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Assembly Bill 771

Relating To: Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a political subdivision, certain levy limit reductions, certain procedural changes in eviction actions, information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site, discrimination in housing against individuals who keep certain animals, falsely claiming an animal to be a service animal, municipal administrative procedure, enforcement of the rental unit energy efficiency program, and providing penalties. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2017 Wisconsin Act 317
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Apartment Association of South Central Wisconsin Notified Date 1/12/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2018

Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 12/21/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/21/2017

City of Madison Notified Date 1/3/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/3/2018

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 1/2/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/2/2018

Community Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 1/3/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/3/2018

Dane County Cities & Villages Association Notified Date 1/4/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/4/2018

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin: the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Notified Date 1/3/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/3/2018

Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources Notified Date 12/21/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/21/2017

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/15/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/15/2018

Comments
Our original concerns about the bill are addressed by the substitute amendment.
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 12/20/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/20/2017

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 3/8/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/8/2018

NAIOP Wisconsin Notified Date 1/10/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2018

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 2/22/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/22/2018

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/19/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/19/2018

Comments
PILS Board voted to actively oppose - This bill would require attorneys who help clients prepare pleadings to sign their name and bar number on the document. This conflicts with SCR 20:1.2.
T. Wall Enterprises Mgt, LLC Notified Date 12/20/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/20/2017

WEC Energy Group, Inc. Notified Date 1/10/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/10/2018

Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 12/21/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/21/2017

Wisconsin Apartment Association (formerly Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council Notified Date 1/3/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/3/2018

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 1/2/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/2/2018

Wisconsin Housing Alliance Notified Date 12/20/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/20/2017

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 1/2/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/2/2018

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 1/12/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2018

Wisconsin Society of Architects Notified Date 1/9/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/9/2018

Comments
Support deleting provisions related to historic properties from proposed legislation.
Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 1/16/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/16/2018

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 1/2/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/2/2018

YWCA Madison Notified Date 12/29/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/29/2017

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
194.00
2018
January - June
413.00
2018
July - December
21.00
Total 628.00
Apartment Association of South Central Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
22.00
2018
January - June
17.00
2018
July - December
Total 39.00
Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
75.00
2018
January - June
110.00
2018
July - December
8.00
Total 193.00
Dane County Cities & Villages Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3.00
2018
July - December
Total 3.00
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin: the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8.00
2018
January - June
12.00
2018
July - December
Total 20.00
League of Wisconsin Municipalities 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
51.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 51.00
Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
14.00
2018
July - December
Total 14.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
14.00
2018
July - December
Total 14.00
NAIOP Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5.00
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
T. Wall Enterprises Mgt, LLC 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
4.00
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
25.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Apartment Association (formerly Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
5.00
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Housing Alliance 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Realtors Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
167.00
2018
July - December
Total 167.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
64.00
2018
July - December
Total 64.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
8.00
Total 9.00
YWCA Madison 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
Total 3.00