Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
WEDNESDAY, February 15, 2017
The Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Deposited with the Secretary of State
The Chief Clerk records:
hist64295Senate Joint Resolution 1
hist64294Senate Joint Resolution 2
Deposited in the office of the Secretary of State on 2-15-2017.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist63892Senate Joint Resolution 9
Relating to: condemning violence and hate speech and expressing solidarity with Muslims and all those targeted for their ethnicity, race, or religion.
By Senators C. Larson, Carpenter, Johnson, Shilling, Vinehout and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Brostoff, Sinicki, Bowen, Anderson, Berceau, Billings, Crowley, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Kessler, Mason, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Riemer, Sargent, Spreitzer, C. Taylor, Wachs, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Fields.
hist64263To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist63893Senate Joint Resolution 10
Relating to: an advisory referendum on legalization of medical marijuana.
By Senators Erpenbach, L. Taylor, Johnson, Carpenter, Miller, Hansen, C. Larson, Vinehout, Ringhand and Shilling; cosponsored by Representatives C. Taylor, Berceau, Shankland, Anderson, Pope, Goyke, Doyle, Crowley, Ohnstad, Sargent, Subeck, Zepnick, Brostoff, Spreitzer, Billings, Bowen, Wachs, Zamarripa and Sinicki.
hist64264To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist64146Senate Joint Resolution 11
Relating to: stating the legislature's declaration that abortion is health care.
By Senators C. Larson, Johnson, Erpenbach, Risser, Ringhand, L. Taylor and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives C. Taylor, Brostoff, Sargent, Bowen, Crowley, Subeck, Berceau, Spreitzer, Kolste, Ohnstad, Pope, Sinicki, Zamarripa and Hesselbein.
hist64265To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist63894Senate Bill 36
Relating to: the deadline for certain business entities to file annual reports with the Department of Financial Institutions.
By Senators Wanggaard, Nass, Craig, L. Taylor, Olsen and Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Jarchow, Steffen, Nygren, Thiesfeldt, Fields, Allen, Spiros, R. Brooks, Sanfelippo, Weatherston and Doyle.
hist64266To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
hist63895Senate Bill 37
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit based on the federal tax credit for certain expenses for household and dependent care services.
By Senators Johnson, C. Larson, Hansen, L. Taylor, Risser, Erpenbach, Wirch and Shilling; cosponsored by Representatives Sargent, Genrich, Doyle, Zepnick, Sinicki, Pope, Barca, Wachs, Riemer, Vruwink, Billings, Fields, Anderson, Bowen, C. Taylor, Kolste, Goyke, Ohnstad, Mason, Crowley, Brostoff, Hesselbein, Berceau, Considine, Spreitzer, Young, Shankland, Milroy, Zamarripa and Subeck.
hist64267To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
hist63896Senate Bill 38
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution entities, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a criminal penalty.
By Senators Erpenbach, L. Taylor, Johnson, Miller, Hansen, C. Larson, Vinehout and Shilling; cosponsored by Representatives C. Taylor, Hintz, Shankland, Genrich, Berceau, Anderson, Pope, Goyke, Doyle, Crowley, Hebl, Sinicki, Ohnstad, Sargent, Subeck, Zepnick, Brostoff, Bowen, Zamarripa and Spreitzer.
hist64268To the committee on Health and Human Services.
hist63938Senate Bill 39
Relating to: self-insurance by religious sects for purposes of motor vehicle financial responsibility and liability insurance requirements.
By Senators Olsen, Kapenga and Moulton; cosponsored by Representatives Kulp, Ballweg, Bernier, Fields, Jacque, Kessler, Kremer, Quinn, Ripp, Sinicki, Steffen and Tittl.
hist64269To the committee on Insurance, Housing and Trade.
hist64069Senate Bill 40
Relating to: grants to certain small businesses that receive federal grants.
By Senators Ringhand, Hansen and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Kolste, C. Taylor, Barca, Doyle, Considine, Goyke, Ohnstad, Mason, Genrich, Brostoff, Crowley, Sinicki, Pope, Hesselbein, Wachs, Berceau, Sargent, Spreitzer, Zamarripa, Bowen, Milroy, Billings, Anderson, Shankland, Fields and Subeck.
hist64270To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
hist64070Senate Bill 41
Relating to: lead testing and disclosures for certain rental properties.
By Senators Johnson, Carpenter, C. Larson and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives C. Taylor, Mason, Ohnstad, Anderson, Kessler, Sargent, Brostoff, Crowley, Berceau, Goyke, Bowen, Zepnick, Wachs, Fields, Zamarripa and Sinicki.
hist64271To the committee on Insurance, Housing and Trade.
hist64147Senate Bill 42
Relating to: publication of proceedings of meetings held by certain governmental bodies.
By Senators Stroebel, L. Taylor, Feyen, Wanggaard, Nass, Craig, C. Larson, Darling, Lasee and Kapenga; cosponsored by Representatives Thiesfeldt, Fields, Bernier, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Considine, Duchow, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jarchow, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Murphy, Mursau, Nygren, Pronschinske, Ripp, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Stuck and Tittl.
hist64272To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
hist64157Senate Bill 43
Relating to: material misstatements on applications for certain credentials and providing a criminal penalty.
By Senators Nass and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Allen, Tittl, Horlacher, Subeck, R. Brooks, Kremer, Edming, Spiros and Mursau.
hist64273To the committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform.
hist64158Senate Bill 44
Relating to: designating cheese as the state dairy product.
By Senators Marklein, LeMahieu, Ringhand, Vinehout and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Novak, Anderson, Ballweg, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Crowley, Edming, Horlacher, Kitchens, Krug, Kulp, Mursau, Nerison, Petryk, Riemer, Ripp, Skowronski, Tittl, Tranel and Tusler.
hist64274To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
hist64200Senate Bill 45
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.
By Senators Risser, Johnson, Bewley, C. Larson, L. Taylor and Ringhand; cosponsored by Representatives Subeck, C. Taylor, Sargent, Brostoff, Berceau, Crowley, Anderson, Kolste, Ohnstad, Hesselbein, Zepnick, Spreitzer, Sinicki, Bowen and Zamarripa.
hist64325To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist64201Senate Bill 46
Relating to: an exemption for resident disabled veterans and for recipients of the purple heart medal from the cumulative preference system for issuing wild turkey hunting licenses and tags.
By Senators Testin, Vinehout, Bewley, Olsen, Wirch, Lasee, Petrowski, Carpenter and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Hesselbein, Kleefisch, Kolste, Weatherston, Sinicki, Tittl, Anderson, Hebl, Novak, Berceau, Ohnstad, Goyke, Doyle, Milroy, Edming, Tusler, Mursau, R. Brooks, Wachs, Ripp, E. Brooks, Kulp, Macco, Spreitzer, Petryk, Hintz, Kremer and Zamarripa.
hist64326To the committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry.
hist64202Senate Bill 47
Relating to: service-connected disability rating for disabled veteran-owned businesses.
By Senators Roth, Ringhand, Carpenter, Darling, Feyen, Harsdorf, Johnson, C. Larson, Lasee, LeMahieu, Olsen, Petrowski, L. Taylor and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Goyke, Kooyenga, Allen, Ballweg, Berceau, Bernier, Billings, Bowen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Fields, Genrich, Hebl, Hesselbein, Horlacher, Hutton, Katsma, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Kolste, Kremer, Macco, Mason, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Novak, Ohnstad, Ott, Petryk, Quinn, Riemer, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros, Spreitzer, Subeck, Summerfield, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, VanderMeer, Vruwink, Weatherston and Zepnick.
hist64327To the committee on Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues.
Petitions and Communications
hist64284Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Doyle withdrawn as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 11.
hist64296Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Larson added as a co-author of Senate Joint Resolution 6.
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
February 15, 2017
The Honorable, the Senate:
This letter is to remove the following appointment from consideration for confirmation by the Wisconsin Senate:
hist64297VOCKE, THE HONORABLE TIMOTHY of Rhinelander, as a member of the Government Accountability Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2017.
Respectfully Submitted,