Disability Rights Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Persons with disabilties and their families in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Health, social services, child welfare, education, civil rights, guardianship, commitment, mental health, long-term care, treatment facilities, corrections, employment, transportation, Medicaid, other programs and services related to persons with disabilities, mental illness, and the Deaf community.

Title:
Director of Legal and Advocacy Services

Contact
KK
Kristin Kerschensteiner
131 West Wilson St, Suite 700
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 267-0214
(608) 267-0368
kitk@drwi.org
http://www.disabilityrightswi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kristin Kerschensteiner Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 6/30/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Barbara Beckert Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 6/30/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Lea Kitz Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 6/30/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2021
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.
Comments
AB100 will positively impact the lives of people with disabilities considered for guardianship by avoiding the need for guardianship; limiting the guardianship if one is justified; and avoiding guardian/ward conflicts after a guardianship is imposed.
Assembly Bill 173
Assembly Bill 173
Relating to: private resources used for election administration, appointment of election officials, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2021
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 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2021
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 178
Assembly Bill 178
Relating to: applications for absentee ballots. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2021
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.
Comments
This bill creates an unnecessary requirement that in-person absentee voters fill out an absentee application separate from and duplicative of the ballot certification envelope. It is also opposed by clerks.
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
4/5/2021
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 180
Assembly Bill 180
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
4/5/2021
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
4/5/2021
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
AB 192 would significantly restrict who can return absentee ballots.It will be very confusing for voters and highly problematic for clerks to administer. Many voters with disabilities rely on others for timely return of their absentee ballot,
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
4/5/2021
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
4/5/2021
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
12/10/2021
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.
Comments
DRW supports AB 217 because it will improve access to services needed by people with disabilities and mental health needs, by allowing applicants to go to work right away while they are waiting for their application to be processed.
Assembly Bill 228
Assembly Bill 228
Relating to: excluding time for evaluation and treatment of certain medical conditions from the time limit for emergency detention without a hearing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/28/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20210428_DRW testimony on AB 228 72 hour rule exclusion.pdf

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
7/29/2021
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.
Comments
DRW supports AB 400 because it will ensure that all allegations of abuse & neglect of at-risk-adults will be investigated & makes the adult-at-risk reporting system equivalent to the elder abuse system, which requires investigation of all allegations
Assembly Bill 421
Assembly Bill 421
Relating to: access to Department of Transportation records to establish residency for approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2021
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.
Comments
AB 421 would improve accessibility of the DNR licensing system by allowing those with state ID to verify residency online in the same way those with a drivers’ license do, providing equitable access to disabled Wisconsinites who are nondrivers.
Assembly Bill 511
Assembly Bill 511
Relating to: relocating the offices of the Elections Commission. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/15/2021
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.
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
9/17/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 567
Assembly Bill 567
Relating to: allocation of federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funds for repairs to Potawatomi State Park observation tower. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2021
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.
Comments
DRW opposes AB 567 due to concerns that the amount proposed to be allocated in the bill is insufficient to ensure the accessibility of the tower at Potowatami State Park
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
11/12/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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.
Comments
DRW strongly supports expanding TAD to include those who have a mental health diagnosis and do not have a substance use disorder. This would support mental health courts and other evidence based diversion programs as alternatives to jail or prison
Assembly Bill 826
Assembly Bill 826
Relating to: use of pepper spray by an employee of the Department of Corrections.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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.
Comments
AB 826 would prohibit DOC restrictions on use of pepper spray by employees. DRW is concerned about the impact of using pepper spray and that it will be disproportionately used on people with mental illness, causing further trauma & psychological harm
Assembly Bill 918
Assembly Bill 918
Relating to: restoration of the right to vote to a person barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2022
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.
Comments
The right to vote should not be based on the ability to pay. People who have served time for a felony & are “off paper" should have their voting rights restored. Because so many impacted have a disability, DRW opposes this bill.
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
2/8/2022
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
2/8/2022
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 966
Assembly Bill 966
Relating to: reorganizing the Milwaukee Public School System into four to eight school districts and creating a Milwaukee Public Schools Redistricting and Implementation Commission. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220214_DRW Statement AB966-SB963 - Opposed.pdf

Assembly Bill 969
Assembly Bill 969
Relating to: reporting to law enforcement certain crimes and other incidents that occur in or on public school buildings and grounds, requiring certain schools to employ armed school resource officers, and allocating federal American Rescue Plan Act of 202...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220214_DRW Statement AB969 - Opposed.pdf

Assembly Bill 970
Assembly Bill 970
Relating to: eliminating income limits for parental choice programs; eliminating pupil participation limits for the statewide parental choice program; private school tuition charged to a pupil participating in a parental choice program; and creating an edu...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220214_DRW Statement AB970-SB974 - Opposed.pdf

Assembly Bill 999
Assembly Bill 999
Relating to: absentee ballot applications, unsolicited mailing or transmission of absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots, secure delivery of absentee ballots, canvassing absentee ballots, voter registration requirements, electronic voter registr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/19/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220219_DRW statement on AB 999.pdf

Assembly Bill 1002
Assembly Bill 1002
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Comments
We support SB937 the Senate companion bill as amended, & with the floor amendment to be considered on 2/22. While not all of our concerns were addressed, it maintains this essential status for voter with a disability, chronic illness or frailty
Supporting Documentation
20220218_SB 937 Statement of Support 021822.pdf

Assembly Bill 1004
Assembly Bill 1004
Relating to: certain kinds of election fraud, private resources and contracts for election administration, who may perform tasks related to election administration, defects on absentee ballot certificates, returning absentee ballots to the office of the mu...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220220_DRW statement AB1004 2 2022.pdf

Assembly Bill 1005
Assembly Bill 1005
Relating to: maintenance of the voter registration list, training of municipal clerks, data sharing agreements, pre-election procedures, lines at the polls on election day, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220220_DRW statement AB1005 2 2022.pdf

Assembly Bill 1007
Assembly Bill 1007
Relating to: right of health care providers to express professional opinions related to health or medical information or guidance.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220217_DRW Statement Opposing AB 1007 Opinion Protection 021722.pdf

Assembly Bill 1070
Assembly Bill 1070
Relating to: establishing a plan to register qualified electors who are detained in jail and to allow the electors to vote while detained.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2022
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 1071
Assembly Bill 1071
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction, changing the information required on voter registration forms, and changing voting procedure for certain persons who are convicted of felonie...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2022
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.
Comments
Voting is an important part of rehabilitation. People who have served time for a felony should have their voting rights restored. Because so many impacted have a disability, DRW supports this bill
Assembly Joint Resolution 133
Assembly Joint Resolution 133
Relating to: requiring photographic identification to vote in any election (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220220_DRW statement AJR133 2 2022.pdf

Senate Bill 92
Senate Bill 92
Relating to: guardian training requirements.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 97

For
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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.
Comments
SB 92 will positively impact the lives of people with disabilities considered for guardianship by avoiding the need for guardianship; limiting the guardianship if one is justified; and avoiding guardian/ward conflicts after a guardianship is imposed
Senate Bill 180
Senate Bill 180
Relating to: absentee voting, voting procedures, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2021
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.
Comments
The bill brings election law into alignment with Wisconsin law related to guardianship. These updates ensure that voters who are under guardianship maintain their right to vote unless a court specifically removes their right to vote.
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.
Comments
Authorizing the licensure of dental therapists in Wisconsin will increase access to dental care for underserved populations, and help to address the severe dental care access issues faced by many people with disabilities.
Supporting Documentation
20210316_DRW Testimony SB181 Dental Therapists 3 2021.pdf

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
4/5/2021
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 204
Senate Bill 204
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
4/5/2021
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 205
Senate Bill 205
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2021
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
4/5/2021
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 207
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: private resources used for election administration, appointment of election officials, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2021
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.
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
4/5/2021
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 211
Senate Bill 211
Relating to: applications for absentee ballots. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2021
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.
Comments
This bill creates an unnecessary requirement that in-person absentee voters fill out an absentee application separate from and duplicative of the ballot certification envelope. It is also opposed by clerks.
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
4/5/2021
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 214
Senate Bill 214
Relating to: early canvassing of absentee ballots, issuance of presidential ballots, combined polling places, timeline for sending or transmitting absentee ballots, nomination papers for certain independent candidates, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2021
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
DRW supports the option to allow clerks to begin canvassing absentee ballots earlier. We are very concerned about the option to combine polling places, because transportation is a major barrier for many voters with disabilities.
Senate Bill 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: excluding time for evaluation and treatment of certain medical conditions from the time limit for emergency detention without a hearing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/10/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20210510_20210428_DRW testimony on AB 228 72 hour rule exclusion.pdf

Senate Bill 284
Senate Bill 284
Relating to: holding the presidential preference primary on the second Tuesday in March. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
Holding 3 statewide elections in 3 months would be a barrier to participation for many disabled and elderly voters who don't drive. Holding a 3rd statewide election will be very costly, confusing, and increase the administrative burden for clerks.
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
7/29/2021
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.
Senate Bill 422
Senate Bill 422
Relating to: access to Department of Transportation records to establish residency for approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2021
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.
Comments
SB 422 would improve accessibility of the DNR licensing system by allowing those with state ID to verify residency online in the same way those with a drivers’ license do, providing equitable access to disabled Wisconsinites who are nondrivers.
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
9/17/2021
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.
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
1/25/2022
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.
Comments
SB 595 would disproportionately and unfairly impact parents who have mental illness and break the parental bond with their children without cause. There are already existing grounds for termination of parental rights when needed to protect a child.
Senate Bill 600
Senate Bill 600
Relating to: decriminalizing fentanyl testing strips. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 180

Other
Notification Date
10/14/2021
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 791
Senate Bill 791
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2022
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.
Comments
Expanding TAD to fund mental health programs would divert more people with mental health needs from jail or prison and connect them with treatment and support. People with mental illness are over-represented in Wisconsin jails and prisons.
Senate Bill 873
Senate Bill 873
Relating to: restoration of the right to vote to a person barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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.
Comments
The right to vote should not be based on the ability to pay. People who have served time for a felony & are “off paper" should have their voting rights restored. Because so many impacted have a disability, DRW opposes this bill.
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
2/8/2022
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
2/8/2022
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 934
Senate Bill 934
Relating to: maintenance of the voter registration list, training of municipal clerks, data sharing agreements, pre-election procedures, lines at the polls on election day, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Comments
While DRW does not support the bill in its present form, we registered as Other because the bill includes some positive provisions that were discussed with the bill’s author and responded to concerns we had shared.
Supporting Documentation
20220207_DRW testimony Senate Elections Co 02072022.pdf

Senate Bill 935
Senate Bill 935
Relating to: certain kinds of election fraud, private resources and contracts for election administration, who may perform tasks related to election administration, defects on absentee ballot certificates, returning absentee ballots to the office of the mu...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Comments
While DRW does not support the bill in its present form, we registered as Other because the bill includes some positive provisions that were discussed with the bill’s author and responded to concerns we had shared.
Supporting Documentation
20220207_DRW testimony Senate Elections Co 02072022.pdf

Senate Bill 937
Senate Bill 937
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220218_SB 937 Statement of Support 021822.pdf

Senate Bill 939
Senate Bill 939
Relating to: absentee ballot applications, unsolicited mailing or transmission of absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots, secure delivery of absentee ballots, canvassing absentee ballots, voter registration requirements, electronic voter registr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Comments
Absentee voting is heavily utilized by disabled voters because so many have barriers to voting in person. SB-939 would create new barriers that would make very difficult for many disabled Wisconsinites to cast a ballot.
Supporting Documentation
20220207_DRW testimony Senate Elections Co 02072022.pdf

Senate Bill 941
Senate Bill 941
Relating to: overseeing the administration of elections. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220207_DRW testimony Senate Elections Co 02072022.pdf

Senate Bill 963
Senate Bill 963
Relating to: reorganizing the Milwaukee Public School System into four to eight school districts and creating a Milwaukee Public Schools Redistricting and Implementation Commission. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220214_DRW Statement AB966-SB963 - Opposed.pdf

Senate Bill 974
Senate Bill 974
Relating to: eliminating income limits for parental choice programs; eliminating pupil participation limits for the statewide parental choice program; private school tuition charged to a pupil participating in a parental choice program; and creating an edu...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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.
Supporting Documentation
20220214_DRW Statement AB970-SB974 - Opposed.pdf

Senate Joint Resolution 69
Senate Joint Resolution 69
Relating to: recognizing Employment Choice First as a means to preserve the dignity, self-esteem, and pride of individuals with disabilities in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20211026_DRW statement on SJR 69 102621.pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

Administration: Housing and Community Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Housing and Community Development

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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
2/24/2021
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.

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
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Correction of absentee ballot certificate envelopes
Agency Name
Elections Commission (EL)
Subject
Correction of absentee ballot certificate envelopes
Scope Statement
SS 009_22
For
Notification Date
7/24/2022
First Communication Date
7/20/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
The rule clarifies the minor clerical errors clerks can correct, honors the voter’s will, provides uniformity to clerks statewide, allows them to rectify small technical mistakes that have nothing to do with the ballot and are not indicative of fraud
Procedures for curbside voting
Agency Name
Elections Commission (EL)
Subject
Procedures for curbside voting
Scope Statement
SS 041_17
Undisclosed
Notification Date
7/24/2022
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.

Comments
State law requires that curbside voting be available if a voter cannot enter the polling place due to disability. Curbside voting must be consistently available in all Wisconsin polling places.
Training for election inspectors and special voting deputies
Agency Name
Elections Commission (EL)
Subject
Training for election inspectors and special voting deputies
Scope Statement
SS 030_22
Undisclosed
Notification Date
7/24/2022
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development of drafting of proposals or rules related to effective communication and related supports for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf blind, or others with communication related disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of drafting of proposals or rules related to effective communication and related supports for deaf, hard of hearing, deaf blind, or others with communication related disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/4/2021
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.

Development of drafting of proposals related to adult corrections or juvenile correctional services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of drafting of proposals related to adult corrections or juvenile correctional services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/22/2021
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.

Telehealth services for people with disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telehealth services for people with disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Any modifications or changes to special education law or services, special education funding, police in schools, school voucher programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any modifications or changes to special education law or services, special education funding, police in schools, school voucher programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

transportation for people with disabilities including transit, specialized transportation, and non-emergency medical transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transportation for people with disabilities including transit, specialized transportation, and non-emergency medical transportation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Medicaid services for people with disabilities, including expansion under federal health care reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid services for people with disabilities, including expansion under federal health care reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Proposals addressing homelessness and /or increased access to affordable and stable housing which would benefit individuals with mental health needs or other disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals addressing homelessness and /or increased access to affordable and stable housing which would benefit individuals with mental health needs or other disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

long term care for people with disabilities including Family Care, IRIS, and children's long term care services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
long term care for people with disabilities including Family Care, IRIS, and children's long term care services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Revisions to Long-Term Care System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revisions to Long-Term Care System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Development or drafting of proposals related to voting rights for voters with disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development or drafting of proposals related to voting rights for voters with disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Assistive Technology for persons with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Assistive Technology for persons with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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.

Guardian related policy for persons with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardian related policy for persons with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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.

Protective Placement for persons with disabiliites
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Protective Placement for persons with disabiliites

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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.

Accessibility for persons with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Accessibility for persons with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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 supports and services for people with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Employment supports and services for people with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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 commitment for persons with disabilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental commitment for persons with disabilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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.

Medicaid coverage of mental health services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid coverage of mental health services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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.

LRB-5521-1 re: federal special primaries, remote voter registration, ballot harvesting, and ballot/election tampering penalties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-5521-1 re: federal special primaries, remote voter registration, ballot harvesting, and ballot/election tampering penalties.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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.

Policies, legislation and rules related to COVID-19 and people with disabilities in the areas of health care, mental health services, long term care, special education, criminal justice system, voting, public benefits, housing and other areas.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policies, legislation and rules related to COVID-19 and people with disabilities in the areas of health care, mental health services, long term care, special education, criminal justice system, voting, public benefits, housing and other areas.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/14/2020
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
$32,347.81
2021
July - December
$10,030.65
2022
January - June
$17,201.00
Total $59,579.46
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
143.50
2021
July - December
25.50
2022
January - June
103.00
Total 272.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
349.00
2021
July - December
147.00
2022
January - June
196.00
Total 692.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: guardian training requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: private resources used for election administration, appointment of election officials, and providing a penalty. (FE)
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%
Relating to: returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: defects on absentee ballot certificates, certain kinds of election fraud, and providing a penalty. (FE)
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%
Relating to: guardian training requirements.
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%
Relating to: absentee voting, voting procedures, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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%
Relating to: private resources used for election administration, appointment of election officials, and providing a penalty. (FE)
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%
Relating to: applications for absentee ballots. (FE)
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%
Relating to: early canvassing of absentee ballots, issuance of presidential ballots, combined polling places, timeline for sending or transmitting absentee ballots, nomination papers for certain independent candidates, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: holding the presidential preference primary on the second Tuesday in March. (FE)
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%
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty. (FE)
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 %
Relating to: the secure delivery of absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)
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 %
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)
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 %
Relating to: defects on absentee ballot certificates, certain kinds of election fraud, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: excluding time for evaluation and treatment of certain medical conditions from the time limit for emergency detention without a hearing.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the secure delivery of absentee ballots and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: absentee voting in certain residential care facilities and retirement homes and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: excluding time for evaluation and treatment of certain medical conditions from the time limit for emergency detention without a hearing.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
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
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in organ transplantation on the basis of disability. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: use of pepper spray by an employee of the Department of Corrections.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
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
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in organ transplantation on the basis of disability. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: decriminalizing fentanyl testing strips. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: terminating parental rights based on the parent's incarceration. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
6 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: failure to accept employment to remain eligible for Medical Assistance.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reorganizing the Milwaukee Public School System into four to eight school districts and creating a Milwaukee Public Schools Redistricting and Implementation Commission. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reporting to law enforcement certain crimes and other incidents that occur in or on public school buildings and grounds, requiring certain schools to employ armed school resource officers, and allocating federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funding to reimburse schools for costs of employing armed school resource officers. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eliminating income limits for parental choice programs; eliminating pupil participation limits for the statewide parental choice program; private school tuition charged to a pupil participating in a parental choice program; and creating an education expense reimbursement program for the 2022-23 school year and the summer of 2023. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: failure to accept employment to remain eligible for Medical Assistance.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: maintenance of the voter registration list, training of municipal clerks, data sharing agreements, pre-election procedures, lines at the polls on election day, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: certain kinds of election fraud, private resources and contracts for election administration, who may perform tasks related to election administration, defects on absentee ballot certificates, returning absentee ballots to the office of the municipal clerk, appointment of election officials, allowing an employee of a residential care facility or qualified retirement home to serve as a personal care voting assistant during a public health emergency or an incident of infectious disease, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: absentee ballot applications, unsolicited mailing or transmission of absentee ballot applications and absentee ballots, secure delivery of absentee ballots, canvassing absentee ballots, voter registration requirements, electronic voter registration, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reorganizing the Milwaukee Public School System into four to eight school districts and creating a Milwaukee Public Schools Redistricting and Implementation Commission. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eliminating income limits for parental choice programs; eliminating pupil participation limits for the statewide parental choice program; private school tuition charged to a pupil participating in a parental choice program; and creating an education expense reimbursement program for the 2022-23 school year and the summer of 2023. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: terminating parental rights based on the parent's incarceration. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: status as an indefinitely confined voter for purposes of receiving absentee ballots automatically and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
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
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
7 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
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 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
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
3 %
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
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

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
4 %
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
5 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
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
3 %
2022
January - June
6 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
6 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
4 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
4 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
12 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
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
2 %
2022
January - June
1 %
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
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures