Wisconsin Housing Alliance

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Factory-built housing industry including: modular housing, manufactured housing, communities, and industry service/suppliers.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter that may affect manufactured (HUD Code) or modular housing including but not limited to taxation, licensing, transportation and consumer protection.

CEO Name:
Ross Kinzler
Deputy Executive Director

Contact
AB
Amy Bliss
301 N Broom St, Suite 101
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-3131
(608) 255-5595
amy@housingalliance.us
http://www.welcomehomewisconsin.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy Bliss Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/15/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Ross Kinzler Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/15/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2013
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 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: restricting access to and limiting information contained in the Consolidated Court Automation Programs and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/1/2013
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 275
Assembly Bill 275
Relating to: requiring approval by a municipal governing body before construction of highway roundabouts. (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.
Assembly Bill 410
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: nonconforming uses and manufactured home communities.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 347

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 678
Assembly Bill 678
Relating to: the regulation of mortgage loan originators, mortgage brokers, and mortgage bankers. (FE)

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

For
Notification Date
2/18/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 685
Assembly Bill 685
Relating to: restricting information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 704
Assembly Bill 704
Relating to: state highway funding and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 141

For
Notification Date
2/5/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 725
Assembly Bill 725
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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

Other
Notification Date
5/1/2013
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.
Senate Bill 179
Senate Bill 179
Relating to: miscellaneous provisions related to rental and vehicle towing practices and eviction proceedings, prohibitions on enacting ordinances that place certain limitations or requirements on landlords, providing an exemption from emergency rule proce...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 76

For
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 234
Senate Bill 234
Relating to: restricting access to and limiting information contained in the Consolidated Court Automation Programs and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/2/2013
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 243
Senate Bill 243
Relating to: requiring approval by a municipal governing body before construction of highway roundabouts. (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 526
Senate Bill 526
Relating to: restricting information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 547
Senate Bill 547
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

2013 Wisconsin Act 378

For
Notification Date
2/18/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

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
3/26/2013
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Creates Chapter Trans 319, relating to towing of vehicles. SS 064-14
Agency Name
Department of Transportation (Trans)

Subject
Creates Chapter Trans 319, relating to towing of vehicles. SS 064-14

Register Number: 703 (7/15/2014)
For
Notification Date
10/31/2014
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

NR 809 Total Coliform Rule - Safe Drinking Water
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 809 Total Coliform Rule - Safe Drinking Water

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Comments
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Relating to nonconforming uses and manufactured home communities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to nonconforming uses and manufactured home communities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/25/2013
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.

Relating to municipal support prior to the development of roundabouts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to municipal support prior to the development of roundabouts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/18/2013
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.

Relating to the lack of employer verification of unemployment claims prior to payment of benefits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the lack of employer verification of unemployment claims prior to payment of benefits.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/18/2013
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.

Dept of Ag, Trade and Consumer Protection rule proposal on manufactured home communities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dept of Ag, Trade and Consumer Protection rule proposal on manufactured home communities.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/1/2013
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.

Rules relating to PSC rule 185.53
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rules relating to PSC rule 185.53

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/26/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$15,319.31
2013
July - December
$12,128.98
2014
January - June
$9,864.50
2014
July - December
$10,340.67
Total $47,653.45
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
101.50
2013
July - December
58.75
2014
January - June
53.75
2014
July - December
42.50
Total 256.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
49.50
2013
July - December
60.75
2014
January - June
48.25
2014
July - December
67.25
Total 225.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: reports by the Dwelling Code Council on the one- and two-family dwelling code. (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 2 %
Relating to: miscellaneous provisions related to rental and vehicle towing practices and eviction proceedings, prohibitions on enacting ordinances that place certain limitations or requirements on landlords, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
35 %
2014
January - June
45 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 26 %
Relating to: miscellaneous provisions related to rental and vehicle towing practices and eviction proceedings, prohibitions on enacting ordinances that place certain limitations or requirements on landlords, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
40 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 15 %
Relating to: restricting access to and limiting information contained in the Consolidated Court Automation Programs and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: nonconforming uses and manufactured home communities.
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
5 %
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 5 %

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
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
15 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 12 %
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 %
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
5 %
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %

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
10 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 14 %

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
5 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
15 %
Total 6 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures