Disability Service Provider Network

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Membership association of service providers providing the full array of support services to people with disabilities.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues that impact the lives of people with disabilities or the business interests of organizations that provide long-term care and employment services for people with disabilities. Other issues may also include: workforce development (caregiver shortage); tax code; workers compensation; and, other types of legislation or administrative rules that impact people with disabilities.

CEO Name:
Lisa Davidson
Chief Executive Officer

Contact
LMD
Lisa M Davidson
16 N. Carroll St, Ste. 300
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 661-2913
ldavidson@dspn.org
http://www.dspn.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/31/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Lisa M Davidson Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/31/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 169
Assembly Bill 169
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
3/29/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 402
Assembly Bill 402
Relating to: certification of expanded function dental auxiliaries, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/15/2021
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.
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
3/10/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 392
Senate Bill 392
Relating to: certification of expanded function dental auxiliaries, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 254

For
Notification Date
6/14/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

Notification Date
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Health Services: 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
2/17/2021
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.

Transportation: State Highway Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Facilities

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Licensed adult family homes
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Licensed adult family homes

SS 108_21
Other
Notification Date
3/31/2022
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development of the 2023-25 Biennial Budget - Department of Health Services, Medicaid
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2023-25 Biennial Budget - Department of Health Services, Medicaid

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/8/2022
First Communication Date
9/1/2022
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Support for DHS Proposal to Increase Reimbursement Rates for HCBS under the Medical Assistance Program, and development of new rate structure under HCBS ARPA Plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for DHS Proposal to Increase Reimbursement Rates for HCBS under the Medical Assistance Program, and development of new rate structure under HCBS ARPA Plan

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensure of Dental Therapists
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensure of Dental Therapists

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/2/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Community-Based Services Grant Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Community-Based Services Grant Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

COVID-19 vaccine administration
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 vaccine administration

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2021
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.

MCO contracts with service providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
MCO contracts with service providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Policy & funding changes to deal with Wisconsin direct caregiver workforce shortage crisis.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy & funding changes to deal with Wisconsin direct caregiver workforce shortage crisis.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Policy\funding changes to Family Care or Fee-for-Service Medicaid affecting residential and day care for persons with disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policy\funding changes to Family Care or Fee-for-Service Medicaid affecting residential and day care for persons with disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Compliance with the home and community-based services settings rules.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compliance with the home and community-based services settings rules.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Home & community-based services setting funding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Home & community-based services setting funding.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Governor's Task Force on Caregiving
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's Task Force on Caregiving

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Relief to Disability Service providers due to COVID-19 emergency; 1135 emergency waiver, CARES Act, ARPA funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relief to Disability Service providers due to COVID-19 emergency; 1135 emergency waiver, CARES Act, ARPA funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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 of the 2021-23 Biennial Budget, Medicaid and Long Term Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2021-23 Biennial Budget, Medicaid and Long Term Care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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
$31,794.53
2021
July - December
$27,530.60
2022
January - June
$23,504.22
Total $82,829.35
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
64.25
2021
July - December
34.50
2022
January - June
37.00
Total 135.75
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
348.50
2021
July - December
249.00
2022
January - June
184.50
Total 782.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: certification of expanded function dental auxiliaries, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule 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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: certification of expanded function dental auxiliaries, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule 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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
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
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
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
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
75 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 34 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 1 %

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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
17 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 15 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
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 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
90 %
2022
July - December
Total 29 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures