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The prayer was offered by Pastor Anthony Tamel from Parkway Church in Oak Creek.
Representative Bernier led the membership in reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
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Special Guest
Representative Hutton introduced Tony Award winning actor and singer Anthony Crivello, formerly of Milwaukee, who sang the national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner.
The roll was taken.
The result follows:
Present - Representatives Allen, Anderson, August, Ballweg, Barca, Berceau, Bernier, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Fields, Gannon, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Macco, Mason, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Nerison, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Ohnstad, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pope, Pronschinske, Quinn, Riemer, Ripp, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stafsholt, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Subeck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Wichgers, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 98.
Absent with leave - Representative Crowley - 1.
Vacancies - None.
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Leaves of Absence
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Crowley. Granted.
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Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative E. Brooks. Granted.
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Special Guest
Representative Petryk introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient, speaker, author, and founder of the PITCrew, Tasha Schuh of Ellsworth, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
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Special Guest
Representative Felzkowski introduced Kevin Schroepfer, who accepted the posthumous Hometown Hero Award on behalf of his son, Justin Schroepfer. Justin died while attempting to save struggling swimmers on June 11, 2016 in Marquette, Michigan. Mr. Schroepfer addressed the members from the rostrum.
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Amendments Offered
hist72008Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 196 offered by Representative Kessler.
hist72088Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 335 offered by Representative Kleefisch.
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Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist71766Assembly Joint Resolution 61
Relating to: recognizing November 19 as Tommy G. Thompson Day in Wisconsin.
By Representatives Vos, Barca, Krug, Steineke, Steffen, Tranel, Vorpagel, Spiros, Kooyenga, Kulp, Kitchens, Rohrkaste, Hutton, Felzkowski, Tittl, Gannon, Nygren, Allen, August, Ballweg, Bernier, Born, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Duchow, Edming, Horlacher, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kremer, Kuglitsch, Loudenbeck, Macco, Murphy, Mursau, Nerison, Neylon, Novak, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pronschinske, Quinn, Ripp, Rodriguez, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Snyder, Stafsholt, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, VanderMeer, Weatherston, Wichgers, Zimmerman, Berceau, Vruwink and Sargent; cosponsored by Senators Fitzgerald, Darling, Wanggaard, Harsdorf, Petrowski, Cowles, Moulton and Nass.
hist71767To committee on Rules.
hist71780Assembly Joint Resolution 62
Relating to: recognizing June 14, 2017, as Flag Day.
By Representatives Steineke, Stuck, R. Brooks and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators Cowles and Roth.
hist71781To committee on Rules.
hist70959Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules.
By Representatives Steineke, Zimmerman, Allen, Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Duchow, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jarchow, Katsma, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kooyenga, Kremer, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Murphy, Neylon, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Schraa, Spiros, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Vorpagel and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators Darling, LeMahieu, Kapenga, Lasee, Stroebel, Craig, Feyen, Marklein and Nass.
hist72012To committee on Regulatory Licensing Reform.
hist70962Assembly Bill 385
Relating to: requiring controlled substance abuse screening, testing, and treatment for eligibility for economic development programs.
By Representatives Anderson, Crowley, Young, Kolste, C. Taylor, Berceau, Bowen, Ohnstad, Fields and Hebl; cosponsored by Senators Johnson and Hansen.
hist72013To committee on State Affairs.
hist71021Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments.
By Representatives R. Brooks, Steffen, Hintz, Allen, Bernier, Berceau, Billings, Considine, Doyle, Duchow, Gannon, Hebl, Horlacher, Katsma, Kessler, Knodl, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Macco, Mason, Murphy, Mursau, Novak, Ohnstad, Petersen, Quinn, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stuck, Subeck, Tauchen, Tittl, Weatherston, Wichgers, Zepnick and Zimmerman; cosponsored by Senators Roth, Stroebel, Bewley, Cowles, Erpenbach, Hansen, Harsdorf, Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Wanggaard and Wirch.
hist72014To committee on Ways and Means.
hist71022Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property.
By Representatives R. Brooks, Steffen, Hintz, Berceau, Bernier, Billings, Considine, Doyle, Duchow, Gannon, Hebl, Horlacher, Katsma, Kessler, Knodl, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Macco, Mason, Murphy, Mursau, Ohnstad, Petersen, Quinn, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Sargent, Schraa, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stuck, Subeck, Tauchen, Tittl, Wichgers, Zepnick and Zimmerman; cosponsored by Senators Stroebel, Roth, Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand and Wirch.
hist72015To committee on Ways and Means.
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Committee Reports
The committee on Children and Families reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 290
Relating to: the authority for counties to enter into contracts to perform child protective services functions.
hist72004Passage:
Ayes: 8 - Representatives Kitchens, Gannon, Snyder, Vorpagel, Kerkman, Ballweg, Pronschinske and Krug.
Noes: 4 - Representatives C. Taylor, Billings, Subeck and Bowen.
hist72005To committee on Rules.
JOEL KITCHENS
Chairperson
Committee on Children and Families
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The committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 366
Relating to: creating a medicolegal investigation examining board; licensure of medical examiners and medicolegal investigation staff members; disposition of bodies; death investigations and duties of coroners and medical examiners; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; making an appropriation; and providing criminal penalties.
hist72006Passage:
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Spiros, Kremer, Ott, Jacque, Horlacher, Novak, Bernier, Goyke, Kessler and Zamarripa.
Noes: 0.
hist72007To committee on Rules.
JOHN SPIROS
Chairperson
Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety
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The committee on Education reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 383
Relating to: parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
hist71993Passage:
Ayes: 11 - Representatives Thiesfeldt, Kitchens, Jagler, Rodriguez, Tusler, Mursau, Quinn, Duchow, Wichgers, Considine and Vruwink.
Noes: 4 - Representatives Pope, Genrich, Hebl and Bowen.
hist71994To committee on Rules.
JEREMY THIESFELDT
Chairperson
Committee on Education
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The committee on Environment and Forestry reports and recommends:
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