American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (formerly Wis Assn of Consulting Engineers)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin serves the business interests of the consulting engineering industry with responsibility to protect the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin monitors contracting issues including qualifications based selection & design-build, environmental & development issues, infrastructure, transportation and state agency funding, tort reform, licensing matters of design professionals.

CEO Name:
Carol Godiksen
Executive Director

Contact
CG
Carol Godiksen
3 S Pinckney St, Ste 800
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-9223
(608) 257-0009
carol@acecwi.org
www.acecwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Carol Godiksen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Essie Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Kammer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 105
Assembly Bill 105
relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 89

Other
Notification Date
3/4/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 236
Assembly Bill 236
relating to: exempting local governments from the motor vehicle fuel tax.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/4/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 401
Assembly Bill 401
relating to: prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from promulgating a rule setting forth general policy on conserving and enhancing navigable waters.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 710
Assembly Bill 710
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
10/4/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 711
Assembly Bill 711
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/4/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 729
Assembly Bill 729
relating to: a temporary reduction in the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 788
Assembly Bill 788
relating to: posting of information relating to certain pending state contracts and orders on the Internet.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 410

None
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 814
Assembly Bill 814
relating to: registration and reporting by principals who employ lobbyists to attempt to influence certain actions of state agencies.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 872
Assembly Bill 872
relating to: political contributions by government contractors.

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 921
Assembly Bill 921
relating to: approval of state building projects and contracts and use of bidding procedures on such contracts and the allocation of village assets and liabilities upon dissolution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 940
Assembly Bill 940
relating to: review of certain proposed state contractual service engagements and creation of a contract review board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/13/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 946
Assembly Bill 946
relating to: landscape architecture.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/13/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 950
Assembly Bill 950
relating to: depositing sales and use tax revenues from the sale or use of motor vehicle parts into the transportation fund and general transportation aids to local governments.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/2/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 958
Assembly Bill 958
relating to: civil liability exemption for assistance provided as the result of an emergency.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 459

Other
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 999
Assembly Bill 999
relating to: identification and cleanup of properties that are environmentally contaminated; properties with residual contamination; modifying the environmental remediation tax incremental financing program; exempting local governmental units from solid wa...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental app...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/2/2006
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.
Senate Bill 56
Senate Bill 56
relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/4/2005
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.
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
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 200
Senate Bill 200
relating to: prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from promulgating a rule setting forth general policy on conserving and enhancing navigable waters.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
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
9/29/2005
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 421
Senate Bill 421
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/23/2005
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.
Senate Bill 422
Senate Bill 422
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing sales and use tax revenues from the sale or use of motor vehicle parts into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/23/2005
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.
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

For
Notification Date
11/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 478
Senate Bill 478
relating to: approval of state building projects and contracts and use of bidding procedures on such contracts and the allocation of village assets and liabilities upon dissolution.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 391

For
Notification Date
2/24/2006
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.
Senate Bill 499
Senate Bill 499
relating to: recording and filing transportation project plats.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 446

For
Notification Date
3/24/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 546
Senate Bill 546
relating to: identification and cleanup of properties that are environmentally contaminated; properties with residual contamination; modifying the environmental remediation tax incremental financing program; exempting local governmental units from solid wa...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 418

For
Notification Date
2/13/2006
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 585
Senate Bill 585
relating to: operation of the Building Commission, submission of capital budget recommendations, waiver of state construction contracting procedures, supervision of state facilities construction, estimates of state facility costs, and approval of leases th...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2006
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.
Senate Resolution 63
Senate Resolution 63
creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for red...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/2/2006
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
6/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
6/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
6/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
5/23/2005
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
vehicle impact fee on brownfields

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

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
Shared Revenue & Tax Relief

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

Notification Date
6/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Adm 1, 2, 20 and 21, parking, use of state buildings, selecting and contracting architect/engineer services and to advertising, bidding and award of construction contracts.
Agency Name
Administration

Subject
Adm 1, 2, 20 and 21, parking, use of state buildings, selecting and contracting architect/engineer services and to advertising, bidding and award of construction contracts.

Register Number: 574 (10/15/2003)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-069
For
Notification Date
2/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

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

Register Number: 605 (5/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-090
None
Notification Date
6/19/2006
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.

Trans 515, contractual service procurement.
Agency Name
Transportation

Subject
Trans 515, contractual service procurement.

Register Number: 604 (5/1/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-077
None
Notification Date
6/19/2006
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2007 Budget - DNR Clean Water Fund Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007 Budget - DNR Clean Water Fund Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/19/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Continuing education requirements for architects, landscape architects, professional engineers, and land surveyors.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Continuing education requirements for architects, landscape architects, professional engineers, and land surveyors.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/12/2006
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.

Building Commission Activities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building Commission Activities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/18/2006
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.

2007 Biennial Budget - Transportation Program and Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007 Biennial Budget - Transportation Program and Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/18/2006
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.

provide input into rules process to comply with Act 89 for both DOT and DOA
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
provide input into rules process to comply with Act 89 for both DOT and DOA

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/17/2006
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.

Legislation regarding contract indemnification for design professionals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation regarding contract indemnification for design professionals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Repeal or reduction of the state gas tax.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal or reduction of the state gas tax.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/1/2005
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.

Support Governor's appointment of Charles Kopplin, PE, to the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Governor's appointment of Charles Kopplin, PE, to the Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers and Land Surveyors.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Certificate of Merit - requiring plaintiff to consult with 3rd party design professional to review facts before professional malpractice claim can move forward in the courts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Certificate of Merit - requiring plaintiff to consult with 3rd party design professional to review facts before professional malpractice claim can move forward in the courts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

contracting with the private sector for professional services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
contracting with the private sector for professional services

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 do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Adm 1, 2, 20 and 21, parking, use of state buildings, selecting and contracting architect/engineer services and to advertising, bidding and award of construction contracts. No organizations have lobbied on this proposal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Adm 1, 2, 20 and 21, parking, use of state buildings, selecting and contracting architect/engineer services and to advertising, bidding and award of construction contracts. No organizations have lobbied on this proposal

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/6/2005
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.

design build legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
design build legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2005
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.

procurement of design professional's services through a qualfications-based selection (QBS)process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
procurement of design professional's services through a qualfications-based selection (QBS)process

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/6/2005
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.

Proposed sales tax on architecture,engineering, and surveying services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed sales tax on architecture,engineering, and surveying services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2005
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.

Public Private Partnerships-supports the use of consulting engineering firms for state design projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Private Partnerships-supports the use of consulting engineering firms for state design projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/6/2005
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
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (formerly Wis Assn of Consulting Engineers)

TABOR - taxpayers bill of rights
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
TABOR - taxpayers bill of rights

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2005
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.

Preliminary discussion on next biennium budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preliminary discussion on next biennium budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/6/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
$22,938.81
2005
July - December
$19,467.24
2006
January - June
$21,186.90
2006
July - December
$27,200.58
Total $90,793.53
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
26.50
2005
July - December
15.25
2006
January - June
15.50
2006
July - December
31.00
Total 88.25
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
152.75
2005
July - December
119.75
2006
January - June
154.50
2006
July - December
148.00
Total 575.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
20 %
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6 %
relating to: state contractual service contracting procedures and information and fiscal estimate cost mitigation analyses, granting rule-making authority, and providing an exemption from and extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
30 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 8 %
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.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: a temporary reduction in 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
5 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: posting of information relating to certain pending state contracts and orders on the Internet.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
5 %
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
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
40 %
2006
January - June
17 %
2006
July - December
Total 13 %
relating to: registration and reporting by principals who employ lobbyists to attempt to influence certain actions of state agencies.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: civil liability exemption for assistance provided as the result of an emergency.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for reducing the revenue limit, allowing local governmental units to raise revenue to compensate for reductions in state aid, requiring the state to reduce its revenue limit in conjunction with reduction in state aid, reimbursing the reasonable costs of imposing state mandates, standing to bring a suit to enforce the revenue limits, and requiring the approval of only one legislature to amend the revenue limit provisions (first consideration).
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
26 %
2006
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
3 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %

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
3 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
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
40 %
Total 11 %

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
1 %
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
8 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
3 %
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
11 %
2006
July - December
37 %
Total 13 %

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
12 %
2005
July - December
6 %
2006
January - June
14 %
2006
July - December
4 %
Total 9 %

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
10 %
2005
July - December
8 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
8 %
Total 9 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures