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Senate Bill 646

Relating To: Relating to: expanding applicability of the room tax, making substantive and technical changes to the local room tax, and providing a penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Airbnb, Inc. Notified Date 1/22/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/22/2020

Comments
Opposed to the bill as introduced. Neutral to the bill as amended by Assembly Substitute Amendment 2.
Apartment Association of South Central Wisconsin Notified Date 1/28/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/28/2020

Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions Notified Date 1/29/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2020

Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions Notified Date 1/29/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2020

Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin Notified Date 3/6/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2020

City of Madison Notified Date 2/11/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2020

Consumer Technology Association Notified Date 1/28/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/28/2020

Expedia Group Notified Date 1/28/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/28/2020

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2020

NetChoice Notified Date 1/31/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/31/2020

Comments
We ask that you not move forward with SB 646. We outline the legal problems with such an approach in the attached testimony.
Supporting Documentation
20200131_NetChoice Opposition to Wisconsin SB 646 – Disclosure of resident information.pdf

The Travel Technology Association Notified Date 1/30/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/30/2020

Supporting Documentation
20200130_TTA Testimony-WI SB 646.pdf

Wisconsin Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus Notified Date 1/30/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/30/2020

Wisconsin Dells Visitors and Convention Bureau Notified Date 1/23/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2020

Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association Notified Date 1/9/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/9/2020

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 1/9/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/9/2020

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/2/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/2/2020

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 1/14/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/14/2020

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 1/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/17/2020

Lobbying Efforts

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
290.00
2020
July - December
1.00
Total 291.00
Airbnb, Inc. 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
9.00
2020
July - December
Total 9.00
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
Total 12.00
Citizens for a Scenic Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
1.00
Total 3.00
Consumer Technology Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
21.00
2020
July - December
Total 21.00
Wisconsin Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
49.00
2020
July - December
Total 49.00
Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
197.00
2020
July - December
Total 197.00