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Assembly Bill 842

Relating To: Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Equipment Manufacturers Notified Date 3/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2014

Cooperative Network Association Notified Date 3/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2014

Dairy Business Association Notified Date 3/9/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/9/2014

Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association Notified Date 3/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2014

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 3/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/11/2014

Midwest Equipment Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 3/9/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/9/2014

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 3/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2014

Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Notified Date 3/9/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/9/2014

Wisconsin Agribusiness Council Notified Date 3/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2014

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 3/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2014

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 3/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2014

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 3/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2014

Comments
WTA opposes AB 842, because it would exempt Implements of Husbandry from weight limits on axles. Studies have shown that a 20% over more excess weight over current state weight limits of 20,000 lbs per axle will cut the life of a highway in half.
Supporting Documentation
20140310_050519_Letter to Legislators from town regarding AB648 and SB 509.doc

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
72.00
2014
July - December
Total 72.00
Association of Equipment Manufacturers 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13.00
2014
July - December
Total 13.00
Cooperative Network Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
23.00
2014
July - December
Total 23.00
Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13.00
2014
July - December
Total 13.00
Midwest Equipment Dealers Association Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1.00
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15.00
2014
July - December
Total 15.00
Wisconsin Farmers Union 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
7.00
2014
July - December
Total 7.00