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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Janet L Zander Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert J Kellerman Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/7/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 76
Assembly Bill 76
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aides.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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 126
Assembly Bill 126
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
3/26/2019
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 132
Assembly Bill 132
Relating to: electric bicycles and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 34

For
Notification Date
4/19/2019
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 168
Assembly Bill 168
Relating to: the requirement for stating name and address prior to voting.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 48

For
Notification Date
4/22/2019
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 175
Assembly Bill 175
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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.
Comments
Concern-This bill could have unintended consequences as some illnesses/disabilities (dementia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, mental illness, etc) can manifest in behaviors that could subject individuals to being charged with a Class H felony.
Assembly Bill 410
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 479
Assembly Bill 479
Relating to: expediting criminal proceedings when a victim or witness is an elder person and preserving the testimony of a crime victim or witness who is an elder person.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/19/2019
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 480
Assembly Bill 480
Relating to: increased penalties for crimes against elder persons; restraining orders for elder persons; freezing assets of a defendant charged with financial exploitation of an elder person; sexual assault of an elder person; physical abuse of an elder pe...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/14/2019
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 481
Assembly Bill 481
Relating to: financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/14/2019
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: financial exploitation of vulnerable adults with securities accounts, violations of the Wisconsin Uniform Securities Law, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/14/2019
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 584
Assembly Bill 584
Relating to: requiring hospitals to allow designation of a caregiver.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2019
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.
Comments
The CARE Act will help family caregivers competently and confidently meet the care needs of their loved ones returning home after hospitalization by improving communication between health care professionals and family caregivers.
Supporting Documentation
20191104_Family Caregiver Support 2019_04 3-pg-with ref.pdf

Assembly Bill 633
Assembly Bill 633
Relating to: transport for emergency detention.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 105

Other
Notification Date
12/16/2019
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.
Comments
We respect the intent of the bill to provide an alternative way to transport people, but are concerned AB 633 does not include the necessary training requirements for contractors to protect the rights of passengers & ensure the safety of all parties.
Assembly Bill 641
Assembly Bill 641
Relating to: grants to independent living centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 786
Assembly Bill 786
Relating to: guardian training requirements and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 898
Assembly Bill 898
Relating to: the time for holding special primaries, requiring those who register electronically or by mail to vote in person the first time they vote, obtaining another person's marked absentee ballot, tampering with voting machines or ballots, and provid...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/12/2020
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.
Comments
Requiring newly registered voters to vote in-person at the polling site the first time may keep some older/disabled voters from being able to cast their votes.We recommend the proposal include a broad exemption for all older & disabled voters.
Senate Bill 103
Senate Bill 103
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aides.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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 126
Senate Bill 126
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
3/21/2019
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.
Supporting Documentation
20190321_Family-Caregiver-Support-2019.pdf

Senate Bill 129
Senate Bill 129
Relating to: electric bicycles and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/17/2019
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 163
Senate Bill 163
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 97

Other
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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.
Comments
Concern-This bill could have unintended consequences as some illnesses/disabilities (dementia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, mental illness, etc) can manifest in behaviors that could subject individuals to being charged with a Class H felony.
Senate Bill 246
Senate Bill 246
Relating to: the requirement for stating name and address prior to voting.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/12/2019
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 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 56

For
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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.
Senate Bill 427
Senate Bill 427
Relating to: increased penalties for crimes against elder persons; restraining orders for elder persons; freezing assets of a defendant charged with financial exploitation of an elder person; sexual assault of an elder person; physical abuse of an elder pe...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2020
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 428
Senate Bill 428
Relating to: financial exploitation of vulnerable adults with securities accounts, violations of the Wisconsin Uniform Securities Law, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/21/2020
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.
Comments
GWAAR supports efforts to prevent elder abuse, but is concerned the current proposal could interfere with general banking transactions and recognition/acceptance of a client's valid power of attorney document.
Senate Bill 429
Senate Bill 429
Relating to: financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/21/2020
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.
Comments
GWAAR supports efforts to prevent elder abuse, but is concerned the current proposal could interfere with general banking transactions and recognition/acceptance of a client's valid power of attorney document.
Senate Bill 430
Senate Bill 430
Relating to: expediting criminal proceedings when a victim or witness is an elder person and preserving the testimony of a crime victim or witness who is an elder person.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2020
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 516
Senate Bill 516
Relating to: requiring hospitals to allow designation of a caregiver.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2019
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.
Comments
The CARE Act will help family caregivers competently and confidently meet the care needs of their loved ones returning home after hospitalization by improving communication between health care professionals and family caregivers.
https://gwaar.org/api/cms/viewFile/id/2004647
Senate Bill 567
Senate Bill 567
Relating to: grants to independent living centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2020
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 734
Senate Bill 734
Relating to: guardian training requirements and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2020
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.

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
3/10/2019
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.

Elections Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Elections Commission

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

Insurance: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

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
3/10/2019
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.

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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

Broadband expansion and affordability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband expansion and affordability

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/25/2020
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.

State Budget – 2021-2023 State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Budget – 2021-2023 State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/11/2020
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.

Voting - Development or drafting of proposals related to voting rights for older adult voters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Voting - Development or drafting of proposals related to voting rights for older adult voters.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/11/2020
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.

All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID-19 relating to older adults and caregivers - in the areas of health and long term care, mental health, Medicaid, voting, public benefits, housing, resource allocation & others
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID-19 relating to older adults and caregivers - in the areas of health and long term care, mental health, Medicaid, voting, public benefits, housing, resource allocation & others

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/29/2020
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.

Retirement security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Retirement security

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/18/2019
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.

Prescription drug regulation and pricing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prescription drug regulation and pricing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/18/2019
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to the creation of a state long-term care investment savings program.
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 savings program.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2019
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.

Supporting Documentation
20190109_LTC-Investment-Savings-Plan-Sept-2018.pdf


Creation of a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified member.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified member.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2019
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.

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
1/4/2019
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.

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
1/4/2019
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.

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

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.

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
1/4/2019
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

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


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
1/4/2019
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.

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
1/4/2019
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.

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
1/4/2019
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2019
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.

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
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.

Supporting Documentation
20170220_Family-Caregivers-july2016.pdf


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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Guardianship reform - LRB 2596 Guardian Training - free training and support for family and volunteer guardians
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianship reform - LRB 2596 Guardian Training - free training and support for family and volunteer guardians

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

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
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.

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
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
$12,843.79
2019
July - December
$9,923.02
2020
January - June
$13,214.40
2020
July - December
$5,775.67
Total $41,756.88
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
49.50
2019
July - December
39.00
2020
January - June
33.00
2020
July - December
16.25
Total 137.75
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
116.50
2019
July - December
60.25
2020
January - June
132.50
2020
July - December
101.50
Total 410.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the requirement for stating name and address prior to voting.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
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
2 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
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)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2 %
2019
July - December
6 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
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
4 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: financial exploitation of vulnerable adults with securities accounts, violations of the Wisconsin Uniform Securities Law, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: transport for emergency detention.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: expediting criminal proceedings when a victim or witness is an elder person and preserving the testimony of a crime victim or witness who is an elder person.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: increased penalties for crimes against elder persons; restraining orders for elder persons; freezing assets of a defendant charged with financial exploitation of an elder person; sexual assault of an elder person; physical abuse of an elder person; and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring hospitals to allow designation of a caregiver.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring hospitals to allow designation of a caregiver.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
3 %
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
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)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
6 %
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: increased penalties for crimes against elder persons; restraining orders for elder persons; freezing assets of a defendant charged with financial exploitation of an elder person; sexual assault of an elder person; physical abuse of an elder person; and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: expediting criminal proceedings when a victim or witness is an elder person and preserving the testimony of a crime victim or witness who is an elder person.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the time for holding special primaries, requiring those who register electronically or by mail to vote in person the first time they vote, obtaining another person's marked absentee ballot, tampering with voting machines or ballots, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the requirement for stating name and address prior to voting.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: guardian training requirements 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
4 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: guardian training requirements 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
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
7 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
12 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
18 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
1 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
7 %
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
4 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
6 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
4 %
2019
July - December
7 %
2020
January - June
4 %
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
8 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
7 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
8 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
3 %
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
11 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
2 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
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
1 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2 %
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
2 %
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
46 %
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 19 %
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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
4 %
Total < 1%
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
7 %
Total 2 %
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
23 %
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures