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 March 18, 2014

     One-Hundred and First Regular Session

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

11:00 A.M.

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?

McGowan, Terrance, of Oxford, as a Governor's Appointee 7 on the Wisconsin Technical College System Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2019.  

Stein, David, of Madison, as a Investment Experience 4 on the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2017.  

Eighth Order.                      Messages from the Assembly.

QUESTION:          Shall the amendment be concurred in?

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

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 75.  Relating to: the life and the military and public service of Gerald L. Trumm. 

Senate Joint Resolution 77.  Relating to: recognizing Dr. Norman Borlaug for his role in advancing agriculture by developing new wheat varieties and helping to improve the food security of developing nations worldwide. 

Senate Joint Resolution 78.  Relating to: commending and congratulating Chancellor Richard H. Wells for his contributions to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the state of Wisconsin. 

Senate Joint Resolution 79.  Relating to: proclaiming May 10, 2014, as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Day. 

Senate Joint Resolution 80.  Relating to: the life and public service of Bruce Dahmen. 

Senate Joint Resolution 82.  Relating to: proclaiming April 2014 as Forestry and Paper Products Month. 

Senate Joint Resolution 87.  Relating to: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month. 

QUESTION:          Shall the joint resolution be concurred in?

Assembly Joint Resolution 84.  Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater football team for winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Football National Championship title. 

Assembly Joint Resolution 89.  Relating to: honoring the career and public service of Joe Pavelski. 

Assembly Joint Resolution 90.  Relating to: the military service of Legislative Council staff attorney and United States Army Captain Chadwick Brown.

Assembly Joint Resolution 92.  Relating to: commemorating the Great Lakes shipping industry and those whose lives were lost in shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. 

Assembly Joint Resolution 97.  Relating to: the life of Gordon Lyle Hinkley. 

Assembly Joint Resolution 98.  Relating to: proclaiming March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. 

Assembly Joint Resolution 99.  Relating to: the life and community service of Joyce A. Bytof of Appleton, 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 160.  Relating to: training standards for law enforcement officers regarding domestic abuse incidents and complaints, and law enforcement reports following a domestic abuse incident.

Senate Bill 385.  Relating to: the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's officers, committees, and reporting obligations. By

Senate Bill 451.  Relating to: extended out-of-home care to 21 years of age for children with individualized education programs, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Senate Bill 478.  Relating to: school district expenditures for community programs and services and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 598.  Relating to: utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness.

Senate Bill 617.  Relating to: ordinances, variances, and rules relating to the constructing or altering of, or adding to, public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, the creation of a building code council, and inspections of public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, and granting rule-making authority.

Senate Bill 648.  Relating to: allowing county and municipal prisoners to be imprisoned in a bordering county within or outside of the state.

Senate Bill 668.  Relating to: notifications to law enforcement officers and dissemination to the public when registered out-of-state sex offenders enter a community.

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 33.  Relating to: extending the time period for counties to seek reimbursement from prisoners for expenses associated with confinement in jail.

Assembly Bill 124.  Relating to: inattentive driving and providing a penalty.

Assembly Bill 176.  Relating to: temporary restraining orders and injunctions for domestic abuse, child abuse, individuals at risk, and harassment, confidential name change petitions, and ex parte orders with a judge substitution.

Assembly Bill 180.  Relating to: penalties and testing for operating-while-intoxicated offenses and providing a penalty.

Assembly Bill 208.  Relating to: special registration plates expressing support for the family members of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty and making an appropriation.

Assembly Bill 244.  Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates displaying the words In God We Trust and making an appropriation.

Assembly Bill 270.  Relating to: additional providers in the volunteer health care provider program and proof of financial responsibility and malpractice insurance requirements for certain advanced practice nurses serving as volunteer health care providers.

Assembly Bill 274.  Relating to: aiding a felon and providing penalties.

Assembly Bill 407.  Relating to: snowmobile registration, trail use sticker requirements, and funding for supplemental snowmobile trail aids.

Assembly Bill 441.  Relating to: information on a person who is required to register as a sex offender and notification of law enforcement when certain sex offenders change residential addresses.

Assembly Bill 464.  Relating to: providing notice of firearm prohibition when serving notice for certain injunction hearings and process for surrendering firearms following the granting of certain injunctions.

Assembly Bill 485.  Relating to: the sale of eggs.

Assembly Bill 506.  Relating to: professional land surveyors; the practice of professional land surveying; surveying land abutting navigable waters; various changes regarding platting, surveying, and certified survey maps; and granting rule-making authority.

Assembly Bill 581.  Relating to: advertising related to adoption or other permanent physical placements of a child, delegation of parental power regarding the care and custody of a child for more than one year, unauthorized interstate placements of children, requesting a study of adoption disruption and dissolution, and providing penalties.

Assembly Bill 620.  Relating to: human trafficking, human trafficking victims, property forfeitures, rights of victims, admitting evidence of past actions, definitions of certain offenses, and providing penalties. (

Assembly Bill 641.  Relating to: stalking and sexual offenses under the code of military justice.

Assembly Bill 668.  Relating to: providing grants to counties that offer substance abuse treatment and diversion from incarceration and making an appropriation.

Assembly Bill 669.  Relating to: rule-making procedures and practice standards for certified public accountants.

Assembly Bill 674.  Relating to: placement of a child in a shelter care facility under a voluntary agreement.

Assembly Bill 676.  Relating to: prohibiting the disclosure of a determination that a person has abused or neglected a child for purposes of a caregiver background check when that abuse or neglect has not been substantiated.

Assembly Bill 702.  Relating to: development of a system of short-term sanctions for individuals who violate conditions of extended supervision, parole, probation, or a deferred prosecution agreement and granting rule-making authority.

Assembly Bill 707.  Relating to:  extending the time certain injunctions remain in effect.

Assembly Bill 714.  Relating to:  yielding to an overtaking vehicle.

Assembly Bill 715.  Relating to: the cancellation of a motor vehicle title or registration for fraud on the Department of Transportation.

Assembly Bill 716.  Relating to: expiration of motor vehicle operators' licenses issued after cancellation.

Assembly Bill 723.  Relating to: authorizing the village of Biron to allocate positive tax increments from Tax Incremental District Number 2 in the village to Tax Incremental District Number 3 in the village.

Assembly Bill 727.  Relating to: a firearm prohibition for an individual subject to an individuals-at-risk injunction and disclosure of and access to information regarding individuals who are prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Assembly Bill 734.  Relating to: powers and duties of the board of veterans affairs; reimbursement of veterans' tuition at tribal colleges; documentation for eligibility to veterans homes; operation of veterans homes; eligibility and procedural requirements for veterans home loans, veterans personal loans, county veterans service grants, and American Indian veterans grants; and funeral honors, burial, and disinterment of veterans.

Assembly Bill 743.  Relating to: the operation of all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles on highway bridges.

Assembly Bill 744.  Relating to: licenses for new dairy plants, food warehouses, food processing plants, retail food establishments, and meat establishments.

Assembly Bill 745.  Relating to: milk procurement fees. By Representative Nerison; cosponsored by Senator Cowles.

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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