Wisconsin Manufactured Housing Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Factory-built housing industry including: modular housing, manufactured housing, communities, and industry service/suppliers.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter that may affect manufactured (HVD Code) or modular housing including but not limited to taxation, licensing, transportation and consumer protection.

CEO Name:
Ross Kinzler
Director of Government Affairs

Contact
LR
Luke Rollins
301 N Broom St, Suite 101
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-3131
(608) 255-5595
luke@housingalliance.us
www.welcomehomewisconsin.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Luke Rollins Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Ross Kinzler Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 39
Assembly Bill 39
relating to: regulating the manufactured housing industry and manufactured home installations; promoting rehabilitation and recycling of manufactured housing; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 45

For
Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
This bill conforms Wisconsin's manufactured housing (HUD code) installation/installer rules with Federal HUD requirements. WI must be in compliance by 12/27/2005.
Assembly Bill 58
Assembly Bill 58
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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

For
Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 208
Assembly Bill 208
relating to: creating rural enterprise development zones and providing tax incentives to qualified businesses in the zones, creating refundable individual income tax credits for income and capital gains derived from the zones, making appropriations, and pr...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 361

For
Notification Date
3/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 221
Assembly Bill 221
relating to: assessing and collecting personal property taxes on mobile homes.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/1/2005
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
The Alliance is monitoring the bill and we want to ensure it does NOT impact owners of manufactured/mobile home parks.
Assembly Bill 291
Assembly Bill 291
relating to: termination of a tenancy if notice given regarding drug or criminal gang activity.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 281

For
Notification Date
4/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 299
Assembly Bill 299
relating to: the effect of county shoreland zoning ordinances in territories annexed by cities, villages, or towns or incorporated as cities, or villages.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/28/2005
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.
Comments
Monitoring
Assembly Bill 383
Assembly Bill 383
relating to: requiring criminal history background investigations of applicants for certain state government positions.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 350

For
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 594
Assembly Bill 594
relating to: repossession of goods in consumer credit transactions and certain consumer leases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 255

For
Notification Date
8/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 597
Assembly Bill 597
relating to: remedies in certain actions concerning building code or zoning ordinance violations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 620
Assembly Bill 620
relating to: requiring notice to persons affected by zoning actions and comprehensive plans that change the allowable use of their property.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 208

For
Notification Date
8/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 656
Assembly Bill 656
relating to: determining fair market value of property taken by condemnation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 657
Assembly Bill 657
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 233

For
Notification Date
9/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 750
Assembly Bill 750
relating to: the assessment of forfeitures by the Department of Commerce for violating certain licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 182

Other
Notification Date
10/14/2005
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.
Comments
Tracking the bill. Neutral if the bill is narrowed to only include plumbers. The bill is too broad. In general, we support Commerce having increased enforcement authority against those unlicensed actors operating in a licensed profession.
Assembly Bill 885
Assembly Bill 885
relating to: requiring the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to promulgate rules prescribing fair methods of competition in the construction of new residential or noncommercial property and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 898
Assembly Bill 898
relating to: transporting buildings on the highways and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/3/2006
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
Alliance position is neutral. Monitoring to ensure bill does not impact Modular and Manufactured Housing.
Assembly Bill 957
Assembly Bill 957
relating to: single trip permits for overweight vehicles transporting certain buildings on the highways.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 170

For
Notification Date
2/1/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
This bill only allows for additional tractor length to allow for a dual axle truck. This will ensure safer breaking, stopping, etc. As well, this will bring Wisconsin in line with regional states.
Assembly Bill 980
Assembly Bill 980
relating to: continuing education and certification requirements for building contractors and certification of building inspectors.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Alliance supports the amendments discussed during the public hearing.
Assembly Bill 1077
Assembly Bill 1077
relating to: the time period during which impact fees must be used and the refunding of impact fees.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 203

For
Notification Date
3/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1085
Assembly Bill 1085
relating to: revisions in terminology that affect mobile homes, manufactured homes, modular homes, manufactured buildings, recreational vehicles, and mobile and manufactured home communities, and changes that apply to monthly fees collected by certain loca...

Bill Text and History

For
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
Recommendations pursuant to the Governor's Task Force on Manufactured Housing (Final Report 2002).
Assembly Bill 1092
Assembly Bill 1092
relating to: deed restrictions on manufactured buildings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly 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

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.
Senate Bill 1
Senate Bill 1
relating to: creation of a Government Accountability Board, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Tracking: We do not want to loose the accessibility and information disclosure services of the Ethics Board. If SB-1 passes, please keep in tact the current ethics website, lobbying disclosure, online lobby reporting methods, etc.
Senate Bill 23
Senate Bill 23
relating to: regulating the manufactured housing industry and manufactured home installations; promoting rehabilitation and recycling of manufactured housing; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
This bill conforms Wisconsin's manufactured housing (HUD code) installation/installer rules with Federal HUD requirements. WI must be in compliance by 12/27/2005.
Senate Bill 28
Senate Bill 28
relating to: school district revenue limits and levy limits for cities, villages, towns, counties, and technical college districts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 89
Senate Bill 89
relating to: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2005
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.
Senate Bill 253
Senate Bill 253
relating to: authorizing the restoration of a nonconforming structure that is destroyed by vandalism or certain natural forces.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 112

For
Notification Date
3/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 283
Senate Bill 283
relating to: limiting the reasons for which a local government may withhold approval of a permit.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 171

For
Notification Date
3/20/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 480
Senate Bill 480
relating to: transporting buildings on the highways and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 250

Other
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
Alliance position is neutral. Monitoring to ensure bill does not impact Modular and Manufactured Housing.
Senate Bill 516
Senate Bill 516
relating to: continuing education and certification requirements for building contractors and certification of building inspectors.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 200

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Alliance supports the amendments discussed during the Assembly public hearing.
Senate Bill 524
Senate Bill 524
relating to: creating a building inspector review board.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 457

For
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.
Senate Bill 542
Senate Bill 542
relating to: single trip permits for oversize vehicles transporting certain buildings on the highways.

Bill Text and History

For
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
This bill only allows for additional tractor length to allow for a dual axle truck. This will ensure safer breaking, stopping, etc. As well, this will bring Wisconsin in line with regional states.
Senate Bill 688
Senate Bill 688
revisions in terminology that affect mobile homes, manufactured homes, modular homes, manufactured buildings, recreational vehicles, and mobile and manufactured home communities, and changes that apply to monthly fees collected by certain local governmenta...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2006
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.
Comments
Recommendations pursuant to the Governor's Task Force on Manufactured Housing (Final Report 2002).
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

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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Notification Date
1/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Comm 2, 27 and 95 and PSC 186, mobile home parks, manufactured homes and fees.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 2, 27 and 95 and PSC 186, mobile home parks, manufactured homes and fees.

Register Number: 573 (10/1/2003)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-135
For
Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comm 5 and 96 to 98, manufactured home dealers and salespersons.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 5 and 96 to 98, manufactured home dealers and salespersons.

Register Number: 573 (10/1/2003)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-134
For
Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comm. 5, continuing education requirements for master plumber-restricted appliance licensees and registered automatic fire sprinkler system testers; standards, training and licensing of installers for the installation of manufactured homes
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm. 5, continuing education requirements for master plumber-restricted appliance licensees and registered automatic fire sprinkler system testers; standards, training and licensing of installers for the installation of manufactured homes

Register Number: 584 (8/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-071
For
Notification Date
9/1/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
The Alliance supports CR-06-071 per 2005 WI Act 201 and the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000.
NR 115 – Wisconsin’s Shoreland Management Program.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 115 – Wisconsin’s Shoreland Management Program.

Register Number: 548 (9/1/2001)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-058
Against
Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Concerned about massive expansion of government regulations pertainting to homes along shorelines. The rule is being expanded from five pages to over thirty pages.
Against
Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Provision NR115.09b bans "manufactured homes": this violates the Federal Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000, Wis. case law, discriminates against an important Wis. industry and doesn't provide property owner flexibility as the DNR says.
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
10/6/2005
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
Concerned about impact upon manufactured home communities that are along Wisconsin shorelines. We are continuing to review.
Trans 254, 255, 260 and 261, establishing standards and procedures for the issuance of single and multiple trip permits for mobile home and modular buildings.
Agency Name
Transportation

Subject
Trans 254, 255, 260 and 261, establishing standards and procedures for the issuance of single and multiple trip permits for mobile home and modular buildings.

Register Number: 588 (12/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-009
For
Notification Date
1/10/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

petaining to sales and use tax.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
petaining to sales and use tax.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/30/2006
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.

abandonment of manufactured or mobile homes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
abandonment of manufactured or mobile homes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

LRB 3588, Department of commerce fines for violating certain license requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3588, Department of commerce fines for violating certain license requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/12/2005
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.

Personal property tax application on mobile homes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Personal property tax application on mobile homes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Ammortization rules pertaining to nonconforming structures.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ammortization rules pertaining to nonconforming structures.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Economic incentives for enterprises relocating to rural areas.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Economic incentives for enterprises relocating to rural areas.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensing of modular housing dealers and salespersons.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing of modular housing dealers and salespersons.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Tax reforms such as the property tax freeze or the Tax Payers Bill of Rights.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax reforms such as the property tax freeze or the Tax Payers Bill of Rights.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Adoption of the recommendations of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Manufactured Housing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Adoption of the recommendations of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Manufactured Housing.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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

DOT rules (Trans 260/261) limit the length of a manufactured home in transit to 100 ft. Homes are heavier now (>35,000 lbs) & to make movement safer the limit needs to be 110 ft to allow for a larger towing vehicle & leave home limit length at 80 ft.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOT rules (Trans 260/261) limit the length of a manufactured home in transit to 100 ft. Homes are heavier now (>35,000 lbs) & to make movement safer the limit needs to be 110 ft to allow for a larger towing vehicle & leave home limit length at 80 ft.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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

Licensing of manufactured home installers in conformity to the federal Manufactured Home Improvement Act of 2000.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing of manufactured home installers in conformity to the federal Manufactured Home Improvement Act of 2000.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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

Non-discrimination against factory built housing in land use and zoning in concert with the recommendations of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Non-discrimination against factory built housing in land use and zoning in concert with the recommendations of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$14,478.23
2005
July - December
$11,485.24
2006
January - June
$14,630.74
2006
July - December
$5,178.16
Total $45,772.37
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
212.00
2005
July - December
109.25
2006
January - June
201.75
2006
July - December
58.75
Total 581.75
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
107.25
2005
July - December
89.50
2006
January - June
88.00
2006
July - December
39.50
Total 324.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: a municipality's and county's ability to eliminate certain nonconforming buildings or premises.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: regulating the manufactured housing industry and manufactured home installations; promoting rehabilitation and recycling of manufactured housing; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making appropriations.
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 8 %
relating to: regulating the manufactured housing industry and manufactured home installations; promoting rehabilitation and recycling of manufactured housing; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making appropriations.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
40 %
2005
July - December
50 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 25 %
relating to: continuing education and certification requirements for building contractors and certification of building inspectors.
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: creating a building inspector review board.
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%
relating to: single trip permits for oversize vehicles transporting certain buildings on the highways.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: revisions in terminology that affect mobile homes, manufactured homes, modular homes, manufactured buildings, recreational vehicles, and mobile and manufactured home communities, and changes that apply to monthly fees collected by certain local governmental units.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
50 %
Total 7 %
relating to: deed restrictions on manufactured buildings.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
20 %
Total 4 %
relating to: single trip permits for overweight vehicles transporting certain buildings on the highways.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
55 %
2006
July - December
Total 18 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2 %
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
2 %
2006
January - June
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
10 %
Total 1 %

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
12 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 6 %
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
Total < 1%
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
Total < 1%
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 3 %
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 %
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 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
15 %
Total 2 %

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
10 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
5 %
Total 9 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures