STATE OF WISCONSIN
Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
2:09 P.M.   TUESDAY, January 17, 2017
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Roth.
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Call of Roll
The roll was called, disclosing the presence of a quorum.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 15, the official attendance for session was:
Senators Bewley, Carpenter, Cowles, Craig, Darling, Erpenbach, Feyen, S. Fitzgerald, Hansen, Harsdorf, Johnson, Kapenga, C. Larson, Lasee, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Risser, Roth, Shilling, Stroebel, L. Taylor, Testin, Tiffany, Vinehout, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Wirch - 33.
Absent with leave - None.
The Senate stood for the prayer which was offered by Senator Moulton.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Testin led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Senator Roth, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate stand informal.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
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Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist63464Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Resolution 2 offered by Senator L. Taylor.
hist63465Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Resolution 2 offered by Senator L. Taylor.
hist63466Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Resolution 2 offered by Senator L. Taylor.
hist63467Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Resolution 2 offered by Senator L. Taylor.
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Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading
hist63468Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that the rules be suspended and Senate Bill 1 be taken up at this time.
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: changing the 12 percent rule regarding the total value of taxable property included in the creation of, or amendment to, a tax incremental financing district in the village of Oostburg.
hist63469Read a second time.
hist63470The question was: Adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 1?
Adopted.
hist63471Ordered to a third reading.
hist63472Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that the rules be suspended and the bill be given its third reading.
hist63473Senate Bill 1
Read a third time.
The question was: Passage of Senate Bill 1?
The ayes and noes were required and the vote was: ayes, 33; noes, 0; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Bewley, Carpenter, Cowles, Craig, Darling, Erpenbach, Feyen, S. Fitzgerald, Hansen, Harsdorf, Johnson, Kapenga, C. Larson, Lasee, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Risser, Roth, Shilling, Stroebel, L. Taylor, Testin, Tiffany, Vinehout, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Wirch - 33.
Noes - None.
Absent or not voting - None.
Passed.
hist63474Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that all action be immediately messaged to the Assembly:
Senate Bill 1
Messaged.
Senate Resolution 2
Relating to: the senate rules.
hist63475Senator Fitzgerald moved that Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table.
The question was: Shall Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table?
The ayes and noes were demanded and the vote was: ayes, 20; noes, 13; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Cowles, Craig, Darling, Feyen, S. Fitzgerald, Harsdorf, Kapenga, Lasee, LeMahieu, Marklein, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Roth, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany, Vukmir and Wanggaard - 20.
Noes - Senators Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, C. Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 13.
Absent or not voting - None.
Tabled.
hist63476Senator Fitzgerald moved that Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table.
The question was: Shall Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table?
Tabled.
hist63477Senator Fitzgerald moved that Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table.
The question was: Shall Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table?
The ayes and noes were demanded and the vote was: ayes, 20; noes, 13; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Cowles, Craig, Darling, Feyen, S. Fitzgerald, Harsdorf, Kapenga, Lasee, LeMahieu, Marklein, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Roth, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany, Vukmir and Wanggaard - 20.
Noes - Senators Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, C. Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 13.
Absent or not voting - None.
Tabled.
hist63478Senator Fitzgerald moved that Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table.
The question was: Shall Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Resolution 2 be laid on the table?
The ayes and noes were demanded and the vote was: ayes, 20; noes, 13; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Cowles, Craig, Darling, Feyen, S. Fitzgerald, Harsdorf, Kapenga, Lasee, LeMahieu, Marklein, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Roth, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany, Vukmir and Wanggaard - 20.
Noes - Senators Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, C. Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 13.
Absent or not voting - None.
Tabled.
hist63479The question was: Adoption of Senate Resolution 2?
The ayes and noes were required and the vote was: ayes, 21; noes, 12; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Bewley, Cowles, Craig, Darling, Feyen, S. Fitzgerald, Harsdorf, Kapenga, Lasee, LeMahieu, Marklein, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Roth, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany, Vukmir and Wanggaard - 21.
Noes - Senators Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, C. Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 12.
Absent or not voting - None.
Adopted.
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Announcements, Adjournment Honors, and Remarks Under
Special Privilege
Senator Hansen, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate adjourn in honor of the Green Bay Packers as they head to Atlanta for the NFC Championship game.
Senator Shilling, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate adjourn in honor of the Bell family from Onalaska, who are there today learning about Wisconsin history, civics and Senate proceedings.
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