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Assembly Journal
One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
12:53 P.M.   THURSDAY, February 12, 2015
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
The prayer was offered by Pastor Roger Harrison from Open Bible Baptist Church in Manitowoc.
Representative Barnes 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, August, Ballweg, Barca, Barnes, Berceau, Bernier, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Craig, Czaja, Danou, Doyle, Edming, Gannon, Genrich, Goyke, Heaton, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Johnson, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kapenga, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, Knudson, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, T. Larson, Loudenbeck, Macco, Mason, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Murtha, Nerison, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Ohnstad, A. Ott, J. Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pope, Quinn, Riemer, Ripp, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros, Spreitzer, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Subeck, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Wachs, Weatherston, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick and Speaker Vos - 99.
Absent with leave - None.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Murtha asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Nygren. Granted.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
Amendments Offered
hist32301Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 11 offered by Representatives Mason, Stuck, Hebl, Pope, Ohnstad, Kahl and Wachs.
Committee Reports
Relating to the extension of out-of-home care to children and youth 18 years of age or over, but under 21 years of age, and affecting small businesses.
hist32306Review period waived:
Ayes: 12 – Representatives Rodriguez, Gannon, R. Brooks, Vorpagel, Kerkman, Brandtjen, Heaton, Neylon, Johnson, Billings, Kahl and Subeck.
Noes: 0.
hist32307To joint committee for review of Administrative Rules pursuant to s. 227.19 (5) (a), Wisconsin Statutes.
Referred on February 12, 2015.
Jessie Rodriguez
Committee on Children and Families
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist31910Assembly Bill 30
Relating to: continuing education program sponsors for chiropractors, chiropractic technicians, and chiropractic radiological technicians.
By Representatives Kooyenga, Czaja, Spiros, Steffen, Allen, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Tittl, Gannon, A. Ott, Macco, Danou, Petryk, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kremer, E. Brooks, Doyle, C. Taylor, R. Brooks, Mursau, Kuglitsch, Nerison, Krug and Hutton; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Nass, Olsen, L. Taylor and Moulton.
hist32406To committee on Small Business Development.
Speaker’s Communications
February 11, 2015
The Honorable Scott Walker
Room 115 East, State Capitol
Madison, WI 53702
Dear Governor Walker:
  Pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute Section 13.55 (1)(a) 1.d., I appoint Justice David Prosser and Representative Daniel Riemer to the Commission on Uniform State Laws.
Robin J. Vos
Assembly Speaker
Calendar of Thursday, February 12
Assembly Joint Resolution 10
Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Football National Championship title.
hist32318The question was: Shall Assembly Joint Resolution 10 be adopted?
Motion carried.