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2015-2016 Wisconsin Legislature

Assembly Bill 852

An Act to repeal 441.15 (1) (a) and 655.001 (7t) (b); to renumber and amend 655.001 (7t) and 655.001 (7t) (a); to amend 48.983 (4) (a) 4m., 48.983 (4) (b), 48.983 (6) (a) (intro.), 48.983 (6) (a) 1., 48.983 (6) (a) 2., 48.983 (6) (a) 3., 48.983 (6) (a) 4., 48.983 (6) (a) 4m., 48.983 (6) (a) 6., 48.983 (6) (a) 6m., 48.983 (6) (b) 1., 48.983 (6) (c), 48.983 (6g) (a) and (b), 48.983 (6m), 48.983 (6r), 48.983 (7) (title) and (a) (intro.), 48.983 (7) (ag), 48.983 (7) (ar), 48.983 (7) (b), 48.983 (7) (c), 48.983 (8), 71.07 (9e) (aj) (intro.), 253.15 (2), 253.15 (6), 253.15 (7) (e), 441.15 (2) (b), 441.15 (3) (c), 441.15 (4), 448.02 (3) (a), 619.04 (3), 655.002 (1) (a), 655.002 (1) (b) (intro.), 655.002 (1) (b) 1., 655.002 (1) (b) 2., 655.002 (1) (b) 3., 655.002 (1) (c), 655.002 (1) (d), 655.002 (1) (e), 655.002 (1) (em), 655.002 (2) (a), 655.002 (2) (b), 655.003 (1), 655.003 (3), 655.005 (2) (a), 655.005 (2) (a), 655.005 (2) (b), 655.23 (5m), 655.27 (3) (a) 4. and 655.27 (3) (b) 2m.; to repeal and recreate 448.02 (3) (a); and to create 36.25 (54), 38.04 (33), 48.983 (9), 49.45 (24w), 49.815, 50.36 (2m), 69.02 (2) (c), 69.14 (1) (i), 71.07 (9e) (h), 253.162, 253.18, 441.15 (1) (am), 441.15 (1) (c), 441.15 (4m), 448.35, 448.40 (2) (am), 655.001 (7t) (b), 655.001 (9c), 655.003 (4), 655.27 (3) (b) 2f. and 655.275 (5) (b) 3. of the statutes; Relating to: expanding eligibility for the earned income tax credit; hospital best practices for postpartum patients and newborns; hospital staff privileges and written agreements required for nurse-midwives; coverage of nurse-midwives under the injured patients and families compensation fund; a report on information related to hospital neonatal intensive care units; an electronic application and information system to determine eligibility and register for public assistance programs; directing the Department of Health Services to request a Medical Assistance waiver; evidence-based home visitation program services for persons who are at risk of poor birth outcomes or of abusing or neglecting their children; designating race and ethnicity on birth certificates; a report on fetal and infant mortality and birth outcomes; requiring informed consent for performance on pregnant women of certain elective procedures prior to the full gestational term of a fetus; cultural competency training for certain students enrolled in the University of Wisconsin System and the technical college system; granting rule-making authority; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Status: State Affairs and Government Operations

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
4/13/2016 Asm.Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1802

History

Date / House Action Journal
2/3/2016 Asm.Introduced by Representatives Mason, Barnes, Barca, Berceau, Brostoff, Considine, Genrich, Goyke, Hebl, Jorgensen, Kahl, Kessler, Kolste, Milroy, Ohnstad, Pope, Sinicki, C. Taylor, Wachs, Zamarripa, Subeck and Spreitzer;
cosponsored by Senators Harris Dodd, C. Larson, Carpenter, Lassa, Ringhand, L. Taylor and Wirch
565
2/3/2016 Asm.Read first time and referred to Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations566
2/16/2016 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
2/16/2016 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
2/16/2016 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
2/22/2016 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
2/24/2016 Asm.Fiscal estimate received 
4/13/2016 Asm.Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1802
 
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