Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care

Assembly Bill 432

Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.

By Representatives Petryk, Bernier, Edming, Quinn, Nygren, Tusler, Rohrkaste, Zimmerman, Horlacher, Kooyenga, Kulp, Jarchow, Katsma, Murphy, Tauchen, Meyers, VanderMeer, Ripp, R. Brooks, Tittl, Petersen, Ballweg, Hutton, Vruwink, Thiesfeldt and Weatherston; cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf, Cowles, Petrowski, Moulton, Stroebel, Feyen, Marklein, Tiffany, Darling, Vinehout, Nass, Ringhand, Olsen, L. Taylor, LeMahieu and Kapenga.

June 30, 2017              Referred to Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care

September 05, 2017    Public Hearing Held

Present:       (8)        Representative Weatherston; Representatives Petryk, Bernier, Snyder, Macco, Kremer, Meyers and Brostoff.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (1)        Representative Kolste.

Appearances For

·      County Supervisor Mark Wadium - Outagamie County Board

·      Dale Anderson - Pepin Manor

·      Donna  Kruchten - Ingleside Manor

·      VP Clinical Services Shellie Sonnetag - Real Property Health Facilities

·      Executive Director John  Vander Meer - WHCA/ WiCAL

·      Dir. of Quality Advancement Jackie Strader - WHCA/WiCAL

·      Carla Hutter - Plum City Care Center

·      Rob Gunderman - Alzheimer's Alliance

·      NHA Deborah Klatkiewicz - Park Manor

·      RN, NHA Heidi  Prellwitz - Park Manor

·      Nursing Home Administrator Craig Ubbelohde - Bethany St. Joseph Corp.

·      Director of Nursing Mindy Meehean - Pine Crest Nursing Home

·      Director of Nursing Joey Pettis - WI Director of Nursing Council

·      Administrator Dan Goodier - Christian Community Homesw and Services

Appearances Against

·      Kim Marheide - Board on Aging and Long Term Care

·      Christopher McElgunn - WI Board in Aging & Long-Tearm Care

·      Kathy Hansen - MATC-Madison

·      Kerri Kliminski - MATC-Madison

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Zach Holstein - Willowdale Nursing and Rehab

·      Joe Simonich - Villa Maria Health & Rehab

·      Jason Hellen - Sky View Nursing Center

·      Sherry Goodman - Oakbrook Health & Rehab

·      Erica Poole - Wausau Manor

·      Dale  Kelm - Birch Haven Senior Living

·      Bridget Staberg - Ashland Health & Rehab

·      Sandra Reynolds - Bria on the lake

·      Tathy Kus - Mercy manor Transition Center

·      Cathy Witmer - Parkview Manor

·      Kevin Larson - Spring Valley Health Care

·      Logan Heuer - Herself

·      State Senator Sheila Harsdorf - WI State Senate

·      Melissa Montgomery - WI Director of Nursing Council

Registrations Against

·      Public Policy Coordinator Janet Zander - Greater WI. Agency on Aging Resources

·      Issues Advocay Director Helen Marks-Dicks - AARP

·      Amy Devine - Disability Rights WI

·      Amy Devine - Survival Coalition

·      Dir. of Aging Michelle Pike - Disability Resourse Center of Ozaukee County

·      County Supervisor Karl Hertz - Ozaukee County

·      EdD, MSN, RN Valerie Palarski - Herself

Registrations for Information Only

·      Leg. Liasion Jon Hoelter - Dept. Health Services

·      Leg. Liasion Laurie Arkens - Dep. of Health Services

October 18, 2017        Executive Session Held

Present:       (7)        Representative Weatherston; Representatives Petryk, Macco, Kremer, Meyers, Kolste and Brostoff.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (2)        Representatives Bernier and Snyder.


Keith Best

Committee Clerk