State Bar of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
All lawyers licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
Activities related to the delivery of legal services, the administration of justice, and the purposes set forth in SCR 10.02(2).

CEO Name:
George C. Brown
Public Affairs Director

Contact
LR
Lisa Roys
PO Box 7158
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 250-6128
(608) 257-4343
lroys@wisbar.org
http://www.wisbar.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Lisa Roys Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/1/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Cale Battles Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/1/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Sandra Lonergan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/1/2014 Withdrawn On 2/20/2015
Lynne Davis Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/13/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 51
Assembly Bill 51
Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the department of children and families and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/23/2015
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
The Children and the Law Section supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 90
Assembly Bill 90
Relating to: criminal procedure and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/6/2015
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin has an interest in updating the criminal code.
Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: pleading requirements under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 155

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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
Public Interest Law Section actively opposes
Assembly Bill 140
Assembly Bill 140
Relating to: annual statements showing total public assistance and unemployment insurance benefits received. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/5/2015
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
Public Interest Law Section Actively Opposes
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: battery and threats to a judge, a prosecutor, or a law enforcement officer and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/13/2015
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 176
Assembly Bill 176
Relating to: reporting of the principal place of employment of certain individuals who make political contributions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/5/2015
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
Public Interest Law Section Active Oppose
Assembly Bill 193
Assembly Bill 193
Relating to: the notification of relatives when a child is removed from the custody of the child's parent and placement of a child with a parent of a sibling of the child who has custody of the sibling.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 101

For
Notification Date
8/27/2015
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
The Children and the Law Section supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/5/2015
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
Public Interest Law Section Actively Opposes
Assembly Bill 223
Assembly Bill 223
Relating to: statutes of limitation on claims involving property damage and on claims arising from a motor vehicle accident and covered by a motor vehicle insurance policy.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 133

None
Notification Date
10/26/2015
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
The Litigation Section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 265
Assembly Bill 265
Relating to: public financing of campaigns for the office of justice of the supreme court, making appropriations, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/6/2015
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 267
Assembly Bill 267
Relating to: the investigation of a child abuse report in which a person who is not a caregiver of the child is suspected of permitting, allowing, or encouraging the child to engage in prostitution; and prohibiting prosecuting a person under the age of 18...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/20/2015
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
The Children and the Law section supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 275
Assembly Bill 275
Relating to: increasing the rate paid to private attorneys for representing indigent clients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/6/2015
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 276
Assembly Bill 276
Relating to: allowing district attorneys, deputy district attorneys, and assistant district attorneys to engage in the private practice of law for certain civil purposes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/6/2015
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 339
Assembly Bill 339
Relating to: eligibility for monthly subsidized guardianship payments of a person who develops a familial relationship with a child or the child's family during the child's placement in out-of-home care, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedure...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/16/2015
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
The Children and the Law section supports this legislation in principle.
Assembly Bill 347
Assembly Bill 347
Relating to: battery and threats to a judge, a prosecutor, a public defender, or a law enforcement officer and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/28/2015
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: requiring verification from court orders for eligibility for public assistance programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/13/2015
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
The Family Law Section Board opposes this legislation.
Assembly Bill 460
Assembly Bill 460
Relating to: resolution of claims against the state for wrongful imprisonment of innocent persons, exempting from taxation certain amounts an individual receives from the claims board or legislature, health benefits for wrongfully imprisoned persons, and m...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin's Criminal Law section board supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 465
Assembly Bill 465
Relating to: limiting adverse possession of real property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/12/2015
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
Real Property, Probate and Trust (RPPT) is reviewing the proposed amendment in the Senate
Assembly Bill 478
Assembly Bill 478
Relating to: disclosure of pupil records that are pertinent to addressing a pupil's educational needs to the Department of Children and Families, a county department of human services or social services, or a tribal organization that is legally responsible...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 161

For
Notification Date
11/16/2015
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
The Children and the Law section supports this legislation in principle.
Assembly Bill 498
Assembly Bill 498
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 501
Assembly Bill 501
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
11/12/2015
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
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 503
Assembly Bill 503
Relating to: adding a circuit court branch in Calumet, Wood, Marathon, Dunn, Polk, Jackson, and Vilas counties and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/2/2015
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 514
Assembly Bill 514
Relating to: procedures for changing the placement of a child who is subject to a temporary physical custody order or termination of parental rights order of the juvenile court, procedures for amending a consent decree of the juvenile court, emergency chan...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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
The Children and the Law and Family Law sections are actively monitoring and seeking an amendment.
Assembly Bill 528
Assembly Bill 528
Relating to: the disclaimer of parental rights by a birth parent and his or her appearance in court.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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
The Children and the Law section of the State Bar of WI opposes this legislation.
Assembly Bill 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/4/2015
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 540
Assembly Bill 540
Relating to: the liability of an adult sponsor of a minor applicant for a motor vehicle operator's license.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/22/2015
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
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 574
Assembly Bill 574
Relating to: the disclosure of electronic juvenile court records to a county department of human services or social services for purposes of providing intake and depositional services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 144

For
Notification Date
5/25/2016
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin's Children and the Law section board supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 592
Assembly Bill 592
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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
Public Interest Law Section actively opposes
Assembly Bill 657
Assembly Bill 657
Relating to: treatment and diversion programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 388

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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 674
Assembly Bill 674
Relating to: visitation of residents of certain facilities by adult children. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 343

Other
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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
Elder Law Section is actively monitoring and may suggest amendments
Assembly Bill 695
Assembly Bill 695
Relating to: creating the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 300

For
Notification Date
1/23/2016
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
RPPT section is supportive of RUFADAA and the amendment as drafted
Assembly Bill 724
Assembly Bill 724
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 180

None
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 783
Assembly Bill 783
Relating to: funding for a virtual dementia tour license and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 784
Assembly Bill 784
Relating to: funding for the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 785
Assembly Bill 785
Relating to: dementia specialist certification program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 786
Assembly Bill 786
Relating to: report on dementia crisis unit pilot program and placement of individuals with dementia. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 272

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 787
Assembly Bill 787
Relating to: funding for respite care under the Alzheimer's Family and Caregiver Support Program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 273

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 788
Assembly Bill 788
Relating to: funding for dementia care specialists in aging and disability resource centers and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 790
Assembly Bill 790
Relating to: dementia training grants for mobile crisis teams and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 274

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 791
Assembly Bill 791
Relating to: informed consent for psychotropic medications in nursing homes and community-based residential facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 792
Assembly Bill 792
Relating to: referrals for subjects of alerts for missing adults and operator's license review. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Elder Law Section actively supports
Assembly Bill 801
Assembly Bill 801
Relating to: substitution of judges in criminal matters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2016
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 816
Assembly Bill 816
Relating to: marriage between persons of the same sex and extending parentage rights to married couples of the same sex. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2016
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin's Family Law section supports this legislation.
Assembly Bill 837
Assembly Bill 837
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform partnership law, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 295

For
Notification Date
2/1/2016
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
Business Law Section actively supports
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: criminal procedure and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/6/2015
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin has an interest in updating the criminal code.
Senate Bill 92
Senate Bill 92
Relating to: pleading requirements under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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
Public Interest Law Section actively opposes
Senate Bill 117
Senate Bill 117
Relating to: battery and threats to a judge, a prosecutor, or a law enforcement officer and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 78

For
Notification Date
5/13/2015
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 140
Senate Bill 140
Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/5/2015
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
Public Interest Law Section Actively Opposes
Senate Bill 141
Senate Bill 141
Relating to: the notification of relatives when a child is removed from the custody of the child's parent and placement of a child with a parent of a sibling of the child who has custody of the sibling.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/27/2015
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
The Children and the Law Section supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 149
Senate Bill 149
Relating to: statutes of limitation on claims involving property damage and on claims arising from a motor vehicle accident and covered by a motor vehicle insurance policy.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/26/2015
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
The Litigation Section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Senate Bill 165
Senate Bill 165
Relating to: tax-exempt accounts for qualified expenses incurred by individuals with disabilities and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/5/2015
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
Elder Law Active Support
Senate Bill 200
Senate Bill 200
Relating to: the investigation of a child abuse report in which a person who is not a caregiver of the child is suspected of permitting, allowing, or encouraging the child to engage in prostitution; and prohibiting prosecuting a person under the age of 18...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/20/2015
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
The Children and the Law section supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 253
Senate Bill 253
Relating to: eligibility for monthly subsidized guardianship payments of a person who develops a familial relationship with a child or the child's family during the child's placement in out-of-home care, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedure...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 143

For
Notification Date
11/16/2015
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
The Children and the Law section supports this legislation in principle.
Senate Bill 280
Senate Bill 280
Relating to: the age at which a person who is alleged to have violated a criminal law, a civil law, or a municipal ordinance and who has not been charged with certain violent offenses, and has not, after previously being convicted of a crime or adjudicated...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/8/2015
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: requiring verification from court orders for eligibility for public assistance programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/13/2015
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
The Family Law Section Board opposes this legislation.
Senate Bill 322
Senate Bill 322
Relating to: resolution of claims against the state for wrongful imprisonment of innocent persons, exempting from taxation certain amounts an individual receives from the claims board or legislature, health benefits for wrongfully imprisoned persons, and m...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin's Criminal Law section supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 344
Senate Bill 344
Relating to: limiting adverse possession of real property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 200

For
Notification Date
11/12/2015
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
Real Property, Probate and Trust (RPPT) supports with amendment
Senate Bill 353
Senate Bill 353
Relating to: disclosure of pupil records that are pertinent to addressing a pupil's educational needs to the Department of Children and Families, a county department of human services or social services, or a tribal organization that is legally responsible...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/16/2015
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
The Children and the Law section supports this legislation in principle.
Senate Bill 378
Senate Bill 378
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/16/2015
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
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation
Senate Bill 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: adding a circuit court branch in Calumet, Wood, Marathon, Dunn, Polk, Jackson, and Vilas counties and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/2/2015
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 387
Senate Bill 387
Relating to: procedures for changing the placement of a child who is subject to a temporary physical custody order or termination of parental rights order of the juvenile court, procedures for amending a consent decree of the juvenile court, emergency chan...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 373

None
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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
The Children and the Law and Family Law sections are actively monitoring and seeking an amendment.
Senate Bill 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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: the liability of an adult sponsor of a minor applicant for a motor vehicle operator's license.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 202

None
Notification Date
12/22/2015
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
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Senate Bill 426
Senate Bill 426
Relating to: the disclosure of electronic juvenile court records to a county department of human services or social services for purposes of providing intake and depositional services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/25/2016
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin's Children and the Law section board supports this legislation.
Senate Bill 438
Senate Bill 438
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 239

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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
Public Interest Law Section actively opposes.
Senate Bill 456
Senate Bill 456
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
1/15/2016
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
The State Bar of Wisconsin Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Senate Bill 487
Senate Bill 487
Relating to: visitation of residents of certain facilities by adult children. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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
Elder Law Section is actively monitoring and may suggest amendments
Senate Bill 536
Senate Bill 536
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
1/12/2016
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
The Litigation section is actively monitoring this legislation.
Senate Bill 657
Senate Bill 657
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform partnership law, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2016
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
Business Law actively supports
Senate Bill 715
Senate Bill 715
Relating to: creating the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2016
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
RPPT actively supports with amendments approved by Assembly

Budget Bill Subjects

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

Notification Date
5/13/2015
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
Property assessments

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Juvenile shackling
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Juvenile shackling

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/21/2016
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.

Business Courts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Business Courts

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2015
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.

Revised Limited Liability Corp. Act.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revised Limited Liability Corp. Act.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2015
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.

Revised Business Partnership Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revised Business Partnership Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2015
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.

creation of asset preservation trusts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
creation of asset preservation trusts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2015
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.

Family Law - custody relocation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Family Law - custody relocation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/13/2015
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.

Contingency placement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Contingency placement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/12/2015
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.

Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/13/2015
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.

code of criminal procedure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
code of criminal procedure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

structured settlements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
structured settlements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

expungement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
expungement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Court funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Court funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

District Attorneys
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
District Attorneys

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Private Bar attorneys
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Private Bar attorneys

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

State Public Defender
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Public Defender

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Circuit Courts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Circuit Courts

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

funding for civil legal services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
funding for civil legal services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

changes to Chapter 767
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to Chapter 767

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

changes to Chapter 55
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to Chapter 55

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

changes to Chapter 54
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to Chapter 54

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

changes to Chapter 48
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to Chapter 48

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

changes to Chapter 51
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to Chapter 51

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

modifications to the statutory power of attorney act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
modifications to the statutory power of attorney act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Taxation of professional and legal services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxation of professional and legal services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Uniform Collaborative Law Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform Collaborative Law Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

the regulation of the practice of law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the regulation of the practice of law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

the regulation of the unauthorized practice of law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the regulation of the unauthorized practice of law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Judicial Elections and Campaign Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Judicial Elections and Campaign Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

Juvenile Justice
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Juvenile Justice

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2015
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.

the regulation of the unauthorized practice of law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the regulation of the unauthorized practice of law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2014
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.

Relating to: licensure of commercial bail bond agents and bail bond agencies and certification of commercial bail recovery agents.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to: licensure of commercial bail bond agents and bail bond agencies and certification of commercial bail recovery agents.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2014
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.

Judicial Elections and Campaign Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Judicial Elections and Campaign Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2014
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.

Juvenile Justice
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Juvenile Justice

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$107,068.71
2015
July - December
$114,270.78
2016
January - June
$103,187.52
2016
July - December
$111,873.83
Total $436,400.85
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
106.50
2015
July - December
134.75
2016
January - June
138.50
2016
July - December
117.00
Total 496.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
1302.67
2015
July - December
1928.19
2016
January - June
1816.40
2016
July - December
1599.65
Total 6646.91

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
16 %
2016
January - June
16 %
2016
July - December
Total 9 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
100 %
2015
July - December
84 %
2016
January - June
84 %
2016
July - December
100 %
Total 91 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures