One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
2:03 P.M. THURSDAY, August 24, 2017
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Representative Wichgers in the Chair.
The Assembly dispensed with the call of the roll.
hist74155Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 398 offered by Representatives Hebl and Jagler.
Relating to closing the Long-Term Disability Insurance program (LTDI) to new claims and reopening the Wis. Stat. s. 40.63 Disability Annuity Program (40.63) to all eligible employees effective January 1, 2018.
Submitted by Department of Employee Trust Funds.
hist74156To committee on Public Benefit Reform.
Referred on August 24, 2017.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: lighting requirements for animal-drawn vehicles operated on highways.
By Representatives Spiros, Kulp, VanderMeer, Mursau and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Olsen, Moulton, Marklein and Wanggaard.
Relating to: eliminating the 13-week limit on the garnishment of earnings of certain debtors.
By Representatives Hutton, Tusler, Allen, Ballweg, Gannon, Horlacher, Jarchow, Kuglitsch, Murphy, Quinn, Rohrkaste and Spiros; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard, Stroebel, Kapenga and Nass.
hist74122To committee on Financial Institutions.
Relating to: supplemental aid for school districts with a large area.
By Representatives Mursau, Thiesfeldt, Kitchens, Jagler, Zimmerman, Rodriguez, Tusler, Quinn, Duchow, Wichgers, Pope, Genrich, Considine, Hebl, Bowen and Vruwink.
Relating to: registration fees and surcharges for automobiles and certain motor trucks propelled by electrical energy.
By Representatives Tittl, Duchow, Gannon, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Murphy, Mursau, Petersen, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Thiesfeldt, Vorpagel and R. Brooks.
Relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to regulate development on substandard lots and require the merging of lots; requiring a political subdivision to issue a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; standards for granting certain zoning variances; local ordinances related to repair, rebuilding, and maintenance of certain nonconforming structures; shoreland zoning of, and the removal of material from the bed of, certain small, private ponds; inverse condemnation proceedings; and the right to display the flag of the United States.
By Representatives Jarchow, R. Brooks, Ballweg, Edming, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Kremer, Murphy, Sanfelippo, Stafsholt and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Craig, Darling, Lasee and Nass.
hist74125To committee on Housing and Real Estate.
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or maintenance of sewer lines or facilities; expanding the use of tax incremental financing for workforce housing development and allowing a reduction in the amount of certain impact fees; effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations; exempting certain vehicles delivering propane from class B highway weight limitations and certain special or seasonal weight limitations; elimination of the forestation state property tax; reviews of and reports on bills and proposed administrative rules that affect housing; general permits to place riprap on the bed of a navigable water; and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Jarchow, Allen, R. Brooks, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Kremer, Krug, Quinn, Stafsholt and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Darling, Lasee and Nass.
hist74126To committee on Housing and Real Estate.
Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the Department of Children and Families.
By Representatives Rodriguez, Goyke, Nygren, Ballweg, Billings, R. Brooks, Crowley, Duchow, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Kolste, Krug, Kulp, Mason, Mursau, Ohnstad, Petryk, Pope, Riemer, Sargent, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, C. Taylor, Tusler, Vorpagel and Wachs; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Johnson, Carpenter, Larson, Olsen, L. Taylor and Wirch.
hist74127To committee on Children and Families.
Relating to: marijuana possession, regulation of marijuana distribution and cultivation, medical marijuana, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana, making appropriations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing criminal penalties.
By Representatives Sargent, Ohnstad, C. Taylor, Crowley, Zepnick, Anderson, Stuck, Kessler, Pope, Berceau, Zamarripa, Brostoff, Sinicki, Subeck and Bowen; cosponsored by Senators Johnson, L. Taylor and Larson.
hist74128To committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
The joint survey committee on Tax Exemptions reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 64
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2017 legislature.
hist74114Report of joint survey committee on Tax Exemptions received:
Ayes: 4 - Senator Feyen and Representative August; Senator Tiffany and Representative Swearingen.
Noes: 2 - Senator Carpenter and Representative Young.