Disability Service Provider Network

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Membership association of service providers providing vocational, residential and community support services to persons with disabilities and economic disadvantages.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues that impact the lives of persons with disabilities or the business interests of organizations that provide long-term care and employment services for this population. Other issues may also include: workforce development (caregiver shortage); tax code; workers compensation; and, other types of legislation or administrative rules that impact persons with disabilities.

CEO Name:
Lisa Davidson
Chief Executive Officer

Contact
LMD
Lisa M Davidson
16 N. Carroll St, Ste. 300
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 661-2913
ldavidson@dspn.org
http://www.dspn.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Lincoln J Burr Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On 10/5/2019
Lisa M Davidson Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 4/7/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 20
Assembly Bill 20
Relating to: terminology changes for those with an intellectual disability in administrative rules.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 76
Assembly Bill 76
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aides.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/14/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 845
Assembly Bill 845
Relating to: community-based services grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
20200210_2020.01.15 DSPN Statement Regarding the Community-Based Services Grant Program LRB-0888-1 and LRB-5241-1.pdf

Assembly Bill 1038
Assembly Bill 1038
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 185

None
Notification Date
5/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: terminology changes for those with an intellectual disability in administrative rules.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
2/17/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 89
Senate Bill 89
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 103
Senate Bill 103
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aides.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 733
Senate Bill 733
Relating to: community-based services grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
20200210_2020.01.15 DSPN Statement Regarding the Community-Based Services Grant Program LRB-0888-1 and LRB-5241-1.pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

Notification Date
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
3/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
Increase Family Care Caregiver Funding in recognition of the long-term care direct caregiver workforce challenges facing the state.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Adult day care centers
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Adult day care centers

SS 036_19
None
Notification Date
10/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensed adult family homes
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Licensed adult family homes

SS 092_19
None
Notification Date
10/5/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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

Development of the 2021-23 Biennial Budget, Medicaid and Long Term Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2021-23 Biennial Budget, Medicaid and Long Term Care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/30/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Relief to Disability Service providers due to COVID-19 emergency; 1135 emergency waiver
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relief to Disability Service providers due to COVID-19 emergency; 1135 emergency waiver

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/8/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

issue of COVID-19 and related topics.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
issue of COVID-19 and related topics.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/26/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Governor's Task Force on Caregiving
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's Task Force on Caregiving

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/2/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 & community-based services setting funding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Home & community-based services setting funding.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/16/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Compliance with the home and community-based services settings rules.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compliance with the home and community-based services settings rules.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/17/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Seek solutions to statewide crisis re: lack of access to dental healthcare for persons with cognitive and behavioral disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Seek solutions to statewide crisis re: lack of access to dental healthcare for persons with cognitive and behavioral disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Policy\funding changes to Family Care or Fee-for-Service Medicaid affecting residential and day care for persons with disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy\funding changes to Family Care or Fee-for-Service Medicaid affecting residential and day care for persons with disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Policy & funding changes to deal with Wisconsin direct caregiver workforce shortage crisis.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy & funding changes to deal with Wisconsin direct caregiver workforce shortage crisis.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Increased funding and access for Community Corrections.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increased funding and access for Community Corrections.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

MCO contracts with service providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
MCO contracts with service providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$12,521.25
2019
July - December
$12,194.88
2020
January - June
$22,318.80
2020
July - December
$18,444.10
Total $65,479.03
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
37.75
2019
July - December
10.25
2020
January - June
74.50
2020
July - December
23.00
Total 145.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
30.00
2019
July - December
20.00
2020
January - June
161.00
2020
July - December
159.00
Total 370.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aides.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aides.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: terminology changes for those with an intellectual disability in administrative rules.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: terminology changes for those with an intellectual disability in administrative rules.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: community-based services grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: community-based services grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
30 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 6 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 6 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 9 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
75 %
Total 36 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 5 %

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
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures