Wisconsin Association of Family and Children's Agencies

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WAFCA is a member association that works to improve the lives of families and children in Wisconsin. Our member agencies provide a wide array of prevention and supportive services such as foster care, in-home support, counseling, and mental health treatment. WAFCA represents over 50 child and family serving agencies and leaders in the field and advocates for the more than 200,000 individuals and families that they serve each year.

Lobbying Interests:
Health and human services and educational policy and funding issues affecting the delivery of mental health, child welfare and support services to individuals, children and families.

CEO Name:
Kathy Markeland
Executive Director

Contact
KM
Kathy Markeland
16 N. Carroll Street, Suite 750
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-5939
kmarkeland@wafca.org
http://www.wafca.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/8/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: prohibiting the out-of-home placement of a child with a person with a record of a crime against a child. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes and discrimination based on expunged conviction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/6/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 142
Assembly Bill 142
Relating to: immunity from liability resulting from good faith actions under the child abuse and neglect reporting law.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 41

For
Notification Date
4/23/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 143
Assembly Bill 143
Relating to: qualified residential treatment programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 42

For
Notification Date
3/10/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 185
Assembly Bill 185
Relating to: prosecuting or adjudicating delinquent a person under the age of 18 for committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 197
Assembly Bill 197
Relating to: pre-adoption training formats. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/26/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 210
Assembly Bill 210
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/2/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 217
Assembly Bill 217
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 218
Assembly Bill 218
Relating to: procedures for granting credentials granted by the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 118

For
Notification Date
9/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 412
Assembly Bill 412
Relating to: creating a foster parents' bill of rights. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/12/2021
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.
Comments
WAFCA supports a foster parent bill of rights and believe that embedding this language in statute would inhibit our ability to keep it up to date and aligned with current best practice, open to periodic review and amendments.
Assembly Bill 423
Assembly Bill 423
Relating to: reports of sexual abuse of children placed in out-of-home care.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 424
Assembly Bill 424
Relating to: requiring the transmission of citizen review panel annual reports and the written responses of the Department of Children and Families to the appropriate legislative standing committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 425
Assembly Bill 425
Relating to: annual reports to and hearings by the legislative standing committees on child abuse and neglect.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 503
Assembly Bill 503
Relating to: subsidized guardianship payments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 592
Assembly Bill 592
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 626
Assembly Bill 626
Relating to: grounds for finding a child in need of protection or services or for terminating parental rights.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 627
Assembly Bill 627
Relating to: terminating parental rights based on the parent's incarceration. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: elimination of a jury trial in a proceeding under the Children's Code. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 629
Assembly Bill 629
Relating to: postadoption contact agreements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 630
Assembly Bill 630
Relating to: termination of parental rights by motion in CHIPS proceeding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 631
Assembly Bill 631
Relating to: various changes to the safe haven law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 632
Assembly Bill 632
Relating to: duty to participate in an appeal of an order terminating parental rights. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 686
Assembly Bill 686
Relating to: advanced practice social workers and independent social workers treating substance use disorder as a specialty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 222

For
Notification Date
11/22/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 856
Assembly Bill 856
Relating to: sentencing for crimes committed by a person who is under the age of 18.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 934
Assembly Bill 934
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the Medical Assistance program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 936
Assembly Bill 936
Relating to: failure to accept employment to remain eligible for Medical Assistance.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 24
Senate Bill 24
Relating to: prohibiting the out-of-home placement of a child with a person with a record of a crime against a child. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 72

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2021
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.
Comments
Amendments to the bill alleviate concerns with the original text.
Senate Bill 29
Senate Bill 29
Relating to: a disclaimer of parental rights and payments allowed in connection with an adoption.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2021
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.
Senate Bill 78
Senate Bill 78
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes and discrimination based on expunged conviction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/6/2021
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.
Senate Bill 161
Senate Bill 161
Relating to: qualified residential treatment programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2021
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.
Senate Bill 162
Senate Bill 162
Relating to: immunity from liability resulting from good faith actions under the child abuse and neglect reporting law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/23/2021
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.
Senate Bill 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: allowing the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards to grant credentials with provisional status, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 233
Senate Bill 233
Relating to: procedures for granting credentials granted by the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 245
Senate Bill 245
Relating to: prosecuting or adjudicating delinquent a person under the age of 18 for committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2021
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.
Senate Bill 253
Senate Bill 253
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/2/2021
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.
Senate Bill 402
Senate Bill 402
Relating to: creating a foster parents' bill of rights. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/12/2021
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.
Comments
WAFCA supports a foster parent bill of rights and believe that embedding this language in statute would inhibit our ability to keep it up to date and aligned with current best practice, open to periodic review and amendments.
Senate Bill 416
Senate Bill 416
Relating to: reports of sexual abuse of children placed in out-of-home care.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 146

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Senate Bill 417
Senate Bill 417
Relating to: requiring the transmission of citizen review panel annual reports and the written responses of the Department of Children and Families to the appropriate legislative standing committees.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 147

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Senate Bill 418
Senate Bill 418
Relating to: annual reports to and hearings by the legislative standing committees on child abuse and neglect.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 148

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Senate Bill 491
Senate Bill 491
Relating to: subsidized guardianship payments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 132

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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.
Senate Bill 562
Senate Bill 562
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2021
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.
Senate Bill 594
Senate Bill 594
Relating to: various changes to the safe haven law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 595
Senate Bill 595
Relating to: terminating parental rights based on the parent's incarceration. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 599
Senate Bill 599
Relating to: elimination of a jury trial in a proceeding under the Children's Code. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 601
Senate Bill 601
Relating to: duty to participate in an appeal of an order terminating parental rights. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 657
Senate Bill 657
Relating to: advanced practice social workers and independent social workers treating substance use disorder as a specialty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2021
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.
Senate Bill 686
Senate Bill 686
Relating to: postadoption contact agreements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 791
Senate Bill 791
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 862
Senate Bill 862
Relating to: sentencing for crimes committed by a person who is under the age of 18.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 905
Senate Bill 905
Relating to: disenrollment of ineligible individuals from and redeterminations of eligibility for the Medical Assistance program and database confirmation for public assistance program eligibility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 912
Senate Bill 912
Relating to: failure to accept employment to remain eligible for Medical Assistance.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Children and Families: Children and Family Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Children and Family Services

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.

Children and Families: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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.

Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services

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

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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
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.

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

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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.

Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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.

Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations

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.

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Child-placing agencies
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Subject
Child-placing agencies
Scope Statement
SS 012_15
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

DCF rule suspensions and modifications related to COVID-19
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Subject
DCF rule suspensions and modifications related to COVID-19
Scope Statement
SS 028_20
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

Group homes
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Subject
Group homes
Scope Statement
SS 013_15
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

Qualified residential treatment programs
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Subject
Qualified residential treatment programs
Scope Statement
SS 056_21
None
Notification Date
6/10/2021
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.

Residential care centers for children and youth
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Subject
Residential care centers for children and youth
Scope Statement
SS 011_15
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

Shelter care facilities
Agency Name
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Subject
Shelter care facilities
Scope Statement
SS 014_15
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

Creation of peer recovery coach certification and overdose treatment covered services
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)
Subject
Creation of peer recovery coach certification and overdose treatment covered services
Scope Statement
SS 074_22
Undisclosed
Notification Date
9/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Telehealth
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)
Subject
Telehealth
Scope Statement
SS 010_21
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

Telehealth
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)
Subject
Telehealth
Scope Statement
SS 061_20
None
Notification Date
2/8/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Telehealth access and coverage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telehealth access and coverage

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/12/2021
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.

Returning 17 year-olds to juvenile court
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Returning 17 year-olds to juvenile court

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/27/2021
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.

Prevention services funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevention services funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Improving safety measures and extending civil action protections in out-of-home care settings
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving safety measures and extending civil action protections in out-of-home care settings

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Mental health reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental health reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Regulation of behavioral health professionals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of behavioral health professionals

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Adoption supports and services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Adoption supports and services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Supportive services for youth transitioning to adulthood
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supportive services for youth transitioning to adulthood

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Human services program funding, policy and regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Human services program funding, policy and regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Child welfare funding, policy and regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Child welfare funding, policy and regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

School-based mental health
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School-based mental health

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Policy to support child welfare, mental health and other essential human services providers through Wisconsin's public health emergency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy to support child welfare, mental health and other essential human services providers through Wisconsin's public health emergency

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$39,674.39
2021
July - December
$32,299.00
2022
January - June
$32,643.54
Total $104,616.93
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
82.75
2021
July - December
85.50
2022
January - June
59.00
Total 227.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
508.50
2021
July - December
332.25
2022
January - June
350.50
Total 1191.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
12 %
2021
July - December
13 %
2022
January - June
16 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
12 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
16 %
2021
July - December
21 %
2022
January - June
14 %
2022
July - December
Total 17 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
23 %
2021
July - December
32 %
2022
January - June
41 %
2022
July - December
Total 31 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
7 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
9 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
27 %
2021
July - December
18 %
2022
January - June
29 %
2022
July - December
Total 25 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures