Wisconsin Association of Family & Childrens Agencies

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Membership association of private agencies that work to improve the lives of families and children in Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
Our association, which includes private agencies who provide counseling and other social services for families and children throughout the state, may attempt to influence policy initiatives in the following areas: community aids, youth aids, child welfare, child abuse and neglect prevention, medical assistance, FamilyCare, long term support, and education issues related to at-risk children and their families.

CEO Name:
Linda Hall
Executive Director

Contact
LH
Linda Hall
131 W Wilson St, Ste 901
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-5939
(608) 257-6067
lhall@wafca.org
http://www.wafca.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/17/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Jason Bauknecht Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/17/2014 Withdrawn On 3/2/2015
Linda Hall Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/22/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Kathy Markeland Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/22/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Bill Neville Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/2/2015 Withdrawn On 5/6/2016

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 10
Assembly Bill 10
Relating to: jurisdiction in matters relating to domestic abuse restraining orders and injunctions, child and at-risk adult abuse restraining orders and injunctions, and harassment restraining orders and injunctions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 4

For
Notification Date
2/2/2015
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 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: jurisdiction and venue in adoption proceedings and investigation of suitability of a home for adoption of a child. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 378

For
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 40
Assembly Bill 40
Relating to: preadoption preparation requirements and referrals to postadoption resource centers.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 379

For
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: readoption of a child adopted by a resident of this state under an order of a court of a foreign jurisdiction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 380

For
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 42
Assembly Bill 42
Relating to: including a statement as to whether a child has been adopted in a petition for a proceeding under the Children's Code or Juvenile Justice Code, in a petition for guardianship of a minor, in an informal disposition under the Children's Code or ...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 381

For
Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 51
Assembly Bill 51
Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the department of children and families and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/10/2015
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 169
Assembly Bill 169
Relating to: immunity from civil liability for certain equine activities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/2/2015
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 193
Assembly Bill 193
Relating to: the notification of relatives when a child is removed from the custody of the child's parent and placement of a child with a parent of a sibling of the child who has custody of the sibling.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 101

For
Notification Date
5/6/2015
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 267
Assembly Bill 267
Relating to: the investigation of a child abuse report in which a person who is not a caregiver of the child is suspected of permitting, allowing, or encouraging the child to engage in prostitution; and prohibiting prosecuting a person under the age of 18...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/15/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 284
Assembly Bill 284
Relating to: causing or threatening bodily harm to certain child welfare and juvenile justice workers, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/10/2015
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 339
Assembly Bill 339
Relating to: eligibility for monthly subsidized guardianship payments of a person who develops a familial relationship with a child or the child's family during the child's placement in out-of-home care, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedure...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2015
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 406
Assembly Bill 406
Relating to: use of the reasonable and prudent parent standard for making decisions concerning the participation of a child placed in out-of-home care in age or developmentally appropriate activities, permanency planning for a child 14 years of age or over...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2015
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 407
Assembly Bill 407
Relating to: appointment of a successor guardian for a child in need of protection or services and eligibility of a successor guardian for subsidized guardianship payments, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making aut...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2015
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 428
Assembly Bill 428
Relating to: repeated acts of physical abuse of the same child and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/9/2015
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.
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

Against
Notification Date
11/9/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 430
Assembly Bill 430
Relating to: granting victims of certain crimes the right to be accompanied by a victim advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 431
Assembly Bill 431
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/9/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: recodification of the child abuse and neglect reporting law; making probation agents, parole agents, and certain employees, contractors, and volunteers of schools and institutions of higher education mandated reporters of child abuse and negle...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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 528
Assembly Bill 528
Relating to: the disclaimer of parental rights by a birth parent and his or her appearance in court.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/18/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 553
Assembly Bill 553
Relating to: the sales tax exemption for occasional sales by nonprofit organizations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 364

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 657
Assembly Bill 657
Relating to: treatment and diversion programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 388

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 664
Assembly Bill 664
Relating to: mental health services in schools.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 294

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 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 673
Assembly Bill 673
Relating to: creating a program to protect the confidentiality of addresses for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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
1/14/2016
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 711
Assembly Bill 711
Relating to: qualified treatment trainees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 712
Assembly Bill 712
Relating to: certification of outpatient mental health clinics. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 713
Assembly Bill 713
Relating to: access to and prior authorization for mental health services under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 737
Assembly Bill 737
Relating to: the crime of child sex trafficking, the inclusion of child sex trafficking in the definition of child abuse, the investigation of a child abuse report in which a person who is not a caregiver of the child is suspected of permitting, allowing, ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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 749
Assembly Bill 749
Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Health Services, or a county department of human services, social service...

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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
2/15/2016
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
2/15/2016
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
2/15/2016
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
2/15/2016
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 9
Senate Bill 9
Relating to: jurisdiction in matters relating to domestic abuse restraining orders and injunctions, child abuse restraining orders and injunctions, and harassment restraining orders and injunctions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 126
Senate Bill 126
Relating to: immunity from civil liability for certain equine activities.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 66

For
Notification Date
6/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 204
Senate Bill 204
Relating to: causing or threatening bodily harm to certain child welfare and juvenile justice workers, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/10/2015
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.
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
11/25/2015
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
Support sufficient funding for counties to serve additional youth.
Senate Bill 308
Senate Bill 308
Relating to: appointment of a successor guardian for a child in need of protection or services and eligibility of a successor guardian for subsidized guardianship payments, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making aut...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 129

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 309
Senate Bill 309
Relating to: use of the reasonable and prudent parent standard for making decisions concerning the participation of a child placed in out-of-home care in age or developmentally appropriate activities, permanency planning for a child 14 years of age or over...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 128

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 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: granting victims of certain crimes the right to be accompanied by a victim advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 351

For
Notification Date
10/21/2015
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 324
Senate Bill 324
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2015
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 325
Senate Bill 325
Relating to: repeated acts of physical abuse of the same child and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 366

None
Notification Date
10/21/2015
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 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

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2015
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 488
Senate Bill 488
Relating to: creating a program to protect the confidentiality of addresses for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 356

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 591
Senate Bill 591
Relating to: mental health services in schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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 617
Senate Bill 617
Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Health Services, or a county department of human services, social service...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Health Services: Institutions and Mental Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Institutions and Mental Health

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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
2/26/2015
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.

Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs

Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.

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
3/11/2015
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Agencywide Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Agencywide Provisions

Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.

Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation

Notification Date
3/11/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Child-placing agencies
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Child-placing agencies

SS 012_15
None
Notification Date
7/15/2015
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.

Group homes
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Group homes

SS 013_15
None
Notification Date
7/15/2015
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.

Residential care centers for children and youth
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Residential care centers for children and youth

SS 011_15
None
Notification Date
7/15/2015
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.

Safety and Permanence, Chs. 35—59 Revises Chapter Chapters DCF 21, 50, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, and 58, relating to extension of out-of-home care, subsidized guardianship, and adoption assistance to age 21. SS 045-14
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Safety and Permanence, Chs. 35—59 Revises Chapter Chapters DCF 21, 50, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, and 58, relating to extension of out-of-home care, subsidized guardianship, and adoption assistance to age 21. SS 045-14

Register Number: 701 (6/1/2014)
For
Notification Date
2/24/2015
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.

Shelter care facilities
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Shelter care facilities

SS 014_15
None
Notification Date
7/15/2015
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.

Supporting normalcy for children in out-of-home care
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Supporting normalcy for children in out-of-home care

SS 039_16
None
Notification Date
6/3/2016
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.

DHS 40, mental health day treatment services for children.
Agency Name
Health Services

Subject
DHS 40, mental health day treatment services for children.

Register Number: 651 (3/15/2010)
None
Notification Date
9/14/2015
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.

Medical Assistance coverage for outpatient mental health services.
Agency Name
Health Services

Subject
Medical Assistance coverage for outpatient mental health services.

Register Number: 697 (2/1/2014)
For
Notification Date
1/12/2015
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

Certification of outpatient mental health clinics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Certification of outpatient mental health clinics

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2016
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.

Stipends for the Wisconsin Council on Mental Health
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stipends for the Wisconsin Council on Mental Health

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2016
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.

Qualified treatment trainees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Qualified treatment trainees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2016
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.

Access to and prior authorization for mental health services under the Medical Assistance program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to and prior authorization for mental health services under the Medical Assistance program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2016
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.

School-based mental health
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School-based mental health

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/18/2015
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/18/2015
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.

CR 14-063 - modifications to MPSW 1 regarding substance abuse specialty
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 14-063 - modifications to MPSW 1 regarding substance abuse specialty

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Child welfare funding, policy and regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Child welfare funding, policy and regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Human services program funding policy and regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Human services program funding policy and regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Adoption support and services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Adoption support and services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/24/2015
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.

Supportive services for youth transitioning to adulthood
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supportive services for youth transitioning to adulthood

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2014
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.

Health care reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2014
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.

Administrative rule review "Right the Rules" for DCF 52, DCF 54, DCF 56, and DCF 57
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administrative rule review "Right the Rules" for DCF 52, DCF 54, DCF 56, and DCF 57

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2014
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.

Regulation of behavioral health professionals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of behavioral health professionals

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2014
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.

Human services provider contract administration
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Human services provider contract administration

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/22/2014
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
$33,790.21
2015
July - December
$27,672.69
2016
January - June
$32,477.65
2016
July - December
$25,252.44
Total $119,192.98
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
93.25
2015
July - December
42.25
2016
January - June
56.00
2016
July - December
35.00
Total 226.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
381.55
2015
July - December
280.30
2016
January - June
322.40
2016
July - December
208.00
Total 1192.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Health Services, or a county department of human services, social services, community programs, or developmental disabilities services. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
11 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
41 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 14 %

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
13 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
23 %
2016
July - December
18 %
Total 14 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
13 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
38 %
2016
January - June
14 %
2016
July - December
41 %
Total 19 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
12 %
2016
July - December
13 %
Total 5 %

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
46 %
2015
July - December
49 %
2016
January - June
40 %
2016
July - December
28 %
Total 42 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures