Wisconsin Laborers District Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
An affiliation of local laborers' unions representing 9,000 construction craft laborers statewide.

Lobbying Interests:
Any areas affecting workers as well as issues of mutual benefit and concern to union members and signatory contractors.

CEO Name:
John J. Schmitt
President/Business Manager

Contact
JS
John Schmitt
4633 LIUNA Way, Ste 101
DeForest, WI 53532
(608) 846-8242
(608) 846-5460
www.wilaborers.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Joseph Oswald Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/21/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Thomas Fisher Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/21/2009 Withdrawn On 7/28/2010
Jim Smith Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/10/2009 Withdrawn On 7/28/2010
Pamela Fendt Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/5/2010 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: payment of Wisconsin supplemental and extended unemployment insurance benefits in this state.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 167
Assembly Bill 167
Relating to: the inapplicability of the prevailing wage law to projects in which the construction is contracted for by a private owner or developer and the completed projected is acquired by a local governmental unit or state agency.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 256
Assembly Bill 256
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/11/2009
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 397
Assembly Bill 397
Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/8/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 427
Assembly Bill 427
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 649
Assembly Bill 649
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/8/2010
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.
For
Notification Date
1/8/2010
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.
Comments
support for Assembly Substitute Amendment 1
Assembly Bill 665
Assembly Bill 665
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 698
Assembly Bill 698
Relating to: an addition to the 2009-11 Authorized State Building Program.

Bill Text and History

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 755
Assembly Bill 755
Relating to: allowing certain utilities to administer investment programs for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy applications, creating requirements for political subdivision loans for similar improvements and applications, providing an ex...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 767
Assembly Bill 767
Relating to: changes to the membership of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board, notification to the Small Business Regulatory Review Board of bills with an economic impact on small businesses, and the role of the Office of the Small Business Advocate...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 797
Assembly Bill 797
Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 829
Assembly Bill 829
Relating to: applicability of the prevailing wage law to publicly funded private construction projects and to regional transit authorities, the threshold for applicability of that law to a project of public works, the submission to the Department of Workfo...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 904
Assembly Bill 904
Relating to: loans to manufacturing businesses for energy improvements, job creation, retooling, or clean energy production; the administration of energy utility programs; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of eme...

Bill Text and History

For
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 929
Assembly Bill 929
Relating to: willful misclassification of an employee as a nonemployee by a person engaged in the painting or drywall finishing of buildings or other structures with intent to evade the laws related to income tax withholding, worker's compensation, unemplo...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 288

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 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.
Senate Bill 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: the filing of a wage claim or the bringing of a wage claim action by a collective bargaining representative on behalf of an employee and the priority of a wage claim lien over a prior lien of a commercial lending institution and over the right...

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 43
Senate Bill 43
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
5/11/2009
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 267
Senate Bill 267
Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 200

None
Notification Date
9/8/2009
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.
Senate Bill 298
Senate Bill 298
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 399
Senate Bill 399
Relating to: authorizing two or more cities, villages, towns, or counties, or a combination of such political subdivisions, to create a commission to issue conduit revenue bonds and exercise eminent domain authority and exempting from taxation interest on ...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 205

For
Notification Date
3/15/2010
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 450
Senate Bill 450
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/8/2010
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.
For
Notification Date
1/8/2010
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.
Comments
support for Assembly Substitute Amendment 1
Senate Bill 453
Senate Bill 453
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2010
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 586
Senate Bill 586
Relating to: apprentice contracts, the appointment and composition of the Wisconsin Apprenticeship Council, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 291

For
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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 624
Senate Bill 624
Relating to: expanding the authority of political subdivisions to make residential energy efficiency improvement loans, and authorizing political subdivisions to make water efficiency improvement loans and impose special charges for the loans.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 272

For
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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 665
Senate Bill 665
Relating to: licensing of individuals using cranes and heavy equipment, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

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 672
Senate Bill 672
Relating to: compliance by employers with certain laws whose enforcement depends on the proper classification of persons as employees or nonemployees and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 292

For
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

Building Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Program

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Projects
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Projects

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Investing in energy efficiency improvements and renewable resource applications.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Investing in energy efficiency improvements and renewable resource applications.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/8/2010
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.

Ironworker licensing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ironworker licensing.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/8/2010
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.

Proposed audit of the particiaption of minorities and women in construction trade apprenticeships.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed audit of the particiaption of minorities and women in construction trade apprenticeships.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Administration and enforcement of state prevailing wage law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administration and enforcement of state prevailing wage law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Changes to contract and bidding rules for State construction projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to contract and bidding rules for State construction projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Contractor Registration/Licensing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Contractor Registration/Licensing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Global Warming Task Force recommendations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Global Warming Task Force recommendations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Transportation funding and projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation funding and projects

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Wind farm permitting standards and appeal procedures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wind farm permitting standards and appeal procedures

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Worker Misclassification/Independent Contractors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker Misclassification/Independent Contractors

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Chapter 30 determination re Embridge Pipeline
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter 30 determination re Embridge Pipeline

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.

Administration and enforcement of state prevailing wage law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administration and enforcement of state prevailing wage law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/3/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Electrical Licensing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electrical Licensing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/30/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comprehensive health care reform to lower costs and expand coverage.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Comprehensive health care reform to lower costs and expand coverage.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Implementing best value contracting as a method of procurement option for public works projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementing best value contracting as a method of procurement option for public works projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Permitting the use of collectively bargained worker's compensation plans.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Permitting the use of collectively bargained worker's compensation plans.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Standards for the removal and remediation of lead hazards
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Standards for the removal and remediation of lead hazards

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$63,301.27
2009
July - December
$16,451.49
2010
January - June
$68,460.65
2010
July - December
$50,915.39
Total $199,128.80
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
210.50
2009
July - December
90.75
2010
January - June
90.00
2010
July - December
1.50
Total 392.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
360.00
2009
July - December
130.75
2010
January - June
143.75
2010
July - December
10.00
Total 644.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; 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
14 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.
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 3 %
Relating to: allowing certain utilities to administer investment programs for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy applications, creating requirements for political subdivision loans for similar improvements and applications, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting 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
17 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; 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
19 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting 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
2010
July - December
13 %
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
11 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
11 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
65 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 36 %

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
2009
July - December
12 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
18 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 7 %

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
12 %
2009
July - December
19 %
2010
January - June
36 %
2010
July - December
Total 19 %

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
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
87 %
Total 4 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures