Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association of Wisconsin biotechnology companies.

Lobbying Interests:
All human, plant and animal biotechnology issues such as stem cell research, cloning and drug therapy development.

CEO Name:
Lisa Johnson
Attorney

Contact
JL
Jordan Lamb
440 Science Drive, Ste. 403
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 252-9358
jkl@dewittross.com
http://www.wisbiomed.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Lisa Johnson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/30/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/30/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, 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
1/5/2021
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.
Comments
Support is for Section 59, civil liability exemption
Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students administering vaccines.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 3

For
Notification Date
1/20/2021
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 184
Assembly Bill 184
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2021
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 744
Assembly Bill 744
Relating to: rare disease advisory council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2021
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 759
Assembly Bill 759
Relating to: qualified new business venture eligibility.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 224

For
Notification Date
12/21/2021
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 775
Assembly Bill 775
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 206

For
Notification Date
12/15/2021
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 Resolution 12
Assembly Resolution 12
Relating to: observing February 28, 2021, as Rare Disease Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2021
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 Resolution 24
Assembly Resolution 24
Relating to: observing February 28, 2022, as Rare Disease Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 60
Senate Bill 60
Relating to: pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students administering vaccines.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2021
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 215
Senate Bill 215
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2021
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 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: rare disease advisory council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/18/2021
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 728
Senate Bill 728
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/15/2021
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 729
Senate Bill 729
Relating to: qualified new business venture eligibility.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2021
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.
Senate Resolution 4
Senate Resolution 4
Relating to: observing February 28, 2021, as Rare Disease Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Workforce Development and Talent Recruitment Initiatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workforce Development and Talent Recruitment Initiatives

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Economic Development and Innovation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Economic Development and Innovation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID 19
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID 19

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

Vaccines and Immunizations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Vaccines and Immunizations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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.

2021-23 Biennial Budget Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2021-23 Biennial Budget Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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 6434 – COVID-19 “Safe Harbor” Liability Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 6434 – COVID-19 “Safe Harbor” Liability Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2020
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
$20,172.00
2021
July - December
$28,809.50
Total $48,981.50
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
2.65
2021
July - December
12.55
Total 15.20
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
81.45
2021
July - December
78.15
Total 159.60

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, 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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 20 %
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 20 %
Relating to: qualified new business venture eligibility.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: qualified new business venture eligibility.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)
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 5 %
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)
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 5 %
Relating to: rare disease advisory council. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: rare disease advisory council. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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

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 5 %
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 5 %
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 10 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures