American Cancer Society

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, savings lives from cancer, and diminishing suffering from cancer.

Lobbying Interests:
all areas affecting cancer related issues including, but not limited to, cancer prevention, patient rights, tobacco control, cancer research and other issues aimed at improving cancer patients' quality of life.

Title:
Government Relations Director

Contact
GS
Gail Sumi
PO Box 902
Pewaukee, WI 53072
(608) 662-7570
gail.sumi@cancer.org
www.cancer.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Catherine Peters Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Sara Sahli Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Lisa Davidson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Eric Schutt Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On 5/29/2009
Rebecca Derenne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On 11/13/2009
Jim Smith Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/25/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Bob Meyer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/17/2009 Withdrawn On 6/30/2010
Gail Sumi Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/29/2010 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 111
Assembly Bill 111
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 83

For
Notification Date
6/30/2009
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 112
Assembly Bill 112
Relating to: health insurance coverage denials for eligibility under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 84

For
Notification Date
6/30/2009
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 217
Assembly Bill 217
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2009
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 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2009
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 540
Assembly Bill 540
Relating to: allowing out-of-state insurers to offer health care plans that are exempt from certain laws to employers and individuals in this state.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2010
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 620
Assembly Bill 620
Relating to: physical fitness assessments, school nutrition, a quality rating system for day care centers, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2010
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 720
Assembly Bill 720
Relating to: repealing, consolidating, renumbering, amending, and revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of correcting errors, supplying omissions, correcting and clarifying references, eliminating defects, anachronisms, conflicts, amb...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 276

Other
Notification Date
7/30/2010
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: promoting the use of locally grown food in school meals and snacks and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 293

For
Notification Date
2/15/2010
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 163
Senate Bill 163
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 346

For
Notification Date
4/16/2009
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 181
Senate Bill 181
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 12

For
Notification Date
5/4/2009
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 313
Senate Bill 313
Relating to: physical fitness assessments, school nutrition, a quality rating system for day care centers, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2010
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

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
3/18/2009
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 #1 - Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Increase under General Fund Taxes-Excise Taxes and Regulation of Tobacco, Item #4 - Direct Marketing of Cigarettes and Tobacco Products under General Fund Taxes - Excise Taxes and Regulation of Tobacco

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
3/18/2009
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 #4 under General Budget Provisions - Restrictions on smoking.

Health and Family Services: Departmentwide and Management and Technology
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Departmentwide and Management and Technology

Notification Date
3/18/2009
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 #4 - Departmentwide Funding Modifications under DHS-Departmentwide. Specifically, this would include Tobacco Use Prevention Funding. Item #2 - Across the Board 1% Reductions in DHS Departmentwide. Specifically, funding for Well Woman Program.

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

Notification Date
1/23/2009
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
Lobbying on appropriate level of funding for Tobacco Control Funding.

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

Notification Date
1/23/2009
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
Lobbying on maintaining or increasing funding for Wisconsin Well Woman Program.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
4/16/2009
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
Support the Wisconsin Genomics Initiative

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Patient parity for payment of oral chemotherapy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Patient parity for payment of oral chemotherapy.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/16/2010
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.

Lobbying in favor of a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lobbying in favor of a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/23/2009
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.

Lobbying in favor of legislation to require insurance coverage of colorectal screening measures as prescribed by the American Cancer Society.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lobbying in favor of legislation to require insurance coverage of colorectal screening measures as prescribed by the American Cancer Society.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/23/2009
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.

Clinical Trials Coverage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clinical Trials Coverage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Creation of a cancer registry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a cancer registry

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Increase in State Tobacco Tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase in State Tobacco Tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Internet Sales of Tobacco
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Internet Sales of Tobacco

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

legislation relating to HPV vaccine
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
legislation relating to HPV vaccine

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

proposal related to prostate cancer screening
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposal related to prostate cancer screening

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Relating to Colon Cancer Screening
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Colon Cancer Screening

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Statewide Smokefree Worksite Law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Statewide Smokefree Worksite Law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$70,885.51
2009
July - December
$30,016.08
2010
January - June
$20,994.51
2010
July - December
$9,852.07
Total $131,748.17
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
465.75
2009
July - December
86.50
2010
January - June
70.00
2010
July - December
20.95
Total 643.20
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
305.25
2009
July - December
80.00
2010
January - June
196.50
2010
July - December
158.00
Total 739.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
40 %
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
25 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: physical fitness assessments, school nutrition, a quality rating system for day care centers, and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: promoting the use of locally grown food in school meals and snacks and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: repealing, consolidating, renumbering, amending, and revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of correcting errors, supplying omissions, correcting and clarifying references, eliminating defects, anachronisms, conflicts, ambiguities, and obsolete provisions, reconciling conflicts, and repelling unintended repeals (Correction Bill).
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
4 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
4 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
45 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 25 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
55 %
Total 11 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 1 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures