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Senate Bill 368

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
2011 Wisconsin Act 118
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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 1/11/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/17/2012

None
Report Date
1/11/2012

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/13/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/13/2012

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

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 2/16/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2012

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

Gogebic Taconite LLC Notified Date 2/13/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2012

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
599 20120111_135156_Oppose SB368_AB463 wetlands bill.pdf
Against
Report Date
1/9/2012

Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 2/3/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2012

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/14/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2012

Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 7/31/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 1/18/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2012

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 1/6/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/6/2012

Nature Conservancy, The Notified Date 1/30/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/30/2012

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 1/12/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/12/2012

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 Cheese Makers Association Notified Date 1/30/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/30/2012

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 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/10/2012

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 that provide for general permits for culerts and bridges on town highways. WTA requests an amendment to give notification to the town of proposed wetland mitigation bank.
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2012

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 2/17/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2012

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Notified Date 1/10/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/17/2012

For
Report Date
1/10/2012

Comments
We oppose the bill as drafted, but will 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
223.00
2012
January - June
679.00
2012
July - December
36.00
Total 938.00
Advanced Disposal, Inc. (formerly Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.) 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
40.00
2012
July - December
Total 40.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
129.00
2012
July - December
Total 129.00
Dairy Business Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
41.00
2012
July - December
Total 41.00
Dane County Cities & Villages Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
23.00
2012
July - December
Total 23.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1.00
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Madison Audubon Society Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1.00
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
14.00
2012
July - December
Total 14.00
Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
1.00
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
8.00
2012
July - December
Total 8.00
NAIOP Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
32.00
2012
July - December
Total 32.00
National Solid Wastes Management Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
33.00
2012
July - December
Total 33.00
Nature Conservancy, The 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
6.00
2012
July - December
Total 6.00
Quad/Graphics, inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
58.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 58.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
6.00
2012
July - December
Total 11.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10.00
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
41.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 41.00
Waste Management 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
58.00
2012
July - December
Total 58.00
Wisconsin Builders Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25.00
2012
January - June
69.00
2012
July - December
Total 94.00
Wisconsin Energy Corporation 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
48.00
2012
January - June
32.00
2012
July - December
36.00
Total 116.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
21.00
2012
January - June
33.00
2012
July - December
Total 54.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25.00
2012
January - June
9.00
2012
July - December
Total 34.00
Wisconsin Wetlands Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
64.00
2012
July - December
Total 64.00
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
69.00
2012
July - December
Total 69.00