Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Representing physical therapists & physical therapy assistants.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting physical therapy.

CEO Name:
Robert Worth
President

Contact
RW
Robert Worth
4781 Hayes Rd #201
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 221-9191
(608) 221-9697
wpta@wpta.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason E Johns Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
James Tenuta Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On 12/28/2009

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 44
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/26/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 195
Assembly Bill 195
Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.

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.
Assembly Bill 275
Assembly Bill 275
Relating to: the Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 149

For
Notification Date
7/1/2009
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 331
Assembly Bill 331
Relating to: insurance coverage of orthotic and prosthetic devices and services.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 588
Assembly Bill 588
Relating to: changes to the regulation of massage therapy and bodywork, creating the Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Examining Board, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 355

Other
Notification Date
11/23/2009
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
WPTA has no concerns with this legislation.
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
2/15/2009
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.
Senate Bill 80
Senate Bill 80
Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 93

For
Notification Date
2/26/2009
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.
Senate Bill 482
Senate Bill 482
Relating to: the practice of athletic trainers and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 162

Other
Notification Date
1/27/2010
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

Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Establishment of a Physical Therapy Examining Board within the Department of Regulation & Licensing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishment of a Physical Therapy Examining Board within the Department of Regulation & Licensing.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/23/2009
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.

Development and drafting of proposed legislation by the Wisconsin Athletic Trainer's Association in regards to expanding and re-writing their current scope of practice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development and drafting of proposed legislation by the Wisconsin Athletic Trainer's Association in regards to expanding and re-writing their current scope of practice.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$24,088.73
2009
July - December
$24,643.60
2010
January - June
$27,076.05
2010
July - December
$27,095.06
Total $102,903.44
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
47.00
2009
July - December
62.75
2010
January - June
59.25
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 169.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
260.75
2009
July - December
290.25
2010
January - June
100.25
2010
July - December
96.50
Total 747.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
60 %
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
50 %
2010
July - December
Total 39 %
Relating to: the practice of athletic trainers 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
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

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
15 %
2009
July - December
60 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 28 %

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
5 %
2010
January - June
7 %
2010
July - December
9 %
Total 4 %

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
10 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
28 %
2010
July - December
91 %
Total 22 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures