Wisconsin County Police Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin law enforcement and retired officers

Lobbying Interests:
Law enforcement issues related to retirement, collective bargaining, taxation, disability, and veterans

CEO Name:
Robert Wierenga
Executive Director

Contact
RW
Robert Wierenga
PO Box 764
Delavan, WI 53115
(262) 728-2233
www.wcpawi.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Wierenga Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: access to employment records of candidates for law enforcement positions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/12/2009
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 181
Assembly Bill 181
Relating to: operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver's license or after suspension or revocation of an operating privilege and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 193
Assembly Bill 193
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/12/2009
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 199
Assembly Bill 199
Relating to: classifying members of the Parole Commission; psychologists and corrections classification specialists employed by the Department of Corrections who perform duties related to sexually violent person commitments; clerical employees employed at ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/12/2009
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 221
Assembly Bill 221
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2009
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 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
5/14/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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
5/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 283
Assembly Bill 283
Relating to: operating a vehicle while intoxicated, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/4/2009
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 284
Assembly Bill 284
Relating to: special identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation providing parking privileges for persons with physical disabilities and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/12/2009
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 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
10/13/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 448
Assembly Bill 448
Relating to: costs of prescription drugs and devices for incarcerated persons.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/12/2009
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 474
Assembly Bill 474
Relating to: carrying concealed weapons by law enforcement officers and by retired law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/13/2009
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.
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
1/7/2010
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
3/21/2010
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 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
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.
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.
Senate Bill 75
Senate Bill 75
Relating to: the designation of Korean War Armistice Day.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 35

For
Notification Date
3/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: the designation of Vietnam Veterans Day.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 36

For
Notification Date
3/20/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: access to employment records of candidates for law enforcement positions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/12/2009
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 174
Senate Bill 174
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

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.
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
10/12/2009
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

Other
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 336
Senate Bill 336
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

None
Notification Date
10/12/2009
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 541
Senate Bill 541
Relating to: providing public notice of a sale of personal property or real estate on execution.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 325

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Disability Qualifications for 1st Responders.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Disability Qualifications for 1st Responders.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/19/2009
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.

Concealed carry for retired law enforcement officers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Concealed carry for retired law enforcement officers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/15/2009
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.

Data collection during motor vehicle stops.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Data collection during motor vehicle stops.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/15/2009
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.

Primary enforcement of safety belts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Primary enforcement of safety belts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/15/2009
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.

Proposals relating to operating while intoxicated (OWI).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals relating to operating while intoxicated (OWI).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/15/2009
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.

LRB 3906/1 relating to exemption for jail officers from s. 941.295
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3906/1 relating to exemption for jail officers from s. 941.295

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/28/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Requiring headlights in fog
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring headlights in fog

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/23/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Passing stopped emergency vehicles, tow trucks and highway machinery equipment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Passing stopped emergency vehicles, tow trucks and highway machinery equipment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/7/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics relating to the use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Topics relating to the use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Concealed carry for retired law enforcement officers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Concealed carry for retired law enforcement officers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/26/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Protective status for county jailers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Protective status for county jailers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/8/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 0810/1 relating to pointing a firearm at or towards a law enforcement officer.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0810/1 relating to pointing a firearm at or towards a law enforcement officer.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/5/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Primary enforcement of seatbelts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Primary enforcement of seatbelts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/5/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics relating to resisting arrest while armed
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Topics relating to resisting arrest while armed

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/5/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics relating to creditable years of military service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Topics relating to creditable years of military service

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics relating to creditable military service.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Topics relating to creditable military service.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/11/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics relating to law enforcement K-9 units.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Topics relating to law enforcement K-9 units.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/11/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$7,700.14
2009
July - December
$7,568.33
2010
January - June
$7,652.81
2010
July - December
$7,299.98
Total $30,221.26
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
5.25
2009
July - December
3.25
2010
January - June
2.75
2010
July - December
1.75
Total 13.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
76.00
2009
July - December
35.75
2010
January - June
42.50
2010
July - December
25.50
Total 179.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: electronic access by law enforcement agencies to photographs on motor vehicle operators licenses and identification cards.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: costs of prescription drugs and devices for incarcerated persons.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: 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.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: carrying concealed weapons by law enforcement officers and by retired law enforcement officers.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
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
10 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
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
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: providing public notice of a sale of personal property or real estate on execution.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
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
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 11 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
25 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 11 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
5 %
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
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %

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
30 %
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
75 %
Total 38 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures