Leading Age Wisconsin (formerly WI Assn of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Nursing facilities, housing and other health related facilities and services owned and/or sponsored by religious, fraternal, labor, private and government organizations.

Lobbying Interests:
Proposed legislation regarding nursing facilities, CBRFs, Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC); Family care; Independent Living facilities and other health care related issues; administrative rules and regulations in DHFS, DOR, OCI, and Reg. & Licensing. 2011-13 Governor's budget bill; DHFS Long-Term care redesign. 2009 Budget Adjustment Bill

CEO Name:
John Sauer
Financial Services Director

Contact
BS
Brian Schoeneck
204 S Hamilton St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-7060
(608) 255-7064
bschoeneck@leadingageWI.org
http://www.LeadingAgeWI.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
John R Sauer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Thomas Ramsey Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Brian Schoeneck Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of info...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/13/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 10

Other
Notification Date
3/14/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of info...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 2

For
Notification Date
1/13/2011
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 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2011
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.
Comments
WAHSA cannot take a position unless it is clarified as to whether nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior apartments have the option to permit or prohibit the carrying of concealed weapons in their facilities.
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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 302
Assembly Bill 302
Relating to: regulation of nursing homes, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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 345
Assembly Bill 345
Relating to: arbitration agreements used by long-term care facilities, civil and criminal actions against health care providers and long-term care providers, use in civil and criminal actions and confidentiality of incident and occurrence reports, use as e...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/23/2011
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 471
Assembly Bill 471
Relating to: changing terminology for those with an intellectual disability.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2012
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 477
Assembly Bill 477
Relating to: removing cap on enrollment of Family Care and other long-term care programs.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/3/2012
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 90
Senate Bill 90
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2011
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.
Comments
WAHSA cannot take a position unless it is clarified as to whether nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior apartments have the option to permit or prohibit the carrying of concealed weapons in their facilities.
Senate Bill 93
Senate Bill 93
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 35

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2011
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.
Comments
WAHSA cannot take a position unless it is clarified as to whether nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior apartments have the option to permit or prohibit the carrying of concealed weapons in their facilities.
Senate Bill 212
Senate Bill 212
Relating to: regulation of nursing homes, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 70

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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 377
Senate Bill 377
Relating to: changing terminology for those with an intellectual disability.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 126

For
Notification Date
2/3/2012
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 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: removing cap on enrollment of Family Care and other long-term care programs.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 127

Other
Notification Date
2/3/2012
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
7/29/2011
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 Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
7/29/2011
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 Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs

Notification Date
7/29/2011
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

Care and treatment of individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Care and treatment of individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/19/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Health and Family Services: Actions involving the DHS Division of Quality Assurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health and Family Services: Actions involving the DHS Division of Quality Assurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/29/2011
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
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long Term Care Programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/29/2011
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.

Medicaid reimbursement for nursing homes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid reimbursement for nursing homes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2011
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.

Nursing home regulatory reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nursing home regulatory reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2011
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

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$45,760.00
2011
July - December
$42,771.00
2012
January - June
$38,548.00
2012
July - December
$55,020.00
Total $182,099.00
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
154.25
2011
July - December
139.00
2012
January - June
138.50
2012
July - December
207.50
Total 639.25
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
323.50
2011
July - December
294.25
2012
January - June
244.75
2012
July - December
315.75
Total 1178.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
1 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for former law enforcement officers; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of information regarding health care providers; reporting of quality indicators identifying individual hospitals; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents; evidence of lay and expert witnesses; damages for frivolous claims; and punitive damage awards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: arbitration agreements used by long-term care facilities, civil and criminal actions against health care providers and long-term care providers, use in civil and criminal actions and confidentiality of incident and occurrence reports, use as evidence of records given to a regulatory agency, use in criminal actions of records of reviews and evaluations of health care providers, limits on noneconomic damages, limits on punitive damages, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of nursing homes, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
26 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: removing cap on enrollment of Family Care and other long-term care programs.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
50 %
2011
July - December
34 %
2012
January - June
45 %
2012
July - December
42 %
Total 43 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
18 %
2011
July - December
16 %
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
23 %
Total 20 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
20 %
2011
July - December
21 %
2012
January - June
26 %
2012
July - December
26 %
Total 23 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
9 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures