Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Representing the 20 independent colleges and universities in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
The primary interest of WAICU is in access to quality higher education for all students. For this reason, our principal governmental focus is on financial aid for students, particularly need-based financial aid. Regulatory, taxation, and information technology, insofar as they affect students' access to higher education is also a concern.

Title:
Senior Vice President for Public Policy

Contact
PMN
Paul M Nelson
122 W Washington Ave, Ste 700
Madison, WI 53703-2718
(608) 256-7761
(608) 256-7065
paul.nelson@waicu.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Rolf Wegenke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Paul M Nelson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 58
Assembly Bill 58
Relating to: the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act, as approved by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 180
Assembly Bill 180
Relating to: changes to and extension of the Environmental Results Program, extension of the Environmental Improvement Program and the length of a compliance schedule under that program, and reporting requirements for certain environmental programs.

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 Bill 335
Assembly Bill 335
Relating to: the consumption of alcohol beverages in public places.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 395

For
Notification Date
7/16/2009
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 536
Assembly Bill 536
Relating to: authorizing the Department of Public Instruction, the University of Wisconsin System, the Technical College System, and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to study each other's education programs, requiring a wr...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2009
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 624
Assembly Bill 624
Relating to: the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school; the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; the false use of a legitimate academic credential; making an appropriation; and providing ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/21/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
12/21/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 641
Assembly Bill 641
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses; increasing annual limits on angel investment tax credits; awarding grants to the WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.; business plan competitions and an emerging technology center in the Univer...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/3/2010
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 701
Assembly Bill 701
Relating to: the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, investment guidelines for charitable gift annuity segregated accounts, Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan assessment participation, reciprocity for long-term care insurance policies, voting by fra...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 342

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.
Assembly Bill 745
Assembly Bill 745
Relating to: prohibiting institutions of higher education from engaging in certain activity regarding student credit cards, requiring such institutions to provide financial literacy information to students, creating requirements for credit cards issued to ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2010
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 31
Senate Bill 31
Relating to: the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act, as approved by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 33

For
Notification Date
3/5/2009
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.
Senate Bill 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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 63
Senate Bill 63
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/18/2009
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 106
Senate Bill 106
Relating to: allowing an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts contributed by a divorced or legally separated parent to his or her child's college savings account or college tuition and expenses program and limiting the deduction that may be ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2009
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.
Senate Bill 126
Senate Bill 126
Relating to: changes to and extension of the Environmental Results Program, extension of the Environmental Improvement Program and the length of a compliance schedule under that program, and reporting requirements for certain environmental programs.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 30

For
Notification Date
4/7/2009
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 234
Senate Bill 234
Relating to: the consumption of alcohol beverages in public places.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/16/2009
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.
Senate Bill 371
Senate Bill 371
Relating to: authorizing the Department of Public Instruction, the University of Wisconsin System, the Technical College System, and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to study each other's education programs, requiring a wr...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 59

For
Notification Date
12/11/2009
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 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses; increasing annual limits on angel investment tax credits; awarding grants to the WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.; business plan competitions and an emerging technology center in the Univer...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 265

None
Notification Date
12/11/2009
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 431
Senate Bill 431
Relating to: the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school; the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; the false use of a legitimate academic credential; making an appropriation; and providing ...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 300

None
Notification Date
12/21/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
12/21/2009
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.
Senate Bill 516
Senate Bill 516
Relating to: the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, investment guidelines for charitable gift annuity segregated accounts, Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan assessment participation, reciprocity for long-term care insurance policies, voting by fra...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2010
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 525
Senate Bill 525
Relating to: prohibiting institutions of higher education from engaging in certain activity regarding student credit cards, requiring such institutions to provide financial literacy information to students, creating requirements for credit cards issued to ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2010
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

Higher Educational Aids Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Higher Educational Aids Board

Notification Date
4/7/2009
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
WAICU supports funding increases in HEAB's programs for ALL students: those attending private colleges, technical colleges, the University of Wisconsin, and tribal colleges.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Admn 80, relating to the administrative procedures for the Wisconsin Covenant Scholars Program.
Agency Name
Administration

Subject
Admn 80, relating to the administrative procedures for the Wisconsin Covenant Scholars Program.

Register Number: 647 (11/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-027
None
Notification Date
12/17/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

U.S. Dept. of Education Program Integrity rulemaking as it affects higher education institutions in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
U.S. Dept. of Education Program Integrity rulemaking as it affects higher education institutions in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/30/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Wisconsin Covenant College Access Network Council.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Covenant College Access Network Council.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/29/2010
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.

College/high school dual-enrollment options.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
College/high school dual-enrollment options.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/17/2010
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.

Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Higher Education Financial Aid Programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Special Committee on the Review of Higher Education Financial Aid Programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/28/2010
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.

Relating to funding for the Tuition Grant program in the Higher Educational Aids Board budget for 2011-2013.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to funding for the Tuition Grant program in the Higher Educational Aids Board budget for 2011-2013.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2010
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.

Rep. Cory Mason "Wisconsin Jobs Initiative" as it relates to need-based student financial aid.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rep. Cory Mason "Wisconsin Jobs Initiative" as it relates to need-based student financial aid.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/14/2009
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.

Regarding an appointment to the Higher Educational Aids Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regarding an appointment to the Higher Educational Aids Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/20/2009
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.

Statewide longitudinal data system for student educational data.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Statewide longitudinal data system for student educational data.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/5/2009
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.

Administrative rules for the Wisconsin Covenant scholars grant program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administrative rules for the Wisconsin Covenant scholars grant program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/25/2009
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.

An administrative rule related to the administration and operation of a Wisconsin Covenant Scholars grant program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
An administrative rule related to the administration and operation of a Wisconsin Covenant Scholars grant program.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/19/2009
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.

Nomination of board members to the Higher Educational Aids Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nomination of board members to the Higher Educational Aids Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/5/2009
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.

Use of state allocations under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use of state allocations under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/20/2009
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.

Relating to a hearing of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to a hearing of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, the Economy and Small Business.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2009
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.

Relating to adoption in Wisconsin of the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to adoption in Wisconsin of the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Relating to adoption of an education tax credit for businesses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to adoption of an education tax credit for businesses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Relating to education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

Relating to federal economic stimulus dollars that may be allocated to Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to federal economic stimulus dollars that may be allocated to Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/16/2009
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.

an education tax credit for businesses that pay tuition for an individual to attend a university, college, or technical college.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
an education tax credit for businesses that pay tuition for an individual to attend a university, college, or technical college.

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.

Creating a state tax exemption or credit for interest on bonds issued by WHEFA for purposes related to Wisconsin private college educational facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating a state tax exemption or credit for interest on bonds issued by WHEFA for purposes related to Wisconsin private college educational facilities.

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.

Dept. of Natural Resources Environmental Improvement Program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dept. of Natural Resources Environmental Improvement Program.

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.

Enactment in Wisconsin of the "Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act" (UPMIFA- model law adopted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enactment in Wisconsin of the "Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act" (UPMIFA- model law adopted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws).

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.

Legislative Council Study Committee, "Building Wisconsin's Workforce."
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee, "Building Wisconsin's Workforce."

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.

Nomination for a vacant seat on the Higher Educational Aids Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nomination for a vacant seat on the Higher Educational Aids Board.

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.

Nomination of board members to the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nomination of board members to the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority.

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.

Pharmacy program at Concordia University Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pharmacy program at Concordia University Wisconsin.

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.

Relating to the disposition of the student records of a higher educational institution in the event the institution discontinues its operations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the disposition of the student records of a higher educational institution in the event the institution discontinues its operations.

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 allocation of federal economic stimulus dollars to Wisconsin college and university projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State allocation of federal economic stimulus dollars to Wisconsin college and university projects.

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.

The development of the 2009-2011 HEAB biennial budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The development of the 2009-2011 HEAB biennial budget.

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.

Youth Options annual notification requirements for private colleges.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Youth Options annual notification requirements for private colleges.

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.

Youth Options Program in the Dept. of Public Instruction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Youth Options Program in the Dept. of Public Instruction.

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
$47,248.64
2009
July - December
$13,687.31
2010
January - June
$14,585.19
2010
July - December
$129,398.92
Total $204,920.06
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
88.25
2009
July - December
41.25
2010
January - June
27.00
2010
July - December
22.25
Total 178.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
265.25
2009
July - December
66.75
2010
January - June
76.75
2010
July - December
124.75
Total 533.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: authorizing the Department of Public Instruction, the University of Wisconsin System, the Technical College System, and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to study each other's education programs, requiring a written agreement concerning such studies, and requiring the establishment of a longitudinal data system of student data.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
27 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: prohibiting institutions of higher education from engaging in certain activity regarding student credit cards, requiring such institutions to provide financial literacy information to students, creating requirements for credit cards issued to underage customers, granting 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
13 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school; the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; the false use of a legitimate academic credential; making an appropriation; 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
14 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
82 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 41 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
19 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

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
2009
July - December
32 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
11 %
2010
July - December
44 %
Total 11 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
11 %
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
28 %
Total 6 %

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
17 %
2009
July - December
34 %
2010
January - June
27 %
2010
July - December
1 %
Total 18 %

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
1 %
2009
July - December
7 %
2010
January - June
1 %
2010
July - December
16 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures