One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
12:14 P.M. WEDNESDAY, September 13, 2017
The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
The prayer was offered by Representative Ott.
Representative Swearingen 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, Anderson, August, Ballweg, Barca, Berceau, Bernier, Billings, Born, Bowen, Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Crowley, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Fields, Gannon, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, 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 and Speaker Vos - 96.
Absent with leave - Representatives E. Brooks, Kolste and Zimmerman - 3.
Vacancies - None.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives E. Brooks and Zimmerman. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Kolste. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representatives Macco and Novak. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
hist74713Assembly Amendment 3 to Assembly Bill 331 offered by Representatives Steffen and Goyke. hist74715Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 450 offered by Representative R. Brooks. hist74708Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Bill 461 offered by committee on Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: honoring the 30th anniversary of the ABC apprenticeship program.
By Representatives Murphy and Petryk.
Relating to: fraud in parental choice programs and providing a criminal penalty.
By Representatives Genrich, Horlacher, Hebl, Anderson, Kolste, Pope, Berceau, Sargent, Vruwink, Wachs, C. Taylor, Brostoff, Considine and Subeck; cosponsored by Senators Carpenter, L. Taylor and Hansen.
Relating to: allowing local public officials to receive anything of value that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation or the Department of Tourism is authorized to provide.
By Representatives August, Loudenbeck, Steffen, Kulp, Gannon, Ripp, Felzkowski and Kuglitsch; cosponsored by Senator Nass.
Relating to: providing evidence in defense of a claim for excessive assessment.
By Representatives Novak, Hintz, Edming, Steffen and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Bewley and Olsen.
Relating to: suspending and expelling a pupil for possession of a firearm at school.
By Representatives Kleefisch, Felzkowski, Ballweg, E. Brooks, Edming, Gannon, Horlacher, Jarchow, Katsma, Milroy, Mursau, Ripp, Tusler and Thiesfeldt; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Moulton, LeMahieu, Marklein, Olsen and Stroebel.
Relating to: mitigation requirements applicable to wetland individual permits.
By Representatives Steffen, E. Brooks, Felzkowski, Gannon, Horlacher, Kremer, Kulp and Kuglitsch; cosponsored by Senators LeMahieu, Craig and Tiffany.
hist74705To committee on Environment and Forestry.
Relating to: the fee for filing limited liability company articles of organization with the Department of Financial Institutions.
By Representatives Edming, Tauchen, Bernier, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Horlacher, Kitchens, Kremer, Krug, Kulp, Mursau, Novak, Quinn, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Steffen, Summerfield, Tranel and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Testin, L. Taylor, Darling, Marklein, Olsen and Tiffany.
hist74706To committee on Small Business Development.
The committee on Agriculture reports and recommends: