Wisconsin Paper Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Pulp, paper and allied industries.

Lobbying Interests:
Air and water quality, environment and conservation, forestry, manufacturing, natural resources, taxation, and land use.

CEO Name:
Edward Wilusz
President

Contact
JL
Jeffrey Landin
5485 Grande Market Drive, Suite B
Appleton, WI 54913
(920) 574-3752
(920) 202-3654
landin@wipapercouncil.org
www.papercouncil.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jeffrey G Landin Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Edward Wilusz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Earl Gustafson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Todd Palmer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Henry Handzel Jr Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On N/A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
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 102
Assembly Bill 102
Relating to: the licensing and regulation of thermal system insulation mechanics; creating a thermal system insulation council; requiring the employment of a state inspector; establishing standards for installing and maintaining thermal system insulation; ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/15/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 138
Assembly Bill 138
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/22/2009
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 256
Assembly Bill 256
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/4/2009
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 258
Assembly Bill 258
Relating to: the disposal of used automotive engine oil filters and oil absorbent materials and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 86

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 408
Assembly Bill 408
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bio...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2009
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 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public utilities and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 403

For
Notification Date
11/30/2009
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 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

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2010
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 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

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 778
Assembly Bill 778
Relating to: weight limitations for vehicles transporting raw forest products.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 222

For
Notification Date
3/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 844
Assembly Bill 844
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/26/2010
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 884
Assembly Bill 884
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 287

For
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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.
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

None
Notification Date
4/8/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 15
Senate Bill 15
Relating to: payment of Wisconsin supplemental and extended unemployment insurance benefits in this state.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

Against
Notification Date
2/19/2009
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 94
Senate Bill 94
Relating to: the licensing and regulation of thermal system insulation mechanics; creating a thermal system insulation council; requiring the employment of a state inspector; establishing standards for installing and maintaining thermal system insulation; ...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 16

Against
Notification Date
7/24/2009
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 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 40

None
Notification Date
7/31/2009
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 300
Senate Bill 300
Relating to: certain areas of land subject to managed forest land orders that were part of a parcel of land under single ownership that exceeded 8,000 acres in size.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/14/2009
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 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

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 512
Senate Bill 512
Relating to: the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the utility public benefits fund and the calculation of the low-income assistance fee for the 2010-11 fiscal year.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2010
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 562
Senate Bill 562
Relating to: weight limitations for vehicles transporting raw forest products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 620
Senate Bill 620
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/26/2010
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 649
Senate Bill 649
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 651
Senate Bill 651
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

2009 Wisconsin Act 332

None
Notification Date
4/8/2010
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
2/19/2009
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.

Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Air, Waste and Contaminated Land

Notification Date
2/19/2009
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.

Natural Resources: Water Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Water Quality

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.

Public Service Commission: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Agencywide

Notification Date
4/20/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Subject
ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
For
Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 121, 142, 811 and 820, and creates Chapter NR 143, relating to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
NR 121, 142, 811 and 820, and creates Chapter NR 143, relating to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 633 (10/1/2008)
None
Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

relating to thermal standards for Wisconsin surface waters
Agency Name
Natural Resources
Subject
relating to thermal standards for Wisconsin surface waters
Scope Statement
Register Number: 0 (12/12/2007)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-111
None
Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 142 and NR 850, 854, 856, 858, 860, and 864, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.
Agency Name
Natural Resources
Subject
NR 142 and NR 850, 854, 856, 858, 860, and 864, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 652 (4/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-061
None
Notification Date
7/22/2010
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.

NR 400 and 405 to 408, air permitting requirements for particulate matter less than 2.5 microns (PM 2.5), greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, and the Forest County Potawatomi Class I area.
Agency Name
Natural Resources
Subject
NR 400 and 405 to 408, air permitting requirements for particulate matter less than 2.5 microns (PM 2.5), greenhouse gas (GHG) emission, and the Forest County Potawatomi Class I area.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 650 (3/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-050
None
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.

NR 410, fees for reviewing applications for construction of air pollution sources.
Agency Name
Natural Resources
Subject
NR 410, fees for reviewing applications for construction of air pollution sources.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 648 (12/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-047
None
Notification Date
7/22/2010
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.

Tax 1, 2, and 3, modernization of corporation franchise and income tax.
Agency Name
Revenue
Subject
Tax 1, 2, and 3, modernization of corporation franchise and income tax.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 641 (6/1/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-095
None
Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Changes to utility public benefits fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to utility public benefits fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2010
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.

Fuel cost adjustment procedures for utilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fuel cost adjustment procedures for utilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Timber sales, public forests (28.05)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Timber sales, public forests (28.05)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/27/2009
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.

The use of environmentally sensitive cleaning materials in government buildings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The use of environmentally sensitive cleaning materials in government buildings.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/6/2009
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.

Funding of energy efficiency and renewable resources programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding of energy efficiency and renewable resources programs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Imposition of combined reporting of corporate income
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Imposition of combined reporting of corporate income

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Revision to worker compensation law applicable to loggers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revision to worker compensation law applicable to loggers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/27/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Water quality trading program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Water quality trading program

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.

2009-2010 DNR Division of Forestry budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2009-2010 DNR Division of Forestry budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

2009-2010 State Budget relating to recommendations of the Governor's Global Warming Task Force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2009-2010 State Budget relating to recommendations of the Governor's Global Warming Task Force

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Changes to unemployment insurance laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to unemployment insurance laws

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 46 Timber Harvest Stumpage Rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 46 Timber Harvest Stumpage Rates

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Nuclear Power Moratorium
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nuclear Power Moratorium

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Procedures for the registration of water withdrawals and for establishing water withdrawal and water use baselines
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Procedures for the registration of water withdrawals and for establishing water withdrawal and water use baselines

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$24,482.80
2009
July - December
$29,375.92
2010
January - June
$45,511.10
2010
July - December
$13,117.02
Total $112,486.84
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
38.55
2009
July - December
25.25
2010
January - June
46.60
2010
July - December
14.60
Total 125.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
174.90
2009
July - December
199.80
2010
January - June
333.80
2010
July - December
99.90
Total 808.40

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
27 %
2010
January - June
21 %
2010
July - December
Total 15 %
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
28 %
2010
January - June
28 %
2010
July - December
Total 18 %
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
4 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

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
14 %
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
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
14 %
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
23 %
Total 3 %

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
59 %
2009
July - December
26 %
2010
January - June
25 %
2010
July - December
63 %
Total 38 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

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