American Heart Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Heart disease and stroke survivors and loved ones; health care provider groups, including hospitals, and other business.

Lobbying Interests:
obesity prevention, tobacco control, CPR, 911, EMS, and systems of care for stroke, STEMI and sudden cardiac arrest victims.

Title:
Government Relations Director

Contact
NH
Nicole Hudzinski
2850 Dairy Dr, Suite 300
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 225-4042
(608) 221-9233
nicole.hudzinski@heart.org
http://www.heart.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Nicole Hudzinski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/12/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/12/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/12/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Jason Bauknecht Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/12/2014 Withdrawn On 2/19/2015
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/12/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Chris Klein Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/15/2014 Withdrawn On 11/30/2015
Jason Kirk Harder Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/15/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Bill Neville Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/23/2015 Withdrawn On 5/3/2016
Ben Van Pelt Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/3/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 106
Assembly Bill 106
Relating to: policies regulating the use of electronic smoking devices on school district property.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/7/2015
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 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: restrictions on the use of electronic devices used for inhaling or exhaling vapor or a vaporized solution.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/7/2015
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 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: regulating the use of vapor products.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/23/2015
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 545
Assembly Bill 545
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 390

For
Notification Date
12/1/2015
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 611
Assembly Bill 611
Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 132
Senate Bill 132
Relating to: regulating the use of vapor products.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/22/2015
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.
Senate Bill 412
Senate Bill 412
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2015
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 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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: Medical Assistance - General
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - General

Notification Date
3/12/2015
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.

Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs

Notification Date
3/12/2015
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.

Public Service Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission

Notification Date
3/12/2015
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
4/7/2015
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.

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
4/7/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Family and Economic Security, Chs. DHS 101—153 Creating Chapter DHS 150, relating to grants for workplace wellness programs. SS 062-14
Agency Name
Health Services

Subject
Family and Economic Security, Chs. DHS 101—153 Creating Chapter DHS 150, relating to grants for workplace wellness programs. SS 062-14

Register Number: 703 (7/15/2014)
For
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

stroke systems of care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
stroke systems of care

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/8/2016
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.

Access to health food options
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to health food options

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/8/2016
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.

School nutrition
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School nutrition

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/8/2016
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.

A policy regarding the purchase of tobacco products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
A policy regarding the purchase of tobacco products

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/8/2016
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.

LRB 1116/5: Preempting Municipal Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1116/5: Preempting Municipal Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/7/2015
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.

CPR training in schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CPR training in schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

Dedicated Funding for Safe Routes to School
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dedicated Funding for Safe Routes to School

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Dedicated Funding for the Farm to School grant program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dedicated Funding for the Farm to School grant program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Legislation related to E-Cigarette exemption in the smoke-free air law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation related to E-Cigarette exemption in the smoke-free air law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Funding to expand telestroke in WI
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding to expand telestroke in WI

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Funding for 12 lead EKGs for EMS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for 12 lead EKGs for EMS

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

2015-2016 Budget for Department of Health Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Fund funding levels.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2015-2016 Budget for Department of Health Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Fund funding levels.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2014
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.

various proposals to improve 911 public safety communications, including emergency medical dispatch training, coordination, next generation 911, multi-line telephone systems and a stable funding source.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
various proposals to improve 911 public safety communications, including emergency medical dispatch training, coordination, next generation 911, multi-line telephone systems and a stable funding source.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/12/2014
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.

Physical Education requirements for elementary and middle school students
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physical Education requirements for elementary and middle school students

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/12/2014
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.

adding CCHD to the list of required newborn screenings in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
adding CCHD to the list of required newborn screenings in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/12/2014
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
$94,478.93
2015
July - December
$62,831.05
2016
January - June
$44,170.27
2016
July - December
$40,649.69
Total $242,129.93
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
129.65
2015
July - December
124.50
2016
January - June
115.75
2016
July - December
23.00
Total 392.90
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
1241.25
2015
July - December
731.50
2016
January - June
473.35
2016
July - December
457.50
Total 2903.60

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: policies regulating the use of electronic smoking devices on school district property.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: restrictions on the use of electronic devices used for inhaling or exhaling vapor or a vaporized solution.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulating the use of vapor products.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
52 %
2016
January - June
87 %
2016
July - December
Total 29 %
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
15 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total 7 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
2 %
Total 4 %

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
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
35 %
Total 11 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
15 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
15 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 13 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
26 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 11 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
18 %
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures