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Senate Bill 565

Relating To: Relating to: transport for emergency detention.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alzheimer's Association Notified Date 12/17/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/17/2019

Comments
While we respect the intent of this bill, it does not include necessary training for contractors. Training and safeguards are necessary to protect the rights of individuals experiencing a mental health crisis, and ensure the safety of everyone.
Badger State Sheriffs' Association Notified Date 2/3/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2020

City of Madison Notified Date 11/27/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/27/2019

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 1/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/12/2020

Comments
While DRW supports a more humane way to transport, it is vital that DHS develop criteria for transport companies to ensure transport occurs in a manner that protects the rights of people experiencing a mental health crisis and is safe and humane.
League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/20/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/20/2020

National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin Notified Date 1/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/17/2020

Comments
NAMI Wisconsin supports finding solutions to our ED transport system but believes trauma-informed responses, best practices and standards for training need to be upheld in statute. We support the amendment to allow DHS to create such standards.
Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Notified Date 12/14/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/14/2019

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Notified Date 12/9/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/9/2019

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 1/19/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2020

Wisconsin EMS Association Notified Date 12/19/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/19/2019

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 12/9/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/9/2019

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 1/8/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/8/2020

Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Notified Date 2/3/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2020

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
9.00
2020
January - June
15.00
2020
July - December
Total 24.00
City of Madison 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5.00
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5.00
2020
January - June
10.00
2020
July - December
Total 15.00
Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
3.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3.00