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Assembly Bill 105

Relating To: Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.
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 3/9/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/9/2017

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2017

Cooperative Network Notified Date 3/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/2/2017

Dairy Business Association Notified Date 3/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2017

Dane County Notified Date 4/6/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/6/2017

Greater Green Bay Chamber Notified Date 3/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/28/2017

GROWMARK, Inc. Notified Date 3/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2017

Midwest Food Products Association Inc Notified Date 3/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2017

Nature Conservancy - Wisconsin Chapter, The Notified Date 5/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/3/2017

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/5/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/5/2017

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 9/18/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/18/2017

Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Notified Date 3/5/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/5/2017

Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc Notified Date 7/31/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/31/2017

Wisconsin BioFuels Association Notified Date 3/29/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/29/2017

Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association Notified Date 3/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2017

Wisconsin Corn Growers Association Notified Date 3/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/27/2017

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 3/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/2/2017

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 3/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/23/2017

Comments
Wisconsin Farmers Union opposes the bill as written, but would support if certain amendments were made: periodic review of all high-capacity well permits, expansion of groundwater study area, and requiring same or similar use upon permit transfer.
Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc. Notified Date 3/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/2/2017

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 3/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2017

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 3/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2017

Wisconsin Pork Association Notified Date 3/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2017

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association Notified Date 3/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2017

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 4/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/7/2017

Wisconsin Rural Water Association Notified Date 3/17/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/17/2017

Wisconsin Soybean Association Notified Date 3/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2017

Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Notified Date 3/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2017

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 3/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/13/2017

Wisconsin Water Well Association Inc Notified Date 3/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2017

Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 5/31/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/31/2017

Comments
This bill will lead to the increased lowering of groundwater in certain areas of the state which already has led to the damage and in some cases destruction of lakes and streams thereby harming fish and wildlife habitat.
Wysocki Produce Farm, Inc. Notified Date 3/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2017

Lobbying Efforts

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2017
January - June
308.00
2017
July - December
45.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 353.00
Cooperative Network 2017
January - June
63.00
2017
July - December
30.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 93.00
Dane County 2017
January - June
14.00
2017
July - December
12.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 26.00
Greater Green Bay Chamber 2017
January - June
4.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4.00
GROWMARK, Inc. 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
Midwest Food Products Association Inc 2017
January - June
15.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 15.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
12.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Agri-Business Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc 2017
January - June
3.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin BioFuels Association 2017
January - June
10.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association 2017
January - June
1.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Corn Growers Association 2017
January - June
7.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Farmers Union 2017
January - June
37.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 37.00
Wisconsin Pork Association 2017
January - June
1.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association 2017
January - June
59.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 59.00
Wisconsin Soybean Association 2017
January - June
2.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2017
January - June
23.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 23.00
Wisconsin Water Well Association Inc 2017
January - June
1.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Wysocki Produce Farm, Inc. 2017
January - June
51.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 51.00