Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
11:45 A.M.   THURSDAY, March 22, 2018
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Roth.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist91385Senate Joint Resolution 116
Relating to: proclaiming April 2018 as Autism Acceptance Month in Wisconsin.
By Senators L. Taylor, Feyen and Larson; cosponsored by Representative Murphy.
hist92708To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist91382Senate Resolution 8
Relating to: designating March 2018 as Problem Gambling Awareness Month.
By Senator L. Taylor.
hist92709To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist92657Senate Joint Resolution 117
Relating to: limiting the number of terms permitted for members of the state legislature and the governor and lieutenant governor (first consideration).
By Senator Stroebel.
hist93013To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
hist91277Senate Bill 874
Relating to: price restrictions for certain off-patent or generic drugs and providing a penalty.
By Senators Hansen, Ringhand and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Anderson, Considine, Sargent, Subeck, Pope, Berceau and Zepnick.
hist92701To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist91278Senate Bill 875
Relating to: dispensing, distributing, or selling dialysate, drugs, or devices necessary for providing home peritoneal kidney dialysis.
By Senator Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Rohrkaste and Brostoff.
hist92702To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist91279Senate Bill 876
Relating to: the seclusion and physical restraint of pupils.
By Senators Olsen, Johnson, Bewley, Cowles, Darling and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Quinn, Considine, Berceau, Brostoff, Crowley, Kooyenga, Pope, Sargent, Subeck, C. Taylor, Tittl, Felzkowski and Rodriguez.
hist92703To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist91707Senate Bill 877
Relating to: sexual contact by a law enforcement officer with a person in his or her custody and providing a criminal penalty.
By Senator L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Crowley, Spreitzer and Sargent.
hist92704To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist91708Senate Bill 878
Relating to: definition of serious child sex offender for purposes of placing a sexually violent person on supervised release.
By Senators Ringhand and Nass; cosponsored by Representatives Spreitzer, Loudenbeck, Berceau, Kolste, Ohnstad, Novak, Quinn and Zepnick.
hist92705To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist91743Senate Bill 879
Relating to: allowing Green County to regulate the land application of manure.
By Senators Ringhand and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Spreitzer and Pope.
hist92706To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist91744Senate Bill 880
Relating to: limiting emergency care hospital rates for uninsured patients.
By Senators Johnson, Vinehout and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Anderson, C. Taylor, Berceau, Zamarripa, Sargent, Subeck, Brostoff and Pope.
hist92707To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist92655Senate Bill 881
Relating to: possession of firearms by individuals who commit violent misdemeanors and providing criminal penalties.
By Senators Johnson, Larson, Risser and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Bowen, C. Taylor, Sinicki, Berceau, Bernier, Hebl, Sargent, Zepnick, Anderson, Subeck and Spreitzer.
hist93011To the committee on Insurance, Financial Services, Constitution and Federalism.
hist92656Senate Bill 882
Relating to: notifying victims of felonies and petitioners in certain injunction actions when the perpetrator of the felony or the subject of the injunction attempts to illegally purchase a handgun.
By Senators Johnson and Larson; cosponsored by Representatives Sargent, C. Taylor, Brostoff, Berceau, Pope, Zepnick, Sinicki, Crowley, Zamarripa, Fields, Subeck and Genrich.
hist93012To the committee on Insurance, Financial Services, Constitution and Federalism.
Petitions and Communications
hist92888Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Barca added as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 408.
State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
March 20, 2018
The Honorable, the Senate:
Pursuant to Wis. Stats. §13.685 (7), we are providing the enclosed information. Please visit the Wisconsin Ethics Commission’s Eye on Lobbying website,, for more detailed information about lobbyists, lobbying principals (organizations), and state agency liaisons.
Harlan, Emery   Aaron's
Julius, Buddy   REM Wisconsin
Murray, Ryan   REM Wisconsin
O'Meara, Jack   WiSolve Consulting Group
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to the lake trout bag limit and season for Lake Michigan.