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Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Second Regular Session
FRIDAY, January 8, 2016
The Chief Clerk makes the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist46582Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 493 offered by Senator Tiffany.
hist46612Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 540 offered by Senator Harsdorf.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist46425Senate Joint Resolution 78
Relating to: requiring the Joint Committee on Legislative Organization to immediately appoint a committee, to be known as the Commission on Debt-Free College, to study and report on the feasibility of providing a debt-free college education to all residents of this state.
By Senators C. Larson, Vinehout, Ringhand, Carpenter, Wirch and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Shankland, Mason, Wachs, Genrich, Berceau, Billings, Brostoff, Considine, Goyke, Kolste, Meyers, Ohnstad, Pope, Sargent, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Subeck, C. Taylor, Bowen, Riemer, Kessler, Hebl and Zamarripa.
hist46546To joint committee on Legislative Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist46051Senate Bill 528
Relating to: suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew cigarette and tobacco products retailer licenses.
By Senators Darling, Harris Dodd, Carpenter and Kapenga; cosponsored by Representatives Goyke, J. Ott, Jacque, Skowronski, Macco, Rodriguez, Zepnick, Brostoff, Sinicki, Johnson, Kahl, Ohnstad, Riemer, Wachs, Barnes, Bowen and Hutton.
hist46547To committee on Elections and Local Government.
hist46426Senate Bill 529
Relating to: creating a refundable income tax credit for certain individuals who are making student loan payments and making an appropriation.
By Senator Gudex; cosponsored by Representatives Ohnstad and Petryk.
hist46548To committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions, and Rural Issues.
hist46427Senate Bill 530
Relating to: providing an economic development grant to Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin and making an appropriation.
By Senator Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Tranel and Novak.
hist46549To committee on Economic Development and Commerce.
hist46428Senate Bill 531
Relating to: fees charged for certain coroner or medical examiner services.
By Senators Cowles and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Nygren, Novak, Ballweg and Loudenbeck.
hist46550To committee on Health and Human Services.
hist46429Senate Bill 532
Relating to: continuing education and examination requirements for certified public accountants and modifying various administrative rules promulgated by the Accounting Examining Board relating to accounting.
By Senator Marklein; cosponsored by Representative Kooyenga.
hist46551To committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions, and Rural Issues.
hist46430Senate Bill 533
Relating to: regulating the production and use of photo identification cards by local units of government.
By Senators Wanggaard, LeMahieu, Lasee, Gudex, Kapenga, Stroebel, Nass and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Sanfelippo, Brandtjen, Allen, Born, Craig, Duchow, Gannon, Kremer, J. Ott, Rodriguez, Skowronski and Weatherston.
hist46552To committee on Elections and Local Government.
hist46431Senate Bill 534
Relating to: self-insurance by religious sects for purposes of motor vehicle financial responsibility and liability insurance requirements.
By Senators Olsen and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Kulp, Jacque, Ballweg, Sanfelippo, Bernier, Thiesfeldt, Horlacher, Murphy and Macco.
hist46553To committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
hist46432Senate Bill 535
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses.
By Senators Cowles, Hansen and Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Steffen, Swearingen, Allen, Ballweg, R. Brooks, Gannon, Genrich, Hintz, Horlacher, Kahl, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Krug, Mursau, Nerison, Nygren, Rohrkaste and Vorpagel.
hist46554To committee on Elections and Local Government.
hist46433Senate Bill 536
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senator Nass; cosponsored by Representative Spiros, by request of Department of Workforce Development.
hist46555To committee on Labor and Government Reform.
hist46434Senate Bill 537
Relating to: rights under certain agreements or qualified financial contracts.
By Senators Lasee, Olsen, Roth, Harris Dodd and Bewley; cosponsored by Representative Petersen.
hist46556To committee on Insurance, Housing, and Trade.
hist46541Senate Bill 538
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates issued by the Department of Transportation and making appropriations.