American Heart Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Voluntary health association dedicated to reducing disabilities and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Lobbying Interests:
The AHA of Wisconsin monitors legislation and will lobby as deemed appropriate on issues affecting cardiovascular (or stroke) wellness and disease, with an emphasis on prevention. This may include: tobacco control, nutrition, related health issues, emergency medical services, related education issues and non-profit issues pertinent to the association's well-being.

CEO Name:
Kevin Harker
State Advocacy Director

Contact
LR
Luke Rollins
2850 Dairy Dr, Ste 300
Madison, WI 53590
(608) 221-8866
(608) 221-9233
luke.rollins@heart.org
www.heart.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Luke Rollins Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/11/2009 Withdrawn On 7/22/2010
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/3/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Samuel Denton Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/3/2009 Withdrawn On 7/17/2009
Melissa Horn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/30/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 91
Assembly Bill 91
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2009
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 154
Assembly Bill 154
Relating to: prohibiting purchase of tobacco products on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2009
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 252
Assembly Bill 252
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, and in public conveyances and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2009
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 381
Assembly Bill 381
Relating to: decreasing the discount on amounts paid for tax stamps on cigarettes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 440
Assembly Bill 440
Relating to: licensure of dietitian nutritionists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2009
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 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
12/18/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 664
Assembly Bill 664
Relating to: requiring certain chain restaurants to post or provide nutritional information, providing immunity for restaurants that provide inaccurate nutritional information, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2010
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 725
Assembly Bill 725
Relating to: providing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to high school pupils.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 273

For
Notification Date
2/12/2010
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 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.
Assembly Bill 946
Assembly Bill 946
Relating to: health insurance coverage of smoking cessation treatment and medications.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/12/2010
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 Joint Resolution 10
Assembly Joint Resolution 10
Relating to: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2009
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 Joint Resolution 42
Assembly Joint Resolution 42
Relating to: recognizing April 8 as Wellness Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2009
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 Joint Resolution 48
Assembly Joint Resolution 48
Relating to: Proclaiming May 2, 2009, as Pediatric Stroke Awareness Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/24/2009
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 Joint Resolution 102
Assembly Joint Resolution 102
Relating to: proclaiming February 7 to 14, 2010, as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2010
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 Joint Resolution 103
Assembly Joint Resolution 103
Relating to: recognizing February 2010 as American Heart Month.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2010
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 Joint Resolution 106
Assembly Joint Resolution 106
Relating to: proclaiming February 5, 2010, as Go Red for Women Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2010
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 56
Senate Bill 56
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2009
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.
Senate Bill 115
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: licensure of dietitians and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2009
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 124
Senate Bill 124
Relating to: granting high school credit for extracurricular sports and requiring additional physical education credits for a high school diploma.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2009
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
AHA does not support the PE waiver as all students deserve education for lifeline health, wellness, nutrition, etc. AHA does support the proposed increase in the PE requirement for high school graduation from 1.5 to 2.0 hours.
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
10/23/2009
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.
Senate Bill 314
Senate Bill 314
Relating to: traditional neighborhood development ordinances, mixed-use zoning, and the state housing strategy plan.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 351

For
Notification Date
10/23/2009
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.
Senate Bill 536
Senate Bill 536
Relating to: promoting the use of locally grown food in school meals and snacks and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2010
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.
Senate Bill 686
Senate Bill 686
Relating to: providing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to high school pupils.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2010
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.
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Relating to: recognizing February 2009 as American Heart Month and February 6, 2009, as Wear Red For Women Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2009
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 Joint Resolution 24
Senate Joint Resolution 24
Relating to: proclaiming May as American Stroke Month.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/9/2009
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 Joint Resolution 56
Senate Joint Resolution 56
Relating to: proclaiming February 7 to 14, 2010, as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2010
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

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management

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
Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Farm 2 School

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
heart disease and stroke funding nutrition, physical activity and obesity prevention minority health diabetes

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.

Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

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
food service nutrition school lunch farm 2 school physical activity

Public Service Commission: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Agencywide

Notification Date
3/20/2009
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
911 systems, funding, implementation

Tobacco Settlement Securitization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tobacco Settlement Securitization

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.

Transportation: Other Divisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Other Divisions

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
safe routes to schools built environment

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Comm 14, 40, 43, 45, and 60 to 66, relating to the Fire Prevention Code and the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
Agency Name
Commerce
Subject
Comm 14, 40, 43, 45, and 60 to 66, relating to the Fire Prevention Code and the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 627 (4/1/2008)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-104
For
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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.

DHS 124, hospitals.
Agency Name
Health Services
Subject
DHS 124, hospitals.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 644 (8/15/2009)
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

lifesaving skills instruction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
lifesaving skills instruction.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/14/2010
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.

tobacco prevention and control program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tobacco prevention and control program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/16/2009
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.

Leg. Council Spec. Comm. on Disease Management: childcare nutrition; school nutrition & funding; fitness assessments; PE teachers; farm-to-school; consumer nutritional info; transportation planning for bicycle & pedestrian ways.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Leg. Council Spec. Comm. on Disease Management: childcare nutrition; school nutrition & funding; fitness assessments; PE teachers; farm-to-school; consumer nutritional info; transportation planning for bicycle & pedestrian ways.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

physical education requirements in schools.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
physical education requirements in schools.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/5/2009
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.

improved nutrition in schools, including farm-to-school.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
improved nutrition in schools, including farm-to-school.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/18/2009
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.

primary stroke center designations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
primary stroke center designations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2008
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.

telestroke.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
telestroke.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2008
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.

concerning obesity, childhood obesity, and physical activity.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
concerning obesity, childhood obesity, and physical activity.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/7/2007
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.

CPR/AED training requirement for certified nursing assistants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CPR/AED training requirement for certified nursing assistants

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/30/2007
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.

Emergency medical dispatch training for 911 dispatchers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Emergency medical dispatch training for 911 dispatchers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/30/2007
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.

Creating smoke free air public places and work sites.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating smoke free air public places and work sites.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/19/2007
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

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$23,633.33
2009
July - December
$28,227.74
2010
January - June
$26,360.60
2010
July - December
$14,168.96
Total $92,390.63
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
162.75
2009
July - December
39.60
2010
January - June
260.25
2010
July - December
27.50
Total 490.10
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
88.50
2009
July - December
52.25
2010
January - June
68.25
2010
July - December
68.25
Total 277.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
80 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 26 %
Relating to: traditional neighborhood development ordinances, mixed-use zoning, and the state housing strategy plan.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
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
15 %
2010
January - June
17 %
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: providing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiocerebral resuscitation, and the use of an automated external defibrillator to high school pupils.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 17 %
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
42 %
2010
July - December
Total 18 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

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
5 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %

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
5 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
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
50 %
Total 6 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures