One-Hundred and Fourth Regular Session
12:53 P.M. THURSDAY, October 10, 2019
The Senate met.
The Senate was called to order by President Pro Tempore Marklein.
Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (6), the Chief Clerk made the following entries under the above date.
Chief Clerk's Entries
hist107884Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 412 offered by Senator Darling. hist107883Senate Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 110 offered by Senator Olsen.
Introduction, First Reading, and Reference of Proposals
Read first time and referred:
Relating to: authorizing the creation of multijurisdictional business improvement districts, changes to public annual reports for neighborhood improvement districts, and changes to certain notifications for both types of districts.
By Senators Kooyenga, Wanggaard and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Neylon, Bowen, Crowley, Dittrich, Gruszynski, Ohnstad, Pope, Sinicki, Skowronski, Steffen, Subeck, C. Taylor, VanderMeer and Considine.
hist107753To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Trade.
Relating to: workforce housing tax credits and economic development revolving loan funds.
By Senators Testin, Bernier and Feyen; cosponsored by Representatives Nygren, Tranel, Summerfield, Born, Dittrich, Felzkowski, Kerkman, Kitchens, Kulp, Kurtz, Mursau, Oldenburg, Petryk, Plumer, Quinn, Rohrkaste, Tusler and Zimmerman.
hist107754To the committee on Utilities and Housing.
Relating to: lake management grants and river protection management grants for floating treatment wetlands.
By Senators Testin, Fitzgerald, Cowles and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Loudenbeck, Brandtjen, Dittrich, Felzkowski, Novak, Quinn, Skowronski, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and Born.
hist107755To the committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
Relating to: various University of Wisconsin System reporting requirements, commencement of the UW System's fall semester for graduate health science classes, UW System sexual assault and harassment information and reports, and energy cost reduction plans for certain state agencies.
By Senators Marklein, Bewley and Feyen; cosponsored by Representatives Murphy, Felzkowski, Kerkman, Ramthun and Zimmerman.
hist107756To the committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families.
Relating to: an exception from local levy limits for certain amounts levied for charges assessed by a joint emergency medical services department.
By Senators Nass, Feyen and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Loudenbeck, Mursau, Murphy, Milroy and Dittrich.
hist107757To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
Relating to: exempting health savings accounts and medical savings accounts from execution of judgment.
By Senators Kooyenga, Marklein, Bernier, Kapenga, Petrowski and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Kulp, Tusler, Macco, Steffen, Skowronski, Plumer, Ott, Magnafici, Krug, Gundrum, Felzkowski, Edming, Dittrich, Brandtjen and Allen.
hist107758To the committee on Insurance, Financial Services, Government Oversight and Courts.
Relating to: allowing reimbursement of certain expenses for patients participating in cancer clinical trials.
By Senators Kooyenga, Darling, Carpenter, Erpenbach, Jacque, L. Taylor, Smith, Olsen and Craig; cosponsored by Representatives Kulp, Duchow, Rodriguez, Dittrich, Sinicki, Skowronski, Tittl, Steffen, Spiros, Ott, Mursau, Knodl, Kerkman, Horlacher, Felzkowski, Ballweg, Anderson, Allen and C. Taylor.
hist107759To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and emergency feeding organizations and making an appropriation.
By Senators Petrowski and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, Subeck, Kulp, Tusler, Edming, Steffen, Dittrich, Mursau and Thiesfeldt.
hist107760To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
Relating to: registration of fantasy contest operators, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
By Senators Feyen and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Vorpagel, Brostoff and Sinicki.
hist107761To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
Relating to: providing complementary and alternative health care practitioners with exemptions from practice protection laws, requirements and prohibitions for individuals who provide complementary and alternative health care services, and providing a penalty.
By Senators Tiffany, Kooyenga and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Felzkowski, Dittrich, Horlacher, Kitchens, Murphy, Mursau, Quinn, Ramthun, Schraa, Skowronski, Tusler and Zimmerman.
hist107762To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: creating a task force on missing and murdered tribal women and girls and making an appropriation.
By Senators Bewley, Smith, Carpenter, Cowles, Larson, Miller, Ringhand, Schachtner and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Stuck, Mursau, B. Meyers, Anderson, Bowen, Brostoff, Cabrera, Considine, Edming, Gruszynski, Hebl, Hesselbein, Kolste, Kulp, Neubauer, Ohnstad, Pope, Sargent, Shankland, Sinicki, Subeck, C. Taylor, Tittl, Tusler, Vining and Vruwink.
hist107763To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
Relating to: the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects.
By Senators Olsen, Cowles, Darling, Miller and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Wittke, Zimmerman, Kitchens, Tranel, Ramthun, Oldenburg, Quinn, Kulp and Gruszynski.
hist107764To the committee on Natural Resources and Energy.
Relating to: application and reporting deadlines for the statewide parental choice program and evidence of accreditation for a private school participating in a parental choice program.
By Senator Olsen; cosponsored by Representative Jagler.
Relating to: requiring that student identification cards include contact information for suicide prevention hotlines.
By Senators Olsen, Bernier, Carpenter, L. Taylor and Schachtner; cosponsored by Representatives Stafsholt, B. Meyers, Ballweg, Cabrera, Doyle, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, James, Knodl, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, Milroy, Mursau, Neubauer, Oldenburg, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Pronschinske, Ramthun, Riemer, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Spiros, C. Taylor, Tittl, Tranel, Vining, Vruwink, Wichgers, Wittke and Zimmerman.
Relating to: recognizing teaching hours for providing certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System.
By Senators Marklein, Petrowski, Testin, Kapenga and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Loudenbeck, Novak, Ballweg, Dittrich, Kitchens, Kulp, Mursau, Ramthun, Tauchen, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer and Wittke.
hist107767To the committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families.
Relating to: grants to support peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in high schools, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senators Darling, Carpenter, Olsen, Nass, Schachtner, L. Taylor, Ringhand and Bernier; cosponsored by Representatives Duchow, Doyle, Stafsholt, Bowen, Schraa, Felzkowski, Jagler, James, Edming, Petersen, Oldenburg, Ramthun, Tranel, Tittl, Mursau, Milroy, Kurtz, Rohrkaste, VanderMeer, Sanfelippo, Shankland, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, Zimmerman, Kulp, Petryk, Spiros, Cabrera, Anderson, Kitchens, Riemer, Vining, Rodriguez, Ballweg, C. Taylor, Neubauer and Dittrich.
Relating to: permitting certain individuals to make requests for medication for the purpose of ending their lives and providing a penalty.
By Senators Risser, Carpenter, Miller, Larson, Smith and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Pope, Hesselbein, Spreitzer, Milroy, Anderson, Sargent, Billings, C. Taylor, Subeck, Ohnstad and Vruwink.
hist107769To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Relating to: certificates to practice respiratory care.
By Senators Testin, Kooyenga and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Rodriguez, Subeck, Brandtjen, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Kulp, Magnafici, Oldenburg, Vruwink and Wittke.
hist107770To the committee on Health and Human Services.
Petitions and Communications
hist107783Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Representative Gruszynski added as a cosponsor of Senate Bill 5. hist107788Pursuant to Senate Rule 17 (5), Senator Schachtner added as a coauthor of Senate Bill 245.