Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters represents the local unions/membership of the United Brotherhod of Carpenters in Wisconsin on state government issues. Members are employed in consstruction and industrial plants. The Carpenters' Union believes all working people have a right to a good job with benefits; a living wage that can support a family; security and dignity in work and retirement; a safe and secure workplace; education and training to reach our full potential.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters participates in the state legislative and rules process on issues relating to labor standards, worker rights, employee protections, the general economic security and welfare of Wisconsin carpenters and their families. The areas of legislation and admininstrative rules of concern include: privailing wage, law, workers compensation, unemployment insurance, apprenticeship and training, the bidding and awarding of public construction projects, the biennial state budget, trasportation, the state building trades collective bargaining agreement, family and medical leave law, health and safety, prison labor, the preservation of hunting, fishing and recreational opportunities.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
MSR
Mark S Reihl
115 W Main Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-1206
(608) 256-2978
mreihl@tds.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Mark Reihl Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 12
Assembly Bill 12
relating to: the state minimum wage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/25/2005
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
2/6/2006
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.
For
Notification Date
2/6/2006
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 39
Assembly Bill 39
relating to: regulating the manufactured housing industry and manufactured home installations; promoting rehabilitation and recycling of manufactured housing; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 45

For
Notification Date
9/22/2005
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
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 63
Assembly Bill 63
relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, and the fee for an identification card issued by the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/22/2005
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
2/22/2005
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
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 118
Assembly Bill 118
relating to: an income tax and franchise tax credit for training apprentices.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2005
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 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

For
Notification Date
2/22/2005
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 146
Assembly Bill 146
relating to: changing the amount at which a public construction contract let by a city, village, town, technical college district board, town sanitary district commission, or federated public library system must be let to the lowest responsible bidder.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 202

Against
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 161
Assembly Bill 161
relating to: solicitation of bids for public procurements by means of an electronic auction and granting rule-making.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 186
Assembly Bill 186
relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/17/2005
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 222
Assembly Bill 222
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2005
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

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 Bill 303
Assembly Bill 303
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/13/2005
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 441
Assembly Bill 441
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
5/31/2005
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 442
Assembly Bill 442
relating to: the determination of prevailing wage rates and prevailing fringe benefit rates for workers employed on state or local projects of public works and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/31/2005
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 586
Assembly Bill 586
relating to: hunting and firearm possession by persons who are under 16 years of age.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/2/2005
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 686
Assembly Bill 686
relating to: permitting two or more employers engaged in the logging industry to pool their worker's compensation liabilities for purposes of operating as self-insurers and requiring the establishment of separate classifications and worker's compensation i...

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 703
Assembly Bill 703
relating to: making companies that hire illegal aliens ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2006
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 736
Assembly Bill 736
relating to: drug and alcohol testing of employees who are required to be paid the prevailing wage rate for work performed on projects of public works, other than state highway projects, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 181

For
Notification Date
3/6/2006
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 750
Assembly Bill 750
relating to: the assessment of forfeitures by the Department of Commerce for violating certain licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 182

For
Notification Date
12/1/2005
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 782
Assembly Bill 782
relating to: the deadline and procedure for voter registration and the determination of residency for voting purposes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2006
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 808
Assembly Bill 808
relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, reg...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2006
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 843
Assembly Bill 843
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/15/2005
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 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

For
Notification Date
1/19/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 867
Assembly Bill 867
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

For
Notification Date
12/15/2005
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 885
Assembly Bill 885
relating to: requiring the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to promulgate rules prescribing fair methods of competition in the construction of new residential or noncommercial property and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 888
Assembly Bill 888
relating to: voter registration at offices of county clerks and boards of election commissioners.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2006
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 913
Assembly Bill 913
relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for the sales and use tax paid on construction materials, labor, and services that are sold under a lump sum contract.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 956
Assembly Bill 956
relating to: ordinances establishing standards for places of employment and public buildings.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/8/2006
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 980
Assembly Bill 980
relating to: continuing education and certification requirements for building contractors and certification of building inspectors.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2006
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 1053
Assembly Bill 1053
relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.

Bill Text and History

For
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 1086
Assembly Bill 1086
relating to: the regulation of construction contractors and subcontractors, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/6/2006
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 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
7/31/2006
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 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
3/31/2006
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.
Senate Bill 12
Senate Bill 12
relating to: the state minimum wage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/25/2005
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
1/25/2005
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 23
Senate Bill 23
relating to: regulating the manufactured housing industry and manufactured home installations; promoting rehabilitation and recycling of manufactured housing; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/22/2005
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 40
Senate Bill 40
relating to: a state minimum wage, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2005
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 46
Senate Bill 46
relating to: campaign financing, designations for the Wisconsin election campaign fund by individuals filing state income tax returns, creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for contributions to the Public Integrity Endowment, candidate time...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2005
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.
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
2/17/2005
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 58
Senate Bill 58
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2005
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.
Senate Bill 69
Senate Bill 69
relating to: an income tax and franchise tax credit for training apprentices.

Bill Text and History

Senate Bill 98
Senate Bill 98
relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 107
Senate Bill 107
relating to: the provision of temporary employees to a 3rd-party employer by a temporary help agency for the purpose of replacing employees who are on strike against, or who are locked out by, the 3rd-party employer.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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
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.
Senate Bill 156
Senate Bill 156
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 183
Senate Bill 183
relating to: increasing the maximum amount of grants to certain organizations that provide support to a manufacturing extension center and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 180

For
Notification Date
7/14/2005
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 208
Senate Bill 208
relating to: designating and marking USH 45 as the Wisconsin Labor Highway.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2006
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.
Senate Bill 219
Senate Bill 219
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/8/2005
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 220
Senate Bill 220
relating to: the determination of prevailing wage rates and prevailing fringe benefit rates for workers employed on state or local projects of public works and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/31/2005
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 325
Senate Bill 325
relating to: indoor environmental quality in schools and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing motor vehicle sales and use tax revenues into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/29/2005
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 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
9/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 352
Senate Bill 352
relating to: creating the Wisconsin Aerospace Authority to develop and operate spaceports and related facilities and services and other aerospace facilities and services and providing the authority with the power of condemnation, authorizing municipalities...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 335

For
Notification Date
3/20/2006
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 356
Senate Bill 356
relating to: choice of law in cases involving environmental claims under general liability insurance policies.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2006
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.
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

For
Notification Date
11/22/2005
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

Against
Notification Date
1/11/2006
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.
Senate Bill 450
Senate Bill 450
relating to: construction liens, requirements for securing payment for work on publicly financed projects, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 204

None
Notification Date
3/8/2006
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 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
2/6/2006
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.
For
Notification Date
2/6/2006
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.
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

For
Notification Date
1/19/2006
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.
Senate Bill 516
Senate Bill 516
relating to: continuing education and certification requirements for building contractors and certification of building inspectors.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 200

For
Notification Date
1/26/2006
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.
Senate Bill 576
Senate Bill 576
relating to: popular election of technical college district boards, providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2006
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 594
Senate Bill 594
relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/13/2006
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

Against
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.
Senate Bill 630
Senate Bill 630
requiring instruction in public schools on the history of organized labor in America and the collective bargaining process. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2006
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 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

None
Notification Date
7/31/2006
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.
Senate Bill 711
Senate Bill 711
ratification of the agreement negotiated between the state of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State Building Trades Negotiating Committee, AFL-CIO, and its appropriate affiliated locals, for the 2005-07 biennium, covering employees in the building trades craft...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/10/2006
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

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2006
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Building Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Program

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Forestry and Parks

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

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
2/18/2005
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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Other Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Other Credits

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Taxation

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

prevailing wage rates on state or local public works projects.
Agency Name
Workforce Development

Subject
prevailing wage rates on state or local public works projects.

Register Number: 581 (6/1/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-081
For
Notification Date
1/1/2005
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Future funding issues of the State's transportation system.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Future funding issues of the State's transportation system.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/20/2006
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.

Green building standards for state buildings. Opposition to USGBC's LEED Green Building Rating System.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Green building standards for state buildings. Opposition to USGBC's LEED Green Building Rating System.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/17/2005
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.

Application of the lobbying regulation law to attempts to influence state procurement decisions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Application of the lobbying regulation law to attempts to influence state procurement decisions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/19/2005
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.

Clarifying and streamling the requirements for filing a proper lien
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying and streamling the requirements for filing a proper lien

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/19/2005
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.

Taxpayer's Bill of Rights-TABOR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxpayer's Bill of Rights-TABOR

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/19/2005
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to making changes in Wisconsin's plant closing law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to making changes in Wisconsin's plant closing law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/7/2005
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.

Drug and alcohol testing of employees who are required to be paid the prevailing wage for work performed on projects of public works.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drug and alcohol testing of employees who are required to be paid the prevailing wage for work performed on projects of public works.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

AFL-CIO health insurance plan, creating an employment based system similar to workers compensation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
AFL-CIO health insurance plan, creating an employment based system similar to workers compensation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
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.

Apprenticeship rules on public construction projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Apprenticeship rules on public construction projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/5/2005
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.

Capital expenditure review of hospital building projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Capital expenditure review of hospital building projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
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.

Changes in the state building and bidding process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes in the state building and bidding process.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/5/2005
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.

Prevailing Wage Rates on Public Works Projects Chapter DWD 290
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevailing Wage Rates on Public Works Projects Chapter DWD 290

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/5/2005
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.

Support legislation/administrative rule to have the state register construction contractors and prevent the misclassification of workers as "independent contractors".
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support legislation/administrative rule to have the state register construction contractors and prevent the misclassification of workers as "independent contractors".

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/5/2005
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.

Supporting the approval of the State Building Trades Contract by the Joint Committee on Employment Relations and the legislature. The contract covers employees in the building trades crafts bargaining unit.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Supporting the approval of the State Building Trades Contract by the Joint Committee on Employment Relations and the legislature. The contract covers employees in the building trades crafts bargaining unit.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$44,100.82
2005
July - December
$27,214.24
2006
January - June
$22,257.01
2006
July - December
$3,939.15
Total $97,511.23
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
11.00
2005
July - December
26.25
2006
January - June
17.50
2006
July - December
0.50
Total 55.25
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
726.00
2005
July - December
413.50
2006
January - June
301.75
2006
July - December
62.00
Total 1503.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: changing the amount at which a public construction contract let by a city, village, town, technical college district board, town sanitary district commission, or federated public library system must be let to the lowest responsible bidder.
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 5 %
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 9 %
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.
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 5 %
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
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 2 %
relating to: the regulation of construction contractors and subcontractors, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
35 %
2006
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 5 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
15 %
Total 10 %
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 %
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
5 %
Total 5 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
10 %
Total < 1%

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
25 %
2005
July - December
35 %
2006
January - June
45 %
2006
July - December
Total 31 %

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
15 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
70 %
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures