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Assembly Bill 843

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

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Petroleum Institute Notified Date 1/25/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2006

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

Development Association Inc, The Notified Date 1/24/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2006

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 12/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/28/2005

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 1/16/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/16/2006

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Notified Date 12/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/22/2005

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

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/19/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/19/2006

Comments
The Litigation Section of the State Bar opposes this legislation.
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Notified Date 12/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/12/2005

Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy Notified Date 12/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/12/2005

Comments
This bill would have an undue impact on people with disabilities who are victims of abuse and neglect. It would also remove the deterrent for those who would engage in such actions.
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 Insurance Alliance Notified Date 12/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/15/2005

Other
Report Date
12/13/2005

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 12/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/16/2005

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 12/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/15/2005

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
192.00
2006
January - June
56.00
2006
July - December
Total 248.00
Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
49.00
2006
January - June
25.00
2006
July - December
Total 74.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
22.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 22.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
1.00
2006
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Civil Justice 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
57.00
2006
January - June
30.00
2006
July - December
Total 87.00
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
60.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 60.00