Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection

Senate Bill 635

Relating to: requiring hospitals to have a policy requiring written and verbal informed consent before a medical student may perform a pelvic exam on a patient who is under general anesthesia or otherwise unconscious.

By Senators Jacque, L. Taylor and Schachtner; cosponsored by Representatives Brandtjen, C. Taylor, Sargent, Shankland, Allen, Anderson, Billings, Brostoff, Considine, Dittrich, Emerson, Horlacher, Kerkman, Rodriguez, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and Wichgers.

January 08, 2020         Referred to Committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection

January 29, 2020         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (5)        Senator Stroebel; Senators Kapenga, Craig, Wirch and Smith.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Senator Andre Jacque - 1st Senate District

·      Sarah Wright - Self

·      Taryn McGinn

·      Sarah Lazarus

·      Sara Finger - Wisconsin Alliance Women's Health

·      Representative Janel Brandtjen - 22nd Assembly District

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Representative Katrina Shankland - 71st Assembly District

·      Kim Krouth

·      Representative Chris Taylor - 76th Assembly District

·      Andy Swartz - Self

·      Jody McIntyre - Self

·      Aaron Voskuil - Self

Registrations Against

·      Kyle O'Brien - Wisconsin Hospital Association

·      HJ Waukau - Wisconsin Medical Society

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 26, 2020           Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Lucas Fuller

Committee Clerk