2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
March 11, 2021 - Introduced by Representatives Hebl, Anderson, Baldeh,
Cabrera, Conley, Drake, Emerson, Haywood, Hesselbein, Hong,
Horlacher, Milroy, Riemer, S. Rodriguez, Shankland, Shelton, Sinicki,
Spreitzer, Subeck, Vining and Vruwink, cosponsored by Senators Agard,
Jacque, Johnson, Larson, Ringhand, Roys and L. Taylor. Referred to
Committee on Rules.
AJR17,1,1 1Relating to: recognizing March as Endometriosis Awareness Month.
AJR17,1,32 Whereas, endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue similar to the lining of the
3uterus grows outside of the uterine cavity; and
AJR17,1,54 Whereas, endometriosis affects around 10 percent of all women during their
5reproductive years, or about 176 million women worldwide; and
AJR17,1,76 Whereas, the pain associated with endometriosis can be physically and
7emotionally debilitating; and
AJR17,1,98 Whereas, 30 to 40 percent of women suffering from endometriosis may not be
9able to have children; and
AJR17,1,1010 Whereas, endometriosis can be treated but is not yet curable; and
AJR17,1,1211 Whereas, the cause of endometriosis is as yet unknown, but is not transmissible
12from one human to another; and
AJR17,1,1413 Whereas, awareness and education are vital to supporting those affected by
14endometriosis; and
1Whereas, raising awareness of endometriosis may help women recognize that
2they may be affected by the disease and to seek treatment; and
AJR17,2,63 Whereas, Endometriosis Awareness Month can provide Wisconsin with an
4opportunity to learn more about the disease while providing those impacted by
5endometriosis with a platform to share their stories, build relationships, and receive
6the resources and support they need; now, therefore, be it
AJR17,2,9 7Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the Wisconsin
8State Legislature does hereby recognize March 2021 as Endometriosis Awareness
AJR17,2,1010 (End)