Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Human services.

Lobbying Interests:
Human services.

Title:
Executive Assistant

Contact
ML
Melissa Lietha
647 W Virginia St Ste 200
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 539-5402
(414) 325-3124
melissa.lietha@lsswis.org
http://www.lsswis.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Elizabeth J Buchen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2017 Withdrawn On 6/6/2018
David Larson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2017 Withdrawn On 6/6/2018
Ronald Hauser Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2017 Withdrawn On 6/6/2018
Hector Colon Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/8/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Nathan D Houdek Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/6/2018 Withdrawn On 10/24/2018
David Gromacki Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/14/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Steven M Foti Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/14/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert J Marchant Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/14/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
3/2/2017
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.
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
3/2/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: creating additional opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 27

For
Notification Date
3/15/2017
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
3/2/2017
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.
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
10/5/2017
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.
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
6/13/2017
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 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
5/2/2017
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.
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
10/5/2017
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.
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
11/1/2017
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 776
Assembly Bill 776
Relating to: foster home licensing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 257

For
Notification Date
1/24/2018
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
1/24/2018
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
1/24/2018
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
1/24/2018
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
1/24/2018
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
1/24/2018
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
2/19/2018
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 157
Senate Bill 157
Relating to: changing the individual income tax deduction eligibility requirements for certain adoption-related expenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/13/2017
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 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
2/19/2018
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.

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
3/15/2017
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
3/15/2017
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
3/15/2017
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
3/15/2017
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

proposals relating to community corrections.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposals relating to community corrections.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

Proposals relating to Mental Health Services for children and families
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to Mental Health Services for children and families

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

Proposals relating to Child Welfare
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to Child Welfare

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

Proposals relating to Family Care/Long Term Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to Family Care/Long Term Care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$47,801.45
2017
July - December
$43,925.62
2018
January - June
$36,608.40
2018
July - December
$36,000.00
Total $164,335.47
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
82.00
2017
July - December
53.50
2018
January - June
0.00
2018
July - December
0.60
Total 136.10
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
299.50
2017
July - December
211.50
2018
January - June
47.15
2018
July - December
51.00
Total 609.15

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: funding for child abuse and neglect prevention grants. (FE)
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
Total < 1%
Relating to: funding for grants to support foster parents and foster children 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
5 %
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
20 %
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
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
30 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 15 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
30 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 15 %

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
20 %
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 19 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
80 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 40 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
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
80 %
Total 6 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures