SB 202 - An Act Relating to Elimination of Compensatory and Punitive Damages for Acts of Employment Discrimination or Unfair Honesty or Genetic Testing.

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Summary:
An Act to repeal 111.39 (5) (d), 111.397 and 893.995; and to amend 111.39 (4) (d) and 814.04 (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: elimination of compensatory and punitive damages for acts of employment discrimination or unfair honesty or genetic testing.  
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on February 21, 2012.

voted YES: 60 voted NO: 35
4 voted present/not voting

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An Act Relating to Elimination of Compensatory and Punitive Damages for Acts of Employment Discrimination or Unfair Honesty or Genetic Testing.

SB 202 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
An Act to repeal 111.39 (5) (d), 111.397 and 893.995; and to amend 111.39 (4) (d) and 814.04 (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: elimination of compensatory and punitive damages for acts of employment discrimination or unfair honesty or genetic testing.
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Title
An Act Relating to Elimination of Compensatory and Punitive Damages for Acts of Employment Discrimination or Unfair Honesty or Genetic Testing.
Author(s)
Glenn Grothman, Pam Galloway, Alberta Darling, Frank Lasee, Neal Kedzie, Rich Zipperer, Terry Moulton
Co-Sponsor(s)
Subjects
  • Social Issues
  • Legal Issues
  • Judiciary
  • Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
  • Labor and Employment
  • State Agencies
  • Crime
  • Insurance
  • Science and Medical Research
Major Actions
Introduced9/27/2011
Passed Assembly2/21/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedAssemblyRead a third time and concurred in, Ayes 60, Noes 352/21/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
60 voted YES 35 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/27/2011
9/27/2011Introduced by Senators Grothman, Galloway, Darling, Lasee, Kedzie, Zipperer and Moulton;Cosponsored by Representatives Litjens, LeMahieu, Pridemore, Thiesfeldt, Honadel, Brooks, Knodl, Kleefisch, T. Larson, Kooyenga, Rivard, Kapenga, Steineke, Severson, Petersen, Stroebel, Vos, Knilans, Craig, A. Ott, Kaufert, Tauchen, Bies, Kuglitsch, Endsley and Strachota
9/27/2011Read first time and referred to committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations
10/12/2011Fiscal estimate received
10/19/2011Public hearing held
10/26/2011Executive action taken
10/26/2011Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary, Utilities, Commerce, and Government Operations, Ayes 3, Noes 2
10/26/2011Available for scheduling
11/01/2011Placed on calendar 11-2-2011 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)
11/02/2011Read a second time
11/02/2011Senate substitute amendment 1 offered by Senators Taylor, Hansen, Miller, S. Coggs, C. Larson, Holperin and Carpenter
11/02/2011Senate substitute amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 17, Noes 15
11/02/2011Ordered to a third reading
11/03/2011Read a third time
11/03/2011Passed, Ayes 17, Noes 16
11/03/2011Ordered immediately messaged
11/03/2011Received from Senate
11/03/2011Read
11/03/2011Refused to suspend the rules, Ayes 55, Noes 37
2/14/2012Read first time and referred to committee on Rules
2/14/2012Placed on calendar 2-16-2012 by committee on Rules
2/16/2012Read a second time
2/16/2012Ordered to a third reading
2/16/2012Refused to suspend rules to read a third time, Ayes 58, Noes 37
currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage2/21/2012Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 60, Noes 35
2/21/2012Ordered immediately messaged
2/22/2012Received from Assembly concurred in
3/01/2012Report correctly enrolled on 3-1-2012
3/29/2012Presented to the Governor on 3-29-2012
4/06/2012Report approved by the Governor on 4-5-2012. 2011 Wisconsin Act 219
4/10/2012Published 4-19-2012

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An Act Relating to Elimination of Compensatory and Punitive Damages for Acts of Employment Discrimination or Unfair Honesty or Genetic Testing.: Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 60, Noes 35

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Tyler AugustRWI-32$0$0Yes
Joan BallwegRWI-41$0$0Yes
Peter BarcaDWI-64$0$0No
Terese BerceauDWI-76$0$0No
Penny Bernard SchaberDWI-57$0$0No
Kathy BernierRWI-68$0$0Yes
Janet BewleyDWI-74$0$0No
Garey BiesRWI-1$0$0Yes
Ed BrooksRWI-50$0$0Yes
Fred ClarkDWI-42$0$0No
Elizabeth CoggsDWI-10$0$0Not Voting
David CraigRWI-83$0$0Yes
David CullenDWI-13$0$0No
Chris DanouDWI-91$0$0No
Steve DoyleDWI-94$0$0No
Mike EndsleyRWI-26$0$0Yes
Paul FarrowRWI-98$0$0Yes
Jason FieldsDWI-11$0$0No
Tamara GrigsbyDWI-18$0$0Not Voting
Gary HeblDWI-46$0$0No
Gordon HintzDWI-54$0$0No
Mark HonadelRWI-21$0$0Yes
Brett HulseyDWI-77$0$0No
Andre JacqueRWI-2$0$0Yes
Andy JorgensenDWI-37$0$0No
Chris KapengaRWI-33$0$0Yes
Dean KaufertRWI-55$0$0Yes
Samantha KerkmanRWI-66$0$0Yes
Frederick KesslerDWI-12$0$0No
Steve KestellRWI-27$0$0Yes
Joel KleefischRWI-38$0$0Yes
John KlenkeRWI-88$0$0Yes
Joe KnilansRWI-44$0$0Yes
Dan KnodlRWI-24$0$0Yes
Dean KnudsonRWI-30$0$0Yes
Dale KooyengaRWI-14$0$0Yes
Bill KramerRWI-97$0$0Yes
Scott KrugRWI-72$0$0Yes
Peggy KrusickDWI-7$0$0No
Mike KuglitschRWI-84$0$0Yes
Tom LarsonRWI-67$0$0Yes
Dan LeMahieuRWI-59$0$0Yes
Michelle LitjensRWI-56$0$0Yes
Amy LoudenbeckRWI-45$0$0Yes
Howard MarkleinRWI-51$0$0Yes
Cory MasonDWI-62$0$0No
Dan MeyerRWI-34$0$0Yes
Nick MilroyDWI-73$0$0Not Voting
Louis MolepskeDWI-71$0$0No
Jeff MursauRWI-36$0$0Yes
John MurthaRWI-29$0$0Yes
Stephen NassRWI-31$0$0Yes
Lee NerisonRWI-96$0$0Yes
John NygrenRWI-89$0$0Yes
Alvin OttRWI-3$0$0Yes
Jim OttRWI-23$0$0Yes
Sandy PaschDWI-22$0$0No
Kevin PetersenRWI-40$0$0Yes
Warren PetrykRWI-93$0$0Yes
Mark PocanDWI-78$0$0No
Sondy Pope-RobertsDWI-79$0$0No
Don PridemoreRWI-99$0$0Yes
Mark RadcliffeDWI-92$0$0No
Jon RichardsDWI-19$0$0No
Janis RinghandDWI-80$0$0No
Keith RippRWI-47$0$0Yes
Roger RivardRWI-75$0$0Yes
Kelda Helen RoysDWI-81$0$0No
Donna SeidelDWI-85$0$0No
Erik SeversonRWI-28$0$0Yes
Jennifer ShillingDWI-32$0$0No
Christine SinickiDWI-20$0$0No
Richard SpanbauerRWI-53$0$0Yes
Tony StaskunasDWI-15$0$0No
John SteinbrinkDWI-65$0$0Not Voting
Jim SteinekeRWI-5$0$0Yes
Jeff StoneRWI-82$0$0Yes
Pat StrachotaRWI-58$0$0Yes
Duey StroebelRWI-60$0$0Yes
Scott SuderRWI-69$0$0Yes
Gary TauchenRWI-6$0$0Yes
Chris TaylorDWI-48$0$0No
Jeremy ThiesfeldtRWI-52$0$0Yes
Tom TiffanyRWI-35$0$0Yes
Barbara TolesDWI-17$0$0No
Travis TranelRWI-49$0$0Yes
Robert TurnerDWI-61$0$0No
Karl Van RoyRWI-90$0$0Yes
Robin VosRWI-63$0$0Yes
Amy Sue VruwinkDWI-70$0$0No
Chad WeiningerRWI-4$0$0Yes
Mary WilliamsRWI-87$0$0Yes
Evan WynnRWI-43$0$0Yes
Leon YoungDWI-16$0$0No
JoCasta ZamarripaDWI-8$0$0No
Josh ZepnickDWI-9$0$0No
Bob ZiegelbauerIWI-25$0$0Yes

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