Testimony

As the only registered lobbyist for Wisconsin’s Registered Nurses, WNA frequently testifies on legislation at the State Capitol.

2/2/2016 – Assembly Bill relating to special registration plates associated with nurses, the nursing profession, and other designated groups’ registration numbers on special registration plates. Click here to view testimony.

1/21/2016 – Senate Bill relating to special registration plates associated with nurses, the nursing profession, and other designated groups’ registration numbers on special registration plates. Click hereto view testimony.

1/20/2016 – Proposed Administrative Code, MEB 24 on Telemedicine. Click here to view testimony.

5/20/2015 – Supply and use of epinephrine auto-injectors by certain authorized entities. Click here to view testimony.

5/20/2015 – Improving transparency of insurance plans on the ACA Health Care Exchange Marketplace. Click here to view testimony.

11/13/2013Employer mandated flu vaccines. Click here to view testimony.

11/13/2013Instructional programs for nurse aides (Assembly). Click here to view testimony.

10/16/2013 – Therapeutic alternate drug selections in nursing homes (Assembly). Click here to view testimony.

9/25/2013 – APRNs working at volunteer clinics, re: malpractice insurance.

9/18/2013Instructional programs for nurse aides (Senate). Click here to view testimony.

9/18/2013Therapeutic alternate drug selections in nursing homes (Senate). Click here to view testimony.

9/11/2013 – Raw milk. Click here to view testimony.

6/13/2013 – Board of Nursing Hearing on Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter N 1 – Program Approval for Schools of Nursing. Click here to view comments.

3/27/2013Mental health and importance of psychiatric mental health nurses. Click here to view testimony.

2/7/2012 – Anesthesiologist Assistants.

6/2/2011 – School nurses, minimum of BSN to practice in public schools.

1/11/2011 – Decriminalization for unintentional medical errors.

10/22/2010 – Value of nursing in preventive, primary, and acute care. How Affordable Care Act Supports Nursing. WNA’s Response to 2010 IOM Future of Nursing Report.

8/6/2010 – Proposed Changes to Impaired Professionals Procedure Program.

7/30/2010 – School nurses, minimum of BSN to practice in public schools.

2/11/2010 – Prescriptions for antimicrobial drugs for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

2/3/2010 – Hospital staff privileges and written agreements for nurse-midwives. Allowing nurse-midwives coverage under the injured patients and families compensation fund.

1/12/2010 – School nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.

1/5/2010 – Banning bisphenol A (BPA) in certain baby bottles and cups for children.

12/15/2009 – Medical marijuana.

11/10/2009 – Mental parity.

4/1/2009 – Preexisting conditions.

4/1/2009 – Portability under group health benefit plans.

4/1/2009 – Mandatory overtime.

11/14/2008 – Outpatient Mental Health Clinic Rule.