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Assembly Bill 353

Relating To: Relating to: the organization and operation of cooperatives and extensions of credit by electric cooperatives.
Bill Text and History
2017 Wisconsin Act 76
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 9/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/28/2017

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/10/2017

Cooperative Network Notified Date 6/1/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/1/2017

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 6/1/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/1/2017

GROWMARK, Inc. Notified Date 6/12/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/12/2017

Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association Notified Date 6/1/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/1/2017

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 8/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/23/2017

Comments
WFBF is monitoring this legislation
Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 6/5/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/5/2017

Comments
WFU opposes the bill as written due to the provisions that would allow coops to give voting rights to outside/appointed board members, and would allow coop holding companies to assign voting rights based on patronage instead of one member, one vote.
Wisconsin Newspaper Association Notified Date 10/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/23/2017

Wisconsin Propane Gas Association Inc Notified Date 9/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/27/2017

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
173.00
2017
July - December
294.00
2018
January - June
3.00
2018
July - December
2.00
Total 472.00
Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Cooperative Network 2017
January - June
95.00
2017
July - December
42.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 137.00
Dairyland Power Cooperative 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
23.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 23.00
GROWMARK, Inc. 2017
January - June
2.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association 2017
January - June
39.00
2017
July - December
113.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 152.00
Wisconsin Farmers Union 2017
January - June
37.00
2017
July - December
109.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 146.00
Wisconsin Newspaper Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
3.00
2018
July - December
2.00
Total 10.00