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Senate 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
2013 Wisconsin Act 1
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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 1/19/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2013

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 1/28/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/28/2013

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

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

http://www.iiaw.com
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

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_030709_Statement on mining bill.pdf

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 2/28/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/28/2013

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

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 2/8/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2013

Supporting Documentation
20130208_032450_SMC Resolution 020-13 Mining.pdf

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  
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 Business Alliance Notified Date 2/13/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2013

Comments
We support safe and sensible mining but would like to see jobs / jobs training provisions inserted. We also want to protect Wisconsin's agriculture, tourism, and outdoor recreation industries.
http://www.wisconsinbusinessalliance.com/mining/
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_114652_13Jan23_WEDA_Supports_AB1 SB1.pdf

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 2/7/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/7/2013

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 against 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 SB 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_122727_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
SB 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
WPPI Energy Notified Date 1/30/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/30/2013

Comments
Support clarifying language regarding regulatory opt out provisions for transmission facilities

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
2732.00
2013
July - December
22.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2754.00
Alliant Energy 2013
January - June
6.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6.00
Americans For Prosperity 2013
January - June
147.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 147.00
ATC Management Inc. 2013
January - June
22.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 22.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2013
January - June
267.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 267.00
Gogebic Taconite LLC 2013
January - June
368.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 368.00
International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 2013
January - June
78.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 78.00
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
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2013
January - June
33.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 33.00
Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. 2013
January - June
7.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
98.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 98.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2013
January - June
30.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 30.00
Tavern League of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
22.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 22.00
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 Business Alliance 2013
January - June
24.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 24.00
Wisconsin Economic Development Association 2013
January - June
23.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 23.00
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc 2013
January - June
1.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) 2013
January - June
1131.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1131.00
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 2013
January - June
285.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 285.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2013
January - June
32.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 32.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2013
January - June
1.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
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
98.00
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 98.00