Wisconsin Assisted Living Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Providers of assisted living - and related businesses.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative rules related to community based residential facilities and other forms of assisted living; registration, certification and licensing of assisted living providers and related businesses; healthcare funding issues and other healthcare related issues such as those related to seniors' housing.

CEO Name:
James Murphy
Executive Director

Contact
JM
James Murphy
2875 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 288-0246
(608) 288-0734
jmurphy@ewala.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2007 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 213
Assembly Bill 213
relating to: a Long-Term Care Partnership Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 493
Assembly Bill 493
relating to: the care and treatment of persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia in residential care facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/29/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 664
Assembly Bill 664
relating to: authorizing access by the long-term care ombudsman or his or her representative to a client or resident in a residential care apartment complex, imposing an annual assessment on certain occupied apartments of residential care apartment complex...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 665
Assembly Bill 665
relating to: specialized medical vehicles and vehicles transporting elderly or disabled persons.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/11/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
2/11/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 863
Assembly Bill 863
relating to: confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of information regarding health care providers; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; and cr...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 32
Senate Bill 32
relating to: diversions under a community integration program of Medical Assistance-eligible persons from imminent entry into nursing homes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 40
Senate Bill 40
relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2007 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2007 Wisconsin Act 20

None
Notification Date
3/12/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 268
Senate Bill 268
relating to: community oversight of residential care centers for children and youth, group homes, community-based residential facilities, and adult family homes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/24/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 283
Senate Bill 283
relating to: the care and treatment of persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia in residential care facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/1/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Board on Aging and Long-Term Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board on Aging and Long-Term Care

Notification Date
1/15/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Care and Treatment Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Care and Treatment Facilities

Notification Date
1/15/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Community Aids and Supportive Living
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Community Aids and Supportive Living

Notification Date
1/15/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs

Notification Date
1/15/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance

Notification Date
1/15/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Oppose: LRB 2963 (Darling\J. Ott: Relating to community oversight of residential care centers for children and youth, group homes, community-based residential facilities, and adult family homes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose: LRB 2963 (Darling\J. Ott: Relating to community oversight of residential care centers for children and youth, group homes, community-based residential facilities, and adult family homes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/24/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

HFS 83: Community-Based Residential Facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
HFS 83: Community-Based Residential Facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislative proposals relating to Ombudsmen and RCACs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative proposals relating to Ombudsmen and RCACs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/17/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget: Medicaid, CIP, COP, Community Aids and Family Care Reimbursement Rates.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget: Medicaid, CIP, COP, Community Aids and Family Care Reimbursement Rates.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/4/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation meant to control ever increasing liability insurance premiums for home and community-based providers of long-term care services for the elderly, physically disabled and developmentally disabled.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation meant to control ever increasing liability insurance premiums for home and community-based providers of long-term care services for the elderly, physically disabled and developmentally disabled.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/4/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Expansion of Family Care, MCO contracts with service providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of Family Care, MCO contracts with service providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/2/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Funding of Wisconsin long-term care programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding of Wisconsin long-term care programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/2/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2007
January - June
$4,093.94
2007
July - December
$2,376.02
2008
January - June
$2,165.90
2008
July - December
$787.50
Total $9,423.36
Total Hours Communicating 2007
January - June
12.00
2007
July - December
2.75
2008
January - June
16.25
2008
July - December
16.50
Total 47.50
Total Hours Other 2007
January - June
11.00
2007
July - December
10.75
2008
January - June
9.00
2008
July - December
2.75
Total 33.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: the care and treatment of persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia in residential care facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
10 %
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: the care and treatment of persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia in residential care facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
10 %
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: community oversight of residential care centers for children and youth, group homes, community-based residential facilities, and adult family homes.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: authorizing access by the long-term care ombudsman or his or her representative to a client or resident in a residential care apartment complex, imposing an annual assessment on certain occupied apartments of residential care apartment complexes, expanding rights of residents of facilities to include residents of residential care apartment complexes, requiring posting of a notice, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: specialized medical vehicles and vehicles transporting elderly or disabled persons.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of information regarding health care providers; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; and criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
30 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 9 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
30 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 9 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
40 %
2007
July - December
30 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 16 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
40 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 6 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
10 %
2008
January - June
30 %
2008
July - December
75 %
Total 29 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 3 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
25 %
Total 6 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures