Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin sheriffs and deputy sheriffs.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting sheriffs, deputy sheriffs and their service to Wisconsin public.

CEO Name:
Maury Straub
Executive Director

Contact
JC
James Cardinal
PO Box 145
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-0145
(715) 723-7173
(715) 720-0155
jcardinal@wsdsa.org
http://www.wsdsa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Cook Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 9
Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: law enforcement officers who are on duty, off-duty law enforcement officers, and former law enforcement officers and going armed with firearms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: fees charged for access to public records. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/14/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 33
Assembly Bill 33
Relating to: extending the time period for counties to seek reimbursement from prisoners for expenses associated with confinement in jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 315

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 59
Assembly Bill 59
Relating to: searches by a law enforcement officer of a person on probation, parole, or extended supervision. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/13/2013
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 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: the definition of intoxicant.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 83

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 97
Assembly Bill 97
Relating to: the creation of a state 911 council.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/13/2013
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 98
Assembly Bill 98
Relating to: calls to 911 made from multiline telephone systems.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/13/2013
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 99
Assembly Bill 99
Relating to: funding for the state 911 telecommunications system and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/13/2013
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 100
Assembly Bill 100
Relating to: the state 911 grant program and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/13/2013
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 101
Assembly Bill 101
Relating to: state 911 telecommunications services and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/13/2013
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 102
Assembly Bill 102
Relating to: telecommunications subscriber records, proprietary information of certain communications providers, and updates to certain 911 telecommunications service databases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/13/2013
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 124
Assembly Bill 124
Relating to: inattentive driving and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 350

For
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 170
Assembly Bill 170
Relating to: post-retirement employment of annuitants under the Wisconsin Retirement System, participation status under the Wisconsin Retirement System, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/23/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 186
Assembly Bill 186
Relating to: the police and fire protection fee imposed on certain communications services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 208
Assembly Bill 208
Relating to: special registration plates expressing support for the family members of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 275

For
Notification Date
9/19/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 212
Assembly Bill 212
Relating to: seizure of property used in the crime of child enticement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 241
Assembly Bill 241
Relating to: requiring the payment of health insurance premiums, and establishing a loan program, for survivors of a law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or fire fighter who dies, or has died, in the line of duty and making appropriations...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 242
Assembly Bill 242
Relating to: charges for inmate telephone use at a jail or house of correction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/29/2013
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 250
Assembly Bill 250
Relating to: creating an enhanced penalty for harassing, intimidating, or recklessly endangering a law enforcement officer, a fire fighter, an emergency medical technician, a first responder, or an ambulance driver, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 273
Assembly Bill 273
Relating to: obtaining a search warrant for certain civil violations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 274
Assembly Bill 274
Relating to: aiding a felon and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 254

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 409
Assembly Bill 409
Relating to: investigation of deaths involving a law enforcement officer. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 348

None
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: law enforcement standards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2013
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.
Comments
Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association supports the Senate companion bill (SB 373) as amended in the Senate (Senate Amendment 4 to SB 373).
Assembly Bill 556
Assembly Bill 556
Relating to: strip searches. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 317

For
Notification Date
12/18/2013
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 699
Assembly Bill 699
Relating to: classifying county jailers, detention officers, and correctional officers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 727
Assembly Bill 727
Relating to: a firearm prohibition for an individual subject to an individuals-at-risk injunction and disclosure of and access to information regarding individuals who are prohibited from possessing a firearm. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 223

For
Notification Date
2/20/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 780
Assembly Bill 780
Relating to: eliminating voluntary intoxication as a defense to criminal liability. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 307

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 24
Senate Bill 24
Relating to: extending the time period for counties to seek reimbursement from prisoners for expenses associated with confinement in jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: searches by a law enforcement officer of a person on probation, parole, or extended supervision. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 79

For
Notification Date
3/13/2013
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 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: the definition of intoxicant.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 69
Senate Bill 69
Relating to: providing information to a firearms dealer when purchasing a handgun, authorizing the Department of Justice to prosecute violations of certain laws regulating firearms, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 100
Senate Bill 100
Relating to: increasing the crime victim and witness assistance surcharge, dedicating funds for crime prevention organizations, and creating local crime prevention funding boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 165
Senate Bill 165
Relating to: the police and fire protection fee imposed on certain communications services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: requiring the payment of health insurance premiums, and establishing a loan program, for survivors of a law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or fire fighter who dies, or has died, in the line of duty and making appropriations...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/26/2013
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 211
Senate Bill 211
Relating to: creating an enhanced penalty for harassing, intimidating, or recklessly endangering a law enforcement officer, a fire fighter, an emergency medical technician, a first responder, or an ambulance driver, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 226
Senate Bill 226
Relating to: seizure of property used in the crime of child enticement.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 262

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: aiding a felon and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 373
Senate Bill 373
Relating to: law enforcement standards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 214

For
Notification Date
3/13/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association specifically supports Senate Amendment 4 to SB 373.
Senate Bill 447
Senate Bill 447
Relating to: strip searches. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/18/2013
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 580
Senate Bill 580
Relating to: a firearm prohibition for an individual subject to an individuals-at-risk injunction and disclosure of and access to information regarding individuals who are prohibited from possessing a firearm. (FE)

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 637
Senate Bill 637
Relating to: eliminating voluntary intoxication as a defense to criminal liability. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
4/29/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
5/13/2013
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.

Comments
Residency requirements for local government employees

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
6/10/2013
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.

Comments
Opposition to Bail Bond Agents, Bail Bond Agencies, and Bail Recovery Agents

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$12,379.55
2013
July - December
$12,315.60
2014
January - June
$12,409.87
2014
July - December
$12,007.48
Total $49,112.50
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
8.25
2013
July - December
4.50
2014
January - June
16.00
2014
July - December
0.50
Total 29.25
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
128.75
2013
July - December
124.50
2014
January - June
169.25
2014
July - December
27.50
Total 450.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: law enforcement officers who are on duty, off-duty law enforcement officers, and former law enforcement officers and going armed with firearms.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: searches by a law enforcement officer of a person on probation, parole, or extended supervision. (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: searches by a law enforcement officer of a person on probation, parole, or extended supervision. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: special registration plates expressing support for the family members of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: law enforcement standards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: strip searches. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: strip searches. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
25 %
2014
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: investigation of deaths involving a law enforcement officer. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
30 %
2014
January - June
35 %
2014
July - December
Total 22 %
Relating to: aiding a felon and providing penalties. (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 2 %
Relating to: a firearm prohibition for an individual subject to an individuals-at-risk injunction and disclosure of and access to information regarding individuals who are prohibited from possessing a firearm. (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 2 %
Relating to: eliminating voluntary intoxication as a defense to criminal liability. (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 2 %
Relating to: law enforcement standards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 6 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
30 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
100 %
Total 22 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures