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Assembly Bill 755

Relating To: Relating to: allowing certain utilities to administer investment programs for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy applications, creating requirements for political subdivision loans for similar improvements and applications, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliant Energy Corp. Notified Date 2/24/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/24/2010

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 3/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/15/2010

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 2/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/23/2010

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Wis State Conference Notified Date 3/2/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/2/2010

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 2/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/22/2010

Johnson Controls Inc Notified Date 3/2/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2010

None
Report Date
3/2/2010

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 2/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/22/2010

Local Union 2150 IBEW Notified Date 3/14/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/14/2010

Comments
Support goal of bill to increase family supporting long term jobs in energy efficiency and conservation.
Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 2/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/23/2010

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/17/2010

None
Report Date
3/15/2010

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 3/9/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/9/2010

Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors - Wisconsin Notified Date 4/13/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/13/2010

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 3/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/18/2010

Other
Report Date
3/10/2010

Comments
We support property assessed clean energy and will support AB 755 when formal action is taken to accept Rep. Mason's amendment which takes out provisions to allow energy efficiency to count towards Wisconsin's renewable portfolio standards.
Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 2/24/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/24/2010

Wisconsin Community Action Program Association Notified Date 2/19/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/1/2010

Other
Report Date
2/19/2010

Comments
“We support the general intent of AB 755 but cannot support it in its current form because of the conditions it would place on contracting and operating the federally funded weatherization program under 42 USC 6861 to 6873.”
Wisconsin Energy Corporation Notified Date 3/2/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/2/2010

Wisconsin Environmental Decade Inc Notified Date 2/19/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/18/2010

Other
Report Date
2/19/2010

Comments
We have concerns about provisions that allow energy efficiency to be counted towards the Renewable Portforlio Standards.
Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 2/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/23/2010

Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc Notified Date 2/19/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2010

Supporting Documentation
20100301_215628_AB 755 Sub WIEG 3-2-10.DOC

Other
Report Date
2/19/2010

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 3/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2010

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 3/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/5/2010

Comments
We support committee substitute
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 3/1/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/1/2010

Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 2/25/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2010

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Notified Date 3/4/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/4/2010

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 4/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/5/2010

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 3/2/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/2/2010

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 5/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/5/2010

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 3/18/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/18/2010

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
2010
January - June
221.00
2010
July - December
Total 221.00
Alliant Energy Corp. 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
40.00
2010
July - December
Total 40.00
International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
24.00
2010
July - December
Total 24.00
Johnson Controls Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
13.00
2010
July - December
Total 13.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
Total 11.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
11.00
2010
July - December
Total 11.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
14.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
14.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Laborers District Council 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
40.00
2010
July - December
Total 40.00
Wisconsin Paper Council 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15.00
2010
July - December
Total 15.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
35.00
2010
July - December
Total 35.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 2.00