Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Protect Wisconsin's Environment for our families and our future. John Muir Chapter is the Wisconsin membership of the bi-national Sierra Club based in San Francisco CA.

Lobbying Interests:
State budget - related to public health, environment, trans., energy, ag and univ. research. Gov. reorg. DNR-Land /forest mgmt, water quality/quantity, wetlands, wildlife, mining, waste mgmt, air, state stewardship fund, remedial response, alt. regulatory path. DATCP-pesticides, agric., food safety, animal mgmt. PSC-electric generation, mergers, energy conservation. DOT-infrastructure planning/budgt, TEA-21 implementation. DOJ-Public intervenor/enf. Commerce-PECFA and related, brownfields, econ. dev. UW Sys-Research/outreach. Campaign Fin. Ref.

CEO Name:
Penny Bernard Schaber
Chapter Conservation Chair

Contact
GW
Gary Werner
2302 Lakeland Ave
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 249-7870
NatTrails@aol.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric Uram Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/19/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Caryl Terrell Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/19/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Bruce Nilles Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/15/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Brett Hulsey Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/15/2005 Withdrawn On 1/9/2006
Jennifer Feyerherm Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/9/2006 Withdrawn On N/A
David Bender Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/11/2006 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Against
Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.
For
Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.
Comments
Will Support when amendments: Clean Air Protection and startup date change to Oct. 2007, are adopted. Amendments authorize State to require offsets for any increase in ozone precursors, NOx and VOCs, BEFORE they can endanger air quality.
Assembly Bill 71
Assembly Bill 71
relating to: determinations of ordinary high-water marks by counties and by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.
Against
Notification Date
2/7/2005
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 150
Assembly Bill 150
relating to: electric receptacles maintained by the Department of Natural Resources at state park campsites.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
State Parks provide UNIQUE and RARE rustic camping experiences. THe private sector and others can be expected to meet the demand for electrification of sites.
Other
Notification Date
5/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adopted in Committee on 12-5-05 improves AB 150. But the Sierra Club still prefers NO CHANGE to current statute s.27.01(15).
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

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2005
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.
Comments
OPPOSE limits ability to remove old billboards.
Assembly Bill 226
Assembly Bill 226
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

For
Notification Date
5/18/2006
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.
Comments
Support only if funded with trailer bill.
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

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2005
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.
Comments
Oppose on lack of public notice and review process as well as provisions of bill that undermine air emission permit procedures. Bill requires taxpayer-funded DOA staff to research regulatory barriers to manufacturing growth.
Assembly Bill 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2005
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.
Comments
OPPOSE Limits ability to protect public health, clean air and water thru Public Nuisance suits and limits lay witnesses who have valuable experience
Assembly Bill 412
Assembly Bill 412
relating to: condemnation of county or municipal land for electric transmission lines, payment of certain environmental impact fees to municipalities and counties, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 437
Assembly Bill 437
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to a public utility for the construction of electric transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 24

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.
Comments
Unfair to change rules in mid-stream. Citizens and their locally elected officials have a duty and a right to protect locally controlled public lands.
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

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.
Comments
Unfair to change rules in mid stream. Allows construction without considering environmental permits. Intervenes in on-going regulatory and judicial procedures. There is no crisis that justifies this intervention.
Assembly Bill 510
Assembly Bill 510
relating to: special or seasonal weight limitations for certain vehicles transporting agricultural crops.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 364

Against
Notification Date
8/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Heavier trucks require longer stopping distances. Heavier weight allowances mean loads are stacked higher in trailer, creating a higher center of gravity & increasing risk of roll overs. Heavier trucks decrease safety and increase road wear & damage.
Assembly Bill 558
Assembly Bill 558
relating to: limiting the reasons for which a local government may withhold approval of a permit.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/12/2005
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.
Comments
Special purpose legislation for billboard industry. Unfairly restricts local zoning authority.
Assembly Bill 607
Assembly Bill 607
relating to: prohibiting the sale of a product in a plastic container if the container does not consist of a percentage of postconsumer waste by weight and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/6/2005
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 626
Assembly Bill 626
relating to: public financing of elections for certain state offices, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, providing a penalty, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/18/2006
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 678
Assembly Bill 678
relating to: annual or consecutive month permits for certain overweight vehicles or vehicle combinations, creating an overweight vehicle surcharge, requiring certain motor carriers to maintain weight records, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 167

Against
Notification Date
9/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
AB 678 covers raw forest products trucks weights to 98,000 lb. year round PLUS other ag commodities as well. Heavier trucks are unsafe, increasing risk of a crash being fatal. Heavier trucks accelerate deterioration of roadbed and bridges.
Assembly Bill 734
Assembly Bill 734
relating to: limiting rules regarding the placement of riprap.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
Will promote excessive rip-rap on lakeshores.
Assembly Bill 798
Assembly Bill 798
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

For
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.
Comments
Strongly support this much needed increased in the recyclcing tipping fee.
Assembly Bill 841
Assembly Bill 841
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

Against
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.
Comments
Must OPPOSE unless significant changes are included to reflect the bi-partisan Task Force no Energy Efficiency and Renewables.11-05
Assembly Bill 884
Assembly Bill 884
relating to: the admissibility of evidence of the discovery of an endangered or threatened species during the course of certain proceedings.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2006
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 967
Assembly Bill 967
relating to: maintenance and removal of vegetation obstructing the view of outdoor advertising signs along highways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation and an audit of a program of the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 465

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2006
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.
Comments
Present regulations for managing vegetation along highways are reasonable. Cutting by DOT is for safety reasons only. There is no need for these changes.
Assembly Bill 1041
Assembly Bill 1041
relating to: creating an exemption for certain wetlands for the construction of a structure located in the town of Franklin, Kewaunee County.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2006
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.
Comments
Special treatment for a one party in order to by-pass standard wetland regulations
Assembly Bill 1053
Assembly Bill 1053
relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
This bill removes the practical test for PSC approval of a nuclear plant --Is there adequate disposal available for all high-level nuclear waste and are the costs appropriate for ratepayers.
Assembly Bill 1160
Assembly Bill 1160
relating to: required consideration of proposals.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Comments
Ends undemocratic process of moving bills without adequate committee review or opportunity for public input. “List of Shame” includes bills entered one day & scheduled for hearing next day with clear intent to weaken clean air, land, water statutes.
For
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.
Comments
AB 1160 should include all bills to end undemocratic process of moving bills without adequate committee review or opportunity for public input. "List of Shame" includes bills with clear intent to weaken clean air, land, water statutes.
Senate Bill 1
Senate Bill 1
relating to: creation of a Government Accountability Board, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/18/2006
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.
Comments
As modified by the Assembly Com. on Campaigns and Elections.
Senate Bill 77
Senate Bill 77
relating to: prohibiting the erection of certain new off-premises outdoor advertising signs along interstate and federal-aid primary highways.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2006
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.
Comments
Prohibits new large free-standing signs from being constructed along state trunk and Interstate highways. Billboards would still be allowed on the premises of the business conducting the activity advertised on them.
Senate Bill 89
Senate Bill 89
relating to: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2005
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.
Comments
OPPOSE limits ability to remove old billboards.
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

Against
Notification Date
6/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Companion to AB 441, Unfairly intervenes inmatters before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Senate Bill 234
Senate Bill 234
relating to: requiring the conveyance of property to electric utilities and cooperatives for the construction of electric transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Companion to AB 437. Unfairly changes the authority of local units of government to manage locally owned property. No evaluation of unforeseen consequences of such broad legislation to 72 counties and other units of local government.
Senate Bill 273
Senate Bill 273
relating to: various changes to the statutes governing public libraries.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 226

For
Notification Date
5/24/2006
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.
Comments
E-85 is an environmentally-friendly vehicle fuel containing 70-85% ethanol, seasonally adjusted. SC-JMC supports promoting driver use of E-85 in "flex-fuel" vehicles and removing barriers to more E-85 fueling stations in the state.
Senate Bill 418
Senate Bill 418
relating to: the erection of outdoor advertising signs in areas zoned for commercial or industrial activity.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 425
Senate Bill 425
relating to: the authority of the Department of Justice and public nuisance actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/17/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate 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

Against
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.
Comments
Must OPPOSE unless significant changes are included to reflect the bi-partisan Task Force no Energy Efficiency and Renewables.11-05
Senate Bill 470
Senate Bill 470
relating to: open burning of solid waste, illegal storage or disposal of waste tires, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2006
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.
Comments
Open burning of household waste is illegal because it is the largest source of dioxin in WI. Citation authority was the top recommendation of 2003 Stakeholder process.
Senate Bill 504
Senate Bill 504
relating to: determining the size of a livestock operation for the applicability of the livestock facility siting law, water quality regulation of livestock operations, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from emergency rule procedur...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/17/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 541
Senate Bill 541
relating to: maintenance and removal of vegetation obstructing the view of outdoor advertising signs along highways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation and an audit of a program of the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2006
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.
Comments
Present regulations for managing vegetation along highways are reasonable. Cutting by DOT is for safety reasons only. There is no need for these changes.
Senate Bill 548
Senate Bill 548
relating to: multiple or variable messages on off-premises outdoor advertising signs along interstate and federal-aid primary highways and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 464

Against
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Agency Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Agency Services

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Comments
Divison of Energy

Administration: Land Information
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Land Information

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Comments
Smart Growth funding and grants

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection: Departmentwide and Resource Management

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Board of Commissioners of Public Lands
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Comments
RECONSIDER action taken on May 12 that commits Stewardship Funds to purchase forestlands held by BCPL. Adopt Alternative 1 of original LFB Paper #165.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Natural Resources: Water Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Water Quality

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Tourism
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tourism

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Transportation: Other Divisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Other Divisions

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

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

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
2/7/2005
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

standards for siting and expanding livestock facilities
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
standards for siting and expanding livestock facilities

Register Number: 581 (5/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-014
Other
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.

NR 446, Control of Mercury Emissions, (CAMR).
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 446, Control of Mercury Emissions, (CAMR).

Register Number: 594 (7/1/2005)
Other
Notification Date
1/31/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Federal action on Mercury Air Emissions does not protect Wisconsin. Resulting review of NR 446 presents opportunity to adopt 90% reduction standard.
NR 102, waters which provide valuable fisheries, hydrologically or geologically unique features, outstanding recreational opportunities and unique environmental settings.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 102, waters which provide valuable fisheries, hydrologically or geologically unique features, outstanding recreational opportunities and unique environmental settings.

Register Number: 597 (10/1/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-105
For
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.

Comments
The Sierra Club is one of the original petitioners for this rule to provide more northern rivers with protection as ORW and ERW streams.
NR 300 series, activities in navigable waterways.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 300 series, activities in navigable waterways.

Register Number: 580 (4/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-065
Other
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.

NR 326, piers boat shelters and swim rafts in navigable waterways.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 326, piers boat shelters and swim rafts in navigable waterways.

Register Number: 576 (1/1/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-063
Other
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.

NR 341, grading on the banks of navigable waterways and ch. NR 216, storm water discharge permits.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 341, grading on the banks of navigable waterways and ch. NR 216, storm water discharge permits.

Register Number: 577 (2/1/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-126
Other
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.

NR 405, 406 and 408, new source review program revisions promulgated by USEPA.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 405, 406 and 408, new source review program revisions promulgated by USEPA.

Register Number: 572 (8/15/2003)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 03-118
Against
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.

Comments
DNR is under no obligation to make these rule changes before 2006; these rule changes undercut the State of WI's own NSR lawsuit and several of the provisions are undesirable because they are illegal or reduce public health protections.
NR 406 and 407, to provide for greater flexibility to major emission sources which use some of the new elements of the proposed changes to chs. NR 405 and 408.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 406 and 407, to provide for greater flexibility to major emission sources which use some of the new elements of the proposed changes to chs. NR 405 and 408.

Register Number: 582 (6/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-106
Against
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.

NR 406, 407 and 410, General Air Permit and Registration Air Permit Programs.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 406, 407 and 410, General Air Permit and Registration Air Permit Programs.

Register Number: 582 (6/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-107
Against
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.

NR 432 to 435, NOx and SO2 reductions from major stationary sources in Wisconsin to address interstate transport of pollutants.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 432 to 435, NOx and SO2 reductions from major stationary sources in Wisconsin to address interstate transport of pollutants.

Register Number: 597 (9/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-104
Other
Notification Date
8/18/2006
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.

NR 500 series, landfill design, operational and financial assurance standards for solid waste facilities.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 500 series, landfill design, operational and financial assurance standards for solid waste facilities.

Register Number: 577 (2/1/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-077
Against
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

NR 446 review of Mercury air emssions rule
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 446 review of Mercury air emssions rule

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/31/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

California style Global Warming legislation and regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
California style Global Warming legislation and regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/5/2006
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.

NR 27.03(3)(c)3 - Butler's Garter Snake
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 27.03(3)(c)3 - Butler's Garter Snake

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/24/2006
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.

Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Great Lakes Water Resources Compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Great Lakes Water Resources Compact

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/3/2006
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.

Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Highway Weight Limits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Highway Weight Limits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/3/2006
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.

Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Navigability and Drainage Ditches
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Navigability and Drainage Ditches

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/3/2006
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.

Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Nuclear Power
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Commmittee on Nuclear Power

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/3/2006
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.

Legislative Council Study Commmittee on State Trails Policy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Commmittee on State Trails Policy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/3/2006
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.

Support legal protections for tribal waters and, in particular, support Lac du Flambeau Band application to EPA seeking treatment-as-a-state status under the Clean Water Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support legal protections for tribal waters and, in particular, support Lac du Flambeau Band application to EPA seeking treatment-as-a-state status under the Clean Water Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Senate Select Committee on DNR "Regulatory Reform"
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Senate Select Committee on DNR "Regulatory Reform"

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/30/2006
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.

Dept of Commerce rules under Chapters 2,20, 21, 60 and 61 relating to erosion control, sediment control and storm water management on Commerical Construction Sites.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dept of Commerce rules under Chapters 2,20, 21, 60 and 61 relating to erosion control, sediment control and storm water management on Commerical Construction Sites.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/29/2006
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.

Legislation to adopt and implement the Great Lakes Annex 2001
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to adopt and implement the Great Lakes Annex 2001

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

LRB 2020/1 - Oppose
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2020/1 - Oppose

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Appointment of Jonathan Ela and John Welter to Natural Resources Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment of Jonathan Ela and John Welter to Natural Resources Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/11/2005
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.

Electronic products - corporate responsibility for "take back",recycling or safe disposal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electronic products - corporate responsibility for "take back",recycling or safe disposal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2005
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 2567/1 dismantles clean air protections and requires tax-payer funded study of regulatory barriers to manufacturing growth
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2567/1 dismantles clean air protections and requires tax-payer funded study of regulatory barriers to manufacturing growth

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2005
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 2097 Cell Phone No Call and its impact on 501-c-4 organizations' communications with their members.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2097 Cell Phone No Call and its impact on 501-c-4 organizations' communications with their members.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/27/2005
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.

"Fair Claims" insurance costs for clean up of Fox R and other seriously contaminated waterways
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
"Fair Claims" insurance costs for clean up of Fox R and other seriously contaminated waterways

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Governor's appointments to NR Bd, DATCP Bd, PSC
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's appointments to NR Bd, DATCP Bd, PSC

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Groundwater Council appointments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Groundwater Council appointments

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Mercury thermostats and PBDE bill and related discussion on banning mercury thermostats in UDC rule
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mercury thermostats and PBDE bill and related discussion on banning mercury thermostats in UDC rule

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

ATV access to public lands and navigable waters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATV access to public lands and navigable waters

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Audit of DNR Air Management Programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Audit of DNR Air Management Programs

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.

Audit of WisDOT Programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Audit of WisDOT Programs

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.

DATCP proposal for siting animal operations over 500 animal units.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DATCP proposal for siting animal operations over 500 animal units.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Governor's Task Force on Energy Efficiency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's Task Force on Energy Efficiency

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Gubernatorial appointments to DNR, DOT, DATCP,and PSC
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Gubernatorial appointments to DNR, DOT, DATCP,and PSC

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.

Implementation of Act 235, the Livestock Facility Siting Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Act 235, the Livestock Facility Siting Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Implementation of Act 276, Green Tier "lite"
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Act 276, Green Tier "lite"

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Implementation of Act 310, Groundwater Quantity Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Act 310, Groundwater Quantity Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Implementation of Act 655, changes to water, air and administrative rule procedures and policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Act 655, changes to water, air and administrative rule procedures and policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

NR 118 Land Use protection of the Lower St Croix Riverway
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 118 Land Use protection of the Lower St Croix Riverway

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Proposals to implement EO#20 streamlining transmission line and other energy facility permitting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to implement EO#20 streamlining transmission line and other energy facility permitting.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

regulation of groundwater quantity and high capacity wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of groundwater quantity and high capacity wells

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.

Rules to implement Act 118 such as NR 1, 300, 310, 320, 322, 323, 325, 326, 328, 329, 341, 343, 345.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rules to implement Act 118 such as NR 1, 300, 310, 320, 322, 323, 325, 326, 328, 329, 341, 343, 345.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

State Budget 2005-6 issues related to Departments of Agriculture, Administration, Justice, Natural Resources and Transportation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Budget 2005-6 issues related to Departments of Agriculture, Administration, Justice, Natural Resources and Transportation

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.

Taxpayer bill of rights bills and constitional amendments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxpayer bill of rights bills and constitional amendments

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
$12,810.90
2005
July - December
$7,762.84
2006
January - June
$4,475.66
2006
July - December
$1,504.01
Total $26,553.41
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
32.75
2005
July - December
22.60
2006
January - June
23.00
2006
July - December
10.00
Total 88.35
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
241.50
2005
July - December
124.50
2006
January - June
75.50
2006
July - December
45.80
Total 487.30

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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 manufacturing.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
16 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 8 %
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.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
11 %
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
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 conservation code; state use of renewable energy resources; anaerobic digestor research; and granting rule-making authority.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
11 %
2006
January - June
9 %
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
15 %
2006
January - June
51 %
2006
July - December
Total 13 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
28 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 13 %

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
2006
July - December
30 %
Total 3 %
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
63 %
Total 6 %

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
56 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
35 %
2006
July - December
7 %
Total 33 %

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
2005
July - December
63 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 16 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures