Wisconsin Council of Churches

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Council of Churches promotes the unity of the church for the healing of the world.

Lobbying Interests:
Human services issues affecting low income families, criminal justice issues, church-state relations, the death penalty and gaming.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
SA
Scott Anderson
750 Windsor St, Ste 301
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
(608) 837-3108
(608) 837-3038
sanderson@wichurches.org
www.wichurches.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Scott Anderson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Bakken Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
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 191
Assembly Bill 191
Relating to: drunken driving and creating a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/17/2009
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.
Comments
The Wisconsin Council of Churches commits itself to advocate in behalf of rehabilitation and alternatives to incarceration for nonviolent crimes.
www.wichurches.org/nonviolence_statement.html
Assembly Bill 283
Assembly Bill 283
Relating to: operating a vehicle while intoxicated, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/17/2009
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.
Comments
The Wisconsin Council of Churches commits itself to advocate in behalf of a criminal justice system that strives for restorative justice, restitution, rehabilitation and reconciliation rather than retribution.
www.wichurches.org/nonviolence_statement.html
Assembly Bill 329
Assembly Bill 329
Relating to: conditions of extended supervision, probation, and parole for persons convicted of certain sex offenses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
“In the book of Exodus (chapters 21-23), God lays down a directive to restore social, economic and religious well-being to those who are in need . . . The poor . . . were not to be exploited or oppressed.” WCC Statement on Economic Justice
www.wichurches.org/economic_justice.html
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
2/15/2010
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.
Comments
We continue to support meaningful reform to control abuses of the payday lending industry, ideally by means of a rate cap and minimizing loopholes.
Assembly Bill 453
Assembly Bill 453
Relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/13/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 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
1/19/2010
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
"Our means of producing energy, food and other necessities must become more just and sustainable. Responsible economic development can meet human needs over the long term while maintaining ecological integrity." WCC Environmental Justice Statement
Supporting Documentation
20100119_080050_WCC Environmental Justice Statement.doc

www.wichurches.org/commissions/care_for_creation.html
Assembly Bill 732
Assembly Bill 732
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance is subject to circuit court or municipal court jurisdiction rather than juvenile court jurisdiction; creating a community youth and...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2010
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.
Comments
The Wisconsin Council of Churches commits itself to Advocate in behalf of a criminal justice system that strives for restorative justice, restitution, rehabilitation and reconciliation rather than retribution. Statement on Nonviolence, 2002
www.wichurches.org/nonviolence_statement.html
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
4/10/2010
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
"The Wisconsin Council of Churches commits itself to advocate legislation that keeps guns out of the hands of unstable or dangerous persons." Statement on Nonviolence, 2002
www.wichurches.org/nonviolence_statement.html
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
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.
Senate Bill 316
Senate Bill 316
Relating to: time spent in prison after revocation of parole or extended supervision.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/1/2009
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.
Other
Notification Date
10/1/2009
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 319
Senate Bill 319
Relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/1/2009
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 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
3/1/2010
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
"The Wisconsin Council of Churches...declares our intention to seek economic justice through such avenues as...Access to basic health care that provides for the whole of the person, physical and mental." WCC Statement on Economic Justice, 2001
www.wichurches.org/economic_justice.html
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
1/19/2010
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
"Our means of producing energy, food and other necessities must become more just and sustainable. Responsible economic development can meet human needs over the long term while maintaining ecological integrity." WCC Environmental Justice Statement
Supporting Documentation
20100119_080158_WCC Environmental Justice Statement.doc

www.wichurches.org/commissions/care_for_creation.html
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
4/10/2010
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
"The Wisconsin Council of Churches commits itself to advocate legislation that keeps guns out of the hands of unstable or dangerous persons." Statement on Nonviolence, 2002
www.wichurches.org/nonviolence_statement.html

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Office of Justice Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Office of Justice Assistance

Notification Date
4/15/2009
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
Invest $22 million dollars per year in the 2009-2011 budget for the expansion of Wisconsin’s Treatment Alternatives and Diversion Fund (TAD) for community-based treatment and alternative programs.

www.wichurches.org/nonviolence_statement.html
Corrections: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/15/2009
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
"The Wisconsin Council of Churches commits itself to advocate in behalf of a criminal justice system that strives for restorative justice, restitution, rehabilitation and reconciliation rather than retribution. " (Statement on Nonviolence)

www.wichurches.org/nonviolence_statement.html
Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance

Notification Date
6/17/2009
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.

Comments
Support FoodShare benefits for qualified aliens

Supporting Documentation
20090617_103120_FoodShare Memo JFC.doc

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

Notification Date
4/15/2009
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
Limit decrease in funding for school districts for school lunch and school breakfast programs to no more than 1% over two years.

Supporting Documentation
20090415_144008_WI Council of Churches 02 11 09.pdf

www.wichurches.org/economic_justice.html
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
6/17/2009
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.

Comments
Support property taxe exemption for nonprofits providing low-income housing.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
6/17/2009
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.

Comments
Support issuance of drivers cards.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Affordable Housing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Affordable Housing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/16/2010
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.

Housing Trust Fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Housing Trust Fund

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/16/2010
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.

Preventing forclosures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preventing forclosures

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/16/2010
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.

State implementation of federal Affordable Care Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State implementation of federal Affordable Care Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/1/2010
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.

Implementation of the Groundwater Advisory Committee's Recommendations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of the Groundwater Advisory Committee's Recommendations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Comments
dnr.wi.gov/org/water/dwg/gac/index.htm

Implementation of the Northeast Wisconsin Karst Task Force Recommendations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of the Northeast Wisconsin Karst Task Force Recommendations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Comments
fonddulac.uwex.edu/cnred/documents/KarstTaskForceFinalReport.pdf

The elimination of an exception for spiritual treatment of a child in the law criminalizing physical abuse of a child and in the laws governing the practice of medicine.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The elimination of an exception for spiritual treatment of a child in the law criminalizing physical abuse of a child and in the laws governing the practice of medicine.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Allow immigrant students to attend the state universities and technical colleges at the same in-state tuition rate as their high school classmates.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allow immigrant students to attend the state universities and technical colleges at the same in-state tuition rate as their high school classmates.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/15/2009
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
www.wichurches.org/events/Lobby_Day_Issue_Paper_Immigrants.pdf

Allow the state to issue to those unable to provide proper documentation a driving certificate that has a unique design and clearly states it cannot be accepted for any federal identification purpose.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allow the state to issue to those unable to provide proper documentation a driving certificate that has a unique design and clearly states it cannot be accepted for any federal identification purpose.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/15/2009
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
www.wichurches.org/events/Lobby_Day_Issue_Paper_Immigrants.pdf

Creating a health care plan to cover all individuals employed in the state.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating a health care plan to cover all individuals employed in the state.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Establishing a publicly fiannced health care system for residents of this state.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishing a publicly fiannced health care system for residents of this state.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Funding for nutrition programs administered by the Department of Public Instruction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for nutrition programs administered by the Department of Public Instruction

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Management of greenhouse gases, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Management of greenhouse gases, granting rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Reform of school funding system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reform of school funding system

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Reform of Wisconsin's tax system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reform of Wisconsin's tax system

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Requiring legislature to vote on Governor's appointments to Natural Resources Board within reasonable period of time.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring legislature to vote on Governor's appointments to Natural Resources Board within reasonable period of time.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Restoration of independent DNR Secretary.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoration of independent DNR Secretary.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Sales and transfers of firearms.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sales and transfers of firearms.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

The tax exempt status and/or possible municpal fees charged to non profit corporations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The tax exempt status and/or possible municpal fees charged to non profit corporations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Treatment Instead of Prison(TIPS)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Treatment Instead of Prison(TIPS)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$11,848.41
2009
July - December
$8,317.78
2010
January - June
$5,292.86
2010
July - December
$2,008.32
Total $27,467.37
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
20.50
2009
July - December
10.50
2010
January - June
11.75
2010
July - December
1.00
Total 43.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
255.00
2009
July - December
186.00
2010
January - June
114.00
2010
July - December
43.50
Total 598.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
6 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
6 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: drunken driving and creating a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: operating a vehicle while intoxicated, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: conditions of extended supervision, probation, and parole for persons convicted of certain sex offenses.
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: 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
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: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance is subject to circuit court or municipal court jurisdiction rather than juvenile court jurisdiction; creating a community youth and family aids surcharge; authorizing the Department of Corrections to set the youth aids daily rates for care of a juvenile in a juvenile correctional facility or a treatment facility; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; 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
8 %
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
32 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
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
32 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
8 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
17 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %

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
4 %
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
9 %
2009
July - December
4 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
13 %
Total 6 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
11 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3 %
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
45 %
2009
July - December
76 %
2010
January - June
3 %
2010
July - December
40 %
Total 46 %
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%
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
5 %
Total < 1%
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
8 %
Total < 1%
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
29 %
Total 2 %

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
2 %
2009
July - December
1 %
2010
January - June
4 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures