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Assembly Bill 259

Relating To: Relating to: concussions and other head injuries sustained in youth athletic activities.
Bill Text and History
2011 Wisconsin Act 172
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 10/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/5/2011

Boys and Girls Clubs of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/15/2011

Children's Hospital & Health System Notified Date 9/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/27/2011

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 9/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/27/2011

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 9/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/28/2011

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/14/2011

Ministry Health Care Notified Date 2/22/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2012

ThedaCare Notified Date 11/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/7/2011

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 3/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/12/2012

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 10/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/16/2012

Other
Report Date
10/27/2011

Comments
The WASB has concerns about the potential liability of school districts and a lack of clarity in the defintion of volunteers under the bill as amended.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 10/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/5/2011

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 10/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/5/2011

Wisconsin Association of School Nurses Notified Date 9/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/26/2011

Comments
Language should be added to the bill requiring that school nurses be notified of concussions within 24 hours (on school days) and that school nurses be part of the educational team instructing coaches on concussions and post-concussion follow-up.
Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association Inc Notified Date 10/4/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/4/2011

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 10/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/5/2011

Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools Notified Date 10/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/3/2011

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 10/20/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/20/2011

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 9/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/16/2011

Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Notified Date 9/20/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/20/2011

Against
Report Date
9/20/2011

Comments
PTs are statutorily recognized by the leg. as having concussion treatment within scope of practice, AB259 doesn't. We will remain opposed to AB259 until this oversight is corrected and PTs are recognized as health care providers under the bill.
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 10/6/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/6/2011

Wisconsin Psychological Association Notified Date 10/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/21/2011

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
244.00
2012
January - June
432.00
2012
July - December
3.00
Total 679.00
Boys and Girls Clubs of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Children's Hospital & Health System 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
23.00
2012
January - June
87.00
2012
July - December
Total 110.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10.00
2012
January - June
7.00
2012
July - December
Total 17.00
Marshfield Clinic 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
49.00
2012
January - June
110.00
2012
July - December
Total 159.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
3.00
2012
January - June
35.00
2012
July - December
Total 38.00
Ministry Health Care 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2.00
2012
July - December
3.00
Total 5.00
ThedaCare 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1.00
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
117.00
2012
January - June
82.00
2012
July - December
Total 199.00
Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
24.00
2012
January - June
23.00
2012
July - December
Total 47.00
Wisconsin Medical Society 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
85.00
2012
July - December
Total 85.00
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
16.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Psychological Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1.00