2021 Public Hearing Testimony

Following is some of the testimony Wisconsin Family Action has provided in public hearings held this session (2021-2022):
Bills testified on week of October 11-15, 2021 (Julaine Appling, WFA president and SharaLee Nichols, LEAD WI Director, provided testimony on these bills.)
SENATE BILL 591 (companion to Assembly Bill 593) – Requires that women who receive a chemical abortion via a drug regiment be told that the process may be reversed after the first dose and also adds some reporting requirements for abortionists and abortion facilities.
SENATE BILL 593 (companion to Assembly Bill 595) – Prohibits abortions done solely based on sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, or fetal anomaly
SENATE BILL 503 (companion to Assembly Bill 493) – Would prohibit abortion providers from receiving funds under the Medical Assistance program (public monies)
SENATE BILL 584 – would permit churches with private schools to establish a policy to allow for persons who are licensed to conceal carry to do so during church services, etc.
Bills testified on in Assembly Health Committee on Thursday, October 7, 2021 (WFA Executive VP Micah Pearce provided the testimony on these bills.)
ASSEMBLY BILL 6 – Companion to Senate Bill 16, Born-Alive Infant Protection bill requiring medical personnel present at an abortion to give life-saving care to a baby who survives an abortion
ASSEMBLY BILL 36  – Would allow pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptive drugs and devices. This document accompanies WFA’s testimony.
ASSEMBLY BILL 262 – Adds additional information that abortionists and abortion facilities would be required to report
ASSEMBLY BILL 493 – Would prohibit abortion providers from receiving funds under the Medical Assistance program (public monies)
ASSEMBLY BILL 528 – Another approach to prohibiting abortion providers from receiving funds under the Medical Assistance program (public monies)
ASSEMBLY BILL 593 – Requires that women who receive a chemical abortion via a drug regiment be told that the process may be reversed after the first dose and also adds some reporting requirements for abortionists and abortion facilities.
ASSEMBLY BILL 595 – Prohibits abortions done solely based on sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, or fetal anomaly
Bills testified on in hearings on September 9, 2021
ASSEMBLY BILL 562 – On requiring school districts to give parents notification if any program or instructional materials are going to be used that deal with sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or gender expression.
ASSEMBLY BILL 563 – Would require all school districts, all independent charter schools, and private schools to include a civics education course in their program.
SENATE BILL 16 – Born-Alive Infant Protection
Bills testified on in hearings on August 11, 2021
ASSEMBLY BILL 414 – Prohibits state and local governments from training employees in CRT.
ASSEMBLY BILL 411/SENATE BILL 411 – Prohibits the teaching of CRT in WI public schools and bans the training of teachers in CRT
ASSEMBLY BILL 488 – Requires school boards to make readily available to the public, information about learning materials and educational activities used for pupil instruction.