National Federation of Independent Business

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
All labor-related issued impacting on small business. All legal-reform issues impacting on small business. All regulatory issues impacting on small business. All tax-related issues impacting on small business. All competition-related issues impacting on small business.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislative or administrative action relating to small and/or independent business including taxation, industry, environment, trade and commerce, health, insurance, state government, labor, education, tort reform.

CEO Name:
S. Jackson Faris
State Director

Contact
BS
Billy Smith
10 E Doty St Ste 201
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-6083
(608) 255-4909
Bill.Smith@nfib.org
www.nfib.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Billy Smith Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2005 Withdrawn On N/A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

None
Notification Date
1/20/2005
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 5
Assembly Bill 5
relating to: health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 30

None
Notification Date
1/20/2005
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 6
Assembly Bill 6
relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts spent on medical insurance premiums by certain individuals.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/24/2005
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 12
Assembly Bill 12
relating to: the state minimum wage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/20/2005
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 15
Assembly Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2006
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 49
Assembly Bill 49
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 12

None
Notification Date
1/31/2005
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 52
Assembly Bill 52
relating to: the payment of personal property taxes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/9/2005
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

None
Notification Date
1/31/2005
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 77
Assembly Bill 77
relating to: a state minimum wage, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2005
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 101
Assembly Bill 101
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/24/2005
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 105
Assembly Bill 105
relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 89

None
Notification Date
3/10/2005
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 108
Assembly Bill 108
relating to: covering certain private sector employers and their employees under the health care coverage plan for the state and its employees and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government's or nonprofit organization.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/2/2005
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 149
Assembly Bill 149
relating to: attorney fees in civil actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/12/2005
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 155
Assembly Bill 155
relating to: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 81

None
Notification Date
4/5/2005
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 177
Assembly Bill 177
relating to: requirements for executive budget bill or bills.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/10/2005
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 181
Assembly Bill 181
relating to: renewals and extensions of business contracts.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/6/2005
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 195
Assembly Bill 195
relating to: retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/18/2005
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 199
Assembly Bill 199
relating to: the purchase of health care coverage through the Group Insurance Board by individuals who are engaged in the business of farming, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/14/2005
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 203
Assembly Bill 203
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/14/2005
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 241
Assembly Bill 241
relating to: transfer of the business employees' skills training grant program to the Technical College System Board, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/21/2005
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 277
Assembly Bill 277
relating to: general air pollution control permits, the term of registration air pollution control permits, the effect of a challenge to an emission limitation in an air pollution operation permit, and a report on regulatory barriers affecting manufacturin...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 28

None
Notification Date
4/5/2005
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 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/5/2005
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 336
Assembly Bill 336
relating to: the sales tax imposed on services provided by a temporary help company.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/20/2005
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 338
Assembly Bill 338
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

None
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 Bill 341
Assembly Bill 341
relating to: the offering of health savings accounts under the state employee health care coverage program.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/20/2005
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 462
Assembly Bill 462
relating to: spending limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, school districts, and technical college districts; school district revenue limits; and qualified economic offers under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/14/2005
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 498
Assembly Bill 498
relating to: an income tax and franchise tax credit for property taxes paid on property owned by Goodwill Industries.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 70

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 Bill 505
Assembly Bill 505
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/27/2005
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 553
Assembly Bill 553
relating to: social and financial impact reports.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/28/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 573
Assembly Bill 573
relating to: revision and elimination of the exemption from the property tax for certain property and the use of income from certain tax-exempt leased property.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 Bill 583
Assembly Bill 583
relating to: terms and conditions of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/13/2005
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 587
Assembly Bill 587
relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/27/2005
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 617
Assembly Bill 617
relating to: coverage of certain health care costs in cancer clinical trials.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 194

None
Notification Date
11/2/2005
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 621
Assembly Bill 621
relating to: requiring notice of unauthorized acquisitions of computerized personal information and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/13/2005
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 657
Assembly Bill 657
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 233

None
Notification Date
10/7/2005
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 675
Assembly Bill 675
relating to: compensation for the reduction in the fair market value of private real property.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/17/2005
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 680
Assembly Bill 680
relating to: increasing the jurisdictional amount in small claims court.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/27/2005
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 734
Assembly Bill 734
relating to: limiting rules regarding the placement of riprap.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 Bill 746
Assembly Bill 746
relating to: liens for metal fabrication tool builders and metal parts manufacturers and destruction of metal fabrication tools.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 Bill 764
Assembly Bill 764
relating to: awards to persons suffering damages as the result of medical malpractice and evidence of compensation for those damages.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 Bill 765
Assembly Bill 765
relating to: coverage under the injured patients and families compensation fund of medical school graduates engaged in postgraduate training.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 51

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 Bill 766
Assembly Bill 766
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 Bill 778
Assembly Bill 778
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/27/2005
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 799
Assembly Bill 799
relating to: health insurance coverage of smoking cessation treatment and medications.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/1/2005
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 807
Assembly Bill 807
relating to: establishing a publicly financed health care system for residents of this state, creating the Department of Health Planning and Finance, Health Policy Board, and regional consumer health councils, granting rule-making authority, and making app...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/10/2005
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 812
Assembly Bill 812
relating to: the definition of a group health benefit plan.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/28/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 827
Assembly Bill 827
relating to: prohibiting an insurer from requiring a certain vendor for repairing a motor vehicle.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2005
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 843
Assembly Bill 843
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/12/2005
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 844
Assembly Bill 844
relating to: the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan; creating the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority; a health benefit program for persons eligible for tax credits for payment of premiums; an income and franchise tax credit for Health Insurance R...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 74

None
Notification Date
11/28/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 855
Assembly Bill 855
relating to: damages for frivolous claims.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/12/2005
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 860
Assembly Bill 860
relating to: an assessment on large employers that do not provide subsidized health care coverage, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authorit...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2005
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 862
Assembly Bill 862
relating to: self-funded employer groups for providing health care coverage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2005
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 910
Assembly Bill 910
relating to: creating a procedure for certain taxpayers to defer taxation on certain reinvested capital gains.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/18/2006
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 926
Assembly Bill 926
relating to: group health care plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 231

None
Notification Date
1/31/2006
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 959
Assembly Bill 959
relating to: health insurance coverage for children, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/7/2006
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 960
Assembly Bill 960
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/7/2006
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 968
Assembly Bill 968
relating to: various duties of the Department of Revenue, including issuing declaratory judgments, conducting audits and assessments, asserting liability, allowing claims for refunds, awarding the costs of litigation to a prevailing party, imposing penalti...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2006
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 992
Assembly Bill 992
relating to: the Volunteer Fire Fighter and Emergency Medical Technician Service Award Program and the exclusion of wages earned for services performed as a volunteer fire fighter, emergency medical technician, or first responder from partial unemployment ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2006
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 1039
Assembly Bill 1039
relating to: persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct paymen...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2006
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 1052
Assembly Bill 1052
relating to: prohibiting certain rules related to defined network plans and preferred provider plans, requiring defined network plans and preferred provider plans to provide certain notices, requiring the commissioner of insurance to publish a guide descri...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2006
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 1072
Assembly Bill 1072
relating to: awards to persons suffering damages as the result of medical malpractice and evidence of compensation for those damages.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/1/2006
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 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 183

None
Notification Date
3/1/2006
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 1074
Assembly Bill 1074
relating to: recovery of attorney fees in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/1/2006
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 1117
Assembly Bill 1117
relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax living wage credit.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/28/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 1140
Assembly Bill 1140
relating to: creating the Private Health Insurance Purchasing Corporation of Wisconsin, establishing a health insurance purchasing arrangement through the use of private accounts for all state residents, adopting federal law as it relates to health savings...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/24/2006
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 1141
Assembly Bill 1141
relating to: to: the amount of sales and use taxes that a retailer may retain for administrative purposes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/24/2006
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 1148
Assembly Bill 1148
relating to: an assessment on large employers that reduce or eliminate health care coverage, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2006
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 1154
Assembly Bill 1154
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/4/2006
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 1163
Assembly Bill 1163
relating to: liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 474

None
Notification Date
4/11/2006
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 1171
Assembly Bill 1171
relating to: creating a Healthy Wisconsin Authority and requiring a study on a catastrophic reinsurance program for health care costs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/6/2006
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 1186
Assembly Bill 1186
relating to: unincorporated cooperative associations, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 441

None
Notification Date
4/26/2006
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 1217
Assembly Bill 1217
relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for infants.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/1/2006
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 1218
Assembly Bill 1218
relating to: requiring health insurance policies to cover orphan drugs and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/1/2006
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 Joint Resolution 12
Assembly Joint Resolution 12
relating to: removing the general statement of the Wisconsin Constitution that the rule of taxation shall be uniform (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2005
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 40
Assembly Joint Resolution 40
relating to: spending limits for the state, school districts, and local governmental units, electoral approval for certain taxing, spending, and bonding decisions by governmental units, the ability of local governmental units to exempt themselves from stat...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/9/2005
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 43
Assembly Joint Resolution 43
relating to: the vote on bills that would increase certain tax revenues (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/7/2005
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

None
Notification Date
2/21/2006
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 Joint Resolution 98
Assembly Joint Resolution 98
relating to: different property tax levy rates for parts of cities, villages, towns, counties, and school districts added by attachments to school districts, consolidations, and boundary changes under cooperative agreements (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/14/2006
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 7
Senate Bill 7
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

None
Notification Date
1/20/2005
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 9
Senate Bill 9
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/24/2005
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 12
Senate Bill 12
relating to: the state minimum wage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/20/2005
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 15
Senate Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2006
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 16
Senate Bill 16
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/24/2005
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 18
Senate Bill 18
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/24/2005
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 56
Senate Bill 56
relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.

Bill Text and History

Senate Bill 57
Senate Bill 57
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government's or nonprofit organization.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/2/2005
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 58
Senate Bill 58
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

Senate Bill 65
Senate Bill 65
relating to: the capital gains income tax exclusion.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/24/2005
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 70
Senate Bill 70
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/24/2005
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 108
Senate Bill 108
relating to: the purchase of health care coverage through the Group Insurance Board by individuals who are engaged in the business of farming, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/11/2005
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 111
Senate Bill 111
relating to: retained earnings of telecommunications cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/18/2005
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 128
Senate Bill 128
relating to: increasing the limits for insurance coverage of nervous or mental health disorders or alcoholism or other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/21/2005
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 129
Senate Bill 129
relating to: transfer of the business employees' skills training grant program to the Technical College System Board, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/21/2005
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

None
Notification Date
3/30/2005
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 150
Senate Bill 150
relating to: making technical and minor substantive changes in the administrative rule-making process.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 249

None
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.
Senate Bill 161
Senate Bill 161
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 325

None
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.
Senate Bill 164
Senate Bill 164
relating to: notice regarding unauthorized acquisition of personal information.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 138

None
Notification Date
9/9/2005
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 184
Senate Bill 184
relating to: allowing refunds for claiming the development zones capital investment tax credit, development zones credit, development opportunity zones credit, technology zones credit, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/20/2005
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 215
Senate Bill 215
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/27/2005
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 232
Senate Bill 232
relating to: increasing the administrative and civil penalties that an employer that fails to pay the minimum wage may be required to pay and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/14/2005
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 245
Senate Bill 245
relating to: indexing the living wage to the change in the consumer price index, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/29/2005
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 268
Senate Bill 268
relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/28/2005
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 288
Senate Bill 288
relating to: coverage of certain health care costs in cancer clinical trials.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/24/2005
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 375
Senate Bill 375
relating to: liens for metal fabrication tool builders and metal parts manufacturers and destruction of metal fabrication tools.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 336

None
Notification Date
10/17/2005
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 388
Senate Bill 388
relating to: establishing a publicly financed health care system for residents of this state, creating the Department of Health Planning and Finance, Health Policy Board, and regional consumer health councils, granting rule-making authority, and making app...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 392
Senate Bill 392
relating to: the sale of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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 402
Senate Bill 402
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/31/2005
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 420
Senate Bill 420
relating to: the definition of a group health benefit plan.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/22/2006
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 425
Senate Bill 425
relating to: the authority of the Department of Justice and public nuisance actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/28/2005
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 426
Senate Bill 426
relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, authorized positions for the department of justice, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 86

None
Notification Date
11/28/2005
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 440
Senate Bill 440
relating to: an assessment on large employers that do not provide subsidized health care coverage, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making authorit...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2005
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 447
Senate Bill 447
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/9/2005
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 451
Senate Bill 451
relating to: the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan; creating the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority; a health benefit program for persons eligible for tax credits for payment of premiums; an income and franchise tax credit for Health Insurance R...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/28/2005
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 456
Senate Bill 456
relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/6/2005
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 459
Senate Bill 459
relating to: administration and funding of programs for utility public benefits; renewable energy requirements for utilities and retail electric cooperatives; energy efficiency requirements for state construction; revising and reviewing the state energy co...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 141

None
Notification Date
12/6/2005
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 472
Senate Bill 472
relating to: prohibiting an insurer from requiring a certain vendor for repairing a motor vehicle.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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 474
Senate Bill 474
relating to: making various changes in the worker's compensation law, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 172

None
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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 475
Senate Bill 475
relating to: increasing the recycling fee imposed on the disposal of solid waste, the program of financial assistance for local recycling programs, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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 478
Senate Bill 478
relating to: approval of state building projects and contracts and use of bidding procedures on such contracts and the allocation of village assets and liabilities upon dissolution.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 391

None
Notification Date
12/20/2005
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 517
Senate Bill 517
relating to: group health care plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 608
Senate Bill 608
state procurement from lowest-cost vendors.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 614
Senate Bill 614
persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct payment to a chirop...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 615
Senate Bill 615
exempting from taxation unemployment compensation benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 617
Senate Bill 617
prohibiting certain rules related to defined network plans and preferred provider plans, requiring defined network plans and preferred provider plans to provide certain notices, requiring the commissioner of insurance to publish a guide describing out-of-n...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2006
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.
Senate Bill 648
Senate Bill 648
regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/7/2006
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 660
Senate Bill 660
revision and elimination of the exemption from the property tax for certain property and the use of income from certain tax-exempt leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/15/2006
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 671
Senate Bill 671
biennial reports concerning state contractual service procurements.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/28/2006
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 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

None
Notification Date
2/21/2006
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

uniform procedures for determining whether services are appropriate for contracting under the State procurement system.
Agency Name
Administration

Subject
uniform procedures for determining whether services are appropriate for contracting under the State procurement system.

Register Number: 605 (5/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-090
None
Notification Date
6/1/2006
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.

ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.

Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
None
Notification Date
10/31/2006
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.

Trans 200, displaying “Attractions” on highway specific information signs.
Agency Name
Transportation

Subject
Trans 200, displaying “Attractions” on highway specific information signs.

Register Number: 604 (5/1/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-103
None
Notification Date
11/14/2006
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

All proposals related to health care reform.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All proposals related to health care reform.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/19/2006
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.

Administrative rules affecting professional employer organizations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administrative rules affecting professional employer organizations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
8/11/2006
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.

Issues relating to development of 2007-09 state budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to development of 2007-09 state budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/11/2006
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.

Issues relating to proposals by the BadgerCare Plus Advisors Group.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to proposals by the BadgerCare Plus Advisors Group.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/11/2006
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.

Issues relating to the development of catastrophic health care and other proposals bythe Governor's Healthy Wisconsin Council.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to the development of catastrophic health care and other proposals bythe Governor's Healthy Wisconsin Council.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/11/2006
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.

Coverage of dental services under the Medical Assistance program, and afrecting small businesses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Coverage of dental services under the Medical Assistance program, and afrecting small businesses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/21/2006
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.

LRB 4017 - Consumer Choice Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4017 - Consumer Choice Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/21/2006
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.

LRB 4621/1 - Relating to chiropractic services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4621/1 - Relating to chiropractic services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/21/2006
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.

LRB 4639/1 - Relating to amending the Unfair Sales Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4639/1 - Relating to amending the Unfair Sales Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/21/2006
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.

Creation of BadgerCare Plus to provide health insurane for children.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of BadgerCare Plus to provide health insurane for children.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/3/2006
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.

Creation of reinsurance program for businesses and individuals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of reinsurance program for businesses and individuals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/3/2006
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.

Health care plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2006
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.

Issues in the Department of Corrections.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues in the Department of Corrections.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/12/2006
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.

LRB 3240 - Requiring a contact with a data organization for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health care claims information.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3240 - Requiring a contact with a data organization for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health care claims information.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/12/2006
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.

LRB 4055 - Group Health Plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4055 - Group Health Plans offered by health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/20/2005
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.

LRB 3756 - Relating to the recovery of punitive damages.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3756 - Relating to the recovery of punitive damages.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/31/2005
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.

LRB 2569/2 - Self-funded employer groups for providing health care coverage.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2569/2 - Self-funded employer groups for providing health care coverage.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/19/2005
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.

LRB 3776/1 - Terms and conditions of gift cards, gift certificates.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3776/1 - Terms and conditions of gift cards, gift certificates.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/19/2005
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.

LRB 3851 - Actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers and promoters of products.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3851 - Actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers and promoters of products.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/19/2005
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.

Nuisance Lawsuit - Fairness in Litigation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nuisance Lawsuit - Fairness in Litigation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/7/2005
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.

Ins. 9, OCI proposed rule change
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ins. 9, OCI proposed rule change

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
8/3/2005
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.

CH. 227 - Administrative Rules Process - WLC:0080/2, makes technical changes in the administrative rulemaking process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CH. 227 - Administrative Rules Process - WLC:0080/2, makes technical changes in the administrative rulemaking process.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/11/2005
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.

LRB 1543/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1543/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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.

LRB 0206/1 - Relating to allowing telephone cooperatives to use ratepayer money to invest in other business ventures.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0206/1 - Relating to allowing telephone cooperatives to use ratepayer money to invest in other business ventures.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB 0603 - prohibiting amortization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0603 - prohibiting amortization

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB 2016 - prohibiting amortization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2016 - prohibiting amortization

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB-1484/1 - Repeal of provision in statutes that reduces the amount of recoverable attorney fees awarded in a civil action.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1484/1 - Repeal of provision in statutes that reduces the amount of recoverable attorney fees awarded in a civil action.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB 1413 - To allow Wisconsin small business to buy into the state health care program and offer it to their employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1413 - To allow Wisconsin small business to buy into the state health care program and offer it to their employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Unfair sales act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Unfair sales act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB-1979/1 - Mandated insurance coverage issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1979/1 - Mandated insurance coverage issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Unfair sales act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Unfair sales act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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
$91,220.65
2005
July - December
$97,746.10
2006
January - June
$102,067.18
2006
July - December
$81,723.44
Total $372,757.36
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
177.50
2005
July - December
128.25
2006
January - June
89.25
2006
July - December
80.25
Total 475.25
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
897.50
2005
July - December
804.25
2006
January - June
919.75
2006
July - December
717.10
Total 3338.60

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3 %
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.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
20 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 8 %
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.
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 2 %
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, authorized positions for the department of justice, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
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 2 %
relating to: persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct payment to a chiropractor.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %

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
70 %
2005
July - December
60 %
2006
January - June
50 %
2006
July - December
100 %
Total 69 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures