March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality.

Lobbying Interests:
Improvement of birth defects surveillance programs; the support of smoking cessation legislation; the support of legislation that improves access to health care for women of childbearing age; infants and children; the support of legislation to improve newborn screening.

CEO Name:
Jeff Spang
State Director

Contact
BH
Babette Honore
5525 N. Ironwood Rd Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53217-4909
(414) 203-3113
(414) 778-3503
bhonore@marchofdimes.com
www.marchofdimes.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Welsh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/30/2009 Withdrawn On 3/11/2009
Ryan Natzke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/30/2009 Withdrawn On 3/11/2009
Pamela Pfeffer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/5/2009 Withdrawn On 8/12/2010
Gerard Deschane Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/19/2009 Withdrawn On 9/11/2009
Stan Davis Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/19/2009 Withdrawn On 4/22/2010

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state procurement of products and services from businesses located in this state and setting a goal for local government to purchase a certain percentage of products and services from businesses located in this state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2009
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 488
Assembly Bill 488
Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/23/2009
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 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.
Senate Bill 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 279

For
Notification Date
11/9/2009
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.

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 and drafting of issues relating to the 2009-11 executive budget bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development and drafting of issues relating to the 2009-11 executive budget bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/30/2009
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.

Infant hearing screening
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Infant hearing screening

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/30/2009
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.

The Birth Defects Prevention and Surveillance System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Birth Defects Prevention and Surveillance System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/30/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$5,982.70
2009
July - December
$4,951.02
2010
January - June
$3,440.40
2010
July - December
$0.00
Total $14,374.12
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
18.90
2009
July - December
5.30
2010
January - June
16.00
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 40.20
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
66.10
2009
July - December
11.30
2010
January - June
34.50
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 111.90

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening.
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
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
85 %
2010
July - December
Total 28 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
30 %
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
10 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
40 %
2009
July - December
30 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 31 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
40 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 25 %

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
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 6 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures