National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The mission of NAMI Wisconsin is to improve the quality of life of people affected by mental illness and to promote recovery. NAMI Wisconsin will accomplish its mission through the following: 1) Promote public education and understanding of mental illnesses. 2) Advocate at all levels of government and throughout the public sector to improve mental health care in Wisconsin. 3) Support affiliates by providing follow-up advice and counsel; educational and training programs and materials; access to financial resources as appropriate; and by offering conferences, seminars, and presentations. 4) Establish and strengthen local affiliates to keep with NAMI's principles and guidelines.

Lobbying Interests:
NAMI Wisconsin works at the state level to influence the legislature in areas of health and mental health care, criminal justice, youth mental health, education, stigma reduction and other areas affecting the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families. We also have a network of members and non-members who engage in grassroots advocacy throughout the state.

Contact
MKB
Mary Kay Battaglia
4233 W. Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 268-6000 x_____
marykay@namiwisconsin.org
http://www.namiwisconsin.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 193
Assembly Bill 193
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/27/2021
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.
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
4/27/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 259
Assembly Bill 259
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/4/2021
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 395
Assembly Bill 395
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/19/2021
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 604
Assembly Bill 604
Relating to: pay for performance grant requirements, housing navigator grants, use of public lands to provide temporary residence for the homeless, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/19/2021
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 306
Senate Bill 306
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/4/2021
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 668
Senate Bill 668
Relating to: reimbursement of maternal mental health screenings under the Medical Assistance program and coverage of maternal mental health screenings by health policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/19/2021
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

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

Notification Date
3/9/2021
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
Support for Treatment Alternatives and Diversion (TAD) funding, expansion of mental health treatment courts and Opening Avenues to Reentry Success (OARS)

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

Notification Date
3/9/2021
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
Support for expansion of BadgerCare and increased Medicaid reimbursement rates.

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
3/9/2021
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
3/9/2021
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
Support for community-based mental health services in schools, First Episode Psychosis programs, early intervention and treatment and training for educators in Mental Health First Aid.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Support for LRB 3166/LRB 3416 relating to Crisis Program Enhancement Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for LRB 3166/LRB 3416 relating to Crisis Program Enhancement Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/18/2021
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.

Age of consent to refuse mental health treatments services by a minor.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Age of consent to refuse mental health treatments services by a minor.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/18/2021
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.

Support for LRB-1660/P1 relating to behavioral health crisis service system, crisis hotline centers, and making an appropriation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for LRB-1660/P1 relating to behavioral health crisis service system, crisis hotline centers, and making an appropriation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/18/2021
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.

Support for LRB 2237/1 and LRB 0004/1 banning conversion therapy with minors by licensed mental health professionals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for LRB 2237/1 and LRB 0004/1 banning conversion therapy with minors by licensed mental health professionals

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Support for LRB-0527/1 & LRB- 2233/1 relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for LRB-0527/1 & LRB- 2233/1 relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/12/2021
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.

creating a grant program to fund crisis stabilization centers for adults across the state
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
creating a grant program to fund crisis stabilization centers for adults across the state

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/29/2021
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.

Relating to mental health services in the state budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to mental health services in the state budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/29/2021
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.

Relating to expanding telehealth services and ensuring the benefit is covered by all health insurance providers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to expanding telehealth services and ensuring the benefit is covered by all health insurance providers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/29/2021
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 a 24/7/365 warmline in Wisconsin to provide information, referrals and emotional support to mental health consumers and families
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a 24/7/365 warmline in Wisconsin to provide information, referrals and emotional support to mental health consumers and families

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/29/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$1,409.10
2021
July - December
$278.85
2022
January - June
$0.00
Total $1,687.95
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
21.00
2021
July - December
3.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 24.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
40.00
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 42.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: pay for performance grant requirements, housing navigator grants, use of public lands to provide temporary residence for the homeless, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)
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%
Relating to: reimbursement of maternal mental health screenings under the Medical Assistance program and coverage of maternal mental health screenings by health policies and plans. (FE)
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%
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
50 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
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
5 %
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
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 18 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 18 %

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
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
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
1 %
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
1 %
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
1 %
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
5 %
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
8 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
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 9 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 18 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures