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Assembly Bill 698

Relating To: background checks for personal care workers.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 1/31/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/31/2008

Community Alliance of Providers of Wisconsin (CAPOW) Notified Date 1/22/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/22/2008

Comments
Personal care providers treated different than other LTC providers (2-year check, inform on “any information the agency obtains concerning the caregiver’s criminal history”. Employer liability of employment discrimination issues.
Independence First Inc Notified Date 1/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/29/2008

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Inc Notified Date 1/22/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/22/2008

National Private Duty Association - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 1/16/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/16/2008

Residential Services Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/22/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/6/2008

Comments
Places highest standards on lowest paid healthcare workers. Does not require indepenent personal care entities do the same criminal background checks or disclosures, let alone other healthcare workers. It's unfair.
Other
Report Date
1/22/2008

Comments
Personal care providers treated different than other LTC providers (2-year check, inform on “any information the agency obtains concerning the caregiver’s criminal history”. Employer liability of employment discrimination issues.
Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy Notified Date 2/13/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2008

Other
Report Date
2/13/2008

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 1/24/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2008

Against
Report Date
1/24/2008

Comments
need to just expand current WI Caregiver's Law to include employers of licensed and certified personal care attendants
Wisconsin Personal Services Alternatives Inc (WPSA) Notified Date 1/21/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/22/2008

Other
Report Date
1/21/2008

Lobbying Efforts

  2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
69.00
2008
July - December
9.00
Total 78.00
Community Alliance of Providers of Wisconsin (CAPOW) 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
5.00
2008
July - December
Total 5.00
Independence First Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
5.00
2008
July - December
3.00
Total 8.00
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
18.00
2008
July - December
Total 18.00
National Private Duty Association - Wisconsin Chapter 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
4.00
2008
July - December
Total 4.00
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
11.00
2008
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
7.00
2008
July - December
6.00
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Personal Services Alternatives Inc (WPSA) 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
19.00
2008
July - December
Total 19.00