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

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Richard H Paul Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Eric Jensen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 139
Assembly Bill 139
Relating to: the duty of physicians to inform patients of treatment options. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 111

For
Notification Date
4/9/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 711
Assembly Bill 711
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 808
Assembly Bill 808
Relating to: authorizing out-of-state risk retention groups to provide health care liability insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2014
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.
Senate Bill 550
Senate Bill 550
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Senate Bill 609
Senate Bill 609
Relating to: authorizing out-of-state risk retention groups to provide health care liability insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2014
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Medical liability Risk Retention Groups.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical liability Risk Retention Groups.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/27/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$3,172.45
2013
July - December
$247.50
2014
January - June
$8,066.50
2014
July - December
$8,228.75
Total $19,715.20
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
2.75
2013
July - December
0.00
2014
January - June
15.75
2014
July - December
0.50
Total 19.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
7.75
2013
July - December
4.50
2014
January - June
29.55
2014
July - December
24.00
Total 65.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the duty of physicians to inform patients of treatment options. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
55 %
2013
July - December
25 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: authorizing out-of-state risk retention groups to provide health care liability insurance. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: authorizing out-of-state risk retention groups to provide health care liability insurance. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
30 %
2014
July - December
Total 17 %

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

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
40 %
2014
January - June
53 %
2014
July - December
16 %
Total 35 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
45 %
2013
July - December
35 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
84 %
Total 32 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures