Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Health

Assembly Bill 768

Relating to: rules regarding the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

By Representatives Craig, Sargent, Ballweg, Considine, Jagler, Kahl, Kremer, T. Larson, A. Ott, Petersen, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spreitzer and Thiesfeldt; cosponsored by Senators Lasee, C. Larson, Olsen and Vinehout.

January 22, 2016         Referred to Committee on Health

February 03, 2016       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (11)      Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Rohrkaste, Edming, Skowronski, Kremer, Tittl, Petersen, Kolste, Zamarripa, Riemer and Subeck.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      State Rep. Dave Craig - 83rd Assembly District

·      Yvonne Lauer

·      State Rep. Melissa Sargent - 48th Assembly District

·      State Senator Frank Lasee - 1st Senate District

·      Susan Allen

·      Brian Lauer

·      Tanya Lawler

·      Tim Fox

·      Dianne Steinbacht - WI-IL Lyme Support Group

·      Sophia Biel

Appearances Against

·      Dr. Jim Conway - WI Medical Society and UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Appearances for Information Only

·      Randy Shaffer

·      State Rep. Mike Rohrkaste - 55th Assembly District

·      Kristen Wilhelm - City of Franklin

·      William Wucherer - Health Officer, City of Franklin

·      Kristin Collins

·      Alicia Cashman

·      Jeri Dobson-Clemens

Registrations For

·      Brian Iverson

Registrations Against

·      Angela Tuchalski

·      Greg Cashman

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

April 07, 2016             Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Joshua Hoisington

Committee Clerk