Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Primarily local lake associations and lake districts, in addition to individual members and other organizational members who are interested in the use and health of Wisconsin's inland waters.

Lobbying Interests:
Water resources management, surface water regulation, boating, recreational boating programs, taxation, finance, local government, environment and DNR budget and appropriations Shoreland protection.

Contact
ME
Mike Engleson
4513 Vernon Blvd, Ste 101
Madison, WI 53705-4964
(608) 661-4313
(608) 661-4314
mengleson@wisconsinlakes.org
http://www.wisconsinlakes.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
John Keckhaver Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2013 Withdrawn On 2/2/2015

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2013
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

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2013
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 84
Assembly Bill 84
Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2013
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 155
Assembly Bill 155
Relating to: a sea lamprey control program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/23/2013
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 352
Assembly Bill 352
Relating to: allowing placement of net pens in navigable waters under a statewide general permit and exceptions for certain requirements that apply to fish farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 75

Other
Notification Date
9/24/2013
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 430
Assembly Bill 430
Relating to: disclosing ownership of a dam to prospective buyers of certain real property and updating disclosure reports for certain real property.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2014
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 680
Assembly Bill 680
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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 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

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2013
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 77
Senate Bill 77
Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/26/2013
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.
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

Against
Notification Date
6/3/2013
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 287
Senate Bill 287
Relating to: allowing placement of net pens in navigable waters under a statewide general permit and exceptions for certain requirements that apply to fish farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/24/2013
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

Against
Notification Date
9/24/2013
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 344
Senate Bill 344
Relating to: disclosing ownership of a dam to prospective buyers of certain real property and updating disclosure reports for certain real property.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 304

For
Notification Date
2/12/2014
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
6/3/2013
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.

Comments
Funding of county conservation staff positions.

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

Notification Date
6/3/2013
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.

Comments
On provisions related to the review of High Capacity Well permits by the DNR.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation

Notification Date
3/25/2013
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.

Comments
We are lobbying on a budget proposal related to funding of aquatic invasive species control and prevention efforts.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Issues related to NR 115, shoreland zoning regulations, as the rule is now being reworked by the Department of Natural Resources.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to NR 115, shoreland zoning regulations, as the rule is now being reworked by the Department of Natural Resources.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/1/2013
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
$12,000.00
2013
July - December
$24,107.74
2014
January - June
$12,000.00
2014
July - December
$16,000.00
Total $64,107.74
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
7.75
2013
July - December
17.25
2014
January - June
23.75
2014
July - December
7.50
Total 56.25
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
35.25
2013
July - December
42.75
2014
January - June
28.00
2014
July - December
10.75
Total 116.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: exceptions to requirements for fishing licenses and aquatic plant management permits. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
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
10 %
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 9 %
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
10 %
2013
July - December
22 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: a sea lamprey control program.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: allowing placement of net pens in navigable waters under a statewide general permit and exceptions for certain requirements that apply to fish farms. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
4 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: allowing placement of net pens in navigable waters under a statewide general permit and exceptions for certain requirements that apply to fish farms. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
9 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
43 %
2014
January - June
55 %
2014
July - December
Total 31 %
Relating to: disclosing ownership of a dam to prospective buyers of certain real property and updating disclosure reports for certain real property.
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 2 %
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers. (FE)
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
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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
100 %
Total 11 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
8 %
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
58 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 14 %

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
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
17 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures