Representative Swearingen in the Chair.
The Assembly dispensed with the call of the roll.
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
Executive Order Number 250
Relating to a Special Session of the Legislature
focused on Economic Development
WHEREAS, since 2011, Wisconsin has become a leader in providing a business climate that encourages research and development, technological innovation, and workforce development; and
WHEREAS, the 21st century workforce demands economic conditions that foster ingenuity, opportunity, and prosperity; and
WHEREAS, Wisconsin's current business climate makes it an excellent location to create an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Scott Walker, Governor of the State of Wisconsin pursuant to Article IV, Section 11, and Article V, Section 4 of the Wisconsin Constitution, do hereby require the convening of a special session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Madison, to commence at 11 a.m. on August 1, 2017, solely to consider and act upon the following legislation:
1. Legislation relating to promotion of economic development and job retention.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Wisconsin to be affixed. Done at the Capitol in the City of Madison this twenty-eighth day of July in the year two thousand seventeen.
By the Governor:
DOUGLAS LA FOLLETTE
Secretary of State
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist73701Assembly Bill 1, August 2017 Special Session
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway bonding authority, and making appropriations.
By Committee on Assembly Organization, Representatives Vos, Steineke, August, Kerkman and Weatherston, by request of Governor Scott Walker.
hist73702To committee on Jobs and the Economy.
Representative Steineke moved that the Assembly stand adjourned until 10:01 A.M. on Thursday, August 3.
The question was: Shall the Assembly stand adjourned?
The Assembly stood adjourned.