Wisconsin Restaurant Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association will work to protect the intergrity of the restarurant industry by working for necessary and equitable regulations associated with safe food handling.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association will work to insure that no new taxes on small businesses are created and maintain equal property tax relief for businesses. WRA will work to maintain the September 1 school start law and an increase in the state budget for tourism promotion. WRA is interested in alcohol blood content and immunity from civil liability for furnishing alcohol. WRA will work to limit new mandates on employers in the area of employee benefits or health insurance and finding a viable solution for more small businesses to offer affordable health insurance to their employees. WRA is interested in work place issues, such as minimum wage, worker's compensation, unemployment compensation, and teen labor laws. WRA will work to protect the integrity of the restaurant industry by working for necessary and equitable regulations associated with safe food handling. WRA will work for utility deregulation to effect small businesses positively.

CEO Name:
Ed Lump
Executive Director of Operations

Contact
GP
Gail Parr
2801 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 270-9950
(608) 270-9960
gparr@wirestaurant.org
www.wirestaurant.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Edward Lump Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/20/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Gail Parr Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/20/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Hanson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/31/2005 Withdrawn On N/A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

For
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.
Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
relating to: health benefit purchasing cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 30

For
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.
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

For
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.
Assembly Bill 20
Assembly Bill 20
relating to: displaying attractions on highway specific information signs.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 136

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.
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

For
Notification Date
5/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 67
Assembly Bill 67
relating to: school transportation bio-diesel fuel cost assistance and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 72
Assembly Bill 72
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 101
Assembly Bill 101
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 118
Assembly Bill 118
relating to: an income tax and franchise tax credit for training apprentices.

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 141
Assembly Bill 141
relating to: lowering the legal drinking age for certain persons.

Bill Text and History

For
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 145
Assembly Bill 145
relating to: creating an income and franchise tax credit for livestock farm modernization or expansion.

Bill Text and History

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.
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
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.
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
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.
Assembly Bill 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 297
Assembly Bill 297
relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2005
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 298
Assembly Bill 298
relating to: tourism promotion and development under room tax law.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 135

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 338
Assembly Bill 338
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 339
Assembly Bill 339
relating to: a property tax exemption for restaurant kitchen equipment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 414
Assembly Bill 414
relating to: smoking in restaurants and bowling centers and the regulation of smoking by counties, cities, villages, and towns.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
5/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Takes away the right of private businesses to set their own policies. Market forces should be allowed to operate here, as they are already reducing smoking in restaurants.
Other
Notification Date
5/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
5/11/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Amendments in ASA 1 address most of WRA's concerns. We now view the bill as positive for the foodservice industry.
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

For
Notification Date
5/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 440
Assembly Bill 440
relating to: indoor places where smoking is prohibited, designating smoking areas in indoor places where smoking is generally prohibited, and smoking outside the state capitol building.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 449
Assembly Bill 449
relating to: the management and disposal of septage and municipal sewage sludge, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 347

For
Notification Date
7/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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

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

Against
Notification Date
7/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 617
Assembly Bill 617
relating to: coverage of certain health care costs in cancer clinical trials.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 194

Other
Notification Date
8/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

For
Notification Date
8/23/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 680
Assembly Bill 680
relating to: increasing the jurisdictional amount in small claims court.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 739
Assembly Bill 739
relating to: municipal quotas for intoxicating liquor retailers.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 307

Other
Notification Date
2/28/2006
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 742
Assembly Bill 742
relating to: transferring a permit to operate a hotel, restaurant, bed and breakfast, rooming house, or vending machine.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 302

For
Notification Date
10/26/2005
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 766
Assembly Bill 766
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2005
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 774
Assembly Bill 774
relating to: eligibility of a student enrolled in a 2-year, full-time vocational diploma program at a technical college for an academic excellence higher education scholarship.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 778
Assembly Bill 778
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2005
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 850
Assembly Bill 850
relating to: the regulation of certain wharves, piers, boat shelters, boat hoists, and boat lifts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 855
Assembly Bill 855
relating to: damages for frivolous claims.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 871
Assembly Bill 871
relating to: postdated checks and checks given for past consideration.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2006
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 951
Assembly Bill 951
relating to: an income and franchise credit for property taxes paid on restaurant kitchen machinery and equipment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
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

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
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 1072
Assembly Bill 1072
relating to: awards to persons suffering damages as the result of medical malpractice and evidence of compensation for those damages.

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 Bill 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 183

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 Bill 1154
Assembly Bill 1154
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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
3/29/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Treatment of room tax revenue, 70 percent of which is used for tourism promotion (2005 AB-298), is a concern to restaurants and others in the hospilitality industry.
Other
Notification Date
3/29/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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

For
Notification Date
4/21/2005
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 12
Senate Bill 12
relating to: the state minimum wage.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/21/2005
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 16
Senate Bill 16
relating to: reducing the amount of the estate tax imposed by the state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2005
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 39
Senate Bill 39
relating to: school transportation bio-diesel fuel cost assistance and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 43

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 41
Senate Bill 41
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 83

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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
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 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

For
Notification Date
3/9/2006
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 147
Senate Bill 147
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

For
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 152
Senate Bill 152
relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 157
Senate Bill 157
relating to: the full and equal enjoyment of a public place of accommodation or amusement by a person with a disability who is accompanied by a service animal.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 354

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 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

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 163
Senate Bill 163
relating to: a property tax exemption for restaurant kitchen equipment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 202
Senate Bill 202
relating to: smoking in restaurants and bowling centers and the regulation of smoking by counties, cities, villages, and towns.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Takes away the right of private businesses to set their own policies. Market forces should be allowed to operate here, as they are already reducing smoking in restaurants.
Other
Notification Date
5/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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
7/19/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 266
Senate Bill 266
relating to: the prohibition against underage persons entering or being on any premises operating under an alcohol beverage license.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 50

For
Notification Date
8/23/2005
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 288
Senate Bill 288
relating to: coverage of certain health care costs in cancer clinical trials.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/24/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

Against
Notification Date
8/23/2005
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 370
Senate Bill 370
relating to: eligibility of a student enrolled in a 2-year, full-time vocational diploma program at a technical college for an academic excellence higher education scholarship.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 267

For
Notification Date
10/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 392
Senate Bill 392
relating to: the sale of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 393
Senate Bill 393
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 402
Senate Bill 402
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 425
Senate Bill 425
relating to: the authority of the Department of Justice and public nuisance actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 426
Senate Bill 426
relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, authorized positions for the department of justice, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 86

For
Notification Date
12/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 430
Senate Bill 430
relating to: prohibiting smoking in places of employment, restaurants, taverns, and other indoor areas.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 465
Senate Bill 465
relating to: postdated checks and checks given for past consideration.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 501
Senate Bill 501
relating to: damages for frivolous claims.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/13/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 518
Senate Bill 518
relating to: various duties of the Department of Revenue, including issuing declaratory judgments, conducting audits and assessments, asserting liability, allowing claims for refunds, awarding the costs of litigation to a prevailing party, imposing penalti...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
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

For
Notification Date
2/16/2006
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 563
Senate Bill 563
relating to: creating income and franchise tax credits for expenses related to film production services and for capital investments made by a film production company, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 483

For
Notification Date
3/29/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 610
Senate Bill 610
creating a new license authorizing retail sales of wine by certain restaurants for consumption on or off the premises where sold and the penalty for certain alcohol beverage violations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/28/2006
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 614
Senate Bill 614
persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct payment to a chirop...

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Senate Bill 638
Senate Bill 638
authorizing a premier resort area to limit or prohibit managed time-share projects and to impose a tax on the exchange of time-share units. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2006
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 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

Other
Notification Date
3/29/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Treatment of room tax revenue, 70 percent of which is used for tourism promotion (2005 AB-298), is a concern to restaurants and others in the hospilitality industry.

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
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.

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

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.

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

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.

Health and Family Services: Departmentwide and Management and Technology
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Departmentwide and Management and Technology

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.

Health and Family Services: Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Health

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.

Tourism
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tourism

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.

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

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.

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

Notification Date
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

HFS 196, certification of food managers.
Agency Name
Health and Family Services

Subject
HFS 196, certification of food managers.

Register Number: 564 (12/15/2002)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 03-041
For
Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

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

Register Number: 576 (1/1/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 04-063
Against
Notification Date
11/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

menu labeling mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
menu labeling mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

personal property tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
personal property tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regulation of nutritive content of foods served in restaurants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of nutritive content of foods served in restaurants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/26/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

sales tax increases and exemptions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
sales tax increases and exemptions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

state health care/insurance reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
state health care/insurance reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/26/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

statewide smoking regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
statewide smoking regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

2007-2009 Biennial Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007-2009 Biennial Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/21/2006
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.

Regulation of alcoholic beverages and Tied House restrictions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of alcoholic beverages and Tied House restrictions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
12/21/2006
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.

Nutritional information on restaurant menus
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nutritional information on restaurant menus

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin Center Tax District
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Center Tax District

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Workers compensation rules, statutes, council
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workers compensation rules, statutes, council

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
8/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB-4086 re: requiring boating safety certificates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4086 re: requiring boating safety certificates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Regulation of organic waste in landfills
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of organic waste in landfills

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

regulation of disposal of organic waste
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of disposal of organic waste

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

regulation of solid waste disposal affecting small businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of solid waste disposal affecting small businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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-1480, relating to the requirement for a health department inspection upon the reorganization or transer of a business.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1480, relating to the requirement for a health department inspection upon the reorganization or transer of a business.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to any type of regulation of gift certificates, gift cards or other gift obligations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to any type of regulation of gift certificates, gift cards or other gift obligations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/3/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

DWD minimum wage rate changes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DWD minimum wage rate changes

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Issuance and contractual terms of gift cards and gift certificates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issuance and contractual terms of gift cards and gift certificates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB-3162 wine re-corking for restaurant patrons
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3162 wine re-corking for restaurant patrons

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Increaseing excise tax on tobacco products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increaseing excise tax on tobacco products

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Increasing excise tax on fermented malt beverages
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing excise tax on fermented malt beverages

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Room tax and clarification of the definition of "tourism promotion and development."
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Room tax and clarification of the definition of "tourism promotion and development."

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Use/regulation of Biodiesel fuels
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use/regulation of Biodiesel fuels

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

2005-07 Biennial Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2005-07 Biennial Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Food manager certification and licensing fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Food manager certification and licensing fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Modifications of teen labor laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modifications of teen labor laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Obesity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Obesity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Proposed lobby law/ethics changes as proposed by the Ethics Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed lobby law/ethics changes as proposed by the Ethics Board

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Wisconsin Restaurant Association

Relating to a statewide smoking ban.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to a statewide smoking ban.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to all matters affecting the Department of Tourism.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to all matters affecting the Department of Tourism.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to campaign finance reform.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to campaign finance reform.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to changes to the state's minimum wage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to changes to the state's minimum wage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to changes to the state's overtime laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to changes to the state's overtime laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to elections and campaigns.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to elections and campaigns.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to health insurance mandates on small business owners
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to health insurance mandates on small business owners

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to increasing the tourism promotion budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to increasing the tourism promotion budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to repealing the personal property tax on kitchen equipment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to repealing the personal property tax on kitchen equipment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to restaurant inspections
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to restaurant inspections

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to starting K-12 public schools after September 1st.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to starting K-12 public schools after September 1st.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to tort reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to tort reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to unemployment insurance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to unemployment insurance.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Small Business Regulatory Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Small Business Regulatory Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The terms of credit for alcohol sales.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The terms of credit for alcohol sales.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Video Lottery and Video Gaming
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Video Lottery and Video Gaming

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$77,601.76
2006
January - June
$57,733.10
2006
July - December
$69,269.73
Total $204,604.59
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
227.25
2006
January - June
122.00
2006
July - December
102.50
Total 451.75
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
418.75
2006
January - June
255.50
2006
July - December
337.50
Total 1011.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: health benefit purchasing cooperatives.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: creating an individual income tax subtract modification for amounts spent on medical insurance premiums by certain individuals.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: school transportation bio-diesel fuel cost assistance and making appropriations.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
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
1 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: a property tax exemption for restaurant kitchen equipment.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
15 %
2006
July - December
Total 6 %
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
20 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 9 %
relating to: smoking in restaurants and bowling centers and the regulation of smoking by counties, cities, villages, and towns.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
20 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
15 %
2006
July - December
Total 13 %
relating to: authorizing the restoration of a nonconforming structure that is destroyed by vandalism or certain natural forces.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: eligibility of a student enrolled in a 2-year, full-time vocational diploma program at a technical college for an academic excellence higher education scholarship.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
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.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: creating income and franchise tax credits for expenses related to film production services and for capital investments made by a film production company, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: a property tax exemption for restaurant kitchen equipment.
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: terms and conditions of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: the regulation of certain wharves, piers, boat shelters, boat hoists, and boat lifts.
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: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.
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: increasing the jurisdictional amount in small claims court.
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: transferring a permit to operate a hotel, restaurant, bed and breakfast, rooming house, or vending machine.
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: postdated checks and checks given for past consideration.
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: an income and franchise credit for property taxes paid on restaurant kitchen machinery and equipment.
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: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for reducing the revenue limit, allowing local governmental units to raise revenue to compensate for reductions in state aid, requiring the state to reduce its revenue limit in conjunction with reduction in state aid, reimbursing the reasonable costs of imposing state mandates, standing to bring a suit to enforce the revenue limits, and requiring the approval of only one legislature to amend the revenue limit provisions (first consideration).
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4 %
2006
July - December
Total 1 %
relating to: retail sales of wine by the bottle in restaurants for consumption on and off the premises.
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 1 %
relating to: the sale of gift certificates, gift cards, and other gift obligations and providing penalties.
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 1 %
relating to: tourism promotion and development under room tax law.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
8 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
3 %
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2 %
2006
July - December
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
1 %
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
25 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 11 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
1 %
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
6 %
2006
July - December
4 %
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
1 %
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
2 %
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
2 %
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
2 %
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
3 %
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
4 %
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
4 %
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
5 %
Total 2 %
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
6 %
Total 2 %
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
7 %
Total 2 %
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
8 %
Total 2 %
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 3 %

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
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
7 %
2006
July - December
30 %
Total 13 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
4 %
2006
July - December
12 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures