Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Ophthalmologists -- medical doctors specializing in eye care.

Lobbying Interests:
We are interested in issues related to the availability and quality of medical eye care and vision care and the treatment of eye diseases medically and surgically. We also are concerned with matters relating to the practice of medicine and health insurance issues.

CEO Name:
Richard H. Paul
Executive Director

Contact
RP
Richard Paul
10 W Phillip Road Suite 120
Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1730
(800) 838-3627
(847) 680-1682
richardpaul@dls.net
www.wieyemd.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Richard Paul Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Eric Jensen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/2/2011
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.
Senate Bill 103
Senate Bill 103
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/2/2011
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development, drafting... relating to medical liability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting... relating to medical liability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/16/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Professional Licensure - optometry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Professional Licensure - optometry

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/7/2011
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.

Malpractice insurance company regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Malpractice insurance company regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Medical liability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical liability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Optometry scope of practice (monitor)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Optometry scope of practice (monitor)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$485.00
2011
July - December
$1,888.00
2012
January - June
$123.75
2012
July - December
$6,453.75
Total $8,950.50
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
0.00
2011
July - December
0.75
2012
January - June
0.25
2012
July - December
2.00
Total 3.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
2.50
2011
July - December
7.50
2012
January - June
2.00
2012
July - December
19.00
Total 31.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
40 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%

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

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
25 %
Total 16 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
50 %
Total 33 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
50 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 15 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
26 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
45 %
2012
July - December
Total 5 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
45 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
15 %
Total 21 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures