Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Persons who are Occupational Therapy Professionals

Lobbying Interests:
Issues affecting persons with disabilities, Medicaid, reimbursement, health profession scope of practice, professional licensing, professional education.

CEO Name:
Teri Black
President

Contact
TB
Teri Black
122 E Olin Street, Ste 165
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 287-1606
WOTA@WOTA.net
http://www.WOTA.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 78
Assembly Bill 78
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/22/2013
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 272
Assembly Bill 272
Relating to: requiring distribution of autism-related information, providing funding for the Medical Assistance autism benefit, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/19/2013
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 492
Assembly Bill 492
Relating to: motor vehicle adaptive equipment for drivers with physical disabilities and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/6/2013
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 682
Assembly Bill 682
Relating to: creating a Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2014
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 73
Senate Bill 73
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 137

For
Notification Date
4/22/2013
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.
Senate Bill 525
Senate Bill 525
Relating to: creating a Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2014
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Medical Assistance and FoodShare -- Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and FoodShare -- Administration

Notification Date
4/12/2013
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.

Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Administration

Notification Date
4/12/2013
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.

Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Benefits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Benefits

Notification Date
4/12/2013
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.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
4/8/2013
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.

Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits

Notification Date
4/8/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Regulations related to Medicaid reimbursement.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations related to Medicaid reimbursement.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/22/2013
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.

Regulation of occupational therapists.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of occupational therapists.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Licensing of occupational therapists in school settings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing of occupational therapists in school settings.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Evaluation, prescription, and installation of adaptive driving equipment. Also instruction to persons with disabilities on use of such equipment once installed.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Evaluation, prescription, and installation of adaptive driving equipment. Also instruction to persons with disabilities on use of such equipment once installed.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Budget Bill Subject: Department of Public Instruction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Subject: Department of Public Instruction

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Budget Bill Subject: Health Services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Subject: Health Services.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$6,000.00
2013
July - December
$6,000.00
2014
January - June
$6,000.00
2014
July - December
$0.00
Total $18,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
19.00
2013
July - December
37.00
2014
January - June
9.00
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 65.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
17.00
2013
July - December
19.00
2014
January - June
16.00
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 52.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: motor vehicle adaptive equipment for drivers with physical disabilities and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
30 %
2014
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: requiring distribution of autism-related information, providing funding for the Medical Assistance autism benefit, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 9 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
20 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %

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
30 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
100 %
Total 14 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
40 %
2013
July - December
30 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 27 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
30 %
2014
January - June
40 %
2014
July - December
Total 23 %

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
10 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures