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Assembly Bill 248

Relating To: Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
All Aboard Wisconsin Notified Date 4/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/20/2021

BNSF Railway Notified Date 4/21/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/21/2021

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Notified Date 4/23/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/23/2021

Comments
We as Railroad Workers suffer from the crossing legalization on the railroad right-away. Every 90 minutes in the United States someone is being struck by a locomotive. Has anyone thought about the crew members' mental health afterward?
Ducks Unlimited Notified Date 4/21/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/21/2021

Safari Club Notified Date 4/26/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/26/2021

Comments
This Bill corrects a problem that is keeping thousands of public hunting and fishing acres out of the public domaine. There have been NO cases of incidents involving the outdoor public while crossing tracks. contrary to what you have told.
SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation) Notified Date 4/19/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/19/2021

Comments
Persons are not allowed to cross interstates unless provisions are made for safe passage because of the speed of traffic, There is frankly no difference with the railroads. Remember, train crews must live with the poor judgement of the trespasser.
Union Pacific Railroad Company Notified Date 4/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/20/2021

Wisconsin & Southern Railroad L.L.C. Notified Date 4/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/20/2021

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association Notified Date 4/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/27/2021

Wisconsin Firearm Owners, Inc Notified Date 4/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/27/2021

Wisconsin Game Preserve Association Notified Date 4/29/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/29/2021

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 4/23/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/23/2021

Wisconsin Railroad Association Notified Date 4/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/20/2021

Wisconsin Sporting Alliance Notified Date 4/29/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/29/2021

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 6/24/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/24/2021

Wisconsin Trout Unlimited, Inc. Notified Date 4/26/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/26/2021

Wisconsin Waterfowl Association, Inc Notified Date 4/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/27/2021

Comments
WWA's 6,000 members--and even more waterfowlers who are not members--have a vested interest in the outcome of this bill. Save for the prohibition on crossing tracks, large swaths of otherwise open lands would be available to outdoorsmen.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 4/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/27/2021

Comments
This bill is critically important to hunters, anglers and trappers and their use of public lands in Wisconsin

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
245.00
2021
July - December
135.00
2022
January - June
24.00
2022
July - December
Total 404.00
All Aboard Wisconsin 2021
January - June
4.00
2021
July - December
9.00
2022
January - June
5.00
2022
July - December
Total 18.00
BNSF Railway 2021
January - June
6.00
2021
July - December
8.00
2022
January - June
10.00
2022
July - December
Total 24.00
Safari Club 2021
January - June
65.00
2021
July - December
8.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 73.00
SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation) 2021
January - June
63.00
2021
July - December
43.00
2022
January - June
8.00
2022
July - December
Total 114.00
Union Pacific Railroad Company 2021
January - June
44.00
2021
July - December
20.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 64.00
Wisconsin Game Preserve Association 2021
January - June
10.00
2021
July - December
25.00
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 36.00
Wisconsin Railroad Association 2021
January - June
16.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Sporting Alliance 2021
January - June
2.00
2021
July - December
4.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
16.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Trout Unlimited, Inc. 2021
January - June
2.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Waterfowl Association, Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation 2021
January - June
33.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 33.00