Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WARF is operated exclusively for the benefit of the UW-Madison.

Lobbying Interests:
Patents, UW research, UW budget, bio-technology, stem cell research.

CEO Name:
Carl E Gulbrandsen
Government Relations Director

Contact
AC
Andrew Cohn
PO Box 7365
Madison, WI 53726
(608) 263-2821
(608) 263-1064
cohn@warf.org
www.warf.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Cohn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/16/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Senate Bill 408
Senate Bill 408
Relating to: the exception to the assessment of withdrawal taxes and fees against a landowner who transfers ownership of managed forest land for siting a public safety communications tower.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 186

For
Notification Date
12/2/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses; increasing annual limits on angel investment tax credits; awarding grants to the WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.; business plan competitions and an emerging technology center in the Univer...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 265

For
Notification Date
1/26/2010
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

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

Notification Date
7/24/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Scientific research at universites
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Scientific research at universites

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Support for WiSys Technology Foundation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for WiSys Technology Foundation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/21/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wisys.org

Statutory ban on reproductive cloning.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Statutory ban on reproductive cloning.

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.

Statutory ban on reproductive cloning.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Statutory ban on reproductive cloning.

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.

Before the Building Commission, authority for UW-Madison to amend the existing land exchange agreement related to the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery between the Board of Regents and WARF to permit construction of a vivarium.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Before the Building Commission, authority for UW-Madison to amend the existing land exchange agreement related to the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery between the Board of Regents and WARF to permit construction of a vivarium.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/20/2008
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.

Before the Building Commission, authority for UW-Madison to amend the existing land exchange agreement related to the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery between the Board of Regents and WARF to permit construction of a vivarium.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Before the Building Commission, authority for UW-Madison to amend the existing land exchange agreement related to the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery between the Board of Regents and WARF to permit construction of a vivarium.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/19/2008
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.

Support for Stem Cell Research
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for Stem Cell Research

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/4/2007
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.

Governor's budget for bio tec
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's budget for bio tec

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/4/2007
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
$201.11
2009
July - December
$2,354.33
2010
January - June
$1,407.45
2010
July - December
$2,763.15
Total $6,726.04
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
1.00
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
1.50
2010
July - December
5.00
Total 17.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
1.00
2009
July - December
12.25
2010
January - June
12.00
2010
July - December
21.50
Total 46.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the exception to the assessment of withdrawal taxes and fees against a landowner who transfers ownership of managed forest land for siting a public safety communications tower.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
80 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 28 %
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses; increasing annual limits on angel investment tax credits; awarding grants to the WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.; business plan competitions and an emerging technology center in the University of Wisconsin System; rural outsourcing grants; requiring the Department of Commerce to award grants to a high-technology business development corporation and grants for converting manufacturing facilities; increasing funding for certain economic development programs; a pilot program providing microloans for the creation of new businesses; increasing funding for certain technical college training program grants; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
100 %
2010
July - December
Total 22 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
100 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

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
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
30 %
Total 19 %
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 8 %
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
50 %
Total 21 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures