Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
12:02 P.M.   TUESDAY, April 21, 2015
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Lazich.
State of Wisconsin
Government Accountability Board
April 20, 2015
The Honorable, the Senate:
Judge Timothy Vocke, designee of the Chairperson of the Government Accountability Board, signed the official canvass of the April 7, 2015 Special Election for State Senator, District 20 this morning in Rhinelander. I will be pleased to provide you with a copy of the official canvass, along with the determination of the winner, as soon as I received it from Judge Vocke.
With this letter, I am delivering the Certificate of Election for Senator-elect Stroebel to you for delivery to him. I have included a copy of the Certificate of Election and letter sent to Senator-elect Stroebel for your files.
If the Government Accountability Board can provide you with further information or assistance, please contact our office.
Director and General Counsel
Statement of Canvass
State Senator
I, Judge Timothy Vocke, designee of the Chairperson of the Government Accountability Board, certify that the attached tabular statements, as compiled from the certified returns made to the Government Accountability Board by the county clerks of Calumet, Fond du Lac, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington Counties, contain a correct abstract of the total number of votes given for the election of a candidate for State Senator, at a Special Partisan Election held in the several election districts in said counties, on the Seventh day of April, 2015.
I DETERMINE AND CERTIFY that the following candidate, having received the greatest number of votes, is duly elected State Senator:
District       Nominee
20th District     Duey Stroebel
Done in the City of Rhinelander, this 20th day of April, 2015.
Designee of the Chairperson
Government Accountability Board
Oath of Office
Upon the calling of the newly elected Senator on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Duey Stroebel appeared before the Senate, took and subscribed the oath of office which was administered by Court of Appeals Judge Mark Gundrum.
Call of Roll
The roll was called, disclosing the presence of a quorum.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 15, the official attendance for session was:
Senators Bewley, Carpenter, Cowles, Darling, Erpenbach, Farrow, S. Fitzgerald, Gudex, Hansen, Harris Dodd, Harsdorf, C. Larson, Lasee, Lassa, Lazich, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Risser, Roth, Shilling, Stroebel, L. Taylor, Tiffany, Vinehout, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Wirch - 33.
Absent with leave - None.
The Senate stood for a moment of silent meditation.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Stroebel led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist35042Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Bill 35 offered by Senators Carpenter and L. Taylor.
hist35043Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Bill 35 offered by Senators Hansen, Wirch, L. Taylor, Carpenter, Harris Dodd, Miller and C. Larson.
hist35047Senate Amendment 5 to Senate Bill 35 offered by Senators Harris Dodd, Miller, Hansen, L. Taylor, Bewley, Risser and C. Larson.
hist35039Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 70 offered by Senator Wanggaard.
hist35044Senate Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 143 offered by Senators Risser, Vinehout, Miller, L. Taylor, Carpenter and Bewley.
hist35045Senate Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 143 offered by Senators Risser, Vinehout, Miller, Bewley and L. Taylor.
hist35046Senate Amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 143 offered by Senators Risser, Vinehout, Miller, L. Taylor and Bewley.
Senate Enrolled Proposals
The Chief Clerk records:
hist35040Senate Bill 15
Report correctly enrolled on 4-21-2015.
Petitions and Communications
hist35133Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Hansen added as a cosponsor of Assembly Bill 82.