Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
General contractors in Wisconsin. Commercial construction.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislation or rule affecting commercial contractors such as taxes, trade licensing, building codes, bidding, lien law, prevailing wage, environmental, and contracts.

CEO Name:
Robert Barker
Director of Governmental Affairs

Contact
JAB
Jim A Boullion
4814 E Broadway
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 221-3821
(608) 221-4446
jboullion@agcwi.org
http://www.agcwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jim Boullion Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeff M Fitzgerald Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/7/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Bryan Brooks Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/7/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

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

For
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 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: extending the expenditure period for a tax incremental district in the city of Marinette. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 2

For
Notification Date
2/4/2013
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.
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
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 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
5/6/2013
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 140
Assembly Bill 140
Relating to: indemnification provisions in contracts for the sale of services.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
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
6/13/2013
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 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

None
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.
Assembly Bill 229
Assembly Bill 229
Relating to: eligibility of certain employees who are affected by labor disputes for unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/21/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 266
Assembly Bill 266
Relating to: exempting from the prevailing wage law a public works project that is subject to the federal Davis-Bacon Act. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/9/2013
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
11/4/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 399
Assembly Bill 399
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 403
Assembly Bill 403
Relating to: a tuition reimbursement program for apprentices and employers, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/24/2013
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 533
Assembly Bill 533
Relating to: school district bonds, promissory notes, and state trust fund loans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/15/2014
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

None
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 728
Assembly Bill 728
Relating to: regulation of hospitals, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (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 769
Assembly Bill 769
Relating to: the definition of project costs under the tax incremental financing program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 299

For
Notification Date
2/17/2014
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 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
2/24/2014
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

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.
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
1/22/2013
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 10
Senate Bill 10
Relating to: methods of providing assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program and the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program and projects that are eligible for assistance under the Clean Water Fund Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 7

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 21
Senate Bill 21
Relating to: extending the expenditure period for a tax incremental district in the city of Marinette. (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 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
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.
Senate Bill 130
Senate Bill 130
Relating to: indemnification provisions in contracts for the sale of services.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
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
6/13/2013
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.
Senate Bill 192
Senate Bill 192
Relating to: eligibility of certain employees who are affected by labor disputes for unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/21/2013
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 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

None
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 244
Senate Bill 244
Relating to: exempting from the prevailing wage law a public works project that is subject to the federal Davis-Bacon Act. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/9/2013
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 331
Senate Bill 331
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 59

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 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

For
Notification Date
10/11/2013
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.
Senate Bill 345
Senate Bill 345
Relating to: the authority and responsibilities of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the various boards under that department, the membership of the Cosmetology Examining Board, professional licensure of pharmacists, the Pharmacy Exami...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 124

For
Notification Date
11/21/2013
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 370
Senate Bill 370
Relating to: state procurement and construction contracts with disabled veteran-owned businesses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 192

None
Notification Date
11/4/2013
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 408
Senate Bill 408
Relating to: school district bonds, promissory notes, and state trust fund loans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/15/2014
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 560
Senate Bill 560
Relating to: regulation of hospitals, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 236

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.
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

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 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
2/24/2014
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

None
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Facilities Management and Facilities Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Facilities Management and Facilities Development

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.

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

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.

General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes

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
Simplification of sales tax rules for real property when a tax exempt entity contracts to build a building.

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

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.

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

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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Fire prevention.
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Fire prevention.

Register Number: 671 (12/1/2011)
For
Notification Date
1/30/2014
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

Prevailing Wage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevailing Wage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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.

Right to Work
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Right to Work

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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.

Medical Facility Building Plan Review and Inspections.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Facility Building Plan Review and Inspections.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2014
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.

Workers Compensation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workers Compensation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/30/2014
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.

Prevailing Wage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prevailing Wage

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/24/2013
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.

Reforming the system that the State of Wisconsin uses to bid and deliver their own construction projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reforming the system that the State of Wisconsin uses to bid and deliver their own construction projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Support an increase in Wisconsin’s Clean Water Fund Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support an increase in Wisconsin’s Clean Water Fund Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Availability of public building construction plans for bidding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Availability of public building construction plans for bidding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/7/2013
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.

Lien Law Revisions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lien Law Revisions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/7/2013
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.

Sales tax rules on construction materials for tax exempt entities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sales tax rules on construction materials for tax exempt entities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/7/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$19,691.97
2013
July - December
$11,647.80
2014
January - June
$48,180.09
2014
July - December
$36,523.79
Total $116,043.65
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
161.00
2013
July - December
81.00
2014
January - June
80.00
2014
July - December
6.00
Total 328.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
101.25
2013
July - December
70.50
2014
January - June
102.50
2014
July - December
74.00
Total 348.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
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
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.
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 %
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 3 %

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
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
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
15 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
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 8 %

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
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
40 %
2013
July - December
80 %
2014
January - June
75 %
2014
July - December
100 %
Total 66 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures