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Senate Bill 202

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 6/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/27/2005

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 5/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/11/2005

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.
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 6/24/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/24/2005

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Notified Date 11/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/4/2005

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

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 Distributors Inc Notified Date 11/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/4/2005

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 11/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/16/2005

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

Wisconsin Dental Association Notified Date 6/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/20/2005

Wisconsin Innkeepers Association Notified Date 6/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/22/2005

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 6/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/20/2005

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 11/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/16/2005

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 5/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
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.

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
283.00
2005
July - December
229.00
2006
January - June
80.00
2006
July - December
6.00
Total 598.00
American Cancer Society 2005
January - June
99.00
2005
July - December
118.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 217.00
American Lung Association of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
41.00
2005
July - December
21.00
2006
January - June
35.00
2006
July - December
Total 97.00
Bowling Centers Association of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
53.00
2005
July - December
3.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
3.00
Total 59.00
City of Madison 2005
January - June
6.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6.00
Dane County 2005
January - June
8.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 8.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
1.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Smokefree Wisconsin 2005
January - June
49.00
2005
July - December
40.00
2006
January - June
7.00
2006
July - December
Total 96.00
Tavern League of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
22.00
2005
July - December
30.00
2006
January - June
18.00
2006
July - December
Total 70.00
Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
12.00
2006
January - June
13.00
2006
July - December
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Amusement and Music Operators 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1.00
2006
July - December
3.00
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Association of School Nurses 2005
January - June
4.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Dental Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5.00
2006
January - June
6.00
2006
July - December
Total 11.00