2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
January 22, 2016 - Introduced by Representatives Bernier, Kolste, Rohrkaste,
Hesselbein, Novak, Tittl, Brostoff, Meyers, Skowronski, Macco, Jagler,
Czaja, Petryk, Swearingen, Kleefisch, Quinn, Kitchens, Kahl, A. Ott, Ripp,
Zepnick, Spiros, Subeck, Murphy, E. Brooks, Sargent, Kulp, Ballweg,
Nygren, Ohnstad, Johnson, Sanfelippo, Considine, Steineke, Sinicki and
Born, cosponsored by Senators Carpenter, Hansen and C. Larson. Referred
to Committee on Mental Health Reform.
1An Act relating to: funding for respite care under the Alzheimer's Family and
2Caregiver Support Program and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill provides additional funding to the Department of Health Services for
respite care under the Alzheimer's Family and Caregiver Support Program.
For further information see the state and local fiscal estimate, which will be
printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation 5
to the department of health services under section 20.435 (7) (b) of the statutes, as 6
affected by the acts of 2015, the dollar amount for fiscal year 2016-17 is increased 7
by $1,000,000 to pay for respite care under the Alzheimer's family and caregiver 8
support program under section 46.87 of the statutes.