Wisconsin Rental Housing Legislative Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A professional trade and educational association of Wisconsin rental housing owners, developers and managers

Lobbying Interests:
All areas of legislative and administrative action which affect the ownership, management or operation of residential rental housing in Wisconsin.

CEO Name:
Dale Hicks
Legislative Director

Contact
GRG
Gary R Goyke
754 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 237-8121
(608) 255-3301
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/15/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

October 2013 Special Session Senate Bill 4
October 2013 Special Session Senate Bill 4
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/8/2013
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.
Comments
We firmly believe this legislation is critical to the economic growth and development for many communities in our state. Strong energetic support by our statewide landlord organization.
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
5/30/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 24

For
Notification Date
5/24/2013
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 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
5/24/2013
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 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.
Comments
We were not included in the original AB 183 drafting process. We are carefully reviewing the new AA 1 to AB 183, discussing other new amendments, finding areas of agreement and will certainly comment publicly as the bill moves to the State Senate.
Assembly Bill 218
Assembly Bill 218
Relating to: employer access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of employees and applicants for employment; educational institution access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of students and prospective students; land...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/28/2013
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
8/20/2013
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 523
Assembly Bill 523
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/20/2013
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 546
Assembly Bill 546
Relating to: short-term tax incremental districts and expenditure of tax increments for relocation of commercial or industrial enterprises. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/26/2013
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.
Comments
We will carefully review the proposal, consult with other parties in our state and comment further once an Association position is determined.
Assembly Bill 547
Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: disseminating information about a tax incremental district's annual budget and value increment, requiring a political subdivision to evaluate a tax incremental district's performance, increasing the amount that a political subdivision may add ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/25/2013
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 will carefully review the proposal, consult with other parties in our state and comment further once a position is determined.
Assembly Bill 548
Assembly Bill 548
Relating to: expanding the definition of project costs to include certain cash payments with regard to a tax incremental financing district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/25/2013
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 will carefully review the proposal, consult with other parties in our state and comment further once a position is determined.
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
2/2/2014
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 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
2/2/2014
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
2/2/2014
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
2/17/2014
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.
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
5/30/2013
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.
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/24/2013
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 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
9/22/2013
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 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
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 290
Senate Bill 290
Relating to: mortgage satisfaction and an exception to the real estate transfer fee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 66

None
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 314
Senate Bill 314
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

2013 Wisconsin Act 74

None
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 315
Senate Bill 315
Relating to: exceptions to the prohibition of release of customer information by a municipal utility.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 47

Other
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.
Comments
Our Association will review the proposal and will issue a statement in the near future. We follow municipal utility issues carefully.
Senate Bill 318
Senate Bill 318
Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Comments
Many older school facilities around the state have been converted to apartment buildings. We are concerned with the Legislature interfering in local control issues affecting the disposition, use and acquisition of school district properties.
Senate Bill 379
Senate Bill 379
Relating to: reviews of plans for building projects.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/6/2014
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 512
Senate Bill 512
Relating to: deposits on the sale of certain lead acid batteries.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 305

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.
Comments
WRHLC has made a commitment to help eliminate lead contamination and reduce lead poisoning in Wisconsin.
Senate Bill 517
Senate Bill 517
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

2013 Wisconsin Act 274

For
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 526
Senate Bill 526
Relating to: restricting information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/19/2014
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
5/8/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
5/8/2013
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.

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
5/8/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 1931/2. Miscellaneous provisions regarding landlord-tentant relationships. Prohibiting the enactment of local ordinances that place limitations or requirements on landlords. Our position is undetermined. We were not included in draft dialogue.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1931/2. Miscellaneous provisions regarding landlord-tentant relationships. Prohibiting the enactment of local ordinances that place limitations or requirements on landlords. Our position is undetermined. We were not included in draft dialogue.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/30/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$10,000.00
2013
July - December
$10,000.00
2014
January - June
$11,450.00
2014
July - December
$11,500.00
Total $42,950.00
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
27.00
2013
July - December
22.00
2014
January - June
29.00
2014
July - December
14.00
Total 92.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
86.00
2013
July - December
69.00
2014
January - June
88.00
2014
July - December
40.00
Total 283.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
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
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.
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
Total 3 %
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: employer access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of employees and applicants for employment; educational institution access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of students and prospective students; landlord access to, and observation of, the personal Internet accounts of tenants and prospective tenants; and providing a penalty. (FE)
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
Total 3 %
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
1 %
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
30 %
2013
July - December
15 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
30 %
Total 22 %
Relating to: expanding the definition of project costs to include certain cash payments with regard to a tax incremental financing district. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: mortgage satisfaction and an exception to the real estate transfer fee. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: exceptions to the prohibition of release of customer information by a municipal utility.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: authorizing the city of Milwaukee to sell eligible school facilities to eligible purchasers. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reviews of plans for building projects.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: short-term tax incremental districts and expenditure of tax increments for relocation of commercial or industrial enterprises. (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
10 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: disseminating information about a tax incremental district's annual budget and value increment, requiring a political subdivision to evaluate a tax incremental district's performance, increasing the amount that a political subdivision may add to its levy limit upon the dissolution of a tax incremental financing district, and extending the life and expenditure period for certain tax incremental financing districts. (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: increasing the amount of the supplement to the federal historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)
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 %
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
5 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
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
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
35 %
2014
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: collection of certain utility arrearages by a municipal utility and the provision of municipal utility service to tenants. (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
10 %
Total 5 %

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
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
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %

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
8 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 5 %

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
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures