Absent with leave - Representative Crowley - 1.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Crowley. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative E. Brooks. Granted.
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.
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.
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.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
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.
Relating to: recognizing June 14, 2017, as Flag Day.
By Representatives Steineke, Stuck, R. Brooks and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators Cowles and Roth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ayes: 8 - Representatives Kitchens, Gannon, Snyder, Vorpagel, Kerkman, Ballweg, Pronschinske and Krug.
Noes: 4 - Representatives C. Taylor, Billings, Subeck and Bowen.
Committee on Children and Families
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.
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Spiros, Kremer, Ott, Jacque, Horlacher, Novak, Bernier, Goyke, Kessler and Zamarripa.
Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety
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.
Ayes: 11 - Representatives Thiesfeldt, Kitchens, Jagler, Rodriguez, Tusler, Mursau, Quinn, Duchow, Wichgers, Considine and Vruwink.
Noes: 4 - Representatives Pope, Genrich, Hebl and Bowen.
Committee on Education
The committee on Environment and Forestry reports and recommends:
Assembly Bill 226
Relating to: local assistance for remediating contaminated wells and failing wastewater treatment systems and award limits for contaminated well grants.
Ayes: 10 - Representatives Mursau, Krug, Pronschinske, Kitchens, Swearingen, Edming, Wichgers, Tusler, Milroy and Anderson.
Noes: 2 - Representatives Mason and Hebl.