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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 Calendar for Thursday, January 21, 2010


H
ere is the calendar for the state Senate floor session scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 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?

Adamski, Paul, of Stevens Point, as a member of the College Savings Program Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Basting, Thomas, of Madison, as a member of the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 6, Noes 1)

Cates, Richard, of Spring Green, as a member of the Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Chwala, Thomas, of Lake Mills, as a member of the Snowmobile Recreational Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Dummer, Michael, of Holmen, as a member of the Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Franklin, LaMarr, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Medical Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Joseph, Maria, of Madison, as a member of the Board of Nursing, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Keintz, Richard, of Madison, as a member of the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2016. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Klimowicz, Jason, of Madison, as a member of the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Lowe, Gretchen, of Madison, as a member of the Board of Nursing, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Rice, William, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Veterinary Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Spencer, Robert R., of La Crosse, as a member of the Veterinary Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Steimel, Richard, of Dane, as a member of the Snowmobile Recreational Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Vasquez, Jose, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2016. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

W
alker-Crawford, Jason, of Stoughton, as a member of the Pharmacy Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Wasserman, Sheldon
, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Medical Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 6, Noes 1)

Westendorf, Melissa, of South Milwaukee, as a member of the Psychology Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, 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 55. Relating to: declaring 2010 as the Year of John Muir. 

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 116. Relating to: the method by which the Department of Revenue makes certain calculations regarding tax incremental financing district number 4 in the village of Elmwood. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending

Senate Bill 267. Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending

Senate Bill 409. Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses; increasing annual limits on angel investment tax credits; awarding grants to the WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.; business plan competitions and an emerging technology center in the University of Wisconsin System; rural outsourcing grants; requiring the Department of Commerce to award grants to a high-technology business development corporation and grants for converting manufacturing facilities; increasing funding for certain economic development programs; a pilot program providing microloans for the creation of new businesses; increasing funding for certain technical college training program grants; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 13, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 13, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending

Senate Bill 413. Relating to: receivership for abatement of residential nuisances. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, 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 2. Relating to: state procurement of contractual services. (Report introduction of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, concurrence recommended by committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Amendment 1 pending

Assembly Bill 83. Relating to: issuing annual fishing licenses to certain resident disabled veterans. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Assembly Bill 229. Relating to: the sale of home-canned food. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending

Assembly Bill 325. Relating to: notice of proposed vacation of certain highways. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0)

Assembly Bill 364. Relating to: Council on Offender Reentry. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0)

Assembly Bill 418. Relating to: a county fair coordinator. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, 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.

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