Wisconsin Council 40 AFSCME, AFL-CIO

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Represents local government and private sector non-profit employees throughout Wisconsin, excluding Milwaukee County.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters relating to local government employment relations and collective bargaining, state budget issues relating to the funding of local governmnet, the WI retirement system, and legislation relating to unemployment compensation, workers compensation, family & medical leave and protective labor legislation.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
RC
Robert Chybowski
8033 Excelsior Dr Ste B
Madison, WI 53717-1903
(608) 836-4040
(608) 836-4444
bchybowski@afscmecouncil40.org
www.afscmecouncil40.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Chybowski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/20/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 24
Assembly Bill 24
relating to: quorum requirements for a zoning board of appeals or adjustment.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 34

For
Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 49
Assembly Bill 49
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 12

Against
Notification Date
5/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 58
Assembly Bill 58
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 81
Assembly Bill 81
relating to: creditable military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 114
Assembly Bill 114
relating to: allowing school boards and charter schools to establish single-sex schools and courses.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 346

For
Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
None
Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 268
Assembly Bill 268
relating to: mandatory and permissive subjects of collective bargaining under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 361
Assembly Bill 361
relating to: minimum age for qualifying for a retirement annuity under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 461
Assembly Bill 461
relating to: requiring legislative approval to locate a gaming establishment on certain lands taken into trust for the benefit of Indian tribes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 515
Assembly Bill 515
relating to: collective bargaining over health care coverage for municipal employees and allowing municipal employers to change health care coverage plan providers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 698
Assembly Bill 698
relating to: the enrollment of the charter school established by the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 111

For
Notification Date
4/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 857
Assembly Bill 857
relating to: final offer limits under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental app...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 28
Senate Bill 28
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 114
Senate Bill 114
relating to: classifying county jailers as protective occupation participants for the purposes of the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 147
Senate Bill 147
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 331
Senate Bill 331
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 85

Against
Notification Date
12/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 698
Senate Bill 698
creating a health care plan to cover all individuals employed in the state, requiring every employer in the state to pay an assessment for the costs of the health care plan, creating a Wisconsin Health Care Plan Board, requesting waivers of federal law, re...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Resolution 4
Senate Resolution 4
calling on the Congress of the United States to reject plans to privatize Social Security by cutting Social Security's guaranteed benefits and diverting money out of Social Security into private investment accounts and, further, calling on Congress to comm...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Resolution 63
Senate Resolution 63
creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for red...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/28/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health and Family Services: Care and Treatment Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Care and Treatment Facilities

Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs

Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workforce Development: Child Support
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Child Support

Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workforce Development: Economic Support and Child Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Economic Support and Child Care

Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Tax on gasoline sales. We are opposed to any change in the present method of indexing the sales tax on gasoline to inflation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax on gasoline sales. We are opposed to any change in the present method of indexing the sales tax on gasoline to inflation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/8/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Opposition to LRB 1339 relating to changes in the Municipal Employment Relations Act (MERA) with respect to contracting out public services as a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to LRB 1339 relating to changes in the Municipal Employment Relations Act (MERA) with respect to contracting out public services as a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Opposition to LRB 1368/1 relating to payment of Wisconsin Retirement System contributions by municipal employers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to LRB 1368/1 relating to payment of Wisconsin Retirement System contributions by municipal employers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Protective Service Status for County Corrections Officers (jailers)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Protective Service Status for County Corrections Officers (jailers)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin AFL-CIO Health Insurance Plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin AFL-CIO Health Insurance Plan

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$13,598.25
2005
July - December
$9,515.79
2006
January - June
$7,391.21
2006
July - December
$2,932.62
Total $33,437.87
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
12.00
2005
July - December
4.00
2006
January - June
5.50
2006
July - December
0.00
Total 21.50
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
179.00
2005
July - December
133.00
2006
January - June
91.50
2006
July - December
42.00
Total 445.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: classifying county jailers as protective occupation participants for the purposes of the Wisconsin Retirement System.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
relating to: final offer limits under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
25 %
2006
January - June
25 %
2006
July - December
Total 12 %
relating to: mandatory and permissive subjects of collective bargaining under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
30 %
2006
January - June
20 %
2006
July - December
Total 13 %
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for reducing the revenue limit, allowing local governmental units to raise revenue to compensate for reductions in state aid, requiring the state to reduce its revenue limit in conjunction with reduction in state aid, reimbursing the reasonable costs of imposing state mandates, standing to bring a suit to enforce the revenue limits, and requiring the approval of only one legislature to amend the revenue limit provisions (first consideration).
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
25 %
2006
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
45 %
2005
July - December
35 %
2006
January - June
30 %
2006
July - December
100 %
Total 44 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
55 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 22 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures