Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
FRIDAY, February 27, 2015
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist32717Senate Joint Resolution 13
Relating to: congratulating Bruce Larson on being named the 2015 Don Shula NFL National High School Coach of the Year.
By Senator Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Jarchow, Knudson and Murtha.
hist32886To committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist32619Senate Bill 47
Relating to: responding to a request for an absentee ballot.
By Senators Harsdorf, LeMahieu, Petrowski, Lassa, Marklein, Nass, Cowles, Vinehout, Moulton and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Horlacher, Allen, Ballweg, Berceau, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Gannon, Heaton, Jacque, Jarchow, Kapenga, Katsma, Kremer, Murphy, Mursau, Murtha, Quinn, Steffen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl and Weatherston.
hist32887To committee on Elections and Local Government.
hist32620Senate Bill 48
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.
By Senators Wirch, Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harris Dodd, C. Larson, Lassa, Miller and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hesselbein, Berceau, Billings, Bowen, Brostoff, Considine, Danou, Hebl, Jorgensen, Kolste, Mason, Meyers, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Sargent, Shankland, Spreitzer, Subeck and Wachs.
hist32888To committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
hist32730Senate Bill 49
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage.
By Senators Vukmir, Nass, Wanggaard, Lasee, LeMahieu and Moulton; cosponsored by Representatives Hutton, Sanfelippo, Jacque, Knodl, Kapenga, Craig, Kooyenga, Allen, August, Ballweg, Bernier, Born, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Czaja, Gannon, Jagler, Jarchow, Katsma, Kleefisch, Knudson, Kremer, Kuglitsch, Kulp, T. Larson, Neylon, J. Ott, Petersen, Schraa, Skowronski, Swearingen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl and Weatherston.
hist32889To committee on Labor and Government Reform.
hist32456Senate Bill 50
Relating to: industrial zoning requirements in tax incremental districts, planning commission notice for tax incremental district amendments, obsolete references relating to tax incremental districts, allocation of tax increments, joint review board review, and calculation of levy limits following dissolution of a tax incremental district.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32894To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32457Senate Bill 51
Relating to: standing joint review boards, annual joint review board meetings, annual reports on tax incremental districts, and granting rule-making authority.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32895To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32458Senate Bill 52
Relating to: modifying the requirements for sharing tax increments by tax incremental districts, limiting the participation of certain special purpose districts in tax incremental district financing, and authorizing any tax incremental district to use allocated tax increments donated from another tax incremental district.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32896To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32459Senate Bill 53
Relating to: tax incremental financing project plan amendments and extending the life of a tax incremental district if the district is adversely impacted by statutory changes to the method of calculating equalized valuation.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32897To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32460Senate Bill 54
Relating to: inclusion of vacant land within the boundaries of a tax incremental district and exclusion of tax-exempt city-owned property from the initial tax incremental base of a tax incremental district.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32898To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32461Senate Bill 55
Relating to: limits on TID creation as measured by total TID value.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32899To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32462Senate Bill 56
Relating to: designation of tax incremental districts as distressed or severely distressed districts.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32900To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32463Senate Bill 57
Relating to: redetermination of base value for tax incremental districts.
By Joint Legislative Council
hist32901To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist32543Senate Bill 58
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting.
By Senators Hansen, Harris Dodd, Bewley, Carpenter, C. Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Risser, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Spreitzer, Considine, Bowen, Brostoff, Meyers, Subeck, Stuck, Barca, Barnes, Berceau, Billings, Danou, Doyle, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kolste, Mason, Milroy, Novak, Ohnstad, Pope, Riemer, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Wachs, Zamarripa and Zepnick.
hist32902To committee on Education Reform and Government Operations.
hist32544Senate Bill 59
Relating to: University of Wisconsin System reports regarding remedial courses in English and mathematics.
By Senators Roth, Gudex, Nass and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Jagler, Vorpagel, Steffen, Knudson, Sanfelippo, Petersen, R. Brooks, E. Brooks, T. Larson, Kooyenga, Weatherston, Quinn, Krug, Kerkman, Tranel, Ripp, Tittl, Born, A. Ott, Novak, Knodl and Jarchow.
hist32903To committee on Education Reform and Government Operations.
hist32763Senate Bill 60
Relating to: taste samples of fermented apple cider provided by a winery.
By Senators Miller, Gudex, Ringhand, Erpenbach, L. Taylor and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Danou, Berceau, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Brostoff and Ohnstad.
hist32904To committee on Agriculture, Small Business, and Tourism.
hist32764Senate Bill 61
Relating to: contract and lease language that limits a party's access to procedural or substantive rights.
By Senator Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Hintz, Subeck, Pope, Berceau, Sinicki and Wachs.
hist32905To committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist32765Senate Bill 62
Relating to: copying, making available, and required notices on, certain vital records.
By Senators Hansen, Bewley and Ringhand; cosponsored by Representatives Berceau, Bowen, Brostoff, Jacque, Ohnstad, Quinn and Sinicki.
hist32906To committee on Health and Human Services.
Petitions and Communications
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