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January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14

Relating To: Relating to: regulation of telecommunications utilities and alternative telecommunications utilities; telecommunications provider of last-resort obligations; telecommunications intrastate switched access rates; interconnected voice over Internet protocol service; and use of transmission equipment and property by video service providers.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 5/4/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/4/2011

AT&T Wisconsin Notified Date 4/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/29/2011

Comments
Telecommunications Modernization
CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel Service Group LLC) Notified Date 5/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/3/2011

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2011

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 5/11/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/11/2011

Comments
For information only.
Communications Workers of America D-4 Notified Date 7/20/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/20/2011

Cooperative Network Association Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/28/2011

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 4/30/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/30/2011

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 5/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/5/2011

Comments
Modifications to PSCW authority over pole attachment agreements.
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 5/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/2/2011

Mobile Consumers for Choice and Competition d/b/a Wired Wisconsin Notified Date 7/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/28/2011

Comments
Wisconsin Telecom Modernization Act (also numbered Senate Bill 13)
Sprint Corporation Notified Date 5/4/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/4/2011

Comments
Sprint is opposed to any provisions that would change current law related to access charges on VOIP service.
TDS Telecommunications Corporation Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/28/2011

tw telecom of wisconsin l.p. (formerly tw telecom) Notified Date 4/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/29/2011

United States Cellular Corporation Notified Date 5/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/10/2011

Verizon and its Affiliates (formerly Verizon Wireless) Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2011

Verizon Communications Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2011

Wisconsin Business Council Notified Date 5/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/10/2011

Wisconsin Cable Communications Association Notified Date 5/6/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/6/2011

Wisconsin Customers for Affordable Local and Long Distance Service Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/28/2011

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 5/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/3/2011

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 4/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2011

Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/28/2011

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 5/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/5/2011

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
1736.00
2011
July - December
75.00
2012
January - June
7.00
2012
July - December
Total 1818.00
AARP 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
AT&T Wisconsin 2011
January - June
208.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 208.00
CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel Service Group LLC) 2011
January - June
278.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 278.00
Citizens Utility Board 2011
January - June
30.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 30.00
Communications Workers of America D-4 2011
January - June
34.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 34.00
Cooperative Network Association 2011
January - June
10.00
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 15.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2011
January - June
25.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 25.00
Mobile Consumers for Choice and Competition d/b/a Wired Wisconsin 2011
January - June
31.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 31.00
Sprint Corporation 2011
January - June
108.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4.00
2012
July - December
Total 112.00
TDS Telecommunications Corporation 2011
January - June
238.00
2011
July - December
21.00
2012
January - June
3.00
2012
July - December
Total 262.00
Verizon and its Affiliates (formerly Verizon Wireless) 2011
January - June
117.00
2011
July - December
11.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 128.00
Verizon Communications 2011
January - June
153.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 153.00
Wisconsin Business Council 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Cable Communications Association 2011
January - June
215.00
2011
July - December
36.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 251.00
Wisconsin Customers for Affordable Local and Long Distance Service 2011
January - June
37.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 37.00
Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc 2011
January - June
230.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 230.00
Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association 2011
January - June
12.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 12.00