July 2015 Extraordinary Session
3:06 P.M. WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Lazich.
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, Lassa, Lazich, LeMahieu, Marklein, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Risser, Roth, Shilling, Stroebel, L. Taylor, Tiffany, Vinehout, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Wirch - 31.
Absent with leave - Senators Lasee and Miller - 2.
The Senate stood for a moment of silent meditation.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Larson led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Leaves of Absence
Senator Shilling, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator Miller be granted a leave of absence for today's session.
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator Lasee be granted a leave of absence for today's session.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
hist38973Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 209 offered by Senator S. Fitzgerald. hist38974Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 209 offered by Senator S. Fitzgerald.
Report of Committees
The joint survey committee on Tax Exemptions reports and recommends:
Senate Bill 209
Relating to: constructing a sports and entertainment arena and related facilities and making appropriations.
hist38969Report of Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions received.
Ayes: 6 - Senators LeMahieu, Tiffany; Representative Swearingen; Public Member Shaul; Deputy Secretary DOR Jablonski; Public Member Connell.
Noes: 2 – Senator Carpenter; Representative Hesselbein
Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions
Petitions and Communications
hist38972Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senators Bewley and Hansen added as co-sponsors of Assembly Joint Resolution 45.
Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading
hist38970Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that Assembly Joint Resolution 45 be withdrawn from the committee on Senate Organization and taken up at this time.
Assembly Joint Resolution 45
Relating to: proclaiming August 6, 7, 8, and 9, 2015, Mile of Music Weekend.
hist38971The question was: Concurrence of Assembly Joint Resolution 45?
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate recess.
The Senate reconvened.
Senate President Lazich in the chair.
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that all action be immediately messaged to the Assembly:
Second reading and amendments of senate joint resolutions and