Relating to: proclaiming May 2019 as Lyme Disease Awareness Month.
By Senators Tiffany, Bewley, Cowles, Darling, Larson, Marklein, Olsen, Ringhand, Risser, Schachtner and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Ott, Anderson, Ballweg, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Hebl, Horlacher, Kulp, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, Murphy, Mursau, L. Myers, Plumer, Pronschinske, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Sinicki, Shankland, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and Vruwink.
hist100086To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.
By Senators Stroebel, Craig, Bernier, Nass, Kapenga and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Dittrich, Tusler, Brooks, Duchow, Gundrum, Horlacher, Hutton, James, Katsma, Krug, Kulp, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Sortwell, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Ballweg, Zimmerman, Edming, Skowronski and Snyder.
hist100074To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
Relating to: regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senators Testin, L. Taylor, Bernier, Bewley, Larson, Marklein, Cowles and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Kurtz, Considine, Krug, Kulp, Quinn, Kolste, L. Myers, Mursau, Novak, Plumer, Spreitzer, Tranel, VanderMeer, Vruwink, Brooks, Duchow, Knodl, B. Meyers, Oldenburg, Pope, Sargent, C. Taylor and Tusler.
hist100075To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
Relating to: revocation of operating privilege for certain offenses related to operating while intoxicated.
By Senator Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representative Spiros.
hist100076To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Relating to: driver school offices in private residences.
By Senators Kooyenga and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Zimmerman, Kulp, Brandtjen, Kuglitsch, Spiros and Knodl.
hist100077To the committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs.
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain adoption expenses and modifying eligibility for the adoption expenses tax deduction.
By Senators Bernier, Carpenter, Jacque, Johnson, LeMahieu, Nass, Olsen, Stroebel and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Rohrkaste, Doyle, Allen, Anderson, Dittrich, Duchow, Horlacher, Knodl, Kulp, Mursau, L. Myers, Neylon, Novak, Ohnstad, Plumer, Pronschinske, Quinn, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vining, Wichgers and Zimmerman.
hist100078To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
Relating to: sales and use tax exemptions for precious metals and cryptocurrency.
By Senators Stroebel and Craig; cosponsored by Representatives Sortwell, Wichgers, Zimmerman, Schraa, Quinn, Brandtjen, Murphy, Skowronski, Gundrum and Brooks.
hist100079To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
Relating to: using an electronic voting machine to cast a vote with an in-person absentee ballot and providing a penalty.
By Senators Craig, L. Taylor, Johnson, Kooyenga, Nass, Carpenter, Wanggaard, Kapenga, Jacque, Larson, Wirch and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Brandtjen, Brooks, Dittrich, Duchow, Horlacher, Hutton, Knodl, Krug, Macco, L. Myers, Pronschinske, Sinicki, Tittl, Wichgers, Edming, Kuglitsch, Skowronski, Quinn, Kulp, Ramthun, Considine, Fields, Riemer and Allen.
hist100080To the committee on Elections, Ethics and Rural Issues.
Relating to: funding for joint programming between the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Oneida Tribe and making an appropriation.
By Senators Cowles, L. Taylor, Bernier and Kooyenga; cosponsored by Representatives Macco, Ballweg, Mursau, Nygren, Skowronski, Steffen and Steineke.
hist100081To the committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families.
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty.
By Senators Testin, Wanggaard, Olsen, Johnson and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, VanderMeer, Ballweg, Kulp, Dittrich, Mursau, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Bowen, Spiros, Shankland, Subeck and Tittl.
hist100082To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
Relating to: revolving loan funds administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority for certain activities of paper mills, a paper science grant, and making an appropriation.
By Senator Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Stuck, Gruszynski, Bowen, Considine, Shankland, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Subeck, C. Taylor and Tusler.
hist100083To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Trade.
Relating to: entering into an agreement among the states to elect the president of the United States by means of a national popular vote.
By Senators Hansen, Wirch, Larson and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Neubauer, Anderson, Brostoff, Crowley, Doyle, Emerson, Hesselbein, Ohnstad, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Stuck and C. Taylor.
hist100084To the committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations.
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
April 30, 2019
The Honorable, the Senate:
The following bill(s), originating in the Senate, have been approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State:
Bill Number Act Number Date Approved
Pursuant to s. 35.095 (1)(b), Wisconsin Statutes, the following 2019 Act(s) have been published:
Act Number Bill Number Publication Date
State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
April 30, 2019
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.
Brooks, Bryan Citizens for Responsible Pet Ownership
Brooks, Bryan eBay, Inc.
Fitzgerald, Jeff Citizens for Responsible Pet Ownership
Foti, Steven Network for Innovation in Senior Care
Maisch, Kim Cigna Corporate Services, LLC
O'Meara, Jack WiSolve Consulting Group
Sias, Brynn AFSCME International Union
Timberlake, Karen Network for Innovation in Senior Care
DANIEL A. CARLTON, JR.
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
The joint committee for review of Administrative Rules reported and recommended:
Relating to the definition of veterinary medical surgery, and affecting small business.