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Assembly Bill 720

Relating To: Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.
Bill Text and History
2015 Wisconsin Act 376
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 1/25/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/25/2016

Comments
Support concept of shortening redemption period for foreclosures of owner-occupied properties. Requiring sale or vacating of lien should also apply to non-owner occupied properties.
Bank of America Corporation Notified Date 2/12/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/12/2016

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 1/19/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/19/2016

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/19/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/19/2016

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 2/2/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2016

NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 2/11/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/11/2016

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 1/26/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/26/2016

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 1/26/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/26/2016

Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association Notified Date 1/31/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/31/2016

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 1/20/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/20/2016

Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council Notified Date 3/5/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/5/2016

Comments
Members fear that if passed as is the bill will allow foreclosed properties to sit vacant for long periods of time, creating serious property value issues for adjoining properties. Vandalism and criminal activities increase. We favor a compromise.

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
202.00
2016
January - June
435.00
2016
July - December
Total 637.00
Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
34.00
2016
July - December
Total 34.00
Bank of America Corporation 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
47.00
2016
July - December
Total 47.00
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
23.00
2016
July - December
Total 23.00
NAIOP Wisconsin 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
18.00
2016
July - December
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
183.00
2016
January - June
242.00
2016
July - December
Total 425.00
Wisconsin Credit Union League 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
19.00
2016
January - June
9.00
2016
July - December
Total 28.00
Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
53.00
2016
July - December
Total 53.00
Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
9.00
2016
July - December
Total 9.00