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Senate Bill 821

Relating To: Relating to: a property tax exemption for all machinery, tools, and patterns; a reduction of state general obligation and variable rate debt supported by general purpose revenue; and increasing the maximum deduction under the individual income tax sliding scale standard deduction. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Bowling Centers Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Greater Whitewater Committee, Inc. Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Kids Forward Notified Date 2/19/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/19/2020

Comments
We oppose the bill because we believe that some of the newfound state revenue should be used to increase state equalization aid and categorical aid for public schools.
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Midwest Food Products Association Inc Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Midwest Hardware Association Inc Notified Date 2/18/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2020

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 2/18/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2020

Skiing Wisconsin Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Water Quality Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 2/18/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2020

Wisconsin Dental Association Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Wisconsin Housing Alliance Notified Date 2/20/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2020

Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc. Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/19/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/19/2020

Comments
2017 Act 59 exempted all machinery, tools, & patterns from the personal property tax that were not already exempt previously. WMC appreciates the clarification but would like to make the clarification clearer.
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Comments
Repeal of personal property tax
Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
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2/17/2020

Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc Notified Date 2/18/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
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2/18/2020

Wisconsin Small Businesses United Notified Date 2/17/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/17/2020

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
20.00
2020
July - December
Total 20.00
Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
Greater Whitewater Committee, Inc. 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Skiing Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
13.00
2020
July - December
Total 13.00