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Assembly Bill 437

Relating To: requiring the conveyance of property to a public utility for the construction of electric transmission lines.
Bill Text and History
2005 Wisconsin Act 24
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliant Energy Corp. Notified Date 6/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/15/2005

ATC Management Inc. (formerly American Transmission Co. LLC) Notified Date 5/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/23/2005

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 6/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/1/2005

Dane County Notified Date 5/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/27/2005

Development Association Inc, The Notified Date 7/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/27/2005

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 5/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/23/2005

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 6/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/28/2005

Local Union 2150 IBEW Notified Date 5/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/27/2005

Comments
Support revision to statute including public lands along with private property in the condemnation process for PSCW approved transmission projects.
Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 5/25/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/25/2005

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 5/24/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/24/2005

Comments
We support the comprehensive process for transmission line approval followed by the Public Service Commission to make decisions for the common good and do not believe other bodies of government should be able to render decisions meaningless.
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/25/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/25/2005

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 5/25/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/25/2005

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 5/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/31/2005

Comments
Unfair to change rules in mid-stream. Citizens and their locally elected officials have a duty and a right to protect locally controlled public lands.
Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 5/24/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/24/2005

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 5/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/23/2005

Wisconsin Energy Corporation Notified Date 5/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2005

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 6/24/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/24/2005

Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 5/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/20/2005

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 6/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/8/2005

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 5/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/20/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 6/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/10/2005

Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 5/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/27/2005

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Notified Date 5/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2005

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

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 5/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/23/2005

Wisconsin Utility Investors Inc Notified Date 5/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/31/2005

Wisconsins Environmental Decade Inc Notified Date 8/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/1/2005

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
498.00
2005
July - December
5.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 503.00
Alliant Energy Corp. 2005
January - June
60.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 60.00
ATC Management Inc. (formerly American Transmission Co. LLC) 2005
January - June
168.00
2005
July - December
5.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 173.00
Citizens Utility Board 2005
January - June
7.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 7.00
Dane County 2005
January - June
15.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 15.00
Development Association Inc, The 2005
January - June
12.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 12.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
1.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Local Union 2150 IBEW 2005
January - June
21.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 21.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2005
January - June
3.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2005
January - June
24.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 24.00
Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives 2005
January - June
36.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 36.00
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation 2005
January - June
105.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 105.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2005
January - June
18.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsins Environmental Decade Inc 2005
January - June
28.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 28.00