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Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
THURSDAY, April 13, 2017
The Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist67136Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 138 offered by Senator Darling.
Bills Presented to the Governor
The Chief Clerk records:
hist67193Senate Bill 3
hist67194Senate Bill 10
Presented to the Governor on 4-13-2017.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read and referred:
hist66944Senate Joint Resolution 35
Relating to: proclaiming Workers' Memorial Day.
By Senators Wirch, Shilling, Miller, Ringhand, L. Taylor, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, Johnson, C. Larson, Risser and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki, Kulp, Ohnstad, Bowen, Barca, Hesselbein, Spreitzer, Shankland, Billings, Considine, Fields, Goyke, Hebl, Mason, Milroy, Riemer, Sargent, Subeck, C. Taylor, Wachs and Zamarripa.
hist67171To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist66993Senate Joint Resolution 36
Relating to: designating May as Building Safety Month in Wisconsin.
By Senators Erpenbach, Wirch and Ringhand; cosponsored by Representatives Hesselbein, Sinicki, Considine, Spreitzer, Crowley, Pope, Kolste, Macco, Subeck, Wachs, Berceau and Ohnstad.
hist67180To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist66371Senate Bill 163
Relating to: a sales tax holiday in August.
By Senators Feyen, L. Taylor and LeMahieu; cosponsored by Representatives VanderMeer, Krug, Horlacher, Petryk, Skowronski, Summerfield and Swearingen.
hist67155To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
hist66809Senate Bill 164
Relating to: grants for creation of rural wellness facilities and programs and making an appropriation.
By Senators Petrowski, Harsdorf, Bewley, Carpenter, Cowles, Erpenbach, Hansen, Olsen, Ringhand, Shilling and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Edming, E. Brooks, Quinn, Tranel, Ballweg, Kitchens, Krug, Kulp, Mursau, Nerison, Novak, Petryk, Ripp, Snyder, Spiros, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, Tusler, VanderMeer, Zimmerman, Billings, Genrich, Jagler and Meyers.
hist67156To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
hist66810Senate Bill 165
Relating to: grants for education and training of allied health professionals and making an appropriation.
By Senators Marklein, Testin, Cowles, Bewley, Carpenter, Hansen, Harsdorf, Olsen, Ringhand, Shilling, Vukmir and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives E. Brooks, Quinn, Tranel, Jagler, Tittl, Edming, Novak, Ripp, Bernier, Rodriguez, Mursau, Kitchens, Snyder, Genrich, Kulp, Meyers, Petryk, Spiros, Summerfield, Tusler, VanderMeer, Zimmerman, Nerison, Swearingen, Krug, Tauchen and Billings.
hist67157To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
hist66811Senate Bill 166
Relating to: requiring candidates for president or vice president to file tax returns with the elections commission.
By Senators Hansen, C. Larson, Johnson, Risser, Shilling and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Crowley, Anderson, Berceau, Fields, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Hesselbein, Hintz, Shankland, Spreitzer and Subeck.
hist67158To the committee on Elections and Utilities.
hist66812Senate Bill 167
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for commercial radio and television station property.
By Senators Marklein, L. Taylor, Erpenbach, Testin, Feyen, Nass, Bewley, Hansen, LeMahieu and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives Kleefisch, Novak, E. Brooks, Billings, Doyle, Jacque, Mursau, Quinn, Ripp, Tittl and Tusler.
hist67159To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
hist66813Senate Bill 168
Relating to: local assistance for remediating contaminated wells and failing wastewater treatment systems and award limits for contaminated well grants.
By Senators Cowles, Lasee, Petrowski and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Kitchens, Krug, Quinn, Novak, Ripp, Skowronski, Macco, Mursau, Horlacher, Tranel, Tittl, Vorpagel, VanderMeer, Steffen, Tusler and Bowen.
hist67160To the committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
hist66814Senate Bill 169
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties.
By Senators Craig, Vukmir, Kapenga, Feyen, LeMahieu, Marklein, Nass, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Felzkowski, Bernier, Duchow, Brandtjen, Kerkman, August, Born, R. Brooks, Edming, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Jarchow, Katsma, Kleefisch, Knodl, Krug, Kulp, Macco, Mursau, Quinn, Ripp, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Stafsholt, Swearingen, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Vorpagel, Weatherston, Kremer, Kuglitsch, Murphy, Neylon, Summerfield and Tusler.
hist67161To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist66935Senate Bill 170
Relating to: investment of surplus money by local units of government.
By Senators Testin, Marklein, Stroebel and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Katsma, Ballweg, Bernier, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Duchow, Felzkowski, Gannon, Knodl, Kulp, Macco, Murphy, Novak, Quinn, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Skowronski, Steffen and Tittl.
hist67162To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
hist66936Senate Bill 171
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.
By Senators Wirch, Bewley, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Hansen, C. Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Shilling and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hesselbein, Anderson, Berceau, Billings, Brostoff, Crowley, Hebl, Kolste, Mason, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Shankland, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Subeck, C. Taylor, Wachs, Young and Zepnick.
hist67163To the committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
hist66937Senate Bill 172
Relating to: administration of vaccines by pharmacy students.
By Senators Testin, Cowles, Darling, Feyen, Marklein, Nass, Vinehout, Olsen and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Rohrkaste, Kolste, Sanfelippo, Kremer, Novak, Horlacher, Rodriguez, Kuglitsch, Considine, Skowronski, Knodl, Doyle, Ballweg, Hintz, R. Brooks, Sinicki, Kleefisch, Genrich, Ripp, Subeck, Mursau, Mason, Spiros, Bernier, Tusler and Ott.
hist67164To the committee on Health and Human Services.
hist66938Senate Bill 173
Relating to: remediation of contaminated land; air pollution control requirements for certain manufacturing facilities constructed on formerly contaminated land; reassigning tax deeds on tax delinquent brownfield properties; creating a new method for the creation of environmental remediation tax incremental financing districts; loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for certain brownfield revitalization projects and collection of the debt by special charge; state trust fund loans for brownfield projects; conversion of business improvement districts; and annexations to business improvement districts and neighborhood improvement districts.
By Senators Cowles and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Jacque, Thiesfeldt, Skowronski and Allen.
hist67165To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
hist66939Senate Bill 174
Relating to: incentive programs for counties and tribes that identify fraudulent activity in certain public assistance programs, removing inactive FoodShare accounts, expunging unused FoodShare benefits, limiting the number of FoodShare replacement cards, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making appropriations.
By Senators Cowles, Kapenga, Craig, Marklein and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Jacque, Krug, Brandtjen, R. Brooks, Duchow, Edming, Gannon, Horlacher, Katsma, Knodl, Kremer, Murphy, Petersen, Skowronski, Steffen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl and Tusler.
hist67166To the committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations.
hist66940Senate Bill 175
Relating to: procedures related to a sale of foreclosed property by a sheriff or referee.
By Senators Olsen, Cowles, Harsdorf, Kapenga, LeMahieu, Wanggaard, Wirch and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Considine, Allen, Berceau, Billings, Brandtjen, Crowley, Doyle, Felzkowski, Fields, Gannon, Goyke, Hintz, Horlacher, Kerkman, Kulp, Macco, Meyers, Murphy, Mursau, Ohnstad, Skowronski, Spreitzer, Stuck, Subeck, Swearingen, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and Weatherston.
hist67167To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
hist66941Senate Bill 176
Relating to: prohibiting sales or leases of municipal water or sewer utilities to investor-owned utilities.
By Senators C. Larson, Hansen, Carpenter, Vinehout and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Stuck, Brostoff, Anderson, Barca, Berceau, Bowen, Crowley, Fields, Genrich, Goyke, Kessler, Kolste, Ohnstad, Sargent, Subeck, C. Taylor and Vruwink.
hist67168To the committee on Elections and Utilities.
hist66942Senate Bill 177
Relating to: drainage districts and regulating the removal of material from certain drainage ditches.
By Senators Wanggaard and Craig; cosponsored by Representatives Sanfelippo, Vos, Ballweg, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Novak, Ripp, Skowronski, Weatherston and Wichgers.
hist67169To the committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism.
hist66943Senate Bill 178
Relating to: fences on closed managed forest land.