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Assembly Bill 791

Relating To: execution of a declaration to physicians, also known as a living will, by a Medical Assistance recipient.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/1/2005

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/29/2005

Comments
The Elder Law Section of the State Bar opposes this legislation because it believes a "living will" is not a value neutral document.
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 12/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/15/2005

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 11/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/23/2005

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 1/19/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/19/2006

Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc Notified Date 11/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/28/2005

Comments
WHCA will simply comment on "living will" information provided at admissions.
Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 11/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/28/2005

Wisconsin Right to Life Inc Notified Date 11/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/7/2005

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17.00
2006
January - June
11.00
2006
July - December
2.00
Total 30.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
11.00
2006
July - December
2.00
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 17.00