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January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13

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
2011 Wisconsin Act 22
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 5/11/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/11/2011

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 5/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/2/2011

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  
For
Report Date
7/20/2011

Against
Report Date
7/20/2011

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

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 5/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/2/2011

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

Time Warner Cable Notified Date 7/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/29/2011

tw telecom of wisconsin l.p. (formerly tw telecom) Notified Date 5/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/3/2011

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 4/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2011

Verizon Communications Notified Date 4/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2011

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

Wisconsin Customers for Affordable Local and Long Distance Service Notified Date 4/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/29/2011

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

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 5/11/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/11/2011

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 5/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/2/2011

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 4/30/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/30/2011

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
1145.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1145.00
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
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Sprint Corporation 2011
January - June
108.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 108.00
TDS Telecommunications Corporation 2011
January - June
244.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 244.00
Time Warner Cable 2011
January - June
49.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 49.00
tw telecom of wisconsin l.p. (formerly tw telecom) 2011
January - June
47.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 47.00
United States Cellular Corporation 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Verizon and its Affiliates (formerly Verizon Wireless) 2011
January - June
45.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 45.00
Wisconsin Business Council 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
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 State Telecommunications Association 2011
January - June
25.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2011
January - June
26.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 26.00