Wisconsin Public Health Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promotion of sound public health policy and education.

Lobbying Interests:
WPHA will monitor and actively participate in the review and shaping of proposals relating to public health.

CEO Name:
Eric Ostermann
Executive Director

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 53136
(920) 882-3650
eric@badgerbay.co
http://www.wpha.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Welsh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/29/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy Hoven Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/29/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Nathan Berken Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/29/2013 Withdrawn On 6/21/2013
Connie Schulze Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/7/2013 Withdrawn On 10/15/2014

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
3/18/2013
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 216
Assembly Bill 216
Relating to: prohibiting the group insurance board from contracting for or providing abortion services and exempting religious employers, religious organizations, and religious institutions of higher education from contraceptive insurance coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/5/2013
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 217
Assembly Bill 217
Relating to: civil liability for performing a sex-selective abortion, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/5/2013
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 227
Assembly Bill 227
Relating to: requirements to perform abortions, requiring an ultrasound before informed consent for an abortion, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/5/2013
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 247
Assembly Bill 247
Relating to: limitations on requiring and requesting vaccination against influenza. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/19/2013
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 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/16/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 405
Assembly Bill 405
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 445
Assembly Bill 445
Relating to: identification presentation and monitoring for certain prescription drugs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 199

For
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 447
Assembly Bill 447
Relating to: granting immunity from certain criminal prosecutions for offenses relating to a controlled substance or a controlled substance analog.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 194

For
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 465
Assembly Bill 465
Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about cosleeping while intoxicated, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/27/2013
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.
Comments
Organization would support legislative that provides education on the dangers of co-sleeping in general.
Assembly Bill 479
Assembly Bill 479
Relating to: penalties for violating provisions related to lead poisoning and exposure and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/21/2013
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 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: creating a statewide program to review child deaths and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 597
Assembly Bill 597
Relating to: inclusion in the economic impact analysis for a proposed rule an assessment of the impact that the proposed rule will have on public health and the environment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2014
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 609
Assembly Bill 609
Relating to: physical education in public schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2014
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 642
Assembly Bill 642
Relating to: the sale, of high-concentration alcohol beverages and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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 701
Assembly Bill 701
Relating to: opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 195

For
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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 762
Assembly Bill 762
Relating to: exempting electronic smoking devices from the types of smoking devices that may not be used in certain locations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/5/2014
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 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: alcohol beverages violations involving underage persons on licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/29/2013
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 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
3/18/2013
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 201
Senate Bill 201
Relating to: civil liability for performing a sex-selective abortion, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/5/2013
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 202
Senate Bill 202
Relating to: prohibiting the group insurance board from contracting for or providing abortion services and exempting religious employers, religious organizations, and religious institutions of higher education from contraceptive insurance coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/5/2013
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 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: requirements to perform abortions, requiring an ultrasound before informed consent for an abortion, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 37

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2013
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.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/2/2013
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 326
Senate Bill 326
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2013
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.
Senate Bill 350
Senate Bill 350
Relating to: granting immunity from certain criminal prosecutions for offenses relating to a controlled substance or a controlled substance analog.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 353
Senate Bill 353
Relating to: identification presentation and monitoring for certain prescription drugs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 357
Senate Bill 357
Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about cosleeping while intoxicated, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/27/2013
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.
Comments
Organization would support legislative that provides education on the dangers of co-sleeping in general.
Senate Bill 436
Senate Bill 436
Relating to: creating a statewide program to review child deaths and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 440
Senate Bill 440
Relating to: exempting electronic smoking devices from the types of smoking devices that may not be used in certain locations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/21/2014
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 541
Senate Bill 541
Relating to: opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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: Facilities, Supplemental Security Income, and Public Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Facilities, Supplemental Security Income, and Public Health

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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
5/20/2013
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: Other Health Programs & Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Other Health Programs & Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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.

Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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

Public Health Council
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Health Council

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/8/2013
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.

Flu vaccinations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Flu vaccinations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/23/2013
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.

WIC Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WIC Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/3/2013
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.

Sale of raw milk; food safety
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sale of raw milk; food safety

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2013
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.

Development of the 2013-15 state budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2013-15 state budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2013
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.

Workplace wellness policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workplace wellness policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2013
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
$9,279.24
2013
July - December
$7,703.95
2014
January - June
$9,624.32
2014
July - December
$10,241.42
Total $36,848.93
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
24.00
2013
July - December
25.00
2014
January - June
29.75
2014
July - December
17.00
Total 95.75
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
64.75
2013
July - December
80.25
2014
January - June
87.25
2014
July - December
55.00
Total 287.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: limitations on requiring and requesting vaccination against influenza. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
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)
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 5 %
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)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
20 %
2013
July - December
40 %
2014
January - June
40 %
2014
July - December
Total 28 %
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
30 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 11 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
40 %
Total 8 %

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
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
20 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 8 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
40 %
Total 8 %

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
25 %
2014
January - June
35 %
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 21 %

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
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures