Wisconsin Professional Police Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin law enforcement officers and retirees.

Lobbying Interests:
The areas of state legislation and administrative rules WPPA may attempt to influence are retirement, disability, collective bargaining for public employees, criminal justice, local government operations and general areas of taxation or tax related issues involving shared revenues.

Title:
Director of Finance

Contact
JS
Jean Steinhauer
660 John Nolen Drive, Suite 300
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 273-3840
(608) 273-3904
steinhauer@wppa.com
www.wppa.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
James Palmer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Curt Pawlisch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Morris Andrews Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/10/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 78
Assembly Bill 78
Relating to: judicial discretion in certain John Doe proceedings and the provision of attorney representation of state employees at John Doe proceedings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: arbitration and fair-share agreements during collective bargaining negotiations under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: access to employment records of candidates for law enforcement positions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: purchase of creditable service under the Wisconsin Retirement System for active service in the U.S. armed forces.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 130
Assembly Bill 130
Relating to: costs of administering tests for intoxication.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: mandatory overtime hours and on-call time worked by health care workers and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/12/2010
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.
Comments
The WPPA represents several nurse groups around the state whose members are regularly subjected to the rigors of mandatory overtime that can cause an unsafe environment for both patients and their caregivers.
Assembly Bill 156
Assembly Bill 156
Relating to: reimbursement to counties by prisoners and increasing drunk driving penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 171
Assembly Bill 171
Relating to: unlawful use of a global positioning device and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/31/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: operating a motor vehicle while suspended, revoked, or disqualified.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 102

Against
Notification Date
6/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 178
Assembly Bill 178
Relating to: motor vehicle operating privileges, seizures by courts or law enforcement officers of operator's licenses, and reinstatement of canceled identification cards.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 103

None
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 218
Assembly Bill 218
Relating to: penalty surcharges, court fees, drivers' records, and drug and alcohol assessment for persons who commit certain offenses relating to driving while intoxicated.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 230
Assembly Bill 230
Relating to: electronic access by law enforcement agencies to photographs on motor vehicle operators licenses and identification cards.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 167

For
Notification Date
4/24/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
Relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer or while attempting to flee and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 251

For
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 280
Assembly Bill 280
Relating to: seizure of a computer used to commit a crime and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Against
Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates expressing support for the family members of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 308
Assembly Bill 308
Relating to: police escorts and vehicle rights-of-way related to escorted vehicles and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 46

None
Notification Date
6/15/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
6/15/2009
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 312
Assembly Bill 312
Relating to: authorizing cities and towns, and expanding the authority of villages, to create combined protective services departments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2009
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.
Comments
This bill would require costly cross-training for both police and fire. It would not allow a cross-trained law enforcement officer to receive duty disability benefits for diseases obtained as a result of their fire fighting duties.
Assembly Bill 334
Assembly Bill 334
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for the Special Olympics Wisconsin, Inc., and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 337
Assembly Bill 337
Relating to: payment of employee required contributions under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 349
Assembly Bill 349
Relating to: limiting the searchability of a governmental Internet listing of property taxes assessed.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/3/2009
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 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Against
Notification Date
7/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 357
Assembly Bill 357
Relating to: receiving a stolen firearm and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 365
Assembly Bill 365
Relating to: admitting prior testimony of a felony victim at a probation, parole, or extended supervision revocation hearing.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
8/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 410
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: violation of the 72-hour no contact provision in domestic violence cases and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/31/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 438
Assembly Bill 438
Relating to: changes in the regulation of boxing contests, regulating mixed martial arts fighting contests, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2009
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 453
Assembly Bill 453
Relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: requesting a person who operates a vehicle that is involved in an accident that causes death or injury to submit to a test for intoxication.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/8/2009
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 473
Assembly Bill 473
Relating to: fees from retired law enforcement officers seeking to carry concealed weapons and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2009
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 474
Assembly Bill 474
Relating to: carrying concealed weapons by law enforcement officers and by retired law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: public access to certain local government law enforcement records.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
11/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 511
Assembly Bill 511
Relating to: requiring a person arrested for a felony or a juvenile taken into custody for certain sexual assault offenses to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis, inclusion of the analysis results in the Department of Justice d...

Bill Text and History

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 518
Assembly Bill 518
Relating to: requiring a person to report a stolen or lost firearm, creating a database for stolen and lost firearms, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2009
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 543
Assembly Bill 543
Relating to: barring landlords from requiring certain payments and from making certain claims against estates.

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.
Assembly Bill 549
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: psychological evaluations for law enforcement officers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
None
Notification Date
11/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 594
Assembly Bill 594
Relating to: notifying a law enforcement agency when certain persons are released from the custody of the Department of Corrections.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2009
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 609
Assembly Bill 609
Relating to: vacating an award following arbitration pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2009
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 613
Assembly Bill 613
Relating to: aiding a felon and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2010
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 627
Assembly Bill 627
Relating to: admissibility of a digitally produced photograph, film, motion picture, audio, or video and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2010
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 634
Assembly Bill 634
Relating to: collective bargaining and protective occupation participant status under the Wisconsin Retirement System and a county retirement system for county jail employees, county employees of a juvenile detention facility, and state employees who are e...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 644
Assembly Bill 644
Relating to: establishing a presumption for employment-connected communicable diseases for fire fighters, emergency medical service providers, law enforcement officers, and certain correctional employees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 661
Assembly Bill 661
Relating to: county and municipal expenditures for emergency services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 775
Assembly Bill 775
Relating to: throwing or expelling a bodily substance at a public safety worker and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 776
Assembly Bill 776
Relating to: classifying county jailers as protective occupation participants for the purposes of the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 785
Assembly Bill 785
Relating to: an integrated crime alert network and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2010
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 831
Assembly Bill 831
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 896
Assembly Bill 896
Relating to: collection of deoxyribonucleic acid samples and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2010
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 916
Assembly Bill 916
Relating to: deduction of voluntary payments from retirement annuities under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2010
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 924
Assembly Bill 924
Relating to: law enforcement standards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

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.
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 Joint Resolution 65
Assembly Joint Resolution 65
Relating to: different property tax levy rates for parts of cities, villages, towns, counties, and school districts added by attachments to school districts, consolidations, and boundary changes under cooperative agreements (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/31/2009
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 32
Senate Bill 32
Relating to: prohibited alcohol concentration.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 36
Senate Bill 36
Relating to: motor vehicle operating privilege suspensions for controlled substance violations.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 8

None
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 37
Senate Bill 37
Relating to: payment of judgments in traffic courts and municipal courts by installments and the suspension of operating privileges.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 17

None
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: arbitration and fair-share agreements during collective bargaining negotiations under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 21

For
Notification Date
2/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 100

For
Notification Date
6/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 67
Senate Bill 67
Relating to: preparation time as a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: access to employment records of candidates for law enforcement positions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: purchase of creditable service under the Wisconsin Retirement System for active service in the U.S. armed forces.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 108
Senate Bill 108
Relating to: mandatory overtime hours and on-call time worked by health care workers and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/12/2010
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.
Comments
The WPPA represents several nurse groups around that state whose members are regularly subjected to the rigors of mandatory overtime that can cause an unsafe environment for both patients and their caregivers.
Senate Bill 154
Senate Bill 154
Relating to: school safety plans, pupil records, and school bullying.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 309

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.
Senate Bill 180
Senate Bill 180
Relating to: granting prescriptive authority to psychologists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 219
Senate Bill 219
Relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer or while attempting to flee and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 222
Senate Bill 222
Relating to: group deer hunting requirements and restrictions on placing, possessing, or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow in or on a vehicle.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
None
Notification Date
5/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
5/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 235
Senate Bill 235
Relating to: limiting disclosure of information gathered by news persons.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 240
Senate Bill 240
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/31/2009
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.
Against
Notification Date
8/31/2009
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 276
Senate Bill 276
Relating to: requiring governmental bodies of school districts and certain political subdivisions to post meeting notices and minutes on their Web sites.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2010
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 290
Senate Bill 290
Relating to: changes in the regulation of boxing contests, regulating mixed martial arts fighting contests, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 111

For
Notification Date
10/8/2009
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 303
Senate Bill 303
Relating to: requesting a person who operates a vehicle that is involved in an accident that causes death or injury to submit to a test for intoxication.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 163

For
Notification Date
11/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 319
Senate Bill 319
Relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 320
Senate Bill 320
Relating to: participation in variable annuity program under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/5/2009
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 334
Senate Bill 334
Relating to: throwing or expelling a bodily substance at a public safety worker and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/22/2009
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 376
Senate Bill 376
Relating to: fees from retired law enforcement officers seeking to carry concealed weapons and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
11/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 377
Senate Bill 377
Relating to: carrying concealed weapons by law enforcement officers and by retired law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
11/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 390
Senate Bill 390
Relating to: deduction of voluntary payments from retirement annuities under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 395
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: psychological evaluations for law enforcement officers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/22/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
The WPPA is concerned with the financial impact that this unfunded mandate will have on local law enforcement agencies that are already struggling to provide their current level of services in this tough economic environment.
For
Notification Date
12/22/2009
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 429
Senate Bill 429
Relating to: establishing a presumption for employment-connected communicable diseases for fire fighters, emergency medical service providers, law enforcement officers, and certain correctional employees.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 284

For
Notification Date
12/22/2009
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 430
Senate Bill 430
Relating to: collective bargaining over health care coverage for municipal employees, allowing municipal employers to change health care coverage plan providers, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/22/2009
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 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: regulation by the office of the commissioner of insurance of self-insured health plans offered by a city, town, village, county, or school district, providing a penalty, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/27/2010
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 468
Senate Bill 468
Relating to: the use of positive behavioral interventions and supports and aversive interventions in schools and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/18/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 496
Senate Bill 496
Relating to: possession of dogs by certain felony offenders and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 524
Senate Bill 524
Relating to: subpoenas and warrants requiring providers of electronic communications services or of remote computing services to provide customer information or disclose contents of wire or electronic communications.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 349

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 540
Senate Bill 540
Relating to: political disbursements by corporations and cooperative associations and the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2010
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 573
Senate Bill 573
Relating to: public access to certain shared law enforcement records.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 259

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Requiring a person to report a stolen or lost firearm, creating a database for stolen and lost firearms, and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring a person to report a stolen or lost firearm, creating a database for stolen and lost firearms, and providing a penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

The implementation of new statutory requirements related to the statewide collection of data on the race of individuals in vehicles involved in traffic stops.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The implementation of new statutory requirements related to the statewide collection of data on the race of individuals in vehicles involved in traffic stops.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

collective bargaining and protective occupation participant status under the Wisconsin Retirement System for county jail employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
collective bargaining and protective occupation participant status under the Wisconsin Retirement System for county jail employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/21/2009
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.

use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty. (LRB 1581)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty. (LRB 1581)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Drunken driving and creating a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drunken driving and creating a penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Penalty surcharges, court fees, drivers' records, and drug and alcohol assessment for persons who commit certain offenses relating to driving while intoxicated.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Penalty surcharges, court fees, drivers' records, and drug and alcohol assessment for persons who commit certain offenses relating to driving while intoxicated.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Sobriety checkpoints and granting rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sobriety checkpoints and granting rule-making authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Allowing active and/or retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed weapon, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing active and/or retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed weapon, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Assistant attorney positions and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Assistant attorney positions and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Classifying certain county jailers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and restricting the issues subject to interest arbitration under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Classifying certain county jailers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and restricting the issues subject to interest arbitration under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Colletive bargaining dispute settlement procedures for members of a police department employed by a city, village, or town having a population of less than 2,500
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Colletive bargaining dispute settlement procedures for members of a police department employed by a city, village, or town having a population of less than 2,500

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Creditable military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creditable military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Enforcement of motor vehicle safety belt violations and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enforcement of motor vehicle safety belt violations and providing a penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Investments and operations of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Investments and operations of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Prohibiting cities, towns, counties, and school districts from imposing residency requirements on certain employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting cities, towns, counties, and school districts from imposing residency requirements on certain employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Psychological evaluations for law enforcement officers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Psychological evaluations for law enforcement officers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/9/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$75,074.94
2009
July - December
$72,355.66
2010
January - June
$106,615.34
2010
July - December
$67,684.30
Total $321,730.24
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
85.00
2009
July - December
54.00
2010
January - June
48.75
2010
July - December
28.00
Total 215.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
481.25
2009
July - December
383.75
2010
January - June
330.75
2010
July - December
318.25
Total 1514.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: establishing a presumption for employment-connected communicable diseases for fire fighters, emergency medical service providers, law enforcement officers, and certain correctional employees.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: causing injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting or obstructing an officer or while attempting to flee and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
60 %
2010
July - December
Total 19 %
Relating to: collective bargaining and protective occupation participant status under the Wisconsin Retirement System and a county retirement system for county jail employees, county employees of a juvenile detention facility, and state employees who are employed at state correctional institutions, juvenile correctional facilities, the mental health institutes at Mendota and Winnebago, the Wisconsin Resource Center, and secure mental health units or facilities for sexually violent persons.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: establishing a presumption for employment-connected communicable diseases for fire fighters, emergency medical service providers, law enforcement officers, and certain correctional employees.
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 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
90 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
85 %
Total 46 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 12 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures