One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
12:54 P.M. WEDNESDAY, May 10, 2017
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Pastor Danny Leavins from the Calvary Bible Church in Neenah.
Representative Macco led the membership in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
The roll was taken.
The result follows:
Present - Representatives Allen, Anderson, August, Ballweg, Barca, Berceau, Bernier, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Crowley, Doyle, Edming, Felzkowski, Fields, Gannon, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Macco, Mason, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Nerison, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Ohnstad, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pope, Pronschinske, Quinn, Riemer, Ripp, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stafsholt, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Subeck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Wichgers, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 97.
Absent with leave - Representatives E. Brooks and Duchow - 2.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives E. Brooks and Duchow. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Berceau and C. Taylor. Granted.
Representative Jagler introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Willard Weiss, for his efforts in establishing a Veterans War Memorial in Columbus. Mr. Weiss’ daughter, Shelley Weiss, addressed the members from the rostrum on his behalf.
Representative Gannon introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Dr. Tom Albiero of Germantown, who volunteers his dental care services at the Albrecht Free Clinic of Washington County. Dr. Albiero addressed the members from the rostrum.
Representative Barca introduced the 69th Alice in Dairyland, Ann O' Leary of Evansville, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
hist70082Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 284 offered by Representative Spreitzer.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: proclaiming May 2017 as Jewish American Heritage Month.
By Representatives Brostoff, Subeck, Riemer, C. Taylor, Bowen, Milroy, Considine, Zamarripa, Mason, Wachs, Berceau, Ohnstad, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Tusler, Tittl, Doyle, Vruwink, Hesselbein and Young; cosponsored by Senators L. Taylor, Carpenter, Hansen and Johnson.
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Adopted and asks concurrence in:
Passed and asks concurrence in:
May 10, 2017
Senator Alberta Darling
Room 317 East, State Capitol
Madison, WI 53707-7882
Dear Senator Darling:
hist69957Pursuant to Assembly Rule 42 (3)(c), with your permission as Co-Chair of the Finance committee, I will remove Assembly Bill 140 from the committee and refer the bill to the Rules committee. hist0Please contact my office with any questions.
ROBIN J. VOS