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Senate Bill 434

Relating To: Relating to: taxes on managed forest lands, eligibility for the managed forest land program, management plans for managed forest land, sale or transfer of managed forest land, productivity of managed forest land, closed managed forest land, forest production areas, natural heritage inventory, wildlife action plans, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2015 Wisconsin Act 358
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association Notified Date 12/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/14/2015

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 1/1/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/1/2016

The Nature Conservancy Notified Date 12/8/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/8/2015

Town of Saratoga Notified Date 12/8/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/8/2015

Wisconsin Alliance of Forest Owners Notified Date 12/17/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/17/2015

Supporting Documentation
20151217_MFL bill testimony on SB434.pdf

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association Notified Date 1/4/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/4/2016

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 1/4/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/4/2016

Wisconsin County Forests Association Notified Date 12/18/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/18/2015

Comments
Testified at public hearing on Dec 9 in support of returning MFL closed acreage fees to local governments
Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association, Inc. Notified Date 12/21/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/21/2015

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 12/8/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/8/2015

Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc Notified Date 12/8/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/8/2015

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 1/15/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/15/2016

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

Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 12/16/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/16/2015

Comments
This is an important bill for several affiliate clubs in the WWF.

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
101.00
2016
January - June
182.00
2016
July - December
Total 283.00
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
44.00
2016
January - June
75.00
2016
July - December
Total 119.00
The Nature Conservancy 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
Town of Saratoga 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2.00
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Alliance of Forest Owners 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4.00
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
9.00
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin County Forests Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
6.00
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association, Inc. 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
55.00
2016
July - December
Total 55.00
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
43.00
2016
January - June
34.00
2016
July - December
Total 77.00