Wisconsin Medical Society

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by supporting and strengthening physicians' ability to practice high-quality patient care in a changing environment.

Lobbying Interests:
Government's involvement in health care; improving health care quality, value, and access; physician vitality; medical liability environment; public health and safety.

CEO Name:
Mike Flesher

Contact
MMG
Mark M Grapentine
P.O. Box 1109
Madison, WI 53701
608.442.3800
mark.grapentine@wismed.org
http://www.wismed.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Misha V Lee Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/23/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Mark M Grapentine Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/23/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 9
Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: use of epinephrine delivery systems and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
2/28/2023
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 17
Assembly Bill 17
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/18/2023
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
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/18/2023
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 63
Assembly Bill 63
Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/18/2023
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 103
Assembly Bill 103
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2023
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.
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 117
Assembly Bill 117
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
7/10/2023
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 154
Assembly Bill 154
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2023
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
This legislation as introduced does not reflect compromise discussions among the major groups.
Assembly Bill 241
Assembly Bill 241
Relating to: regulation of tanning facilities. (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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 317
Assembly Bill 317
Relating to: the use of certain words and terms that refer to a physician.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/12/2023
First Communication Date
6/9/2023
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 393
Assembly Bill 393
Relating to: regulating kratom products, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2023
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
10/2/2023
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 464
Assembly Bill 464
Relating to: nonrecourse civil litigation advances and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/10/2023
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 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
10/3/2023
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 502
Assembly Bill 502
Relating to: a civil cause of action for a minor injured by a gender transition procedure.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2024
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 541
Assembly Bill 541
Relating to: provision of telehealth services by out-of-state health care providers.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/24/2023
First Communication Date
10/24/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Passage of Assembly Amendment 1 removes our objection to the bill.
Assembly Bill 609
Assembly Bill 609
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination or retaliation against health care providers by health care entities and credentialing boards for ordering or discussing innovative or novel therapies.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/1/2023
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 610
Assembly Bill 610
Relating to: waivers from immunization requirements at institutions of higher education.

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 618
Assembly Bill 618
Relating to: expanding graduate medical training grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 634
Assembly Bill 634
Relating to: immunity for certain controlled substances offenses for aiders and aided persons.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/17/2023
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 773
Assembly Bill 773
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/2/2024
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 831
Assembly Bill 831
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized dairy products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/2/2024
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 950
Assembly Bill 950
Relating to: excepting xylazine testing materials from the definition of drug paraphernalia and civil and criminal liability exemptions for distributing and administering xylazine testing products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2024
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 953
Assembly Bill 953
Relating to: agreements for direct primary care.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2024
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 954
Assembly Bill 954
Relating to: provisional licenses to practice medicine and surgery for internationally trained physicians and physician assistants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
1/16/2024
First Communication Date
1/12/2024
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 955
Assembly Bill 955
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in organ transplantation and donation on the basis of an individual's vaccination status.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/17/2024
First Communication Date
1/17/2024
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 1074
Assembly Bill 1074
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2024
First Communication Date
2/8/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Establishing a health care fee schedule threatens the quick access to care injured workers deserve - and what helps our system succeed.
Supporting Documentation
02092024_095813_Memo - Joint Labor - WCAC bills - 02.08.24.pdf

Senate Bill 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: use of epinephrine delivery systems and standing orders for epinephrine. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 27

For
Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
2/28/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 11
Senate Bill 11
Relating to: expanding the treatment alternatives and diversion programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/18/2023
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
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/18/2023
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 61
Senate Bill 61
Relating to: requirements for children born alive following abortion or attempted abortion and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/18/2023
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 100
Senate Bill 100
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2023
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.
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.
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
7/10/2023
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 143
Senate Bill 143
Relating to: the use of certain words and terms that refer to a physician.

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.
Comments
This "truth in advertising" legislation will better inform patients about who is providing their care.
Senate Bill 145
Senate Bill 145
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2023
First Communication Date
4/3/2023
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
This legislation as introduced does not reflect compromise discussions among the major groups.
Senate Bill 228
Senate Bill 228
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions by the Department of Health Services related to the immunization program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/17/2023
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 261
Senate Bill 261
Relating to: regulation of tanning facilities. (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 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
9/26/2023
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
9/26/2023
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 445
Senate Bill 445
Relating to: regulating kratom products, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/24/2023
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.
Comments
Exactly the wrong idea to propose during an overdose epidemic.
Supporting Documentation
09242023_073742_AB 393 - State Affairs - 09.13.23.pdf

Senate Bill 464
Senate Bill 464
Relating to: nonrecourse civil litigation advances and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/10/2023
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
10/2/2023
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 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
10/5/2023
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
10/3/2023
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 515
Senate Bill 515
Relating to: provision of telehealth services by out-of-state health care providers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/24/2023
First Communication Date
10/24/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Comments
Ensuring the quality of health care provided and allowing for adequate redress of negligence claims, telemedicine for patients in Wisconsin should require that the physician have a Wisconsin license to practice medicine and surgery.
Senate Bill 595
Senate Bill 595
Relating to: immunity for certain controlled substances offenses for aiders and aided persons.

Bill Text and History

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 643
Senate Bill 643
Relating to: expanding graduate medical training grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2023
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.
Senate Bill 737
Senate Bill 737
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2023
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 781
Senate Bill 781
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized dairy products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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 875
Senate Bill 875
Relating to: excepting xylazine testing materials from the definition of drug paraphernalia and civil and criminal liability exemptions for distributing and administering xylazine testing products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2024
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 900
Senate Bill 900
Relating to: provisional licenses to practice medicine and surgery for internationally trained physicians and physician assistants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
1/16/2024
First Communication Date
1/12/2024
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 905
Senate Bill 905
Relating to: agreements for direct primary care.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2024
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 992
Senate Bill 992
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2024
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.
Comments
Establishing a health care fee schedule threatens the quick access to care injured workers deserve - and what helps our system succeed.
Supporting Documentation
02092024_100031_Memo - Joint Labor - WCAC bills - 02.08.24.pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

Corrections: Adult Correctional Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Adult Correctional Services

Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
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
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
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: 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
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Insurance: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Insurance: Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund

Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Insurance: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan

Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Medical College of Wisconsin
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Medical College of Wisconsin

Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

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
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Delegated acts
Agency Name
Board of Nursing (N)
Subject
Delegated acts
Scope Statement
SS 030_23
Undisclosed
Notification Date
5/15/2023
First Communication Date
5/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Immunization of students
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)
Subject
Immunization of students
Scope Statement
SS 067_17
For
Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
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

"Medical" Marijuana
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
"Medical" Marijuana

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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

Support for nomination of Sheldon Wasserman, MD to the Medical Examining Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for nomination of Sheldon Wasserman, MD to the Medical Examining Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/25/2023
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.

Support for nomination of Kirsten Johnson as Secretary of Department of Health Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for nomination of Kirsten Johnson as Secretary of Department of Health Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/25/2023
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.

Support for confirmation of Derrick Siebert, MD to the Medical Examining Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for confirmation of Derrick Siebert, MD to the Medical Examining Board

Notification Date
5/4/2023
First Communication Date
5/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Worker's Compensation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/28/2023
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.

Creation of an "assistant physician" license
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of an "assistant physician" license

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/7/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund fee changes for FY 2024
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund fee changes for FY 2024

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/21/2023
First Communication Date
3/21/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Support for nomination of Dan Hereth as Sec. of Department of Safety and Professional Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for nomination of Dan Hereth as Sec. of Department of Safety and Professional Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/13/2023
First Communication Date
2/9/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Dangers of Kratom, an opioid-like substance causing addiction and death
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dangers of Kratom, an opioid-like substance causing addiction and death

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/7/2023
First Communication Date
1/30/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Prior Authorization interfering with needed patient care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prior Authorization interfering with needed patient care

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/30/2023
First Communication Date
1/16/2023
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
$76,764.00
2023
July - December
$78,637.00
Total $155,401.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
99.00
2023
July - December
115.75
Total 214.75
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
498.00
2023
July - December
449.25
Total 947.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the use of certain words and terms that refer to a physician.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 20%
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 20%

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

No topics found.

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
60%
2023
July - December
60%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 60%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures