First Church of Christ, Scientist, The

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The First Church of Christ, Science is a worldwide religious organization. The organization works with government officials and legislators on behalf of church members and interested members of the public to ensure that the practice of Christian Science is permitted by law.

Lobbying Interests:
Including but not limited to healthcare, adult & child protection, nursing and matters affecting religious beliefs and practices.

Title:
Manager

Contact
WW
Wanda Warmack
210 Massachusetts Avenue, P09-10
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 450-3331
(617) 450-3992
warmackj@csps.com
tfccs.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Wanda Warmack Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/10/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

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.
Comments
We oppose this bill.
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

For
Notification Date
11/5/2009
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.
Comments
We support this bill.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

To oppose legislation repealing and/or limiting three civil religious accommodations and attempting to bar the use of Christian Science treatment with children.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
To oppose legislation repealing and/or limiting three civil religious accommodations and attempting to bar the use of Christian Science treatment with children.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/9/2009
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to repeal of current law concerning physical abuse of a child when treatment by spiritual means instead of medical or surgical treatment is chosen and insert an affirmative defense.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to repeal of current law concerning physical abuse of a child when treatment by spiritual means instead of medical or surgical treatment is chosen and insert an affirmative defense.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/1/2009
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.

Repeal of current law concerning physical abuse of a child when treatment by spiritual means instead of medical or surgical treatment is chosen and insert an affirmative defense.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal of current law concerning physical abuse of a child when treatment by spiritual means instead of medical or surgical treatment is chosen and insert an affirmative defense.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/27/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$9,741.15
2009
July - December
$13,575.86
2010
January - June
$22,566.89
2010
July - December
$4,526.66
Total $50,410.55
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
5.30
2009
July - December
3.50
2010
January - June
0.75
2010
July - December
3.00
Total 12.55
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
40.85
2009
July - December
130.10
2010
January - June
63.50
2010
July - December
8.75
Total 243.20

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
10 %
2010
January - June
70 %
2010
July - December
Total 23 %
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
30 %
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
100 %
Total 28 %

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
50 %
2009
July - December
40 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 30 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
50 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 19 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures