2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
February 1, 2016 - Introduced by Senators Carpenter, Hansen and C. Larson,
cosponsored by Representatives
Jagler, Brostoff, Rohrkaste, Hesselbein,
Bernier, Novak, Katsma, Tittl, Czaja, Kolste, Meyers, Macco, Skowronski,
Petryk, Swearingen, Steineke, Kleefisch, Quinn, Kitchens, Jorgensen,
Kahl, A. Ott, Ripp, Zepnick, Spiros, Sargent, Kulp, Ballweg, Nygren, Tranel,
Berceau, Sanfelippo, Milroy, Knodl, Subeck, Murphy, E. Brooks, Ohnstad,
Johnson, Sinicki, Born and Spreitzer. Referred to Committee on Health and
1An Act to renumber
46.536; to amend
20.435 (5) (cf); and to create
46.536 (2) 2
of the statutes; relating to: dementia training grants for mobile crisis teams
3and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Health Services to award grants to
counties or regions of counties for their mobile crisis teams to obtain training on
recognizing and serving individuals with dementia.
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:
20.435 (5) (cf) of the statutes is amended to read:
(cf) Mobile crisis team grants.
Biennially, the amounts in the 6
schedule for awarding grants to counties or regions to establish certified crisis 7
programs that create mental health mobile crisis teams under s. 46.536
(1) and to
8provide training to mobile crisis teams on dementia under s. 46.536 (2)
46.536 of the statutes is renumbered 46.536 (1).
46.536 (2) of the statutes is created to read:
From the appropriation under s. 20.435 (5) (cf), the department shall 4
award grants in the total amount of $250,000 to counties or regions comprising 5
multiple counties to obtain training for their mobile crisis teams on recognizing and 6
providing services to individuals with dementia.
(1) Dementia training grants.
In the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the 9
statutes for the appropriation to the department of health services under section 10
20.435 (5) (cf) of the statutes, as affected by the acts of 2015, the dollar amount for 11
fiscal year 2016-17 is increased by $250,000 to provide grants for dementia training 12
for mobile crisis teams under s. 46.536 (2).