Disability Rights Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Persons with disabilties and their families.

Lobbying Interests:
Health, social services, education, civil rights, guardianship, commitment, mental health, long-term care, treatment facilities, corrections, employment, transportation, Medicaid, other programs and services related to persons with disabilities, mental illness, and the Deaf community.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
DI
Daniel Idzikowski
131 West Wilson St, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 267-0214
dan.idzikowski@drwi.org
http://www.disabilityrightswi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Dan Idzikowski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/1/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Kristin Kerschensteiner Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/3/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Sarah A Flaschberger Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/3/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Lisa Pugh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/9/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Barbara Beckert Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/9/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Mary E Panzer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/3/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Mitchell Hagopian Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/15/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: a school review system, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/15/2015
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.
Comments
We appreciate the opportunity to provide input on this bill.
Supporting Documentation
20150115_Disability Rights Wisconsin Testimony on AB 1 - School Accountability.pdf

Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/22/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 52
Assembly Bill 52
Relating to: creating the criminal justice coordinating council, providing grants to certain county or tribal criminal justice projects, home detention for probation, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: online instruction provided by driver schools licensed by the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 70

For
Notification Date
4/10/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 112
Assembly Bill 112
Relating to: the authority of physician assistants and advanced practice nurse prescribers regarding testing and information required for making disability determinations under certain hunting and fishing approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resou...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 97

For
Notification Date
4/10/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 143
Assembly Bill 143
Relating to: regulation of transportation network companies, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 16

Other
Notification Date
4/10/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20150410_DRW position on AB 143 and SB 106.pdf

Assembly Bill 194
Assembly Bill 194
Relating to: requiring the successful completion of the civics portion of a citizenship test as a condition for obtaining a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/5/2015
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.
Comments
Disability Rights Wisconsin is concerned with lack of guarantee of testing accommodations provided to students with disabilities who must take this high stakes test in order to graduate. Concern will result in fewer graduates with disabilities.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/17/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20150817_DRW comments on AB 222.pdf

Assembly Bill 236
Assembly Bill 236
Relating to: tax-exempt accounts for qualified expenses incurred by individuals with disabilities and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 378
Assembly Bill 378
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance and who has not been charged with certain violent offenses, and has not, after previously being convicted of a crime or adjudicated...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 414
Assembly Bill 414
Relating to: eligibility for and premiums under the Medical Assistance purchase plan and disregarding assets in an independence account and retirement benefits for purposes of determining eligibility and cost-sharing requirements under a number of Medical ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/2/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 429
Assembly Bill 429
Relating to: referral of cases of suspected or threatened child abuse or neglect to the sheriff or police department, coordination of the investigation of those cases, and referral of those cases to the district attorney for criminal prosecution. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/15/2015
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.
Comments
Seeking improvements to the investigative process to ensure accommodations and protections for people with disabilities including children.
Assembly Bill 431
Assembly Bill 431
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/15/2015
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.
Comments
Seeking improvements to the investigative process to ensure accommodations and protections for people with disabilities including children.
Assembly Bill 453
Assembly Bill 453
Relating to: requiring the Family Care benefit and self-directed services option to be provided in Rock County. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 127

For
Notification Date
11/2/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 488
Assembly Bill 488
Relating to: requiring an evaluation by a local educational agency of whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 517
Assembly Bill 517
Relating to: reporting crimes and other incidents that occur on school property, on school transportation, and at school sanctioned events and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/16/2015
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.
Comments
Disability Rights Wisconsin supports transparency in data reporting across all schools.
Assembly Bill 614
Assembly Bill 614
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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.
Comments
People with disabilities who have been incarcerated face many barriers to employment. DRW supports this positive step to address some barriers to employment, by creating a process to grant certificates of qualification for employment.
Assembly Bill 667
Assembly Bill 667
Relating to: model procedures for investigating reports of abuse or neglect involving children with disabilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 365

For
Notification Date
1/12/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 710
Assembly Bill 710
Relating to: stipends for the Wisconsin Council on Mental Health. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2016
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.
Supporting Documentation
20160128_DRW position AB 710 2016.pdf

Assembly Bill 731
Assembly Bill 731
Relating to: repealing the authority to create ABLE accounts in this state and creating tax benefits for contributions to ABLE accounts in other states. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 312

None
Notification Date
2/21/2016
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.
Comments
We support competition in the ABLE account market to give people with disabilities and families greater choices. Working with Rep. Macco on FAQ to help Wisconsinites access ABLE accounts sooner.
Assembly Bill 746
Assembly Bill 746
Relating to: creation of a committee to study the model used by the state of Missouri to provide rehabilitation for juveniles adjudicated delinquent who are in need of restrictive custodial treatment and to prepare a plan for the development and implementa...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/22/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 856
Assembly Bill 856
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2016
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.
Comments
DRW supports allowing current MCOs with a proven track record being offered the ability to enter the new long-term care market as an IHA. The goal of long term care redesign should be improving care with least amount of disruption for participants.
Assembly Bill 885
Assembly Bill 885
Relating to: the Department of Revenue collecting debt for a county and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/18/2016
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.
Supporting Documentation
20160218_DRW AB885 comments.pdf

Senate Bill 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: the school and school district accountability report, chronically failing schools and school districts, and educational options information. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20150128_Disability Rights Wisconsin Testimony on SB 1 - School Accountability.docx

Senate Bill 106
Senate Bill 106
Relating to: regulation of transportation network companies, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/10/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20150410_DRW position on AB 143 and SB 106.pdf

Senate Bill 181
Senate Bill 181
Relating to: competency determination hearings and commitment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/17/2015
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.
Senate Bill 280
Senate Bill 280
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance and who has not been charged with certain violent offenses, and has not, after previously being convicted of a crime or adjudicated...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2015
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.
Senate Bill 293
Senate Bill 293
Relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 153

Other
Notification Date
10/13/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20151013_DRW comments on behavioral health proposals Oct 2015.pdf

Senate Bill 324
Senate Bill 324
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/2/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20151102_Disability Rights WI - SB 324 SB 326 - Child Abuse - 10-22-15.pdf

Senate Bill 326
Senate Bill 326
Relating to: referral of cases of suspected or threatened child abuse or neglect to the sheriff or police department, coordination of the investigation of those cases, and referral of those cases to the district attorney for criminal prosecution. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/2/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20151102_Disability Rights WI - SB 324 SB 326 - Child Abuse - 10-22-15.pdf

Senate Bill 482
Senate Bill 482
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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.
Comments
People with disabilities who have been incarcerated face many barriers to employment. DRW supports this positive step to address some barriers to employment, by creating a process to grant certificates of qualification for employment.
Senate Bill 574
Senate Bill 574
Relating to: model procedures for investigating reports of abuse or neglect involving children with disabilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Senate Bill 604
Senate Bill 604
Relating to: repealing the authority to create ABLE accounts in this state and creating tax benefits for contributions to ABLE accounts in other states. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2016
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.
Comments
We support competition in the ABLE account market to give people with disabilities and families greater choices. Working with Rep. Macco on FAQ to help Wisconsinites access ABLE accounts sooner.
Senate Bill 687
Senate Bill 687
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 215

For
Notification Date
2/4/2016
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.
Comments
DRW supports allowing current MCOs with a proven track record being offered the ability to enter the new long-term care market as an IHA. The goal of long term care redesign should be improving care with least amount of disruption for participants.

Budget Bill Subjects

Children and Families: Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Children and Families

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Corrections: Adult Corrections
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Adult Corrections

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Corrections: Juvenile Corrections
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Juvenile Corrections

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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 Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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 Services: Institutions and Mental Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Institutions and Mental Health

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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 Services: Medical Assistance - General
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - General

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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 Services: Medical Assistance - Long-Term Care Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - Long-Term Care Services

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
6/18/2015
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.

Comments
Joint Finance Hearing Testimony

Supporting Documentation
20150618_Joint Finance Testimony Education-Sally.pdf

Public Instruction: Categorical Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Categorical Aids

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter, and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter, and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Public Instruction: District Operations and Standards
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: District Operations and Standards

Notification Date
6/18/2015
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.

Comments
Contact about New Opportunities Program for MPS Schools to Dale Kooyenga.

Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Identification of children with significant developmental delay (SDD) SS 007-15
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)
Subject
Identification of children with significant developmental delay (SDD) SS 007-15
Scope Statement
SS 007_15
Other
Notification Date
6/18/2015
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.

Supporting Documentation
20150618_DPI PI 11 Comment.docx

Permanent revisions to PI 34 related to Emergency Rule 1623
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)
Subject
Permanent revisions to PI 34 related to Emergency Rule 1623
Scope Statement
SS 087_16
Other
Notification Date
10/17/2016
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.

Supporting Documentation
20161017_PI 34 Comments.pdf

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017-2019 biennial budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2017-2019 biennial budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/23/2016
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 Care Assistant proposal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care Assistant proposal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/12/2016
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.

child abuse and neglect
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
child abuse and neglect

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2016
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.

Seclusion and Restraint in Schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Seclusion and Restraint in Schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/10/2015
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.

Children's Mental Health - Urban Education Task Force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Children's Mental Health - Urban Education Task Force

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/2/2015
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.

LRB 2586/1 and LRB 3370/1, relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2586/1 and LRB 3370/1, relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/5/2015
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.

Supporting Documentation
20151005_DRW comments on behavioral health proposals sept 2015.pdf


Non-emergency Medical Transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Non-emergency Medical Transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/9/2015
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.

Task Force on Urban Education - impacts on students with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Task Force on Urban Education - impacts on students with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/14/2015
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.

Revisions to Long-Term Care System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revisions to Long-Term Care System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/11/2015
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.

Prenatal Test Information
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prenatal Test Information

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/11/2015
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.

Compulsory School Attendance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compulsory School Attendance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/11/2015
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.

Academic Career Planning Rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Academic Career Planning Rules

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/18/2015
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.

Supporting Documentation
20150618_ACP Testimony.docx


2015 Budget Bill - creation of Children's Community Options Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2015 Budget Bill - creation of Children's Community Options Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/16/2015
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.

Special Education Eligibility Changes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Special Education Eligibility Changes

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Implementation of Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Implementation of federal Home and Community-Based Settings Rule
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of federal Home and Community-Based Settings Rule

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Improving Community-Based Supports for Children with Significant Disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving Community-Based Supports for Children with Significant Disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Voucher Schools - Considerations for Students with Disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Voucher Schools - Considerations for Students with Disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Improving Youth Transition Policies for Students with Disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving Youth Transition Policies for Students with Disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Open Enrollment Policies for Students with Disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Open Enrollment Policies for Students with Disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Quality Education for Students with Disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Quality Education for Students with Disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Report of the Legislative Audit Bureau to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Report of the Legislative Audit Bureau to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

Psychiatric Advanced Directive
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Psychiatric Advanced Directive

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

Mental health services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental health services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

long term care for people with disabilities including Family Care, IRIS, and children's long term care services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
long term care for people with disabilities including Family Care, IRIS, and children's long term care services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

transportation for people with disabilities including transit, specialized transportation, and non-emergency medical transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transportation for people with disabilities including transit, specialized transportation, and non-emergency medical transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

Medicaid services for people with disabilities, including expansion under federal health care reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid services for people with disabilities, including expansion under federal health care reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

School accountability for students with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School accountability for students with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/3/2014
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.

LRB-3218/1 will expand an Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Program throughout Wisconsin to assist individuals experiencing mental illness in becoming gainfully employed
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3218/1 will expand an Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Program throughout Wisconsin to assist individuals experiencing mental illness in becoming gainfully employed

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2014
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.

Milwaukee County mental health system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Milwaukee County mental health system

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$60,759.15
2015
July - December
$14,637.09
2016
January - June
$22,826.83
2016
July - December
$16,450.46
Total $114,673.53
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
255.90
2015
July - December
90.50
2016
January - June
153.25
2016
July - December
71.75
Total 571.40
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
823.10
2015
July - December
184.25
2016
January - June
289.00
2016
July - December
230.75
Total 1527.10

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: tax-exempt accounts for qualified expenses incurred by individuals with disabilities and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
8 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the school and school district accountability report, chronically failing schools and school districts, and educational options information. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
3 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: requiring the successful completion of the civics portion of a citizenship test as a condition for obtaining a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring an evaluation by a local educational agency of whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds, and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eligibility for and premiums under the Medical Assistance purchase plan and disregarding assets in an independence account and retirement benefits for purposes of determining eligibility and cost-sharing requirements under a number of Medical Assistance and long-term care programs. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
3 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: referral of cases of suspected or threatened child abuse or neglect to the sheriff or police department, coordination of the investigation of those cases, and referral of those cases to the district attorney for criminal prosecution. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: referral of cases of suspected or threatened child abuse or neglect to the sheriff or police department, coordination of the investigation of those cases, and referral of those cases to the district attorney for criminal prosecution. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: creating the criminal justice coordinating council, providing grants to certain county or tribal criminal justice projects, home detention for probation, and making appropriations.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: repealing the authority to create ABLE accounts in this state and creating tax benefits for contributions to ABLE accounts in other states. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: repealing the authority to create ABLE accounts in this state and creating tax benefits for contributions to ABLE accounts in other states. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: model procedures for investigating reports of abuse or neglect involving children with disabilities. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: model procedures for investigating reports of abuse or neglect involving children with disabilities. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
6 %
2016
July - December
2 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance and who has not been charged with certain violent offenses, and has not, after previously being convicted of a crime or adjudicated delinquent, been charged with a crime or alleged in a complaint or citation to have violated a civil law or municipal ordinance, is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: competency determination hearings and commitment. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance and who has not been charged with certain violent offenses, and has not, after previously being convicted of a crime or adjudicated delinquent, been charged with a crime or alleged in a complaint or citation to have violated a civil law or municipal ordinance, is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
3 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
6 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
43 %
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total 24 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
3 %
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
6 %
2016
July - December
15 %
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
7 %
2016
July - December
3 %
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
4 %
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
3 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
4 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
3 %
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
9 %
2016
January - June
22 %
2016
July - December
9 %
Total 7 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
18 %
2016
January - June
24 %
2016
July - December
Total 7 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
4 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures