Senate Calendar for November 2, 2011

Published on: 11/2/2011

Special Session

First Order.                  Call of Roll.

Second Order.              Chief clerk's entries.

Third Order.                 Introduction, first reading and reference of proposals.

Fourth Order.               Report of committees.

Fifth Order.                  Petitions and communications.

Sixth Order.                 Referrals and receipt of committee reports concerning proposed administrative rules.

Seventh Order.             Advice and consent of the Senate

Eighth Order.               Messages from the Assembly.

Ninth Order.                 Special Orders.

Tenth Order.                 Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading.

Eleventh Order.            Second reading and amendments of senate joint resolutions and senate bills.

QUESTION:            Shall the bill be ordered to a third reading?

September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 14. Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.  By Committee on Senate Organization, by request of Governor Scott Walker, Senator Zipperer, and Representative Farrow. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 3, Noes 2)

      Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending

September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 22. Relating to: the duty of care owed to trespassers.  By Committee on Senate Organization, by request of Governor Scott Walker, Senator Galloway, and Representative Kuglitsch. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

      Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending

Twelfth Order.              Second reading and amendments of assembly joint resolutions and assembly bills.

Thirteenth Order.          Third reading of joint resolutions and bills.

Fourteenth Order.         Motions may be offered.

Fifteenth Order.            Announcements, adjournment honors, and remarks under special privilege.

Sixteenth Order.           Adjournment.

 

Regular Session

First Order.                  Call of Roll.

Second Order.              Chief clerk's entries.

Third Order.                 Introduction, first reading and reference of proposals.

Fourth Order.               Report of committees.

Fifth Order.                  Petitions and communications.

Sixth Order.                 Referrals and receipt of committee reports concerning proposed administrative rules.

Seventh Order.             Advice and consent of the Senate

QUESTION:            Shall the appointment be confirmed?

Beers, Stephen, of Fontana, as a member of the Real Estate Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Insurance and Housing, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Hetzer, Marie, of Sun Prairie, as a member of the Real Estate Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Insurance and Housing, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Maas, Mary, of Tomah, as a member of the State Fair Park Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2016. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Workforce Development, Small Business, and Tourism, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Mulleady, Michael, of Minocqua, as a member of the Real Estate Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Insurance and Housing, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Newson, Reginald, of Milwaukee, as Secretary of the Department of Workforce Development, to serve for the term ending at the pleasure of the Governor. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Workforce Development, Small Business, and Tourism, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Oemichen, William, of Madison, as a member of the College Savings Program Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Higher Education, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Pierce, Dennis, of Kenosha, as a member of the Real Estate Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Insurance and Housing, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Savaglio, Randal, of Racine, as a member of the Real Estate Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Insurance and Housing, Ayes 6, Noes 0)

Eighth Order.               Messages from the Assembly.

QUESTION:            Shall the Assembly amendment be concurred in?

Senate Bill 109. Relating to: soft tissue injury to a law enforcement officer when resisting or obstructing arrest.  By Senators Leibham and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Endsley, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Kaufert, Kerkman, Spanbauer, Steineke, Zepnick, and LeMahieu.

      Assembly Amendment 1 pending

Ninth Order.                 Special Orders.

Tenth Order.                 Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading.

QUESTION:            Shall the joint resolution be adopted?

Senate Joint Resolution 47. Relating to: proclaiming October 2011 as Farm to School Month.  By Senators Lassa, Shilling, Vinehout, C. Larson, Olsen, Miller, Risser, Wirch, Schultz, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Kestell, Vruwink, Molepske Jr, Bewley, Jorgensen, Pasch, Roys, Radcliffe, Danou, Spanbauer, Sinicki, Berceau, C. Taylor, Hebl, Ballweg, and A. Ott.

QUESTION:            Shall the joint resolution be concurred in?

Assembly Joint Resolution 59. Relating to: proclaiming Diabetes Awareness Month.  By Representatives Toles, Kerkman, Roys, Hebl, Young, Pasch, Williams, Thiesfeldt, E. Coggs, Pope-Roberts, Jorgensen, Mason, A. Ott, Marklein, Mursau, Turner, Hintz, Spanbauer, Berceau, Grigsby, Ringhand, Bewley, C. Taylor, Endsley, and Kaufert; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Olsen, Risser, Taylor, S. Coggs, Vinehout, and Schultz.

Assembly Joint Resolution 67. Relating to: National Adoption Month.  By Representatives Kerkman, Bernier, Stone, Bies, Brooks, E. Coggs, Craig, Endsley, Grigsby, Jacque, Jorgensen, LeMahieu, Marklein, Mason, Molepske Jr, A. Ott, Petryk, Pocan, Pridemore, Ripp, Spanbauer, Steinbrink, Strachota, Stroebel, Thiesfeldt, Tranel, Vos, Zepnick, and Ziegelbauer; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Carpenter, Grothman, Holperin, Olsen, Risser, Taylor, Vinehout, and Wanggaard.

Eleventh Order.            Second reading and amendments of senate joint resolutions and senate bills.

QUESTION:            Shall the bill be ordered to a third reading?

Senate Bill 125. Relating to: liability of cities, villages, towns, and counties for damages caused by an insufficiency or want of repair of a highway. (FE)  By Senators Grothman, Galloway, Lasee, and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Jacque, Brooks, Bernier, Kaufert, Knudson, LeMahieu, Litjens, Spanbauer, Strachota, Vos, and Weininger. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 3, Noes 2)

Senate Bill 196. Relating to: excluding from the calculation of expenditure restraint payments expenditures made pursuant to a purchasing agreement with a school district. (FE)  By Senators Olsen, Schultz, and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Petrowski, Molepske Jr, Spanbauer, Petryk, Wynn, Staskunas, Ripp, Rivard, Thiesfeldt, LeMahieu, Strachota, Mursau, Brooks, and Ballweg. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

      Senate Amendment 2 pending

Senate Bill 202. Relating to: elimination of compensatory and punitive damages for acts of employment discrimination or unfair honesty or genetic testing. (FE)  By Senators Grothman, Galloway, Darling, Lasee, Kedzie, Zipperer, and Moulton; cosponsored by Representatives Litjens, LeMahieu, Pridemore, Thiesfeldt, Honadel, Brooks, Knodl, Kleefisch, T. Larson, Kooyenga, Rivard, Kapenga, Steineke, Severson, Petersen, Stroebel, Vos, Knilans, Craig, A. Ott, Kaufert, Tauchen, Bies, Kuglitsch, Endsley, and Strachota. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 3, Noes 2)

Senate Bill 215. Relating to: trailer or semitrailer registration. (FE)  By Senators Galloway and Holperin; cosponsored by Representatives Tiffany, Williams, Nygren, and Van Roy. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 14, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 14, Noes 0)

      Senate Amendment 1 pending

Senate Bill 217. Relating to: suspension of operating privilege or registration for unsatisfied judgment for damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident.  By Senators Lasee, S. Coggs, Holperin, Taylor, and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Petrowski, Fields, Bernier, Bewley, Brooks, Endsley, Grigsby, Honadel, A. Ott, Spanbauer, C. Taylor, Turner, and Vruwink. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Senate Bill 219. Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, providing a penalty, and making appropriations. (FE)  By Senator Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representative Ballweg.  (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Public Safety, and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Senate Bill 235. Relating to: age restrictions and safety certificate requirements regarding the operation of an all-terrain vehicle.  By Senators Leibham, Holperin, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Rivard, Severson, Brooks, Endsley, Kestell, Molepske Jr, A. Ott, Spanbauer, Tranel, and Ripp. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Public Safety, and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Senate Bill 237. Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development. (FE)  By Senators Lazich, Galloway, Grothman, and Leibham; cosponsored by Representatives Thiesfeldt, Bernier, Bies, Brooks, Craig, Jacque, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kooyenga, T. Larson, Litjens, Meyer, Nass, Nygren, A. Ott, Pridemore, Ripp, Spanbauer, Strachota, Stroebel, Wynn, Ziegelbauer, and LeMahieu. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 7, Ayes 6, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 4, Noes 3)

      Senate Amendment 7 pending

Senate Bill 253. Relating to: the liability of certain persons for environmental contamination on property on which a cleanup has been conducted. (FE)  By Senator Galloway; cosponsored by Representatives Petrowski, Mursau, and Seidel. (Report passage recommended by committee on Natural Resources and Environment, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Senate Bill 259. Relating to: creating the office of county comptroller for Milwaukee County. (FE)  By Senators Darling and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Honadel, Stone, Kapenga, and Craig. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 3, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation and Elections, Ayes 4, Noes 1)

      Senate Amendments 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 pending

Senate Bill 267. Relating to: the method of reporting election returns by municipalities.  By Senators Leibham and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Endsley and Tauchen. (Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation and Elections, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Twelfth Order.              Second reading and amendments of assembly joint resolutions and assembly bills.

QUESTION:            Shall the bill be ordered to a third reading?

Assembly Bill 80. Relating to: operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver's license or after suspension or revocation of an operating privilege and providing penalties. (FE)  By Representatives Krusick, Stone, Turner, Bies, Brooks, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Krug, LeMahieu, Mursau, Nygren, J. Ott, Ripp, Rivard, Spanbauer, and Staskunas; cosponsored by Senators Carpenter, Lazich, Darling, Hansen, Olsen, Schultz, and Zipperer, by request of The family of Nicholas Dams, the family of Kristy Wanek, Rob Dams, father of Nicholas and retired Police Chief, Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Milwaukee County Law Enforcement Executive Association, Milwaukee Police Association, Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs' Association, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, and Greendale Professional Police Association. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation and Elections, Ayes 4, Noes 1)

Assembly Bill 102. Relating to:  crimes against children committed by certain persons and providing a penalty.  By Representatives LeMahieu, Endsley, Kestell, Kerkman, Nygren, Steineke, Jacque, Kleefisch, Mursau, Ripp, Bies, Honadel, Brooks, A. Ott, and Spanbauer; cosponsored by Senators Leibham and Olsen. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

      Senate Amendment 1 pending

Assembly Bill 103. Relating to: receiving a stolen firearm and providing a penalty. (FE)  By Representatives LeMahieu, Bies, Petersen, Mursau, Strachota, Pridemore, Bernier, Ripp, A. Ott, Brooks, and Spanbauer; cosponsored by Senators Leibham and Olsen. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Assembly Bill 212. Relating to: throwing or expelling a bodily substance at a public safety worker and providing a penalty. (FE)  By Representatives Honadel, Zepnick, Bies, Brooks, Turner, Kerkman, Spanbauer, Petersen, Marklein, A. Ott, Ripp, Sinicki, Ballweg, Endsley, Steinbrink, Strachota, Mursau, and Stroebel; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Kedzie, Lassa, Wanggaard, and Schultz. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Labor, Public Safety, and Urban Affairs, Ayes 4, Noes 1)

Assembly Bill 245. Relating to: procurement of prescription drugs by a faculty member at an institution of higher education for the purpose of lawful research, teaching, or testing.  By Representatives J. Ott, Stone, Strachota, Spanbauer, Brooks, Pridemore, A. Ott, and Kooyenga; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Kedzie, and Grothman.

Assembly Bill 265. Relating to: the definition of bicycle; manual turn signals for bicyclists; lighting of bicycles, motor bicycles, and electric personal assistive mobility devices; overtaking and passing vehicles; the operation of bicycles equipped with metal-studded tires; and moped parking.  By Representatives Ripp, A. Ott, C. Taylor, Sinicki, Pocan, Ballweg, Bernier, Jorgensen, Spanbauer, Petrowski, Strachota, Vruwink, Roys, Zepnick, Tranel, Mursau, Stone, Brooks, and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Grothman, and Taylor. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation and Elections, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Assembly Bill 273. Relating to: the loan program for property taxes imposed as a result of an error in equalized value and making an appropriation. (FE)  By Representatives Kerkman; cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Wanggaard, and Darling. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Public Health, Human Services, and Revenue, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Thirteenth Order.          Third reading of joint resolutions and bills.

Fourteenth Order.         Motions may be offered.

Fifteenth Order.            Announcements, adjournment honors, and remarks under special privilege.

Sixteenth Order.           Adjournment.