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Senate Bill 595

Relating To: Relating to: terminating parental rights based on the parent's incarceration. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/2/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2022

Supporting Documentation
20220202_2022_02_02 SB595 .pdf

Community Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 2/24/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2022

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 1/25/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2022

Comments
SB 595 would disproportionately and unfairly impact parents who have mental illness and break the parental bond with their children without cause. There are already existing grounds for termination of parental rights when needed to protect a child.
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin: the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Notified Date 2/2/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2022

Ho-Chunk Nation Notified Date 2/3/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2022

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/22/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/22/2021

Legal Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/26/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/26/2022

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/6/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/6/2022

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 12/16/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/16/2021

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2022

Comments
The Children and the Law Section of the State Bar of WI supports the adoption of SSA1 to SB 595. The Section does not have a position on the underlying bill.
Wisconsin Association of Family and Children's Agencies Notified Date 12/1/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/1/2021

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 2/3/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2022

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 11/29/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/29/2021

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 2/2/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/2/2022

Lobbying Efforts

No principal has reported any activity on this bill during the current legislative session.