Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Public Benefit Reform
Assembly Bill 414
Relating to: eligibility for and premiums under the Medical Assistance purchase plan and disregarding assets in an independence account and retirement benefits for purposes of determining eligibility and cost-sharing requirements under a number of Medical Assistance and long-term care programs.
By Representatives Jacque, Macco, Genrich, Steffen, Rohrkaste, Ballweg, Barnes, Berceau, Billings, Born, Brandtjen, Brostoff, Considine, Edming, Goyke, Hintz, Johnson, Kahl, Katsma, Kolste, Kremer, Krug, Mason, Meyers, Milroy, Murphy, Mursau, Petryk, Pope, Quinn, Sargent, Sinicki, Skowronski, Spreitzer, Stuck, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Weatherston and Zepnick; cosponsored by Senators Lasee, Hansen, Bewley, Harris Dodd, Lassa, Ringhand, Risser, Vinehout, Wirch and L. Taylor.
October 15, 2015 Referred to Committee on Public Benefit Reform
November 10, 2015 Public Hearing Held
Present: (13) Representative Born; Representatives Duchow, Vorpagel, Schraa, Kremer, Craig, Neylon, Krug, Tauchen, Jorgensen, Goyke, Spreitzer and Subeck.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (2) Representatives Brandtjen and Kolste.
· Rep. Andre Jacque - 2nd Assembly District
· David Pinno
· Jennifer Mischka
· Chris Thomas-Cramer
· Noah Hershkowitz - Council for People w/ Physical Disabilities
· Sandy Popp - Governor's Committee for People w/ Disabilities
· Kathy Altman - WCILC
· Mary Ridgely
· Tami Jackson - WI Board for People w/ Developmental Disabilities
Appearances for Information Only
· Jon Hoelter - Dept. of Health Services
· Kevin Moore - Dept. of Health Services
· Andy Forsaith - Dept. of Health Services
· Survival Coalition
· Shel Gross - Mental Health America of Wisconsin
· Kristin Kerschensteiner
Registrations for Information Only
February 02, 2016 Executive Session Held
Present: (15) Representative Born; Representatives Duchow, Brandtjen, Vorpagel, Schraa, Kremer, Craig, Neylon, Krug, Tauchen, Jorgensen, Goyke, Kolste, Spreitzer and Subeck.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
April 07, 2016 Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1