Conservatively Speaking

State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.

State Senate in Session Tuesday January 29, 2013

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?

Nowak, Ellen, of Mequon, as a member of the Public Service Commission, to serve for the term ending March 1, 2019.   (Report confirmation recommended by Committee on Government Operations, Public Works, and Telecommunications, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Shier, Victor, of Kewaskum, as a member of the Employee Trust Funds Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013.   (Report confirmation recommended by Committee on Judiciary and Labor, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Wall, Edward , of Windsor, as Secretary of the Department of Corrections, to serve for the term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.   (Report confirmation recommended by Committee on Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Eighth Order.                      Messages from the Assembly.

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 3.  Relating to: the life and public service of Orlan Prestegard. By Senators T. Cullen and Shilling. 

Senate Joint Resolution 6.  Relating to: modifying the session schedule for the 2013-14 biennial session period and extending the deadline for the governor's budget message. By Senator S. Fitzgerald. 

Senate Joint Resolution 7.  Relating to: the life and public service of John C. Shabaz. By Senator Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Kuglitsch and Sanfelippo. 

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 2.  Relating to: the publication and effective dates of acts. By Senator Grothman.  (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary and Labor, Ayes 3, Noes 2)

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.

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