Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Research pharmaceuticals.

Lobbying Interests:
Represent America's pharmaceutical manufacturers and attempt to influence state legislation and administrative rules in the following areas: 1-health care reform; 2-Medicaid reform; 3-tort reform; 4-insurance reform and 5-pharmacy practice issues; 6-senior drug issues. Health care reform.

CEO Name:
Alan Holmer
Regional Director

Contact
LC
Linda Carroll-Shern
55 E Fifth St Ste 1255
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 224-4548
(651) 224-4084
ebartz@stateandfed.com
phrma.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Thomas E Moore Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2007 Withdrawn On N/A
Steven Foti Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2007 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 12
Assembly Bill 12
relating to: gifts given or offered by prescription drug manufacturers and distributors to encourage practitioners to prescribe certain drugs and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Assembly Bill 16
Assembly Bill 16
relating to: requiring health insurance policies to cover orphan drugs and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Assembly Bill 47
Assembly Bill 47
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Assembly Bill 94
Assembly Bill 94
relating to: establishing a publicly financed health care system for residents of this state, creating the Department of Health Planning and Finance, Health Policy Board, and regional consumer health councils, granting rule-making authority, and making app...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Assembly Bill 107
Assembly Bill 107
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain medical care insurance policy premiums.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Assembly Bill 204
Assembly Bill 204
relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/1/2007
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.
Senate Bill 51
Senate Bill 51
relating to: establishing a publicly financed health care system for residents of this state, creating the Department of Health Planning and Finance, Health Policy Board, and regional consumer health councils, granting rule-making authority, and making app...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Senate Bill 59
Senate Bill 59
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Senate Bill 61
Senate Bill 61
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.
Senate Bill 118
Senate Bill 118
relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/1/2007
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.
Senate Resolution 4
Senate Resolution 4
relating to: reauthorization of the federal State Health Insurance Assistance Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2007
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.
Senate Resolution 6
Senate Resolution 6
relating to: reauthorization of the federal State Children's Health Insurance Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2007
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health and Family Services: Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Children and Families

Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.

Comments
Badgercare Plus Program

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

Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.

Comments
Medicaid Pharmacy

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

Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.

Comments
Seniorcare Program

Regulation and Licensing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Regulation and Licensing

Notification Date
7/23/2007
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.

Comments
Wholesale Drug Licensure

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

DHFS plan to move the Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit to Medicaid fee-for-service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DHFS plan to move the Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit to Medicaid fee-for-service

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/8/2007
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.

Resolution to Congress RE: SCHIP reauthorization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Resolution to Congress RE: SCHIP reauthorization

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/2/2007
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.

Wholesale licensure of prescription drugs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wholesale licensure of prescription drugs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2007
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2007
January - June
$33,800.63
2007
July - December
$46,457.05
2008
January - June
$40,391.35
2008
July - December
$44,566.94
Total $165,215.97
Total Hours Communicating 2007
January - June
47.40
2007
July - December
58.00
2008
January - June
41.00
2008
July - December
14.00
Total 160.40
Total Hours Other 2007
January - June
55.35
2007
July - December
63.50
2008
January - June
68.00
2008
July - December
38.00
Total 224.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
10 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: gifts given or offered by prescription drug manufacturers and distributors to encourage practitioners to prescribe certain drugs and providing a penalty.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
20 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 8 %
relating to: reauthorization of the federal State Children's Health Insurance Program.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
20 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
10 %
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
10 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 3 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
10 %
2007
July - December
25 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
35 %
Total 15 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
10 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
15 %
Total 5 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
25 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 8 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
10 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 3 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
10 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 3 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
20 %
2008
January - June
35 %
2008
July - December
15 %
Total 18 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
10 %
2008
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
20 %
2008
January - June
25 %
2008
July - December
30 %
Total 17 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures