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Assembly Bill 1

Relating To: Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2013

Alliant Energy Notified Date 2/8/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/8/2013

Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 2/20/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2013

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/25/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2013

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/22/2013

ATC Management Inc. Notified Date 1/29/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2013

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2013

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/31/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/31/2013

Deere & Company Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2013

Gogebic Taconite LLC Notified Date 1/25/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2013

Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association Notified Date 1/21/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/21/2013

IBEW 965 Notified Date 3/7/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/7/2013

IBEW Local Union 2150 Notified Date 3/4/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/4/2013

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/21/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/21/2013

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions Notified Date 1/25/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/25/2013

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2013

Lake States Lumber Association Notified Date 2/19/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/19/2013

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Network Inc Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2013

Supporting Documentation
20130123_030557_Statement on mining bill.pdf

Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2013

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 2/25/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2013

Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 1/30/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/30/2013

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 1/31/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/31/2013

NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 2/12/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/12/2013

National Rifle Association of America Notified Date 1/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/22/2013

Comments
Neutral
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 1/29/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2013

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 7/31/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/31/2013

Safari Club International, Wisconsin Chapters Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2013

Schneider National Inc Notified Date 2/20/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2013

Comments
Badly needed Job Creation
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 1/30/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation) Notified Date 1/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/22/2013

Stockbridge-Munsee Community Notified Date 2/6/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/6/2013

Tavern League of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/18/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2013

The Nature Conservancy Notified Date 2/5/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Truck Country of Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 2/20/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2013

United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 1/24/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2013

Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc Notified Date 1/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/22/2013

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 2/11/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2013

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2013

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2013

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 2/11/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/11/2013

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 1/30/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/30/2013

Supporting Documentation
20130130_114549_13Jan23_WEDA_Supports_AB1 SB1.pdf

Wisconsin Energy Corporation Notified Date 2/4/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2013

Comments
Seeking clarification on 30.025 and 196 sections.
Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer & Distributor Alliance (WEMDA) Notified Date 2/20/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2013

Comments
Provide support for WI. Based Companies and Job Creation
Wisconsin Family Action Inc Notified Date 2/14/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/14/2013

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 1/25/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2013

Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc Notified Date 1/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2013

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 1/31/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/31/2013

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 1/30/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/30/2013

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 1/27/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/27/2013

Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association Notified Date 1/29/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2013

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation Notified Date 2/20/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2013

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/13/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2013

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 1/25/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2013

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 3/8/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/8/2013

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 1/31/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/31/2013

Comments
Wisconsin Towns is neither for or agains metaliic mining in Wisconsin, but would ask that the proposed bill be amended to use a "tonnage tax" rather than a net proceeds tax to fund the local impact fund.
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 4/4/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/4/2013

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 2/26/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/26/2013

Comments
WUA supports AB 1.
Wisconsin Utility Investors Inc Notified Date 2/7/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/7/2013

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Notified Date 2/5/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2013

Supporting Documentation
20130205_122600_WWA Testimony on SB 1.pdf

Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 2/5/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2013

Comments
AB 1, even with proposed Majority Amendments substantially lowers protection for lakes, streams, wetlands and groundwater and substantially reduces the opportunity for local residents and other affected people to impact state mining decisions

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
839.00
2013
July - December
2.00
2014
January - June
3.00
2014
July - December
Total 844.00
Alliant Energy 2013
January - June
8.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 8.00
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2013
January - June
27.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 27.00
Gogebic Taconite LLC 2013
January - June
368.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 368.00
IBEW 965 2013
January - June
8.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
3.00
2014
July - December
Total 11.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
Lake States Lumber Association 2013
January - June
34.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 34.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Network Inc 2013
January - June
1.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
Madison Audubon Society Inc 2013
January - June
3.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2013
January - June
7.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7.00
Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. 2013
January - June
7.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2013
January - June
24.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 24.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2013
January - June
10.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 10.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
98.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 98.00
The Nature Conservancy 2013
January - June
7.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7.00
United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc. 2013
January - June
50.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 50.00
Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc 2013
January - June
2.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2013
January - June
12.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc 2013
January - June
1.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Laborers District Council 2013
January - June
40.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 40.00
Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters 2013
January - June
69.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 69.00
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association 2013
January - June
4.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2013
January - June
1.00
2013
July - December
1.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Wetlands Association 2013
January - June
9.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 2013
January - June
49.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 49.00