Wisconsin Psychological Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Psychologists.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and rules affecting psychologists and/or their clients and patients.

CEO Name:
Sarah Bowen
Executive Director

Contact
SB
Sarah Bowen
126 S Franklin St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 251-1450
(608) 251-5480
wispsych@execpc.com
www.wipsychology.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Sarah Bowen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
10/27/2009
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 180
Senate Bill 180
Relating to: granting prescriptive authority to psychologists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/28/2009
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 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
10/27/2009
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

HFS 35 and repealing ss. HFS 61.91 to 61.98, Outpatient Mental health Clinics.
Agency Name
Health and Family Services

Subject
HFS 35 and repealing ss. HFS 61.91 to 61.98, Outpatient Mental health Clinics.

Register Number: 593 (6/1/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-080
For
Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

expanding independent practice options for masters degreed mental health professionals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
expanding independent practice options for masters degreed mental health professionals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Mental health & substance abuse parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental health & substance abuse parity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Revision of administrative code for outpatient mental health clinics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revision of administrative code for outpatient mental health clinics

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

State budget proposals related to provision of mental health services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State budget proposals related to provision of mental health services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$26,202.65
2009
July - December
$21,022.83
2010
January - June
$15,975.04
2010
July - December
$14,500.10
Total $77,700.62
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
76.75
2009
July - December
26.50
2010
January - June
24.00
2010
July - December
8.25
Total 135.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
132.00
2009
July - December
97.00
2010
January - June
71.00
2010
July - December
47.00
Total 347.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: granting prescriptive authority to psychologists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
60 %
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
Total 39 %
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
15 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
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
30 %
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 16 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 9 %

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
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
25 %
Total 9 %
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%

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
15 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
30 %
Total 15 %

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
10 %
2010
July - December
30 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures