Wisconsin Merchants Federation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin's main street merchants/retail industry.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Merchants Federation is the "voice of Wisconsin retailing." Our members' concerns range from trade regulations to taxation, from the environment to retail security and crime.

CEO Name:
Chris Tackett
President

Contact
CCT
Chris C Tackett
1 E Main St Ste 305
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-3541
(608) 257-8755
wmf@supranet.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Chris C Tackett Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Douglas Q Johnson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Richard Chandler Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/18/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
relating to: health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 30

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 6
Assembly Bill 6
relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts spent on medical insurance premiums by certain individuals.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 12
Assembly Bill 12
relating to: the state minimum wage.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 49
Assembly Bill 49
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 12

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 65
Assembly Bill 65
relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 176

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 77
Assembly Bill 77
relating to: a state minimum wage, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 101
Assembly Bill 101
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 113
Assembly Bill 113
relating to: licensure and record-keeping requirements for pawnbrokers and secondhand article and jewelry dealers.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 58

Other
Notification Date
2/28/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 203
Assembly Bill 203
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 206
Assembly Bill 206
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for research conducted in this state by a corporation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
relating to: environmental claims under general liability insurance policies, fees related to removal of contaminated material from a navigable water, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/22/2005
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 241
Assembly Bill 241
relating to: transfer of the business employees' skills training grant program to the Technical College System Board, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 245
Assembly Bill 245
relating to: utility aid payments based on the megawatt capacity of a wind farm.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/22/2005
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 246
Assembly Bill 246
relating to: admission standards for, and the curricula of, health occupation programs offered by technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 249
Assembly Bill 249
relating to: selling cigarettes and tobacco products by direct marketing, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/22/2005
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 258
Assembly Bill 258
relating to: prescription drug labels.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 195

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
relating to: prescription drug labels.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 196

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 338
Assembly Bill 338
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 367
Assembly Bill 367
relating to: prohibiting an employer from requiring an employee to solicit customers to apply for issuance of a seller credit card.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 416
Assembly Bill 416
relating to: prohibitions against certain telephone solicitations, authorizing a private cause of action, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/12/2005
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 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

Other
Notification Date
6/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 451
Assembly Bill 451
relating to: increasing the tax rates on the sale of cigarettes and chewing tobacco and using revenue from the increased tax rates for tobacco use control grants and the Medical Assistance trust fund.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 452
Assembly Bill 452
relating to: acceptance of certain political contributions by certain elective state officials and committees.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 455
Assembly Bill 455
relating to: increasing the tax on malt beverages to fund alcohol and drug treatment programs and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 457
Assembly Bill 457
relating to: eliminating the condemnation authority of nongovernmental entities.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 458
Assembly Bill 458
relating to: changing the name of the Public Service Commission to the Utility Service Commission

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 459
Assembly Bill 459
relating to: graffiti and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 465
Assembly Bill 465
relating to: the transfer of patient health care records from one health care provider to another and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 467
Assembly Bill 467
relating to: gifts given or offered by prescription drug manufacturers and distributors to encourage practitioners to prescribe certain drugs and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 471
Assembly Bill 471
relating to: gender discrimination in prescription drug pricing.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 472
Assembly Bill 472
relating to: admissibility of digitally produced photograph, film, motion picture, audio, or video.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 473
Assembly Bill 473
relating to: health insurance coverage for wigs for cancer patients.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 474
Assembly Bill 474
relating to: disclosure of social security numbers by persons who purchase goods from sellers of goods at retail and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 476
Assembly Bill 476
relating to: contracts for commercial mobile telephone service.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 484
Assembly Bill 484
relating to: municipal quotas for Class B intoxicating liquor licenses.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 487
Assembly Bill 487
relating to: false arrests and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 488
Assembly Bill 488
relating to: civil forfeitures for certain fraudulent representations, deceptive advertising, and violations of the Wisconsin Consumer Act and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 491
Assembly Bill 491
relating to: treating property taxes as a deduction to annual household income for purposes of determining eligibility and deductible amounts under the prescription drug assistance program for the elderly.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 508
Assembly Bill 508
relating to: imposing a gross receipts tax on large retailers to pay for health care benefits provided by the state.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 520
Assembly Bill 520
relating to: requiring companies to report net losses of jobs to the Department of Commerce, making such companies and certain expatriate companies ineligible for certain tax exemptions, governmental contracts, grants, and loans, granting rule-making autho...

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 524
Assembly Bill 524
relating to: service by a former member of the legislature as a lobbyist.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 528
Assembly Bill 528
relating to: prohibiting discrimination between an employee employed in a job that is dominated by employees of a particular sex and an employee employed in a job that is dominated by employees of the opposite sex in compensation paid for work that is of c...

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 537
Assembly Bill 537
relating to: indexing the living wage to the change in the consumer price index, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 545
Assembly Bill 545
relating to: strategic energy plans regarding electricity, certificates of public convenience and necessity for electric generation and transmission facilities, approval of electric power purchase contracts, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 574
Assembly Bill 574
relating to: the prohibition of certain billing practices for consumer goods or services, lawn care service contracts, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 458

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 583
Assembly Bill 583
relating to: terms and conditions of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 585
Assembly Bill 585
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for energy efficient equipment.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 587
Assembly Bill 587
relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/16/2005
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 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

Other
Notification Date
8/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 619
Assembly Bill 619
relating to: retail sales of wine by the bottle in restaurants for consumption on and off the premises.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 268

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 621
Assembly Bill 621
relating to: requiring notice of unauthorized acquisitions of computerized personal information and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 625
Assembly Bill 625
relating to: the sale of tangible personal property that is delivered in this state.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 634
Assembly Bill 634
relating to: computer or video games that are harmful to children.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 642
Assembly Bill 642
relating to: the tax rate for county sales and use taxes.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 644
Assembly Bill 644
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for sales taxes paid on services provided by a temporary help company.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 645
Assembly Bill 645
relating to: repealing the comprehensive planning statute known as Smart Growth.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 687
Assembly Bill 687
relating to: interstate shipments of wine to individuals.

Bill Text and History

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

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 764
Assembly Bill 764
relating to: awards to persons suffering damages as the result of medical malpractice and evidence of compensation for those damages.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 766
Assembly Bill 766
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 775
Assembly Bill 775
relating to: fermented malt beverages wholesalers.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 115

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 778
Assembly Bill 778
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 779
Assembly Bill 779
relating to: increasing the rate of the tax imposed on cigarettes; increasing the Medical Assistance nursing home and hospital outpatient reimbursement rates; increasing Medical Assistance reimbursement for projected caseload increases; transferring moneys...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 787
Assembly Bill 787
relating to: the sale and distribution of fermented malt beverages.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 103

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 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

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 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

Other
Notification Date
11/16/2005
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 818
Assembly Bill 818
relating to: public utility aid payments, imposing local general property taxes on production plant general structures and substations, and creating a credit against license fees imposed on light, heat, and power companies and electric cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/16/2005
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 820
Assembly Bill 820
relating to: feeding of deer in counties where domestic or wild animals have been confirmed to be positive for chronic wasting disease and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/16/2005
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 828
Assembly Bill 828
relating to: the regulation of optometrists, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/16/2005
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 836
Assembly Bill 836
relating to: notice regarding unauthorized acquisition of personal information.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 844
Assembly Bill 844
relating to: the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan; creating the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority; a health benefit program for persons eligible for tax credits for payment of premiums; an income and franchise tax credit for Health Insurance R...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 74

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 846
Assembly Bill 846
relating to: fuel price gouging and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 867
Assembly Bill 867
relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, authorized positions for the department of justice, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 871
Assembly Bill 871
relating to: postdated checks and checks given for past consideration.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 873
Assembly Bill 873
relating to: imposing an excess profits tax on integrated oil companies, creating an individual income tax credit for home heating costs, requiring the combined reporting of corporate income and franchise taxes, granting rule-making authority, and making a...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/13/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 914
Assembly Bill 914
relating to: finance charges for payday loans.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 915
Assembly Bill 915
relating to: the sale of printing devices with starter toner cartridges.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 985
Assembly Bill 985
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

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1163
Assembly Bill 1163
relating to: liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 474

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1164
Assembly Bill 1164
relating to: penalties for late or delinquent payments under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1168
Assembly Bill 1168
relating to: imposing a tax on the sale of soft drinks, creating a dental access trust fund, creating grants for dental public health and dental education projects, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1170
Assembly Bill 1170
relating to: the direct marketing of cigarette and tobacco products in this state and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1186
Assembly Bill 1186
relating to: unincorporated cooperative associations, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 441

Other
Notification Date
5/2/2006
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 1215
Assembly Bill 1215
relating to: automated teller machine charges for international accounts.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/1/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 12
Assembly Joint Resolution 12
relating to: removing the general statement of the Wisconsin Constitution that the rule of taxation shall be uniform (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 7
Senate Bill 7
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
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 9
Senate Bill 9
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
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 12
Senate Bill 12
relating to: the state minimum wage.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2005
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 37
Senate Bill 37
relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts spent on medical insurance premiums by certain individuals.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 52
Senate Bill 52
relating to: apportioning remaining net income by using a single sales factor based on creating and retaining new jobs.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 55
Senate Bill 55
relating to: limits on the designation of enterprise development zones.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/22/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/23/2005
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 70
Senate Bill 70
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/23/2005
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 79
Senate Bill 79
relating to: specifying the rate-making principles applicable to certain electric generating facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 7

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 86
Senate Bill 86
relating to: adopting changes to the Internal Revenue Code for state income and franchise tax purposes.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/9/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 145
Senate Bill 145
relating to: deferred prosecution agreements for persons charged with issuing a worthless check or other order for payment and allowing a district attorney to collect money owed to others.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 462

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 147
Senate Bill 147
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 161
Senate Bill 161
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 325

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 180
Senate Bill 180
relating to: cash discounts for retail motor vehicle fuel purchases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 84

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 215
Senate Bill 215
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 218
Senate Bill 218
relating to: appealing a determination by the board of assessors, claiming angel and early stage investment tax credits, employers who must withhold state income taxes, benefits to persons serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom, eliminating the requirement tha...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 49

Other
Notification Date
6/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 219
Senate Bill 219
relating to: applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain electric generating facilities.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 227
Senate Bill 227
relating to: graffiti and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 228
Senate Bill 228
relating to: provider organizations subject to health care liability requirements.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 232
Senate Bill 232
relating to: increasing the administrative and civil penalties that an employer that fails to pay the minimum wage may be required to pay and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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 245
Senate Bill 245
relating to: indexing the living wage to the change in the consumer price index, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Senate Bill 268
Senate Bill 268
relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 292
Senate Bill 292
relating to: terms and conditions of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 319
Senate Bill 319
relating to: recovery of costs in nonearnings garnishments.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 320
Senate Bill 320
relating to: regulating certain electronic mail solicitations and practices related to electronic mail solicitations and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 328
Senate Bill 328
relating to: interest rates for consumer credit transactions.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 333
Senate Bill 333
relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for certain tangible personal property sold in August.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 357
Senate Bill 357
relating to: requiring state agencies, political subdivisions, and housing, redevelopment, and community development authorities, as well as subsidy recipients, to report on subsidies provided to businesses; requiring certain disclosures by business subsid...

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 358
Senate Bill 358
relating to: sales of consumer goods and services during periods of abnormal economic disruption, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 450

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.
Senate Bill 387
Senate Bill 387
relating to: repossession of goods in consumer credit transactions and certain consumer leases.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 389
Senate Bill 389
relating to: default judgments in cases involving citations issued for certain violations, including underage drinking and smoking.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 392
Senate Bill 392
relating to: the sale of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 393
Senate Bill 393
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 405
Senate Bill 405
relating to: powers of the Pharmacy Examining Board during times of emergency or disaster.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 270

Other
Notification Date
11/4/2005
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 418
Senate Bill 418
relating to: the erection of outdoor advertising signs in areas zoned for commercial or industrial activity.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/10/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 424
Senate Bill 424
relating to: abandoned and unclaimed property.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 400

Other
Notification Date
12/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 426
Senate Bill 426
relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, authorized positions for the department of justice, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 86

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 429
Senate Bill 429
relating to: the regulation of optometrists, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 297

Other
Notification Date
12/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 447
Senate Bill 447
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 451
Senate Bill 451
relating to: the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan; creating the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority; a health benefit program for persons eligible for tax credits for payment of premiums; an income and franchise tax credit for Health Insurance R...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 458
Senate Bill 458
relating to: the timely filing of documents and payments with the Department of Revenue related to the income tax and franchise tax.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
11/30/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 465
Senate Bill 465
relating to: postdated checks and checks given for past consideration.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/31/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 522
Senate Bill 522
relating to: making counties eligible for and requiring the selection of Clark County for participation in the State Main Street Program.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
4/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 581
Senate Bill 581
relating to: mail theft, penalty enhancers for identity theft crimes against certain persons, protection of social security numbers of employees, prohibiting discrimination against an individual who refuses to disclose the individual's social security numb...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 694
Senate Bill 694
transactions and unconscionable practices subject to, and remedies under, the Wisconsin Consumer Act. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/21/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 112, restricting release of credit reports; security freezes.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 112, restricting release of credit reports; security freezes.

Register Number: 606 (6/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-130
Other
Notification Date
11/15/2006
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Enact market-based reforms to hold down cost of health care and lower insurance premiums/costs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enact market-based reforms to hold down cost of health care and lower insurance premiums/costs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Enact meaningful campaign finance reforms. Support "lobby reform" that encourages "grass roots" involvement in government.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enact meaningful campaign finance reforms. Support "lobby reform" that encourages "grass roots" involvement in government.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Enact responsible, defeat excessive, privacy regulation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enact responsible, defeat excessive, privacy regulation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Expand property tax relief for all property (residential and commercial) and make nonprofits who abuse their tax exempt status pay their fair share. Defeat tax bills/control spending/maintain cost controls.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expand property tax relief for all property (residential and commercial) and make nonprofits who abuse their tax exempt status pay their fair share. Defeat tax bills/control spending/maintain cost controls.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Improve electrical infrastructure reliability through increased transmission and generation, setting stage for competitive consumer choice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improve electrical infrastructure reliability through increased transmission and generation, setting stage for competitive consumer choice.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Kill efforts to "beef up" minimum markup law and then find a way to repeal it
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Kill efforts to "beef up" minimum markup law and then find a way to repeal it

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Kill employer/employee benefit mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Kill employer/employee benefit mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Maintain unemployment compensation tax tables at lowest rates.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Maintain unemployment compensation tax tables at lowest rates.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Preserve business sales tax exemptions and retailer's discount where consistent with "streamlining".
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preserve business sales tax exemptions and retailer's discount where consistent with "streamlining".

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Preserve consumer credit rate/fee deregulation. Ensure Wisconsin Consumer Act updates, if any, keep fair balance in consumer protection regulation/enforcement.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preserve consumer credit rate/fee deregulation. Ensure Wisconsin Consumer Act updates, if any, keep fair balance in consumer protection regulation/enforcement.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Promote competition in telecommunications industry, improve customer service and choice and reduce costs through limits on access charges and pass-through costs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Promote competition in telecommunications industry, improve customer service and choice and reduce costs through limits on access charges and pass-through costs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Refine "mainstreet" civil recovery laws, improve garnishment laws, increase small claims statutory attorney fees and costs and enact right of assignment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Refine "mainstreet" civil recovery laws, improve garnishment laws, increase small claims statutory attorney fees and costs and enact right of assignment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Streamline state's sales tax codes to collect this tax and even the competitive playing field.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Streamline state's sales tax codes to collect this tax and even the competitive playing field.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$262,070.00
2005
July - December
$218,140.13
2006
January - June
$334,552.40
2006
July - December
$258,570.00
Total $1,073,332.53
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
205.75
2005
July - December
50.00
2006
January - June
72.00
2006
July - December
79.00
Total 406.75
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
1797.00
2005
July - December
1238.00
2006
January - June
1678.00
2006
July - December
1330.75
Total 6043.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
100 %
2005
July - December
100 %
2006
January - June
100 %
2006
July - December
100 %
Total 100 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures