One-Hundred and Fifth Regular Session
12:13 P.M. TUESDAY, March 23, 2021
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Kapenga.
Call of Roll
The roll was called, disclosing the presence of a quorum.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 15, the official attendance for session was:
Senators Agard, Ballweg, Bernier, Bewley, Bradley, Carpenter, Cowles, Erpenbach, Felzkowski, Feyen, Jacque, Johnson, Kapenga, Kooyenga, Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Nass, Petrowski, Pfaff, Ringhand, Roys, Smith, Stafsholt, Stroebel, L. Taylor, Testin, Wanggaard, Wimberger and Wirch - 30.
Absent with leave - Senators Darling and Roth - 2.
Vacancies - 13th Senate District - 1.
The Senate stood for the prayer which was offered by Senator Ballweg.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Stafsholt led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Leaves of Absence
Senator LeMahieu, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator Darling be granted a leave of absence for today's session.
Senator LeMahieu, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator Roth be granted a leave of absence for today's session.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
hist130139Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 183 offered by Senators Smith, Agard, Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Johnson, Larson, Pfaff, Ringhand, Roys, Wirch and L. Taylor. hist130138Senate Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 148 offered by Senators Stroebel and Kapenga.
Petitions and Communications
hist130237Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Carpenter added as a cosponsor of Assembly Bill 27. hist130372Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Drake added as a coauthor of Assembly Bill 125. hist130238Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Carpenter added as a cosponsor of Assembly Joint Resolution 15. hist130371Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Drake added as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 184.
State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
March 23, 2021
The Honorable, the Senate:
Pursuant to Wis. Stats. §13.685 (7), we are providing the enclosed information. Please visit the Wisconsin Ethics Commission’s Eye on Lobbying website, https://lobbying.wi.gov, for more detailed information about lobbyists, lobbying principals (organizations), and state agency liaisons.
Bender, James Institute for Reforming Government
flores, iuscely Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
Kammer, Peter URAC
Knight, Eric Greater Whitewater Committee, Inc.
Kussow, Matthew Wisconsin Bakers Association
McDowell, Kelly Wisconsin Counties Utility Tax Association
McGinn, Colin Hunger Task Force
Schooff, Susan Axcess Financial Services Inc.
Welch, Peter Wisconsin Health Information Organization
Welch, Peter Wisconsin Startup Coalition
Welch, Robert Wisconsin Health Information Organization
DANIEL A. CARLTON, JR.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
The committee on Financial Institutions and Revenue reported and recommended:
Relating to repealing or amending outdated sections of the Wisconsin Administrative Code governing credit unions.
hist130310Referred to the joint committee for review of Administrative Rules, March 23, 2021.
Relating to the credit for tax paid to another state.