Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Non-profit victim services

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation that pertains to OWI reform, curbing underage drinking, traffic safety.

Title:
State Policy Specialist

Contact
FH
Frank Harris
1025 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 1200
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 974-2471
(202) 293-0106
frank.harris@madd.org
www.madd.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kari Kinnard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2009 Withdrawn On 3/2/2009
Frank Harris Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/2/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 17
Assembly Bill 17
Relating to: requiring ignition interlock devices for certain motor vehicle violations, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/16/2009
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 Bill 66
Assembly Bill 66
Relating to: pricing of retail sales of alcohol beverages.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/27/2009
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
20090827_073735_MADD Supports AB 66. Testimony from Frank Harris. Assembly Committee on Urban and Local Affairs.pdf

Assembly Bill 156
Assembly Bill 156
Relating to: reimbursement to counties by prisoners and increasing drunk driving penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2009
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
MADD Supports the intent behind this legislation in getting serious on 1st time convicted drunk driving offenders. MADD believes ignition interlocks should be required for all first time convicted drunk drivers.
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

For
Notification Date
6/5/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20090605_110121_John Vose Testimony on AB 283.Final.June 2.2009.pdf

Assembly Bill 346
Assembly Bill 346
Relating to: penalties for driving a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/6/2009
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.
Comments
Drunk Driving is a crime and should be treated as a criminal misdemeanor on 1st offense at a .08 blood alcohol concentration.
Supporting Documentation
20091006_090948_MADD Testimony Regarding AB 346. Frank Harris. 10-6-2009.pdf

Assembly Bill 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: requesting a person who operates a vehicle that is involved in an accident that causes death or injury to submit to a test for intoxication.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/7/2010
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 547
Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: operating a vehicle while intoxicated, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
12/7/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20100127_074428_MADD Letter Requesting Hearing on AB 547.1-27-10.pdf

Assembly Bill 841
Assembly Bill 841
Relating to: intoxicated operation of all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, motorboats, and motor vehicles, the calculation of the amount of moneys to be expended from the snowmobile account in the conservation fund for certain activities relating to snowmobi...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2010
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
MADD supports 21 as the minimum legal drinking age of alcohol. Anyone who operates a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or higher should be required to use an ignition interlock on the motor vehicle they operate instead of receiving a license revocation.
Senate Bill 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 100

Other
Notification Date
6/5/2009
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
MADD is hopeful the legislation will be amended to require ignition interlocks for all first time convicted drunk drivers with a BAC of .15 or greater
Supporting Documentation
20090605_105937_Letter to Senator Sullivan from MADD Urging an Amendment to SB 66.June 3 2009..pdf

www.madd.org
For
Notification Date
6/5/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
6/5/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20091102_120725_Letter to JFC from MADD regarding SB 66. 10-30-09.pdf

Senate Bill 303
Senate Bill 303
Relating to: requesting a person who operates a vehicle that is involved in an accident that causes death or injury to submit to a test for intoxication.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 163

For
Notification Date
9/30/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Ending early release program in Wisconsin of prisoners convicted for drunk driving related offenses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ending early release program in Wisconsin of prisoners convicted for drunk driving related offenses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/24/2010
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_171219_MADD_Letter_to_Secretary_Raemisch.2-23-10.pdf


Support of Proven Technology and techniques that prevent and deter drunk driving
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of Proven Technology and techniques that prevent and deter drunk driving

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/10/2009
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.

Supporting Documentation
20090910_112349_Inaction on Proven OWI Reform Measures Costly in Many Ways 9-10-2009.pdf


Joining the other 49 states in the U.S. and handling 1st OWI convicted offense as a crime at .08 BAC
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Joining the other 49 states in the U.S. and handling 1st OWI convicted offense as a crime at .08 BAC

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/22/2009
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.

Legalizing the option for local law enforcement to choose to perform Sobriety Checkpoints
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legalizing the option for local law enforcement to choose to perform Sobriety Checkpoints

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/22/2009
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
www.madd.org/Drunk-Driving/Drunk-Driving/Campaign-to-Eliminate-Drunk-Driving/Law-Enforcement/

Oppose Early Release of convicted drunk drivers from prison or other state or local correctional facility.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose Early Release of convicted drunk drivers from prison or other state or local correctional facility.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/22/2009
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.

Supporting Documentation
20090622_064152_Letter from MADD's National President expressing concerns with Budget Proposal.3.19.2009.pdf


Support 21 as the minimum legal drinking age for alcohol consumption.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support 21 as the minimum legal drinking age for alcohol consumption.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/22/2009
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
www.madd.org/Parents/UnderageDrinking.aspx

Support alcohol ignition interlocks for all convicted drunk drivers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support alcohol ignition interlocks for all convicted drunk drivers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/22/2009
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
www.madd.org/interlock

Development and implementation of efforts to raise the beer tax.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development and implementation of efforts to raise the beer tax.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Development and implementation to adjust drivers license to easily identify youth under the age of 21.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development and implementation to adjust drivers license to easily identify youth under the age of 21.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to imposing criminal penalties for first-offense drunk driving.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to imposing criminal penalties for first-offense drunk driving.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Improvement of Wisconsin's graduated driver licensing (GDL) law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Improvement of Wisconsin's graduated driver licensing (GDL) law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to standard (primary) enforcement of the state safety belt law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to standard (primary) enforcement of the state safety belt law.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Expand, extend or provide increased opportunity in the use of breath test machines.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expand, extend or provide increased opportunity in the use of breath test machines.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Legislation pertaining to preventing alcohol sales at convenience/gas stations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation pertaining to preventing alcohol sales at convenience/gas stations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Mandatory Ignition Interlock Devices placed on all OWI offenders vehicles beginning with 1st offense.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mandatory Ignition Interlock Devices placed on all OWI offenders vehicles beginning with 1st offense.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Opposed to increased or continued funding and implementation of alternative transportation programs for drunk drivers without equal funding and implementation opportunity extended to other countermeasure programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposed to increased or continued funding and implementation of alternative transportation programs for drunk drivers without equal funding and implementation opportunity extended to other countermeasure programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

statutes relating to the prohibition against adults knowingly permitting or failing to take action to prevent the illegal consumption of alcohol beverages by underage persons.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
statutes relating to the prohibition against adults knowingly permitting or failing to take action to prevent the illegal consumption of alcohol beverages by underage persons.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Support efforts to enforce a mandatory blood or breath test in crashes resulting in injury or fatality.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support efforts to enforce a mandatory blood or breath test in crashes resulting in injury or fatality.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/5/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$5,020.31
2009
July - December
$5,118.17
2010
January - June
$1,218.49
2010
July - December
$190.94
Total $11,547.90
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
49.00
2009
July - December
44.00
2010
January - June
12.00
2010
July - December
3.00
Total 108.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
61.50
2009
July - December
106.00
2010
January - June
22.00
2010
July - December
2.00
Total 191.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
5 %
2009
July - December
40 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 22 %
Relating to: requiring ignition interlock devices for certain motor vehicle violations, 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
25 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
35 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: requesting a person who operates a vehicle that is involved in an accident that causes death or injury to submit to a test for intoxication.
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 1 %
Relating to: requesting a person who operates a vehicle that is involved in an accident that causes death or injury to submit to a test for intoxication.
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
Total 2 %
Relating to: operating a vehicle while intoxicated, 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
50 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
17 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
18 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
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
90 %
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
15 %
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 19 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures