American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
We represent Marriage and Family Therapists of Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
Matters that would increase the understanding,research and education of Marriage and Family Therapy. Regulation of our members and areas related to mental health.

CEO Name:
Amanda Anderson

Contact
AA
Amanda Anderson
N893 Red Tail Lane
Merrill, WI 54452
(920) 252-2818
amandaanderson@omftc.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
jolene Plautz Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/23/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 3
Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: rules defining unprofessional conduct by marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers and suspension of a portion of a rule of the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining B...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/11/2023
First Communication Date
2/11/2023
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 32
Assembly Bill 32
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain income earned by an individual from the practice of psychiatry or from providing psychiatric or mental health services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2023
First Communication Date
2/11/2023
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 207
Assembly Bill 207
Relating to: ratification of the Counseling Compact. (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 234
Assembly Bill 234
Relating to: a school psychologist loan program, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2023
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 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: a tier I license issued by the Department of Public Instruction and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Public Instruction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2023
First Communication Date
3/28/2023
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 281
Assembly Bill 281
Relating to: mental health consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2023
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 332
Assembly Bill 332
Relating to: reciprocal credentials. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/13/2023
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 382
Assembly Bill 382
Relating to: ratification of the Social Work Licensure Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/28/2023
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 467
Assembly Bill 467
Relating to: crisis urgent care and observation facilities and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 589
Assembly Bill 589
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/1/2023
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 590
Assembly Bill 590
Relating to: training to address student mental health and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/1/2023
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 591
Assembly Bill 591
Relating to: increasing funding for school-based mental health services grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/1/2023
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 984
Assembly Bill 984
Relating to: a pilot school-centered mental health program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2024
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 1003
Assembly Bill 1003
Relating to: psychiatric residential treatment facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2024
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 4
Senate Bill 4
Relating to: rules defining unprofessional conduct by marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers and suspension of a portion of a rule of the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining B...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/2/2023
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 31
Senate Bill 31
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain income earned by an individual from the practice of psychiatry or from providing psychiatric or mental health services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2023
First Communication Date
2/13/2023
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 135
Senate Bill 135
Relating to: reciprocal credentials. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2023
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.
Senate Bill 241
Senate Bill 241
Relating to: a school psychologist loan program, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2023
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 253
Senate Bill 253
Relating to: a tier I license issued by the Department of Public Instruction and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Public Instruction.

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.
Senate Bill 277
Senate Bill 277
Relating to: mental health consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2023
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 320
Senate Bill 320
Relating to: reciprocal credentials. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/13/2023
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 391
Senate Bill 391
Relating to: ratification of the Social Work Licensure Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/28/2023
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 527
Senate Bill 527
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 85

For
Notification Date
10/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 534
Senate Bill 534
Relating to: training to address student mental health and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2023
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.
Senate Bill 535
Senate Bill 535
Relating to: school mental health and pupil wellness aid and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2023
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.
Senate Bill 536
Senate Bill 536
Relating to: increasing funding for school-based mental health services grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2023
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.
Senate Bill 913
Senate Bill 913
Relating to: psychiatric residential treatment facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2024
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

Health Services: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services; Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services; Facilities

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Professional Regulation and Administrative Services

Notification Date
2/23/2023
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

conversion therapy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
conversion therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2023
First Communication Date
1/12/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

therapist in schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
therapist in schools

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2022
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.

therapy regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
therapy regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2022
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.

mental health reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
mental health reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2022
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.

Tele-health restrictions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tele-health restrictions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/15/2022
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.

Conduct code
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Conduct code

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/15/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$7,200.00
2023
July - December
$5,100.00
Total $12,300.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
27.00
2023
July - December
28.00
Total 55.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
62.00
2023
July - December
49.50
Total 111.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: rules defining unprofessional conduct by marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers and suspension of a portion of a rule of the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining Board.
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: rules defining unprofessional conduct by marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers and suspension of a portion of a rule of the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining Board.
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: a tier I license issued by the Department of Public Instruction and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Public Instruction.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
40%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 24%
Relating to: a tier I license issued by the Department of Public Instruction and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Public Instruction.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
40%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 32%
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming. (FE)
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 2%

Budget Bill Subjects

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%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%

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
5%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
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 5%

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

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures