Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Representing physical therapists & physical therapy assistants.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting physical therapy.

CEO Name:
John Hendrickson
President

Contact
MT
Michele Thorman
802 W Broadway Ste 208
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 221-9191
(608) 221-9697
wpta@wpta.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
James Tenuta Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Nicole Boryczka Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2005 Withdrawn On 4/12/2005
Jason E Johns Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Hilary Wenzler Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/3/2005 Withdrawn On 8/17/2005

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 102
Assembly Bill 102
relating to: decreasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for the Badger Care health care program; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for prescription drug assistance; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues ...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 2

Other
Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 246
Assembly Bill 246
relating to: admission standards for, and the curricula of, health occupation programs offered by technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 349
Assembly Bill 349
relating to: transfer of certain program credits within the University of Wisconsin System.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 350
Assembly Bill 350
relating to: transfer of nursing course credits between the University of Wisconsin System and the Technical College System.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1064
Assembly Bill 1064
relating to: the Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/31/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 64
Senate Bill 64
relating to: decreasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for the Badger Care health care program; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for prescription drug assistance; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues ...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 394
Senate Bill 394
relating to: electromyography.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/8/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health and Family Services: Care and Treatment Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Care and Treatment Facilities

Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Item C-14.Outpatient Hospital Reimbursement Rates. Support Veto Override.

Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance

Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Establishment of a Physical Therapy Examining Board within the Department of Regulation and Licensing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Establishment of a Physical Therapy Examining Board within the Department of Regulation and Licensing.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/16/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Protection of the practice of Electromyography by qualified Physical Therapists
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Protection of the practice of Electromyography by qualified Physical Therapists

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/16/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

admission criteria and curricula of health occupation programs in the technical college system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
admission criteria and curricula of health occupation programs in the technical college system

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

shortage of health care workers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
shortage of health care workers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

transfer of health sciences credits between the UW system and the technical college system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transfer of health sciences credits between the UW system and the technical college system

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

practice of physical therapy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
practice of physical therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

reimbursement rates for Medical Assistance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
reimbursement rates for Medical Assistance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

State funding of Medical Assistance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State funding of Medical Assistance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The licensing of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, as well as continuing education requirements 03020
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The licensing of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, as well as continuing education requirements 03020

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$18,622.50
2005
July - December
$17,116.00
2006
January - June
$18,049.40
2006
July - December
$22,922.75
Total $76,710.65
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
29.00
2005
July - December
30.75
2006
January - June
49.50
2006
July - December
8.75
Total 118.00
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
183.10
2005
July - December
118.75
2006
January - June
122.50
2006
July - December
78.25
Total 502.60

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: decreasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for the Badger Care health care program; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for prescription drug assistance; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for Medical Assistance; transferring moneys from the general fund to the Medical Assistance trust fund; required general fund statutory balance; and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: decreasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for the Badger Care health care program; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for prescription drug assistance; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for Medical Assistance; transferring moneys from the general fund to the Medical Assistance trust fund; required general fund statutory balance; and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: transfer of certain program credits within the University of Wisconsin System.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
4 %
2005
July - December
3 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: transfer of nursing course credits between the University of Wisconsin System and the Technical College System.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
6 %
2005
July - December
2 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: admission standards for, and the curricula of, health occupation programs offered by technical colleges.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
36 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 13 %
relating to: electromyography.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
65 %
2006
July - December
Total 23 %
relating to: the Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
20 %
2006
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
28 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 10 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
15 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
25 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
8 %
Total 7 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
32 %
Total 12 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures