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Senate Bill 450

Relating To: construction liens, requirements for securing payment for work on publicly financed projects, and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
2005 Wisconsin Act 204
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (formerly Wis Assn of Consulting Engineers) Notified Date 11/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/28/2005

American Subcontractors Association of Greater Milwaukee Inc Notified Date 1/21/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/21/2006

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 12/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/2/2005

Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Inc Notified Date 2/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/8/2006

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 12/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/6/2005

Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. Notified Date 2/3/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2006

Comments
Will support Bill, if amended to specifically provide that rental charges for construction equipment and machinery is lienable.
Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/8/2006

Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors - Wisconsin Notified Date 12/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/8/2005

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/1/2005

Comments
The Construction and Public Contract Law Section supports this legislation.
Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 12/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/9/2005

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

Wisconsin Land Title Association Notified Date 11/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/23/2005

Comments
The bill should be amended to perfect a lien to be filed within 90 days of the work being performed. A person holding a lien should be required to foreclose within 12 months of perfection
Wisconsin Society of Architects Notified Date 11/30/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/30/2005

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 3/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/8/2006

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 2/7/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/7/2006

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
154.00
2006
January - June
133.00
2006
July - December
Total 287.00
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
123.00
2006
January - June
46.00
2006
July - December
Total 169.00
Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
20.00
2006
July - December
Total 20.00
Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
6.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6.00
Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
62.00
2006
July - December
Total 62.00
Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3.00
2006
July - December
Total 3.00
Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors - Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Land Title Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
6.00
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 8.00