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Senate Bill 268

Relating To: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 8/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/8/2005

Ashley Furniture Industries Inc Notified Date 3/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/9/2006

General Electric Company Notified Date 1/23/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2006

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 8/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2005

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 7/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/29/2005

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 9/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/28/2005

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/3/2005

Comments
The State Bar opposes weakening protections under the Wisconsin Consumer Act that require creditors to use judicial process to seek repossession of personal property and opposes allowing creditors to employ self-help repossession methods.
Other
Report Date
8/3/2005

Comments
Public Interest Law Section opposes. State Bar as a whole has taken no position on this bill.
Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 1/3/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/3/2006

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 8/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/10/2005

Wisconsin Citizen Action Notified Date 9/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/22/2005

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 8/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/5/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 8/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/2/2005

Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) Notified Date 9/19/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/19/2005

Wisconsin Rental Dealers Association Notified Date 8/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
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
2005
July - December
710.00
2006
January - June
443.00
2006
July - December
Total 1153.00
AARP 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
325.00
2006
January - June
213.00
2006
July - December
Total 538.00
Ashley Furniture Industries Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
8.00
2006
July - December
Total 8.00
General Electric Company 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4.00
2006
July - December
Total 4.00
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
3.00
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 5.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
55.00
2006
January - June
34.00
2006
July - December
Total 89.00
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Rental Dealers Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
322.00
2006
January - June
182.00
2006
July - December
Total 504.00