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Assembly Bill 531

Relating To: Relating to: requiring legislation for agencies to take an action to, request federal moneys to, and use state moneys to assist the federal government to implement federal health reform.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/8/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/8/2012

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/9/2012

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 3/13/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/13/2012

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 2/18/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/18/2012

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/23/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2012

Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section
Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 3/14/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/14/2012

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 2/21/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/28/2012

Comments
There needs to be a balance between legislative and executive branch authority. A WCCF blog post explains how AB 531 goes too far in limiting exec. branch authority, particularly with respect to using federal funds when legislators aren't in session.
Against
Report Date
2/28/2012

Comments
www.wiskids.blogspot.com/2012/02/who-should-decide-state-health-care.html
Against
Report Date
2/21/2012

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 2/8/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2012

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 3/14/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/14/2012

WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 2/16/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/16/2012

Lobbying Efforts

No principal has reported any activity on this bill during the current legislative session.