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Assembly Bill 287

Relating To: the minimum number of railroad employees required to be present in the cab of the lead control locomotive when the railroad train or locomotive is in motion.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
BNSF Railway Notified Date 4/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/12/2005

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Notified Date 3/17/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/17/2006

Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division, IBT Notified Date 3/17/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/17/2006

Canadian National, Wisconsin Central Division (formerly Wisconsin Central Ltd) Notified Date 4/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/12/2005

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 3/14/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/14/2006

Georgia-Pacific Corporation Notified Date 3/13/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/13/2006

Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Notified Date 3/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/9/2006

International Paper Notified Date 3/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2006

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Notified Date 3/14/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/14/2006

Lake States Lumber Association Notified Date 3/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2006

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 3/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2006

Comments
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Milwaukee Police Association Notified Date 3/20/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/20/2006

Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co Notified Date 4/20/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/20/2006

Plum Creek Timber Company Inc Notified Date 3/15/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/15/2006

Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/15/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2006

Soo Line Railroad Company dba Canadian Pacific Railway Notified Date 4/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/12/2005

Stora Enso North America Notified Date 3/13/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/13/2006

Timber Producers Association of Michigan & Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2006

Union Pacific Railroad Company Notified Date 4/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/12/2005

United Transportation Union Notified Date 4/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/11/2005

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 3/22/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/22/2006

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 3/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2006

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 4/18/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/18/2005

Wisconsin Professional Loggers Association Notified Date 3/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2006

Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 3/15/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2006

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Notified Date 3/21/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/21/2006

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 3/22/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/22/2006

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 3/27/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/27/2006

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
104.00
2005
July - December
100.00
2006
January - June
891.00
2006
July - December
15.00
Total 1110.00
BNSF Railway 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
50.00
2006
July - December
Total 50.00
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
82.00
2006
July - December
Total 82.00
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division, IBT 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
30.00
2006
July - December
11.00
Total 41.00
Canadian National, Wisconsin Central Division (formerly Wisconsin Central Ltd) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
68.00
2006
July - December
Total 68.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3.00
2006
July - December
3.00
Total 6.00
International Paper 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Kimberly-Clark Corporation 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
9.00
2006
July - December
Total 9.00
Stora Enso North America 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
1.00
Total 3.00
Union Pacific Railroad Company 2005
January - June
33.00
2005
July - December
47.00
2006
January - June
49.00
2006
July - December
Total 129.00
United Transportation Union 2005
January - June
71.00
2005
July - December
53.00
2006
January - June
595.00
2006
July - December
Total 719.00
Wisconsin Professional Loggers Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1.00
2006
July - December
Total 1.00