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Senate Bill 191

Relating To: Relating to: podiatrist-patient privilege, immunity exemption for podiatrists providing emergency care at athletic events, allowing podiatrists to determine an illness or injury and complete forms for the purpose of granting assistance to needy veterans, allowing podiatrists to determine disability for the purpose of issuing certain hunting permits, cooperatives organized to provide sickness care, the Podiatrists Affiliated Credentialing Board, allowing podiatrists to certify driver school instructors' physical fitness, allowing Medical Assistance recipients to freely choose among podiatrists, and giving equal weight to certifications of disability by podiatrists for insurance purposes.
Bill Text and History
2009 Wisconsin Act 113
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 8/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/17/2009

Comments
Regulation of podiatrists
Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 9/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/23/2009

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 5/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/22/2009

Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Notified Date 5/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/19/2009

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 5/8/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
7/14/2009

Comments
Authors are properly placing in the record a memorandum regarding no scope expansion in the bill; provisions to have agencies update materials related to this bill improve the final product.
Against
Report Date
5/8/2009

Comments
Some elements of the bill need clarification, or emphasis that scope of practice is not expanded.
Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine Notified Date 5/8/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/20/2009

None
Report Date
5/8/2009

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
17.00
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 31.00
Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine 2009
January - June
17.00
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 31.00