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AB 291 - An Act Relating to Claims for Loss of Society and Companionship in Medical Malpractice Cases.

Health. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
An Act to amend 655.007; and to create 655.018 of the statutes; relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.  
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no roll call votes on passage on this bill.

An Act Relating to Claims for Loss of Society and Companionship in Medical Malpractice Cases.

AB 291 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
An Act to amend 655.007; and to create 655.018 of the statutes; relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.
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Title
An Act Relating to Claims for Loss of Society and Companionship in Medical Malpractice Cases.
Author(s)
Jon Richards, Annette Williams, Frederick Kessler, Sondy Pope-Roberts, Christine Sinicki, Cory Mason, Barbara Toles, David Cullen, Richard Spanbauer, Kelda Helen Roys, Terese Berceau, Josh Zepnick, Robert Turner, Joe Parisi
Co-Sponsor(s)
Subjects
  • Health
  • Legal Issues
Major Actions
Introduced6/02/2009
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/02/2009
6/02/2009Introduced by Representatives Richards, A. Williams, Kessler, Pope-Roberts, Sinicki, Mason, Toles, Cullen, Spanbauer, Roys, Berceau, Zepnick, Turner and Parisi;Cosponsored by Senators Plale, Hansen and Coggs
6/02/2009Read first time and referred to committee on Health and Healthcare Reform
6/16/2009Withdrawn from committee on Health and Healthcare Reform and referred to committee on Judiciary and Ethics pursuant to Assembly Rule 42 (3)(c)
7/14/2009Public hearing held
9/09/2009Executive action taken
9/16/2009Report passage recommended by committee on Judiciary and Ethics, Ayes 6, Noes 4
9/16/2009Referred to committee on Rules
10/09/2009Representative Spanbauer withdrawn as a coauthor
4/28/2010Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1

Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Other unions [About]
Attorneys & law firms (split) [About]
$14,401
$14,401
31 times as much
$105,400
$2,360
$71,080
$100
$0
$4,210
$90,507
$3,312
$12,175
$4,100
$40,238
$113,585
$1,650
$448,717
3 Organizations Supported and 16 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
An Act Relating to Claims for Loss of Society and Companionship in Medical Malpractice Cases.

3 organizations supported this bill

Citizen Action of Wisconsin
Citizen Action of Wisconsin (2009, July 12). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar of Wisconsin (2009, July 9). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Association for Justice
Wisconsin Association For Justice (formerly Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers) (2009, September 8). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.

16 organizations opposed this bill

Gundersen Lutheran
Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc (2009, September 23). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Marshfield Clinic
Marshfield Clinic (2009, October 12). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Marten Transport
Marten Transport (2009, October 5). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (2009, September 16). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
National Restaurant Association
Wisconsin Restaurant Association (2009, September 17). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Professional Insurance Agents Of Wisconsin
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (2009, September 30). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (2010, February 23). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Academy Of Family Physicians
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians (2009, June 8). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council, Inc.
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council, Inc (2009, July 14). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Defense Counsel
Wisconsin Defense Counsel (formerly Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin) (2009, July 14). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer and Distributor Alliance
Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer & Distributor Alliance (WEMDA) (2009, September 21). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Hospital Association
Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) (2009, July 13). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (2009, September 17). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Medical Society
Wisconsin Medical Society (2009, June 2). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association (2009, September 18). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (2009, September 17). Organizations Lobbying on AB 291. Retrieved April 4, 2011, from State of Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Lobbying Database.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office during the 2009-2010 Wisconsin State Legislature, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Joan BallwegRWI-41$0$2,050
Peter BarcaDWI-64$0$3,450
Chuck BenedictDWI-45$0$550
Terese BerceauDWI-76$0$350
Penny Bernard SchaberDWI-57$0$5,660
Garey BiesRWI-1$200$4,325
Spencer BlackDWI-77$0$0
Ed BrooksRWI-50$0$2,300
Fred ClarkDWI-42$200$6,272
Pedro ColonDWI-8$500$2,400
David CullenDWI-13$0$2,850
Chris DanouDWI-91$250$4,791
Brett DavisRWI-80$0$32,891
Kristen DexterDWI-68$250$12,050
Jason FieldsDWI-11$0$100
Jeff FitzgeraldRWI-39$0$16,050
Don FriskeRWI-35$0$0
Phil GarthwaiteDWI-49$613$3,950
Mark GottliebRWI-60$0$2,500
Tamara GrigsbyDWI-18$500$350
Scott GundersonRWI-83$0$5,800
Mark GundrumRWI-84$0$6,625
Gary HeblDWI-46$0$1,408
Steve HilgenbergDWI-51$0$1,150
Gordon HintzDWI-54$0$3,575
Kim HixsonDWI-43$250$1,800
Mark HonadelRWI-21$250$4,750
Ann HraychuckDWI-28$250$7,017
Mary HublerDWI-75$0$0
Mike HuebschRWI-94$500$9,050
Andy JorgensenDWI-37$750$2,325
Dean KaufertRWI-55$0$2,500
Samantha KerkmanRWI-66$250$2,650
Frederick KesslerDWI-12$0$450
Steve KestellRWI-27$0$2,100
Joel KleefischRWI-38$0$3,200
Dan KnodlRWI-24$0$3,750
Bill KramerRWI-97$0$7,740
Peggy KrusickDWI-7$0$250
Dan LeMahieuRWI-59$0$2,800
Thomas LothianRWI-32$0$0
Cory MasonDWI-62$250$2,068
Dan MeyerRWI-34$0$3,900
Nick MilroyDWI-73$500$885
Louis MolepskeDWI-71$250$2,150
Phil MontgomeryRWI-4$0$1,950
Jeff MursauRWI-36$0$2,400
John MurthaRWI-29$0$2,475
Stephen NassRWI-31$0$1,350
Thomas NelsonDWI-5$1,300$22,009
Lee NerisonRWI-96$0$4,000
Scott NewcomerRWI-33$0$200
John NygrenRWI-89$0$9,205
Alvin OttRWI-3$250$1,450
Jim OttRWI-23$0$2,875
Joe ParisiDWI-48$250$390
Sandy PaschDWI-22$250$6,485
Kevin PetersenRWI-40$0$3,522
Jerry PetrowskiRWI-86$250$9,444
Mark PocanDWI-78$500$1,450
Sondy Pope-RobertsDWI-79$0$1,085
Don PridemoreRWI-99$0$1,985
Mark RadcliffeDWI-92$500$4,175
Kitty RhoadesRWI-30$0$800
Jon RichardsDWI-19$0$3,850
Keith RippRWI-47$250$7,250
Roger RothRWI-56$0$0
Kelda Helen RoysDWI-81$250$2,400
Marlin SchneiderDWI-72$0$450
Donna SeidelDWI-85$750$6,200
Mike SheridanDWI-44$0$12,170
Gary ShermanDWI-74$0$875
Jennifer ShillingDWI-95$0$2,750
Christine SinickiDWI-20$0$500
Jeff SmithDWI-93$250$6,800
Jim SoletskiDWI-88$263$1,900
Richard SpanbauerRWI-53$250$1,900
Tony StaskunasDWI-15$250$2,055
John SteinbrinkDWI-65$0$1,100
Jeff StoneRWI-82$500$5,175
Pat StrachotaRWI-58$0$4,250
Scott SuderRWI-69$0$6,125
Gary TauchenRWI-6$250$1,800
Barbara TolesDWI-17$600$250
John TownsendRWI-52$0$0
Robert TurnerDWI-61$1,000$250
Terry Van AkkerenDWI-26$0$2,150
Karl Van RoyRWI-90$0$3,850
Robin VosRWI-63$0$18,575
Amy Sue VruwinkDWI-70$375$2,950
Leah VukmirRWI-14$0$70,655
Annette WilliamsDWI-10$0$0
Mary WilliamsRWI-87$0$8,227
Jeff WoodIWI-67$0$0
Leon YoungDWI-16$100$1,500
Josh ZepnickDWI-9$0$971
Bob ZiegelbauerIWI-25$0$700
Ted ZigmuntDWI-2$250$2,530
Rich ZippererRWI-98$0$10,478

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Joan BallwegRWI-41$0$2,050
Peter BarcaDWI-64$0$3,450
Chuck BenedictDWI-45$0$550
Terese BerceauDWI-76$0$350
Penny Bernard SchaberDWI-57$0$5,660
Garey BiesRWI-1$200$4,325
Spencer BlackDWI-77$0$0
Ed BrooksRWI-50$0$2,300
Fred ClarkDWI-42$200$6,272
Pedro ColonDWI-8$500$2,400
David CullenDWI-13$0$2,850
Chris DanouDWI-91$250$4,791
Brett DavisRWI-80$0$32,891
Kristen DexterDWI-68$250$12,050
Jason FieldsDWI-11$0$100
Jeff FitzgeraldRWI-39$0$16,050
Don FriskeRWI-35$0$0
Phil GarthwaiteDWI-49$613$3,950
Mark GottliebRWI-60$0$2,500
Tamara GrigsbyDWI-18$500$350
Scott GundersonRWI-83$0$5,800
Mark GundrumRWI-84$0$6,625
Gary HeblDWI-46$0$1,408
Steve HilgenbergDWI-51$0$1,150
Gordon HintzDWI-54$0$3,575
Kim HixsonDWI-43$250$1,800
Mark HonadelRWI-21$250$4,750
Ann HraychuckDWI-28$250$7,017
Mary HublerDWI-75$0$0
Mike HuebschRWI-94$500$9,050
Andy JorgensenDWI-37$750$2,325
Dean KaufertRWI-55$0$2,500
Samantha KerkmanRWI-66$250$2,650
Frederick KesslerDWI-12$0$450
Steve KestellRWI-27$0$2,100
Joel KleefischRWI-38$0$3,200
Dan KnodlRWI-24$0$3,750
Bill KramerRWI-97$0$7,740
Peggy KrusickDWI-7$0$250
Dan LeMahieuRWI-59$0$2,800
Thomas LothianRWI-32$0$0
Cory MasonDWI-62$250$2,068
Dan MeyerRWI-34$0$3,900
Nick MilroyDWI-73$500$885
Louis MolepskeDWI-71$250$2,150
Phil MontgomeryRWI-4$0$1,950
Jeff MursauRWI-36$0$2,400
John MurthaRWI-29$0$2,475
Stephen NassRWI-31$0$1,350
Thomas NelsonDWI-5$1,300$22,009
Lee NerisonRWI-96$0$4,000
Scott NewcomerRWI-33$0$200
John NygrenRWI-89$0$9,205
Alvin OttRWI-3$250$1,450
Jim OttRWI-23$0$2,875
Joe ParisiDWI-48$250$390
Sandy PaschDWI-22$250$6,485
Kevin PetersenRWI-40$0$3,522
Jerry PetrowskiRWI-86$250$9,444
Mark PocanDWI-78$500$1,450
Sondy Pope-RobertsDWI-79$0$1,085
Don PridemoreRWI-99$0$1,985
Mark RadcliffeDWI-92$500$4,175
Kitty RhoadesRWI-30$0$800
Jon RichardsDWI-19$0$3,850
Keith RippRWI-47$250$7,250
Roger RothRWI-56$0$0
Kelda Helen RoysDWI-81$250$2,400
Marlin SchneiderDWI-72$0$450
Donna SeidelDWI-85$750$6,200
Mike SheridanDWI-44$0$12,170
Gary ShermanDWI-74$0$875
Jennifer ShillingDWI-95$0$2,750
Christine SinickiDWI-20$0$500
Jeff SmithDWI-93$250$6,800
Jim SoletskiDWI-88$263$1,900
Richard SpanbauerRWI-53$250$1,900
Tony StaskunasDWI-15$250$2,055
John SteinbrinkDWI-65$0$1,100
Jeff StoneRWI-82$500$5,175
Pat StrachotaRWI-58$0$4,250
Scott SuderRWI-69$0$6,125
Gary TauchenRWI-6$250$1,800
Barbara TolesDWI-17$600$250
John TownsendRWI-52$0$0
Robert TurnerDWI-61$1,000$250
Terry Van AkkerenDWI-26$0$2,150
Karl Van RoyRWI-90$0$3,850
Robin VosRWI-63$0$18,575
Amy Sue VruwinkDWI-70$375$2,950
Leah VukmirRWI-14$0$70,655
Annette WilliamsDWI-10$0$0
Mary WilliamsRWI-87$0$8,227
Jeff WoodIWI-67$0$0
Leon YoungDWI-16$100$1,500
Josh ZepnickDWI-9$0$971
Bob ZiegelbauerIWI-25$0$700
Ted ZigmuntDWI-2$250$2,530
Rich ZippererRWI-98$0$10,478

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other unions$14,401
Attorneys & law firms$850

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$113,585
Physicians$105,400
Restaurants & drinking establishments$90,507
Hospitals$71,080
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$40,238
Trucking companies & services$12,175
Manufacturing$4,210
Health professionals$4,100
Psychiatrists & psychologists$3,312
Property & casualty insurance$2,360
Health care institutions$1,650
Attorneys & law firms$850
Pro-business organizations$100
General commerce$0
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