American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A 501(c)(4) membership group dedicated to defending civil liberties of all Wisconsin residents.

Lobbying Interests:
The ACLU of Wisconsin lobbies in the areas of constitutional rights including but not limited to freedom of expression, criminal justice and corrections, reproductive freedom, data privacy and equal protection.

CEO Name:
Christopher Ahmuty
Executive Director

Contact
CA
Christopher Ahmuty
207 E Buffalo St Ste 325
Milwaukee, WI 53202-5774
(414) 272-4032
(414) 272-0182
Liberty@aclu-wi.org
www.aclu-wi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Christopher Ahmuty Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Stacy Harbaugh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Renee Shavers Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2011 Withdrawn On 10/17/2011

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 7
Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, ide...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 23

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 18
Assembly Bill 18
Relating to: collection and analysis of motor vehicle traffic stop information and law enforcement training standards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: the use of race-based nicknames, logos, mascots, and team names by school boards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 51
Assembly Bill 51
Relating to: creating a Charter School Authorizing Board, providing additional charter school authorizers, eliminating the limit on the number of pupils who may attend virtual charter schools, modifying teacher licensure requirements, eliminating the limit...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/4/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 92
Assembly Bill 92
Relating to: eliminating the enrollment cap for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and extending the program to permit private schools located in Milwaukee County to participate.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/5/2011
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.
Comments
A waste of tax dollars we can't afford
Assembly Bill 94
Assembly Bill 94
Relating to: the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/5/2011
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.
Comments
ends a sham, continues to conceal
Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/29/2012
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 154
Assembly Bill 154
Relating to: prohibiting coverage of abortions through health plans sold through exchanges.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/28/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 196
Assembly Bill 196
Relating to: prohibiting the promulgation of certain rules concerning campaign financing by the Government Accountability Board.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/12/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 214
Assembly Bill 214
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/12/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 286
Assembly Bill 286
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2011
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.
Comments
current law works fine w/ substantially related test
Assembly Bill 310
Assembly Bill 310
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, providing a penalty, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/12/2011
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.
Comments
ACLU WI strongly support provision to repeal denial of unemployment insurance when employee/job candidate refuses or fails a test for illegal drugs. Compromises privacy No positions on rest of bill.
Assembly Bill 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2012
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
AB426, contrary to Wisconsin tradition of open government and violates principles of access to justice/courts by aggrieved/harms residents by denying public input and lawsuits.
Assembly Bill 567
Assembly Bill 567
Relating to: licensure of commercial bail bond agents and bail bond agencies and certification of commercial bail recovery agents, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2012
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 584
Assembly Bill 584
Relating to: requiring a person arrested for or charged with certain offenses, or a juvenile taken into custody for certain offenses, to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis; inclusion of the analysis results in the deoxyribonuc...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2012
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 6
Senate Bill 6
Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, ide...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/19/2011
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.
Senate Bill 15
Senate Bill 15
Relating to: collection and analysis of motor vehicle traffic stop information and law enforcement training standards.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 29

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2011
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.
Comments
Traffic stop data collection is necessary to address biased policing. See release.
Supporting Documentation
20110222_174619_Legislators give up on addressing bias.doc

Senate Bill 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: creating a Charter School Authorizing Board, providing additional charter school authorizers, eliminating the limit on the number of pupils who may attend virtual charter schools, modifying teacher licensure requirements, eliminating the limit...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/4/2011
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.
Senate Bill 92
Senate Bill 92
Relating to: prohibiting coverage of abortions through health plans sold through exchanges.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 218

Against
Notification Date
5/28/2011
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.
Senate Bill 117
Senate Bill 117
Relating to: venue for actions and appeals in which the sole defendant is the state, a state board or commission, or certain state officers, employees, or agents.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 61

Other
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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.
Comments
we don't oppose as it may to an unclear extent improve access to justice
Senate Bill 207
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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.
Senate Bill 214
Senate Bill 214
Relating to: requiring a person arrested for or charged with certain offenses, or a juvenile taken into custody for certain offenses, to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis; inclusion of the analysis results in the deoxyribonuc...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2012
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 219
Senate Bill 219
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law, providing a penalty, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 198

Other
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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.
Comments
ACLU WI strongly support provision to repeal denial of unemployment insurance when employee/job candidate refuses or fails a test for illegal drugs. Compromises privacy No positions on rest of bill.
Senate Bill 486
Senate Bill 486
Relating to: creating the Special Needs Scholarship Program for disabled pupils, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/29/2012
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

Government Accountability Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Government Accountability Board

Notification Date
6/3/2011
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.

Comments
Statements of Economic Interest, ACLU/WI opposes Motion 306 item 6 which specifies that statements and any information contained therein may only be inspected or copied at the GAB office in Madison.

www.aclu-wi.org
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
2/23/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2011
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.

Public Instruction: Choice and Charter
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice and Charter

Notification Date
2/23/2011
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.

Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits

Notification Date
2/23/2011
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.

Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development

Notification Date
6/16/2011
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.

Comments
Oppose Section 2403m (JFC motion 33) provision which prohibits Unemployment Insurance benefits if an applicant fails or refuses to take a drug test in certain circumstances.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

UWS 17 and 18, conduct on university lands and student non−academic disciplinary procedures.
Agency Name
University of Wisconsin System

Subject
UWS 17 and 18, conduct on university lands and student non−academic disciplinary procedures.

Register Number: 613 (1/15/2007)
Other
Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Comments
CR08-099 appears to significantly diminish students' rights.
Other
Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Comments
UWS 17 and 18 raise serious due process concerns, including use of lawyers by defendants. And see letter to regents attached.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013-15 budget request to require a person arrested for a felony and other crimes to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis and inclusion in DOJ DNA data bank.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2013-15 budget request to require a person arrested for a felony and other crimes to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis and inclusion in DOJ DNA data bank.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/21/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

2013-15 budget request to require a person arrested for a felony and other crimes to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis and inclusion in DOJ DNA data bank.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2013-15 budget request to require a person arrested for a felony and other crimes to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis and inclusion in DOJ DNA data bank.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/21/2012
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.

LRB0745 repeal of Traffic Stop Data Collection and training to address biased policing where it may exist. ACLU/WI opposes repeal of law/rule, which was developed with significant input from law enforcement and public.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB0745 repeal of Traffic Stop Data Collection and training to address biased policing where it may exist. ACLU/WI opposes repeal of law/rule, which was developed with significant input from law enforcement and public.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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.

Campaign Finance Changes, including support of meaningful public financing and in opposition to restrictions on free speech.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Campaign Finance Changes, including support of meaningful public financing and in opposition to restrictions on free speech.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Criminal Justice Reform, including prisons and juvenile justice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Criminal Justice Reform, including prisons and juvenile justice.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Data collection during motor vehicle stops for the purpose of assessing and combatting racial profiling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Data collection during motor vehicle stops for the purpose of assessing and combatting racial profiling.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Education, including adequacy, finance, governance, pay and other reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Education, including adequacy, finance, governance, pay and other reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

GPS, Protection from warrantless use of surveillance technology such as global positioning systems.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
GPS, Protection from warrantless use of surveillance technology such as global positioning systems.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Health Informantion Exchange (HIE), State-level. ACLU/WI seeks robust and comprehensive privacy and security regardless of design to protect against identity theft and breaches of protected health information.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Informantion Exchange (HIE), State-level. ACLU/WI seeks robust and comprehensive privacy and security regardless of design to protect against identity theft and breaches of protected health information.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Photo ID requirement to vote, unnecessary & unconstitutional (US, I amd. XXIV amd.)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Photo ID requirement to vote, unnecessary & unconstitutional (US, I amd. XXIV amd.)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Photographic systems to detect red light running.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Photographic systems to detect red light running.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Political campaign public financing by local government units
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Political campaign public financing by local government units

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Providing legal status and benefits, including health insurance coverage, to same sex domestic partners. In favor of law changes that pass state constitutional muster.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Providing legal status and benefits, including health insurance coverage, to same sex domestic partners. In favor of law changes that pass state constitutional muster.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Public school and university students' freedom of expression, including (but not limited to) non-disruptive student journalism, art, and religious and political speech.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public school and university students' freedom of expression, including (but not limited to) non-disruptive student journalism, art, and religious and political speech.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Racial profiling, collection and analysis of information from motor vehicle stops. Rule mandated in Section 158m of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, the state budget. Office of Justice Assistance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Racial profiling, collection and analysis of information from motor vehicle stops. Rule mandated in Section 158m of 2009 Wisconsin Act 28, the state budget. Office of Justice Assistance.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

repeal of election day registration, opposed
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
repeal of election day registration, opposed

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Requiring WI law enforcement to ask, incident to an arrest, for proof of legal presence from those they suspect are not legally present in U.S. Unnecessary and unconstitutional. Immigration, racial profiling, discrimination
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring WI law enforcement to ask, incident to an arrest, for proof of legal presence from those they suspect are not legally present in U.S. Unnecessary and unconstitutional. Immigration, racial profiling, discrimination

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Restoration of the death penalty, in opposition
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoration of the death penalty, in opposition

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Restoring the right to vote to a person barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction. In favor of restoring the vote to those who have served their time.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring the right to vote to a person barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction. In favor of restoring the vote to those who have served their time.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$10,205.39
2011
July - December
$1,441.91
2012
January - June
$3,773.34
2012
July - December
$218.97
Total $15,639.61
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
73.00
2011
July - December
5.80
2012
January - June
6.25
2012
July - December
0.50
Total 85.55
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
173.30
2011
July - December
26.75
2012
January - June
51.65
2012
July - December
3.00
Total 254.70

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation, creating an identification certificate issued by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
8 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting provisions concerning employment discrimination based on arrest or conviction record that prohibit activity that is allowed under the state fair employment law.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting provisions concerning employment discrimination based on arrest or conviction record that prohibit activity that is allowed under the state fair employment law.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: licensure of commercial bail bond agents and bail bond agencies and certification of commercial bail recovery agents, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: requiring a person arrested for or charged with certain offenses, or a juvenile taken into custody for certain offenses, to provide a biological specimen for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis; inclusion of the analysis results in the deoxyribonucleic acid data bank; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
68 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 49 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
12 %
2011
July - December
4 %
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 12 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
92 %
2012
January - June
40 %
2012
July - December
Total 19 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures