Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
We represent Marriage and Family Therapists of Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
Matters that would increase the understanding,research and education of Marriage and Family Therapy. Regulation of our members and areas related to mental health.

CEO Name:
David Murry
Legislative Chair

Contact
GY
Gary Yeast
330 Broadway Ave
Wausau, WI 54403
(715) 842-3903
jplautz@aol.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jolene Plautz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/9/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 365
Assembly Bill 365
Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 268

For
Notification Date
9/28/2015
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 366
Assembly Bill 366
Relating to: pain clinic certification and requirements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 265

For
Notification Date
9/28/2015
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 367
Assembly Bill 367
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 262

For
Notification Date
9/28/2015
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 664
Assembly Bill 664
Relating to: mental health services in schools.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 294

For
Notification Date
1/24/2016
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: qualified treatment trainees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2016
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 712
Assembly Bill 712
Relating to: certification of outpatient mental health clinics. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2016
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 713
Assembly Bill 713
Relating to: access to and prior authorization for mental health services under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2016
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 726
Assembly Bill 726
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain c...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2016
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 268
Senate Bill 268
Relating to: reporting, disclosure, and practitioner review requirements under the prescription drug monitoring program; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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 269
Senate Bill 269
Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2015
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 591
Senate Bill 591
Relating to: mental health services in schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2016
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 Joint Resolution 99
Senate Joint Resolution 99
Relating to: Proclaiming November 2016 as Mental Health Screening Month in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2016
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: Institutions and Mental Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Institutions and Mental Health

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
support additional dollars for mental health care and treatment for drug abuse

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

CR 16-008 exams CR 16-009 supervision
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 16-008 exams CR 16-009 supervision

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/24/2016
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.

proposed rule regarding AODA
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposed rule regarding AODA

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/22/2015
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.

mental health reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
mental health reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/3/2015
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.

therapy regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
therapy regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/9/2014
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

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$3,000.00
2015
July - December
$1,500.00
2016
January - June
$2,000.00
2016
July - December
$3,000.00
Total $9,500.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
8.00
2016
July - December
3.50
Total 23.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
45.00
2015
July - December
26.50
2016
January - June
21.00
2016
July - December
28.00
Total 120.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: pain clinic certification and requirements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: reporting, disclosure, and practitioner review requirements under the prescription drug monitoring program; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: qualified treatment trainees.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: certification of outpatient mental health clinics. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: access to and prior authorization for mental health services under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: Proclaiming November 2016 as Mental Health Screening Month in Wisconsin.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: mental health services in schools.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: mental health services in schools.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain councils under the Department of Safety and Professional Services; creating the Medical Assistants Council; authorizing removal by the governor, for excessive absenteeism and other infractions, of certain members of boards under the Department of Safety and Professional Services; granting rule-making authority; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 12 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
50 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
80 %
Total 37 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures