PROFS

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Lobbying and public relations on matters important to UW Madison faculty.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters pertaining to university faculty, higher education and UW-Madison.

CEO Name:
Judith Burstyn
President

Contact
JB
Judith Burstyn
258 Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 263-9273
mfelber@secfac.wisc.edu
http://www.profs.wisc.edu

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jack O'Meara Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 160
Assembly Bill 160
Relating to: wrongful discharge from employment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/15/2015
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 305
Assembly Bill 305
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/9/2015
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 356
Assembly Bill 356
Relating to: University of Wisconsin System parking and transportation facilities and parking fees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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 480
Assembly Bill 480
Relating to: trespass in university or college buildings while armed with a firearm.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/18/2015
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 485
Assembly Bill 485
Relating to: going armed with a dangerous weapon at a college or university and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/21/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 717
Assembly Bill 717
Relating to: authority of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents regarding agricultural land. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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 718
Assembly Bill 718
Relating to: qualified new business venture eligibility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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 726
Assembly Bill 726
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain c...

Bill Text and History

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 739
Assembly Bill 739
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain interest paid on qualified education loans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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 742
Assembly Bill 742
Relating to: requiring the Department of Workforce Development to provide student internship coordination and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 283

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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 743
Assembly Bill 743
Relating to: assisting University of Wisconsin System students in securing internships with businesses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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 744
Assembly Bill 744
Relating to: requiring institutions of higher education to provide information to students relating to educational costs and financial literacy. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 284

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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 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
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 814
Assembly Bill 814
Relating to: shared governance at University of Wisconsin System institutions.

Bill Text and History

For
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 898
Assembly Bill 898
Relating to: faculty tenure and probationary appointments at University of Wisconsin System institutions and granting rule-making authority. (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.
Senate Bill 260
Senate Bill 260
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/22/2015
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.
Senate Bill 276
Senate Bill 276
Relating to: University of Wisconsin System parking and transportation facilities and parking fees.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 185

For
Notification Date
10/6/2015
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.
Senate Bill 363
Senate Bill 363
Relating to: trespass in university or college buildings while armed with a firearm.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/2/2015
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 365
Senate Bill 365
Relating to: going armed with a dangerous weapon at a college or university and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/21/2015
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.
Senate Bill 511
Senate Bill 511
Relating to: creating a Distance Learning Authorization Board and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 208

Other
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.
Senate Bill 568
Senate Bill 568
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain c...

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 571
Senate Bill 571
Relating to: authority of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents regarding agricultural land. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 230

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.
Senate Bill 593
Senate Bill 593
Relating to: assisting University of Wisconsin System students in securing internships with businesses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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.
Senate Bill 594
Senate Bill 594
Relating to: requiring the Department of Workforce Development to provide student internship coordination and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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.
Senate Bill 595
Senate Bill 595
Relating to: requiring institutions of higher education to provide information to students relating to educational costs and financial literacy. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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.
Senate Bill 622
Senate Bill 622
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain interest paid on qualified education loans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
4/3/2015
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.

University of Wisconsin System: Create UW System Authority
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System: Create UW System Authority

Notification Date
3/4/2015
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.

University of Wisconsin System: Delete Current Law Related to the UW System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System: Delete Current Law Related to the UW System

Notification Date
3/4/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Opposition to legislation allowing concealed carry of weapons at UW universities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to legislation allowing concealed carry of weapons at UW universities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/28/2016
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.

Performance-based funding (PBF) for universities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Performance-based funding (PBF) for universities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/21/2016
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.

Shared governance at University of Wisconsin System institutions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Shared governance at University of Wisconsin System institutions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/24/2015
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.

Faculty tenure and probationary appointments at University of Wisconsin System institutions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Faculty tenure and probationary appointments at University of Wisconsin System institutions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/6/2015
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.

UW System shared governance as defined in Chapter 36 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
UW System shared governance as defined in Chapter 36 of the Wisconsin Statutes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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.

The ability of PROFS to continue receiving funding through payroll deductions voluntarily authorized by individual faculty members.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ability of PROFS to continue receiving funding through payroll deductions voluntarily authorized by individual faculty members.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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
$25,975.02
2015
July - December
$25,975.02
2016
January - June
$25,975.02
2016
July - December
$27,112.49
Total $105,037.55
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
26.50
2015
July - December
13.25
2016
January - June
12.25
2016
July - December
11.75
Total 63.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
103.00
2015
July - December
81.75
2016
January - June
73.00
2016
July - December
85.00
Total 342.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: trespass in university or college buildings while armed with a firearm.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: sale and use of fetal body parts and providing a criminal penalty.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: trespass in university or college buildings while armed with a firearm.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: shared governance at University of Wisconsin System institutions.
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: University of Wisconsin System parking and transportation facilities and parking fees.
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: authority of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents regarding agricultural land. (FE)
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 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
30 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 10 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
30 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 10 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 13 %

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
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
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 %
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
20 %
Total 5 %
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
50 %
Total 12 %

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
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 13 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
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
20 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures