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In this edition, you will find information about executive sessions in the Assembly Committee on Health, the Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy, and the Assembly Committee on Education, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and upcoming events in the 69th Assembly District.

Assembly Committee on Health

On Tuesday, the Assembly Committee on Health held an executive session on several bills.  Listed below are the bill numbers and how the committee voted on them:

  • AB 6 - Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 9 - 4.
  • AB 36 - Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 10 - 3
  • AB 128 - Relating to: requiring informed consent before performing a pelvic exam on a patient who is under general anesthesia or unconscious.
    • Passed out of Committee by unanimous consent.
  • AB 262 - Relating to: induced abortion reporting.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 10 - 3.
  • AB 281 - Relating to: registration of pharmacy technicians, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
    • Passed out of Committee by unanimous consent.
  • AB 290 - Relating to: reimbursement of pharmacist services under the Medical Assistance program. 
    • Passed out of Committee by unanimous consent.
  • AB 292 - Relating to: composition of local boards of health.
    • Passed out of Committee by unanimous consent. 
  • AB 295 - Relating to: licensing and regulation of pharmacies and remote dispensing sites under the pharmacy practice law, the practice of pharmacy, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority. 
    • Passed out of Committee by unanimous consent.
  • AB 296 - Relating to: funding for free and charitable clinics and defining telehealth.
    • Passed out of Committee by unanimous consent.
  • AB 337 - Relating to: use of epinephrine prefilled syringes and standing orders for epinephrine.
    • Passed out of Committee by unanimous consent.
  • AB 358 - Relating to: regulating the sale of items that are qualified medical expenses below cost.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 8 - 5.
  • AB 493 - Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 9 - 4.
  • AB 528 - Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 9 - 4.
  • AB 539 - Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in organ transplantation on the basis of disability.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 12 - 1.
  • AB 593 - Relating to: informed consent regarding a certain abortion-inducing drug regimen and reporting requirements for induced abortions.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 8 - 5.
  • AB 594 - Relating to: congenital condition educational resources.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 10 - 3.
  • AB 595 - Relating to: sex-selective, disability-selective, and other selective abortions and providing a penalty.
    • Passed out of Committee by a vote of 9 - 4.
Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy

On Tuesday, the Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy held a Public Hearing.  The Bill heard is listed below:

  • AB 497 - Relating to: inspection requirements for chemical recovery boilers. 

On Wednesday, the Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy held an Executive Session.  The Committee passed AB 497 by unanimous consent. 

Assembly Committee on Education

On Thursday, the Assembly Committee on Education held an Executive Session and a Public Hearing.  Listed below are the bills discussed by the Committee:

  • AB 446 - Relating to: reading readiness assessments and granting rule-making authority.
    • Passed out of the Committee by a vote of 10 - 4.
  • AB 405 - Relating to: special observance days in schools.
  • AB 602 - Relating to: reporting certain crimes and other incidents that occur on school property or school transportation and granting rule-making authority.
  • AB 621 - Relating to: the prior year pupil attendance requirement to participate in the Racine Parental Choice Program or the statewide parental choice program and allowing a pupil who changes residence to transfer from the Racine Parental Choice Program or Milwaukee Parental Choice Program to the statewide parental choice program.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  For the month of October, we give special attention to charities and organizations focused on researching and assisting those impacted by Breast Cancer.  I want to recognize all of those who have been affected by this horrible disease, my heart goes out to you and may God bless you.


Upcoming Events
  • 10/22-10/23:  Haunted Forest and Mansion - SpringLake Campground LLC, B4864 Co Rd F, Unity
  • 10/22:  Farmers Market - Express lane Parking Lot, Abbotsford
  • 10/22:  Fish Fry - American Legion, 6 Boon Blvd, Neillsville
  • 10/23:  Farmers Market - Loyal City Hall, 301 N Main St, Loyal
  • 10/23:  Farmers Market - Town Square Parking Lot, Neillsville
  • 10/23:  Farmers Market - Millpond Park, Owen
  • 10/23:  SK Speedway Races and Trunk or Treat - SK Speedway, 218967 Highway F, Unity
  • 10/23:  2021 Blues Party - Silverdome Ballroom, Silver Dome Ballroom, W7670 US-10, Neillsville
  • 10/23:  Make a Difference Day - Marshfield Area United Way
  • 10/24-10/30:  Halloweek Scavenger Hunt - Main Street Marshfield
  • 10/25:  Blood Drive - American Legion, 6 Boon Blvd, Neillsville
  • 10/26:  Farmers Market - Loyal City Hall, 301 N Main St, Loyal
  • 10/28:  Costume Party - Uptown Coffee Co. 121 S. Central Avenue, Marshfield
  • 10/29:  Trick-or-Treat - Marshfield Medical Center Credit Union, 302 W. Upham Street, Marshfield
  • 10/29:  Trick-or-Treat - Downtown Marshfield

 

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