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.

Senate Calendar for February 18, 2014

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?

Berlinski, Heather, of Oconomowoc, as a Public Member 3 on the Auctioneer Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2016. 

Labrake, Kathleen, of Wausau, as the Accountant 5 on the Accounting Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2018.

Nicholson, Lawrence, of Delafield, as a Certified General Appraiser on the Real Estate Appraisers Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2018.  

Roth Jr., Roger, of Appleton, as a Congressional District 8 on the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2017.  

Wolf, Douglas, of Lancaster, as a Agriculture Rep 3 on the Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. 

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 69.  Relating to: honoring the life of Leo H. LaFernier Sr.

Senate Joint Resolution 70.  Relating to: recognizing Black History Month.

Senate Joint Resolution 71.  Relating to: proclaiming June as Pelvic Organ Prolapse Awareness Month.

Senate Joint Resolution 72.  Relating to: commending and congratulating Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen for his contributions to the University of Wisconsin-Stout and the state of Wisconsin.

QUESTION:          Shall the joint resolution be concurred in?

Assembly Joint Resolution 88.  Relating to: honoring 2014 Olympic athletes from Wisconsin.

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 196.  Relating to: restricting the use of drones and providing a penalty.

Senate Bill 212.  Relating to: instructional programs for nurse aides and granting rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 286.  Relating to: the student information system, a school and school district accountability system, low-performing schools and school districts, and charter school contracts.

Senate Bill 348.  Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for aircraft parts, maintenance, and labor.

Senate Bill 458.  Relating to: standards for admission into a course offered by a school district of a pupil enrolled in a home-based private educational program.

Senate Bill 462.  Relating to: underage persons under the influence of alcohol beverages on school premises and providing a penalty.

Senate Bill 497.  Relating to: agency discretion in imposing penalties for minor violations of rules by small businesses and granting rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 499.  Relating to: creating a property tax exemption for a nonprofit youth baseball association.

Senate Bill 502.  Relating to: authorizing ordinances and resolutions that specify a greater number of parcels into which certified survey maps may divide land.

Senate Bill 504.  Relating to: waiver of a parent's right to counsel in a contested adoption or an involuntary termination of parental rights proceeding for failure to personally appear as ordered by the juvenile court.

Senate Bill 512.  Relating to: deposits on the sale of certain lead acid batteries.

Senate Bill 513.  Relating to:  the information contained in referendum questions to authorize exceeding county levy limits.

Senate Bill 517.  Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants.

Senate Bill 518.  Relating to: a duty of podiatrists, chiropractors, dentists, and optometrists to inform patients of treatment options and granting rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 527.  Relating to: liability and immunity of sport shooting ranges.

Senate Bill 531.  Relating to: eligibility for a broker's or salesperson's license or a time-share salesperson's certificate of registration following a criminal conviction, immunity for employing real estate brokers in certain actions, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Senate Bill 534.  Relating to: the regulation of mortgage loan originators, mortgage brokers, and mortgage bankers. 

Senate Bill 545.  Relating to: licensing structure for electricians and electrical apprentices; reciprocal agreements between this state and other states relating to the regulation of electricians, electrical contractors, electrical inspectors, and electrical apprentices; exemptions from licensing and supervisory requirements for electricians; inspections of electrical work within certain facilities; and granting rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 547.  Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers.

Senate Bill 553.  Relating to: administration of medications at a camp. By Senator Lazich; cosponsored by Representative Kuglitsch.

Senate Bill 560.  Relating to: regulation of hospitals, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 574.  Relating to: energy emergencies and vehicle weight limits.

Senate Bill 579.  Relating to: licensure of physicians; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 581.  Relating to: rule-making procedures and modifying and creating administrative rules related to long-term care insurance.

Senate Bill 582.  Relating to: own risk and solvency assessments, supervisory colleges, consolidated hearings for mergers of insurance companies, proxy voting by mutual policyholders, a presumption and exceptions with respect to the disclosure of insurance-related information, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

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 107.  Relating to: an entertainer's surety bond. (FE) By Representatives Bies, Berceau, Bewley, Czaja, Ohnstad, Spiros and Strachota.

Assembly Bill 258.  Relating to: maintenance and removal of vegetation obstructing the view of outdoor advertising signs along highways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation.

Assembly Bill 288.  Relating to: county payments to public libraries in adjacent counties.

Assembly Bill 368.  Relating to: purchases or transfers of rifles or shotguns in other states.

Assembly Bill 422.  Relating to: raffles that involve the racing of plastic or rubber ducks.

Assembly Bill 445.  Relating to: identification presentation and monitoring for certain prescription drugs.

Assembly Bill 446.  Relating to: training and agreements for administering the drug naloxone, requiring emergency medical technicians to carry naloxone, and immunity for certain individuals who administer naloxone.

Assembly Bill 447.  Relating to:  granting immunity from certain criminal prosecutions for offenses relating to a controlled substance or a controlled substance analog.

Assembly Bill 448.  Relating to: programs for the disposal of drugs, including controlled substances, and certain medical or drug-related items, and the regulation of prescription drugs.

Assembly Bill 512.  Relating to: expanding the requirement of county board approval of a town amendment of its zoning ordinances. (FE) By Representatives Craig, Kramer and Kapenga; cosponsored by Senators Farrow and Lazich.

Assembly Bill 515.  Relating to: rule-making procedures and repealing various rules promulgated by the Department of Workforce Development.

Assembly Bill 516.  Relating to: rule-making procedures and modifying certain rules promulgated by the Department of Workforce Development for the administration of the laws governing traveling sales crews.

Assembly Bill 536.  Relating to: prohibition on tracking the location of a cellular telephone by law enforcement without a warrant.

Assembly Bill 565.  Relating to: repealing the schedule of election occurrences. By Law Revision Committee.  

Assembly Bill 589.  Relating to: issuance by a first class city of a license for a retail food establishment and a permit for a restaurant or bed and breakfast establishment.

Assembly Bill 592.  Relating to: solicitation of a fee by a business or individual for a public record, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Assembly Bill 637.  Relating to: adulterated, misbranded, and insanitary food.

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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