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WiAHC Final Legislative Tracker Update

April 29, 2022 9:42 AM | WiAHC's Office

By Hoven Consulting – WiAHC’s lobbying firm

The Wisconsin Legislature has adjourned for the 2021-21 and does not plan to reconvene until next year.  Although the session is over, WiAHC members can review the WiAHC Legislative Bill Tracker to look back at what happened in the halls of the State Capitol. The bill tracker lists and allows members to follow and learn more about the bills WiAHC lobbied on and monitored during the 2021-22 legislative session. The Bill Tracker, which you can find below, includes the bill number, a brief description of the bill, its final status, and WiAHC’s position on the proposal.

·        Bill: Assembly Bill 215 / Senate Bill 230

·        Description: Relating to visitation of a long-term care facility resident or hospital patient by an essential visitor or member of the clergy.

·        Status: Failed to pass this session.

·        WiAHC Position: Support


·        Bill: Assembly Bill 679 / Senate Bill 687

·        Description: Relating to hospital services provided in a home setting.

·        Status: AB 679 was passed by the full Assembly and Senate. The governor has signed the bill into law as 2021 WI Act 208.

·        WiAHC Position: Currently Neutral/Actively Monitoring


·        Bill: Assembly Bill 718 / Senate Bill 753

·        Description: Relating to prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs (“white bagging” legislation).

·        Status: Failed to pass this session.

·        WiAHC Position: Support


·        Bill: Assembly Bill 729 / Senate Bill 700

·        Description: Relating to modifying administrative rules related to home health agencies.

·        Status: AB 729 was passed by the full Assembly on 02/23/22. It was not considered by the full Senate. Failed to pass this session.

·        WiAHC Position: Support


·        Bill: Assembly Bill 960/ Senate Bill 970

·        Description: Increases criminal penalties for battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility.

·        Status: AB 960 was passed by the full Assembly and Senate. The governor has signed the bill into law as 2021 WI Act 209.

·        WiAHC Position:Support


·        Status: AB 1030 was passed by the full Assembly and Senate. The governor has signed the bill into law as 2021 WI Act 208.

  • WiAHC Position: Support


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