Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Physician Assistants

Lobbying Interests:
Rules and regulation affecting health care, licensure and physician assistants practice in Wisconsin.

CEO Name:
Roger Lovelace
Executive Director

Contact
LC
Lori Conaway
N83 W13410 Leon Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(414) 253-8188
info@wapa.org
http://www.wapa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Rebecca Hogan Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/19/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, a...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 23

For
Notification Date
3/5/2021
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
AB 125 is a redraft of ASA 1 to 2019 AB 575, which passed the Assembly on a voice vote in February 2020 and was poised for concurrence in the Senate when the COVID-19 public health crisis caused the last Senate floorperiod to be cancelled.
Assembly Bill 148
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: state response to COVID-19 related to health services and practice of health care providers licensed outside of this state.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 10

For
Notification Date
3/8/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 292
Assembly Bill 292
Relating to: composition of local boards of health.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/5/2021
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 656
Assembly Bill 656
Relating to: qualification of international medical graduates to practice medicine and surgery. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 956
Assembly Bill 956
Relating to: agreements for direct primary care.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2022
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 960
Assembly Bill 960
Relating to: battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 209

For
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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 184
Senate Bill 184
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2021
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
SB 184 is a redraft of ASA 1 to 2019 AB 575, which passed the Assembly on a voice vote in February 2020 and was poised for concurrence in the Senate when the COVID-19 public health crisis caused the last Senate floorperiod to be cancelled.
Senate Bill 202
Senate Bill 202
Relating to: state response to COVID-19 related to health services and practice of health care providers licensed outside of this state.

Bill Text and History

For
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 312
Senate Bill 312
Relating to: composition of local boards of health.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 192

None
Notification Date
11/5/2021
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.
Senate Bill 643
Senate Bill 643
Relating to: qualification of international medical graduates to practice medicine and surgery. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/21/2021
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 Bill 889
Senate Bill 889
Relating to: agreements for direct primary care.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2022
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 970
Senate Bill 970
Relating to: battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2022
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Physician assistants
Agency Name
Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board (PA)

Subject
Physician assistants

SS 110_21
None
Notification Date
1/27/2022
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Direct primary care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Direct primary care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2021
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.

Narcotic treatment providers, medication-assisted treatment, and related matters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Narcotic treatment providers, medication-assisted treatment, and related matters.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2021
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.

Regulation, certification and licensing of physician assistants, as well as general matters relating to their practice of medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation, certification and licensing of physician assistants, as well as general matters relating to their practice of medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2021
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.

Issues related to Governor's public health emergency declaration and any executive, adminsitrative, or legislative COVID-19 responses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Governor's public health emergency declaration and any executive, adminsitrative, or legislative COVID-19 responses.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/9/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$39,133.17
2021
July - December
$24,008.00
2022
January - June
$24,022.08
Total $87,163.25
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
57.00
2021
July - December
9.75
2022
January - June
6.00
Total 72.75
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
155.75
2021
July - December
140.25
2022
January - June
105.00
Total 401.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
45 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 20 %
Relating to: composition of local boards of health.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: composition of local boards of health.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: qualification of international medical graduates to practice medicine and surgery. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: agreements for direct primary care.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
18 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

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
39 %
2021
July - December
41 %
2022
January - June
33 %
2022
July - December
Total 38 %

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
13 %
2021
July - December
14 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

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
3 %
2021
July - December
45 %
2022
January - June
33 %
2022
July - December
Total 23 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures