Leaves of Absence
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Cabrera and L. Myers. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Edming. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Anderson. Granted.
The Assembly stood for a moment of silence in memory of former State Representative Edward Brooks, who passed away on April 23, 2019.
Speaker Vos asked unanimous consent that the Assembly stand recessed. Granted.
The Assembly stood recessed.
11:30 A.M.
11:42 A.M.
The Assembly reconvened.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
Representative Edming asked unanimous consent that his leave of absence be lifted. Granted.
Special Guests
Representative Wittke honored Hometown Hero Award recipients Sergeant First Class (Ret.) Guadalupe Berrios, Jr. and Major (Ret.) Jason Hauser, instructors with the Racine Park High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Academy. Accepting the award on behalf of Major Hauser are JROTC Cadet Leaders Samantha Guereca, Jennifer Villalobos and Cruz Avila. Cadet Guereca and SFC (Ret.) Berrios addressed the members from the rostrum.
Special Guest
Representative Vruwink introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient and the 2018 Wisconsin Woman Veteran of the Year, US Marine Corps Veteran Kimberly Graff, honored for her work with military families’ parental rights and forming the Protecting Military Families in Wisconsin advocacy group. Ms. Graff addressed the members from the rostrum.
Special Guests
Representative Quinn introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Jayme Closs, who was abducted for 88 days before escaping her captor and found help. Jayme’s aunt, Jen Smith, addressed the members from the rostrum.
Amendments Offered
hist100679Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Joint Resolution 1 offered by Representative Novak.
hist100675Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 159 offered by Representative Kuglitsch.
hist100646Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 201 offered by Representative Rohrkaste.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred on Monday, May 13:
hist100653Assembly Joint Resolution 42
Relating to: recognizing May 6 through May 10, 2019, as Teacher Appreciation Week.
By Representatives Pope, Vruwink, Milroy, Bowen, Crowley, Fields, Hebl, Kolste, Sinicki, L. Myers, Vining, Spreitzer, Duchow, Rodriguez, Zamarripa, Ohnstad, Sargent, Thiesfeldt, Skowronski, Considine, Hesselbein, Billings, Horlacher, Anderson, Neubauer, Shankland, Pronschinske, C. Taylor, Gruszynski, Emerson, Stubbs, Tusler, Riemer, Petryk, Subeck and Novak; cosponsored by Senators Larson, Bewley, Shilling, Olsen, Hansen, Bernier, Risser, Wirch, Carpenter, Schachtner and Ringhand.
hist100656To committee on Rules.
Read first time and referred on Wednesday, May 15:
hist100634Assembly Joint Resolution 43
Relating to: proclaiming May 5th as a Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
By Representatives Mursau, C. Taylor, B. Meyers, Bowen, Kulp, Sinicki, Vining, Hebl, Tauchen, Kolste, Zamarripa, Stubbs, Anderson, Shankland, Cabrera, Considine, Tusler, Sargent, Edming, Hesselbein, Neubauer, Fields, Subeck, Spreitzer and Skowronski; cosponsored by Senators Bewley, L. Taylor, Wirch, Risser, Olsen and Larson.
hist100708To committee on Rules.
hist100635Assembly Joint Resolution 44
Relating to: proclaiming May 2019 as Jewish American Heritage Month.
By Representatives Subeck, Brostoff, Riemer, Anderson, Ballweg, Billings, Bowen, Crowley, Emerson, Hebl, Horlacher, Kolste, Kulp, Macco, Milroy, Neubauer, Ohnstad, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stubbs, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Zamarripa, Knodl, Tusler, Gruszynski and Pope; cosponsored by Senators Bewley, Larson, Ringhand and Risser.
hist100709To committee on Rules.
hist99798Assembly Bill 208
Relating to: displaying gas taxes on gas pumps.
By Representatives Hutton, Quinn, Gundrum, Sortwell, Brooks, Duchow, Knodl, Thiesfeldt, Horlacher, Jagler, Pronschinske, Tusler, Kuglitsch, Wichgers, Katsma, Allen and Dittrich; cosponsored by Senators Stroebel, Craig, Tiffany, Nass and Kapenga.
hist100963To committee on Transportation.
hist100050Assembly Bill 209
Relating to: mandatory parenting classes.
By Representatives Mursau, Gundrum, Kulp, Ramthun and Skowronski; cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Nass, L. Taylor and Bernier.
hist100964To committee on Family Law.
hist100051Assembly Bill 210
Relating to: time limits for correcting violations found by the environmental compliance audit program.
By Representatives Brooks, Brandtjen, Knodl, Kulp, Skowronski, Tusler and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Cowles and Miller.
hist100965To committee on Environment.
hist100052Assembly Bill 211
Relating to: records of certain offenses related to operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration.
By Representatives Thiesfeldt, C. Taylor, Spreitzer, Brostoff, Anderson, Vining, Sinicki, Quinn, Kulp, Rohrkaste, Ramthun and Considine; cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Larson, Marklein, L. Taylor, Ringhand and Johnson.
hist100966To committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
hist100151Assembly Bill 212
Relating to: expungement of deoxyribonucleic acid from crime laboratories if the person is not found guilty or adjudicated delinquent.
By Representatives Hebl, Bowen, Anderson, L. Myers, Pope, Quinn, Riemer, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Zamarripa and Ohnstad; cosponsored by Senators L. Taylor, Wirch and Smith.
hist100967To committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
hist100177Assembly Bill 213
Relating to: privacy of lottery winner.
By Representatives Vos, Tauchen, Dittrich, Edming, Gundrum, Kerkman, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, Mursau, L. Myers, Oldenburg, Plumer, Ramthun, Rodriguez, Snyder, Spiros, Steffen, Tittl, Tusler, Zimmerman and Skowronski; cosponsored by Senators Kooyenga, L. Taylor, Cowles, Kapenga and Wanggaard.
hist100968To committee on State Affairs.
hist100178Assembly Bill 214
Relating to: storage and processing of sexual assault kits and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
By Representatives Steffen, Sargent, Macco, Thiesfeldt, C. Taylor, Ballweg, Bowen, Brandtjen, Brostoff, Considine, Duchow, Hutton, Kerkman, Kitchens, Kulp, B. Meyers, Murphy, Mursau, L. Myers, Ohnstad, Plumer, Pope, Quinn, Ramthun, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Subeck, Tittl, Tusler and Vining; cosponsored by Senators Cowles, Schachtner, Darling, Carpenter, Hansen, Johnson, Larson, Petrowski, Ringhand, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Wanggaard, Wirch and Smith.
hist100969To committee on Health.
hist100211Assembly Bill 215
Relating to: the procedure for promulgating a proposed rule that is considered at the joint annual spring fish and wildlife rule hearing of the Department of Natural Resources and county meeting of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress.
By Representatives Spreitzer, Anderson, Brostoff, Kolste, Sargent, Sinicki, Stubbs, Subeck, C. Taylor and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators Smith, Wirch and Hansen.
hist100970To committee on Sporting Heritage.
hist100212Assembly Bill 216
Relating to: issuance by municipalities of alcohol beverage operator's licenses.
By Representatives Knodl, Ballweg, Duchow, Kitchens, Kurtz, Mursau, Plumer, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Spiros, Steffen, Subeck, Tittl, Zimmerman and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Kapenga, Kooyenga, Nass, Stroebel, Wanggaard and Smith.
hist100971To committee on State Affairs.
hist100213Assembly Bill 217
Relating to: changing medicare supplement policies.
By Representatives Vruwink, Crowley, Anderson, Sinicki and Stubbs; cosponsored by Senator Smith.
hist100972To committee on Insurance.