The prayer was offered by Pastor Drew Zylstra from First Christian Reformed Church of Oostburg.
Representative McGuire led the membership in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
The roll was taken.
The result follows:
Present - Representatives Allen, Anderson, Andraca, Armstrong, August, Baldeh, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, Brooks, Brostoff, Cabral-Guevara, Cabrera, Callahan, Conley, Considine, Dallman, Dittrich, Doyle, Drake, Duchow, Edming, Emerson, Goyke, Gundrum, Haywood, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Hong, Horlacher, Jagler, James, Katsma, Kerkman, Kitchens, Knodl, Kuglitsch, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, McGuire, B. Meyers, Milroy, Moore Omokunde, Moses, Murphy, Mursau, L. Myers, Neubauer, Neylon, Novak, Ohnstad, Oldenburg, Ortiz-Velez, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Pronschinske, Ramthun, Riemer, J. Rodriguez, S. Rodriguez, Rozar, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Shelton, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snodgrass, Snyder, Sortwell, Spiros, Spreitzer, Steffen, Steineke, Stubbs, Subeck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vining, Vorpagel, Vruwink, Wichgers, Wittke, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 94.
Absent with leave - Representatives Krug, Macco, Pope and Shankland - 4.
Vacancies - 89th Assembly District - 1.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Vorpagel asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Krug and Macco. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Pope and Shankland. Granted.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: recognition and celebration of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Sesquicentennial.
By Representatives Hintz, Schraa, Hesselbein, Thiesfeldt, Snodgrass, Milroy, Cabral-Guevara, Spiros, Haywood, Hebl, Sinicki, Conley, S. Rodriguez, Spreitzer, Bowen, Shelton, Baldeh, Considine, Vining, Drake, Novak, Murphy, Stubbs and Subeck; cosponsored by Senators Feyen, Roth, Ballweg, Carpenter and Marklein.
Relating to: the disability rating at which veterans qualify for certain hunting and fishing authorizations and exemptions from state park and trail admission fees.
By Representatives Thiesfeldt, Armstrong, Baldeh, Brooks, Horlacher, Krug, Kuglitsch, Magnafici, Moses, Ortiz-Velez, Rozar, Sinicki and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Bradley, Bewley and L. Taylor.
Relating to: the timing of equalization aid payments to school districts.
By Representatives Thiesfeldt, Horlacher, Andraca, Armstrong, Hintz, Kuglitsch, Murphy, Rozar, Tusler, Vruwink and Brandtjen; cosponsored by Senators Jacque and Felzkowski.
Relating to: the authority to shoot a beaver or muskrat causing damage to a highway.
By Representatives Edming, Skowronski, Callahan, Knodl, Kurtz, Magnafici, Moses, Mursau, Rozar, Tranel, VanderMeer and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Stafsholt, Bradley, Felzkowski, Marklein and Stroebel.
Relating to: increasing the expenditure period for a tax incremental district in an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone.
By Representatives Wittke, Vos and McGuire; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard and Wirch.
Relating to: combining the archer and crossbow hunting licenses.
By Representatives Tittl, Brooks, Dallman, Edming, Knodl, Kurtz, Magnafici, Moses, Murphy, Rozar, Schraa, Skowronski and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Feyen, Felzkowski and Nass.
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Magnafici, Edming, Armstrong, Brooks, Cabral-Guevara, Callahan, Dittrich, Doyle, James, Knodl, Milroy, Moses, Neylon, Novak, Oldenburg, Petryk, Plumer, Ramthun, Rozar, Skowronski, Spiros, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Wichgers and Murphy; cosponsored by Senators Felzkowski, Ballweg, Bewley, Cowles, Jacque, Marklein and Nass.
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to study and report on establishing a section 529A ABLE savings account program.
By Representatives Mursau, Jagler, Loudenbeck, Moses, Murphy, Petryk, Rozar, Summerfield, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Jacque and Ballweg.
Relating to: village officers serving as village employees.
By Representatives Mursau, Armstrong, Brooks, Callahan, Moses, Murphy, Ramthun, Rozar, Snyder, Spiros, Subeck, Tauchen and Tittl; cosponsored by Senators Felzkowski, Ballweg, Bewley and Cowles.
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Plumer, Armstrong, Baldeh, Brooks, Callahan, Dittrich, Duchow, Gundrum, Krug, Magnafici, Moses, Mursau, L. Myers, Neylon, Ramthun, J. Rodriguez, Rozar, Schraa, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Tauchen and Zimmerman; cosponsored by Senators Felzkowski, Bernier, Darling, Kooyenga, Pfaff, Ringhand, Stafsholt, Stroebel and L. Taylor.
Relating to: election observers and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Tittl, Gundrum, Brooks, Edming, Jagler, Knodl, Krug, Macco, Neylon, Skowronski, Sortwell, Spiros, Steffen, VanderMeer, Wichgers and Loudenbeck; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Stroebel, Wimberger, Felzkowski, Feyen, Marklein, Nass, Petrowski and Wanggaard.
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Relating to: paddlewheel raffles.
By Representatives Murphy, Mursau, Armstrong, Brooks, Cabral-Guevara, Callahan, Dallman, Edming, Gundrum, Horlacher, Krug, Moses, Plumer, Pronschinske, Ramthun, J. Rodriguez, Skowronski, Sortwell, Stubbs, Summerfield, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Ballweg, Felzkowski, Marklein, Nass and Wanggaard.
Relating to: publication of Elections Commission meeting minutes.
By Representatives Neylon, Kuglitsch, Magnafici, Edming, Steffen, Kerkman, Knodl, Spiros, Krug, Brooks, Loudenbeck, Gundrum, Macco, Murphy, Wichgers and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Stroebel, Darling, Roth, Feyen, Marklein, Wanggaard, Bradley, Ballweg and Felzkowski.
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Relating to: private resources used for election administration, appointment of election officials, and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Neylon, Duchow, Magnafici, Edming, Steffen, Spiros, Krug, Knodl, Brooks, Sortwell, Gundrum, Murphy, Jagler, Wichgers and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Stroebel, Roth, Darling, Marklein, Jacque, Wanggaard, Bradley, Nass, Ballweg and Felzkowski.
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March 11, 2021
Assistant Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Assistant Chief Clerk Inabnet:
I am hereby notifying you, as the Assistant Assembly Chief Clerk, that I am scheduling an election to fill the vacancy of Assembly Chief Clerk for March 16, 2021 at 1:01 p.m. Under Assembly Rule 1, a midterm vacancy in such an office shall be filled by an election scheduled by the Speaker as a Special Order of Business. I am requesting that this Special Order of Business be placed on the Calendar for March 16.
ROBIN J. VOS
Special Order of Business at 1:01 p.m.
Election of Assembly Chief Clerk
Representative Steineke nominated Edward A. Blazel for the position of Chief Clerk of the Assembly for the One-Hundred and Fifth Session of the Legislature.
Representative Hintz seconded the nomination of Edward A. Blazel for the position of Chief Clerk of the Assembly for the One-Hundred and Fifth Session of the Legislature.
There being no further nominations, the Chair declared nominations closed.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that a unanimous ballot be cast with all members of the Assembly recorded as voting for Edward A. Blazel for Assembly Chief Clerk. Granted.