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Senate Bill 291

Relating To: Relating to: approvals for high capacity wells, designation of sensitive resource areas, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (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 3/1/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/1/2016

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 10/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/12/2015

Cooperative Network Association Notified Date 10/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/14/2015

Dairy Business Association Notified Date 10/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/26/2015

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 10/10/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/10/2015

Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/13/2015

NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 10/20/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/20/2015

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/12/2015

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/13/2015

Town of Saratoga Notified Date 2/1/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/1/2016

Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc Notified Date 1/31/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/31/2016

Wisconsin BioFuels Association Notified Date 10/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/27/2015

Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association Notified Date 10/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/9/2015

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Notified Date 10/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/12/2015

Wisconsin Corn Growers Association Notified Date 10/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/12/2015

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 10/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/9/2015

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 10/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/12/2015

Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc. Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/13/2015

Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association, Inc. Notified Date 10/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/12/2015

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/13/2015

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/13/2015

Wisconsin Pork Association Notified Date 10/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/9/2015

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association Notified Date 10/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/9/2015

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 11/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/6/2015

Wisconsin Rural Water Association Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/13/2015

Wisconsin Soybean Association Notified Date 10/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/9/2015

Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Notified Date 10/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/9/2015

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 10/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/29/2015

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 10/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/14/2015

Wisconsin Water Well Association Inc Notified Date 10/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/13/2015

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Notified Date 10/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/16/2015

Comments
We support regional groundwater management but have significant concerns with specific measures in the version of the bill discussed at the October 13th public hearing.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 12/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/16/2015

Comments
Will cause even more damage to lakes and streams than is not being caused by current high capacity wells. This is destroying fish and wildlife habitat important to hunters, anglers and trappers.

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1136.00
2016
January - June
507.00
2016
July - December
Total 1643.00
Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
24.00
2016
July - December
Total 24.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
114.00
2016
January - June
15.00
2016
July - December
Total 129.00
Cooperative Network Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 20.00
Dairy Business Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
137.00
2016
January - June
22.00
2016
July - December
Total 159.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
25.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 25.00
Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
17.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 17.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
12.00
2016
July - December
Total 12.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
9.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
Town of Saratoga 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
17.00
2016
July - December
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
22.00
2016
January - June
10.00
2016
July - December
Total 32.00
Wisconsin BioFuels Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
5.00
2016
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
8.00
2016
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
9.00
2016
January - June
8.00
2016
July - December
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
112.00
2016
January - June
234.00
2016
July - December
Total 346.00
Wisconsin Farmers Union 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
52.00
2016
January - June
17.00
2016
July - December
Total 69.00
Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association, Inc. 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
7.00
2016
January - June
20.00
2016
July - December
Total 27.00
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
229.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 229.00
Wisconsin Pork Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
8.00
2016
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
187.00
2016
January - June
49.00
2016
July - December
Total 236.00
Wisconsin Rural Water Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
22.00
2016
January - June
14.00
2016
July - December
Total 36.00
Wisconsin Soybean Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
2.00
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
41.00
2016
January - June
8.00
2016
July - December
Total 49.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
39.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 39.00
Wisconsin Water Well Association Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Wetlands Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
28.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 28.00
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
43.00
2016
January - June
34.00
2016
July - December
Total 77.00