Wisconsin Professional Police Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin law enforcement officers and retirees.

Lobbying Interests:
The areas of state legislation and administrative rules WPPA may attempt to influence are retirement, disability, collective bargaining for public employees, criminal justice, local government operations and general areas of taxation or tax related issues involving shared revenues.

Title:
Director of Finance

Contact
JS
Jean Steinhauer
660 John Nolen Drive, Suite 300
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 273-3840
(608) 273-3904
steinhauer@wppa.com
www.wppa.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
James Palmer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Morris Andrews Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Curt Pawlisch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of info...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2011
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
The WPPA opposes those sections of AB 1 which restrict and eliminate reliable and useful expert testimony in criminal proceedings. Sections 33-38 impair the law enforcement community's job of protecting the public and holding offenders accountable.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 10

Against
Notification Date
9/19/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 13
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 13
Relating to: state finances, the Medical Assistance program, granting bonding authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 11
Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: authorizing the Department of Commerce to designate one additional enterprise zone.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/29/2011
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 14
Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: county and municipal expenditures for emergency services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/3/2011
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.
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

For
Notification Date
2/11/2011
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 27
Assembly Bill 27
Relating to: requiring political subdivisions to pay health insurance premiums for survivors of a law enforcement officer who dies, or has died, in the line of duty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 94

Other
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 86
Assembly Bill 86
Relating to: corrections and sentencing.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 119
Assembly Bill 119
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates expressing support for the family members of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 123
Assembly Bill 123
Relating to: use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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.
Against
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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 127
Assembly Bill 127
Relating to: payment by employers of contributions under the Wisconsin Retirement System that are required of public safety employees, arbitration under the Municipal Employment Relations Act, allowing municipal employers choice in health care coverage pla...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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 149
Assembly Bill 149
Relating to: false reporting of an emergency and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 275

For
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 157
Assembly Bill 157
Relating to: informing correctional officers about inmates with contagious diseases.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 164
Assembly Bill 164
Relating to: soft tissue injury to a law enforcement officer when resisting or obstructing arrest.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: provision of police or fire protection services by a county sheriff or municipality.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/27/2011
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 206
Assembly Bill 206
Relating to: inattentive driving and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/4/2011
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 212
Assembly Bill 212
Relating to: throwing or expelling a bodily substance at a public safety worker and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 72

For
Notification Date
8/5/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 219
Assembly Bill 219
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 240
Assembly Bill 240
Relating to: the disclosure of electronic juvenile court records to law enforcement agencies and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2012
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 263
Assembly Bill 263
Relating to: costs associated with providing false information to a law enforcement officer.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 269

For
Notification Date
2/24/2012
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 299
Assembly Bill 299
Relating to: law enforcement officers and firearms in school zones and certain injunctions against law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 318
Assembly Bill 318
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/24/2012
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 319
Assembly Bill 319
Relating to: reductions in cost of compensation or fringe benefits to municipal employers without modifying an existing collective bargaining agreement for purposes of 2011 Wisconsin Act 10.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 65

None
Notification Date
10/18/2011
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 338
Assembly Bill 338
Relating to: collective bargaining for public employees, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2011
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 413
Assembly Bill 413
Relating to: training requirements for licenses to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 479
Assembly Bill 479
Relating to: law enforcement officers and licenses to carry concealed weapons.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: payment of employee required contributions under the Wisconsin Retirement System by certain law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/25/2012
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 488
Assembly Bill 488
Relating to: establishing an assistant district attorney pay progression plan.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2012
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 537
Assembly Bill 537
Relating to: the disclosure of electronic juvenile court records to other juvenile courts, municipal courts, courts of criminal jurisdiction, district attorneys and other prosecutors, and law enforcement agencies and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2012
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 588
Assembly Bill 588
Relating to: annual medical examinations for individuals receiving duty disability benefits under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/21/2012
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.
Comments
The bill creates an unnecessary and costly overhaul of our duty disability system due to isolated incidents of abuse. For officers suffering from things like PTSD, this requirement will actually exacerbate their suffering and impede their treatment.
Assembly Resolution 8
Assembly Resolution 8
Relating to: assistant district attorneys.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2011
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 8
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: conforming the state family and medical leave law to the federal family and medical leave law and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
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

For
Notification Date
2/3/2011
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.
Senate Bill 18
Senate Bill 18
Relating to: requiring political subdivisions to pay health insurance premiums for survivors of a law enforcement officer who dies, or has died, in the line of duty.

Bill Text and History

For
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 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: placing limits on residency requirements for 1st class city police officers and fire fighters.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/16/2011
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
The WPPA questions why this legislation is limited to removing the residency requirements for police officers and fire fighters in Milwaukee, and not the rest of the state.
Senate Bill 48
Senate Bill 48
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for the Special Olympics Wisconsin, Inc., and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 76

For
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 57
Senate Bill 57
Relating to: corrections and sentencing.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 38

None
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.
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Senate Bill 91
Senate Bill 91
Relating to: use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2011
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.
Senate Bill 93
Senate Bill 93
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 35

Against
Notification Date
5/27/2011
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.
Comments
The WPPA opposes this bill because it lacks requirements for a license and training, and does not allow law enforcement to access a database of license-holders.
Senate Bill 105
Senate Bill 105
Relating to: informing correctional officers about inmates with contagious diseases.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2011
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 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: soft tissue injury to a law enforcement officer when resisting or obstructing arrest.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 74

For
Notification Date
5/31/2011
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 173
Senate Bill 173
Relating to: the disclosure of electronic juvenile court records to law enforcement agencies and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 270

For
Notification Date
2/24/2012
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 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and granting rule-making authority.

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.
Senate Bill 240
Senate Bill 240
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/13/2011
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 264
Senate Bill 264
Relating to: reductions in cost of compensation or fringe benefits to municipal employers without modifying an existing collective bargaining agreement for purposes of 2011 Wisconsin Act 10.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/31/2011
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 394
Senate Bill 394
Relating to: establishing an assistant district attorney pay progression plan.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 238

For
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 555
Senate Bill 555
Relating to: law enforcement officers who are on duty, off-duty law enforcement officers, and former law enforcement officers and going armed with firearms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2012
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 Joint Resolution 48
Senate Joint Resolution 48
Relating to: creating fiscal year allowable revenues for the state and local governmental units, returning excess revenue to the taxpayers, requiring electoral approval for certain taxing and spending decisions, and allowing local governmental units to exe...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/31/2011
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 Joint Resolution 68
Senate Joint Resolution 68
Relating to: an independent redistricting commission (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Corrections: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Departmentwide

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

District Attorneys
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
District Attorneys

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Employment Relations Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employment Relations Commission

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Revenue
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Secretary of State
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Secretary of State

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief

Notification Date
7/31/2011
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

the directive calling for a study of the Wisconsin Retirement System including looking at modifications to the WRS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the directive calling for a study of the Wisconsin Retirement System including looking at modifications to the WRS

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/30/2011
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.

training in traumatic brain injury awareness for law enforcement officers, tribal officers, emergency medical technicians, and first responders and granting rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
training in traumatic brain injury awareness for law enforcement officers, tribal officers, emergency medical technicians, and first responders and granting rule-making authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/15/2011
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.

Allowing active and/or retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed weapon, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing active and/or retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed weapon, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

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.

Assistant attorney positions and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Assistant attorney positions and making an appropriation.

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.

Classifying certain county jailers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and restricting the issues subject to interest arbitration under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Classifying certain county jailers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and restricting the issues subject to interest arbitration under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

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.

collective bargaining and protective occupation participant status under the Wisconsin Retirement System for county jail employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
collective bargaining and protective occupation participant status under the Wisconsin Retirement System for county jail employees.

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.

Colletive bargaining dispute settlement procedures for members of a police department employed by a city, village, or town having a population of less than 2,500
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Colletive bargaining dispute settlement procedures for members of a police department employed by a city, village, or town having a population of less than 2,500

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.

Creditable military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creditable military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

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.

Drunken driving and creating a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drunken driving and creating a penalty.

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.

Enforcement of motor vehicle safety belt violations and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enforcement of motor vehicle safety belt violations and providing a penalty.

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.

Investments and operations of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Investments and operations of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board

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.

Penalty surcharges, court fees, drivers' records, and drug and alcohol assessment for persons who commit certain offenses relating to driving while intoxicated.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Penalty surcharges, court fees, drivers' records, and drug and alcohol assessment for persons who commit certain offenses relating to driving while intoxicated.

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.

Prohibiting cities, towns, counties, and school districts from imposing residency requirements on certain employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting cities, towns, counties, and school districts from imposing residency requirements on certain employees.

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.

Psychological evaluations for law enforcement officers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Psychological evaluations for law enforcement officers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

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 a person to report a stolen or lost firearm, creating a database for stolen and lost firearms, and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring a person to report a stolen or lost firearm, creating a database for stolen and lost firearms, and providing a penalty.

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.

Sobriety checkpoints and granting rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sobriety checkpoints and granting rule-making authority.

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.

The implementation of new statutory requirements related to the statewide collection of data on the race of individuals in vehicles involved in traffic stops.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The implementation of new statutory requirements related to the statewide collection of data on the race of individuals in vehicles involved in traffic stops.

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.

Underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises.

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.

use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty. (LRB 1581)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
use of a facsimile firearm and providing a penalty. (LRB 1581)

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
$97,179.46
2011
July - December
$68,502.32
2012
January - June
$54,959.92
2012
July - December
$52,429.55
Total $273,071.25
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
112.00
2011
July - December
67.75
2012
January - June
59.75
2012
July - December
14.50
Total 254.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
629.00
2011
July - December
399.75
2012
January - June
247.60
2012
July - December
176.70
Total 1453.05

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: authorizing the Department of Commerce to designate one additional enterprise zone.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
80 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 35 %
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for former law enforcement officers; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: requiring political subdivisions to pay health insurance premiums for survivors of a law enforcement officer who dies, or has died, in the line of duty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
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
35 %
Total 7 %

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
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
40 %
2012
July - December
15 %
Total 9 %

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
2011
July - December
55 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
50 %
Total 21 %

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
10 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 8 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures