Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Non profit organization that provides free civil legal services to low income people.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative policies and rules that afffect low income people. Funding for organizations that provide civil legal services to low income people.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
DAP
David A Pifer
230 West Wells St., Rm 800
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 278-7777
(414) 278-7156
dap@legalaction.org
http://legalaction.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Andersen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On 10/29/2014
Patrick Osborne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Deedee Peterson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/22/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Vicky S Selkowe Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/22/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 183
Assembly Bill 183
Relating to: miscellaneous provisions related to rental and vehicle towing practices and eviction proceedings, prohibitions on enacting ordinances that place certain limitations or requirements on landlords, providing an exemption from emergency rule proce...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/6/2013
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 211
Assembly Bill 211
Relating to: a presumption that equalizing physical placement to the highest degree is in the child's best interest.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/29/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: restricting access to and limiting information contained in the Consolidated Court Automation Programs and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/13/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 685
Assembly Bill 685
Relating to: restricting information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2014
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 717
Assembly Bill 717
Relating to: pleading requirements, and the cure of defaults on certain obligations, under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2014
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 829
Assembly Bill 829
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2014
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 179
Senate Bill 179
Relating to: miscellaneous provisions related to rental and vehicle towing practices and eviction proceedings, prohibitions on enacting ordinances that place certain limitations or requirements on landlords, providing an exemption from emergency rule proce...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 76

Against
Notification Date
7/3/2013
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.
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

Against
Notification Date
1/31/2014
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.
Senate Bill 526
Senate Bill 526
Relating to: restricting information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site. (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.
Senate Bill 653
Senate Bill 653
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2014
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

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
10/22/2014
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.

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

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

Financial Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

Health Services: Medical Assistance and FoodShare -- Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and FoodShare -- Administration

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Mobile home parks.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Mobile home parks.

Register Number: 679 (7/31/2012)
For
Notification Date
7/3/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

relating to foreclosures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to foreclosures

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2015
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.

suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/18/2014
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.

eligibility for certain low-income energy assistance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
eligibility for certain low-income energy assistance.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/18/2014
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.

Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/24/2014
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.

Budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/22/2014
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 relating to payday loans and auto title loans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
legislation relating to payday loans and auto title loans

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.

review of existing administrative rules relating to child support
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
review of existing administrative rules relating to child support

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

review of existing administrative rules relating to child care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
review of existing administrative rules relating to child care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/16/2013
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.

proposed legislation and administrative rules relating to unemployment insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposed legislation and administrative rules relating to unemployment insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/15/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$8,956.15
2013
July - December
$3,523.92
2014
January - June
$995.79
2014
July - December
$8,326.28
Total $21,802.14
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
46.50
2013
July - December
14.25
2014
January - June
1.50
2014
July - December
14.50
Total 76.75
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
47.25
2013
July - December
3.25
2014
January - June
10.75
2014
July - December
80.95
Total 142.20

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: miscellaneous provisions related to rental and vehicle towing practices and eviction proceedings, prohibitions on enacting ordinances that place certain limitations or requirements on landlords, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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%
Relating to: miscellaneous provisions related to rental and vehicle towing practices and eviction proceedings, prohibitions on enacting ordinances that place certain limitations or requirements on landlords, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
7 %
2013
July - December
40 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: pleading requirements, and the cure of defaults on certain obligations, under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
8 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
33 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 14 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 2 %

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
1 %
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
48 %
2013
July - December
49 %
2014
January - June
84 %
2014
July - December
Total 29 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
11 %
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
2014
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
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
2 %
Total < 1%
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 2 %
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
91 %
Total 40 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures