Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Serve the interests of all members advocating passage of state and city laws for all affiliated unions in the plumbing, pipefitting, steamfitting and sprinkler fitting industries in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
All bills and rules affecting the piping industry in Wisconsin and the licensing of persons installing, servicing and working with piping, plumbing and HVAC-R systems.

Title:
Secretary/Treasurer

Contact
SB
Steve Breitlow
11175 W Parkland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53224
(414) 359-1310
(414) 359-1323
sue@plumbers75.com
www.wisconsinpipetrades.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Annie Early-Reinhard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Kenneth Walsh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeremey Shepherd Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
George Ermert Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
2/24/2011
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
We oppose the provision that removes the right to collectively bargain.
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
2/24/2011
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
We oppose the provision that removes the right to collectively bargain.
Assembly Bill 233
Assembly Bill 233
Relating to: an exemption from the prevailing wage law for a public works project that is not less than 85 percent privately funded in which the completed facility is dedicated to the state or a local governmental unit for conservation, recreational, or ed...

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.
Assembly Bill 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

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 366
Senate Bill 366
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
4/18/2011
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.

Commerce
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce

Notification Date
4/18/2011
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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
4/18/2011
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Matters relating to support of mining in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to support of mining in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2013
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.

Matters relating to prevailing wage rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to prevailing wage rates

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Matters relating to state bidding statutes and the bidding process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to state bidding statutes and the bidding process

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Repealing of Wisconsin's nuclear moratorium
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repealing of Wisconsin's nuclear moratorium

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$25,550.00
2011
July - December
$39,270.00
2012
January - June
$25,875.90
2012
July - December
$0.00
Total $90,695.90
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
14.75
2011
July - December
15.75
2012
January - June
12.25
2012
July - December
8.25
Total 51.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
105.25
2011
July - December
106.00
2012
January - June
113.00
2012
July - December
38.75
Total 363.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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 making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: an exemption from the prevailing wage law for a public works project that is not less than 85 percent privately funded in which the completed facility is dedicated to the state or a local governmental unit for conservation, recreational, or educational purposes.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: state building contracting and construction procedures and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
30 %
2012
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
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
Total 12 %

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

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
25 %
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
35 %
Total 17 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
60 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 20 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
35 %
Total 4 %

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
15 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 13 %

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
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 13 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures