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The Assembly met in the Assembly Chamber located in the State Capitol.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the Chair.
Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent for a quorum call. Granted.
A quorum was present.
Speaker Vos in the chair.
The prayer was offered by Pastor John Stake of the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Tomah.
Representative Barca 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, 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, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 96.
Absent with leave - Representatives E. Brooks, Brostoff and Kolste - 3.
Vacancies - None.
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Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative E. Brooks. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives Brostoff and Kolste. 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 Representatives Hutton and Rodriguez. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
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Special Guest
Representative Hesselbein introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Alex Haunty, founder of Alex Haunty's Theater and Arts Fund, Inc., a non-profit organzation that promotes access to the arts for people with disabilities. Mr. Haunty addressed the members from the rostrum.
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Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
hist74361Assembly Bill 499
Relating to: the regulation of nonferrous metallic mining, prospecting, exploration, and bulk sampling, repealing administrative rules relating to wetlands, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Hutton, Kulp, Jarchow, Rodriguez, Horlacher, Quinn, Macco, Sanfelippo, Edming, Kremer, Gannon, Tauchen, Duchow, Kleefisch, Skowronski, Wichgers, Knodl, Bernier, Kooyenga, R. Brooks, Zimmerman and Brandtjen; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Fitzgerald, Darling, LeMahieu, Moulton, Feyen, Stroebel, Kapenga, Wanggaard, Craig, Lasee, Nass and Vukmir.
hist74776To committee on Labor.
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Calendar of Thursday, September 14
hist74740Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that Assembly Joint Resolution 73 be withdrawn from today's calendar and taken up at this time. Granted.
Assembly Joint Resolution 73
Relating to: proclaiming September 2017 as Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.
hist74741The question was: Shall Assembly Joint Resolution 73 be adopted?
Motion carried.
hist74753Representative Loudenbeck asked unanimous consent to be added as a coauthor of Assembly Joint Resolution 73. Granted.
hist74742Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that the rules be suspended and that Assembly Joint Resolution 73 be immediately messaged to the Senate. Granted.
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Special Guest
Representative Duchow introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient Annie Bartosz, founder of the childhood cancer non-profit organization Gold in September (G9). Miss Bartosz addressed the members from the rostrum.
Assembly Resolution 14
Relating to: proclaiming October as Italian-American Heritage Month.
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Special Guest
Representative Barca introduced Ross DePaola of the Italian Workmen’s Club in Madison, who joined him at the rostrum.
The question was: Shall Assembly Resolution 14 be adopted?
Motion carried.
Assembly Joint Resolution 64
Relating to: recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month.
hist74744The question was: Shall Assembly Joint Resolution 64 be adopted?
Motion carried.
hist74745Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that the rules be suspended and that Assembly Joint Resolution 64 be immediately messaged to the Senate. Granted.
Assembly Joint Resolution 72
Relating to: commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc., and declaring October 21, 2017, Packers Hall of Fame Day.
hist74746The question was: Shall Assembly Joint Resolution 72 be adopted?
Motion carried.
hist74747Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that the rules be suspended and that Assembly Joint Resolution 72 be immediately messaged to the Senate. Granted.
Assembly Joint Resolution 74
Relating to: proclaiming October 9, 2017, as PANDAS and PANS Awareness Day.
hist74748The question was: Shall Assembly Joint Resolution 74 be adopted?
Motion carried.
hist74749Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that the rules be suspended and that Assembly Joint Resolution 74 be immediately messaged to the Senate. Granted.
Assembly Joint Resolution 75
Relating to: designating the first week in October as Mental Illness Awareness Week in Wisconsin.
hist74751The question was: Shall Assembly Joint Resolution 75 be adopted?
Motion carried.
hist74738Representatives Zepnick and Snyder asked unanimous consent to be added as coauthors of Assembly Joint Resolution 75. Granted.
hist74752Representative Steineke asked unanimous consent that the rules be suspended and that Assembly Joint Resolution 75 be immediately messaged to the Senate. Granted.
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Speaker Vos asked unanimous consent that the Assembly stand recessed. Granted.
The Assembly stood recessed.
11:31 A.M.
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Recess
3:03 P.M.
The Assembly reconvened.
Speaker Pro Tempore August in the chair.
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Communications
September 14, 2017
Patrick E. Fuller
Assembly Chief Clerk
17 West Main Street, Suite 401
Madison, WI 53703
Dear Chief Clerk Fuller:
Please record in the Assembly Journal that I would have voted Aye” in support of Assembly Bill 64, the Wisconsin State Budget, and a brighter future for all Wisconsinites
Sincerely,
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