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Senate Bill 46

Relating To: Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about safe sleep, and providing a penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 4/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/6/2015

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/27/2015

Comments
Children's supports educational efforts to promote injury prevention related to safe sleep and dangers of co-sleeping with an infant.
City of Madison Notified Date 4/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/7/2015

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 3/30/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/30/2015

Columbia St. Mary's Inc Notified Date 3/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/12/2015

Comments
The organization supports educational efforts to promote a greater understanding of the dangers of co-sleeping with a child. We oppose the criminalization of co-sleeping as a means of preventing child deaths.
March of Dimes Foundation Notified Date 9/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/16/2015

Ministry Health Care Notified Date 3/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/12/2015

Comments
The organization supports educational efforts to promote a greater understanding of the dangers of co-sleeping with a child. We oppose the criminalization of co-sleeping as a means of preventing child deaths.
National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 3/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/11/2015

Comments
We would support a bill that focuses on education on the dangers of co-sleeping
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 3/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/6/2015

Comments
WAWH believes that the state should focus on supporting programs proven to improve infant and family health outcomes (including prevention of infant sleep-related deaths). Focus should not be on criminalization.
Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 3/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/5/2015

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 4/1/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/1/2015

Comments
The WASB has some questions about how broadly "safe sleep" is defined under the bill and whether the bill intends that a school's primary responsibility under the bill is to instruct re: safe sleep or to instruct re: cosleeping while intoxicated.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 4/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/6/2015

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 4/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/6/2015

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 4/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/6/2015

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 4/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/6/2015

Wisconsin Hospital Association Notified Date 3/30/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/30/2015

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 3/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/27/2015

Comments
The Society opposes mandates injecting artificial intrusions into relationships formed between patients and their physicians. SB 46 as drafted includes numerous mandates which could interfere with conversations and medical records-keeping.
Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 6/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/29/2015

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 3/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/5/2015

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
26.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 26.00
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
8.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Public Health Association 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00