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Legislative Reference Bureau Corrections
Corrections In:
Prepared by the Legislative Reference Bureau
(January 21, 2020)
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Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
The committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs reported and recommended:
Relating to the registered nurse education stipend assistance program.
hist114388No action taken on January 21, 2020.
hist114389Referred to the joint committee for review of Administrative Rules, January 21, 2020.
Messages from the Assembly
By Patrick E. Fuller, chief clerk.
Mr. President:
I am directed to inform you that the Assembly has
Adopted and asks concurrence in:
hist114318Assembly Joint Resolution 113
hist114319Assembly Joint Resolution 114
hist114320Assembly Joint Resolution 118
hist114321Assembly Joint Resolution 119
Passed and asks concurrence in:
hist114322Assembly Bill 26
hist114323Assembly Bill 169
hist114324Assembly Bill 258
hist114325Assembly Bill 310
hist114326Assembly Bill 327
hist114327Assembly Bill 428
hist114328Assembly Bill 435
hist114329Assembly Bill 437
hist114330Assembly Bill 439
hist114331Assembly Bill 442
hist114332Assembly Bill 457
hist114333Assembly Bill 458
hist114334Assembly Bill 544
hist114335Assembly Bill 581
hist114336Assembly Bill 644
hist114337Assembly Bill 645
hist114338Assembly Bill 646
hist114339Assembly Bill 647
hist114340Assembly Bill 648
hist114341Assembly Bill 650
hist114342Assembly Bill 651
hist114343Assembly Bill 654
hist114344Assembly Bill 692
hist114345Assembly Bill 704
Concurred in:
hist114307Senate Bill 125
hist114317Senate Bill 156
hist114308Senate Bill 158
hist114309Senate Bill 160
hist114310Senate Bill 163
hist114311Senate Bill 230
hist114312Senate Bill 231
hist114313Senate Bill 310
hist114314Senate Bill 335
hist114315Senate Bill 390
hist114316Senate Bill 438
Senate Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 119
President Roth appointed Senators Kooyenga and Miller to escort his Excellency, the Governor, to the Joint Convention.
Senator Fitzgerald, with unanimous consent, asked that the Senate recess and proceed is a body to the Assembly Chamber to meet in Joint Convention to receive the Governor’s State of the State Address, and further, that the Senate stand adjourned pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1, upon the rising of the Joint Convention.
6:30 P.M.
The Senate proceeded in a body to the Assembly Chamber to meet in Joint Convention to receive the State of the State Message.
6:45 P.M.
In Assembly Chamber
In Joint Convention
7:00 P.M.
Senate President Roth in the chair.
The Committee to wait upon the Governor appeared with his Excellency, the Honorable Governor Tony Evers, who delivered his message as follows:
State of the State Address
“Honorable Supreme Court Justices, tribal nation leaders, Constitutional Officers, members of the Wisconsin National Guard and active and retired members of our armed forces, cabinet members, Senate President Roth, Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Minority Leader Shilling, Speaker Vos, and Minority Leader Hintz, legislators, distinguished guests, and, most importantly, people of Wisconsin, welcome, and thank you for being here.
My partner in mischief, Kathy, is up in the gallery tonight along with our daughter, Katie, our son-in-law Collin, our son, Nick, and our daughter-in-law Landa. Thank you for your love and support—I love you all.
I’m Tony Evers, and I’m incredibly proud to be here as the 46th governor of the great state of Wisconsin to deliver my second State of the State Address.
As I reflect on my first year in office, although there were setbacks and occasional political posturing—what I call ‘huffing and puffing’—we also had a lot of success, and I am proud of everything we accomplished in just a year’s time.
One of the best parts of my job is getting out of the Capitol and visiting with people all across our state. And holy mackerel, that’s what we did. Lieutenant Governor Barnes and I both visited all 72 Wisconsin counties this past year. Actually, the bad news is that Lieutenant Governor Barnes and I raced to see who could be the first to visit all 72 counties. He beat me by about five days. But the good news is that we’re just a few weeks into 2020, and I’ve already got a head start on him this year.
This past year we also brought science back to the state of Wisconsin. And we acknowledged that climate change exists, and it’s a threat we need to start taking seriously. Lieutenant Governor Barnes is the chair of the Climate Change Task Force, working with local governments, industry and business leaders, and people from across our state on our environment, stewardship, and sustainability—thanks, Lieutenant Governor Barnes, for your good work.
I was also proud to sign executive orders affirming equity, inclusion, respect, and dignity for state workers in Wisconsin. Last year, I visited every single one of our agencies to thank our employees and hear about the good work they’re doing for our state. We should be proud of the folks who serve Wisconsinites every day, and I look forward to continuing to listen and elevating their voices and work.