Wednesday, March 7, 2018
The Senate convened at 9:04 a.m.
Prayer
9:05AMPledge of Allegiance
The Journal of Tuesday, March 6, 2018, was approved.
SPECIAL GUESTS:
9:07AM2018 Tulip Queen and her Court (with parents)
10:08AMQueen Juliana Van Gorp and her Court: Ellise Beukelman, Tressa Vos, Lexi De Jong, and Naomi Tripp
9:20AMThe Senate recessed at 9:20 a.m. for a Rules meeting.
9:25AMThe Senate reconvened at 9:25 a.m.
SR 111 - Schneider
Supporting relationship with Taiwan
9:26AMSR 111 - Ad., v/v
SPECIAL GUEST:
9:45AMEdward Chen, Deputy Director General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago
9:34AMThe Senate recessed at 9:33 a.m. until 2:15 p.m.
2:28PMThe Senate reconvened at 2:28 p.m.
Senator excused: Bertrand, until he arrives.
SF 2101 - Judiciary
Purple Paint Notice Trespass
S-5125 by Chapman - Ad., v/v
2:29PMSF 2101 (as amended) - Passed, 38-11
SF 2203 - Human Resources
Nurse Licensure Refresher
2:37PMSF 2203 - Passed, 49-0
SF 2231 - Transportation
Weapon & All-Terrain Vehicle
2:42PMSF 2231 - Passed, 48-1
SF 2232 - Transportation
Rescue Vehicle
SUBSTITUTE: HF 2302
HF 2302 - Transportation
Rescue Vehicle
2:48PMHF 2302 - Passed, 35-14
WITHDRAWN: SF 2232
2:53PMImmediately messaged: SF 2101, SF 2203, SF 2231, HF 2302
SF 2318 - Education
Units Ed Instruction
2:54PMSF 2318 - Passed, 47-2
SF 2324 - Transportation
Pickup as School Bus
2:58PMSF 2324 - Deferred
SF 2355 - State Government
Sell ICN
S-5121 by Feenstra
S-5127 to S-5121 by McCoy - lost, 21-28
S-5121 - Ad., v/v
2:59PMSF 2355 (as amended) - 49-0
SF 2362 - Education
Open Ed Resources
S-5123 by Kraayenbrink - Ad., v/v
S-5105 by Sinclair - o/o
3:26PMSF 2362 (as amended) - Passed, 49-0
3:31PMImmediately messaged: SF 2318, SF 2355, SF 2362
SF 2329 - Commerce
Ag Org Health Benefit Plans
3:33PMSF 2329 - Passed, 40-9
SF 2365 - Veterans Affairs
Service Animals
S-5124 by Dawson - Ad., v/v
5:06PMSF 2365 (as amended) - Passed, 49-0
SF 2371 - Judiciary
Human Trafficking Minors
5:12PMSF 2371 - Passed, 49-0
SJR 2006 - State Government
Gubernatorial Succession
S-5120 by Smith
S-5126 to S-5120 by Bisignano - lost, non-record
S-5120 - deferred
5:15PMSJR 2006 - DEFERRED
SF 2361 - Education
Regent Academic Programs
S-5088 by Sinclair - Ad., v/v
5:25PMSF 2361 (as amended) - Passed, 39-10
BUSINESS PENDING:
SJR 2006 - State Government
Gubernatorial Succession
S-5120 by Smith - prev. def.
S-5132 to S-5120 by Bowman - lost, 22-27
S-5120 - Ad., v/v
6:01PMSJR 2006 (as amended) - Passed, 45-4
Immediately messaged: SF 2329, SF 2365, SF 2371, SF 2361, SJR 2006
Individual Confirmation Calendar (Eligible):
Jerry Foxhoven - Dir. of the Dept. of Human Services
6:19PMFoxhoven -
6:21PMThe Senate stood at ease at 6:19 p.m. for a Democratic caucus.
6:54PMThe Senate resumed session at 6:54 p.m.
6:55PMResumed Foxhoven - Deferred
BUSINESS PENDING:
SF 2324 - Transportation
Pickup as School Bus
S-5122 by Brown - Ad., v/v
6:56PMSF 2324 (as amended) - Passed, 49-0
Immediately messaged: SF 2324
7:00PMThe Senate adjourned at 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018.
Last Updated: 7:00PM