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Senate Bill 447

Relating To: punitive damage awards.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/20/2005

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Wis State Conference Notified Date 1/25/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2006

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 1/12/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/12/2006

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Notified Date 1/13/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/13/2006

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 12/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/9/2005

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/9/2006

Comments
The Litigation Section is opposed to this legislation.
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 12/21/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/21/2005

Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Notified Date 11/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/28/2005

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 12/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/9/2005

Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy Notified Date 1/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/10/2006

Comments
This bill would encourage the abuse and neglect of people with disabilities by making it nearly impossible for them to successfully obtain punitive damages in such cases.
Wisconsin Coalition for Civil Justice Notified Date 12/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/20/2005

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 12/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/20/2005

Wisconsin Federation of Teachers Notified Date 3/3/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2006

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 1/31/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/31/2006

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 1/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/9/2006

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 1/25/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2006

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 11/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/29/2005

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 11/30/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/30/2005

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 1/12/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/12/2006

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 1/11/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/11/2006

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
2006
January - June
60.00
2006
July - December
Total 60.00
Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
25.00
2006
July - December
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1.00
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Civil Justice 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
34.00
2006
July - December
Total 34.00