Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
12:57 P.M.   TUESDAY, November 7, 2017
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Vos in the Chair.
Representative Nygren asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Reverend Craig Harper, Executive Director of Teen Challenge Center of Hope in Milwaukee.
Representative Stafsholt 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, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Crowley, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Fields, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Macco, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Nerison, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Ohnstad, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pope, Pronschinske, Quinn, Riemer, Ripp, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stafsholt, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Wichgers, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 93.
Absent with leave - Representatives Bowen, Mason, Sanfelippo, Subeck and Vorpagel - 5.
Vacancies - 58th Assembly District - 1.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Sanfelippo and Vorpagel. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Bowen, Mason and Subek. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Milroy and Wachs. Granted.
Representative Milroy asked unanimous consent that his leave of absence be lifted. Granted.
Special Guest
Representative Kulp introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient, Gold Medalist Special Olympics Snowboarder and 2017 ESPY Award recipient, Daina Shilts of Neillsville, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
Special Guests
Representative Kolste introduced Bob and Nancy Kimball of Janesville, in recognition of their donation of the Rock River Charter School building to the Janesville School District and its special students. Mr. Kimball addressed the members from the rostrum.
Amendments Offered
hist78409Assembly Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 48 offered by Representative Petersen.
hist78833Assembly Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 48 offered by Representatives Thiesfeldt and Petersen.
hist78711Assembly Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 69 offered by Representative Jarchow.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist76481Assembly Bill 614
Relating to: the regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities.
By Representatives Hebl, Mason, Anderson, Berceau, Billings, Brostoff, Considine, Goyke, Kolste, Milroy, Pope, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Subeck and C. Taylor; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Hansen, Larson, Ringhand, Risser and Wirch.
hist78168To committee on Labor.
Committee Reports
The committee on Corrections reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 601
Relating to: length of contracts for GPS devices for tracking sex offenders and persons who violated injunctions.
Ayes: 9 - Representatives Schraa, Hutton, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, Kremer, Kleefisch, Pope, Goyke and Considine.
Noes: 0.
hist78645To committee on Rules.
Committee on Corrections
The committee on Environment and Forestry reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 179
Relating to: remediation of contaminated land; air pollution control requirements for certain manufacturing facilities constructed on formerly contaminated land; reassigning tax deeds on tax delinquent brownfield properties; creating a new method for the creation of environmental remediation tax incremental financing districts; loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for certain brownfield revitalization projects and collection of the debt by special charge; state trust fund loans for brownfield projects; conversion of business improvement districts; and annexations to business improvement districts and neighborhood improvement districts.
hist78624Assembly Amendment 2 adoption:
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Mursau, Krug, Pronschinske, Kitchens, Swearingen, Edming, Wichgers, Tusler, Mason and Anderson.
Noes: 1 - Representative Hebl.