Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Representing physical therapists & physical therapy assistants.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting physical therapy, including the licensing and regulation of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students of physical therapy.

CEO Name:
Kip Schick
President

Contact
KS
Kip Schick
3510 E Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 221-9191
(608) 221-9697
wpta@wpta.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Annie Early Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 116

For
Notification Date
8/18/2015
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 549
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: the authority of physical therapists to order X-rays and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 375

For
Notification Date
11/25/2015
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 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
1/28/2016
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 196
Senate Bill 196
Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2015
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 453
Senate Bill 453
Relating to: the authority of physical therapists to order X-rays and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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 536
Senate Bill 536
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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.
Comments
This session's agreed-to bill reflects the appropriate subject matter scope of bargaining between Labor and Management, including consultation with the health care liaisons.
Senate Bill 568
Senate Bill 568
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
1/14/2016
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 762
Senate Bill 762
Relating to: licensure of primary spinal care practitioners, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/24/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation

Notification Date
5/26/2015
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

Worker's Compensation reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

The ability of licensed physical therapists to order X-rays.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ability of licensed physical therapists to order X-rays.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Any legislation or rule affecting the use of dry needling by a licensed physical therapist.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any legislation or rule affecting the use of dry needling by a licensed physical therapist.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Prior Authorization Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prior Authorization Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$36,000.00
2015
July - December
$36,063.83
2016
January - June
$36,000.00
2016
July - December
$36,185.00
Total $144,248.83
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
17.75
2015
July - December
37.75
2016
January - June
60.75
2016
July - December
6.00
Total 122.25
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
58.25
2015
July - December
95.00
2016
January - June
67.00
2016
July - December
33.00
Total 253.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the authority of physical therapists to order X-rays 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
15 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: the authority of physical therapists to order X-rays 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
30 %
2016
January - June
40 %
2016
July - December
Total 24 %
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
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
25 %
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
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
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
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
25 %
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 21 %

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
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
30 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
25 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
70 %
Total 12 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures