State Bar of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
All lawyers licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
Activities related to the delivery of legal services, the administration of justice, and the purposes set forth in SCR 10.02(2).

CEO Name:
George C. Brown
Public Affairs Director

Contact
LR
Lisa Roys
PO Box 7158
Madison, WI 53707-7158
(608) 250-6128
(608) 257-4343
lroys@wisbar.org
www.wisbar.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason Westphal Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Debra Sybell Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On 3/15/2005
Daniel Rossmiller Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2005 Withdrawn On 11/7/2005
Cathleen Dettmann Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/23/2005 Withdrawn On 9/6/2006
Lisa Roys Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 6/1/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Adam Korbitz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/10/2006 Withdrawn On N/A
Sandra Lonergan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 11/3/2006 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 50
Assembly Bill 50
relating to: prohibiting consideration of veterans disability payments when ordering maintenance.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/2/2005
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 55
Assembly Bill 55
relating to: immunity of private campground owners and operators.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 63
Assembly Bill 63
relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, and the fee for an identification card issued by the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2005
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 80
Assembly Bill 80
relating to: giving false information to mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/2/2005
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 82
Assembly Bill 82
relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance is subject to circuit court or municipal court rather than juvenile court jurisdiction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 90
Assembly Bill 90
relating to: notice of appeal of a municipal court judgment and requesting a jury trial on appeal from that judgement.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 191

None
Notification Date
6/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 91
Assembly Bill 91
relating to: noncompliance with a municipal court order.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 192

None
Notification Date
6/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 92
Assembly Bill 92
relating to: evidence of being under the influence of an intoxicant.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 8

None
Notification Date
6/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 99
Assembly Bill 99
relating to: individuals registered as sex offenders based upon a juvenile delinquency adjudication.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 5

None
Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 101
Assembly Bill 101
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 140
Assembly Bill 140
relating to: providing rules for allocations between principal and income for trusts and estates and authorizing the conversion of a trust to a unitrust.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 10

None
Notification Date
3/2/2005
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 149
Assembly Bill 149
relating to: attorney fees in civil actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/3/2005
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 203
Assembly Bill 203
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/29/2005
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 207
Assembly Bill 207
relating to: employment discrimination based on creed; and exemption from liability and discipline for health care professionals and health care facility employees who refuse to participate in sterilization, abortion, assisted suicide, and other procedures...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/24/2005
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.
Against
Notification Date
3/24/2005
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.
Comments
Although the State Bar as a whole does not oppose this bill, three practice sections oppose it: The Elder Law Section, the Individual Rights & Responsibilities Section and the Public Interest Law Section.
Other
Notification Date
3/24/2005
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 213
Assembly Bill 213
relating to: termination of parental rights on the grounds of manufacturing methamphetamine with a child of the person whose parental rights are sought to be terminated present.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 113

Against
Notification Date
4/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 216
Assembly Bill 216
relating to: collection of data concerning motor vehicle stops, law enforcement training standards, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2005
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 227
Assembly Bill 227
relating to: notaries public who are not attorneys and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
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 255
Assembly Bill 255
relating to: possession of marijuana and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
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 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/1/2005
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 280
Assembly Bill 280
relating to: expungement of misdemeanors.

Bill Text and History

None
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 284
Assembly Bill 284
relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 285
Assembly Bill 285
relating to: employment discrimination based on creed and exemption from liability and discipline for pharmacists who refuse to dispense for abortions, assisted suicides, and euthanasia.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/10/2005
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 311
Assembly Bill 311
relating to: ordering modifications to legal custody or periods of physical placement contingent upon the occurrence of a specified future event or a specified change in conditions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/28/2005
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 315
Assembly Bill 315
relating to: allowing the operation of certain 2-vehicle combinations on certain highways without a permit, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures and from rule-making procedures, and g...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 363

Other
Notification Date
9/2/2005
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section has voted to actively support this legislation.
None
Notification Date
9/2/2005
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 331
Assembly Bill 331
relating to: operating a vehicle after revocation of a person's operating privilege and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
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 338
Assembly Bill 338
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 360
Assembly Bill 360
relating to: the residence of sex offenders.

Bill Text and History

None
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 400
Assembly Bill 400
relating to: moving with a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/30/2005
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 404
Assembly Bill 404
relating to: prohibiting the Department of Health and Family Services from promulgating a rule under which fees for copies of patient health care records and X-rays equal certain amounts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2005
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 423
Assembly Bill 423
relating to: conveying real property for real estate transfer fee purposes and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/30/2005
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 436
Assembly Bill 436
relating to: domestic abuse arrests and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 104

None
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 459
Assembly Bill 459
relating to: graffiti and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
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 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

None
Notification Date
6/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 509
Assembly Bill 509
relating to: liability of cities, villages, towns, and counties for damages caused by an insufficiency or want of repair of a highway.

Bill Text and History

None
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 511
Assembly Bill 511
relating to: sexual abuse of children placed in substitute care and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 277

For
Notification Date
6/30/2005
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 521
Assembly Bill 521
relating to: termination of parental rights and adoption, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 293

For
Notification Date
8/4/2005
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 536
Assembly Bill 536
relating to: prohibiting a register of deeds from recording certain instruments that contain more than a partial social security number and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 139

Against
Notification Date
9/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
Assembly Bill 539
Assembly Bill 539
relating to: adult protective services and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 388

Other
Notification Date
8/25/2005
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.
Comments
The Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin supports AB 539.
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

None
Notification Date
1/12/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 587
Assembly Bill 587
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.
Comments
Public Interest Law Section opposes. State Bar as a whole has taken no position on this bill.
Against
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.
Comments
The State Bar opposes weakening protections under the Wisconsin Consumer Act that require creditors to use judicial process to seek repossession of personal property and opposes allowing creditors to employ self-help repossession methods.
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
9/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Public Interest Law Section of the Bar opposes this bill. At this point the Bar as whole has not taken a position on the bill.
Against
Notification Date
9/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The State Bar opposes weakening protections under the Wisconsin Consumer Act that require creditors to use judicial process to seek repossession of personal property and opposes allowing creditors to employ self-help repossession methods.
Assembly Bill 648
Assembly Bill 648
relating to: retention and testing of evidence that includes biological material, time limits for prosecuting a crime that is related to a sexual assault, law enforcement procedures for using an eyewitness to identify a person suspected of committing a cri...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 60

Other
Notification Date
9/2/2005
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar has voted to actively support this legislation.
None
Notification Date
9/2/2005
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar has voted to actively support this legislation.
For
Notification Date
9/2/2005
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.
Comments
The State Bar supports this legislation and believes the process, which included input of those with expertise in the areas of concern, is a model for enacting legislation related to the criminal justice system.
Assembly Bill 654
Assembly Bill 654
relating to: consideration of income disparity in determining child support and information to be included in family action petitions.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Comments
Family Law Section
Assembly Bill 666
Assembly Bill 666
relating to: penalties for sex offenses.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section opposes this legislation. Current law provides sufficiently strong potential sentences and, as a matter of separation of powers, sentencing decisions should remain with the judiciary.
Assembly Bill 725
Assembly Bill 725
relating to: default judgments in cases involving citations issued for certain violations, including underage drinking and smoking.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 306

For
Notification Date
10/18/2005
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar supports this legislation.
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

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2005
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.
Against
Notification Date
10/18/2005
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.
Comments
The Bar opposes changes to the collateral source rule which would allow for the reduction of awards by payments from collateral sources that do not have subrogation rights.
Assembly Bill 766
Assembly Bill 766
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2005
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.
Against
Notification Date
10/18/2005
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.
Comments
Caps on non-economic damages run counter to the right of obtaining justice "completely and without denial." In addition, caps on non-economic damages place an unnecessary hardship on the most seriously injured.
Assembly Bill 784
Assembly Bill 784
relating to: a mandatory term of confinement and the maximum term of imprisonment for certain child sex offenses and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 430

Against
Notification Date
10/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section, representing over 600 prosecutors, criminal defense lawyers, judges and academicians opposes this bill.
Assembly Bill 785
Assembly Bill 785
relating to: protective placements and protective services, involuntary administration of psychotropic medication, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 264

For
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.
Comments
The Elder Law Section supports. Statutes related to adult protective services must be updated to codify court cases and modernizes and clarify other ambiguous or currently unaddressed areas.
Assembly Bill 791
Assembly Bill 791
relating to: execution of a declaration to physicians, also known as a living will, by a Medical Assistance recipient.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
The Elder Law Section of the State Bar opposes this legislation because it believes a "living will" is not a value neutral document.
Assembly Bill 792
Assembly Bill 792
relating to: requiring a home care placement agency that places a home care worker in the residence of a home care consumer to provide notice to the consumer concerning the rights, duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of the consumer with respect to t...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 197

For
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.
Comments
The Elder Law Section of the State Bar supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 819
Assembly Bill 819
relating to: directing the University of Wisconsin Law School to require students to complete a clinical practicum.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/23/2005
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
The State Bar believes curriculum issues should be determined by the Law School. The Bar gives no opinion on the advisability of clinical programs.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Litigation Section of the State Bar opposes this legislation.
Assembly Bill 855
Assembly Bill 855
relating to: damages for frivolous claims.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
The Litigation Section of the State Bar is opposed to this bill.
Assembly Bill 885
Assembly Bill 885
relating to: requiring the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to promulgate rules prescribing fair methods of competition in the construction of new residential or noncommercial property and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2006
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 890
Assembly Bill 890
relating to: admitting prior testimony of a felony victim at a probation, parole, or extended supervision revocation hearing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2006
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar is opposed to this legislation.
Assembly Bill 897
Assembly Bill 897
relating to: preparing and filing parenting plans, equalizing periods of physical placement to the highest degree possible, using parenting plans to determine periods of physical placement, and modifying physical placement and custody orders.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Children & the Law Section / Family Law Section
Assembly Bill 953
Assembly Bill 953
relating to: sexual intercourse or sexual contact with a person who is under the influence of alcohol beverages and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section believes the current statutory scheme is adequate. The law currently places the burden of affirmative consent on the perpetrator. The Board is also concerned with the potential detrimental effect it may have on the victims.
Assembly Bill 958
Assembly Bill 958
relating to: civil liability exemption for assistance provided as the result of an emergency.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 459

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Litigation Section opposes legislation granting exemptions from liability.
Assembly Bill 968
Assembly Bill 968
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

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Litigation section opposes provisions within the bil related to class action lawsuits.
Assembly Bill 970
Assembly Bill 970
relating to: admitting evidence of other crimes in certain criminal proceedings.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 310

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Section opposes this bill because it undercuts the fundamental fairness of our trial system and increases the potential that innocent persons might be wrongfully convicted.
Assembly Bill 993
Assembly Bill 993
relating to: confidentiality of health care review records and immunity.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Litigation Section opposes provisions within the bill that would limit access to records.
Assembly Bill 1010
Assembly Bill 1010
relating to: seizure of a computer used in committing a child sex offense, the disposition of certain forfeited property, the use of a computer by a person convicted of a child sex offense, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin opposes this legislation.
Assembly Bill 1020
Assembly Bill 1020
relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section has an interest in this legislation.
Assembly Bill 1021
Assembly Bill 1021
relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Litigation Section of the State Bar opposes this legislation.
Assembly Bill 1036
Assembly Bill 1036
relating to: adopting revised Article 5 of the Uniform Commercial Code, concerning letters of credit.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 213

For
Notification Date
2/20/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Business Law Section
Assembly Bill 1038
Assembly Bill 1038
relating to: miscellaneous remedial modifications to the Wisconsin Probate Code.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 216

For
Notification Date
2/20/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
Assembly Bill 1039
Assembly Bill 1039
relating to: 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 paymen...

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
The Litigation Section opposes this bill.
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

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

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 183

Against
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 1074
Assembly Bill 1074
relating to: recovery of attorney fees in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 1112
Assembly Bill 1112
relating to: mergers, conversions, and other business combinations; merger and conversion reports; the authority of the boards of directors of business corporations and corporate committees; corporate shareholder notices and meetings; the transfer of corpo...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Business Law Section
Assembly Bill 1163
Assembly Bill 1163
relating to: liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 474

For
Notification Date
4/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Business Law Section
Assembly Joint Resolution 67
Assembly Joint Resolution 67
relating to: providing that only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state (2nd consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 42
Senate Bill 42
relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, and the fee for an identification card issued by the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2005
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.
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.
Senate Bill 59
Senate Bill 59
relating to: individuals registered as sex offenders based upon a juvenile delinquency adjudication.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.
Senate Bill 93
Senate Bill 93
relating to: providing rules for allocations between principal and income for trusts and estates and authorizing the conversion of a trust to a unitrust.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/4/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 112
Senate Bill 112
relating to: the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 130

For
Notification Date
5/19/2005
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 123
Senate Bill 123
relating to: reorganizing and revising chapter 767 of the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 443

For
Notification Date
6/30/2005
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 151
Senate Bill 151
relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 155
Senate Bill 155
relating to: employment discrimination based on creed and exemption from liability and discipline for pharmacists who refuse to dispense for abortions, assisted suicides, and euthanasia.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/10/2005
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 159
Senate Bill 159
relating to: providing the jury in civil actions with an explanation regarding the results of their findings.

Bill Text and History

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.
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

Against
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.
Senate Bill 176
Senate Bill 176
relating to: the residence of sex offenders.

Bill Text and History

None
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 182
Senate Bill 182
relating to: temporary revision of child or family support when payer is on active military duty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/19/2005
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 187
Senate Bill 187
relating to: making a student who has been convicted of possessing, with intent to manufacture, distribute, or deliver, or of manufacturing, distributing, or delivering, a controlled substance or controlled substance analog ineligible for state financial a...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/16/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 201
Senate Bill 201
relating to: prohibiting the Department of Health and Family Services from promulgating a rule under which fees for copies of patient health care records and X-rays equal certain amounts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2005
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 227
Senate Bill 227
relating to: graffiti and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
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 255
Senate Bill 255
relating to: nonprobate transfer of real property at death.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/8/2005
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 268
Senate Bill 268
relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/3/2005
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.
Comments
Public Interest Law Section opposes. State Bar as a whole has taken no position on this bill.
Against
Notification Date
8/3/2005
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.
Comments
The State Bar opposes weakening protections under the Wisconsin Consumer Act that require creditors to use judicial process to seek repossession of personal property and opposes allowing creditors to employ self-help repossession methods.
Senate Bill 312
Senate Bill 312
relating to: expanding relocations from nursing homes under a community integration program to include persons who are diverted from imminent entry into nursing homes.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 355

Other
Notification Date
9/22/2005
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.
Comments
The Elder Law Section of the State Bar supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 315
Senate Bill 315
relating to: retention and testing of evidence that includes biological material, time limits for prosecuting a crime that is related to a sexual assault, law enforcement procedures for using an eyewitness to identify a person suspected of committing a cri...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the STate Bar of Wisconsin supports passage of this bill.
For
Notification Date
9/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The State Bar supports this legislation and believes the process, which included input of those with expertise in the areas of concern, is a model for enacting legislation related to the criminal justice system.
Senate Bill 387
Senate Bill 387
relating to: repossession of goods in consumer credit transactions and certain consumer leases.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/18/2005
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.
Comments
The State Bar opposes amending Wisconsin Consumer Act to allow creditors to employ self-help repossession methods because such methods deny Wisconsin citizens access to judicial process and are likely to lead to acts in breach of the peace.
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

For
Notification Date
10/18/2005
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 391
Senate Bill 391
relating to: guardianships, conservatorships, and wards; involuntary administration of psychotropic medication; protective placements and protective services; powers of attorney for health care; durable powers of attorney; venue, residence, and county of r...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 387

For
Notification Date
10/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 393
Senate Bill 393
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2005
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.
Comments
Caps on non-economic damages run counter to the right of obtaining justice “completely and without denial.” In addition, caps on non-economic damages place an unnecessary hardship on the most seriously injured.
Senate Bill 396
Senate Bill 396
relating to: the deadline and procedure for voter registration and the determination of residency for voting purposes.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Comments
Although the State Bar as a whole has not taken a position on this bill, the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section opposes the bill.
Senate Bill 408
Senate Bill 408
relating to: a mandatory term of confinement and the maximum term of imprisonment for certain child sex offenses and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section opposes this bill. It believes there are unintended consquences to the victims of sexual assault. It also places extreme fiscal pressure on the criminal justice system.
Senate Bill 447
Senate Bill 447
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2006
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.
Comments
The Litigation Section is opposed to this legislation.
Senate Bill 448
Senate Bill 448
relating to: contractor's notices, claims against certain contractors and suppliers of dwellings, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 201

Against
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.
Comments
The Litigation Section of the State Bar is opposed. Creates an additional layer of technical and legal procedures a consumer must maneuver. The procedure is onerous to consumers and potentially detrimental to the unrepresented.
None
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.
Senate Bill 450
Senate Bill 450
relating to: construction liens, requirements for securing payment for work on publicly financed projects, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 204

For
Notification Date
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.
Comments
The Construction and Public Contract Law Section supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 456
Senate Bill 456
relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/2/2005
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 460
Senate Bill 460
relating to: municipal boundary agreements and the use of alternative dispute resolution in municipal boundary disputes.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Comments
The Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar supports the inclusion of mediation in this legislation.
Senate Bill 501
Senate Bill 501
relating to: damages for frivolous claims.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2006
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.
Comments
The Litigation Section of the State Bar is opposed to this legislation.
Senate Bill 506
Senate Bill 506
relating to: prohibiting school districts from adopting certain textbooks.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Individual Rights and Responsibility (IRR) Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin opposes Senate Bill 506.
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

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Litigation Section opposes provisions within the bill that would affect class action lawsuits.
Senate Bill 526
Senate Bill 526
relating to: sexual intercourse or sexual contact with a person who is under the influence of alcohol beverages and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 436

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section believes the current statutory scheme is adequate. The law currently places the burden of affirmative consent on the perpetrator. The Board is also concerned with the potential detrimental effect it may have on the victims.
Senate Bill 573
Senate Bill 573
relating to: admitting evidence of other crimes in certain criminal proceedings.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Section opposes this bill because it undercuts the fundamental fairness of our trial system and increases the potential that innocent persons might be wrongfully convicted.
Senate Bill 578
Senate Bill 578
relating to: confidentiality of health care review records and immunity.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Litigation Section opposes provisions within the bill that would limit access to records.
Senate Bill 586
Senate Bill 586
relating to: preparing and filing parenting plans, equalizing periods of physical placement to the highest degree possible, using parenting plans to determine periods of physical placement, and modifying physical placement and custody orders.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Children & the Law Section / Family Law Section
Senate Bill 611
Senate Bill 611
testing of persons involved in certain motor vehicle accidents and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/8/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar opposes.
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

Against
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.
Comments
The Litigation Section opposes this bill.
Senate Bill 619
Senate Bill 619
mergers, conversions, and other business combinations; merger and conversion reports for real estate transfer fee purposes; the authority of the boards of directors of business corporations and corporate committees; corporate shareholder notices and meetin...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Business Law Section
Senate Bill 625
Senate Bill 625
miscellaneous remedial modifications to the Wisconsin Probate Code.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
Senate Bill 627
Senate Bill 627
seizure of a computer used to commit a crime and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section opposes this legislation.
Senate Bill 653
Senate Bill 653
contracts with entities to operate resource centers and care management organizations under the Family Care Program

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2006
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.
Comments
The Elder Law Section of the State Bar supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 731
Senate Bill 731
protective placements and protective services; involuntary administration of psychotropic medication; guardianships, conservatorships, and wards; and services for adults at risk and elder adults at risk.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/3/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Resolution 5
Senate Resolution 5
providing for an advisory referendum on the question of enacting the death penalty in this state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/18/2005
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.
Senate Resolution 53
Senate Resolution 53
providing that only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state (2nd consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Office of Justice Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Office of Justice Assistance

Notification Date
2/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Indigent Civil Legal Services

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

Notification Date
3/24/2005
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.

Comments
Denial or Revocation of Professional Licensure for Tax Delinquency

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Fees for copies of patient health care records. (Ch. HFS 117)
Agency Name
Health and Family Services

Subject
Fees for copies of patient health care records. (Ch. HFS 117)

Register Number: 561 (10/1/2002)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 03-111
For
Notification Date
1/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Proposals to modify the eligibility standards for Medicare based on transfer of assets.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to modify the eligibility standards for Medicare based on transfer of assets.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/16/2005
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.

LRB 2194 and 4125 RELATED TO DAMAGES FOR FRIVOLOUS CLAIMS.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2194 and 4125 RELATED TO DAMAGES FOR FRIVOLOUS CLAIMS.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Chapter 452 Revisions (LRB-1387)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter 452 Revisions (LRB-1387)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/11/2005
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.

Ch. 55 Legislative Council Study Committee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ch. 55 Legislative Council Study Committee

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/6/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Medical Malpractice Reform--proposals to cap noneconomic damages, including the work product of the Assembly Medical Malpractice Task Force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Malpractice Reform--proposals to cap noneconomic damages, including the work product of the Assembly Medical Malpractice Task Force

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Proposals to prevent wrongful criminal convictions under consideration by the Criminal Justice Commission
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to prevent wrongful criminal convictions under consideration by the Criminal Justice Commission

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

the recommendations of the Avery Task Force related to wrongful convictions LRB 34921.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the recommendations of the Avery Task Force related to wrongful convictions LRB 34921.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/29/2005
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.

lien law revisions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
lien law revisions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/26/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation related to modifications to the state's statutory power of attorney forms.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation related to modifications to the state's statutory power of attorney forms.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation related to the regulation of the rent to own industry.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation related to the regulation of the rent to own industry.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/7/2005
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.

Legislation related to homeowners' responsiblity to notify builders of a building defect prior to filing an action.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation related to homeowners' responsiblity to notify builders of a building defect prior to filing an action.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

extending the current limit on non-economic damages for hospitals and health care providers to long term care providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
extending the current limit on non-economic damages for hospitals and health care providers to long term care providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Wisconsin adoption of Revised Uniform Arbitration Act (RUAA)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin adoption of Revised Uniform Arbitration Act (RUAA)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Extending the current limit on non-economic damages for hospitals and health care providers to long term care providers (LRB-2258/LRB-2568).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Extending the current limit on non-economic damages for hospitals and health care providers to long term care providers (LRB-2258/LRB-2568).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Recoverable attorney fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recoverable attorney fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/15/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

evidence of lay and expert witnesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
evidence of lay and expert witnesses

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/14/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Business Corporations Act Revisions (Chapter 180, Wis. Stats.)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Business Corporations Act Revisions (Chapter 180, Wis. Stats.)

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.

Ch. 767 Recodification -- Legislative Council Special Committee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ch. 767 Recodification -- Legislative Council Special Committee

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.

Chapter 180 Revisions - Relating to updating various provisions under Ch. 180, Wis. Stats
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter 180 Revisions - Relating to updating various provisions under Ch. 180, Wis. Stats

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.

Civil Legal Services - Relating to funding for the provision of civil legal services for low-income individuals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Civil Legal Services - Relating to funding for the provision of civil legal services for low-income individuals

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.

Clarifying that the percentage standard used in determing child support is permissive in certain cases.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying that the percentage standard used in determing child support is permissive in certain cases.

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.

Considering income disparity when determining child support.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Considering income disparity when determining child support.

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.

Guardianship Reform - Relating to reorganizing, modernizing and simplifying Chapter 880, Wis. Stats.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianship Reform - Relating to reorganizing, modernizing and simplifying Chapter 880, Wis. Stats.

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.

Guardianship Reform (Chapter 880, Wis. Stats.)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianship Reform (Chapter 880, Wis. Stats.)

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.

Medical Records Photocopying Fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Records Photocopying Fees

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Probate Trailer - Relating to clean up provisions in the probate code.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Probate Trailer - Relating to clean up provisions in the probate code.

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.

Relating to the homestead exemption.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the homestead exemption.

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.

Relating to the Uniform Arbitration Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the Uniform Arbitration Act.

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.

Comments
State Bar of Wisconsin

Relating to the Uniform Principal & Income Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the Uniform Principal & Income Act

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.

Relating to the Uniform Securities Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the Uniform Securities Act

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.

Requring a petition in an action affecting the family to include information about support orders.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requring a petition in an action affecting the family to include information about support orders.

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.

State Public Defender (SPD)Indigency Standards
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Public Defender (SPD)Indigency Standards

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.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)

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.

Uniform Probate Code
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform Probate Code

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.

Uniform Trust Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform Trust Act

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.

Guardianship Reform Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianship Reform Legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/1/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (under review/consideration by Legislative Council Study Committee on Child Guardianship and Custody)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (under review/consideration by Legislative Council Study Committee on Child Guardianship and Custody)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/1/2004
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$126,027.79
2005
July - December
$63,112.65
2006
January - June
$67,481.58
2006
July - December
$62,330.36
Total $318,952.38
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
97.00
2005
July - December
206.75
2006
January - June
271.25
2006
July - December
191.75
Total 766.75
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
368.00
2005
July - December
845.75
2006
January - June
730.25
2006
July - December
474.00
Total 2418.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: prohibiting consideration of veterans disability payments when ordering maintenance.
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: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.
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: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.
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: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.
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 Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.
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: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.
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: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: termination of parental rights on the grounds of manufacturing methamphetamine with a child of the person whose parental rights are sought to be terminated present.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
providing for an advisory referendum on the question of enacting the death penalty in this state.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: employment discrimination based on creed; and exemption from liability and discipline for health care professionals and health care facility employees who refuse to participate in sterilization, abortion, assisted suicide, and other procedures on moral or religious grounds.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
3 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: individuals registered as sex offenders based upon a juvenile delinquency adjudication.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
4 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: providing rules for allocations between principal and income for trusts and estates and authorizing the conversion of a trust to a unitrust.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
4 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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

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
58 %
2005
July - December
100 %
2006
January - June
100 %
2006
July - December
100 %
Total 94 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures