One-Hundred and Fifth Regular Session
11:06 A.M. TUESDAY, September 28, 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, Darling, Erpenbach, Felzkowski, Feyen, Jagler, Johnson, Kapenga, Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Nass, Petrowski, Pfaff, Ringhand, Roth, Roys, Smith, Stafsholt, Stroebel, L. Taylor, Testin, Wanggaard, Wimberger and Wirch - 31.
Absent with leave - Senators Jacque and Kooyenga - 2.
The Senate stood for the prayer which was offered by Sister Ann Catherine Veierstahler of Franklin.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Cowles 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 Senators Jacque and Kooyenga 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
hist140230Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Joint Resolution 63 offered by Senators Smith, Agard, Erpenbach, Bewley, Carpenter, Wirch, Ringhand, Pfaff, Johnson, Roys, L. Taylor and Larson. hist140181Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Bill 373 offered by Senators Larson, Johnson, Smith, L. Taylor, Erpenbach, Carpenter, Agard, Wirch, Pfaff, Bewley, Ringhand and Roys.
Petitions and Communications
hist140205Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Carpenter added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 103. hist140206Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Carpenter added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 259. hist140231Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Wanggaard added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 373. hist140207Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Carpenter added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 398. hist140122Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Vining added as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 408. hist140373Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representatives Drake and Stubbs added as cosponsors of Senate Bill 462. hist140379Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Drake added as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 559. hist140372Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Drake added as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 562.
State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
September 28, 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.
Kussow, Matthew American Business Immigration Council
Kussow, Michelle American Business Immigration Council
Scholz, Brandon American Business Immigration Council
DANIEL A. CARLTON, JR.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to permits for loads exceeding size, weight, and vehicle combination limits.
Submitted by the Department of Transportation.
hist139899Report received from Agency, September 23, 2021. hist140119Referred to the committee on Transportation and Local Government, September 28, 2021.
The joint committee for review of Administrative Rules reported and recommended:
Relating to adult day care centers.
Relating to the department’s biennial review of rules under s. 227.29, Stats. Relating to revisions to rules in accordance with Governor Ever’s 2019 Executive Order #15, relating to inclusive language.
Relating to discrimination based on arrest or conviction record.
Relating to the CPA examination completion deadline.
Advice and consent of the Senate
Senator LeMahieu, with unanimous consent, asked that all appointments, with the exception of Joaquin Altoro, Daniel Carlton Jr., Dawn Crim, Melissa Hughes, Randy Romanski, and Craig Thompson, be taken up en masse.
hist140124CARTER, TONNETTA D. of Milwaukee, as a Congressional District 4 Representative on the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2023. hist140125CORNELIUS, CHRIS J. of Seymour, as a Congressional District 8 Representative on the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2021. hist140126DISCHLER, SALLY of DeForest, as a Credit Union Experience Representative on the Credit Union Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2025. hist140127EDINGER, LIZA of Rhinelander, as a Credit Union Experience Representative on the Credit Union Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2025. hist140128ERLANDSON, KRIS of Westby, as a Chiropractor Representative on the Chiropractic Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2025. hist140129FAZEL, CHARITY FAITH of Waunakee, as a Cosmetologist on the Cosmetology Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2024. hist140130HABERKORN, CONNIE of Fennimore, as a Public Member on the Deferred Compensation Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2024. hist140131HANSEN, BRYCE L. of Prairie Farm, as a Professional Member on the Auctioneer Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2024.