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Senate Bill 573

Relating To: Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliance for Automotive Innovation Notified Date 2/2/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2022

Comments
With the substitute amendment we believe the current draft could stifle public/private collaboration and inhibit the acceleration of EV infrastructure
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/8/2021

Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 10/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/20/2021

Comments
With the proposed amendment addressing local units of governments subsidizing EV stations, AFP-WI has no concerns with this legislation.
Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/15/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2022

City of Madison Notified Date 1/31/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/31/2022

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 1/31/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/31/2022

Clean Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 10/7/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/7/2021

Customers First! Coalition Notified Date 11/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/9/2021

Comments
CFC believes electric vehicles offer potentially significant benefits for all WI electric customers and generally supports policies that promote EVs and access to EV charging. CFC supports efforts to gain consensus regarding this concept.
Dairyland Power Cooperative Notified Date 10/19/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/19/2021

Dane County Notified Date 2/7/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/7/2022

Kwik Trip Inc. Notified Date 9/28/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/28/2021

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 10/19/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/19/2021

Comments
The League supports the original bill but is opposed to Senate Substitute Amendment 2 and Senate Amendment 1 to Sub 2.
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/3/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2022

Comments
Recent amendments to this bill cause LWVWI to register in opposition.
Madison Gas & Electric Company Notified Date 12/16/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/16/2021

Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/18/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/18/2021

Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy Notified Date 12/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/8/2021

RENEW Wisconsin Notified Date 10/15/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/15/2021

Comments
RENEW supports clarifying that EV charging stations can assess a fee based on kWh's, but we can not support the current bill language because it would prohibit or severely restrict EV charging station owners from using on-site solar PV.
TechNet Notified Date 2/2/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/2/2022

WEC Energy Group, Inc. Notified Date 9/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/27/2021

Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association, Inc. Notified Date 11/10/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/10/2021

Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum Notified Date 10/26/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/26/2021

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 12/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/9/2021

Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association Notified Date 10/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/5/2021

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 10/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/8/2021

Comments
WMC opposes taxpayer subsidization of state and local governments to compete with private sector businesses for retail charging stations. We would support the bill if this was addressed.
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association Notified Date 2/17/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/17/2022

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 2/1/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2022

Comments
WTA supports the original bill but is opposed to the substitute amendments.
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 9/28/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/28/2021

WPPI Energy Notified Date 11/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/8/2021

Lobbying Efforts

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
297.00
2022
January - June
356.00
2022
July - December
Total 653.00
Alliance for Automotive Innovation 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
6.00
2022
July - December
Total 6.00
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
4.00
2022
July - December
Total 4.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
14.00
2022
July - December
Total 14.00
Customers First! Coalition 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
7.00
2022
July - December
Total 7.00
Dairyland Power Cooperative 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
12.00
2022
January - June
19.00
2022
July - December
Total 31.00
Dane County 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
3.00
2022
July - December
Total 3.00
Kwik Trip Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
83.00
2022
January - June
47.00
2022
July - December
Total 130.00
League of Wisconsin Municipalities 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
26.00
2022
January - June
31.00
2022
July - December
Total 57.00
Madison Gas & Electric Company 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
11.00
2022
January - June
15.00
2022
July - December
Total 26.00
Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10.00
2022
July - December
Total 10.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
13.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 13.00
RENEW Wisconsin 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15.00
2022
January - June
18.00
2022
July - December
Total 33.00
TechNet 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 1.00
WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
33.00
2022
January - June
40.00
2022
July - December
Total 73.00
Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association, Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
28.00
2022
January - June
64.00
2022
July - December
Total 92.00
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
50.00
2022
January - June
38.00
2022
July - December
Total 88.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
14.00
2022
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
7.00
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 8.00
WPPI Energy 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
19.00
2022
January - June
24.00
2022
July - December
Total 43.00