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Senate Bill 226

Relating To: Relating to: creating a sporting recruitment and retention council, programs to encourage recruitment of hunters and trappers, restrictions on expenditures under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson stewardship program, reduced fees for certain first-time hunting and trapping approvals, high school credit under and administration of the hunter and trapper education programs, waiving fishing license requirements for a weekend ice fishing event, and sturgeon spearing license age requirements.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 10/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/18/2011

Against
Report Date
10/13/2011

Comments
We will remove opposition if/when Section 18 of the bill is amended to make a school board's granting of high school credit permissive rather than mandatory.
Against
Report Date
10/12/2011

Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin Education Foundation Inc. Notified Date 1/31/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/31/2012

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 10/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/17/2011

Comments
The League is concerned that the Stewardship program changes in the bill will make it more difficult for urban communities to obtain Stewardship grants.
Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 10/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/31/2011

Comments
After working with the bill's authors we have removed our opposition. We thank them for amending the bill to make a school board's granting of high school credit permissive rather than mandatory.
Against
Report Date
10/27/2011

Comments
We have met with and worked with the bill's authors and will remove opposition if/when Section 18 of the bill is amended to make a school board's granting of high school credit permissive rather than mandatory.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 10/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/18/2011

Against
Report Date
10/13/2011

Comments
We will remove opposition if/when Section 18 of the bill is amended to make a school board's granting of high school credit permissive rather than mandatory.
Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 10/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/18/2011

Against
Report Date
10/12/2011

Comments
We will remove opposition if/when Section 18 of the bill is amended to make a school board’s granting of high school credit permissive rather than mandatory.
Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 10/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/18/2011

Against
Report Date
10/12/2011

Comments
We will remove opposition if/when Section 18 of the bill is amended to make a school board’s granting of high school credit permissive rather than mandatory.
Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 10/11/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/11/2011

Comments
WEAC opposes the provision requiring school boards to grant credit for hunter and trapper education programs.
Wisconsin State Horse Council Notified Date 11/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/7/2011

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
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
20.00
2012
July - December
Total 25.00
Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin Education Foundation Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
8.00
2012
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin State Horse Council 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
12.00
2012
July - December
Total 17.00