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Senate Bill 79

Relating To: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
2005 Wisconsin Act 7
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliant Energy Corp. Notified Date 3/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/4/2005

Calpine Notified Date 3/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/2/2005

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 3/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/9/2005

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 3/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/1/2005

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 2/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/28/2005

Georgia-Pacific Corporation Notified Date 4/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/1/2005

Local Union 2150 IBEW Notified Date 2/25/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2005

Comments
Adds another financial tool for utilities and the PSCW to consider regarding generation facilities.
Other
Report Date
2/25/2005

Comments
IBEW 2150 interested in having additional methods for utilities to finance major projects (i.e.: base load plants) as Wisconsin owned and state regulated facilities.
Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 2/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/28/2005

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/5/2005

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 3/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2005

Wisconsin Energy Corporation Notified Date 3/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/1/2005

Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 2/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/28/2005

Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc Notified Date 2/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/28/2005

Comments
WIEG and CUB are opposed to SB 79. Our analysis leads us to conclude that we cannot support the bill as drafted because of the likelihood of unnecessary increases in utility rates that Wisconsin ratepayers cannot afford.
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/25/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 2/25/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/25/2005

Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 3/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/2/2005

Wisconsin Public Power Inc Notified Date 3/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/4/2005

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Notified Date 3/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2005

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 8/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/2/2005

Wisconsin Utility Investors Inc Notified Date 3/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2005

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
696.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 696.00
Alliant Energy Corp. 2005
January - June
532.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 532.00
Calpine 2005
January - June
15.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 15.00
Citizens Utility Board 2005
January - June
7.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 7.00
Customers First! Coalition 2005
January - June
12.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 12.00
Dairyland Power Cooperative 2005
January - June
7.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 7.00
Local Union 2150 IBEW 2005
January - June
14.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 14.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2005
January - June
3.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3.00
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
5.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2005
January - June
41.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 41.00
Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives 2005
January - June
12.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc 2005
January - June
3.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Public Power Inc 2005
January - June
24.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 24.00
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation 2005
January - June
21.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 21.00