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Assembly Bill 414

Relating To: smoking in restaurants and bowling centers and the regulation of smoking by counties, cities, villages, and towns.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Cancer Society Notified Date 5/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/10/2005

American Heart Association Notified Date 5/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/10/2005

American Lung Association of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 5/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/12/2005

Bowling Centers Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/13/2005

City of Madison Notified Date 5/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/10/2005

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 6/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/2/2005

None
Report Date
6/28/2005

Dane County Notified Date 6/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/23/2005

Comments
Opposing state preemption of local measures restricting exposure to second hand, environmental, tobacco smoke.
Forward Janesville Inc Notified Date 10/24/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/24/2005

Comments
This decision should be left in the hands of local government.
Ho-Chunk Nation Notified Date 6/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
6/6/2005

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 5/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/11/2005

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 7/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/11/2005

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 6/17/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/17/2005

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Notified Date 10/24/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/24/2005

Smokefree Wisconsin Notified Date 5/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/16/2005

Tavern League of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/10/2005

UST Public Affairs Inc Notified Date 10/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/3/2005

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 9/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/15/2005

Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 6/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/7/2005

Wisconsin Amusement and Music Operators Notified Date 5/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/13/2005

Wisconsin Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus Notified Date 10/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/5/2005

Wisconsin Association of Distributors Inc Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/1/2005

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 5/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/12/2005

Wisconsin Association of School Nurses Notified Date 5/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/12/2005

Wisconsin Innkeepers Association Notified Date 6/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/2/2005

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 5/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/13/2005

Comments
Would like to see preemption language removed; other parts of the bill are positive.
Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 5/1/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/1/2006

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 5/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/12/2005

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 5/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/24/2005

Comments
Amendments in ASA 1 address most of WRA's concerns. We now view the bill as positive for the foodservice industry.
Other
Report Date
6/17/2005

Against
Report Date
5/23/2005

Comments
Takes away the right of private businesses to set their own policies. Market forces should be allowed to operate here, as they are already reducing smoking in restaurants.
Against
Report Date
5/11/2005

Wisconsin Wholesale Beer Distributors Association Inc Notified Date 5/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/16/2005

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
835.00
2005
July - December
462.00
2006
January - June
491.00
2006
July - December
11.00
Total 1799.00
American Cancer Society 2005
January - June
296.00
2005
July - December
118.00
2006
January - June
229.00
2006
July - December
Total 643.00
American Heart Association 2005
January - June
86.00
2005
July - December
122.00
2006
January - June
47.00
2006
July - December
Total 255.00
American Lung Association of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
32.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
11.00
2006
July - December
Total 43.00
Bowling Centers Association of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
53.00
2005
July - December
29.00
2006
January - June
4.00
2006
July - December
4.00
Total 90.00
City of Madison 2005
January - June
6.00
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
3.00
2006
July - December
Total 11.00
Dane County 2005
January - June
8.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 8.00
Forward Janesville Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Ho-Chunk Nation 2005
January - June
6.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6.00
Marshfield Clinic 2005
January - June
15.00
2005
July - December
5.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 20.00
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5.00
Smokefree Wisconsin 2005
January - June
28.00
2005
July - December
40.00
2006
January - June
7.00
2006
July - December
Total 75.00
Tavern League of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
90.00
2005
July - December
76.00
2006
January - June
91.00
2006
July - December
4.00
Total 261.00
UST Public Affairs Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
37.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 37.00
Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc 2005
January - June
14.00
2005
July - December
12.00
2006
January - June
13.00
2006
July - December
Total 39.00
Wisconsin Amusement and Music Operators 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5.00
2006
July - December
3.00
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards 2005
January - June
34.00
2005
July - December
7.00
2006
January - June
12.00
2006
July - December
Total 53.00
Wisconsin Association of School Nurses 2005
January - June
4.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Public Health Association 2005
January - June
24.00
2005
July - December
7.00
2006
January - June
12.00
2006
July - December
Total 43.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2005
January - June
129.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
57.00
2006
July - December
Total 186.00
Wisconsin Wholesale Beer Distributors Association Inc 2005
January - June
10.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 10.00