2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
February 7, 2018 - Introduced by Senators Darling, Shilling, Bewley, Carpenter,
Cowles, Hansen, Johnson, Petrowski, Risser, L. Taylor, Testin, Vinehout,
Vukmir and Wirch, cosponsored by Representatives Ballweg, Berceau,
Duchow, Jagler, Kolste, Krug, Mursau, Petersen, Petryk, Pope,
Pronschinske, Rohrkaste, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spiros,
Spreitzer, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vruwink,
Zepnick and Sargent. Referred to Committee on Senate Organization.
SJR102,1,1 1Relating to: proclaiming February 2018 to be American Heart Month in Wisconsin.
SJR102,1,32 Whereas, cardiovascular diseases are the number one killer of women in
3Wisconsin and in the U.S.; and
SJR102,1,54 Whereas, cardiovascular disease kills approximately one woman every hour in
5Wisconsin and one woman almost every 80 seconds in the U.S.; and
SJR102,1,66 Whereas, about 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be prevented; and
SJR102,1,87 Whereas, some risk factors such as blood pressure, smoking, cholesterol, and
8lack of regular physical activity can be controlled; and
SJR102,1,119 Whereas, the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement
10motivates women to learn their family history and to meet with a health care
11provider to determine their risk for cardiovascular diseases and stroke; and
SJR102,1,1312 Whereas, Go Red For Women encourages women to take control of their heart
13health by knowing the following five numbers that can be life changing:
SJR102,1,1414 1. Total Cholesterol
SJR102,1,1515 2. HDL (good) Cholesterol
13. Blood Pressure
SJR102,2,22 4. Blood Sugar
SJR102,2,33 5. Body Mass Index (BMI); now, therefore, be it
SJR102,2,6 4Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the legislature, in
5recognition of the importance of the ongoing fight against heart disease and stroke,
6does hereby proclaim February 2018 to be American Heart Month in Wisconsin.
SJR102,2,77 (End)