American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A 501(c)(4) membership group dedicated to defending civil liberties of all Wisconsin residents.

Lobbying Interests:
The ACLU of Wisconsin lobbies in the areas of constitutional rights including but not limited to freedom of expression, criminal justice and corrections, reproductive freedom, data privacy and equal protection.

CEO Name:
Christopher Ahmuty
Executive Director

Contact
CA
Christopher Ahmuty
207 E Buffalo St Ste 325
Milwaukee, WI 53202-5774
(414) 272-4032
(414) 272-0182
Liberty@aclu-wi.org
www.aclu-wi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Christopher Ahmuty Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Renee Crawford Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Stacy Harbaugh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 22
Assembly Bill 22
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in housing because of arrest or conviction record, making it a Class I felony to discriminate in employment or housing because of arrest or conviction record, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 30
Assembly Bill 30
Relating to: employer monitoring of employee electronic mail usage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 31
Assembly Bill 31
Relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 35
Assembly Bill 35
Relating to: the use of race-based names, nicknames, logos, and mascots by school boards, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
ACLU WI's letter to Sen. Decker urging a favorable vote in the Senate is attached.
Supporting Documentation
20100301_122906_AB35 Decker.doc

Assembly Bill 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: liability of the state for a violation of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, Fair Labor Standards Act, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 or of Title I of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: authorization for municipalities to establish satellite stations for purposes of conducting voter registration and absentee voting and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 70
Assembly Bill 70
Relating to: adjudications for involuntary commitment, appointment of a guardian of the person, and protective placement or protective services, background checks for the purchase of handguns, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 93
Assembly Bill 93
Relating to: prohibiting certain automated telephone solicitations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 163
Assembly Bill 163
Relating to: allowing certain political signs on rental premises.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 171
Assembly Bill 171
Relating to: unlawful use of a global positioning device and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 224
Assembly Bill 224
Relating to: the reimbursement rate for private attorneys appointed by the State Public Defender.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 230
Assembly Bill 230
Relating to: electronic access by law enforcement agencies to photographs on motor vehicle operators licenses and identification cards.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 167

None
Notification Date
7/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 246
Assembly Bill 246
Relating to: the use of automatic dialing announcing devices and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 249
Assembly Bill 249
Relating to: deceptive election practices; voter intimidation, suppression, and protection; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
Relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer or while attempting to flee and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 251

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in housing because of domestic abuse victim status and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/29/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 395
Assembly Bill 395
Relating to: criteria for determining indigency for purposes of representation by the State Public Defender and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 421
Assembly Bill 421
Relating to: Indian child welfare.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/15/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 458
Assembly Bill 458
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 134

For
Notification Date
10/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
It is time to stop censoring medically accurate and age appropriate information that could literally save a young person's life.
Assembly Bill 511
Assembly Bill 511
Relating to: requiring a person arrested for a felony or a juvenile taken into custody for certain sexual assault offenses to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis, inclusion of the analysis results in the Department of Justice d...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Too costly, too invasive, too distracting
Supporting Documentation
20091021_084650_WI LRB-1911 DNA Collection Press Release mb.doc

Assembly Bill 512
Assembly Bill 512
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
www.aclu.org/drug-law-reform/marijuana-law-reform
Assembly Bill 613
Assembly Bill 613
Relating to: aiding a felon and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 615
Assembly Bill 615
Relating to: the powers and duties of the board of school directors and the superintendent of schools in a first class city school district, awarding a grant to a nonprofit corporation, requiring a referendum, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 619
Assembly Bill 619
Relating to: county, city, town, and village authority to create local elections boards and to regulate the financing of campaigns for county, city, town, and village offices; duties of municipal and county boards of election commissioners; and granting ru...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 630
Assembly Bill 630
Relating to: enforcement of the citizenship qualification for voting in elections in this state.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 669
Assembly Bill 669
Relating to: the governance, and election of members of the board of school directors, of a first class city school district, and tenure for school principals.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 704
Assembly Bill 704
Relating to: uniform power of attorney for finances and property.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 319

For
Notification Date
4/22/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 750
Assembly Bill 750
Relating to: mandatory testing of prison inmates upon release for HIV or sexually transmitted diseases.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Mandatory test(s) should be made voluntary. Services must be adequately funded.
Assembly Bill 751
Assembly Bill 751
Relating to: entering into an agreement among the states to elect the president of the United States by means of a national popular vote.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 759
Assembly Bill 759
Relating to: conditions of release to extended supervision, parole, conditional release, and supervised release, and conditions of probation, for sex offenders who committed certain crimes against children; prohibited areas for sex offenders who committed ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 779
Assembly Bill 779
Relating to: designation of a corporation to receive funding for electronic health information exchange, creation of a corporation, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 274

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
HIE WI governance needs to protect privacy of EMRs > HITECH.
Assembly Bill 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: prohibiting social security numbers on instruments under the corporate registration system and on records under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 822
Assembly Bill 822
Relating to: extended juvenile court jurisdiction for certain foster youth under the age of 21 years.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 824
Assembly Bill 824
Relating to: creating expectations for foster children and foster parents and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 827
Assembly Bill 827
Relating to: the use of traffic control photographic systems to monitor intersections, imposing liability on the owners of vehicles involved in traffic control signal violations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 845
Assembly Bill 845
Relating to: a biometric fingerprint identification system for enrollment and monitoring child care attendance under Wisconsin Shares.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 865
Assembly Bill 865
Relating to: the limit on the number of pupils who may attend a private school under the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/18/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Milwaukee school voucher scheme is a failure that should be dismantled, not expanded.
Assembly Joint Resolution 18
Assembly Joint Resolution 18
Relating to: the life and public service of Rebecca Young.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
An inspiration
Assembly Joint Resolution 29
Assembly Joint Resolution 29
Relating to: establishing a competitive election criteria for redistricting the legislature (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 63
Assembly Joint Resolution 63
Relating to: excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting of legislative, county, and certain other district offices (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: liability of the state for a violation of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, Fair Labor Standards Act, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 or of Title I of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 20
Senate Bill 20
Relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 20

None
Notification Date
1/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 25
Senate Bill 25
Relating to: the use of race-based names, nicknames, logos, and mascots by school boards, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 250

For
Notification Date
2/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 89

None
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 43
Senate Bill 43
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 44
Senate Bill 44
Relating to: adjudications for involuntary commitment, appointment of a guardian of the person, and protective placement or protective services, background checks for the purchase of handguns, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 258

None
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 83
Senate Bill 83
Relating to: strip searches.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 84
Senate Bill 84
Relating to: ineligibility for state financial assistance of a postsecondary student who has been convicted of possessing, with intent to manufacture, distribute, or deliver, or of manufacturing, distributing, or delivering, a controlled substance or contr...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 154
Senate Bill 154
Relating to: school safety plans, pupil records, and school bullying.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 309

None
Notification Date
4/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: the issuance of motor vehicle operator's licenses and identification cards by the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 177
Senate Bill 177
Relating to: reorganizing the Milwaukee Public School System into eight school districts and creating a Milwaukee Public Schools Redistricting and Implementation Commission.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 179
Senate Bill 179
Relating to: deceptive election practices; voter intimidation, suppression, and protection; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/30/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 199
Senate Bill 199
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, and...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 204
Senate Bill 204
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination in housing because of domestic abuse victim status and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 95

For
Notification Date
5/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 219
Senate Bill 219
Relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer or while attempting to flee and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 240
Senate Bill 240
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Once felons have served their time in prison and are released, they are less likely to re-offend, if they get a chance to exercise the responsibilities of citizenship, especially voting.
Senate Bill 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: criteria for determining indigency for purposes of representation by the State Public Defender and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 164

For
Notification Date
8/14/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: Indian child welfare.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 94

For
Notification Date
9/15/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 324
Senate Bill 324
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
It is time to stop censoring medically accurate and age appropriate information that could literally save a young person's life.
Senate Bill 336
Senate Bill 336
Relating to: requiring a person arrested for a felony or a juvenile taken into custody for certain sexual assault offenses to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis, inclusion of the analysis results in the Department of Justice d...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
This bill is too costly, too invasive and too distracting. Let's use DNA technology wisely.
Supporting Documentation
20091009_111656_DNA collection expansion ill-advised.doc

Senate Bill 350
Senate Bill 350
Relating to: an optional identification requirement for voting in elections.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/15/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 218

For
Notification Date
1/29/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 368
Senate Bill 368
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: the powers and duties of the board of school directors and the superintendent of schools in a first class city school district, awarding a grant to a nonprofit corporation, requiring a referendum, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Mayoral control of MPS is neither necessary nor sufficient to address MPS's woes. Instead we should focus on delievering an adequate education.
Supporting Documentation
20100106_145736_MPS Testimony jan 2010.doc

Senate Bill 437
Senate Bill 437
authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/6/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 462
Senate Bill 462
Relating to: the governance, and election of members of the board of school directors, of a first class city school district, and tenure for school principals.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 568
Senate Bill 568
Relating to: extended juvenile court jurisdiction for certain foster youth under the age of 21 years.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 570
Senate Bill 570
Relating to: creating expectations for foster children and foster parents and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 592
Senate Bill 592
Relating to: a biometric fingerprint identification system for enrollment and monitoring child care attendance under Wisconsin Shares.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/8/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 612
Senate Bill 612
Relating to: prohibiting consideration of any conviction record of an applicant for employment before the applicant has been selected for an interview.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 674
Senate Bill 674
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a civil law or municipal ordinance is subject to circuit court or municipal court jurisdiction rather than to juvenile court jurisdiction and prohibiting a juvenile who has committed a ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Joint Resolution 3
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: Proclaiming Data Privacy Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Joint Resolution 42
Senate Joint Resolution 42
Relating to: excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting of legislative, county, and certain other district offices (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families

Notification Date
5/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Caretaker of a Newborn Infant, DCF budget paper 229. The ACLU of Wisconsin supports allowing W-2 mothers to care for their newborns for up to 26 weeks. See letter to JFC

Supporting Documentation
20090527_152106_JFC extend time for caretakers of newborns.doc

Corrections: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
ACLU of Wisconsin supports proposed sentence modifications and program that will allow for early release of some prisoners. See letter to JFC.

Supporting Documentation
20090409_134022_JFC help alleviate prison crisis.doc

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
6/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Domestic Partner Retirement & Group Insurance Benefits. ACLU/WI supports Governor's proposal in LFB paper #324 The ETF fiscal estimate is ludicrous.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
4/17/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
In favor of domestic partner registry and releated provisions. See attached letter.

Supporting Documentation
20090417_085513_JFC domestic partner registry no way equals marriage.doc

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
6/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Health Insurance Coverage of Contraceptives and Related Services. The ACLU/WIF has litigated in favor of contraceptive equity. The ACLU/WI supports codifying this protection against discrimination as presented in Motion #443.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Extend racial profiling data collection statewide and evaluate/sunset primary seat belt enforcement. See attached letter.

Supporting Documentation
20090413_111835_Fields racial profiling and seat belts.doc

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Including, but not limited to, data collection to analyze and address racial profiling and the Wisconsin Statewide Information Center.

Public Defender
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Defender

Notification Date
6/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Standard for Indigent Legal Defense Counsel. The ACLU/WI supports updating the rate by using a % of W-2 threshold.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
4/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
ACLU of Wisconsin supports accountability measures in AB75, but calls for phasing out the MPCP program. See our letter to JFC.

Supporting Documentation
20090408_072811_JFC end vouchers.doc

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Evaluate/sunset primary seat belt enforcement if adopted. Strengthen racial profiling data analysis to include primary seat belt enforcement statewide. See attached letter.

Supporting Documentation
20090413_111652_Fields racial profiling and seat belts.doc

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
including, but not limited to, opposition to REAL ID implementation and photographic enforcement of traffic laws, and restrictions on primary seat belt enforcement (racial profiling data collection must go with it).

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Including, but not limited to, opposition to expansion of the I-94 North-South segment, and support for transit equity.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
6/4/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Nonresident Tuition Exemptions for Certain Undocumented Persons. The ACLU/WI supports the proposal in LFB paper #812 to treat this relatively small number of WI high school graduates fairly.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

UWS 17 and 18, conduct on university lands and student non−academic disciplinary procedures.
Agency Name
University of Wisconsin System

Subject
UWS 17 and 18, conduct on university lands and student non−academic disciplinary procedures.

Register Number: 613 (1/15/2007)
Other
Notification Date
4/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
UWS 17 and 18 raise serious due process concerns, including use of lawyers by defendants. And see letter to regents attached.
Supporting Documentation
20090605_070336_UWS 17 18 regents.doc

Other
Notification Date
4/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
CR08-099 appears to significantly diminish students' rights.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Requiring WI law enforcement to ask, incident to an arrest, for proof of legal presence from those they suspect are not legally present in U.S. Unnecessary and unconstitutional. Immigration, racial profiling, discrimination
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring WI law enforcement to ask, incident to an arrest, for proof of legal presence from those they suspect are not legally present in U.S. Unnecessary and unconstitutional. Immigration, racial profiling, discrimination

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/11/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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-4174/1 relating to a biometric fingerprint identification system for enrollment and monitoring child care attendance under Wisconsin Shares.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4174/1 relating to a biometric fingerprint identification system for enrollment and monitoring child care attendance under Wisconsin Shares.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Supporting Documentation
20100216_123034_Honadel fingerprint children.doc


Political campaign public financing by local government units
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Political campaign public financing by local government units

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Marijuana: ACLU/WI supports LRB-2517/1 – Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act (relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations,rule-making authority).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Marijuana: ACLU/WI supports LRB-2517/1 – Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act (relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations,rule-making authority).

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 1911/3 requiring a person arrested for a felony and certain juveniles to provide a biological specimen for DNA analysis, inclusion of the analysis results in the DOJ DNA data bank, requiring rule-making authority...
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1911/3 requiring a person arrested for a felony and certain juveniles to provide a biological specimen for DNA analysis, inclusion of the analysis results in the DOJ DNA data bank, requiring rule-making authority...

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
9/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Education, including adequacy, finance, governance, pay and other reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Education, including adequacy, finance, governance, pay and other reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/17/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Health Informantion Exchange (HIE), State-level. ACLU/WI seeks robust and comprehensive privacy and security regardless of design to protect against identity theft and breaches of protected health information.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Informantion Exchange (HIE), State-level. ACLU/WI seeks robust and comprehensive privacy and security regardless of design to protect against identity theft and breaches of protected health information.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public school and university students' freedom of expression, including (but not limited to) non-disruptive student journalism, art, and religious and political speech.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public school and university students' freedom of expression, including (but not limited to) non-disruptive student journalism, art, and religious and political speech.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Racial profiling, collection and analysis of information from motor vehicle stops. Rule mandated in Section 158m of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, the state budget. Office of Justice Assistance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Racial profiling, collection and analysis of information from motor vehicle stops. Rule mandated in Section 158m of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, the state budget. Office of Justice Assistance.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

GPS, Protection from warrantless use of surveillance technology such as global positioning systems.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
GPS, Protection from warrantless use of surveillance technology such as global positioning systems.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Consideration of environmental justice in federally funded economic stimulus programs, e.g. transit equity.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Consideration of environmental justice in federally funded economic stimulus programs, e.g. transit equity.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Data collection during motor vehicle stops for the purpose of assessing and combatting racial profiling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Data collection during motor vehicle stops for the purpose of assessing and combatting racial profiling.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Photographic systems to detect red light running.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Photographic systems to detect red light running.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Providing legal status and benefits, including health insurance coverage, to same sex domestic partners. In favor of law changes that pass state constitutional muster.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Providing legal status and benefits, including health insurance coverage, to same sex domestic partners. In favor of law changes that pass state constitutional muster.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Restoring the right to vote to a person barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction. In favor of restoring the vote to those who have served their time.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring the right to vote to a person barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction. In favor of restoring the vote to those who have served their time.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Campaign Finance Changes, including support of meaningful public financing and in opposition to restrictions on free speech.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Campaign Finance Changes, including support of meaningful public financing and in opposition to restrictions on free speech.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Criminal Justice Reform, including prisons and juvenile justice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Criminal Justice Reform, including prisons and juvenile justice.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Freeway reconstruction in Southeast Wisconsin, environmental justice
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Freeway reconstruction in Southeast Wisconsin, environmental justice

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 marijuana, regulation of
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
medical marijuana, regulation of

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Photo ID requirement to vote, unnecessary & unconstitutional (US, I amd. XXIV amd.)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Photo ID requirement to vote, unnecessary & unconstitutional (US, I amd. XXIV amd.)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

repeal of election day registration, opposed
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
repeal of election day registration, opposed

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Restoration of the death penalty, in opposition
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoration of the death penalty, in opposition

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Defenders, guidelines for determining eligibility, including income limits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Public Defenders, guidelines for determining eligibility, including income limits.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$15,623.44
2009
July - December
$21,002.90
2010
January - June
$10,266.52
2010
July - December
$2,306.09
Total $49,198.95
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
107.60
2009
July - December
161.25
2010
January - June
112.25
2010
July - December
10.50
Total 391.60
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
190.11
2009
July - December
294.75
2010
January - June
132.15
2010
July - December
43.75
Total 660.76

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the use of race-based names, nicknames, logos, and mascots by school boards, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: unlawful use of a global positioning device and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: criteria for determining indigency for purposes of representation by the State Public Defender and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: criteria for determining indigency for purposes of representation by the State Public Defender and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
37 %
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
Total 23 %
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
37 %
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 23 %
Relating to: the use of race-based names, nicknames, logos, and mascots by school boards, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: creating expectations for foster children and foster parents and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
55 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 16 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
11 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
80 %
Total 14 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures