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Assembly Bill 559

Relating To: Relating to: grounds for finding a child in need of protection or services or for terminating parental rights, right to a jury trial in a termination of parental rights proceeding, and permanency plan reviews. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - WI Section Notified Date 10/28/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/28/2019

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/29/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/29/2019

Comments
We support the bill's provision that eliminates the jury trial in a TPR proceeding.
Dane County Notified Date 11/1/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2019

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 10/29/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/29/2019

Comments
DRW supports a slower process to consider these bills that will allow policy makers to carefully consider the impact of proposals on parents with disabilities and children with significant disabilities. Testimony attached.
Supporting Documentation
20191029_DRW Comments Adoption 102019 and 082019.pdf

Ho-Chunk Nation Notified Date 10/30/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/30/2019

Comments
Appreciate/Support the tribally focused Amendments; Object to Overall Bill.
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/31/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/31/2019

Comments
Supports the Sub Amendment but still opposes the bill.`
Oneida Nation Notified Date 10/31/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/31/2019

Stockbridge-Munsee Community Notified Date 12/2/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/2/2019

Wisconsin Association of Family and Children's Agencies Notified Date 10/29/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/29/2019

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 10/28/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/28/2019

Lobbying Efforts

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
124.00
2020
January - June
67.00
2020
July - December
Total 191.00
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - WI Section 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10.00
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 14.00
Dane County 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
34.00
2020
January - June
16.00
2020
July - December
Total 50.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
3.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3.00
Ho-Chunk Nation 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
11.00
2020
January - June
11.00
2020
July - December
Total 22.00
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
66.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 66.00
Stockbridge-Munsee Community 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
36.00
2020
July - December
Total 36.00