One-Hundred and Fourth Regular Session
12:55 P.M. TUESDAY, September 17, 2019
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Wanggaard.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
hist105672Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 126 offered by Senator Testin.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
Relating to: recognizing and proclaiming Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration of the culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
By Senators Carpenter, Ringhand, Bewley, Hansen, Larson, Risser, L. Taylor and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Zamarripa, Anderson, Bowen, Brostoff, Cabrera, Considine, Crowley, Emerson, Fields, Goyke, Gruszynski, Haywood, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Kolste, B. Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, L. Myers, Neubauer, Ohnstad, Pope, Riemer, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Stuck, Subeck, C. Taylor, Tusler, Vining, Vruwink and Skowronski.
hist105705To the committee on Senate Organization.
Relating to: honoring Bishop Donald J. Hying.
By Senators Marklein, Jacque and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Wichgers, Knodl, Kuglitsch, Plumer, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros and Tusler.
hist105719To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: a whole grade sharing categorical aid for school boards and making an appropriation.
By Senators Darling, Bernier, Feyen, Kooyenga, Olsen, Petrowski and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Felzkowski, Duchow, Horlacher, Katsma, Kitchens, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Magnafici, Murphy, Spiros, Tusler, Quinn, Stafsholt, Nygren, Mursau, Dittrich and Skowronski.
Relating to: a shared services aid program for school districts, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senators Darling, Feyen, Kooyenga, Olsen, Petrowski and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Felzkowski, Allen, Duchow, Horlacher, Katsma, Kitchens, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Magnafici, Murphy, Tusler, Quinn, Stafsholt, Nygren, Mursau, Dittrich and Skowronski.
Relating to: incorporating cursive writing into the state model English language arts standards and requiring cursive writing in elementary grades.
By Senators Olsen, Johnson, Nass, Carpenter, Jacque, Marklein, L. Taylor and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Thiesfeldt, Vruwink, Ballweg, Bowen, Brostoff, Gundrum, Haywood, James, Krug, Kuglitsch, Mursau, L. Myers, Ramthun, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Tusler and Dittrich.
Relating to: the timing of equalization aid payments to school districts.
By Senators Olsen, Marklein and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Hutton, Duchow, Gundrum, Horlacher, Kitchens, Knodl, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Murphy, Mursau, Novak, Petryk, Quinn, Schraa, Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Dittrich and Skowronski.
Relating to: reimbursement rates under the Medical Assistance program for home health care services.
By Senators Olsen, Carpenter, Feyen, Larson, Nass, L. Taylor, Testin and Schachtner; cosponsored by Representatives Brooks, Summerfield, Kolste, Anderson, Bowen, Brostoff, Considine, Dittrich, Doyle, Edming, Emerson, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Krug, Kulp, Milroy, Mursau, L. Myers, Petryk, Pope, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spiros, Spreitzer, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Vruwink, Wichgers and Skowronski.
hist105700To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: faculty tenure and probationary appointments at University of Wisconsin System institutions and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Risser, Erpenbach, Hansen, Bewley, Ringhand and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Hesselbein, Emerson, Stubbs, Vining, Hebl, Zamarripa, Anderson, Sargent, Bowen, Sinicki, Shankland, Spreitzer, Subeck, Considine, Billings, Neubauer, Vruwink, L. Myers, Ohnstad, Fields, C. Taylor, Pope and Brostoff.
hist105701To the committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families.
Relating to: right to specific staffing arrangements for certain patients in an intensive treatment program.
By Senators Kooyenga, Craig, Nass and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Hutton, Sinicki, Allen, Brooks, Brandtjen, Dittrich, Kuglitsch, Mursau, Novak, Skowronski, Steffen, Tittl and Wichgers.
hist105702To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.
By Senators Risser, Johnson, Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Shilling, Smith, L. Taylor and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Subeck, C. Taylor, Zamarripa, Anderson, Billings, Bowen, Brostoff, Considine, Crowley, Emerson, Fields, Hesselbein, Hintz, Kolste, B. Meyers, L. Myers, Milroy, Neubauer, Ohnstad, Pope, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Stuck, Goyke, Gruszynski, Haywood, Hebl, Riemer, Vruwink, McGuire, Cabrera and Vining.
hist105703To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
Relating to: teen dating violence prevention education.
By Senators Petrowski, Shilling, Johnson, Larson, Risser, Schachtner and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Sargent, Spiros, Anderson, Billings, Bowen, Crowley, Fields, Gruszynski, Kerkman, Mursau, Novak, Ohnstad, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Subeck, C. Taylor, Vining, Zimmerman, Milroy and Neubauer.
Relating to: prohibiting consideration of the conviction record of an applicant for employment before the applicant has been selected for an interview.
By Senators L. Taylor, Carpenter, Ringhand, Wirch and Johnson; cosponsored by Representatives C. Taylor, Stubbs, Hebl, Anderson, Crowley, Zamarripa, Sinicki, Bowen, L. Myers, Considine, Spreitzer, Neubauer, Billings, Sargent, Subeck, Ohnstad, Emerson, Cabrera, Gruszynski and Brostoff.
hist105706To the committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform.
Relating to: time for issuing a certificate of election.
By Senators Bernier and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Magnafici, Kulp, Gundrum, Brooks, Thiesfeldt and Knodl.