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Senate Journal
One-Hundred and Fourth Regular Session
11:03 A.M.   TUESDAY, April 9, 2019
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by Senate President Roth.
Call of Roll
The roll was called, disclosing the presence of a quorum.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 15, the official attendance for session was:
Senators Bernier, Bewley, Carpenter, Cowles, Craig, Darling, Erpenbach, Feyen, Fitzgerald, Hansen, Jacque, Johnson, Kapenga, Kooyenga, Larson, LeMahieu, Marklein, Miller, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Ringhand, Risser, Roth, Schachtner, Shilling, Smith, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany, Wanggaard and Wirch - 32.
Absent with leave - Senator L. Taylor - 1.
The Senate stood for the prayer which was offered by Missionary Cynthia Eastern of Holy Cathedral Church of God in Christ in Milwaukee.
The Senate remained standing and Senator Wanggaard led the Senate in the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Leaves of Absence
Senator Shilling, with unanimous consent, asked that Senator L. Taylor be granted a leave of absence for today's session.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
Amendments Offered
hist99375Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 156 offered by Senator Kooyenga.
Petitions and Communications
hist99326Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Hansen added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 19.
hist99327Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Hansen added as a coauthor of Senate Joint Resolution 16.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
The joint committee for review of Administrative Rules reported and recommended:
Relating to commercial and member business loans.
hist99321No action taken on April 5, 2019.
Senate Chairperson
Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading
Senate Joint Resolution 16
Relating to: proclaiming April 2019 as Donate Life Month in the state of Wisconsin.
hist99328The question was: Adoption of Senate Joint Resolution 16?
Senate Joint Resolution 18
Relating to: celebrating the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh men's basketball team winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III National Championship.
hist99329The question was: Adoption of Senate Joint Resolution 18?
Senate Joint Resolution 19
Relating to: proclaiming April as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in Wisconsin.
hist99330The question was: Adoption of Senate Joint Resolution 19?
Senate Joint Resolution 20
Relating to: proclaiming April 28, 2019, Workers' Memorial Day in Wisconsin.
hist99331The question was: Adoption of Senate Joint Resolution 20?
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: honoring the public service of Michael Leckrone.
hist99332The question was: Adoption of Senate Joint Resolution 21?
Senate Joint Resolution 22
Relating to: congratulating the University of Wisconsin-Madison women's hockey team for winning the 2019 NCAA Division I National Championship title.
hist99333The question was: Adoption of Senate Joint Resolution 22?