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Assembly Bill 412

Relating To: Relating to: creating a foster parents' bill of rights. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Ho-Chunk Nation Notified Date 10/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/12/2021

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/30/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/30/2021

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 8/24/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/24/2021

Comments
We could support this bill if the concerns raised by DCF, WAFCA and the Ho Chunk Nation are addressed.
State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/7/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2021

Comments
The Children and the Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin opposes this legislation.
Wisconsin Association of Family and Children's Agencies Notified Date 10/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/12/2021

Comments
WAFCA supports a foster parent bill of rights and believe that embedding this language in statute would inhibit our ability to keep it up to date and aligned with current best practice, open to periodic review and amendments.
Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 10/12/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/12/2021

Comments
Foster parents play a critical role in the child welfare system. However, counties have raised concern about some of the "rights" included in the bill and how they impact child welfare practice.

Lobbying Efforts

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
9.00
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 10.00
Ho-Chunk Nation 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
9.00
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 10.00