State Bar of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
All lawyers licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
Activities related to the delivery of legal services, the administration of justice, and the purposes set forth in SCR 10.02(2).

CEO Name:
George C. Brown
Public Affairs Director

Contact
LR
Lisa Roys
PO Box 7158
Madison, WI 53707-7158
(608) 250-6128
(608) 257-4343
lroys@wisbar.org
www.wisbar.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Lisa Roys Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Cale Battles Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Sandra Lonergan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Adam Korbitz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On 7/19/2012

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

Other
Notification Date
1/11/2011
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.
Comments
The State Bar of Wisconsin opposes those provisions of the bill relating to product liability, noneconomic damages and expert/lay witness testimony. The SBW currently has no position on the remainder of the bill.
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
2/25/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section, Elder Law Section and the Civil Rights and Liberties Law Section. (02/24/11)
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2011 Special Session Senate 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

2011 Wisconsin Act 2

Other
Notification Date
1/11/2011
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.
Comments
The State Bar of Wisconsin opposes those provisions of the bill relating to product liability, noneconomic damages and expert/lay witness testimony. The SBW currently has no position on the remainder of the bill.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Senate 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

Against
Notification Date
2/25/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section, Elder Law Section and the Civil Rights and Liberties Law Section. (02/24/11)
Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: automobile insurance coverage limits, permissible policy provisions, and proof of financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 14

Other
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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 State Bar of Wisconsin opposes the provisions of this legislation related to stacking but takes no position on the remainder of the bill. The State Bar supports the ability of insureds to stack automobile policy limits.
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
1/28/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section of the State Bar.
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
2/14/2011
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 State Bar of Wisconsin support efforts to end racial and ethnic profiling. We support the collection of analysis and data with regard to racial and ethnic profiling; upon the empirical evidence of such practices, mandates to end such practices.
Assembly Bill 30
Assembly Bill 30
Relating to: delegation by a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child of powers regarding the care and custody of the child by a power of attorney.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 87

Other
Notification Date
3/8/2011
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 Children & the Law Section is actively monitoring this bill and is seeking amendment language.
For
Notification Date
3/8/2011
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 Children & the Law Section supports AB 30 as amended by ASA 1.
Assembly Bill 54
Assembly Bill 54
Relating to: equalizing physical placement to the highest degree, requiring the court to state the reasons for ordering sole legal custody or not equalizing physical placement, and standards for modifying legal custody or physical placement.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2011
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.
Comments
The Family Law and Children & the Law Sections actively oppose this bill.
Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 94

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2011
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section opposes this bill.
Assembly Bill 109
Assembly Bill 109
Relating to: eliminating substitution of judges in criminal matters.

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 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/14/2011
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section.
Assembly Bill 134
Assembly Bill 134
Relating to: termination of maintenance upon the payee's or payer's death and notices relating to maintenance.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2012
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
Position of the Family Law Section.
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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 Litigation Section supports deleting the words “fault,” liability,” and “responsibility,” from the proposed language, as suggested by Senate Amendment 2 to SB 103.
Other
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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
Litigation Section would support if amended along the lines of SA 2 to SB 103.
Assembly Bill 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: interest rates on payday loans and loans by licensed lenders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/1/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section, 9/30/2011
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
10/15/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section.
Assembly Bill 155
Assembly Bill 155
Relating to: prohibiting ordinances that place certain limits on landlords.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/18/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section
Assembly Bill 168
Assembly Bill 168
Relating to: resolution of claims against the state for wrongful imprisonment of innocent persons and exempting from taxation certain amounts an individual receives from the claims board or legislature.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/1/2011
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section, 9/30/2011
Assembly Bill 173
Assembly Bill 173
Relating to: local ordinances, determining the lawful presence of a person arrested for or charged with a crime or certain civil violations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2011
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section.
Against
Notification Date
6/10/2011
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
Position of the SBW Board of Governors, 9/24/2011
Assembly Bill 210
Assembly Bill 210
Relating to: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/1/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section, 9/30/2011
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
Relating to: requiring documentary evidence of citizenship or satisfactory immigration status for public assistance programs, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/1/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section, 9/30/2011
Assembly Bill 235
Assembly Bill 235
Relating to: approving premarital agreements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/1/2011
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
The Family Law Section actively opposes this bill.
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

Other
Notification Date
10/24/2011
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
Position of the Children & the Law Section - seeking amendment language.
Assembly Bill 244
Assembly Bill 244
Relating to: restricting eligibility for the homestead tax credit.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
Assembly Bill 249
Assembly Bill 249
Relating to: privileged communications to a school guidance counselor, school teacher, or teacher's aide.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/7/2011
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
Position of the Children & the Law Section.
Against
Notification Date
11/7/2011
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
Position of the Family Law and Children & the Law Sections.
Assembly Bill 271
Assembly Bill 271
Relating to: ordering support for an adult disabled child.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2011
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
Position of the Family Law Section.
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section and the Public Interest Law Section.
Assembly Bill 307
Assembly Bill 307
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege or registration for unsatisfied judgment for damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section and the Criminal Law Section.
Assembly Bill 312
Assembly Bill 312
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
Assembly Bill 396
Assembly Bill 396
Relating to: relinquishing custody of a newborn child.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/11/2012
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
Indian Law Section position (active monitoring) 12/27/11
Assembly Bill 477
Assembly Bill 477
Relating to: removing cap on enrollment of Family Care and other long-term care programs.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Comments
Position of the Elder Law Section.
Assembly Bill 488
Assembly Bill 488
Relating to: establishing an assistant district attorney pay progression plan.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2012
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 509
Assembly Bill 509
Relating to: the admissibility of hearsay evidence at a preliminary examination.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2012
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section, 2/13/12
Assembly Bill 530
Assembly Bill 530
Relating to: reports on implementation of federal health reform.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section
Assembly Bill 531
Assembly Bill 531
Relating to: requiring legislation for agencies to take an action to, request federal moneys to, and use state moneys to assist the federal government to implement federal health reform.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section
Assembly Bill 538
Assembly Bill 538
Relating to: changes to product liability law and the law governing remedies against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of a product.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2012
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 544
Assembly Bill 544
Relating to: changes to product liability law and the law governing remedies against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of a product.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2012
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 549
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: adopting amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code Article 9, relating to secured transactions, recommended by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2012
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
Business Law actively support
Assembly Bill 561
Assembly Bill 561
Relating to: miscellaneous landlord-tenant provisions and prohibiting a local government from imposing a moratorium on eviction actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section
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
2/27/2012
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.
Comments
Position of the Criminal Law Section.
Assembly Bill 582
Assembly Bill 582
Relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/28/2012
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
Assembly Joint Resolution 28
Assembly Joint Resolution 28
Relating to: the right of the people to contract privately for health care services and health care coverage, and prohibiting requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage or to participate in any health care system or plan (first cons...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
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
1/26/2011
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
Position of the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section of the State Bar.
Senate Bill 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: automobile insurance coverage limits, permissible policy provisions, and proof of financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/20/2011
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 State Bar of Wisconsin opposes the provisions of this legislation related to stacking but takes no position on the remainder of the bill. The State Bar supports the ability of insureds to stack automobile policy limits.
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
1/26/2011
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 IRR Section actively opposes this legislation because it takes rights away that are currently granted by the Wisconsin FMLA, rights which are not found in the federal law.
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
2/14/2011
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 State Bar of Wisconsin support efforts to end racial and ethnic profiling. We support the collection of analysis and data with regard to racial and ethnic profiling; upon the empirical evidence of such practices, mandates to end such practices.
Senate Bill 63
Senate Bill 63
Relating to: a requirement that termination of parental rights petitions be filed with respect to children under eight years of age, and certain children eight years of age or over, who have been placed outside the home for six months.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2011
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
Indian Law Section actively opposes (6/24/11)
Senate Bill 74
Senate Bill 74
Relating to: eliminating substitution of judges in criminal matters.

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.
Other
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.
Comments
The State Bar of Wisconsin does not oppose SB 74 as long as Senate Amendment 1 is retained. The SBW opposes this bill in its original unamended form and opposes AB 109 unless amended.
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2011
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.
Comments
The Criminal Law Section opposes this bill.
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: delegation by a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child of powers regarding the care and custody of the child by a power of attorney.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2011
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.
Comments
The Children & the Law Section supports SB 82 as amended by SSA 1.
Senate Bill 86
Senate Bill 86
Relating to: permitting an educational agency to refuse to employ or to terminate from employment an unpardoned felon.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 83

Against
Notification Date
5/14/2011
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section.
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
10/15/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section.
Senate Bill 103
Senate Bill 103
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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 Litigation Section supports deleting the words “fault,” liability,” and “responsibility,” from the proposed language, as suggested by Senate Amendment 2 to SB 103.
Other
Notification Date
10/20/2011
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
Litigation Section would support if amended along the lines of SA 2 to SB 103.
Senate Bill 107
Senate Bill 107
Relating to: prohibiting ordinances that place certain limits on landlords.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 108

Against
Notification Date
6/18/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
Senate Bill 141
Senate Bill 141
Relating to: resolution of claims against the state for wrongful imprisonment of innocent persons and exempting from taxation certain amounts an individual receives from the claims board or legislature.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/1/2011
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section, 9/30/2011
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

Other
Notification Date
10/24/2011
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
Position of the Children & the Law Section - seeking amendment language.
For
Notification Date
10/24/2011
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
Children & the Law Section supports the bill as amended by SSA 2 (updated position).
Senate Bill 175
Senate Bill 175
Relating to: restricting eligibility for the homestead tax credit.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section
Senate Bill 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
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
10/12/2011
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section and the Public Interest Law Section.
Senate Bill 217
Senate Bill 217
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege or registration for unsatisfied judgment for damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 112

For
Notification Date
12/7/2011
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section and the Criminal Law Section.
Senate Bill 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: eliminating the ability for the Department of Health Services to alter Medical Assistance eligibility, provider payment methods, and other Medical Assistance program procedures by policy and eliminating the requirement to request a waiver rega...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/29/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
Senate Bill 373
Senate Bill 373
Relating to: changes to product liability law and the law governing remedies against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of a product.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2012
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 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: removing cap on enrollment of Family Care and other long-term care programs.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 127

For
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.
Comments
Position of the Elder Law Section.
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
1/25/2012
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.
Senate Bill 399
Senate Bill 399
Relating to: the admissibility of hearsay evidence at a preliminary examination.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 285

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2012
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
Position of the Civil Rights and Liberties Section, 2/13/12
Senate Bill 416
Senate Bill 416
Relating to: adopting amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code Article 9, relating to secured transactions, recommended by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 206

For
Notification Date
2/4/2012
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
Business Law position
Senate Bill 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: miscellaneous landlord-tenant provisions and prohibiting a local government from imposing a moratorium on eviction actions.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 143

Against
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
Senate Bill 534
Senate Bill 534
Relating to: ordering support for an adult disabled child.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
Position of the Family Law Section.
Senate Bill 560
Senate Bill 560
Relating to: guardianships of children.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2012
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
Position of the Children & the Law Section.
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: the right of the people to contract privately for health care services and health care coverage, and prohibiting requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage or to participate in any health care system or plan (first cons...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 12
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: factors for determining the reasonableness of attorney fees.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 13
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 13
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section and the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors' Rights Section.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 12
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 12
Relating to: factors for determining the reasonableness of attorney fees.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 92

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 13
Relating to: providing immunity from liability to drug and device manufacturers and sellers under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 14
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 14
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in certain civil actions.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 69

Against
Notification Date
10/15/2011
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.
Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section and the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors' Rights Section.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration

Notification Date
1/29/2013
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.

Children and Families: Child Support
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Child Support

Notification Date
1/29/2013
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.

Children and Families: Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Children and Families

Notification Date
1/29/2013
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.

Circuit Courts
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Circuit Courts

Notification Date
4/20/2011
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
4/20/2011
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 Services: SSI and Public Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: SSI and Public Health

Notification Date
4/23/2011
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
The State Bar' Litigation Section opposes those provisions of the proposed state budget that aim to repeal Section 146.83, Wis. Stats. and which allow medical record fees to be set by administrative rule rather than by statute.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
5/14/2011
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 Defender
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Defender

Notification Date
4/20/2011
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: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
7/14/2011
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
Indian Law Section actively opposes a portion of AB40 biennial budget bill that amends Wis. Stat. 118.134(3)

Supreme Court
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Supreme Court

Notification Date
4/20/2011
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 Public Interest Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin has voted to actively oppose the Medical Loss Ratio Waiver Request of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Public Interest Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin has voted to actively oppose the Medical Loss Ratio Waiver Request of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
12/7/2011
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 Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin opposes the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ proposed Maintenance of Effort (MOE) waiver request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Elder Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin opposes the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ proposed Maintenance of Effort (MOE) waiver request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/9/2011
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
www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/MAreform/moe/index.htm

The Public Interest Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin has voted to actively oppose the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ proposed Maintenance of Effort (MOE) waiver request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Public Interest Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin has voted to actively oppose the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ proposed Maintenance of Effort (MOE) waiver request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/29/2011
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.

Guardianships of children - The Children & the Law Section supports development of legislation updating these statutes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianships of children - The Children & the Law Section supports development of legislation updating these statutes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

LRB 2198, relating to health reform implementation. Position of the Public Interest Law Section, 9/30/2011 (active support)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2198, relating to health reform implementation. Position of the Public Interest Law Section, 9/30/2011 (active support)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/1/2011
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.

Civil Legal Services - Relating to funding for the provision of civil legal services for low-income individuals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Civil Legal Services - Relating to funding for the provision of civil legal services for low-income individuals

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.

Clarifying that the percentage standard used in determing child support is permissive in certain cases.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying that the percentage standard used in determing child support is permissive in certain cases.

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.

Considering income disparity when determining child support.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Considering income disparity when determining child support.

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.

Drafting of legislation regarding the creation of self-settled trusts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drafting of legislation regarding the creation of self-settled trusts

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.

Guardianship Reform - Relating to reorganizing, modernizing and simplifying Chapter 880, Wis. Stats.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guardianship Reform - Relating to reorganizing, modernizing and simplifying Chapter 880, Wis. Stats.

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.

Inclusion of social security numbers in court documents (Family Law Section).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Inclusion of social security numbers in court documents (Family Law Section).

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.

Legislation regarding Construction Liens
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation regarding Construction Liens

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.

Legislation related to modifications to the state's statutory power of attorney forms.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation related to modifications to the state's statutory power of attorney forms.

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.

Legislation relating to adult guardianship and protective service system trailer bill. The Elder Law Section is seeking changes to Chapters 54 and 55 to address inconsistencies between these two chapters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to adult guardianship and protective service system trailer bill. The Elder Law Section is seeking changes to Chapters 54 and 55 to address inconsistencies between these two chapters.

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.

Legislation relating to physician orders on life-sustaining treatment (POLST). The Elder Law Section is actively monitoring such proposals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to physician orders on life-sustaining treatment (POLST). The Elder Law Section is actively monitoring such proposals.

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.

Relating to the homestead exemption.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the homestead exemption.

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.

Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families -- Family Law Section.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Special Committee on Strengthening Wisconsin Families -- Family Law Section.

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.

Surrogate decision making for health care -- Elder Law Section.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Surrogate decision making for health care -- Elder Law Section.

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.

Tax Appeals Commission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax Appeals Commission.

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.

Taxation of Legal Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxation of Legal Services

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.

Taxation of Professional Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxation of Professional Services

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 Revised Uniform Partnership Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the Revised Uniform Partnership 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.

The taxation of nonresident corporate investors in private equity and venture capital funds located in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The taxation of nonresident corporate investors in private equity and venture capital funds located in Wisconsin.

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 Uniform Power of Attorney Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the Uniform Power of Attorney 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.

Uniform Trust Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform Trust 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.

Wisconsin adoption of Revised Uniform Arbitration Act (RUAA)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin adoption of Revised Uniform Arbitration Act (RUAA)

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
$117,471.39
2011
July - December
$106,378.88
2012
January - June
$83,009.24
2012
July - December
$97,139.82
Total $403,999.34
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
303.50
2011
July - December
189.25
2012
January - June
157.25
2012
July - December
69.75
Total 719.75
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
1909.00
2011
July - December
1538.00
2012
January - June
1435.01
2012
July - December
1186.25
Total 6068.26

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

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

No topics found.

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
100 %
2011
July - December
100 %
2012
January - June
100 %
2012
July - December
100 %
Total 100 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures