2005 - 2006 LEGISLATURE
April 19, 2005 - Introduced by Representatives LeMahieu, Kestell, Nass, Van Roy,
Kleefisch, Pridemore, Bies, Albers, Strachota, F. Lasee, Owens,
Loeffelholz, J. Fitzgerald, Honadel, Gunderson, Gottlieb, Nischke, Vos,
Vrakas, Hundertmark, Suder, Ott, Krawczyk, Petrowski, Vukmir, Mursau,
Ballweg, Hahn, Gielow, Hines, Jeskewitz, Montgomery and Gundrum,
cosponsored by Senators Grothman, Leibham, S. Fitzgerald, Kanavas, Kedzie,
Lazich and Reynolds. Referred to Committee on Children and Families.
1An Act to create
36.11 (49) of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting the
2University of Wisconsin System from advertising the availability of,
3prescribing, and dispensing certain hormonal medication or combination of
4medications and prohibiting persons from advertising, prescribing, or
5dispensing the medication or combination of medications on University of
6Wisconsin System property.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill prohibits a person employed by or under contract with the Board of
Regents of the University of Wisconsin System (UWS) to provide health care services
to registered students from dispensing or prescribing a hormonal medication or
combination of medications that is administered only after sexual intercourse for the
postcoital control of fertility to a registered student or to any other person entitled
to receive university health care services or from advertising the availability of the
hormonal medication or combination of medications. The bill also prohibits a person
from advertising, dispensing, or prescribing the hormonal medication or
combination of medications on UWS property, except for the property leased to the
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB343, s. 1
36.11 (49) of the statutes is created to read:
36.11 (49) Advertising, prescribing, and dispensing of certain hormonal
(a) (intro.) In this subsection:
1. "Dispense" has the meaning given in s. 450.01 (7).
2. "Prescription order" has the meaning given in s. 450.01 (21).
(b) No person whom the board employs or with whom the board contracts to 7
provide health care services to students registered in the system may advertise the 8
availability of, transmit a prescription order for, or dispense a hormonal medication 9
or combination of medications that is administered only after sexual intercourse for 10
the postcoital control of fertility to a registered student or to any other person entitled 11
to receive university health care services.
(c) In addition to the prohibition under par. (b), no person may advertise, 13
prescribe, or dispense a hormonal medication or combination of medications that is 14
administered only after sexual intercourse for the postcoital control of fertility on 15
system property, except for property leased under s. 233.04 (7).