Wisconsin Library Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Improving and promoting library and information services.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislative initiatives as they pertain to library needs and interests.

CEO Name:
Alberto Herrera, Jr.
Executive Director

Contact
LS
Lisa Strand
5250 East Terrace Drive
Madison, WI 53718-8345
(608) 245-3650
(608) 245-3646
strand@scls.lib.wi.us
www.wla.lib.wi.us

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Anthony Driessen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Lisa Strand Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Library Funding Provision
Assembly Joint Resolution 16
Assembly Joint Resolution 16
Relating to: the dissolution of state funds and accounts and prohibiting the state from changing the purpose of any state fund or program revenue appropriation account (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 423
Senate Bill 423
Relating to: library boards of public libraries established in a first class city.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 207

Other
Notification Date
2/3/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Board of Commissioners of Public Lands
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Common School Fund matters

Historical Society
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Historical Society

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
Public Library System Aids, BadgerLink, Newsline for the Blind, Statewide Service Contracts

Technology for Educational Achievement in Wisconsin Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Technology for Educational Achievement in Wisconsin Board

Notification Date
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
2/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Items relating to libraries for the 2011-12 biennial budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Items relating to libraries for the 2011-12 biennial budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/1/2010
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.

The BadgerNet Fiber Grant and Library Broadband Needs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The BadgerNet Fiber Grant and Library Broadband Needs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
6/22/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wla.lib.wi.us/legis/Broadband.htm

allowing public library boards to transfer library donations to certain charitable organizations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
allowing public library boards to transfer library donations to certain charitable organizations

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.

exemption of a county's library expenditures from any county levy limit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
exemption of a county's library expenditures from any county levy limit

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.

Library funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Library funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
4/2/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 0300/1, relating to classifying librarians and others employed in WI correctional facilities as protective occupation participants in the WI Retirement System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0300/1, relating to classifying librarians and others employed in WI correctional facilities as protective occupation participants in the WI Retirement System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/1/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 1670 relating to collecting fines and forfeitures by counties
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1670 relating to collecting fines and forfeitures by counties

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/30/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Confidentiality of library records provided in Chapter 43.30
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Confidentiality of library records provided in Chapter 43.30

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/10/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Changes to Wisconsin's Common School Fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to Wisconsin's Common School Fund

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Creating public library districts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating public library districts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Items relating to libraries for the 2005-07 biennial budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Items relating to libraries for the 2005-07 biennial budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

require each school district to spend at least 65 percent of its operating expenditures in each school year on direct classroom expenditures.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
require each school district to spend at least 65 percent of its operating expenditures in each school year on direct classroom expenditures.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2007
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$6,069.63
2009
July - December
$2,358.65
2010
January - June
$6,392.13
2010
July - December
$4,694.35
Total $19,514.77
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
2.00
2009
July - December
0.00
2010
January - June
2.25
2010
July - December
2.40
Total 6.65
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
89.75
2009
July - December
33.05
2010
January - June
94.70
2010
July - December
71.90
Total 289.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the dissolution of state funds and accounts and prohibiting the state from changing the purpose of any state fund or program revenue appropriation account (first consideration).
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 1 %
Relating to: library boards of public libraries established in a first class city.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
25 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10 %
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 < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 11 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 12 %
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
5 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 11 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
35 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 17 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
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
20 %
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures