Legislative Efforts

Bills And Resolutions

Principals do not report on the budget under the bill number, but by Budget Bill Subjects as published by the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.  You can search for Budget Bill Subjects from the left-hand menu. 

Assembly Bill 1038

Relating To: Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2019 Wisconsin Act 185
Add to a FOCUS Subscription

Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AbbVie, Inc. Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/13/2020

Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Alzheimer's Association Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/17/2020

Comments
Concerned about provisions reducing the training requirements for CNAs
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Notified Date 6/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/12/2020

Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/15/2020

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 4/16/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/16/2020

Badger Institute Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Badger State Sheriffs' Association Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/17/2020

Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Centene Corporation on behalf of its affiliates and subsidiaries Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/17/2020

Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/15/2020

Dental Crafters, Inc. Notified Date 4/27/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/27/2020

Disability Service Provider Network Notified Date 5/18/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/18/2020

Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Gundersen Health System Notified Date 4/20/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/20/2020

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Hometown Pharmacy Partnerships LLC Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions Notified Date 4/24/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/24/2020

K12 Inc Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

LeadingAge Wisconsin Notified Date 4/20/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/20/2020

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Marshfield Clinic Health System Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/15/2020

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Midwest Hardware Association Inc Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/16/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/16/2020

Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 4/20/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/20/2020

Comments
Support for the Presumption Provisions of Workers Compensation and oppose any efforts to weaken the provision.
Sanofi US (FKA Sanofi-Aventis) Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

School Choice Wisconsin Action Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/15/2020

Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company Notified Date 4/27/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/27/2020

SSM Health Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/15/2020

The Arc Wisconsin Notified Date 4/16/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/16/2020

Comments
The Arc Wisconsin appreciates support for additional flexibility and actions taken to draw down federal funds. We have concerns about the need for funds and directed support for people with disabilities/providers/workers in HCBS.
Supporting Documentation
20200416_SurvivalCoalition_ExtSessionCOVID_041020 (1).pdf

United HealthCare Services Inc. Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/17/2020

Waste Management Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/15/2020

Waukesha County Business Alliance Inc Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/17/2020

WEC Energy Group, Inc. Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Apartment Association (formerly Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/15/2020

Comments
WAA and it's COVID-19 Task Force will continue to be a resource to all decision makers on the matters relating to public health and housing. We are supportive of the major measures in the legislation. We will educate our members on AB 1038 impacts.
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Notified Date 4/20/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/20/2020

Wisconsin Association for Home Health Care, Inc Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Association of Fairs Notified Date 4/16/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/16/2020

Wisconsin Association of Family and Children's Agencies Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/15/2020

Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/15/2020

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Auctioneers Association Notified Date 5/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/17/2020

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/15/2020

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Notified Date 4/24/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/24/2020

Wisconsin Civil Justice Council, Inc Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Community Action Program Association Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/15/2020

Comments
WISCAP is supportive of the major policy facets of the legislation. WISCAP is additionally supportive of addressing needed economic and job development matters in a future bill.
Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/15/2020

Comments
We support changes to Medicaid to access enhanced federal funding and submitting a waiver for MA flexibility, but are disappointed by lack of funding for health care workers, public health, food banks, or care for senior/persons with disabilities.
https://www.votervoice.net/WICOC/campaigns/73400/respond
Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Dells Visitors and Convention Bureau Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Hospital Association Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/17/2020

Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/15/2020

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 4/23/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/23/2020

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/17/2020

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Pork Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/15/2020

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Comments
We support the bill’s extension of worker’s compensation benefits to first responders. We also support broadening the bill to cover other critical workforce members.
Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Notified Date 4/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/17/2020

Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists Notified Date 4/24/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/24/2020

Wisconsin Soybean Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 4/30/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/30/2020

Comments
We are opposed to the inclusion of the reduction for the training hour requirement for CNAs and opposed to the narrowing of the presumption of worker's comp coverage for frontline workers. We call for the full repeal of the 1 week UI waiting period.
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Comments
WUA supports the provision extending the heating season year around for LIHEAP applicants.
Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/14/2020

WPPI Energy Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/14/2020

Comments
We strongly support authorizing BCPL trust fund loans for use by municipal utilities
WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 4/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/14/2020

Comments
WPS objects to the provisions pertaining to surprise medical billing.
YWCA Madison Notified Date 4/15/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/15/2020

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
2020
January - June
2055.00
2020
July - December
77.00
Total 2132.00
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
61.00
2020
July - December
Total 61.00
Alzheimer's Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
26.00
2020
July - December
Total 26.00
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
31.00
2020
July - December
16.00
Total 47.00
Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
35.00
2020
July - December
Total 35.00
Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10.00
2020
July - December
Total 10.00
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
66.00
2020
July - December
Total 66.00
Badger Institute 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
35.00
2020
July - December
Total 35.00
Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
33.00
2020
July - December
Total 33.00
Centene Corporation on behalf of its affiliates and subsidiaries 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5.00
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
53.00
2020
July - December
Total 53.00
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5.00
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
Dental Crafters, Inc. 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5.00
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
K12 Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
11.00
Total 11.00
LeadingAge Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
7.00
2020
July - December
Total 7.00
League of Wisconsin Municipalities 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
98.00
2020
July - December
Total 98.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10.00
2020
July - December
Total 10.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
20.00
Total 20.00
Midwest Hardware Association Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
Total 2.00
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
202.00
2020
July - December
Total 202.00
Sanofi US (FKA Sanofi-Aventis) 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
9.00
2020
July - December
Total 9.00
School Choice Wisconsin Action 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
97.00
2020
July - December
Total 97.00
Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
13.00
2020
July - December
Total 13.00
SSM Health 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
The Arc Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
Total 2.00
United HealthCare Services Inc. 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
Total 2.00
Waste Management 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
31.00
2020
July - December
Total 31.00
Waukesha County Business Alliance Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10.00
2020
July - December
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
19.00
2020
July - December
Total 19.00
Wisconsin Association of Fairs 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
29.00
2020
July - December
Total 29.00
Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
7.00
2020
July - December
4.00
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Auctioneers Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
5.00
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
131.00
2020
July - December
Total 131.00
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20.00
2020
July - December
5.00
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Council of Churches 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
8.00
2020
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Credit Union League 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Hospital Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
426.00
2020
July - December
Total 426.00
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
144.00
2020
July - December
Total 144.00
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
194.00
2020
July - December
Total 194.00
Wisconsin Medical Society 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
93.00
2020
July - December
Total 93.00
Wisconsin Pork Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
7.00
2020
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Professional Police Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
21.00
2020
July - December
Total 21.00
Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
7.00
2020
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10.00
2020
July - December
10.00
Total 20.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
6.00
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
Total 2.00
WPPI Energy 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
25.00
2020
July - December
Total 25.00
WPS Health Insurance 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
16.00
2020
July - December
Total 16.00