Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Fourth Regular Session
10:55 A.M.   THURSDAY, April 11, 2019
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Fitzgerald.
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:
hist99620Senate Bill 1
hist99616Senate Bill 3
hist99617Senate Bill 4
hist99618Senate Bill 13
hist99619Senate Bill 19
hist99614Senate Joint Resolution 21
hist99615Senate Joint Resolution 22
Report correctly enrolled on 4-11-2019.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist99263Senate Joint Resolution 24
Relating to: recognizing April 2019 as Deaf History Month in Wisconsin.
By Senators Testin, Hansen, L. Taylor, Larson, Cowles, Olsen and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Brostoff, Skowronski, Emerson, Zamarripa, Anderson, Allen, Vining, Crowley, Fields, Hebl, Milroy, Dittrich, Bowen, Kulp, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Myers, Thiesfeldt, Spreitzer, Duchow, Rohrkaste, Stubbs, Sargent, Sinicki, Tusler, Hesselbein, Murphy, Neubauer, Petryk and Spiros.
hist99600To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist99164Senate Resolution 3
Relating to: recognizing the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Congress's enactment of the Taiwan Relations Act, supporting Taiwan's signing of the Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) with the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between Wisconsin and Taiwan.
By Senators Tiffany and Marklein.
hist99595To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist99153Senate Bill 157
Relating to: the creation of a local exposition district by the City of Superior.
By Senators Bewley and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Milroy, Meyers, Quinn, Anderson, Considine, Mursau, Ohnstad, Skowronski, Sinicki, Subeck, C. Taylor and Vruwink.
hist99592To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Trade.
hist99163Senate Bill 158
Relating to: presumption and conclusive determination of paternity on the basis of genetic test results and orders that may be granted on the basis of genetic test results.
By Senators Testin, L. Taylor, Bernier, Bewley, Jacque, Kooyenga and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, Subeck, Brandtjen, Crowley, Kitchens, Kulp, Mursau, Spiros, Skowronski, Tusler and VanderMeer.
hist99593To the committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families.
hist99245Senate Bill 159
Relating to: automatic voter registration, deceptive election practices, voter intimidation and suppression, voter rights, polling place posting and language requirements, election manual requirements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
By Senators Smith, Miller, Hansen, Carpenter, Johnson, Larson, Ringhand, Risser, L. Taylor and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Emerson, Anderson, Brostoff, Hebl, Meyers, Ohnstad, Riemer, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Subeck, C. Taylor and Zamarripa.
hist99594To the committee on Elections, Ethics and Rural Issues.
hist99260Senate Bill 160
Relating to: the method for providing notice of a special meeting of a school board.
By Senators Olsen, Bewley, Kooyenga and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Gundrum, Ballweg, Brandtjen, Edming, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Knodl, Kulp, Milroy, Skowronski, Subeck, Tittl, Tusler and Wichgers.
hist99596To the committee on Education.
hist99261Senate Bill 161
Relating to: release of person after arrest for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
By Senators Wanggaard, Darling, Carpenter, Jacque, Kooyenga and Smith; cosponsored by Representatives Kerkman, Ott, Anderson, Kulp, Kurtz, Mursau, Ohnstad, Skowronski, Spreitzer, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt and Tusler.
hist99597To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist99262Senate Bill 162
Relating to: fee for certain motor vehicle certificate of title transfers.
By Senators Wanggaard, Miller, L. Taylor, Bewley, Cowles, Ringhand, Marklein, Larson, Olsen, Wirch and Nass; cosponsored by Representatives Pope, Brandtjen, Kulp, Milroy, Myers, Rodriguez, Tusler, Dittrich, Krug, C. Taylor, Kolste, Meyers, Murphy, Horlacher, Mursau, Knodl, Ohnstad, Skowronski, Bowen, Hesselbein, Thiesfeldt, Sinicki, Wichgers, Considine, Edming, Spreitzer and Kuglitsch.
hist99598To the committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs.
hist99290Senate Bill 163
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty.
By Senators Kooyenga, Carpenter, Cowles, Feyen, Jacque, Marklein, Nass and Testin; cosponsored by Representatives Magnafici, Duchow, Tittl, Kuglitsch, Brooks, Dittrich, Horlacher, James, Kerkman, Kulp, Kurtz, Murphy, Novak, Ohnstad, Ott, Petersen, Rohrkaste, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Tranel, Tusler, Wichgers and Quinn.
hist99599To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Petitions and Communications
hist99637Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Ringhand added as a cosponsor of Assembly Joint Resolution 27.
hist99638Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative James added as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 10.
hist99603Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Schachtner added as a coauthor of Senate Joint Resolution 9.
hist99636Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Ringhand added as a coauthor of Senate Joint Resolution 24.
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
Relating to the Creation of the Committee to Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment
WHEREAS, on June 10, 1919 Wisconsin made history by becoming the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution granting national suffrage to women;
WHEREAS, Wisconsin’s ratification came after tears of work by many women’s rights groups that began working on the issue even before Wisconsin’s statehood;
WHEREAS, Wisconsin’s early and important ratification paved the way for other states to ratify the 19th Amendment; and
WHEREAS, states across the nation are celebrating the 19th Amendment and the date of their state’s ratification.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, TONY EVERS, Governor of the State of Wisconsin, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the Laws of the State, including Section 14.019 of the Wisconsin Statutes, do hereby create the Committee to Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of Wisconsin’s Ratification of the 19th Amendment (“Committee”) and order the following:
The Committee shall be charged with the following:
Educate the public on the historical importance of the ratification of the 19th Amendment and Wisconsin’s role in the fight for women’s suffrage;