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Assembly Bill 501

Relating To: Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Notified Date 11/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/16/2015

American Family Insurance Group Notified Date 11/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/24/2015

Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates Notified Date 1/7/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/7/2016

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 11/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/24/2015

ATI Notified Date 2/7/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/7/2016

Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 11/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/13/2015

Automated HealthCare Solutions, LLC Notified Date 1/28/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/28/2016

IBEW 965 Notified Date 11/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/13/2015

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/12/2015

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions Notified Date 11/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/16/2015

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 11/18/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/18/2015

Iron Workers District Council of the North Central States Notified Date 11/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/16/2015

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/2/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2016

Liberty Mutual Insurance Notified Date 11/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/16/2015

Marten Transport Notified Date 12/9/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/9/2015

Plumbers Local 75 Notified Date 11/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/16/2015

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/19/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/19/2015

Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company Notified Date 12/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/4/2015

Comments
We remain in support of the Wisconsin Agreed Upon Bill Process.
Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation Workers Local Union #18 Notified Date 11/13/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/13/2015

Skiing Wisconsin Notified Date 11/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/11/2015

SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation) Notified Date 11/17/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/17/2015

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/12/2015

Comments
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Wisconsin Association for Justice Notified Date 1/29/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2016

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 1/12/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/12/2016

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 12/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/4/2015

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 11/18/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/18/2015

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 12/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/4/2015

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 1/19/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/19/2016

Comments
Sections of the bill removing injured workers' freedom of choice for health care and subsequent fee schedule issues would be fundamental changes to Wisconsin's successful WC system.
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association Notified Date 12/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/14/2015

Comments
Rep. Spiros
Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 1/13/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/13/2016

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 11/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/11/2015

Wisconsin Teamsters Joint Council 39 Notified Date 1/11/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/11/2016

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 12/2/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/2/2015

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
336.00
2016
January - June
193.00
2016
July - December
3.00
Total 532.00
American Family Insurance Group 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
8.00
2016
July - December
Total 8.00
Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
11.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 11.00
ATI 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5.00
2016
July - December
Total 5.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
45.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 45.00
Automated HealthCare Solutions, LLC 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
IBEW 965 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
9.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5.00
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
Iron Workers District Council of the North Central States 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
3.00
2016
July - December
Total 5.00
Liberty Mutual Insurance 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Marten Transport 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
43.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 43.00
Plumbers Local 75 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
3.00
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
5.00
2016
July - December
3.00
Total 9.00
Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation Workers Local Union #18 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5.00
2016
January - June
2.00
2016
July - December
Total 7.00
Skiing Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Association for Justice 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
73.00
2016
July - December
Total 73.00
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
72.00
2016
January - June
28.00
2016
July - December
Total 100.00
Wisconsin Laborers District Council 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
2.00
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 20.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
100.00
2016
January - June
59.00
2016
July - December
Total 159.00
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4.00