Alliant Energy

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Utility company (gas, water, electric - regulated by PSCW and other state agencies) with all energy-related interests.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation dealing with energy, environment, transportation, business, tax, economic development, employer/employee issues as well as agency rules affecting these same areas.

CEO Name:
Patricia Kampling
Director - Public & Community Affairs

Contact
RB
Robert Bartlett
4902 North Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718-2148
(608) 458-5718
(608) 458-0134
bobbartlett@alliantenergy.com
http://www.alliantenergy.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Bartlett Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Bryan Brooks Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeff M Fitzgerald Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/21/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Kristin Gilkes Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/15/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 257
Assembly Bill 257
Relating to: exemption from civil liability for electric service providers.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/25/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 345
Assembly Bill 345
Relating to: installation of smart meters by certain public utilities and cooperative associations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 506
Assembly Bill 506
Relating to: professional land surveyors; the practice of professional land surveying; surveying land abutting navigable waters; various changes regarding platting, surveying, and certified survey maps; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 358

For
Notification Date
11/15/2013
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.
Comments
We support the bill with Amendment 3, as introduced by the author.
Assembly Bill 594
Assembly Bill 594
Relating to: renewable energy portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 290

For
Notification Date
1/7/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 595
Assembly Bill 595
Relating to: Public Service Commission certificates for certain activities; tampering with telecommunications or electric wires; regulation of pay telephone service providers and cable television telecommunications service providers; accident reporting by ...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 125

For
Notification Date
1/7/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 596
Assembly Bill 596
Relating to: renewable resource credits, removal of certain natural gas service laterals, natural gas public utility service in municipalities, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 300

For
Notification Date
1/7/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 774
Assembly Bill 774
Relating to: procedures for utility projects that require a permit from the Department of Natural Resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/19/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 803
Assembly Bill 803
Relating to: substance abuse by employees performing work on public utility projects located in public rights-of-way and passing emergency or roadside service vehicles stopped on or near the highway. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 291

For
Notification Date
2/25/2014
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.
Senate Bill 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
2/8/2013
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.
Senate Bill 35
Senate Bill 35
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 10

For
Notification Date
2/21/2013
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.
Senate Bill 167
Senate Bill 167
Relating to: actions for damages caused by wind energy systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/15/2013
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.
Senate Bill 194
Senate Bill 194
Relating to: ex parte communications in contested cases before the Public Service Commission.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/29/2013
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.
Senate Bill 341
Senate Bill 341
Relating to: the maximum width of, and projecting loads on, vehicles carrying poles, pipe, girders, and similar materials.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 369

For
Notification Date
10/16/2013
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.
Senate Bill 394
Senate Bill 394
Relating to: professional land surveyors; the practice of professional land surveying; surveying land abutting navigable waters; various changes regarding platting, surveying, and certified survey maps; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/15/2013
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.
Comments
Alliant Energy supports the bill as long as an amendment mirroring AA3 to AB 506 is adopted.
Senate Bill 470
Senate Bill 470
Relating to: Public Service Commission certificates for certain activities; tampering with telecommunications or electric wires; regulation of pay telephone service providers and cable television telecommunications service providers; accident reporting by ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2014
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.
Senate Bill 473
Senate Bill 473
Relating to: renewable resource credits, removal of certain natural gas service laterals, natural gas public utility service in municipalities, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2014
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.
Senate Bill 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: renewable energy portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2014
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.
Senate Bill 625
Senate Bill 625
Relating to: procedures for utility projects that require a permit from the Department of Natural Resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/25/2014
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.
Senate Bill 629
Senate Bill 629
Relating to: substance abuse by employees performing work on public utility projects located in public rights-of-way and passing emergency or roadside service vehicles stopped on or near the highway. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2014
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
5/15/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Policies associated with the state's Focus on Energy program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policies associated with the state's Focus on Energy program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/14/2014
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.

Policies regarding distributed generation/customer-owned renewable energy generation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policies regarding distributed generation/customer-owned renewable energy generation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/14/2014
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.

Potential legislation regarding purchase power agreements and third party ownership of distributed generation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Potential legislation regarding purchase power agreements and third party ownership of distributed generation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/29/2014
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.

Legislation extending Wisconsin's "move over" law to utility workers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation extending Wisconsin's "move over" law to utility workers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2013
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.

Legislation relating to substance abuse by employees performing work on public utility projects located in public rights-of-way
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to substance abuse by employees performing work on public utility projects located in public rights-of-way

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2013
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.

Gas meter testing requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Gas meter testing requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/12/2013
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.

Emergency response or mutual aid by utilities and other infrastructure companies when it is necessary for them to temporarily provide out-of-state resources and personnel during a state of emergency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Emergency response or mutual aid by utilities and other infrastructure companies when it is necessary for them to temporarily provide out-of-state resources and personnel during a state of emergency

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/25/2013
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.

Proposals related to the providing of natural gas, electricity or other energy services in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals related to the providing of natural gas, electricity or other energy services in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2013
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.

Advanced metering infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advanced metering infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2013
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.

Support for confirmation of appointment of Ellen Nowak as Commissioner of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for confirmation of appointment of Ellen Nowak as Commissioner of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/8/2013
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.

Energy conservation and renewable energy requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Energy conservation and renewable energy requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/8/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$49,278.36
2013
July - December
$41,786.73
2014
January - June
$42,124.74
2014
July - December
$33,332.94
Total $166,522.77
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
65.50
2013
July - December
32.75
2014
January - June
24.00
2014
July - December
12.25
Total 134.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
144.50
2013
July - December
190.25
2014
January - June
168.50
2014
July - December
106.50
Total 609.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: ex parte communications in contested cases before the Public Service Commission.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
3 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
4 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
11 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: installation of smart meters by certain public utilities and cooperative associations. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
21 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: professional land surveyors; the practice of professional land surveying; surveying land abutting navigable waters; various changes regarding platting, surveying, and certified survey maps; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
21 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: substance abuse by employees performing work on public utility projects located in public rights-of-way and passing emergency or roadside service vehicles stopped on or near the highway. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
20 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
67 %
2014
July - December
14 %
Total 22 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
39 %
2013
July - December
39 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 23 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
75 %
Total 12 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
19 %
2014
January - June
23 %
2014
July - December
11 %
Total 13 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures