Wisconsin Dietetic Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Dietetic Association: Empower members to be Wisconsin's food and nutrition leaders.

Lobbying Interests:
Health care reimbursement issues; regulation and licensing of dietetic professionals; state funding for nutrition professionals/programs, nutritional counseling.

CEO Name:
Lynn Edwards
Executive Coordinator

Contact
LE
Lynn Edwards
1411 W Montgomery Street
Sparta, WI 54656-1003
(608) 269-0042
(608) 269-0043
wda@centurytel.net
www.eatrightwisc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Timothy Hoven Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Welsh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Ryan Natzke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: permitting a mother to breast-feed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 148

For
Notification Date
2/19/2009
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
9/24/2009
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 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
1/11/2010
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 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
2/11/2010
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
2/12/2010
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 42
Assembly Joint Resolution 42
Relating to: recognizing April 8 as Wellness Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

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 16
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: permitting a mother to breast-feed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2009
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 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
2/13/2009
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
3/14/2009
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
10/13/2009
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 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
1/26/2009
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/24/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development of the 2011-13 biennial state budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2011-13 biennial state budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/15/2010
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Licensure of Dietitians in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Licensure of Dietitians in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

BadgerCare-Plus - CLA
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
BadgerCare-Plus - CLA

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Licensure of Dietitians in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensure of Dietitians in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Practice of Dietetics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Practice of Dietetics

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Right To Breastfeed Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Right To Breastfeed Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Senate confirmation of Gail Underbakke to the Dietitians Affiliated Credentialing Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Senate confirmation of Gail Underbakke to the Dietitians Affiliated Credentialing Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$9,013.40
2009
July - December
$9,056.00
2010
January - June
$9,172.20
2010
July - December
$9,900.00
Total $37,141.60
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
25.75
2009
July - December
33.25
2010
January - June
28.50
2010
July - December
6.00
Total 93.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
118.00
2009
July - December
146.50
2010
January - June
85.75
2010
July - December
38.25
Total 388.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: licensure of dietitians and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
50 %
2009
July - December
45 %
2010
January - June
45 %
2010
July - December
Total 42 %
Relating to: licensure of dietitian nutritionists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
45 %
2010
January - June
45 %
2010
July - December
Total 27 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
40 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
90 %
Total 20 %

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
5 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %

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
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures