Both houses of the Legislature will be on the floor today, and the Assembly will take up “right to try” legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to get treatments that have yet to win full FDA approval.
The Assembly calendar also includes the CBD oil bill, which would shield from state prosecution those who possess the marijuana extract, which is used to treat seizures.
The chamber also plans to take up several resolutions, including one to honor former Rep. Tom Larson, who died earlier this year after a battle with cancer.
See the Assembly calendar.
The state Senate, meanwhile, plans to vote on a constitutional amendment that would eliminate the state treasurer’s office.
The Assembly is slated to take up the amendment on Thursday. If it passes both houses this week, it would go to voters in April 2018 for a referendum.
In addition to eliminating the office, the proposal would change the state constitution to replace the treasurer with the lieutenant governor on the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.
The Senate calendar also includes SB 35, which would add juvenile correctional officers to the list of professionals who must report suspected abuse of children. It was proposed following reports of mistreatment of juvenile offenders at a youth prison in northern Wisconsin.
See the Senate calendar.