Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The WIAAP represents over 900 primary care pediatricians and allied health professionals in the state of Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Children's Health Maternal and Child Health Immunization policy Mental Health Medical Home Oral Health Obesity Prevention School Health Safety and Injury Prevention

CEO Name:
James Meyer
Executive Director

Contact
KL
Kia LaBracke
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, wi 54136
(262) 490-9075
klabracke@wiaap.org
http://wiaap.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kia LaBracke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/31/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 276
Assembly Bill 276
Relating to: penalties for motor vehicle safety belt and child restraint system violations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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.
Comments
Just learned of this bill and will continue to explore. No formal position.
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
3/19/2014
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.
Comments
3/19: Became aware of the AB number and are registering against. Previously registered against SB 529.
Assembly Bill 392
Assembly Bill 392
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2014
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 452
Assembly Bill 452
Relating to: child psychiatry consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 127

For
Notification Date
2/13/2014
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.
https://www.wiaap.org/news-media/news/?ID=200
Assembly Bill 454
Assembly Bill 454
Relating to: creation of a primary care and psychiatry shortage grant program, exempting from taxation amounts received from such a grant program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 128

For
Notification Date
2/13/2014
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 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

Other
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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.
Comments
Under discussion with other pediatric advocates; WIAAP has not taken a position.
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
2/13/2014
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 581
Assembly Bill 581
Relating to: advertising related to adoption or other permanent physical placements of a child, delegation of parental power regarding the care and custody of a child for more than one year, unauthorized interstate placements of children, requesting a stud...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 314

Other
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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.
Comments
Now under discussion within our organization but no official stance at this time.
Assembly Bill 675
Assembly Bill 675
Relating to: evaluation of infants for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and referral of infants who have that condition for services and treatment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 260

Other
Notification Date
3/17/2014
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.
Comments
Today found out about this bill and will be getting input as to WIAAP position.
Assembly Bill 726
Assembly Bill 726
Relating to: providing that cannabidiol is not a tetrahydrocannabinol and dispensing cannabidiol as a treatment for a seizure disorder.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 267

Other
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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.
Comments
Now exploring more information with regard to this bill.
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

Other
Notification Date
3/10/2014
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.
Comments
Have been asked to oppose - currently under conversation by the board of directors.
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
2/13/2014
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 300
Senate Bill 300
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 186

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.
Senate Bill 359
Senate Bill 359
Relating to: child psychiatry consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2014
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.
https://www.wiaap.org/news-media/news/?ID=200
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
2/13/2014
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 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

Other
Notification Date
3/10/2014
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.
Comments
Have been asked to oppose; currently under discussion by our board of directors.
Senate Bill 523
Senate Bill 523
Relating to: tests administered to newborns for congenital disorders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 135

For
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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.
Comments
We had not taken a formal public chapter position (nor had addressed the bill in any way), but did attend the signing this week and expressed our support.
Senate Bill 529
Senate Bill 529
Relating to: evaluation of infants for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and referral of infants who have that condition for services and treatment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2014
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.
Comments
3/20: Today became aware of SB number. Previously registered "OTHER" to companion bill AB 675. Evaluating formal position.
Senate Bill 579
Senate Bill 579
Relating to: licensure of physicians; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 240

Other
Notification Date
3/6/2014
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.
Comments
Now aware of this legislation but have not explored nor taken any position.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
July - December
$525.78
2014
January - June
$1,412.87
2014
July - December
$295.63
Total $2,234.28
Total Hours Communicating 2013
July - December
3.00
2014
January - June
3.50
2014
July - December
6.00
Total 12.50
Total Hours Other 2013
July - December
10.50
2014
January - June
51.25
2014
July - December
4.75
Total 66.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creation of a primary care and psychiatry shortage grant program, exempting from taxation amounts received from such a grant program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creating a statewide program to review child deaths and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: creating a statewide program to review child deaths and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 3 %
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
5 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: child psychiatry consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
46 %
2014
January - June
25 %
2014
July - December
Total 25 %
Relating to: child psychiatry consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
46 %
2014
January - June
25 %
2014
July - December
Total 25 %
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
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about cosleeping while intoxicated, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: providing that cannabidiol is not a tetrahydrocannabinol and dispensing cannabidiol as a treatment for a seizure disorder.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: exempting electronic smoking devices from the types of smoking devices that may not be used in certain locations.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: exempting electronic smoking devices from the types of smoking devices that may not be used in certain locations.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 14 %

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

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures