One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
8:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Roth.
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, Fitzgerald, Hansen, Harsdorf, Johnson, Kapenga, C. Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Risser, Roth, Shilling, Stroebel, L. Taylor, Testin, Tiffany, Vinehout, Vukmir, Wanggaard and Wirch - 32.
Absent with leave - Senator Lasee - 1.
The Senate stood for a moment of silent meditation.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Craig led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Leaves of Absence
Senator Shilling, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator Taylor be granted a leave of absence for part of today's session.
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator Lasee be granted a leave of absence for today's session.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Senate Enrolled Proposals
The Chief Clerk records:
Report correctly enrolled on 4-5-2017.
Petitions and Communications
hist66816Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Doyle withdrawn as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 108. hist66817Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Doyle withdrawn as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 109. hist66731Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Spreitzer added as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 147.
Messages from the Assembly
By Patrick E. Fuller, chief clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Assembly has adopted and asks concurrence in:
Passed and asks concurrence in:
Messages from the Assembly Considered
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: the practice of dental hygienists.
By Representatives Bernier, Sanfelippo, Allen, Born, R. Brooks, Kessler, Mursau, Nygren, Ripp, Skowronski, Summerfield, Thiesfeldt, Tranel, Tusler, E. Brooks, Goyke, Kremer, Murphy, Jacque, C. Taylor, Kolste, Rohrkaste, Tauchen, Petryk, Gannon, Riemer, Kooyenga, Considine, Sargent, Spiros, Macco, Schraa, Ohnstad, Sinicki, Jarchow, Horlacher, Anderson, Billings, Tittl, Stafsholt, Doyle, Subeck, Bowen and Felzkowski; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Carpenter, Vukmir, Moulton, Johnson, Marklein, Wirch, Olsen, Bewley, Darling, Kapenga, C. Larson, L. Taylor, Testin, Ringhand, Wanggaard, Hansen and Risser.
hist66759Read first time and referred to the committee on Health and Human Services.
Third reading of joint resolutions and bills
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.