One-Hundred and Third Regular Session
1:00 P.M. TUESDAY, June 20, 2017
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senator Fitzgerald.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Bills Presented to the Governor
The Chief Clerk records:
Presented to the Governor on 6-20-2017.
Petitions and Communications
hist72426Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Wanggaard added as a co-author of Senate Bill 280.
State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
June 20, 2017
The Honorable, the Senate:
Pursuant to Wis. Stats. §13.685 (7), we are providing the enclosed information. Please visit the Wisconsin Ethics Commission’s Eye on Lobbying website, https://lobbying.wi.gov, for more detailed information about lobbyists, lobbying principals (organizations), and state agency liaisons.
Bocour, Nicola Americans for Responsible Solutions
Hubbard, Gregory Higher Expectations for Racine County
White, Katie Higher Expectations for Racine County
Wilson, A.J. Higher Expectations for Racine County
Zelenkova, Ramie Higher Expectations for Racine County
Messages from the Assembly Considered
Assembly Joint Resolution 20
Relating to: rules and procedures for convening an Article V convention proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
By Representatives Bernier, Knodl, E. Brooks, Duchow, Edming, Hutton, Jarchow, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Mursau, Neylon, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Spiros and Steffen; cosponsored by Senators Kapenga, Craig and Lasee.
hist72406Read and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.
By Representatives Knodl, Bernier, August, Born, E. Brooks, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Hutton, Jarchow, Katsma, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Kooyenga, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Macco, Mursau, Neylon, Nygren, Petersen, Petryk, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Steffen, Steineke, Summerfield, Swearingen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Vos, Weatherston and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Kapenga, Craig, Darling, Harsdorf, Lasee, Marklein, Nass, Olsen, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany and Vukmir.
hist72407Read and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Joint Resolution 32
Relating to: the life and public service of Paul Sicula.
By Representatives Kessler, Brostoff, Zamarripa, Crowley, Barca, Meyers, Vruwink, Wachs, Bowen, Shankland, C. Taylor, Anderson, Berceau, Sinicki, Ohnstad, Pope, Hebl, Stuck, Young, Goyke, Genrich, Kolste, Riemer, Doyle and Hesselbein.
hist72408Read and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Joint Resolution 48
Relating to: supporting Taiwan's signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between Wisconsin and Taiwan.
By Representatives Kulp, Tranel, Thiesfeldt, Gannon, Kerkman, Steffen, Macco, Ripp, E. Brooks, Krug, Knodl, VanderMeer and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators Marklein and Lasee.
hist72409Read and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Joint Resolution 55
Relating to: commending and congratulating the Medical College of Wisconsin.
By Representatives Snyder, Spiros, Rohrkaste, Tittl, Kulp, Shankland, Edming, Anderson, Steffen, VanderMeer, Berceau, Ripp, Murphy and Hutton; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, L. Taylor, Vukmir, Carpenter, Darling, Bewley, Wanggaard, Olsen and Vinehout.
hist72410Read and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Joint Resolution 62
Relating to: recognizing June 14, 2017, as Flag Day.
By Representatives Steineke, Stuck, R. Brooks and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators Cowles and Roth.
hist72411Read and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: appointing delegates for a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution.
By Representatives Bernier, Knodl, E. Brooks, Duchow, Edming, Horlacher, Hutton, Jarchow, Kremer, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Mursau, Neylon, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Spiros, Steffen, Thiesfeldt and R. Brooks; cosponsored by Senators Kapenga, Craig, Lasee and Stroebel.
hist72412Read first time and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Bill 188
Relating to: educational requirements for taking the accounting examination or receiving a certified public accountant certificate; continuing education requirements for accounting license renewal; data-sharing programs related to accountants; peer reviews for certified public accounting firms; modifying various administrative rules promulgated by the Accounting Examining Board relating to accounting; and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Kooyenga, Ballweg, Berceau, Doyle, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Katsma, Kuglitsch, Loudenbeck, Novak, Tranel, Ripp, Tusler and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Cowles, Olsen and Risser.
hist72413Read first time and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Bill 229
Relating to: investment of surplus money by local units of government.
By Representatives Katsma, Ballweg, Bernier, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Duchow, Felzkowski, Gannon, Knodl, Kulp, Macco, Murphy, Novak, Quinn, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Skowronski, Spiros, Steffen and Tittl; cosponsored by Senators Testin, Marklein, Stroebel and Wanggaard.
hist72415Read first time and referred to the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: procedures related to a sale of foreclosed property by a sheriff or referee.