State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.
Committe on Transportation and Elections
October 31, 2011 1 pm
Senate Bill 200
Relating to: requiring motorists to yield to railroad track equipment trains at railroad crossings and requiring a railroad to maintain its right-of-way.
By Senators Leibham, Olsen, Hansen and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Petrowski, Mursau, Brooks, Endsley, Jorgensen, Kaufert, Nerison, A. Ott, Rivard, Sinicki, Spanbauer and Zepnick.
Senate Bill 259
Relating to: creating the office of county comptroller for Milwaukee County.
By Senators Darling and Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Kooyenga, Zamarripa, Zepnick, Honadel, Stone, Kapenga and Craig.
Assembly Bill 80
Relating to: operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver's license or after suspension or revocation of an operating privilege and providing penalties.
By Representatives Krusick, Stone, Turner, Bies, Brooks, Kaufert, Kerkman, Kleefisch, Krug, LeMahieu, Mursau, Nygren, J. Ott, Ripp, Rivard, Spanbauer, Staskunas, Vos, Jorgensen and Steinbrink; cosponsored by Senators Carpenter, Lazich, Darling, Hansen, Olsen, Schultz and Zipperer, by request of The family of Nicholas Dams, the family of Kristy Wanek, Rob Dams, father of Nicholas and retired Police Chief, Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Milwaukee County Law Enforcement Executive Association, Milwaukee Police Association, Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs' Association, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, and Greendale Professional Police Association.
Assembly Bill 265
Relating to: the definition of bicycle; manual turn signals for bicyclists; lighting of bicycles, motor bicycles, and electric personal assistive mobility devices; overtaking and passing vehicles; the operation of bicycles equipped with metal-studded tires; and moped parking.
By Representatives Ripp, A. Ott, C. Taylor, Sinicki, Pocan, Ballweg, Bernier, Jorgensen, Spanbauer, Petrowski, Strachota, Vruwink, Roys, Zepnick, Tranel, Mursau, Stone, Brooks, Steinbrink and Kaufert; cosponsored by Senators Holperin, Grothman and Taylor.
Senate Bill 265
Relating to: local airports and authority to enact aerial approach ordinances.
By Senator Harsdorf; cosponsored by Representatives Knudson and Petryk.
Senate Bill 267
Relating to: the method of reporting election returns by municipalities.
By Senators Leibham and Lazich; cosponsored by Representatives Endsley and Tauchen.
Senate Bill 268
Relating to: the initial applicability of 2011 Wisconsin Act 43 with respect to special and recall elections.By Senators Lazich and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Pridemore and Thiesfeldt.
Senate Bill 269
Relating to: residency of election officials.
By Senators Lazich, Grothman and Kedzie; cosponsored by Representatives Pridemore and Spanbauer.
Senate Bill 270
Relating to: verification of the identity of recall petition circulators.
By Senators Lazich, Leibham and Grothman; cosponsored by Representative Tauchen.
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: return of absentee ballots and voting in person by electors who have voted by absentee ballot in the same election.
By Senators Lazich, Vukmir and Grothman; cosponsored by Representatives Pridemore and Kestell.