2019-2020 Wisconsin Legislature

Assembly Bill 179

An Act to create 253.109 and 940.01 (1) (c) of the statutes; Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.

Status: A - Vetoed

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
7/16/2019 Asm.Referred to committee on Rules244
6/5/2019 Sen.Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 18, Noes 14235
5/15/2019 Asm.Read a third time and passed, Ayes 62, Noes 35138


Date / House Action Journal
4/18/2019 Asm.Introduced by Representatives Steineke, Vos, Allen, August, Ballweg, Born, Brooks, Dittrich, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Gundrum, Horlacher, Hutton, Jagler, James, Katsma, Kerkman, Kitchens, Knodl, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Macco, Magnafici, Murphy, Mursau, Neylon, Novak, Nygren, Oldenburg, Ott, Petersen, Petryk, Plumer, Pronschinske, Quinn, Ramthun, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Skowronski, Snyder, Sortwell, Spiros, Stafsholt, Steffen, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tranel, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vorpagel, Wittke and Zimmerman;
cosponsored by Senators Roth, Fitzgerald, Bernier, Cowles, Craig, Darling, Feyen, Kapenga, Kooyenga, LeMahieu, Marklein, Nass, Olsen, Petrowski, Stroebel, Testin, Tiffany and Wanggaard
4/18/2019 Asm.Read first time and referred to Committee on Health106
5/7/2019 Asm.Assembly Amendment 1 offered by Representative Wichgers121
5/7/2019 Asm.Public hearing held 
5/9/2019 Asm.Executive action taken 
5/9/2019 Asm.Report passage recommended by Committee on Health, Ayes 8, Noes 5124
5/9/2019 Asm.Referred to committee on Rules124
5/9/2019 Asm.Placed on calendar 5-15-2019 by Committee on Rules 
5/15/2019 Asm.Read a second time137
5/15/2019 Asm.Ordered to a third reading137
5/15/2019 Asm.Rules suspended138
5/15/2019 Asm.Read a third time and passed, Ayes 62, Noes 35138
5/15/2019 Asm.Ordered immediately messaged138
5/16/2019 Sen.Received from Assembly205
5/16/2019 Sen.Read first time and referred to committee on Senate Organization207
5/16/2019 Sen.Available for scheduling 
5/23/2019 Sen.Senate Amendment 1 offered by Senator Jacque212
6/3/2019 Sen.Public hearing requirement waived by committee on Senate Organization, pursuant to Senate Rule 18 (1m), Ayes 3, Noes 2226
6/3/2019 Sen.Placed on calendar 6-5-2019 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)226
6/5/2019 Sen.Read a second time235
6/5/2019 Sen.Senate Amendment 1 withdrawn and returned to author235
6/5/2019 Sen.Ordered to a third reading235
6/5/2019 Sen.Rules suspended235
6/5/2019 Sen.Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 18, Noes 14235
6/5/2019 Sen.Ordered immediately messaged237
6/5/2019 Asm.Received from Senate concurred in159
6/6/2019 Asm.Report correctly enrolled on 6-6-2019159
6/20/2019 Asm.Presented to the Governor on 6-20-2019192
6/24/2019 Asm.Report vetoed by the Governor on 6-21-2019203
7/16/2019 Asm.Referred to committee on Rules244
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