Wisconsin Association of School Nurses

Registered Principal Details

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

Lobbying Interests:
WASN promotes the profession of school nursing in Wisconsin. Consistent with this goal, we advocate for the health of students in the school setting so that students are ready to learn and succeed. We also help to make sure other school employees and families are healthy. School nursing is an essential part of the state's public health infrastructure. Some of our advocacy relates to regulatory matters.

CEO Name:
Katelyn Lasse

Contact
JO
Jack O'Meara
110 East Main Street, Ste 720
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 444-3727
jack@omearapublicaffairs.com
http://www.wischoolnurses.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 9
Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: use of epinephrine delivery systems and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2023
First Communication Date
2/21/2023
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
WASN supports AB 9 with adoption of Assembly Amendment 1, introduced by Rep. Sortwell.
Assembly Bill 154
Assembly Bill 154
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
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 163
Assembly Bill 163
Relating to: supplying anti-choking devices in schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/27/2023
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 204
Assembly Bill 204
Relating to: renewal dates and continuing education requirements for certain credentials issued by the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/27/2023
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 223
Assembly Bill 223
Relating to: maintaining a supply of usable opioid antagonist at a school. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
WASN is requesting changes to the legislation that will make it consistent with current law and ensure the health and safety of everyone in our school communities.
Supporting Documentation
11012023_104613_WASN AB 223 Testimony 11-1-23.pdf

Assembly Bill 229
Assembly Bill 229
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions by the Department of Health Services related to the immunization program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/3/2023
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 232
Assembly Bill 232
Relating to: directing school boards to provide instruction on Hmong Americans and Asian Americans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 246
Assembly Bill 246
Relating to: the membership of a human growth and development curriculum advisory committee.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 308
Assembly Bill 308
Relating to: protection from prosecution for employees of libraries and educational institutions possessing obscene materials.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 377
Assembly Bill 377
Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 510
Assembly Bill 510
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2024
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 531
Assembly Bill 531
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/23/2023
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 589
Assembly Bill 589
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/19/2023
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 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

For
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.
Assembly Bill 914
Assembly Bill 914
Relating to: the supply and use of short-acting bronchodilators on school premises or at a school-sponsored event.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2024
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 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: use of epinephrine delivery systems and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 27

For
Notification Date
3/6/2023
First Communication Date
2/21/2023
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
WASN supports SB 7 with adoption of Senate Amendment 1, introduced by Senator Jacque.
Senate Bill 145
Senate Bill 145
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
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 156
Senate Bill 156
Relating to: supplying anti-choking devices in schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/27/2023
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 193
Senate Bill 193
Relating to: renewal dates and continuing education requirements for certain credentials issued by the Department of Safety and Professional Services and credentialing boards and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/27/2023
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 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: maintaining a supply of usable opioid antagonist at a school. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/23/2023
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
WASN is requesting changes to the legislation that will make it consistent with current law and ensure the health and safety of everyone in our school communities.
Senate Bill 228
Senate Bill 228
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions by the Department of Health Services related to the immunization program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/3/2023
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 240
Senate Bill 240
Relating to: directing school boards to provide instruction on Hmong Americans and Asian Americans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 252
Senate Bill 252
Relating to: the membership of a human growth and development curriculum advisory committee.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 305
Senate Bill 305
Relating to: protection from prosecution for employees of libraries and educational institutions possessing obscene materials.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 378
Senate Bill 378
Relating to: designating athletic sports and teams operated or sponsored by public schools or private schools participating in a parental choice program based on the sex of the participants.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 447
Senate Bill 447
Relating to: ready-to-use glucagon rescue therapies in schools.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/3/2023
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.
Comments
WASN is requesting changes to the bill to ensure the health and safety of school environments.
Senate Bill 489
Senate Bill 489
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2024
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 509
Senate Bill 509
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/23/2023
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 535
Senate Bill 535
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/19/2023
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

For
Notification Date
11/16/2023
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 854
Senate Bill 854
Relating to: the supply and use of short-acting bronchodilators on school premises or at a school-sponsored event.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2024
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

Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations

Notification Date
4/21/2023
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.

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/21/2023
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$4,500.00
2023
July - December
$4,500.00
Total $9,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
4.75
2023
July - December
4.00
Total 8.75
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
20.50
2023
July - December
18.50
Total 39.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: maintaining a supply of usable opioid antagonist at a school. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
Relating to: use of epinephrine delivery systems and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%
Relating to: use of epinephrine delivery systems and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 27%
Relating to: maintaining a supply of usable opioid antagonist at a school. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%

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
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
35%
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 33%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures