision.
By Representatives R. Brooks, Sargent, Berceau, Billings, Edming, Gannon, Hesselbein, Johnson, Kahl, Katsma, Kessler, Kitchens, Murphy, Novak, A. Ott, Pope, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Sinicki, Skowronski, Steffen and Subeck; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Cowles, Lassa and Ringhand.
hist42708To committee on Housing and Real Estate.
Relating to: resolution of claims against the state for wrongful imprisonment of innocent persons, exempting from taxation certain amounts an individual receives from the claims board or legislature, health benefits for wrongfully imprisoned persons, and making appropriations.
By Representatives Kooyenga, Hebl, Kessler, Johnson, Mason, Milroy, Jarchow, Krug, Hintz, Rohrkaste, Kitchens, Steffen, Ohnstad, Goyke, Allen, Kolste, Tittl, Spreitzer, C. Taylor, T. Larson, Sinicki, Hutton, Mursau, Wachs, Berceau, Zamarripa, Brostoff, Pope, Quinn, Edming and Subeck; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard, Risser, Bewley, L. Taylor, Nass, Ringhand, Lassa, C. Larson and Darling.
hist42709To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: ending the statewide parental choice program.
By Representatives Pope and Barca.
Relating to: Medicaid expansion, eligibility for BadgerCare Plus and BadgerCare Plus Core, and ending the statewide parental choice program.
By Representatives Pope and Barca.
hist42711To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: the prosecution and venue for trial of certain offenses by certain state residents.
By Representatives Kessler, Wachs, Hesselbein, Hebl, Doyle, Brostoff, Spreitzer, C. Taylor, Berceau, Zamarripa, Billings, Johnson, Pope and Ohnstad; cosponsored by Senators L. Taylor, Lassa, Ringhand and Risser.
Relating to: attempts to influence action upon model or similar proposed legislation, reporting by certain persons providing or state public officials receiving certain things of value, and providing a criminal penalty.
By Representatives C. Taylor, Sinicki, Kahl, Jorgensen, Sargent, Doyle, Wachs, Subeck, Berceau, Ohnstad, Pope, Zamarripa and Considine; cosponsored by Senators C. Larson, Harris Dodd, L. Taylor, Ringhand, Lassa, Risser and Vinehout.
hist42713To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: limiting adverse possession of real property.
By Representatives Craig, Ballweg, Born, Gannon, Knodl, Murphy, A. Ott, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Tauchen and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators Kapenga and Harsdorf.
hist42714To committee on Housing and Real Estate.
Relating to: distribution of Wisconsin Blue Book and highway maps.
By Representatives Hutton, August, Kolste, Macco, Knodl, Allen, Berceau, Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Craig, Duchow, Gannon, Horlacher, Jarchow, Katsma, Kleefisch, Kooyenga, Knudson, Kremer, Kuglitsch, T. Larson, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Neylon, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Spiros, Steffen, Tittl, Vorpagel and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators LeMahieu, Kapenga, Lassa, Nass, Stroebel and Vukmir.
hist42715To committee on State Affairs and Government Operations.
Relating to: designating and marking the Mideast Conflict Highway and the Biker Lifestyle Highway.
By Representatives Edming, Weatherston, Czaja, Murphy, Murtha, Novak, Sinicki and Petryk.
The committee on Energy and Utilities reports and recommends: