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Assembly Bill 967

Relating To: maintenance and removal of vegetation obstructing the view of outdoor advertising signs along highways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation and an audit of a program of the Department of Transportation.
Bill Text and History
2005 Wisconsin Act 465
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/9/2006

Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions Notified Date 2/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/9/2006

Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin Notified Date 2/22/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/22/2006

Comments
This bill allows cutting more trees on public land along highways for views of billboards, but it tramples the rights of adjacent property owners that might want the trees.
Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 2/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2006

Outdoor Advertising Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/14/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/14/2006

Petroleum Marketers Assn of WI / WI Assn of Convenience Stores Notified Date 2/23/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2006

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 2/2/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2006

Comments
Present regulations for managing vegetation along highways are reasonable. Cutting by DOT is for safety reasons only. There is no need for these changes.
Wisconsin Association of Campground Owners Notified Date 2/21/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/21/2006

Wisconsin Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus Notified Date 2/7/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/7/2006

Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 2/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2006

Wisconsin Innkeepers Association Notified Date 2/21/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/21/2006

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 2/7/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/7/2006

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 2/9/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/9/2006

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

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
170.00
2006
July - December
Total 170.00
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4.00
2006
July - December
Total 4.00
Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
20.00
2006
July - December
Total 20.00
Outdoor Advertising Association of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
140.00
2006
July - December
Total 140.00
Wisconsin Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4.00
2006
July - December
Total 4.00