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Senate Bill 518

Relating To: various duties of the Department of Revenue, including issuing declaratory judgments, conducting audits and assessments, asserting liability, allowing claims for refunds, awarding the costs of litigation to a prevailing party, imposing penalties related to a taxpayer's negligence, calculating interest on unpaid amounts, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/9/2006

American Family Insurance Group Notified Date 2/1/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2006

American Petroleum Institute Notified Date 1/30/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/30/2006

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 4/11/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/11/2006

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 3/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/16/2006

None
Report Date
3/9/2006

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Notified Date 2/23/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2006

International Paper Notified Date 3/28/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/28/2006

Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. Notified Date 2/22/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/22/2006

Comments
We oppose sections 24, 25, 48 and 49(1) of the bill, as those sections are anti-consumer, create a special "carve out" in the Civil Procedure Rules, and constitute an unconstitutional "private bill" whereby only one party (Ameritech) would benefit.
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 1/27/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/27/2006

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/15/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2006

Comments
The Litigation Section opposes provisions within the bill that would affect class action lawsuits.
Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 1/24/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2006

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 2/16/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/16/2006

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 2/7/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/7/2006

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 1/26/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/26/2006

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants Notified Date 2/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/8/2006

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 1/24/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2006

Wisconsin Newspaper Association Notified Date 2/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2006

Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 1/26/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/26/2006

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 2/16/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/16/2006

Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association Notified Date 2/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/8/2006

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
147.00
2006
July - December
Total 147.00
Citizens Utility Board 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
9.00
2006
July - December
Total 9.00
International Paper 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
42.00
2006
July - December
Total 42.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
18.00
2006
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
59.00
2006
July - December
Total 59.00
Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
17.00
2006
July - December
Total 17.00