Wisconsin Builders Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Single family, multifamily and commercial building.

Lobbying Interests:
Construction, tax, code

CEO Name:
Brad Boycks
Vice President of Advocacy

Contact
BB
Brad Boycks
660 John Nolen Drive, #320
Madison, WI 53713-1469
(608) 242-5151
(608) 242-5150
bboycks@wisbuild.org
http://www.wisbuild.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Paul G Kent Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/8/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Gerard Deschane Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/27/2012 Withdrawn On 4/18/2014
Brad Boycks Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/27/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert C Procter Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/3/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

October 2013 Special Session Senate Bill 1
October 2013 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: school district budgets and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 46

For
Notification Date
10/18/2013
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.
October 2013 Special Session Senate Bill 4
October 2013 Special Session Senate Bill 4
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2013
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 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
1/23/2013
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 14
Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: workforce training, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 9

For
Notification Date
2/22/2013
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 19
Assembly Bill 19
Relating to: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 154

For
Notification Date
2/22/2013
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 27
Assembly Bill 27
Relating to: state agencies entering into contracts for legal services on a contingent fee basis. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 105

For
Notification Date
2/22/2013
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 29
Assembly Bill 29
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2013
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 75
Assembly Bill 75
Relating to: the applicability of a county shoreland zoning ordinance in a shoreland area annexed by, or incorporated as, a city or village.

Bill Text and History

For
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 76
Assembly Bill 76
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for a local unit of government or nonprofit organization. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2013
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 77
Assembly Bill 77
Relating to: reports by the Dwelling Code Council on the one- and two-family dwelling code. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 23

For
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 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 24

For
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.
Comments
Support as amended with Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1
Assembly Bill 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: changing the elements that must be included in a county development plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2013
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 133
Assembly Bill 133
Relating to: the applicability of the one-family and two-family dwelling code to certain structures used for camping and the exclusion of certain recreational vehicles and portable toilet systems from the definition of plumbing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 225
Assembly Bill 225
Relating to: various changes in the campaign finance laws; exemption of certain electors from the requirement to present proof of identification when voting in an election; identifying documentation to establish proof of residency for voter registration; r...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: the effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/26/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 413
Assembly Bill 413
Relating to: income and franchise tax credits for insulating concrete forms used to construct a building. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/7/2013
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 444
Assembly Bill 444
Relating to: fees imposed on the disposal of solid waste and hazardous waste at licensed solid waste and hazardous waste disposal facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 301

For
Notification Date
11/7/2013
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 478
Assembly Bill 478
Relating to: expanding the authority of towns to create tax incremental financing districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 479
Assembly Bill 479
Relating to: penalties for violating provisions related to lead poisoning and exposure and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/17/2014
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 499
Assembly Bill 499
Relating to: exempting certain one- and two-family dwellings from the requirements of having smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors and from standards and rules relating to plumbing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.
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
1/10/2014
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 517
Assembly Bill 517
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/25/2013
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 598
Assembly Bill 598
Relating to: changing the method for charging interest that may be charged on special assessments and changing the interest rate paid on claims for certain unlawfully assessed property taxes and creating an exception for local levy limits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 222

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.
Assembly Bill 661
Assembly Bill 661
Relating to: authorizing towns to withdraw from county zoning and requiring certain towns to enact a zoning ordinance and a comprehensive plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2014
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 663
Assembly Bill 663
Relating to: authorizing ordinances and resolutions that specify a greater number of parcels into which certified survey maps may divide land.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2014
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 711
Assembly Bill 711
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2014
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 725
Assembly Bill 725
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 782
Assembly Bill 782
Relating to: ordinances, variances, and rules relating to the constructing or altering of, or adding to, public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, the creation of a building code council, and inspections of public buildings and building...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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 798
Assembly Bill 798
Relating to: Department of Administration review of certain annexations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2014
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 807
Assembly Bill 807
Relating to: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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 835
Assembly Bill 835
Relating to: limiting the security a town or municipality may require as a condition of plat approval.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 280

For
Notification Date
3/3/2014
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
1/23/2013
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 13
Senate Bill 13
Relating to: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2013
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 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: state agencies entering into contracts for legal services on a contingent fee basis. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2013
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 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2013
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 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: workforce training, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)

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.
Senate Bill 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: reports by the Dwelling Code Council on the one- and two-family dwelling code. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/14/2013
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 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/14/2013
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 112
Senate Bill 112
Relating to: changing the elements that must be included in a county development plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2013
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 114
Senate Bill 114
Relating to: recall petition requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2013
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 130
Senate Bill 130
Relating to: indemnification provisions in contracts for the sale of services.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/19/2013
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 132
Senate Bill 132
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2013
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.
Senate Bill 148
Senate Bill 148
Relating to: the applicability of the one-family and two-family dwelling code to certain structures used for camping and the exclusion of certain recreational vehicles and portable toilet systems from the definition of plumbing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/17/2013
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 183
Senate Bill 183
Relating to: the applicability of a county shoreland zoning ordinance in a shoreland area annexed by, or incorporated as, a city or village.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 80

For
Notification Date
5/23/2013
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 314
Senate Bill 314
Relating to: the effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 74

For
Notification Date
10/10/2013
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 322
Senate Bill 322
Relating to: income and franchise tax credits for insulating concrete forms used to construct a building. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/4/2013
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 338
Senate Bill 338
Relating to: expanding the authority of towns to create tax incremental financing districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 193

Other
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.
Senate Bill 355
Senate Bill 355
Relating to: fees imposed on the disposal of solid waste and hazardous waste at licensed solid waste and hazardous waste disposal facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/7/2013
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 379
Senate Bill 379
Relating to: reviews of plans for building projects.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/3/2014
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 388
Senate Bill 388
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/7/2013
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
1/10/2014
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 407
Senate Bill 407
Relating to: exempting certain one- and two-family dwellings from the requirements of having smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors and from standards and rules relating to plumbing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/22/2013
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 502
Senate Bill 502
Relating to: authorizing ordinances and resolutions that specify a greater number of parcels into which certified survey maps may divide land.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 272

For
Notification Date
1/28/2014
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 517
Senate Bill 517
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 274

For
Notification Date
2/14/2014
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.
Senate Bill 595
Senate Bill 595
Relating to: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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 617
Senate Bill 617
Relating to: ordinances, variances, and rules relating to the constructing or altering of, or adding to, public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, the creation of a building code council, and inspections of public buildings and building...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 270

For
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.
Senate Bill 636
Senate Bill 636
Relating to: limiting the security a town or municipality may require as a condition of plat approval.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2014
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 688
Senate Bill 688
Relating to: limiting city and village authority to annex town territory. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/24/2014
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 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: the applicability of laws regulating the construction of one- and two-family dwellings to dwellings that are occupied by members of certain bona fide religious denominations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/24/2014
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.
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercia...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2014
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.
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2014 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: workforce training grants to technical colleges, workforce training grants for collaborative projects among school districts, technical colleges, and businesses, workforce training grants and services to enhance employment opportunities for pe...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 139

For
Notification Date
2/7/2014
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.

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
3/26/2013
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/19/2013
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.

Revenue: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Agencywide

Notification Date
3/19/2013
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
3/19/2013
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.

Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development

Notification Date
3/19/2013
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Revise Chapters ATCP 110 and 111, relating to home improvement practices and basement waterproofing practices.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Revise Chapters ATCP 110 and 111, relating to home improvement practices and basement waterproofing practices.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 679 (8/1/2012)
For
Notification Date
2/13/2014
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.

Revises Chapter NR 115, relating to Wisconsin's Shoreland Management Program.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Revises Chapter NR 115, relating to Wisconsin's Shoreland Management Program.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 674 (3/1/2012)
For
Notification Date
2/14/2014
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Require the inspection of large remodeling projects of 1/2 family homes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Require the inspection of large remodeling projects of 1/2 family homes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/20/2014
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.

Renaming of various DSPS councils to better reflect what they do
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Renaming of various DSPS councils to better reflect what they do

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/20/2014
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.

Changes to builder education statutes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to builder education statutes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/20/2014
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.

Changes to TRANS 233
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to TRANS 233

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/26/2014
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.

DNR guidance on residential erosion control
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR guidance on residential erosion control

Action Intended To Affect
Rule and legislative

Notification Date
7/31/2014
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.

DNR Guidance on stormwater NOI permits for residential construction projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR Guidance on stormwater NOI permits for residential construction projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/31/2014
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.

DATCP rule revision on DATCP 110
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DATCP rule revision on DATCP 110

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/1/2014
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.

DSPS rule on wall bracing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DSPS rule on wall bracing

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/1/2014
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.

CR 13-051 on NR 115
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 13-051 on NR 115

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/1/2014
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.

Changes to Trans 233
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to Trans 233

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2014
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.

Review of the current Uniform Dwelling Code (UDC) including provisions on wall/wind bracing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Review of the current Uniform Dwelling Code (UDC) including provisions on wall/wind bracing

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/21/2014
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.

areawide water quality management planning
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
areawide water quality management planning

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.

Package of changes to streamline the development process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Package of changes to streamline the development process

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.

Prevailing wage determinations by DWD
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevailing wage determinations by DWD

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Definition of when a legislator maybe recalled
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Definition of when a legislator maybe recalled

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

DATCP 110
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DATCP 110

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wisconsin statutory definition of lead paint
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin statutory definition of lead paint

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Changes to property taxes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to property taxes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Use Value Assessment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Use Value Assessment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

PSC 113.1004(1)(b) and 113.1004(2)(b)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PSC 113.1004(1)(b) and 113.1004(2)(b)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Impact fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Impact fees

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Taxation of lots and homes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxation of lots and homes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

WI Statute 74.485
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WI Statute 74.485

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Incentives/mandates for increasing housing density
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Incentives/mandates for increasing housing density

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

NR 115, shoreland zoning
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 115, shoreland zoning

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Lake Beulah Wisconsin Supreme Court decision
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lake Beulah Wisconsin Supreme Court decision

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Definition of navigable waters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Definition of navigable waters

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Areas of Special Natural Resource Interest
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Areas of Special Natural Resource Interest

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Oppose changing the appointment of the DNR Secretary from a gubernatorial appointment to a DNR Board appointment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose changing the appointment of the DNR Secretary from a gubernatorial appointment to a DNR Board appointment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Shoreland zoning after annexation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Shoreland zoning after annexation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Ordinary High Water Mark Restrictions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ordinary High Water Mark Restrictions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

More uniform statewide commercial code
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
More uniform statewide commercial code

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Changes to the Building Contractor Registration
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to the Building Contractor Registration

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Multifamily sprinkler requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Multifamily sprinkler requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Time line for the review of the UDC
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Time line for the review of the UDC

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/27/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal 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
$44,573.14
2013
July - December
$44,032.37
2014
January - June
$41,177.89
2014
July - December
$20,684.88
Total $150,468.28
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
172.90
2013
July - December
158.75
2014
January - June
191.25
2014
July - December
66.00
Total 588.90
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
257.10
2013
July - December
248.70
2014
January - June
205.20
2014
July - December
91.45
Total 802.45

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.
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: reports by the Dwelling Code Council on the one- and two-family dwelling code. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
30 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: exempting certain one- and two-family dwellings from the requirements of having smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors and from standards and rules relating to plumbing.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the applicability of a county shoreland zoning ordinance in a shoreland area annexed by, or incorporated as, a city or village.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: ordinances, variances, and rules relating to the constructing or altering of, or adding to, public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, the creation of a building code council, and inspections of public buildings and buildings that are places of employment, 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
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: limiting the security a town or municipality may require as a condition of plat approval.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 8 %
Relating to: reducing the lowest individual income tax rate; providing technical college property tax relief aid; establishing a technical college district revenue limit; the carry-back of net operating losses; the sales and use tax exemption for commercial printing; the jobs tax credit; the electronic medical records credit; the manufacturing and agriculture credit; the research credit; the state historic rehabilitation credit; the relocated business credit; and making an appropriation. (FE)
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
5 %
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

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 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %

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
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
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 %

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
50 %
2013
July - December
65 %
2014
January - June
50 %
2014
July - December
65 %
Total 85 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures