Specialized Medical Vehicle Association of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Specialized Medical Vehicle Association of Wisconsin is a professional trade organization comprised of individuals, organizations and businesses who are primarily employed to deliver non-emergency medical transportation services. Since 2001 the Association has devoted itself to maintaining and improving the client's access to efficient and reliable transportation services for eligible patients requiring medical attention. The state funding and management issues relating to this section of medicaid service is of critical concern to the Association and to insuring the patient/client eventually receive the care they are prescribed.

Lobbying Interests:
The SMVAW will actively advocate for it's membership at all levels of state government.

CEO Name:
Jim Brown
Legislative Director

Contact
GRG
Gary R. Goyke
130 Lakewood Blvd.
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 219-5237
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/11/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 175
Assembly Bill 175
Relating to: grants to independent living centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2021
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.
Comments
We support the important work provided by independent living centers. Our organization provides non emergency medical rides to many residents throughout the state. We support these organizations and value their role in our state.
Assembly Bill 487
Assembly Bill 487
Relating to: delivery network couriers and transportation network drivers, Department of Financial Institutions' approval to offer portable benefit accounts, providing for insurance coverage, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/25/2021
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
We will follow this legislation very closely and discuss at our upcoming Annual Meeting.
Assembly Bill 655
Assembly Bill 655
Relating to: entry-level training requirements for applicants for commercial driver licenses and certain endorsements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/14/2021
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 763
Assembly Bill 763
Relating to: Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2022
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
1/27/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

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.

Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry

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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicle Safety and Enforcement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicle Safety and Enforcement

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Increasing Medicaid reimbursement rates for SMVAW transportation services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing Medicaid reimbursement rates for SMVAW transportation services.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

COVID-19 transportation related policies or rules. Interact with WDOT and DHS on procedures and efforts to stop the virus.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 transportation related policies or rules. Interact with WDOT and DHS on procedures and efforts to stop the virus.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Research, development and or drafting of a proposal on Non Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) for the upcoming Wisconsin State Budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Research, development and or drafting of a proposal on Non Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) for the upcoming Wisconsin State Budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2021
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.

Review and comment on the Legislative Audit Bureau report issued 5-12-15 on Non Emergency Medical Transportation. Concerns over administration and operation of the existing program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Review and comment on the Legislative Audit Bureau report issued 5-12-15 on Non Emergency Medical Transportation. Concerns over administration and operation of the existing program.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/7/2021
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.

The SMVAW will review and possibly comment on the RFP the DHS has made public regarding a new contract for the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The SMVAW will review and possibly comment on the RFP the DHS has made public regarding a new contract for the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Program.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/7/2021
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
$2,000.00
2021
July - December
$725.00
2022
January - June
$500.00
Total $3,225.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
17.00
2021
July - December
12.00
2022
January - June
9.00
Total 38.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
24.00
2021
July - December
18.00
2022
January - June
14.00
Total 56.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.
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 12 %
Relating to: grants to independent living centers and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: entry-level training requirements for applicants for commercial driver licenses and certain endorsements. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: delivery network couriers and transportation network drivers, Department of Financial Institutions' approval to offer portable benefit accounts, providing for insurance coverage, 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
10 %
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact 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
2 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

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
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
10 %
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
10 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %

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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
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
20 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 12 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 18 %

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
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

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
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures