Relating to: reorganizing the Government Accountability Board, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making appropriations.
By Senators Vukmir, LeMahieu, S. Fitzgerald, Wanggaard, Darling, Kapenga, Nass and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Knudson, Bernier, Knodl, Allen, August, Ballweg, R. Brooks, Czaja, Hutton, Jagler, Katsma, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Kooyenga, Kremer, Kuglitsch, T. Larson, Loudenbeck, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Sanfelippo, Skowronski and Vorpagel.
hist41136To committee on Elections and Local Government.
Relating to: electronic voter registration, verification of certain registrations, proof of residence for voting in an election, authorizing Wisconsin to enter into agreements to share information related to the registration and voting of electors; election registration officials; testing election officials after training; electronic poll lists; election equipment approval; overvoted ballots; voter registration proof of residency for an individual in a residential care facility; counting of absentee ballots; witness address required for valid absentee ballot; and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators LeMahieu, Risser, Wanggaard and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Bernier, Berceau, Czaja, Kahl, Kleefisch, Knudson, Kolste, Pope, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Swearingen, Tittl and Vorpagel.
hist41139To committee on Elections and Local Government.
Relating to: no-knock search warrants.
By Senators Stroebel and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Knudson, Craig, Jarchow, Tauchen, Allen, Brandtjen, Hutton, Krug, T. Larson, Murphy, Quinn, Ripp, Rodriguez, Thiesfeldt, Goyke, Kessler, Mason and Wachs.
hist41145To committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: reports to the Department of Justice from special units maintained by law enforcement agencies.
By Senators Stroebel and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Knudson, Craig, Jarchow, Tauchen, Brandtjen, Hutton, Kerkman, T. Larson, Murphy, A. Ott, Thiesfeldt, Ripp, Rodriguez, Genrich, Goyke, Kessler, Mason and Wachs.
hist41146To committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: trolling permits issued to persons whose sight is impaired.
By Senator Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Kremer, Horlacher, Thiesfeldt, Steffen, Bernier, Genrich and Sargent.
hist41147To committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining, and Forestry.
Relating to: lethal violence protective temporary restraining orders and injunctions and providing a criminal penalty.
By Senators Harris Dodd and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Barnes, Johnson, Sargent, Young, Pope, Berceau, Goyke, Brostoff, C. Taylor, Sinicki, Subeck, Ohnstad, Bowen and Zamarripa.
hist41148To committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: the sales and use tax imposed on a jukebox.
By Senators Tiffany, Roth, Olsen, Lazich, Stroebel and Shilling; cosponsored by Representatives Swearingen, Nygren, Barca, Jarchow, E. Brooks, Kulp, Petersen, Steffen, Kitchens, Schraa, A. Ott, Genrich, Murphy, T. Larson, Murtha, Mursau, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Czaja, Stuck, Hintz, Jacque and Knodl.
hist41149To committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions, and Rural Issues.
Relating to: eliminating age requirements for participating in the hunting mentorship program and hunting devices authorized to be used under the hunting mentorship program.
By Senators Moulton and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Kleefisch, Allen, Czaja, Edming, Gannon, Heaton, Knodl, Krug, Mursau, Murtha, Ripp, Thiesfeldt and Tittl.
hist41150To committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining, and Forestry.
Relating to: powers and duties of cemetery authorities; inheritance of cemetery lots in which human remains are buried; exemption of cemeteries from certain requirements concerning excavation; the powers and duties of the Cemetery Board, the Department of Safety and Professional Services, and the Department of Financial institutions; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
By Senators LeMahieu, Lazich and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Sanfelippo, Allen, Bernier, R. Brooks, Kleefisch, Ohnstad, Tittl and Novak.
hist41151To committee on Elections and Local Government.
Relating to: Increasing prison terms upon conviction for gang-related crimes and creating a criminal penalty.
By Senators Wanggaard, Gudex, Olsen, Cowles and Nass; cosponsored by Representatives Horlacher, Kremer, Steffen, Sanfelippo, Knodl, Novak, Hutton, Edming and T. Larson.
hist41152To committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: amending various rules promulgated by the Department of Children and Families governing the certification of child care operators, governing the licensing of child welfare agencies, and establishing standards for the operation of child care centers; and eliminating rules promulgated by the Department of Children and Families related to retaining public assistance case records.
By Senators Petrowski, Cowles, Darling and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Heaton, Ballweg, Edming, Jacque, Kooyenga, Krug, Loudenbeck, Neylon, A. Ott, Rodriguez and Spiros.
hist41153To committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: requiring the Department of Transportation to award a grant to Northwoods Rail Transit Commission to fund the purchase of railroad cars and making an appropriation.
By Senators Tiffany and Bewley; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, Meyers, Mursau, Czaja, Swearingen and Edming.
hist41154To committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
Relating to: multiple county health departments.
By Senators Stroebel and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives R. Brooks, Knodl, Born, Brandtjen, Edming, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jarchow, Kremer, J. Ott, Rohrkaste, Steffen and Thiesfeldt.
hist41155To committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: standards and ordinances regulating shoreland zoning.
By Senators Bewley, Miller, Vinehout, Lassa, Risser, Ringhand, Erpenbach, Wirch and C. Larson; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Meyers, Milroy, C. Taylor, Shankland, Subeck, Hesselbein, Riemer, Sinicki, Mason, Sargent, Spreitzer, Pope, Considine, Goyke, Ohnstad, Zamarripa, Berceau, Stuck, Kolste and Kahl.
hist41156To committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
Relating to: appointment of a successor guardian for a child in need of protection or services and eligibility of a successor guardian for subsidized guardianship payments, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Petrowski, Moulton, Nass and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Loudenbeck, Kleefisch, Billings, Doyle, Edming, Johnson, Kitchens, Kulp, Murphy, A. Ott, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spreitzer and Subeck.
hist41157To committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: use of the reasonable and prudent parent standard for making decisions concerning the participation of a child placed in out-of-home care in age or developmentally appropriate activities, permanency planning for a child 14 years of age or over, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Petrowski, Moulton and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Loudenbeck, Kleefisch, Kitchens, Kulp, Murphy, A. Ott, Sinicki and Skowronski.
hist41158To committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: changing the publication notice requirement for certain budget actions taken by local governments.
By Senators Lassa, LeMahieu, Harris Dodd, Marklein, L. Taylor, Petrowski and Bewley; cosponsored by Representatives E. Brooks, Steffen, R. Brooks, A. Ott, Tittl, Kessler, Jacque, Novak, Knodl, Skowronski and Hebl.
hist41159To committee on Elections and Local Government.
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit based on the federal tax credit for certain expenses for household and dependent care services.
By Senators Lassa, C. Larson, Wirch, Risser, Shilling, Bewley, Hansen, Carpenter and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Sargent, Genrich, Johnson, Kahl, Shankland, Kolste, Berceau, Wachs, Goyke, Subeck, Pope, Mason, Zamarripa, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Billings, Spreitzer, Considine, Riemer, Brostoff, Ohnstad, Hintz and Kessler.
hist41160To committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions, and Rural Issues.
Petitions and Communications
hist41121Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Nerison added as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 284. hist41122Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Nerison added as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 283.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to the use of Wisconsin Technical College System identification cards for voting purposes.
Submitted by Government Accountability Board.
hist41031Report received from Agency, October 6, 2015. hist41162Referred to committee on Elections and Local Government, October, 9, 2015.
The joint committee for review of Administrative Rules reports and recommends:
Relating to wildlife management rules relating to hunting, trapping, and closed areas.
Relating to academic and career planning and education for employment plans and programs.