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Assembly Bill 633

Relating To: Relating to: transport for emergency detention.
Bill Text and History
2019 Wisconsin Act 105
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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 12/4/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2019

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 12/10/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/10/2019

Comments
While DRW supports a more humane way to transport, safeguards must be in place to ensure that transport occurs in a manner that protects the rights of people experiencing a mental health crisis and is safe and humane.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB 4633 DRW Testimony Emergency Transport 12 2019.pdf

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources Notified Date 12/16/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/16/2019

Comments
We respect the intent of the bill to provide an alternative way to transport people, but are concerned AB 633 does not include the necessary training requirements for contractors to protect the rights of passengers & ensure the safety of all parties.
League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 12/8/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/8/2019

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 2/25/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/25/2020

Comments
LWV supports more humane procedures for transportation to psychiatric emergency detention. However, we urge stronger requirements on training contract providers in best practices to protect the rights of passengers and ensure safety for all parties.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin Notified Date 12/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/13/2019

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.
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 Chiefs of Police Association Inc Notified Date 12/4/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2019

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 12/9/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/9/2019

Wisconsin EMS Association Notified Date 12/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/15/2019

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 12/4/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2019

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
70.00
2020
January - June
61.00
2020
July - December
4.00
Total 135.00
Alzheimer's Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
Badger State Sheriffs' Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
20.00
2020
January - June
19.00
2020
July - December
Total 39.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15.00
2020
January - June
5.00
2020
July - December
Total 20.00
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5.00
2020
January - June
10.00
2020
July - December
4.00
Total 19.00
Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2.00
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
6.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
21.00
2020
January - June
19.00
2020
July - December
Total 40.00