American Heart Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Heart disease and stroke survivors and loved ones; health care providers and systems, including hospitals, and other business.

Lobbying Interests:
nutrition, physical activity, tobacco control, CPR, 911, EMS, healthcare, health insurance, and systems of care for stroke, STEMI and sudden cardiac arrest patients. Also focus on policies that address social determinants of health as well as policies around local government preemption.

Contact
NH
Nicole Hudzinski
2850 Dairy Dr, Suite 130
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 225-4042
nicole.hudzinski@heart.org
http://www.heart.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Nicole Hudzinski Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/3/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Daniel Romportl Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/21/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/21/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Katie White Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/21/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Jim Steineke Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/11/2023 Withdrawn On N/A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
3/22/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 163
Assembly Bill 163
Relating to: supplying anti-choking devices in schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
9/15/2023
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 347
Assembly Bill 347
Relating to: requiring an automated external defibrillator at youth athletic activities operated or sponsored by a public or private school and at athletic events of University of Wisconsin System institutions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
9/15/2023
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 451
Assembly Bill 451
Relating to: exempting tobacco bars from the public smoking ban.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/3/2023
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 860
Assembly Bill 860
Relating to: nonprofit agricultural organization health benefit coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/17/2024
First Communication Date
1/11/2024
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 1013
Assembly Bill 1013
Relating to: healthy food incentive program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2024
First Communication Date
1/16/2024
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 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
3/9/2023
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 156
Senate Bill 156
Relating to: supplying anti-choking devices in schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
9/15/2023
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.
Senate Bill 349
Senate Bill 349
Relating to: requiring an automated external defibrillator at youth athletic activities operated or sponsored by a public or private school and at athletic events of University of Wisconsin System institutions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
9/15/2023
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.
Senate Bill 471
Senate Bill 471
Relating to: exempting tobacco bars from the public smoking ban.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/3/2023
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 811
Senate Bill 811
Relating to: nonprofit agricultural organization health benefit coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/17/2024
First Communication Date
1/11/2024
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 948
Senate Bill 948
Relating to: healthy food incentive program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2024
First Communication Date
1/31/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/19/2023
First Communication Date
3/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

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

Notification Date
3/19/2023
First Communication Date
3/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

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

Notification Date
3/19/2023
First Communication Date
3/14/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Early Care and Education
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Early Care and Education

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/15/2023
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.

information about sudden cardiac arrest during youth athletic activities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
information about sudden cardiac arrest during youth athletic activities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

FoodShare Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
FoodShare Program

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.

Medicaid/BadgerCare Reform Waiver
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid/BadgerCare Reform Waiver

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.

Physical Education in Schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physical Education 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.

Tobacco - budget and regulation (TPCP funding, OTP placement, little cigar loophole)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tobacco - budget and regulation (TPCP funding, OTP placement, little cigar loophole)

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.

Safe Routes to Schools, including creating opportunities for kids to safely walk and bike to school
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Safe Routes to Schools, including creating opportunities for kids to safely walk and bike to school

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.

School lunch program, including incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables into school meals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School lunch program, including incorporating more fresh fruits and vegetables into school meals

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.

CPR in Schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CPR 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.

STEMI systems of care, including placing 12 lead EKGs in ambulances statewide
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
STEMI systems of care, including placing 12 lead EKGs in ambulances statewide

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.

911 dispatcher assisted CPR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
911 dispatcher assisted CPR

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.

School nutrition
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School nutrition

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Access to health food options
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to health food options

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

stroke systems of care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
stroke systems of care

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

prohibiting the sale of vapor products to minors and the purchase of those products by minors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
prohibiting the sale of vapor products to minors and the purchase of those products by minors

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

water bottle refilling stations in schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
water bottle refilling stations in schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

procurement policies for local government
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
procurement policies for local government

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

School breakfast reimbursement rate
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School breakfast reimbursement rate

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Cardiac Emergency Response Plans in Schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cardiac Emergency Response Plans in Schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Eminent domain
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eminent domain

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Expanding Clean Indoor Air law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expanding Clean Indoor Air law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Raising the legal purchase age to 21 for all tobacco and nicotine products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Raising the legal purchase age to 21 for all tobacco and nicotine products

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

liability protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
liability protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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
$53,444.02
2023
July - December
$48,919.66
Total $102,363.68
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
59.00
2023
July - December
99.50
Total 158.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
354.50
2023
July - December
335.75
Total 690.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
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
37%
2023
July - December
45%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 41%
Relating to: nonprofit agricultural organization health benefit coverage.
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%
Relating to: requiring an automated external defibrillator at youth athletic activities operated or sponsored by a public or private school and at athletic events of University of Wisconsin System institutions. (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: exempting tobacco bars from the public smoking ban.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%

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
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
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%

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
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
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
5%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
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
10%
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%
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%
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%
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 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
3%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures