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Assembly Bill 94

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  
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 3/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/13/2015

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.
Ho-Chunk Nation Notified Date 5/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/7/2015

Comments
The Ho-Chunk Nation supports education of parents about the impacts of co-sleeping while under the influence. The Nation is reluctant about the criminality this bill provides while not addressing potential cultural impacts.
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 3/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/13/2015

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.
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 3/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/24/2015

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 3/17/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/17/2015

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. AB 94 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 Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 6/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/5/2015

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 3/17/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/17/2015

Lobbying Efforts

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Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
28.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 28.00
Columbia St. Mary's Inc 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
Ministry Health Care 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. 2015
January - June
4.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
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