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Senate Bill 179

Relating To: Relating to: requiring a determination of probable postfertilization age of an unborn child before abortion, prohibiting abortion of an unborn child considered capable of experiencing pain, informed consent, abortion reporting, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2015 Wisconsin Act 56
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 5/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/28/2015

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 5/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/28/2015

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 6/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/4/2015

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 6/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/16/2015

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/27/2015

Pro-Life Wisconsin Notified Date 5/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/28/2015

Comments
Oppose medical emergency exception; if medical emergency exception is removed, the bill will garner our full support.
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 5/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/28/2015

Comments
The WAFP opposes this legislation on the grounds that it interferes with the physician-patient relationship and references language that has proven to be medically inaccurate including; age of fetal pain, post-fertilization dating, viability of fetus
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 5/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/28/2015

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 6/1/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/1/2015

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 5/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/29/2015

Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) Notified Date 8/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault Notified Date 6/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Wisconsin Family Action Inc Notified Date 5/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/27/2015

Comments
Support 90% of the bill but not the medical emergency exception
Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 5/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/28/2015

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 6/1/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/1/2015

Wisconsin Right to Life Inc Notified Date 5/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2015

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
987.00
2015
July - December
50.00
2016
January - June
6.00
2016
July - December
Total 1043.00
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
643.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 643.00
Pro-Life Wisconsin 2015
January - June
73.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 73.00
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. 2015
January - June
42.00
2015
July - December
11.00
2016
January - June
6.00
2016
July - December
Total 59.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) 2015
January - June
3.00
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault 2015
January - June
4.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Family Action Inc 2015
January - June
17.00
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Right to Life Inc 2015
January - June
205.00
2015
July - December
37.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 242.00