Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
GWAAR represents the interests of persons age 60+ in Wisconsin and the network of organizations and agencies providing the services that support older persons living in the community.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues around aging, aging programs, funding of aging programs, state aging programs, long term care, Medical Assistance, programs for caregivers, funding for caregiver programs, transportation programs, and transportation funding.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
RJK
Robert J Kellerman
1414 MacArthur Rd.
Madison, WI 53714
(608) 243-5672
(866) 813-0974
Bob.kellerman@gwaar.org
http://www.gwaar.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert J Kellerman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Janet L Zander Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: prescription order extensions for when a refill authorization cannot be obtained.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 19

For
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.
Assembly Bill 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: the practice of dental hygienists.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 20

For
Notification Date
3/26/2017
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 151
Assembly Bill 151
Relating to: community paramedics, community emergency medical technicians, community emergency medical services providers, and services provided by emergency medical technicians. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 66

For
Notification Date
3/26/2017
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
7/13/2017
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 596
Assembly Bill 596
Relating to: long-term care investment accounts and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Comments
Support the referral to ADRCs, clarification needed regarding the process. Oppose mandatory referral to DOT, as current process allows for law enforcement to use their discretion in making DOT referrals.
Assembly Bill 629
Assembly Bill 629
Relating to: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 187

For
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 630
Assembly Bill 630
Relating to: dementia specialist certification. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Comments
The amendments adopted to AB 630 are inconsistent with the intended goals of this bill.
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
11/15/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 632
Assembly Bill 632
Relating to: grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 186

For
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 633
Assembly Bill 633
Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 643
Assembly Bill 643
Relating to: funding for virtual dementia tour licenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 655
Assembly Bill 655
Relating to: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 345

For
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Supporting Documentation
20171115_FAQ_SupportedDecisionMaking_102317.pdf

Assembly Bill 702
Assembly Bill 702
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
As of March 2017, 25% of FoodShare recipients are either elderly, blind or disabled. Many older adults rely on caregivers to do their shopping. This bill may prevent caregivers from providing this much needed assistance resulting in increased hunger.
Assembly Bill 759
Assembly Bill 759
Relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2018
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.
Comments
GWAAR opposes any attempts to reduce transparency in rental-purchase transactions and/or efforts to exempt businesses from consumer safeguards contained in the Wisconsin Consumer Act and Uniform Commercial Code.
Assembly Bill 771
Assembly Bill 771
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a polit...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 317

Against
Notification Date
12/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 894
Assembly Bill 894
Relating to: operator's license renewals by a person 67 years of age or older. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
GWAAR opposes differences in license renewal periods for older adults on the basis of age.
Senate Bill 8
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: waiver for prescription drug assistance for elderly program, use of excess moneys in prescription drug assistance for elderly program, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2017
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.
Senate Bill 149
Senate Bill 149
Relating to: community paramedics, community emergency medical technicians, community emergency medical services providers, and services provided by emergency medical technicians. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 341
Senate Bill 341
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/23/2017
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 490
Senate Bill 490
Relating to: exempting from the state family and medical leave law an employer that is covered under the federal family and medical leave law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 517
Senate Bill 517
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Senate Bill 518
Senate Bill 518
Relating to: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.
Senate Bill 527
Senate Bill 527
Relating to: grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2017
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.
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
11/9/2017
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.
Senate Bill 548
Senate Bill 548
Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/26/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 552
Senate Bill 552
Relating to: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/26/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 624
Senate Bill 624
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
As of March 2017, 25% of FoodShare recipients are either elderly, blind, or disabled. Many older adults rely on caregivers to do their shopping. This bill may prevent caregivers from providing this much needed assistance resulting in increased hunger
Senate Bill 637
Senate Bill 637
Relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2018
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.
Comments
GWAAR opposes any attempts to reduce transparency in rental-purchase transactions and/or efforts to exempt businesses from consumer safeguards contained in the Wisconsin Consumer Act and Uniform Commercial Code.
Senate Bill 639
Senate Bill 639
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a polit...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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
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.
Comments
As of March '17, 25% of FoodShare recipients are elderly, blind, or disabled. This bill adds barriers for a population that underutilizes the program (rides to get photo i.d, treated differently than other shoppers, & difficult for caregiver to shop)
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 10
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 10
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
As of March '17, 25% of FoodShare recipients are elderly, blind, or disabled. This bill adds barriers for a population that underutilizes the program (rides to get photo i.d, treated differently than other shoppers, & difficult for caregiver to shop)

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/27/2017
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.

Comments
Support extending the ability to provide advocacy services to potential or actual enrollees of the Family Care Partnership Program and the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly and to potential or actual recipients of IRIS.

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

Notification Date
3/27/2017
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.

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
3/27/2017
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits

Notification Date
3/27/2017
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.

Comments
Support the indexing of Homestead tax credits. Oppose some other changes to the eligibility criteria.

Supporting Documentation
20170327_Homestead-Tax-Credit-july2016.pdf

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

Notification Date
3/27/2017
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.

Supporting Documentation
20170327_Specialized-Transportation-july2016.pdf

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Medicaid access, funding, rules and regulations impacting older adults and their caregivers (both paid and unpaid).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid access, funding, rules and regulations impacting older adults and their caregivers (both paid and unpaid).

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/30/2018
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.

Preservation, protection and expansion of Wisconsin's Elder Benefit Specialist program and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preservation, protection and expansion of Wisconsin's Elder Benefit Specialist program and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/28/2018
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.

Guardianship reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianship reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/1/2018
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.

Social isolation and loneliness among older adults
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Social isolation and loneliness among older adults

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/21/2018
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
@item.ExternalURL

The utilization and regulation of autonomous and connected vehicles.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The utilization and regulation of autonomous and connected vehicles.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/10/2018
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.

The CARE Act - requiring hospitals to keep family caregivers informed about the patient's treatment and discharge date and ensure caregivers receive instructions and training related to caregiving tasks they will be required to perform at home.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The CARE Act - requiring hospitals to keep family caregivers informed about the patient's treatment and discharge date and ensure caregivers receive instructions and training related to caregiving tasks they will be required to perform at home.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Preserving and/or expansion of Wisconsin's Family Medical Leave Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preserving and/or expansion of Wisconsin's Family Medical Leave Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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.

Grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation - LRB 4206/1.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation - LRB 4206/1.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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.

Creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified member - LRB 4231/1.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified member - LRB 4231/1.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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 Virtual Dementia Tour licenses and making an appropriation - LRB 3916/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Virtual Dementia Tour licenses and making an appropriation - LRB 3916/1

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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.

Uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction - LRB 3615/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction - LRB 3615/1

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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.

Referrals for persons making a Silver Alert report and referrrals for subjects of a Silver Alert - LRB 1243/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Referrals for persons making a Silver Alert report and referrrals for subjects of a Silver Alert - LRB 1243/1

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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.

Creation of a Dementia Specialist Certification instructional program and restrictions on use of the title "dementia specialist" or "certified dementia specialist" - LRB 3913/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a Dementia Specialist Certification instructional program and restrictions on use of the title "dementia specialist" or "certified dementia specialist" - LRB 3913/1

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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.

Creation of a Palliative Care Advisory Council and education program - LRB 3748/1.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a Palliative Care Advisory Council and education program - LRB 3748/1.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/18/2017
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.

Wisconsin BadgerCare 1115 Waiver
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin BadgerCare 1115 Waiver

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/23/2017
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
5/14/2017
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.

Strategies to address the long-term care direct care workforce crisis and appropriations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Strategies to address the long-term care direct care workforce crisis and appropriations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/20/2017
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.

Expansion of supports for family caregivers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of supports for family caregivers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/20/2017
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
20170220_Family-Caregivers-july2016.pdf


Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to the creation of a state Long Term Care Investment Program - LRB 1197.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to the creation of a state Long Term Care Investment Program - LRB 1197.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Medicaid Expansion
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid Expansion

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Family Care Expansion
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Family Care Expansion

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Transportation including transit, specialized transportation, volunteer driver programs, and non-emergency medical transportation, including coordination of programs and services and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation including transit, specialized transportation, volunteer driver programs, and non-emergency medical transportation, including coordination of programs and services and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Elder economic security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elder economic security

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to long term care for older adults including Family Care, IRIS, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and Aging & Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to long term care for older adults including Family Care, IRIS, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and Aging & Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to SeniorCare.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to SeniorCare.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20150220_WAAN SeniorCare release_Feb 10, 2015.pdf
20150220_WAAN_SeniorCare Memo Final_Feb 10, 2015.pdf


Creation of and funding for a clearinghouse for evidence-based health promotion programs in healthy aging.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of and funding for a clearinghouse for evidence-based health promotion programs in healthy aging.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Homestead Tax Credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Homestead Tax Credit

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

LRB-4306 Dementia Training Grants. Dementia training grants for mobile crisis teams and making an appropriations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4306 Dementia Training Grants. Dementia training grants for mobile crisis teams and making an appropriations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Dementia Care Specialists. Funding for dementia care specialists in aging and disability resource centers and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dementia Care Specialists. Funding for dementia care specialists in aging and disability resource centers and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

LRB-4460 Dementia Specialist Certification. Dementia specialist certification program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4460 Dementia Specialist Certification. Dementia specialist certification program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/13/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$4,339.27
2017
July - December
$5,301.07
2018
January - June
$5,179.46
2018
July - December
$5,366.28
Total $20,186.09
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
25.50
2017
July - December
38.75
2018
January - June
33.50
2018
July - December
13.25
Total 111.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
53.00
2017
July - December
55.50
2018
January - June
52.50
2018
July - December
77.25
Total 238.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prescription order extensions for when a refill authorization cannot be obtained.
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: waiver for prescription drug assistance for elderly program, use of excess moneys in prescription drug assistance for elderly program, and making an appropriation. (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: the practice of dental hygienists.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: community paramedics, community emergency medical technicians, community emergency medical services providers, and services provided by emergency medical technicians. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (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: funding for virtual dementia tour licenses and making an appropriation. (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: exempting from the state family and medical leave law an employer that is covered under the federal family and medical leave law. (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: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (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: grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation. (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 authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a political subdivision, certain levy limit reductions, certain procedural changes in eviction actions, information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site, discrimination in housing against individuals who keep certain animals, falsely claiming an animal to be a service animal, municipal administrative procedure, enforcement of the rental unit energy efficiency program, and providing penalties. (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: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: dementia specialist certification. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: grants for Alzheimer's disease and dementia awareness and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (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: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
6 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
6 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: establishing a palliative care council. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
1 %
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
5 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: long-term care investment accounts and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
7 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
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
16 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
Total 5 %
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
19 %
2018
January - June
7 %
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: operator's license renewals by a person 67 years of age or older. (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: establishing a palliative care council. (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: 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: 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: supported decision-making agreements. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
7 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
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
4 %
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
8 %
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
9 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
37 %
2017
July - December
4 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 9 %

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
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
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
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
1 %
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
3 %
2018
July - December
12 %
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
8 %
Total 4 %
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
3 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
8 %
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
4 %
2018
January - June
7 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 9 %
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
4 %
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
1 %
2018
January - June
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
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
3 %
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
4 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
4 %
Total 3 %
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
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
2 %
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
2 %
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
3 %
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
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
5 %
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures