Wisconsin Nurses Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Registered nurses in Wisconsin who are members of WNA.

Lobbying Interests:
Patient safety and protection, nursing practice and standards, and policies which address quality, affordable and accessible health care for all consumers with all of this and in addition nurse shortage, health care redesign workplace issues.

CEO Name:
Georgina Dennik-Champion
Executive Director

Contact
GD
Georgina Dennik-Champion
6117 Monona Dr, Suite 1
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 221-0383
(608) 221-2788
gina@wisconsinnurses.org
www.wisconsinnurses.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Burton Wagner Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/22/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Georgina M Dennik-Champion Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/22/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 3
Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 9

For
Notification Date
2/5/2009
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 15
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2009
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 16
Assembly Bill 16
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 17
Assembly Bill 17
Relating to: requiring ignition interlock devices for certain motor vehicle violations, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 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
3/23/2009
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 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 67
Assembly Bill 67
Relating to: alcohol beverages operators' licenses, managers' licenses, and retail licenses, and persons responsible for the operation of certain retail licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 100
Assembly Bill 100
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 106
Assembly Bill 106
Relating to: underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 108
Assembly Bill 108
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2009
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 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
3/23/2009
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 118
Assembly Bill 118
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 130
Assembly Bill 130
Relating to: costs of administering tests for intoxication.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: mandatory overtime hours and on-call time worked by health care workers and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/2/2009
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.
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
9/4/2009
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 155
Assembly Bill 155
Relating to: providing alcohol beverages to an underage person who suffers great bodily harm or death from their consumption and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 156
Assembly Bill 156
Relating to: reimbursement to counties by prisoners and increasing drunk driving penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 166
Assembly Bill 166
Relating to: the use of pesticides by veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 139

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 187
Assembly Bill 187
Relating to: school bus seating positions and passenger loading and unloading and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 191
Assembly Bill 191
Relating to: drunken driving and creating a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 218
Assembly Bill 218
Relating to: penalty surcharges, court fees, drivers' records, and drug and alcohol assessment for persons who commit certain offenses relating to driving while intoxicated.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 272
Assembly Bill 272
Relating to: donating drugs and dispensing donated drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 281
Assembly Bill 281
Relating to: the restriction on the amount of phosphorus in certain cleaning agents.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 63

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 283
Assembly Bill 283
Relating to: operating a vehicle while intoxicated, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 293
Assembly Bill 293
Relating to: collection of workforce data on registered nurse and licensed practical nurse license renewal forms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 299
Assembly Bill 299
Relating to: products containing mercury and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 314
Assembly Bill 314
Relating to: pesticide use by railroads, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 286

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 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
3/5/2010
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: the minimum sale price of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 512
Assembly Bill 512
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 526
Assembly Bill 526
Relating to: requiring informed consent before administration of psychotropic medication to a nursing home resident who has degenerative brain disorder.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 590
Assembly Bill 590
Relating to: elimination of an exception for spiritual treatment of a child in the law criminalizing physical abuse of a child and in the laws governing the practice of medicine or surgery, the investigation of child abuse or neglect, the administration of...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/24/2009
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 609
Assembly Bill 609
Relating to: vacating an award following arbitration pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2010
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 614
Assembly Bill 614
Relating to: disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 146

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 616
Assembly Bill 616
Relating to: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2010
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 633
Assembly Bill 633
Relating to: using county jail funds for costs related to providing educational and medical services to county jail inmates.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 256

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 653
Assembly Bill 653
Relating to: prescriptions for antimicrobial drugs for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2010
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 675
Assembly Bill 675
Relating to: hospital staff privileges for and written agreements required for nurse-midwives and allowing nurse-midwives to elect to be covered under the injured patients and families compensation fund.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2010
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 744
Assembly Bill 744
Relating to: qualification requirements for performing surgical technology for a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 770
Assembly Bill 770
Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance prog...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 190

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 779
Assembly Bill 779
Relating to: designation of a corporation to receive funding for electronic health information exchange, creation of a corporation, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 274

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 828
Assembly Bill 828
Relating to: allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to determine an illness or injury and complete forms for the purpose of medical review related to motor vehicle operator's licenses, allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2010
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.
Senate Bill 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

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 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2009
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.
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
3/23/2009
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 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: acceptance of certain political contributions by certain elective state officials and committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 32
Senate Bill 32
Relating to: prohibited alcohol concentration.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 89

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 100

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 73
Senate Bill 73
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 108
Senate Bill 108
Relating to: mandatory overtime hours and on-call time worked by health care workers and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2009
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 115
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: licensure of dietitians and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/13/2009
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 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
5/6/2009
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.
Senate Bill 200
Senate Bill 200
Relating to: products containing mercury and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 44

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 202
Senate Bill 202
Relating to: school policies on bullying.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 209
Senate Bill 209
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2009
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 245
Senate Bill 245
Relating to: collection of workforce data on registered nurse and licensed practical nurse license renewal forms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/5/2009
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.
Senate Bill 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 218

For
Notification Date
10/28/2009
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 Bill 368
Senate Bill 368
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 384
Senate Bill 384
Relating to: defense to criminal prosecutions for parent or guardian for using spiritual treatment in lieu of medical treatment on a child and the election of Christian Science treatment for a child in lieu of medical or surgical treatment for the cure of ...

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 414
Senate Bill 414
Relating to: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 160

For
Notification Date
1/8/2010
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 418
Senate Bill 418
Relating to: disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 451
Senate Bill 451
Relating to: hospital staff privileges for and written agreements required for nurse-midwives and allowing nurse-midwives to elect to be covered under the injured patients and families compensation fund.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 460
Senate Bill 460
Relating to: prescriptions for antimicrobial drugs for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 280

For
Notification Date
2/10/2010
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 553
Senate Bill 553
Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance prog...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 657
Senate Bill 657
Relating to: abuse and neglect of patients and residents.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2010
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
3/23/2009
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
Support: Increase the cigarette tax by $0.75 per pack (from $1.77 to $2.52), increase the general tax rate on tobacco products from 50% of the manufacturer's established list price to 71% of the manufacturer's established list price.

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

Notification Date
3/23/2009
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
Support: Prohibit smoking in enclosed, indoor locations, with certain limited exceptions, and specify places where smoking would be prohibited.

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

Notification Date
3/23/2009
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
Support: NURSING HOME RATES AND BED ASSESSMENT INCREASE. Increase NH bed assessment $75,and additional $20 to $170 in 2010-11 which will increase MA rates paid to nursing homes and reimburse facilities, through higher MA payments.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
3/23/2009
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
Support: Require health insurance policy, and self-insured health plan that provides coverage for a person as a dependent of an insured to provide dependent coverage for a child of an insured unless: (a) the child is 27 years of age or older;

Public Instruction: Categorical Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Categorical Aids

Notification Date
3/23/2009
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
Support: Provide that a school district's revenue limit may be increased by a portion of the amount spent by the district in that school year to pay the salary and fringe benefits costs of school nurses.

Regulation and Licensing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Regulation and Licensing

Notification Date
5/6/2009
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.

Comments
Support Motion calling for a $4.00 surcharge on RN & LPN licenses to fund nurse survey and nurse resource center through the Department of Workforce Development

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

Notification Date
3/23/2009
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
Support: Permit the Board of Regents to create a school of public health at UWMilwaukee.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Title protection for Advanced Practice Nurses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Title protection for Advanced Practice Nurses

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2011
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.

Title Protection for Advanced Practice Nurses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Title Protection for Advanced Practice Nurses

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/24/2011
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.

Decriminalization of Nurses and other health care providers for Unintentional Medical Errors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Decriminalization of Nurses and other health care providers for Unintentional Medical Errors

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Establishment of a Wisconsin Center for Nursing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishment of a Wisconsin Center for Nursing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Nursing Workforce Data Collection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nursing Workforce Data Collection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Safe Nurse Staffing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Safe Nurse Staffing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Creation of a Wisconsin Center for Nursing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a Wisconsin Center for Nursing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

HFS Proposed Rules for Certified Outpatient Mental Health Clinics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
HFS Proposed Rules for Certified Outpatient Mental Health Clinics

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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 supply of RN School of Nursing faculty
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase supply of RN School of Nursing faculty

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

Loan forgiveness grants for nurses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Loan forgiveness grants for nurses

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

Mandatory Continuing Education for Nurses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mandatory Continuing Education for Nurses

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

Prevention of criminalization of health care providers cause an unintentional medical error
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevention of criminalization of health care providers cause an unintentional medical error

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

RN workforce data collection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
RN workforce data collection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

Support loan forgiveness grants for nurses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support loan forgiveness grants for nurses

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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
$12,193.28
2009
July - December
$18,576.57
2010
January - June
$8,286.34
2010
July - December
$6,290.73
Total $45,346.92
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
19.75
2009
July - December
14.25
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
7.00
Total 52.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
99.25
2009
July - December
252.50
2010
January - June
84.00
2010
July - December
85.00
Total 520.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans 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
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: mandatory overtime hours and on-call time worked by health care workers and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: mandatory overtime hours and on-call time worked by health care workers and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the restriction on the amount of phosphorus in certain cleaning agents.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: defense to criminal prosecutions for parent or guardian for using spiritual treatment in lieu of medical treatment on a child and the election of Christian Science treatment for a child in lieu of medical or surgical treatment for the cure of disease.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: elimination of an exception for spiritual treatment of a child in the law criminalizing physical abuse of a child and in the laws governing the practice of medicine or surgery, the investigation of child abuse or neglect, the administration of psychotropic medication to juveniles in correctional custody, the election of Christian Science treatment in lieu of medical or surgical treatment, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
7 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
7 %
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: collection of workforce data on registered nurse and licensed practical nurse license renewal forms.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: collection of workforce data on registered nurse and licensed practical nurse license renewal forms.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: qualification requirements for performing surgical technology for a hospital or ambulatory surgery center.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: hospital staff privileges for and written agreements required for nurse-midwives and allowing nurse-midwives to elect to be covered under the injured patients and families compensation fund.
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: hospital staff privileges for and written agreements required for nurse-midwives and allowing nurse-midwives to elect to be covered under the injured patients and families compensation fund.
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: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.
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: school nurses and the administration of drugs to pupils.
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: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance programs; and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance programs; and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to determine an illness or injury and complete forms for the purpose of medical review related to motor vehicle operator's licenses, allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to treat minors for sexually transmitted diseases, and allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to determine disability for the purpose of issuing certain hunting permits.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
8 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: abuse and neglect of patients and residents.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
69 %
2010
July - December
Total 12 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
58 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 12 %

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
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
7 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
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 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1 %
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
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
3 %
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
5 %
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
90 %
Total 14 %

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
7 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
2 %
Total 2 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures