hist64799To the committee on Senate Organization.
Relating to: celebrating March 25, 2017, as the 196th anniversary of Greek independence.
By Senator Vukmir; cosponsored by Representatives Spiros and Zepnick.
hist64801To the committee on Senate Organization.
Relating to: recognizing March 6, 2017, as World Lymphedema Day.
By Senators Harsdorf, Hansen and Lasee.
hist64848To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: continuing education program sponsors for chiropractors, chiropractic technicians, and chiropractic radiological technicians.
By Senators Petrowski, Kapenga, Marklein, Nass and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Anderson, Born, E. Brooks, Considine, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Hutton, Kitchens, Knodl, Kremer, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Nygren, Petersen, Petryk, Ripp, Skowronski, Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler and VanderMeer.
hist64824To the committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations.
Relating to: authorizing county clerks and clerks of court to copy certified birth certificates for certain purposes.
By Senators LeMahieu, Hansen, Harsdorf, Bewley, Kapenga, Lasee, Marklein, Moulton, Nass, Olsen, Testin, Wanggaard and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Pronschinske, Bernier, E. Brooks, Considine, Edming, Genrich, Horlacher, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kolste, Kremer, Krug, Kulp, Macco, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Quinn, Rohrkaste, Sinicki, Spiros, Steffen, Tauchen and VanderMeer.
hist64825To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
Relating to: requiring approval by a municipal governing body before construction of highway roundabouts.
By Senators Craig, Marklein, Kapenga, Lasee, LeMahieu, Nass, Stroebel, Testin, Wanggaard and Vukmir; cosponsored by Representatives Kremer, Brandtjen, Duchow, Edming, Horlacher, Hutton, Jagler, Jarchow, Krug, Quinn, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Summerfield, Thiesfeldt and Tittl.
hist64826To the committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
Relating to: prohibiting the group insurance board from contracting for or providing abortion services.
By Senators Craig, Kapenga, Lasee, Marklein, Nass, Stroebel, Vukmir and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Jacque, Tusler, Brandtjen, Allen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Duchow, Edming, Horlacher, Hutton, Kleefisch, Kremer, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Petersen, Petryk, Quinn, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Steffen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl and Wichgers.
hist64827To the committee on Insurance, Housing and Trade.
Relating to: threat to use a firearm on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a criminal penalty.
By Senators Bewley, Carpenter and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Doyle, Kleefisch, Novak, Anderson, Berceau, Billings, Fields, Kolste, Shankland, Sinicki and Subeck.
hist64828To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: an exemption from work search requirements for certain individuals claiming unemployment insurance benefits.
By Senators Bewley, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, Ringhand, Risser and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hesselbein, Pope, Billings, Berceau, Bowen, Considine, Goyke, Milroy, Ohnstad, Sargent, Spreitzer, Subeck and C. Taylor.
hist64829To the committee on Workforce Development, Military Affairs and Senior Issues.
Relating to: access to investigational drugs, devices, and biological products and limitations on liability related to their use.
By Senators Moulton, Risser, Carpenter, Johnson, L. Taylor, Cowles, Feyen, Lasee, Craig, Kapenga, Darling, Marklein, Miller, Petrowski, LeMahieu, Harsdorf and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Snyder, Kleefisch, Hesselbein, Krug, Skowronski, Steffen, Milroy, Kremer, Brandtjen, Pope, Kooyenga, Edming, Mursau, Tittl, Sargent, Horlacher, Kulp, Mason, E. Brooks, Spiros, Bernier, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Novak, R. Brooks, VanderMeer, Jagler, Knodl, Quinn, Anderson, Ballweg, Tauchen, Berceau, Murphy, Subeck, Gannon, Sinicki, Ripp, Katsma, Allen, Doyle, Zamarripa, Tusler, Hutton and Loudenbeck.
hist64830To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: use of the construction manager-general contractor process for highway project contracting, major highway project reports, and cost-benefit analyses of certain services related to transportation.
By the joint legislative Audit committee.
hist64831To the committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
Relating to: marketing of employment and training opportunities to former University of Wisconsin System students and making an appropriation.
By Senators LeMahieu, Feyen, Cowles, Darling, Marklein, Olsen, Testin and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, Petryk, Allen, Ballweg, E. Brooks, Felzkowski, Katsma, Kulp, Neylon, Ripp, Skowronski, Spiros, Tittl and Tusler.
hist64832To the committee on Universities and Technical Colleges.
Relating to: the minimum wage required to be paid to tipped employees.
By Senators L. Taylor, Risser, Johnson and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Sinicki, Berceau, Goyke, Crowley, Young, Subeck, Milroy and Brostoff.
hist64833To the committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform.
Relating to: expenditures relating to the operation of a rail fixed guideway transportation system in a first class city.
By Senators Nass, Craig, Stroebel and Vukmir; cosponsored by Representatives Kremer, Sanfelippo, Allen, Born, Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Duchow, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jagler, Jarchow, Knodl, Kooyenga, Murphy, Quinn, Tittl, Skowronski, Summerfield, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Weatherston and Wichgers.
hist64834To the committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
Relating to: tax administration changes, the police and fire protection fee, defining restaurant for purposes of alcohol beverage regulation, lottery ticket couriers, background investigations of persons associated with the lottery, and providing a criminal penalty.
By Senator Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Novak, E. Brooks, Ripp, Skowronski and Spiros.
hist64835To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
Relating to: removal and replacement of a vehicle or vehicle part identification number.
By Senators Cowles, Petrowski, Marklein, Wirch and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Steffen, Kulp, Kremer, Weatherston, Mursau, Felzkowski, Stuck, Horlacher, Tusler and E. Brooks.
hist64836To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: student loans, the individual income tax subtract modification for tuition and student fees, creating an authority to be known as the Wisconsin Student Loan Refinancing Authority, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senators Hansen, Ringhand, Erpenbach, Bewley, Carpenter, Johnson, C. Larson, Miller, Risser, Shilling, L. Taylor, Vinehout and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Mason, Kolste, Anderson, Barca, Berceau, Billings, Bowen, Brostoff, Considine, Crowley, Doyle, Fields, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Kessler, Meyers, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Riemer, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stuck, Subeck, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Wachs, Young, Zamarripa and Zepnick.
hist64837To the committee on Universities and Technical Colleges.
Relating to: family planning services and making an appropriation.
By Senators Johnson, Shilling, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Vinehout, Risser, C. Larson, Ringhand, Hansen and Bewley; cosponsored by Representatives C. Taylor, Zamarripa, Kolste, Riemer, Goyke, Anderson, Berceau, Sinicki, Sargent, Wachs, Hintz, Zepnick, Bowen, Considine, Pope, Brostoff, Subeck, Billings, Fields, Spreitzer, Genrich, Mason, Stuck, Vruwink, Crowley, Hesselbein and Ohnstad.
hist64838To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: state liability for damages caused by an insufficiency or want of repair of a state highway.
By Senator Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Zepnick, C. Taylor, Berceau, Sargent, Anderson, Spreitzer and Sinicki.
hist64839To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
Relating to: notification of special meetings of the common council of a city.
By Senators LeMahieu, Bewley and Ringhand; cosponsored by Representatives Tittl, Allen, E. Brooks, Novak, Skowronski, Spiros, Steffen and Tusler.
hist64840To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
Report of Committees
The committee on Judiciary and Public Safety reported and recommended:
DUNKIN, REGINA, of Beloit, as a Public Member on the Public Defender Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2019.
Ayes: 5 - Senators Wanggaard, Testin, Stroebel, Risser and L. Taylor.
Noes: 0 - None.
Senate Bill 35
Relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.
Ayes: 5 - Senators Wanggaard, Testin, Stroebel, Risser and L. Taylor.