Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
THURSDAY, August 20, 2015
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist39311Senate Joint Resolution 47
Relating to: providing for an advisory referendum on the question of adopting a nonpartisan system for redistricting.
By Senators Vinehout, Wirch, Lassa, C. Larson, Shilling, Ringhand and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Wachs, Kolste, Kahl, Johnson, Hesselbein, Spreitzer, Sargent, C. Taylor, Milroy, Mason, Brostoff, Berceau, Pope, Doyle, Jorgensen, Hebl, Goyke, Zamarripa, Bowen, Ohnstad, Subeck, Considine, Sinicki, Billings and Shankland.
hist39385To committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Read first time and referred:
hist39278Senate Bill 231
Relating to: conveying interests in local government land for construction of natural gas lines.
By Senator Roth; cosponsored by Representatives Weatherston, Kuglitsch, Kahl, Macco, Murphy, Quinn and Steffen.
hist39386To committee on Workforce Development, Public Works, and Military Affairs.
hist39312Senate Bill 232
Relating to: state procurement of products and services from businesses located in this state and setting a goal for local government to purchase a certain percentage of products and services from businesses located in this state.
By Senators Hansen, Carpenter, Miller, Vinehout, C. Larson, Wirch, Ringhand and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Genrich, Subeck, Barca, Berceau, Billings, Bowen, Danou, Doyle, Goyke, Hesselbein, Hintz, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Meyers, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stuck, C. Taylor, Wachs and Zamarripa.
hist39387To committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection.
hist39313Senate Bill 233
Relating to: distributing excess sales tax revenue collected by a local professional football stadium district to Brown County and the municipalities within Brown County and making an appropriation.
By Senators Cowles and Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Steffen, Macco, Genrich, Jacque, Jarchow, Knodl, Kitchens, Murphy, Mursau, Nygren, Quinn and Tauchen.
hist39388To committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions, and Rural Issues.
hist39314Senate Bill 234
Relating to: the school district budget summary, annual audit, and annual report.
By Senators Harsdorf and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Jarchow, Ballweg, Brandtjen, Knudson, Macco, Murphy, Rodriguez, Steffen and R. Brooks.
hist39389To committee on Education.
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Senate President
August 19, 2015
The Honorable, the Senate:
Wisconsin State Statutes Section 14.876 (1)(c ) requires the President of the Wisconsin State Senate to appoint one member of the Wisconsin State Senate to the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission.
Pursuant to Wis. Stat, 14.867 (1)(c), I appoint Senator Mark Miller of Monona to the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission.
Thank you for your attention.
Senate President
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to adopting the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide.
Submitted by Department of Natural Resources.
hist39295Report received from Agency, August 12, 2015.
hist39383Referred to committee on Natural Resources and Energy, August 20, 2015.
Relating to cosmetology schooling, licensure, and practice requirements.
Submitted by Cosmetology Examining Board.
hist39310Report received from Agency, August 13, 2015.
hist39384Referred to committee on Health and Human Services, August 20, 2015.
The committee on Workforce Development, Public Works, and Military Affairs reports and recommends:
Relating to the worker's compensation program.
hist39439No action taken on August 17, 2015.
hist39440Referred to joint committee for review of Administrative Rules, August 20, 2015.