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:
Nicholas Herrick

Contact
JO
Jack O'Meara
110 East Main Street, Ste 720
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 294-8746
(608) 294-8748
jack@omearapublicaffairs.com
http://www.wischoolnurses.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jack O'Meara Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/16/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 166
Assembly Bill 166
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 46

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2021
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 169
Assembly Bill 169
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
3/18/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 196
Assembly Bill 196
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
6/2/2021
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 337
Assembly Bill 337
Relating to: use of epinephrine prefilled syringes and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 218

For
Notification Date
6/14/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 348
Assembly Bill 348
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2022
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 396
Assembly Bill 396
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
7/27/2021
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 495
Assembly Bill 495
Relating to: possession of a firearm in a vehicle on school grounds by a person with a license to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/13/2022
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 750
Assembly Bill 750
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 805
Assembly Bill 805
Relating to: providing state aid to reimburse public and private schools that provide free meals to all pupils for the costs of those meals and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2022
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 811
Assembly Bill 811
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2022
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

Against
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 920
Assembly Bill 920
Relating to: the provision of feminine hygiene products in school buildings and a school district revenue limit adjustment for costs of providing those products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 963
Assembly Bill 963
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 995
Assembly Bill 995
Relating to: a parental opt-out from face covering requirements in school buildings and on school grounds and requiring school boards to offer pupils a full-time, in-person option. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2022
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 1122
Assembly Bill 1122
Relating to: prohibiting vaping on public and private school property.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 4
Assembly Joint Resolution 4
Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 169
Senate Bill 169
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/16/2021
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 181
Senate Bill 181
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
3/14/2021
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 322
Senate Bill 322
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
6/2/2021
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 343
Senate Bill 343
Relating to: use of epinephrine prefilled syringes and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/14/2021
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 355
Senate Bill 355
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2022
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 394
Senate Bill 394
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
7/27/2021
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 484
Senate Bill 484
Relating to: possession of a firearm in a vehicle on school grounds by a person with a license to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/13/2022
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 731
Senate Bill 731
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid, funding for the University of Wisconsin System, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 781
Senate Bill 781
Relating to: a school district revenue limit adjustment for the cost of employing school nurses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2021
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 796
Senate Bill 796
Relating to: human growth and development instruction requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 832
Senate Bill 832
Relating to: the provision of feminine hygiene products in school buildings and a school district revenue limit adjustment for costs of providing those products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 962
Senate Bill 962
Relating to: rights reserved to a parent or guardian of a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 986
Senate Bill 986
Relating to: teen dating violence and sexual violence prevention education and training. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2022
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 1011
Senate Bill 1011
Relating to: a parental opt-out from face covering requirements in school buildings and on school grounds and requiring school boards to offer pupils a full-time, in-person option. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2022
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 1055
Senate Bill 1055
Relating to: prohibiting vaping on public and private school property.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2022
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 Joint Resolution 3
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2021
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/1/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Support LRB-5569/1 to expand smoking ban on school grounds to include vaping.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support LRB-5569/1 to expand smoking ban on school grounds to include vaping.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/27/2022
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.

Community schools draft legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Community schools draft legislation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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 budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DPI budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Legislation to create a revenue limit adjustment for the costs of school nurses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to create a revenue limit adjustment for the costs of school nurses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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.

Support for proposed changes to DHS Rules 144 and 146.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for proposed changes to DHS Rules 144 and 146.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2020
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
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$4,500.00
2021
July - December
$4,500.00
2022
January - June
$4,500.00
Total $13,500.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
3.50
2021
July - December
4.25
2022
January - June
10.50
Total 18.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
24.00
2021
July - December
17.00
2022
January - June
17.50
Total 58.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
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: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
50 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: use of epinephrine prefilled syringes and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: use of epinephrine prefilled syringes and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 18 %

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
2021
July - December
30 %
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
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 20 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
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 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures