National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Social work professionals.

Lobbying Interests:
NASW monitors activities of the Social Workers Section of the Examing Board of Social Workers, Marraige & Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors. We also monitor proposals submitted by the Dept. of Regulation and Licensing as they impact on social workers. NASW is also currently monitoring proposed rules for outpatient mental health clinics. In the area of social policy, NASW is particularly interested in bills related to health care, welfare reform, violence and family issues.

CEO Name:
Marc Herstand
Executive Director

Contact
MH
Marc Herstand
16 N Carroll Ste 220
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-6334
(608) 257-8233
marcherstand@tds.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Marc Herstand Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2007 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
relating to: threats to social service workers, juvenile intake workers, or child support workers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 289
Assembly Bill 289
relating to: an official state language, encouragement of cultural diversity, use of English for governmental written expression, acquiring language proficiency, and use of languages for nongovernmental purposes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 377
Assembly Bill 377
relating to: requiring a hospital to provide to a sexual assault victim information and, upon her request, emergency contraception and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2007 Wisconsin Act 102

For
Notification Date
9/6/2007
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 463
Assembly Bill 463
relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other d...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/27/2007
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 651
Assembly Bill 651
relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2008
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 746
Assembly Bill 746
relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance is subject to circuit court or municipal court rather than juvenile court jurisdiction, imposing a fee on the sale of video games a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2008
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 747
Assembly Bill 747
relating to: providing notice of abstinence-only education.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2008
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 8
Senate Bill 8
relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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

For
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 104
Senate Bill 104
relating to: requiring firearms restrictions record searches for certain transfers of handguns involving residents of Milwaukee County, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 115
Senate Bill 115
relating to: providing a penalty of death or life imprisonment for a first-degree intentional homicide that is vicious.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 129
Senate Bill 129
relating to: requiring a hospital to provide to a sexual assault victim information and, upon her request, emergency contraception and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 150
Senate Bill 150
relating to: prohibiting smoking in places of employment, restaurants, taverns, and other indoor areas and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 162
Senate Bill 162
relating to: extending domestic abuse restraining orders and injunctions to include abuse to animals and threats of abuse to animals.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 178
Senate Bill 178
relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/9/2007
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 246
Senate Bill 246
relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other d...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/27/2007
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 375
Senate Bill 375
relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2008
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 398
Senate Bill 398
relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2008
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: Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Health

Notification Date
7/9/2007
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
We support the "Healthy Wisconsin" universal health care proposal that is included in the State Senate version of the state budget.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

HFS 35 and repealing ss. HFS 61.91 to 61.98, Outpatient Mental health Clinics.
Agency Name
Health and Family Services
Subject
HFS 35 and repealing ss. HFS 61.91 to 61.98, Outpatient Mental health Clinics.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 593 (6/1/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-080
None
Notification Date
7/31/2008
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

Regulating issue advertisements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulating issue advertisements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/31/2008
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.

Any Willing Provider
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any Willing Provider

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Campaign Finance reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Campaign Finance reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Campaign Finance Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Campaign Finance Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Civil rights/Lesbian/Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Civil rights/Lesbian/Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Parity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Mental health parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental health parity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Mental health/AODA parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental health/AODA parity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Rules for outpatient mental health clinics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rules for outpatient mental health clinics

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

TABOR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
TABOR

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Vendorship for clinical social workers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Vendorship for clinical social workers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

W-2 reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
W-2 reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2007
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2007
January - June
$2,469.92
2007
July - December
$2,315.42
2008
January - June
$2,295.02
2008
July - December
$2,216.37
Total $9,296.72
Total Hours Communicating 2007
January - June
17.35
2007
July - December
16.50
2008
January - June
10.00
2008
July - December
17.00
Total 60.85
Total Hours Other 2007
January - June
36.50
2007
July - December
34.00
2008
January - June
38.50
2008
July - December
29.00
Total 138.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other drug abuse services and exempting certain Medical Assistance benefits from physician prescription requirements.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
60 %
2008
January - June
25 %
2008
July - December
Total 21 %
relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
25 %
2008
July - December
31 %
Total 13 %
relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other drug abuse services and exempting certain Medical Assistance benefits from physician prescription requirements.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
50 %
2008
July - December
10 %
Total 15 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
59 %
Total 14 %

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
13 %
2007
July - December
5 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 5 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
13 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 4 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
37 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 10 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
37 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 10 %
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
35 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 9 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures