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Assembly Bill 594

Relating To: repossession of goods in consumer credit transactions and certain consumer leases.
Bill Text and History
2005 Wisconsin Act 255
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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

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Notified Date 9/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/29/2005

Bank One Wisconsin Notified Date 8/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/3/2005

Citigroup Management Corporation Notified Date 1/16/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/16/2006

Community Loans of America Notified Date 3/7/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/8/2006

None
Report Date
3/7/2006

General Motors Corporation Notified Date 9/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/27/2005

None
Report Date
9/15/2005

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 9/30/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/30/2005

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 12/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/20/2005

Select Management Resources Notified Date 1/18/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2006

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 9/23/2005 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
9/23/2005

Comments
The Public Interest Law Section of the Bar opposes this bill. At this point the Bar as whole has not taken a position on the bill.
Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 8/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/29/2005

None
Report Date
8/11/2005

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 12/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/16/2005

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

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 8/30/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/30/2005

Wisconsin Financial Services Association Notified Date 8/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/9/2005

Wisconsin Manufactured Housing Association Notified Date 8/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/11/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 8/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/10/2005

Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/9/2005

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
183.00
2006
January - June
254.00
2006
July - December
Total 437.00
Bank One Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
16.00
2006
January - June
7.00
2006
July - December
Total 23.00
Citigroup Management Corporation 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
26.00
2006
January - June
7.00
2006
July - December
Total 33.00
Community Loans of America 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
16.00
2006
July - December
Total 16.00
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Select Management Resources 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
32.00
2006
July - December
Total 32.00
Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
89.00
2006
January - June
86.00
2006
July - December
Total 175.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17.00
2006
January - June
59.00
2006
July - December
Total 76.00
Wisconsin Credit Union League 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
13.00
2006
January - June
23.00
2006
July - December
Total 36.00
Wisconsin Financial Services Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
21.00
2006
January - June
24.00
2006
July - December
Total 45.00