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Assembly Bill 588

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
Alliant Energy Notified Date 12/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/8/2021

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 12/14/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/14/2021

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 10/1/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/1/2021

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 Assembly Substitute Amendment 2 and Assembly Amendment 2 to Sub 2.
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/5/2021

Comments
Significant amendments to this bill cause LWVWI to now 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

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 10/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/20/2021

Milwaukee County Notified Date 1/28/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/28/2022

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 10/5/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/5/2021

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.
Tesla, Inc. Notified Date 10/20/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/20/2021

WEC Energy Group, Inc. Notified Date 10/4/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/4/2021

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 12/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/8/2021

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
355.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 355.00
Alliant Energy 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
21.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 21.00
Clean Wisconsin Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
22.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 22.00
Dairyland Power Cooperative 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
12.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 12.00
Kwik Trip Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
83.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 83.00
League of Wisconsin Municipalities 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
39.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 39.00
Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
11.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 11.00
RENEW Wisconsin 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
29.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 29.00
WEC Energy Group, Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
24.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 24.00
Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association, Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
28.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 28.00
Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
50.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 50.00
Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
7.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7.00
WPPI Energy 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
28.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 28.00