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Assembly Bill 700

Relating To: Relating to: eligibility requirements under the managed forest land program relating to parcel size and production of merchantable timber, management plans for managed forest lands, orders adding and withdrawing managed forest land, renewal of orders designating managed forest land, areas of managed forest lands that are open for public access, allowing managed forest lands to be used for recreational activities, regulation of cutting of timber on managed forest land and on forest croplands, withdrawal taxes and fees imposed on the withdrawal of managed forest land and yield taxes imposed for cutting timber from managed forest land, the sale or transfer of managed forest land, expiration of orders designating managed forest land, withdrawal of forest croplands that are held in trust for Indian tribes, a study of the managed forest land program, a report on exempt withdrawals from the managed forest land program and the forest cropland program, elimination of references to the woodland tax law, granting rule-making authority, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

Lake States Lumber Association Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/3/2014

Plum Creek Timber Company Inc Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

The Nature Conservancy Notified Date 3/12/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/12/2014

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 3/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/11/2014

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 3/14/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/14/2014

Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 3/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2014

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/7/2014

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 3/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2014

Comments
Wisconsin Towns Association changes its position to be in support of AB 700 with the substitute amendment #1 being proposed to the original bill. That is LRBs0354/1.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 3/31/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/31/2014

Lobbying Efforts

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
124.00
2014
July - December
47.00
Total 171.00
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
22.00
2014
July - December
23.00
Total 45.00
Plum Creek Timber Company Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
7.00
2014
July - December
Total 7.00
The Nature Conservancy 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4.00
2014
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Paper Council 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
11.00
2014
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
44.00
2014
July - December
Total 44.00
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
36.00
2014
July - December
24.00
Total 60.00