Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Physician Assistants

Lobbying Interests:
Rules and regulation affecting health care, licensure and physician assistants practice in Wisconsin.

CEO Name:
Tara Streit
Executive Director

Contact
LC
Lori Conaway
N83 W13410 Leon Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(414) 253-8188
info@wapa.org
http://www.wapa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/20/2019
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 137
Assembly Bill 137
Relating to: pharmacists and pharmacy students administering vaccines.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 24

For
Notification Date
4/28/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 175
Assembly Bill 175
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2019
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.
Comments
WAPA requests PAs be added to the list of victims battery of whom would trigger this enhanced penalty.
Assembly Bill 178
Assembly Bill 178
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/17/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 248
Assembly Bill 248
Relating to: eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2019
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 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: certifications for advance directives and findings of incapacity related to powers of attorney for health care. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 90

For
Notification Date
6/28/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/27/2019
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 583
Assembly Bill 583
Relating to: practicing as a physician assistant or nurse while performing official duties for the armed services or federal health services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2019
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 1038
Assembly Bill 1038
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 185

None
Notification Date
4/14/2020
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 28
Senate Bill 28
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2019
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 110
Senate Bill 110
Relating to: pharmacists and pharmacy students administering vaccines.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/28/2019
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.
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
4/16/2019
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.
Comments
WAPA supports SB 163 as amended by SA 1.
Senate Bill 166
Senate Bill 166
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 58

For
Notification Date
7/17/2019
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.
Senate Bill 254
Senate Bill 254
Relating to: certifications for advance directives and findings of incapacity related to powers of attorney for health care. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2019
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 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 56

For
Notification Date
9/3/2019
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 514
Senate Bill 514
Relating to: practicing as a physician assistant or nurse while performing official duties for the armed services or federal health services.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 148

For
Notification Date
10/20/2019
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 515
Senate Bill 515
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/20/2019
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services

Notification Date
3/20/2019
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Community substance abuse service standards
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Community substance abuse service standards

SS 044_18
Other
Notification Date
7/24/2019
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 substance abuse service standards
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Community substance abuse service standards

SS 088_18
Other
Notification Date
7/24/2019
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.

Physician assistants
Agency Name
Podiatry Affiliated Credentialing Board (Pod)

Subject
Physician assistants

SS 095_18
None
Notification Date
10/8/2020
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

Issues related to Governor's public health emergency declaration and any executive, adminsitrative, or legislative COVID-19 responses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Governor's public health emergency declaration and any executive, adminsitrative, or legislative COVID-19 responses.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/25/2020
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.

Regulation, certification and licensing of physician assistants, as well as general matters relating to their practice of medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation, certification and licensing of physician assistants, as well as general matters relating to their practice of medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/2/2019
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.

Narcotic treatment providers, medication-assisted treatment, and related matters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Narcotic treatment providers, medication-assisted treatment, and related matters.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/2/2019
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.

Direct primary care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Direct primary care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/2/2019
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$25,671.42
2019
July - December
$24,384.12
2020
January - June
$30,384.59
2020
July - December
$24,016.50
Total $104,456.63
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
39.00
2019
July - December
102.50
2020
January - June
103.50
2020
July - December
15.25
Total 260.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
167.75
2019
July - December
218.00
2020
January - June
301.00
2020
July - December
120.50
Total 807.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: direct primary care agreements.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: certifications for advance directives and findings of incapacity related to powers of attorney for health care. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: practicing as a physician assistant or nurse while performing official duties for the armed services or federal health services.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: certifications for advance directives and findings of incapacity related to powers of attorney for health care. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
40 %
2020
January - June
50 %
2020
July - December
30 %
Total 35 %
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
40 %
2020
January - June
18 %
2020
July - December
Total 19 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
2020
July - December
6 %
Total < 1%

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
3 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
70 %
2019
July - December
7 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
17 %
Total 18 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
17 %
2020
July - December
9 %
Total 8 %

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
7 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
6 %
2020
July - December
8 %
Total 6 %

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
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
9 %
2020
July - December
30 %
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures