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Assembly Bill 348

Relating To: Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliant Energy Notified Date 6/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/2/2017

Comments
We support AB 348 pending adoption of floor amendment to strengthen section on Federal Law and Contracts.
AT&T Wisconsin Notified Date 5/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2017

ATC Management Inc. Notified Date 6/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/13/2017

Comments
We support AB 348 pending adoption of floor amendment to strengthen section on Federal Law and Contracts.
Charter Communications, Inc. Notified Date 6/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/8/2017

City of Madison Notified Date 10/11/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/11/2017

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 5/31/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/31/2017

Crown Castle Notified Date 6/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/13/2017

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 6/16/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
6/16/2017

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 5/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2017

Comments
Dairyland Power supports AB 348 with the substitute amendment.
Dane County Notified Date 5/31/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/31/2017

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions Notified Date 6/6/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/6/2017

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 6/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/7/2017

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 6/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/13/2017

Comments
Support with amendment to recognize the role of federal law and contracts governing utility-owned poles.
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/30/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/30/2017

Comments
MEUW supports substitute amendment to AB 348
NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 7/6/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
7/6/2017

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 6/12/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/12/2017

Comments
We support AB 348 pending adoption of floor amendment to strengthen section on Federal Law and Contracts.
Sprint Corporation Notified Date 5/30/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/30/2017

T-Mobile Notified Date 5/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2017

United States Cellular Corporation Notified Date 5/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/27/2017

Verizon and its Affiliates (formerly Verizon Wireless) Notified Date 5/30/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/30/2017

WEC Energy Group, Inc. Notified Date 5/30/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/30/2017

Comments
We support AB 348 pending adoption of floor amendment to strengthen section on Federal Law and Contracts.
Wireless Infrastructure Association Notified Date 2/22/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/22/2018

WISCONSIN CABLE COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION Notified Date 6/8/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/8/2017

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 5/30/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/30/2017

Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association Notified Date 5/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2017

Comments
WECA supports Substitute Amendment 1 to AB 348.
Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 6/9/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/9/2017

Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association Notified Date 6/12/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/12/2017

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 5/30/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/30/2017

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
990.00
2017
July - December
647.00
2018
January - June
424.00
2018
July - December
151.00
Total 2212.00
Alliant Energy 2017
January - June
45.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 45.00
AT&T Wisconsin 2017
January - June
266.00
2017
July - December
163.00
2018
January - June
136.00
2018
July - December
108.00
Total 673.00
Charter Communications, Inc. 2017
January - June
55.00
2017
July - December
111.00
2018
January - June
91.00
2018
July - December
7.00
Total 264.00
Crown Castle 2017
January - June
47.00
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 50.00
Dane County 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 12.00
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Construction Electrician Local Unions 2017
January - June
3.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2017
January - June
6.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6.00
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
63.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 63.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
4.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4.00
Sprint Corporation 2017
January - June
49.00
2017
July - December
35.00
2018
January - June
31.00
2018
July - December
Total 115.00
T-Mobile 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
34.00
2018
January - June
11.00
2018
July - December
8.00
Total 53.00
United States Cellular Corporation 2017
January - June
42.00
2017
July - December
23.00
2018
January - June
25.00
2018
July - December
Total 90.00
Verizon and its Affiliates (formerly Verizon Wireless) 2017
January - June
49.00
2017
July - December
96.00
2018
January - June
37.00
2018
July - December
Total 182.00
WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2017
January - June
33.00
2017
July - December
25.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 58.00
Wireless Infrastructure Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
7.00
2018
July - December
28.00
Total 35.00
WISCONSIN CABLE COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION 2017
January - June
82.00
2017
July - December
124.00
2018
January - June
86.00
2018
July - December
Total 292.00
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association 2017
January - June
108.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 108.00
Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association 2017
January - June
8.00
2017
July - December
4.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2017
January - June
134.00
2017
July - December
13.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 147.00