League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Non-partisan political organization to encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Lobbying Interests:
Voting rights, election administration, campaign finance, redistricting, healthcare, education, financing, government revenue, social policy, natural resources, and reproductive health.

CEO Name:
Kathryn E Johnson
Executive Director

Contact
AK
Andrea Kaminski
122 State St Ste 201A
Madison, WI 53703-2500
(608) 256-0827
(608) 256-1761
lwvwisconsin@lwvwi.org
www.lwvwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrea Kaminski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 3
Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 9

For
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: authorization for municipalities to establish satellite stations for purposes of conducting voter registration and absentee voting and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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
5/6/2009
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 42
Assembly Bill 42
Relating to: acceptance of certain political contributions by certain elective state officials, officials elect, and committees and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: the prosecution and venue for trial of certain offenses by certain state residents.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/29/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 63
Assembly Bill 63
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 75
Assembly Bill 75
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2009 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 28

Other
Notification Date
3/27/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20090327_093159_LWVWIEF Statement on State Budget 2009.pdf

Assembly Bill 104
Assembly Bill 104
Relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: open burning of solid waste, illegal storage or disposal of waste tires, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Supporting Documentation
20090318_094857_Support AB 114 open burning bill.pdf

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

For
Notification Date
3/13/2009
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 144
Assembly Bill 144
Relating to: charges for inmate telephone use at a jail or house of correction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2009
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 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

Other
Notification Date
4/14/2009
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 205
Assembly Bill 205
Relating to: adopting changes to the Internal Revenue Code for state income tax purposes related to deductions for energy efficient commercial buildings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
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 256
Assembly Bill 256
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
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 259
Assembly Bill 259
Relating to: the care and treatment of persons with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia in residential care facilities, reports on residential care facilities, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, requiring the exercise of rule-making...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/13/2009
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 278
Assembly Bill 278
Relating to: the sale, disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 281
Assembly Bill 281
Relating to: the restriction on the amount of phosphorus in certain cleaning agents.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 63

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.
Assembly Bill 282
Assembly Bill 282
Relating to: the creation of regional transit authorities and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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.
Supporting Documentation
20100406_085626_Statement to JCF_support AB282.pdf

Assembly Bill 304
Assembly Bill 304
Relating to: ineligibility of convicted felons for licensure as lobbyists.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/8/2009
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.
Against
Notification Date
7/8/2009
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.
Comments
The League of Women Voters opposes denial of employment to ex-offenders unless the conviction is related to the circumstances of the job. We could support this bill only if it were narrowly applied to persons convicted of crimes related to lobbying.
Assembly Bill 314
Assembly Bill 314
Relating to: pesticide use by railroads, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 286

For
Notification Date
9/11/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 322
Assembly Bill 322
Relating to: identification of individuals who examine statements of economic interests filed with the Government Accountability Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/30/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20090630_093633_Support AB 322 open government.pdf

Assembly Bill 330
Assembly Bill 330
Relating to: requirements for electors who vote by absentee ballot.

Bill Text and History

Other
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 333
Assembly Bill 333
Relating to: limiting disclosure of information gathered by news persons.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 400

For
Notification Date
7/10/2009
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.
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

For
Notification Date
7/29/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 389
Assembly Bill 389
Relating to: requiring nursing homes to notify residents of certain alleged violations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/13/2009
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 392
Assembly Bill 392
Relating to: finance charges for licensed lenders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/9/2009
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 401
Assembly Bill 401
Relating to: creation of renewable resource credits by electric providers and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Supporting Documentation
20090914_123938_Oppose AB 401_SB 273 - would dilute renewable portfolio standard.pdf

Assembly Bill 406
Assembly Bill 406
Relating to: challenging the ballots of electors at polling places.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 420
Assembly Bill 420
Relating to: sentencing credit for time served on parole or under extended supervision.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/23/2009
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 447
Assembly Bill 447
Relating to: payday loan providers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2010
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
2/10/2010
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
Assembly Substitute Amendment 1
Against
Notification Date
2/10/2010
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
Upon further examination, we do not believe this bill would be effective unless amended to include an interest rate cap. It would be reform in name only.
Assembly Bill 458
Assembly Bill 458
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 134

For
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 512
Assembly Bill 512
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/13/2009
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 534
Assembly Bill 534
Relating to: authorizing the state superintendent of public instruction to direct a school district to implement a new curriculum or instructional design, make personnel changes, or adopt accountability measures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making a...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/13/2009
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 540
Assembly Bill 540
Relating to: allowing out-of-state insurers to offer health care plans that are exempt from certain laws to employers and individuals in this state.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/13/2009
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 545
Assembly Bill 545
Relating to: residency of election officials.

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 606
Assembly Bill 606
Relating to: the regulation of video service providers and interim cable operators, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
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 619
Assembly Bill 619
Relating to: county, city, town, and village authority to create local elections boards and to regulate the financing of campaigns for county, city, town, and village offices; duties of municipal and county boards of election commissioners; and granting ru...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2010
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.
For
Notification Date
2/1/2010
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 630
Assembly Bill 630
Relating to: enforcement of the citizenship qualification for voting in elections in this state.

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.
Comments
There is no evidence and no reason to believe that noncitizens are voting in our elections. This bill would unnecessarily disenfranchise many eligible citizens.
Assembly Bill 633
Assembly Bill 633
Relating to: using county jail funds for costs related to providing educational and medical services to county jail inmates.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 256

None
Notification Date
3/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
3/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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

For
Notification Date
1/18/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 689
Assembly Bill 689
Relating to: Public Service Commission intervenor grants and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 383

For
Notification Date
2/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 721
Assembly Bill 721
Relating to: public, educational, and governmental access channel requirements for video service providers and interim cable operators.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Supporting Documentation
20100223_134243_Support AB721 cable repair bill.pdf

Assembly Bill 777
Assembly Bill 777
Relating to: the issuance of driver cards and driver card instruction permits by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 844
Assembly Bill 844
Relating to: groundwater management, water conservation, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 854
Assembly Bill 854
Relating to: prohibiting consideration of any conviction record of an applicant for employment before the applicant has been selected for an interview.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
4/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 892
Assembly Bill 892
Relating to: electronic voter registration and proof of residence for voting in an election and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2010
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 895
Assembly Bill 895
Relating to: various changes in election laws, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2010
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
We support this bill with two exceptions, as noted in attached statement.
For
Notification Date
3/31/2010
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
Full support for Substitute Amendment 1
Assembly Bill 914
Assembly Bill 914
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms, records from sales of firearms, possession of firearms by persons convicted of violent offenses that are not felonies, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2010
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 2
Assembly Joint Resolution 2
Relating to: eliminating the spring election (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/6/2009
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 Joint Resolution 26
Assembly Joint Resolution 26
Relating to: terms of office for members of the senate and assembly (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
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 Joint Resolution 29
Assembly Joint Resolution 29
Relating to: establishing a competitive election criteria for redistricting the legislature (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 63
Assembly Joint Resolution 63
Relating to: excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting of legislative, county, and certain other district offices (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/1/2009
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
9/1/2009
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 Resolution 7
Assembly Resolution 7
Relating to: requiring a two-thirds majority vote in the assembly for passage, concurrence, and adoption of proposals that increase the rate of the state sales tax, increase any of the rates of the income tax or franchise tax, or increase a fee.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: reckless homicide of a child by a parent or caregiver and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/14/2009
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 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: acceptance of certain political contributions by certain elective state officials and committees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 89

For
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.
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.
Comments
Mistakenly reported this position on bill.
For
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.
Comments
The League heartily supports this bill.
Supporting Documentation
20090714_101931_Support Impartial Justice and Issue Ad Disclosure.pdf

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

Bill Text and History

For
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 68
Senate Bill 68
Relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 107
Senate Bill 107
Relating to: the sale, disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 50

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
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 113
Senate Bill 113
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

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.
Senate Bill 123
Senate Bill 123
Relating to: regulating the transportation of aquatic plants and aquatic animals, the administration of federal funds for the control and eradication of noxious weeds, the placement of vehicles, seaplanes, watercraft, and other objects in navigable waters,...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 55

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
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 139
Senate Bill 139
Relating to: environmental regulation of mining and notice to transferees of interests in mining sites.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
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 179
Senate Bill 179
Relating to: deceptive election practices; voter intimidation, suppression, and protection; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/1/2009
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.
Senate Bill 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 40

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20090512_131409_Support SB 185 Uniform Wind Siting.pdf

Senate Bill 199
Senate Bill 199
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, and...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/20/2009
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 200
Senate Bill 200
Relating to: products containing mercury and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 44

For
Notification Date
5/12/2009
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 205
Senate Bill 205
Relating to: the creation of regional transit authorities and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

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.
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

For
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.
Senate Bill 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: criteria for determining indigency for purposes of representation by the State Public Defender and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 164

Other
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.
For
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.
Senate Bill 273
Senate Bill 273
Relating to: creation of renewable resource credits by electric providers and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 406

Against
Notification Date
9/14/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Supporting Documentation
20090914_124007_Oppose AB 401_SB 273 - would dilute renewable portfolio standard.pdf

Senate Bill 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 218

For
Notification Date
11/13/2009
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 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

For
Notification Date
1/18/2010
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 479
Senate Bill 479
Relating to: Public Service Commission intervenor grants and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 530
Senate Bill 530
Relating to: regulating consumer small loans, limiting the areas in which a payday lender may operate, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 405

Against
Notification Date
3/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
This bill is weaker in a number of ways than AB 447. However, it would be better than nothing if it had an interest rate cap.
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

None
Notification Date
3/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: public, educational, and governmental access channel requirements for video service providers and interim cable operators.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2010
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

For
Notification Date
4/9/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 640
Senate Bill 640
Relating to: various changes in election laws, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2010
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
We support this bill with two exceptions, as noted in attached statement.
For
Notification Date
3/31/2010
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
Full support for Substitute Amendment 1
Senate Bill 643
Senate Bill 643
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms, records from sales of firearms, possession of firearms by persons convicted of violent offenses that are not felonies, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2010
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 645
Senate Bill 645
Relating to: electronic voter registration and proof of residence for voting in an election and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2010
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 Joint Resolution 42
Senate Joint Resolution 42
Relating to: excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting of legislative, county, and certain other district offices (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
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 Joint Resolution 61
Senate Joint Resolution 61
Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
For
Notification Date
2/19/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Corrections: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Corrections: Juvenile Corrections
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Juvenile Corrections

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Ethics Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Ethics Board

Notification Date
6/24/2009
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.

Comments
Oppose amendment to convert the GAB’s investigations GPR sum sufficient appropriation to an annual appropriation.

Supporting Documentation
20090624_135202_Oppose restriction of funding for GAB investigations.pdf

Health and Family Services: Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Health

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public Instruction: General School Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Property Tax Relief: Property Taxation

Notification Date
6/24/2009
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.

Comments
Protect property tax exemption for lower-income rental housing owned by nonprofit organizations.

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

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
3/27/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
support domestic partner benefits for state employees

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

GAB 4, the conduct and regulation of election observers to monitor compliance with election laws by local election officials.
Agency Name
Government Accountability Board

Subject
GAB 4, the conduct and regulation of election observers to monitor compliance with election laws by local election officials.

Register Number: 657 (10/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-130
For
Notification Date
12/16/2010
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.

Comments
LWV-WI supports the proposed election observer rules, which provide clear guidelines for observers and election officials alike. The rules promote transparency elections and help chief inspectors maintain an orderly voting process.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Support of amending GAB 9.02 by adding a sentence saying that if a challenging elector does not offer a valid reason for the challenge, the inspector should discontinue the process and the voter should receive a ballot.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of amending GAB 9.02 by adding a sentence saying that if a challenging elector does not offer a valid reason for the challenge, the inspector should discontinue the process and the voter should receive a ballot.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/15/2010
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.

Supporting Documentation
20100915_140241_LWV Testimony for GAB 09_13_10.doc


Support of emergency rule and permanent rule related to election observers, as proposed at GAB meeting 9/13/2010.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of emergency rule and permanent rule related to election observers, as proposed at GAB meeting 9/13/2010.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/15/2010
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.

Supporting Documentation
20100915_140241_LWV Testimony for GAB 09_13_10.doc


job creation through residential energy efficiency work
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
job creation through residential energy efficiency work

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/10/2010
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.

Improving the system of statewide video franchising for better consumer protection and community education by cable access stations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving the system of statewide video franchising for better consumer protection and community education by cable access stations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/13/2009
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.

Physician Orders on Life-Sustaining Treatment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physician Orders on Life-Sustaining Treatment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/13/2009
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.

workplace bullying
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
workplace bullying

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/13/2009
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.

Amendment of the Code of Judicial Conduct's rules on recusal -- examination of when the financing and conduct of judicial campaigns should result in a judge's disqualification from hearing and ruling on a case.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Amendment of the Code of Judicial Conduct's rules on recusal -- examination of when the financing and conduct of judicial campaigns should result in a judge's disqualification from hearing and ruling on a case.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
11/2/2009
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.

Predatory Lending Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Predatory Lending Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/9/2009
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.

Apply the same phosphate limits to dishwashing detergents as to other household cleaning products.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Apply the same phosphate limits to dishwashing detergents as to other household cleaning products.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/12/2009
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.

returning 17-year-olds to the juvenile justice system.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
returning 17-year-olds to the juvenile justice system.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Changes to public schools funding formula, in particular the proposal from the School Finance Network.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to public schools funding formula, in particular the proposal from the School Finance Network.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Creation of a nonpartisan and independent redistricting process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a nonpartisan and independent redistricting process.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Increased transparency of Government Accountability Board investigations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increased transparency of Government Accountability Board investigations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Limiting the scope of campaign finance regulation to regulation of issue ads through a Government Accountability Board rule and legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limiting the scope of campaign finance regulation to regulation of issue ads through a Government Accountability Board rule and legislation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Prohibiting elected state officials and their campaign committees from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions during the budget process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting elected state officials and their campaign committees from soliciting or accepting campaign contributions during the budget process.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Public financing of Supreme Court elections.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public financing of Supreme Court elections.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Reforms of election administration laws, in particular to allow early voting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reforms of election administration laws, in particular to allow early voting.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Restoration of voting rights to felons who are not currently incarcerated.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoration of voting rights to felons who are not currently incarcerated.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The League has chosen not to take a position on a constitutional amendment limiting the Governor's veto power.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The League has chosen not to take a position on a constitutional amendment limiting the Governor's veto power.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS, POLL WORKERS & TRAINING, RECOUNT PROCEDURES, AND VOTER REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ABSENTEE BALLOTS, POLL WORKERS & TRAINING, RECOUNT PROCEDURES, AND VOTER REGISTRATION PROCEDURES

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Global Warming Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Global Warming Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Proposed rule related to matching Voter Registration Database with other state databases.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed rule related to matching Voter Registration Database with other state databases.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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

Restoring voting rights to felons who are not incarcerated
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring voting rights to felons who are not incarcerated

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$1,573.61
2009
July - December
$2,043.21
2010
January - June
$2,404.92
2010
July - December
$288.23
Total $6,309.97
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
9.25
2009
July - December
4.25
2010
January - June
6.00
2010
July - December
3.00
Total 22.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
22.50
2009
July - December
34.75
2010
January - June
43.75
2010
July - December
3.00
Total 104.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the sale, disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the restriction on the amount of phosphorus in certain cleaning agents.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
1 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reckless homicide of a child by a parent or caregiver and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: charges for inmate telephone use at a jail or house of correction.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
9 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: the scope of regulated activity under the campaign finance law.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
8 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: open burning of solid waste, illegal storage or disposal of waste tires, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
3 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
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 probation, extended supervision, and parole offices; 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 as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
4 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2009 legislature.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
9 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: ineligibility of convicted felons for licensure as lobbyists.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: excluding incarcerated, disenfranchised felons from the enumeration of population for apportionment and redistricting of legislative, county, and certain other district offices (first consideration).
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
6 %
2010
January - June
4 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: deceptive election practices; voter intimidation, suppression, and protection; granting rule-making authority; and providing penalties.
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 3 %
Relating to: limiting disclosure of information gathered by news persons.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
11 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: finance charges for licensed lenders.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
12 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
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.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
24 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: county, city, town, and village authority to create local elections boards and to regulate the financing of campaigns for county, city, town, and village offices; duties of municipal and county boards of election commissioners; 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
2 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration).
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms, records from sales of firearms, possession of firearms by persons convicted of violent offenses that are not felonies, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3 %
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: Public Service Commission intervenor grants and making an appropriation.
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 %
Relating to: regulating consumer small loans, limiting the areas in which a payday lender may operate, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: payday loan providers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
6 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
6 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: public, educational, and governmental access channel requirements for video service providers and interim cable operators.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
8 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the creation of regional transit authorities and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
13 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: various changes in election laws, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
14 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: various changes in election laws, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
14 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
33 %
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
4 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
50 %
Total 3 %
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 1 %

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
45 %
2009
July - December
29 %
2010
January - June
8 %
2010
July - December
Total 23 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures