Wisconsin Association of Family & Childrens Agencies

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WAFCA is a member association that works to improve the lives of families and children in Wisconsin. Our member agencies provide a wide array of prevention and supportive services such as foster care, in-home support, counseling, and mental health treatment. WAFCA represents over 50 private child and family serving agencies and leaders in the field and advocates for the more than 250,000 individuals and families that they serve each year.

Lobbying Interests:
Our association may attempt to influence policy initiatives in the following areas: well-being of families, mental health, substance abuse, community aids, youth aids, child welfare, child abuse and neglect prevention, medical assistance, FamilyCare, long term support, and education.

CEO Name:
Linda Hall
Executive Director

Contact
LH
Linda Hall
16 N. Carroll Street, Suite 750
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-5939
(608) 268-7258
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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/8/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Kathy Markeland Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/8/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Linda Hall Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/8/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Katie White Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: emergency administration of opioid antagonist to pupils and other persons.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: treatment and diversion programs and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 32

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: authorizing the director of the Office of Educational Opportunity in the University of Wisconsin System to contract for the operation of a recovery charter school, insurance coverage of mental health treatment provided by a recovery charter sc...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 30

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 31

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: emergency administration of opioid antagonist to pupils and other persons.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 2
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 2
Relating to: treatment and diversion programs and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 6
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 6
Relating to: authorizing the director of the Office of Educational Opportunity in the University of Wisconsin System to contract for the operation of a recovery charter school, insurance coverage of mental health treatment provided by a recovery charter sc...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 11
Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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 79
Assembly Bill 79
Relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2017
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 186
Assembly Bill 186
Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/29/2017
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 208
Assembly Bill 208
Relating to: changing the individual income tax deduction eligibility requirements for certain adoption-related expenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/8/2017
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 234
Assembly Bill 234
Relating to: creating an Interagency Council on Homelessness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 74

For
Notification Date
4/18/2017
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 239
Assembly Bill 239
Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit to provide assistance to young adults and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/18/2017
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 241
Assembly Bill 241
Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2017
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 327
Assembly Bill 327
Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by certain state and county departments and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/17/2017
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 355
Assembly Bill 355
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 283

Other
Notification Date
9/25/2017
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 481
Assembly Bill 481
Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the Department of Children and Families. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/29/2017
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 542
Assembly Bill 542
Relating to: changes to administrative rules for mental health services providers and mental health services provided in schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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 660
Assembly Bill 660
Relating to: the age at which a person is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 775
Assembly Bill 775
Relating to: the showing of a substantial likelihood that a parent will not meet the conditions established for the safe return of the child to the home in a termination of parental rights proceeding.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 256

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 776
Assembly Bill 776
Relating to: foster home licensing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 257

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 777
Assembly Bill 777
Relating to: University of Wisconsin and technical college tuition remissions for and grants to support foster care and other out-of-home placement students and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 778
Assembly Bill 778
Relating to: appellate procedure in proceedings related to termination of parental rights.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 258

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 779
Assembly Bill 779
Relating to: grant to organization to provide referrals to community-based services and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 250

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 780
Assembly Bill 780
Relating to: notice to a school of a permanency review or hearing, notice to a school district of a foster home or group home license or out-of-home care placement, and transfer of pupil records.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 251

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 781
Assembly Bill 781
Relating to: defining dental care for the purpose of consenting for services for a child in out-of-home care.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 259

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 782
Assembly Bill 782
Relating to: limited release of mental health information to out-of-home care providers and child welfare agencies.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 252

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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: a committee to study and make recommendations on the caseloads of child welfare workers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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: a parent's right to counsel in a child in need of protection or services proceeding, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 253

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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: funding for child abuse and neglect prevention grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 254

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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: the Court Appointed Special Advocates grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 255

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 grants to support foster parents and foster children and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 260

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 843
Assembly Bill 843
Relating to: open enrollment and repealing outdated or expired reporting requirements and tuberculosis screening (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Public Instruction).

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 143

None
Notification Date
3/26/2018
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 848
Assembly Bill 848
Relating to: emergency outpatient mental health treatment for minors. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 204

For
Notification Date
1/26/2018
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 871
Assembly Bill 871
Relating to: intensive care coordination program in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 279

For
Notification Date
1/31/2018
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 906
Assembly Bill 906
Relating to: creating a law enforcement agency drug trafficking response grant program; positions to assist in prosecuting drug-related offenses; evidence-based programs for substance abuse prevention services for at-risk youth; victim impact panels; fundi...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 261

For
Notification Date
2/7/2018
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 953
Assembly Bill 953
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 185

None
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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 1028
Assembly Bill 1028
Relating to: grants to schools for school safety and safety-related upgrades to school buildings, equipment, and facilities; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2018
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 1030
Assembly Bill 1030
Relating to: mandatory reporting of suspected intent to carry out violence involving a dangerous weapon or explosive in or targeting a school and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2018
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 1032
Assembly Bill 1032
Relating to: school safety plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2018
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 1072
Assembly Bill 1072
Relating to: federal government waivers and other requests for federal approval; public assistance programs; waivers from work search and registration requirements for certain unemployment insurance benefit claimants; granting rule-making authority; and ma...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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
20181203_WAFCA Comments - AB 1072.pdf

Senate Bill 35
Senate Bill 35
Relating to: mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect by juvenile correctional officers.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 47

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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 255
Senate Bill 255
Relating to: surplus retention limitations for providers of rate-based services purchased by certain state and county departments and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/18/2017
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: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/21/2017
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 344
Senate Bill 344
Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/29/2017
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 390
Senate Bill 390
Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the Department of Children and Families. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 202

For
Notification Date
9/29/2017
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 550
Senate Bill 550
Relating to: the age at which a person is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 652
Senate Bill 652
Relating to: the showing of a substantial likelihood that a parent will not meet the conditions established for the safe return of the child to the home in a termination of parental rights proceeding.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 653
Senate Bill 653
Relating to: foster home licensing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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 654
Senate Bill 654
Relating to: appellate procedure in proceedings related to termination of parental rights.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 655
Senate Bill 655
Relating to: notice to a school of a permanency review or hearing, notice to a school district of a foster home or group home license or out-of-home care placement, and transfer of pupil records.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 656
Senate Bill 656
Relating to: a committee to study and make recommendations on the caseloads of child welfare workers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 657
Senate Bill 657
Relating to: a parent's right to counsel in a child in need of protection or services proceeding, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 658
Senate Bill 658
Relating to: funding for child abuse and neglect prevention grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 672
Senate Bill 672
Relating to: grant to organization to provide referrals to community-based services and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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 673
Senate Bill 673
Relating to: defining dental care for the purpose of consenting for services for a child in out-of-home care.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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 674
Senate Bill 674
Relating to: limited release of mental health information to out-of-home care providers and child welfare agencies.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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 675
Senate Bill 675
Relating to: the Court Appointed Special Advocates grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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 729
Senate Bill 729
Relating to: University of Wisconsin and technical college tuition remissions for and grants to support foster care and other out-of-home placement students and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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 737
Senate Bill 737
Relating to: emergency outpatient mental health treatment for minors. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2018
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 768
Senate Bill 768
Relating to: creating a law enforcement agency drug trafficking response grant program; positions to assist in prosecuting drug-related offenses; evidence-based programs for substance abuse prevention services for at-risk youth; victim impact panels; fundi...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2018
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 807
Senate Bill 807
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: grants to schools for school safety and safety-related upgrades to school buildings, equipment, and facilities; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: mandatory reporting of suspected intent to carry out violence involving a dangerous weapon or explosive in or targeting a school and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: school safety plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2018
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
3/13/2017
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: Economic Support and Child Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Economic Support and Child Care

Notification Date
3/13/2017
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
3/13/2017
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
3/13/2017
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
3/13/2017
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: Care and Treatment Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Care and Treatment Services

Notification Date
3/13/2017
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: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
3/13/2017
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: Medicaid Services Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services Administration

Notification Date
3/13/2017
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: Mental Health, Public Health, and Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Mental Health, Public Health, and Other Programs

Notification Date
3/13/2017
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
3/13/2017
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
3/13/2017
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
3/13/2017
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/13/2017
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: Regulation of Professions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Professions

Notification Date
3/13/2017
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
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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.

Subsidized guardianship
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)

Subject
Subsidized guardianship

SS 019_16
None
Notification Date
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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.

Early intervention services for children from birth to age 3 with developmental needs
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Early intervention services for children from birth to age 3 with developmental needs

SS 110_15
None
Notification Date
1/10/2017
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 day treatment for children
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Mental health day treatment for children

SS 085_15
None
Notification Date
1/10/2017
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.

Aid for school mental health programs
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Aid for school mental health programs

SS 108_17
For
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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 Services Grants, Special Education Transition Readiness Grants, and other changes to state grant programs as a result of 2017 Wisconsin Act 59
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
School-Based Mental Health Services Grants, Special Education Transition Readiness Grants, and other changes to state grant programs as a result of 2017 Wisconsin Act 59

SS 122_17
For
Notification Date
1/3/2018
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

Prevention services funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevention services funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2018
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 safety measures and establishing civil action protections in out of home care settings
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving safety measures and establishing civil action protections in out of home care settings

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2018
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
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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 services for youth transitioning to adulthood
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supporting services for youth transitioning to adulthood

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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
1/10/2017
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
12/8/2016
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/8/2016
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.

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
12/8/2016
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.

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
12/8/2016
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.

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
12/8/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$34,305.71
2017
July - December
$25,459.56
2018
January - June
$21,379.82
2018
July - December
$22,661.35
Total $103,806.44
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
71.55
2017
July - December
33.25
2018
January - June
35.50
2018
July - December
26.00
Total 166.30
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
352.30
2017
July - December
230.25
2018
January - June
170.74
2018
July - December
197.50
Total 950.79

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
32 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 12 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12 %
2018
January - June
21 %
2018
July - December
34 %
Total 14 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
61 %
2018
January - June
19 %
2018
July - December
45 %
Total 27 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
11 %
2018
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
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
38 %
2017
July - December
27 %
2018
January - June
49 %
2018
July - December
8 %
Total 31 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures