American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - WI Section

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Legislative proposals related to women's health, physician workforce, patient-physician relationship and Medicaid.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislative proposals related to women's health, physician workforce, patient-physician relationship and Medicaid.

Contact
RL
Rebecca Liebers
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54316
(608) 255-0566
rzelenkova@hwz-gov.com
http://www.acog.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/28/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Katie White Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/28/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Supporting Documentation
03222023_034328_2023 Postpartum Coalition Memo.pdf

Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: requiring informed consent before performing a pelvic examination on a patient who is under general anesthesia or unconscious.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
4/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 176
Assembly Bill 176
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/24/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 218
Assembly Bill 218
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 226
Assembly Bill 226
Relating to: exemptions to the sale of diapers and feminine hygiene products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/17/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Would encourage the addition of breast feeding pumps and supplies.
Assembly Bill 247
Assembly Bill 247
Relating to: prohibitions on the use of public employees and public property for activities relating to abortion. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 399
Assembly Bill 399
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for various items used in the care of babies. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2023
First Communication Date
9/17/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Encourages the addition of feminine hygiene and incontinence products.
Assembly Bill 465
Assembly Bill 465
Relating to: prohibiting gender transition medical intervention for individuals under 18 years of age.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/6/2023
First Communication Date
10/4/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
10062023_011950_GHC AB 465 FINAL 10 03 23 citations.pdf

Assembly Bill 975
Assembly Bill 975
Relating to: abortion if the probable postfertilization age of an unborn child is 14 or more weeks and requiring a referendum. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 110
Senate Bill 110
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Supporting Documentation
03222023_034403_2023 Postpartum Coalition Memo.pdf

Senate Bill 121
Senate Bill 121
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/11/2023
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 127
Senate Bill 127
Relating to: requiring informed consent before performing a pelvic examination on a patient who is under general anesthesia or unconscious.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
4/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 211
Senate Bill 211
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 298
Senate Bill 298
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 300
Senate Bill 300
Relating to: prohibitions on the use of public employees and public property for activities relating to abortion. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 343
Senate Bill 343
Relating to: the definition of abortion.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/17/2023
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 345
Senate Bill 345
Relating to: grants to Choose Life Wisconsin and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/17/2023
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 388
Senate Bill 388
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for various items used in the care of babies. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2023
First Communication Date
9/17/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Encourages the addition of feminine hygiene and incontinence products.
Senate Bill 479
Senate Bill 479
Relating to: a civil cause of action for a minor injured by a gender transition procedure.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 480
Senate Bill 480
Relating to: prohibiting gender transition medical intervention for individuals under 18 years of age.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Pharmacist Prescribing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pharmacist Prescribing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Access to Abortion Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to Abortion Care

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Postpartum Medicaid Extension
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Postpartum Medicaid Extension

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/4/2023
First Communication Date
2/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$13,855.00
2023
July - December
$13,721.55
Total $27,576.55
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
19.75
2023
July - December
16.00
Total 35.75
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
36.00
2023
July - December
66.25
Total 102.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring informed consent before performing a pelvic examination on a patient who is under general anesthesia or unconscious.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: requiring informed consent before performing a pelvic examination on a patient who is under general anesthesia or unconscious.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16%
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
50%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 26%
Relating to: exemptions to the sale of diapers and feminine hygiene products. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for various items used in the care of babies. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: a civil cause of action for a minor injured by a gender transition procedure.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: prohibiting gender transition medical intervention for individuals under 18 years of age.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
Relating to: prohibiting gender transition medical intervention for individuals under 18 years of age.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
12%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures