Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Sixth Regular Session
2:58 P.M.   TUESDAY, February 14, 2023
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator LeMahieu.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist162150Senate Joint Resolution 12
Relating to: proclaiming February 2023 as Black History Month.
By Senators L. Johnson, Agard, Carpenter, Wirch, Larson, Spreitzer, Smith, Hesselbein, Roys and Pfaff; cosponsored by Representatives Drake, Baldeh, Myers, Haywood, Stubbs, Moore Omokunde, Madison, Neubauer, Ohnstad, Shelton, Snodgrass, Palmeri, Clancy, Hong, Goyke, Andraca, Sinicki, Ratcliff, Considine, C. Anderson, J. Anderson, Bare, Vining, Riemer, Allen, Murphy, Emerson, Joers, Subeck, Ortiz-Velez, Conley, Billings, Shankland, Cabrera, Jacobson, Doyle and McGuire.
hist162456To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist161729Senate Bill 42
Relating to: repair and replacement of implements of husbandry under warranty.
By Senator Jacque; cosponsored by Representatives Tittl, Pronschinske, Edming, Murphy, Mursau, Rozar, Tusler and Wichgers.
hist162447To the committee on Agriculture and Tourism.
hist162129Senate Bill 43
Relating to: a time limitation for processing sexual assault kits.
By Senator Jacque; cosponsored by Representatives Murphy, Brandtjen, Behnke, Bodden, Donovan and Wichgers.
hist162448To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist162130Senate Bill 44
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 Senators Jacque, Carpenter and Spreitzer; cosponsored by Representatives Kurtz, Novak, Ohnstad, C. Anderson, Behnke, Bodden, Brandtjen, Cabrera, Donovan, Edming, Green, Gustafson, Kitchens, Knodl, Mursau, Ortiz-Velez, Wichgers and Shankland.
hist162449To the committee on Financial Institutions and Sporting Heritage.
hist162142Senate Bill 45
Relating to: selection of architects and engineers for state projects.
By Senators Stroebel, Marklein and Nass; cosponsored by Representatives Sortwell, Knodl and Duchow.
hist162450To the committee on Government Operations, Elections and Consumer Protection.
hist162144Senate Bill 46
Relating to: the responsibility of a property owner for discharge of a hazardous substance by another.
By Senators Jacque, Taylor and Hutton; cosponsored by Representatives Mursau, Armstrong, Behnke, Brooks, Dittrich, Spiros, Wichgers and Stubbs.
hist162451To the committee on Economic Development and Technical Colleges.
hist162145Senate Bill 47
Relating to: requiring notice to political subdivisions and landowners regarding proposed large solar energy facilities, requirements for applying for certificates for large solar electric generating facilities, joint development agreements related to large solar electric generating facilities, and granting rule-making authority.
By Senators Ballweg, Felzkowski and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Plumer, Mursau, Behnke, Bodden, Murphy, O'Connor and Schraa.
hist162452To the committee on Utilities and Technology.
hist162147Senate Bill 48
Relating to: public access to actions by Parole Commission.
By Senators Wanggaard, Bradley, James, Ballweg, Cabral-Guevara, Cowles, Jacque, Marklein, Nass and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Spiros, Duchow, Schraa, Allen, Brandtjen, Dittrich, Donovan, Edming, Knodl, Michalski, Murphy, O'Connor, Rettinger, Rozar, Schutt, Steffen and Wichgers.
hist162453To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist162148Senate Bill 49
Relating to: restricting local regulation of utility service based on the type or source of energy.
By Senators Bradley, Feyen, Nass, Stroebel, Testin, Tomczyk, Wanggaard and Wimberger; cosponsored by Representatives Knodl, Steffen, Armstrong, Behnke, Brandtjen, Dallman, Dittrich, Donovan, Duchow, Gundrum, Kitchens, Kurtz, Macco, Murphy, Mursau, Rettinger, Rodriguez, Rozar, Snyder, Sortwell, Swearingen, Tittl, Tusler and Zimmerman.
hist162454To the committee on Utilities and Technology.
hist162149Senate Bill 50
Relating to: expenditure of $201,197.70 from the general fund for payment of a claim against the state made by Pheifer Brothers Construction Co., Inc.
By Senators Cowles and Cabral-Guevara; cosponsored by Representatives Goeben and Gustafson.
hist162455To the committee on Government Operations, Elections and Consumer Protection.
hist162167Senate Bill 51
Relating to: annulment for marriage if less than one year and no pregnancy.
By Senators Cabral-Guevara, Ballweg, Spreitzer and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Tusler and Kitchens.
hist162457To the committee on Mental Health, Substance Abuse Prevention, Children and Families.
hist162168Senate Bill 52
Relating to: creating a deicer applicators certification program and making an appropriation.
By Senators Jacque, Hesselbein and Spreitzer; cosponsored by Representatives Behnke, Joers, Knodl, Andraca, Baldeh, Doyle, Gustafson, Murphy, O'Connor, Ratcliff, Subeck and Shankland.
hist162458To the committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
hist162176Senate Bill 53
Relating to: disabled parking privileges on University of Wisconsin System campuses.
By Senators Testin, Nass, Ballweg and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives Penterman, S. Johnson, Allen, Bare, Behnke, Dittrich, Duchow, Edming, Murphy, Ortiz-Velez, Rettinger, Schmidt, Sinicki, Spiros, Myers and Brooks.
hist162459To the committee on Transportation and Local Government.
hist162177Senate Bill 54
Relating to: the amount of allowable cash withdrawal from a bingo account for the purpose of paying cash prizes.
By Senators Testin, Ballweg, Marklein, Nass, Stroebel, Taylor and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, Dallman, Duchow, Gundrum, Mursau, Myers, Novak, Penterman, Pronschinske, Rozar, Sinicki, Steffen and Knodl.
hist162460To the committee on Labor, Regulatory Reform, Veterans and Military Affairs.
hist162178Senate Bill 55
Relating to: prosecuting or adjudicating delinquent a person under the age of 18 for committing an act of prostitution.
By Senators James, L. Johnson, Agard, Ballweg, Cowles, Felzkowski, Hesselbein, Larson, Roys, Smith, Spreitzer, Taylor and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Kitchens, Billings, J. Anderson, Andraca, Baldeh, Clancy, Conley, Considine, Drake, Emerson, Goyke, Green, Gundrum, Gustafson, Haywood, Joers, Madison, Myers, Ohnstad, Ortiz-Velez, Palmeri, Riemer, Rodriguez, Rozar, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Snyder, Subeck, Vining and Wittke.
hist162461To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist162179Senate Bill 56
Relating to: requirements for adult-entertainment establishments and providing a penalty.
By Senator Jacque; cosponsored by Representatives Bodden, Wichgers, Behnke, Brandtjen, Donovan, Gundrum, Murphy, Ortiz-Velez, Penterman, Sinicki and Subeck.
hist162462To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist162214Senate Bill 57
Relating to: providing victim compensation for damage to a building by means of fire or explosives.
By Senators Wanggaard and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Sortwell, Steffen, Behnke, Duchow, Green, Gundrum, Murphy, Mursau and Penterman.
hist162463To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist162234Senate Bill 58
Relating to: nitrate contamination and the well compensation grant program.
By Senators Cowles, Testin, Ballweg, Cabral-Guevara, Pfaff, Roys and Spreitzer; cosponsored by Representatives Kitchens, Novak, Shankland, Krug, C. Anderson, J. Anderson, Andraca, Armstrong, Baldeh, Behnke, Considine, Donovan, Emerson, Green, Joers, Knodl, Moses, Mursau, Oldenburg, Petryk, Plumer, Rozar, Snodgrass, Snyder, Spiros and Subeck.
hist162464To the committee on Agriculture and Tourism.
hist162235Senate Bill 59
Relating to: eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants.
By Senators Cowles, Ballweg, Cabral-Guevara, Feyen, Jacque, Marklein, Pfaff, Quinn, Spreitzer and Testin; cosponsored by Representatives Kitchens, Novak, Tranel, Shankland, Krug, J. Anderson, Andraca, Armstrong, Baldeh, Behnke, Considine, Dittrich, Donovan, Emerson, Green, Joers, S. Johnson, Knodl, Mursau, O'Connor, Oldenburg, Petryk, Plumer, Rozar, Sinicki, Snodgrass, Snyder, Spiros and VanderMeer.
hist162465To the committee on Agriculture and Tourism.
hist162236Senate Bill 60
Relating to: fees for certain motor vehicle certificate of title transfers.
By Senators Cowles, Wanggaard and Spreitzer; cosponsored by Representatives Duchow, Neylon, Behnke, Donovan, Emerson, Kitchens, Knodl, Moses, Murphy, Mursau, Nedweski, O'Connor, Penterman, Pronschinske, Rettinger, Rodriguez, Rozar, Snodgrass, Spiros, Steffen and Tusler.