Wisconsin Association of School Nurses

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Nurses working in school settings throughout the state.

Lobbying Interests:
We work on matters involving the health of students in the schools, and on regulatory matters.

CEO Name:
Joan Simpson

Contact
JO
Jack O'Meara
110 East Main Street, Ste 720
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 294-8746
(608) 294-8748
jack@omearapublicaffairs.com
http://www.wischoolnurses.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jack O'Meara Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/20/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: prohibiting the sale of vapor products to minors and the purchase of those products by minors. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/10/2019
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 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2019
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 175
Assembly Bill 175
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: mental health clinical consultations under the Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 88

For
Notification Date
12/5/2019
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 248
Assembly Bill 248
Relating to: eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/15/2019
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 267
Assembly Bill 267
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2019
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 422
Assembly Bill 422
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/29/2019
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 460
Assembly Bill 460
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2019
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 644
Assembly Bill 644
Relating to: creating a school-based mental health consultation pilot program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 117

For
Notification Date
12/7/2019
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 73
Senate Bill 73
Relating to: prohibiting the sale of vapor products to minors and the purchase of those products by minors. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/10/2019
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 89
Senate Bill 89
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2019
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 163
Senate Bill 163
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 97

For
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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 177
Senate Bill 177
Relating to: mental health clinical consultations under the Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/5/2019
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 249
Senate Bill 249
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2019
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 262
Senate Bill 262
Relating to: eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/15/2019
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 364
Senate Bill 364
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/29/2019
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 589
Senate Bill 589
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/2/2019
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 608
Senate Bill 608
Relating to: creating a school-based mental health consultation pilot program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2019
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: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
7/29/2019
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 Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
7/29/2019
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

Immunization of students
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Immunization of students

SS 067_17
For
Notification Date
12/17/2019
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.

Vaccine-preventable diseases
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Vaccine-preventable diseases

SS 071_17
For
Notification Date
12/17/2019
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

Support for proposed changes to DHS Rules 144 and 146.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for proposed changes to DHS Rules 144 and 146.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/17/2019
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 to create a revenue limit adjustment for the costs of school nurses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to create a revenue limit adjustment for the costs of school nurses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/29/2019
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.

DPI budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DPI budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2019
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.

Community schools draft legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Community schools draft legislation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2018
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 to allow the administration of opioid antagonists, such as naloxone, in school settings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to allow the administration of opioid antagonists, such as naloxone, in school settings.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2018
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 to shield from local prosecution those who have cannabidiol (CBD) oil to treat seizures.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to shield from local prosecution those who have cannabidiol (CBD) oil to treat seizures.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2018
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

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$2,250.00
2019
July - December
$6,750.00
2020
January - June
$4,500.00
2020
July - December
$4,500.00
Total $18,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
5.25
2019
July - December
5.25
2020
January - June
7.50
2020
July - December
3.50
Total 21.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
15.00
2019
July - December
32.00
2020
January - June
40.25
2020
July - December
12.75
Total 100.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 12 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 15 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 6 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 8 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 8 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
30 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
30 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 11 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 16 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures