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Senate Bill 313

Relating To: administrative rules, guidelines, policies, and hearings; air pollution control; structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; notice, hearing, and review procedures related to permits to place structures and materials and to conduct activities in or near navigable waters; nonmetallic mining reclamation financial assurances; strategic energy assessments; partial deregulation of telecommunications services; contributions by electric and gas utilities to the utility public benefits fund; grants for energy conservation and other programs; reciprocal agreements for real estate licenses; comprehensive planning by local governmental units; fees imposed by political subdivisions; the confidentiality of patient health care records; apprentice-to-journeyman job-site ratios; the acquisition of in-state banks and in-state bank holding companies; credit agreements; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/14/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/14/2003

Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/12/2003

Alliant Energy Corp. Notified Date 12/2/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/2/2003

Comments
Support is registered for the provisions to allow utilities to retain certain public benefits funds in order to operate their own energy efficiency programs.
American Petroleum Institute Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/13/2003

Ameritech (Wis Bell Inc) Notified Date 11/20/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/20/2003

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/12/2003

Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Inc Notified Date 11/26/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/26/2003

AT&T Corporation Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/12/2003

Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 12/5/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/5/2003

Charles Industries Ltd Notified Date 12/10/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/10/2003

City of Madison Notified Date 11/24/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/24/2003

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 12/22/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/22/2003

Comments
Neutral
Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/12/2003

Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 12/10/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/10/2003

Dane County Notified Date 1/13/2004 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/13/2004

Foth & Van Dyke and Associates Notified Date 12/5/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/5/2003

Gathering Waters Inc Notified Date 11/21/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/21/2003

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/13/2003

Comments
We are strongly opposed to the apprenticeship changes proposed in Sections 158-160 of the Bill
Johnson Controls Inc Notified Date 11/25/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/25/2003

Lafarge North America Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/12/2003

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 11/21/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/21/2003

Comments
Concerned over provisions relating to municipal permit fees and Smart Growth notice requirements.
Madison Audubon Society Inc Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/12/2003

Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 11/20/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/20/2003

Metropolitan Builders Association of Greater Milwaukee Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/12/2003

Comments
Provisions relating to Chapter 30 reform
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 11/24/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/24/2003

Midwest Environmental Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 11/19/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/19/2003

Municipal Environmental Group - Wastewater Division Notified Date 12/10/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/10/2003

Murphy Oil USA Inc Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/13/2003

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 11/18/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/18/2003

Orion Lighting & Energy Services Notified Date 11/17/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/17/2003

Outagamie County Board of Supervisors Notified Date 1/13/2004 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/13/2004

Comments
The Outagamie County Board of Supervisors supports the substitute amendment to have state agencies process permits faster. This will help local government and all job providers in the regulated community.
Partnership for Positive Growth Notified Date 1/29/2004 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2004

Petroleum Marketers Assn of WI / WI Assn of Convenience Stores Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/12/2003

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/1/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/1/2003

Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company Notified Date 11/11/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/11/2003

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/12/2003

Comments
EXEMPTS most rivers, lakes from Chapter 30 protections, PROHIBITS more stringent than federal air toxics regs; REQUIRES DOA economic analysis of all rules, and more.
Stora Enso North America Notified Date 11/21/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/21/2003

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 11/17/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/17/2003

Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Notified Date 2/1/2004 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/1/2004

Wisconsin Biotechnology Association Inc Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/13/2003

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 12/23/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/23/2003

Wisconsin Cast Metals Association Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/12/2003

Wisconsin Cluster of YMCAs Executive Committee Notified Date 12/5/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/5/2003

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 11/11/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/11/2003

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 12/2/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2003

Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer & Distributor Alliance (WEMDA) Notified Date 12/1/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/1/2003

Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/12/2003

Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association Notified Date 11/24/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/24/2003

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/12/2003

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 11/19/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/19/2003

Wisconsin Merchants Federation Notified Date 11/18/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/18/2003

Wisconsin Muck Farmers Association Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/13/2003

Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 11/14/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/14/2003

Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/12/2003

Wisconsin Pork Producers Association Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/13/2003

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/13/2003

Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) Notified Date 11/24/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/24/2003

Comments
This bill undermines many key public health, environmental, and consumer protection laws.
Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 12/16/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/16/2003

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 11/25/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/25/2003

Wisconsin Society of Architects Notified Date 12/1/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/1/2003

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 11/17/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/17/2003

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 11/20/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/20/2003

Comments
Opposed to section prohibiting DWD from establishing jobsite apprentice ratios.
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/13/2003

Wisconsin State Employees Union Notified Date 12/4/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/4/2003

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 11/14/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/14/2003

Wisconsin Utility Investors Inc Notified Date 11/12/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/12/2003

Wisconsin Wetlands Association Notified Date 11/13/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/13/2003

Comments
Allows individual property owners to cause serious alterations to public waterways without adequate environmental review or public input.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 11/17/2003 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/17/2003

Comments
While we strongly support job creation in Wisconsin, the Chapter 30 changes in this bill will seriously harm Wisconsin's lakes and streams without creating jobs.

Lobbying Efforts

  2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
2004
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
158.00
2004
July - December
Total 158.00
Alliant Energy Corp. 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
54.00
2004
July - December
Total 54.00
Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Inc 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
6.00
2004
July - December
Total 6.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
27.00
2004
July - December
Total 27.00
Johnson Controls Inc 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
8.00
2004
July - December
Total 8.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
11.00
2004
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Cast Metals Association 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
6.00
2004
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Cluster of YMCAs Executive Committee 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
28.00
2004
July - December
Total 28.00
Wisconsin Muck Farmers Association 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
1.00
2004
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
1.00
2004
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
6.00
2004
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Wetlands Association 2003
January - June
2003
July - December
2004
January - June
10.00
2004
July - December
Total 10.00