Wisconsin Dental Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Regulations and laws impacting the provision of dental care and the practice of dentistry

Lobbying Interests:
Regulation of the practice of dentistry; public health issues; appointments to the Dentistry Examing Board; dental workforce issues; dental hygiene; Marquette University School of Dentistry; third party payer; insurance benefits

CEO Name:
Mark Paget

Contact
MP
Mark Paget
6737 West Washington, Suite 2360
West Allis, WI 53214
608-250-3442
mpaget@wda.org
http://wda.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: assignment of dental benefits under health insurance.

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 91

For
Notification Date
2/28/2023
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 129
Assembly Bill 129
Relating to: sexual assault by a health care provider and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
5/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 205
Assembly Bill 205
Relating to: practice of certain professions by credential holders from other states. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
6/3/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 317
Assembly Bill 317
Relating to: the use of certain words and terms that refer to a physician.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
6/18/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Seeking clarification that Senate Bill 143 is not intended to include the practice of dentistry or dental specialities.
Assembly Bill 665
Assembly Bill 665
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/14/2023
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 666
Assembly Bill 666
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/14/2023
First Communication Date
11/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 667
Assembly Bill 667
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2023
First Communication Date
11/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 668
Assembly Bill 668
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

Other
Notification Date
11/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 63
Senate Bill 63
Relating to: assignment of dental benefits under health insurance.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2023
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 133
Senate Bill 133
Relating to: sexual assault by a health care provider and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
5/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 143
Senate Bill 143
Relating to: the use of certain words and terms that refer to a physician.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
5/24/2023
First Communication Date
5/8/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Seeking clarification that Senate Bill 143 is not intended to include the practice of dentistry or dental specialities.
Supporting Documentation
05242023_021824_SB143_Title Protection_WDA 2023.pdf

Senate Bill 194
Senate Bill 194
Relating to: practice of certain professions by credential holders from other states. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
6/3/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 689
Senate Bill 689
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

2023 Wisconsin Act 87

Other
Notification Date
11/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 692
Senate Bill 692
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 88

For
Notification Date
11/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 702
Senate Bill 702
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 89

For
Notification Date
11/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 706
Senate Bill 706
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 90

For
Notification Date
11/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
5/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
5/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
5/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Technical College System Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Technical College System Board

Notification Date
5/24/2023
First Communication Date
5/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Workforce Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workforce Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/12/2023
First Communication Date
11/9/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Issues related to the practice of Dentistry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to the practice of Dentistry

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/13/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Issues related to Dental Licensure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Dental Licensure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/13/2023
First Communication Date
8/30/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Assignment of Benefits Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Assignment of Benefits Legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/4/2023
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.

Dental Benefit and Health Insurance Payment Policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dental Benefit and Health Insurance Payment Policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Dental Managed Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dental Managed Care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Dental Therapy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dental Therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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.

Related to COVID-19 Response
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Related to COVID-19 Response

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2023
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

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$53,179.00
2023
July - December
$31,339.00
Total $84,518.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
67.00
2023
July - December
102.75
Total 169.75
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
152.50
2023
July - December
146.00
Total 298.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: sexual assault by a health care provider and providing a penalty.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
Relating to: the use of certain words and terms that refer to a physician.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
Relating to: assignment of dental benefits under health insurance.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%
Relating to: assignment of dental benefits under health insurance.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
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)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
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)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: scholarships for Marquette University School of Dentistry students who practice in dental health shortage areas. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: funding for technical college oral health care programs. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
Relating to: ratification of the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
8%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures