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Assembly

Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Health

Assembly Bill 86

Relating to: providing complementary and alternative health care practitioners with exemptions from practice protection laws, requirements and prohibitions for individuals who provide complementary and alternative health care services, and providing a penalty.

By Representatives Dittrich, Horlacher, Kitchens, Murphy, Mursau, Schraa, Skowronski, Wichgers, Zimmerman, Callahan, Edming, Sortwell, Moses and Rozar; cosponsored by Senators Felzkowski, Kooyenga and Bernier.

February 18, 2021       Referred to Committee on Health

July 29, 2021               Public Hearing Held

Present:       (13)      Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Summerfield, Wichgers, VanderMeer, Murphy, Magnafici, Dittrich, Rozar, Moses, Cabral-Guevara, Subeck, Anderson and Vining.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (3)        Representatives Skowronski, Riemer and S. Rodriguez.

Appearances For

·      State Representative Barb Dittrich - 38th Assembly District

·      Roseanne Lindsay - WI Health Freedom Coalition

·      Diane Miller - National Health Freedom Coalition

·      Anne Gillum - National Health Freedom Coalition

·      Dr. Jay Vanden Heuvel - Natural Selections, Inc.

·      Heather Burkart

·      Katy Wallace

Appearances Against

·      Amanda Anderson - WI Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      State Senator Mary Felzkowski - 12th District

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

January 12, 2022         Executive Session Held

Present:       (15)      Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Summerfield, Wichgers, VanderMeer, Murphy, Magnafici, Dittrich, Rozar, Moses, Cabral-Guevara, Subeck, Riemer, Anderson, Vining and S. Rodriguez.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (1)        Representative Skowronski.

Moved by Representative Rozar, seconded by Representative Wichgers that Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 be recommended for adoption.

Ayes:     (15)   Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Summerfield, Wichgers, VanderMeer, Murphy, Magnafici, Dittrich, Rozar, Moses, Cabral-Guevara, Subeck, Riemer, Anderson, Vining and S. Rodriguez.

Noes:     (0)     None.

ASSEMBLY SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1 ADOPTION RECOMMENDED, Ayes 15, Noes 0

Moved by Representative Magnafici, seconded by Representative Wichgers that Assembly Bill 86 be recommended for passage as amended.

Ayes:     (10)   Representative Sanfelippo; Representatives Summerfield, Wichgers, VanderMeer, Murphy, Magnafici, Dittrich, Rozar, Moses and Cabral-Guevara.

Noes:     (5)     Representatives Subeck, Riemer, Anderson, Vining and S. Rodriguez.

PASSAGE AS AMENDED RECOMMENDED, Ayes 10, Noes 5

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Joshua Hoisington

Committee Clerk