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Assembly Bill 463

Relating To: Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Advanced Disposal, Inc. (formerly Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.) Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2012

Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/18/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2012

American Petroleum Institute Notified Date 1/17/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/17/2012

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2012

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/9/2012

Construction Business Group Notified Date 1/11/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/11/2012

Dairy Business Association Notified Date 1/11/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/11/2012

Dane County Notified Date 1/13/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/13/2012

Dane County Cities & Villages Association Notified Date 1/13/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/13/2012

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2012

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc Notified Date 1/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/11/2012

Comments
600 20120111_135220_Oppose SB368_AB463 wetlands bill.pdf
Against
Report Date
1/9/2012

Madison Area Builders Association Notified Date 7/24/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 2/3/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2012

Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/10/2012

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2012

NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 1/13/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/13/2012

National Solid Wastes Management Association Notified Date 1/8/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/8/2012

Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 1/11/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/11/2012

Outagamie County Board of Supervisors Notified Date 1/19/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2012

Comments
Resolution 116, 2003-04. Approve legislation which would require state agencies have rules and established time-lines whereby application approval or disapproval of permits and licenses would be acted upon.
Quad/Graphics, inc Notified Date 2/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/9/2012

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/11/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/11/2012

Safari Club International, Wisconsin Chapters Notified Date 1/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2012

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 1/11/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/11/2012

United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 1/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2012

Waste Management Notified Date 1/20/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/20/2012

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association Notified Date 1/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2012

Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance Notified Date 1/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2012

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 1/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/9/2012

Wisconsin Corn Growers Association Notified Date 1/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2012

Wisconsin Energy Corporation Notified Date 1/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/9/2012

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 1/18/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2012

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 1/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/9/2012

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 1/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/9/2012

Wisconsin Newspaper Association Notified Date 2/15/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/15/2012

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/4/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2012

Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Notified Date 1/9/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/9/2012

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2012

Comments
WTA supports the provisions of this bill to provide general permits for culverts and bridges on town highways. WTA does request that notice of wetland mitigation banks be given directly to towns where proposed bank is located.
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2012

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/10/2012

Comments
We oppose the bill as drafted but would support it if several small but critical changes are made.
wisconsinwetlands.org/alert_20120106.htm
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 1/23/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2012

Comments
This bill will result in the loss of thousands of acres of wetlands which are important fish and wildlife habitat for hunters, anglers and trappers. Mitigated wetlands are ususally far poorer quality than natural wetlands

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
160.00
2012
January - June
174.00
2012
July - December
54.00
Total 388.00
Advanced Disposal, Inc. (formerly Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.) 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
12.00
2012
July - December
Total 12.00
Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
14.00
2012
July - December
Total 14.00
Dairy Business Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
21.00
2012
July - December
Total 21.00
Dane County Cities & Villages Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
11.00
2012
July - December
Total 11.00
Madison Area Builders Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
3.00
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20.00
2012
July - December
Total 20.00
Operating Engineers Local #139 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
11.00
2012
July - December
Total 11.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
31.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 31.00
Wisconsin Bio Industry Alliance 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
4.00
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Builders Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10.00
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Energy Corporation 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
48.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
54.00
Total 102.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
21.00
2012
January - June
8.00
2012
July - December
Total 29.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25.00
2012
January - June
19.00
2012
July - December
Total 44.00
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2.00
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Wetlands Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
39.00
2012
July - December
Total 39.00