AARP

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
To enrich the experience of aging.

Lobbying Interests:
Long-term care and health care servides and benefits, health care consumer protection, utility regulation, insurance regulation, campaign finance.

Title:
Associate SD, Advocacy

Contact
HMD
Helen Marks Dicks
222 W Washington Ave, Ste 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 286-6337
(608) 251-7612
hmdicks@aarp.org
http://www.aarp.org/wi

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Sam Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/8/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Lisa Lamkins Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/8/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Helen Marks Dicks Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/8/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 70
Assembly Bill 70
Relating to: creation of a private retirement security plan and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2015
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 222
Assembly Bill 222
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/18/2015
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
many older adults rely on others on a perment or temporary bases for help with shopping or to do thier shopping. This bill may create a barrier to helping those people and prevent thier caregivers from providing this service. Providing information
Assembly Bill 610
Assembly Bill 610
Relating to: supplemental forfeitures for trade and consumer protection violations perpetrated against the elderly and disabled and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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 783
Assembly Bill 783
Relating to: funding for a virtual dementia tour license and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 784
Assembly Bill 784
Relating to: funding for the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 785
Assembly Bill 785
Relating to: dementia specialist certification program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 786
Assembly Bill 786
Relating to: report on dementia crisis unit pilot program and placement of individuals with dementia. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 272

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 787
Assembly Bill 787
Relating to: funding for respite care under the Alzheimer's Family and Caregiver Support Program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 273

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 788
Assembly Bill 788
Relating to: funding for dementia care specialists in aging and disability resource centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 789
Assembly Bill 789
Relating to: continuing legal and judicial education on elder law-related issues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 790
Assembly Bill 790
Relating to: dementia training grants for mobile crisis teams and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 274

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 791
Assembly Bill 791
Relating to: informed consent for psychotropic medications in nursing homes and community-based residential facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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 792
Assembly Bill 792
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
2/10/2016
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 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: designating a lay caregiver during a hospital admission.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/22/2015
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.
Senate Bill 45
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: creation of a private retirement security plan and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2015
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 485
Senate Bill 485
Relating to: supplemental forfeitures for trade and consumer protection violations perpetrated against the elderly and disabled and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 252

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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 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
2/10/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Medical Assistance - Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - Administration

Notification Date
3/30/2015
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
Oppose changes to SEniorCare and Family Care/IRIS and ADRCs. Support the inclusion of MA expansion in the budget.

Health Services: Medical Assistance - General
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - General

Notification Date
7/22/2015
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.

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
7/22/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB-4206 Funding for Respite Care (Bernier, Kathleen (R)) Funding for respite care under the Alzheimer's Family and Caregiver Support Program and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4206 Funding for Respite Care (Bernier, Kathleen (R)) Funding for respite care under the Alzheimer's Family and Caregiver Support Program and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-4208 Dementia Care Specialists (Novak, Todd (R)) Funding for dementia care specialists in aging and disability resource centers and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4208 Dementia Care Specialists (Novak, Todd (R)) Funding for dementia care specialists in aging and disability resource centers and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-3800 Continuing Ed on Elder Law-Related Issues (Macco, John (R)) Continuing legal and judicial education on elder law-related issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3800 Continuing Ed on Elder Law-Related Issues (Macco, John (R)) Continuing legal and judicial education on elder law-related issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-4478 Virtual Dementia Tour License Funding (Tittl, Paul (R)) Funding for a virtual dementia tour license and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4478 Virtual Dementia Tour License Funding (Tittl, Paul (R)) Funding for a virtual dementia tour license and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-4469 Funding for Alzheimer's Research Center (Hesselbein, Dianne (D)) Funding for the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4469 Funding for Alzheimer's Research Center (Hesselbein, Dianne (D)) Funding for the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-4306 Dementia Training Grants (Jagler, John (R)) Dementia training grants for mobile crisis teams and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4306 Dementia Training Grants (Jagler, John (R)) Dementia training grants for mobile crisis teams and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-4134 Referrals for Subjects of Alerts (Skowronski, Ken (R)) Referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4134 Referrals for Subjects of Alerts (Skowronski, Ken (R)) Referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-1724 Informed Consent for Medications (Rohrkaste, Mike (R)) Informed consent for psychotropic medications in nursing homes and community-based residential facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1724 Informed Consent for Medications (Rohrkaste, Mike (R)) Informed consent for psychotropic medications in nursing homes and community-based residential facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

LRB-4459 Dementia Crisis Unit Pilot Program Report (Rohrkaste, Mike (R)) Report on dementia crisis unit pilot program and placement of individuals with dementia.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4459 Dementia Crisis Unit Pilot Program Report (Rohrkaste, Mike (R)) Report on dementia crisis unit pilot program and placement of individuals with dementia.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$46,327.23
2015
July - December
$36,634.98
2016
January - June
$29,346.90
2016
July - December
$11,323.00
Total $123,632.10
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
176.50
2015
July - December
185.00
2016
January - June
164.00
2016
July - December
45.50
Total 571.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
439.00
2015
July - December
299.50
2016
January - June
212.50
2016
July - December
93.50
Total 1044.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: designating a lay caregiver during a hospital admission.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: creation of a private retirement security plan and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %
Relating to: supplemental forfeitures for trade and consumer protection violations perpetrated against the elderly and disabled and providing a penalty. (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
Total 1 %
Relating to: supplemental forfeitures for trade and consumer protection violations perpetrated against the elderly and disabled and providing a penalty. (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
Total 1 %
Relating to: creation of a private retirement security plan and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: funding for dementia care specialists in aging and disability resource centers and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: funding for respite care under the Alzheimer's Family and Caregiver Support Program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
70 %
2015
July - December
50 %
2016
January - June
65 %
2016
July - December
65 %
Total 62 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
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
5 %
Total < 1%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures