Pro-Life Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Protecting innocent human life from conception to natural death.

Lobbying Interests:
Pro-Life Wisconsin seeks to influence all legislation which directly affects the unborn, the aged, the disabled, and the terminally ill. Pro-Life Wisconsin upholds the inherent dignity of the human person, opposing all abortion, contraception, euthanasia, cloning and embryo destructive research. We also oppose any public financing of abortion, contraception, euthanasia and cloning and embryo destructive research. Reproductive technology, family planning, and conscience rights issues.

Title:
Director of Legislation

Contact
MS
Matthew Sande
P.O. Box 221
Brookfield, WI 53008
(262) 796-1111 x113
(262) 796-1115
matt.s@prolifewi.org
http://www.prolifewi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 6
Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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
In Section 2 of AB 6, we oppose the exemption from prosecution for mothers who intentionally kill their born-alive children following failed abortions. We support AA 1 to AB 6 (Wichgers).
Assembly Bill 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: prohibiting certain government officials from mandating vaccination against the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: closure of and forbidding gatherings in places of worship.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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 25
Assembly Bill 25
Relating to: prohibiting mandatory vaccination for employment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/22/2021
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 106
Assembly Bill 106
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/25/2022
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 255
Assembly Bill 255
Relating to: the regulation and licensure of genetic counselors, creating a genetic counselors affiliated credentialing board, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/21/2022
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
Pro-Life Wisconsin supports Assembly Amendment (AA) 2 to AB 255.
Assembly Bill 262
Assembly Bill 262
Relating to: induced abortion reporting.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2021
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 299
Assembly Bill 299
Relating to: prohibiting proof of vaccination for COVID-19 as a condition of receiving business and government services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/1/2021
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 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: prohibiting businesses from discriminating against customers due to vaccination record.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/1/2021
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 309
Assembly Bill 309
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on vaccination status. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/1/2021
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 316
Assembly Bill 316
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on whether the person has received a COVID-19 vaccine.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/1/2021
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 347
Assembly Bill 347
Relating to: prohibiting University of Wisconsin System institutions and technical colleges from requiring testing for, or vaccination against, the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/1/2021
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 370
Assembly Bill 370
Relating to: prohibiting performance of and funding or providing property for abortions and other services by certain employees and entities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/8/2021
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 493
Assembly Bill 493
Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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
We oppose the exemption for hospitals who perform abortions in the exceptional cases of sexual assault, incest, life and health of the mother. We support AA 1 to AB 493 (Wichgers).
Assembly Bill 528
Assembly Bill 528
Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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 560
Assembly Bill 560
Relating to: required subjects in a human growth and development instructional program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/13/2021
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 593
Assembly Bill 593
Relating to: informed consent regarding a certain abortion-inducing drug regimen and reporting requirements for induced abortions.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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
We support AA 1 to AB 593 (Wichgers) which removes the medical emergency exception from, and applies the full 24-hour waiting period to, the provision of abortion-inducing drug reversal information in the bill.
Assembly Bill 594
Assembly Bill 594
Relating to: congenital condition educational resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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 595
Assembly Bill 595
Relating to: sex-selective, disability-selective, and other selective abortions and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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
Pro-Life Wisconsin believes all abortion, defined as the intentional killing of a preborn child, is discriminatory. The bill's exception for a life-limiting fetal anomaly in its definition of congenital disability makes it internally inconsistent.
Assembly Bill 675
Assembly Bill 675
Relating to: natural immunity to COVID-19 in lieu of proof of vaccination or test.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/4/2022
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
PLW supports Assembly Amendment (AA) 1 to AB 675.
Assembly Bill 822
Assembly Bill 822
Relating to: requiring the showing of a video for informed consent for an abortion and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2022
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 823
Assembly Bill 823
Relating to: human growth and development instruction requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2022
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 1007
Assembly Bill 1007
Relating to: right of health care providers to express professional opinions related to health or medical information or guidance.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2022
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 4
Senate Bill 4
Relating to: prohibiting certain government officials from mandating vaccination against the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2021
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 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: prohibiting mandatory vaccination for employment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2021
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 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: closure of and forbidding gatherings in places of worship.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2021
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 16
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/13/2021
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
In Section 2 of SB 16, we oppose the exemption from prosecution for mothers who kill their own children after an abortion. The exemption erodes the equal protection granted in current law 990.001(17) for born alive babies following failed abortions.
Senate Bill 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2021
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 75
Senate Bill 75
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/25/2022
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: prohibiting performance of and funding or providing property for abortions and other services by certain employees and entities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2021
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 261
Senate Bill 261
Relating to: reporting of sex and fetal anomaly and facility following induced abortion.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2021
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 336
Senate Bill 336
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on vaccination status. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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 337
Senate Bill 337
Relating to: prohibiting businesses from discriminating against customers due to vaccination record.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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 342
Senate Bill 342
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on whether the person has received a COVID-19 vaccine.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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 383
Senate Bill 383
Relating to: prohibiting proof of vaccination for COVID-19 as a condition of receiving business and government services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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 503
Senate Bill 503
Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/16/2021
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
We oppose the exemption for hospitals who perform abortions in the exceptional cases of sexual assault, incest, life and health of the mother. We will support the legislation if the exemption is removed.
Senate Bill 504
Senate Bill 504
Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/16/2021
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 591
Senate Bill 591
Relating to: informed consent regarding a certain abortion-inducing drug regimen and reporting requirements for induced abortions.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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
We support amending SB 591 to remove the medical emergency exception from, and apply the full 24-hour waiting period to, the requirement to provide abortion-inducing drug reversal information in the bill.
Senate Bill 592
Senate Bill 592
Relating to: congenital condition educational resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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 593
Senate Bill 593
Relating to: sex-selective, disability-selective, and other selective abortions and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/11/2021
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
Pro-Life Wisconsin believes all abortion, defined as the intentional killing of a preborn child, is discriminatory. The bill's exception for a life-limiting fetal anomaly in its definition of congenital disability makes it internally inconsistent.
Senate Bill 796
Senate Bill 796
Relating to: human growth and development instruction requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2021
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 797
Senate Bill 797
Relating to: requiring the showing of a video for informed consent for an abortion and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2021
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 923
Senate Bill 923
Relating to: detection of and abortion after detection of a fetal heartbeat and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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
Pro-Life Wisconsin opposes the "medical emergency" exception that applies to the bill's abortion prohibition and the "medical emergency," "sexual assault," and "incest" exceptions that apply to the bill's informed consent provisions.
Senate Bill 1013
Senate Bill 1013
Relating to: permitting certain qualified individuals to make a request for medication for the purpose of ending their lives and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2022
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 1015
Senate Bill 1015
Relating to: right of health care providers to express professional opinions related to health or medical information or guidance.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2022
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

LRB 4214/1 - adds to the informed consent for abortion statute that a physician must show the woman a video that depicts an animation or other illustration of the type of abortion procedure that is to be performed
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4214/1 - adds to the informed consent for abortion statute that a physician must show the woman a video that depicts an animation or other illustration of the type of abortion procedure that is to be performed

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2021
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 4217/1 - requiring a school board that elects to provide an instructional program in human growth and development to present, when age appropriate, an animated video of part or all of an abortion procedure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4217/1 - requiring a school board that elects to provide an instructional program in human growth and development to present, when age appropriate, an animated video of part or all of an abortion procedure

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2021
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-0840/1 & LRB-1246/1 - permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0840/1 & LRB-1246/1 - permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$12,864.19
2021
July - December
$13,449.19
2022
January - June
$11,275.00
Total $37,588.38
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
62.25
2021
July - December
66.50
2022
January - June
50.25
Total 179.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
174.75
2021
July - December
174.25
2022
January - June
127.75
Total 476.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prohibiting proof of vaccination for COVID-19 as a condition of receiving business and government services.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on vaccination status. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: reporting of sex and fetal anomaly and facility following induced abortion.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: prohibiting performance of and funding or providing property for abortions and other services by certain employees and entities.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: induced abortion reporting.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
35 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on vaccination status. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: prohibiting businesses from discriminating against customers due to vaccination record.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on whether the person has received a COVID-19 vaccine.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: prohibiting proof of vaccination for COVID-19 as a condition of receiving business and government services.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: detection of and abortion after detection of a fetal heartbeat and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures