Wisconsin Cemetery & Cremation Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Cemetery and cremation industries.

Lobbying Interests:
Any and all issues affecting the cemetery and cremation industries, including but not limited to: Cemetery regulation; Professional licensing; Burial Aids program.

CEO Name:
Glen Porter
President

Contact
GP
Glen Porter
14875 W. Greenfield Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151-1515
(262) 786-6450
mail@highlandmemorial.com
http://www.wicemeteries.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Welsh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/19/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Nathan Berken Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/19/2012 Withdrawn On 6/21/2013
Timothy Hoven Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/19/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 79
Assembly Bill 79
Relating to: trust funds related to cemetery lots, mausoleum spaces, and cemetery merchandise.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/18/2013
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 252
Assembly Bill 252
Relating to: disposition of fetal remains and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/8/2013
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 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

None
Notification Date
2/11/2014
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 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

None
Notification Date
2/11/2014
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

Health Services: Other Health Programs & Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Other Health Programs & Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide and Professional Regulation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide and Professional Regulation

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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

Study of potential DSPS / DATCP consolidation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Study of potential DSPS / DATCP consolidation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/28/2013
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.

Gubernatorial appointments to the Wisconsin Cemetery Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Gubernatorial appointments to the Wisconsin Cemetery Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/26/2013
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.

Regulations relating to cemeteries and crematories
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations relating to cemeteries and crematories

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/8/2013
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.

Development of the 2013-15 biennial state budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2013-15 biennial state budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/8/2013
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.

Cemetery, Funeral and Burial Aids Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cemetery, Funeral and Burial Aids Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/8/2013
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
$13,563.29
2013
July - December
$15,141.25
2014
January - June
$12,016.72
2014
July - December
$7,133.28
Total $47,854.54
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
12.00
2013
July - December
12.75
2014
January - June
18.00
2014
July - December
12.75
Total 55.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
47.50
2013
July - December
46.75
2014
January - June
54.50
2014
July - December
41.75
Total 190.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: trust funds related to cemetery lots, mausoleum spaces, and cemetery merchandise.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
15 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %

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

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
55 %
2013
July - December
80 %
2014
January - June
80 %
2014
July - December
80 %
Total 74 %
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
10 %
Total 2 %

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
25 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 13 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 8 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures