Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Health
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: the authority of physical therapists to order X-rays and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Sanfelippo, Ballweg, Duchow, Edming, Horlacher, Kitchens, Knodl, Kremer, Krug, Macco, A. Ott, Quinn, Rohrkaste, Swearingen, Tauchen, C. Taylor, Thiesfeldt, Tittl and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard, Vukmir, Gudex, Kapenga, Nass and Stroebel.
November 24, 2015 Referred to Committee on Health
December 16, 2015 Public Hearing Held
Present: (10) Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Rohrkaste, Edming, Skowronski, Kremer, Tittl, Petersen, Kolste, Zamarripa and Subeck.
Absent: (1) Representative Riemer.
Excused: (0) None.
· State Rep. Joe Sanfelippo - 15th Assembly District
· Bill Boissonnauld - WPTA
· Tim Thorsen - WPTA
· Rob Worth - WPTA
· Rita Shapiro
· Marcus Kip Schick - WPTA
· Gregg Bogost - WI Radiological Society / WI medical Society
Appearances for Information Only
· Lori Dominiczak - Physical Therapy Examining Board
· Senator Van Wanggaard - 21st Senate District
· State Rep. Ken Skowronski - 82nd Assembly District
· Jill Boissonault - WPTA
· Connie Kittleson, DPT
· Bret Roberts, DPT - Roberts & Associates Physical Therapy, S.C.
· Lynn Deffes - WPTA
· Erin Elliott - UW Health
· Mark Grapentine - Wi Medical Society
· Tom Moore - WI Chiropractic Association
· Phil Dougherty - WI Association of Health Plans
· Alicia Schweitzer - WAFP
Registrations for Information Only
February 03, 2016 Executive Session Held
Present: (11) Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Rohrkaste, Edming, Skowronski, Kremer, Tittl, Petersen, Kolste, Zamarripa, Riemer and Subeck.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
Moved by Representative Kolste, seconded by Representative Subeck that Assembly Amendment 1 be recommended for adoption.
Ayes: (2) Representatives Kolste and Subeck.
Noes: (9) Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Rohrkaste, Edming, Skowronski, Kremer, Tittl, Petersen, Zamarripa and Riemer.
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 1 ADOPTION NOT RECOMMENDED, Ayes 2, Noes 9
Moved by Representative Tittl, seconded by Representative Edming that Assembly Bill 549 be recommended for passage.
Ayes: (8) Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Rohrkaste, Edming, Skowronski, Kremer, Tittl, Zamarripa and Riemer.
Noes: (3) Representatives Petersen, Kolste and Subeck.
PASSAGE RECOMMENDED, Ayes 8, Noes 3