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Assembly Bill 447

Relating To: Relating to: payday loan providers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 2/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/23/2010

Comments
Met with Rep Hintz to discuss Assembly Substitute Amendment 1, to 2009 Assembly Bill 447
Check Into Cash Notified Date 7/27/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/27/2010

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/9/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/9/2010

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 2/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/22/2010

Community Bankers of Wisconsin Notified Date 9/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/28/2009

Community Loans of America Notified Date 11/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/16/2009

Consumer Data Industry Association Notified Date 3/24/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/24/2010

Cottonwood Financial Ltd. Notified Date 9/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/28/2009

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/20/2010

Comments
Upon further examination, we do not believe this bill would be effective unless amended to include an interest rate cap. It would be reform in name only.
For
Report Date
2/12/2010

Comments
Assembly Substitute Amendment 1
Other
Report Date
2/10/2010

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 2/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2010

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 2/11/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/12/2010

Comments
Substitute amendment
For
Report Date
2/11/2010

Outagamie County Board of Supervisors Notified Date 2/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/23/2010

Comments
The Outagamie County Board supports a Rate Cap. The Board liked Assembly Amendment 3.
Pawn America Wisconsin LLC Notified Date 9/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/27/2009

PLS Financial Services Inc. Notified Date 9/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/28/2009

Select Management Resources Notified Date 11/13/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/13/2009

Speedy Loan Notified Date 9/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/28/2009

Veritec Solutions Notified Date 9/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/30/2009

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 2/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2010

Comments
Support for Substitute Amendment
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Notified Date 2/11/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2010

Comments
as amended by ASA 1.
Wisconsin Coalition for Consumer Choice Notified Date 2/24/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2010

Wisconsin Community Action Program Association Notified Date 2/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/15/2010

Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 2/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/15/2010

Comments
We continue to support meaningful reform to control abuses of the payday lending industry, ideally by means of a rate cap and minimizing loopholes.
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 2/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2010

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 10/2/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/2/2009

Wisconsin Deferred Deposit Association Notified Date 10/13/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/13/2009

Wisconsin Financial Services Association Notified Date 10/1/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/1/2009

Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) Notified Date 2/19/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/19/2010

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
67.00
2010
January - June
715.00
2010
July - December
14.00
Total 796.00
AARP 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
20.00
2010
July - December
Total 20.00
Check Into Cash 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
16.00
2010
July - December
14.00
Total 30.00
Community Loans of America 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
8.00
2010
January - June
85.00
2010
July - December
Total 93.00
Consumer Data Industry Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Cottonwood Financial Ltd. 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15.00
2010
January - June
58.00
2010
July - December
Total 73.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3.00
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
18.00
2010
July - December
Total 18.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
33.00
2010
July - December
Total 33.00
Pawn America Wisconsin LLC 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
6.00
2010
January - June
67.00
2010
July - December
Total 73.00
PLS Financial Services Inc. 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5.00
2010
January - June
79.00
2010
July - December
Total 84.00
Select Management Resources 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15.00
2010
January - June
85.00
2010
July - December
Total 100.00
Speedy Loan 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2.00
2010
January - June
23.00
2010
July - December
Total 25.00
Veritec Solutions 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
8.00
2010
January - June
71.00
2010
July - December
Total 79.00
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Consumer Choice 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
79.00
2010
July - December
Total 79.00
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
8.00
2010
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Council of Churches 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3.00
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Deferred Deposit Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
8.00
2010
January - June
25.00
2010
July - December
Total 33.00
Wisconsin Financial Services Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
27.00
2010
July - December
Total 27.00