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Assembly Bill 791

Relating To: Relating to: informed consent for psychotropic medications in nursing homes and community-based residential facilities. (FE)
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 2/1/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2016

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/26/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/26/2016

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources Notified Date 2/5/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/5/2016

Leading Age Wisconsin Notified Date 1/25/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2016

Comments
Opposition removed if Section 3 of the bill is amended to require the prescriber of the psychotropic, not the CBRF, to obtain the signed acknowledgement form. Also oppose ASA 1 to AB 791 and Senate companion bill SB 748
National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 2/9/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/9/2016

Outagamie County Board of Supervisors Notified Date 2/10/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2016

Comments
Outagamie County Board Resolution 134, 2015-16 opposed to this type of legislation.
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/23/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2016

Comments
CBRFs are not nursing homes. CBRFs are not a medical model; they don't have regulatory requirements for MD and nurse staffing. They do not prescribe medications. Most CBRF staff don't have knowledge or expertise to have discussions on psychotropics.
State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/1/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2016

Comments
Elder Law Section actively supports
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Notified Date 1/23/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2016

Comments
CBRFs are not nursing homes. CBRFs are not a medical model; they don't have regulatory requirements for MD and nurse staffing. They do not prescribe medications. Most CBRF staff don't have knowledge or expertise to have discussions on psychotropics.
Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc Notified Date 1/25/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2016

Comments
WHCA is opposed to AB791 as drafted
Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 1/26/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/26/2016

Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 1/24/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/24/2016

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
138.00
2016
July - December
Total 138.00
Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10.00
2016
July - December
Total 10.00
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
Leading Age Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
65.00
2016
July - December
Total 65.00
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
22.00
2016
July - December
Total 22.00
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
16.00
2016
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
17.00
2016
July - December
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
7.00
2016
July - December
Total 7.00