Action on the Senate Message
Senate Joint Resolution 10
Relating to: reaffirming Wisconsin's commitment to the strengthening and deepening of the sister ties between the State of Wisconsin and Taiwan; supporting Taiwan's signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) with the United States; and continued support for increasing Taiwan's international profile.
By Senators Marklein and Ballweg; cosponsored by Representatives Plumer, Tranel, Allen, Armstrong, Baldeh, Dallman, Edming, Kerkman, Kitchens, Krug, Magnafici, Moses, Murphy, Novak, Skowronski, Spiros, Summerfield, Tauchen, Tittl and Tusler.
Senate Joint Resolution 13
Relating to: celebrating March 25, 2021, as the 200th anniversary of Greek independence.
By Senators Kooyenga and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Spiros, Baldeh, Krug, Murphy, Skowronski, Steffen and Tusler.
Senate Bill 4
Relating to: prohibiting certain government officials from mandating vaccination against the 2019 novel coronavirus.
By Senators Jacque, Felzkowski, Kapenga, Marklein, Petrowski, Wanggaard, Wimberger, Stroebel, Bernier, Stafsholt, Nass, Ballweg and Bradley; cosponsored by Representatives Thiesfeldt, Horlacher, Brooks and Schraa.
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: closure of and forbidding gatherings in places of worship.
By Senators Jacque, Stroebel, Darling, Felzkowski, Kapenga, Marklein, Petrowski, Wanggaard, Testin, Wimberger, Stafsholt, Nass, Kooyenga, Ballweg and Bradley; cosponsored by Representatives Thiesfeldt, Horlacher, Brooks and Schraa.
Senate Bill 10
Relating to: educational qualifications for certified public accountants.
By Senators Kooyenga, Ballweg, Darling, Felzkowski, Marklein and Nass; cosponsored by Representatives Wittke, Dittrich, Gundrum, Knodl, Kuglitsch, Moses, Ramthun, Rozar, Skowronski, Tranel, VanderMeer and Zimmerman.
Senate Bill 38
Relating to: return to in-person work for state employees.
By Senators Stroebel, Felzkowski, Jacque, Marklein, Bradley and Stafsholt; cosponsored by Representatives Rozar, Dittrich, Brooks and Skowronski.
Senate Bill 39
Relating to: participation in interscholastic athletics and extracurricular activities and school district membership in an interscholastic athletic association in the 2021-22 school year.
By Senators Stroebel, Bernier, Felzkowski, Jacque, Nass and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Dittrich, Rozar, Magnafici, Brooks, Skowronski and Edming.
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: monitoring extension and outreach hours of certain University of Wisconsin System faculty and academic staff who provide extension services in applied agricultural research.
By Senators Marklein, Ballweg, Nass, Petrowski, Testin and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Loudenbeck, Murphy, Novak, Tauchen, Tranel, VanderMeer, Oldenburg and Snyder.
Senate Bill 110
Relating to: applications for full-time open enrollment.
By Senator Ballweg; cosponsored by Representative Loudenbeck.
Senate Bill 116
Relating to: modifications to legal custody or physical placement contingent upon a future event.
By Senators Ballweg, Darling, Jacque, Stroebel, Wanggaard and Johnson; cosponsored by Representatives J. Rodriguez, Brooks, Armstrong, Billings, Brandtjen, Dittrich, Doyle, Duchow, James, Kitchens, Magnafici, Moses, Murphy, Mursau, Oldenburg, Rozar, Spiros, Steffen, Tusler and Skowronski.
Reference Bureau Corrections
1. Page 1, line 8: delete “line 13” and substitute “line 12”.
March 17, 2021
Edward A. Blazel
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Blazel:
I am reappointing Representative Thiesfeldt to the State Superintendent's Academic Standards Review Council. Please facilitate this appointment and send notice to the State Superintendent’s Office.
ROBIN J. VOS
Calendar of Tuesday, March 16
Relating to: state response to COVID-19 related to health services and practice of health care providers licensed outside of this state.
hist129365Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 148 offered by Representatives B. Meyers, Doyle, Shankland, Vining, S. Rodriguez, Andraca, Sinicki, Cabrera, Baldeh, Spreitzer, Conley, Considine, Emerson, Subeck, Hebl, Hintz, Hesselbein, Snodgrass, Ohnstad, Anderson, Drake, Vruwink, Billings, Goyke, Bowen, Stubbs, McGuire, Neubauer, Hong, Pope, Ortiz-Velez, Brostoff, Shelton, Riemer, Moore Omokunde, L. Myers and Haywood.
Point of Order
hist129643Representative Steineke rose to the point of order that Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 148 was not germane under Assembly Rule 54.
Speaker Pro Tempore August ruled the point of order well taken.
hist129644Representative Spreitzer appealed the decision of the Chair. hist129645The question was: Shall the ruling of the chair stand as the ruling of the Assembly?
The roll was taken.
The result follows:
Ayes - Representatives Allen, Armstrong, August, Born, Brandtjen, Brooks, Cabral-Guevara, Callahan, Dallman, Dittrich, Duchow, Edming, Gundrum, Horlacher, Jagler, James, Katsma, Kerkman, Kitchens, Knodl, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, Moses, Murphy, Mursau, Neylon, Novak, Oldenburg, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Pronschinske, Ramthun, J. Rodriguez, Rozar, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Snyder, Sortwell, Spiros, Steffen, Steineke, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Wichgers, Wittke, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 59.
Noes - Representatives Anderson, Andraca, Baldeh, Brostoff, Cabrera, Conley, Considine, Doyle, Drake, Emerson, Goyke, Haywood, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Hong, McGuire, B. Meyers, Milroy, Moore Omokunde, L. Myers, Neubauer, Ohnstad, Ortiz-Velez, Riemer, S. Rodriguez, Shelton, Sinicki, Snodgrass, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Subeck, Vining and Vruwink - 34.
Absent or not voting - Representatives Billings, Bowen, Macco, Pope and Shankland - 5.
hist129611Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 148 offered by Representative VanderMeer. hist129646The question was: Shall Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 148 be adopted?
hist129647The question was: Shall Assembly Bill 148 be ordered engrossed and read a third time?
hist129648Representative Pope asked unanimous consent that her leave of absence be lifted. Granted.