By Senators L. Taylor and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Anderson, Berceau, Fields, Loudenbeck, Pope, Subeck and Thiesfeldt.
hist81360To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: allowing certain prisoners to earn time toward early release from confinement in prison.
By Senators Johnson, Larson, L. Taylor, Wirch and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Goyke, Krug, R. Brooks, Mursau, Bowen, Brostoff, Berceau, Anderson, Riemer, Considine, Kolste, Ohnstad, Kessler, Spreitzer, C. Taylor, Pope, Subeck, Sargent, Zamarripa and Billings.
hist81361To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: a Department of Children and Families pilot project to expand four-year-old kindergarten programs and making an appropriation.
By Senators Wanggaard, Johnson, L. Taylor and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Rodriguez, Mursau, Duchow, Anderson and Young.
Relating to: charitable donations to the family of a law enforcement officer or fire fighter killed in the line of duty.
By Senators Wanggaard, Johnson and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Quinn, Anderson, Born, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, Horlacher, Jacque, Kitchens, Kulp, Mursau, Ripp, Tittl, Tusler and Edming.
hist81363To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, modifying administrative rules related to worker's compensation, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By the committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform.
hist81364To the committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform.
Relating to: pilot program to provide outreach, support, and mental health and substance abuse services for veterans and making an appropriation.
By Senators Petrowski, Cowles, Bewley, Carpenter, Darling, Olsen, Wanggaard and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Felzkowski, Loudenbeck, Anderson, Hesselbein, Horlacher, Jacque, Jagler, Kitchens, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Milroy, Novak, Ott, Quinn, Rohrkaste, Schraa, Tauchen, Tranel, Mursau, VanderMeer and Goyke.
hist81373To the committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
Relating to: administration of the livestock premises registration program and making an appropriation.
By Senators Olsen, Marklein and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Tauchen, VanderMeer, Born and E. Brooks.
hist81374To the committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism.
Relating to: the limit on tax credits that may be certified under the historic rehabilitation tax credit.
By Senators Darling, Feyen, Roth, Shilling, Olsen, Carpenter, Bewley, Hansen and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives Rohrkaste, R. Brooks, Horlacher, Nygren, Born, Kitchens, Felzkowski, Jacque, Rodriguez, Kerkman, Anderson, Goyke, Berceau, VanderMeer, Ballweg, Steffen, Thiesfeldt, Ohnstad, Novak, Genrich, Brostoff, Barca, Ott, Kolste, Subeck, Murphy, Tranel, Bernier, Riemer, E. Brooks, Fields, Krug, Stuck, Shankland, Spreitzer, Doyle, C. Taylor, Billings and Skowronski.
hist81375To the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
Relating to: disclosures of prescription drug costs under health insurance policies and plans.
By Senators Bewley, Risser, L. Taylor and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Kolste, Anderson, Berceau, Milroy, Pope, Sargent, Shankland, Spreitzer, Subeck, C. Taylor, Vruwink, Zamarripa and Zepnick.
hist81376To the committee on Insurance, Housing and Trade.
Relating to: direct primary care program for Medical Assistance recipients and direct primary care agreements.
By Senators Kapenga, Craig, Cowles, Moulton, Stroebel and Tiffany; cosponsored by Representatives Sanfelippo, Bernier, R. Brooks, Duchow, Horlacher, Hutton, Jagler, Katsma, Knodl, Kolste, Kooyenga, Kremer, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Murphy, Quinn, Rohrkaste, Skowronski, Stafsholt, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Vorpagel, Weatherston, Wichgers and Ballweg.
hist81377To the committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations.
Petitions and Communications
hist81368Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Brostoff added as a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 320.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
Relating to the construction, alteration, repair, maintenance, and inspection of the Wisconsin commercial buildings and affecting small business.
Submitted by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
hist81139Report received from Agency, December 18, 2017. hist81301Referred to the committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism, December 21, 2017.
Advice and Consent of the Senate
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
December 21, 2017
The Honorable, the Senate:
I am pleased to nominate and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint SECRETARY DANIEL L. MEYER, of Eagle River, as Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, to serve for the term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
hist81326Read and referred to the committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
Messages from the Assembly Considered
Assembly Bill 356
Relating to: licensure or certificate renewal for certain emergency medical services personnel and ambulance service providers.
By Representatives Kremer, Jarchow, Bernier, R. Brooks, Krug, Kulp, Milroy, Mursau, Petryk, Ripp, Skowronski, Spiros and Tauchen; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Olsen, Marklein, Testin, Kapenga and Nass.
hist81328Read first time and referred to the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.