Wisconsin Psychological Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Our Mission is to advance psychology as a profession which promotes human welfare through the ethical application of psychological principles in research, teaching and practice. We provide a professional identity for psychologists by maintaining active affiliation with APA We advocate on behalf of the profession and the interests of our members. We encourage a scientific attitude toward psychological practice We provide forums for the professional exchange of information and opinion about the diversity of psychological issues and of the profession itself. We address concerns of our communities by responding as a profession to psychological and social needs of Wisconsin citizens We educate the public about psychology and psychological issues

Lobbying Interests:
Licensing Bill that is being introduced. Interest related to mental health and public education surrounding mental health. Our Mission is to advance psychology as a profession which promotes human welfare through the ethical application of psychological principles in research, teaching and practice. We provide a professional identity for psychologists by maintaining active affiliation with APA We advocate on behalf of the profession and the interests of our members. We encourage a scientific attitude toward psychological practice We provide forums for the professional exchange of information and opinion about the diversity of psychological issues and of the profession itself. We address concerns of our communities by responding as a profession to psychological and social needs of Wisconsin citizens We educate the public about psychology and psychological issues

CEO Name:
Christopher Ruditys

Contact
JR
Jennifer Rzepka
6737 W Washington St., Ste 4210
Milwaukee, WI 53214
414-488-3933
executive-director@wipsychology.org
https://wipsychology.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Joel Matthew Kleefisch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/4/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 63
Assembly Bill 63
Relating to: the practice of psychology, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 22

For
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 331
Assembly Bill 331
Relating to: requiring prospective law enforcement officers to complete a psychological examination prior to employment as a law enforcement officer and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/21/2021
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 537
Assembly Bill 537
Relating to: ratification of the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 131

For
Notification Date
10/13/2021
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 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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 952
Assembly Bill 952
Relating to: mental health consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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 77
Senate Bill 77
Relating to: the practice of psychology, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 77
Senate Bill 77
Relating to: the practice of psychology, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 470
Senate Bill 470
Relating to: requiring prospective law enforcement officers to complete a psychological examination prior to employment as a law enforcement officer and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2021
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 534
Senate Bill 534
Relating to: ratification of the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/13/2021
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.
Senate Bill 791
Senate Bill 791
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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 916
Senate Bill 916
Relating to: mental health consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Licensure backlog at DSPS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensure backlog at DSPS

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/16/2022
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.

proposing Wisconsin become a member of PSYPACT
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposing Wisconsin become a member of PSYPACT

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/23/2021
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.

drafting and introduction of legislation relating to creating an interim licensure process for psychologists and directing requirements for licensure.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
drafting and introduction of legislation relating to creating an interim licensure process for psychologists and directing requirements for licensure.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/15/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$7,200.00
2021
July - December
$7,200.00
2022
January - June
$4,800.00
Total $19,200.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
48.50
2021
July - December
37.00
2022
January - June
8.00
Total 93.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
64.50
2021
July - December
28.00
2022
January - June
12.00
Total 104.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring prospective law enforcement officers to complete a psychological examination prior to employment as a law enforcement officer and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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 7 %
Relating to: the practice of psychology, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 24 %
Relating to: the practice of psychology, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: ratification of the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: requiring prospective law enforcement officers to complete a psychological examination prior to employment as a law enforcement officer and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: ratification of the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: mental health consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: mental health consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
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 11 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures