Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Serve the interests of all members advocating passage of state and city laws for all affiliated unions in the plumbing, pipefitting, steamfitting and sprinkler fitting industries in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
All bills and rules affecting the piping industry in Wisconsin and the licensing of persons installing, servicing and working with piping, plumbing and HVAC-R systems.

Title:
Secretary/Treasurer

Contact
SB
Steve Breitlow
11175 W Parkland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53224
(414) 359-1310
(414) 359-1323
sue@plumbers75.com
www.wisconsinpipetrades.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Annie Early Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Kenneth Walsh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 397
Assembly Bill 397
Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/3/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 408
Assembly Bill 408
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bio...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/4/2009
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 427
Assembly Bill 427
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/10/2009
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: the minimum sale price of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 516
Assembly Bill 516
Relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2009
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 649
Assembly Bill 649
Relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Concerns with the bill as currently drafted, specficially as it relates to energy policy and relevant mechanical trades.
Senate Bill 94
Senate Bill 94
Relating to: the licensing and regulation of thermal system insulation mechanics; creating a thermal system insulation council; requiring the employment of a state inspector; establishing standards for installing and maintaining thermal system insulation; ...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 16

For
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.
Senate Bill 267
Senate Bill 267
Relating to: the definition of plumbing and classifying plumbers to do certain work.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 200

For
Notification Date
9/3/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 298
Senate Bill 298
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 340
Senate Bill 340
Relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 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

Other
Notification Date
1/30/2010
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.
Against
Notification Date
1/30/2010
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
Concerns with the bill as currently drafted, specficially as it relates to energy policy and relevant mechanical trades.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

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.

Comments
Bidding process

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

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.

Comments
Capital budget

Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Building and Environmental Regulation

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.

Comments
Policy relating to license fees of plumbers and fire sprinkler fitters.

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

Notification Date
4/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Matters relating to prevailing wage

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Matters relating to prevailing wage rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to prevailing wage rates

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Matters relating to state bidding statutes and the bidding process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to state bidding statutes and the bidding process

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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

Repealing of Wisconsin's nuclear moratorium
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repealing of Wisconsin's nuclear moratorium

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$28,401.04
2009
July - December
$24,960.90
2010
January - June
$39,160.00
2010
July - December
$24,525.00
Total $117,046.94
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
53.50
2009
July - December
24.25
2010
January - June
39.75
2010
July - December
12.00
Total 129.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
219.25
2009
July - December
147.00
2010
January - June
167.25
2010
July - December
84.50
Total 618.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
45 %
2010
January - June
55 %
2010
July - December
Total 26 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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
60 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 22 %

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
15 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
65 %
Total 16 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %

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
15 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 8 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
20 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures