The prayer was offered by Reverend Keith Perry from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in Waukesha.
Representative Kremer 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, E. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Crowley, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, 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, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stafsholt, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Subeck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Wichgers, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 92.
Absent with leave - Representatives R. Brooks, Fields, Sanfelippo and Tranel - 4.
Vacancies - 42nd, 58th and 66th Assembly Districts - 3.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives R. Brooks, Sanfelippo, and Tranel. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Fields. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Jacque. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
Special Guest
Representatives Katsma and Vorpagel introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient, ultra-runner Roy Pirrung of Plymouth, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
Special Guests
Representative Hebl introduced Hometown Hero Award recipients, educators Pete and Terry Twedell of Sun Prairie. Mrs. Twedell addressed the members from the rostrum.
Representative Milroy asked unanimous consent that his leave of absence be lifted. Granted.
Amendments Offered
hist83332Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 40 offered by Representatives Neylon, Barca, E. Brooks and Ohnstad.
hist83331Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Joint Resolution 93 offered by Representative Duchow.
hist83333Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 231 offered by Representative Tusler.
hist83371Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 259 offered by Representative Katsma.
hist83411Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 785 offered by Representatives Snyder and Doyle.
hist83340Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 829 offered by Representative Petryk.
hist83768Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 337 offered by Representative Hutton.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist83315Assembly Joint Resolution 100
Relating to: encouraging the use of television white space technology to increase access to the Internet.
By Representatives Felzkowski, Bernier, E. Brooks, Edming, Kulp, Mursau, Nerison, Novak, Petryk, Quinn, Snyder, Spiros, Stafsholt, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tranel, Zimmerman, Fields, Horlacher, Krug, Petersen, Tittl, Tusler and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Testin, Darling, Moulton, Roth, Tiffany, Olsen, LeMahieu, Cowles, Petrowski and L. Taylor.
hist83436To committee on Rules.
hist83169Assembly Bill 872
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants for school districts and completion awards for students and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Loudenbeck, Kolste, R. Brooks, Kulp, Mursau, Nygren, Petryk, Quinn, Schraa, Swearingen, Tranel, Weatherston and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Olsen, L. Taylor, Darling, Erpenbach, Marklein and Nass, by request of Governor Scott Walker.
hist83924To committee on Workforce Development.
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
Mr. Speaker:
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Adopted and asks concurrence in:
hist83812Senate Joint Resolution 89
hist83813Senate Joint Resolution 92
hist83814Senate Joint Resolution 93
Passed and asks concurrence in:
hist83800Senate Bill 159
hist83801Senate Bill 381
hist83802Senate Bill 394
hist83803Senate Bill 404
hist83810Senate Bill 435
hist83804Senate Bill 473
hist83805Senate Bill 488
hist83806Senate Bill 494
hist83807Senate Bill 575
hist83808Senate Bill 604
hist83809Senate Bill 650
Concurred in:
hist83926Assembly Bill 314
hist83927Assembly Bill 326
hist83928Assembly Bill 342
hist83929Assembly Bill 420
hist83930Assembly Bill 464
hist83931Assembly Bill 527
hist83932Assembly Bill 551
hist83933Assembly Bill 572
hist83934Assembly Bill 618
hist83935Assembly Bill 626
hist83936Assembly Bill 641
hist83941Assembly Joint Resolution 77
hist83940Assembly Joint Resolution 79
hist83939Assembly Joint Resolution 95
hist83938Assembly Joint Resolution 97
hist83937Assembly Joint Resolution 99
Assembly Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 48
Amended and concurred in as amended:
hist83925Assembly Bill 518 (Senate amendment 1 adopted)
hist83557Assembly Bill 532 (Senate amendment 1 and Senate amendment 2 adopted)
Speaker's Communications
January 23, 2018
Representative Rob Swearingen
Room 123 West, State Capitol