One-Hundred and Fifth Regular Session
10:51 A.M. WEDNESDAY, October 27, 2021
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Representative Rozar.
Representative Spreitzer 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, Behnke, 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, James, Katsma, Kerkman, Kitchens, Knodl, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Macco, Magnafici, McGuire, B. Meyers, Milroy, Moore Omokunde, Moses, Murphy, Mursau, L. Myers, Neubauer, Neylon, Novak, Ohnstad, Oldenburg, Ortiz-Velez, Penterman, Petersen, Plumer, Pope, Pronschinske, Ramthun, J. Rodriguez, S. Rodriguez, Rozar, Schraa, Shankland, Shelton, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snodgrass, Snyder, Sortwell, Spiros, Spreitzer, Steffen, Steineke, Stubbs, Subeck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vining, Vorpagel, Vruwink, Wichgers, Wittke, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 94.
Absent with leave - Representatives Horlacher, Petryk, Riemer, Sanfelippo and Tauchen - 5.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Vorpagel asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Horlacher, Petryk, Sanfelippo and Tauchen. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Riemer. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Vorpagel asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Krug. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Anderson and Ortiz-Velez. Granted.
Representative Plumer introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Firefighter Ernie Koepp, in recognition of his 50 years of service to the Poynette-Dekorra Area. Mr. Koepp addressed the members from the rostrum.
Representative L. Myers introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Cecilia Nation, a Milwaukee County Transit System bus driver, who prevented a tragedy when she helped a six year old disabled child to safety by ushering the child onto her bus where she contacted authorities. Ms. Nation addressed the members from the rostrum.
Representative Kuglitsch introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Sergeant Michael Saddy, in recognition of his life-saving efforts in coming to the aid of two young children who were trapped and severely injured under an overturned golf cart. Sergeant Saddy addressed the members from the rostrum.
hist143066Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 117 offered by Representative Moses.
October 27, 2021
Edward A. Blazel
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Blazel:
hist142946Please add my name as a co-author of Assembly Bill 622, relating to various changes to insurance laws, including issuance of funding agreements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
94th Assembly District
Calendar of Wednesday, October 27
hist142973Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that Assembly Resolution 22 be withdrawn from today's calendar and taken up at this time. Granted.
Assembly Resolution 22
Relating to: honoring the life and public service of Representative Robert Goetsch.
hist142974The question was: Shall Assembly Resolution 22 be adopted?
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the chair.
Representative Krug asked unanimous consent that his leave of absence be lifted. Granted.
hist142975Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that Senate Bill 16 be withdrawn from today's calendar and taken up at this time. Granted.
Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.