Disability Rights Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Persons with disabilties and their families.

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

Title:
Director of Operations

Contact
LH
Laura Hanson
131 West Wilson St, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 267-0214
(608) 267-0368
laurah@drwi.org
http://www.disabilityrightswi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Barbara P Beckert Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Sarah A Flaschberger Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Daniel Idzikowski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2017 Withdrawn On 11/30/2018
Kristin Kerschensteiner Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/20/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Amy Roehl Devine Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/13/2017 Withdrawn On 11/30/2018

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 11
Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: open enrollment (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Public Instruction).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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 87
Assembly Bill 87
Relating to: time limit on a restrictive custody sanction under the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.
Comments
See SB 52
Assembly Bill 90
Assembly Bill 90
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.
Comments
See SB 59
Assembly Bill 115
Assembly Bill 115
Relating to: the authority of the departments of administration, children and families, workforce development, justice, and health services to allocate federal grant money for civil legal aid.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: the creation of the Interagency Legal Aid Coordinating Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 235
Assembly Bill 235
Relating to: housing grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2017
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.
Comments
DRW supports this proposal to address housing needs of those who are homeless, as a high percentage of homeless population have a mental illness, or other disabilities. The flexibility to remain in housing for longer than 24 months is needed.
Assembly Bill 236
Assembly Bill 236
Relating to: waiting lists for housing choice vouchers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 75

For
Notification Date
4/20/2017
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.
Comments
DRW supports this proposal to give priority status & case management in housing voucher programs to chronically homeless individuals & families. A high percentage of these individuals have a mental illness and/or other disability.
Assembly Bill 237
Assembly Bill 237
Relating to: grants to municipalities to connect homeless individuals with permanent employment and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2017
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.
Comments
DRW supports this proposal to fund employments supports for individuals who are homeless. A high percentage of these individuals have a mental illness or other disability, and need significant individualized support to connect them to employment.
Assembly Bill 331
Assembly Bill 331
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2017
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 370
Assembly Bill 370
Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/24/2017
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.
Comments
Disability Rights Wisconsin does not support a self-certification model for sign language interpreters and is strongly opposed to the de-regulation of the sign language interpreter licensure.
Assembly Bill 384
Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/19/2017
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 432
Assembly Bill 432
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/1/2017
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
9/12/2017
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 517
Assembly Bill 517
Relating to: reporting on an operator license or identification card application the existence of a disability that is not immediately apparent to another. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/16/2017
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.
Supporting Documentation
20171116_2017_Testimony_AB 517.pdf

Assembly Bill 589
Assembly Bill 589
Relating to: regulation of sign language interpretation services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/20/2017
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 Documentation
20171129_2017_Testimony_AB589 11.30.17.docx.pdf

Assembly Bill 625
Assembly Bill 625
Relating to: competitive integrated employment of persons with a disability and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 178

For
Notification Date
12/18/2017
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 631
Assembly Bill 631
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 633
Assembly Bill 633
Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 Documentation
20171204_Comments_DRW_PCC.pdf

Assembly Bill 651
Assembly Bill 651
Relating to: modifying Department of Transportation rules relating to human services vehicles.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 238

For
Notification Date
1/29/2018
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 655
Assembly Bill 655
Relating to: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 345

For
Notification Date
11/16/2017
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.
Comments
AB 655 will provide Supporters with necessary legal recognition to assist individuals with disabilities in the decision-making process while the individual maintains all decision-making authority.
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
12/18/2017
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 693
Assembly Bill 693
Relating to: rights of and protections for teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/1/2017
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 700
Assembly Bill 700
Relating to: requiring an evaluation to determine whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 702
Assembly Bill 702
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2018
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
1/15/2018
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

Other
Notification Date
1/17/2018
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
20180117_2018_Comments_AB782_MH_FC.docx.pdf

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
1/30/2018
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.
Comments
Approximately 12.9% of child welfare cases involve removal of a child from a caretaker with a disability. DRW supports the right to counsel as attorneys can help people with disabilities navigate the child welfare system.
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
1/15/2018
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 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: employment of individuals with disabilities enrolled in long-term care programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 323

For
Notification Date
1/12/2018
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 938
Assembly Bill 938
Relating to: grants to the Center for Suicide Awareness, Inc., and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2018
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 939
Assembly Bill 939
Relating to: trustees of Milwaukee County mental health facilities, Milwaukee County Mental Health Board vacancies, and the administrator of the behavioral health division.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2018
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.
Comments
This proposal will help support more timely appointments to the Mental Health Board, which is key to ensuring expertise for sound policy decisions. The current process is open ended without deadlines resulting in positions being vacant for months.
Assembly Bill 945
Assembly Bill 945
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2018
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

For
Notification Date
2/16/2018
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
20180216_2018_Testimony_LRB_JuvJustice.docx.pdf

Assembly Bill 1048
Assembly Bill 1048
Relating to: the seclusion and physical restraint of pupils.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/27/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 1070
Assembly Bill 1070
Relating to: legislative powers and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, and administrative rule-making process. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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_DRW JFC testimony extraordinary session 12032018.pdf

Assembly Bill 1071
Assembly Bill 1071
Relating to: holding the presidential preference primary on the second Tuesday in March; applying for an absentee ballot in-person; and absentee ballots cast by overseas and military voters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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_DRW JFC testimony extraordinary session 12032018.pdf

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

Against
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_DRW JFC testimony extraordinary session 12032018.pdf

Assembly Bill 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
Relating to: legislative power and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, administrative rule-making process, federal government waivers and approvals, unemployment insurance work search and registration requirements, and making an ...

Bill Text and History

Against
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_DRW JFC testimony extraordinary session 12032018.pdf

Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 Joint Resolution 45
Assembly Joint Resolution 45
Relating to: proclaiming May 2017 as Mental Health Awareness Month.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/5/2017
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 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: time limit on a restrictive custody sanction under the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 308

Against
Notification Date
3/29/2017
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.
Comments
Extension of the 3 year limit for the SJOP program would result in unnecessary incarceration many youth with disabilities who require special education and other specialized services which are better delivered in the community
Senate Bill 53
Senate Bill 53
Relating to: expungement of certain offenses committed before the age of 25 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/5/2017
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 59
Senate Bill 59
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/29/2017
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.
Comments
Expansion of offenses for the SJOP program to any act considered a felony if an adult would result in unnecessary incarceration many youth with disabilities who require special education and other specialized services
Senate Bill 169
Senate Bill 169
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/29/2017
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 204
Senate Bill 204
Relating to: waiting lists for housing choice vouchers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2017
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 205
Senate Bill 205
Relating to: housing grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2017
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 211
Senate Bill 211
Relating to: increase funding for special education. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2017
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 295
Senate Bill 295
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/29/2017
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.
Comments
We oppose SB 295 because it threatens the regulatory framework which has developed over decades to make society accessible to and safer for people with disabilities, who rely on programs managed by the gov't through the use of administrative rules.
Senate Bill 296
Senate Bill 296
Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/24/2017
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.
Comments
Disability Rights Wisconsin does not support a self-certification model for sign language interpreters and is strongly opposed to the de-regulation of the sign language interpreter licensure.
Senate Bill 341
Senate Bill 341
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/1/2017
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 381
Senate Bill 381
Relating to: complex rehabilitation technology for complex needs patients in the Medical Assistance program and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 306

Other
Notification Date
8/16/2017
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.
Comments
DRW is reviewing and monitoring the bill to determine what impact the bill might have on people with disabilities who need CRT devices or equipment and their ability to obtain those devices.
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
9/12/2017
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 393
Senate Bill 393
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2017
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.
Supporting Documentation
20171018_DRW_SB393_comments.pdf

Senate Bill 415
Senate Bill 415
Relating to: reporting on an operator license or identification card application the existence of a disability that is not immediately apparent to another. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 244

Other
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.
Supporting Documentation
20180130_2018_Comments_SB_415.pdf

Senate Bill 465
Senate Bill 465
Relating to: regulation of sign language interpretation services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2018
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 514
Senate Bill 514
Relating to: competitive integrated employment of persons with a disability and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 528
Senate Bill 528
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 547
Senate Bill 547
Relating to: modifying Department of Transportation rules relating to human services vehicles.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2018
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 548
Senate Bill 548
Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 Documentation
20171204_Comments_DRW_PCC.pdf

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
12/18/2017
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 552
Senate Bill 552
Relating to: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2017
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.
Comments
SB 552 will provide Supporters with necessary legal recognition to assist individuals with disabilities in the decision-making process while the individual maintains all decision-making authority.
Senate Bill 556
Senate Bill 556
Relating to: requiring an evaluation to determine whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2017
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 624
Senate Bill 624
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2018
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
1/30/2018
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.
Comments
Approximately 12.9% of child welfare cases involve removal of a child from a caretaker with a disability. DRW supports the right to counsel as attorneys can help people with disabilities navigate the child welfare system.
Senate Bill 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: employment of individuals with disabilities enrolled in long-term care programs and making an appropriation. (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 784
Senate Bill 784
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2018
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 787
Senate Bill 787
Relating to: grants to the Center for Suicide Awareness, Inc., and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2018
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.
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

For
Notification Date
2/16/2018
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
20180216_2018_Testimony_LRB_JuvJustice.docx.pdf

Senate Joint Resolution 18
Senate Joint Resolution 18
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 Joint Resolution 48
Senate Joint Resolution 48
Relating to: proclaiming May 2017 as Mental Health Awareness Month.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2017
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 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: statewide FoodShare employment and training program requirement for able-bodied adults. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 264

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: asset restrictions on eligibility for FoodShare, Wisconsin Works, and Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 269

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: employment screening of and employability plans for residents in public housing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 265

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: creation of a savings account program in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 271

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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
20180320_2018_DRW Testimony-School Safety Bills.pdf

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: creating an office of school safety in the Department of Justice and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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
20180320_2018_DRW Testimony-School Safety Bills.pdf

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

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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
20180320_2018_DRW Testimony-School Safety Bills.pdf

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: the Department of Public Instruction's model school policy on bullying by pupils.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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
20180320_2018_DRW Testimony-School Safety Bills.pdf

March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: school safety plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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
20180320_2018_DRW Testimony-School Safety Bills.pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Housing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Housing

Notification Date
11/12/2018
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.

Comments
proposals to address homelessness and increase access to affordable and accessible housing which would benefit individuals with mental health needs or other disabilities

Board on Aging and Long-Term Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board on Aging and Long-Term Care

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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
3/9/2017
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
3/9/2017
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
3/9/2017
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
3/9/2017
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: FoodShare
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: FoodShare

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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
3/9/2017
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
3/9/2017
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.

Labor and Industry Review Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Labor and Industry Review Commission

Notification Date
5/22/2017
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
9/5/2017
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.

Comments
Special Needs Vouchers

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

Notification Date
9/1/2017
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.

Comments
Changes to Open Enrollment

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
3/9/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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

Permanent revisions to PI 34 related to Emergency Rule 1623
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Permanent revisions to PI 34 related to Emergency Rule 1623

SS 087_16
Other
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.

Supporting Documentation
20180130_DRW Comments_PI34 2018.pdf

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Proposals addressing homelessness and /or increased access to affordable and stable housing which would benefit individuals with mental health needs or other disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals addressing homelessness and /or increased access to affordable and stable housing which would benefit individuals with mental health needs or other disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/12/2018
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.

Blue Ribbon Commission on School Finance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Blue Ribbon Commission on School Finance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/12/2018
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.

LRB 1898 relating to seclusion and physical restraint of pupils
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1898 relating to seclusion and physical restraint of pupils

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/6/2018
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.

LRB 5169/1 and LRB 5357/1, relating to: grants to the Center for Suicide Awareness, Inc., and making an appropriation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 5169/1 and LRB 5357/1, relating to: grants to the Center for Suicide Awareness, Inc., and making an appropriation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Student absence evaluation - LRB 4655/LRB 0032
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Student absence evaluation - LRB 4655/LRB 0032

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Teacher rights and protections act - LRB 0917
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Teacher rights and protections act - LRB 0917

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Supported decision-making agreements - LRB 2053/ LRB 4637
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supported decision-making agreements - LRB 2053/ LRB 4637

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Home School
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Home School

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/5/2017
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.

Client Assistance Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Client Assistance Program

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/2/2017
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.

Wisconsin State Use Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin State Use Board

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/2/2017
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.

LRB 0032- Changes to Truancy Law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0032- Changes to Truancy Law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/20/2017
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.

draft re notification of handgun purchases LRB-2165
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
draft re notification of handgun purchases LRB-2165

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Compassionate Choices - LRB-2248/1 Disability Rights Wisconsin opposes this proposed bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compassionate Choices - LRB-2248/1 Disability Rights Wisconsin opposes this proposed bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/16/2017
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.

LRB-L263 creating an Interagency Legal Aid Coordinating Council; LRB-0982 relating to Grant Money for Legal Aid.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-L263 creating an Interagency Legal Aid Coordinating Council; LRB-0982 relating to Grant Money for Legal Aid.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/14/2017
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 Documentation
20170214_2017 WI-JLC Civil Legal Aid.pdf


Legislative Audit-DVR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Audit-DVR

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/3/2017
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.

CLTS waiver program funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CLTS waiver program funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/27/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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 accountability for students with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School accountability for students with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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 services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental health services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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 Documentation
20150618_ACP Testimony.docx


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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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 abuse and neglect
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
child abuse and neglect

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$19,622.59
2017
July - December
$15,438.15
2018
January - June
$6,809.01
2018
July - December
$9,594.37
Total $51,464.12
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
76.50
2017
July - December
84.25
2018
January - June
49.75
2018
July - December
44.50
Total 255.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
359.25
2017
July - December
225.50
2018
January - June
254.00
2018
July - December
134.00
Total 972.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the authority of the departments of administration, children and families, workforce development, justice, and health services to allocate federal grant money for civil legal aid.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the creation of the Interagency Legal Aid Coordinating Council. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: increase funding for special education. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the age at which a person is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: complex rehabilitation technology for complex needs patients in the Medical Assistance program and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: competitive integrated employment of persons with a disability and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the age at which a person is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: competitive integrated employment of persons with a disability and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring an evaluation to determine whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring an evaluation to determine whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: rights of and protections for teachers. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
7 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: reporting on an operator license or identification card application the existence of a disability that is not immediately apparent to another. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: regulation of sign language interpretation services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: grants to the Center for Suicide Awareness, Inc., and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of sign language interpretation services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: statewide FoodShare employment and training program requirement for able-bodied adults. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 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)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creating an office of school safety in the Department of Justice and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
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)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the Department of Public Instruction's model school policy on bullying by pupils.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: school safety plans. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reporting on an operator license or identification card application the existence of a disability that is not immediately apparent to another. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: employment of individuals with disabilities enrolled in long-term care programs and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: limited release of mental health information to out-of-home care providers and child welfare agencies.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the seclusion and physical restraint of pupils.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: legislative power and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, administrative rule-making process, federal government waivers and approvals, unemployment insurance work search and registration requirements, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: holding the presidential preference primary on the second Tuesday in March; applying for an absentee ballot in-person; and absentee ballots cast by overseas and military voters. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
7 %
Total < 1%
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 making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
9 %
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
4 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
9 %
2017
July - December
4 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
6 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %

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
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
17 %
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
3 %
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
11 %
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
4 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
8 %
2017
July - December
7 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
2 %
Total 5 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
14 %
2017
July - December
6 %
2018
January - June
18 %
2018
July - December
8 %
Total 12 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
36 %
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 17 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
4 %
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
3 %
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
9 %
2018
July - December
3 %
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures