ERIC Number: ED338988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct-31
Reference Count: N/A
Legislation on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention. Wisconsin Legislative Council Report No. 13 to the 1991 Legislature.
Sweet, Richard; And Others
Wisconsin legislation on adolescent pregnancy prevention is discussed in this document. The 1991 Senate Bill 324 and Assembly Bill 630, identical bills which relate to adolescent pregnancy prevention, school district instruction in human growth and development, medical assistance services, and making appropriations, are discussed. Part I notes that the Bills make changes in laws relating to: (1) human growth and development instruction; (2) reporting requirements for sexual intercourse or sexual contact involving a child under the child abuse reporting law; (3) medical assistance reimbursement for prescribed oral contraceptives; (4) provider guidelines under the HealthCheck component of Medical Assistance; and (5) patient education materials. Part II discusses committee activity, including assignment, summary of meetings, committee and council votes, and staff materials. Part III describes the bills. Part IV presents other committee action, which include recommendations to personnel of the Department of Health and Social Services, Department of Public Instruction, Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Pregnancy Services board, State Laboratory of Hygiene, and Governor and the Joint Committee on Finance. A bibliography of committee materials is included in the appendix. (80 references) (ABL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.