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03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session
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Agenda
Assembly Bill 144 - Creating a Commission on Financial Aid Consolidation and Modernization
Assembly Bill 192 - Provision of Police or Fire Protections Services By a County Sheriff or Municipality
Assembly Bill 209 - Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Certain Child Sex Offenses
Assembly Bill 232 - Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses
Assembly Bill 311 - Creating a Sporting Recruitment and Retention Council
Assembly Bill 355 - Certain Administrative Rule-Making Procedures Involving the Approval of the Governor
Assembly Bill 376 - Authorizing the Sale or Transfer of Tax Credits in Counties Experiencing High Rates of Unemployment
Assembly Bill 497 - Providing Immunity from Liability to a School Board or the Governing Body of a Charter School
Assembly Bill 522 - The Engagement of Engineering and Similar Services by the Department of Transportation
Assembly Bill 575 - Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to Develop Workforce Training Program
Assembly Bill 582 - Regulation of Rental-Purchase Agreements and Granting Rule-Making Authority
Assembly Bill 612 - Experience Requirements for Real Estate Brokers
Assembly Bill 672 - Allocation of National Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement Proceeds and Making Appropriations
Assembly Joint Resolution 113 - The Life and Public Service of Frank L. Nikolay
Assembly Joint Resolution 134 - Modifying the Session Schedule for the 2011-2012 Biennial Session Period
Assembly Resolution 25 - Establishing Special Orders of Business for Thursday, March 15, 2012
Senate Bill 114 - Legislative Consideration of a Biennial Budget Bill
Senate Bill 153 - Permitting Gov't Employers Not in WI Retirement System to be Covered in Local Gov't Health Ins. Plan
Senate Bill 156 - Regulation of Geothermal Well Drillers
Senate Bill 173 - Disclosure of Electronic Juvenile Court Records
Senate Bill 179 - Requiring a Private School that Provides Child Care for Children Under 3 Years to be Licensed
Senate Bill 219 - Various Changes in the Unemployment Insurance Law
Senate Bill 262 - Permit Exemption for the Placement of a Pier with a Floating Toilet Facility
Senate Bill 271 - Return of absentee ballots & voting in person by electors who have voted absentee in same election
Senate Bill 275 - Membership of Technical College District Boards
Senate Bill 288 - Federal Financial Hardship Assistance Under the Clean Water Fund Program
Senate Bill 297 - Eliminating Ambulatory Surgical Center Assessment
Senate Bill 300 - Length of Time For Which a Variance Applies
Senate Bill 306 - Voluntary and Informed Consent to an Abortion
Senate Bill 326 - Permits & Contracts for Structures, Deposits, & Other Activities In Or Near Navigable Waters
Senate Bill 369 - Income and Franchise Tax credit for Hiring Unemployed Disabled Veterans
Senate Bill 388 - Duties of Ski Area Operators and Participants
Senate Bill 394 - Establishing an Assistant District Attorney Pay Progression Plan
Senate Bill 395 - Homemade Wine and Fermented Malt Beverages
Senate Bill 396 - Financial Assistance for the Livestock Premises Registration Program
Senate Bill 399 - The Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence at a Preliminary Examination
Senate Bill 402 - The Waiver of Requirements Related to the Discharge of Water Pollution for Certain Research Projects
Senate Bill 407 - Zinc Air Button Cell Batteries
Senate Bill 409 - Various Changes to the Worker's Compensation Law
Senate Bill 417 - Concealment of Benefit Claim Information
Senate Bill 422 - The Length of Vehicles That May Be Operated On A Highway
Senate Bill 426 - Intentional Program Violations of Public Assistance Programs
Senate Bill 429 - Portable Electronics Insurance
Senate Bill 440 - Relating to Tax Incremental District Number 3 in the City of Middleton
Senate Bill 441 - DNR to Collect Voluntary Contributions in Addition to Fees Charged for Certain Approvals
Senate Bill 453 - The Authority and Responsibility of the Department of Safety and Professional Services
Senate Bill 459 - Economic Development Activities of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Senate Bill 461 - Governor's Read to Lead Development Fund and Council
Senate Bill 462 - Registration of Motor Vehicles by the Department of Transportation
Senate Bill 463 - Angel Investment and Early Stage Seed Investment Tax Credit Programs
Senate Bill 464 - Prohibiting Fingerprinting in Connection with Professional Credentials
Senate Bill 466 - Landlord-Tenant Provisions & Imposing a Moratorium on Eviction Actions
Senate Bill 472 - Shoreland Zoning Standards and Ordinances
Senate Bill 474 - Matching Financial Records for Medical Assistance Eligibility
Senate Bill 478 - Giving Notice of, and Providing Assistance After, A Motor Vehicle Accident
Senate Bill 487 - Provision of Information Regarding Health Care Benefits
Senate Bill 489 - Separation of the Licensing Requirements for Barbering and Cosmetology
Senate Bill 498 - The Pest Abatement Authority of DATCP
Senate Bill 500 - Appointments to the Council on Highway Safety
Senate Bill 502 - Case Planning for a Child Placed in Out-of-Home Care
Senate Bill 504 - Limiting the Authority of a City, Village, or Town to Enact a Development Moratorium Ordinance
Senate Bill 517 - Licensing of Plants that Process Certain Foods Made with Milk or Milk Products
Senate Bill 522 - Use of Tuberculocidal Disinfectants in a Barbering or Cosmetology Establishment
Senate Bill 524 - Exception to Local Levy Limits for City of Fox Lake
Senate Bill 526 - Technical Changes to the Qualified Production Activities Income and Franchise Tax Credit
Senate Bill 536 - The Offense of Trafficking a Child and Possession of Child Pornography
Senate Bill 537 - The Regulation of Aquaculture
Senate Bill 539 - Information Related to Condominiums that Must be Furnished with Real Estate Condition
Senate Bill 547 - Safety Mirrors on School Buses
Senate Bill 550 - Professional or Occupational Licensure Renewal Requirements for Active Duty Service Members
Senate Bill 557 - Trading of Water Pollution Credits
Senate Joint Resolution 65 - Commending Madison Area Technical College on its 100th Anniversary
Senate Joint Resolution 66 - Commemorating the Achievements and Contributions of Moraine Park Technical College
Senate Joint Resolution 71 - Proclaiming May 2012 as Motorcycle Awareness Month
Senate Joint Resolution 73 - Commending Timothy Michael Dolan on His Elevation to the Cardinalate
People
Ballweg, Joan
Barca, Peter
Bernard Schaber, Penny
Bernier, Kathy
Bewley, Janet
Billings, Jill
Clark, Fred
Coggs, Elizabeth
Danou, Chris
Hebl, Gary
Hintz, Gordon
Honadel, Mark
Hulsey, Brett
Jacque, Andre M.
Jorgensen, Andy
Kaufert, Dean
Kerkman, Samantha
Kessler, Frederick
Kestell, Steve
Knodl, Dan
Kooyenga, Dale
Kramer, Bill
Krusick, Peggy
Larson, Tom
Litjens, Michelle
Loudenbeck, Amy
Mason, Cory
Milroy, Nick
Molepske, Louis, Jr.
Mursau, Jeffrey
Ott, Jim
Pasch, Sandy
Petersen, Kevin
Petryk, Warren
Pocan, Mark
Pope, Sondy
Radcliffe, Mark
Richards, Jon
Ringhand, Janis
Roys, Kelda Helen
Seidel, Donna
Severson, Erik
Sinicki, Christine
Spanbauer, Richard
Staskunas, Tony
Strachota, Pat
Tauchen, Gary
Taylor, Chris
Toles, Barbara
Turner, Robert
Vos, Robin
Vruwink, Amy Sue
Young, Leon
Zamarripa, JoCasta
Zepnick, Josh
Ziegelbauer, Bob
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03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 1 of 8)
Duration: [00:29:05]
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The Assembly began their floor session on March 15, 2012 with the roll call and prayer. The Assembly then recessed for the purpose of a democratic caucus.

03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 2 of 8)
Duration: [00:13:40]
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Continued coverage of the Assembly floor session from March 15, 2012 at the state Capitol. In this portion of the floor session the Assembly took up the following: Senate Joint Resolution 65, relating to commending Madison Area Technical College on its 100th anniversary; Senate Joint Resolution 73, relating to commending Timothy Michael Dolan on his elevation to the cardinalate; and Senate Joint Resolution 66, relating to commemorating the achievements and contributions of Moraine Park Technical College on the occasion of its centennial.

03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 3 of 8)
Duration: [10:44:09]
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Continued coverage of the Assembly floor session from March 15, 2012 at the state Capitol. In this portion of the floor session the Assembly took up the following: Assembly Resolution 25, relating to establishing special orders of business for Thursday, March 15, 2012; Senate Bill 395, relating to homemade wine and fermented malt beverages; Assembly Bill 522, relating to the engagement of engineering and similar services by the Department of Transportation; Assembly Bill 582, relating to regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority; Assembly Joint Resolution 134, relating to modifying the session schedule for the 2011-12 biennial session period for the purpose of extending the last general-business floorperiod; Assembly Bill 582, realting to regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority; Senate Bill 219, relating to various changes in the unemployment insurance law, providing a penalty, and making appropriations; Senate Bill 417, relating to concealment of benefit claim information, availability for work, interest on delinquent payments, and the composition and authority of appeal tribunals under the unemployment insurance law; Senate Bill 396, relating to financial assistance for the livestock premises registration program, a tax credit for livestock identification tags and tag-reading equipment, and making an appropriation; Senate Bill 407, relating to zinc air button cell batteries and providing penalties; Senate Bill 426, relating to intentional program violations of public assistance programs; Senate Bill 440, relating to increasing the allowable number of project plan amendments, and lengthening the time during which tax increments may be allocated and expenditures for project costs may be made, for Tax Incremental District Number 3 in the city of Middleton; Senate Bill 453, relating to the authority and responsibility of the Department of Safety and Professional Services, requirements for obtaining certain licenses or other credentials from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, weighing a product that contains opium or another controlled substance, and granting rule-making authority; Senate Bill 461, relating to the governor's read to lead development fund, the Read to Lead Development Council, grants in support of literacy and early childhood development programs, teacher licensure, screening kindergarten pupils for reading readiness, remedial reading services for certain pupils, evaluating teacher preparatory programs and educator effectiveness, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation; Senate Bill 463, relating to the angel investment and early stage seed investment tax credit programs; Senate Bill 459, relating to economic development activities of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority; Senate Bill 524, relating to exception to local levy limits for the city of Fox Lake; Senate Bill 114, relating to legislative consideration of a biennial budget bill; Senate Bill 153, relating to permitting governmental employers who are not participating employers in the Wisconsin Retirement System to be covered in the local government health insurance plan offered by the group insurance board; Senate Bill 173, relating to the disclosure of electronic juvenile court records to law enforcement agencies and providing a penalty; Senate Bill 463, relating to the angel investment and early stage seed investment tax credit programs; Senate Bill 262, relating to a permit exemption for the placement of a pier containing a floating toilet facility in the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway; Assembly Bill 355, relating to exempting rules promulgated by the Government Accountability Board from certain administrative rule-making procedures involving the approval of the governor; Senate Bill 461, relating to the governor's read to lead development fund, the Read to Lead Development Council, grants in support of literacy and early childhood development programs, teacher licensure, screening kindergarten pupils for reading readiness, remedial reading services for certain pupils, evaluating teacher preparatory programs and educator effectiveness, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation; Senate Bill 271, relating to return of absentee ballots and voting in person by electors who have voted by absentee ballot in the same election; Senate Bill 306, relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion, information on domestic abuse services, giving a woman an abortion-inducing drug, repealing criminal sanctions against women who perform or obtain certain abortion procedures, and providing a penalty; Senate Bill 464, relating to prohibiting fingerprinting in connection with professional credentials issued by the Department of Safety and Professional Services or an examining board or affiliated credentialing board, except as provided in the statutes, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; Senate Bill 402, relating to the waiver of requirements related to the discharge of water pollution for certain research projects; Senate Bill 409, relating to various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation; Senate Bill 422, relating to the length of vehicles that may be operated on a highway and granting rule-making authority; Senate Bill 429, relating to portable electronics insurance and providing a penalty; Senate Bill 474, relating to matching financial records for Medical Assistance eligibility and providing a penalty; and Senate Joint Resolution 71, relating to proclaiming May 2012 as Motorcycle Awareness Month.

03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 4 of 8)
Duration: [08:56:02]
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Continued coverage of the Assembly floor session from March 15-16, 2012 at the state Capitol. In this portion of the floor session the Assembly took up the following: Assembly Joint Resolution 113, relating to the life and public service of Frank L. Nikolay; Senate Bill 489, relating to separation of the licensing requirements for barbering and cosmetology, creation of the barbering examining board, and providing a penalty; Senate Bill 440, relating to increasing the allowable number of project plan amendments, and lengthening the time during which tax increments may be allocated and expenditures for project costs may be made, for Tax Incremental District Number 3 in the city of Middleton; Assembly Bill 144, relating to creating an exception to certain requirements in the creation of or amendment to a tax incremental financing district in the village of Pleasant Prairie; Senate Bill 498, relating to the pest abatement authority of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protectio; Assembly Bill 672, relating to allocation of national mortgage foreclosure settlement proceeds and making appropriations; Senate Bill 498, relating to the pest abatement authority of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection; and Senate Bill 275, relating to membership of technical college district boards.

03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 5 of 8)
Duration: [00:20:12]
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Continued coverage of the Wisconsin State Assembly floor session, held March 15-16, 2012 at the state Capitol.

03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 6 of 8)
Duration: [01:04:10]
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Continued coverage of the Assembly floor session from March 15-16, 2012 at the state Capitol. In this portion of the floor session the Assembly took up the following: Senate Bill 536, relating to prosecution time limits for the offense of trafficking a child, possession of child pornography, termination of parental rights after committing the offense of trafficking a child, criminal procedure, crime victim compensation, and providing a penalty; Senate Bill 326, relating to the issuance of, and exemptions from, certain individual permits, contracts, and general permits for structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; areas of significant scientific value that are areas of special natural resource interest; repair and maintenance of boathouses and fixed houseboats; information required to be published on the Department of Natural Resources Internet Web site; expedited procedures for certain plan approvals; deadlines for action on certain approval applications; and granting rule-making authority; Senate Bill 179, relating to requiring a private school that provides child care for children under three years of age to be licensed to operate a child care center; and Senate Bill 394, related to establishing an assistant district attorney pay progression plan.

03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 7 of 8)
Duration: [01:38:50]
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Continued coverage of the Assembly floor session from March 15-16, 2012 at the state Capitol. In this portion of the floor session the Assembly took up the following: Senate Bill 288, relating to federal financial hardship assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Natural Resources); Senate Bill 297, relating to eliminating ambulatory surgical center assessment; Senate Bill 388, relating to duties of ski area operators and participants in snow sports, liability of ski area operators, and granting rule-making authority; Senate Bill 441, relating to authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to collect voluntary contributions in addition to fees charged for certain approvals, authorizing the voluntary contributions to be paid to the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, and making an appropriation; Assembly Bill 575, relating to directing the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to develop a workforce training program and authorizing a technical college district board to obtain a state trust fund loan to provide workforce training; and Senate Bill 369, relating to an income and franchise tax credit for hiring unemployed disabled veterans.

03.15.12 | Assembly Floor Session (Part 8 of 8)
Duration: [02:05:09]
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Continued coverage of the Assembly floor session from March 15-16, 2012 at the state Capitol. In this portion of the floor session the Assembly took up the following: Senate Bill 550, relating to professional or occupational licensure renewal requirements for active duty service members and their spouses and requirements concerning licensure in this state of spouses of service members temporarily stationed in this state; Senate Bill 547, relating to safety mirrors on school buses; Senate Bill 537, relating to the regulation of aquaculture; Senate Bill 517, relating to licensing of plants that process certain foods made with milk or milk products; Senate Bill 500, relating to appointments to the Council on Highway Safety; Senate Bill 462, relating to registration of motor vehicles by the Department of Transportation; Senate Bill 156, relating to regulation of geothermal well drillers and granting rule-making authority; Senate Bill 275, relating to membership of technical college district boards; Assembly Bill 209, relating to mandatory minimum sentences for certain child sex offenses; Assembly Bill 232, relating to rights of crime victims and witnesses; Assembly Bill 311, relating to creating a sporting recruitment and retention council, programs to encourage recruitment of hunters and trappers, restrictions on expenditures under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson stewardship program, reduced fees for certain first-time hunting and trapping approvals, high school credit under and administration of the hunter and trapper education programs, waiving fishing license requirements for a weekend ice fishing event, and sturgeon spearing license age requirements; Assembly Bill 376, relating to authorizing the sale or transfer of tax credits in counties experiencing high rates of unemployment; Assembly Bill 497, relating to providing immunity from liability to a school board or the governing body of a charter school that provides public access to school grounds for certain recreational activities; Senate Bill 399, relating to the admissibility of hearsay evidence at a preliminary examination; Senate Bill 472, relating to certain shoreland zoning standards and ordinances that regulate the repair and expansion of nonconforming structures; Senate Bill 478, relating to giving notice of, and providing assistance after, a motor vehicle accident and providing a penalty; Senate Bill 487, relating to the provision of information regarding health care benefits provided to certain assistance program recipients; Senate Bill 502, relating to case planning for a child placed in out-of-home care, including concurrent permanency goals, trial reunifications, and planned permanent living arrangements for such a child; Senate Bill 504, relating to limiting the authority of a city, village, or town to enact a development moratorium ordinance; Senate Bill 526, relating to technical changes to the qualified production activities income and franchise tax credit; Senate Bill 539, relating to information related to condominiums that must be furnished with real estate condition reports; Senate Bill 557, relating to trading of water pollution credits, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation; Assembly Bill 612, relating to experience requirements for real estate brokers and granting rule-making authority; Senate Bill 300, relating to the length of time for which a variance applies; Senate Bill 466, relating to miscellaneous landlord-tenant provisions and prohibiting a local government from imposing a moratorium on eviction actions; Senate Bill 522, relating to use of tuberculocidal disinfectants in a barbering or cosmetology establishment; and Assembly Bill 192, relating to provision of police or fire protection services by a county sheriff or municipality.