Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
12:59 P.M.   TUESDAY, January 19, 2016
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.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Dave Wager, President of Silver Birch Ranch in White Lake.
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, Bernier, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Craig, Czaja, 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, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros, Spreitzer, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Subeck, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Wachs, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 96.
Absent with leave - Representatives R. Brooks, Tranel and Weatherston - 3.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Murtha asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative R. Brooks, Tranel and Weatherston. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Jorgensen asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
Amendments Offered
hist48080Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 30 offered by Representative Kooyenga.
hist47979Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 275 offered by Representative Kessler.
hist47918Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 450 offered by Representative Spiros.
hist48105Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 456 offered by Representative Young.
hist48379Assembly Amendment 6 to Assembly Bill 460 offered by Representative Kooyenga.
hist48292Assembly Amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 563 offered by Representative Allen.
hist47947Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 571 offered by Representative Jagler.
hist48061Assembly Substitute Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 582 offered by Representative Jarchow.
hist47946Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 603 offered by Representative Jarchow.
hist47978Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 621 offered by Representative Knudson.
hist47944Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 740 offered by Representative Heaton.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist47860Assembly Joint Resolution 99
Relating to: proclaiming Friday, February 5, 2016, to be National Wear Red Day in recognition of heart disease awareness and prevention.
By Representatives Czaja, Hebl, Sinicki, Thiesfeldt, Milroy, Goyke, Shankland, Ballweg, Berceau, Jorgensen, Ripp, Kahl, Kolste, Kleefisch, Spiros, Petryk, Tittl, C. Taylor, Murtha, Tranel, Johnson, Danou, Subeck, Kerkman, Barnes, Billings, E. Brooks, Doyle, Edming, Hintz, Genrich, Jagler, Bernier, Kessler, Knodl, Knudson, Wachs, Barca, Kuglitsch, Spreitzer, Skowronski, Schraa, Sargent, Macco, Mason, Rodriguez, Riemer, Swearingen, VanderMeer, Krug, Vos, Ohnstad, Novak, Steffen, Meyers, Loudenbeck, Pope, Gannon and Kooyenga; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Shilling, Gudex, L. Taylor, Vinehout, C. Larson, Olsen, Cowles, Harsdorf, Harris Dodd, Carpenter, Petrowski, Bewley, Erpenbach, Lassa, Marklein, Risser, Miller, Wanggaard, Wirch, Tiffany, Stroebel, Hansen, Ringhand and Moulton.
hist47924To committee on Rules.
hist47919Assembly Bill 739
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain interest paid on qualified education loans.
By Representatives Macco, Murphy, Kulp, Czaja, Mursau, Kremer, Knodl, Duchow, Quinn, A. Ott, Tranel, Petryk, Horlacher, Rodriguez and Bernier; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Gudex, Lasee, Moulton and Nass.
hist47925To committee on Colleges and Universities.
hist46577Assembly Bill 740
Relating to: Wisconsin grants for technical college students and making appropriations.
By Representatives Heaton, Bernier, A. Ott, Petryk, E. Brooks, Skowronski, Czaja and Rodriguez; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Gudex, L. Taylor and Ringhand.
hist47926To committee on Colleges and Universities.
hist47920Assembly Bill 741
Relating to: grants to students enrolled in technical colleges and University of Wisconsin college campuses to meet emergency financial need and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Murphy, Heaton, Novak, Macco, Kulp, Mursau, Krug, Kremer, Petryk, Rohrkaste, Quinn, Bernier, Ballweg, Kleefisch, Rodriguez, A. Ott, Born, Tranel, Edming, Sanfelippo, VanderMeer, Nerison and Kitchens; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Gudex, Lasee and Moulton.
hist47927To committee on Colleges and Universities.
hist47921Assembly Bill 742
Relating to: requiring the Department of Workforce Development to provide student internship coordination and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Murphy, Bernier, Kitchens, Macco, Kulp, Mursau, Krug, Petryk, Rohrkaste, Quinn, Ballweg, Kleefisch, Rodriguez, R. Brooks, A. Ott, Novak, Tranel, Edming, Sanfelippo, VanderMeer and Nerison; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Gudex, Lasee and Moulton.
hist47928To committee on Colleges and Universities.
hist47922Assembly Bill 743
Relating to: assisting University of Wisconsin System students in securing internships with businesses and making an appropriation.