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Assembly Bill 532

Relating To: Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regulation of utility facilities under a county construction site erosion control and storm water management zoning ordinance, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2017 Wisconsin Act 136
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliant Energy Notified Date 10/18/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/18/2017

American Petroleum Institute Notified Date 11/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/4/2017

ATC Management Inc. Notified Date 10/16/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/16/2017

Charter Communications, Inc. Notified Date 11/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/3/2017

Citizens Utility Board Notified Date 10/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/13/2017

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 10/20/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/20/2017

Supporting Documentation
20171020_Clean Wisconsin Memo AB 532.pdf

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 10/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/13/2017

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 10/31/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/31/2017

Comments
Our concerns about the bill are addressed by Senate Amendment 2.
Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 10/16/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/16/2017

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 10/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/26/2017

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/27/2017

Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division Notified Date 10/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/26/2017

Comments
Oppose extension of advertising prohibition to water utilities without including specific exceptions, like those provided for electric utilities, for customer and public education materials provided by water utilities.
Supporting Documentation
20171026_Assembly Energy Utilities Committee ltr re AB 532 (A2929236x9DEB4).pdf

Northern Natural Gas Company Notified Date 10/16/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/16/2017

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 10/16/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/16/2017

Waukesha Water Utility Notified Date 10/23/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/23/2017

Comments
The proposal that water utility communications must "produce a demonstrated, direct and substantial benefit for ratepayers" makes rate recovery uncertain in many necessary communications with non-ratepayers, such as people along pipeline routes.
WEC Energy Group, Inc. Notified Date 10/12/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/12/2017

WISCONSIN CABLE COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION Notified Date 10/18/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/18/2017

Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc Notified Date 10/12/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/12/2017

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 10/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/27/2017

Wisconsin Rural Water Association Notified Date 10/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/24/2017

Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association Notified Date 10/18/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/18/2017

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 10/17/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/17/2017

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 10/12/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/12/2017

Wisconsin Utility Investors Inc Notified Date 12/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2017

WPPI Energy Notified Date 10/20/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/20/2017

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
2017
July - December
473.00
2018
January - June
178.00
2018
July - December
12.00
Total 663.00
ATC Management Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
24.00
2018
January - June
46.00
2018
July - December
Total 70.00
Citizens Utility Board 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
54.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 54.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
18.00
2018
January - June
5.00
2018
July - December
Total 23.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
39.00
2018
January - June
7.00
2018
July - December
Total 46.00
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
4.00
2018
January - June
5.00
2018
July - December
Total 9.00
Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
21.00
2018
January - June
3.00
2018
July - December
Total 24.00
Northern Natural Gas Company 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
25.00
2018
January - June
6.00
2018
July - December
Total 31.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
17.00
2018
January - June
6.00
2018
July - December
Total 23.00
Waukesha Water Utility 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
54.00
2018
January - June
12.00
2018
July - December
Total 66.00
WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
148.00
2018
January - June
44.00
2018
July - December
12.00
Total 204.00
Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
17.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Rural Water Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
34.00
2018
January - June
7.00
2018
July - December
Total 41.00
Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
9.00
2018
January - June
4.00
2018
July - December
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
21.00
2018
July - December
Total 21.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5.00
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Utility Investors Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
9.00
2018
January - June
7.00
2018
July - December
Total 16.00