Wisconsin State Reading Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Membership consists of reading specialists, teachers, literacy professors & librarians.

Lobbying Interests:
WSRA is interested in legislation and rules relating to education, reading, literacy and schools.

CEO Name:
La Tahsa Fields
Legislative Committee Chair

Contact
KC
Kathy Champeau
1221 Seitz Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 391-6886
krchamp@aol.com
http://www.wsra.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/9/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 72
Assembly Bill 72
Relating to: waiving the Foundations of Reading test licensure requirement during a national health emergency declared in response to COVID-19.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2021
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 446
Assembly Bill 446
Relating to: reading readiness assessments and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/20/2021
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 971
Assembly Bill 971
Relating to: promotion of pupils from the third grade to the fourth grade based on passage of the standardized reading test; reading readiness assessments in public schools; grants to increase licensure of reading teachers; sunsetting the Achievement Gap R...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2022
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.
Senate Bill 114
Senate Bill 114
Relating to: waiving the Foundations of Reading test licensure requirement during a national health emergency declared in response to COVID-19.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2021
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.
Senate Bill 454
Senate Bill 454
Relating to: reading readiness assessments and granting rule-making authority. (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.

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
2/17/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
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.

Public Instruction: Educational Leadership
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Educational Leadership

Notification Date
2/17/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Changes to criteria relating to specific learning disabilities
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Changes to criteria relating to specific learning disabilities

SS 133_20
For
Notification Date
6/15/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

CR 21-011 (Revised) Changes to criteria relating to specific learning disabilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 21-011 (Revised) Changes to criteria relating to specific learning disabilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/15/2021
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.

Promulgation of a permanent rule revising Chapter PI 34, relating to stakeholder workgroups revisions to licensure.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Promulgation of a permanent rule revising Chapter PI 34, relating to stakeholder workgroups revisions to licensure.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/9/2020
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.

Reading and literacy school \ school district statutory requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reading and literacy school \ school district statutory requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/9/2020
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.

Teacher licensure requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Teacher licensure requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/9/2020
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.

LRB-0368/2, employing a dyslexia specialist at the Department of Public Instruction and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0368/2, employing a dyslexia specialist at the Department of Public Instruction and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/9/2020
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.

issue of COVID-19 and related topics.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
issue of COVID-19 and related topics.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/9/2020
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.

DPI guidebook related to dyslexia and related conditions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DPI guidebook related to dyslexia and related conditions.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/9/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$15,000.00
2021
July - December
$15,071.69
Total $30,071.69
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
12.25
2021
July - December
25.75
Total 38.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
37.25
2021
July - December
46.25
Total 83.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: waiving the Foundations of Reading test licensure requirement during a national health emergency declared in response to COVID-19.
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 4 %
Relating to: waiving the Foundations of Reading test licensure requirement during a national health emergency declared in response to COVID-19.
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 4 %
Relating to: reading readiness assessments 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
40 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 24 %
Relating to: reading readiness assessments 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
40 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 24 %

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 4 %
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 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
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 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 14 %
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 8 %

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

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures