Brown County

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
To provide effective and efficient public services which will promote the health and general welfare of Brown County residents.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislation affecting local units of government and the services they provide.

Title:
Legislative Assistant

Contact
JS
Jayme Sellen
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
(920) 448-4001
(920) 448-4003
sellen_jb@co.brown.wi.us
http://www.co.brown.wi.us

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jayme Sellen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/30/2009 Withdrawn On 6/10/2010

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: arbitration and fair-share agreements during collective bargaining negotiations under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/14/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: access to employment records of candidates for law enforcement positions.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 130
Assembly Bill 130
Relating to: costs of administering tests for intoxication.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 144
Assembly Bill 144
Relating to: charges for inmate telephone use at a jail or house of correction.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/14/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 149
Assembly Bill 149
Relating to: the interest rate on delinquent property taxes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: battery to a highway construction or maintenance worker and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 214
Assembly Bill 214
Relating to: posttermination of parental rights contact between a child and a birth relative of the child and disclosure of the report of an investigation of the home of a proposed adoptive parent on the request of the proposed adoptive parent.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/27/2009
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 270
Assembly Bill 270
Relating to: utility aid payments to towns and counties for production plants that generate electricity from wind power.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 308
Assembly Bill 308
Relating to: police escorts and vehicle rights-of-way related to escorted vehicles and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 46

For
Notification Date
6/26/2009
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 349
Assembly Bill 349
Relating to: limiting the searchability of a governmental Internet listing of property taxes assessed.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 360
Assembly Bill 360
Relating to: discharges of ballast water and related substances into the waters of the state, aquatic nuisance species, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/27/2009
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 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
9/18/2009
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 421
Assembly Bill 421
Relating to: Indian child welfare.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 552
Assembly Bill 552
Relating to: following snowplows and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 255

For
Notification Date
11/10/2009
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 638
Assembly Bill 638
Relating to: the format and fees for obtaining copies of public records.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 370

Other
Notification Date
1/13/2010
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 643
Assembly Bill 643
Relating to: waiving certain federal bond limitations allocated to cities and counties and requiring the Department of Commerce to develop a system for reallocating the bond limitations to other state and local units of government.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/13/2010
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
Would support if amended to reallocate or pool bonding authority after June.
Assembly Bill 646
Assembly Bill 646
Relating to: the period for retention of certain election materials in state and local elections.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/11/2010
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 654
Assembly Bill 654
Relating to: requiring local units of government to use the qualifications-based selection process for certain public works consulting contracts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2010
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 Joint Resolution 2
Assembly Joint Resolution 2
Relating to: eliminating the spring election (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: arbitration and fair-share agreements during collective bargaining negotiations under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 21

Against
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 100

Other
Notification Date
12/14/2009
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 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
9/18/2009
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 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: Indian child welfare.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 94

Other
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.
Senate Bill 301
Senate Bill 301
Relating to: the application of shoreland zoning ordinances to certain unincorporated areas.

Bill Text and History

None
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 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
2/25/2010
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 435
Senate Bill 435
Relating to: the period for retention of certain election materials in state and local elections.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 397

Against
Notification Date
2/11/2010
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.
Other
Notification Date
2/11/2010
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.
Senate Bill 440
Senate Bill 440
Relating to: waiving certain federal bond limitations allocated to cities and counties and requiring the Department of Commerce to develop a system for reallocating the bond limitations to other state and local units of government.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 112

Other
Notification Date
1/13/2010
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
Would support if amended to reallocate or pool bonding authority after June
Senate Bill 442
Senate Bill 442
Relating to: requiring local units of government to use the qualifications-based selection process for certain public works consulting contracts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2010
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.
Senate Bill 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: regulation by the office of the commissioner of insurance of self-insured health plans offered by a city, town, village, county, or school district, providing a penalty, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2010
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 507
Senate Bill 507
Relating to: changing the fees collected by a register of deeds, the redaction of social security numbers from electronic documents, and changes to the land information program.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 314

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.
Senate Bill 632
Senate Bill 632
Relating to: control of nonpoint source water pollution in certain areas with carbonate bedrock and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2010
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/6/2009
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.

Comments
Oppose the reduction of $20 million in Community Aids funding

Circuit Courts
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Circuit Courts

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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2009
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.

Comments
Oppose $6 million per year cut in youth aids

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

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.

Health and Family Services: Community Aids and Supportive Living
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Community Aids and Supportive Living

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.

Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs

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.

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

Notification Date
4/6/2009
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.

Comments
Oppose the shift of expense for costs to care for juveniles and the elderly at mental health institutions.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

NR 115 – Wisconsin’s Shoreland Management Program.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
NR 115 – Wisconsin’s Shoreland Management Program.

Register Number: 548 (9/1/2001)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-058
Against
Notification Date
1/30/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

The Working Lands Initiative
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Working Lands Initiative

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
12/14/2009
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.

Regulations regarding transforming agicultural, municipal and industrial wastes into pelletized fertilizers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations regarding transforming agicultural, municipal and industrial wastes into pelletized fertilizers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
12/23/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
$60,998.45
2009
July - December
$60,848.45
2010
January - June
$60,848.45
2010
July - December
$0.00
Total $182,695.35
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
15.50
2009
July - December
7.50
2010
January - June
14.00
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 37.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
61.00
2009
July - December
31.00
2010
January - June
25.50
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 117.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: charges for inmate telephone use at a jail or house of correction.
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
Total 4 %
Relating to: police escorts and vehicle rights-of-way related to escorted vehicles and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: posttermination of parental rights contact between a child and a birth relative of the child and disclosure of the report of an investigation of the home of a proposed adoptive parent on the request of the proposed adoptive parent.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: following snowplows and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the interest rate on delinquent property taxes.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the format and fees for obtaining copies of public records.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
25 %
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: the application of shoreland zoning ordinances to certain unincorporated areas.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: costs of administering tests for intoxication.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
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
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: waiving certain federal bond limitations allocated to cities and counties and requiring the Department of Commerce to develop a system for reallocating the bond limitations to other state and local units of government.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring local units of government to use the qualifications-based selection process for certain public works consulting contracts.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: changing the fees collected by a register of deeds, the redaction of social security numbers from electronic documents, and changes to the land information program.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: battery to a highway construction or maintenance worker 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 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
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: waiving certain federal bond limitations allocated to cities and counties and requiring the Department of Commerce to develop a system for reallocating the bond limitations to other state and local units of government.
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 3 %

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 3 %
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 3 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 6 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
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 2 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures