Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association of Wisconsin biotechnology companies.

Lobbying Interests:
All human, plant and animal biotechnology issues such as stem cell research, cloning and drug therapy development.

CEO Name:
Lisa Johnson
Attorney

Contact
JL
Jordan Lamb
455 Science Drive Ste 160
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 252-9358
jkl@dewittross.com
http://www.wisbiomed.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Lisa Johnson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/12/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 197
Assembly Bill 197
Relating to: information to be provided by insurers about health care plans offered on the American health benefit exchange.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/14/2015
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 305
Assembly Bill 305
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/10/2015
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 757
Assembly Bill 757
Relating to: an industry cluster research and development tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2016
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 138
Senate Bill 138
Relating to: information to be provided by insurers about health care plans offered on the American health benefit exchange.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/14/2015
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 260
Senate Bill 260
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/21/2015
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.
Senate Bill 525
Senate Bill 525
Relating to: an industry cluster research and development tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2016
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

Revenue: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Departmentwide

Notification Date
5/6/2015
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.

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

Notification Date
5/6/2015
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

2017-19 State Budget Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2017-19 State Budget Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/25/2016
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 investigational drugs, devices and products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to investigational drugs, devices and products

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/25/2016
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.

Legislation prohibiting certain types of research
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation prohibiting certain types of research

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/28/2015
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.

The development of legislation regarding the early stage and angel investment tax credit programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The development of legislation regarding the early stage and angel investment tax credit programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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 topic: Funding for Wisconsin bioscience companies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget topic: Funding for Wisconsin bioscience companies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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
$11,815.00
2015
July - December
$42,641.00
2016
January - June
$20,580.39
2016
July - December
$22,557.73
Total $97,594.12
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
6.95
2015
July - December
34.15
2016
January - June
16.60
2016
July - December
16.85
Total 74.55
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
33.30
2015
July - December
174.65
2016
January - June
66.00
2016
July - December
74.70
Total 348.65

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: information to be provided by insurers about health care plans offered on the American health benefit exchange.
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 < 1%
Relating to: information to be provided by insurers about health care plans offered on the American health benefit exchange.
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 < 1%
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
50 %
2016
January - June
35 %
2016
July - December
Total 31 %
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
50 %
2016
January - June
35 %
2016
July - December
Total 31 %
Relating to: an industry cluster research and development tax credit. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: an industry cluster research and development tax credit. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
50 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %

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
20 %
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
20 %
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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
40 %
Total 9 %
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
60 %
Total 13 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures