Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Small and agricultural business legislative action organization.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas of taxation and regulation affecting small and agricultural businesses.

CEO Name:
John Gard
Legislative Director

Contact
BD
Brian Dake
PO Box 2135
Madison, WI 53701-2135
(608) 310-2012
(608) 255-6600
bdake@wibiz.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brian Dake Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
John Gard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Amy T Harriman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/5/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

October 2013 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
October 2013 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: school district budgets and making an appropriation. (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.
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.
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
1/25/2013
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 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
5/3/2013
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 219
Assembly Bill 219
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law; license revocations based on delinquency in payment of unemployment insurance contributions; granting rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making an appropriation. (FE)

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.
Assembly Bill 262
Assembly Bill 262
Relating to: motor vehicle registration, motor carrier appeals, rulemaking procedures, and modifying and repealing various rules promulgated by the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 363

For
Notification Date
9/25/2013
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 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: rule-making procedures and modifying and repealing various rules promulgated by the Department of Financial Institutions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 136

For
Notification Date
9/25/2013
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 341
Assembly Bill 341
Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/23/2013
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 350
Assembly Bill 350
Relating to: exemptions from securities registration requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 52

For
Notification Date
9/3/2013
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 400
Assembly Bill 400
Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2013
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 484
Assembly Bill 484
Relating to: 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, and the relocated business credit. (FE)

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.
Assembly Bill 550
Assembly Bill 550
Relating to: requirements and local ordinances related to certificates of food protection practices. (FE)

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.
Assembly Bill 592
Assembly Bill 592
Relating to: solicitation of a fee by a business or individual for a public record, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 247

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.
Assembly Bill 648
Assembly Bill 648
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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 657
Assembly Bill 657
Relating to: agency discretion in imposing penalties for minor violations of rules by small businesses and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 679
Assembly Bill 679
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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 Joint Resolution 2
Assembly Joint Resolution 2
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2013
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 Joint Resolution 79
Assembly Joint Resolution 79
Relating to: requiring a supermajority for passage of tax increase legislation (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Other
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 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
1/25/2013
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.
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
5/3/2013
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 200
Senate Bill 200
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law; license revocations based on delinquency in payment of unemployment insurance contributions; granting rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 36

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 230
Senate Bill 230
Relating to: motor vehicle registration, motor carrier appeals, rulemaking procedures, and modifying and repealing various rules promulgated by the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2013
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.
Senate Bill 302
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2014
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 332
Senate Bill 332
Relating to: participation in certain training by unemployment insurance claimants, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2013
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 378
Senate Bill 378
Relating to: 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, and the relocated business credit. (FE)

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 497
Senate Bill 497
Relating to: agency discretion in imposing penalties for minor violations of rules by small businesses and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 296

For
Notification Date
1/20/2014
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.
Senate Bill 509
Senate Bill 509
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 377

Other
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 550
Senate Bill 550
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
2/4/2014
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 Joint Resolution 4
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2013
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.
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 Senate Bill 1
January 2014 Special Session Senate 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

2013 Wisconsin Act 145

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Notification Date
4/18/2013
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.

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

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.

General Fund Taxes/Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes/Tax Administration

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.

Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Benefits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Benefits

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.

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.

Public Service Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission

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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief

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.

Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tax Administration

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.

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

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

Mobile air conditioners, reclaiming or recycling refrigerant.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Mobile air conditioners, reclaiming or recycling refrigerant.

Register Number: 694 (10/15/2013)
For
Notification Date
10/23/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

financing of the state's transportation infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
financing of the state's transportation infrastructure

Action Intended To Affect
legislative matter

Notification Date
5/21/2014
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.

funding and governance of the Wisconsin technical college system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
funding and governance of the Wisconsin technical college system

Action Intended To Affect
legislative matter

Notification Date
5/21/2014
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.

personal property tax reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
personal property tax reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/21/2014
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.

NR 40 relating to control of invasive species
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 40 relating to control of invasive species

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/27/2014
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.

Reforms to Wisconsin's Worker's Win (W3) Pilot Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reforms to Wisconsin's Worker's Win (W3) Pilot Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

development and drafting of legislation and\or administrative rules relating to the recommendations of the Implement of Husbandry Study Group
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
development and drafting of legislation and\or administrative rules relating to the recommendations of the Implement of Husbandry Study Group

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/30/2013
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 of propane along wisconsin roadways
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transportation of propane along wisconsin roadways

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

small business compliance with state government regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
small business compliance with state government regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

reform of the state's existing mining laws and regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
reform of the state's existing mining laws and regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2013
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.

retrospective review of existing state agency regulations that impact small businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
retrospective review of existing state agency regulations that impact small businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

wolf hunting and compensation for damages to cattle by wolves
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
wolf hunting and compensation for damages to cattle by wolves

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

compensation of farmers for wildlife damage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
compensation of farmers for wildlife damage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

transportation of agricultural crops, cattle, hay, milk and manure on Wisconsin roadways
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transportation of agricultural crops, cattle, hay, milk and manure on Wisconsin roadways

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

incentives for small employers who hire unemployer workers and\or provide training\education to existing employees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
incentives for small employers who hire unemployer workers and\or provide training\education to existing employees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

access to health insurance for small businesses and farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
access to health insurance for small businesses and farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

sales taxation of items purchased via the Internet
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
sales taxation of items purchased via the Internet

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

employment law for small businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
employment law for small businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

worker's compensation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
worker's compensation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

building, construction and property development activities for small businesses and farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
building, construction and property development activities for small businesses and farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

state sales and income tax code compliance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
state sales and income tax code compliance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

business service contract renewal language
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
business service contract renewal language

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

access to BadgerCare for farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
access to BadgerCare for farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

property line revisions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
property line revisions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

reform of the Unfair Sales Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
reform of the Unfair Sales Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

telecommunications law and consumer access to competitive telecommunications services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
telecommunications law and consumer access to competitive telecommunications services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

expansion of state's sales tax base
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
expansion of state's sales tax base

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

the operation of the unemployment insurance system as it pertains to employees, employers and the determination of benefits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the operation of the unemployment insurance system as it pertains to employees, employers and the determination of benefits

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

use-value assessment of agricultural property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
use-value assessment of agricultural property

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

tort reform for small businesses and farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tort reform for small businesses and farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

income tax relief and income tax incentives for small businesses and farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
income tax relief and income tax incentives for small businesses and farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

tax incentives for agricultural modernization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax incentives for agricultural modernization

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

supermajority requirement to increase income tax rates, sales tax rates or expand the state's sales tax base
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
supermajority requirement to increase income tax rates, sales tax rates or expand the state's sales tax base

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

regulatory relief for small businesses and farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulatory relief for small businesses and farmers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

levy limits on local units of government
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
levy limits on local units of government

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

health insurance exchanges
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
health insurance exchanges

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

agricultural chemical clean-up program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
agricultural chemical clean-up program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

venture capital
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
venture capital

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

activities of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
activities of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$74,238.32
2013
July - December
$68,484.29
2014
January - June
$63,200.09
2014
July - December
$55,391.44
Total $261,314.14
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
99.25
2013
July - December
50.50
2014
January - June
65.75
2014
July - December
43.50
Total 259.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
2457.50
2013
July - December
2419.50
2014
January - June
2240.00
2014
July - December
1960.25
Total 9077.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law; license revocations based on delinquency in payment of unemployment insurance contributions; granting rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making an appropriation. (FE)
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: various changes in the unemployment insurance law; license revocations based on delinquency in payment of unemployment insurance contributions; granting rule-making authority; providing a penalty; and making an appropriation. (FE)
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: agency discretion in imposing penalties for minor violations of rules by small businesses and granting rule-making authority.
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 2 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, 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
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: requiring a supermajority for passage of tax increase legislation (first consideration).
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 2 %
Relating to: agency discretion in imposing penalties for minor violations of rules by small businesses and granting rule-making authority.
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 2 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, 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
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
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
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
30 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %

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

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
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
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 5 %
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 %
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
20 %
Total 7 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
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 %
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
20 %
Total 4 %
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
20 %
Total 4 %

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
40 %
2013
July - December
60 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 38 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures