One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
12:58 P.M. TUESDAY, January 23, 2018
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 Reverend Keith Perry from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in Waukesha.
Representative Kremer 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, E. Brooks, Brostoff, Considine, Crowley, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jagler, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kessler, Kitchens, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Macco, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Nerison, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Ohnstad, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Pope, Pronschinske, Quinn, Riemer, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stafsholt, Steffen, Steineke, Stuck, Subeck, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Vruwink, Wachs, Weatherston, Wichgers, Young, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Zimmerman and Speaker Vos - 92.
Absent with leave - Representatives R. Brooks, Fields, Sanfelippo and Tranel - 4.
Vacancies - 42nd, 58th and 66th Assembly Districts - 3.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representatives R. Brooks, Sanfelippo, and Tranel. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for today's session for Representative Fields. Granted.
Leaves of Absence
Representative Knodl asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Jacque. Granted.
Representative Spreitzer asked unanimous consent for a leave of absence for part of today's session for Representative Milroy. Granted.
Representatives Katsma and Vorpagel introduced Hometown Hero Award recipient, ultra-runner Roy Pirrung of Plymouth, who addressed the members from the rostrum.
Representative Hebl introduced Hometown Hero Award recipients, educators Pete and Terry Twedell of Sun Prairie. Mrs. Twedell addressed the members from the rostrum.
Representative Milroy asked unanimous consent that his leave of absence be lifted. Granted.
hist83332Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 40 offered by Representatives Neylon, Barca, E. Brooks and Ohnstad. hist83331Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Joint Resolution 93 offered by Representative Duchow. hist83333Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 231 offered by Representative Tusler. hist83371Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 259 offered by Representative Katsma. hist83411Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 785 offered by Representatives Snyder and Doyle. hist83340Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 829 offered by Representative Petryk. hist83768Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 337 offered by Representative Hutton.
Introduction and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: encouraging the use of television white space technology to increase access to the Internet.
By Representatives Felzkowski, Bernier, E. Brooks, Edming, Kulp, Mursau, Nerison, Novak, Petryk, Quinn, Snyder, Spiros, Stafsholt, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tranel, Zimmerman, Fields, Horlacher, Krug, Petersen, Tittl, Tusler and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Testin, Darling, Moulton, Roth, Tiffany, Olsen, LeMahieu, Cowles, Petrowski and L. Taylor.
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants for school districts and completion awards for students and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Loudenbeck, Kolste, R. Brooks, Kulp, Mursau, Nygren, Petryk, Quinn, Schraa, Swearingen, Tranel, Weatherston and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Olsen, L. Taylor, Darling, Erpenbach, Marklein and Nass, by request of Governor Scott Walker.
hist83924To committee on Workforce Development.
Message from the Senate
From: Jeffrey Renk, Senate Chief Clerk.
I am directed to inform you that the Senate has
Adopted and asks concurrence in: