Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Health

Senate Bill 30

Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

By Senators Felzkowski, Bernier, Carpenter, Darling, Feyen and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Kitchens, Magnafici, Tusler, Armstrong, August, Born, Dittrich, Duchow, James, Kerkman, Knodl, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Moses, Mursau, Neylon, Novak, Plumer, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Steffen, Steineke, Summerfield, Swearingen, Tauchen, Tranel, Vorpagel, Vos and Wittke.

January 28, 2021         Referred to Committee on Health

February 09, 2021       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (4)        Senator Testin; Senators Bradley, Erpenbach and Carpenter.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (1)        Senator Kooyenga.

Appearances For

·      Senator Mary Felzkowski - 12th Senate District

·      Kassy Bartelme

·      Dimmy Sokhal

·      Caroline Kitchens - R Street Institute

·      Dr. Kristin Lyerly - American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

·      Representative Joel Kitchens - 1st Assembly District

Appearances Against

·      Matt Sande - Pro-Life Wisconsin

·      Julaine Appling - Wisconsin Family Action

·      Executive Director Kim Vercauteren - Wisconsin Catholic Conference

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Connie Schulze - UW Health

Registrations Against

·      None.

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

February 11, 2021       Executive Session Held by Paper Ballot

Present:       (5)        Senator Testin; Senators Kooyenga, Bradley, Erpenbach and Carpenter.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Moved by  that Senate Bill 30 be recommended for passage.

Ayes:     (4)     Senator Testin; Senators Kooyenga, Erpenbach and Carpenter.

Noes:     (1)     Senator Bradley.



Heather Smith

Committee Clerk