Relating to closing the Long-Term Disability Insurance program (LTDI) to new claims and reopening the Wis. Stat. s. 40.63 Disability Annuity Program (40.63) to all eligible employees effective January 1, 2018.
hist78155No action taken on November 2, 2017.
Relating to scheduling acryl fentanyl.
hist78156No action taken on November 3, 2017.
Relating to designating continuing education on the topic of prescribing controlled substances.
hist78157No action taken on November 3, 2017.
Relating to technical corrections to rules governing the Wisconsin Education Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Wisconsin Center for the Blind and visually Impaired, high school graduation standards, disposition of funds, and commencement of school term.
hist78158No action taken on November 3, 2017.
STEPHEN NASS
Senate Chairperson
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The committee on Education reported and recommended:
Relating to revising complaint and appeals procedures.
hist78160No action taken on November 3, 2017.
hist78161Referred to joint committee for review of Administrative Rules, November 7, 2017.
LUTHER OLSEN
Chairperson
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Messages from the Assembly
By Patrick E. Fuller, chief clerk.
Mr. President:
I am directed to inform you that the Assembly has passed and asks concurrence in:
hist78426Assembly Bill 353
hist78427Assembly Bill 390
hist78428Assembly Bill 479
hist78429Assembly Bill 480
hist78535Assembly Bill 497
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Messages from the Assembly Considered
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: the organization and operation of cooperatives and extensions of credit by electric cooperatives.
By Representatives Tauchen, Nerison, E. Brooks, Novak, Considine, Tusler, Kulp, Bernier, Quinn, Petryk, Meyers, Ripp, Tranel, Ballweg, Krug, Edming, Summerfield, Vruwink, Doyle, Kolste, VanderMeer, Mursau, Pronschinske and Goyke; cosponsored by Senators Testin, Cowles, Bewley, Moulton, Harsdorf, Ringhand, Marklein and Vinehout.
hist78547Read first time and referred to committee on Senate Organization
Assembly Bill 390
Relating to: operating a motor vehicle after revocation of the operating privilege and requirements of the court during sentencing.
By Representatives Jacque, Ballweg, R. Brooks, Horlacher, Kleefisch, Kremer, Murphy, Skowronski and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard, Marklein and L. Taylor.
hist78546Read first time and referred to committee on Senate Organization
Assembly Bill 479
Relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to regulate development on substandard lots and require the merging of lots; requiring a political subdivision to issue a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; standards for granting certain zoning variances; local ordinances related to repair, rebuilding, and maintenance of certain nonconforming structures; shoreland zoning of, and the removal of material from the bed of, certain small, private ponds; inverse condemnation proceedings; and the right to display the flag of the United States.
By Representatives Jarchow, R. Brooks, Ballweg, Edming, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Kremer, Murphy, Sanfelippo, Stafsholt and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Craig, Darling, Lasee and Nass.
hist78545Read first time and referred to committee on Senate Organization
Assembly Bill 480
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or maintenance of sewer lines or facilities; expanding the use of tax incremental financing for workforce housing development and allowing a reduction in the amount of certain impact fees; effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations; exempting certain vehicles delivering propane from class B highway weight limitations and certain special or seasonal weight limitations; elimination of the forestation state property tax; reviews of and reports on bills and proposed administrative rules that affect housing; general permits to place riprap on the bed of a navigable water; and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Jarchow, Allen, R. Brooks, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Kremer, Krug, Quinn, Stafsholt and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Darling, Lasee and Nass.
hist78544Read first time and referred to committee on Senate Organization
Assembly Bill 497
Relating to: mitigation requirements applicable to wetland individual permits.
By Representatives Steffen, E. Brooks, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Kremer, Kulp and Kuglitsch; cosponsored by Senators LeMahieu, Craig and Tiffany.
hist78548Read first time and referred to committee on Senate Organization
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Advice and consent of the Senate
GABLER, DANIEL J.
Of Madison, as the Chairman of the Parole Commission, to serve for the term ending March 1, 2019.
hist78213The question was: Confirmation?
The ayes and noes were required and the vote was: ayes, 20; noes, 13; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Cowles, Craig, Darling, Feyen, 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, Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 13.
Absent or not voting - None.
Confirmed.
HOGAN, JOHN J
Of Rhinelander, as a Wisconsin Bar Representative on the Public Defender Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2020.
hist78214The question was: Confirmation?
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, Fitzgerald, Hansen, Harsdorf, Johnson, Kapenga, 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.
Confirmed.
ROSS, DAVE B.
Of Madison, as Secretary of the Department of Transportation, to serve for the term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
hist78218The question was: Confirmation?
The ayes and noes were required and the vote was: ayes, 22; noes, 11; absent or not voting, 0; as follows:
Ayes - Senators Bewley, Cowles, Craig, Darling, Feyen, Fitzgerald, Harsdorf, Kapenga, Lasee, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Roth, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany, Vukmir and Wanggaard - 22.
Noes - Senators Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, Larson, Ringhand, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch - 11.
Absent or not voting - None.
Confirmed.
TOWNSEND, REPRESENTATIVE JOHN
Of Fond du Lac, as a Congressional District 6 Representative on the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2021.
hist78219The question was: Confirmation?
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, Fitzgerald, Hansen, Harsdorf, Johnson, Kapenga, 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.
Confirmed.
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Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading
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