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April 1
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Corrections and the Courts executive session
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Corrections and the Courts public hearing
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice executive session
328 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice public hearing
328 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice public hearing
328 Northwest, State Capitol. 11:01 a.m.
· Assembly Committee on Elections and Campaign Reform executive session
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Transportation public hearing
412 East, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Agriculture and Higher Education executive session
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Environment executive session
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing executive session
411 South, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing public hearing
411 South, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs executive session
400 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources executive session
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources public hearing
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
   Other
· DWD Secretary Gassman highlights Governor Doyle’s workforce agenda
CONTACT: John Dipko, Communications Director, 608-266-6753 Will Also Highlight Opportunities for Clean Energy Jobs, Economic Growth at La Crosse Events State Labor Secretary to salute Dairyland Power, strong partner in apprenticeship training; At Western Technical College, will address energy sector partners, then congratulate dislocated workers earning certificates in advanced manufacturing MADISON – Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Roberta Gassman will outline Governor Doyle’s workforce agenda, including opportunities to create clean energy jobs, in a series of events Thursday, April 1, 2010, in La Crosse. At 10:30 a.m., Secretary Gassman will salute Dairyland Power Cooperative, a strong partner for many years in Wisconsin’s model Apprenticeship Program. While at Dairyland Power, she will meet substation workers benefiting from the program. She will also talk about seizing opportunities for economic growth under Governor Doyle’s Clean Energy Jobs Act. At 11:30 a.m., Secretary Gassman will address energy industry leaders meeting at Western Technical College. DWD provided funding through the Regional Industry Skills Education (RISE) initiative to convene an energy sector group to address the workforce and training needs of the region’s energy industry. At 1 p.m., Secretary Gassman will congratulate dislocated workers on receiving certificates after completing a rigorous training program in advanced manufacturing at Western Technical College. A member of Governor Doyle’s Cabinet, Secretary Gassman leads the Department of Workforce Development and oversees more than 1,600 employees charged with strengthening Wisconsin’s workforce. Secretary Gassman’s Events in La Crosse for Thursday, April 1, 2010 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Dairyland Power Cooperative Apprenticeship Event – Service Center3200 East Avenue South 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Western Technical College Energy Sector Meeting - Lunda Center 319 Seventh Street North 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Western Technical College MSSC Graduation - Lunda Center 319 Seventh Street North 10:30 a.m.
· PSC Wind Siting Council
Pecatonica River Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way, Madison. 1:30 p.m.
· ‘On the Issues with Mike Gousha’ with Mark Neumann
Eisenberg Memorial Hall, Sensenbrenner Hall, 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE – Mark Neumann will lay out his vision for Wisconsin’s future during an “On the Issues” with Mike Gousha session at Marquette University Law School Thursday, April 1. Neumann, a Republican, is a candidate for Wisconsin governor. The interview will begin at 12:15 p.m. in Eisenberg Memorial Hall, located on the third floor of Sensenbrenner Hall, 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave. Neumann, originally from East Troy, represented Wisconsin’s first district in Congress from 1995-1999, serving on both the House Budget and House Appropriations Committees. When his congressional term ended, he started Neumann Enterprises Inc. and Neumann Developments Inc., two residential development companies. Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy and an award-winning journalist, continues his “On the Issues” series of provocative and insightful interviews with local and national public officials, journalist and other newsmakers throughout the year. A complete schedule is available online. Earlier this month, Gousha interviewed the other gubernatorial candidates, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Podcasts are available for all “On the Issues” events by visiting the Law School Web site (www.law.marquette.edu) shortly after the event. Members of the public interested in attending the event should register online. Media interested in attending should contact Christopher Stolarski in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-1988. 12:15 p.m.

April 2
   Other
· Veterans' Stakeholder Conference
Veterans’Stakeholder ConferenceFriday, April 2, 20109:00 a.m. to noon 30 West Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53707-7843 9 a.m.

April 5
   State Government
· PSC telephone hearing on Butternut Municipal Water Department application to increase water rates
610 N. Whitney Way, Amnicon Falls Room, Madison. and Village Hall, 301 W. Michigan St., Butternut. (Docket 870-WR-101) Application of Butternut Municipal Water Department, Ashland County, Wisconsin, for Authority to Increase Water Rates 10 a.m
   Other
· First Lady Doyle to meet with students at the Allied FamilyCenter Boys & Girls Club in Fitchburg
Contact: Ashley Huibregtse, Office of the First Lady, 608-575-5608 WHERE: Allied Family Center Boys & Girls Club 4619 Jenewein Road, Fitchburg First Lady Jessica Doyle will meet with students as part of her commitment to literacy on Monday, April 5, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at the Allied Family Center Boys & Girls Club in Madison. While there, Mrs. Doyle will highlight the benefits of participating in the Boys & Girls Club and emphasize the importance of reading each day at the club, home, or at school. She will encourage students to participate in the Read On Wisconsin! Book Club and bring some of her book club selections. Mrs. Doyle’s online book club, Read On Wisconsin!, is for students and educators across the state. Throughout the school year, Mrs. Doyle recommends books for five age groups each month. Students have the opportunity to discuss the books on the web site. To learn more about Read On Wisconsin or to join the club, visit http://readon.wi.gov. 11:30 a.m.
· UW-Milwaukee Panther Advocates 'fireside chat' with Mark Neumann
UWM Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Panther Advocates will host gubernatorial candidates Tom Barrett, Mark Neumann and Scott Walker as they discuss their campaign platforms and plans for Wisconsin. These events are free and open to the public. Three individual “Fireside Chats” will feature a presentation by the scheduled gubernatorial candidate and a question-and-answer session moderated by Political Science Professor and Chair Marcus Ethridge. Bringing the three candidates to the university’s Alumni Fireside Lounge will allow them to discuss matters of higher education and other priorities with UWM students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community in a nonpartisan setting. All three candidates will appear in individual presentations in the Alumni Fireside Lounge, first floor of the UWM Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Co-sponsors include the UWM Student Association, Political Science Department, College Democrats, College Republicans and the Academic Staff Legislative Subcommittee. The university and UWM Panther Advocates plan to host another round of candidate presentations closer to the Nov . 2 gubernatorial election. The Panther Advocates organization consists of UWM alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students, parents and community members who work to promote UWM’s agenda. For special accommodations and additional information, contact Lynn Wilk at 414-229-6917 or lcwilk@uwm.edu . CONTACT: Lynn Wilk, 414-229-6917, lcwilk@uwm.edu 12 p.m.

April 6
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Judiciary and Ethics executive session
· Assembly Committee on Judiciary and Ethics public hearing
· Assembly Committee on Urban and Local Affairs executive session
· Assembly Committee on Urban and Local Affairs public hearing
· Assembly Committee on Ways and Means executive session
· Assembly Committee on Ways and Means public hearing
· Senate Committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations executive session
· Senate Committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations public hearing
· Senate Committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation executive session
   Business Events
· Attorney Tim Reardon addresses Milwaukee Rotary Club
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Tim Reardon, an attorney with Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., will address Rotary with a presentation titled “The Real Cost of Fraud – How to Prevent it and What to do if it Happens to You.” His talk will address steps that can be taken within an organization to prevent and detect fraud. He will also discuss how to proceed after fraud has been detected in an organization. Mr. Reardon is a business lawyer who works with a wide array of companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, service, distribution, real estate and professional associations. 12 p.m.
   Other
· Dept. of Commerce public hearing
Thompson Commerce Center, First Floor Conference Room, 201 W. Washington Ave., Madison. Hearing on smoking ban. 10 a.m.
· First Lady Doyle and students celebrate Poetry Month at the Executive Residence
· First Lady Doyle discusses Wisconsin Covenant
Contact: Ashley Huibregtse, Office of the First Lady, 608-575-5608 Will Also Deliver a Where in Wisconsin is Jessica Doyle? Prize in Port Edwards First Lady Jessica Doyle will meet with eighth grade students at WestfieldAreaMiddle School in Westfield on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 10:15 a.m. to discuss the Wisconsin Covenant. The Wisconsin Covenant is a promise to all high school students that if they work hard and make the grade, the state will assure that they have a place in a Wisconsin institution of higher education, and financial aid based on family need. Mrs. Doyle will also speak with students about the importance of strong study habits to prepare for high school and higher education. Later at 12:00 p.m., Mrs. Doyle will deliver a Where in Wisconsin is Jessica Doyle? weekly winner game prize to a middle school student at JohnEdwardsMiddle School in Port Edwards. Mrs. Doyle will discuss with students the opportunity to learn more about communities in their home state and win weekly prizes by playing this fun and educational online game. Students in fourth through eighth grades can research the three clues found online each week to identify the mystery city. More information about Where in Wisconsin is Jessica Doyle? and game clues can be found at http://jessicadoyle.wi.gov/wheresjessica/. After speaking about the game, Mrs. Doyle will discuss the Wisconsin Covenant with JohnEdwardsMiddle School eighth grade students. Additional information about the Wisconsin Covenant can be found at http://www.wisconsincovenant.wi.gov . First Lady Jessica Doyle’s Events for Wednesday, April 7, 2010 : 10:15 a.m. Westfield Area Middle School N7046 County Road CH Westfield 12:00 p.m. John Edwards Middle School 801 2nd Street Port Edwards 10:15 a.m.
· Gov. Doyle makes Recovery Act energy funding announcement
Kenosha Safety Building, 1000 55th St., Kenosha. Governor Jim Doyle will make a major Recovery Act energy funding announcement affecting dozens of Wisconsin communities tomorrow, Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in Kenosha. The Governor will be joined by Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser. Governor Doyle has called on the Legislature to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act, a landmark legislative package to accelerate the state’s clean energy economy and create at least 16,000 jobs in Wisconsin. The Governor has also announced new efforts to help manufacturers reduce their energy costs, improve their bottom line and create jobs. Contact: Laura Smith, Office of the Governor, 608-261-2162 11 a.m.
· Milwaukee Co. Exec. Walker announces 2010 Executives' Ride
House of Harley-Davidson, 6221 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield. 7th Annual Ride to Promote Milwaukee Region MILWAUKEE – County Executive Scott Walker will announce details of his 2010 Executives’ Ride to promote Milwaukee County and the region tomorrow morning at the House of Harley. The ride will once again be sponsored by AirTran and supported by VISIT Milwaukee. AirTran Senior Vice President of Planning and Marketing Kevin Healy and VISIT Milwaukee Vice President of Sales and Marketing Brent Foerster will join Walker, along with some of the riders planning to participate on the six-day ride. The 7th annual ride will highlight Milwaukee area tourism. Walker and Healy, both avid bikers, will give details on the ride route and AirTran’s sponsorship. For more information, please contact: Fran McLaughlin (414) 235-6592 10 a.m.
· PSC Affirmative Action Advisory Council
· U.S. Rep. Kind rolls out comprehensive obesity bill
UW-Eau Claire, Old Library, Room 1132, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire. Event Connects Five State Locations through Videoconferencing Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) will unveil his recently authored bipartisan legislation to comprehensively fight obesity, during a statewide event Tuesday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m. According to the Center for Disease Control, 73 percent of adults and 43 percent of children in this country are overweight, obese, or severely obese. In 2008, 32 states reported obesity rates of 25 percent or more. The Healthy CHOICES Act is the first legislation of its kind that brings together the grocery industry, the health care industry, and government to comprehensively fight the obesity epidemic. The bill is also significant in that it takes a holistic approach to combating obesity with provisions that address various sources contributing to unhealthy lifestyles. Provisions include: i ncreasing access to the tools and education to make healthy choices, updating nutrition guidelines and providing more nutritious food in schools, increasing access to nutritional information and healthy, affordable foods in rural and low-income urban areas, improving access to and opportunity for physical activity for adults and children, and providing more opportunities to participate in outdoor physical activities, including as a means of transportation. Rep. Kind will be joined by stakeholders from locations across the state for a videoconference event. From UW-Eau Claire, Rep. Kind will speak about the need for the legislation and what the bill does to address obesity. At UW –Madison, Donna Katen- Bahensky, CEO and President UW Hospitals and Clinics and Dr. Aaron Carrel, UW School of Medicine and Public Health Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology will address obesity from a medical standpoint. At UW-Green Bay, Kevin Konkol, Senior Director of Operations Boys and Girls Club of Green Bay will discuss the importance of community based programs promoting healthy lifestyles. At UW-River Falls, Ellsworth High School physical education teacher Julie Graber will discuss the role physical activity plays in helping students succeed in school and Faye Jones, executive director of Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service will detail the availability of affordable, nutritious food in communities and schools. Lastly, at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Sarah Christman, Facility Manager of the nonprofit organization Growing Power will address the lack of healthy, affordable food in more urban areas and discuss how to combat these food desserts. Event to rollout new legislation The event will be structured such that media attending at various locations will be able to view all participants and speakers during the event via a large screen. Members of the media are invited to record the event as well as speak with local contributors following the event. Other locations: UW Madison Health Sciences Learning Center, HSLC 1229 750 Highland Ave Madison, WI Medical College of Wisconsin 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, H1670 Milwaukee, WI UW Green Bay 2420 Nicolet Drive, Room IS 1034 Green Bay, WI UW River Falls Kleinpell Fine Arts, 12 Cascade and South 4th St River Falls, WI **UW Platteville: There is no speaker at this event but media are invited to watch the event streaming live Engineering Hall, Room 308 1 University Plaza Platteville, WI 10:30 a.m.
· U.S. Rep. Kind rolls out comprehensive obesity bill
Recreational Eagle Center Lobby, 1601 Badger St., La Crosse. Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) will unveil his recently authored bipartisan legislation to comprehensively fight obesity, during an event at the UW – La Crosse Recreational Eagle Center Tuesday, April 6, at 3:30 p.m. According to the Center for Disease Control, 73 percent of adults and 43 percent of children in this country are overweight, obese, or severely obese. In 2008, 32 states reported obesity rates of 25 percent or more. The Healthy CHOICES Act is the first legislation of its kind that brings together the grocery industry, the health care industry, and government to comprehensively fight the obesity epidemic. The bill is also significant in that it takes a comprehensive approach to combating obesity with provisions that address various sources contributing to unhealthy lifestyles. Provisions include: increasing access to the tools and education to make healthy choices, updating nutrition guidelines and providing more nutritious food in schools, increasing access to nutritional information and healthy, affordable foods in rural and low-income urban areas, improving access to and opportunity for physical activity for adults and children, and providing more opportunities to participate in outdoor physical activities, including as a means of transportation. Rep. Kind will be joined by local stakeholders Linda Lee, La Crosse County Health Department; Alida Herling, Assistant Professor Nutrition/Dietetics at Viterbo University; Bill Soper Executive Director YMCA La Crosse; Melanie Healy the instructor of “Creating a Healthy and Active Lifestyle” within the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Department of Exercise and Sports Medicine; and Theresa Marquez from Organic Valley. 3:30 p.m.
· UW-Milwaukee Panther Advocates 'fireside chat' with Scott Walker
UWM Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Panther Advocates will host gubernatorial candidates Tom Barrett, Mark Neumann and Scott Walker as they discuss their campaign platforms and plans for Wisconsin. These events are free and open to the public. Three individual “Fireside Chats” will feature a presentation by the scheduled gubernatorial candidate and a question-and-answer session moderated by Political Science Professor and Chair Marcus Ethridge. Bringing the three candidates to the university’s Alumni Fireside Lounge will allow them to discuss matters of higher education and other priorities with UWM students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community in a nonpartisan setting. All three candidates will appear in individual presentations in the Alumni Fireside Lounge, first floor of the UWM Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Co-sponsors include the UWM Student Association, Political Science Department, College Democrats, College Republicans and the Academic Staff Legislative Subcommittee. The university and UWM Panther Advocates plan to host another round of candidate presentations closer to the Nov . 2 gubernatorial election. The Panther Advocates organization consists of UWM alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students, parents and community members who work to promote UWM’s agenda. For special accommodations and additional information, contact Lynn Wilk at 414-229-6917 or lcwilk@uwm.edu . CONTACT: Lynn Wilk, 414-229-6917, lcwilk@uwm.edu 12 p.m.

April 7
   Fundraisers
· Reception honoring Rep. Peter Barca
Assembly Suite, Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison. All contributions gratefully accepted. To RSVP or for more information, please call Carmelo at 224-234-1112. Please make checks payable to: Citizens for Peter Barca 1016 50th Street Kenosha, WI 53140 4:30 p.m.
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection informational hearing
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection public hearing
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Corrections and the Courts executive session
· Assembly Committee on Corrections and the Courts public hearing
· Assembly Committee on Energy and Utilities executive session
· Assembly Committee on Financial Institutions executive session
· Assembly Committee on Financial Institutions public hearing
· Assembly Committee on Labor executive session
· Assembly Committee on Labor public hearing
· Assembly Committee on Public Health executive session
· Assembly Committee on Rules executive session
· Assembly Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs executive session
· Joint Committee on Finance 13.10 meeting
412 East, State Capitol.
· Joint Committee on Finance executive session
412 East, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail executive session
· Senate Committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail public hearing
· Senate Committee on Education executive session
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection executive session
· Senate Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions executive session
   Other
· Board of Commissioners of Public Lands announces earnings for public school libraries
Assembly Parlor, State Capitol. Secretary of State Doug La Follette, State Treasurer Dawn Marie Sass, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, and BCPL Executive Secretary Tia Nelson to Present Check Generated by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands’ Common School Fund to State Superintendent Tony Evers. The Common School Fund is as old as Wisconsin. The framers of our state Constitution established this permanent school fund and required that its income be applied exclusively to the support and maintenance of common (public K-12) schools and the purchase of suitable library materials and apparatus therefore. Often, monies distributed to Wisconsin schools from the Common School Fund are the only source of funding for public school libraries. CONTACT: Tia Nelson, Executive Secretary – (608) 266-8369 10:30 a.m.
· PSC hearing
Sturgeon Bay City Hall, 421 Michigan St., Sturgeon Bay. (Docket 137-CE-140) Application of American Transmission Company, as an Electric Public Utility, to Construct a New 138 kV Line Between the Existing Canal Substation in the Town of Sturgeon Bay and the Dunn Road Substation in the Town of Sevastopol, in Door County, Wisconsin 1 p.m.
· PSC Wind Siting Council
Amnicon Falls Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way, Madison. 9 a.m.

April 8
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Elections and Campaign Reform executive session
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business executive session
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security executive session
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Transportation executive session
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Economic Development public hearing
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Environment public hearing
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations executive session
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing public hearing
411 South, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs executive session
400 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs public hearing
400 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Organization executive session
Senate Parlor, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources executive session
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources public hearing
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
· UW Board of Regents
LGI 113 & 114 University Center, UW-Fond du Lac/UW-Extension Fond du Lac County.
   Business Events
· DNR, Dane County information meeting
Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison. Dane County and Wisconsin DNR to Host Public Information Meeting for Review of Capital Springs State Recreation Area Preferred Alternative Master Plan The public will have an opportunity to review and comment on the preferred alternative Master Plan that will provide the vision for how the state and county will develop and manage the Capital Springs State Recreation Area in Dane County, Wisconsin. The project area includes nearly 2500 acres of land stretching east to west from Upper Mud Lake to the Wisconsin DNR South Central Service Center on Fish Hatchery Road. Existing park and recreation facilities in the project area include the Capital City State Trail, Nevin Springs Fish and Wildlife Area, Jenni and Kyle Preserve, E-Way, Lake Farm County Park, and Lussier Family Heritage Center. Some of the proposed additions to the project area include hiking and biking trails, an amphitheater, additional public hunting areas and fishing access, canoe landings, camping, a disc golf course and dog exercise area. Dane County, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and stakeholder partners have been working through a public planning process for nearly ten years to develop the Master Plan and Environmental Assessment for the property. During the process, a Friends of Capital Springs Recreation Area has formed, more information about this organization can be found on their website at: http://www.fwsp.org/capitalsprings/. The preferred alternative Master Plan is available for public review on the Dane County Parks web site at: http://www.countyofdane.com/lwrd/parks/planning.aspx#master_plans Copies of the preferred alternative Master Plan will also be available at the Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53711. A public information meeting to present the plan and answer questions will be held on Thursday, April 8th from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison WI, 53711. Park planning staff will provide an overview of the plan, followed by an opportunity to ask questions and review plan maps. The plan is anticipated to be considered for adoption by both the Dane County and Natural Resource Boards in mid June. Questions about the meeting or the plan can be made by contacting: Chris James, Park Planner Dane County Land and Water Resources, Parks Division Phone: 608.224.3763 Email: james@co.dane.wi.us 7 p.m.
· Forward Janesville Small Business Council
14 S. Jackson St., Janesville.Listening Session to Highlight Business Plan Contest Got big plans to start a new business? Got great ideas to expand your current business? Then you need to join Forward Janesville’s Small Business Council on Thursday, April 8. This month’s Small Business Listening Session will focus on the Business Plan Contest sponsored by the Rock County Alliance. Mary Rajek, the economic development specialist for the Rock County Alliance, will provide details about the contest including the how, the when, the where, and the what for the winner! Please invite any budding entrepreneurs; however, also be aware that the contest is not only geared toward start-up businesses, but it is also an opportunity for existing businesses to create a plan for growth. We encourage you to attend: Thursday, April 8, 2010, in Forward Janesville’s large conference room at 14 S. Jackson Street. The session is slated to begin at 7:30am and runs for approximately one hour. If you cannot make it Thursday morning, watch the live stream by visiting http://forwardjvl.seeus4it.com/small-business-council/ (or visit this site later in the day to watch the video) courtesy of Small Business Technology Solutions. This event will be held every 2nd Thursday, and it’s open to the public. If you’re a small business person looking for advice, suggestions, resources or simply an ear, please join us. For more information, please contact Laurie Huml Eckert, 608-757-3160 or lauriehe@forwardjanesville.com. 7:30 a.m.
· UW-Stout Training and Development Conference
Memorial Student Center, Menomonie.
· WIN Milwaukee: Wisconsin's videogame industry
· WWBIC event
   Other
· Circus World Museum Foundation executive committee
Parkinson Library & Research Center, Circus World Museum, 415 Lynn St., Baraboo. Agenda Call to Order Approval of previous meeting minutes Financial Update Development Update Executive Director’s Report Chair Report Fundraising for Annual Fund and Other Activities. “Discussions of private fundraising by the CWMF board and its committees may be conducted in a non-public setting as a result of a review by the Attorney General’s Office. Closed Session: In accordance with section 19.85(1)(c), Wis. Stats., a portion of the meeting will be closed to consider the employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. In accordance with section 19.85(1)(e), Wis. Stats., a portion of the meeting will be closed to deliberate or negotiate possible terms of rental of Museum property. Adjournment Notes: 1) While this agenda reflects the expected proceedings, action may be taken by the Committee on any item listed on the agenda. 9 a.m.
· U.S. Rep. Kagen convenes Grants Resource Fair 2010
Phoenix Room B, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay. (APPLETON, WI) - Congressman Steve Kagen, M.D, will convene “Grants Resource Fair 2010” on Thursday, April 8, 2010 at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The event is the third that Kagen has sponsored, and interest continues to expand. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Department of Housing & Urban Development, the Department of Education, Focus on Energy, the Small Business Administration, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the Board of Commissioners for Public Lands, the Department of Labor, the Office of Energy Independence, the office of Rural Development, the Greater GB Foundation and the Department of Health & Human Services, along with grant specialists from Kagen’s office, will hold sessions designed to help participants locate grant resources, write effective grant applications, and answer questions related to the grant process. The event is free, and will be held in the Phoenix Room B, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. RSVP to Amanda.dietrich@mail.house.gov or 920-380-0061. 8 a.m.
· Wisconsin State Use Board
DATCP, 2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison. 10 a.m.

April 9
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs public hearing
· UW Board of Regents
LGI 113 & 114 University Center, UW-Fond du Lac/UW-Extension Fond du Lac County.
   Other
· Madison Mayor Cieslewicz introduces Mad Fiber ice cream
City County Building, 210 MLK Blvd., Madison. Mayor, Superintendent, UW Officials to Release Mad Fiber Ice Cream Mayor Dave Cieslewicz will join Superintendent Dan Nerad, Dean Irwin Goldman of the UW College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Babcock Dairy Plant Manager Bill Klien to release Babcock’s new Mad Fiber ice cream in support of Madison’s bid for Google Fiber this Friday, April 9 at 12:00pm. The mayor and others will provide samples of Babcock’s new ice cream and discuss Madison’s bid for Google Fiber. Samples of Mad Fiber ice cream will also be sent to Google this week. WHO: Mayor Dave Cieslewicz MMSD Superintendent Dan Nerad Dean Irwin Goldman, UW College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Babcock Dairy Plant Manager Bill Klein Contact: Rachel Strauch-Nelson, (608) 266-4611 12 p.m.
· Milwaukee Co. Exec. Walker addresses Richland County Lincoln Day event
Phoenix Center, 100 S. Orange St., Richland Center. Wauwatosa, Wis.– Scott Walker, Milwaukee County executive and Republican candidate for governor, will attend the Richland County Lincoln Day Event on Friday, April 9, 2010 at 7:30pm CT. Contact: Jill Bader (414) 453-2010 7:30 p.m.
· Public Service Commission Flambeau River Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way, Madison.

April 10
   Fundraisers
· 2010 DPW Founders Day Gala
The Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee. With special guests Gov. Ed Rendell & US Sen. Amy Klobuchar 5:30 p.m. Reception 6:00 p.m. Gala Individual, Conduit, and PAC contributions gratefully accepted. Details to follow soon. To RSVP or for more info, please contact Jason Stephany at 608.444.0060 or jason@jsk-group.com. 5:30 p.m.
· Coffee with 1st AD candidate Dick Skare
Red Cup Coffee Shop, 1885 Detroit Harbor Road, Washington Harbor. Suggested Minimum Contribution: $25 Skare for Assembly PO Box 106 Sturgeon Bay , WI 54235 9 a.m.
   Other
· Farm-to-Consumer Foundation 2nd Annual International Raw Milk Symposium at Monona Terrace in Madison
· Herb Kohl Foundation luncheon Parker High School, 3125 Mineral Point Ave., Janesville.
· Milwaukee Co. Exec. Walker addresses Grant County Lincoln Day event
The Roundtree Restaurant, 300 W. Business Highway 151, Platteville. Wauwatosa, Wis.– Scott Walker, Milwaukee County executive and Republican candidate for governor, will attend the Grant County Lincoln Day Event on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 7:00pm CT. Contact: Jill Bader (414) 453-2010 7 p.m.
· Milwaukee Co. Exec. Walker addresses Iowa County Lincoln Day event
The Red Zone, 360 Main St., Highland. Wauwatosa, Wis.– Scott Walker, Milwaukee County executive and Republican candidate for governor, will attend the Iowa County Lincoln Day Event on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 4:30pm CT. Contact: Jill Bader (414) 453-2010 4:30 p.m.
· Milwaukee Co. Exec. Walker addresses Lafayette County Lincoln Day event
Partridge Hall Restaurant, 200 S. State St., Argyle. Wauwatosa, Wis.– Scott Walker, Milwaukee County executive and Republican candidate for governor, will attend the Lafayette County Lincoln Day Event on Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 11:30am CT. **NOTE: Scott Walker will also hold a meeting with grassroots supporters at the same location at 10:30am CT with remarks at 11:00am CT** Contact: Jill Bader (414) 453-2010 11:30 a.m.
· U.S. Rep. and Mrs. Kind announce winners of 2010 Congressional Art Competition
Contact: Leah Hunter Phone: 202-225-5506 Leah.hunter@mail.house.gov All 3rd District Entries Displayed and Winners Recognized Saturday, April 10 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ron Kind with his wife, Tawni Kind, will announce the winners and host displays of all entries in the 14th annual Third Congressional District Art Contest, Saturday, April 10 at an open house from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at the Black River Falls Public Library. The contest recognizes the artistic talent of the region’s high school art students, bringing together high school artists from across western Wisconsin. This year’s competition had nearly 75 entries from schools across the Third Congressional District. An open house, held Saturday, April 10 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at the Black River Falls Public Library, will feature all submitted artwork as well as a ceremony honoring the competition winners. Rep. and Mrs. Kind will award first, second, and honorable mention awards to students at 1:30p.m. The first place entry will be displayed for a year in the U.S. Capitol along with the works of other student artists from across the country. The competition winner will be invited to Washington, D.C. for a reception honoring these student artists. The second place work will be displayed in Rep. Kind’s Washington, D.C. office and two honorable mention choices will be hang in Rep. Kind’s La Crosse and Eau Claire offices. Black River Falls Public Library - 222 Fillmore Street, Black River Falls 1 p.m.

April 11
   Fundraisers
· House party for 29th AD candidate Liz Jones
Home of Lissa & Bill List, 2015 County Road YY, Baldwin. 715-684-2975 for more information, directions, or RSVP Wine and cheese will be served 1 p.m.
   Other
· Herb Kohl Foundation luncheon North High School, 1801 Piedmont Road, Eau Claire.

April 12
· Robertson Campaign hosts pizza party fundraiser
The campaign of Aaron S. Robertson, a moderate Democrat running this fall for the 83rd state Assembly district seat, announced today a pizza party fundraiser to be held at Alpine Lanes, located in Muskego at S80 W18700 Apollo Drive, just off of Racine Avenue and not far from the intersection of Racine and Janesville Road. Thursday, April 29 6:00-9:00pm in the bar area. The minimum suggested contribution is $10 per person.
   Fundraisers
· ADCC Bowling Bonanza
Bowl-A-Vard Lanes, 2121 E. Springs Drive, Madison. Registration: 12:00pm Bowling Begins: 12:30pm Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres to follow $1500 Lane Sponsorship: 4 bowlers per team, legislator as 4th team member an option $600 per Individual Bowler Bowling includes a three game series. Shoes and balls provided. Trophies awarded to the following: Best Individual Bowler Worst Individual Bowler Best Team Worst Team Legislator selection determined by the order of checks received. Conduit and individual dollars encouraged. Please contact to discuss PAC donations. Send registration to: ADCC PO Box 814 Madison, WI 53701 Questions: Contact Eric Couto @ 608-258-9225 or email Couto@wisdems.org 12 p.m.
· Neighborhood social supporting Rep. Jon Richards
Regano’s Roman Coin,1004 E. Brady St.,Milwaukee. Make Checks Payable to:Citizens for RichardsPO Box 511851Milwaukee WI 53203Contact: Jason at 414-344-1733 or via email at jason@jonformilwaukee.org 5 p.m.
· Reception for Vukmir for Senate
Milwaukee Yacht Club, 1700 N. Lincoln Memorial, Milwaukee. With Special Guests Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald & Senator Alberta Darling Hosts: $500 | $250 Guests: $100 per Person Host names due by Monday, March 22, 2010 (Noon) RSVP or contact Mary Stitt at 262-268-6859 or marystitt@wi.rr.com Or Kathy Pratscher at 414-351-9174 or kkpmsp@sbcglobal.net 5 p.m.
   Other
· Assembly Democrats press conference
Assembly Parlor, State Capitol. Assembly Democrats Highlight Action to Grow Wisconsin’s Economy and Create More Jobs Business Leaders Praise Efforts to Boost Manufacturing, Dairy Industries MADISON – Speaker Mike Sheridan (D-Janesville) is set to hold a press conference Tuesday, April 13th at 10:00 a.m. in the Assembly Parlor, alongside State Representatives Phil Garthwaite (D-Dickeyville), Ted Zigmunt (D-Francis Creek) and Amy Sue Vruwink (D-Milladore), to highlight the action Assembly Democrats will take later that day to boost Wisconsin businesses and create family-supporting jobs. Tuesday’s session calendar includes AB 768, authored by Rep. Phil Garthwaite, which would expand the powerful Enterprise Zone program to allow more businesses to access tax credits for job creation and operations expansion. Rep. Ted Zigmunt will speak about legislation he wrote to compliment the Enterprise Zone program, called the Wisconsin Business Reinvestment Act. This bill offers tax credits to companies in an Enterprise Zone create a supply chain within the state, buying the goods and services they need from Wisconsin businesses. Zach Brandon, Executive Assistant at the Department of Commerce, will speak to the power of these tools in spurring economic development and job creation. Also scheduled for votes are two bills authored by Rep. Amy Sue Vruwink. The Food Processing Modernization Tax Credit will help Wisconsin’s dairy, meat, vegetable and fruit processors expand their operations. Roger Jacob, Operations Manager for Del Monte Foods in Plover will speak about the benefits of this bill on the industry, which includes more than 1,000 Wisconsin businesses. Assembly Bill 756 will extend the Dairy Farm Tax Credit which, since 2004, has resulted in more than $50 million dollars in tax credits to production agriculture and has generated more than $500 million dollars in private-on-farm investment. Dairy producers Kim Heiman of Nasonville Dairy and Dave Kyle, who serves on Foremost Farms USA Board of Directors, will talk about the positive impact this incentive has made on the industry. Contact: Rebekah Sweeney (608) 266-7503 10 a.m.
· Evidence Based Health Policy Project event
Inn on the Park, 22 S. Carroll St., Madison. Federal Health Reform Legislation: What Do Wisconsin Policymakers Do Now? Speakers: - Joy Johnson Wilson, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) - Andy Webber, National Business Coalition on Health - Kathy Witgert, National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) - David Newby , President, Wisconsin AFL-CIO - Patricia McManus , President/CEO, Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin - Larry Zanoni , Executive Director Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin 1 p.m.
· First Lady Doyle delivers two Where in Wisconsin is Jessica Doyle? prizes
Contact: Ashley Huibregtse, Office of the First Lady, 608-575-5608 Will Also Discuss the Wisconsin Covenant with Eighth Grade Students in Appleton First Lady Jessica Doyle will deliver two Where in Wisconsin is Jessica Doyle? weekly winner game prizes on Monday, April 12, 2010 in Appleton. At 11:15 a.m., the First Lady will present a prize to an eighth grade student at EinsteinElementary School. Mrs. Doyle will also deliver a prize to a fourth grade student at FosterElementary School at 1:30 p.m. Mrs. Doyle will discuss with students the opportunity to learn more about communities in their home state and win weekly prizes by playing this fun and educational online game. Students in fourth through eighth grades can research the three clues found online each week to identify the mystery city. More information and game clues can be found at http://jessicadoyle.wi.gov/wheresjessica/. At 12:10 p.m. Mrs. Doyle will meet with eighth grade students at RooseveltMiddle School in Appleton to discuss the Wisconsin Covenant. Later at 12:45 p.m., she will visit KaleidoscopeAcademy to discuss the Wisconsin Covenant and stress the importance of strong study habits to prepare for high school and higher education. The Wisconsin Covenant is a promise to all high school students that if they work hard and make the grade, the state will assure that they have a place in a Wisconsin institution of higher education, and financial aid based on family need. Additional information about the Wisconsin Covenant can be found at http://www.wisconsincovenant.wi.gov . First Lady Jessica Doyle’s Events for Monday April 12, 2010 : 11:15 a.m. Einstein Elementary School 324 E Florida Avenue Appleton 12:10 p.m. Roosevelt Middle School 318 East Brewster Street Appleton 12:45 p.m. Kaleidoscope Academy 318 East Brewster Street Appleton 1:30 p.m. Foster Elementary School 305 West Foster Street Appleton 11:15 a.m.
· Foreward Janesville rally in support of I-39/90 expansion
Holiday Inn Express and Janesville Conference Center, 3100 Wellington Place, Janesville. I-39/90 Expansion Must be a State Priority Rally Taking Place in Janesville (JANESVILLE, Wis.)—State legislators and area business leaders are calling for an expansion of Interstate 39/90 between Beloit and Madison to six lanes in order to create jobs, ensure safety and build stronger communities for all of Wisconsin. A rally has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 12 at the Holiday Inn Express and Janesville Conference Center in Janesville. Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan and Forward Janesville’s I-39/90 NOW Coalition leaders will discuss the funding, timeline and benefits of this proposal. More information on this project can be found at www.congestioncorridor.com. “Let’s transform this ‘congestion corridor’ to a ‘commerce corridor’,” Dan Cunningham, Forward Janesville’s vice president of government relations and education, said. “This project is one of the best economic development tools the state could provide south-central Wisconsin as we seek to rebuild our economy.” With: Speaker Mike Sheridan, Dan Cunningham, Holiday Inn Express President Stan Jones, business leaders, chamber of commerce staffs and transportation industry representatives Contact: Dan Cunningham Vice President, Forward Janesville (608) 757-3160 9:30 a.m.
· Greater Milwaukee Committee forum on Well City Milwaukee designation
University Club – Main Dining Room, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Local leaders gather to discuss the implications of the Well City Milwaukee designation on their businesses and the larger community Milwaukee – A three-year effort has established Milwaukee as an official “Well City,” and now local business leaders will convene for an interactive panel discussion on what the designation means for the city and for their respective companies, on Monday, April 12 from noon – 1:30 p.m. as part of the monthly membership meeting of the Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC). The panel discussion will be led by Bill Petasnick, president and chief executive officer of Froedtert Hospital, Richard Hurd of PyraMax Bank, Sue Lueger of Northwestern Mutual, Paul Casper of Helwig Carbon, and Mary Steinbrecher of the MMAC. Additionally, speakers at the meeting will include Bill Petasnick, who will provide an overview of the current health care reform legislation; Janet McMahon, Well City Milwaukee Executive Director, who will share ways for companies to get involved; Mark Furlong, president & CEO of M&I, who will share his company’s experiences with wellness programs; and Mary Meehan, president of Alverno College and co-chair of both the GMC’s Health Care Task Force and the Well City Milwaukee initiative, who will share her perspective. CONTACT : Annie Nolan, 414-390-5500 Eric Paulsen, 414-905-0111 12 p.m.
· Growth Energy TV ad watch party and press availability
· UW-Stevens Point forum: 'How to fix Wisconsin’s broken government'
Laird Room, Dreyfus University Center, Stevens Point. How to fix Wisconsin’s state government will be the topic of a forum to be held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Monday, April 12. Political science professor Dennis Riley will moderate a panel of experts at 6:30 p.m. in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The forum is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The panel will feature State Senator Julie Lassa, State Representative Louis Molepske, Jr., Common Cause Executive Director Jay Heck and Bill Kraus, former communications director for Governor Lee S. Dreyfus. The forum is underwritten by the Joyce Foundation on behalf of Common Cause in Wisconsin. UWSP sponsors include the political science department, College Democrats and Republicans, and the Gender and Sexuality Alliance. Other co-sponsors are the League of Women Voters of Stevens Point, League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund, American Association of University Women/Wisconsin, Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups, and the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans. Contact: Dennis Riley, 715-346-4107 6:30 p.m.

April 13
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care executive session
400 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection executive session
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection public hearing
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Health and Healthcare Reform executive session -- CANCELLED
412 East, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Insurance executive session
328 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business executive session
328 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Labor executive session
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Natural Resources executive session
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Natural Resources public hearing
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Rural Economic Development executive session
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security executive session
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Urban and Local Affairs executive session
North Hearing Room (2nd Floor North), State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs executive session
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Session
Assembly Chamber,State Capitol. AJR 101 Townsend Relating to: commending Fond du Lac High School on its sesquicentennial. AJR 120 Kestell, Van Akkeren Relating to: the life and public service of Walter J. Ireland. AJR 122 Nelson, Ballweg Relating to: declaring April as Forensic Month in Wisconsin. AB 139 Jorgensen, Ott A. Relating to: littering and providing a penalty. Read a third time and passed, Ayes 81, Noes 15 Received from Senate amended and concurred in as amended (Senate substitute amendment 1 adopted) on a Voice Vote AB 343 Sherman, Berceau Relating to: expanding the secretary of revenue's authority to waive or reduce interest or penalties. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security, Ayes 5, Noes 3 Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0 AB 542 Fields, Ballweg Relating to: treatment of abandoned employee retirement accounts under a retirement system of a 1st class city. (FE) Report passage recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 8, Noes 0 AB 561 Law Revision Committee Relating to: eliminating the notary requirement for assessor certification renewal (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Revenue). Report passage recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 8, Noes 0 AB 563 Law Revision Committee Relating to: eliminating obsolete provisions related to the use value assessment of agricultural land (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Revenue). Report passage recommended by committee on Agriculture, Ayes 11, Noes 0. AB 564 Law Revision Committee Relating to: long-term name reservation by a limited liability company (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Financial Institutions). Report passage recommended by committee on Financial Institutions, Ayes 10, Noes 0 AB 565 Law Revision Committee Relating to: changing the registered office or registered agent of a limited partnership or registered limited liability partnership (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Financial Institutions). Report passage recommended by committee on Financial Institutions, Ayes 10, Noes 0 AB 566 Law Revision Committee Relating to: certain review, reporting, and out-of-date requirements regarding the Public Service Commission (suggested as remedial legislation by the Public Service Commission). Report passage recommended by committee on Energy and Utilities, Ayes 12, Noes 0. AB 580 Clark, Friske Relating to: petitions and management plans for the designation of managed forest land; transferrals of ownership of managed forest land; establishing stumpage values, filing cutting reports, and estimating withdrawal taxes under the managed forest land program; signatures and authentication requirements for orders under the forest croplands program; granting rule-making authority; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Forestry, Ayes 4, Noes 0 Report passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0 AB 638 Dexter, Clark Relating to: the format and fees for obtaining copies of public records. Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 7, Noes 0 AB 690 Dexter, Sinicki Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for food sold by child welfare facilities. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Children and Families, Ayes 8, Noes 0 AB 699 Zigmunt, Barca Relating to: exempting wellness programs from unfair trade or marketing practices. Report passage recommended by committee on Insurance, Ayes 10, Noes 0 AB 700 Hilgenberg, Turner Relating to: authorization for final disposition of a decedent's remains. Report passage recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Ayes 10, Noes 0 AB 703 Hixson, Davis Relating to: correcting errors in the assessment of counties and taxation districts by the Department of Revenue. Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 7, Noes 0 AB 706 Sinicki, Honadel Relating to: various changes to the worker’s compensation law. Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 9, Noes 0 AB 711 Smith Relating to: vehicle towing and storage liens. Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0 AB 733 Hraychuck, Smith Relating to: the deadlines, for applying for assistance and closing loans under the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program. Report passage recommended by committee on Natural Resources, Ayes 14, Noes 0 AB 746 Vruwink, Jorgensen Relating to: promoting the use of locally grown food in school meals and snacks and granting rule-making authority. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Agriculture, Ayes 11, Noes 0 Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Joint Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0 AB 749 Clark, Friske Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for equipment used to harvest or process woody biomass. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Forestry, Ayes 5, Noes 0 Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Joint Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0 AB 756 Vruwink, Smith Relating to: the dairy and livestock investment tax credits. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Agriculture, Ayes 11, Noes 0 Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Joint Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0 AB 757 Vruwink, Hilgenberg Relating to: a food processing plant and food warehouse investment tax credit, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) Report passage recommended by committee on Agriculture, Ayes 11, Noes 0 Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Joint Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0 AB 770 Hraychuck, Ballweg Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance programs; and making appropriations. (FE) Report passage recommended by committee on Rural Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 2 Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 3 AB 768 Garthwaite, Dexter Relating to: authorizing the Department of Commerce to designate two additional enterprise zones. (FE) Report passage recommended by committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business, Ayes 10, Noes 0 Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Joint Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0 AB 778 Clark, Friske Relating to: weight limitations for vehicles transporting raw forest products. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Forestry, Ayes 5, Noes 0 AB 852 Black Relating to: general permits for certain wetland restoration activities and providing a penalty. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Natural Resources, Ayes 14, Noes 0 AB 857 Soletski Relating to: exemption for interstate natural gas companies from certain requirements regarding real estate transactions and court actions, creation and powers of municipal electric companies, and exemption from certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain electric transmission line projects. Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Energy and Utilities, Ayes 12, Noes 0 AB 864 Zigmunt, Barca Relating to: authorizing the Department of Commerce to certify for tax benefits a business located in an enterprise zone and having a Wisconsin supply chain. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business, Ayes 11, Noes 1 Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Joint Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0 SB 17 Hansen, Hilgenberg Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates for certain vehicles owned by members of the national guard and making an appropriation. (FE) Read a third time and passed, Ayes 32, Noes 0 in Senate Report concurrence recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Ayes 10, Noes 0 SB 87 Lassa, Berceau Relating to: increasing the maximum annual loan amount under the property tax deferral loan program of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. (FE) Read a third time and passed, Ayes 32, Noes 0 in Senate Report concurrence recommended by committee on Housing, Ayes 7, Noes 0 SB 267 Plale, Soletski Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work. Read a third time and passed in the Senate on a Voice Vote. SB 399 Kreitlow, Seidel Relating to: authorizing two or more cities, villages, towns, or counties, or a combination of such political subdivisions, to create a commission to issue conduit revenue bonds and exercise eminent domain authority and exempting from taxation interest on such bonds. (FE) Read a third time and passed, Ayes 32, Noes 0 in Senate Report concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 7, Noes 0 SB 452 Kreitlow, Dexter Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for food sold by child welfare facilities. Read a third time and passed, Ayes 33, Noes 0 in Senate SB 492 Law Revision Committee Relating to: restoration to competency of a defendant (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Health Services). Read a third time and passed on a Voice Vote in Senate Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 8, Noes 0 SB 506 Plale, Smith Relating to: vehicle Towing and storage liens. Read a third time and passed on a Voice Vote in Senate AB 335 Lothian, Mursau Relating to: the consumption of alcohol beverages in public places. Report Passage recommended by committee on Colleges and Universities, Ayes 10, Noes 2 AB 526 Meyer, Townsend Relating to: requiring informed consent before administration of psychotropic medication to a nursing home resident who has degenerative brain disorder. (FE) Report passage as amended recommended by committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, Ayes 6, Noes 0 AB 623 Petrowksi, Smith Relating to: seasonal weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural crops. (FE) Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 12, Noes 0 11 a.m.
· Senate Committee on Economic Development executive session
400 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation public hearing
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Session
Senate Chamber,State Capitol.   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 Eighth Order. Messages from the Assembly. QUESTION: Shall the amendment be concurred in? Senate Bill 190. Relating to: renewals and extensions of business contracts. By Senators Wirch, Lehman, Taylor, Holperin, Lassa, and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Turner, Hubler, Townsend, Vos, Kaufert, Spanbauer, Bies, Kessler, Hilgenberg, and Zepnick. Assembly Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 227. Relating to: interim successors for legislators, meetings of the legislature and legislative committees, and temporary seat of government for the legislature. By Joint Legislative Council. Assembly Amendment 1 pending 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 64. Relating to: the life and public service of Mary Anne McNulty. By Senators Carpenter, Taylor, and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Colon, Zepnick, Toles, Pasch, Turner, Kessler, Young, and A. Williams. Eleventh Order. Second reading and amendments of senate joint resolutions and senate bills. QUESTION: Shall the joint resolution be ordered to a third reading? Senate Joint Resolution 61. Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration). By Senators Risser, Holperin, Kreitlow, Miller, and Robson; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Parisi, Staskunas, Townsend, Berceau, Sinicki, Black, Roys, Jorgensen, A. Williams, Smith, Zepnick, and Hraychuck. (Report adoption recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 4, Noes 1) QUESTION: Shall the bill be ordered to a third reading? Senate Bill 25. Relating to: the use of race-based names, nicknames, logos, and mascots by school boards, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Coggs, Hansen, Carpenter, Risser, Holperin, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Pope-Roberts, Mursau, Young, Benedict, Berceau, Black, Colon, Cullen, Fields, Grigsby, Hilgenberg, Kessler, Molepske Jr., Mason, Milroy, Nelson, Parisi, Pasch, Pocan, Radcliffe, Schneider, Sherman, Sheridan, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Steinbrink, Turner, Van Akkeren, and A. Williams. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 3, Ayes 5, Noes 2, passage as amended recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 4, Noes 3) Senate Substitute Amendment 3 pending Senate Bill 276. Relating to: requiring governmental bodies of school districts and certain political subdivisions to post meeting notices and minutes on their Web sites. By Senators Kreitlow, Plale, Taylor, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Roys, Smith, Kerkman, Mason, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Danou, Spanbauer, and Bies. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Rural Issues, Biofuels, and Information Technology, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 279. Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bioenergy feedstock assessment; creation of a bioenergy council; the agricultural and forestry diversification programs; biofuels training assessment; a study of regulatory burdens relating to biofuel production facilities; marketing orders and agreements for bioenergy feedstocks; exempting personal renewable fuel production and use from the motor vehicle fuel tax, the petroleum inspection fee, and business tax registration requirements; an income and franchise tax credit for installing or retrofitting pumps that mix motor vehicle fuels from separate storage tanks; offering gasoline that is not blended with ethanol to motor fuel dealers; state renewable motor vehicle fuels sales goals; required sales of renewable motor vehicle fuels; use of petroleum-based transportation fuels by state vehicles; use of alternative fuels in flex fuel vehicles owned by the state; use of public alternative fuel refueling facilities; duties of the Office of Energy Independence; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Rural Issues, Biofuels, and Information Technology, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 297. Relating to: the immobilization or removal, impoundment, and disposal of motor vehicles for multiple nonmoving traffic violations. (FE) By Senators Carpenter and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Krusick, Gottlieb, Richards, Staskunas, Zepnick, Mursau, A. Ott, Stone, Townsend, Vos, and Knodl. (Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 6, Noes 1) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 302. Relating to: powersports vehicle manufacturers, distributors, and dealers and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Hansen, Holperin, Taylor, Ellis, Cowles, and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Vruwink, Kaufert, Ripp, Townsend, A. Ott, Zepnick, and Kestell. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 6, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 6, Noes 1) Senate Amendments 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 323. Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Taylor, Lehman, Schultz, Kreitlow, Risser, Miller, Darling, Coggs, and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Kaufert, Berceau, Black, Townsend, Schneider, Hilgenberg, Mason, Soletski, Sinicki, Jorgensen, Hixson, Lothian, Turner, Grigsby, A. Williams, Krusick, Wood, A. Ott, Molepske Jr., and Bernard Schaber. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 6, Noes 1) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 338. Relating to: maximum amount of funeral and burial expenses under the funeral, burial, and cemetery expenses program. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Wirch, Miller, Lassa, Taylor, Kedzie, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Turner, Soletski, Kerkman, Montgomery, Nygren, Bies, Vos, Barca, A. Williams, Young, and Hubler. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 16, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 341. Relating to: reckless bodily harm to a child and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Jauch, Lassa, Kreitlow, and Hopper; cosponsored by Representatives Hubler, Berceau, Petersen, Van Akkeren, Vruwink, Turner, Pasch, Townsend, Danou, Grigsby, Sinicki, Zepnick, and Hilgenberg. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 358. Relating to: creating new grounds for discipline of hearing instrument specialists, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists, changing licensing requirements for audiologists, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Taylor, Olsen, and Kedzie; cosponsored by Representatives Zepnick, Turner, Kerkman, Danou, A. Ott, Newcomer, and Townsend. (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 379. Relating to: notification of school closings and reopenings. By Senators Taylor and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Bernard Schaber and Berceau. (Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 391. Relating to: expenditure of $30,000 from moneys appropriated to the Department of Natural Resources in payment of a claim against the state made by Stillmunkes, Inc. (FE) By Senator Hansen; cosponsored by Representative Sherman. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 12, Noes 4) Senate Bill 407. Relating to: eligibility for academic excellence higher education scholarships. (FE) By Senators Miller, Taylor, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Smith, Pope-Roberts, Hebl, A. Ott, Townsend, Bies, Brooks, and LeMahieu. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 16, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 16, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Amendment 1, and Senate Amendments 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 412. Relating to: changing certain administrative procedures under the tax incremental financing program. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach, Holperin, Miller, Plale, and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Brooks, Dexter, and Zepnick. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 16, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 2 pending Senate Bill 423. Relating to: library boards of public libraries established in a first class city. By Senators Coggs and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Colon, Fields, Zepnick, A. Williams, Toles, Richards, and Cullen. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 429. Relating to: establishing a presumption for employment-connected communicable diseases for fire fighters, emergency medical service providers, law enforcement officers, and certain correctional employees. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Coggs, Wirch, Lehman, Robson, Hansen, and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki, Berceau, Vruwink, Danou, Milroy, Hraychuck, Bies, Mason, Pocan, Van Roy, A. Ott, Friske, Steinbrink, Bernard Schaber, Seidel, Young, Zepnick, Parisi, Sherman, and Turner. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Bill 464. Relating to: temporary restraining orders and injunctions. (FE) By Senators Taylor, Erpenbach, Robson, Darling, Lassa, Risser, Hansen, A. Lasee, Coggs, and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Parisi, Roys, Staskunas, Dexter, Suder, Berceau, Turner, Danou, Van Roy, Kaufert, Townsend, Milroy, Sinicki, Bies, and A. Williams. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendments 1 and 2 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 472. Relating to: adopting revised article 1 of the Uniform Commercial Code concerning general provisions. By Senators Risser and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen and Townsend. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 477. Relating to: treatment of abandoned employee retirement accounts under a retirement system of a 1st class city. (FE) By Senators Taylor, Darling, Sullivan, and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Ballweg, Cullen, Gottlieb, Kestell, Sinicki, Toles, Zepnick, and Pasch. (Report passage recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 480. Relating to: adopting revised Article 7 of the Uniform Commercial Code, concerning documents of title. By Senators Risser and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Turner, Townsend, A. Williams, and A. Ott. (Report passage recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 491. Relating to: requiring an aging and disability resource center to perform a financial screening for, provide information to, and assist individuals choosing to participate in the self- ected services option (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Health Services). (FE) By Law Revision Committee. (Report passage recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 494. Relating to: allowing nonprofit corporations to operate an aging and disability resource center (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Health Services). By Law Revision Committee. (Report passage recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 497. Relating to: creating a food animal veterinarian loan assistance program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Olsen, Harsdorf, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Tauchen, Vruwink, Molepske Jr., Benedict, Clark, Gunderson, Montgomery, Nerison, A. Ott, Ripp, Smith, Spanbauer, Steinbrink, Suder, Townsend, Zepnick, Zigmunt, and Pasch. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0) Senate Bill 505. Relating to: motor vehicle emission inspections and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Wirch and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Steinbrink, Gottlieb, Honadel, and Pasch. (Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 6, Noes 1) Senate Bill 514. Relating to: additions to the 2009-11 Authorized State Building Program. (FE) By Senators Plale, Kreitlow, and Kanavas; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Hintz, Black, and Stone, by request of State of Wisconsin Building Commission. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 14, Noes 2) Senate Bill 515. Relating to: authorization for final disposition of a decedent's remains. By Senators Lehman, Miller, Taylor, Kreitlow, and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Hilgenberg, Turner, Garthwaite, Roys, A. Williams, Steinbrink, Townsend, Young, Shilling, and Knodl. (Report passage recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 520. Relating to: requiring municipalities to pay health insurance premiums for survivors of a fire fighter who dies, or has died, in the line of duty. (FE) By Senators Hansen, Coggs, Lehman, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Turner, Zepnick, and Berceau. (Report passage recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 522. Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law. (FE) By Senators Coggs and A. Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki and Honadel. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 523. Relating to: unfair labor practices in violation of collective bargaining rights. By Senators Coggs, Hansen, Vinehout, Wirch, Lehman, Taylor, Lassa, and Kreitlow; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan, Mason, Hixson, Roys, Turner, Jorgensen, Sinicki, Kessler, Berceau, Zepnick, Milroy, Soletski, Toles, Hilgenberg, Young, Van Akkeren, Molepske Jr., Parisi, Pope-Roberts, Grigsby, Hintz, Smith, and Richards. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Bill 524. Relating to: subpoenas and warrants requiring providers of electronic communications services or of remote computing services to provide customer information or disclose contents of wire or electronic communications. By Senators Sullivan, Taylor, and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Berceau, Townsend, Danou, Bies, Fields, Turner, Richards, Sinicki, Jorgensen, and Kaufert. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 528. Relating to: methods of voting by members of a cooperative. By Senators Taylor, Kreitlow, and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Steinbrink, Jorgensen, Petersen, A. Ott, Turner, and Smith. (Report passage recommended by committee on Rural Issues, Biofuels, and Information Technology, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 529. Relating to: uniform power of attorney for finances and property. By Senators Risser, Taylor, and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Molepske Jr., Turner, Berceau, Vos, Zepnick, Smith, and Roys. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 530. Relating to: regulating consumer small loans, limiting the areas in which a payday lender may operate, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Hansen, Miller, Lehman, and Robson; cosponsored by Representative Fields. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 4, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 3, Noes 1) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 531. Relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for vehicles or combinations of vehicles transporting loads near the Wisconsin-Michigan border. (FE) By Senator Jauch; cosponsored by Representative Sherman. (Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 533. Relating to: an integrated crime alert network and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Plale, Taylor, Lassa, Carpenter, Lehman, Lazich, Cowles, Hansen, Sullivan, and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Bies, Jorgensen, Turner, Staskunas, Petrowski, Townsend, and Honadel. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 536. Relating to: promoting the use of locally grown food in school meals and snacks and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Taylor, Risser, Lehman, Hansen, and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Vruwink, Jorgensen, Black, Benedict, Van Akkeren, Suder, A. Ott, Zepnick, Garthwaite, Roys, Turner, Sinicki, Hubler, Berceau, Hebl, Danou, Ripp, Hraychuck, Hilgenberg, Pasch, Mason, Pope-Roberts, Zigmunt, Molepske Jr., Steinbrink, Smith, Petrowski, Parisi, and Radcliffe. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Amendments 1, 2 and 3 pending Senate Bill 540. Relating to: political disbursements by corporations and cooperative associations and the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law. By Senators Wirch, Lassa, Coggs, Lehman, and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Black, Pope-Roberts, Turner, Steinbrink, Kessler, Cullen, and Berceau. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 3, Noes 2, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Amendments 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 541. Relating to: providing public notice of a sale of personal property or real estate on execution. By Senators Risser, Taylor, and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Turner, Berceau, Molepske Jr., Smith, Sinicki, and Brooks. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Senate Bill 553. Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance programs; and making appropriations. (FE) By Senators Miller, Olsen, Schultz, Vinehout, Coggs, Erpenbach, Hansen, Holperin, Jauch, A. Lasee, Lassa, Lehman, Robson, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Ballweg, Garthwaite, Benedict, Berceau, Bies, Brooks, Clark, Danou, Dexter, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hixson, Hubler, Jorgensen, Milroy, Molepske Jr., Murtha, Roys, Schneider, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Spanbauer, Townsend, Vruwink, and Wood. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 3) Senate Bill 557. Relating to: notices concerning construction near or on lakes, streams, or wetlands that are given to applicants for building permits and other construction approvals, requiring the Department of Natural Resources to furnish informational brochures about wetlands laws, requiring the Department of Natural Resources to provide evaluations and statements about whether certain land contains wetlands, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, A. Lasee, Miller, Hansen, Cowles, Taylor, Robson, Lehman, Holperin, and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Bies, Zigmunt, Zepnick, Petrowski, Townsend, Mursau, and Berceau. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 562. Relating to: weight limitations for vehicles transporting raw forest products. (FE) By Senators Holperin, Jauch, Hansen, Taylor, and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives Clark, Friske, Sherman, Soletski, Mursau, Bies, and Townsend. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Amendments 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 572. Relating to: suitability of annuity contracts and granting rule-making authority. By Senator Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Molepske Jr., Turner, and A. Williams. (Report passage recommended by committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 573. Relating to: public access to certain shared law enforcement records. By Senators Lehman, Hansen, Olsen, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Bies, Hraychuck, Brooks, Clark, Kestell, Mursau, Nerison, A. Ott, Petrowski, Schneider, Townsend, Zigmunt, and Turner. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 591. Relating to: termination of tenancy at death. By Senator Risser; cosponsored by Representative Black. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 4, Noes 1, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 4, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendments 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 594. Relating to: requirements for residential facilities that provide or promote themselves as providing specialized care for persons who have Alzheimer's disease or related dementia and providing penalties. By Senators Carpenter, Taylor, and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Krusick, Pasch, Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Clark, Staskunas, and Kaufert, by request of Wisconsin Alzheimer's Association Chapter Network, AARP - Wisconsin, Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups, Disability Rights - Wisconsin, Independence First, Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long-Term Care, Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers. (Report passage recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 598. Relating to: the procedure for school district consolidations. By Senators Vinehout, Holperin, Kreitlow, and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Clark, Hraychuck, Pope-Roberts, Hilgenberg, Dexter, Milroy, Zigmunt, Garthwaite, Smith, Molepske Jr., Mursau, and M. Williams. (Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 605. Relating to: allowing required condominium disclosures to be made electronically. By Senators Erpenbach, Risser, Holperin, Taylor, Cowles, Olsen, Darling, Kedzie, and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Dexter, Van Akkeren, Soletski, A. Williams, Bies, Van Roy, and Townsend. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 608. Relating to: requiring the Department of Revenue to study income tax reciprocity with the state of Minnesota. By Senators Kreitlow, Harsdorf, Kapanke, and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Milroy, Rhoades, Richards, Murtha, Danou, Suder, Ballweg, Vos, Zigmunt, Smith, Townsend, Shilling, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Nerison, Hubler, Knodl, and Dexter. (Report passage recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 6, Noes 0) Senate Bill 617. Relating to: creating a privilege for communications to veteran mentors. By Senators Taylor and Kreitlow; cosponsored by Representatives Shilling, Turner, Hilgenberg, Molepske Jr., Sinicki, and Suder. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 631. Relating to: submission of biological specimens for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis. (FE) By Senators Taylor and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives Staskunas and Bies, by request of Attorney General JB Van Hollen. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 678. Relating to: ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state of Wisconsin and the State Engineering Association for the 2007-09 biennium, covering employees in the professional engineering collective bargaining unit, and authorizing an expenditure of funds. (FE) By Joint Committee on Employment Relations. 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 227. Relating to: ecting the Pharmacy Examining Board to create a program to monitor the dispensing of prescription drugs and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Sherman, Townsend, Benedict, Berceau, and Hebl; cosponsored by Senators Jauch, Risser, Olsen, Darling, Carpenter, and Taylor. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 16, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Assembly Bill 228. Relating to: awarding state procurements to certified disabled veteran-owned businesses, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Sherman, Turner, Hilgenberg, J. Ott, Petrowski, Berceau, Jorgensen, Pope-Roberts, Richards, Shilling, and Smith; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Lehman, Taylor, and Vinehout. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 247. Relating to: granting high school diplomas to certain veterans with service-connected disabilities. By Representatives Milroy, Radcliffe, Barca, Berceau, Brooks, Benedict, Danou, Gunderson, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Petrowski, Nerison, Sheridan, Soletski, Spanbauer, Steinbrink, Strachota, Turner, A. Williams, and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Lehman, Schultz, Vinehout, Taylor, A. Lasee, Grothman, and Coggs. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 496. Relating to: prohibiting electronic text messaging while driving and providing a penalty. By Representatives Barca, Turner, Bernard Schaber, Zigmunt, Steinbrink, A. Ott, Clark, Sinicki, Bies, Pasch, Hilgenberg, Petrowski, Hixson, Hintz, Radcliffe, Kerkman, Benedict, Mason, Gunderson, Black, Hebl, Brooks, Cullen, Berceau, Hubler, Lothian, Krusick, Van Roy, Van Akkeren, and Toles; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, A. Lasee, Hansen, Olsen, Carpenter, Harsdorf, Cowles, Taylor, Darling, and Schultz. (Report concurrence without recommendation by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 3, Noes 3) Assembly Bill 503. Relating to: exposure to a minor and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Staskunas, Kleefisch, Hraychuck, Suder, Kerkman, Petersen, LeMahieu, Gundrum, Strachota, Zigmunt, Brooks, Townsend, Bies, Nass, Ripp, Pridemore, Mursau, Molepske Jr., and Honadel; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Lassa, Darling, and Kedzie. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 514. Relating to: time limitations for commencing prosecution of crimes. By Representatives Staskunas, Jorgensen, Parisi, Kerkman, Suder, Wood, Turner, Roys, Cullen, Gunderson, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, A. Ott, Knodl, Hraychuck, and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators Risser, A. Lasee, Olsen, Coggs, and Kedzie. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 529. Relating to: violations of the Wisconsin Uniform Securities Law and providing a penalty. By Representatives Hilgenberg, Hixson, Ziegelbauer, A. Ott, Young, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Milroy, Sherman, Cullen, Vruwink, Jorgensen, Hraychuck, Mason, Pasch, Benedict, Clark, Fields, Richards, Barca, Zigmunt, Smith, Danou, and Garthwaite; cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Miller, Taylor, and Schultz. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 560. Relating to: remedial statutory changes affecting the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (suggested as remedial legislation by the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission). By Law Revision Committee. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 567. Relating to: amending and revising under s. 10.53 various provisions of ss. 10.62 to 10.82 of the statutes for the purpose of correcting conflicts between the listings in ss. 10.62 to 10.82 and the substantive statutes to which those sections refer. (Correction Bill). By Law Revision Committee. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 659. Relating to: HIV testing, disclosure of HIV test results, and providing penalties. By Representatives Shilling, Richards, Benedict, Berceau, Hebl, Pasch, Sinicki, Turner, and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Robson and Taylor. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 670. Relating to: requiring sellers of residential real property to disclose whether the property is subject to a shoreland zoning mitigation plan. By Representative Black; cosponsored by Senator Holperin. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Environment, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 709. Relating to: requiring access to toilet facilities in a retail establishment, immunity from civil liability related to use of the toilet facilities, and providing penalties. By Representatives Van Roy, Soletski, Townsend, Berceau, Montgomery, Spanbauer, Knodl, Vos, A. Ott, Brooks, Turner, Pasch, Zigmunt, Roys, Jorgensen, Smith, and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, Hansen, Taylor, Coggs, and Plale. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 766. Relating to: designating and marking a portion of STH 50 in Kenosha County as the LeRoy and Lynn Copen Memorial Highway. (FE) By Representatives Steinbrink, Barca, and Kerkman; cosponsored by Senator Wirch. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, 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. 11 a.m.
   Business Events
· WAGE presents 'The Post-Crisis Global Economy: Prospects for Recovery and Reform'
1310 Grainger Hall, UW-Madison.
· WWBIC event
   Other
· Dane County coalition to reduce alcohol abuse forum
When: 6 p.m. Where: CUNA Mutual, round building Mineral Point Rd. Madison 6 p.m.
· Dept. of Commerce announces Companies to Watch awards
Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison. On April 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Monona Terrace, Madison, Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary and UW Extension Director of the Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Gayle Kugler will offer remarks, recognize, and present awards to the Companies to Watch (CTW) winners. CTW is a distinctive awards program developed by the Edward Lowe Foundation to honor second-stage companies that demonstrate high performance in the marketplace, exhibit innovative products, services or processes, or otherwise make their company “worth watching.” For further information, contact Tony Hozeny, Department of Commerce, at 608/267-9661, or Gayle Kugler, UW Extension Director of the Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, at 608/263-7812. 7 p.m.
· Former MPS superintendents address Milwaukee Rotary Club
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. It was their toughest assignment: leading the Milwaukee Public Schools. Now as MPS leadership transitions again amid headlines about struggling schools, serious fiscal challenges, and a call for dramatic change in school governance, these education leaders reflect on the turnaround challenges for MPS. Join a candid conversation with former MPS superintendents – Howard Fuller, Barbara Horton, Spence Korte, and Robert Peterkin – about lessons they learned which could help MPS now. This special forum is presented in collaboration with Marquette University Law School and the Partnership for Public Schools in Milwaukee, Inc. Our guest moderator is Mike Gousha, Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy, Marquette University Law School. 12 p.m.
· Gov. Doyle addresses health care leaders
Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison. Governor Jim Doyle will be the featured keynote speaker at the Wisconsin Hospital Association's Annual Advocacy Day tomorrow, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at the Monona Terrace in Madison. Nearly 600 hospital leaders, trustees and volunteers from across the state are expected to participate in the annual legislative event. Governor Doyle will discuss his successful efforts to make Wisconsin a national leader in providing access to affordable health care and next steps the state will take to implement national health care reform. Contact: Laura Smith, Office of the Governor, 608-261-2162 11:30 a.m.
· Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon
Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St., Milwaukee.
· Senators, statewide coalition press conference on payday loan cap
Senate Parlor, State Capitol. Milwaukee, Waukesha, Kenosha, Racine, Beloit, La Crosse, Eau Claire, Wausau, Green Bay, Appleton and Oshkosh: A bi-partisan group of Senators Carpenter, Grothman and a coalition of organizations including WISDOM, WISPIRG, Leagal Aid Society of Milwaukee, AARP, Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, Madison-area Urban Ministry, etc to hold a PRESS CONFERENCE on Tuesday, April 13th at 9:30am in the Senate Parlor at the Capitol. The coalition and Senators work to end the predatory payday lending practices in the state of Wisconsin by calling for a 36% cap on all payday loans. Visuals will be part of the press conference, demonstrating the very real impact of the predatory aspect of the payday lending industry in Wisconsin. On Tuesday, April 13thSenators will have the opportunity to vote for an amendment that would cap all payday loans in the state of Wisconsin at a 36% annual interest rate. A bi-partisan effort is being made to ensure that this amendment passes. Background: The Senate will bring to the floor a bill addressing predatory payday lending that falls short of measures to enact sufficient regulation on an industry that has engulfed our state and has taken advantage of those facing economic strains. While limiting loans to one rollover and allowing a loan up to 35% of a borrower’s monthly income may have an impact, the industry will find loopholes around the proposed legislation. The ability for the industry to morph has been demonstrated in other states across the country; without a rate cap, we are not guaranteed that the predatory practices of payday lenders will be ended. The Predatory Loan industry, often charging in excess of 500% interest on loans to the most economically disadvantaged among us, is clearly guilty of usury. Our own experience has shown us countless examples of needy that thought they were getting short-term help for a specific need, only to find themselves trapped in an endless cycle of interest payments and fees, until they have lost everything. We believe that it is imperative for the state of Wisconsin to enact serious regulation, which will cap interest rates at a double digit number, limit rollovers, and ensure that individuals will not be crushed by interest and unpayable debt through the creation of a database to monitor the payday lending industry. No amount of lobbyists or campaign contributions can erase the clear moral and ethical imperative to protect the needy from the unscrupulous. Contact: David Liners, WISDOM (414) 736-2099 Andy Gehl, Legal Aid (773) 837-6332 Stephanie Gyldenvand, WISDOM (920) 216-0891 9:30 a.m.
· Well City 3rd Annual Celebration Event
· Wisconsin Hospital Association Advocacy Day
Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison.

April 14
   Fundraisers
· Reception in honor of U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin
Home of John Weinfurter, 209 C Street, NE Washington, D.C. PACs: $5,000 ~ $2,500 ~ $1,000 Individuals: $1,000 ~ $500 Please RSVP to 608.663.6300 or stacey@tammybaldwin.com 5:30 p.m.
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice executive session
328 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice public hearing
328 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Education public hearing
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Fish and Wildlife executive session
328 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business executive session
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business public hearing
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Natural Resources public hearing
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties executive session
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail executive session
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail public hearing
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Education executive session
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Education public hearing
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Environment executive session
411 South, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue public hearing
425 Southwest, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs executive session
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs public hearing
201 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation executive session
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Senate Organization executive session
Senate Parlor, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection public hearing
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
   Business Events
· WAGE presents 'Strategies for Import Safety: Regulatory and Market Approaches'
Room 2180, Mechanical Engineering Building, UW-Madison.
· WWBIC event
   Other
· Dept. of Commerce celebrates UW Small Business Development Center, Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network
Madison Monona Terrace Hilton, 9 E. Wilson St., Madison. On April 14 at 5:00 p.m., at the Madison Monona Terrace Hilton, Deputy Secretary, Aaron Olver, will offer remarks and join the celebration of the UW Small Business Development Center’s 30th anniversary and the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network’s fifth anniversary. For further information, contact Tony Hozeny, Department of Commerce, 608/267-9661. 5 p.m.
· GOP press conference on elections bill
Assembly Parlor, State Capitol. WHO: Senator Scott Fitzgerald and Representative Jeff Fitzgerald, Republican Members Discussing the impact of the elections bill, SB 640/ AB 895, on Wisconsin elections, fraud, and abuse Contact: Senator Scott Fitzgerald, (608) 266-5660 Representative Jeff Fitzgerald, (608) 266-2540 10:30 a.m.
· Rock County Day in Madison
412 East, State Capitol. On Wednesday, April 14, a group of more than 80 business and civic leaders from every corner of Rock County will gather at the Wisconsin State Capitol for “Rock County Day in Madison.” During the event, participants will speak with one voice about what the area needs to prosper. Representatives of the communities of Beloit, Clinton, Edgerton, Evansville, Janesville and Milton will be present. At issue will be the priorities included on the Roadmap to Rock County’s Future—expansion of Interstate 39/90 to six lanes from the state line to Madison; improving state competitiveness; and bolstering Wisconsin’s economic development efforts. Rock County Day will begin at 1 PM in Room 412 East in the State Capitol building with a legislative panel discussion featuring Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, Senator Judy Robson, and other members of the Rock County area legislative delegation. The remainder of the day will be dedicated to Capitol visits, during which small groups will visit every member of the Wisconsin State Legislature. For more information on Rock County Day in Madison, please contact Dan Cunningham at (608) 757-3160 or via email at danc@forwardjanesville.com. 1 p.m.

April 15
· WisPolitics Luncheon: Dem AG candidate Scott Hassett
The Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson St., Madison. 11:45 a.m.
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care public hearing
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection executive session -- CANCELLED
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Education executive session
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Health and Healthcare Reform executive session
412 East, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Health and Healthcare Reform public hearing
412 East, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Judiciary and Ethics executive session
400 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Judiciary and Ethics public hearing
400 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Natural Resources executive session
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Transportation executive session
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Transportation public hearing
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs executive session
400 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs public hearing
400 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Session
Assembly Chamber, State Capitol. 1. Call of the Roll. 2. Introduction, first reading and reference of proposals. 3. Committee reports and subsequent reference of proposals. 4. Messages from the senate, and other communications. 5. Consideration of conference committee reports and vetoes. 6. Consideration of senate action on proposals approved by the assembly. 7. Making and consideration of motions for reconsideration of passage, indefinite postponement, concurrence, or nonconcurrence. 8. Consideration of resolutions. QUESTION: Shall the resolution be adopted? Assembly Joint Resolution 107 Relating to: the life and military service of United States Army Reserve Captain Russell Seager. By Representative Mason; cosponsored by Senator Lehman. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Joint Resolution 116 Relating to: the life and military service of Lance Corporal Jacob Alexander Meinert. By Representative Jorgensen; cosponsored by Senator S. Fitzgerald. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Joint Resolution 124 Relating to: the life and military service of Sgt. Ryan C. Adams. By Representative Meyer; cosponsored by Senator Holperin. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Joint Resolution 108 Relating to: commending the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 32nd Brigade, 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, for receiving the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award. By Representatives Murtha, Suder, Dexter, Rhoades, Huebsch, Hubler and Danou; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Kreitlow, Vinehout, Jauch and Kapanke. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Joint Resolution 121 Relating to: proclaiming May 2010 as Motorcycle Awareness Month. By Representatives Strachota, Knodl, Benedict, LeMahieu, Petrowski, Mason, Kaufert, Davis, Hubler, Kestell, A. Ott, Zepnick, Kleefisch, Lothian, Schneider, Petersen, Ripp, Brooks, M. Williams, Kerkman and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senators Lassa, Darling, Olsen, Wirch, Kanavas, Taylor, Harsdorf, Lehman, Schultz, Vinehout, Leibham, Hansen and Carpenter. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Third reading of assembly proposals. QUESTION: Having been read three times, shall the proposal be passed? 10. Third reading of senate proposals. QUESTION: Having been read three times, shall the proposal be concurred in? 11. Second reading and amendment of assembly proposals. QUESTION: Shall the proposal be ordered engrossed and read a third time? Assembly Bill 13 Relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts received from the well contamination and abandonment compensation program. (FE) By Representatives A. Ott, Molepske Jr., Ballweg, Bies, Brooks, Murtha, Petrowski, Ripp, Spanbauer, Strachota, Townsend and Gunderson; cosponsored by Senators A. Lasee and Schultz. Report passage recommended by committee on Ways and Means, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Bill 70 Relating to: adjudications for involuntary commitment, appointment of a guardian of the person, and protective placement or protective services, background checks for the purchase of handguns, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Gunderson, Richards, Murtha, Fields, Ballweg, Bies, Kaufert, Kerkman, LeMahieu, Lothian, Nygren, Petersen, Stone, Townsend, Van Roy, Vos, Spanbauer and Kleefisch; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Sullivan, Harsdorf, Olsen and Schultz. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Criminal Justice, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Bill 171 Relating to: unlawful use of a global positioning device and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Kramer, Kessler and Schneider; cosponsored by Senator Erpenbach. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Personal Privacy, Ayes 6, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Bill 262 Relating to: raffle licenses. (FE) By Representatives Nygren, Brooks, Roth, Bies, Townsend, Vos, Mursau, Petrowski, Ballweg, Gunderson, Ripp, Spanbauer and Knodl; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Plale, Kedzie, Kapanke and Hansen. Report passage recommended by committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Bill 432 Relating to: notification requirements for persons who must register as sex offenders and who are on school premises and providing penalties. (FE) By Representatives Friske, Brooks, Ripp, Gunderson, Suder and Townsend. Report passage recommended by committee on Criminal Justice, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. 12. Second reading and amendment of senate proposals. QUESTION: Shall the proposal be ordered to a third reading? Senate Bill 44 Relating to: adjudications for involuntary commitment, appointment of a guardian of the person, and protective placement or protective services, background checks for the purchase of handguns, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Darling, Harsdorf, Olsen, Schultz and Sullivan; cosponsored by Representatives Gunderson, Richards, Murtha, Kerkman, Vos, Fields, Lothian, Townsend, Stone, Bies, Ballweg, Kaufert, LeMahieu, Nygren, Petersen, Van Roy and Spanbauer. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 193 Relating to: raffle licenses. (FE) By Senators Holperin, Plale, Kedzie, Kapanke, Hansen and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Nygren, Brooks, Roth, Bies, Townsend, Vos, Mursau, Petrowski, Ballweg, Gunderson, Knodl, Ripp, Spanbauer and Hraychuck. Report concurrence recommended by committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 286 Relating to: collection agencies. By Senator Darling; cosponsored by Representative J. Ott. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Financial Institutions, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 375 Relating to: the exchange of electronic records contained in the Consolidated Court Automation Program and in the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System between the director of state courts and the Department of Children and Families and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Taylor, Coggs, Darling and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Knodl, Grigsby, Berceau, Danou and Townsend. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Children and Families, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-15-2010 by committee on Rules. 13. Motions may be offered. 14. Announcements. 15. Adjournment.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:01 A.M. Assembly Bill 771 Relating to: a grant to Wisconsin Workforce Development Association from the Department of Commerce and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Garthwaite, Molepske Jr., Benedict, Vruwink, Brooks, Suder, Milroy, Toles, Danou, Zigmunt, Jorgensen, Smith and Shilling; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Taylor and Schultz. Report passage recommended by committee on Rural Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 1. Report Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 4, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 11, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:01 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:02 A.M. Assembly Bill 853 Relating to: tax benefits for hiring new employees and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Hintz, Molepske Jr., Vruwink, Pasch, Zigmunt, Hixson, Schneider, Hilgenberg, Garthwaite, Jorgensen, Soletski, Sinicki, Milroy, Berceau, Hebl, Bernard Schaber, Smith, Dexter, Clark, Roys, Mason, Grigsby, Richards, Staskunas and Kaufert; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Taylor, Hopper and Leibham. Report passage recommended by committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business, Ayes 12, Noes 1. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 4, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:02 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:03 A.M. Assembly Bill 898 Relating to: trial job program and transitional jobs demonstration project and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Grigsby, Sinicki, Roys, Pasch and Molepske Jr.; cosponsored by Senators Coggs, Lehman, Jauch and Miller. Report passage recommended by committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business, Ayes 11, Noes 1. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 4, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:03 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:04 A.M. Assembly Bill 106 Relating to: underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse. By Representatives Hixson, Hubler, Berceau, Bies, Dexter, A. Ott, Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Smith, Toles, Townsend and Turner; cosponsored by Senators Robson and Kreitlow. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 8, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:04 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:05 A.M. Assembly Bill 146 Relating to: notice to a victim of the right to make a statement at sentencing or disposition. (FE) By Representatives Kessler, A. Williams, Berceau and Turner; cosponsored by Senators Risser, Lehman and Grothman. Report passage recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:05 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:06 A.M. Assembly Bill 193 Relating to: the privilege of self-defense. By Representatives Hraychuck, Danou, Vruwink, Mursau, Friske, Van Roy, Ballweg, Suder, Strachota, Petrowski, Vukmir, Zipperer, Davis, Bies, Kleefisch, Gunderson, Vos, Spanbauer, Kerkman, Nerison, LeMahieu, Kestell, Honadel, Rhoades, Zigmunt, Ripp, Jorgensen, Tauchen, Roth, Kaufert and Huebsch; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Vinehout, Decker, Plale, Schultz, Lazich, Leibham, Grothman, A. Lasee, Kanavas, Darling, Kapanke, Harsdorf and Hopper. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 5, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Personal Privacy, Ayes 5, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:06 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:07 A.M. Assembly Bill 223 Relating to: the right to a trial by jury for a juvenile for whom the petitioner has reserved the right to recommend placement in the Serious Juvenile Offender Program or in a juvenile correctional facility beyond the age of majority. (FE) By Representatives Kessler, Roys, Pasch, Turner and Berceau; cosponsored by Senators Taylor and Lehman. Report passage recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:07 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:08 A.M. Assembly Bill 468 Relating to: municipal court fees. (FE) By Representatives Parisi, Richards and Berceau; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Hopper, Lehman and Erpenbach. Report passage recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 14, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:08 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:09 A.M. Assembly Bill 512 Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems. (FE) By Representatives Pasch, Richards, Benedict, Soletski, Smith, Black, Parisi, Milroy, Kaufert, Fields, Pope-Roberts, Zepnick, Hixson, Roys, Pocan, A. Ott, Berceau, Sinicki, Molepske Jr., Grigsby, Young, Turner, Hebl, Sherman, Jorgensen, Toles, Hilgenberg, Hintz and Bernard Schaber; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Wirch, Taylor, Robson, Lehman, Vinehout, Carpenter, Lassa, Miller, Risser, Erpenbach and Coggs. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 8, Noes 5, Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 8, Noes 5, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 8, Noes 5. Made a special order of business at 11:09 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:09 A.M. Senate Bill 362 Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems. (FE) By Senators Hansen, Wirch, Taylor, Robson, Lehman, Coggs, Vinehout, Carpenter, Lassa, Miller, Risser and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Richards, Benedict, Soletski, Black, Parisi, Milroy, Fields, Pope-Roberts, Hixson, Smith, Zepnick, Roys, Pocan, A. Ott, Berceau, Sinicki, Molepske Jr., Grigsby, Kaufert, Young, Turner, Hebl, Sherman, Jorgensen, Hilgenberg, Hintz and Toles. Made a special order of business at 11:09 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:10 A.M. Assembly Bill 524 Relating to: the jurisdictional amount and court fees in certain small claims actions. (FE) By Representatives Hebl, Sherman, Berceau, Pope-Roberts and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Holperin, Wirch, Hansen, Schultz and Olsen. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 3, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 7, Noes 3. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 5, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 11, Noes 5. Made a special order of business at 11:10 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:11 A.M. Assembly Bill 543 Relating to: barring landlords from requiring certain payments and from making certain claims against estates. By Representative Black. Report passage recommended by committee on Housing, Ayes 4, Noes 3. Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Black. Made a special order of business at 11:11 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:11 A.M. Senate Bill 591 Relating to: termination of tenancy at death. By Senator Risser; cosponsored by Representative Black. Made a special order of business at 11:11 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:12 A.M. Assembly Bill 553 Relating to: creating new grounds for discipline of hearing instrument specialists, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists, changing licensing requirements for audiologists, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Zepnick, Turner, A. Ott, Newcomer, Townsend, Danou and Kerkman; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, Taylor, Olsen and Kedzie. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 13, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 13, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:12 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:12 A.M. Senate Bill 358 Relating to: creating new grounds for discipline of hearing instrument specialists, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists, changing licensing requirements for audiologists, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Taylor, Olsen and Kedzie; cosponsored by Representatives Zepnick, Turner, Kerkman, Danou, A. Ott, Newcomer and Townsend. Made a special order of business at 11:12 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:13 A.M. Assembly Bill 556 Relating to: designating the bacterium Lactococcus lactis as the Wisconsin state microbe. (FE) By Representatives Hebl, Vruwink, A. Williams, Pasch, Danou and Fields; cosponsored by Senator Taylor. Report passage recommended by committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security, Ayes 7, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:13 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:14 A.M. Assembly Bill 557 Relating to: notification of school closings and reopenings. By Representatives Bernard Schaber, Pope-Roberts, Berceau and Seidel; cosponsored by Senators Taylor and Hansen. Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 11, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:14 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:14 A.M. Senate Bill 379 Relating to: notification of school closings and reopenings. By Senators Taylor and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Bernard Schaber and Berceau. Made a special order of business at 11:14 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:15 A.M. Assembly Bill 558 Relating to: the possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Staskunas, Bernard Schaber, Hraychuck, Pasch, Pope-Roberts, Parisi, Roys, Berceau, Fields, Turner, A. Ott, Milroy, Cullen, Van Akkeren, Zepnick, Seidel, Strachota, Grigsby and LeMahieu; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Robson, Lassa, Jauch and Coggs. Report Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 7, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:15 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:16 A.M. Assembly Bill 559 Relating to: notice of firearm prohibition when served with notice of an injunction hearing and process for surrendering firearms following the granting of certain injunctions. (FE) By Representatives Bernard Schaber, Staskunas, Roys, Turner, Fields, Pasch, Milroy, A. Ott, Hraychuck, Richards, Sinicki, Kestell, Hebl, Zepnick, Seidel, Grigsby, Toles, LeMahieu and Newcomer; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Robson, Lassa, Jauch, Risser and Coggs. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:16 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:17 A.M. Assembly Bill 596 Relating to: designating the Harley-Davidson as the Wisconsin state motorcycle. (FE) By Representatives Young, Milroy, Benedict, Berceau, Brooks, Fields, Kessler, Knodl, Mason, Pridemore, Sinicki, Turner, Zepnick and Gunderson; cosponsored by Senators Coggs, Hopper, Plale, Sullivan, Taylor and Vinehout. Report passage recommended by committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security, Ayes 4, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:17 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:18 A.M. Assembly Bill 611 Relating to: changing certain administrative procedures under the tax incremental financing program. (FE) By Representatives Pope-Roberts, Brooks, Dexter, Zepnick and Berceau; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Holperin, Miller, Plale and Harsdorf. Report Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:18 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:18 A.M. Senate Bill 412 Relating to: changing certain administrative procedures under the tax incremental financing program. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach, Holperin, Miller, Plale and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Brooks, Dexter and Zepnick. Made a special order of business at 11:18 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:19 A.M. Assembly Bill 612 Relating to: access to audio recordings of 911 calls. By Representatives Vruwink, Sinicki, Zepnick and Bies; cosponsored by Senator Taylor. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 5, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Personal Privacy, Ayes 4, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:19 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:20 A.M. Assembly Bill 619 Relating to: county, city, town, and village authority to create local elections boards and to regulate the financing of campaigns for county, city, town, and village offices; duties of municipal and county boards of election commissioners; and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Pocan, Smith, Berceau, Hebl, Milroy, Parisi, Pope-Roberts, A. Williams and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Risser, Lehman, Miller and Sullivan. Report passage recommended by committee on Elections and Campaign Reform, Ayes 4, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:20 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:21 A.M. Assembly Bill 622 Relating to: pupils attending a school district under the Open Enrollment Program who are habitually truant. By Representatives Smith, Pope-Roberts, Staskunas, Krusick and Molepske Jr.; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Lehman, Taylor and Darling. Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 10, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:21 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:22 A.M. Assembly Bill 624 Relating to: the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school; the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; the false use of a legitimate academic credential; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Hixson, Townsend, Danou, Benedict, Parisi and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Risser, Vinehout and Taylor. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 9, Noes 3, passage as amended recommended by committee on Colleges and Universities, Ayes 8, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:22 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. . SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:22 A.M. Senate Bill 431 Relating to: the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school; the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; the false use of a legitimate academic credential; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Risser, Vinehout and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Hixson, Danou, Townsend, A. Williams, Benedict and Parisi. Made a special order of business at 11:22 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:23 A.M. Assembly Bill 644 Relating to: establishing a presumption for employment-connected communicable diseases for fire fighters, emergency medical service providers, law enforcement officers, and certain correctional employees. (FE) By Representatives Sinicki, Bies, Danou, Friske, Hraychuck, Seidel, Young, Van Akkeren, Jorgensen, Parisi, Soletski, Berceau, Vruwink, Mason, Pocan, Van Roy, A. Ott, Steinbrink, Bernard Schaber, Suder and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Sullivan, Coggs, Wirch, Lehman, Robson and Hansen. Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 9, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:23 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:23 A.M. Senate Bill 429 Relating to: establishing a presumption for employment-connected communicable diseases for fire fighters, emergency medical service providers, law enforcement officers, and certain correctional employees. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Coggs, Wirch, Lehman, Robson, Hansen and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki, Berceau, Vruwink, Danou, Milroy, Hraychuck, Bies, Mason, Pocan, Van Roy, A. Ott, Friske, Steinbrink, Bernard Schaber, Seidel, Young, Zepnick, Parisi, Sherman and Turner. Made a special order of business at 11:23 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:24 A.M. Assembly Bill 645 Relating to: the threshold for registration and reporting by groups and individuals seeking to influence referendum results. By Committee on Elections and Campaign Reform, by request of Government Accountability Board. Report passage recommended by committee on Elections and Campaign Reform, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:24 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:25 A.M. Assembly Bill 646 Relating to: the period for retention of certain election materials in state and local elections. By Committee on Elections and Campaign Reform, by request of Government Accountability Board. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Elections and Campaign Reform, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:25 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:26 A.M. Assembly Bill 655 Relating to: duplicate hunting licenses issued to persons who are 10 or 11 years old. (FE) By Representative Hraychuck; cosponsored by Senator Holperin. Report passage recommended by committee on Fish and Wildlife, Ayes 9, Noes 0. Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:26 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:27 A.M. Assembly Bill 671 Relating to: licensing anesthesiologist assistants and creating the Council on Anesthesiologist Assistants and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Shilling, Pasch, Petrowski, Smith, Townsend, Vruwink, Zepnick and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Darling, Kapanke, Kedzie and Plale. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 3 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:27 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:28 A.M. Assembly Bill 675 Relating to: hospital staff privileges for and written agreements required for nurse-midwives and allowing nurse-midwives to elect to be covered under the injured patients and families compensation fund. By Representatives Roys, Smith, Berceau, Pasch, Sinicki, Turner, Vruwink and Young; cosponsored by Senators Robson and Vinehout. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 2, Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 2, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 9, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:28 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:29 A.M. Assembly Bill 680 Relating to: temporary restraining orders and injunctions. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Parisi, Roys, Staskunas, Dexter, Suder, Berceau, Turner, Danou, Van Roy, Kaufert, Townsend, Milroy, Sinicki, Bies and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Erpenbach, Robson, Darling, Lassa, Risser, Hansen, A. Lasee, Coggs and Olsen. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:29 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:29 A.M. Senate Bill 464 Relating to: temporary restraining orders and injunctions. (FE) By Senators Taylor, Erpenbach, Robson, Darling, Lassa, Risser, Hansen, A. Lasee, Coggs and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Parisi, Roys, Staskunas, Dexter, Suder, Berceau, Turner, Danou, Van Roy, Kaufert, Townsend, Milroy, Sinicki, Bies and A. Williams. Made a special order of business at 11:29 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:30 A.M. Assembly Bill 681 Relating to: orders to commit state prison inmates to a mental health facility. (FE) By Representatives Pasch, Berceau, A. Williams and Hintz; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Lehman, Risser and Lassa. Report passage recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:30 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:30 A.M. Senate Bill 478 Relating to: orders to commit state prison inmates to a mental health facility. (FE) By Senators Taylor, Lehman, Risser, Lassa and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Berceau, A. Williams and Hintz. Made a special order of business at 11:30 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:31 A.M. Assembly Bill 701 Relating to: the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, investment guidelines for charitable gift annuity segregated accounts, Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan assessment participation, reciprocity for long-term care insurance policies, voting by fraternal members, the insurance security fund, modifications to motor vehicle insurance policy and umbrella and excess liability policy requirements, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representative Cullen; cosponsored by Senator Taylor, by request of Commissioner of Insurance. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage recommended by committee on Insurance, Ayes 9, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:31 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:32 A.M. Assembly Bill 705 Relating to: the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children. (FE) By Representatives Seidel, Berceau, Grigsby, Sinicki and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Jauch, Holperin, Miller, Lehman and Lassa. Report passage recommended by committee on Children and Families, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:32 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:32 A.M. Senate Bill 517 Relating to: the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children. (FE) By Senators Jauch, Holperin, Miller, Lehman and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Berceau, Grigsby, Sinicki and Zepnick. Made a special order of business at 11:32 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:33 A.M. Assembly Bill 717 Relating to: the agricultural producer security program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Vruwink, Jorgensen, Garthwaite, Smith, Hraychuck, Danou, Tauchen, Ripp, Dexter, Molepske Jr. and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Vinehout, Miller, Taylor, Harsdorf and Schultz. Report passage recommended by committee on Agriculture, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:33 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:33 A.M. Senate Bill 527 Relating to: the agricultural producer security program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Vinehout, Miller, Taylor, Harsdorf and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Vruwink, Jorgensen, Garthwaite, Smith, Hraychuck, Danou, Tauchen, Ripp, Dexter, Molepske Jr. and A. Ott. Made a special order of business at 11:33 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:34 A.M. Assembly Bill 725 Relating to: providing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to high school pupils. (FE) By Representatives Zigmunt, Berceau, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hixson, Kaufert, Sinicki, Soletski, Steinbrink, Vruwink, A. Williams, Young and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Carpenter, Risser and Taylor. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Public Health, Ayes 4, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:34 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:35 A.M. Assembly Bill 731 Relating to: methods of voting by members of a cooperative. By Representatives Hraychuck, Steinbrink, Jorgensen, Petersen, A. Ott, Turner, Smith and Suder; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Lassa and Kreitlow. Report passage recommended by committee on Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs, Ayes 14, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:35 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:35 A.M. Senate Bill 528 Relating to: methods of voting by members of a cooperative. By Senators Taylor, Kreitlow and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Steinbrink, Jorgensen, Petersen, A. Ott, Turner and Smith. Made a special order of business at 11:35 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:36 A.M. Assembly Bill 737 Relating to: weapons authorized for use under certain hunting approvals, prohibiting certain persons from obtaining or using hunting approvals, authorizing issuance of archery hunting approvals and nonfirearm hunting approvals for hunting certain animals, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Smith, Suder, Turner, Danou, Berceau, Hebl, Van Roy, Townsend, Kaufert, Bies, Ripp, Petrowski and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senator Holperin. Report passage recommended by committee on Public Safety, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:36 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:37 A.M. Assembly Bill 741 Relating to: subpoenas and warrants requiring providers of electronic communications services or of remote computing services to provide customer information or disclose contents of wire or electronic communications. By Representatives Pasch, Berceau, Townsend, Danou, Bies, Fields, Turner, Richards, Sinicki, Jorgensen and Kaufert; cosponsored by Senators Sullivan, Taylor and Darling. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:37 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:37 A.M. Senate Bill 524 Relating to: subpoenas and warrants requiring providers of electronic communications services or of remote computing services to provide customer information or disclose contents of wire or electronic communications. By Senators Sullivan, Taylor and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Berceau, Townsend, Danou, Bies, Fields, Turner, Richards, Sinicki, Jorgensen and Kaufert. Made a special order of business at 11:37 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:38 A.M. Assembly Bill 747 Relating to: crimes against animals and providing a penalty. By Representatives Milroy, Turner, Zepnick, A. Williams, Berceau, Sinicki, Pasch, Benedict and Smith; cosponsored by Senators Jauch, Carpenter and Risser. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, without recommendation by committee on Criminal Justice, Ayes 5, Noes 5 (Assembly Rule 19). Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Milroy. Made a special order of business at 11:38 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:39 A.M. Assembly Bill 753 Relating to: providing information to a firearms dealer when purchasing a handgun, authorizing the Department of Justice to prosecute violations of certain laws regulating firearms, receiving a stolen firearm, and providing penalties. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Gunderson, Staskunas, LeMahieu, Kestell, Berceau, Zigmunt, Turner, Petersen, Smith, A. Ott, Mursau, Townsend, Brooks, Knodl, Ballweg, Gottlieb and Benedict; cosponsored by Senators Carpenter, Vinehout, Olsen, Cowles and Lassa. Report passage recommended by committee on Criminal Justice, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Assembly amendment 1 offered by Representative Kessler. Made a special order of business at 11:39 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:40 A.M. Assembly Bill 769 Relating to: evidentiary recordings of persons under the age of 18 engaging in sexually explicit conduct and attempt of certain sex crimes against children and providing penalties. (FE) By Representatives Staskunas, Berceau, Brooks and Suder; cosponsored by Senators Lassa and Sullivan. Report passage recommended by committee on Criminal Justice, Ayes 9, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:40 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:41 A.M. Assembly Bill 780 Relating to: elimination of surplus retention limitations for residential care centers for children and youth, group homes, and child welfare agencies that provide rate-based services for the Department of Children and Families or a county department of human services or social services; determination of the rates charged by those providers; establishment of a performance-based contracting system for those providers; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 8, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Children and Families, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 13, Noes 1, Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 14, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:41 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:42 A.M. Assembly Bill 783 Relating to: requiring the Department of Revenue to study income tax reciprocity with the state of Minnesota. By Representatives Hraychuck, Milroy, Rhoades, Richards, Murtha, Danou, Suder, Ballweg, Vos, Zigmunt, Smith, Townsend, Shilling, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Nerison, Hubler, Knodl and Dexter; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Harsdorf, Kapanke and Vinehout. Report passage recommended by committee on Ways and Means, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:42 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:42 A.M. Senate Bill 608 Relating to: requiring the Department of Revenue to study income tax reciprocity with the state of Minnesota. By Senators Kreitlow, Harsdorf, Kapanke and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Milroy, Rhoades, Richards, Murtha, Danou, Suder, Ballweg, Vos, Zigmunt, Smith, Townsend, Shilling, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Nerison, Hubler, Knodl and Dexter. Made a special order of business at 11:42 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:43 A.M. Assembly Bill 797 Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Toles and Sinicki; cosponsored by Senator Coggs, by request of Department of Workforce Development. Report passage recommended by committee on Workforce Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:43 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:44 A.M. Assembly Bill 806 Relating to: the procedure for school district consolidations. By Representatives Clark, Hraychuck, Pope-Roberts, Hilgenberg, Dexter, Milroy, Zigmunt, Garthwaite, Smith, Molepske Jr., Mursau, M. Williams and Ballweg; cosponsored by Senators Vinehout, Holperin, Kreitlow and Olsen. Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 8, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:44 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:44 A.M. Senate Bill 598 Relating to: the procedure for school district consolidations. By Senators Vinehout, Holperin, Kreitlow and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Clark, Hraychuck, Pope-Roberts, Hilgenberg, Dexter, Milroy, Zigmunt, Garthwaite, Smith, Molepske Jr., Mursau and M. Williams. Made a special order of business at 11:44 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:45 A.M. Assembly Bill 808 Relating to: student achievement guarantee in education program contracts. (FE) By Representatives Dexter, Hilgenberg, Garthwaite, Danou, Berceau, Clark, Hraychuck, Molepske Jr., Pasch, Pope-Roberts and Smith; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Kreitlow, Olsen, Vinehout and Lehman. Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 8, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:45 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:46 A.M. Assembly Bill 809 Relating to: transportation of private school pupils. (FE) By Representatives Dexter, Danou, Clark, Garthwaite, Hilgenberg, Hraychuck, Pope-Roberts, Roys, Sinicki, Smith, Staskunas and Zigmunt; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Vinehout and Holperin. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 9, Noes 3, passage as amended recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 8, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:46 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:47 A.M. Assembly Bill 810 Relating to: creating a privilege for communications to veteran mentors. By Representatives Shilling, Turner, Hilgenberg, Milroy, Molepske Jr., Sinicki and Suder; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Kreitlow and Lassa. Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Shilling. Made a special order of business at 11:47 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:48 A.M. Assembly Bill 846 Relating to: allowing required condominium disclosures to be made electronically. By Representatives Hebl, Dexter, Van Akkeren, Soletski, A. Williams, Bies, Van Roy and Townsend; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Risser, Holperin, Taylor, Cowles, Olsen, Darling, Grothman and Kedzie. Report passage recommended by committee on Housing, Ayes 6, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:48 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:48 A.M. Senate Bill 605 Relating to: allowing required condominium disclosures to be made electronically. By Senators Erpenbach, Risser, Holperin, Taylor, Cowles, Olsen, Darling, Kedzie and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Dexter, Van Akkeren, Soletski, A. Williams, Bies, Van Roy and Townsend. Made a special order of business at 11:48 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:49 A.M. Assembly Bill 850 Relating to: defining political subdivision of a state for purposes of the Wisconsin Uniform Securities Law. By Representatives Barca and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senator Wirch. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Financial Institutions, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:49 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:50 A.M. Assembly Bill 877 Relating to: duties of physicians and of the Medical Examining Board and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Representative Richards; cosponsored by Senator Risser, by request of The Medical Examining Board. Report passage recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:50 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:51 A.M. Assembly Bill 883 Relating to: the duties of the Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council. By Representatives Grigsby, Pasch, Stone, Strachota and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Darling, Coggs and Lassa. Report passage recommended by committee on Children and Families, Ayes 6, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:51 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:52 A.M. Assembly Bill 929 Relating to: willful misclassification of an employee as a nonemployee by a person engaged in the painting or drywall finishing of buildings or other structures with intent to evade the laws related to income tax withholding, worker's compensation, unemployment insurance, or employment discrimination and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Pocan and Sinicki; cosponsored by Senators Risser and Lassa. Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:52 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:53 A.M. Assembly Bill 940 Relating to: ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state of Wisconsin and the State Engineering Association for the 2007-09 biennium, covering employees in the professional engineering collective bargaining unit, and authorizing an expenditure of funds. (FE) By Joint Committee on Employment Relations. Made a special order of business at 11:53 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:53 A.M. Senate Bill 678 Relating to: ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state of Wisconsin and the State Engineering Association for the 2007-09 biennium, covering employees in the professional engineering collective bargaining unit, and authorizing an expenditure of funds. (FE) By Joint Committee on Employment Relations. Made a special order of business at 11:53 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22.   SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:54 A.M. Senate Bill 121 Relating to: requiring the Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to establish a career conversations program. By Senators Lassa, Taylor, Wirch, Olsen, Darling and Holperin; cosponsored by Representatives Berceau, Sinicki, Richards, Petrowski, A. Ott, Zepnick, Spanbauer, Toles and Townsend. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Colleges and Universities, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Assembly amendment 1 offered by Representative Berceau. Made a special order of business at 11:54 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:55 A.M. Senate Bill 146 Relating to: providing benefits and protections to tribal schools and tribal school pupils and staff similar to those provided to private schools and private school pupils and staff and making an appropriation. By Joint Legislative Council. Made a special order of business at 11:55 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:56 A.M. Senate Bill 148 Relating to: liability for actions of tribal law enforcement officers when enforcing state laws. By Joint Legislative Council. Made a special order of business at 11:56 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:57 A.M. Senate Bill 154 Relating to: school safety plans, pupil records, and school bullying. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 5. Made a special order of business at 11:57 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. Assembly amendment 1 offered by Representative Bies. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:58 A.M. Senate Bill 163 Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Wirch, Taylor, Lehman, Hansen, Erpenbach, Risser, Darling, Kapanke, Plale, Coggs, Carpenter, Lassa and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Colon, Barca, Benedict, Steinbrink, Hixson, Grigsby, Turner, Clark, Hubler, Milroy, A. Williams, Berceau, Jorgensen, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Young, Pope-Roberts, Mason, Townsend, Wood, Pasch and Bernard Schaber. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Insurance, Ayes 6, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:58 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:59 A.M. Senate Bill 250 Relating to: accepting pupils under the full-time Open Enrollment Program. By Senators Darling and Kedzie; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Nass and Townsend. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:59 A.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:00 P.M. Senate Bill 325 Relating to: notification to a parent before chaperoning a sex offender. By Senators Kreitlow, Lassa and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Smith, Vos, Roys, Suder, Pope-Roberts and Bies. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 12:00 P.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:01 P.M. Senate Bill 383 Relating to: municipal court elections, judges, and procedure, and providing penalties. (FE) By Senators Taylor, Risser, Erpenbach, Wirch and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Parisi, Pope-Roberts, Turner, Tauchen, Pasch, Staskunas, Lothian, Berceau, Danou and Townsend. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 3 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 1, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 11, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 12:01 P.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:02 P.M. Senate Bill 396 Relating to: fishing and trolling in boats with electric motors. (FE) By Senators Decker, Holperin, Grothman, Taylor, Lehman, Schultz and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Danou, Hebl, Turner, Zigmunt, Sinicki, Gunderson, Petrowski, A. Ott, Staskunas and Montgomery. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Fish and Wildlife, Ayes 9, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 12:02 P.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:03 P.M. Senate Bill 400 Relating to: operation of all-terrain vehicles to remove snow. (FE) By Senators Holperin, Kreitlow, Cowles, Taylor, Plale, Olsen, Schultz, Erpenbach and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Jorgensen, Clark, Ballweg, Townsend, Radcliffe, A. Ott, Suder, Petrowski, Mursau, Gunderson, Kaufert and Nygren. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 14, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Renewable Energy and Rural Affairs, Ayes 14, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 12:03 P.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. Assembly amendment 3 offered by Representative Radcliffe. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:04 P.M. 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. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Kreitlow, Sullivan, Lehman, Vinehout, Jauch, Hansen, Holperin, Miller, Robson, Erpenbach, Risser, Plale, Decker, Taylor, Wirch, Carpenter and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Molepske Jr., Cullen, Zigmunt, Smith, Turner, Berceau, Zepnick, Vruwink, Dexter and Schneider. Report Assembly Amendment 6 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 5, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business, Ayes 10, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 12:04 P.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:05 P.M. Senate Bill 424 Relating to: regulating certain sport shooting ranges. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Taylor, Plale, Lehman, Schultz, Harsdorf, Kedzie and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Hubler, Suder, Zigmunt and Ripp. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Fish and Wildlife, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 12:05 P.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:06 P.M. Senate Bill 465 Relating to: the safe-ride grant program administered by the Department of Transportation. (FE) By Senators Vinehout, Holperin, Erpenbach, Taylor, Coggs, Schultz and Cowles; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Kaufert, Hintz, Knodl, Van Roy, Turner, Bies, Molepske Jr., Cullen, Suder, Young, Ripp and Mursau. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 12:06 P.M. on 4-15-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 22. 10:30 a.m.
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Senate Chamber, State Capitol. 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 Eighth Order. Messages from the Assembly. QUESTION: Shall the Assembly amendment be concurred in? Senate Bill 399. Relating to: authorizing two or more cities, villages, towns, or counties, or a combination of such political subdivisions, to create a commission to issue conduit revenue bonds and exercise eminent domain authority and exempting from taxation interest on such bonds. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Plale, Hopper, Darling, Taylor, Schultz, Hansen, and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Hilgenberg, Dexter, Fields, Berceau, Jorgensen, Petrowski, Smith, Staskunas, Benedict, Hintz, and Hraychuck. Assembly Amendment 1 pending 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 65. Relating to: lead poisoning hazards, lead abatement, and requesting a study. By Senators Coggs, Jauch, Wirch, Miller, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Young, Black, Hebl, Hixson, Garthwaite, Berceau, Turner, Zepnick, Benedict, Bernard Schaber, Pasch, and A. Williams. (Report adoption recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Joint Resolution 66. Relating to: proclaiming May 5, 2010, as Undergraduate Research Day and commending University of Wisconsin System students, faculty, and staff. By Senator Lassa; cosponsored by Representative Molepske Jr.. Senate Joint Resolution 68. Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men's basketball team. By Senator Lassa; cosponsored by Representative Molepske Jr.. Senate Joint Resolution 69. Relating to: commending past and present members of the Friends of the Wisconsin Historical Society on its 60th anniversary. By Senators Risser and Schultz. QUESTION: Shall the joint resolution be concurred in? Assembly Joint Resolution 101. Relating to: commending Fond du Lac High School on its sesquicentennial. By Representative Townsend; cosponsored by Senator Hopper. Assembly Joint Resolution 122. Relating to: declaring April as Forensic Month in Wisconsin. By Representatives Nelson, Ballweg, Zepnick, Zigmunt, Kaufert, Hintz, Dexter, Pasch, Hebl, Turner, Berceau, Brooks, Black, and Bernard Schaber; cosponsored by Senator Taylor. 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 172. Relating to: limiting a city's and village's use of direct annexation and authorizing limited town challenges to an annexation. (FE) By Senators Holperin, A. Lasee, and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Jorgensen, Clark, Danou, Hilgenberg, Bies, Brooks, Gunderson, Kerkman, LeMahieu, A. Ott, Petersen, Ripp, Roth, Townsend, and Vos. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 273. Relating to: creation of renewable resource credits by electric providers and granting rule-making authority. By Senators Plale, Cowles, Leibham, Sullivan, Holperin, Taylor, Lassa, Hopper, Darling, Olsen, A. Lasee, Hansen, Kapanke, Schultz, Risser, and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Zigmunt, Soletski, Ziegelbauer, Kestell, Gunderson, Berceau, Nelson, Milroy, Grigsby, Turner, Montgomery, Huebsch, Van Roy, Nygren, Suder, Townsend, Gottlieb, Spanbauer, Davis, Dexter, A. Ott, Bernard Schaber, Van Akkeren, Hixson, Zepnick, Honadel, Danou, Zipperer, Ripp, Benedict, M. Williams, LeMahieu, and Wood. (Report passage recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 304. Relating to: the veterans tuition reimbursement program. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Harsdorf, Lassa, Olsen, Darling, Coggs, Taylor, Schultz, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Berceau, Vruwink, Molepske Jr., Brooks, Pridemore, Bies, Hebl, Sinicki, Turner, A. Williams, Gunderson, Jorgensen, Zepnick, Grigsby, and Clark. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0) Senate Bill 314. Relating to: traditional neighborhood development ordinances, mixed-use zoning, and the state housing strategy plan. By Joint Legislative Council. (Report passage recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 342. Relating to: pupils attending a school district under the Open Enrollment Program who are habitually truant. By Senators Kreitlow, Lehman, Taylor, and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Smith, Pope-Roberts, Staskunas, Krusick, and Molepske Jr.. (Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 417. Relating to: the threshold for registration and reporting by groups and individuals seeking to influence referendum results. By Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 434. Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Grothman, Taylor, Holperin, Darling, Kapanke, Leibham, and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Danou, Hilgenberg, Milroy, Gunderson, Ballweg, Richards, Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Vos, Kerkman, LeMahieu, Roys, Soletski, Sherman, Pridemore, and Newcomer. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 437. Relating to: authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Committee on Education. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 2, passage as amended recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 5, Noes 2) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 456. Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates supporting motorcycle safety and making appropriations. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Lehman, Taylor, Olsen, Schultz, Hansen, Wirch, and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Vruwink, Honadel, Ziegelbauer, Sinicki, Turner, Fields, Schneider, Zepnick, and A. Ott. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 15, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 502. Relating to: exempting wellness programs from unfair trade or marketing practices. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Darling, Taylor, Schultz, Lazich, Wirch, Cowles, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Zigmunt, Kaufert, Nygren, Vos, Shilling, Molepske Jr., Vruwink, Sinicki, Jorgensen, Turner, Roys, Benedict, Pasch, Montgomery, Cullen, Barca, Soletski, Ripp, Van Roy, and Zepnick. (Report passage recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 552. Relating to: consideration for the purpose of gambling. By Senators Hansen and Taylor; cosponsored by Representative Berceau. (Report passage recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 578. Relating to: adding a member to the council on veterans programs. By Senators Kreitlow, Taylor, and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Suder, Hebl, Berceau, Mason, and Petersen. (Report passage recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 4, Noes 0) Senate Bill 581. Relating to: prohibiting social security numbers on instruments under the corporate registration system and on records under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. By Senators Sullivan, A. Lasee, Taylor, and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Zigmunt, Vos, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Townsend, and Lothian. (Report passage recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 4, Noes 0) Senate Bill 585. Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of which is to communicate the opinion of the employer about religious or political matters. (FE) By Senators Coggs, Hansen, Lassa, Kreitlow, Wirch, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Van Akkeren, Sinicki, Milroy, Berceau, Black, Pope-Roberts, Pasch, Young, Pocan, Turner, and Grigsby. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Bill 586. Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senator Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Toles, Sheridan, and Sinicki. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 587. Relating to: commercial real estate liens and recording a correction instrument and a lis pendens. By Senators Sullivan, Taylor, Plale, Jauch, Cowles, and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Hubler, Turner, Molepske Jr., Van Roy, Townsend, Smith, Gunderson, Petersen, and Soletski. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 4, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 4, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 590. Relating to: petitions and management plans for the designation of managed forest land; transferrals of ownership of managed forest land; establishing stumpage values, filing cutting reports, and estimating withdrawal taxes under the managed forest land program; signatures and authentication requirements for orders under the forest croplands program; granting rule-making authority; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Holperin and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Clark, Friske, Mursau, and Turner. (Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 601. Relating to: comprehensive planning. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Hubler and Brooks. (Report passage recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 604. Relating to: defining political subdivision of a state for purposes of the Wisconsin Uniform Securities Law. By Senator Wirch; cosponsored by Representative Barca. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 609. Relating to: requiring informed consent before administration of psychotropic medication to a nursing home resident who has degenerative brain disorder. (FE) By Senator Holperin; cosponsored by Representatives Meyer, Pasch, Gunderson, A. Ott, Nerison, and Wood. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Amendment 1, and Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 614. Relating to: the operation of motor vehicles on the exposed beds of outlying waters to control Phragmites australis. (FE) By Senators Hansen and Holperin; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Nygren, Van Roy, Bies, A. Ott, and Townsend. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 6, Noes 1) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 615. Relating to: exemption for interstate natural gas companies from certain requirements regarding real estate transactions and court actions, creation and powers of municipal electric companies, and exemption from certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain electric transmission line projects. By Senator Plale; cosponsored by Representative Soletski. (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 618. Relating to: raffles. By Senators Decker, Hansen, Holperin, Lassa, Grothman, Cowles, Taylor, and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Zigmunt, Ziegelbauer, Vos, Petersen, Nass, A. Williams, and M. Williams. (Report passage recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 619. Relating to: Celebrate Children special distinguishing registration plates. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Hansen, Lehman, Miller, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Barca, Berceau, Davis, and Shilling. (Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 6, Noes 1) Senate Bill 622. Relating to: the number of raffles permitted in a year. By Senators Holperin, Taylor, Grothman, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representative Gunderson. (Report passage recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 625. Relating to: streamlined sales and use tax agreement changes. (FE) By Senator Jauch; cosponsored by Representative Sherman. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 11, Noes 4) Senate Bill 656. Relating to: construction of a rural dental education outreach facility in Marshfield, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Miller, Decker, Lassa, Kreitlow, Jauch, Holperin, Vinehout, Taylor, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan, Sheridan, Vruwink, Sherman, Schneider, Molepske Jr., Dexter, Hraychuck, Hubler, Milroy, Seidel, Pasch, Bernard Schaber, Suder, Berceau, Grigsby, Hilgenberg, and Kessler. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 12, Noes 3) Senate Bill 681. Relating to: adopting the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Olsen, Schultz, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Radcliffe, Zigmunt, Hilgenberg, Berceau, Sinicki, Turner, and Townsend. (Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 7, 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 260. Relating to: extraterritorial plat approval on basis of land's use. By Representatives Smith, Jorgensen, Roth, Hubler, Schneider, Vruwink, Danou, Fields, Clark, Dexter, Ripp, Kerkman, Kestell, Bies, Brooks, Gunderson, A. Ott, Ballweg, and Suder; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Vinehout, Holperin, Harsdorf, and Olsen. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Rural Issues, Biofuels, and Information Technology, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 269. Relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer or while attempting to flee and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Danou, Milroy, Brooks, Kerkman, Bies, Sinicki, Kaufert, Jorgensen, Townsend, Zigmunt, Smith, Berceau, Soletski, Hraychuck, Pasch, Zepnick, Dexter, Clark, and Spanbauer; cosponsored by Senators Sullivan, Kreitlow, Plale, Carpenter, Kapanke, and Schultz. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Assembly Bill 296. Relating to: children and their families who are involved in two or more systems of care and making an appropriation. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Assembly Bill 314. Relating to: pesticide use by railroads, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Molepske Jr., Berceau, Richards, Sinicki, Milroy, Black, Benedict, Turner, Zigmunt, Jorgensen, Roys, A. Williams, Soletski, and Smith; cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Lassa, Plale, Hansen, and Lehman. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Assembly Bill 371. Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Vruwink, Brooks, Gunderson, Friske, Murtha, Danou, Smith, and Suder; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Wirch, Vinehout, Olsen, Grothman, Hopper, Schultz, Hansen, Kreitlow, and Cowles. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 6, Noes 1) Senate Amendment 1 pending Assembly Bill 417. Relating to: requirements for initial licensure as a veterinarian. By Representatives Vruwink, Molepske Jr., Berceau, Townsend, Gunderson, A. Ott, Brooks, Tauchen, Jorgensen, Radcliffe, Zepnick, Danou, and Mason; cosponsored by Senators Hopper, Olsen, and Lassa. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 430. Relating to: making October 10, William D. Hoard Day, a legal holiday. By Representatives Jorgensen, Vruwink, Zigmunt, Turner, Tauchen, Strachota, Steinbrink, Ripp, A. Ott, Molepske Jr., Hixson, Hilgenberg, Hebl, Garthwaite, Brooks, Berceau, and Barca; cosponsored by Senators Vinehout and Taylor. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Assembly Bill 552. Relating to: following snowplows and providing a penalty. By Representatives Kaufert, Berceau, Smith, Brooks, Kerkman, Mursau, Zepnick, Lothian, Townsend, and Clark; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Lehman, Taylor, and Schultz. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 588. Relating to: changes to the regulation of massage therapy and bodywork, creating the Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Examining Board, and granting rule-making authority. By Representatives Berceau, Kaufert, Pope-Roberts, Suder, Van Roy, Hilgenberg, Staskunas, Ballweg, Molepske Jr., and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Taylor, Wirch, Ellis, Olsen, and Risser. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 6, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 599. Relating to: a speed limit for the operation of snowmobiles during the hours of darkness. (FE) By Representatives Kaufert, Hubler, Honadel, Black, A. Ott, Ziegelbauer, Brooks, Ballweg, Kerkman, Gottlieb, Berceau, Lothian, Bies, Townsend, and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Cowles, Hansen, and Taylor. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 633. Relating to: using county jail funds for costs related to providing educational and medical services to county jail inmates. (FE) By Representatives Clark, Ballweg, Grigsby, Gunderson, Molepske Jr., M. Williams, A. Ott, Spanbauer, Parisi, and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Olsen, Taylor, Darling, Miller, Schultz, Risser, and Lassa. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 650. Relating to: person under age 18 playing bingo. By Representatives Vruwink, Hubler, Zepnick, and Schneider; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Taylor, and Grothman. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 658. Relating to: qualifications of mortgage loan originators. By Representatives Parisi and Fields; cosponsored by Senator Miller. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 3, Noes 1) Assembly Bill 720. Relating to: repealing, consolidating, renumbering, amending, and revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of correcting errors, supplying omissions, correcting and clarifying references, eliminating defects, anachronisms, conflicts, ambiguities, and obsolete provisions, reconciling conflicts, and repelling unintended repeals (Correction Bill). By Law Revision Committee. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, 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. 11 a.m.
· Senate Special Committee on Clean Energy Jobs executive session
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
   Business Events
· WAGE presents 'Legal Aspects of Doing Business in India'
Lubar Commons, Law School, UW-Madison.
· WAGE presents 'Strategies for Doing Business in India'
Fluno Center, UW-Madison.
· WWBIC event
   Other
· Gov. Doyle, Amtrak official discuss high speed passenger rail
Intermodal Station, 433 W Saint Paul Ave., Milwaukee. Governor Jim Doyle and Amtrak Board Chairman Thomas Carper will discuss the state’s plans to develop high speed passenger rail tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at the Intermodal Station in Milwaukee. The media availability follows a meeting involving the Amtrak Board of Directors and top federal and state officials to discuss the development of high speed passenger rail in Wisconsin and throughout the Midwest. In January, Governor Doyle announced Wisconsin will receive $823 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to build high-speed rail service to connect its centers of commerce and create thousands of jobs. Governor Doyle has worked for years with Midwestern leaders to prepare the state and region to support the development of a high-speed passenger rail network that links cities, builds the economy and establishes a new vision for intercity passenger rail. Contact: Laura Smith, Office of the Governor, 608-261-2162 11:30 a.m.
· Public Service Commission Flambeau River Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way, Madison.
· State Capitol Tax Day Tea Party Capitol Square, Madison.
· UW Board of Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards Committee
1840 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison. To be held by telephone conference Agenda Convene in open session and consider a motion to move into closed session to consider academic staff excellence award nominations and to select award recipients, as permitted by s.19.85(1)(c), Wis. Stats. 10 a.m.
· Walker Campaign meet and greet with Mead and Hunt employees
Mead and Hunt, Inc., 6501 Watts Road, Madison. Wauwatosa, Wis.– Scott Walker, Milwaukee County executive and Republican candidate for governor, will attend meet and greet event with employees of Mead and Hunt, Inc. on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 1:30pm CT. Contact: Jill Bader (414) 453-2010 1:30 p.m.
· Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation annual fundraising event
Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison. A medical space odyssey NASA astronaut, mountain climber and physician Scott Parazynski, MD, to share out-of-this-world experiences at Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation event MADISON (April 9, 2010) – With seven spacewalks, 23 million miles in orbit and five space shuttle missions, Scott Parazynski, MD, is nothing short of out-of-this-world. Doctor Parazynski, an accomplished mountaineer, pilot, physician and former NASA astronaut, will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center during the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation’s annual fundraising event. His presentation about will help support the Foundation’s medical education and public health programs throughout Wisconsin. “With growing needs for health care access and the potential for future shortages in our health care workforce, investment in the Foundation is more important now than ever before,” said Rebecca Thompson, CPA, the Foundation’s Executive Director. “Throughout the next year, the Foundation plans to engage physicians and communities across Wisconsin, encouraging them to join the Foundation in its efforts to improve health through implementing our various programs, which support medical education and community health innovation across Wisconsin.” A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Dr. Parazynski was selected to NASA’s Astronaut Corps in 1992 during his residency program in emergency medicine. He has served in many leadership roles with NASA and spent more than eight weeks in space. As a physiologist, he has been involved in the design of several exercise devices for long-duration space flight and has conducted research on high-altitude acclimatization. In addition, he is developing surgical and non-surgical devices for morbid obesity and next-generation ambulatory cardiovascular monitoring. “My approach in life has always been [that] if there’s something that’s worth doing, I ought to try to do the best I can at it,” Dr. Parazynski said in an interview with the Challenger Center for Space Science Education. In addition to his experience in space, Dr. Parazynski enjoys rock climbing, scuba diving, skiing and mountaineering. He has climbed Cerro Aconcagua (the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere), 53 of Colorado’s peaks and Mount Everest, becoming the first astronaut to stand on top of the world. “The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation welcomes Dr. Parazynski to the 2010 fundraising event,” said Thompson. “We look forward to hearing about his out-of-this-world experiences, the mountains he’s conquered in medicine and his message of hope to inspire everyone to join the Foundation in advancing its mission: to ‘Be the Change’ as a partner, leader, volunteer, investor – for Wisconsin today and tomorrow.” The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation, chartered in 1955 as a charitable organization, works to advance the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting medical and health education and statewide public health initiatives. A gift to the Foundation is an investment in the future of medicine in Wisconsin that truly touches many lives. To learn more, visit http://www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org/foundation. With nearly 12,500 members dedicated to the best interests of their patients, the Wisconsin Medical Society is the largest association of medical doctors in the state and a trusted source for health policy leadership since 1841. Contact Kendi Parvin 608.442.3748 or 608.852.4082 (cell); kendi.parvin@wismed.org 8 p.m.

April 16
   State Government
· Senate Committee on Organization executive session
Senate Parlor, State Capitol.
   Other
· GLSEN, USSA Day of Silence rally
Library Mall, UW-Madison. Students Take a Vow of Silence and Break the Silence at a March and Rally Madison, WI – Get ready for schools in Wisconsin to be a little quieter. On Friday, April 16, 2010, students at middle schools, high schools and college campuses in Wisconsin and all across the nation will participate in a Day of Silence to protest the discrimination, harassment and abuse—in effect the silence—faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students and their allies in schools. The Day of Silence, a project of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and the United States Student Association (USSA), is being organized by students in over 100 schools in Wisconsin and will be held during school hours on April 16th. Students participating in the event will be silent all day, wearing ribbons and passing out speaking cards that read: “Please understand my reasons for not speaking today. I am participating in the Day of Silence, a national youth movement protesting the silence faced by lesbian, gay bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their allies in schools. My deliberate silence echoes that silence, which is caused by harassment, prejudice and discrimination. I believe that ending the silence is the first step toward fights these injustices. Think about the voices you are not hearing today. What are you going to do to end the silence?” Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools, a Madison-based nonprofit organization, and the Allies Program, a UW-Madison campus group, are organizing a “Breaking of the Silence” rally, scheduled to take place on the afternoon of April 16th in downtown Madison. Students will begin gathering in Library Mall at 4:00 PM to silently make signs and armbands. At 4:30 PM there will be a silent march up State Street, beginning at Library Mall and ending on the Capitol Stairs. The rally will begin at 5 PM and will feature Representative Kelda Helen Roys and short speeches from area middles school, high school and college students. Representative Kelda Helen Roys from Wisconsin’s 81st Assembly district has volunteered to help break the silence facing LGBT youth by speaking on the Wisconsin State Capitol step on Friday April 16th at 5PM. Rep Roys has a broad range of legislative interests that influenced her to participate in this event including civil and human rights, social and economic justice, LGBT equality, and equality for women. We at GSAFE believe that Rep. Roys’ participation and endorsement of this event will contribute to making Madison, and Wisconsin as a whole, a safer and healthier palace for LGBT youth to grow, learn and become active citizens. Contact: Timothy Michael Tel. 608/661-4141; Fax: 608/661-1360 Email: timm@gsaforsafeschools.org 4 p.m.

April 17
   Fundraisers
· Barrett Campaign fundraiser with U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin
Cardinal Bar, 418 E. Wilson St., Madison. You are cordially invited to join Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin in welcoming Tom Barrett Sponsorships: Sponsor - $1,000 | Host - $500 | Friend - $250 $50 suggested contribution per person To sponsor or RSVP, please contact Abby at 608-251-0742 or abby@barrettforwisconsin.com Please send checks to: Barrett for Wisconsin P.O. Box 510796 Milwaukee, WI 53203 5 p.m.
· Reception and fundraiser for 29th AD candidate Liz Jones
Knapp House, 307 U.S. 12, Knapp. We will furnish light hors d’oeuvres throughout the reception. Those who would like to stay for dinner after the event are invited to join a table with Liz. Suggested minimum contributions: $25/person, $50/couple Make checks payable to “Liz Jones for Assembly” Please RSVP: (715) 235-7124 breischm@gmail.com Thanks for helping us bring Wisconsin a better legislature! 4 p.m.
   Other
· 29th annual Wisconsin Labor History Society Conference
IBEW Joint Apprenticeship Training Center, Wauwatosa. Conference to discuss Wisconsin’s new labor history in schools bill Wisconsin’s historic law making the teaching of labor history part of the state’s educational standards forms the basis for the 29th Annual Wisconsin Labor History Society conference, scheduled to be held from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 17, 2010, at the IBEW Joint Apprenticeship Training Center in Wauwatosa. The conference is entitled, “Linking Students to Labor’s History,” and is to address how to best encourage teachers and students to become engaged in learning about labor history.  The discussion will center on exploring ways to effectively implement the nation’s first ‘Labor History in the Schools’ law passed in 2009.  Unionists, educators, and others are welcome to attend this historic conference. Andrew Kersten, of the history department at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, will open the conference with a keynote address on the critical need to teach labor history. A panel discussion will follow on the topic of “Linking Teachers and Students with Labor History,” including discussions by representatives of the state Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin Historical Society, as well as classroom teachers. An afternoon discussion on the topic of “Making the Labor History in the Schools Law Work,” will place a focus on how labor history education can help build the labor movement.  Among those participating in a panel discussion will be David Newby, Wisconsin State AFL-CIO President; Hedy Eischeid, President, Fond du Lac Educ. Assn. and Director, National Education Assn.; Bryan Kennedy, President, AFT-Wisconsin and Jim Cavanaugh, President, South Central Federation of  Labor. The conference will include the annual awards ceremony, including awards to those high school students who won the annual essay contest, the Zeidler Awards for graduate and undergraduate college students for papers on Wisconsin labor history, and the Lifetime Achievement award. Lunch will be provided.  The conference fee is $25, which includes lunch, or $10 for students or unemployed persons. Information and registration forms available at http://wisconsinlaborhistory.org. Further information may be had by contacting the society at 414-771-0700 x20. 8:45 a.m.
· U.S. Rep. Petri hosts arts reception
Windover Center for the Arts, 51 Sheboygan St., Fond du Lac. Sixth District Congressman Tom Petri will host a reception and awards ceremony on Saturday, April 17, for students participating in the "Artistic Discovery" Congressional Art competition for high school students. The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Windover Center for the Arts at 51 Sheboygan Street in Fond du Lac, with an awards ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend. "I enjoy seeing the artwork, helping it to get wider exposure, and meeting the artists," said Petri. "This year, we have pieces from students in Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Campbellsport, Wautoma, Kiel, the Watertown area and more. I'm pleased to be part of the national congressional effort to showcase high school art, and I invite everybody to come see what we have to offer." About 41 students from 11 high schools in the 6th District have submitted artwork for the competition. The first-place work, selected by two judges from the arts community, will be sent to Washington, D.C. to be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year, along with winning artwork from other congressional districts throughout the country. The Congressional Art Competition exhibit will be available for public viewing at the Windover until Saturday, April 23. Niel Wright, Press Secretary 202/225-2476 niel.wright@mail.house.gov 2 p.m.

April 18
   Fundraisers
· Fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore's 59th birthday
Savoy's, 2901 N. 5th St., Milwaukee. The Host Committee and Friends Request the pleasure of your company in celebrating Congresswoman Gwen Moore's 59th Birthday! PAC Host $1,000 Individual Host $500 Supporter $250 Guest $59 Please make contributions payable to: Gwen Moore for Congress PO Box 16646 Milwaukee, WI 53216 To RSVP please click here! or for more information please contact George Connelly at 202-741-7213 or via e-mail at george@christrullfundraising.com P.S. If you are unable to attend and would still like to support the Congresswoman, please click here! Contributions to this committee are not tax deductible. Federal Election law allows individuals to donate up to $4,800 per election cycle: $2,400 designated for the primary election and $2,400 for the general election. Federal Election law allows multi-candidate political action committees to donate up to $10,000 per election cycle: $5,000 designated for the primary election and $5,000 for the general election. Federal law requires this committee to report the name, address, occupation and employer for each individual whose contributions total $200 or more during a calendar year. Corporate Contributions are prohibited 5 p.m.

April 19
   Fundraisers
· Assembly Democrats Friends of Agriculture fundraiser
Inn on the Park, Fairchild Room, 22 S. Carroll St., Madison. Hosted by Rep. Amy Sue Vruwink Special guests include: Representatives Mark Radcliffe, Steve Hilgenberg, Phil Garthwaite, Fred Clark This fundraiser will be a round robin style sit down where groups will get time to interact with each individual member. To RSVP or for more details, please contact Josh at JoshS@wisdems.org or 608-258-9225. Individual contributions are preferred. Checks can be made out to the following: Mark Radcliffe: Radcliffe for Assembly Steve Hilgenberg: Steve Hilgenberg for Assembly Phil Garthwaite: Phil Garthwaite for Assembly Fred Clark: Clark for Wisconsin Amy Sue Vruwink: Vruwink for Assembly Please send checks to: ADCC P.O. Box 814 Madison, WI 53701 5:30 p.m.
· Birthday fundraiser for Rep. Pedro Colón
The Dubliner Irish Pub, 124 W. National Ave., Milwaukee. Please come and celebrate Pedro's Birthday and enjoy some light appetizers and drinks at the New Dubliner Irish Pub. Suggested Contribution: $42.00 Colon for Milwaukee P.O. Box 510376 Milwaukee, WI 53203 For more info please contact: Vanessa Solis at vane.soli06@gmail.com or (773) 450-8452. 5 p.m.
· Birthday reception in honor of Rep. Josh Zepnick
La Perla, 734 S. 5th St., Milwaukee. Please direct contributions to: Citizens for Zepnick 3173 S. 49th St. Milwaukee, WI 53219 For more information contact: joshzepnick@yahoo.com 5 p.m.
· Fundraiser for 21st SD candidate Van Wanggaard
The Hilton Monona Terrace, 9 E. Wilson St., Madison. You are cordially invited to join Senate Minority Leader Senator Scott Fitzgerald Assistant Leader Senator Glenn Grothman Joint Finance Member Senator Luther Olsen Joint Finance Member Rep. Robin Vos As thy shares their vision for the 21st Senate Seat with Republican Candidate Van Wanggaard Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres will be served Suggested Host Contribution: $1000 or $500 Suggested Contribution amount: $100 Friends of Van Wanggaard can gladly accept PAC money, Conduit and personal checks. Friends of Van Wanggaard 1246 Blaine Ave Racine, WI 53403 5:30 p.m.
· Fundraising reception in support of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan
65 E. Goethe St., Chicago, IL Contribution levels: $4800, $2400, $1000 or $500. Checks are made payable to Ryan for Congress To RSVP or for more information, contact Mary Stitt at 262-268-6859 or marystitt@wi.rr.com. 6 p.m.
· Women's equality pay fundraiser for Rep. Phil Garthwaite
Platteville Convention Center, 300 W. Business Highway 151, Platteville. Suggested Contribution: $25.00 www.philgarthwaite.com Garthwaite for Assembly P.O. BOX 178 Platteville, WI 53818 5:30 p.m.
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Agriculture executive session
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Agriculture public hearing
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Joint Committee on Finance executive session
412 East,State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Economic Development executive session
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Economic Development public hearing
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Education public hearing
· Senate Committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue executive session
400 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing executive session
· Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing public hearing
· Senate Committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation public hearing
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
   Other
· Find Wisconsin Earth Day/Earth Week events
Nelson Institute events http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/events/week-view.html Wisconsin DNR list of Earth Week events http://dnr.wi.gov/news/DNRNews_Article_Lookup.asp?id=676 Milwaukee-area events http://milwaukee.about.com/od/holidayeventsmilwaukee/a/EarthDay.htm Greater Green Bay Earth Week Coalition calendar of events http://sites.google.com/site/greatergreenbayearthweek/calendar EarthDay.org list of Wisconsin events http://earthday.org/events/search/state/WI Midwest Renewable Energy Association events calendar http://www.the-mrea.org/events_calendar.php
· First Lady Doyle discusses Wisconsin Covenant
Contact: Ashley Huibregtse, Office of the First Lady, 608-575-5608 Will Also Meet With Eighth Grade Students at the Viterbo Covenant Event in La Crosse First Lady Jessica Doyle will meet with eighth grade students at LongfellowMiddle School in La Crosse at 11:00 a.m. to discuss the Wisconsin Covenant. Mrs. Doyle will stress the importance of strong study habits to prepare for high school and higher education Later at 12:00 p.m. Mrs. Doyle will travel ViterboUniversity in La Crosse to attend the Covenant Event and again speak with eighth grade students from AquinasMiddle School about planning for higher education. . The Wisconsin Covenant is a promise to all high school students that if they work hard and make the grade, the state will assure that they have a place in a Wisconsin institution of higher education, and financial aid based on family need. Additional information about the Wisconsin Covenant can be found at http://www.wisconsincovenant.wi.gov First Lady Jessica Doyle’s Events for Monday April 19, 2010 : 11:00 a.m. Longfellow Middle School 1900 Denton Street La Crosse 12:00 p.m. Viterbo University 900 Viterbo Drive La Crosse 11 a.m.
· UWEC College Republicans present David Keene on 'The Conservative Awakening'
Hibbard Hall, Room 102, UW-Eau Claire. UWEC College Republicans and Conservative Union present a lecture on "The Conservative Awakening" by David Keene, Chairman of the American Conservative Union and 1st Vice-President of the National Rifle Association. For more information on Mr. Keene and the ACU, please visit www.conservative.org. Please contact Bobby Hamill at 262.364.6904 or Katie Geary (President of the Conservative Union) at 715.577.2259 with any comments or inquiries. 6 p.m.

April 20
   Fundraisers
· Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres with Attorney General JB Van Hollen
Glen Erin Golf Club, 1417 W. Airport Road, Janesville. $100 per person RSVP to Mary Stitt at 262-268-6859 (MaryStitt@wi.rr.com) or Laura Gralton at 414-881-1005 (Laura@Graltonconsulting.com) PAC Contributions Welcome 5 p.m.
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care executive session
225 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection executive session
· Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice executive session
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Housing executive session
· Assembly Committee on Housing public hearing
· Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business executive session
400 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business public hearing
400 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Judiciary and Ethics executive session
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Judiciary and Ethics public hearing
300 Northeast, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Labor executive session
412 East, State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security public hearing
· Assembly Committee on Transportation executive session
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Committee on Transportation public hearing
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Session
Assembly Chamber,State Capitol. 1. Call of the Roll. 2. Introduction, first reading and reference of proposals. 3. Committee reports and subsequent reference of proposals. 4. Messages from the senate, and other communications. 5. Consideration of conference committee reports and vetoes. 6. Consideration of senate action on proposals approved by the assembly. 7. Making and consideration of motions for reconsideration of passage, indefinite postponement, concurrence, or nonconcurrence. 8. Consideration of resolutions. QUESTION: Shall the resolution be adopted? Assembly Joint Resolution 126 Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men's basketball team. By Representative Molepske Jr.; cosponsored by Senator Lassa. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Joint Resolution 127 Relating to: the life and public service of Erwin Bessler. By Representative Sinicki; cosponsored by Senator Plale. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Resolution 20 Relating to: the life and public service of Sande Robinson. By Representative Colon. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Third reading of assembly proposals. QUESTION: Having been read three times, shall the proposal be passed? 10. Third reading of senate proposals. QUESTION: Having been read three times, shall the proposal be concurred in? 11. Second reading and amendment of assembly proposals. QUESTION: Shall the proposal be ordered engrossed and read a third time? Assembly Bill 649 Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Black and Soletski; cosponsored by Senators Miller and Plale, by request of Governor James E. Doyle. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 3, passage as amended recommended by special committee on Clean Energy Jobs, Ayes 6, Noes 3. Referred to Calendar. Assembly Bill 842 Relating to: requiring bittering agents in certain engine coolants and antifreeze and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Sinicki, Benedict, Berceau, Fields, Mason, Milroy, Pope-Roberts and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Miller, Risser, Carpenter, Lassa and Schultz. Report passage recommended by committee on Consumer Protection, Ayes 8, Noes 1. Referred to Calendar. Assembly Bill 903 Relating to: safety standards for movable soccer goals, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. By Representatives Roys, Berceau, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Pasch, A. Williams and Ripp; cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach and Lassa. Report passage recommended by committee on Consumer Protection, Ayes 7, Noes 2. Referred to Calendar. Assembly Bill 950 Relating to: eligibility for grant funding under a maintenance program that applies to private sewage systems. (FE) By Representatives Seidel, Suder, Petrowski, Vruwink, M. Williams and Roth; cosponsored by Senators Decker, Kreitlow, Taylor and A. Lasee. Report passage recommended by committee on Natural Resources, Ayes 13, Noes 2. Referred to Calendar. Assembly Bill 446 Relating to: authorizing county treasurers to provide notice of unclaimed funds by using the Internet. (FE) By Representatives Petrowski, Danou, Kerkman, Lothian, Berceau, Townsend, Ripp, Gunderson, Kestell, LeMahieu, Ballweg, Strachota, A. Ott, Brooks, Nass and M. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Taylor and Leibham. Report passage recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 6, Noes 1. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Bill 604 Relating to: eligibility for academic excellence higher education scholarships. (FE) By Representatives Ballweg, Bies, Brooks, Hebl, LeMahieu, A. Ott, Pope-Roberts, Smith and Townsend; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Hansen and Taylor. Report passage recommended by committee on Colleges and Universities, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 16, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 16, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 16, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. 12. Second reading and amendment of senate proposals. QUESTION: Shall the proposal be ordered to a third reading? Senate Bill 96 Relating to: diversions under a community integration program of Medical Assistance-eligible persons from imminent entry into nursing homes. (FE) By Senators Leibham, Darling, Robson and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives LeMahieu, Townsend, Spanbauer, Petrowski, Kaufert and Gunderson. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, Ayes 6, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 374 Relating to: creating a commercial driver license exception for law enforcement officers operating commercial motor vehicles. By Senators Grothman, Kedzie, Olsen, Darling and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Strachota, Suder, Mursau, Vos, Townsend, Gunderson, LeMahieu, Knodl, Friske, A. Ott, Lothian, Brooks and Bies. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 389 Relating to: licensing sign language interpreters, creating an evidentiary privilege for communications with those interpreters, creating a Sign Language Interpreter Council, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Kedzie, Lazich, Olsen and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Lothian and Townsend. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 10, Noes 2. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 407 Relating to: eligibility for academic excellence higher education scholarships. (FE) By Senators Miller, Taylor and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Smith, Pope-Roberts, Hebl, A. Ott, Townsend, Bies, Brooks and LeMahieu. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 497 Relating to: creating a food animal veterinarian loan assistance program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Olsen, Harsdorf and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Tauchen, Vruwink, Molepske Jr., Benedict, Clark, Gunderson, Montgomery, Nerison, A. Ott, Ripp, Smith, Spanbauer, Steinbrink, Suder, Townsend, Zepnick, Zigmunt and Pasch. Placed on calendar 4-20-2010 by committee on Rules. 13. Motions may be offered. 14. Announcements. 15. Adjournment. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 10:01 A.M. Assembly Bill 282 Relating to: the creation of regional transit authorities and making appropriations. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 8, Noes 2, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 8, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 10:01 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 24. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 10:02 A.M. Assembly Bill 734 Relating to: the creation of a Fox Cities regional transit authority. (FE) By Representatives Bernard Schaber, Nelson, Hintz, Barca, Berceau, Black, Smith and Turner; cosponsored by Senator Ellis. Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 7, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 10:02 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 24. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:01 A.M. Assembly Bill 895 Relating to: various changes in election laws, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties. (FE) By Representatives Smith, Parisi, Young, Kessler, Roys, Soletski, A. Williams, Sheridan, Nelson, Pocan, Hilgenberg, Berceau, Hubler, Dexter, Bernard Schaber, Vruwink, Pasch, Black, Milroy, Grigsby, Pope-Roberts and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Coggs, Hansen, Wirch, Kreitlow, Holperin and Taylor. Report passage recommended by committee on Elections and Campaign Reform, Ayes 5, Noes 2. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 14, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 9, Noes 5, Assembly Amendment 3 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 4, Assembly Amendment 4 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 14, Noes 0, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 4, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 10, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:01 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:02 A.M. Senate Joint Resolution 61 Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration). By Senators Risser, Holperin, Kreitlow, Miller, Robson and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Parisi, Staskunas, Townsend, Berceau, Sinicki, Black, Roys, Jorgensen, A. Williams, Smith, Zepnick and Hraychuck. Made a special order of business at 11:02 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:03 A.M. Assembly Bill 242 Relating to: the removal of nonconforming outdoor advertising signs. (FE) By Representatives Staskunas, Fields, Friske, Gunderson, Honadel, Smith, Soletski, Spanbauer, Van Roy, Vos and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Taylor, Grothman, Hansen, Kapanke, Leibham, Olsen and Plale. Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 9, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:03 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:04 A.M. Assembly Bill 457 Relating to: road closure barriers. By Representatives Steinbrink, Turner, Soletski and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Holperin and Taylor. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:04 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:05 A.M. Assembly Bill 465 Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates associated with the Lions Clubs of Wisconsin and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Cullen, Molepske Jr., Nerison, Honadel, Zepnick, Milroy and Jorgensen; cosponsored by Senators Lazich, Sullivan, Schultz, Lassa, Coggs and Taylor. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:05 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:06 A.M. Assembly Bill 467 Relating to: creating an optional holiday for state employees to observe the birthday of Cesar E. Chavez. (FE) By Representatives Colon, Sherman, Zepnick, Black, Young, Roys, Hilgenberg, Turner, Berceau, Pocan, Sinicki, Mason, Kessler, Grigsby and Danou; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, Coggs, Taylor and Hansen. Report passage recommended by committee on State Affairs and Homeland Security, Ayes 5, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:06 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:07 A.M. Assembly Bill 578 Relating to: healthy and environmentally sensitive cleaning in certain buildings, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representatives Mason, Black, Berceau, Clark, Parisi, Pope-Roberts, Zepnick and Grigsby; cosponsored by Senators Miller and Risser. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 3 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Natural Resources, Ayes 8, Noes 7. Assembly amendment 5 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Hraychuck. Made a special order of business at 11:07 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:08 A.M. Assembly Bill 595 Relating to: hunting permits issued to persons who are terminally ill. (FE) By Representatives Vruwink, Zigmunt, Turner, Danou, Berceau, Smith, Ballweg, Mursau, Ripp, Suder and Gunderson; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Schultz and Coggs. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Fish and Wildlife, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:08 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:09 A.M. Assembly Bill 696 Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission over certain telecommunications utilities, telecommunications access charges, universal service fund contributions based on interconnected voice over Internet protocol service, tandem switching provider electronic call records, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representative Zepnick; cosponsored by Senator Plale. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Amendment 3 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 3 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Energy and Utilities, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:09 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:10 A.M. Assembly Bill 752 Relating to: members of the Board of Veterans Affairs and granting rule-making authority. By Representatives Sinicki, Gottlieb, Hilgenberg, Hubler, Petersen, Townsend, Clark, Honadel, Zigmunt, Stone, Shilling, Gunderson, Pasch, Lothian, Soletski, Nygren, Fields, Roth, Grigsby, Van Roy, A. Williams, A. Ott, Richards, Bies, Jorgensen, Spanbauer, Berceau, Brooks, Hixson, Kleefisch, Kaufert, Montgomery and Nass; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, Cowles, Leibham, Kanavas, Plale, Kedzie, Taylor, Schultz, Olsen, Grothman and Darling. Report passage recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Ayes 7, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:10 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:11 A.M. Assembly Bill 775 Relating to: throwing or expelling a bodily substance at a public safety worker and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Zepnick, Honadel, Sinicki, Jorgensen, Steinbrink, Kerkman, Montgomery, Brooks, Townsend, Benedict, Bies, Nerison, Mursau, Nass, LeMahieu and A. Ott; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Darling, Hansen, Coggs, Schultz and Hopper. Report passage recommended by committee on Criminal Justice, Ayes 9, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:11 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:12 A.M. Assembly Bill 779 Relating to: designation of a corporation to receive funding for electronic health information exchange, creation of a corporation, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Richards, Dexter, Pasch, Berceau, Turner, Molepske Jr., Vruwink, Suder, Seidel, Benedict, Grigsby, Shilling, Pocan, Stone and Rhoades; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Vinehout, Lehman, Risser, Lassa, Taylor, Plale, Darling and Wirch. Report passage recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:12 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:13 A.M. Assembly Bill 789 Relating to: insurance coverage of the services of behavior analysts for autism treatment. By Representatives Hintz, Gottlieb, Hixson, Turner, Brooks, Molepske Jr., Hilgenberg, Kaufert and Grigsby; cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Olsen and Vinehout. Report Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 4, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 4, passage as amended recommended by committee on Insurance, Ayes 6, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:13 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:14 A.M. Assembly Bill 793 Relating to: animals taken into custody. (FE) By Representatives Pocan, Berceau, Black, Brooks, Hebl, Pasch and Pope-Roberts; cosponsored by Senators Risser, Carpenter, Erpenbach and Miller. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 9, Noes 3. Assembly amendment 2 offered by Representatives Pocan and Brooks. Made a special order of business at 11:14 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:15 A.M. Assembly Bill 811 Relating to: suitability of annuity contracts and granting rule-making authority. By Representatives Cullen, Molepske Jr., Turner and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senator Wirch. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Insurance, Ayes 9, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:15 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:16 A.M. Assembly Bill 823 Relating to: training for foster parents. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. Report passage recommended by committee on Children and Families, Ayes 6, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:16 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:17 A.M. Assembly Bill 828 Relating to: allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to determine an illness or injury and complete forms for the purpose of medical review related to motor vehicle operator's licenses, allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to treat minors for sexually transmitted diseases, and allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to determine disability for the purpose of issuing certain hunting permits. By Representatives Molepske Jr. and Pasch. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Public Health, Ayes 6, Noes 0. Assembly amendment 3 offered by Representative Molepske Jr.. Made a special order of business at 11:17 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:18 A.M. Assembly Bill 830 Relating to: the collection of an administrative fee by the county sheriff. (FE) By Representatives Garthwaite, Jorgensen, Berceau, Brooks, Grigsby and Pope-Roberts; cosponsored by Senators Taylor and Schultz. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 8, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 6, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:18 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:20 A.M. Assembly Bill 851 Relating to: special distinguishing registration plate decals for certain vehicles owned by certain members of special groups associated with the armed services. (FE) By Representatives Sinicki, Hilgenberg, Steinbrink, Schneider, Turner, Hubler, Hebl, Pasch, Grigsby and Berceau; cosponsored by Senators Coggs, Darling, Hansen and Taylor. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:20 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:21 A.M. Assembly Bill 855 Relating to: authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to waive fishing license requirements for a weekend fishing event. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Milroy, M. Williams, Brooks, Kleefisch, Kaufert, Hilgenberg, Pasch, Lothian, Berceau and Meyer; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Vinehout, Taylor, Schultz, Coggs, Kedzie and Hansen. Report passage recommended by committee on Fish and Wildlife, Ayes 9, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:21 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:22 A.M. Assembly Bill 859 Relating to: semiannual meetings of small winery cooperative wholesalers. (FE) By Representatives Garthwaite, Hilgenberg, Soletski, Berceau, Bies, Kerkman and Mursau; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Coggs, Cowles, Grothman, A. Lasee, Lassa and Schultz. Report passage recommended by committee on Rural Economic Development, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:22 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:23 A.M. Assembly Bill 860 Relating to: the appointment of members of the governing body of a political subdivision to a transit authority board of directors. By Representatives Pope-Roberts and Berceau; cosponsored by Senator Erpenbach. Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:23 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:24 A.M. Assembly Bill 875 Relating to: restoring the Minority Business Development Board and the Minority Business Grant and Loan Program. (FE) By Representatives Young, Turner, A. Williams, Grigsby, Zepnick, Kessler, Richards and Berceau; cosponsored by Senator Taylor. Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 5, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:24 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:25 A.M. Assembly Bill 878 Relating to: a grant for providing assistance to individuals to obtain and maintain health care benefits and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Seidel, Dexter, Hraychuck, Pasch, Turner and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Coggs, Erpenbach, Vinehout and Risser. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 8, Noes 4. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 11, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:25 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:26 A.M. Assembly Bill 884 Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representative Sinicki; cosponsored by Senator Coggs. Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 5, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:26 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:27 A.M. Assembly Bill 904 Relating to: loans to manufacturing businesses for energy improvements, job creation, retooling, or clean energy production; the administration of energy utility programs; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of emergency rule-making procedures; and making appropriations. (FE) By Representatives Mason, Molepske Jr., Grigsby, Shilling, Vruwink, Turner, Zepnick, Fields and Berceau; cosponsored by Senators Lassa, Holperin, Lehman, Taylor, Kreitlow and Vinehout. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 11, Noes 4, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 11, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:27 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:28 A.M. Assembly Bill 906 Relating to: modifications to platting requirements. By Representatives Molepske Jr., Zigmunt, Berceau, Suder, Soletski, Roth, Huebsch and Hintz; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Kreitlow and Cowles. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 8, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:28 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:29 A.M. Assembly Bill 913 Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court. By Representative Hintz; cosponsored by Senator Kreitlow. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Elections and Campaign Reform, Ayes 6, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:29 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:30 A.M. Assembly Bill 916 Relating to: deduction of voluntary payments from retirement annuities under the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE) By Representatives Mason, Pocan, Berceau, Van Akkeren, Jorgensen, Shilling, Sinicki, Danou, Benedict, Hixson, Roys, A. Williams, Kessler, Colon, Hebl, Pope-Roberts, Zigmunt, Molepske Jr., Toles, Parisi and Soletski; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Coggs, Wirch, Kreitlow, Taylor, Lehman, Holperin, Miller, Erpenbach, Carpenter and Vinehout. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 2, passage as amended recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 6, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:30 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:31 A.M. Assembly Bill 930 Relating to: adding a member to the council on veterans programs. By Representative Sinicki; cosponsored by Senator Coggs. Report passage recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Ayes 6, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:31 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:33 A.M. Senate Bill 25 Relating to: the use of race-based names, nicknames, logos, and mascots by school boards, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Coggs, Hansen, Carpenter, Risser, Holperin and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Pope-Roberts, Mursau, Young, Benedict, Berceau, Black, Colon, Cullen, Fields, Grigsby, Hilgenberg, Kessler, Molepske Jr., Mason, Milroy, Nelson, Parisi, Pasch, Pocan, Radcliffe, Schneider, Sherman, Sheridan, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Steinbrink, Turner, Van Akkeren and A. Williams. Made a special order of business at 11:33 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:34 A.M. Senate Bill 43 Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law. By Senators Erpenbach, Kreitlow, Ellis, Vinehout, Hansen, Risser, Lehman, Holperin, Harsdorf, Carpenter, Cowles, Robson, Miller, Sullivan and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Hebl, Cullen, Zigmunt, Sherman, Barca, Hintz, Black, Hilgenberg, Mason, Toles, Hixson, Pope-Roberts, Pocan, Kaufert and Berceau. Made a special order of business at 11:34 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:35 A.M. Senate Bill 172 Relating to: limiting a city's and village's use of direct annexation and authorizing limited town challenges to an annexation. (FE) By Senators Holperin, A. Lasee and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Jorgensen, Clark, Danou, Hilgenberg, Bies, Brooks, Gunderson, Kerkman, LeMahieu, A. Ott, Petersen, Ripp, Roth, Townsend and Vos. Made a special order of business at 11:35 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:36 A.M. Senate Bill 203 Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases. By Senators Plale, Hansen and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Sinicki, Roys, Berceau, A. Williams, Pope-Roberts, Mason, Toles, Cullen, Spanbauer, Zepnick, Turner, Parisi and Kessler. Made a special order of business at 11:36 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:37 A.M. Senate Bill 273 Relating to: creation of renewable resource credits by electric providers and granting rule-making authority. By Senators Plale, Cowles, Leibham, Sullivan, Holperin, Taylor, Lassa, Hopper, Darling, Olsen, A. Lasee, Hansen, Kapanke, Schultz, Risser and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Zigmunt, Soletski, Ziegelbauer, Kestell, Gunderson, Berceau, Nelson, Milroy, Grigsby, Turner, Montgomery, Huebsch, Van Roy, Nygren, Suder, Townsend, Gottlieb, Spanbauer, Davis, Dexter, A. Ott, Bernard Schaber, Van Akkeren, Hixson, Zepnick, Honadel, Danou, Zipperer, Ripp, Benedict, M. Williams, LeMahieu and Wood. Made a special order of business at 11:37 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:38 A.M. Senate Bill 279 Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bioenergy feedstock assessment; creation of a bioenergy council; the agricultural and forestry diversification programs; biofuels training assessment; a study of regulatory burdens relating to biofuel production facilities; marketing orders and agreements for bioenergy feedstocks; exempting personal renewable fuel production and use from the motor vehicle fuel tax, the petroleum inspection fee, and business tax registration requirements; an income and franchise tax credit for installing or retrofitting pumps that mix motor vehicle fuels from separate storage tanks; offering gasoline that is not blended with ethanol to motor fuel dealers; state renewable motor vehicle fuels sales goals; required sales of renewable motor vehicle fuels; use of petroleum-based transportation fuels by state vehicles; use of alternative fuels in flex fuel vehicles owned by the state; use of public alternative fuel refueling facilities; duties of the Office of Energy Independence; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. Made a special order of business at 11:38 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:39 A.M. Senate Bill 321 Relating to: operation of neighborhood electric vehicles. (FE) By Senators Vinehout, Holperin, Lazich, Erpenbach, Cowles, Ellis, Schultz and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Danou, Jorgensen, Radcliffe, Wood, Zigmunt, Ballweg, Van Akkeren, Berceau, Kaufert, Pope-Roberts and Zepnick. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:39 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:40 A.M. Senate Bill 323 Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Taylor, Lehman, Schultz, Kreitlow, Risser, Miller, Darling, Coggs and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Kaufert, Berceau, Black, Townsend, Schneider, Hilgenberg, Mason, Soletski, Sinicki, Jorgensen, Hixson, Lothian, Turner, Grigsby, A. Williams, Krusick, Wood, A. Ott, Molepske Jr. and Bernard Schaber. Made a special order of business at 11:40 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:41 A.M. Senate Bill 338 Relating to: maximum amount of funeral and burial expenses under the funeral, burial, and cemetery expenses program. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Wirch, Miller, Lassa, Taylor, Kedzie and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Turner, Soletski, Kerkman, Montgomery, Nygren, Bies, Vos, Barca, A. Williams, Young and Hubler. Made a special order of business at 11:41 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:42 A.M. Senate Bill 341 Relating to: reckless bodily harm to a child and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Jauch, Lassa, Kreitlow, Hopper and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Hubler, Berceau, Petersen, Van Akkeren, Vruwink, Turner, Pasch, Townsend, Danou, Grigsby, Sinicki, Zepnick and Hilgenberg. Assembly amendment 1 offered by Representatives Suder and Kleefisch. Made a special order of business at 11:42 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:43 A.M. Senate Bill 342 Relating to: pupils attending a school district under the Open Enrollment Program who are habitually truant. By Senators Kreitlow, Lehman, Taylor and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Smith, Pope-Roberts, Staskunas, Krusick and Molepske Jr.. Made a special order of business at 11:43 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:44 A.M. Senate Bill 348 Relating to: declarations creating marina condominiums and technical corrections to the laws governing marina condominiums. By Senators Jauch and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Sherman, Ballweg and Zepnick. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Natural Resources, Ayes 14, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:44 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:45 A.M. Senate Bill 417 Relating to: the threshold for registration and reporting by groups and individuals seeking to influence referendum results. By Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing. Made a special order of business at 11:45 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:46 A.M. Senate Bill 437 Relating to: authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Committee on Education. Made a special order of business at 11:46 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. Assembly amendment 1 offered by Representative Kessler. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:47 A.M. Senate Bill 475 Relating to: reimbursement of counties and Indian tribes for unexpected or unusually high-cost out-of-home care placements of Indian juveniles who have been adjudicated delinquent by tribal courts and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senator Holperin. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Corrections and the Courts, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:47 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:48 A.M. Senate Bill 480 Relating to: adopting revised Article 7 of the Uniform Commercial Code, concerning documents of title. By Senators Risser and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Turner, Townsend, A. Williams and A. Ott. Made a special order of business at 11:48 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:49 A.M. Senate Bill 484 Relating to: the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan, Benchmark Plan benefits, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach and Jauch; cosponsored by Representative Richards. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 8, Noes 4. Made a special order of business at 11:49 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:50 A.M. Senate Bill 485 Relating to: displaying the empty weight on the side of certain motor vehicles (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation). By Law Revision Committee. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:50 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:51 A.M. Senate Bill 486 Relating to: the liability release exception to the requirement that proof of financial responsibility be provided after a motor vehicle accident (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation). By Law Revision Committee. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:51 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:52 A.M. Senate Bill 487 Relating to: motor vehicle occupational licenses issued by the Department of Transportation (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation). By Law Revision Committee. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:52 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:53 A.M. Senate Bill 488 Relating to: policies and bonds issued by out-of-state insurers offered as proof of financial responsibility after a motor vehicle accident (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation). By Law Revision Committee. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:53 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:54 A.M. Senate Bill 489 Relating to: the requirement that a nonresident provide proof of financial responsibility for the operation of a motor vehicle to reinstate a suspended operating privilege or vehicle registration (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation). By Law Revision Committee. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:54 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:55 A.M. Senate Bill 491 Relating to: requiring an aging and disability resource center to perform a financial screening for, provide information to, and assist individuals choosing to participate in the self-directed services option (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Health Services). (FE) By Law Revision Committee. Made a special order of business at 11:55 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:56 A.M. Senate Bill 494 Relating to: allowing nonprofit corporations to operate an aging and disability resource center (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Health Services). By Law Revision Committee. Made a special order of business at 11:56 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:57 A.M. Senate Bill 505 Relating to: motor vehicle emission inspections and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Wirch and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Steinbrink, Gottlieb, Honadel and Pasch. Made a special order of business at 11:57 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:58 A.M. Senate Bill 507 Relating to: changing the fees collected by a register of deeds, the redaction of social security numbers from electronic documents, and changes to the land information program. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach, Lehman, Hansen, Kreitlow, Vinehout, Risser and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Hebl, Pope-Roberts, Smith, Lothian, Townsend, Vruwink, Dexter, Vos, Radcliffe and Van Roy. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:58 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:59 A.M. Senate Bill 513 Relating to: life settlements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Wirch, Vinehout, Risser, Erpenbach, Grothman, Lehman and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Barca, Toles, Richards, Soletski, Turner and Fields. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Insurance, Ayes 8, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:59 A.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:00 P.M. Senate Bill 514 Relating to: additions to the 2009-11 Authorized State Building Program. (FE) By Senators Plale, Kreitlow, Kanavas, Taylor and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Hintz, Black and Stone, by request of State of Wisconsin Building Commission. Made a special order of business at 12:00 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:01 P.M. Senate Bill 523 Relating to: unfair labor practices in violation of collective bargaining rights. By Senators Coggs, Hansen, Vinehout, Wirch, Lehman, Taylor, Lassa, Kreitlow and Sullivan; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan, Mason, Hixson, Roys, Turner, Jorgensen, Sinicki, Kessler, Berceau, Zepnick, Milroy, Soletski, Toles, Hilgenberg, Young, Van Akkeren, Molepske Jr., Parisi, Pope-Roberts, Grigsby, Hintz, Smith and Richards. Made a special order of business at 12:01 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:02 P.M. Senate Bill 530 Relating to: regulating consumer small loans, limiting the areas in which a payday lender may operate, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Hansen, Miller, Lehman and Robson; cosponsored by Representative Fields. Assembly amendment 1 offered by Representatives Kessler, Richards, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Soletski, Hixson, Mason, Vruwink, Milroy, Hilgenberg, A. Williams, Grigsby, Pasch, Sinicki, Benedict and Toles. Made a special order of business at 12:02 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:03 P.M. Senate Bill 533 Relating to: an integrated crime alert network and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Plale, Taylor, Lassa, Carpenter, Lehman, Lazich, Cowles, Hansen, Sullivan and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Bies, Jorgensen, Turner, Staskunas, Petrowski, Townsend and Honadel. Made a special order of business at 12:03 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:04 P.M. Senate Bill 581 Relating to: prohibiting social security numbers on instruments under the corporate registration system and on records under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. By Senators Sullivan, A. Lasee, Taylor and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Zigmunt, Vos, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Townsend and Lothian. Made a special order of business at 12:04 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:05 A.M. Senate Bill 586 Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senator Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Toles, Sheridan and Sinicki. Made a special order of business at 12:05 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:06 P.M. Senate Bill 587 Relating to: commercial real estate liens and recording a correction instrument and a lis pendens. By Senators Sullivan, Taylor, Plale, Jauch, Cowles and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Hubler, Turner, Molepske Jr., Van Roy, Townsend, Smith, Gunderson, Petersen and Soletski. Made a special order of business at 12:06 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:07 P.M. Senate Bill 601 Relating to: comprehensive planning. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow and Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Hubler and Brooks. Made a special order of business at 12:07 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:08 P.M. Senate Bill 604 Relating to: defining political subdivision of a state for purposes of the Wisconsin Uniform Securities Law. By Senator Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Barca and Steinbrink. Made a special order of business at 12:08 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:09 P.M. Senate Bill 614 Relating to: the operation of motor vehicles on the exposed beds of outlying waters to control Phragmites australis. (FE) By Senators Hansen and Holperin; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Nygren, Van Roy, Bies, A. Ott and Townsend. Made a special order of business at 12:09 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:10 P.M. Senate Bill 619 Relating to: Celebrate Children special distinguishing registration plates. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Hansen, Lehman, Miller and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Barca, Berceau, Davis and Shilling. Made a special order of business at 12:10 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:11 P.M. Senate Bill 656 Relating to: construction of a rural dental education outreach facility in Marshfield, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Miller, Decker, Lassa, Kreitlow, Jauch, Holperin, Vinehout, Taylor and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan, Sheridan, Vruwink, Sherman, Schneider, Molepske Jr., Dexter, Hraychuck, Hubler, Milroy, Seidel, Pasch, Bernard Schaber, Suder, Berceau, Grigsby, Hilgenberg, Kessler and Pope-Roberts. Made a special order of business at 12:11 P.M. on 4-20-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 23. 11 a.m.
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Senate Chamber,State Capitol. 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 Eighth Order. Messages from the Assembly. QUESTION: Shall the Assembly amendment be concurred in? Senate Bill 121. Relating to: requiring the Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to establish a career conversations program. By Senators Lassa, Taylor, Wirch, Olsen, Darling, and Holperin; cosponsored by Representatives Berceau, Sinicki, Richards, Petrowski, A. Ott, Zepnick, Spanbauer, Toles, and Townsend. Assembly Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 163. Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Senators Wirch, Taylor, Lehman, Hansen, Erpenbach, Risser, Darling, Kapanke, Plale, Coggs, Carpenter, and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Colon, Barca, Benedict, Steinbrink, Hixson, Grigsby, Turner, Clark, Hubler, Milroy, A. Williams, Berceau, Jorgensen, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Young, Pope-Roberts, Mason, Townsend, Wood, Pasch, and Bernard Schaber. Assembly Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 375. Relating to: the exchange of electronic records contained in the Consolidated Court Automation Program and in the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System between the director of state courts and the Department of Children and Families and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Taylor, Coggs, Darling, and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Knodl, Grigsby, Berceau, Danou, and Townsend. Assembly Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 383. Relating to: municipal court elections, judges, and procedure, and providing penalties. (FE) By Senators Taylor, Risser, Erpenbach, and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Parisi, Pope-Roberts, Turner, Tauchen, Pasch, Staskunas, Lothian, Berceau, Danou, and Townsend. Assembly Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 400. Relating to: operation of all-terrain vehicles to remove snow. (FE) By Senators Holperin, Kreitlow, Cowles, Taylor, Plale, Olsen, Schultz, Erpenbach, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Jorgensen, Clark, Ballweg, Townsend, Radcliffe, A. Ott, Suder, Petrowski, Mursau, Gunderson, and Kaufert. Assembly Substitute 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. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Kreitlow, Sullivan, Lehman, Vinehout, Jauch, Hansen, Holperin, Miller, Robson, Erpenbach, Risser, Plale, Decker, Taylor, Wirch, Carpenter, and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Molepske Jr., Cullen, Zigmunt, Smith, Turner, Berceau, Zepnick, Vruwink, Dexter, and Schneider. Assembly Amendment 6 pending Ninth Order. Special Orders. Tenth Order. Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading. QUESTION: Shall the resolution be adopted? Senate Resolution 12. Relating to: supporting the Marinette Marine Corporation's littoral combat ship project. By Senators Hansen, Holperin, and Decker. Senate Joint Resolution 70. Relating to: recognizing Aquaculture Day. By Senator Vinehout. 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 435. Relating to: the period for retention of certain election materials in state and local elections. By Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, by request of Government Accountability Board. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 445. Relating to: labeling requirements for certain substances that may create a fire hazard when mixed with organic matter (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Commerce). By Law Revision Committee. (Report passage recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 446. Relating to: eliminating a requirement for reporting on the petroleum storage remedial action program (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Commerce). By Law Revision Committee. (Report passage recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 616. Relating to: energy conservation standards for the construction of certain buildings, energy and environmental design standards for state buildings, structures, and facilities, energy and environmental design standards for school district facilities and other local government buildings, leasing of state buildings, structures, and facilities, standards for the construction and use of graywater systems, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Risser and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Molepske Jr., Mason, Pasch, Roys, Pope-Roberts, Milroy, Sinicki, and Berceau. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 4, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 624. Relating to: expanding the authority of political subdivisions to make residential energy efficiency improvement loans, and authorizing political subdivisions to make water efficiency improvement loans and impose special charges for the loans. (FE) By Senators Lehman and Sullivan; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Soletski, and Cullen. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 651. Relating to: loans to manufacturing businesses for energy improvements, job creation, retooling, or clean energy production; the administration of energy utility programs; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of emergency rule-making procedures; and making appropriations. (FE) By Senators Lassa, Holperin, Lehman, Taylor, Kreitlow, and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Mason, Molepske Jr., Grigsby, Shilling, Vruwink, Turner, Zepnick, Fields, and Berceau. Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 661. Relating to: general permits for certain wetland restoration activities and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senator Wirch; cosponsored by Representative Black. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Environment, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 664. Relating to: financial assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program and the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program. (FE) By Senators Miller and Kreitlow; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan and Dexter. (Report passage recommended by committee on Environment, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 669. Relating to: willful misclassification of an employee as a nonemployee by a person engaged in the painting or drywall finishing of buildings or other structures with intent to evade the laws related to income tax withholding, worker's compensation, unemployment insurance, or employment discrimination and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Risser and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan and Sinicki. (Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 4, Noes 1) 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 333. Relating to: limiting disclosure of information gathered by news persons. By Representatives Parisi, Pasch, Berceau, Hixson, Zigmunt, Jorgensen, Turner, Molepske Jr., Benedict, Sinicki, Pocan, and Grigsby; cosponsored by Senators Kreitlow, Holperin, Hansen, Schultz, Lehman, Cowles, and Risser. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 561. Relating to: eliminating the notary requirement for assessor certification renewal (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Revenue). By Law Revision Committee. Assembly Bill 563. Relating to: eliminating obsolete provisions related to the use value assessment of agricultural land (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Revenue). By Law Revision Committee. Assembly Bill 564. Relating to: long-term name reservation by a limited liability company (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Financial Institutions). By Law Revision Committee. Assembly Bill 565. Relating to: changing the registered office or registered agent of a limited partnership or registered limited liability partnership (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Financial Institutions). By Law Revision Committee. Assembly Bill 566. Relating to: certain review, reporting, and out-of-date requirements regarding the Public Service Commission (suggested as remedial legislation by the Public Service Commission). By Law Revision Committee. Assembly Bill 600. Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public utilities and granting rule-making authority. By Representatives Soletski, Montgomery, Zepnick, Benedict, Bies, Colon, Danou, Davis, Dexter, Fields, Friske, Garthwaite, Gunderson, Hintz, Honadel, Huebsch, Mason, Mursau, A. Ott, Petersen, Rhoades, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Suder, Townsend, Van Roy, Vos, Vruwink, and Zigmunt; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Kreitlow, Sullivan, Erpenbach, Taylor, Schultz, Olsen, Harsdorf, and Darling. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 689. Relating to: Public Service Commission intervenor grants and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representative Pocan; cosponsored by Senator Risser. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 4, Noes 3) Assembly Bill 713. Relating to: mutual assistance between tribal and county or municipal law enforcement agencies. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Turner, Sherman, Pasch, Hubler, Berceau, Ballweg, Mursau, Molepske Jr., and Vos; cosponsored by Senators Jauch, Coggs, Taylor, Harsdorf, Holperin, Vinehout, Schultz, Lehman, Miller, and Grothman. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 898. Relating to: trial job program and transitional jobs demonstration project and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Grigsby, Sinicki, Roys, Pasch, and Molepske Jr.; cosponsored by Senators Coggs, Lehman, Jauch, and Miller. 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. 11 a.m.
   Business Events
· Froedtert & Community Health President and CEO Bill Petasnick addresses Milwaukee Rotary Club
Milwaukee County War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. A healthcare bill has been signed into law, but few have a clear sense of how the legislation will change the delivery of health services. Our member, Bill Petasnick, President and CEO of Froedtert & Community Health, will take 20 minutes to provide his insight into what the legislation is likely to mean for you. 12 p.m.
· WIN-Northeast: Learn what’s new in ‘New North’ region
DJ Bordini Center, Fox Valley Technical College, 5 Systems Drive, Appleton. Refocusing existing regional assets around new market opportunities in Northeast Wisconsin will be the topic of the Tuesday, April 20 meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network’s Northeast chapter. New North Inc. Executive Director Jerry Murphy will speak. Register here. 4:45 p.m.
· WMEP Manufacturing Matters
Midwest Airlines Center, Milwaukee.
   Other
· Academy Evenings discussion explores war and public perception
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison. MADISON—Nearly 1.9 million U.S. troops have been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq since October 2001—two thirds of the total number of Americans who served during the Vietnam War. Considering the enormous impact the Vietnam War has had our culture over the past forty years, what will be the American response to our current wars forty years from now? John W. Hall, the Ambrose–Hesseltine Assistant Professor of U.S. Military History at UW–Madison and a former army strategist, will discuss how the Vietnam War has influenced current attitudes about war in the forthcoming Academy Evening presentation, Warfare and Public Perception in 2050, part of the Wisconsin Academy’s “Wisconsin 2050: Pioneering the Future” series of free, public forums. Hall will address how technological advances, evolving threats, and the privatization of armed force are likely to influence the ways society will look at—or ignore—war forty years from now. This free Academy Evenings event will be held on April 20 from 7:00–8:30 pm, at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art lecture hall, Overture Center for the Arts in Madison. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Can't attend in person? Visit wisconsinacademy.org and watch the live webcast, starting at 6:55 pm. The “Wisconsin 2050: Pioneering the Future” Academy Evenings series is sponsored by the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, University of Wisconsin-Madison, M&I Bank, the Evjue Foundation, and Isthmus Publishing Company, with support from the Wisconsin Veterans’ Museum. About Academy Evenings Academy Evenings engage the public in a wide variety of topics of public interest and feature Wisconsin’s leading thinkers, scholars, and artists. These free forums are intended to encourage public interaction with these leaders in an intimate atmosphere designed to foster discussion and build community. The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters sponsors Academy Evenings regularly in Overture Center for the Arts in Madison and at other venues across the state. For more information on Academy Evenings in your area, visit wisconsinacademy.org Contact: Jason A. Smith, communications director 7 p.m.
· Business, labor and farm leaders call for passage of Clean Energy Jobs Act
Contact: Dan Kohler (608) 251-1918 Business, labor and farm leaders will call for passage of the Clean Energy Jobs Act because of its benefits through the manufacturing and installation of clean energy technologies. Jeff Mangen - Johnson Controls Kim Egan - Wind Wisconsin Dionne Lummus – Wave Wind LLC Phil Neuenfeldt – AFL-CIO Forrest Ceel – IBEW Kara Slaughter - Wisconsin Farmers Union Other business leaders Senate Parlor, State Capitol 10:15 a.m.
· Find Wisconsin Earth Day/Earth Week events
· First Lady Doyle hosts Earth Week Teach-In
Executive Residence, 99 Cambridge Road, Madison. First Lady Jessica Doyle will host an Earth Week Teach-In on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Executive Residence in Madison. Fourth and fifth grade students from MendotaElementary School and GompersElementary School will participate in a variety of activities to learn and use earth-friendly habits. State experts will make interactive presentations on clean energy, sustainable agriculture, using local foods, and conservation. This Teach-In commemorates the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. In 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson established Earth Day to bring environmental issues to the national agenda and called for teach-ins across the nation. Contact: Ashley Huibregtse, Office of the First Lady, 608-575-5608 1 p.m.
· First Lady Doyle Hosts Earth Week Teach-In
Contact: Ashley Huibregtse, Office of the First Lady, 608-575-5608 First Lady Jessica Doyle will host an Earth Week Teach-In on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Executive Residence in Madison. Fourth and fifth grade students from MendotaElementary School and GompersElementary School will participate in a variety of activities to learn and use earth-friendly habits. State experts will make interactive presentations on clean energy, sustainable agriculture, using local foods, and conservation. This Teach-In commemorates the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. In 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson established Earth Day to bring environmental issues to the national agenda and called for teach-ins across the nation. WHERE: Executive Residence 99 Cambridge Road Madison WHEN: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 1:00 p.m. 1 p.m.
· Lt. Gov. Lawton proclaims "Equal Pay Day" in Wisconsin
Governor's Conference Room, State Capitol. Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton will call on employers to commit themselves to equal pay for equal work by proclaiming “Equal Pay Day” in Wisconsin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20 in the State Capitol’s Governor’s Conference Room. April 20th symbolizes the time in the current year in which the wages paid to American women catch up to the wages paid to men from the previous year. The event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Women's Council and the Wisconsin Women's Alliance. Contact: Matt Dulak, Office of the Lt. Governor, 608-266-3516 10 a.m.
· PSC telephone hearing
City Hall, 203 N. First St.,Abbotsford. 610 N. Whitney Way, Amnicon Falls Room, Madison. Council Chambers (Docket 10-WI-100) Petition of Abbotsford Municipal Water Utility, Clark and Marathon Counties, Wisconsin, to Establish Procedures for Curtailing Water Service in the Event of an Emergency or Insufficient Supply and a Water Conservation Rate Surcharge 1 p.m.
· The Nelson Institute: Earth Day at 40
Monona Terrace, Madison.
· UW Board of Regents Committee on Student Discipline and Other Student Appeals
1860 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison. To be held by telephone conference Agenda Convene in open session and consider a motion to move into closed session to consider a student request for review of a UW-Stevens Point decision, as permitted by s. 19.85(1)(f), Wis. Stats. 2 p.m.

April 21
   Fundraisers
· Sebring Campaign meet & greet
Shaker's World Cafe, 422 S. 2nd St., Milwaukee. A meet & greet fund raising event to support 4th Congressional District U.S. House of Representatives Republican candidate Dan Sebring in his campaign to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore is being held on Wednesday, April, 21st. The event is being held at Shaker's World Cafe', 422 S. 2nd St., Milwaukee, Wi. from 4:30pm 'til 8:30pm. Invited guests include local political luminaries such as Gubnatorial candidate Scott Walker, Lt. Governor & Senate candiates and more. Early indications show a high probability that this event will be well attended. For more information contact: Jessica Strautmann 414-321-3605 jessica@dansebringforcongress.com 4:30 p.m.
   State Government
· Senate Committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail executive session
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail public hearing
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Education executive session
330 Southwest, State Capitol. Senate Bill 686 Relating to: providing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to high school pupils. By Senators Hansen, Carpenter, Risser and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Zigmunt, Berceau, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hixson, Kaufert, Sinicki, Soletski, Steinbrink, Vruwink, A. Williams, Young and Zepnick. Assembly Bill 725 Relating to: providing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to high school pupils. By Representatives Zigmunt, Berceau, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hixson, Kaufert, Sinicki, Soletski, Steinbrink, Vruwink, A. Williams, Young and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Carpenter, Risser and Taylor. 10:15 a.m.
· Senate Committee on Environment executive session
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Environment public hearing
300 Southeast, State Capitol.
· Senate Committee on Organization executive session
Senate Parlor, State Capitol. The Committee on Senate Organization will meet to schedule the Senate Calendar for Thursday, April 22, 2010, and to take up any other matters which may come before the committee at that time. 3 p.m.
· Senate Committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection executive session
330 Southwest, State Capitol.
   Business Events
· WWBIC event
   Other
· AG Van Hollen commemorates National Crime Victims Rights Week
Rotunda, State Capitol. MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen will commemorate National Crime Victims Rights Week with a public ceremony in the State Capitol Building Rotunda (balcony level) on April 21st from 12:00 until 12:30. The ceremony will be co-hosted with the Wisconsin Crime Victims Council and the DOJ Office of Crime Victim Services. In addition to remarks by the Attorney General, awards will be given to two Wisconsin professionals who have worked to protect the statutory rights of victims of crime. The Menomonee Falls Police Department color guard will open and close the observance with flag ceremonies. Additional information on National Crime Victims’ Rights Week events occurring throughout the state can be found at the Department of Justice’s website at http://www.doj.state.wi.us/cvs. Contact: Bill Cosh 608/266-1221 12 p.m.
· Find Wisconsin Earth Day/Earth Week events
· Milwaukee Co. Board of Supervisors Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 200, Milwaukee.
· Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon featuring Mark Neumann
Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St., Milwaukee.
· The Nelson Institute: Earth Day at 40
Monona Terrace, Madison.
· UWSP community forum: "The End of Democracy" with Ed Garvey
Emy J’s Garage, 1009 First St., Stevens Point. Social and environmental activist Ed Garvey of fightingbob.com will host a community forum titled "The End of Democracy: the supreme court's Citizen's United Decision, and other reasons our freedom and choices may be disappearing.” Mr. Garvey will be speaking on April 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Emy J’s Garage, 1009 First Street in Stevens Point. Community members are encouraged to join in the conversation and participate in a question and answer session. Dessert will be served and the UWSP College Democrats will be accepting donations. Mr. Garvey will also be doing a student forum in the DUC Laird from 4-5 p.m. Ed Garvey is a Madison, Wisconsin lawyer who has been active in the wellbeing of our state’s environment for many years. Currently, Ed Garvey is the organizer of the annual FightingBobFest in Baraboo Wisconsin, a forum for progressive ideas and activism attended by 10,000 activists. He also writes a blog that can be found on fightingbob.com. Facts about Ed Garvey’s activism - He worked on litigation against the Perrier group taking water out of Wisconsin’s water table. - His law firm helped stop the Crandon Mine from digging. - From 1971-1983 Mr. Garvey was the first executive director of the NFL Players Association where he established that the National Football League was subject to anti-trust laws. - Mr. Garvey served as an ‘environmental watchdog,’ as a deputy Attorney General under Wisconsin AG Bronson La Follette from 1983-1986. - He was also a progressive candidate for Wisconsin’s Governor and U.S. Senate, although unsuccessful. Contact: Greg Ubbelohde UWSP College Democrats 920.819.8224 colldom@uwsp.edu 6:30 p.m.
· Wisconsin Project Safe Childhood training session
Comfort Inn & Suites, 5025 County Highway V, DeForest.

April 22
   Fundraisers
· Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres with 7th CD candidate Sean Duffy
The Wausau Country Club, 208 Country Club Road, Wausau. $250 per couple RSVP to Mary Stitt at 262-268-6859 (MaryStitt@wi.rr.com) 5 p.m.
· Fundraiser for Scott Walker
North Shore Country Club, 3100 W. Country Club Drive, Mequon. Host Committee: $1000, $500 and $250 per Couple General Attendance: $100 per Couple Please RSVP by March 18, 2010 For more information, please contact Fran Myers at 262-241-5583 or tmyers5@wi.rr.com. Friends of Scott Walker P.O. Box 100828 Wauwatosa, WI 53210 6 p.m.
· Milwaukee Co. GOP West Allis/West Milwaukee branch spring event
Knights of Columbus, 1800 S. 92nd St., West Allis. “The Republican Party of Milwaukee County West Allis/West Milwaukee Branch is hosting a Think Spring - Hawaiian Style event on Thursday, April 22 2010. This event is open to the public and is being held at the Knights of Columbus, in West Allis,” David Karst, Chairman of the Republican Party of Milwaukee County said. The West Allis/West Milwaukee Branch of the Republican wants you to join them for a fun evening, 2010 Republican candidates have been invited. Details pertaining to the event can be found on the Face book page for the Republican Party of Milwaukee County on the GOP website, www.milwaukee.wisgop.info or you can call 414-727-1220 for further information. Cost: $10 donation Contact: Josh Hosington 414-708-9462 David Karst (262)455-1554 6 p.m.
   State Government
· Assembly Committee on Forestry, Senate Committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources joint informational hearing
417 North (GAR Hall), State Capitol.
· Assembly Session
Assembly Chamber,State Capitol. 1. Call of the Roll. 2. Introduction, first reading and reference of proposals. 3. Committee reports and subsequent reference of proposals. 4. Messages from the senate, and other communications. 5. Consideration of conference committee reports and vetoes. 6. Consideration of senate action on proposals approved by the assembly. 7. Making and consideration of motions for reconsideration of passage, indefinite postponement, concurrence, or nonconcurrence. 8. Consideration of resolutions. QUESTION: Shall the resolution be adopted? Assembly Joint Resolution 13 Relating to: the life and public service of John A. Volk. By Representative Mursau; cosponsored by Senator Holperin. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Joint Resolution 118 Relating to: proclaiming May 14, 15, and 16, 2010, Syttende Mai Weekend. By Representatives Nerison, Hebl, Tauchen, Roys, Pope-Roberts, Gunderson, Berceau, Townsend, Turner and Jorgensen; cosponsored by Senators Kapanke, Miller, Vinehout, Schultz, Lehman, Plale, Olsen, Taylor, Wirch, Grothman, Risser and Cowles. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 2 Relating to: commending Jim Miller on his retirement as president of the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute. By Senator Darling. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 64 Relating to: the life and public service of Mary Anne McNulty. By Senators Carpenter, Taylor and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Colon, Zepnick, Toles, Pasch, Turner, Kessler, Young and A. Williams. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 65 Relating to: lead poisoning hazards, lead abatement, and requesting a study. By Senators Coggs, Jauch, Wirch, Miller and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Young, Black, Hebl, Hixson, Garthwaite, Berceau, Turner, Zepnick, Benedict, Bernard Schaber, Pasch and A. Williams. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 66 Relating to: proclaiming May 5, 2010, as Undergraduate Research Day and commending University of Wisconsin System students, faculty, and staff. By Senator Lassa; cosponsored by Representative Molepske Jr.. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 67 Relating to: honoring the life and public service of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and others. By Senator Plale; cosponsored by Representative Sinicki. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 68 Relating to: commending the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men's basketball team. By Senator Lassa; cosponsored by Representative Molepske Jr.. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 69 Relating to: commending past and present members of the Friends of the Wisconsin Historical Society on its 60th anniversary. By Senators Risser and Schultz. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Joint Resolution 70 Relating to: recognizing Aquaculture Day. By Senator Vinehout. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Third reading of assembly proposals. QUESTION: Having been read three times, shall the proposal be passed? 10. Third reading of senate proposals. QUESTION: Having been read three times, shall the proposal be concurred in? 11. Second reading and amendment of assembly proposals. QUESTION: Shall the proposal be ordered engrossed and read a third time? Assembly Bill 303 Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates expressing support for the family members of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. (FE) By Representatives Kaufert, Barca, Bies, Danou, Hebl, Hraychuck, Kerkman, Lothian, Spanbauer, Vos, Zepnick, Friske, Steinbrink and Ziegelbauer; cosponsored by Senators Taylor, Schultz, Ellis, Darling and Plale. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Assembly Bill 394 Relating to: the color and design of special distinguishing registration plates for fire fighters and emergency medical technicians. (FE) By Representatives Lothian, Barca, Suder, Kerkman, Townsend, Gunderson, Murtha, Brooks, Nerison, Kestell, Hixson, Strachota, Davis, Ripp, Hintz, Kaufert, Zigmunt, Meyer, M. Williams, Pope-Roberts and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senators Kedzie, Wirch, Grothman, Darling, Schultz, Cowles, Taylor, Carpenter, Lehman and Kapanke. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. 12. Second reading and amendment of senate proposals. QUESTION: Shall the proposal be ordered to a third reading? Senate Bill 557 Relating to: notices concerning construction near or on lakes, streams, or wetlands that are given to applicants for building permits and other construction approvals, requiring the Department of Natural Resources to furnish informational brochures about wetlands laws, requiring the Department of Natural Resources to provide evaluations and statements about whether certain land contains wetlands, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, A. Lasee, Miller, Hansen, Cowles, Taylor, Robson, Lehman, Holperin and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Bies, Zigmunt, Zepnick, Petrowski, Townsend, Mursau and Berceau. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 573 Relating to: public access to certain shared law enforcement records. By Senators Lehman, Hansen, Olsen and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Bies, Hraychuck, Brooks, Clark, Kestell, Mursau, Nerison, A. Ott, Petrowski, Schneider, Townsend, Zigmunt, Turner and A. Williams. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. Senate Bill 609 Relating to: requiring informed consent before administration of psychotropic medication to a nursing home resident who has degenerative brain disorder. (FE) By Senators Holperin and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Meyer, Pasch, Gunderson, A. Ott, Nerison and Wood. Placed on calendar 4-22-2010 by committee on Rules. 13. Motions may be offered. 14. Announcements. 15. Adjournment. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:01 A.M. Assembly Joint Resolution 8 Relating to: taxation of principal homesteads of individuals (first consideration). By Representatives Sherman, Berceau, Black, Fields, Hubler, Mason, Molepske Jr., Pocan, Staskunas, Steinbrink and A. Williams; cosponsored by Senators Jauch, Carpenter, Holperin, Lassa, Lehman and Plale. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 3, adoption as amended recommended by committee on Ways and Means, Ayes 6, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:01 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:02 A.M. Assembly Bill 48 Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates for groups that are military in nature and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Schneider, Townsend, Bies, Spanbauer and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senators Olsen and A. Lasee. Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:02 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:03 A.M. Assembly Bill 314 Relating to: pesticide use by railroads, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Molepske Jr., Berceau, Richards, Sinicki, Milroy, Black, Benedict, Turner, Zigmunt, Jorgensen, Roys, A. Williams, Soletski and Smith; cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Lassa, Plale, Hansen and Lehman. Received from Senate amended and concurred in as amended (Senate amendment 1 adopted) Made a special order of business at 11:03 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:04 A.M. Assembly Bill 342 Relating to: operation of lightweight utility vehicles on certain highways by persons with disabilities to access hunting and fishing areas. By Representatives Sherman, Danou, Hraychuck, Murtha, Radcliffe, Townsend, Turner, A. Williams and Dexter; cosponsored by Senators Lehman, Schultz, Taylor and A. Lasee. Report Assembly Amendment 2 adoption, Ayes 10, Noes 0, passage as amended, Ayes 10, Noes 0 recommended by committee on Fish and Wildlife. Made a special order of business at 11:04 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:05 A.M. Assembly Bill 367 Relating to: employment discrimination based on credit history. (FE) By Representatives Hixson, Berceau, Grigsby, Toles, Hintz, Zepnick, Pope-Roberts, Schneider, Parisi, Pasch, A. Williams, Turner, Fields and Hilgenberg; cosponsored by Senators Taylor and Coggs. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 4, Noes 3, passage as amended recommended by committee on Workforce Development, Ayes 4, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:05 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:06 A.M. Assembly Bill 371 Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Vruwink, Brooks, Gunderson, Friske, Murtha, Danou, Smith and Suder; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Wirch, Vinehout, Olsen, Grothman, Hopper, Schultz, Hansen, Kreitlow and Cowles. Received from Senate amended and concurred in as amended (Senate amendment 1 adopted). Made a special order of business at 11:06 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:07 A.M. Assembly Bill 649 Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. (FE) By Representatives Black and Soletski; cosponsored by Senators Miller and Plale, by request of Governor James E. Doyle. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 3, passage as amended recommended by special committee on Clean Energy Jobs, Ayes 6, Noes 3. Referred to Calendar. Assembly amendment 1 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Hraychuck. Assembly amendment 2 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Hraychuck, Shilling, Smith, Dexter and Danou. Assembly amendment 3 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Vruwink. Assembly amendment 4 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representative Black. Assembly amendment 5 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 6 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 7 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 8 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 9 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 10 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 11 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 12 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 13 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 14 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 15 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 16 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 17 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 18 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 19 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 20 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 21 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 23 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 24 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Huebsch, Montgomery and Gunderson. Assembly amendment 25 to Assembly substitute amendment 1 offered by Representatives Richards, Parisi, Mason and Kessler. Made a special order of business at 11:07 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:08 A.M. Assembly Bill 729 Relating to: residential mortgage loan foreclosures. (FE) By Representatives Clark, Young, Pasch, Smith, Hebl, Jorgensen, Turner, Bernard Schaber, Grigsby, Sinicki, Zepnick, Hixson, Berceau, Hraychuck and Soletski; cosponsored by Senator Taylor. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 4, Noes 3, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 4, Noes 3, passage as amended recommended by committee on Housing, Ayes 4, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:08 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:09 A.M. Assembly Bill 837 Relating to: age restrictions, headgear requirements, and safety certificate requirements regarding the operation of an all-terrain vehicle. By Representatives Vruwink and Suder; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Holperin, Taylor, Hansen and Grothman. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 9, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties, Ayes 8, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:09 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:10 A.M. Assembly Bill 876 Relating to: expanding the authority of political subdivisions to make residential energy efficiency improvement loans, and authorizing political subdivisions to make water efficiency improvement loans and impose special charges for the loans. (FE) By Representatives Fields, Cullen and Soletski; cosponsored by Senators Lehman and Sullivan. Report passage recommended by committee on Energy and Utilities, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:10 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:11 A.M. Assembly Bill 885 Relating to: creation of a wage council to study and make recommendations concerning increases in the living wage, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representative Sinicki. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 6, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 5, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:11 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:12 A.M. Assembly Bill 899 Relating to: payments to hospitals for HIV-related services provided to Medical Assistance recipients. (FE) By Representatives Richards, Rhoades, Vos, Pasch, Benedict, Grigsby, Kaufert, Vruwink, Kerkman, Parisi, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Sinicki, Nygren, Nelson, Young, Pope-Roberts, Turner, Zepnick and Fields; cosponsored by Senators Carpenter, Darling, Lehman, Kreitlow, Olsen, Taylor, Coggs, Plale, Erpenbach, Hansen, Robson, Vinehout, Schultz and Wirch. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 13, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Health and Healthcare Reform, Ayes 13, Noes 0. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:12 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:13 A.M. Assembly Bill 910 Relating to: establishment of a Wisconsin conservation corps program, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE) By Representatives Clark, Mason, Molepske Jr., Black, Pocan, Shilling, Hubler, Vruwink, Danou, Zigmunt, Hraychuck, Seidel, Roys, Dexter, Hixson, Hilgenberg, Richards, Smith, Young, Hebl, Pope-Roberts, Kessler, Milroy, Pasch, Berceau, Ziegelbauer and Turner; cosponsored by Senator Holperin. Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 14, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Natural Resources, Ayes 14, Noes 1. Report Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 15, Noes 0, Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 12, Noes, 3, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:13 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:14 A.M. Assembly Bill 911 Relating to: designating and marking a portion of STH 241 in the city of Milwaukee as Historic U.S. Highway 41. (FE) By Representatives Zepnick, Honadel and Sinicki; cosponsored by Senator Plale. Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 12, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:14 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:15 A.M. Assembly Bill 939 Relating to: compliance by employers with certain laws whose enforcement depends on the proper classification of persons as employees or nonemployees and providing penalties. (FE) By Representatives Parisi, Sinicki and Van Akkeren; cosponsored by Senators Wirch, Coggs, Hansen and Lehman. Report passage recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:15 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:16 A.M. Assembly Bill 944 Relating to: agreements between political subdivisions to operate a nursing home or intermediate care facility. (FE) By Representatives Shilling and J. Fitzgerald; cosponsored by Senators Vinehout and S. Fitzgerald. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:16 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:17 A.M. Assembly Bill 952 Relating to: bonding authority for major interstate bridge projects and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Hraychuck, Rhoades and Murtha; cosponsored by Senator Harsdorf. Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:17 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:18 A.M. Assembly Bill 961 Relating to: targets for the allocation of federal tax credits by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. By Representative Young; cosponsored by Senator Taylor. Report passage recommended by committee on Housing, Ayes 6, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:18 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:19 A.M. Senate Bill 2 Relating to: the filing of a wage claim or the bringing of a wage claim action by a collective bargaining representative on behalf of an employee and the priority of a wage claim lien over a prior lien of a commercial lending institution and over the rights of a purchaser of any property of the employer. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Robson, Hansen, Wirch, Carpenter, Decker, Kreitlow, Erpenbach, Coggs, Miller, Plale, Holperin, Taylor and Jauch; cosponsored by Representatives Garthwaite, Sinicki, Mason, Black, Turner, Jorgensen, Zepnick and Cullen. Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 5, Noes 3, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Labor, Ayes 5, Noes 3. Made a special order of business at 11:19 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:20 A.M. Senate Bill 127 Relating to: notification to the state and certain public agencies regarding a medical malpractice claim and limits on liability. (FE) By Senators Risser, Lehman, Robson, Kreitlow and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Staskunas, Montgomery, Richards, Smith, Berceau and Spanbauer. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Insurance, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:20 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:21 A.M. Senate Bill 218 Relating to: penalties and private actions for violations of restrictions on telephone solicitations. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach, Taylor, Coggs, Hansen, Vinehout and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Roys, Schneider, Berceau, Black, A. Ott, Jorgensen, Pope-Roberts, Zepnick, Gunderson and Hintz. Report Assembly Amendment 1 adoption, Ayes 7, Noes 2, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Consumer Protection, Ayes 7, Noes 2. Made a special order of business at 11:21 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:22 A.M. Senate Bill 224 Relating to: notice of proposed vacation of certain highways. By Senators Holperin, Lehman, Miller, Plale, Kreitlow, Hansen and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Steinbrink, Petrowski, Turner and Molepske Jr.. Made a special order of business at 11:21 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:23 A.M. Senate Bill 243 Relating to: hunting of deer during the open bow hunting season. By Senators Miller, Holperin, Lehman, Kedzie, Lassa, Vinehout, Taylor and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Molepske Jr., Jorgensen, Ripp, Murtha, Ballweg, Nerison, Gunderson, Mason, Brooks and A. Ott. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Fish and Wildlife, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:23 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:24 A.M. Senate Bill 264 Relating to: trespass by operators of snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, and other off-road vehicles. By Joint Legislative Council. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:24 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:25 A.M. Senate Bill 266 Relating to: creating a Nonmotorized Recreation and Transportation Trails Council. By Joint Legislative Council. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties, Ayes 8, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:25 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:26 A.M. Senate Bill 276 Relating to: requiring governmental bodies of school districts and certain political subdivisions to post meeting notices and minutes on their Web sites. By Senators Kreitlow, Plale, Taylor and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Roys, Smith, Kerkman, Mason, Berceau, Pope-Roberts, Danou, Spanbauer and Bies. Made a special order of business at 11:26 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:27 A.M. Senate Bill 287 Relating to: transferring ownership and jurisdiction of a municipality's highways to an American Indian tribe or agency of the United States government. By Senators Vinehout, Holperin, Taylor, Lassa, Schultz, Coggs and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Radcliffe, Soletski, Danou, Schneider, Ziegelbauer, Huebsch, Hilgenberg and Mursau. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 10, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:27 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:28 A.M. Senate Bill 297 Relating to: the immobilization or removal, impoundment, and disposal of motor vehicles for multiple nonmoving traffic violations. (FE) By Senators Carpenter and Darling; cosponsored by Representatives Krusick, Gottlieb, Richards, Staskunas, Zepnick, Mursau, A. Ott, Stone, Townsend, Vos, Knodl and Turner. Made a special order of business at 11:28 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:29 A.M. Senate Bill 304 Relating to: the veterans tuition reimbursement program. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Harsdorf, Lassa, Olsen, Darling, Coggs, Taylor, Schultz, Hansen, Carpenter and Kapanke; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Berceau, Vruwink, Molepske Jr., Brooks, Pridemore, Bies, Hebl, Sinicki, Turner, A. Williams, Gunderson, Jorgensen, Zepnick, Grigsby and Clark. Made a special order of business at 11:29 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:30 A.M. Senate Bill 314 Relating to: traditional neighborhood development ordinances, mixed-use zoning, and the state housing strategy plan. By Joint Legislative Council. Made a special order of business at 11:30 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:31 A.M. Senate Bill 391 Relating to: expenditure of $30,000 from moneys appropriated to the Department of Natural Resources in payment of a claim against the state made by Stillmunkes, Inc. (FE) By Senator Hansen; cosponsored by Representative Sherman. Made a special order of business at 11:31 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:32 A.M. Senate Bill 392 Relating to: registration of former military vehicles. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach, Holperin, Grothman, Kedzie, S. Fitzgerald, Lassa, Taylor, Hansen, Harsdorf, Sullivan, Schultz and Kreitlow; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Kerkman, Kestell, Townsend, Gunderson, Petersen, M. Williams, Mursau, Brooks and Ripp. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 9, Noes 1. Made a special order of business at 11:32 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:33 A.M. Senate Bill 403 Relating to: authorizing the release of certain personal identifying information collected by the Department of Regulation and Licensing. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach, Risser, Grothman and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Parisi, Townsend and Berceau. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Personal Privacy, Ayes 5, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:33 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:34 A.M. Senate Bill 427 Relating to: expanding the types of governmental units that may participate in a joint local governmental self-insured health insurance plan. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Coggs and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Hilgenberg, Ballweg and Petrowski. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Urban and Local Affairs, Ayes 7, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:34 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:35 A.M. Senate Bill 434 Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Grothman, Taylor, Holperin, Darling, Kapanke, Leibham and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Danou, Hilgenberg, Milroy, Gunderson, Ballweg, Richards, Pope-Roberts, Berceau, Vos, Kerkman, LeMahieu, Roys, Soletski, Sherman, Pridemore and Newcomer. Made a special order of business at 11:35 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:36 A.M. Senate Bill 435 Relating to: the period for retention of certain election materials in state and local elections. By Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, by request of Government Accountability Board. Made a special order of business at 11:36 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:37 A.M. Senate Bill 445 Relating to: labeling requirements for certain substances that may create a fire hazard when mixed with organic matter (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Commerce). By Law Revision Committee. Made a special order of business at 11:21 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:38 A.M. Senate Bill 446 Relating to: eliminating a requirement for reporting on the petroleum storage remedial action program (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Commerce). By Law Revision Committee. Made a special order of business at 11:38 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:39 A.M. Senate Bill 456 Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates supporting motorcycle safety and making appropriations. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Lehman, Taylor, Olsen, Schultz, Hansen, Wirch and Plale; cosponsored by Representatives Vruwink, Honadel, Ziegelbauer, Sinicki, Turner, Fields, Schneider, Zepnick and A. Ott. Made a special order of business at 11:39 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:40 A.M. Senate Bill 457 Relating to: the placement of advertising signs in highway rights-of-way and providing a penalty. By Senators Sullivan and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Berceau, Parisi, Steinbrink and Turner. Made a special order of business at 11:40 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:41 A.M. Senate Bill 460 Relating to: prescriptions for antimicrobial drugs for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis. (FE) By Senators Robson, Lehman, Taylor, Miller, Lassa and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Roys, Turner, Berceau, Hebl, Benedict, Seidel, Kessler, Bernard Schaber, Hilgenberg, Sinicki, Grigsby and Young. Made a special order of business at 11:41 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:42 A.M. Senate Bill 472 Relating to: adopting revised article 1 of the Uniform Commercial Code concerning general provisions. By Senators Risser and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen and Townsend. Made a special order of business at 11:42 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:43 A.M. Senate Bill 473 Relating to: modifications to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. By Senators Risser and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Ziegelbauer, Berceau and Turner. Made a special order of business at 11:43 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:44 A.M. Senate Bill 490 Relating to: registration plates for vehicles leased to persons with a disability that limits the ability to walk (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Transportation). By Law Revision Committee. Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Ayes 11, Noes 0. Made a special order of business at 11:44 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:45 A.M. Senate Bill 520 Relating to: requiring municipalities to pay health insurance premiums for survivors of a fire fighter who dies, or has died, in the line of duty. (FE) By Senators Hansen, Coggs, Lehman and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Turner, Zepnick and Berceau. Made a special order of business at 11:45 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:46 A.M. Senate Bill 531 Relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for vehicles or combinations of vehicles transporting loads near the Wisconsin-Michigan border. (FE) By Senator Jauch; cosponsored by Representative Sherman. Made a special order of business at 11:46 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:47 A.M. Senate Bill 541 Relating to: providing public notice of a sale of personal property or real estate on execution. By Senators Risser, Taylor and Coggs; cosponsored by Representatives Hraychuck, Turner, Berceau, Molepske Jr., Smith, Sinicki and Brooks. Made a special order of business at 11:47 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:48 A.M. Senate Bill 552 Relating to: consideration for the purpose of gambling. By Senators Hansen and Taylor; cosponsored by Representative Berceau. Made a special order of business at 11:48 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:49 A.M. Senate Bill 572 Relating to: suitability of annuity contracts and granting rule-making authority. By Senator Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Cullen, Molepske Jr., Turner and A. Williams. Made a special order of business at 11:49 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:50 A.M. Senate Bill 574 Relating to: exemption from execution for payments made to certain family farm businesses. By Senators Harsdorf, Vinehout and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Vruwink, A. Ott, Clark, Spanbauer, Suder, Tauchen, Townsend and Vos. Made a special order of business at 11:50 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:51 A.M. Senate Bill 578 Relating to: adding a member to the council on veterans programs. By Senators Kreitlow, Taylor and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Suder, Hebl, Berceau, Mason, Petersen and A. Williams. Made a special order of business at 11:51 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:52 A.M. Senate Bill 585 Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of which is to communicate the opinion of the employer about religious or political matters. (FE) By Senators Coggs, Hansen, Lassa, Kreitlow, Wirch and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Van Akkeren, Sinicki, Milroy, Berceau, Black, Pope-Roberts, Pasch, Young, Pocan, Turner and Grigsby. Made a special order of business at 11:52 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:54 A.M. Senate Bill 615 Relating to: exemption for interstate natural gas companies from certain requirements regarding real estate transactions and court actions, creation and powers of municipal electric companies, and exemption from certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain electric transmission line projects. By Senator Plale; cosponsored by Representative Soletski. Made a special order of business at 11:54 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:55 A.M. Senate Bill 616 Relating to: energy conservation standards for the construction of certain buildings, energy and environmental design standards for state buildings, structures, and facilities, energy and environmental design standards for school district facilities and other local government buildings, leasing of state buildings, structures, and facilities, standards for the construction and use of graywater systems, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Risser and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Molepske Jr., Mason, Pasch, Roys, Pope-Roberts, Milroy, Sinicki and Berceau. Made a special order of business at 11:55 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:56 A.M. Senate Bill 618 Relating to: raffles. By Senators Decker, Hansen, Holperin, Lassa, Grothman, Cowles, Taylor and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Soletski, Zigmunt, Ziegelbauer, Vos, Petersen, Nass, A. Williams and M. Williams. Made a special order of business at 11:56 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:57 A.M. Senate Bill 622 Relating to: the number of raffles permitted in a year. By Senators Holperin, Taylor, Grothman and Hansen; cosponsored by Representative Gunderson. Made a special order of business at 11:57 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:58 A.M. Senate Bill 624 Relating to: expanding the authority of political subdivisions to make residential energy efficiency improvement loans, and authorizing political subdivisions to make water efficiency improvement loans and impose special charges for the loans. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Sullivan and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Fields, Soletski and Cullen. Made a special order of business at 11:58 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 11:59 A.M. Senate Bill 625 Relating to: streamlined sales and use tax agreement changes. (FE) By Senator Jauch; cosponsored by Representative Sherman. Made a special order of business at 11:59 A.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:00 P.M. Senate Bill 631 Relating to: submission of biological specimens for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis. (FE) By Senators Taylor, Cowles and Carpenter; cosponsored by Representatives Staskunas and Bies, by request of Attorney General JB Van Hollen. Made a special order of business at 12:00 P.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:01 P.M. Senate Bill 661 Relating to: general permits for certain wetland restoration activities and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senator Wirch; cosponsored by Representative Black. Made a special order of business at 12:01 P.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:02 P.M. Senate Bill 664 Relating to: financial assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program and the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program. (FE) By Senators Miller and Kreitlow; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan and Dexter. Made a special order of business at 12:02 P.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS AT 12:03 P.M. Senate Bill 681 Relating to: adopting the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Lehman, Olsen, Schultz and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Pope-Roberts, Radcliffe, Zigmunt, Hilgenberg, Berceau, Sinicki, Turner and Townsend. Made a special order of business at 12:03 P.M. on 4-22-2010 pursuant to Assembly Resolution 26. 10 a.m.
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Senate Chamber,State Capitol. 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? Adelman, Elizabeth, of Mukwonago, as a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society Board of Curators, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Ahern, Tripp, of Fon du Lac, as a member of the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, to serve for the term ending June 30, 2016. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Altepeter, Carla, of Oshkosh, as a member of the Credit Union Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 4, Noes 0) Anderson, Rebecca, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Psychology Examining 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 0) Arnone, Wendy, of Green Bay, as a member of the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Axtell, Roger, of Janesville, as a member of the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 4, Noes 3) Beers, Stephen, of Lake Geneva, as a member of the Real Estate Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Beilfuss, Richard, of Baraboo, as a member of the Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Berceau, Teresa, of Madison, as a member of the Council on Domestic Abuse, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Berg, Melanie, of Hudson, as a member of the Podiatrists Affiliated Credentialing 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) Boetcher, David, of Waunakee, as a member of the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Bogost, Gregg, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Radiography Examining Board, 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) Braam, Quirin E., of New Berlin, as a member of the Credit Union Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Bradbury, Kenneth, of Madison, as a member of the Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Bradley, Mark, of Wausau, as a member on the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2017. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Brennan, James, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Public Defender Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Brenner, Elizabeth (Betsy), of Waukesha, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Wisconsin, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Bridson, Sue, of Madison, as a member of the Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Caneff, Dennis, of Madison, as a member of the Land and Water Conservation Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Carlson, Karen, of Frederic, as a member of the Snowmobile Recreational Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Carrillo, Jose, of Janesville, as a member of the Prison Industries Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Cerny, Mike, of Sharon, as a member of the Snowmobile Recreational Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Clark, Nancy, of Seymour, as a member of the Marriage and Family Therapy Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Clark, Mary Ann, of Cumberland, as a member of the Nursing Home Adminstrator 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) Conta, Dennis, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013 (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Cooper, David, of Slinger, as a member of the Ocupational Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Coppens, Kay, of West Bend, as a member of the Board of Nursing, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2010. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Coppens, Kay, of West Bend, as a member of the Board of Nursing, 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 7, Noes 0) Corbeille, Steve, of Marinette, as a member of the Accounting Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Crouse, Byron, of Madison, as a member of the Rural Health Development Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Rural Issues, Biofuels, and Information Technology, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Culver, Curt S., of Milwaukee, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Wisconsin, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2016. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Dickinson, Loreli, of Oconto, as a member of the Nursing Home Administrator Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Dominiczak, Lori, of Brown Deer, to be a Physical Therapist 3 on the Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board to serve a term expiring July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Donohue, Stephen, of Green Bay, as a member of the Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2010. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Dunkin, Regina, of Beloit, as a member of the Public Defender Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Fedderly, Daniel, of Boyceville, as a member of the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Flaherty, Kevin, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2017. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Foster, Gregory, of Neillsville, as a member of the Optometry 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) Freedman, Marvin, of Middleton, as a member of the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 15, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Genereaux, Jude, of Ellison Bay, as a member of the Medical Examining 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 7, Noes 0) Glaser, Robert, of Johnson Creek, as a member of the Labor and Industry Review Commission, to serve for the term ending March 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Grant, Kelley, of Sturtevant, as a member of the Radiography Examining Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Greenfield, Ed, of Green Bay, as a member of the Cemetery 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 7, Noes 0) Gubbels, Samuel, of Madison, as a member of Hearing and Speech 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) Hahn, John, of Elm Grove, as a member of the Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Hanson, Gail, of Madison, as a member of the Deferred Compensation Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 4, Noes 0) Hanson-Drew, Alice, of Shorewood, as a member of the Marriage and Family Therapy Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Helein, Peter, of Appleton, as a member of the Council on Domestic Abuse, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Holmquist, Brian, of Madison, as a member of the Occupational Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board to serve a term expiring July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Hook, Steven, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Jansen, Allan, of Hazel Green, as a member of the Waste Facilities Siting Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Environment, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Jaramillo, Adriana, of Stoughton, as a member of the Dentistry 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) Kachelski, Joseph, of Fitchburg, as a member of the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Koepke, John, of Oconomowoc, 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) Kolve, Susan, of La Crosse, as a member of the Barbering and Cosmetology Examining 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 7, Noes 0) Kopplin, Charles, of Milwaukee, as a member on the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Lappin, Michael, of Milwaukee, 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) Leaman, Carolynn, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Athletic Trainers Affiliated Credentialing 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 0) Lehman, Mary, of Appleton, as a member of the Cemetery 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 7, Noes 0) Lemerond, James, of Cleveland, as a member of the Radiography Examining Board, to serve for the term ending at the pleasure of the Governor. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Linhart, Sandra, of La Crosse, as a member of the Dentistry Examining 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 7, Noes 0) Madrigrano, Aldo, of Sussex, as a member of the State Fair Park Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Manydeeds, Ed, of Eau Claire, as a member on the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2017. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Mattson, Lucretia, of Eau Claire, as a member of the Accounting Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Michaelsen, Glenn, of Brookfield, as a member of the Accounting Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Mickowski, James, of Stoughton, as a member of the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Mode, William, of Neenah, as a member of the Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Moran, Peter, of Superior, as a member of the Board of Veterans Affairs, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Myse, Judge Gordon, of Appleton, as a member of the Government Accountability Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Nelson, Julia, of Boscobel, as a member of the Board of Nursing, 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 7, Noes 0) Nesbit, James, of Phillips, as a member of the Athletic Trainers Affiliated Credentialing 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 7, Noes 0) Nicholson, Lawrence, of Hartland, as a member of the Real Estate Appraisers Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Paul, Edward, of Neenah, as a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Perez, Jose, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Real Estate Appraisers Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Polacek, Ronald, of Prairie du Sac, as a member of the Auctioneer Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Rice, Corliss, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Occupational Therapists Affiliated Credentialing 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) Ritchie, Kirk, of Rhinelander, as a member of the Dentistry 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) Robertson, James, of Madison, as a member of the Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Roblee, Patricia, of Oshkosh, as a member of the Dietitians Affiliated Credentialing 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 7, Noes 0) Rodriguez, Rachel, of Waunakee, as a member of the Council on Domestic Abuse, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Ronk, Earlene, of Jefferson, as a member of the Nursing Home Administrator Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2010. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Ronk, Earlene, of Jefferson, as a member of the Nursing Home Administrator Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Sanson, Susan, of Greenfield, as a member of the Radiography Examining Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Schmutzer, Patrick, of Franksville, as a member of the Snowmobile Recreational Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Schnuck, Lawrence, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Schroeder, Ryan, of Delavan, as a member of the Real Estate Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Schroeder, Ryan, of Delavan, as a member of the Land and Water Conservation Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Schuerman, James, of Wisconsin Rapids, as a member of the Waste Facilities Siting Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Environment, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Severson, Jeanne, of Cottage Grove, as a member on 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) Sheehan, Heather, of Hayward, as a member of the Nursing Home Administrator Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Sheehy, Patrick, of Mequon, 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) Size, Tim, of Sauk City, as a member of the Rural Health Development Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Rural Issues, Biofuels, and Information Technology, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Size, Tim, of Sauk City, as a member of the Dentistry 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) Smiar, Nick, of Eau Claire, as a member of the Marriage and Family Therapy Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2010. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Smiar, Nick, of Eau Claire, as a member of the Marriage and Family Therapy Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Soler, Nelson, of Milwaukee, as a member on the Board of Nursing, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Stark, Will, of De Pere, as a member of the Fox River Navigational System Authority, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Stebbins, Annette, of Madison, as a member of the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Stegeman, David, of Mequon, as a member of the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, to serve for the term ending June 30, 2016. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Styczinski, Rosheen, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Surprise, James, of Wautoma, as a member of the Board on Aging and Long Term Care, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Taylor, Dale, of Eau Claire, as a member of the Board on Aging and Long Term Care to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Tenuta, Ralph, of Kenosha, as a member of the Banking Review Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Veterans and Military Affairs, Biotechnology, and Financial Institutions, Ayes 4, Noes 0) Thorn, Ellen, of Sparta, as a member of the Public Defender Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Tredinnick, Kim, of De Forest, as a member of the Accounting Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Vette, John, of Oshkosh, as a member of the Fox River Navigational System Authority, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2010. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Vette, John, of Oshkosh, as a member of the Fox River Navigational System Authority, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Vidaillet, Humberto, of Marshfield, as a member of the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Waage, Theresa, of Argyle, as a member of the Veterinary Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2012. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Wall, James, of Green Bay, as a member of the Lower Fox River Remediation Authority, to serve for the term ending June 30, 2016. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Weber, Gregory, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Pharmacy Examining 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 7, Noes 0) Wenzler, James, of Oak Creek, as a member of the Auctioneer Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Wesley, Gregory, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Wisconsin, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2015. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Williams, Jay, of Hartland, as a member of the Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2011. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Willman, Michael, of Merrill, as a member of the Snowmobile Recreational Council, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Wozniak, Marion, of Edgerton, as a member of the Accounting Examining Board, to serve for the term ending July 1, 2014. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Economic Development, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Zanoni, Larry, of Middleton, as a member of the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2013. (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Zore, Edward, of Milwaukee, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Wisconsin to serve for the term ending May 1, 2014 (Report confirmation recommended by committee on Agriculture and Higher Education, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Eighth Order. Messages from the Assembly. QUESTION: Shall the Assembly amendment be concurred in? Senate Bill 321. Relating to: operation of neighborhood electric vehicles. (FE) By Senators Vinehout, Holperin, Lazich, Erpenbach, Cowles, Ellis, Schultz, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Danou, Jorgensen, Radcliffe, Wood, Zigmunt, Ballweg, Van Akkeren, Berceau, Kaufert, Pope-Roberts, and Zepnick. Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 484. Relating to: the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan, Benchmark Plan benefits, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representative Richards. Assembly Amendments 1 and 4 pending Senate Bill 530. Relating to: regulating consumer small loans, limiting the areas in which a payday lender may operate, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Sullivan, Hansen, Miller, Lehman, and Robson; cosponsored by Representative Fields. Assembly Amendment 2 pending Ninth Order. Special Orders. Tenth Order. Consideration of motions, resolutions, and joint resolutions not requiring a third reading. QUESTION: Shall the resolution be adopted? Senate Resolution 10. Relating to: urging the government of Turkey to grant the Ecumenical Patriarch appropriate recognition, ecclesiastical succession, the right to train clergy of all nationalities, and to respect the property rights and human rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. By Senator Kanavas. QUESTION: Shall the joint resolution be adopted? Senate Joint Resolution 72. Relating to: the life and public service of Robert D. Goodman. By Senators Risser, Erpenbach, and Leibham; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan, Black, Berceau, Parisi, and Pope-Roberts. Senate Joint Resolution 73. Relating to: the life and public service of Harriet Shetler. By Senators Risser, Miller, Erpenbach, and Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Pocan, Berceau, Black, Pasch, and Pope-Roberts. Senate Joint Resolution 74. Relating to: the retirement of Russ Whitesel, Senior Staff Attorney, Legislative Council Staff, following a long and distinguished career in nonpartisan service to the Wisconsin legislature. By Senators Coggs, Carpenter, Cowles, Darling, Decker, Ellis, Erpenbach, S. Fitzgerald, Grothman, Hansen, Harsdorf, Holperin, Hopper, Jauch, Kanavas, Kapanke, Kedzie, Kreitlow, A. Lasee, Lassa, Lazich, Lehman, Leibham, Miller, Olsen, Plale, Risser, Robson, Schultz, Sullivan, Taylor, Vinehout, and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Young, Ballweg, Barca, Benedict, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Bies, Black, Brooks, Clark, Colon, Cullen, Danou, Davis, Dexter, Fields, J. Fitzgerald, Friske, Garthwaite, Gottlieb, Grigsby, Gunderson, Gundrum, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hintz, Hixson, Honadel, Hraychuck, Hubler, Huebsch, Jorgensen, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kessler, Kestell, Kleefisch, Knodl, Kramer, Krusick, LeMahieu, Lothian, Mason, Meyer, Milroy, Molepske Jr., Montgomery, Mursau, Murtha, Nass, Nelson, Nerison, Newcomer, Nygren, A. Ott, J. Ott, Parisi, Pasch, Petersen, Petrowski, Pocan, Pope-Roberts, Pridemore, Radcliffe, Rhoades, Richards, Ripp, Roth, Roys, Schneider, Seidel, Sheridan, Sherman, Shilling, Sinicki, Smith, Soletski, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Steinbrink, Stone, Strachota, Suder, Tauchen, Toles, Townsend, Turner, Van Akkeren, Van Roy, Vos, Vruwink, Vukmir, A. Williams, M. Williams, Wood, Zepnick, Ziegelbauer, Zigmunt, and Zipperer. Senate Joint Resolution 76. Relating to: commending Blake Geoffrion of the University of Wisconsin men's hockey team. By Senator Risser; cosponsored by Representative Black. Senate Joint Resolution 77. Relating to: commending student-athletes, coaches, and administrators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. By Senator Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Black and Hebl. Senate Joint Resolution 78. Relating to: the retirement of John Stolzenberg, chief of research services, Legislative Council staff, following a long and distinguished career in nonpartisan service to the Wisconsin legislature. By Senator Miller; cosponsored by Representative Soletski. Senate Joint Resolution 80. Relating to: the years of public service of Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton. By Senator Decker; cosponsored by Representative Seidel. QUESTION: Shall the joint resolution be concurred in? Assembly Joint Resolution 108. Relating to: commending the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 32nd Brigade, 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, for receiving the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award. By Representatives Murtha, Suder, Dexter, Rhoades, Huebsch, Hubler, and Danou; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Kreitlow, Vinehout, Jauch, and Kapanke. Assembly Joint Resolution 121. Relating to: proclaiming May 2010 as Motorcycle Awareness Month. By Representatives Strachota, Knodl, Benedict, LeMahieu, Petrowski, Mason, Kaufert, Davis, Hubler, Kestell, A. Ott, Zepnick, Kleefisch, Lothian, Schneider, Petersen, Ripp, Brooks, M. Williams, Kerkman, and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senators Lassa, Darling, Olsen, Wirch, Kanavas, Taylor, Harsdorf, Lehman, Schultz, Vinehout, Leibham, Hansen, and Carpenter. Assembly Joint Resolution 133. Relating to: the life and public service of Norman L. Myhra. By Representatives Molepske Jr., Schneider, Vruwink, and Kessler. 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 401. Relating to: requiring the Department of Natural Resources to issue one-day fishing licenses. (FE) By Senators Holperin, Darling, Erpenbach, Lassa, A. Lasee, Olsen, Schultz, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Clark, Brooks, Gunderson, Hixson, Hraychuck, Kaufert, Kleefisch, Knodl, A. Ott, J. Ott, Smith, Suder, Townsend, Vos, Vruwink, M. Williams, and Zigmunt. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 426. Relating to: the format and fees for obtaining copies of public records. By Senators Kreitlow, Taylor, and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Clark, Berceau, A. Williams, and Petersen. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 4, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 493. Relating to: appointment of an examiner for a person committed as a sexually violent person, and specification of the department responsible for providing an escort for a sexually violent person on supervised release (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Health Services). By Law Revision Committee. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 567. Relating to: elimination of surplus retention limitations for residential care centers for children and youth, group homes, and child welfare agencies that provide rate-based services for the Department of Children and Families or a county department of human services or social services; determination of the rates charged by those providers; establishment of a performance-based contracting system for those providers; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 12, Noes 1, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 0) Senate Amendments 1 and 2 pending Senate Bill 569. Relating to: training for foster parents. (FE) By Joint Legislative Council. (Report passage recommended by committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 579. Relating to: designation of a corporation to receive funding for electronic health information exchange, creation of a corporation, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Vinehout, Lehman, Risser, Lassa, Taylor, Plale, Darling, and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Dexter, Pasch, Berceau, Turner, Molepske Jr., Vruwink, Suder, Seidel, Benedict, Grigsby, Shilling, Pocan, Stone, Rhoades, and Hilgenberg. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 14, Noes 0) Senate Bill 583. Relating to: the time period to petition to review an administrative decision. By Senator Risser; cosponsored by Representative Molepske Jr.. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Senate Bill 593. Relating to: student achievement guarantee in education program contracts. (FE) By Senators Holperin, Kreitlow, Olsen, Lehman, and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Dexter, Hilgenberg, Garthwaite, Danou, Berceau, Clark, Hraychuck, Molepske Jr., Pasch, Pope-Roberts, and Smith. (Report passage recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 5, Noes 2) Senate Bill 597. Relating to: a grant for a highway project in the town of Pound. (FE) By Senator Hansen; cosponsored by Representative Nelson. (Report passage recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 4, Noes 3) Senate Bill 600. Relating to: making companies that hire illegal aliens ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties. (FE) By Senators Hansen, Lehman, Decker, Sullivan, Holperin, Schultz, and Erpenbach; cosponsored by Representatives Schneider, Staskunas, and Suder. (Report passage recommended by committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Bill 623. Relating to: processing certain applications for farmland preservation agreements. (FE) By Senators Kreitlow, Vinehout, Holperin, Lassa, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Danou, Smith, and Petrowski. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 627. Relating to: special distinguishing registration plate decals for certain vehicles owned by certain members of special groups associated with the armed services. (FE) By Senators Coggs, Hansen, Darling, and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki, Hilgenberg, Steinbrink, Schneider, Turner, Hubler, Hebl, Pasch, Grigsby, and Berceau. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 7, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 630. Relating to: reimbursement of counties and Indian tribes for unexpected or unusually high-cost placement of Indians in mental health treatment facilities and making an appropriation. (FE) By Senator Holperin; cosponsored by Representative Mursau. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 15, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 15, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Amendment 3, Ayes 11, Noes 4, adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 2) Senate Amendment 1, Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Amendment 2, Senate Amendment 2, and Senate Amendment 3 pending Senate Bill 635. Relating to: duties of physicians and of the Medical Examining Board and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE) By Senator Risser; cosponsored by Representative Richards, by request of The Medical Examining Board. (Report passage recommended by committee on Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 644. Relating to: the duties of the Milwaukee Child Welfare Partnership Council. By Senators Darling, Coggs, and Lassa; cosponsored by Representatives Grigsby, Pasch, Stone, and Strachota. (Report passage recommended by committee on Children and Families and Workforce Development, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 647. Relating to: payments to hospitals for HIV-related services provided to Medical Assistance recipients. (FE) By Senators Carpenter, Darling, Lehman, Kreitlow, Olsen, Taylor, Coggs, Plale, Erpenbach, Hansen, Robson, Vinehout, Schultz, Sullivan, and Wirch; cosponsored by Representatives Richards, Rhoades, Vos, Pasch, Benedict, Grigsby, Kaufert, Vruwink, Kerkman, Parisi, Berceau, Bernard Schaber, Sinicki, Nygren, Nelson, Young, Pope-Roberts, Turner, Zepnick, and Fields. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 15, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 15, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 655. Relating to: safety standards for movable soccer goals, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. By Senators Erpenbach, Lassa, and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Roys, Berceau, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Pasch, A. Williams, and Ripp. (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 657. Relating to: abuse and neglect of patients and residents. By Senators Robson, Taylor, and Vinehout; cosponsored by Representatives Pasch, Zigmunt, Turner, Ziegelbauer, Benedict, Zepnick, Sinicki, Black, Smith, and Roys. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 4, Noes 1) Senate Bill 658. Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court. By Senators Kreitlow and Taylor; cosponsored by Representative Hintz. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 4, Noes 1, passage as amended recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 663. Relating to: requiring bittering agents in certain engine coolants and antifreeze and providing a penalty. (FE) By Senators Plale, Miller, Risser, Carpenter, Lassa, and Schultz; cosponsored by Representatives Sinicki, Benedict, Berceau, Fields, Mason, Milroy, Pope-Roberts, and Zepnick. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 670. Relating to: disposal of decedent's property. By Senator Taylor; cosponsored by Representative Turner. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Bill 672. Relating to: compliance by employers with certain laws whose enforcement depends on the proper classification of persons as employees or nonemployees and providing penalties. (FE) By Senators Wirch, Coggs, Hansen, and Lehman; cosponsored by Representatives Parisi, Sinicki, and Van Akkeren. (Report passage recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 13, Noes 2) Senate Bill 684. Relating to: agreements between political subdivisions to operate a nursing home or intermediate care facility. (FE) By Senators Vinehout and S. Fitzgerald; cosponsored by Representatives Shilling and J. Fitzgerald. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, passage as amended recommended by committee on Public Health, Senior Issues, Long-Term Care, and Job Creation, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 pending Senate Bill 687. Relating to: eligibility for grant funding under a maintenance program that applies to private sewage systems. (FE) By Senators Decker, Kreitlow, Taylor, and A. Lasee; cosponsored by Representatives Seidel, Suder, Petrowski, Vruwink, M. Williams, and Roth. (Report passage recommended by committee on Commerce, Utilities, Energy, and Rail, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Senate Bill 695. Relating to: targets for the allocation of federal tax credits by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. By Senator Taylor; cosponsored by Representative Young. (Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 3, Noes 2) 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 288. Relating to: education and work experience requirements for registration as a professional engineer and examinations for professional engineering credentials. (FE) By Representatives Molepske Jr., Gottlieb, Townsend, Zepnick, A. Ott, Jorgensen, Kerkman, Danou, Petrowski, and Gunderson; cosponsored by Senators Plale and Taylor. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 335. Relating to: the consumption of alcohol beverages in public places. By Representatives Lothian, Mursau, Spanbauer, and Townsend; cosponsored by Senators Kedzie and Taylor. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Transportation, Tourism, Forestry, and Natural Resources, Ayes 7, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 494. Relating to: the methodology for filing campaign finance reports in electronic format. By Representatives Mason, Vos, Sherman, Kestell, Roys, Gunderson, Berceau, LeMahieu, Pope-Roberts, A. Williams, Clark, Townsend, Nerison, Brooks, Jorgensen, and Grigsby; cosponsored by Senators Risser, Darling, Holperin, and Taylor. (Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Assembly Bill 532. Relating to: directing the Department of Commerce to award grants to community development corporations to establish capital access programs, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Barca, Jorgensen, Fields, Seidel, Staskunas, Hraychuck, Zigmunt, Soletski, Sinicki, Young, Roys, Clark, Vruwink, Turner, Steinbrink, Garthwaite, and Hixson; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Wirch, and Taylor. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1, Ayes 14, Noes 1, adoption of Senate Amendment 2, Ayes 11, Noes 4, passage as amended recommended by joint committee on Finance, Ayes 15, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 and 2 pending Assembly Bill 544. Relating to: prohibiting the installation, sale, and distribution of wheel weights and other wheel balancing products that contain lead. (FE) By Representatives Black, Danou, Clark, Mason, Roys, and Pope-Roberts; cosponsored by Senators Coggs, Carpenter, Hansen, Miller, Taylor, and Risser. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Environment, Ayes 3, Noes 2) Assembly Bill 701. Relating to: the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, investment guidelines for charitable gift annuity segregated accounts, Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan assessment participation, reciprocity for long-term care insurance policies, voting by fraternal members, the insurance security fund, modifications to motor vehicle insurance policy and umbrella and excess liability policy requirements, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE) By Representative Cullen; cosponsored by Senator Taylor, by request of Commissioner of Insurance. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform, and Housing, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 707. Relating to: self-service storage facility notices and procedures. By Representatives Barca, Clark, Steinbrink, Danou, Zigmunt, Kerkman, Zepnick, Ripp, A. Williams, and Van Roy; cosponsored by Senators Plale, Taylor, Wirch, and Ellis. (Report adoption of Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, Ayes 5, Noes 0, concurrence as amended recommended by committee on Small Business, Emergency Preparedness, Technical Colleges, and Consumer Protection, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1, and Senate Substitute Amendment 1 pending Assembly Bill 725. Relating to: providing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to high school pupils. (FE) By Representatives Zigmunt, Berceau, Hebl, Hilgenberg, Hixson, Kaufert, Sinicki, Soletski, Steinbrink, Vruwink, A. Williams, Young, and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Hansen, Carpenter, Risser, and Taylor. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Education, Ayes 5, Noes 2) Assembly Bill 733. Relating to: the deadlines, for applying for assistance and closing loans under the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program. By Representatives Hraychuck, Smith, A. Ott, Petersen, Molepske Jr., Steinbrink, Petrowski, A. Williams, Hebl, and Pope-Roberts; cosponsored by Senators Lassa, Holperin, Taylor, Harsdorf, Cowles, and Olsen. (Report concurrence recommended by committee on Environment, Ayes 5, Noes 0) Assembly Bill 878. Relating to: a grant for providing assistance to individuals to obtain and maintain health care benefits and making an appropriation. (FE) By Representatives Seidel, Dexter, Hraychuck, Pasch, Turner, and Vruwink; cosponsored by Senators Miller, Coggs, Erpenbach, Vinehout, and Risser. 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. 11 a.m.
   Business Events
· 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum
Promega Corporation, BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, 5445 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison. “Taking the Measure of the Magic Mirror: Toward a Science of Consciousness” Madison, WI – To be held April 22-23, 2010, the 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum asks, what is consciousness? Guided by leaders in their fields, including philosophy, physics, botany, neurochemistry, and contemplative practice, this year’s program is designed to allow participants to explore many dimensions of this fascinating topic, including: How past thinkers framed perception and reality Entheogens and how they have impacted human cultures and institutions Consciousness defined by brain chemistry Learning from research and clinical studies that examine the neural basis of altered states of consciousness The roles of mindfulness and meditation Speakers include: Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Charles S. Grob, M.D., UCLA Medical Center Sean Kelly, Ph.D., California Institute of Integral Studies Michael Kometer, M.S., University of Zurich Antoine Lutz, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Dennis McKenna, Ph.D., University of Minnesota David E. Nichols, Ph.D., Purdue University Peter Russell Franz X. Vollenweider, M.D., University of Zurich Contact: Karin Borgh, BTC Institute Karin.Borgh@promega.com (608) 277-2508 www.btci.org Co-hosted by BTC Institute and Promega Corporation 8:30 a.m.
· Growth Coach workshop: 'Creating a Business that Works for You'
Foundations Bank, N35-W23877 Highfield Court, Pewaukee.
   Other
· 'Health Care Reform: Act or React?' forum Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Waukesha.
· AG Van Hollen announces Amber Alert National Missing Children's Poster contest winner
Bangor Elementary School, 701 14th Ave. S., Bangor.
· Dane County Young Republican kickoff party
The Brink Lounge, 701 E. Washington Ave., Madison. The Dane County Young Republicans will host their kickoff party at The Brink Lounge (701 E Washington Ave) on Thursday, April 22 from 6:00-9:00 pm. The event is an opportunity for socializing and networking with other young professionals in the Dane County area. To learn more about this event and the Dane County Young Republicans, please visit www.DaneCountyYR.com. 6 p.m.
· Find Wisconsin Earth Day/Earth Week events
· Milwaukee Mayor Barrett takes green tour of Madison Children's Museum Madison Children’s Museum, 100 N. Hamilton St., Madison.
· PSC telephone hearing
Municipal Utilities Building, 1006 Wisconsin Ave., Boscobel. 610 N. Whitney Way, Amnicon Falls Room, Madison. (Docket 650-ER-102) Application of the City of Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin, as an Electric Public Utility, for Authority to Increase Electric Rates 9:30 a.m.
· PSC telephone hearing
Bangor Utility Office, 106 15th Ave. North, Bangor. 610 N. Whitney Way, Amnicon Falls Room, Madison. (Docket 350-ER-105) Application of the Village of Bangor, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, as an Electric Public Utility, for Authority to Change Electric Rates 11 a.m.
· PSC Wind Siting Council
Flambeau River Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way, Madison. 1:30 p.m.
· Public Service Commission
Flambeau River Conference Room, 610 North Whitney Way, Madison. Agenda 1. Minutes of the Open Meeting of Thursday, April 15, 2010 2. 120-CW-103 – Application of Altoona Municipal Water and Sewer Utility, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, to Construct Improvements to Well No. 1 (proposed notice of investigation) 3. 2573-CW-103 – Application of the Village of Hobart Water Utility, Brown County, Wisconsin, to Construct a Booster Station and Water Main Connection to Receive Water from the Green Bay Water Utility System (proposed notice of investigation) 4. 2720-WR-103 – Application of the Village of Jackson Water Utility, Washington County, Wisconsin, for Authority to Increase Water Rates (proposed notice of proceeding) 5. 5990-WR-105 – Application of Two Rivers Water and Light Utility, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, for Authority to Increase Water Rates (proposed notice of proceeding) 6. 6700-WR-105 – Application of Wisconsin Rapids Waterworks & Light, Wood County, Wisconsin, for Authority to Increase Water Rates (proposed notice of proceeding) 7. 6680-FR-102 – Fuel Rules Proceeding to Adjust Wisconsin Power and Light Company Electric Rates Originally Set in Docket 6680-UR-116 (suggested minute) (RDN/JKW memorandum of 4/14/10) 8. 6690-GF-124 – Application of Wisconsin Public Service Corporation for a Gas Risk Management Program (suggested minute) (RDN/RP/JW memorandum of 4/5/10) 10:30 a.m.
· State agencies celebrate first state building to achieve LEED-EB Silver certification
DATCP Headquarters, Main Lobby, 2811 Agriculture Drive, Madison. Students from Glendale Elementary to Also Put in New Plants at DATCP Building Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Rod Nilsestuen and officials from the state and the Department of Administration will celebrate efforts by state agencies to reduce energy consumption tomorrow, Thursday, April 22nd at 1:30 p.m. at the DATCPBuilding in Madison as part of the state’s observation of Earth Day. Students from Glendale Elementary will also be on hand to do some planting in front of the DATCP building to celebrate the dedication. In accordance with Governor Jim Doyle’s Clean Energy Wisconsin Plan, state agencies continue to reduce energy consumption and promote green building initiatives within their facilities. As a result of these efforts, the DATCPBuilding became the first state building in Wisconsin to achieve Leadership Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED EB) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Officials from both agencies will be on hand to unveil the Silver Certification Plaque and to discuss energy reduction and green building efforts taking place across state agencies. Contacts: Carla Vigue, Department of Administration, 608-266-7362 Lee Sensenbrenner, DATCP, 608-224-5020 1:30 p.m.
· Walker Campaign “Brown Bag Lunch” event and meet & greet
Krista’s Kitchen, 321 W. Conant St., Portage. TriEnda Corporation, N7660 Industrial Road, Portage. Wauwatosa - Scott Walker, Milwaukee County executive and Republican candidate for governor, will meet with supporters and then hold a “Brown Bag Lunch” event in Portage on Thursday, April 22, 2010 beginning at 10:45am CT. Discussion begins at approx. 12:00pm CT Tour begins at approx. 12:40pm CT Contact: Jill Bader (414) 453-2010 10:45 a.m.

April 23
   Fundraisers
· Progressive Women of the Northwoods fundraiser
The Buckhorn Inn, 105 Walnut St.,Spooner. With: Rep. Kristen Dexter (AD 68)Janet Bewley (Candidate in AD 74)Dana Schultz (Candidate in AD 87)Suggested Minimum Contribution: $25Please contribute online: www.dexterforassembly.com www.bewleyforassembly.com www.schultzforassembly.com Or send checks to your choice of:Dexter for Assembly,PO Box 22, Eau Claire, WI54702Bewley for Assembly,PO Box 484, Ashland, WI54806Schultz for Assembly,7002 Range Line Road, Athens, WI54411 6 p.m.
   Business Events
· 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum
Promega Corporation, BioPharmaceutical Technology Center, 5445 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison. “Taking the Measure of the Magic Mirror: Toward a Science of Consciousness” Madison, WI – To be held April 22-23, 2010, the 9th Annual International Bioethics Forum asks, what is consciousness? Guided by leaders in their fields, including philosophy, physics, botany, neurochemistry, and contemplative practice, this year’s program is designed to allow participants to explore many dimensions of this fascinating topic, including: How past thinkers framed perception and reality Entheogens and how they have impacted human cultures and institutions Consciousness defined by brain chemistry Learning from research and clinical studies that examine the neural basis of altered states of consciousness The roles of mindfulness and meditation Speakers include: Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Charles S. Grob, M.D., UCLA Medical Center Sean Kelly, Ph.D., California Institute of Integral Studies Michael Kometer, M.S., University of Zurich Antoine Lutz, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Dennis McKenna, Ph.D., University of Minnesota David E. Nichols, Ph.D., Purdue University Peter Russell Franz X. Vollenweider, M.D., University of Zurich Contact: Karin Borgh, BTC Institute Karin.Borgh@promega.com (608) 277-2508 www.btci.org Co-hosted by BTC Institute and Promega Corporation 8:30 a.m.
   Other
· DHS public hearing
1 W. Wilson St., Room B139, Madison. Hearing on carbon monoxide detectors in hotels, motels, tourist rooming houses and bed & breakfast establishments. 10 a.m.
· Find Wisconsin Earth Day/Earth Week events
· Milwaukee Sister Cities Committee event City Hall Rotunda, 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee.

April 24
   Other
· Find Wisconsin Earth Day/Earth Week events
· Good Harvest Market Earth Day Donations and Event
1850 Meadow Lane, Pewaukee. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Joe Nolan, 262-470-2511, Joe@goodharvestmarket.com GOOD HARVEST MARKET CELEBRATES EARTH DAY BY HELPING LOCAL NON-PROFIT LAND TRUST Waukesha County Land Conservancy will get a portion of the days sales Waukesha, Wis. (April 14, 2010) – In honor of Earth Day, Good Harvest Market is donating 5% of its sales on Saturday, April 24th to the Waukesha County Land Conservancy. Good Harvest is also rolling back it's prices with a 10% discount on all of its products on that day. Customers will have the option of donating their savings to the Waukesha County Land Conservancy. "The Waukesha Land Conservancy's goal of preserving and protecting the Earth ties in well with Good Harvest's goals," said Jody Nolan, store owner. "They are trying to protect some of the area's most environmentally significant remaining natural areas for the public's benefit, and Good Harvest is happy to donate a portion of our sales to this organization. It's our hope that the money we raise is used to help purchase additional land to save for future generations." Good Harvest's 6th annual Earth Day Celebration features a scavenger hunt for the kids, flower plantings, 2 free movie viewings and many of their local vendors with free samples and demos. There will also be a cookout lunch featuring grilled chicken and portabella mushrooms. A schedule with the day's activities is available on their website, goodharvestmarket.com. In addition to more than 2000 gluten free options and thousands of organic items – including wine and beer, Good Harvest Market offers locally grown foods, sustainably harvested foods and fairly traded products. Strict standards are implemented that are above and beyond other stores: No products they carry have partially hydrogenated oils, high-fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, added MSG, bleach or sodium nitrates. They offer the only organic salad bar in the area, as well as two organic soups each day. The tastiest store secret is the salmon spread, which some have touted as delicious enough to ‘beat the band’ – and healthy to boot! Since 2005, Good Harvest Market has improved the health of local community members by offering the largest selection of organic products in the area, educating area residents about better choices in their food and overall health and reducing its carbon footprint by offering as many local products as possible. A portion of their sales goes to local causes and organizations. Good Harvest is located at 1850 Meadow Lane, Pewaukee, just south of I-94 off Exit #293 (Hwy T) in Waukesha Co. Store hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Visit www.goodharvestmarket.com for more info.
· Milwaukee Press Club Gridiron Awards Dinner
Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee.
· The League of Women Voters of Ozaukee County and Milwaukee County special presentation on climate change
· Trager Campaign endorsement event
Legends Club Room, Lambeau Field, Green Bay. CURRENT TEXAS CONGRESSMAN MICHAEL BURGESS TO ENDORSE DR. MARC TRAGER IN THE 8TH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE (GREEN BAY, WI) Eighth District Congressional Candidate, Green Bay Physician, and former U.S. Air Force Major Dr. Marc Trager will be endorsed by four-term Texas Congressman Michael Burgess this Saturday at Noon at Lambeau Field. Rep. Burgess issued the following statement: “Dr. Trager is just what Washington and the 8th District of Wisconsin need. Dr. Trager has the medical experience, the small business experience, and the military experience to be a strong leader for his District. I am confident that Dr. Trager will represent the people of Northeast Wisconsin and not Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic machine, as Dr. Trager says, it is time for a second opinion.” Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D., was first elected to Congress in 2002, and re-elected in 2004, 2006, and most recently in 2008. “I am extremely honored to receive an endorsement from Congressman Burgess,” said Dr. Trager. “I thank Congressman Burgess for his confidence in me to bring prosperity back to Northeast Wisconsin.” CONTACT: Douglas Curella, J.D. (920) 857-6707 Doug@tragerforcongress.com 12 p.m.

April 25
   Fundraisers
· Afternoon picnic with 7th CD candidate Sean Duffy
The Lodge at Crooked Lake, 24271 State Road 35/70, Siren. $25 per person. RSVP to Mary Stitt at 262-268-6859 (MaryStitt@wi.rr.com) or Laura Gralton at 414-881-1005 (Laura@Graltonconsulting.com) 12 p.m.
· Gov. Jim Doyle, U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold & U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin host reception supporting Congressman Bill Foster
Marigold Kitchen, 118 S. Pinckney St., Madison. Sponsorship levels: $1000 | $500 | $250 Suggested minimum contribution $75 Please RSVP to Kelly Knoll at 202-741-7211 or kelly@billfoster.com 3 p.m.
· Reception for Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber
126 Alton Court, Appleton. Please contribute online or send checks to: http://www.penny4assembly.com/ Penny Bernard Schaber Campaign 815 East Washington Street Appleton, WI 54911 2 p.m.
   Other
· Lt. Gov. Lawton keynotes UW Colleges Colloquium
UW-Fox Valley, Menasha. Annual professional development meeting to be held May 25 at UW-Fox Valley MADISON, Wis. – David Wilson, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Extension and University of Wisconsin Colleges, has announced that Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton will be the keynote speaker at the UW Colleges Colloquium, to be held on May 25th at UW–Fox Valley . Lawton will speak about the work of the UW-Extension and UW Colleges in responding to local needs. She will also talk about the value of the liberal arts, drawing upon her national leadership with the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative. The colloquium is an annual professional development event for UW Colleges and UW-Extension faculty, staff and administrators. The theme of this year’s colloquium is Engagement. “The mission of our two institutions is to bring the power and knowledge of the University of Wisconsin to every community in this state,” Wilson said. “To really understand and serve their needs, we must seek engagement with our communities at every level.” Lawton, is the first women to be elected as Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor. She was first elected in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. The University of Wisconsin Colleges is comprised of 13 freshman-sophomore campuses which offer an associate degree in arts and science and prepare students of all ages and backgrounds for baccalaureate and professional programs. The University of Wisconsin-Extension includes Cooperative Extension offices in 72 counties and three tribal nations, 12 Small Business Development Centers and Outreach and E-Learning programs delivered via the 26 UW System campuses and distance-learning channels, as well as the statewide networks of Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television. Contact: Howard Cosgrove (608) 262-9871 howard.cosgrove@uwex.uwc.edu
· Ralph Nader book talk and signing
Centennial Hall, 733 N. Eighth St., Milwaukee.
· Town hall meeting on wars with U.S. Reps. Moore, Kucinich
Laborers Local 113, 6310 W. Appleton Ave., Milwaukee. Event will be hosted by local Democrats and peace and justice activists MILWAUKEE – Congresswoman Gwen Moore will be joined by Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) for a Town Hall Meeting on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Sunday, April 25, at 9:30 a.m., at Laborers Local 113, 6310 W. Appleton Avenue in Milwaukee. The event is sponsored by the DPMC and Peace Action Wisconsin. Among the topics the two Members of Congress will address are ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, whether supplemental funding for the wars will continue, and barriers to ending the wars for Congress and the Administration. Moore and Kucinich will take questions from citizens. "Democrats in Milwaukee County have consistently advocated a timeline for a drawdown in Iraq and Afghanistan, and have demanded that we refocus our military priorities on imminent threats to our country," said Sachin Chheda, Chair of the Democratic Party of Milwaukee County. "This town hall meeting with Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressman Dennis Kucinich is an opportunity for people throughout Milwaukee to be heard on these critical issues." The Democratic Party of Milwaukee County is an all-volunteer organization, and serves as the local chapter of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Democrats value broad prosperity, mutual responsibility, effective government, a better future, and a stronger America. The DPMC meets the fourth Monday of most months at 7:00 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room at the Pettit National Ice Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Our next meeting is April 26, 2010. Contact: Dave Redemann, Communications Chair (414) 520-4401, communications@milwaukeedems.org 9:30 a.m.

April 26
   Business Events
· Edgewood College MBA Executive Speaker Series Anderson Auditorium, 1000 Edgewood College Drive, Madison.
· Leadership Dialogue with Police Chief Ed Flynn
· Wisconsin Safety Council Annual Safety and Health Conference and Exposition
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells.
   Other
· Book signing with anti-war authors Theresa Amato and Cindy Sheehan
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, 426 W. Gilman St., Madison. 2 p.m.
· Economics for Wisconsin Journalists Seminar
Hilton Milwaukee River, 4700 N. Port Washington Road, Milwaukee.
· OJA Traffic Stop Data Collection public hearing
Madison Area Technical College, Room 142 C (Student Lounge), 3550 Anderson St., Madison. 4 p.m.
· Special Regent Committee for UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Search
19th Floor Conference Room, Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison. Agenda Convene in open session and recess into closed session to consider candidates for the position of Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, as permitted by s. 19.85(1)(c), Wis. Stats. 1:30 p.m.
· UW Campus Antiwar Network antiwar panel
Panelists will meet on front steps of UW-Madison Memorial Union.Discussion location to be determined. CONTACT:  Steve Horn -- (262)-705-5856, sahorn@wisc.edu To Members of the Press:An antiwar panel sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Havens Center, Campus Antiwar Network, Middle East Interest Group, and the Wisconsin Union Directorate's Society and Politics Committee and scheduled for Monday, April 26 at 7:00 PM in Memorial Union has been cancelled by the Union Building/Event Management Director, Roger Vogts, due to a last-minute expression of  "security concerns" that would accompany antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan's visit.  Vogts said that he could not contact security over the weekend because, apparently, phones don't work over the weekend.  On top of that, those organizing the event would have to foot the bill for the security, even though Sheehan never requested security to begin with, and even though no organizations involved with this event had enough money to foot the expensive bill this late in the game, either. The U.S. Supreme Court has made clear, in its Forsyth County v. Nationalist Movement (505 U.S. 123, 1992) decision, that "Speech cannot be financially burdened, any more than it can be punished or banned, simply because it might offend a hostile mob" (emphasis mine). Since the Union's Central Reservations presides over a viewpoint-neutral limited public forum at the Union and other facilities, the Union is necessarily bound by the same constitutional demands as the local government in Forsyth County. In other words, it is unconstitutional for any viewpoint-neutral limited public forum to deny any organization their free speech rights on the grounds that they are unable to provide for extra security costs related to the exercise of that free speech.Interestingly, these same concerns were not expressed when Norman Finkelstein came to Madison on April 13 and spoke at UW, a man well-known for being a strong critic of Israel's and a man barred from visiting Israel until 2018 because the country considers him a "security threat."  Not a peep was uttered about him being such a thing at UW.  The panel features across-the-political-spectrum activists who believe it will take massive electoral reform to engender a sustainable long-term antiwar movement in the United States: Christina Tobin: chair of the Free and Equal Elections Foundation (www.freeandequal.org), a nonpartisan, nonprofit, public policy and advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the rights of the politically marginalized and disenfranchised, particularly third party and independent voters and candidates.  She is also the Libertarian candidate for California Sec. of State (www.tobinforca.org). Teresa Amato:  served as national campaign manager and in-house counsel for Ralph Nader in his 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns.  She's the author of Grand Illusion:  The Myth of Voter Choice in a Two-Party Tyranny. Angela Keaton:  development director for Antiwar.com, the Web's leading source of antiwar news, views, and activities, and the producer of the Scott Horton Show for Antiwar Radio. Ben Manski:  attorney and pro-democracy advocate, he serves as Executive Director for the Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution (www.libertytreedr.org), a think-tank and organizing center he founded in 2004.  He's also a principal attorney at Manski Law and Communications, LLC, and an associate follow with the Institute for Policy Studies.  In 2001-2002, he was active on the steering committee that formed the major U.S. peace organization, United for Peace and Justice. Sean Scallon:  author, journalist, blogger, and elected official in Pepin, WI.  He's the author of Beating the Powers that Be:  Independent Political Movements and the Parties of the Upper Midwest.  Despite this cancellation, the organizing committee of this event and the panel has decided that the event will still take place at the Union, only, it will not be held in a reserved room, but instead, in one of three places:  a.) the front steps, b.) the Union Lobby, c,) Lakefront on Langdon in the Union.  Event attendees are set to meet at the front steps of the Union at 6:45 PM, and from there, the panel will either be held there, in the Union lobby, or in Lakefront on Langdon in the Union.  At the time this press release was written, event organizers were still undecided as to whether they would bring a lawsuit on the grounds of a violation of the First Amendment against the Union. For more information about the event, please visit the Facebook Event Page at http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=115275941831690&ref=ts, 6:45 p.m.
· WAGE lectures on the history of globalization and global politics
Monday, April 26 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM 206 Ingraham Hall Diego Olstein, George L.Mosse Visiting Faculty Scholar in History Historians offer multiple plausible accounts of the history of globalization. One prevalent narrative portrays it as a U-shaped graph representing one peak from 1850 to 1914, and a second from 1973 until the present day. This lecture will examine several ways of approaching this history, and will offer an interpretation of the valley between the two peaks of globalization within the context of global politics (1917-1976). 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

April 27
   Fundraisers
· 1st annual celebration of the election of Tony Evers as state superintendent
Best Western Inn on the Park, 22 S. Carroll St., Madison. Join Tony and friends as we reflect on the past, revel in the present, and work together to shape the future of education in Wisconsin! This anniversary event and fundraiser will be an opportunity to come together and celebrate the 1st anniversary of Tony's election and our collective work to ensure that Every Child Is a Graduate. We have accomplished much this first year, but we have much more work to do. Please plan to attend. If you cannot, feel free to send a check (Tony Evers for State Superintendent) to PO Box 1879, Madison, WI 53701-1879. Another donation option is to go to www.tonyevers.com and pay via Pay Pal. Also, an RSVP is very important for planning purposes. Event sponsors Jessica Clark Justman, Sheila Ellefson, Sue Grady, Rick Grobschmidt, Scott Jones, John Johnson, Debbie Mahaffey, Mike Maistelman, Brain Pahnke, Jackie Patterson, Jeff Pertl, Margaret Planner, Carolyn Stanford Taylor, Jennifer Thayer, and Mike Thompson encourage you to bring friends, family & other supporters. Please forward to all who might like to attend. 4 p.m.
· Brown Co. Democratic Party annual spring fundraiser
Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. The annual spring fundraiser for the Democratic Party of Brown County will be on Tuesday, April 27th at the Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main Street. There will be a cash bar at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm. Longtime Democratic Party members Larry and Dottie Gerue will be honored. Entertainment will be provided by Comedy City of De Pere. Cost of the dinner and show is $30 per person. Advanced reservations are required by April 16th by calling 920 412 1911 or online at www.actblue.com/page/bcdemsspringfling. 5:30 p.m.
· Cocktail reception for Brett Davis for lieutenant governor
Madison's, 119 N. King St., Madison. Hosts: $2500 Gold $1000 Silver RSVP to: info@votebrettdavis.com PAC and Conduit Accepted 5:30 p.m.
   State Government
· Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules executive sessions
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules public hearing
415 Northwest, State Capitol.
· Natural Resources Board
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay.
· State Supreme Court hearing
Supreme Court Hearing Room,State Capitol.Bar Admissions:8:30 & 9:30 a.m.Rules Hearing:2:00 p.m. Hearing: Rules Petition 08-11: In the matter of the amendment of Supreme Court Rule 40.08 relating to adverse determination of a bar applicant's character and fitness (Theresa Owens) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0811petitionamend.pdf II. Hearing: Rules Petition 09-12: In the matter of amendment of Wis. Stat. s. 904.085(4)(e) relating to communications in mediation as evidence (Julie Rich) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0912petition.pdf III. Open administrative conference:Discussion of 08-11 & 09-12 8:30 a.m.
   Business Events
· WIN Madison: ‘Next generation’ energy technologies
Sheraton Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison.
· Wisconsin Safety Council Annual Safety and Health Conference and Exposition
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells.
   Other
· DHS public hearing
Northern Regional Office, 2187 N. Stevens St., Suite C, Rhinelander. Hearing on carbon monoxide detectors in hotels, motels, tourist rooming houses and bed & breakfast establishments. 10 a.m.
· Economics for Wisconsin Journalists Seminar
Hilton Milwaukee River, 4700 N. Port Washington Road, Milwaukee.
· First Lady Doyle discusses Wisconsin Covenant
Toki Middle School, 5606 Russett Road, Madison. First Lady Jessica Doyle will discuss the Wisconsin Covenant with eighth grade students on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. at Toki Middle School in Madison. While there, she will emphasize the importance of strong study habits and how to plan for high school and higher education now. She will discuss with them the privileges of being a Wisconsin Covenant Scholar and answer any questions the students may have about the Covenant. Contact: Ashley Huibregtse, Office of the First Lady, 608-575-5608 9:15 a.m.
· Public Service Commission Flambeau River Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way, Madison.
· Vice President Biden, Secretary Geithner hold Middle Class Task Force meeting on financial reform
UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. Washington, DC – On Tuesday, April 27th, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner will travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At 11:30 AM CDT, the Vice President will chair a Middle Class Task Force meeting hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee’s Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business. The Vice President and Secretary Geithner will discuss the need for Wall Street reform and the importance of reform for America’s middle class families. 11:30 a.m.

April 28
   Fundraisers
· CERS reception honoring Senate Republicans
Madison Hilton, Capitol Club 14th Floor, 1 W. Wilson St., Madison. With: Alberta Darling Glenn Grothman Randy Hopper Dan Kapanke Mary Lazich Luther Olsen Rich Zipperer- 33rd Senate Seat PAC donations accepted to member PAC’s Please contact Judi Rhodes with questions or for additional details at jrhodes@wisgop.org or 608-345-3780 Please mail all contributions to: PO Box 2741 Madison, WI 53701 5 p.m.
· Fox Valley reception in support of Henry Sanders for lieutenant governor
Curtis Law Office, 491 S. Washburn St., Oshkosh. Hosted by George Curtis, Amy Gearhart, Jef Hall, Jessica King, Rich Mantz, and Travis Thyssen with special guest State Rep. Gordon Hintz Hosts: $250, Sponsors: $100 All PAC and Individual contributions gratefully accepted Please make checks payable to: Sanders for Wisconsin PO Box 628003 Middleton, WI 53562 For more information or to sponsor, call Jamie at (608) 234-4170 or email jamie@jsk-group.com 5:30 p.m.
   State Government
· Natural Resources Board
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay.
· State Supreme Court hearing
Supreme Court Hearing Room, State Capitol. Oral Argument in State v. Allen: 9:45 a.m.Open Administrative Conference: 1:30 p.m. I. Discussion of Rules Petition 08-28: In the matter of the petition to create procedures for lawyer support and monitoring and procedures for referrals from the Office of Lawyer Regulation (Julie Rich) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0828petition.pdf II. Discussion of Rules Petition 09-01: In the matter of amendment of Wis. Stat. §§ 802.10, 804.01, 804.08, 804.09, 804.12, and 805.07 (relating to discovery of electronically stored information) (clean petition filed on March 19, 2010) (Theresa Owens) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0901petitionamend.pdf III. Should the court proceed with its decision to create a commission to review the Code of Judicial Conduct and its adopted mission statement? Matters Held Over IV. Discussion of Rules Petition 06-04: In the matter of review of amendments to SCR 20:1.15 Safekeeping Property; SCR 20:1.0 Definitions; SCR 21:16 Discipline; and SCR 12.04 Wisconsin Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (review of amendments adopted 5/2/07, effective 7/1/07) (Theresa Owens) (to be on May 10 agenda) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0604petition.pdf V. Discussion of Justice Roggensack’s proposal to change procedure for hearing petitions for rules—draft circulated to interested persons (to be scheduled as time allows) VI. Discussion of possible ethics issues related to researching e-filed briefs in other cases (Justice Roggensack) (to be scheduled as time allows) VII. Discussion of Rules Petition 09-03: In the matter of the petition to create Wis. Stat. ss. 887.27, 901.08, and SCR 70.155, relating to the submission of evidence originating in a language other than English (Julie Rich) (to be on May 11 agenda) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0903petitionamend.pdf VIII. Discussion of Rules Petition 07-09: In the matter of the Definition of the Practice of Law and the Administration of a Rule Defining the Practice of Law (Julie Rich) (to be on May 24 agenda) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0709upldraft.pdf IX. Discussion of Rules Petition 09-07: In the matter of amendment of SCR ch. 72 relating to expunction (Theresa Owens) (not yet scheduled) http://wicourts.gov/supreme/docs/0907petitionamend.pdf 9:45 a.m.
   Business Events
· BizTech Expo
Wisconsin Exposition Center, State Fair Park, West Allis.
· Wisconsin Safety Council Annual Safety and Health Conference and Exposition
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells.
· Wisconsin Wireless Association meeting
Concourse Hotel, 1 W. Dayton St., Madison. Wisconsin Wireless Association to Hold Education Meeting The Wireless Evolution to 4G BROOKFIELD, WI --- The Wisconsin Wireless Association (WiWA) will hold an educational business meeting on April 28, 2010, at the Concourse Hotel, 1 West Dayton Street in Madison, Wisconsin. The topic is, “The Wireless Evolution to 4G.” The meeting begins with registration and networking at 11:00 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m., and the business meeting starting at 12:15 a.m. The meeting will include a panel discussion of 4th Generation (4G) technologies such as WiMAX and LTE and the changes and challenges they will bring to the wireless industry. “4G will migrate wireless networks to Internet Protocol, or IP, platforms, eventually allowing data rates to approach 1 Gigabit per second,” commented WiWA Board member and event organizer Ken Baumgardt. “It will allow further development of wireless broadband applications such as multimedia messaging, video chats, mobile TV and HDTV.” The panel will be moderated by Dan Danbeck, Director of Telecommunications Programming at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Panelists will include Robert Dawson, Senior Vice President at Tessco; Amit Patel, CTO US National and Strategic Accounts, Alcatel-Lucent; and Ahmed Bencheikh, Director of Wireless Engineering for Time Warner Cable You can register for the seminar and learn additional information at www.wisconsinwireless.org The Wisconsin Wireless Association is a non profit professional association dedicated to being the voice of the wireless industry in the Badger State. WiWA has over 200 members, representing the creative talent and energy of wireless carriers, tower companies, network developers, and their supporting vendors. Its mission is to promote positive awareness about the wireless industry through education; to form and cultivate strong relationships between the members of the wireless industry; and to enhance the communities it serves.  Contact: Jeff Roznowski jroznowski@wi.rr.com 414-258-0633 11 a.m.
· WWBIC event
   Other
· Dept. of Commerce economic development announcement
17201 Specialty Way, Whitehall. Department of Commerce Secretary Aaron Olver and Whitehall Specialties, Inc. President Steve Fawcett will make an economic development announcement at the company's facility. For additional information, contact Tony Hozeny, Department of Commerce at 608-267-9661. 2 p.m.
· DHS public hearing
Northeastern Regional Office, Room 152A, 200 N. Jefferson St., Green Bay. Hearing on carbon monoxide detectors in hotels, motels, tourist rooming houses and bed & breakfast establishments. 10 a.m.
· DPI Superintendent Evers visits north central Wisconsin Marshfield High School, 1401 Becker Road, Marshfield.
· Gov. Doyle commemorates Wisconsin Covenant Days
9:30 a.m. UW-Green Bay Student Union, Phoenix AB, Nicolet Drive, Green Bay. 12:45 p.m. Marquette University, Milwaukee.
· MLB Commissioner Bud Selig featured at Marquette Circles networking event
Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. $15 Go to: http://www.marquette.edu/alumni/events/circles 5 p.m.
· OJA Traffic Stop Data Collection public hearing
Zelazo Center, Room 250, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. 4 p.m.
· Progressive Dane General Membership Meeting
Downtown Public Library, Madison . Chairing: Michael Johnson Agenda Treasurer's Report Greyhound Bus Issues Elections Debrief Financial Reporting Governmental Ethics Elections of Additional Steering Committee Members (VOTE) May Day Rally (VOTE) Other Announcements PD Beer Caucus--immediately following at Nick's A complete listing of all Progressive Dane meetings can be found at www.prodane.org. Individuals who are not members of Progressive Dane are very much encouraged to attend. Anyone with questions or special needs should contact the Progressive Dane office at 358-2940 or office@prodane.org. Press are encouraged to contact Progressive Dane Co-chair Jacque Pokorney at 843-9616 or juju_jacque@yahoo.com. Thank you. Dace A. Zeps (608)358-2940 cell 6:30 p.m.
· State Claims Board
G.A.R. Hall, 413 North, State Capitol. 9 a.m.
· Voces de la Frontera press conference protesting Arizona's state law 1070
1027 S. 5th St., Milwaukee. Press conference and updates on national legal action and May 1 national solidarity actions Key Speakers include: Darryl Morrin, LULAC Henry Hamilton, NAACP PrimitivoTorres, Voces de la Frontera Via web conference, Arizona resident for firsthand account of developments On Saturday, May 1, 2010 tens of thousands of people will march in Milwaukee, Wisconsin condemning Arizona's recently enacted immigration law that legalizes and institutionalizes racial profiling; calling for federal action to stop the increased deportations of noncriminal immigrants; demanding the passage of federal immigration reform in 2010; and pushing for vigorous job creation for all workers. The annual May Day march in Milwaukee, since 2006, represent the largest mass marches of workers in the state's history. They were also the largest in the nation in the last two years. Joining the statewide Milwaukee march will be people on buses from Racine, Kenosha, Madison, Burlington, Delavan, Lake Geneva, Sheboygan and Whitewater. In addition to the Milwaukee statewide march, local marches are planned in Madison and Beloit. The Milwaukee march is one of 70 being held across the country, unified around a common platform of demands. According to Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, "The recent events in Arizona have galvanized people all over America to respond as they did in 2006 when Congressman Sensenbrenner proposed the same kind of draconian measures that are an affront to basic America democratic values. Indeed, the Arizona law goes even further by institutionalizing racial profiling. " According to State Representative Pedro Colon, who is of Puerto Rican descent, "As an American I am concerned that the police in Arizona can now detain all Americans without reason and as a Latino I am angry it is aimed at us." Ms Ortiz also pointed out that the new law is an expensive and wasteful diversion of police resources away from serious crimes like murder, rape and armed robbery. The march also highlights the need to hold Wall Street bankers and transnational corporations accountable for causing workers in the U.S., Latin America and Asia to lose jobs and forcing millions of farmers to migrate from their homes. In a message of solidarity Cat Reed, President of Flight Attendants Union of Midwest Airlines, says, "The hundreds of Flight Attendants at the former Midwest Airlines who continue to fight corporate greed to get our jobs back stand in solidarity with all our brothers and sisters struggling for equality and justice. There will be a program at the beginning of the march, around 11:30AM, featuring U.S. Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Michael Burke, President of Milwaukee Area Technical College followed by solidarity messages from supporting religious, community and labor organizations. The march will commence at noon and proceed west on National Avenue to Mitchell Park (the Domes). At 1:30pm in Mitchell Park there will be a program featuring: Omar Damian Ortega, an immigrant worker facing deportation after being injured on the job; a first hand account from an Arizona resident, and State Representative Pedro Colon. The rally will be followed by a celebration featuring live music. Contact Kate Schaefer, 414-573-1900, schaef27@uwm.edu 11 a.m.
· Wisconsin State AFL-CIO commemorates Workers Memorial Day
Assembly Parlor, State Capitol. Madison Working Families to Join National Observance of Workers Memorial Day, Call for “Good Jobs, Safe Jobs” 77 Workers KiIled, 93,500 Injured in Wisconsin, according to new AFL-CIO Report On Wednesday, April 28, a ceremony in Madison will commemorate Workers Memorial Day in honor of workers who were injured or killed on the job in Wisconsin last year. This remembrance observance at the state capitol building will call for the good, safe jobs that unbridled corporate recklessness has cost our country. The event will be one of hundreds around the world as working families and union members memorialize sisters and brothers who have died on the job. Wisconsin State AFL-CIO President David Newby and WisCOSH, Inc. Executive Director Jim Schultz will lead a ceremony in which union members from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) will read the names of Wisconsin workers killed on the job. Katie Crawley, the South Central Regional Coordinator for Sen. Russ Feingold, will also deliver a statement on the senator’s behalf. Feingold is a co-sponsor of the Protecting America’s Workers Act which will protect millions of workers who are not currently covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act, strengthen penalties for companies that put workers in danger, and improve whistleblower protections so that workers can raise concerns about workplace safety or health hazards without fear of retaliation. According to the AFL-CIO’s new Death on the Job report, 93,500 people were injured and 77 people were killed due to job-related hazards in Wisconsin in 2008. “Just weeks after 29 miners were killed at the Massey Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia, it’s clear that workers’ safety and health remain in serious danger,” said Wisconsin State AFL-CIO President David Newby, “Wisconsin’s working families need good, safe jobs now, so we’re gathering to raise our voices and call on Congress to create jobs and strengthen job safety laws.” Since the Occupational Safety and Health Act passed in 1970, more than 410,000 workers’ lives have been saved due to improvements in job safety protections. Yet nationally, more than 4 million workers were injured and 5,071 workers were killed due to job hazards in 2008. Another 50,000 - 60,000 died due to occupational diseases. On an average day, 14 workers lose their lives as a result of workplace injuries. With: Wisconsin State AFL-CIO President David Newby WisCOSH, Inc. Executive Director Jim Schultz Katie Crawley, South Central Regional Coordinator for Sen. Feingold working families and union members from AFGE, AFSCME and APWU The 2010 AFL-CIO Death on the Job report will be available on April 28 at http://www.aflcio.org/issues/safety/memorial/ Contact: Sara Wallenfang, 414-418-5485 12 p.m.

April 29
   Fundraisers
· 1st SD candidate Dave Hutchison 'Farmers for Hutch' fundraiser
Pagel's Ponderosa, N4893 County C, Kewaunee. RSVP Heather 920-265-6322 or hmsannes@hotmail.com PAC accepted. Dave Hutchinson for State Senate, N8915 County Road DK, Luxemburg, WI 54217. 7 p.m.
· 83rd AD candidate Aaron Robertson pizza party fundraiser
Alpine Lanes, S80 W18700 Apollo Drive, Muskego. Muskego, Wisconsin - April 12, 2010 - The campaign of Aaron S. Robertson, a moderate Democrat running this fall for the 83rd state Assembly district seat, announced today a pizza party fundraiser to be held at Alpine Lanes, located in Muskego at S80 W18700 Apollo Drive, just off of Racine Avenue and not far from the intersection of Racine and Janesville Road. The event will be held on Thursday, April 29, from 6:00-9:00pm in the bar area. The minimum suggested contribution is $10 per person. Contributions to the campaign can also be made at any time via the Internet through the Web site ActBlue at: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/entity/23206 . Please note that contributions are not tax-deductible. For further information, contact: Robertson for State Assembly (p) 414.529.4265 (e) robertsonfor83@yahoo.com 6 p.m.
· Mayor Dave Cieslewicz's annual spring reception
Marigold Kitchen, 118 S Pinckney St., Madison. Hosts: $500, Sponsors: $250, Friends: $100 All PAC and Individual contributions gratefully accepted Please make checks payable to: Friends of Dave Cieslewicz PO Box 2164 Madison, WI 53701 For more information or to sponsor, call Jamie at (715) 864-5079 or email jamie@jsk-group.com 5:30 p.m.
· Wisconsin Right to Life annual dinner/auction
Midwest Airlines Center, Milwaukee. Senator Rick Santorum to be the Featured Speaker at Wisconsin Right to Life Annual Dinner/Auction This Thursday, April 29 Wisconsin Right to Life to Tweet Live at the Event Senator Rick Santorum will be the featured speaker at the annual Wisconsin Right to Life Education Fund Dinner and Auction on Thursday, April 29 at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee. The doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Author and radio host Charlie Sykes returns as the event's Master of Ceremonies. Steve "The Homer" True will once again serve as the event's auctioneer. For those who are unable to attend this popular annual event in person, Wisconsin Right to Life will be using Twitter to tweet LIVE at the event. People can follow the event by logging onto their Twitter account, or create a new account, and search #wrtlsantorum, the event's official hashtag. An LCD screen at the event displaying tweets will allow attendees to learn what people are saying about Senator Santorum and the event. "We are enthusiastic about providing this opportunity for those who cannot attend to tweet their own comments during the event," said Barbara Lyons, Wisconsin Right to Life's Executive Director. Barbara Lyons blyons@wrtl.org 877-855-5007 5 p.m.
   Business Events
· 3rd annual Manufacturing Advantage Conference
Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout, Menomonie.
· BizTech Expo
Wisconsin Exposition Center, State Fair Park, West Allis.
· BizTimes Manufacturing Summit
Wisconsin Exposition Center, State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Alllis.
· WPUI forum: 'Just What Are You Thinking'
Grainger Hall, Executive Dining Room, UW-Madison. Dr. Hunt Allcott, MIT & NYU Annika Todd, Pre-Court Institute, Stanford Sponsored by: UW Energy Institute 3:00 - 3:30 Refreshments and meet the speakers, 3:30 - 4:45 Program and discussion Registration: Offered at no charge, but registration is requested Who Should Attend: Anyone responsible for developing, implementing or evaluating customer energy management programs. 3 p.m.
   Other
· Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers addresses ‘Why Women Should Rule the World’
Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. First female White House press secretary to speak at Marquette MILWAUKEE – Dee Dee Myers, White House press secretary during President Clinton’s first term, will speak at Marquette University Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in the third-floor ballroom of the Alumni Memorial Union, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The country’s first female presidential press secretary, Myers will sign copies of her book, Why Women Should Rule the World, immediately following her speech. Tickets are required for this free, public event and can be picked up in the Brooks Lounge on the first floor of the AMU. There is a limit of two tickets per individual. A political analyst and commentator, Myers is a Contributing Editor to Vanity Fair and a popular lecturer on politics, the media and women's issues. After leaving the White House, Myers filled a chair on the CNBC political talk show Equal Time and served as a consultant on NBC's acclaimed drama The West Wing. Myers is a 1983 graduate of Santa Clara University. Myers’ visit is being held in conjunction with Marquette’s Centennial Celebration of Women. In 1909, Marquette became the first Catholic university in the world to offer coeducation as part of its regular undergraduate program. Contact: Christopher Stolarski (414) 288-1988 christopher.stolarski@marquette.edu 7 p.m.
· PSC telephone hearing
Sun Prairie Water and Light Commission Office, 125 W. Main St., Sun Prairie. 610 N. Whitney Way Amnicon Falls Room, Madison. (Docket 5810-WR-104) Application of Sun Prairie Water & Light Commission, Dane County, Wisconsin, for Authority to Increase Water Rates 10 a.m.
· PSC Wind Siting Council
Flambeau River Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way, Madison. Agenda 1) Welcome/Review of today’s agenda 2) Review and adoption of meeting minutes of April 22, 2010 3) Discuss draft of wind siting rules provided by Commission staff 4) Commission staff background research on questions raised by Council regarding the draft rules 5) Next steps/Discussion of next meeting’s time, place and agenda 6) Adjourn This meeting is open to the public. If you have any questions or need special accommodations, please contact Deborah Erwin at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin by telephone at (608) 266-3905 or via e-mail at deborah.erwin@wisconsin.gov. 1:30 p.m.
· Public Service Commission
Flambeau River Conference Room, 610 N. Whitney Way,Madison. 1. Minutes of the Open Meeting of Thursday, April 22, 20102. 5-AE-166 – Application of American Transmission Company LLC and Wisconsin Powerand Light Company for Approval of a Generation-Transmission Interconnection Agreementand Guarantee or Letter of Credit Transaction as Affiliated Interest Arrangements (suggestedminute) (RDN/JB memorandum of 4/26/10)3. 5-GF-144 – Request by Wisconsin Electric Power Company and Wisconsin Gas Companyfor a Three-Year Extension of its Low Income Pilot Program Through March 2013 (AR/JZmemorandum of 3/30/10)4. 6720-TI-221 – TDS Metrocom, LLC, and McLeodUSA Telecommunications Services, Inc.,d/b/a PAETEC Business Services, Petition to Determine Rates and Costs for UnbundledNetwork Elements or Unbundled Service Elements of Wisconsin Bell, Inc., d/b/a AT&TWisconsin (discussion of record) 10:30 a.m.
· WAGE presents 'Networks, norms, and the transnationalization of tax lawmaking'
Lubar Commons, 7200 Law, UW-Madison.

April 30
   Fundraisers
· Dane County Bar Association Pro Bono Day breakfast
First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Ave., Madison. On April 30, 2010, at 8:00 a.m., the Dane County Bar Association will hold a fundraising breakfast at First United Methodist Church in Madison to recognize the importance of providing legal services without charge or at reduced fees for low-income individuals and non-profit associations. The following firms and individuals have been nominated for pro bono awards this year: Attorney Daniel O’Callaghan, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP Attorney Paul Schwartz, Schwartz Law Office Vera Korzun, Dane County District Attorney’s Office Attorney Kevin Palmersheim, Haley Palmersheim, SC Gennerman Mazzie-Briscoe Law Group Attorney Emily Dudak Taylor, The Law Center for Children & Families Attorney David J. Harth, The Law Office of David J. Harth Although this event is attended and funded primarily by lawyers and law firms from Dane County, community members also are welcome. The proceeds will be donated to the DCBA Pro Bono Trust Fund, which funds legal projects assisting low-income individuals, the Dane County Bar’s "Moving On: Pro Se Family Law Video Series" and Porchlight, Inc. Also in recognition of Law Day, volunteer lawyers from the Dane County Bar will be present at the Dane County Courthouse from 10:00 a.m. to closing to provide legal information to the public. 8 a.m.
   Other
· DHS public hearing
Western Regional Office, Conference Room 123, 610 Gibson St., Eau Claire. Hearing on carbon monoxide detectors in hotels, motels, tourist rooming houses and bed & breakfast establishments. 10 a.m.
· DPI Superintendent Evers addresses Wisconsin School Library Summit
Grand Lodge by Stoney Creek, Rothschild. School Library Summit is April 29-30 in Rothschild MADISON — State Superintendent Tony Evers will speak Friday afternoon during the School Library Summit being held April 29 and 30 at the Grand Lodge by Stoney Creek in Rothschild. The summit will bring together approximately 65 school library media specialists, district and school administrators, school board members, and representatives from other library and education-related organizations. They will develop a plan to ensure that all Wisconsin PK-12 students receive an education that includes 21st century learning opportunities supported by a strong school library media program. The opening session at 5 p.m. Thursday will include an overview of school library media programs, including the contributions school library media specialists make to student achievement and the recent loss of school library staff due to budget cuts. Large and small group meetings will be held Friday morning to identify a vision for the future of school library media programs. Evers will address the summit at 12:30 p.m., asking participants to define the role of information technology and its use in the classroom. Following his remarks, small and large groups will continue meeting to set priorities, with the session closing at 4 p.m. Contact: Patrick Gasper, DPI Communications Officer, (608) 266-3559 12:30 p.m.
· First Lady Doyle, Madison Mayor Cieslewicz plant tree for Arbor Day
Goodman Maintenance Facility, 1402 Wingra Creek Parkway, Madison. On Arbor Day, Friday, April 30th at the Goodman Maintenance Facility at 10:45 a.m. , First Lady Jessica Doyle and Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, along with staff from Miron Construction Co., Inc., will be planting a tree to celebrate the completion of the City of Madison’s first LEED certified building. School children from Franklin Elementary are also expected to attend and participate in the tree planting. Jessica Doyle has served as the First Lady of the State of Wisconsin since 2003. Dave Cieslewicz is the current Mayor of the City of Madison, having served since 2003. Miron Construction Co., Inc. is one of the fastest-growing private companies in America, as well as Wisconsin’s largest general contractor. Headquartered in Neenah, Wis., with regional offices in Madison, Wausau and Milwaukee, Wis., and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, last year Miron posted sales exceeding half a billion dollars. Miron provides innovative pre-construction, construction management, design-build and general construction services. For more information please visit www.miron-construction.com. Contact: Joshua Morby 920.791.9120 Josh.morby@miron-construction.com 10:45 a.m.
· Special Regent Committee for UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Search
19th Floor Conference Room, Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive, Madison. Agenda Convene in open session and move into closed session to interview finalists for the position of Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and consider a recommendation to the Board of Regents, as permitted by s. 19.85(1)(c), Wis. Stats. 7:30 a.m.
· UW-Madison 2nd Annual Journalism Ethics conference
5152 Vilas Hall, 821 University Ave., Madison.
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