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Senate Bill 1

Relating To: creation of a Government Accountability Board, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/30/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/30/2006

AARP Notified Date 5/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/16/2005

Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin Notified Date 4/26/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/26/2006

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 2/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/12/2006

None
Report Date
2/22/2005

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 5/4/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/4/2006

Common Cause in Wisconsin Notified Date 2/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2005

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 3/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/22/2005

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 3/14/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/23/2006

Comments
We are opposed to language in ASA 5 applying ethics code for state officials to locals, especially requirement that all local officials file statements of economic interest with the state.
Other
Report Date
3/14/2006

Comments
Concerned about provisions in ASA 5 imposing state ethics law requirements on local officials, including requirement that candidates file a financial interest form.
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 5/18/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/18/2005

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 5/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/31/2005

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/8/2006

School District of Janesville Notified Date 11/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/4/2005

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 5/18/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/18/2006

Comments
As modified by the Assembly Com. on Campaigns and Elections.
Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 3/22/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/22/2006

Comments
Because of ASA 5 I am registering our opposition to SB 1. We do not believe oversite of the State Legislature can be effective when including thousands of local officals.
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 3/28/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/28/2006

Comments
The WASB opposes language in Assembly Substitute Amendment 5 applying the ethics code for state officials to local officials, including the requirement that all local officials file statements of economic interest with the state.
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 5/18/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/18/2005

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 3/28/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/28/2006

Comments
WCA has serious questions regarding ASA 1 to SB 1. ASA 1 could have a significant impact on participation in local government across the state. ASA 1 deserves more discussion and debate. The WCA Board has not had time to act on ASA 1.
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 2/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2005

Wisconsin District Attorney's Association Notified Date 3/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/8/2006

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 12/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/12/2005

Wisconsin Homecare Organization Notified Date 6/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/9/2005

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 5/18/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/18/2005

Wisconsin Manufactured Housing Association Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/27/2005

Comments
Tracking: We do not want to loose the accessibility and information disclosure services of the Ethics Board. If SB-1 passes, please keep in tact the current ethics website, lobbying disclosure, online lobby reporting methods, etc.
Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) Notified Date 1/18/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2006

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/1/2005

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 5/17/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/17/2005

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 3/15/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/15/2006

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
95.00
2005
July - December
153.00
2006
January - June
359.00
2006
July - December
Total 607.00
Common Cause in Wisconsin 2005
January - June
49.00
2005
July - December
66.00
2006
January - June
90.00
2006
July - December
Total 205.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2005
January - June
1.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
1.00
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
13.00
2006
July - December
Total 16.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2005
January - June
4.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3.00
2006
July - December
Total 7.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
School District of Janesville 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
34.00
2006
January - June
31.00
2006
July - December
Total 65.00
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
18.00
2006
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign 2005
January - June
40.00
2005
July - December
33.00
2006
January - June
134.00
2006
July - December
Total 207.00
Wisconsin District Attorney's Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4.00
2006
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
19.00
2006
July - December
Total 19.00
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
18.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
45.00
2006
July - December
Total 45.00