The Arc Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Arc Wisconsin is an office of The Arc of the United States.

Lobbying Interests:
Members of The Arc are individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Relevant public policy issues include early intervention, child care, healthcare and Medicaid, long-term care including Family Care and IRIS programs, special education, direct care workforce, family support, public transportation, accessible housing, voting rights.

Title:
State Director

Contact
DS
Deb Sybell
PO BOX 824
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
(608) 301-5336
Sybell@thearc.org
https://arcwi.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 100
Assembly Bill 100
Relating to: guardian training requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 167
Assembly Bill 167
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to study and report on establishing a section 529A ABLE savings account program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2021
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 175
Assembly Bill 175
Relating to: grants to independent living centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/24/2021
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 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 179
Assembly Bill 179
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: the secure delivery of absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 198
Assembly Bill 198
Relating to: defects on absentee ballot certificates, certain kinds of election fraud, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 201
Assembly Bill 201
Relating to: absentee ballot applications, unsolicited mailing or transmission of absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots, canvassing absentee ballots, electronic voter registration, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2021
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 400
Assembly Bill 400
Relating to: responses to reports relating to elder adults at risk and adults at risk.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/26/2021
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 496
Assembly Bill 496
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to implement a section 529A ABLE savings account program and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/31/2021
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 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in organ transplantation on the basis of disability. (FE)

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 92
Senate Bill 92
Relating to: guardian training requirements.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 97

For
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.
Senate Bill 158
Senate Bill 158
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to study and report on establishing a section 529A ABLE savings account program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 119

For
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.
Senate Bill 181
Senate Bill 181
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
3/16/2021
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 190
Senate Bill 190
Relating to: grants to independent living centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/24/2021
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 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: the secure delivery of absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2021
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 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2021
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 209
Senate Bill 209
Relating to: returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2021
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 212
Senate Bill 212
Relating to: defects on absentee ballot certificates, certain kinds of election fraud, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2021
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 395
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: responses to reports relating to elder adults at risk and adults at risk.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 122

For
Notification Date
6/14/2021
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 486
Senate Bill 486
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to implement a section 529A ABLE savings account program and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/31/2021
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 538
Senate Bill 538
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in organ transplantation on the basis of disability. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 113

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 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
2/2/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

Financial Institutions: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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
2/18/2021
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
2/18/2021
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: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services; Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services; Facilities

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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: Quality Assurance Services Planning, Regulation and Delivery
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Quality Assurance Services Planning, Regulation and Delivery

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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
2/18/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

Workforce Development: Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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

Changes to criteria relating to specific learning disabilities
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)
Subject
Changes to criteria relating to specific learning disabilities
Scope Statement
SS 133_20
For
Notification Date
6/14/2021
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

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/2/2021
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.

Federal ARP funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Federal ARP funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/17/2021
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.

Family Caregiving issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Family Caregiving issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/17/2021
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.

Technology innovation for people with disabilities, including remote supports
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Technology innovation for people with disabilities, including remote supports

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/15/2021
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.

State Biennial Budget Items
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Biennial Budget Items

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

supported decision making for persons with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
supported decision making for persons with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

Direct Support Professionals - increase in wages and benefits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Direct Support Professionals - increase in wages and benefits.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

Employment First legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Employment First legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

ABLE savings accounts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ABLE savings accounts

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

special education quality and funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
special education quality and funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

Dental access for people with disabilities, medicaid funding for dental care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dental access for people with disabilities, medicaid funding for dental care

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

promoting policies to advance assistive technologies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
promoting policies to advance assistive technologies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

ABLE Accounts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ABLE Accounts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

COVID-19 impacts on the disability community
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 impacts on the disability community

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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.

COVID-19 impact on students with disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 impact on students with disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2020
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
$7,312.50
2021
July - December
$3,262.50
2022
January - June
$525.00
Total $11,100.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
51.50
2021
July - December
34.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 85.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
46.00
2021
July - December
9.50
2022
January - June
12.50
Total 68.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to study and report on establishing a section 529A ABLE savings account program. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 15 %
Relating to: requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to study and report on establishing a section 529A ABLE savings account program. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: responses to reports relating to elder adults at risk and adults at risk.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 19 %
Relating to: guardian training requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: guardian training requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: responses to reports relating to elder adults at risk and adults at risk.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
11 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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 7 %

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
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 17 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
70 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %

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
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures