Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Non profit organization that provides free civil legal services to low income people.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative policies and rules that afffect low income people. Funding for organizations that provide civil legal services to low income people.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
DAP
David A Pifer
230 West Wells St., Rm 800
Milwaukee, WI 53203
(414) 278-7777
(414) 278-7156
dap@legalaction.org
http://legalaction.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Vicky S Selkowe Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/2/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Deedee Peterson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/3/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Rebecca Hogan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 3
Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: appealing a municipal court matter after review by a circuit court.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 12

For
Notification Date
1/12/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions against financial institutions for offers, promises, agreements, or commitments that are not in writing.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 120

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: variable rate loans.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 54

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2015
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 61
Assembly Bill 61
Relating to: prohibiting as a condition of employment membership in a labor organization or payments to a labor organization and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 92
Assembly Bill 92
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2015
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 95
Assembly Bill 95
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/7/2015
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.
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
4/1/2015
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 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
2/3/2016
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 141
Assembly Bill 141
Relating to: including orders pertaining to household pets in certain restraining orders and injunctions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2015
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 177
Assembly Bill 177
Relating to: limiting the foods that may be purchased under FoodShare; requiring a report on the cost to implement and comply with the food limitations; requiring review, updating, and publication of the list of authorized foods; providing an exemption fro...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/24/2015
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 188
Assembly Bill 188
Relating to: removing FoodShare benefits from an inactive account and expunging unused benefits after one year. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/24/2015
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 191
Assembly Bill 191
Relating to: requiring drug testing and treatment for eligibility for certain work experience programs; requiring the Department of Health Services to request a waiver to screen and, if indicated, test and provide treatment to FoodShare employment and trai...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/29/2015
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: requiring certain unemployment insurance claimants to submit to drug tests, eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits following a drug test, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/29/2015
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 200
Assembly Bill 200
Relating to: a waiver to limit the number of FoodShare replacement cards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/29/2015
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 212
Assembly Bill 212
Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 222
Assembly Bill 222
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/10/2015
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 232
Assembly Bill 232
Relating to: donation of abandoned or seized vehicles.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/15/2015
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 282
Assembly Bill 282
Relating to: appeals of denials of kinship care payments based on arrest or conviction record. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: prohibiting the Department of Workforce Development from requiring a job seeker to furnish his or her social security number to that department as a precondition to using the services of the job center network, including using the job center n...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2015
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
11/10/2015
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 533
Assembly Bill 533
Relating to: criminal penalties for fraud in obtaining unemployment insurance benefits and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 568
Assembly Bill 568
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; tow...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 176

Against
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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.
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
1/8/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 604
Assembly Bill 604
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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 610
Assembly Bill 610
Relating to: supplemental forfeitures for trade and consumer protection violations perpetrated against the elderly and disabled and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/30/2015
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 673
Assembly Bill 673
Relating to: creating a program to protect the confidentiality of addresses for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 720
Assembly Bill 720
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 376

Against
Notification Date
2/2/2016
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 782
Assembly Bill 782
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2016
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 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 334

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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.
Senate Bill 92
Senate Bill 92
Relating to: pleading requirements under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/1/2015
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 97
Senate Bill 97
Relating to: including orders pertaining to household pets in certain restraining orders and injunctions.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 253

For
Notification Date
4/15/2015
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 103
Senate Bill 103
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions against financial institutions for offers, promises, agreements, or commitments that are not in writing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/1/2015
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 136
Senate Bill 136
Relating to: a waiver to limit the number of FoodShare replacement cards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/29/2015
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
4/29/2015
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
10/8/2015
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 401
Senate Bill 401
Relating to: criminal penalties for fraud in obtaining unemployment insurance benefits and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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.
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
12/15/2015
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 445
Senate Bill 445
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; tow...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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.
Senate Bill 462
Senate Bill 462
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 234

For
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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.
Senate Bill 488
Senate Bill 488
Relating to: creating a program to protect the confidentiality of addresses for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 356

For
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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.
Senate Bill 629
Senate Bill 629
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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.
Senate Bill 638
Senate Bill 638
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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.
Senate Bill 684
Senate Bill 684
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
6/10/2015
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
Exempting the rent-to-own industry from the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Children and Families: Economic Support and Child Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Economic Support and Child Care

Notification Date
3/16/2015
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
Legal Action of Wisconsin is opposed to the proposed 4-year lifetime limit on W-2 benefits, and to the changes which will make W-2 sanctions and ineligibility more likely.

Health Services: Medical Assistance - General
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - General

Notification Date
3/16/2015
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
Legal Action of Wisconsin is opposed to the proposed 4-year limit on BadgerCare Plus health coverage, and is opposed to drug testing BadgerCare Plus applicants and participants .

Workforce Development: Unemployment Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Unemployment Insurance

Notification Date
3/16/2015
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
Legal Action of Wisconsin is opposed to the proposal to institute drug testing for certain UI claimants, and the proposed increases in the surcharge & criminal penalties for UI fraud.

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)
Against
Notification Date
1/12/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

proposals addressing homelessness and eviction prevention
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposals addressing homelessness and eviction prevention

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/23/2016
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.

reducing recidivism and barriers to re-entry for ex-offenders
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
reducing recidivism and barriers to re-entry for ex-offenders

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/23/2016
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.

equalized placement in family court child custody/placement decisions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
equalized placement in family court child custody/placement decisions.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/23/2016
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.

Legislative Council Study Committee on Access to Civil Legal Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee on Access to Civil Legal Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/27/2016
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.

General landlord/tenant provisions and protections, including but not limited to protections for tenants in foreclosed properties
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
General landlord/tenant provisions and protections, including but not limited to protections for tenants in foreclosed properties

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/25/2016
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.

Wisconsin's Unemployment Insurance system, including eligibility, benefits, penalties, and appeal matters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin's Unemployment Insurance system, including eligibility, benefits, penalties, and appeal matters.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2016
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.

relating to impounding vehicles used in certain offenses related to operating a vehicle without an operator’s license or after suspension or revocation of an operating privilege.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to impounding vehicles used in certain offenses related to operating a vehicle without an operator’s license or after suspension or revocation of an operating privilege.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Address Confidentiality Programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and child abuse.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Address Confidentiality Programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and child abuse.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/8/2015
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.

Indexing the Homestead Tax Credit for inflation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Indexing the Homestead Tax Credit for inflation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/4/2015
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.

Restoring cuts to and expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring cuts to and expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/4/2015
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.

Relating to prohibiting certain actions against financial institutions for offers, promises, agreements or commitments that are not in writing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to prohibiting certain actions against financial institutions for offers, promises, agreements or commitments that are not in writing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

Drug testing requirements for public benefit programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drug testing requirements for public benefit programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

eligibility for certain low-income energy assistance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
eligibility for certain low-income energy assistance.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/18/2014
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.

suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/18/2014
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.

relating to "zombie" foreclosures.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to "zombie" foreclosures.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/8/2014
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.

review of existing administrative rules relating to child support
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
review of existing administrative rules relating to child support

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2014
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.

review of existing administrative rules relating to child care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
review of existing administrative rules relating to child care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2014
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.

legislation relating to payday loans and auto title loans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
legislation relating to payday loans and auto title loans

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2014
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.

Budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2014
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.

Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Indigent Civil Legal Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$19,084.38
2015
July - December
$12,715.86
2016
January - June
$7,424.29
2016
July - December
$6,406.17
Total $45,630.70
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
120.45
2015
July - December
69.85
2016
January - June
60.60
2016
July - December
20.50
Total 271.40
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
253.30
2015
July - December
100.70
2016
January - June
90.80
2016
July - December
57.60
Total 502.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: variable rate loans.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring drug testing and treatment for eligibility for certain work experience programs; requiring the Department of Health Services to request a waiver to screen and, if indicated, test and provide treatment to FoodShare employment and training participants for illegal use of a controlled substance; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions against financial institutions for offers, promises, agreements, or commitments that are not in writing.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring certain unemployment insurance claimants to submit to drug tests, eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits following a drug test, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
6 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: creating a program to protect the confidentiality of addresses for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring verification from court orders for eligibility for public assistance programs. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring verification from court orders for eligibility for public assistance programs. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: acts of concealment and misrepresentations in filing for or claiming unemployment insurance benefits. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: pleading requirements under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: a waiver to limit the number of FoodShare replacement cards. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: pleading requirements under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
12 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; towing vehicles illegally parked on private property; terminating certain tenancies for breaches other than failure to pay rent; limitations on the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental units, historic properties, and signs; prohibiting local governmental units from imposing real property purchase or residential real property occupancy requirements; creating a criminal penalty; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
13 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: criminal penalties for fraud in obtaining unemployment insurance benefits and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creating a program to protect the confidentiality of addresses for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or stalking; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; towing vehicles illegally parked on private property; terminating certain tenancies for breaches other than failure to pay rent; limitations on the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental units, historic properties, and signs; prohibiting local governmental units from imposing real property purchase or residential real property occupancy requirements; creating a criminal penalty; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: criminal penalties for fraud in obtaining unemployment insurance benefits and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
6 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

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
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
3 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
67 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 33 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
12 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
9 %
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
8 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
17 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
58 %
Total 6 %

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
8 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
6 %
Total 7 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures