Wisconsin Right to Life Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WRTL is a human rights organization seeking to protect human life from fertilization to natural death.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation dealing with abortion, alternatives to abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, infanticide, protection of human embryos, related health care; legislation and issues affecting our organization which includes campaign finance reform.

Contact
HW
Heather Weininger
5317 N. 118th Ct.
Milwaukee, WI 53225
(414) 778-5780
hweininger@wrtl.org
http://www.wrtl.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gracie Skogman Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/5/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Heather Weininger Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/5/2023 Withdrawn On N/A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
3/28/2023
First Communication Date
3/29/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
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

Other
Notification Date
6/21/2023
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.
Comments
WRTL has a concern that this may open the door to pharmacists prescribing abortifacients
Assembly Bill 218
Assembly Bill 218
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2023
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.
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

For
Notification Date
5/15/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 336
Assembly Bill 336
Relating to: a grant program for financial assistance for adoption and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 343
Assembly Bill 343
Relating to: designating an unborn child as a dependent for income tax purposes and increasing the income tax exemption for a dependent. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 344
Assembly Bill 344
Relating to: grants to Choose Life Wisconsin and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 357
Assembly Bill 357
Relating to: the definition of abortion.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 369
Assembly Bill 369
Relating to: newborn infant safety devices under the safe haven law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/1/2023
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 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/14/2024
First Communication Date
1/10/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 781
Assembly Bill 781
Relating to: permitting certain qualified individuals to make a request for medication for the purpose of ending their lives and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/8/2024
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.
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
1/19/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Joint Resolution 10
Assembly Joint Resolution 10
Relating to: providing for an advisory referendum on the question of repealing Wisconsin's 1849 abortion law and restoring the constitutional rights guaranteed under Roe v. Wade.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2023
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 61
Senate Bill 61
Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2023
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 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
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
3/29/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
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

Other
Notification Date
6/21/2023
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.
Comments
WRTL has a concern that this may open the door to pharmacists prescribing abortifacients
Senate Bill 298
Senate Bill 298
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2023
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 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

For
Notification Date
9/18/2023
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

For
Notification Date
6/22/2023
First Communication Date
5/24/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 344
Senate Bill 344
Relating to: designating an unborn child as a dependent for income tax purposes and increasing the income tax exemption for a dependent. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2023
First Communication Date
5/24/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 345
Senate Bill 345
Relating to: grants to Choose Life Wisconsin and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2023
First Communication Date
6/13/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 346
Senate Bill 346
Relating to: a grant program for financial assistance for adoption and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2023
First Communication Date
6/21/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 369
Senate Bill 369
Relating to: newborn infant safety devices under the safe haven law.

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 79

For
Notification Date
7/22/2023
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.
Senate Bill 703
Senate Bill 703
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/14/2024
First Communication Date
1/10/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 739
Senate Bill 739
Relating to: permitting certain qualified individuals to make a request for medication for the purpose of ending their lives and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/8/2024
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 1011
Senate Bill 1011
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
2/12/2024
First Communication Date
2/9/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Maintaining WI's longstanding ban on abortion.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Maintaining WI's longstanding ban on abortion.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Maintaining WI's prohibition on assisted suicide.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Maintaining WI's prohibition on assisted suicide.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Personhood Amendment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Personhood Amendment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$3,447.87
2023
July - December
$3,388.72
Total $6,836.59
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
45.80
2023
July - December
29.60
Total 75.40
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
61.65
2023
July - December
87.00
Total 148.65

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: grants to Choose Life Wisconsin and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
6%
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
15%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
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
15%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
Relating to: the definition of abortion.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
Relating to: designating an unborn child as a dependent for income tax purposes and increasing the income tax exemption for a dependent. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
Relating to: a grant program for financial assistance for adoption and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
Relating to: newborn infant safety devices under the safe haven law.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
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
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.
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: prohibitions on the use of public employees and public property for activities relating to abortion. (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: the definition of abortion.
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: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.
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: 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
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eliminating certain abortion prohibitions.
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: prohibitions on the use of public employees and public property for activities relating to abortion. (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: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: permitting certain qualified individuals to make a request for medication for the purpose of ending their lives and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: providing for an advisory referendum on the question of repealing Wisconsin's 1849 abortion law and restoring the constitutional rights guaranteed under Roe v. Wade.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: permitting certain qualified individuals to make a request for medication for the purpose of ending their lives and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: a grant program for financial assistance for adoption and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: designating an unborn child as a dependent for income tax purposes and increasing the income tax exemption for a dependent. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: grants to Choose Life Wisconsin and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: newborn infant safety devices under the safe haven law.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: abortion if the probable postfertilization age of an unborn child is 14 or more weeks and requiring a referendum. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

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
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures